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WWE Raw TV News & Notes 12/7
– Raw closed with a show-closing verbal exchange and fight between WWE World Hvt. champion Sheamus and Roman Reigns leading into their title match at the TLC PPV on Sunday.
– POST-RAW: After Raw went off the air, Sheamus grabbed the mic while recovering and declared himself still “YOUR” WWE World Hvt. champion. The advertised six-man tag match did not happen. (Thanks to correspondent Geoff Baer)
– Ric Flair made a special appearance on Raw to talk with his daughter, Divas champion Charlotte, on Miz TV. This led to a scrap between Charlotte and Paige leading into their Divas Title match at the PPV.
– Rhyno returned to WWE TV after a recent run on NXT. Rhyno became the fourth member of the Dudleys and Tommy Dreamer faction. The foursome will face the Wyatts at the TLC PPV.
– Donny Deutsch of the “Donny” talk show on USA Network appeared in a backstage skit with Neville and The Miz.
– Announced for Smackdown is a contract signing between Kevin Owens and Dean Ambrose for their Intercontinental Title match at the PPV.
– MATCH RESULTS: (1) Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose & The Usos beat The Wyatts, The Dudleys Team, and the League of Nations in a 16-man, four-team elimination match. … (2) IC champion Kevin Owens beat Dolph Ziggler in a non-title match. … (3) Team B.A.D. (Sasha Banks & Naomi w/Tamina) beat Brie Bella & Alicia Fox. … (4) Lucha Dragons (Kalisto & Sin Cara) beat WWE tag champions New Day (Big E. & Kofi Kingston w/Xavier Woods) in a non-title match. … (5) Ryback vs. Rusev (w/Lana) went to a double count-out. … (6) Jack Swagger submitted Stardust. … (7) Braun Strowman of the Wyatts beat Tommy Dreamer.