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WWE Raw video highlights: Hell in a Cell build continues


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The card for Hell in a Cell started to take shape on last night's episode of Raw.

Rhea Ripley defending the Raw Women's Championship against Charlotte Flair is the first match that's been made official for the Sunday, June 20 Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. The match was announced after Charlotte defeated Asuka on Raw last night.

Ripley retained the Raw Women's Championship against Asuka and Charlotte at WrestleMania Backlash last month. Charlotte wasn't pinned in that match and wanted a one-on-one title shot, but she was told that her request would be considered if she defeated Asuka last week. Asuka won that match after Ripley distracted Charlotte leading into the finish, but Charlotte won their rematch last night when she rolled through on the Asuka Lock and pinned Asuka.

Ripley was in action last night and failed to beat Nikki Cross within two minutes in a Beat the Clock challenge. The match was set up when Cross said she could defeat Ripley or Charlotte. Charlotte said she'd beat Cross in under two minutes if she didn't already have a match against Asuka. Charlotte challenged Ripley to try and beat Cross in two minutes. The clock ran out as Ripley was attacking Cross with strikes in the corner.

Drew McIntyre and Kofi Kingston will face off in a number one contender's match on Raw next week to determine WWE Champion Bobby Lashley's challenger for Hell in a Cell. The number one contender's match initially took place last night, but it ended without a decisive finish when Lashley and MVP attacked McIntyre and Kingston at the same time. Before interfering, Lashley had gotten knocked down when Kingston hit a trust fall dive to McIntyre on the outside. Kingston hit Trouble in Paradise on Lashley and McIntyre gave Lashley a Claymore after the match.

McIntyre and Kingston's match next week has a stipulation where Lashley will be suspended without pay for 90 days if either he or MVP interfere or go out to ringside during the match.

Lashley retained against Braun Strowman and McIntyre at WrestleMania Backlash, pinning Strowman to get the win. Kingston defeated Lashley in a non-title match on Raw last week after McIntyre hit Lashley with MVP's cane.

More coverage from last night --

WWE Raw video highlights --

Drew McIntyre and Kofi Kingston interrupt Bobby Lashley

The Raw roster can't wait for WWE to get back out on the road

Drew McIntyre vs. Kofi Kingston number one contender's match

Beat the Clock challenge: Rhea Ripley vs. Nikki Cross

Adam Pearce rebooks Drew McIntyre vs. Kofi Kingston for next week

Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair

Lashley will be suspended without pay if he or MVP get involved in McIntyre vs. Kingston

Shelton Benjamin vs. Cedric Alexander

Riddle vs. Xavier Woods

AJ Styles vs. Jaxson Ryker

Sheamus vs. Humberto Carrillo

Eva Marie knows that physical strength starts with the right mindset

Natalya & Tamina vs. Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax for the WWE Women's Tag Team titles

Raw fallout: Nia Jax reacts to Shayna Baszler challenging Reginald to a match

Raw fallout: Charlotte Flair says Rhea Ripley can talk the talk but can't walk the walk

Raw fallout: Cedric Alexander is primed for a celebration after defeating Shelton Benjamin

Raw fallout: Jaxson Ryker & Elias are gunning for the Raw Tag Team titles

Raw Talk: Riddle didn't ask for Randy Orton's permission to use the RKO