Monday, October 31, 2016


WWE RAW Opener:

We're live from Hartford, CT as tonight's WWE RAW kicks off with Bill Goldberg's music playing to a pop. We see Goldberg backstage making his way out.

Bill mentions Brock Lesnar and he says three weeks...

Paul Heyman interrupts and makes his way to the stage and then he makes his way down the ring as he introduces himself. He says his client is not appreciative of you chanting the name Goldberg. He says on the record that you are pissing him off. Paul says he has all the respect in the world for Bill and his abilities. Paul says he is not a physical threat to Goldberg. That is why he is somewhat comfortable of his client's request for him to step into the ring with Bill. Paul says you don't think he came here tonight without significant back up... did you?

Paul says he is probably going to make Bill very happy now. He is probably going to make all of you happy now. He will probably make Goldberg's family happy because he says his client is not only a beast, but an impatient beast. Paul points out that Bill is 1-0 with his client, what a streak. However, his client is known for ending streaks . . . just ask Undertaker.

Paul says his client is not going to wait until November 20th. He will not wait until Survivor Series. He wants to face Bill right here.

Paul gives to everyone the beast... the conqueror... Brock Lesnar!

Brock's music plays and Paul laughs because Brock is not here.

Paul tells Bill and everyone 'gotcha'. Paul says look at the look of disappointment on the face of Bill's son. Paul says the look of disappointment on your son's face will be nothing compared to when you are beaten, destroyed, and defeated by Brock Lesnar.

Rusev makes his way to the ring. Rusev asks Goldberg who does he think he is. Rusev says he knows his name as the crowd chants it. Rusev says he knows you call yourself Goldberg and you think you are a hero. Rusev says that Goldberg does not have it any more. He says you are no superhero because there is no such thing as a superhero. You haven't been in this ring in a very long time. Rusev says he watched Bill throw people around back in WCW. You had two moves, the jackhammer and the spear. Those moves require strength and explosiveness. He says he does not think he has it. Do you have the heart to fight when you are beaten down to the ground.

Rusev says he does not think he has that either. It is easy to talk trash about people who are not here. Rusev tells everyone that Brock is not here. Rusev says he is here and he is the super athlete. Rusev says he sees Goldberg shaking and that means that he is afraid. Rusev says that when he sees someone afraid, Rusev CRUSH.

Rusev with a punch and Goldberg does not feel it. Rusev tries for another punch but Goldberg blocks it. Goldberg with a jackhammer and then he spears Heyman! The crowd pops as Goldberg hits the corner to pose.

- The announcers hype last night's Hell In a Cell.

- Still to come, Mick Foley's Survivor Series Address. Also, a Trick or Street Fight with Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs. The Club. Back to commercial.

- We are back and we see people dressed like wrestlers.

Enzo Amore (with Big Cass) vs. Luke Gallows (with Karl Anderson) in a Trick or Street Fight

nzo Amore and Colin Cassady make their ways to the ring dressed like characters from Toy Story.

Enzo says they got the L last night. They are back tonight because Big Cass has his back. Enzo tells Cass he has a friend in need. In this Trick or Street Fight, they are not handing out candy. He calls them a couple of suckers. Enzo says he is giving a beat down to Infinity and Beyond.

Colin says he wants to know if Gallows has the malted milk balls to go toe to toe with Zo. He asks if Gallows only has candy corn down there.

Gallows with a shoulder tackle and he sends Enzo to the floor. Gallows with an uppercut. Enzo with a baseball slide and then he hits Gallows with a skeleton and then he dunks Gallows into bucket of apples. Enzo with a punch and we go to commercial.

We are back and Gallows sends Enzo into the ringside barrier but he misses with a boot. Gallows hits Enzo and candy flies everywhere. Gallows sends Enzo onto a table and Gallows rubs pumpkin all over Enzo. Gallows gets a kendo stick and brings it into the ring but he hits a short arm clothesline first. Gallows puts a piece of picket fence on Enzo and hits it with the kendo stick. Gallows hits Enzo again and then jabs it into Enzo's ribs. Gallows misses with the kendro stick and Enzo throws pumpkins at Gallows. Gallows hits Enzo in the head with the kendo stick.

Enzo with a drop kick to the knee and then he sends Gallows face first into the mat. Enzo gets a pumpkin pie and Anderson tries to interfere but Enzo hits Anderson with the pie and Colin with a boot to knock Anderson off the apron through a table. Enzo hits Gallows with the kendo stick. Colin puts a pumpkin over Gallows' head and then Enzo with a DDT off the turnbuckles for the three count.

Winner: Enzo Amore

After the match, Enzo and Cass celebrate as we go to replays.

- We see an ambulance leaving the arena. Cole says Heyman is being taken to a local medical facility because of the spear from Goldberg.

- We see Brian Kendrick walking backstage. Back to commercial.

WWE Cruiserweight Title Match: TJ Perkins vs. Brian Kendrick

Back from the break and out comes TJ Perkins for this Hell In a Cell rematch. New WWE RAW Cruiserweight Champion Brian Kendrick is out next as JoJo makes the introduction.

Brian Kendrick says at Hell in a Cell, he showed everyone that nice guys like TJ Perkins are always going to finish last. It would not be nice to call all of you suckers. Not one of you should have believed that he needed someone to help him win. That is psychology and mind games. Brian says he knew he would work on TJ's sympathies. He brought up all of the favors that Brian did for him and he knew that TJ would crack. That was the opening he needed.

Tonight, TJ gets his rematch and you are all fired up and determined. He says he hopes TJ has a plan to win that title back because Brian says he has a plan to keep it.

Perkins refuses the handshake and then he kicks Kendrick and follows with the boot out of the fireman's carry for a near fall. We go to commercial.

We are back and Kendrick with elbows. Perkins lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt and Perkins with a drop kick. Perkins with a bulldog out of a wheelbarrow. Kendrick sends Perkins to the apron and Perkins with a springboard drop kick followed by a double knee gutbuster and he gets a near fall. Perkins with a knee bar and Kendrick gets to the ropes.

Perkins with a slam and he goes to the turnbuckles but Kendrick crotches Perkins.

Kendrick goes for a superplex but Perkins blocks it. Perkins drops Kendrick on the top rope and Perkins takes Kendrick over the top rope with a rana. Perkins gets back into the ring but Kendrick refuses to get back into the ring to take the count out loss.

Winner: TJ Perkins (by countout)

After the match, Perkins attacks Kendrick and applies the knee bar on the floor. Officials finally get Perkins to release the hold.


Mick Foley is in the back and he is talking to someone about The Walking Dead.

Braun Strowman shows up and he tells Foley he wants to be part of Team Raw at Survivor Series. He has destroyed two men and he has destroyed three men. He tells Foley he knows what he can do. He wants real competition and he says he will destroy half of Foley's roster if he doesn't do it. Mick says you can make threats and they are working. However, threats are not good for the rest of the roster. Mick says there will be a Battle Royal to determine who joins Team Raw. We go to commercial.

In the Arena:

Mick Foley makes his way to the ring. Mick says last night, Raw had a hell of a night. A new Cruiserweight Champion, a triple main event, and the first ever Hell in a Cell Match. Mick says he is proud of everyone, except... Chris Jericho and his best friend the WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens. While everything they did was 'technically' legal, it left a bad taste in Mick's mouth.

Kevin Owens' music plays and he walks to the ring with Chris Jericho.

Kevin asks Mick to elaborate about what left a bad taste in his mouth. Is it that Kevin is still the champion, not Mick's number one draft pick. Maybe it is his best friend outsmarted you and everyone else to get in the cell? Kevin says he knows what it is. He says it is because Kevin was the one to make history because he STOLE THE SHOW in the main event. He was the first to successfully defend the Universal title in Hell in a Cell. Last night was the Kevin Owens Show whether you like it or not.

Chris says instead of chastizing them, you should be kissing his feet because he showed how a team works and how they can work for Team Raw.

Mick says he needs them to be on Team Raw.

Kevin repeats what Mick said and Kevin says that you do need them. They are the top two guys on Raw. He says it is killing Mick that he needs them. He is jealous because last night, in his first Hell in a Cell match, he walked out a winner. Mick made his name in Hell in a Cell matches as a loser. Chris mentions that Mick lost 4 Hell in a Cell Matches. Kevin points out that the last time Mick lost was...

Chris points out it was in Stinky Hartford, Connecticut.

Mick says that Kevin has the talent to win the match on his own. He walked out a winner, but he could have walked out a legend. Mick says that Kevin made a mockery of the cell.

Chris asks if Mick is jealous because Chris locked the cell and twirled it around his finger. Chris says it was the key of Jericho and he tells Mick to lock it in.

Mick says that you have to check your ego at the door. Mick says that Stephanie did not want both of them... just Kevin. Stephanie wanted to suspend Chris on the spot. If anyone was smart and devious enough to do what he did at Hell in a Cell, they can be devious and smart enough to win at Hell in a Cell.

Mick says he needs another guy, but not any guy... THE GUY.

Roman Reigns comes out and makes his way to the ring.

Roman wants to know why Kevin and Chris are not happy to see him and then he thanks Foley for having confidence in him. Roman calls Kevin and Chris Spongebob Square Pants and Patrick.

Chris says Roman isn't wearing a costume and Roman says he would have been dressed as a stupid idiot, but there were no more Chris Jericho costumes.

Chris says that Roman knows what happens to people who insult him on Halloween... They don't go on the list. Roman does not deserve to be on the list. No one tonight deserves to be on his list. Chris says that Roman is not worthy of being United States Champion. Chris says he is from Canada and he hates the United States but he would be a better US champion than Roman. Kevin says Roman is 100% correct. Chris says he could take that title from him if he wanted. Chris says Roman is probably too beaten up after that match last night so you probably cannot compete.

Roman says his body is beaten up, but he would never pass up the opportunity to shut Chris' mouth. Mick makes that match official for tonight.

- We see highlights from last night's Women's Title Match from Hell in a Cell.

- Sami Zayn makes his way to the ring for the battle royal. We go to commercial to allow most of the other participants to make their way to the ring before the final entrants get their own entrances.

Battle Royal for a Spot in the Survivor Series Elimination Match

People go after Titus O'Neil and then some go after Axel. A bunch of men go after Strowman but that does not work and Truth is eliminated. Bo Dallas is eliminated by Strowman. Young with punches to Sheamus but Sheamus fights back. Cesaro with European uppercuts to Strowman while Neville kicks him. Zayn with a Helluva Kick and then Sheamus with a Brogue Kick that sends Strowman through the ropes so he is not eliminated. We go to commercial.

We are back and Sheamus sends Mahal to the apron and Cesaro with a running European uppercut to eliminate Mahal. Cesaro is sent to the apron by Young and Sheamus eliminates Young. Axel with punches to Strowman but Strowman wtih a boot and he eliminates Axel. Titus goes to the apron when he misses a clothesline and Zayn with a Helluva Kick to eliminate him. Goldust is elimianted. Cesaro sends Sheamus over the top rope when Sheamus tries to eliminate Cesaro. Strowman eliminates Cesaro. Neville with kicks to Strowman but Strowman with a shoulder. Strowman eliminates Neville.

We are down to Zayn and Strowman. Strowman misses a splash and Zayn with punches and forearms but Strowman stays on his feet. Strowman with a clothesline. Strowman with a splash into the corner. Strowman picks up Zayn but he takes his time and Zayn holds on and he has Strowman in a guillotine. Zayn tries to get Strowman over the top rope but Strowman recovers and sends Zayn to the floor.

Winner: Braun Strowman

Braun will join Jericho, Reigns and Owens on Team RAW at Survivor Series. Braun stands tall as we go to replays and see the referees checking on Sami at ringside.

- Still to come, Jericho vs. Reigns for the title. Back to commercial.


We are back and Big E is recreating the Nation of Domination while Xavier is dressed like Papa Shango. Kofi is dressed like the Godfather. Kofi says they had a real rough night last night. Kofi says he does not want any Walking Dead spoilers. They suffered the loss of Francesca 2. Big wants a moment for Francesca 2. Xavier says he got a call and her sister is coming soon.

Kofi says they need to look at the Survivor Series. Kofi says they are the captains of the tag team match. Big E says the power of positivity will face...

Xavier says he does not watch Smackdown. Kofi says they need to scout the tag teams on Smackdown. Rhyno and Slater are the champions. Big says it will be the Power of Positivity versus Cheese And Crackers. They talk about the Hype Bros and they don't get booty.

Kofi says they are doing all type of tomfoolery on Smackdown. Big E mentions the Vaudevillains, Breezango, and the Usos. Xavier says American Alpha is sick and he does not have anything bad to say about them. Big E says their team shall overcome.

Lince Dorado, Rich Swann and Cedric Alexander vs. Tony Nese, Ariya Daivari and Drew Gulak

We go to the ring and out first comes Rich Swann, followed by Lince Dorado and Cedric Alexander. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and Tony Nese, Ariya Daivari and Drew Gulak are out. The two teams shake hands before the match. Daivari goes at it with Dorado to start.

Dorado and Daivari start things off and Daivari with punches but Dorado with a head scissors and he blocks some kicks and connects with a chop. Dorado with a springboard cross body. Dorado with a wrist lock and Swann tags in and he goes to the turnbuckles for a double sledge to the arm. Swann with a wrist lock into an arm bar. Alexander tags in and he kicks Daivari and applies an arm bar. Gulak tags in and he connects with a European uppercut and slap followed by a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall. Gulak with a front face lock. Alexander with a head scissors take down and a drop kick.

Nese tags in and he tries for a kick but Alexander blocks it and Alexander with an elbow. Daivari distracts Alexander and Nese slides to the floor and trips Alexander. Nese with a wheelbarrow into the ringside barrier. Nese with a near fall when they get back into the ring. Nese with a chin lock. Nese with a slam and Daivari tags in and gets a near fall after some elbow drops. Daivari kicks Alexander and applies a reverse chin lock. Daivari with a forearm to teh back and Alexander with a handspring round kick.

Gulak tags in and he stops Alexander from making the tag. Alexander with a back body drop and Swann and Nese tag in. Swann with clotheslines followed by a back heel kick and a double stomp to the back. Nese with a kick but Swann with a jumping rana and a rolling splash. Gulak goes to the floor and Dorado sends Daivari to the floor. Alexander with a plancha while Dorado hits an Asai Moonsault. Nese with a punch and O'Connor Roll for a near fall. Swann with a round kick and a jackknife cover for the three count.

Winners: Rich Swann, Lince Dorado, and Cedric Alexander

We go to commercial.

- We are back with a look at what happened at the start of Raw with Goldberg.

In the Arena:

We go to the ring and out comes new WWE RAW Women's Champion Charlotte Flair. She has the same special entrance that she had at Hell In a Cell. Charlotte says she made history at Hell In a Cell. She tells Sasha Banks to pull herself out of that hospital bed because there's nothing wrong with losing. She admits Sasha took her to her limits. Fans give her the "what?!" treatment and she calls them peasants.

Charlotte reveals she will be the RAW Team Captain for Survivor Series. She warns SmackDown Team Captain Nikki Bella and says she previously put her on the shelf for one year but will put her out forever if she gets in her way. Charlotte goes on with more bragging and says the title means she's the best in the business. She also calls out SmackDown Women's Champion Becky Lynch, Alexa Bliss and Carmella. Charlotte mentions Foley putting Bayley on the team. She calls Bayley to the ring. Bayley is out to a pop.

Bayley says she doesn't know why she was called out but she is glad Charlotte did. Last night, you and Sasha gave her goosebumps and it made her emotional. In NXT, the thought of competing at that level was a dream, but you two made it reality. Bayley congratulates Charlotte on winning.

Charlotte says she would say thank you. While you are dreaming of all of this, Charlotte is achieving all of this.

Bayley tells Charlotte she has known her for years and she says success has gone straight to her head. You have become the biggest jerk and she will never want to be a champion like Charlotte.

Charlotte says you will never be a champion like her because Bayley will never be her. When will you realize this isn't NXT any more. Charlotte says she does not know if she sees a competitor or a glorified fan wearing a Halloween costume. A team is only as strong as its weakest link. Let's see how strong you are when you face her Survivor Series Teammate.

Bayley says that Charlotte wants to put her in another match with Dana Brooke, but Bayley already beat Charlotte's protege.

Charlotte says you won't face Dana, it will be... Nia Jax! Back to commercial.

Nia Jax vs. Bayley

We are back and Charlotte and Dana Brooke have joined the commentary team. Charlotte gets to sit down while Dana stands behind Charlotte.

They lock up and Nia sends Bayley to the mat. Nia sends Bayley to the mat again. Bayley with a side head lock and Nia sends her away. Bayley works on the arm and wraps it in the ropes. Nia with a shoulder breaker to the good shoulder. Nia with a splash in the corner. Nia tosses Bayley across the ring. Nia with a kick in the corner. Bayley sends Nia into the turnbuckels a few times but Nia sends Bayley into the turnbuckles and Bayley goes down.

Nia with a bear hug on Bayley. Bayley tries to escapes but Nia holds on and locks it in tighter. Bayley goes for a guillotine but Nia runs Bayley into the turnbuckles. Bayley lands on her feet on a suplex attempt. Bayley with drop kicks and Nia looks for the ropes. Bayley with a drop kick and a running bulldog. Bayley with shoulders in the corner and then Bayley spins around but is taken down by a running shoulder tackle. Nia teases a leg drop but she decides to go to the turnbuckles but Bayley gets up and goes for a belly-to-belly superplex but Nia stops her and sends Bayley to the floor. Nia runs Bayley into the ringside barrier.

Nia rolls Bayley back into the ring. Bayley with a boot but Nia with a Samoan drop for the three count.

Winner: Nia Jax

- We take a look back at the United States Title Match from Hell in a Cell.

- Cesaro and Sheamus walk in the back bickering as we go to commercial.

Sheamus and Cesaro vs. The Shining Stars

The bell rings and Primo with a rollup for a near fall. Primo with a head scissors and he tries for a monkey flip but Sheamus pushes him off. Sheamus with a Finlay Slam and Cesaro with the tag for a double stomp. Cesaro with a running European uppercut and an Irish whip and European uppercut. Primo gets to the ropes when Cesaro tries for the giant swing. Cesaro is sent to the apron and Epico distracts Cesaro long enough to have Primo knock him to the floor. Epico tags in and he sends Cesaro into the apron and he kicks Cesaro.

Primo tags in and he hits a splash to the floor. Primo with a rake of the eyes with his boot. Primo with shoulders in teh corner. Epico tags in and hits a drop kick for a near fall. Epico with a front face lock. Epico with a side head lock but Cesaro with a sunset flip. Epico makes the tag and they hit a double drop kick. Epico with an Irish whip but he misses a splash. Sheamus tags in and he hits a forearm. Sheamus with forearms to the chest and then he brings Epico back into the ring and he goes for the Cloverleaf. Primo comes off the turnbuckles into a European uppercut from Cesaro. Sheamus gets Epico to tap out to the cloverleaf.

Winners: Sheamus and Cesaro

After the match, the antics between Sheamus and Cesaro continue as we go to replays.

- Still to come, Jericho vs. Reigns for the title. Back to commercial.

- We are back and we see Goldust and R Truth at a haunted house. R Truth is afraid of the house while Goldust is happy to be here.


Chris Jericho is in the back and he talks about all of the titles he has held and he dares to say (and Kevin dares him) United States Champion. Chris says they will be Universal and US Champion. He says all between him and the title is that mutton head Roman Reigns. Kevin says they will beat that giant vat of conditioner. They will be the United States Champion and take it back to Canada and rename it the Canadian Championship. They go for... IT.

WWE United States Title Match: Chris Jericho vs. Roman Reigns

Straight to the ring and out comes Chris Jericho with WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens. WWE United States Champion Roman Reigns is out next for tonight's main event. Back to commercial.

Jericho tosses his scarf in Reigns' face and he punches Reigns. Reigns with a back elbow or two. Reigns with a head butt and punch. Reigns with a shoulder tackle and he blocks a hip toss and sends Jericho down with a hip toss. Jericho with a rake of the eyes and a clothesline followed by a kick and punches. Jericho slaps Reigns and Reigns slaps back. Jericho with a drop kick. Jericho goes up top but Reigns stops him with punches.

Reigns goes for a superplex but Jericho stops him and sends him to the mat. Jericho with a cross body for a near fall. Reigns with an uppercut. Reigns with more punches but Jericho holds on to the ropes and Reigns clotheslines Jericho over the top rope to the floor. Owens distracts Reigns but Jericho is not able to recover and Reigns sends Jericho into the apron and ringside barrier. Reigns sends Jericho into the ringside barrier again. Owens pushes Reigns into the ring post when the referee checks on Jericho and we go to commercial.

We are back and Jericho goes to the floor and kicks Roman and then he hot shots Reigns onto the ringside barrier ribs first. Jericho with a kick to the ribs. Jericho with knees to the midsection. Jericho with a belly-to-back suplex and he gets a near fall. Jericho wtih a rear chin lock. Reigns with punches followed by an Irish whip but Jericho gets his boots up. Jericho goes for the bulldog but Reigns sends Jericho into the turnbuckles. Reigns with two clotheslines followed by a flying clothesline. Reigns with a running clothesline into the corner followed by Neverending Story. Reigns with a boot to the head and he gets a near fall.

Jericho with a kick but Reigns sends Jericho to the apron. Jericho goes up top but he is met with an uppercut from Reigns. Reigns goes for the Juggernaut Broad jump Drop kick and then he hits a Samoan drop and gets a near fall. Reigns sets for the Superman punch but Jericho moves and he goes for the Walls of Jericho but Reigns blocks it. Jericho wtih a back elbow. Reigns gets his knees up when Jericho goes for a Lionsault. Reigns waits for the Superman punch but Jericho moves and tries for a rollup. Reigns with a punch. Jericho goes for the Codebreaker but Reigns blocks it. Jericho applies the Walls of Jericho.

Roman escapes and he punches Jericho in the head. Reigns holds his back and Jericho gets a boot up but Reigns turns it into a sit out power bomb and Reigns can only get a near fall. Reigns sees Owens get on the apron and Jericho with a rollup for a near fall. Reigns with a punch and Reigns is back dropped to the floor. Jericho leaps into a Superman punch. Reigns sets for the spear and he hits it and Owens breaks up the cover and the referee calls for the bell.

Winner: Roman Reigns (by disqualification)

After the match, Owens attacks Reigns. Jericho punches Reigns as well.

The crowd chants for Seth Rollins as Owens picks up Reigns and sets for the pop up power bomb but instead it is an Alley Oop Codebreaker.

Seth Rollins' music plays and he runs to the ring and he punches Owens on the floor and hits Slingblade on Jericho. Rolins with a few suicide dives onto Owens. Rollins with the springboard knee to the temple on Jericho. Rollins with a super kick to Jericho's midsection and then he tries for the Pedigree but Owens pulls Jericho out of the ring.

Roman Reigns gets up and he sees Seth in the ring and Roman is confused.

We go to credits.

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