Monday, August 7, 2017

WWE RAW Results - Aug 7, 2017

WWE RAW Opener:

We're live from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto with Michael Cole, Corey Graves and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T. They hype tonight's Last Man Standing match with Braun Strowman and Roman Reigns.

- We go right to the ring and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz is out with Maryse, Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas. The MizTV set up is out. Miz says he's not in the mood tonight and RAW won't start until he gets what he wants. He calls out Jason Jordan. Miz is tired of being cheap-shotted and disrespected on his own show. Miz says that stops tonight. He calls Jordan to the ring so he can finish what he started last week. The music hits but out comes RAW General Manager Kurt Angle instead.

Kurt Angle says his son will not be a guest tonight. Jason has a match against Curtis Axel tonight. Angle says he has a guest who will exceed MizTV standards. An he is... BROCK LESNAR!

Brock Lesnar makes his way to the ring to a huge pop.

Miz leaves the ring as Lesnar and Heyman march down. Axel and Bo face off with The Beast and The Advocate. Miz returns to the ring and stops Heyman before he begins his usual intro. Miz talks about how Lesnar will probably lose the title at SummerSlam and he doesn't even have to be pinned. Miz talks about how Lesnar is going to take his ball and go home when he loses the title. Good riddance to bad rubbish. Miz asks if Heyman would like to add anything.

Heyman asks Miz if he and Maryse like to role-play. He uses this to compare Axel, Dallas and Miz to Roman Reigns, Samoa Joe and Braun Strowman at SummerSlam in the Fatal 4 Way. Lesnar suddenly runs over Axel and Bo before hitting a German to Miz. Axel and Bo try for the double team but Lesnar fights them off and nails more Germans and a few F5s. Miz comes back in but Lesnar drops him with a F5 as well. Lesnar's music hits as he stands tall. Lesnar grabs the title and leaves with Heyman

- We see Seth Rollins backstage walking. We go to commercial.

Seth Rollins vs. Sheamus (with Cesaro)

We go to the ring and out first comes Seth Rollins. RAW Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Sheamus are out next after we see what happened last week them Rollins and Dean Ambrose.

Rollins with a drop kick as the bell rings and he kicks Sheamus. Sheamus goes to the floor and Sheamus catches Rollins on a pescado. Rollins with elbows and a kick as he gets to the apron. Rollins with a forearm off the apron followed by punches. Sheamus with a shoulder but Rollins drops Sheamus on the top rope. Rollins with a springboard cross body for a near fall. Rollins kicks Sheamus in the corner.

Sheamus drops Rollins on the top rope groin first and knocks him to the floor. Sheamus with a tilt-a-whirl slam onto the apron and we go to commercial.

We are back and Sheamus with a top wrist lock. Rollins with a jaw breaker to get out of the hold. Rollins with a chop but Sheamus with a back elbow and Rollins goes to the apron. Sheamus with the forearms across the chest but he only does two and he gets Rollins on his shoulders for a Finlay slam. Sheamus signals for the Brogue Kick but Rollins moves and Rollins with a thrust kick. Sheamus with a knee but Rollins with an enzuigiri.

Both men are down but Sheamus gets up first and he kicks Rollins in the corner and pulls himself up to the turnbuckles. Rollins with an elbow. Sheamus with a head butt. Rollins goes up top and he tries for a superplex but Sheamus punches Rollins to the mat. Rollins with a Frankensteiner followed by a super kick for a near fall. Rollins with Kawada kicks but Sheamus with a back drop. Rollins lands on his feet and he hits Slingblade. Cesaro is knocked off the apron. Sheamus with a rollup for the three count after Cesaro distracts Rollins.

Winner: Sheamus

After the match, Rollins with a suicide dive to Ceasro. Sheamus and Cesaro work over Rollins and send him into the ringside barrier. They send Rollins sternum first into the ringside barrier. They bring Rollins back into the ring as they expect Ambrose to come out. Cesaro tosses Rollins to Sheamus and they hit a spike White Noise. No Ambrose.

- Still to come, Reigns vs. Strowman in a Last Man Standing match. Back to commercial.


Back from the break and Rollins is backstage walking. Ambrose appears. Ambrose told him not to do that again because now he looks like a big jerk. Rollins says Ambrose is a big jerk. He says it's been 3 years and he just wants to know what he has to do to prove to Ambrose that he's not the same guy he used to be. Ambrose isn't going to stick around long enough to find out. Ambrose welcomes Rollins to being alone. Ambrose says he has to face Cesaro tonight and like always, he has to go at it alone. Ambrose walks off.

Jason Jordan vs. John Pierre Goulet

We go to the ring and out comes Jason Jordan as JoJo does the introduction. The camera cuts backstage to Curtis Axel, Kurt Angle and a trainer. Axel isn't cleared due to the Lesnar attack from earlier. Angle turns to a jobber hanging around backstage. He tells the guy to head to the ring for his big shot.

Goulet makes his way out to no theme music but he's announced from Quebec City. Jordan starts to tangle as the match starts. A "let's go jobber" chant starts. Jordan takes Goulet down and controls the first few minutes of the match.

Goulet starts to fight back but Jordan muscles him into the turnbuckles. Jordan with another big throw and more offense before dropping him into the neckbreaker. Jordan covers Goulet for the pin.

Winner: Jason Jordan

- Cole talks about Bayley being pulled from SummerSlam due to her separated shoulder. She will address the injury tonight. We see Bayley walking backstage in a sling. We go to commercial.

In the Arena:

Back from the break and out comes Bayley. Charly Caruso is in the ring with a mic. We see a replay of how she suffered the separated shoulder last week against Nia Jax.

Charly points out how Bayley didn't even watch the replay. She brings up Bayley being pulled from the WWE SummerSlam card. Bayley says she hasn't watched the replay because it will just anger her. She felt the injury when it happened and knew something wasn't right but she was determined to finish the match. She looked forward to proving RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss wrong at SummerSlam. She's usually a happy person but she sat at home all week on the couch and went through the wave of emotions. She says this is going to sound cheesy right now but she saw tweets and posts that cheered her back up. Fans start booing her. Bayley acknowledges the boos and says she thanks the ones who supported her, and she will be back on top for them. More boos. Charly mentions how there will be two Triple Threat matches to determine a new #1 contender. Charly asks Bayley who she thinks will face Bliss. She says she's going with the one who deserves it. Her friend, Sasha Banks. The music hits and out comes The Boss.

Sasha Banks vs. Alicia Fox vs. Emma

Back from the break and out comes Alicia Fox. Emma is out next. The winner of this match will go on to face the winner of the next Triple Threat next week. The winner of that singles match will face Bliss at SummerSlam.

The bell hits but the music interrupts and out comes RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss for commentary. They size each other up. Fox misses Sasha and gets decked. Emma drops Sasha from behind and goes to work on her. Sasha dumps Emma to the floor but turns around to a shot from Fox for a 2 count. Fox misses a running kick in the corner. Sasha with a 2 count. Sasha catches a kick and nails a knee to the face. Emma trips Sasha from the floor and pulls her out. Emma launches Sasha spine-first into the apron. Emma motions for the title around her waist as she stands tall.

Emma side-steps Fox on the apron and fights her way in for a 2 count on Fox. Emma keeps control and keeps Fox on the ropes as the referee warns her. Fox turns it around and works Emma over in the corner. Fox tosses Emma across the ring by her hair. Fox with a Northern Lights suplex for a 2 count. Emma looks to put Fox away but Sasha runs in and hits a Shining Wizard on Emma.

Sasha with knees in the corner to Fox and then Emma. Sasha runs into an elbow but fights Fox off. Sasha with the double knees in the corner to Fox. Emma comes from behind and sends Sasha to the floor. Emma almost steals the pin on Fox. Emma rolls Fox up again but she kicks out. Emma tosses Fox by her hair. Emma with the low splash in the corner but Sasha breaks the pin by pulling Emma out. Sasha drops Emma on the floor. Sasha enters the ring and Fox rolls her up for 2. More back and forth. Sasha counters the scissors kick and hits a Backstabber. Sasha with the Banks Statement in the middle of the ring. Emma comes in and breaks it, rolling Sasha up for 2. Sasha with the Banks Statement on Emma now. Emma taps.

Winner: Sasha Banks

After the match, Sasha stands tall as her music hits. She will face the winner of the next Triple Threat on next week's RAW with the winner going on to SummerSlam. We go to replays. Bliss stands at the announce table and raises her title in the air as Sasha looks on.


Braun Strowman is in the back and Renee Young asks him about the Last Man Standing Match. Braun he likes to hurt Roman Reigns and hear his bones crack as he pummels his body. He likes to see the hope leave his eyes as he tries to get back to his feet. Braun likes to remind Roman of his dominance. Braun says that Roman's yard is his playground. At SummerSlam, he will become the Universal Champion. He will be the only monster standing tonight. We go to commercial.

In the Arena:

Back from the break and we see what happened last week with Big Cass, Big Show and Enzo Amore. We go to the ring and out comes Enzo with a mic. He does his usual intro as he heads to the ring. Enzo enters the ring and introduces Big Show.

Enzo gets a Toronto pop for mentioning Drake and gives props to Big Show for the knockout punch he delivered to Cass last week. Show believes Cass' jaw is suffering. Show goes on about respect until the music interrupts and out comes Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. Anderson and Gallows knock Show for celebrating without winning anything. They offer to wrestle Show and Enzo if they want a challenge. Show and Enzo can brag about joining the long list of teams around the world that has lost to The Good Brothers, and they can brag about taking out another team of... nerds. Enzo cracks jokes and compares them to Dr. Evil and Mini Me. Enzo calls for a referee and we've got a match.

Enzo Amore and Big Show vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson

The bell rings and Show shoves Anderson off as he attacks, then sends Gallows to the mat. They retreat to the ramp and look to be leaving as fans boo. They regroup and come back to ringside as Show waits in the ring. We go to commercial.

We are back and Enzo with a boot to Gallows but Gallows with a clothesline for a near fall. Anderson tags in and hits a few knee drops and gets a near fall. Anderson with an arm bar and a forearm to the back to stop Enzo from making the tag. Anderson with an Irish whip but he misses a splash into the corner. Gallows tags in and he stops Enzo from making the tag. Enzo with punches but Gallows stops Enzo and hits a thrust kick.

Colin Cassady makes his way to the stage and he walks to the ring. Show is kicked off the apron by Gallows. Anderson tags in and they set for Magic Killer but Enzo kicks Anderson away. Anderson kicks Enzo when he rolls up Gallows and Anderson gets the three count.

Winners: Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows

After the match, Gallows and Anderson leave as Cass approaches the ring. Show stands up on the floor but Cass nails a big boot. Cass mounts Show and unloads on him. Enzo launches himself out of the ring and attacks Cass. Cass turns it around and sends Enzo into the barrier. Cass goes in the ring with Enzo but Enzo stumbles out to the floor. Cass follows and stalks him. Show gets up and nails a knockout punch to Cass out of nowhere. Cass goes down on the floor. Show chants "how you doin?!" to Cass as his music hits. We go to replays. Show and Enzo stand tall on the stage as Cass struggles to get up at ringside. Cass gets up as a referee assists him.

- We get a look back at what happened with Finn Balor and Bray Wyatt last week. Balor is backstage warming up. We go to commercial.

Im the Arena:

We are back and Finn Balor makes his way to the ring.

Balor takes the mic and mentions kicking Bray Wyatt around last week. Balor goes on about how Wyatt likes to talk. Balor says Wyatt gives him the creeps. Balor says Wyatt strikes him as the guy who cares about hurting people and causing fear more than he does wins and losses. Balor says he learned a long time ago to stand up and kick fear in the face when it comes knocking. Balor tells Wyatt he better not miss next time he wants to come at him. Whether it's at SummerSlam or here tonight, Balor will finish whatever Wyatt wants to start. The graphics flash and the lights go out.

The lights come back on and Wyatt is in the middle of the ring. Balor is sitting on the top turnbuckle. Wyatt sees him and laughs, saying he likes it. Wyatt charges but Balor jumps off the top and rolls through. Balor kicks Wyatt in the face when he charges again. Balor hits a Slingblade next and gets a pop as he waits for Wyatt to get back up. The graphics flash again and when the lights come on dimmed, Wyatt is nowhere to be seen. Wyatt appears on the big screen laughing. He talks about fans liking Balor because when he flies, they fly too. Wyatt says when he snatches Balor out of the sky next time, the fans will fall with him. Wyatt laughs to end the promo.

- Still to come, Cesaro vs. Ambrose. Back to commercial.

Cesaro vs. Dean Ambrose

Back from the break and out come RAW Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Sheamus. Dean Ambrose is out next.

They lock up and go around the ring. Cesaro pushes Dean on a break and Dean pushes back. Cesaro goes for the arm and Dean with a single leg take down. Cesaro with a waist lock and Dean goes for a drop toe hold but Cesaro stays on his feet. Ambrose with a hammer lock. Cesaro with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Ambrose with a waist lock into a side head lock and shoulder tackle.

They go for a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock and Cesaro gets Dean to the mat and Dean bridges but Cesaro still gets a few near falls. Dean with a monkey flip. Cesaro with European uppercuts. Dean with a flying clothesline and he punches Cesaro. Dean with a shoulder in the corner and punches but Cesaro with snake eyes. Cesaro with a leg drop for a near fall. Cesaro with a clothesline for a near fall. Cesaro with a chin lock. Ambrose with an elbow but Cesaro with a kick. Dean with a neck breaker and a clothesline that sends Cesaro over the top rope to the floor.

Ambrose with a pescado to Cesaro. Dean goes after Sheamus and Cesaro recovers and hits a running European uppercut as we go to commercial.

We are back and Cesaro with an abdominal stretch. Cesaro with a knee and Irish whip and clothesline in the corner. Cesaro drops Ambrose on the top rope but Ambrose stops Cesaro on the turnbuckles and goes for a superplex. Cesaro with a head butt to Ambrose but Ambrose goes up again. Cesaro with a head butt while on top of the ring post and Dean is crotched. Ambrose punches Cesaro but Cesaro holds on to Dean and sets for a superplex onto the floor but Ambrose counters with a superplex of his own back into the ring.

Ambrose with chops and punches but Cesaro catches Ambrose and hits a back breaker for a near fall. Cesaro with a forearm to the kidneys. Cesaro with a second forearm to the kidneys. Ambrose with a forearm and they go back and forth until Dean gets the advantage. Cesaro with a European uppercut and a back breaker on the shoulders. Dean gets to his feet and he chops and punches Cesaro. Dean with running forearms followed by a running clothesline.

Ambrose misses a forearm into the corner and Cesaro with a European uppercut for a near fall. Cesaro with a two rolling deadlift side saltos for a near fall. Ambrose with a back body drop and a kick to Cesaro. Ambrose leaps over Cesaro and he goes for the double underhook DDT. Cesaro with boots to the midsection and then he goes for the Sharpshooter but Ambrose fights out of it and the crowd is disappointed that Ambrose escaped the hold. Cesaro is sent to the floor. Ambrose goes for a suicide dive but Cesaro with a jumping European uppercut for a near fall.

Cesaro dives at Ambrose with a shoulder in the corner and then he drops Ambrose onto the top rope. Cesaro sets for a superplex but Ambrose blocks it. Ambrose with punches and he drops Cesaro to the mat. Ambrose with a La Magistral for a near fall. Cesaro punches Ambrose and Ambrose bounces off the ropes and punches Cesaro. Cesaro with punches to Ambrose followed by a European uppercut and boot. Ambrose goes into the ropes and rebounds with a clothesline.

Sheamus gets on the apron when Ambrose goes for the double underhook DDT. Ambrose knocks Sheamus off the apron. Ceasro with a Sharpshooter on Ambrose. Cesaro pulls Ambrose into the center of the ring. Ambrose crawls to the ropes and he gets there. Cesaro releases the hold. Ambrose back drops Cesaro over the top rope to the floor. Ambrose goes up top and he hits the elbow drop to Cesaro. Cesaro gets back into the ring and Ambrose goes up top but Sheamus distracts Ambrose. Ambrose with a rollup for the three count.

Winner: Dean Ambrose

After the bell, Sheamus immediately hits the ring and beats Ambrose down. They work him over until the music hits and out comes Seth Rollins. Rollins sends Cesaro to the floor and brawls with Sheamus before dumping him to the floor as well. Rollins talks trash and tells them to bring it. Fans cheer as Rollins turns his attention to Ambrose, who is recovering on his knees. A "yes!" chant starts up as Ambrose slowly gets to his feet. Ambrose and Rollins stare each other down for a minute or two. Ambrose extends his fist for a Shield bump. Rollins turns it down and leaves the ring as Ambrose looks on.

- We see what happened earlier with Brock Lesnar destroying The Miztourage. The announcers hype the SummerSlam Fatal 4 Way and tonight's Last Man Standing match.


The announcers show us how Akira Tozawa defeated Ariya Daivari to become the new #1 contender to WWE Cruiserweight on last night's WWE 205 Live episode, earning the title shot at SummerSlam. We go backstage to Titus Worldwide's Tozawa, Apollo Crews and Titus O'Neil. They're happy about the investment paying off. Titus says the title is coming home to Titus Worldwide. They start doing a "cha-ching" dance until Neville walks in. He's not here to fight, just scout his SummerSlam competition, that if he makes it there. Titus puts Tozawa over. Neville says it's risky putting Tozawa up against a man that has nothing to lose tonight, Daivari, but what does he know. Neville walks off and Titus isn't worried as we go back to commercial.

Akira Tozawa vs. Ariya Daivari

Back from the break and Ariya Daivari is out next. We get a sidebar promo from Daivari, who is looking to hurt Tozawa and get payback after he took away his chance to represent Iranian wrestling at SummerSlam. Akira Tozawa is out next with Titus O'Neil, who goes to commentary.

The bell starts and Tozawa gets the "ah!" chant going. They lock up and go at it. Daivari ends up taking control and keeping Tozawa down in the middle of the ring. Tozawa comes back and sends Daivari to the apron. Tozawa knocks Daivari to the floor with a forearm. Tozawa gets another chant going before running the ropes and hitting a suicide dive. Tozawa brings Daivari back inside for a 2 count.

Daivari looks to make a comeback but Tozawa cuts him off. Tozawa keeps control and hits a nice suplex before going to the top. Tozawa hits the big senton bomb for the win.

Winner: Akira Tozawa

After the match, Titus comes down to celebrate with Tozawa.

- Still to come, our Last Man Standing main event. Renee Young is backstage with Roman Reigns now. Regarding Brock Lesnar, he doesn't care if he leaves WWE or stays. Reigns didn't hesitate to retire The Undertaker and will send Lesnar packing at SummerSlam as well. Regarding tonight's match, Reigns talks about how he will beat Braun and be the last man standing. SummerSlam will be no different.

Mickie James vs. Nia Jax vs. Dana Brooke

We go to the ring and out comes Mickie James for our final women's Triple Threat. Back to commercial.

Nia sends Dana to the mat and then Nia tosses Mickie across the ring. Nia with a head butt to Dana but Mickie with a kick to Nia. Nia throws Mickie at Dana and both are sent into the corner. Nia misses a splash into the corner and she hits the ring post and goes to the floor. Mickie and Dana exchange punches. They go rapid fire with punches until Mickie kicks Dana. Dana kicks back.

We see Sasha watching on the monitor in the back as Dana gets a near fall. Nia with a running body block to Mickie and she goes to the floor. Dana with forearms and a drop kick. Dana with a handspring back elbow in the corner. Nia with a shoulder tackle to Dana. Nia with a fallaway slam to Dana and Mickie with a seated splash to Nia off the turnbuckles and she gets a near fall on Dana but Nia breaks up the cover.

Nia sends Mickie to the floor and Dana with a choke but Nia sends Dana to the mat. Nia with a leg drop and she gets the three count.

Winner: Nia Jax

After the match, Nia stands tall in the ring as her music hits. We see Sasha backstage watching again. Nia looks up to Bliss as we go to replays. We come back and see Bliss looking back at Nia in the ring.

- The announcers plug the WWE Network and SummerSlam weekend.

- Still to come, Braun vs. Reigns. Back to commercial.


We are back and Goldust quotes The Graduate and he asks if you missed him. They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. He is about to burst and he is looking forward to showing his next masterpiece. Goldust says he will be watching very closely. Will he find his next hero, his next villain? Perhaps a beautiful new starlet to grace his silver screen. Under his direction, they will shine... like gold. The Golden Age is back.


Kurt Angle is on the phone and Big Cass enters the office. He says he wants Big Show at SummerSlam. He wants Enzo nowhere near New York. Kurt suggests putting Enzo in a shark cage. Cass changes his mind and he says he wants Enzo to be there watching Cass take care of Show. Kurt says this could be the attraction. Kurt says it will be Big Cass versus Big Show with Enzo suspended over the ring in a shark cage. Cass leaves and Kurt wonders if Enzo is afraid of heights.

Last Man Standing Match: Braun Strowman vs. Roman Reigns

Braun Strowman makes his way to the ring as we go to commercial.

We are back and Strowman meets Roman in the aisle and Roman punches Strowman. Strowman sends Roman into the ringside barrier and then he throws Roman into the ring. Roman with punches and he tries to get Strowman up for a Samoan drop but Strowman with a forearm to the back. Strowman with a back elbow. The referee starts his count and Roman gets back to his feet. Strowman with a hard Irish whip. Roman with a punch but Strowman with knees. Strowman with a shoulder tackle that sends Roman to the floor and the referee starts his count. Back to commercial.

We are back and Strowman throws the ring steps into the ring and then he sends Roman into the ring. We see footage of Strowman knocking down Roman with a body block. Roman with clotheslines but Strowman stays on his feet. Roman with NeverEnding Story. Roman with a boot to Strowman and Braun stays on his feet. Roman with another boot but Braun stays on his feet. Roman grabs the ring steps and he picks them up and he hits Strowman with them. The referee starts his count.

Roman hits Strowman in the shoulders and he hits Strowman again as Strowman is down on the mat. Roman hits Strowman again with the steps and the referee starts his count,. Strowman stops a Superman punch with a bear hug. Strowman sends Roman into the turnbuckles and then he hits a Dominator that gets the referee to start counting. Roman is back to his feet. Strowman picks up Roman but Roman gets to his feet. Roman with a Superman punch to Strowman and both men are down.

Roman sets for the spear but Strowman with a running drop kick. Strowman charges into the corner but Roman move and Strowman hits the ring post and goes to the floor. The referee starts his count again.

Roman goes to the floor and hits the broad jump drop kick. The referee starts his count but Strowman gets to his feet. Roman gets a table from under the ring. Roman goes for another broad jump drop kick but Strowman moves and hits a clothesline. While the referee continues his count, Strowman starts to set up the table. Roman punches Strowman.

Roman gets Strowman on his shoulders for a Samoan Drop and he sends Strowman through the table. The referee starts his count. Both men get back to their feet. Roman runs around the corner for a spear but Strowman throws a chair at Roman and Roman is down. Roman is able to get up with help from the ringside barrier. They fight into the crowd. Strowman punches Roman as they continue to walk through the crowd. Roman with punches and they are by the announce table. Roman sends Strowman's head into the side and front of the announce table. Roman with a broad jump drop kick to Strowman and Strowman falls to the stage.

The referee starts his count but Strowman gets back to his feet and he throws Reigns into the LED screens on the TitanTron. Reigns gets back up and Strowman runs Roman into the screens again. Strowman adjusts the announce table. Strowman sets for a power bomb through the announce table but Reigns escapes and hits a Superman punch but Strowman stays on his feet. Reigns with a second Superman punch and Strowman stays on his feet. Roman sets for a spear on the stage but Strowman with a kick.

Reigns runs down the ramp at full speed and spears Braun at ringside. They are both down as the referee counts. They look to get up at the 7 count but Samoa Joe grabs Reigns from over the barrier and applies the Coquina Clutch. Joe drops down at ringside with the hold applied and Reigns goes to sleep. The referee starts counting as a "thank you Joe" chant starts. Joe stares at Braun and Reigns while they are down. Other referees are out to try and keep Joe away. Braun makes it to his feet for the win.

Winner: Braun Strowman

After the match, Braun stumbles around the ring a bit before standing tall. Joe looks on from the ramp and talks trash at Braun and Reigns. Reigns is still down at ringside as referees check on him. RAW goes off the air with Braun standing tall.



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