Monday, July 8, 2019

WWE RAW Results - July 8, 2019

WWE RAW Results - July 8, 2019
We are live from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, as Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins make their way to the ring.


Renee Young says Rey Mysterio will be issuing an open challenge tonight. Ricochet vs. Luke Gallows was also announced. Out next comes Andrade and Zelina Vega.

Elimination Match: Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins vs. Andrade and Zelina Vega

The women start things off and Lynch with a waist lock take down. Lynch with a shoulder tackle and Becky keeps Vega from making the tag. Becky grabs Vega by the leg and pulls her towards the center of the ring. Lynch with a punch. Vega goes to the apron and she kicks Lynch in the head and hits a DDT for a near fall. Lynch with an Irish whip and Vega with a springboard kick to the head and she chokes Becky in the ropes. Vega with a choke in the ropes. Lynch with a back elbow and kick. Becky with a suplex.

Almas tags in and that means Rollins comes in. Almas pushes Rollins and they lock up. Rollins with a wrist lock and arm wringer. Almas with a reversal using the ropes. Rollins with an arm drag and Irish whip into the corner. Almas floats over and hits an arm drag. Rollins with an arm drag. Rollins with a head scissors and Almas escapes. Almas with a head scissors and Rollins escapes. Almas with a kick to the midsection followed by a forearm and chop. Almas with a belly-to-back suplex attempt but Rollins lands on his feet. Almas with a forearm to the back but Rollins with slingblade and a clothesline that sends Almas over the top rope. Rollins with a suicide dive and he tags in Becky.

Becky with an exploder and back heel kick followed by a flying forearm. Becky with DisArmHer and Vega taps out.

Zelina Vega Eliminated

We see Lacey Evans watching from the front row. Becky, since she is done, goes after Lacey in the crowd and Seth has to hold Becky back. We go to commercial.

We are back and Almas with an elbow and he backs Rollins into the corner and chops Seth. Almas with a running kick to the head for a near fall. Almas with a reverse chin lock and Rollins with punches. Almas with a slam and then he goes up top but takes too long and Rollins with a punch. Almas with forearms to Rollins. Rollins is put in the tree of woe and Almas with a double stomp to Rollins for a near fall. Almas with a suplex and he holds on and rolls through for another. Almas holds on but Rollins counters on the third attempted suplex and hits a Falcon Arrow for a near fall. Rollins with punches and forearms.

Almas sends Rollins to the apron and Rollins with a forearm. Rollins with a springboard knee to the side of the head for a near fall. Rollins goes up top and Almas pushes Rollins to the floor. Vega with a spike rana on Rollins but Becky comes off the apron and punches Vega. Almas pulls Lynch off Vega and Almas with an elbow that hits Lynch. Rollins punches Almas and Almas with a forearm and he sends Rollins into the ringside barrier. Almas sets for the running knee strike and hits it. Almas gets a near fall.

Vega goes for a head scissors off the apron and Rollins catches him and Lynch drop kicks Vega. Rollins with Black Out for the three count.

Winners: Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch

After the match, Lynch and Rollins celebrate in the ring as Rollins' music hits. We go to replays. Rollins and Lynch head up the ramp but Baron Corbin runs down and drops Rollins with a cheap shot. Corbin unloads but Becky tries to stop him. Lacey Evans runs over and drops Lynch. Evans and Corbin stand tall over Lynch and Rollins as officials check on them. Paul Heyman comes walking past Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch as fans pop loudly. Heyman keeps walking to the ring as we go back to commercial.

Backstage:

We are back and we see Lacey and Baron in the back. Baron says that was easy and they never saw it coming. Baron says love makes you blind. Lacey says they manipulated those nasties. Baron and Lacey wonder what will happen to their relationship when Becky or Seth lose the other's title. Lacey says caring about each other shows that it is a liability.

In the Arena:

Paul Heyman is in the ring and says it is time to shoot from the hip. On Sunday, there is a Pay Per View called Extreme Rules. Paul says he knows about the word 'extreme'. Paul says the show will eminate from Philadelphia. Paul says he knows about extreme in Philadelphia. This Sunday, in Philadelphia, at Extreme Rules, his client Brock Lesnar will cash in the Money in the Bank contract against either the WWE Champion or the Universal Champion. That is not a prediction, that is a spoiler. Paul says he has not violated a spoiler since before Wrestlemania 30. Paul says he has built up his credibility enough for him to lie. Paul has either given you a heads up on a historical event on Sunday or he is screwing with Seth Rollins and Kofi Kingston. Paul says he knows the answer and one other being knows the answer too, the future WWE or Universal Champion Brock Lesnar.

- We are told that Braun Strowman and Bobby Lashley will be at Extreme Rules. We see what happened at the start of last week's Raw. A Last Man Standing match is announced for Sunday.

- We go to the ring for six-man action and out comes The Miz. Back to commercial.

- We are in the back and Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon stop a guy throwing out trash and Drew says he is the best trash man in the world. Shane asks him what his name is and he says it is Tony. They suggest that he can be Roman's tag team partner.

Jimmy and Jey talk about teaming with Miz and they say they are coming for the titles.

The Miz and The Usos vs. The Revival and Elias in a Two Out of Three Falls Match

Dawson and Jimmy start things off and they lock up. Dawson with a side head lock. Jimmy with a rollup for a near fall. Jimmy with an arm drag into an arm bar. Dawson with a back elbow and Elias tags in. Jimmy with a punch but Elias with punches of his own. The referee warns Elias and Elias with more kicks and a clothesline. Miz is brought in and the referee has to hold Miz back. Elias with punches. Elias with a slam to Jimmy and Wilder tags in. Wilder with kicks. Miz punches Elias on the floor and he sends Elias into the ringside barrier a few times. Elias kicks Miz and they go through the ring to the floor and Elias goes up the ramp.

Wilder and Dawson hit Shatter Machine on Jimmy for the three count. We go to commercial.

Wilder misses a splash into the corner and Dawson tags in and they slingshot Jimmy's throat into the bottom rope. Dawson with a elbow drops and a diving head butt. Dawson gets a near fall. Jimmy with chops and Dawson with a single leg take dwon and Wilder tags in and kicks Jimmy in the face for a near fall. Dawson makes the tag and he applies a waist lock. Dawson with a seated abdominal stretch. Dawson keeps Jimmy from making the tag but Dawson goes into the ring post when he misses a splash. Wilder tags in and he knocks Miz off the apron. Jimmy with a back body drop and Jey tags in and Jey with clotheslines and a thrust kick and uppercut. Jey goes for a Samoan drop but Wilder lands on his feet. Jey with a spinning kick to Wilder followed by a running hip strike into the corner.

Jey goes up top and hits a cross body but Wilder rolls through to get a near fall. Wilder goes for a sunset flip but Jey drops down and gets a near fall. Dawson tags in and Jey with a Samoan drop to Wilder. Jey with a punch to Dawson. Dawson with punches and a brainbuster for a near fall. Miz makes the tag and Jey with an enzuigiri. Miz with a Skull Crushing Finale for the three count.

Jimmy tags in and the Usos with super kicks on Wilder and Dawson. Jey with a splash onto Dawson for the three count.

Winners: The Usos and The Miz

- We take a look at Drake Maverick and his love, the 24/7 Title, and his honeymoon. We see Drake and Renee on their honeymoon in Orlando and Renee reminds him they live in Orlando. We see Drake celebrating at Universal Studios. The honeymoon continues in Newark.

Backstage:

We see Drake coming out of a storage case and Renee yells at him about photos with the title belt instead of her. Drake apologizes to Renee and he says he will show what a great champion and husband he is. He will give her the honeymoon she deserves. Drake is excited that he will get to consummate his marriage and the Benny Hill 24/7 Title Chase Committee hears him and they chase Drake in the back.

- We see Rey Mysterio in the back and we go to commercial.

- We are back and we see Drew Gulak and Shane McMahon talking to a beer vendor for giving him a chance to be Roman's tag team partner.

In the Arena:

Rey Mysterio makes his way to the ring and he has something to say. Rey says he is going to keep it short and simple. He stood in this ring six weeks ago with his arm in a sling and he had to do one of the hardest things he had to do in his career. He had to surrender his United States Title. Rey says he was told it would be a long time for him to come back but Rey trained harder and he came back hungrier. He beat the doctor's predictions and now he is back. He says he is so ready to go and compete. Rey makes an open challenge to anyone in the back.

Bobby Lashley makes his way to the ring...

Rey Mysterio vs. Bobby Lashley

Rey attacks Lashley as Bobby enters the ring. The match starts and Rey with kicks and a drop kick. Rey counters a power slam attempt with a DDT and he drop kicks Bobby into the ropes and Rey with a 619. Rey goes up top and is caught by Lashley and Lashley with a flatliner and spear for the three count.

Winner: Bobby Lashley

After the match, Lashley throws Rey under the bottom rope to the floor. Lashley scares the referee to the back and then Lashley pulls Rey up the ramp to the stage. Lashley looks at the TitanTron wall and he picks up Rey and Rey is able to get to his feet as the referee tries to talk sense into Lashley. Lashley picks up Rey and press slams him onto three referees. Lashley says last week, he was the only man standing and you better believe that he will be the last man standing on Sunday, at Extreme Rules. We go to commercial.

Backstage:

We are back and AJ Styles, Luke Gallows,and Karl Anderson walk into the back. Charly Caruso asks why did AJ attack Ricochet last week. AJ says he does not owe anyone an explanation. Karl is asked for comments and he refuses. Luke refuses as well.

No Way Jose vs. Cesaro

Jose goes after Cesaro when the conga line runs away from Cesaro. Cesaro is sent into the steps and ringside barrier before the return ot the ring.

The match starts and Jose with punches. Cesaro with a European uppercut and then he connects with a series in the corner. Cesaro with a gutwrench suplex. Cesaro with the Giant Swing into the Sharpshooter and Jose taps out.

Winner: Cesaro

Backstage:

We see The Street Profits in the back and they see the cameras. Montez says we are gathered here today for a special reminder. You do not mess with Cesaro. Montez mentions Extreme Rules and they give a thumbs up. They run through the card and mention the match with Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre against Roman Reigns and the Undertaker. Montez asks Angelo who he has in the match. Angelo says they are going to be taking souls while digging holes. Montez says Roman has to make it to Sunday and they talk about the tag match and how Undertaker is out of the match if he interferes. They talk about who could Shane choose. Montez tells Kerwin to do a transition.

- We see Bayley and Nikki Cross in split screen as they get ready to talk about their matches later on the show. Back to commercial.

- We are back with a look at what happened last week between Mike and Maria Kanellis.

Backstage:

We see Maria in the back and Mike Kanellis walks in with flowers. He says he is so sorry about what happened last week. He says the news caught him off guard. He is excited to have their second child. They talk about how much they love each other. Maria says she loves ice cream and Mike says he loves ice cream. Maria wants ice cream and pickles and Mike realizes that she is placing an order. Mike asks if she wants non-fat ice cream and Maria yells at Mike for calling her fat. Maria asks what kind of man taps out to a woman.

- Michael Cole talks with SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley and Nikki Cross via split-screen now. Cross says she owes everything to Alexa Bliss and has to win this for her tonight. Cross doesn't know where she'd be without Bliss. Bayley goes on about how Bliss is using Cross. Cross has heard enough of Bayley running down Bliss. Cross says Bliss was right about Bayley being jealous. Cross threatens to shut Bayley up. Cole goes over the rules of tonight's Beat The Clock Challenge. He reveals it will be Bayley vs. Sarah Logan and Cross vs. Dana Brooke. Bayley is confident about facing Logan. Cross says Dana may be bigger or stronger than her, but she's not tougher and Cross would do anything for Bliss. Cross tells Bayley to let's play.

- We see The Viking Raiders backstage. Back to commercial.

The Viking Raiders vs. Colin Justin and Devin Justin

Erik and Colin start things off and Erik with a German suplex and Devin tags in and Erik with a back breaker followed by a gutbuster. Ivar tags in and Erik with a gutwrench power bomb and Ivar with a splash and he pulls Devin up. Devin and Colin are in the ring and Erik with a double power bomb They hit Viking Experience for the three count.

Winners: The Viking Raiders

After the match, a group of Superstars hit the ring chasing WWE 24/7 Champion Drake Maverick. The Raiders destroy a few Superstars and the others put the brakes on. R-Truth enters the ring but he backs down from The Raiders after trying to stand up to them. Drake runs off through the crowd with Superstars chasing him. Truth runs off with Carmella on his back.

- Ricochet walks in the back as we go to commercial.

- We are back and Roman Reigns is in his locker room and he is asked about the mind games that Shane is playing with him. Roman says he has no idea who Shane is going to pick. The only people playing mind games is his team.

In the Arena:

Ricochet has something to say before his match. He says when AJ Styles congratulated him on beating Samoa Joe and making the challenge, Ricochet says he thought he got to face a man he has respected for years. Before he could celebrate one of his biggest victories, AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Luke Gallows gave him one of the biggest beatings of his life. He faces AJ on Sunday. We know what is going to happen and Luke Gallows will not be coming alone. He will have Karl Anderson and AJ Styles. In the end, he will fight all three.

AJ Styles thanks Ricochet for reminding them who he is. AJ has some advice. In the WWE, we move pretty quickly so he tells Ricochet to slow down and appreciate the moment. Gallows is going to stomp a mudhole in you. While we are talking about appreciating a moment, let's talk about last week, and take a look at a video package.

Ricochet vs. Luke Gallows

Ricochet with punches to Gallows. Gallows with an Irish whip but he runs into an elbow. Gallows catches Ricochet off the turnbuckles and hits a choke slam. Gallows gets a near fall. Gallows with a series of punches but Ricochet punches back. Gallows with a boot to Ricochet. Gallows with elbows to the collarbone. Gallows with a reverse chin lock. Gallows with a forearm to the back. Gallows with a head butt. Gallows kicks Ricochet in the corner and follows with an uppercut. Gallows with an Irish whip but Ricochet wtih a kick. Gallows with a clothesline.

Gallows picks up Ricochet and Ricochet wtih a rollup for the three count.

Winner: Ricochet

After the match, AJ tells Ricochet he said he would go through all three of them, so why not go through Karl Anderson right here, right now. Unless you aren't man enough, champ? We go to commercial.

Ricochet vs. Karl Anderson

Anderson with a kick and he sends Ricochet into the turnbuckles. Ricochet with a back elbow and punch. Anderson with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Ricochet wtih a springboard clothesline for a near fall. AJ distracts Ricochet and Anderson sends Ricochet shoulder first into the turnbuckles. Anderson with a back elbow for a near fall. Anderson with a reverse chin lock. Ricochet with elbows and punches. Ricochet flips over Anderson's back and hits a head scissors take down. Ricochet with punches and a thrust kick. Anderson with a spinebuster for a near fall.

Anderson with a punch and he has some words for Ricochet. Anderson with a European uppercut but Ricochet with a kick and enzuigiri. Styles grabs the leg and Anderson with an uppercut. Ricochet with a Fosbury Flop onto Gallows when he ducks Anderson. Ricochet with a shoudler to Anderson and a moonsault off the ring post onto AJ. Ricochet returns to the ring and floats over Anderson and Anderson goes into the ring post. Ricochet with a running drop kick into the corner and Ricochet goes up top for the 630 splash and hits it.

Winner: Ricochet

fter the match, AJ attacks Ricochet and punches him. AJ picks up Ricochet and hits a brainbuster. AJ calls for a Magic Killer and they hit it on Ricochet. AJ asks for Karl and Luke to give him Ricochet for a Styles Clash off the turnbuckles but AJ decides not to do it. AJ takes the mic and he says he is a good guy and he will leave a little left in Ricochet as long as he stays down. He wants to be able to beat him on Sunday.

AJ, Luke, and Karl leave the ring and Ricochet gets back to his feet. AJ tells Luke and Karl to get back into the ring and they hold Ricochet for a Phenomenal Forearm. The Club stands tall once again as the music hits.

- Cole plugs Saturday's EVOLVE special on the WWE Network and calls them the premier independent promotion. We get a video package with several WWE Superstars who have worked for EVOLVE in the past. The announcers call it must-see as they continue to plug the special and Extreme Rules on the WWE Network.

Backstage:

Renee Michelle is backstage waiting for Drake Maverick. He comes running up, excited because he survived the night with the WWE 24/7 Title. R-Truth appears out of a production case, with a referee. He calls Drake "Hornswoggle" again. Carmella pops up out of another case, then orders Truth to get Drake. The chase continues.

- Bayley is shown walking backstage.

- We see a limping janitor backstage working. Shane McMahon wants to talk to him. Back to commercial.

Backstage:

Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre are backstage with the janitor, Gary. They ask if he wants to make $5,000 and he says he'd do anything for $5,000. They want him to team with Roman Reigns but he's not sure if he can wrestle. Shane tells him to just stand there, they will do all the rest. Gary says that sounds good to him and they shake on it. Shane says he will get Gary a mask to wrestle under because WWE is known worldwide and they don't want that to become a problem for him.

Beat The Clock Challenge Match: Bayley vs. Sarah Logan

We go to the ring and out first comes SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley as Mike Rome does the introductions. The winner of the Beat The Clock Challenge, Bayley or Nikki Cross, will get to pick the stipulation for Alexa Bliss vs. Bayley on Sunday. Sarah Logan is out next.

They lock up and go at it. Bayley with a quick takedown and a pin attempt. More back and forth now. Bayley with a 1 count. They tangle some more and Logan goes for a pin of her own. Bayley with a running knee in the corner. Logan drops Bayley into a big headbutt. Logan dropkicks Bayley out of the ring now as the referee counts. Logan poses in the corner and howls again.

Logan brings Bayley back into the ring for a 2 count. Logan with another big dropkick into the corner and a 2 count after keeping control. Fans try to rally for Bayley now. Bayley tackles Logan and mounts her with right hands for a 1 count. Logan with another big dropkick and a 2 count. Logan goes for a submission but Bayley makes it to the bottom rope. Logan keeps part of it held and drives a knee down. More back and forth now with Logan getting in the most offense. Logan levels Bayley for another close 2 count. Bayley rolls Logan for a 2 count. Bayley with a knee. Bayley with a sunset bomb into the corner and the pin at 4:32.

Winner: Bayley

After the match, Bayley stands tall with 4:32 the time to beat. The music hits and out comes Nikki Cross next.

Beat The Clock Challenge Match: Nikki Cross vs. Dana Brooke

Nikki Cross comes out to the stage and rushes to the ring. We go back to commercial.

Back from the break and Dana Brooke is wrapping her entrance. Dana goes right to ringside to waste time. Bayley watches from ringside and smiles. Dana goes over and hugs Bayley. Cross finally brings Dana in the ring and works her over for a quick pin attempt.

Cross mounts Dana and pounds on her. Cross takes Dana to the corner and stomps away. Dana blocks a suplex attempt in the corner and drops Cross on her face. Dana goes to the top for a Swanton but Cross moves. Cross comes over and Dana rolls her for a 2 count. Dana blocks a backslide and rolls Cross up for 2. Cross counters and hits her neckbreaker for the pin to win with 1:50 on the clock.

Winner: Nikki Cross

After the match, Cross celebrates as her music hits. She will get to pick the stipulation for Bliss vs. Bayley at WWE Extreme Rules. Cross takes the mic as Bayley watches from ringside. Cross asks Bayley to come in the ring so she can say what she wants to say to her face. Graves leaves commentary and says he's going to get answers on Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch. Cross announces that the SmackDown Women's Title match at Extreme Rules will now be a 2-on-1 Handicap Match. Cross says she's going to help Bliss take the title. Cross tells Bayley to go find a friend of her own, someone to slap some sense into her. Bayley slaps Cross to the mat. Cross comes back but Bayley drops her with a Bayley-to-Belly suplex. Bayley goes to the top and delivers a big elbow to Cross as some fans boo.

Backstage:

Maria and Mike Kanellis are backstage. She's worried about getting fat if she eats the pickles and ice cream. She asks if he would want to get her pregnant if she wasn't already pregnant. He would. She says he will never get her pregnant again. Renee wonders if Mike is really the father.

Backstage:

Corey Graves is backstage with Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch. Lynch cuts Graves off, knocks him and is confident about their win at Extreme Rules. She calls him Mr. Emo Head and walks off. Rollins laughs and says, "what she said..." and walks off after her.

Backstage:

We see last week's segment with Samoa Joe and WWE Champion Kofi Kingston. The Street Profits are backstage again, commenting on the match and plugging Extreme Rules again. Montez Ford goes to impersonate The Rock and Angelo Dawkins says what have I told you about impersonating The Rock. They go on discussing the WWE Title match and the Winners Take All match at Extreme Rules. They end the segment by singing about how they "want the smoke" with everyone else.

- We go back to the announcers for more main event hype. Back to commercial.

In the Arena:

Back from the break and it's time for the main event as Roman Reigns makes his way out first. Shane McMahon is out first for his team, followed by Drew McIntyre. Reigns waits in the ring as they take mics on the stage. Shane calls on Rome to give them a proper introduction. Shane taunts Reigns about the win at WWE Super ShowDown, and says that's what will happen tonight. Shane says they will then put Reigns and The Undertaker down in the ground on Sunday. Drew says he can see right through Reigns, unlike the idiots in the crowd. Drew says Reigns acts like he's a good guy and some kind of role model but he has no respect for Shane or for authority, only himself. Drew promises that tonight and on Sunday, he's going to beat respect into Reigns. Fans respond with the "what!?" treatment. Drew tells them to shut their mouths and listen to Shane. Shane says he's finally found the right partner for Reigns. Out comes the 5th grade spelling bee champion, the three-time Prudential Center Employee of the Month, Gary "The GOAT" Garbutt, the janitor. Gary comes out limping to the ring and wearing a lucha mask. We go to commercial.

Roman Reigns and "Gary Garbutt" vs. Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon

Back from the break and the bell rings as Reigns unloads on Drew with clotheslines. Reigns with a Samoan Drop in the middle of the ring. Reigns calls for an early Superman Punch but Drew blocks it. Drew with a big right hand and a Glasgow Kiss headbutt. Drew goes on and knocks Reigns out of the ring after he hits the ring post shoulder-first. The referee says a tag was made. Drew brings Gary into the ring and he lands hard. Shane tags in as Gary scrambles to retreat.

Gary decks Shane out of nowhere and springboards in with a clothesline. Gary unloads on Shane after sending Drew out of the ring. Gary runs the ropes and leaps out, taking Drew down on the floor. Fans go wild for Gary as he poses. Gary comes back in and flies at Shane, taking him down. Drew runs in and shuts Gary down with a Claymore Kick for the pin to end the match.

Winners: Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre

After the match, Reigns runs in and knocks Drew out of the ring with a Superman Punch. Shane retreats up the ramp with Drew. Reigns clutches his shoulder as we get replays. Shane and Drew stand tall on the stage as they are announced as the winners. Gary unmasks and it's revealed to be Cedric Alexander under the mask. Reigns is surprised. Shane and Drew aren't happy, looking on from the stage. Cedric stands with Reigns as Shane and Drew look on from the stage. The announcers go over the Extreme Rules card as the go-home RAW goes off the air.

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