Monday, January 13, 2020

WWE RAW Results (1/13) - Lexington, KY

WWE RAW Results (1/13) - Lexington, KY
We are live from the Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY., as Randy Orton makes his way to the ring to start the show!



Before Randy says anything, he poses on the turnbuckles. Randy says he was asked to come out tonight and excitedly welcome everyone to Raw. But, excitedly is not really his style. Randy wants to invite a specific WWE Superstar to come to the ring. Randy tells AJ Styles to get his ass out here. Randy says he will show why he is a favorite to win the Royal Rumble and he will hit AJ with the three most dangerous letters in the WWE... R... K... AJ Styles comes out to interrupt.

AJ asks if Randy is going to brag or pretend he has another knee injury. AJ says he really thought Randy was hurt and he got an RKO. Now you think you are the favorite to win the Royal Rumble. It is not true and you know it. Randy asks why. AJ says you missed him hitting the sweetest RKO last week for the win. AJ says many many many people said it was probably the best RKO they had ever seen. Some or most said that his RKO was Phenomenal. AJ says it was so good that maybe it is all he needs to throw 29 other people over the top rope to win. AJ says that includes Orton, Brock Lesnar...

Drew McIntyre makes his way to the stage.

Drew says that includes Drew McIntyre. He says he has had a few tough weeks with his opponents. He had to deal with the conga line last week and he overcame that. Drew says he is seeking some bigger opponents. He says that he sees Randy Orton and AJ Styles in the ring with an RKO comparison contest. Drew says his Claymore is bigger. He wants to show who is the favorite to win the Royal Rumble. Drew asks if the people want to see them talk all night or do you want to see a Triple Threat Match?

Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles versus Drew McIntyre

Orton sends Drew to the floor and then Randy sends AJ to the apron. Styles goes for a springboard move and Orton with a forearm. Luke Gallows pulls AJ to the floor to stop an IEDDT. Orton with an RKO to Anderson and Drew with a Claymore to Gallows.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Drew chops AJ on the turnbuckles and then sets for a superplex but AJ crotches Drew. AJ chops and punches Drew. Orton punches AJ and kicks Drew. Orton sets for a superplex on Styles but Drew hangs from the turnbuckles and hits a hanging German suplex on Orton at the same time. Drew punches AJ and Orton punches Drew. AJ kicks Orton and Drew kicks AJ. Drew punches Orton and AJ with a double thrust to Drew followed by an enzuigiri. Orton clotheslines AJ. Drew with a head butt to knock Orton to the mat and then Drew head butts AJ. Drew with a Future Shock DDT to AJ and then Drew sets for a Claymore but Orton drop kicks Drew and sends him to the floor.

Drew trips Orton and sends him into the ringside barrier and apron. Drew runs Orton into the ringside barrier and AJ with a slingshot forearm. Orton with a backdrop driver onto the ringside barrier. AJ sends Drew into the ring post. Orton picks up the ring steps and he hits Drew with them. Styles returns to the ring and Orton drops the ring steps. AJ with a kick to Orton and an IEDDT to Randy. AJ mocks Orton's RKO set up and he waits for Randy to get up but Orton blocks it. AJ with a Pele Kick. Orton avoids an RKO again and he kicks AJ in the midsection. Orton sets for the Styles Clash and Orton hits it for a near fall.

Orton walks around the ring and he twists to the mat and goes for the RKO but Styles with a rollup for a near fall. Orton with an RKO but Drew with a Claymore to Orton and Drew gets the three count on AJ.

Winner: Drew McIntyre

After the match, Drew stands tall for a pop as the music hits. We go to replays. Drew stands tall in the corner as Lawler predicts him to win the Rumble Match later this month. We go to commercial.

- We are back with a look at the return of the Big Show last week.

Backstage:

Akam and Rezar talk in the locker room and Seth Rollins enters. He says he hopes that you are as excited about tonight as he is. Opportunities like this don't come along that often. This fist fight is an opportunity. This will be a demonstration. If you are not with us, you are against us. It would behoove you to be with them because nothing and no one can stop them. Can Kevin Owens stop them? Can Samoa Joe stop them? Can Big Show stop them? This is unstoppable. This is the destiny of Monday Night Raw. Seth says he has sacrificed everything. He has sacrificed more than anyone can understand to ensure that destiny stays intact. They must impose their will. They must show what happens when you do not embrace the Monday Night Messiah.

- We go back to the ring and out first comes Ricochet to a pop. Back to commercial.

Ricochet vs. Mojo Rawley

Ricochet with a waist lock but Mojo with a take down. Ricochet with a handstand head scissors and drop kick. Mojo with a knee to the midsection. Ricochet sends Mojo over the top rope to the floor. Ricochet with a springboard drop kick to knock Mojo off the apron. Ricochet with a flip dive onto Mojo. Mojo avoids a springboard move and Mojo hits a running shoulder tackle for a near fall. Mojo with shoulders in the corner. Mojo with a gutwrench suplex and a punch in the corner.

Mojo with a splash into the corner. Mojo goes for an Alabama Slam but Ricochet holds on to the ropes. Ricochet with a shoulder from the apron followed by a kick into the turnbuckle that Mojo's head was resting on. Ricochet with a springboard cross body but Mojo catches Ricochet. Ricochet lands on his feet and hits Recoil. Ricochet goes up top for the 630 splash and the three count.

Winner: Ricochet

Backstage:

The Street Profits are in the back and Montez says Ricochet is making the impossible possible. Montez wants to call the show Monday Night Smoke. Samoa Joe, Kevin Owens, and the Big Show are getting ready for their Fist Fight. Montez asks Angelo who is his pick. Angelo says he is working on his Oscar ballot. Montez says the Oscars might have the stars, but WWE has the constellations.

- Charlotte Flair makes her way to the ring as we go to commercial.

Charlotte Flair vs. Sarah Logan

harlotte with a boot to the head as the bell rings. Charlotte goes for the figure four but Sarah gets to the ropes and goes to the floor. Charlotte goes after Sarah on the floor and punches and chops Logan. Sarah and Charlotte exchange forearms. Charlotte with a chop and Sarah blocks a Fallaway Slam on the floor. They continue to fight as the referee continues to count. Sarah grabs Charlotte by the hair and Charlotte is sent back into the ring. Charlotte with a back breaker and flatliner into the turnbuckles. Charlotte with a figure four and she bridges to force Sarah to tap out.

Winner: Charlotte Flair

After the match, Flair stands tall over Logan as her music starts up. Flair calls for her robe, a different robe from last week, and puts it on while still standing over Logan. Flair grabs Logan and tosses her over the top rope to the floor as if they were in the Rumble already.

- Still to come, Becky Lynch and Asuka sign their Royal Rumble contract. Also, our Fist Fight main event, plus an appearance by WWE Champion Brock Lesnar. Back to commercial.

Backstage:

We are back...stage and Samoa Joe and Kevin Owens are talking about the rules and Joe says not to worry about the rules. Joe says when we are in a fight, our opponents are on the ground. Big Show shows up and he tells Kevin not to stress about the rules. Show says we have this and he has a size 7X fist. Show says this needs to reintroduce itself to Seth Rollins. Kevin and Joe like the plan.

In the Arena:

Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman make their way to the ring.

Paul says y'all need to show some preciation for the champeen. Paul introduces himself and his client to the men, women, and things of Kentucky. Paul points out how he insulted the crowd but they repeat what he says. He says he is the advocate for the... The crowd does not appreciate Paul so Paul and Brock leave the ring.

Paul says his client does not suck. They return to the ring. Paul says we are going to start over. Paul says they broke the biggest news of 2020 that Brock was going to enter the Royal Rumble as the WWE Champion and that he would be entering first. His client will have to go through 29 other competitors, none of whom are worthy to step in the ring with him. Paul says that he told everyone that Brock would win the Royal Rumble. Paul says there is a streak going on in WWE, perhaps the greatest streak of all time. There once was a streak, but that was conquered at Wrestlemania 30 by Brock Lesnar.

Paul says his spoilers are all about Brock Lesnar matches and they come to life. These spoilers are written by, encouraged by, implemented by, and executed by Brock Lesnar. Brock Lesnar is not going to buy a Royal Rumble victory. Brock is going to dominate at the Royal Rumble. Brock will eviscerate 29 other very capable men. Brock will conquer the WWE Universe and he will prove that anyone who doubts his spoilers will be proven false. Paul says his spoilers will tell the future and it will set you free.

Heyman goes on and on with more of the same stuff he always says until the music interrupts and out comes WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth.

Truth enters the ring and Lesnar stares him down. Truth is glad Heyman called him out here because he's about to set it off. Truth says Lesnar may be the favorite to win the Rumble, but his childhood hero John Cena taught him to never give up. Fans popped at Cena's name. Truth announces that the 24/7 487 7/11 I-95 South and Kentucky European TV Champion is officially in the Rumble now. Lesnar is just laughing at Truth. Truth goes on and mentions Heyman going over the top rope in the match. Lesnar continues to just laugh at Truth's comedy. Heyman informs Truth that he's not in the match, but Truth will have to go face to face with... Brock Lesnar. Truth clarifies with Heyman about Heyman not being in the match. My bad, Truth says. Truth officially un-declares his spot in the Rumble now, adding that he wasn't listening to Paul. Truth says Heyman talks a lot and his mouth has a motor on it.

Truth says Heyman also keeps giving away spoilers. Truth doesn't like spoilers. Truth isn't in the Rumble and doesn't want Brock taking him to Sioux Falls City. Heyman corrects him - it's Suplex City. Heyman yells that Truth isn't funny and nobody likes him. Lesnar steps up closer to Truth now. Truth asks him what's up. Truth then dances some as his music starts back up. Truth keeps asking what's up and the dancing continues until Lesnar drops him with a big shot. Lesnar drops Truth again with a big F5 in the middle of the ring. Lesnar grabs the 24/7 Title and laughs, then tosses it on top of Truth. Lesnar takes the mic and says that's what's up. Lesnar's music hits as he and Heyman march to the back. We go to replays. Lesnar and Heyman head to the back, stopping to look back at Truth in the ring, as we go back to commercial.

- Back from the break and we see what Brock Lesnar just did to R-Truth. Truth is being helped up the ramp to the back. Mojo Rawley runs down the ramp and levels Truth with a big shot. Mojo covers to win the 24/7 Title. Mojo stands tall with the title and talks trash about how anyone can come get the title from him if they want it, but he's not going anywhere.

- We go to footage from earlier tonight when Bobby Lashley and Lana arrived at the building. Charly Caruso asks them about their wedding and Lana says she cannot deal with this. Bobby asks Charly if she liked the wedding. Bobby asks Charly if she couldn't believe how ravishing Lana looked or how everything went wrong. Lana says everything was ruined. Her first ex-husband showed up. Then Bobby's ex-wife showed up. Then Liv Morgan showed up and tried to stop them. If you thought nothing could get worse, Rusev ruined everything. Lana says they have made two New Year's Resolution. They have accepted the fact that everyone is jealous and envious of their success. Second, they are going to crush Rusev.

Bobby Lashley and Lana make their way to the ring as we go to commercial.

Bobby Lashley vs. Rusev

Back from the break and out comes Rusev, who is all business tonight. The bell rings and they go at it. Rusev unloads and they go to the corner. Lashley turns it around and covers for a 2 count. Lashley keeps control as Lana looks on from ringside, all smiles. Lashley with more offense in the corner now. Rusev finally turns it around and unloads with quick strikes all over Lashley. Fans cheer Rusev on. Rusev levels Lashley with a clothesline next.

Rusev with a running splash into the corner. Rusev with a suplex in the middle of the ring. Lana looks a bit frustrated at ringside now. Rusev clubs Lashley down against the ropes and kicks him. Rusev with another big shot to the back. Rusev with thrusts in the corner now. Rusev tries to get the crowd riled up for another suplex in the middle of the ring. Rusev kicks Lashley into another corner. Rusev talks some trash and pushes Lashley's head around in the corner as the referee warns him. Rusev and Lana have some words now.

Rusev goes back to the corner and beats on Lashley. Rusev whips Lashley across the ring and runs into a boot to the face. Rusev counters Lashley and drops him again for a close 2 count. Lashley goes to the floor for a breather as Lana screams out, telling him to get it together. Lashley comes back in after a thumb to the eye. Lashley knocks Rusev out of the ring. The referee counts. Lashley tries to go out but the referee stops him. Lashley makes his way out anyway, runs around the ring and hits a big Spear on the floor. Back to commercial.

We are back and Lashley with a reverse chin lock. Lashley with a slam and then he stands on Rusev's throat but Rusev goes for an ankle lock. Lashley with an elbow to Rusev. Lashley sends Rusev into the turnbuckles and then sends the leg into the ring post. Lashley with a kick to the leg and Rusev with punches. Lashley with more punches. Lashley goes for a slam but Rusev escapes and Rusev with a boot to the head. Lashley misses a shoulder in the corner and hits the ring post. Rusev with punches and a short arm clothesline. Rusev with another clothesline followed by a Samoan drop. Rusev with a splash into the corner followed by an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Rusev misses a Machka Kick and Lashley with a German suplex and Rusev lands on his feet. Rusev with a Machka Kick. Rusev with a boot to the back and he sets for the Accolade but Lana gets on the apron. Lashley hits Rusev in the back of the leg.

Both men with clotheslines and both men are down, and while they are in the ring recovering, Liv Morgan makes her wayto confront Lana.

They stare each other down. Liv dares Lana to hit her. Lana stalls and then grabs a drink from a fan in the front row. She splashes it in Liv's face, decks her and then launches her into the barrier. Lana talks trash to Liv while she's down. Lashley takes advantage of the distraction in the ring and levels Rusev with a big Spear for the pin to win.

Winner: Bobby Lashley

- After the match, the music hits as Lana and Lashley quickly exit to the stage. They kiss and then head to the back as we go to replays. Rusev and Liv recover as we go to commercial.

Backstage:

We are back and Charly Caruso is interrupted by Bobby Lashley and Lana. Bobby says that they have a bigger problem to deal with than Rusev. Lana talks about the troll and stalker Liv Morgan. She comes out during her Bobby's match and she tries to intimidate him. Lana says they have a huge situation to settle. Lana makes a challenge for next week to have a mixed challenge. Bobby and her against Liv and Rusev. Bobby wants to know what the hell is she doing. Lana says she won't be intimidated.

In the Arena:

The Viking Raiders make their way to the ring and Erik says same week same story. Anyone who challenges us gets put down. We have proven our dominance throughout the entire Raw tag team division. Ivar says tonight they dare any team to try and stop us. Let the raid begin.

Out come Samir Singh and Sunil Singh...

The Viking Raiders vs. Samir Singh and Sunil Singh

Ivar and Erik slam toss Sunil into Samir before they can enter the ring. The match starts and Ivar slams Samir and Sunil and then Erik slams Ivar onto both of them. They hit the Viking Experience for the three count.

Winners: The Viking Raiders

Backstage:

We go to Rusev and Liv Morgan in the back and Rusev calls them a waste of breath. Bob and Lana deserve each other. You want a fight? You deserve each other. He will fight you no matter what. Liv says she doesn't make promises she won't keep. Liv says she is the living embodiment of your kharma and kharma is a bitch.

We go to commercial.

In the Arena:

Back from the break and Vic sends us to Lawler in the ring, where the table and chairs for a contract signing are set up. Lawler brings out RAW Women's Champion Becky Lynch first. Lawler asks if she wants to say something about her Royal Rumble match, but she doesn't speak and just takes a seat at the table. WWE Women's Tag Team Champions The Kabuki Warriors are out next - Asuka with Kairi Sane.

Asuka speaks some in Japanese and then sits down. Sane taunts Becky with her umbrella and Becky grabs it, intimidating Sane to leave the ring. They both sign the contract. Becky says may the best woman win. Asuka suddenly spits her mist in Becky's face. Becky goes own as Asuka talks trash in Japanese. Asuka and Sane exit the ring as Lynch screams out in pain. Medics rush over to tend to Becky as The Kabuki Warriors head up the ramp, smiling and laughing back at The Man. We go to replays.

Lynch is still in pain but she's demanding the microphone. Fans chant her name. Lynch finally gets the mic after they have cleaned most of the mist off her. Lynch says the awards and the acclaims are just poising for someone who likes to fight like her. She goes on and says Asuka is the most dangerous woman she's ever faced. Becky goes on with threats and says if she has to go down again to Asuka at the Rumble, she's going down swinging and she swears to God she will take Asuka with her. She smacks at the camera and tosses the mic, then heads to the back as medics continue to check on her. Back to commercial.

Backstage:

Back from the break and we see what happened last week when Rey Mysterio attacked WWE United States Champion Andrade after Rey had his mask snatched off. Rey vs. Andrade for the title in a Ladder Match is announced for next week. Sarah Schreiber is backstage with Andrade and Zelina Vega now. Vega interrupts and says Schreiber isn't qualified to speak to them. Vega goes on about Rey and how they will win once again next week. Charly is backstage with Rey now. He runs Andrade down and mentions how Andrade tried to take out Humberto Carrillo previously. Rey is all for the idea of a Ladder Match. Rey says he's not only taking back his title next week, more importantly he's taking it back from Andrade.

- Vic leads us to a video package on the feud between Aleister Black and Buddy Murphy. Black says to some he is good and to some he is evil. Buddy Murphy says he was WWE's best kept secret but now he is the hottest property. Black says that Mr. Murphy proved to be his perfect opponent. Buddy says he learned the lesson in the rematch. It was his moment but he dealt with obsessed men. Black asks if you have shown your true colors. Buddy says he is better than Aleister Black. He knows it and Aleister knows it. Buddy says he is so far in Aleister's head, all he had to do was knock on his door.

Aleister Black vs. Buddy Murphy

We go back to the ring and out first comes Aleister Black. We get another commercial break before the third TV meeting between these two.

Back from the break and out comes Buddy Murphy as Black waits in the ring. The bell rings and they continue staring each other down. They meet in the middle of the ring and taunt each other while talking trash. Black levels Murphy with a huge back elbow first. They go at it. Black unloads but Murphy with a big kick. They stop and stare but Black comes back with more kicks. Murphy goes to the floor for a breather and Black follows, beating Murphy around the ringside area. Murphy fights back but Black kicks him against the barrier.

Black brings it back into the ring but Murphy kicks him in the head, sending him down to the mat. Murphy goes to the floor to re-group again. Black follows and kicks Murphy in the head. Black fights Murphy up the ramp now as the referee counts. Murphy drops Black on the ramp and he lands hard on the steel. Murphy sends Black into the barrier. Murphy breaks the count and goes right back to work, beating Black around the ringside area.

Black fights back with a kick but Murphy stays on top of him. Murphy goes on top of the barrier but Black kicks him off with a big kick, sending Murphy to the floor. Black brings it back into the ring for a 1 count. They tangle in the ring again. Black with a kick from the apron. Black goes to the top but lands on his feet from a stomp attempt. Murphy counters again and dropkicks Black, sending him hard into the corner and the post. Murphy with a hard suplex from the ramp and the corner to the floor, hitting the barrier. We go to commercial with Murphy in control on the floor.

We are back and Murphy tries to power bomb Black on the floor but Black counters with a double stomp and a running drop kick. Black with a running boot that sends him into the crowd. Black sends Murphy back into the ring and Black with punches and kicks. Black with a leg sweep and a running boot to the head. Black with a slam for a near fall. Black picks Murphy up with his boot but Murphy grabs the boot. Murphy goes for Murphy's law but Black goes for a rollup and Murphy uses the tights for leverage and the referee does not make the count. Black with a knee for a near fall.

Murphy with an elbow from the apron and Black avoids being sent into the turnbuckles. Murphy with an enzuigiri that sends Black to the mat. Murphy goes up top and Black leaps onto the turnbuckles but Murphy drops Black face first onto the mat. Black kicks Murphy off the turnbuckles and into the ringside barrier. Murphy gets back into the ring before the ten count. They stare each other down and exchange forearms. Murphy with a back heel kick and a stomp to the floor. Black with kicks and elbows. Black with a thrust kick and he goes for a quebrada but Murphy with a kick to the midsection and Murphy's Law but Black gets his foot on the rope to stop the count. Murphy tries to hit Murphy's Law again but Black collapses to the mat.

Murphy mocks Black and tries to lift up Black but Murphy misses. Black hits a spinning back heel kick for a near fall. Black sets for a running Black Mass for the three count.

Winner: Aleister Black

After the match, Black stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays. A frustrated Murphy sits up against the barrier on the outside as Black stares at the camera from the ring.

- Still to come, the first-ever Fist Fight in WWE. Back to commercial.

- We are back and next week Brock Lesnar will be on RAW. Bobby Lashley and Lana will face Rusev and Liv Morgan. Rey Mysterio will face Andrade for the United States Championship in a ladder match.

Erick Rowan vs. Rupp Arena Victim

We see Buddy Murphy still at ringside as Erick Rowan makes his way to the ring. Charly Caruso has a question for Buddy and he says not now.

Rowan sends his opponent to the floor and then connects with a back elbow. Rowan sends his opponent into the ringside barrier. Rowan says he wants to show him. Rowan reaches into the cage but it bites Rowan in the hand and he is bleeding. Rowan gets back into the ring and hits a splash into the corner followed by a claw slam for the three count.

Winner: Erick Rowan

- We see Seth Rollins & The AOP walking in the back as we go to commercial.

Fist Fight: Seth Rollins & AOP vs. Big Show, Samoa Joe & Kevin Owens

Back from the break and it's time for the main event as Big Show makes his way out first. Show is suddenly attacked at ringside by Seth Rollins and The Authors of Pain - Akam and Rezar.

Samoa Joe and Kevin Owens run down with kendo sticks to make the save while Owens' music plays. The bell rings as Show brings Rollins in the ring to beat him up. Show with kendo stick shots. Show grabs a table and leans it in the corner. We see Joe and Akam brawling behind the announcers while Rezar and Owens brawl on the stage. Show with a big chop to Rollins at ringside.

Rollins counters Show and sends him into the ring post. We see Owens run up the LED curve of the stage and leap off, taking down Joe and AOP on the side of the stage. Joe runs the stage and puts Akam through a table off the side of the stage for a big pop. Show beats Rollins back out of the ring. We see Buddy Murphy still at ringside, against the barrier in a daze, staring off. Rollins begs him for help as Show yanks him back into the ring. Show with a chokeslam in the middle of the ring for another pop.

Show readies for the knockout punch to Rollins but Murphy runs in with a low blow from behind. Rollins is shocked. Rollins and Murphy team up to put Show through the table in the corner now. Rollins is still shocked at Murphy's help. Rezar fights Owens to the stage but Joe makes the save. Akam and Rezar beat Joe on top of the announce table now. Owens fights back but AOP grabs him and chokeslams him through Joe and the announce table at once. We go back to the ring and Show is trying to get up. Rollins goes for a Stomp but Show sends him to the corner. Show launches Murphy over the top rope to the floor now.

Show with a shot to Rollins in the corner. Show climbs up but AOP runs in and attacks from behind. AOP powerbombs Show from the corner to the mat. Murphy comes back in and picks Show up into position, allowing Rollins to nails the Stomp on Show in the middle of the ring. The referee calls the match as all three members of Team Big Show are still down.

Winners: Seth Rollins and AOP

- After the match, Rollins celebrates and hugs AOP as his music hits. Rollins stares down Murphy now. Rollins opens his arms for the embrace and Murphy thinks about it for just a second. Murphy hugs Rollins back and says some words to him in his ear. Lawler says The Monday Night Messiah must have a new disciple now. Rollins, Murphy and AOP stand tall together in the middle of the ring, raising their arms in the air. We go to replays. Team Rollins continues standing tall over Big Show as we see him trying to recover. Vic hypes next Monday's go-home edition of RAW. RAW goes off the air with Rollins, Murphy, Akam and Rezar standing together in the middle of the ring.

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