Monday, June 22, 2020

WWE RAW Results - June 22, 2020

WWE RAW Results - June 15, 2020
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre makes his way to the ring to start this week's episode of Monday Night RAW!



Drew welcomes everyone to Raw and tonight it is Championship Monday. Last week, R Truth accepted a winner take all match where his title was on the line. With the future of the title in R Truth's hands, he is still champion. That was the past. Now we have to look to the future.

Dolph Ziggler makes his way to the ring.

Dolph says Drew is excited to see him. Dolph says AJ Styles was traded to Smackdown and in return, Raw gets yours truly and his tag team partner, Robert Roode. Dolph says Raw got the better deal and he says that he is happy to see Drew with the title. He wanted to make sure Drew had the title until he got his chance.

Dolph asks Drew if he forgot the Drew McIntyre redemption story. You were fired years ago and you would have been done if it wasn't for Dolph Ziggler. Dolph says he picked Drew up and brought him to Raw. You are on Raw because of him. They became dominant tag team champions because of him. Now, you are the dominant WWE Champion... because of me. Dolph says he knows that you need a challenger for Extreme Rules. All he asks in return is what he is owed.

Drew says in your mind, you are responsible for all of Drew's success. That is some nice revisionist history. Since we split apart, it hasn't been smooth sailing. Without Big Daddy Claymore watching your back, you lost a lot. Drew tells Dolph to look at him when he talks to him. You aren't untalented, but you have become what we used to despise. You have become and entitled jackasss. Drew says he needs an opponent for Extreme Rules. You callled me the Scottish Pyschopath. Imagine what I can do with this title on the line. How far will I go to keep this title. Do you want this match.

Drew says it's official. Dolph wants the match. It will be Drew McIntyre versus Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Championship.

- Samoa Joe starts to talk about the Women's Title Match between Asuka and Charlotte Flair and Nia Jax makes her way to the ring and she goes into the ring with a steel chair. We go to commercial.

In the Arena:

Back from the break and Nia Jax is in the ring complaining about unfairness. The music interrupts and out comes WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth to interrupt. Jax isn't in the mood for his stuff tonight. Akira Tozawa suddenly appears behind the announcers, taunting Truth. His ninjas also appear and they chase Truth away. Jax is still in the ring with her mic.

Jax goes on about Charlotte Flair getting what she wants, even if she doesn't deserve it. Jax says she was cheated at Backlash and screwed over again by another referee. Jax says Flair gets what she wants because her dad is WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. Flair makes her way out now. They have more words and Flair strikes first. Jax fights back. Referees run down to break it up but Flair drops Jax with a big boot to the head. The brawl is broken up.

- We get a look back at the feud between The Viking Raiders and The Street Profits. The two teams are backstage now. They are friends but when the bell rings, it's on, fam. The two teams go on and walk off as Zelina Vega walks up. Back to commercial.

The Viking Raiders vs. The Street Profits for the Raw Tag Team Championships

Dawkins and Ivar start off and Dawkins and Ivar with leap frogs but Dawkins with a shoulder tackle and drop kick. Ivar with a spin kick and Erik tags in. Ivar with a clothesline and a running double knee strike to Dawkins. Erik runs Ivar into Dawkins for a near fall. Dawkins with a punch and Ford tags in. Ford leaps over Erik and hits a drop kick. Ford goes for a flip dive but Erik catches Ford and tosses him into Dawkins on the floor.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Ivar with a knee to Ford. Ivar with punches in the corner and he tags Erik back in. Ford avoids Erik and Ivar and Dawkins tags in. Dawkins with clotheslines to Erik and a splash to Ivar. Dawkins with a drop kick and bulldog. Ford and Dawkins with the Viking Experience to Erik. Ivar breaks up the cover and sends Dawkins to the floor. Ivar tags in and he hits a handspring back elbow and he knocks Dawkins off the apron. Ford and Ivar with cartwheels and Ford with an enzuigiri but Ivar with a kick. Everyone with cartwheels and then Erik hits a power bomb and power slam to Ford and Dawkins. Ivar goes up top and misses a frog splash on Dawkins. Dawkins with Cash Out.

Dawkins with a spear to Erik as Ford hits a frog splash for the three count.

Winners: The Street Profits

After the match, Ford and Dawkins stand tall as their music hits. We go to replays. The champs raise the titles up as Erik and Ivar approach. All four competitors hug in the middle of the ring now. We get more replays of the finish. Angel Garza and Andrade suddenly attack Ford and Dawkins as Zelina Vega looks on. Erik and Ivar rush back to help make the save but Andrade and Vega taunt them all from the floor now as the crowd boos.

- Seth Rollins is backstage with Austin Theory and Murphy. Rollins says he has a message for Rey Mysterio tonight and soon all will be revealed. Rollins stares straight ahead as Theory and Murphy walk away. Back to commercial.

- We are back with a look at what happened when Rey's son Dominik attacked Seth Rollins last week.

Backstage:

Seth Rollins is still standing in the back and he says sometimes in life, we are destined for roles beyond our choices. I did not choose to be the Monday Night Messiah, just as Rey did not choose to be a sacrifice. The difference between you and I is that I have embraced by role in the greater good, while you have been defiant and defiance breeds suffering. The saddest part of all of this is that you have allowed your son to get involved in this situation. I want you to know that whatever becomes of you or your son, from this point forward is on you. It is guilt on you. The greater good is coming to us all and there is nothing to stop it. I have heard it said that legends never die, but they sure as hell can outlive their welcome.

- We take a look at what happened between Nia Jax and Charlotte Flair earlier this hour.

Backstage:

We see Charlotte Flair leaving the trainer's room and Charly Caruso asks Charlotte if she thought about postponing the match. Charlotte says she will be fine when she holds up that title belt.

We see Zelina Vega, Angel Garza, and Andrade in the back and Charly Caruso says it was surprising to see you working as a cohesive unit. What caused that unprovoked attack? Angel says when you know what you want, you have to take risks. It is like with a beautiful woman and you look deep into her eyes. Zelina tells Angel there is no time for that. She tells Two Buck Chuck that you are looking at a united front. They have taken their differences and turned it into strength. They will go after a common prize. Andrade mentions the Raw Tag Titles.

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

RAW Women's Title Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka

They lock up and Charlotte with a side head lock. Charlotte with a shoulder tackle to Asuka followed by a kick to the head. Charlotte sends Asuka into the turnbuckles and then Charlotte kicks Asuka in the corner.

We see Nia watching in the back, but she is standing up.

Asuka with kicks and an arm bar. Charlotte with forearms but Asuka with an arm wringer into the mat. Asuka with kicks to the shoulder but she misses a hip attack and gets caught in the ropes. Charlotte with a punch. Charlotte goes to the apron and Asuka drops the injured arm on the top rope. Asuka with a sliding kick to Charlotte from the apron. Asuka goes for a drop kick but misses and Charlotte with a kick on the floor. They return to the ring and Charlotte gets a near fall. Charlotte with a figure four head scissors and she drives Asuka's head into the mat. Charlotte rolls back over and maintains the figure four head scissors. Charlotte rolls Asuka over.

Charlotte goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault but Asuka moves and Charlotte knows enough to land on her feet. Charlotte with a back breaker and she sends Asuka into the turnbuckles. Asuka rolls to the floor and we go to commercial.

We are back and Charlotte chokes Asuka from the apron. Charlotte with chops and punches. Charlotte misses a forearm and Asuka with a German suplex. Asuka with kicks to the injured shoulder. Charlote has a chop blocked. Asuka misses a round kick and Charlotte with a boot to Asuka. Asuka sends Charlotte into the turnbuckle shoulder first and Charlotte with a cross arm breaker but Charlotte is able to prevent the hold from being fully applied. Charlotte gets to the ropes. Charlotte with a spear but Asuka gets her hand on the rope to stpo the count. Asuka with an inside cradle for a near fall.

Asuka with a triangle but Charlotte picks up Asuka and hits a sit out power bomb but Asuka applies the Asuka Lock. Charlotte taps out.

Winner: Asuka

Nia Jax is in the back and she is asked by Charly Caruso if she feels that her actions earlier had an influence in the outcome. Nia says it would be a real shame for someone to kick the Queen while she is down.

We go to commercial.

- We take a look back at what happened last week to Christian at the forearm of Ric Flair and boot of Randy Orton.

In the Arena:

Edge is in a ring on the back and he says you won at Backlash, but you didn't live up to your claim of being a better natural wrestler. You hit me with an RKO and tore my tricep off the bone. I kept fighting. You will say that you kept me around to prove a point, but that is bulls***. I saw it in your eyes when I was about to hit you with the anti-venom. Then you hit me with a coincidental low blow. I watched Raw last week and saw Randy call himself the greatest wrestler because he won the greatest wrestling match. Yell it from the mountaintop and put it on whatever you want.

I expect to beat you. Edge says he is disappointed he didn't see the low blow coming and he is disappointed he didn't do it first. That isn't going to happen again. You said I lit a fire your gut and I reminded you that you are the Legend Killer. This match and this injury. Not being able to pick up my daughters on Father's Day. It showed me that I needed to open a side of me that has been dormant for years. When you backed Jay into a corner and questioned his manhood and challenged him to a match when he was not medically cleared.

We have been friends for 36 years. He has walked through every trial and tribulation in his life. When you did that, you attacked a man who was excited to be back doing what he loved to do. Edge says he is thankful. Edge says he will sink to any level to get what he wants. He does not care how many backs he bruises to get to the top. He does not care about winning a match now. He says he will embarrass and emasculate you. You are going to wish that Cowboy Bob was firing blanks on the night you were conceived.

Your children will ask you if you are okay. You and your wife won't be able to look each other in the eyes because you know it will be coming. Edge says his voice is going to be added to the chorus in your head. I will make sure that every aspect of your life is destroyed. He will destroy it from the inside. You have no idea what you have done. You have woken up the evil. You woke up the Rated R Superstar. Get some sleep while you can Randy.

Backstage:

Randy Orton is approached by Charly Caruso. Randy asks Charly if she knows what a snake does when it is threatened. It will bite and it will strike wildly and blindly. It will defend its clutch of eggs and do what it takes to survive. Edge and Christian try to have their comebacks at Randy's expense. Randy says he will do what he has to do to defend his family and his livelihood. He will do what he has to do to survive. That is mother nature. Randy says he hopes Edge and Christian have full recoveries and they live long and full lives. As long as they do it far far far far away from him. Randy says he has something to discuss with the Nature Boy.

We go to commercial.

Backstage:

We are back and Charly Caruso stops Charlotte and asks her how to handle this loss. Charlotte says she gives Asuka credit for targeting the arm. Nia Jax attacks Charlotte from behind and sends her into a ring apron. Nia asks Charlotte if her arm hurts. NIa slams the top of a storage unit onto Charlotte's arm.

Akira Tozawa (with ninjas) vs. R Truth for the 24/7 Title

Lashley and MVP show up at ringside before the bell rings and Bobby DESTROYS the ninjas. Lashley then puts Truth in the full nelson.

As Lashley leaves, Tozawa, who was hiding under the ring, pinned an unconscious Truth to win the title.

Winner and NEW 24/7 Champion: Akira Tozawa

Backstage:

Natalya shows up and she says that Charlotte's arm looked so bad and with Becky Lynch on Diaper Duty, Raw needs her leadership. Natalya says Sarah dropped the ball because she had a huge announcement to make. Natalya says you will have to wait beacuse she has a huge announcement. We go to commercial.

Liv Morgan vs. Natalya (with Lana)

They lock up and Natalya with a discus clothesline for a near fall. Natalya with a back breaker and Liv grabs the ropes to force the hold to be released. Natalya knocks Liv off the apron. Liv with a head scissors to Natalya that sends her into the ring steps. Liv sends Natalya back into the ring but Lana distracts Liv and Natalya clips Liv and Natalya with a Sharpshooter that forces Liv to tap out.

Winner: Natalya

After the bell, Natalya refuses to let go of the submission until the referee warns her. The music hits as Natalya goes to the floor to celebrate with Lana. They leave together as Liv recovers in the ring.

Backstage:

Charly Caruso stops Big Show and asks if he thought he would be fighting off ninjas with the tag team champions. Show says when you think you have seen everything, then you see ninjas. Show says he came by to say hello to some friends. Show mentions his show on Netflix. He is not here about fun tonight. He says people forget too soon that behind this fun exterior, there is one heartless, angry giant. When that guy comes out, he can do what he wants to anyone he wants and there is nothing that you can do about that. The World's Largest Athlete is going to sit in the back because there is a Big Heartless Giant going to the ring.

- Ric Flair makes his way to the ring as we go to commercial.

In the Arena:

Ric Flair is in the ring and he says his daughter was injured. When she comes back, Nia Jax you are going to wish you live in another environment. You are going to be in a lot of trouble.

Ric turns his attention to Randy Orton. Ric says people ask him who is the greatest performer in the business today. It is not arguable. Everyone wants to be the best but only one can be. Today it is Randy Orton. Last week, in a 24 hour period, he took Edge and Christian and punted them into retirement. Randy is the apex predator and he is the greatest. Ric wants to tell him in front of everyone.

Ric says that Randy Orton is the most dominant and most vicious performer in WWE. Ric says that Randy is the greatest performer in the history of the WWE.

Randy thanks Ric for the words. It is nostalgic that they are in the ring together. They are half of Evolution. Sometimes, nostalgia can be confused with legacy. It was nostalgic that you showed that you were the dirtiest player in the game. It was nostalgic that he punted Christian for wanting one more match. It was nostalgic for what he did to Edge. To be called the Legend Killer again, is not nostalgic. It cements his legacy. In two days, he became the greatest wrestler and he euthanized two men in Christian and Edge. Randy says him and the voices in his head are loving hearing him being called the greatest.

Big Show makes his way to the ring and he says that is enough.

Show says he will not let Flair glamorize what Randy did to his friends. You are going to pay for what you did. Show says that Randy has been a narcassistic parasite since day one. Now you are using Ric Flair, a man he once respected. You have latched on to competitors who made you better, like Edge. You lack the self discipline and motivation to be better. You don't care about Edge and Christian or their families. Once you get what you want, you leave the host to die. We know that Edge isn't done and Edge will pay you back for everything that you have done.

Edge won't have the satisfaction of doing it alone. This pissed off Giant is going to break every bone in your body.

Randy says Show is not going to touch a hair on his head because Flair paved the way for him. You are not going to touch a hair on my head because we came up together. Randy says he is impressed with what Show has achieved. You are a future Hall of Famer. Some might say,that you are a legend. Randy says he didn't expect that kicking two of your friends in the head would make you react this way, but it would be a shame for you to end up the same wawy.

Show tells Randy to square up but Orton leaves the ring. He says he gave you a shot. Look at what he has done and you know what he is capable of. Randy says he is focused and motivated. What happens next is on you. Orton and Flair leave as Orton's music plays.

- We see what happened last week between Sasha Banks and Bayley and The IIconics. The champs are shown backstage heading to the ring. Back to commercial.

WWE Women's Tag Team Titles Match: The IIconics vs. Sasha Banks and Bayley

Back from the break and out come the WWE Women's Tag Team Champions - Sasha Banks and SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley. The IIconics are out next - Peyton Royce and Billie Kay. We get formal ring introductions before the match.

The two teams argue as we get the bell. Banks turns around to a big boot from Kay for a close 2 count. Royce tags in for a double team but Bayley trips her from the floor. Bayley pulls Royce out and sends her face-first into the announce table. Banks and Bayley double team Kay in the ring now. Kay tangles with Bayley but Bayley rocks her and knocks Royce off the apron with a cheap shot. Kay takes advantage of a distraction and holds her, allowing Royce to deliver a big knee to the face. Bayley is laid out as we go back to commercial.

Back from the break and Kay works Bayley over in the middle of the ring. Bayley ducks a shot and nails Kay in the corner, knocking Royce off the apron. Bayley mocks The IIconics but Kay kicks her back from the corner. Royce tags in and hits a Fisherman's suplex for a close 2 count as Banks makes the save. Banks tosses Kay to the floor but Royce sends Banks to the floor. Bayley fights off Royce and whips her into a knee from Banks on the apron. Banks tags in and they double team Royce for a close 2 count as the crowd boos.

Bayley yells at the referee from the apron. Banks stalks Royce and stops her from tagging. Banks with a snap suplex. Banks pays tribute to WWE Hall of Famer Eddie Guerrero with Three Amigos but Royce blocks the third suplex and uses Banks to knock Bayley to the floor. Banks kicks out at 2. Kay runs in for the double team but Banks kicks her away, out of the ring. Banks ends up applying the Bank Statement to Royce for the submission win.

Winners: Sasha Banks and Bayley

After the match, Banks and Bayley celebrate with their titles as Kay sells the injury on the floor. We go to replays. Banks and Bayley are in the ring with mics now, bragging about their win. Banks admits she gets a little jealous when Bayley talks about both of her titles. Banks loves seeing her best friend happy but she wants to experience that as well. Banks steps to Bayley and says she wants a title match. A "yes!" chant starts up. Banks officially challenges... Asuka for the RAW Women's Title at Extreme Rules. The chants turn to boos now. The music interrupts and out comes Asuka now. Asuka enters the ring and yells at them in Japanese. Asuka says Banks is not the boss of her. Asuka accepts the challenge. Bayley suddenly attacks Asuka from the side and attacks her. Asuka gets double teamed now. Asuka fights them off but Banks drops her with a Backstabber, into the Bank Statement. Banks tightens the hold in the middle of the ring before breaking it. Banks stands tall and raises the RAW Women's Title over Asuka as her music starts back up. Banks and Bayley taunt Asuka with the titles.

Backstage:

Sarah Schreiber approaches MVP and Bobby Lashley backstage. She asks if Lashley was making a statement by attacking R-Truth. Lashley blames Truth on not being the WWE Champion and says this was their way of introducing the locker room to The Hurt Business. MVP addresses Apollo Crews and his trick he beat Shelton Benjamin with last week. MVP talks more about helping Crews be the best United States Champion and if he refuses that help, then that's on him. MVP walks off for The VIP Lounge and Lashley goes with him. Back to commercial.

- We are back and Liv Morgan is walking in the back and Ruby Riott stops her. Liv says not tonight. She says things have not gone her way and she doesn't need Ruby making things worse. Liv walks away.

In the Arena:

Montel Vontavious Porter is in the ring for the VIP Lounge. MVP welcomes the man who could be his newest client, Apollo Crews.

Porter says this feels right having the US Champion in the VIP Lounge. You said that if you weren't a fighting champion, you wouldn't be a champion at all. When you beat me to earn a spot in the Money in the Bank match, it made him respect Apollo. Then you blew out your knee and forfeited your spot in the ladder match. You need someone to help you navigate those bad decisions. This title is your opportunity to give your daughter the life she deserves.

Apollo says he got here without any help from you. I almost lost my career to get this title. Apollo says the answer is still no. MVP says Apollo can be one of the greatest. You don't have to defend the title every week. You can hold the title for a long time if you listen to him. Crews asks who is going to attack him tonight. He says he has been dealing with people like you all his career. Crews says he won't let the title change him. MVP tells Crews to do this for 343 days, not 3 weeks. I was nice two times. There won't be a third time. Whether you like it or not, the title is coming home where it belongs.

Shelton Benjamin comes to the ring and MVP wants to speak to Cres. Benjamin attacks Crews from behind and Crews is sent into the ring post. He tells Crews not to be vulernable in a two on one situation.

We go to commercial.

Apollo Crews vs. Shelton Benjamin

The match is joined in progress and Crews with a forearm. Benjamin with an Irish whip and Benjamin with a slingshot knee to Crews. Benjamin gets a near fall. Benjamin kicks Crews and then sends him shoulder first into the turnbuckles. Crews goes for a standing moonsault but Benjamin traps Crews with an arm bar submission. Benjamin and Crews go over the top rope to the floor. Crews sends Benjamin into the ring post. Crews with a kick and toss power bomb for the three count.

Winner: Apollo Crews

After the match, MVP tries to raise Crews' arm but Crews refuses. Bobby Lashley attacks Crews from behind and applies the full nelson.

- Rey Mysterio is in the back and Dominik shows up and Dominik asks if he is sure. Rey says they are going to show the Monday Night Messiah how the Mysterio family rolls. We go to commercial.

In the Arena:

We are back and Rey Mysterio and Dominick Mysterio make their way to the ring.

Rey says one of the most terrifying thing that can happen as a parent is not get a hold of their child. Last Monday, I tried calling you several times and I couldn't get in touch with you. It scared the hell out of me. When I found out where you were going, I didn't feel much better. Not even the most confident father expected their son to get out of a three on one situation, but you did. For that, I am proud of you. I am angry because you put yourself at risk. Mom was worried. You know the risks you take every time you walk in this ring. You know I am pissed off at what Seth Rollins did to me. Seth almost tried to blind me and I can accept that.

You may be bigger than me, but I am your father. Since you fought for me, it is time for me to fight for you. I got this one. I need to get revenge on Seth Rollins, but I need to do it myself.

Dominick says he understands where Rey is coming from, but he isn't going anywhere. Dominick says this is what a family looks like and this family wants a fight.

Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring...

You want a fight, well you are putting your Monday Night Messiah in a difficult position. Do I go to the ring and slaughter a father in front of his son? Do I go to that ring and make you watch while I sacrifice your boy. I don't know what to do. It isn't up to me. It is destiny and fate. You are in the same place at the same time. Two eyes are better than one.

Seth makes his way to the ring at a slow pace and then he drops down to his knees. Austin Theory and Murphy come out now to boos. Rollins says this is on Rey. Aleister Black and Humberto Carrillo suddenly attack Murphy and Theory on the ramp.

Dominick stands tall in the ring as Black and Carrillo take out the others in the ring. Carrillo leaps to the floor, taking out Theory and Murphy against the announce table. Rey returns to the ring with Dominick. Rey hits Rollins with 619 while Rollins is on the floor. Rey and Dominick double team Rollins on the floor now, dragging him over to the steel ring steps. Theory and Murphy make the save from behind. Rey and Dominick continue to try and put Rollins' eye into the steel but Theory and Murphy stop them. Rollins holds Dominick down and works him over a bit. Theory and Murphy hold Rey and make him watch while Rollins tries to put Dominick's eye into the steel. Carrillo and Black come over with steel chairs, forcing Rollins and his disciples to retreat up the ramp. Rollins and his disciples stand tall on the stage while Carrillo and Black guard the ring on the floor. Rey and Dominick stand together in the ring. RAW goes off the air.

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