WWE RAW Results (11/14) Louisville, KY – Tonight’s WWE RAW opens up on the USA Network with the standard video package. We’re now live from the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky as Vic Joseph welcomes us and the pyro hits. Joseph is joined at ringside by Corey Graves. They hype the show and we go right to the ring.
– We go to the ring for the opening segment as WWE United States Champion Seth Rollins makes his way out. Rollins dances to the ring as fans sing his entrance theme. We look back at the United States Title situation from last week’s show.
Seth welcomes everyone to Raw and he tells everyone who he is. Seth says he is still the United States Champion and then he cackles. Seth thanks Bobby. He says last week was crazy and wild. He put out an open challenge and he has competitors coming out of the woodwork.
People like Finn Balor, Mustafa Ali, Bobby Lashley, and Austin Theory, who tried to cash in his contract on this title. That didn’t work out too well for him and Seth cackles. Seth says he is sure that Austin will come out later and you can tell him how stupid he is. Seth says something is different about the title. The thing that is different is him. This is THE top prize on Monday nights. In the main event tonight, we are going to add to his legacy as US Champion he goes against a former friend and a former foe… Finn Balor.
Bobby Lashley comes out and he says he turned Selfie Boy into a punchline. The beating I gave you will continue until I get my United States Championship back. Seth tells Bobby that you decided to take my soul from my body instead of my title. Maybe it has something to do with your loss at Crown Jewel against Brock Lesnar.
Mustafa Ali comes out and a referee is doing his best Jurassic World training. Lashley tells Ali that the beatdown he gave him last week will pale in comparison to what I am going to do to you tonight. You need to leave before I hurt you. Ali goes after Lashley but Lashley with an elbow and he sends Ali over the top rope to the floor.
Lashley says that is a message to anyone to comes after him to stop him from getting the United States Title back. Ali leaps on Bobby’s back and Bobby sends Ali over the top rope to the floor.
Lashley says he doesn’t know if Ali is stupid or has guts. If you want an ass kicking, come in the ring.
We go to commercial.
Bobby Lashley vs. Mustafa Ali
The bell rings and Ali with a drop kick. Lashley sends Ali into the turnbuckles and the floor. Ali escapes from Lashley trying to run him into the ring post and Lashley hits the post. Ali is sent into the time keeper’s area and then he leaps on Lashley’s back. Lashley runs Ali into the ring post. Lashley breaks the count and then he sends Ali over the announce table. Ali appears to have hurt his wrist and he barely gets back in the ring before the ten count. Lashley with a Dominator. Lashley with punches and kicks. Lashley blocks a tornado DDT and hits a choke slam. Ali tries to get back to his feet but he falls to the mat.
Lashley picks up Ali and hits another choke slam. The referee asks Ali if he wants to continue. Lashey misses a shoulder in the corner when Ali floats over and Ali with a tornado DDT. Lashley with a spear and he sets for the full nelson.
Ali passes out.
Winner: Bobby Lashley
Cathy Kelley is in the back and she is with Mia Yim, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, and AJ Styles. She asks about retaliation. AJ says now that they have evened the odds, they are not worried. Luke says he is the reason why Mia agreed to team up with them because he has a way with the womenfolk. AJ says this has to end and they have been a thorn in his side since Wrestlemania. He wants a one on one match against Finn at Survivor Series. Karl says that Mia will take care of business tonight. Mia says she is going to the ring so she tells them to chill until she is done and they can celebrate.
We go to commercial.
Mia Yim vs. Tamina
As the match starts, Dominik and Rhea make their way into the aisle and Tamina hits Mia from behind and hits a splash into the corner. Tamina goes up top and misses a frog splash. Mia with forearms and kicks. Tamina misses a clothesline and Mia with a head scissors take down and a Yakuza kick. Mia with an Irish whip and forearm. Tamina with an uppercut while Bayley, Dakota, and Iyo watch MONITOR in the back. Mia with Eat Defeat for the three count.
Winner: Mia Yim
After the match, Rhea gets on the apron and she only teases entering the ring and she decides to go back to the floor.
Matt Riddle is playing with his bongos int eh back and he walks up to Cathy Kelley. Cathy asks about Elias and Riddle says Elias is working on getting their gigs ready. Chad Gable and Otis show up and Chad with a Shoooosh. Riddle responds with a BRO and they go back and forth until Chad stops it. Chad says the only thing more ridiculous than you clowns being in band is you being a tag team. I will put you down like my boy Otis did to Elias last week.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Mia Yim walks in the back and Dakota, Iyo, and Bayley. Dakota asks how could someone as talented as Mia could be forgotten for so long since she is the first to stand up to Rhea. Dakota says they decided to tell people who they are. Bayley says they can join them at War Games. Mia says she has no problems with Bianca, Asuka, and Alexa. Bayley tells her to thinks about it and Iyo tells her not to think too long.
AJ, Karl, and Luke show up and the Bayley Bunch walk away.
Chad Gable vs. Matt Riddle
Gable with a waist lock and take down into an ankle lock and front face lock. Gable backs Riddle into the corner and pushes him on the break. Gable with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Gable with a dragon screw leg whip. Riddle with kicks and Gable with another dragon screw. Riddle with a kick and a gutwrench suplex. Riddle goes for a back senton but Chad gets his knees up. Gable runs into an elbow and Riddle goes to the turnbuckles and Otis knocks off the top step and then gets on the bottom one and distracts Riddle. Gable with a German superplex and both men are down.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Gable works on the ankle. Gable with a kick to the knee and Riddle with a fisherman’s buster to Gable. They exchange forearms. Riddle with the advantage and he kicks Gable into the ropes and hits a jumping knee. Riddle with a forearm into the corner and another one. Riddle with an exploder and a back senton. Riddle misses a kick and Gable with a rollup. Riddle with a power bomb and a jumping knee for a near fall. Riddle sets for Bro Derek but Gable counters and he applies an ankle lock.
Riddle rolls through to escape. Riddle locks in a triangle on Gable and Gable goes for a power bomb but Riddle escapes. Gable with a wrist clutch DDT for a near fall. Gable goes up top and lands on his feet on a moonsault when Riddle moves. Riddle with an IEDDT. Riddle sets for the RKO but he kicks Otis from the apron. Gable with a rollup and Riddle lands on his feet. Gable with a back slide and his feet on the ropes along with help from Otis for the three count.
Winner: Chad Gable
We go to the locker room where Baron Corbin, John Layfield, and another person are playing poker. John is offered some Kentucky bourbon and he tells the person to leave. John says he has the finest Ugandan whiskey. Akira Tozawa sits down at the table and John tells Tozawa they are busy. Tozawa says he plays poker. Tozawa puts on sunglasses and John asks him if he ever played poker before or knows the rules and Tozawa says he has not and does not.
— Miz makes his way to the ring and it is his neighborhood.
We go to commercial.
The Miz TV:
We are back and Miz is with Byron Saxton in the ring for MizTV. Miz says this is a different episode of MizTV because he will relinquish his role as host to Byron and he will be Byron’s guest.
Byron welcomes Miz to the show. Byron talks about the footage and Miz points out it was hidden camera footage.
Miz says he has prepared a statement and Miz puts on some glasses. Miz says he regrets paying Dexter. He says he regrets paying Dexter Lumis. All he wanted was empathy. He says he has been here for 18 years and never called a day off or was injured. Miz says he would be in the ring even if he was injured. He never got a cheer or a pat on the back for trying to help Dexter get back on his feet. Miz says he has asked for very little. Dexter, he kept taking and taking until he could see no end in sight. He had to put an end to Dexter’s greediness.
Byron asks Miz why did he tell a different story to the private investigator.
Miz says he was telling a story to get it bought. He had to spin the truth to make it more interesting. Miz says he is a devoted father, a loving husband, and a man who was cooped up in his bedroom all weekend long because he was depressed about what was happening.
Johnny Gargano’s music interrupts and Johnny makes his way to the ring. Johnny says Miz wasn’t depressed, he was vacationing with his family in Cabo. Miz asks if he had people taking photos with him. Johnny says he saw Maryse posting photos on the internet. Miz says he was depressed in his hotel room. Johnny says no one cares about you because you take the easy way out. Why would you do things the right way? You could hire Dexter to do what you wanted. You got caught up in the lie and stopped paying Dexter.
Byron asks Johnny to continue.
Johnny asks Miz if he is paying Byron. He wants to know why Johnny is in all of this. You are trying to get in on this so people will chant “Johnny Wrestling” (and the crowd does it) Johnny says he loves that chant, but the truth is . . . MIKE, that you are a compulsive liar. You lie about everything. You are lying to yourself if you think you are pulling that off, Mr. Rogers. Mr. Rogers admits when he is wrong and is a good guy.
Miz says he is a good guy. Miz says he is SORRY. Can we move on so he can be the cornerstone of the company and a role model for his children. Johnny tells Miz to pay Dexter what he deserves. Johnny says he talked to WWE Officials and they thought the footage was convincing so this will end in two weeks when Miz faces Dexter Lumis. If Dexter wins, you have to pay him everything you owe him and he gets a WWE contract.
Miz tells Johnny to tell Dexter that it will be all over and it will be AWESOME. Johnny tells Miz to tell Dexter himself. The cameraman in the ring reveals himself as Dexter Lumis. Miz is able to escape the ring.
Cathy Kelly was with Shelton Benjamin earlier and she asks him about Austin Theory and the failed cash in. Dominik and Damian walk by and Dominik says that Shelton has been a failure since his deadbeat father and Eddie Guerrero were around. Shelton tells Dominik to move on or he will give him the beating that your dad should have given you. Damian and Dominik tell Shelton to prove it. Damian says Shelton has a problem with them. Shelton says he wants to deal with his problems. Damian suggests they do it in the ring and Dominik repeats what Damian said. Shelton says he accepts… Dominik’s challenge.
We go to commercial.
Shelton Benjamin vs. Dominik Mysterio
They lock up and Shelton backs Dominik into the corner. Dominik with a slap to Shelton and Dominik goes to the floor before Shelton can show Dominik any response. Rhea and Damian distract Shelton and Dominik hits Shelton from behind and shimmies. Shelton with a punch and slap to Dominik. Dominik kicks Shelton and Shelton with a shoulder tackle. Dominik goes to the floor. Shelton with a suplex. Shelton runs into a boot and then Dominik begs for mercy when Shelton turns around. Dominik with a jaw breaker and he drops Shelton on the top rope. Dominik with a slingshot senton and kicks. Dominik with punches to the general area of the head.
Dominik with a head scissors and a body scissors that sends Shelton into the ropes. Dominik sets for a 619 but he takes too long and Shelton recovers and hits a power slam and a knee into the corner. Shelton with an exploder and Dominik goes to the floor. Shelton sends Dominik back into the ring. Dominik with a rollup for a near fall. Shelton with an ankle lock. Rhea gets on the apron and that allows Damian to put Dominik’s hand on the ropes to force a break. Shelton has some words for Damian and Dominik sends Shelton into the ring post and hits a DDT. Dominik goes up top and hits a frog splash for the three count.
Winner: Dominik Mysterio
— Austin Theory is in the back and he doesn’t look happy. We go to commercial.
We are back and Cathy Kelley is with Austin Theory. Cathy says she will let Austin explain why he did what he did.
Austin says he has so much pressure on him because of his looks and the opportunity given to him. He was touted as the next big thing and he achieved that. He became the face of the franchise but people hate on me because they cannot relate. People want to see him fail and fall short of the expectations. When I think about last Monday, people thought I failed, but they are wrong. I am more alive than I ever have.
Let’s talk about that briefcase. It was an anchor. No one has touched Roman in two years. When he is vulnerable, the Bloodline is there. Brock Lesnar was there at SummerSlam. Tyson Fury was at Clash at the Castle. I knew I couldn’t cash in on Roman. I decided to go after one of the greatest champions in the last decade. I had Seth beaten but Bobby Lashley pulled me out of the ring. If not for Bobby, I would be a two time US Champion.
Dolph Ziggler shows up and he says worst cash in ever. I tried to show you some things, but for some reason, you failed to cash in. Your ego was too big and you didn’t want to listen.
Austin says he is sick of people talking down to him. He is sick of being the ‘youngest’ or the ‘next’. I want to show you in the ring that I have no more excuses. Dolph tells Austin he is on.
— We have a video package for War Games.
Iyo Sky vs. Dana Brooke
Dana with forearms and a rollup for a near fall. Dana with a waist lock take down and Iyo with an elbow. Iyo sends Dana into the ropes as she goes to the floor. Iyo with a sliding kick on the apron. Iyo with a springboard drop kick. Iyo with forearms. Iyo with an Irish whip and elbows in the corner. Iyo chokes Dana and hits a hesitation kick in the corner. Dana blocks a suplex but Iyo with a forearm to the back. Dana with a forearm and Iyo fires back. They continue the exchange. Dana with a head scissors take down but Iyo lands on her feet and hits a flapjack. Dana with a kick and a DDT for a near fall. Dana goes for a handspring elbow into the corner but Iyo catches Dana and hits a German suplex followed by a running double knee strike.
Iyo goes up top and hits a moonsault for the three count.
Winner: Iyo Sky
After the match, Mia Yim’s music plays. Mia says she knows that they have been waiting for her answer about Survivor Series. She says you are right and War Games is a fight where everyone picks their side. She says she has picked her side. Bianca Belair, Asuka, and Alexa Bliss come out and it is now four on four.
We go back to the card game and Tozawa is in a good mood because he is winning. Baron tries to tell Tozawa he won the hand without showing his cards. Tozawa shows that Corbin lost the hand and Tozawa calls Corbin a cheater. Tozawa tells Corbin to step outside. John asks Tozawa if he is challenging him to a duel and Tozawa says he is challenging him to a match.
We go to commercial.
Austin Theory vs. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler goes for a take down but Theory blocks it and Theory gets to the ropes. Theory with a shoulder tackle. Theory catches Ziggler on a leap frog but Ziggler escapes. Theory blocks a super kick. Theory with a punch and kick. Theory sends Ziggler into the turnbuckles and follows with a back breaker for a near fall. Ziggler with punches but Theory with a back elbow for a near fall. Theory with a reverse chin lock. Theory with punches.
Ziggler with a jaw breaker and a head butt. Ziggler leaps to the turnbuckles and he punches Theory. Theory escapes a neck breaker and hesitation DDT. Ziggler lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex. Theory with a clothesline. Ziggler sends Theory into the ring post.
We go to commercial
We are back and Ziggler with punches on the turnbuckles and a neck breaker and hesitation DDT for a near fall. Theory with a punch and he blocks a drop kick and catapults Ziggler to the turnbuckles. Theory with Three Seconds Around the World for a near fall. Theory gets Ziggler on his shoulders but Ziggler with a sleeper and body scissors. Theory backs Ziggler into the turnbuckles and Ziggler holds on. Theory tries to snap mare Ziggler but Ziggler holds on. Theory gets back to his feet and he sends Ziggler to the mat. Ziggler with a kick and Fameasser for a near fall.
Ziggler to the mat. Ziggler with a kick and Fameasser for a near fall.
Theory with an elbow and he sends Ziggler shoulder first into the ring post. Theory sends Ziggler shoulder first into the ring post again. Theory is sent into the ring post by Ziggler when Ziggler reverses. Ziggler with a Zig Zag for a near fall. Theory with a forearm and A Town Down. Theory gets Ziggler up for a second A Town Down. Theory punches Ziggler and kicks him. Ziggler rolls to the floor.
Theory goes to the floor and he sends Ziggler into the ring steps. Theory throws the ring steps onto Ziggler. Theory sends Ziggler into the announce table a few times.
The referee calls for the bell.
After the match, Ziggler is sent into the time keeper’s area and Theory throws chairs on Ziggler. Officials make their way to the ring to stop Theory. Theory gets past the agents and attacks Ziggler.
— John Layfield and Baron Corbin walk in the back as we go to commercial.
— We are back and Iyo, Dakota, and Bayley are excited to see Rhea Ripley. Rhea says if Mia is on Bianca’s side, she is on theirs. She tells them let’s go to war.
Akira Tozawa vs. Baron Corbin
They lock up and Corbin backs Tozawa into the corner. Tozawa with kicks to Corbin and a spinning heel kick. Tozawa with forearms and punches. Corbin with a shoulder tackle. Corbin goes for a choke slam but Tozawa counters with a DDT. Tozawa goes up top and hits a missile drop kick for a near fall. Tozawa with a punch but Corbin with an Irish whip. Tozawa gets his boots up. He goes to the turnbuckles for a head scissors take down. Tozawa with a suicide dive. Corbin sends Tozawa into the ringside barrier when Tozawa goes for a second suicide dive.
Corbin with punches and knees against the ringside barrier. Corbin sends Tozawa back into the ring. Tozawa with a drop kick to the knee and a rana. Tozawa with a Shining Wizard and he goes up top and hits a cannonball. Tozawa goes up top again and Corbin catches Tozawa and hits End of Days for the three count.
Winner: Baron Corbin
— We take a look at Edge versus Finn Balor at Extreme Rules.
We go to commercial.
We go to Cathy Kelley with Bianca, Asuka, Alexa, and Mia. She asks Bianca about the addition of Rhea Ripley to Bayley’s team. Bianca says Rhea is tough to deal with. Bianca says we will see who their fifth is. Cathy mentions that there will be a match to determine who gets the advantage at War Games. Bianca says they are not giving away their strategy but everyone wants to be the one to give them the advantage. They are about War.
Chad Gable and Otis walk into the shot and Chad asks why hasn’t he been interviewed. Chad wonders what would happen if Elias and Riddle faced them as a team. Seth Rollins walks past and dances.
Finn Balor is in Gorilla Position and Byron ambushes him to ask about AJ’s challenge for Survivor Series. Finn says he accepts. Does AJ know who he is? Ask Edge or Rey Mysterio. AJ is Survivor Series. Tonight is about Seth. They have unfinished business. He will show Seth who he is and he will become the new United States Champion.
We go to commercial.
Finn Balor vs. Seth Rollins for the United States Championship
They lock up and Rollins with a wrist lock. Balor with a single leg take down and he covers Seth but cannot get a count. Balor with a waist lock and a front face lock. Rollins with an arm bar. Balor with an arm drag and a reverse chin lock. Balor with a side head lock take down. Rollins with a back elbow. Rollins sends Balor to the floor and hits a pescado.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins with a forearm in the corner. Balor with boots to Rollins and Seth goes to the floor. Rollins blocks being sent into the announce table and Rollins sends Balor into the table. Balor with boots to the midsection. Balor with a knee to the midsection and he gets a near fall. Balor works on the back. Balor with a snap mare and forearm to the back. Balor with a reverse chin lock. Balor with an abdominal stretch and he runs his elbow along the rib cage. Rollins with a hip toss to escape. Rollins with punches and chops. Rollins with a kick and a knee to the back that sends Finn to the floor. Rollins with a suicide dive that sends Balor into the announce table. Rollins sends Balor back into the ring and Rollins with a springboard knee to the temple. Rollins gets a near fall.
Balor with sling blade and Rollins with a super kick. Rollins goes up top and sets for a frog splash but Balor gets his knees up and Balor gets a near fall with a rollup.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Balor with a kick with Rollins in the ropes. Rollins avoids a boot from Balor and Rollins pulls Balor to the floor and goes for a power bomb into the ringside barrier but Balor lands on his feet. Balor drop kicks Rollins into the ringside barrier. Balor misses Coup de Grace. Rollins misses Black Out. Rollins goes for a Pedigree but Balor blocks it. Rollins with a rollup for a near fall followed by a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Rollins misses a Phoenix Splash and rolls through. Balor with a drop kick to send Rollins into the turnbuckles. Rollins crotches Balor and Seth goes to the turnbuckles. Seth sets for a superplex and then rolls through into a Falcon Arrow attempt but Balor counters into 1916 for a near fall. Balor with knees to the back and forearms to the ribs.
The referee checks on Seth. Balor misses a double stomp. Rollins with a Falcon Arrow for a near fall. Dominik Mysterio comes out and he is joined by Priest and Ripley. Balor with a rollup for a near fall. Rollins with a punch but Rollins gets distracted. Balor with a double stomp. Anderson, Gallows, and Mia come out to even things on the floor. Anderson and Dominik get in the ring and Karl clotheslines Dominik over the top rope. Balor clotheslines Anderson. Priest sends Anderson into the announce table while Mia and Rhea fight to the floor.
Balor with a drop kick to Rollins to send him into the turnbuckles. Dominik gets in the ring and AJ pushes Balor onto the top rope. AJ punches Priest on the floor and then everyone goes into the crowd.
Rollins with Black Out for the three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins
After the bell, Rollins stands tall as the music hits but Austin Theory suddenly attacks from behind. Theory beats Rollins down to boos. Theory scoops Rollins for The ATL in the middle of the ring. Rollins is sent to the floor but Theory follows, slamming his arm into the steel steps. Theory yells at Rollins while slamming his face into the announce table, then the apron, then the barrier. Fans boo Theory. He mounts Rollins at ringside and continues pounding on him. Theory rolls Rollins back into the ring, then follows. Theory talks some more trash and hits another ATL in the middle of the ring. Theory grabs the WWE United States Title belt and waits with it as fans boo. Rollins slowly gets to his feet but Theory charges and smashes him with the belt. Fans boo louder now. Theory poses over Rollins now, raising the title belt in the air as RAW goes off the air.
WWE RAW Results (11/14) Louisville, KY