WWE RAW Results (1/2) – The show opens up live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee with chaos at ringside as The Bloodline is running wild. Kevin Patrick and Corey Graves welcome us to the carnage while we see Solo Sikoa taking out a crew member, while Sami Zayn and Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos are also destroying the ringside area. Zayn looks into the camera and says this is a message for everyone in the back – The Bloodline runs this show.
The music interrupts and out comes Kevin Owens to the stage. Zayn cuts him off on the mic and warns him, saying The Bloodline is in a bad mood tonight and this is a hostile takeover of RAW. Some fans boo. Owens isn’t impressed. Zayn says they are taking over RAW and people will get hurt, and this is all because of Owens. Owens thought he had something to say when he came out, but after hearing Zayn just now, he only wants to come punch him in the face. Zayn marches to the ring. Adam Pearce runs out with security to stop Owens. Pearce says The Bloodline is not the authority on RAW, he is, and he’s let them get away with this for far too long, and that goes for Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns as well. Pearce says we are not doing this in the new year, not at all. He tells The Bloodline they will leave the ring peacefully. Pearce sends security to the ring to escort The Bloodline out.
Security enters the ring but Sikoa starts destroying them with no problem. Zayn taunts Owens. Owens rushes the ring and fights but The Bloodline beats him up 4-on-1. Pearce screams for more security but here comes Shelton Benjamin, Luke Gallows, Cedric Alexander, Mustafa Ali, Elias, and The Street Profits instead. The Bloodline retreats through the crowd but Pearce says they’re not getting off that easy. Pearce says he’s putting them to work, so he hopes they have their boots and gear because each one of them will be in a match tonight. And that’s official, Pearce says as he drops the mic. Zayn barks back from the crowd, saying what happens tonight will be on Pearce’s hands.
Byron Saxton is backstage now. He’s with RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, who says she is no victim. She says she no longer wants to talk about Alexa Bliss after tonight because their relationship is beyond repair. Belair says Bliss can blame Bray Wyatt all she wants, but we know Bliss is her own person and she does what she wants. Belair says Bliss asked for this match tonight but Belair wants to prove why the title belongs with The EST of WWE.
– We go back to Graves and Patrick to hype tonight’s show as we get a look at the destroyed ringside area. They plug the two title matches, and promise a look at the recovery of Cody Rhodes. We go to commercial.
Bianca Belair vs. Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s Championship
Bianca with a forearm and Alexa goes down. Bianca wants Alexa to get up. Alexa goes after Bianca but Bianca holds her away while Alexa swings wildly. Bianca with punches. Alexa misses a forearm and Bianca misses a round kick. Alexa with a drop kick that sends Bianca to the floor. Alexa goes for a baseball slide but Bianca catches Alexa. Alexa goes for a rana but Bianca blocks it and swings Alexa into the ringside barrier.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Alexa with a kick but Bianca with a shoulder tackle. Alexa goes through the legs and Bianca teases a leap frog neck snap. Alexa stomps on the foot and Alexa goes for a crucifix bomb but Bianca blocks it. Bianca gets to her feet and then taunts Alexa from the turnbuckles. Alexa misses a charge into the corner and Bianca with a back flip and drop kick. Bianca goes for a shoulder in the corner but Alexa moves and Bianca goes shoulder first into the ring post. Alexa kicks Bianca in the corner. Alexa stomps on Bianca’s back and stomps her head into the mat. Alexa gets a near fall.
Alexa goes for a suplex but Bianca blocks it. Bianca goes for a suplex but Alexa tries to block it with a knee. Bianca holds on and Alexa lands on her feet and connects with a knee to the back for a near fall. Alexa chokes Bianca in the corner. Bianca with punches and Alexa with punches and a knee. Alexa with a drop kick for a near fall. Bianca blocks a DDT and Bianca gets Alexa up for a suplex. Alexa with a slap and Bianca punches back and connects with many forearms to the back.
Bianca sends Alexa into the turnbuckles and goes around the ring. Bianca gets Alexa up for a slam. Bianca with another slam and she goes for a third and connects. Alexa moves so Bianca could not hit her handspring moonsault. Bianca with a kick and a handspring moonsault for a near fall. Alexa escapes a slam attempt and Bianca goes to the floor when Alexa moves. Alexa with a cannonball off the apron.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Bianca backs Alexa into the turnbuckles and Bianca with a snap mare. Alexa pushes Bianca into the turnbuckles and drop kicks Bianca into the turnbuckles for a near fall. Alexa with a reverse chin lock. Bianca with punches but Alexa sends Bianca to the mat. Alexa with a double knee drop and she misses the flip senton when Bianca moves. Bianca gets a near fall and then Alexa with a near fall. Bianca gets Alexa up for a KOD but Alexa with elbows to escape. Alexa with a head scissors but Bianca counters with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Bianca goes to the turnbuckles to punch Alexa.
Alexa escapes and uses Bianca’s hair to snap mare her to the floor.
A masked man appears behind Alexa and Alexa stops dealing with Bianca.
They return to the ring and Alexa goes up top but is distracted by a second masked man. We get a graphic flashing on the TitanTron and Alexa starts to freak out. Alexa with a Thesz Press to the referee and she punches him.
Winner by DQ: Bianca Belair
Alexa with a Thesz Press to Bianca. Bianca pulls Alexa to the floor and Alexa sends Bianca into the ring post and ringside barrier. Alexa sends Bianca into the ring steps and then hits a DDT on the steps. Bianca is bleeding from the mouth and Alexa with another DDT onto the ring steps.
Alexa walks to the back and the crowd wants more. A stretcher is taken to the ring for Bianca as we go to commercial.
— We are back with a Moments Ago Moment of Alexa Biss’ transformation to activate her cylon status. We see Montez Ford helping Bianca to the back.
— We take a look back at what happened two weeks ago with Austin Theory and Seth Rollins.
Cathy Kelley is with Austin Theory in the back. She asks him how confident is he to face Seth Rollins tonight. Austin says it is at an all time high. Last year was his year and this year will be his year. Two weeks ago, I got under Seth Rollins’ skin. I dropped him when the Bloodline wanted a fight. Seth is the past while he is the now. Austin says he holds this title and he holds all the cards. He is outplaying Seth Rollins on every turn. His Forever Reign is just beginning. Not bad for a kid?ù
Elias vs. Solo Sikoa in a Music City Street Fight
Elias says he will smash his guitar over Solo’s face. He will show Solo what everyone knows about what WWE stands for.
They lock up and they go to a stalemate. Elias with a side head lock. Elias with a shoulder tackle and Solo does not move. Elias with a side head lock and Solo backs Elias into the corner and connects with a shoulder and punch. Solo with a head butt and he chokes Elias in the corner. Elias with chops and he blocks a hip toss. Solo blocks a hip toss and hits a short arm clothesline. Solo with a punch and then he charges at Elias but Elias ducks down and Solo goes to the floor. Elias with a drop kick through the ropes but Solo with a punch. Solo sends Elias into the apron and he punches Elias. Solo will not fear the reaper and he wants some cowbell, but Elias stops him and he hits Solo in the back with the cowbell. Elias sends Solo into the ring post and punches him.
Elias grabs a guitar and misses when Solo ducks. The guitar explodes and Solo punches Elias. Solo is sent into a drum kit by Elias. Elias sends Solo into the time keeper’s area with a cymbal shot.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Solo and Elias fight toward the instruments on the stage. Elias is sent into an amp and then Solo hits Elias a few times with the mic. Solo with a thrust kick to Elias. Solo sends Elias into a drum kit, so we are tied at one apiece. Solo hits Elias with a stand and hits him again. Solo hits Elias a third time and then head butts Elias. They return to the ring and Solo sets for the Samoan Spike but Elias hits Solo with a keyboard. Solo with an Irish whip and Samoan drop. Solo gets a near fall. Solo sends Elias to the floor. Elias hits Solo with a tambourine and they return to the ring again. Elias with a punch and then he nails Solo with the keyboard. Elias hits Solo in the back against the ropes with the keyboard and Elias gets a near fall. Elias with a rear chin lock.
Solo with an elbow and a belly-to-belly suplex. Solo with punches and then he sets for the running hip into the corner. Solo misses a splash and hits the ring post. Elias with tambourine shots and punches in the corner. Elias with punches and chops. Elias with an Irish whip and a Sting Splash. Elias with another splash and a spinebuster. Elias hits Solo with the tambourine a few more times. Elias clotheslines Solo over the top rope to the floor. Elias hits Solo in the back with the keyboard. Elias picks up the broken guitar but he decides to take a guitar from Hardy. Solo with a thrust kick and he punches Elias in the corner.
Hardy comes over the ringside barrier while Solo punches Elias. Hardy gets his guitar and hits Solo in the back with it and it shatters. Hardy gingerly leaves the ring.
Elias with a jumping knee and he goes up top with the broken guitar. Solo with a Samoan Spike as Elias comes off the turnbuckles. Solo with a uranage onto the piano and the piano legs collapse. Solo gets the three count.
Winner: Solo Sikoa
— We take a look at what happened on Smackdown with John Cena during the main event.
We go to commercial.
The Street Profits and Kevin Owens vs. The Usos and Sami Zayn
All six men brawl before the bell rings and The Usos and Sami are sent to the floor. Angelo with forearms to Jimmy while Kevin punches Sami.
Dawkins and Jimmy are in the ring as the match starts. Jimmy with a shoulder tackle and Dawkins with a flying back elbow. Dawkins with a twisting splash into the corner followed by an enzuigiri for a near fall. Ford tags in and he kicks Jimmy. Dawkins tags back in and he kicks Jimmy. Dawkins with a kick and Jey kicks Dawkins in the back of the head when Jimmy distracts the referee. Jey tags in and punches and kicks Dawkins.
Sami tags in and he kicks Dawkins. Sami with punches and a front face lock. Jimmy tags in and punches Dawkins in the ribs. Jey tags in and they make a wish with Dawkins’ legs. Jey gets a near fall. Dawkins with a forearm and he tags in Owens. Kevin with a clothesline and punches to Jey. Kevin with a back elbow and back senton. Kevin knocks Jey off the apron and then Sami goes to the floor to avoid Kevin. Jey backs Owens into the corner and punches Kevin. Jimmy tags in and they punch Kevin in the corner. Sami tags in and they kick Kevin in the corner.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Jimmy with a punch to Kevin and Jey tags in. Jey with a boot to Owens’ chest. Owens with punches and Jey with a punch. Jey super kicks Angelo off the apron. Owens with a super kick to Jey and both men are down. Ford is not looking and Owens tags in Ford. Ford punches Sami and kicks Jimmy from the apron. Ford with a cross body onto both men. Ford with a belly-to-back suplex to Sami and a standing moonsault for a near fall. Ford goes up top and Sami stops Ford on the turnbuckles. Sami sets for a superplex but Ford blocks it. Ford with forearms to send Sami to the mat. Ford with a seven star frog splash for a near fall when Jey breaks up the cover.
Dawkins punches Jey and he sends Jey to the floor. Dawkins with a running shoulder tackle to Jey on the floor. Ford sends Jimmy to the floor. Ford kicks Sami and sends him to the floor. Ford with a flip dive onto Sami and Jey.
Solo Sikoa shows up and he hits the Samoan Spike on Dawkins. Owens punches Solo and Jey with a super kick to Owens. Ford sends Sami back into the ring and Jimmy gets on the apron. Ford with a punch to Jimmy. Sami with a Helluva Kick for the three count.
Winners: Sami Zayn and The Usos
After the match, Owens is brought back into the ring by the Usos and Sami. Solo gets a chair and Sami wants it. Sheamus and Drew McIntyre come through the crowd and attack Solo and Sami. The Usos don’t realize what happened but they see Drew and Sheamus. All four men battle in the ring. Drew with a head butt to Jimmy and a clothesline to the floor.
We go to commercial
Chad Gable vs. Dexter Lumis
Gable runs away from Lumis and Gable with a waist lock and Lumis sends Gable to the floor. Lumis crawls to the floor and chases Gable. Otis blocks Lumis’ path and they both get back into the ring and Gable backs away from the slithering Lumis. Lumis with a Thesz Press and punches. Lumis with forearms to Gable. Lumis slithers to Otis and it sends Otis to the ground. Gable with a hot shot and a forearm. Gable with chops to Lumis. Gable with a knee to the midsection. Gable with knee drops to the arm and then he slams the arm into the mat. Gable with a top wrist lock.
Gable with an Irish whip and Lumis with a boot. Gable with a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall. Lumis sends Gable over the top rope but Gable skins the cat and gets back in the ring. Lumis with punches and a pop up uppercut. Lumis with a bulldog and a belly-to-back suplex and a leaping leg drop for a near fall. Gable with a German suplex and Lumis goes to the floor. Gable with a knee to the back and Lumis hits the ring post. Otis hits the ring post when Lumis moves. Gable with a La Magistral for a near fall but Lumis counters and gets the three count.
Winner: Dexter Lumis
— We take a look at Cody Rhodes’ 2022 in WWE. He says he gets another shot at the first dream he had. He says it is a perfect alignment of the stars. He says he has been doing it since he was 20 years old and he felt bulletproof. No human was going to keep him from the ring.
— Bayley, Iyo Sky, and Dakota Kai walk in the back while Adam Pearce is talking to MVP, Shelton Benjamin, and Cedric Alexander.
We go to commercial.
In the Arena:
Bayley, Iyo Sky, and Dakota Kai make their way to the ring.
Bayley wishes Trashville a Happy New Year. You should be proud to be from the city where this group was formed. Finally, something good came from this place. Bayley says she cannot think of a better way to kick off 2023 than next to her heroes, the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky.
Before we get to the celebration, we need to address the Irish Elephant in the room. She did beat Becky Lynch. I am not going to say it was easy because she is one of the best in the world, but it was fun. Bayley cackles and says she did it on her own.
Becky Lynch’s music plays and she makes her way to the stage.
Becky tells Bayley to shut up. You are out here talking like you invented the wheel, but you are on the hamster wheel since your return. You are a coward and a fraud. You are unable to do anything on your own. You are most comfortable in someone else’s shadow. It took years and years to get out of someone’s shadow but it took a year for you to get back under the shadow. The tag champs aren’t your lackeys, they are the ones doing all the work while you take the glory. It is a matter of time before someone turns on someone else.
Bayley says Becky is angry because she lost.
Becky says she doesn’t get angry when she loses, she gets better. You bring up a good point. This started at SummerSlam so how about we end it right here in Nashville tonight?
Bayley cackles and says that is a big Ding Dong No. Bayley is shocked people think this is going to happen. If you have an issue with Dakota and Iyo, how about they face you and a partner of your choosing.
Becky says she doesn’t have her phone so she can’t call anyone. How about doing it two on one. Let’s go!
We go to commercial with Becky heading to the ring.
Becky Lynch vs. Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky
Becky with a forearm to Iyo and she knocks Dakota off the apron. Becky with a back heel kick to Iyo and a baseball slide to Dakota. Becky with a kick to Iyo and a cutter in the ropes. Iyo goes for an O’Connor Roll but Becky holds on to the ropes and Becky with an enzuigiri for a near fall. Dakota tags in and misses a boot in the corner and Becky with a kick to Iyo and Becky with a springboard kick to Dakota. Becky send Iyo into Dakota in the corner and she gets a near fall. Becky with a slam and elbow drops to Dakota followed by a spinning leg drop. Becky misses an elbow in the corner and Becky has a springboard kick blocked by Iyo. Dakota with a kick to Becky in the corner. Dakota gets a near fall.
Becky is sent to the floor and Iyo with a clothesline to Becky on the floor. Becky slaps Iyo but Iyo drop kicks Becky into the apron. Iyo gets a near fall. Dakota tags in and she applies a camel clutch with a fish hook Dakota works on the back and gets a near fall. Iyo tags in and Dakota sends Becky to the floor. Iyo Irish whips Becky into the ringside barrier. Iyo Irish whips Becky into the ring post. Iyo says something to Becky and slaps her. Iyo with a front face lock and they return to the ring. Iyo gets a near fall. Dakota tags in and she kicks Becky and then gets a near fall.
Mia Yim makes her way to the ring and Becky with a jaw breaker and clothesline.
Becky rolls to the corner and tags in Mia. Mia with clotheslines and a kick to Iyo. Mia with a drop toe hold to Dakota. Mia with a flapjack of Iyo onto Dakota. Mia gets a near fall on Iyo. Bayley wants to know what is going on and Becky with a clothesline to Dakota off the apron and Mia with a suicide dive to Iyo.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Dakota with an Irish whip but Mia with an elbow. Dakota with a scorpion kick and Iyo tags in. Dakota with a kick and Iyo trips Mia. Iyo with a drop kick for a near fall. Mia with elbows and Iyo with a La Mistica into a crossface. Iyo grabs Mia’s leg but Mia kicks Iyo away and Dakota gets knocked off the apron and the tag is called. Iyo grabs Mia but Mia with a neck breaker as the referee tells Iyo to get out of the ring. Dakota grabs Becky’s leg but Mia is able to make the tag. Becky sends Dakota into the apron and hits a leg drop on the apron. Dakota is sent face first into the floor and then into the ring post and ringside barrier.
Becky sends Dakota back into the ring and Becky goes up top for a missile drop kick for a near fall. Becky runs Dakota into the corner and puts her on the turnbuckles. Mia tags in and they go for a double superplex and hit it. Mia gets a near fall and Iyo breaks up the cover. Iyo with a forearm and Becky goes for the uranage but Iyo escapes and connects with a Shotei. Mia with a drop kick to Mia. Dakota drops Mia on the top rope but Mia drives Dakota into the mat with a spike head scissors and Bayley puts Dakota’s foot on the rope. Becky punches Bayley and Dakota with Sole Food and Iyo with a moonsault for the three count.
Winners: Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky
Cathy Kelley is with Seth Rollins. Seth cackles and says The Bloodline are trying to take over his show and Austin Theory is trying to take his spot. As long as he is breathing, Monday nights belong to him. Seth cackles and says that title will be his soon. Austin will do everything to keep that title and he digs that. As good as Austin Theory is and as good as he will be, he is not Seth Rollins. Seth cackles and says party on Broadway tonight.
Back to commercial.
Byron Saxton is waiting for Alexa Bliss to walk over to him but she paces in the background. Alexa walks toward Byron and he asks her about what happened during the match when she lost control. Alexa says she gained control over Alexa’s head space. She knows that the title belongs with her.
— We take a look at what happened at Casa Mysterio on Christmas.
Dominik Mysterio says sadness is not a bad thing to feel. It is that cold absence of feeling. That is what prison was like. Do you think I am playing a game? Do you think this is a game to me? I served hard time and I survived. Prison changes a man. You might think it is over for me, but I am just getting started. He puts a toothpick in his mouth and he tells Rhea he will see her soon.
We go to commercial.
— We are back with a Bronson Reed video package.
Austin Theory vs. Seth Rollins for the United States Championship
The crowd groans for Rollins and Rollins soaks it in. They go to a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock and Theory with a kick and side head lock. Rollins with sling blade and a clothesline to send Theory over the top rope to the floor. Rollins with a drop kick through the ropes to send Theory into the ringside barrier. Rollins avoids a leg sweep from Theory on the apron and Rollins with a knee off the apron. Rollins drops Theory onto the ringside barrier. Rollins goes to the announce table and he hits a knee drop to the back of the head.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins chops Theory against the ringside barrier. Rollins sends Theory back into the ring and Rollins with a forearm from the apron followed by a springboard knee to the temple. Theory drops Rollins on the top rope and Theory with a slingshot rolling drop kick for a near fall. Theory with punches. Theory with a snap mare and a boot to the chest. Theory sends Rollins into the turnbuckles. Theory chokes Rollins in the corner. Theory with a hard Irish whip that sends Rollins sternum first into the turnbuckles. Theory with punches. Theory with an Irish whip and back breaker for a near fall.
Theory with a side head lock and Rollins with punches and a belly-to-back suplex. Theory with a reverse chin lock. Rollins with punches but Theory with a snap mare but he misses a boot. Rollins with a jaw breaker and kick. Theory with a back body drop that sends Rollins over the top rope to the floor.
Theory sends Rollins’ head into the announce table and then back first into the apron. Theory sends Rollins over the announce table. Theory shows Rollins his title belt and he tells Rollins he will not disrespect him.
We go to commercial.
We are back and they exchange punches. Rollins gains the advantage with chops and forearms. Rollins with clotheslines and a thrust kick and another kick. Rollins with a clothesline. Rollins with a suicide dive to Theory and he sends Theory back into the ring. Rollins with a kick and he tries for a Pedigree but Theory with a back drop and Rollins with a sunset flip. Rollins with a back breaker for a near fall. Rollins goes up top but Theory stops him with a punch. Theory sets for a superplex but Rollins goes under and sets for a buckle bomb. Theory gets to his feet. Theory goes for a shoulder breaker but Rollins escapes. Rollins with an inside cradle for a near fall. Rollins goes for a buckle bomb but Rollins’ knee gives out. Theory goes for a power bomb but Rollins blocks it. Theory gets to the turnbuckles to stop a buckle bomb attempt. Theory punches Rollins from the turnbuckles.
Rollins gets to the turnbuckles for a superplex and he tries for a Falcon Arrow but Theory counters into an ushigoroshi for a near fall. Theory gets Rollins up but Rollins escapes. They go back and forth with super kicks. Rollins with an enzuigiri and both men are down. Theory with a punch and Rollins punches back. Theory with a punch and Rollins fires back. They go back and forth. Theory with a kick and Rollins with a rolling elbow. Rollins with KO to Theory. Rollins goes for Black Out but his knee gives out again.
Theory goes to the floor and he takes his title belt. Rollins limps after Theory and he sends Theory over the ringside barrier. Theory runs into a super kick and Rollins goes up top. Rollins with a frog splash for a near fall. Rollins sets for Black Out but Theory gets Rollins up. Theory pushes Rollins into the referee. Rollins’ knee gives out when Theory goes for a belly-to-back suplex. Rollins with a Pedigree and a second referee makes the count but Theory is able to kick out at two. Rollins says something to new referee and Rollins sets for Black Out. Theory moves and Rollins almost hits the new referee. Theory with a low blow and a clip. Theory with A Town Down for the three count.
Winner: Austin Theory
We go to credits.
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