WWE presents: MONDAY NIGHT RAW – Verizon Center – Washington DC – Monday, July 24, 2017
The atmosphere in the red mark is more convulsed than ever. Braun Strowman returned to prevail in the World Championship panorama, general manager Kurt Angle has turned out to be the father of Jason Jordan, the affairs between Finn Bálor and Elias Samson will be solved in a fight without disqualification and two thirds of The Shield face Miztourage.
But in addition, best friends Sasha Banks and Bayley will face to determine who will be the next challenger to the Women’s Raw Championship, marking the future of the division for this summer.
Welcome to Monday Night Raw!
General manager Kurt Angle opens the show tonight. The Olympic medalist reviews the great revelation last week and announces that tonight his son will fight for the first time on Raw.
In addition, after what happened last week has decided that in SummerSlam Brock Lesnar is going to …. BRAAAAUUUNNN! Braun Strowman interrupts!
The Monster between Men warns Angle that he is the just challenger, but Samoa Joe bursts into the ring . The Destroyer introduces himself to Strowman and warns him that he does not fear him, so he proposes that Angle let Strowman and Reigns solve their problems while he takes care of The Beast. Roman Reigns makes its entrance.
Reigns says that while Joe and Strowman have done nothing in WWE, he is a three-time world champion, US Champion, Match Champion, Royal Rumble winner, three WrestleManias stellar player and retired The Undertaker.
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Before they face off, Kurt Angle slows them down and makes his announcement: at SummerSlam, Brock Lesnar will face Samoa Joe, Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman in a Fatal 4-Way.
Samoa Joe is not happy with the decision, but is taken and Angle leaves. Strowman enjoys the opportunity but Reigns caya of a right-hand Joe and Reigns unite against Strowman!
The Samoans send the giant to the stands and face each other, but Strowman soon returns and punishes them both. Angle calls security team Strowman gets rid of all security guards!
Joe catches Strowman in the Coquina Clutch! Raw’s cast comes to stop them! Spear for Strowman and Joe! The cast manages to stop Joe and get him out of the ring . Running powerslam for Reigns!
Now we go with the first fight of the night, but before, Elias Samson is in the ring with his guitar. The crowd cries out for Balor, but the Drifter tells them that the next song is dedicated to him, so please have to contain his applause . Finn Bálor interrupts him!
1- No DQ: Elias Samson Vs. Finn Bálor
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The Irish man launches into the attack as soon as the bell rings and punishes Samson inside and outside the ring. Bálor is unstoppable and the Drifter can not do anything to defend themselves in the first minutes.
With a clothesline, Samson changes the pace of the match. The Drifter focuses on the injured shoulder of Bálor. Samson takes a chair but Balor hits him before he can attack dropkick to the face! Finn takes the chair, but Samson takes it off his back!
Samson maintains the dominion by punishing Balor’s shoulder . The Drifter crashes headlong into the chair! Bálor tries to regain the rhythm, but his shoulder makes it difficult! Samson is trapped on the edge of the ring! Balor tramples the back of his neck!
After a tremendous dropkick against the barrier, Finn regains the chair and lashes the Drifter multiple times. The final sequence begins Coup de Grace! the lights get off! Sister Abigail!
Elijah Samson crawls and covers for victory. Wyatt does the exorcist’s walk before retiring smiling.
After a video reviewing last week’s big revelation, Renee Young interviews Kurt Angle behind the scenes. The general manager is sure that Jason Jordan will dazzle the WWE Universe and feel excited about … Emma interrupts the interview.
Emma is tired of waiting behind the scenes when she initiated the women’s revolution . Maybe to get opportunities should go out with Jason Jordan. Angle does not take the comments well and tells him that tonight will face Nia Jax.
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Enzo Amore heads into the ring when he meets Big Show. Enzo apologizes for what happened last week. The giant asks if he is sure of what he is going to do, but for him to face Big Cass is a must to fulfill.
To open the second hour, Enzo Amore makes his entrance into the ring. The New Yorker takes the microphone to say that this is a race and he will pass over to Cass.
2- Enzo Amore Vs. Big Cass
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Enzo tries to go by Cass’s legs and hit him in the back, but the giant has a clear advantage. However, Enzo does not give up and takes advantage of any opening in search of a sleeper hold.
Cass finally takes full control of the fight with a series of nudges. Enzo receives the punishment, but does not surrender. Cass treats him like a rag doll.
Big boot! That is all!
Cass is not finished with Enzo and plans to continue punishing his ex-partner The Big Show makes its entrance! Cass uses Enzo as a human shield and threatens to break her neck!
Cass launches Enzo against the Big Show and takes advantage of the distraction to connect a big boot Empire elbow! Another one! Third Empire elbow! Show tries to defend himself but it does not do more than prolong the attack ninth quarter! Fifth empire elbow!
The beating goes on and the audience begins to boo. Finally, referee John Cone is in the middle and stops the attack.
Another DOMINANT showing from @BigCassWWE as he leaves @WWETheBigShow laying on #RAW… pic.twitter.com/qjzdarqGZS — WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) July 25, 2017 Behind the scenes, Renee Young interviews Alexa Bliss, who says she does not care who her rival is at SummerSlam because tonight Sasha Banks and Bayley are going to destroy each other. Anyway, she will be the winner. Emma is in the ring ready to receive her punishment for overstepping Kurt Angle. 3- Emma vs. Nia Jax Nia has the advantage in terms of strength, but Emma tries to attack her legs. The strategy does not work and Nia takes control easily rolling senton! Nia gets the victory! Charly Caruso interviews Akira Tozawa behind the scenes. The Japanese want a rematch with Ariya Daivari after what happened last week, but Titus O’Neil approaches to say that is not a good idea, and so he asked that his fight be canceled. Tozawa rages at the news and heads straight for the ring while Titus tries to stop him . Tozawa even gives Titus a push!
After a commercial cut, Tozawa is in the ring ready for Daivari, but who arrives is the King of the Cruises, Neville. The champion presumes that it is for him that Tozawa is going through this moment of crisis and now it is a joke ! Tozawa gives him a head butt! The Japanese demolish Neville with a series of blows Flying senton! The shoulder has been hurt by the maneuver Daivari attacks Tozawa! Daivari also pitches against Neville! Sasha Banks talks to Bayley behind the scenes to complain about what Alexa Bliss said. The Boss can not wait to dethrone her at SummerSlam, but Bayley reminds her that she has a fight tonight. Sasha does not take her very seriously and Bayley looks angry. Renee Young interviews Jason Jordan behind the scenes. Kurt Angle’s son says he’s excited about his debut on Raw, but he knows all eyes are on him. Jordan does not hide his joy at having discovered that his hero is his father.
“You gotta worry about three guys. I have to worry about FOUR!” – @TheDeanAmbrose doesn’t trust @WWERollins any more this week… #RAW pic.twitter.com/Tti0kFohld — WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) July 25, 2017 Dean Ambrose gets ready in the dressing room when Seth Rollins approaches him. The Architect is excited about making a team again after 3 years, but Ambrose still does not trust him and makes it very clear . Bayley and Sasha Banks arrive in the ring, as their friendship will be tested to decide who will have a chance for gold at SummerSlam. Alexa Bliss joins the comment table. 4- Bayley vs. Sasha Banks The winner will challenge Alexa Bliss for the Women’s Raw Championship at SummerSla
ALSO TONIGHT: Best friends do battle in the name of a #RAW #WomensTitle opportunity at @SummerSlam as @itsBayleyWWE meets @SashaBanksWWE! pic.twitter.com/q4UiMiUnKa — WWE (@WWE) July 25, 2017 The initial sequence is rife with coverage attempts, but during the first few minutes both are fairly even. Bayley climbs the ropes, but Sasha pushes her and sends her to the ground. The Boss keeps Bayley under control with a straight jacket. The Hugger manages to break free and take charge! Bayley covers up to two! Double knee in the nape! Bank Statement! Bayley tries to revert desperately and, although it does not succeed, ends up being released Sasha avoids Bayley to Belly! Bayley dodges a double knee from the ropes! Bayley kneading! Banks Shining Wizard! Swap exchange that closes with an elbow of the Hugger. Sasha connects a knee and goes to the ropes as the audience divides between them. The women are disputing the corner. Bayley drops Frog Splash! Sasha covers: 1, 2! Bayley reverses: 1, 2 and 3! Sasha is disappointed while Alexa enters the ring to raise its title in high. Renee Young interviews Curt Hawkins, who is tired of hearing about Jason Jordan and says that tomorrow everyone will be talking about him. 5- Jason Jordan Vs. Curt Hawkins Hawkins slaps him and that just makes Jordan angry, Olympic takedown! Blows to the head! Belly to back suplex! Hawkins drops ringside and comes back with momentum, but it is not enough. Kurt Angle looks proud from his office Belly to belly suplex! Spear at the corner! Neckbreaker! That is all! Charly Caruso is in the ring for an interview in the ring with The Revival. Scott Dawson believes that Charly’s presence is not necessary and asks him to leave. Dash Wilder says they’ve revolutionized the NXT split and now they’ll take Raw. The Revival are sure that they are the best team on the planet and … Gallows & Anderson interrupt!
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It seems that The Miz is going to start against Ambrose, but he cowers and changes with Axel, who is easily dominated. The same goes for Bo. The Miz only comes in when a clothesline puts Rollins in trouble.
Ambrose and Rollins work as well as in the past and the numerical disadvantage is not felt.
Finally, the Miztourage manages to take control of the encounter. The Intercontinental Champion keeps Rollins away from Ambrose and his minions do the same . After several minutes, The Architect responds, but The Miz stops him immediately with a DDT.
Ambrose receives relief! Dallas get all the Whore’s punishment! There is also for Axel! Ambrose flies over The Miz! Flying coffin for Bo! Miz breaks the count! Rollins comes as support but the Miztourage neutralizes.
Ambrose punishes Axel and Dallas in time Skull Crushing Finale! Rollins saves Ambrose! Ambrose and Rollins fly over the Miztourage!
The Miz tries to surprise Ambrose back in the ring, but the ex-brothers have regained their teamwork ! Flying knee! Dirty Deeds! Ambrose covers: 1, 2 and 3!
Ambrose and Rollins embrace after the triumph and it seems that the grudges are over.
Rollins offers the fist to Ambrose, as in times of The Shield, but the Moonshine turns his back and leaves, leaving him disappointed in the middle of the ring.