WWE Raw Results and Reaction 08.31

08/31/2020

Monday Night Raw starts off with Randy Orton and Keith Lee.  Then, Dolph Ziggler comes out of nowhere to attack Lee.  This sets up a scheduled match.  

Keith Lee defeated Dolph Ziggler "Qualify Match for Triple Threat Match"

(Breaking News) Mauro Ranallo part ways.  It is official from previous blog.    

Ziggler may had lasted a good 15 minutes but he was no match against the Limitless One.  Lee power-slammed Ziggler for the win.  

Mickie James defeated Lana

The match is similar to a bye week in the NFL.  Lana had no chance against a six-time world champion.  James win is a strong chance that she will square off with Raw Women's Champion, Asuka.  

Also, James turned 41 today!  Happy Birthday!

Randy Orton defeated Kevin Owens "Qualify Match for Triple Threat Match"

Aleister Black attacked Owens prior to entering the ring.  He hit the Black Mass and rolled Owens in the ring.  Owens pleaded with the referee to start the match only to get a quick RKO for the end.  

Cedric Alexander, Viking Raiders defeated The Hurt Business

Alexander pulled off a victory after rolling up MVP.  Later, MVP, Bobby Lashley, and Shelton Benjamin stomp on Alexander backstage until Ricochet and Apollo Crews show up.  

Riott Squad defeated The Iiconics "with stipulation"

Ruby Riott pinned Billie Kay for a three count.  As a result, the Riott Squad will compete for the Women's Tag Team Championship (Champions are Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax).  The Iiconics will disband and go on with their career as singles competitors.  

Seth Rollins defeated Dominik Mysterio "Qualify Match for Triple Threat Match"

Before the match, Seth Rollins yelled at Murphy for kicking him in the head.  He also mentioned about Murphy being pinned in the ring at Payback.  Rollins demanded Murphy to leave the ring to think about what kind of man, what part of history he wanted to be in.  While Murphy walked back, Dominik laid him out to the ground.  Then, Dominik ran in the ring and the match started.  

Rollins curb stomped Dominik for the win.  After the match, The Messiah gave an exclamation mark by stomping Dominik for the second time.  

R-Truth wins back the 24/7 Championship "AGAIN!"

The Street Profits vs. Angel Garza & Andrade ends in a no contest

The tornado match was full of action until the Retribution came in and assaulted everyone in and around the ring.  Garza was smart to get away and took Demi with him to escape.  

Raw Underground

The match started with Shelton Benjamin vs Apollo Crews.  As the both went out of the ring mat, it turned into a 6-man battle.  The Hurt Business finished on top.

Main Event-Triple Threat match

Randy Orton vs Keith Lee vs Seth Rollins

Lee powerbombs Rollins but never saw Orton coming.  Orton executes an RKO on Lee and rushed to Rollins for the pin.  Rollins clinches his way to Clash of Champions to challenge the WWE Champion Drew McIntyre.  


John Cena in Dallas & Robo on the Sci-Fi Network.