June 5, 2017
Mohegan Sun Arena
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Bray Wyatt & Roman Reigns In-Ring Promo:
Last night was the beginning of the end. Bray had a chance to slay the beast and save the entire WWE Universe from damn nation. Instead arming me with my sword, they shoved it right into his eye, but Bray is still alive. Tonight Bray will cast judgment on those who are guilty. Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns are all guilty.
Bray made a vow that one by one they all must be punished, starting tonight with Roman Reigns. Roman comes out to interrupt Bray. Bray laughs at Roman. Roman snatches the mic away from Bray. Roman says that the chants in the crowd are the reason why he’s the guy. You know what happens when you talk in Roman’s Yard? Reigns drops Bray with a right hand that sends Bray crashing to the outside.
First Match: Bray Wyatt vs. Roman Reigns
Reigns ducks a clothesline from Bray. Bray goes for the Sister Abigail, but Reigns blocks it. Reigns lands a back elbow. Reigns follows that with a right hand and again Bray heads to the outside. Bray clotheslines Reigns. Bray transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bray applies a rear chin lock. Bray drives his knee to the gut of Reigns. Reigns goes for the Samoan Drop, but Bray counters with a DDT for a two count. Bray goes back to the rear chin lock. Reigns gets back to a vertical base. Reigns lands a big right hand. Bray heads to the top turnbuckle. Reigns plants Bray with a Samoan Drop for a two count. Reigns fires up with a series of clotheslines. Reigns goes for a Body Avalanche, but Bray counters with a big boot. Bray whips Reigns shoulders first into the steel ring post.
Reigns rolls out of the ring. Bray connects with a running senton on the outside. Bray has Reigns back in a rear chin lock coming out of the commercial break. Bray lands a clubbing blow to the back of Reigns. Reigns uppercuts Bray. Reigns tosses Bray out of the ring. Reigns kicks Bray in the gut. Reigns follows that up with a series of Corner Clotheslines. Bray connects with a Big Boot, but Reigns responds with a Big Boot of his own. Bray does his Spider Walk. Reigns goes for the SuperMan Punch, but Bray counters with the Uranage Slam for a two count. Bray lands a Body Avalanche in the corner.
Bray places Reigns on the top turnbuckle. Reigns repeatedly headbutts Bray. Reigns plants Bray with a Sit-Out Powerbomb for a two count. Reigns sets up for the Spear, but Bray ducks out of the way. Reigns connects with the SuperMan Punch. Reigns goes for the cover, but Bray kicks out at two. Reigns goes for the Spear again, but Bray rolls out of the ring. Reigns connects with the Drive By. Bray responds with a vicious lariat. Reigns gets back into the ring at the count of nine. Reigns talks smack to Bray. Bray goes for the Sister Abigail, but Reigns counters with a rollup for a two count. Reigns drops Bray with the SuperMan Punch. Reigns finally connects with the Spear to pickup the victory.
Winner: Roman Reigns via Pinfall
Enzo & Big Cass Backstage Interview:
.@BigCassWWE will do EVERYTHING in his power to protect @real1 from any future attacks! #RAW @CharlyCarusoWWE pic.twitter.com/7lxytdNX47
— WWE (@WWE) June 6, 2017
Alexa Bliss & Kurt Angle Backstage Segment:
SERIOUSLY?… SERIOUSLY! @AlexaBliss_WWE will defend her #RAW #WomensTitle against @NiaJaxWWE TONIGHT on @USA_Network! @RealKurtAngle pic.twitter.com/0hDXGJOU6O
— WWE (@WWE) June 6, 2017
Kurt Angle is in his office talking on the phone. Alexa Bliss stops by. Bliss is waiting for congratulations from Kurt. She’s here to help Kurt. Bayley doesn’t have what it takes to hold the title so she is done with Bayley. Bliss wants to celebrate not only her title, but her entire life. Alexa Bliss: This is My Life. Angle thinks that’s a terrible idea. The This is Your Life segment was one of the worst segments in the history of RAW. Kurt reminds Bliss about the title match she promised to Nia. Bliss will have to live up to that promise and she will defend the title against Nia Jax tonight. Bliss and Kurt go back and forth using the word seriously.
Second Match: Dean Ambrose vs. Elias Samson
Ambrose tosses Samson out of the ring. Ambrose with a series of right hands to Samson. Ambrose gets in the ring and says that he wants his rematch for the Intercontinental Championship. Miz appears on the titantron and says that there will be no Intercontinental Championship tonight, but it will be the beginning of the Miz’s Intercontinental Championship Reunion Tour. Samson with a clubbing axe handle to the back of Ambrose. Samson plants Ambrose with a Drifter Slam. Ambrose is walking in the backstage area and runs into Kurt Angle. Angle wants Ambrose to take the night off.
Winner: No Contest
Samoa Joe & Paul Heyman In-Ring Promo:
Joe is going to make this simple. The man standing here doesn’t fear Brock Lesnar. He’s incapable of fearing him because he is far too envious of Brock Lesnar. Joe wants everything Brock has and he wants to take it from him. He wants Brock’s schedule where he’s not forced to come out week after week to the ungrateful masses. Brock can come and leave as he pleases. Joe wants Brock’s ability to instill fear into men at his behest. Joe wants Paul Heyman to be his advocate, negotiate his contracts, and run his errands. Most importantly and more than anything in the world, Joe wants Brock Lesnar’s Universal Championship. Live on PPV at Great Balls of Fire, he’ll be standing in this ring, staring him in the eye, and he will take that Universal Championship from Brock Lesnar. Paul Heyman comes out to interrupt Joe. The number one contender for the Universal Title and rightfully so. The destroyer and badass who got through four others to earn a title shot against Brock Lesnar.
The man who left wreckage in every single place he has been. The number one contender, Samoa Joe. Heyman understands that Joe doesn’t fear Brock Lesnar, but at the same time Brock doesn’t fear Samoa Joe either. What bothers him about Joe is that Joe likes that Brock doesn’t fear him. Heyman worries for a living. He sees his client’s opponents and gets worried, as a Jew. Brock assuages all of his concerns. It doesn’t matter the legend or the physical ability or athleticism of the opponent. You put them in the ring and Brock assuages all of his concerns. Two weeks ago he said he wanted to see Brock Lesnar versus Finn Balor. It’s the best case scenario. It’s a Rocky story and it’s a license to print money.
Unfortunately Joe is the worst case scenario. Joe doesn’t give a damn and he wants to fight Brock and go to war with him. Even if Brock can assuage all of his concerns, Brock will not be leaving the ring the same way he entered. Joe will take a piece of Brock Lesnar with him. It’s Heyman job to make sure that Brock Lesnar is your worst case scenario. If you want Brock Lesnar, you got Brock Lesnar. Heyman and Joe shakes hands.. Paul starts to leave the ring and Joe keeps him from exiting. Joe was disappointed by Heyman. Joe tells Heyman that that he is going to wrap his arm around Paul’s throat and your vision is going to get hazy. Then, he wants Heyman to take this message to Brock Lesnar that this is for him. Joe says he wants him to explain to Brock in excruciating detail, as only Heyman can, what is in store for Brock. Joe puts Heyman in the Coquina Clutch.
"One-on-one, I beat you before, and I've got no problem doing it again TONIGHT!" – @WWERollins to @SamoaJoe #RAW pic.twitter.com/GYRPZ7o6BS
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) June 6, 2017
– Samoa Joe will take on Seth Rollins in the main event of RAW.
Third Match: Sheamus & Cesaro vs. Heath Slater & Rhyno
Cesaro rolls out of the ring. Sheamus lands a clubbing axe handle to the back of Slater. Sheamus whips Slater shoulder first into the steel ring post. Sheamus follows that up with a Short-Arm Clothesline for a two count. Sheamus applies a rear chin lock. Slater fires up with a series of right hands. Sheamus drops Slater with a back elbow. Sheamus tags in Cesaro.
Cesaro with a flying double axe handle to the chest of Slater for a two count. Cesaro gets Slater in a rear chin lock. Slater with a jaw breaker to Cesaro. Sheamus makes the blind tag. Slater tosses Cesaro to the outside. Slater with a running knee to the jaw of Cesaro. Rhyno battles with Cesaro on the outside. Sheamus lays out Slater with a Brogue Kick to pickup the victory. After the match, Sheamus says that’s how an intelligent team wins. Who’s happy that The Hardyz came back? Cesaro says that The Hardyz are not happy that they came back. Sheamus and Cesaro just doesn’t set the bar, they are the bar.
Winner: Sheamus & Cesaro via Pinfall
TJP & Neville Backstage Segment:
"I think it's time we talk about…the championship opportunity that I deserve!" – @MegaTJP to #Cruiserweight Champion @WWENeville #RAW pic.twitter.com/MPIyfln6K5
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) June 6, 2017
Fourth Match: TJP vs. Mustafa Ali
TJP rams his shoulders to the midsection of Ali in the corner. TJP uppercuts Ali. TJP rams his boot across the jaw of Ali. Ali dives over TJP. Ali with a Springboard Crossbody for a two count. TJP applies an arm-bar. TJP responds with a hammer lock. Ali sends TJP to the ring apron. TJP drives Ali’s head to the canvas. TJP with a slingshot senton for a two count. TJP with a snap mare to Ali. TJP is grounding Ali with a rear chin lock.
TJP goes for the Detonation Kick, but Ali backs it. Ali plants TJP with a Tornado DDT. Ali goes for the Inverted 450 Splash, but TJP trips him. TJP plants Ali with the Detonation Kick to pickup the victory. After the match, Neville comes out. Neville was about to inform TJP some bad news. TJP says that they are going to talk to Kurt Angle right now. Neville attacks TJP from behind. Neville informs TJP that he’ll get his match on 205 Live
Winner: TJP via Pinfall
#TheBoss @SashaBanksWWE wants nothing to do with #RAW #WomensChampion @AlexaBliss_WWE… pic.twitter.com/UUj4Nzraal
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) June 6, 2017
– Alexa Bliss tries to play buddy buddy with Dana Brooke, Sasha Banks and Mickie James, but the plan absolutely fails.
– Kurt Angle walks out of the Mohegan Sun Arena, but Dean Ambrose finds his way back into the arena
Fifth Match: Kalisto vs. Titus O’Neil w/Kalisto
Titus drives Kalisto back first into the turnbuckles. Titus bodyslams Kalisto. Titus is arguing with Apollo Crews. Kalisto with a C4 to Titus. Titus responds with a Big Boot. Titus goes for a rollup, but Kalisto kicks out at two. Kalisto rolls him over and has a hand full of tights to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kalisto via Pinfall
The Miz’s Intercontinental Championship Celebration:
This is the night where they celebrate her husband. Maryse brings out her husband The Miz. You Deserve It’ chant would mean more to Miz if the WWE Universe didn’t do it every time someone won a title. Miz is the only one who deserves this title. It’s time to kick off the Miz’ Intercontinental Title Comeback Tour. Miz says he exiled the undeserving Ambrose in order to restore the title to the glory and heights it once knew. Miz wants everyone to raise a glass and he proposes a toast to himself. May the world not know a time when he’s not the Intercontinental Champion. Miz tells Maryse that she has outdone herself with the balloons, the champagne and the dancing bear. Maryse tells Miz that he like everything, but she did not get the bear. Miz attacks the bear and he gives it the Skull Crushing Finale.
Miz pulls off the bear’s head, thinking it is Dean Ambrose, but it wasn’t. Miz tells the bear that at least he can say he got beaten up by the Intercontinental Champion. A giant present is wheeled to the ring. Miz says he can hear inside the box and it can be anything in there. Miz takes a steel chair from the crowd and he hits the present with. Miz with a spears the massive box. Maryse yells at Miz for what he is doing to the present. Maryse says the gift is from her and it was a grandfather clock that Miz destroyed. Maryse says it is timeless, just like Miz, but he ruined it. Maryse pushes Miz and runs to the backstage area. Miz blames Ambrose for this and he wants to know where he is. He wants to know if he’s in the crowd wearing a mask. The cameraman pulls the camera away and we see it’s Ambrose as Miz looks at the TitanTron. Ambrose plants Miz with the Dirty Deeds.
Sixth Match: The Club vs. Enzo Amore & Big Show
Gallows drops Enzo with a big boot. Gallows tags in Anderson. Anderson rams Enzo face into the top turnbuckle. Anderson goes for a Running Bicycle Kick, but Enzo ducks out of the way. Enzo tags in Big Show. Big Show clears the ring. Big Show clotheslines Gallows. Show with a Double Splash to The Club in the corner. Big Show drops Anderson with a Shoulder Tackle. Big Show plants Anderson with the Choke Slam. Big Show tags in Enzo. Big Show and Enzo connect with the Rocket Launcher to pickup the victory.
Winner: Big Show & Enzo Amore
Seventh Match: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Nia Jax for the WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Bliss begs for mercy. Mickie James and Dana Brooke comes down to the ring. Nia grabs Bliss hair. Bliss slaps Nia. Nia launches Bliss across the ring. Nia is treating Bliss like a rag doll. Nia connects with the Body Avalanche. Bliss gets Nia in a Sleeper Hold. Nia drops Bliss on the canvas. Nia connects with a leg drop.
Bliss with a boot to the face of Nia. Nia responds with a shoulder block. Bliss rolls out of the ring. Bliss tries to grab her title, but Mickie James and Dana Brooke get in the way. Bliss shoves both women. A donnie brooke ensues which cause the disqualification. After the match, Nia attacks Brooke and Mickie James. Bliss with a Basement Dropkick to Nia. Bliss runs to the back. Nia headbutts Mickie. Nia plants Brooke with the Samoan Drop
Winner: Still WWE RAW Women’s Champion, Alexa Bliss via Disqualification.
Eight Match: Samoa Joe vs. Seth Rollins
Joe throws his towel at Rollins. Joe with a series of jabs to Rollins. Joe drives his knee to the midsection of Rollins. Joe is targeting the back of Rollins in the corner. Rollins responds by going into the ground and pound attack. Rollins connects with a Hurricanrana. Rollins lands a series of Knife Edge Chops. Joe headbutts Rollins. Joe tosses Rollins out of the ring. Rollins responds with a forearm smash. Joe lands a big back elbow. Rollins dumps Joe to the outside. Rollins goes for a Suicide Dive, but Joe counters with a big boot in mid-air. Joe whips Rollins back first into the barricade. Joe kicks Rollins in the chest. Joe is mauling Rollins in the corner with a flurry of jabs.
Joe lights Rollins chest with a knife edge chop. Rollins with a chop/forearm combination. Joe sends Rollins to the ring apron. Rollins goes for a Springboard Knee Strike, but Joe trips him. Joe lays out Rollins with a Enziguri. Joe is still mauling Rollins coming out of commercial break. Joe with another forearm smash that sends Rollins to the corner. Rollins responds with a boot to the jaw of Joe. Rollins goes to the top rope, but Joe sends the back of Rollins head to the top turnbuckle. Joe applies a rear chin lock. Rollins tries to fight back, but Joe counters with an atomic drop followed by a big boot and a running senton for a two count. Joe plants Rollins with a Powerslam for a two count.
Joe backs to more knife edge chops in the corner. Rollins dropkicks Joe. Rollins connects with the Suicide Dive. Rollins rolls Joe back into the ring. Rollins with the Slingblade to Joe. Rollins lands another Suicide Dive. Rollins lands a big boot in the corner. Rollins continues his hot streak with the Blockbuster. Rollins his third consecutive Suicide Dive. Rollins with a Springboard Clothesline for a two count. Rollins with a Standing Switch and plants Joe with the Falcon Arrow for a two count. Joe ducks a right hand from Rollins. Rollins with a sunset flip for a two count. Rollins lands a Thrust Kick to the jaw of Joe. Rollins goes to the top rope, but Bray Wyatt’s video entrance flashes on the titantron. Rollins is obviously distracted. Joe locks in the Coquina Clutch and Rollins passes out.
Winner: Samoa Joe via Submission