August 7, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Miz TV with Special Guest: Kurt Angle, Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman
Miz is not in a good mood. This show won’t begin until he gets what he wants. Miz is sick of being blindsided on his own show. He wants Jason Jordan to come down to the ring right now. Kurt Angle comes out instead. Jordan will be taking on MizTourage member, Curtis Axel later on tonight. Angle has a guest who will exceed MizTV standards.
Brock Lesnar makes his way down to the ring with Paul Heyman. Before Heyman can speak, Miz cuts him off and says that when his hands goes up your mouth’s goes shut. Heyman’s client, Brock Lesnar, is pretty much guaranteed to lose at SummerSlam. Brock doesn’t even have to be pinned to lose the title. Miz says If he’s a gambling man, Miz would put his money on Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman and Samoa Joe. Brock can take his ball and go home. Good riddance to bad rubbish.
Would Mr. Advocate would like to add anything? After being put in his place by the Miz, Heyman reminds everybody that he’s the advocate for the Reigning, Defending, Undisputed, Universal Champion, Brock Lesnar. Does Miz and Maryse ever role play? Miz is Roman Reigns. The MizTourage will be Samoa Joe and Braun Strowman. In this game of role play, Brock Lesnar will give you a preview of SummerSlam. All hell breaks loose as Brock takes the entire MizTourage to Suplex City. Brock drops Miz with the F5.
First Match: Sheamus w/Cesaro vs. Seth Rollins
Rollins dropkicks Sheamus before the bell rings. Rollins stomps on Sheamus chest. Sheamus rolls himself out of the ring. Rollins goes for a SlingShot Crossbody, but Sheamus catches him in mid-air. Sheamus places Rollins on his shoulders. Rollins lands on the ring apron then proceeds to kick the back of Sheamus neck. Rollins with a double axe handle off the ring apron. Rollins goes into the ground and pound attack. Rollins is distracted by Cesaro. Sheamus rams his shoulders to the midsection of Rollins. Rollins responds whips Sheamus face off the top rope. Rollins connects with a SpringBoard Clothesline for a two count. Rollins is stomping on Sheamus chest in the corner. Sheamus drops Rollins crotch first on the top rope. Sheamus sends Rollins crashing to the outside.
Rollins lands a knife edge chop. Sheamus responds with a Tilt-A-Whirl PowerSlam on the apron. Sheamus applies a rear chin lock. Rollins gets back to a vertical base. Rollins connects with a jaw breaker. Sheamus immediately drops Rollins with a back elbow strike. Sheamus lands a series of clubbing blows to the chest of Rollins. Sheamus with a Rolling Senton. Sheamus goes for a Brouge Kick, but Rollins counters with a thrust kick to the midsection. Sheamus responds with a high knee strike. Rollins follows that with a enziguri that has Sheamus staggering in the corner. Sheamus with a Double Boot to the chest of Rollins.
Sheamus heads to the top turnbuckle. Sheamus HeadButts Rollins back to the canvas. Rollins plants Sheamus with the FrankenSteiner. Rollins connects with the SuperKick for a two count. Rollins repeatedly kicks Sheamus in the head. Sheamus goes for a Back Drop, but Rollins lands back on his feet. Rollins drops Sheamus with the SlingBlade. Rollins knocks Cesaro off the ring apron. Rollins goes for the Frog Splash, but Cesaro gets in the way. Sheamus rolls Rollins over to pickup the victory. After the match, Rollins drops Cesaro with a Suicide Dive. Sheamus and Cesaro drives Rollins back first into the ringside barricades. Sheamus tosses Rollins back into the ring. Sheamus and Cesaro plants Rollins with their White Nose/Diving Neck Breaker Combination.
Winner: Sheamus via Pinfall
Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose Backstage Segment:
Rollins runs into Dean Ambrose in the backstage area. Ambrose told Rollins that he shouldn’t done that because he’s making him look like a real jerk right now. Rollins says that Ambrose is a real jerk. It’s been three years, alot of things have come and gone. What does Rollins have to do to prove that he’s not the same guy? Ambrose isn’t sticking around long enough to find out. The Shield was a one time thing. Ambrose will be going into his match with Cesaro, alone.
Second Match: Jean Pierre Goulet vs. Jason Jordan
Jordan connects with a single leg takedown. Goulet backs himself into the ropes. Jordan lands a series of waist lock takedowns. Jordan with a Gator Roll to Goulet. Goulet lands a back elbow strike to the jaw of Jordan. Goulet follows that with a right hand. Jordan is pissed off. Jordan drives Goulet into the corner. Jordan connects with the Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex. Jordan follows that with the Corner Spear. Jordan plants Goulet with the Elevated Neck Breaker to pickup the victory.
Winner: Jason Jordan via Pinfall
Bayley In-Ring Promo:
The beautiful Charly Caruso is interviewing Bayley in the middle of the ring. Bayley is asked about the announcement that she suffered a separated shoulder and won’t be competing for the Raw Women’s Championship at SummerSlam? Bayley can’t watch the replay of last weeks match because it’ll make her angry. She knew something was wrong with her should.
If Bayley couldn’t beat Nia Jax, nobody would considered her a threat to Alexa Bliss, so she wanted to prove her wrong. It’s hard to be happy now. Bayley started to get bitter, but the people made her feel better. Everyone who sent her well wishes are the ones who are going to motivate her to come back. Who will Alexa Bliss face at SummerSlam? Bayley will pick the one who she thinks deserves it, the boss, Sasha Banks. Sasha comes down to the ring and hugs Bayley.
Third Match: Sasha Banks vs. Alicia Fox vs. Emma in a Triple Threat Number One Contender’s Qualifying Match
Alexa Bliss will be joining the commentary team for this match. Sasha ducks a clothesline from Fox. Sasha lands a forearm shot in the corner. Emma attacks Sasha from behind. Emma lands a clubbing blow to the back of Sasha. Sasha tosses Emma out of the ring. Fox drops Sasha with a Big Boot for a two count. Fox goes for the Helluva Kick, but Sasha counters with a school girl rollup for a two count. Sasha lands a high knee strike. Emma drags Sasha out of the ring. Emma plants Sasha with a Wheelbarrow Suplex on the ring apron.
Fox goes for a Spear, but Emma kicks Fox in the chest. Emma goes into the ground and pound attack. Emma with a quick cover for a two count. Emma is choking Fox in between the ropes. Fox bounces Emma’s head on the top turnbuckle. Fox tosses Emma to the other side of the ring. Fox connects with the Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Emma whips Fox face first to the middle rope. Emma follows that with a Sliding Kick. Sasha drops Emma with the Shining Wizard.
Sasha lands a series of Running Double Knee Strikes. Fox lands a back elbow strike in the corner. Sasha gets Fox tied in the tree of woe. Sasha connects with the SlingShot Knee Strike. Emma tosses Sasha out of the ring. Emma goes for the cover, but Fox kicks out at the count of two. Emma connects with a Running Crossbody Block in the corner for a one count. Sasha drags Emma out of the ring. Sasha drops Emma with a right hand. As Sasha gets back into the ring, Fox connects with the inside cradle for a two count. Fox goes for the Scissors Kick, but Sasha counters with the BackStabber. Sasha gets Fox trapped in the Bank Statement. Emma rolls Sasha for a two count. Sasha locks Emma in the Bank Statement which forces her to tap out.
Winner: Sasha Banks via Submission
Braun Strowman Backstage Interview:
Renee Young is interviewing Braun Strowman in the backstage area. We’re two weeks away from the Fatal Four Way Match at SummerSlam. How important is tonight’s Last Man Standing Match with Roman Reigns? Braun likes hurting Roman Reigns. He likes hearing his bones crack as he pummels his body.
Most of all, he likes seeing the hope in Reigns eyes as he tries to get back on his feet. When Braun is around, Reigns is nothing more than a puppy. His yard is his playground. Tonight Braun will break Reigns spirt. At SummerSlam, he’ll become the brand new Universal Champion. After tonight, there’ll only be one monster left standing.
Fourth Match: Enzo & The Big Show vs. Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows
Show and Anderson will start things off. Show shoves Anderson to the corner. Show drops Gallows with a shoulder tackle. Gallows and Anderson shows their frustration on the outside. Enzo is trying to fight off Gallows and Anderson in the corner. Gallows clotheslines Enzo for a two count. Gallows drags Enzo to the corner and tags in Anderson. Anderson lands a series of knee drops. Anderson goes for the cover, but Enzo kicks out at the count of two. Anderson applies an arm-bar. Enzo gets back to a vertical base. Enzo lands some body shots. Anderson with a clubbing blow to the back of Enzo.
Enzo sends Anderson crashing crotch first on the middle turnbuckle. Anderson tags in Gallows. Gallows drops Enzo with a running shoulder block. Enzo fires off a series of jabs. Gallows SuperKicks Enzo. Big Cass appears on the stage to distract Big Show. Gallows knocks Show off the ring apron with a Big Boot. Gallows and Anderson goes for the Magic Killer, but Enzo counters with a rollup for a two count. Anderson drops Enzo with the Running Knee to pickup the victory. After the match, Big Cass drops Show with a Big Boot. Cass goes into a ground and pound attack. Enzo connects with the Suicide Dive. Cass slings Enzo around the ringside barricades. Enzo starts running away from Cass. Show lands another Knockout Punch to Cass.
Winner: Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows via Pinfall
Finn Balor & Bray Wyatt In-Ring Promo:
This is Balor Club. Did everybody see Balor kick Bray Wyatt’s teeth down his neck last week? Bray loves to talk in tones and speaks in riddles that gives him the creeps. Balor says that Bray is the type of person who cares less about winning and losing and more about hurting people or having people fear him. When fear comes knocking, you kick fear in the face. Balor has some advice for Bray.
The next time you want to come at Finn, you better not miss. No matter if it’s SummerSlam or tonight, Balor will finish what Bray started. Bray appears in the ring as Balor is sitting on the top turnbuckle. They start brawling. Balor lands a enziguri from the ring apron. Balor connects with the SlingBlade. Balor goes for the Basement Dropkick, but Bray rolls himself out of the ring. Bray appears on the titantron laughing. When Balor flies, the WWE Universe flies. After Bray rips Balor down, they’ll all fall down. Run!
Fifth Match: Cesaro w/Sheamus vs. Dean Ambrose
Collar and elbow tie up. Ambrose. Cesaro backs Ambrose into the corner. Ambrose shoves Cesaro. Ambrose applies a waist lock. Cesaro reverses the hold. Cesaro goes for a side headlock, but Ambrose counters with a hammer lock. Cesaro gets back to a vertical base. Cesaro drops Ambrose with a shoulder tackle. Ambrose applies a side headlock. Ambrose drops Cesaro with a shoulder tackle. Back to the collar and elbow tie up in the middle of the ring. Cesaro gets Ambrose shoulders pin to the mat for a two count. Ambrose monkey flips Cesaro to the corner. Ambrose is distracted by Sheamus. Cesaro lands a series of strikes in the corner. Ambrose ducks a clothesline from Cesaro. Ambrose goes into the ground and pound attack after landing a running lariat. Ambrose transitions into the Corner Mount. Cesaro sends Ambrose face first to the top turnbuckle.
Cesaro goes for a cover, but Ambrose kicks out at the count of two. Cesaro follows that with a clothesline for a two count. Cesaro applies a rear chin lock. Ambrose gets back to a vertical base. Cesaro kicks Ambrose in the chest. Ambrose responds with a Swinging Neck Breaker. Ambrose clotheslines Cesaro over the top rope. Ambrose follows that with the SlingShot Crossbody to the outside. Ambrose rolls Cesaro back into the ring. Ambrose is distracted by Sheamus. This allows Cesaro to land a running uppercut from behind. Cesaro drives his knees to the chest of Ambrose. Cesaro whips Ambrose faces off the top rope. Cesaro heads to the top turnbuckle. Cesaro HeadButts Ambrose. Cesaro and Ambrose are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. Ambrose plants Cesaro with the SuperPlex.
Ambrose with a chop/jab combination to Cesaro. Cesaro responds with a back breaker for a two count. Cesaro with a series of slingshot forearms to the kidney of Ambrose. Cesaro and Ambrose are trading back and forth shots. Cesaro has Ambrose trapped in a Modified Torture Rack. Ambrose lands back on his feet. Ambrose with a series of back elbow drops to Cesaro. Ambrose clotheslines Cesaro. Cesaro side steps Ambrose into the turnbuckles. Cesaro lands a Big Uppercut for a two count. Cesaro follows that with a DeadLift Gut Wrench Suplex for another two count. Cesaro goes for the Neutralizer, but Ambrose counters with a Back Body Drop. Ambrose lands a Big Boot in the corner. Ambrose goes for the Dirty Deeds, but Cesaro blocks it. Ambrose fights out of the SharpShooter.
Ambrose goes for the Suicide Dive, but Cesaro counters with a leaping uppercut strike for a two count. Cesaro follows that with a corner spear. Cesaro dumps Ambrose ribs first on the top rope. Back to the top turnbuckle, Ambrose connects with a front slam. Ambrose rolls Cesaro over for a two count. After another forearm/exchange, Ambrose connects with the Lunatic Lariat. Ambrose gets Cesaro in position for the Dirty Deeds, but Sheamus hops on the ring apron. Ambrose knocks Sheamus off the ring apron. Cesaro locks in the SharpShooter. Ambrose crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Cesaro slaps Ambrose in the face. Ambrose tosses Cesaro out of the ring. Ambrose with a Flying Back Elbow Drop to the outside. Ambrose rolls Cesaro back into the ring. Ambrose heads to the top turnbuckle then thwarts the distraction from Sheamus. Ambrose with a school boy rollup to pickup the victory. After the match, Sheamus immediately attacks Ambrose. Seth Rollins storms into the ring to make the save. Rollins with a Back Body Drop to Cesaro. Rollins clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope. Ambrose does The Shield Pose, but Rollins walks out of the ring.
Winner: Dean Ambrose via Pinfall
Sixth Match: Ariya Daivari vs. Akira Tozawa
Titus O’Neil will join the commentary team for this match. Collar and elbow tie up. Tozawa applies a hammer lock. Daivari drives Tozawa into the corner. Daivari clotheslines Tozawa for a two count. Daivari starts targeting the injured shoulder of Tozawa. Daivari connects with a back breaker for a two count. Daivari talks smack to Tozawa. Tozawa lands a series of knife edge chops. Daivari responds with a corner clothesline for a two count. Daivari applies a Full Nelson Lock.
Tozawa gets back to a vertical base. Daivari with another quick cover for a two count. Daivari applies an arm-bar. Daivari lands a clubbing blow to the back of Tozawa. Tozawa responds with a Head Scissors Takeover. Tozawa with a SuperMan Punch that knocks Daivari off the ring apron. Tozawa drops Daivari with the Suicide Dive. Tozawa goes for the cover, but Daivari kicks out at the count of two. Tozawa connects with a spinning heel kick. Tozawa goes for a enziguri, but Daivari counters with a waist lock go-behind. Tozawa plants Daivari with a Side Belly to Back Suplex. Tozawa connects with the Senton Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: Akira Tozawa via Pinfall
Seventh Match: Mickie James vs. Dana Brooke vs. Nia Jax in a Triple Threat Number One Contender’s Qualifying Match
Nia shoves Brooke to the canvas. Nia launches Mickie to the corner. Nia HeadButts Brooke. Mickie lands a spinning heel kick to the midsection of Nia. Mickie applies a side headlock. Nia shoves Mickie into Brooke. Brooke sends Nia shoulder first into the steel ring post. Mickie and Brooke are trading back and forth shots. Mickie connects with the Mick Kick. Brooke responds with a Leg Lariat. Mickie drops Brooke with a neck breaker for a two count. Mickie kicks Brooke in the gut.
Nia drops Mickie with a Running Body Avalanche. Brooke with a Basement Dropkick that sends Nia to the corner. Broke follows that with a HandSpring Back Elbow Strike. Nia responds with a running lariat. Nia follows that with the Fallaway Slam. Mickie drops Nia with a Flying Seated Senton Splash off the top turnbuckle. Mickie gets Brooke in the pinning position, but Nia gets in the way. Nia tosses Mickie out of the ring. Brooke applies a sleeper hold. Nia drives Brooke’s face. Nia connects with the Leg Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: Nia Jax via Pinfall
– Kurt Angle announces that Big Cass will take on Big Show at SummerSlam. Enzo Amore will be suspended above the ring in a Shark Cage.
– Rich Swann will take on TJP on tomorrow’s WWE 205 Live.
Eight Match: Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman in a Last Man Standing Match
Reigns starts brawling with Strowman before the bell rings. Strowman drives his knee to the gut of Reigns. Strowman sends Reigns sternum first to the ringside barricade. Strowman throws Reigns back into the ring. Reigns fires off a series of haymakers. Reigns goes for the Samoan Drop, but Strowman lands a clubbing blow to the back. Strowman drops Reigns with a back elbow strike. Reigns gets back on his feeet at the count of four. Strowman HeadButts Reigns. Strowman whips Reigns ribs first to the top turnbuckle. Strowman lands a knee lift. Strowman drops Reigns with a shoulder tackle. Reigns gets back on his feet at the count of five. Strowman hits Reigns with the steel ring steps. Strowman rolls Reigns back into the ring. Reigns with a series of short-arm lariats in the corner. Reigns connects with the Big Boot, but Strowman remains on his feet. Reigns knocks Strowman down with the steel ring step.
Reigns drives the step to chest and elbow of Strowman. Strowman gets back on his feet at the count of five. Reigns goes for the SuperMan Punch, but Strowman blocks it. Strowman plants Reigns with the Yokosuka FaceBuster. Reigns gets up at the count of eight. Strowman goes for the Running PowerSlam, but Reigns lands back on his feet. Reigns drops Strowman with the Elevated SuperMan Punch. Reigns sets up for the Spear, but Strowman connects with the Basement Dropkick. Reigns sends Strowman shoulder first to the steel ring post. Strowman gets up at the count of eight. Reigns connects with the Drive By. Strowman tumbles over the steel ring steps. Reigns rolls a table into the ring. Reigns goes for another Drive By, but Strowman counters with a lariat that sends Reigns crashing back first on the ring apron.
Strowman sets up the table in the middle of the ring. Strowman welcomes Reigns to his playground. Reigns fires up with a series of right hands. Reigns connects with the Samoan Drop that sends Strowman crashing through the table. Strowman rolls himself out of the ring. Reigns goes for a Spear, but Strowman throws a chair at Reigns face. Reigns gets up at the count of nine. Strowman and Reigns starts brawling in the Toronto Crowd. Strowman uppercuts Reigns. Reigns repeatedly drives Strowman’s face first to the announce table. Reigns lands another Drive By on the stage. Strowman launches Reigns back first to the LED Boards. Strowman clears the announce table. Strowman goes for a PowerBomb, but Reigns counters with two SuperMan Punches. Reigns goes for the Spear, but Strowman counters with the Big Boot. Reigns from out nowhere runs down the ramp and Spears Strowman. Reigns gets back on his feet at the count of seven. Samoa Joe from out of the crowd locks in the Coquina Clutch which forces Reigns to pass out. This allows Strowman to pickup the victory.
Winner: Braun Strowman
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