August 14, 2017
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Sheamus and Cesaro In-Ring Segment:
After last week, a lot of people are wondering what is going on with Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins? Ambrose is thinking the same thing. There’s only one person who can answer that question. Seth Rollins comes down to the ring. Ambrose is sick and tired of playing these games with Rollins. What’s Rollins deal? Rollins says that Ambrose comes out to save him one week and then does nothing the next. Ambrose said that Kurt Angle was the only reason why teamed together a couple weeks ago?
If that’s the case, why does Ambrose continue to show up? He’s lying to himself. Deep down inside, Ambrose truly cares. If they team again, they can run this place. Let bygones be bygones and put the past in the past, he’s done playing games. Rollins extends out his fist. You got to be kidding me? After last week, Ambrose put his hand out and put his ass on the line last week, but Rollins spat at his face. Rollins says that there’s times where he can’t trust himself.
Maybe they do things different ways and it won’t work out. Or maybe it wasn’t. Maybe their differences are why they worked so well together. There’s nobody who can touch them. Maybe too much has happen, but Rollins is done playing games. Ambrose extends his fist out. Rollins looks at Ambrose fist and he decides to walk away. Ambrose and Rollins starts brawling in the middle of the ring. Cesaro & Sheamus enter the ringside area and a pier six brawl ensues. Rollins & Ambrose clears the ring. Kurt Angle comes out on the stage to announce that Cesaro & Sheamus will be putting their WWE Raw Tag Team Titles at SummerSlam against Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose. Oh it’s true, it’s damn true.
First Match: Nia Jax vs. Sasha Banks In A Number One Contenders Match. The Winner Will Face Alexa Bliss For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship At SummerSlam
Alexa Bliss is watching the match on a custom made throne at the ringside area. Sasha starts firing off a series of forearm strikes. Nia drops Sasha with a big shoulder block. Sasha kicks Nia in the jaw. Sasha follows that with a snap. Nia sends Sasha to the ring apron. Nia connects with a HeadButt. Sasha goes for a Hurricanrana off the apron, but Nia catches her in mid-air. Nia swings Sasha rib first into the barricade. Nia rolls Sasha back into the ring. Nia goes for the cover, but Sasha kicks out at the count of two. Nia locks in a Bear Hug in the middle of the ring. Nia bodyslams Sasha. Nia launches Sasha to the corner. Nia connects with a Leg Drop for a two count. Nia gets Sasha trapped in a Standing Double Chicken Wing Submission Hold.
Sasha responds with a sunset flip for a two count. Sasha applies a Modified Camel Clutch. Nia breaks up the submission and plants Sasha with a Samoan Drop. She only gets a two count because Sasha had her boot place on the bottom rope. Nia lands another Samoan Drop, but Sasha wisely rolls herself out of the ring. Nia tosses Sasha back into the ring. Sasha fires off a series of clubbing axe handles to the midsection of Nia. Sasha rolls Nia over for a two count. Nia goes for a Elbow Drop, but Sasha ducks out of the way.
Sasha and Nia are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. Sasha repeatedly drives her elbow to the back of Nia’s neck. Sasha goes for a Sunset Flip PowerBomb, but Nia hold still on the top turnbuckle. Sasha kicks Nia in the hamstring which causes her to get tied in the tree of woe. Sasha connects with a Leaping Double Knee Stomp in the corner for a two count. Sasha follows that with more rapid fire knee strikes. Nia responds with a Big Boot. Nia says that it’s over. Sasha rolls Nia over into the Bank Statement. Nia powers out of the Bank Statement for a quick moment. Nia goes for another Samoan Drop, but Sasha counters with a Tornado DDT. Sasha goes back to the Bank Statement which forces Nia to tap out.
Winner: Sasha Banks via Submission
Kurt Angle, The Hardy Boyz, The MizTourage, Bray Wyatt and Finn Balor Backstage Segment:
We're not going to wait for @SummerSlam…@FinnBalor and @WWEBrayWyatt will clash one-on-one TONIGHT on #RAW! pic.twitter.com/biUL0QH301
— WWE (@WWE) August 15, 2017
Angle is talking to the Hardy’s in his office. He brings up the recent injury Scott Dawson of The Revival Suffered. Matt says that it would’ve been delightful to face The Revival at SummerSlam. The entire MizTourage enters the conversation. Angle says that Miz can bring his issues to Brock Lesnar. Angle announces that Jason Jordan will go one on one against Curtis Axel.
That’s not necessary because Miz will be fight Angle’s song. A referee tells Angle that there’s a massive brawl going on with Bray Wyatt and Finn Balor. We have agents, referee and security trying to separate both men. Finn Balor says that they don’t have to wait for SummerSlam. Angle tells Bray and Balor that they’ll have their match tonight.
– Elias Samson was about to have a singles match with R-Truth, but Samson attacks Truth before the bell rings. Samson drops Truth with Fade Away.
Big Cass, Big Show and Enzo Amore In-Ring Segment:
This Sunday at SummerSlam, it will be Big Show versus Big Cass in the Big Apple. The Big Show will bring his new best buddy Enzo Amore with him. Why is Big Show friends with Enzo? Why is Enzo friends with Big Show? Enzo is nothing without someone having his back when he pisses someone off. Is Big Show really friends with Enzo? Does Big Show need Enzo to stay relevant? Show needs his jester to have Enzo tell his jokes and be funny.
The WWE Universe laughs at any little thing Enzo says even if you don’t know what the hell he’s talking about. There’s a new seven footer on the block and his name is Big Cass. Show can’t beat Big Cass without Enzo. That’s why Enzo will be in the shark cage and he’ll be high above the ring. Enzo will get a bird’s eye view of Big Cass dismantling the Big Show, piece by piece and limb by limb.
Cass will prove to Big Show, everyone in the locker room, and everyone watching why he’s the best big man today. Enzo Amore comes out on the stage to interrupt Cass. Enzo says that Cass is rambling like a man who got knocked down two weeks in a row. Enzo brings Big Show down to the ring. Cass hides behind the shark cage. Enzo starts dancing to distract Cass. Cass knocks Enzo off the ring apron with a Big Boot. Cass starts brawling with Show. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson attacks Big Show from behind. Gallows wraps Show’s shoulder around the shark cage. Cass slams the door on Show’s wrist. The beatdown continues as Cass repeatedly stomps on Big Show wrist.
Second Match: Neville (c) vs. Akira Tozawa w/Titus O’Neil for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Tozawa immediately rolls Neville over for a two count. Neville drops Tozawa with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Neville applies a rear chin lock. Neville somersaults over Tozawa. After a leg sweep exchange, we have a stand off in the middle of the ring. Neville is talking smack to Tozawa. Tozawa dropkicks Neville. Tozawa lands a series of knife edge chops. Neville kicks Tozawa in the gut. Neville MoonSaults over Tozawa. Tozawa launches Neville to the ring apron. Tozawa with a enziguri that sends Neville crashing to the outside.
Tozawa drops Neville with a big right hand for a two count. During the commercial break, Neville connects with a Reverse Suplex on the outside. Neville applies a Standing ArmBar. Tozawa fires off a series of bodyshots to Neville. Tozawa with a belly to back suplex. Tozawa starts forearming Neville in the middle of the ring. Tozawa misses on the enziguri. Tozawa lands another Side Belly to Back Suplex. Tozawa drops Neville with two consecutive Suicide Dives. Tozawa rolls Neville back into the ring. Tozawa goes for the cover, but Neville kicks out at the count of two.
Neville goes for a Dropkick, but Tozawa holds onto the ropes. Tozawa connects with a PK. Tozawa follows that with a Standing Senton. Tozawa goes for a Senton Bomb, but Neville gets in the way. Tozawa and Neville are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. Neville plants Tozawa with a SuperPlex for a two count. Neville and Tozawa are trading back and forth shots. Tozawa connects with a Hurricanrana. Tozawa follows that with a enziguri. Neville uses the referee as a shield. Neville locks in the Rings of Saturn. Tozawa rolls Neville for a two count. Neville drop toe holds Tozawa face first to the middle turnbuckle. Neville goes for the Red Arrow, but Tozawa ducks out of the way. Tozawa connects with the Senton Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Akira Tozawa via Pinfall
Challenge ACCEPTED! Sounds like @EmmaWWE might get an opportunity against a 6-time #WomensChampion in @MickieJames TONIGHT on #RAW! pic.twitter.com/78PAiFGQoC
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) August 15, 2017
Third Match: Bray Wyatt vs. Finn Balor
Balor lands a series of rapid fire kicks after the bell rings. Balor applies a side headlock. Balor side steps Bray into the turnbuckles. Balor is distracted by Bray’s spider stance in the corner. Bray uppercuts Balor. Balor responds with a enziguri from the ring apron. Balor goes for a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick, but Bray uppercuts him in mid-air. Bray drops Balor with a shoulder tackle. Bray is taunting the Balor Club. Bray lands a clubbing blow to the back of Balor. Balor dishes out a flurry of forearms. Balor follows that with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick that sends Bray to the outside.
Balor drops Bray with a PK from the ring apron. Coming out of the commercial break, Bray is grounding Balor with a rear chin lock. Balor gets back to a vertical base. Bray plants Balor with a Uranage Gut Buster. Bray follows that with a clothesline for a two count. Bray goes back to the rear chin lock. Balor drops Bray with a jaw breaker. Bray forearms the back of Balor’s neck. Balor responds with a Over Head Kick. Balor lands a big boot in the corner. Balor with a series of running haymakers to Bray. Balor connects with a Basement Dropkick. Balor chops Bray in the corner.
Balor with a Standing Enziguri for a two count. Bray responds with a Running Shoulder Block for a two count. Balor plants Bray with the SlingBlade. Balor goes for another Basement Dropkick, but Bray counters with a Senton for a two count. Bray goes for the Sister Abigail, but Balor counters with a Double Stomp to the chest. Bray rolls himself out of the ring. Balor connects with a Basement Dropkick that sends Bray crashing back first into the barricade. Balor rolls Bray back into the ring. Balor goes for the Coup De Grace, but Bray gets back on his feet. Bray plants Balor with the Sister Abigail to pickup the victory. After the match, Bray drops Balor with another Sister Abigail. Bray proceeds to pour a gallon of blood on top of Balor.
Winner: Bray Wyatt via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Mickie James vs. Emma
Collar and elbow tie up. Emma backs Mickie into the turnbuckles. Emma applies a side headlock. Mickie gets back to a vertical base. Mickie clotheslines Emma. Mickie follows that with a spinning heel kick. Micke drops Emma with a leaping shoulder tackle. Mickie connects with a thrust kick for a two count. Mickie goes for a German Suplex, but Emma blocks it. Mickie plants Emma with a Flap Jack. Mickie ascends the top turnbuckle. Emma sends Mickie crashing to the outside.
Emma rolls Mickie back into the ring, but only gets a two count. Emma lands a snap mare takeover. Emma applies a sitting rear nelson lock. Mickie rolls Emma over for a two count. Emma responds with a clothesline for a two count. Emma goes into a ground and pound attack. Emma is stepping on Mickie’s hair. Emma bodyslams Mickie for a two count. Mickie responds in a Big Boot in the corner. Emma leg sweeps Mickie off the top rope for a one count. Emma goes for another bodyslam, but Mickie counters with the Mick Kick to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mickie James via Pinfall
.@FinnBalor knows a thing or two about DEMONS… #SummerSlam #RAW @WWEBrayWyatt pic.twitter.com/rj5i5OhqU0
— WWE (@WWE) August 15, 2017
Fifth Match: The Miz w/The MizTourage vs. Jason Jordan
Jordan drops Miz with a waist lock takedown. Jordan follows that with a Gator Roll. Jordan is all over Miz in the middle of the ring. Miz is holding onto the ropes to create separation. Miz lands a back elbow strike. Jordan responds with a dropkick. Miz is showing his frustration on the outside.
Jordan drives Miz back first into the turnbuckles. Jordan connects with the Corner Spear. Jordan goes for the Elevated Neck Breaker, but The MizTourage attacks Jordan from behind to cause the disqualification. The Hardy Boyz comes down to the ring to make the save. Poetry in Motion to Axel. Jordan drops Miz with a Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex
Winner: Jason Jordan via Disqualification
Sixth Match: Jason Jordan & The Hardy Boyz vs. The Miz & The MizTourage w/Maryse
Jeff Hardy will start things off with Curtis Axel. Jeff applies a wrist lock and tags in Matt. Matt with a double axe handle to the wrist of Axel. Matt lands a series of Arm-Ringers. Jordan and The Hardy Boyz are cutting the ring in half. Jordan applies more pressure to the wrist of Axel. Axel responds with a big right hand. Axel starts stomping Jordan’s chest in the corner. Jordan ducks a clothesline from Axel. Jordan dropkicks Axel. Jordan follows that with a deep arm-drag. Jordan applies an arm-bar. Axel lands a clubbing blow to the back of Jordan. Axel tags in Dallas. Jordan drops Dallas with an ArmDrag TakeDown. Jordan tags in Matt. Matt plants Dallas with a Tornado DDT. Matt starts hyperextending the wrist of Dallas. Matt transitions into an arm bar. The Hardy’s are double teaming Dallas in the corner. Jeff explodes out of the corner with a running lariat. Jeff stomps on Dallas back. Jeff tags in Jordan. Jordan with a fireman’s carry takedown to Dallas. Dallas kicks Jordan in the midsection. Dallas tags in Miz. Jordan tosses Dallas out of the ring.
Jordan dodges a right hand from Miz. Jordan hip tosses Miz back into the ring. Jordan drives Miz to the corner. Jordan goes for a Corner Spear, but Axel side steps Jordan shoulder first to the middle turnbuckle. Miz repeatedly stomps on Jordan’s chest. Jordan and Axel are trading back and forth shots. Axel plants Jordan with a back breaker. Axel goes for a Flying Fist Drop, but Jordan rolls out of the way. Jordan tags in Matt. Matt starts forearming Axel. Matt repeatedly bounces Axel’s head on every turnbuckle pad. Matt connects with a corner clothesline. Matt follows with a Running BullDog. Matt goes for the Twist of Fate, but Axel blocks it. Matt lands a back elbow strike. Matt connects with a Reverse BullDog for a two count. The MizTourage attacks Matt Hardy in the corner.
Miz with a SlingShot Stomp to the chest of Matt. Miz is talking smack to Jeff Hardy. Miz tags in Dallas. Dallas lands a series of knee stomps for a two count. Dallas applies a rear chin lock. Dallas tags in Axel. Axel goes into a ground and pound attack. Axel rams his shoulders to the midsection of Matt. Axel goes for the Body Avalanche, but Matt ducks out of the way. Dallas and Jeff are tagged in. Jeff lands a series of right hands. Jeff connects with a Split Legged Basement Dropkick. Jeff goes for the Twist of Fate, but Dallas blocks it. Jeff knocks Axel and Miz off the ring apron. Jeff lands the Whisper In The Wind for a two count. Jeff goes for the Swanton Bomb, but The MizTourage gets in the way. Dallas plants Jeff with a Draping Swinging Neck Breaker for a two count as Jordan breaks up the pin attempt. Jordan plants Miz with a Over The Head Belly to Belly Suplex that sends him crashing into Axel. Jordan clotheslines Miz over the top rope. Dallas tosses Jordan out of the ring. Matt plants Dallas with the Twist of Fate. Jeff follows that with a Swanton Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: Jason Jordan & The Hardy Boyz via Pinfall
Kurt Angle, Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar, Braun Strowman, Roman Reigns and Samoa Joe In-Ring Segment:
Let’s shoot from the hip. To squeeze one last rating and one last historic moment out of his client, WWE along with its General Manager Kurt Angle has conspired this evening to have a face to face to face to Champion’s prison fight. Put this beast in the same ring at the same time as the last man standing Braun Strowman, the Samoan rip off Samoa Joe, and the Big Dog Roman Reigns. WWE can have all of the security they want and add 10,000 more because all hell is going to break loose. Brock’s bad mood is justified. You’re not paranoid if you think the world is against you. At SummerSlam, the unbeatable champion faces not one, not two, but three top challengers. When Brock is out of the equation, there’ll be a new champion. As a fan, that sucks. The night that Brock Lesnar loses the Universal Championship will be because someone was able to tame the beast.
That guy will be the baddest guy on the planet. That sure as hell won’t be Samoa Joe. Three hundred pounds and desperate to steal the Universal title to take back to his tribe and show his warrior spirit. It won’t be Braun Strowman despite having all of the tools to be champion. Strowman is a monster among men, but in the horror story that will be Sunday. Beast slays monsters. Then there’s Roman Reigns. The man that retired the Undertaker. This is his yard? Reigns yard is in Brock Lesnar’s house and rent is due at SummerSlam. Heyman doesn’t make predictions, he gives spoilers. At SummerSlam two things will happen. One, the conspiracy is successful and they rip the title off Brock Lesnar. You might as well lock Brock Lesnar in a cage. Then there is scenario number two. Brock Lesnar beats Braun Strowman, Samoa Joe, or Roman Reigns.
Brock will prove to the entire world why Heyman has been flapping his gums for fifteen years underselling the greatness of this once and an lifetime athlete. Samoa Joe joins the conversation. Since day one, Joe told Brock that he doesn’t fear him. At SummerSlam, when he comes for that championship, he’s going to rip it from Brock’s hands after he puts him to sleep in the middle of the ring. Braun Strowman comes down to the ring. Strowman reminds everybody that he was the last man standing. Joe said that the Last Man Standing Match had nothing to do with Strowman. Roman Reigns was stomping Strowman around the building until he arrived. Strowman is no last man standing. He’s just a man who barely stood up while he put Roman down. Strowman and Joe engages in a stare off. Roman Reigns storms into the ring and Spears Samoa Joe. Strowman plants Reigns with a Running PowerSlam. Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman engages in a pier six brawl which leads to the entire locker room separating both men to close out the show.