WWE Raw Results – September 4, 2017

September 4, 2017
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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: John Cena vs. Jason Jordan 

Jordan connects with a single leg takedown for a one count. Jordan starts grappling around Cena. Cena is regaining his composure in the corner. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Jordan connects with a Waist Lock TakeDown. Jordan is grounding Cena with a Waist Lock. Cena gets back to a vertical base. Cena lands a Deep ArmDrag. Jordan responds with another Waist Lock TakeDown. Cena uses his power to fight out of the waist lock. Cena connects with a Hip Toss. Jordan follows that with a Fireman’s Carry TakeOver for a two count. Jordan continues to ground Cena in the middle of the ring.

Cena drives his elbow to the jaw of Jordan. Cena follows that with a straight right hand for a one count. Cena applies a rear chin lock. Cena connects with a vertical suplex. Cena irish whips Jordan into the turnbuckles for a two count. Jordan and Cena are trading back and forth shots. Jordan lands a Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex. Jordan goes for the Corner Spear, but Cena ducks out of the way. Cena lands two Flying Shoulder Tackles. Cena goes for the Spinning Side Slam, but Jordan lands back on his feet. Jordan dropkicks Cena for a two count. Long haymaker exchange in the middle of the ring.

Cena with a sunset flip for a two count. Cena connects with the Spinning Side Slam. Cena follows that with the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Jordan counters with a O’Connor Roll for a two count. Cena gets Jordan trapped in the STF. Jordan transitions into the Crippler CrossFace. Jordan plants Cena with a Roll Through Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Jordan connects with the Corner Spear. Jordan goes for the Elevated Neck Breaker, but Cena counters with a Crossbody Block. Cena plants Jordan with the Attitude Adjustment to pickup the victory.

Winner: John Cena via Pinfall 

John Cena & Roman Reigns In-Ring Promo 

Reigns has one question for Cena. Why does it take a 16 time champ more than 20 minutes to beat a rookie? Cena strung it along and let Jordan believe in himself tehn crushed him. Either that, or you lied last week. Cena is a lying fake ass bitch?  Cena calls Reigns a debbie downer. Cena doesn’t like Reigns face. Reigns is doing the worst thing impossible. He’s trying to use his brain and that’s not his strong suit. Has Cena lost a step? Is he stringing his opponents along so he can adapt?  Cena points out that Roman’s zipper is down. Reigns says that the Big Dog Broke It.

Cena says that Reigns has no balls. Reigns will get the answers to his questions at No Mercy. He’s going to lose to a guy who lost a step or a guy who has been stringing him along for years. Allowing Reigns to make mistake after mistake waiting for the moment to chop your ass down to size. The only question Reigns will have after No Mercy is, how did this happen? Reigns is a conceited golden boy who needs to be shown respect.

Jason Jordan and Chad Gable have to scratch for everything. Even the Miz scratches every week and Cena respects that. Cena doesn’t respect Reigns. Reigns calls Cena a fake ass bitch? Reigns is running a false life. The WWE Universe doesn’t agree with the claims that this ring is Reigns yard or he’s the top guy. If we are talking about questions, is there any room in that clouded, protected, and conceited brain to see what is going on around here? Does he have to beat some common sense into him? Does Omaha want to see Cena whoop Reigns ass. This is Cena’s moment to back up his big mouth. Cena is all talk and that’s why he doesn’t respect him.

– Sheamus & Cesaro will get their WWE Raw Tag Team Title Rematch at WWE No Mercy. 

Second Match: Cesaro & Sheamus vs. Heath Slater & Rhyno 

Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose joins the commentary team for this match. Cesaro will things off with Slater. Slater rolls Cesaro over for a two count. Cesaro responds with a body shot. Cesaro drives Slater’s face into Sheamus boot. Cesaro tags in Sheamus. Sheamus repeatedly stomps on Slater cheat. Cesaro and Sheamus are cutting the ring in half. Cesaro applies an armbar in the middle of the ring.

Slater ArmDrags Cesaro out of the ring. Slater ducks a clothesline from Cesaro. Slater drops Cesaro with a Leg Lariat. Sheamus and Rhyno are tagged in. Rhyno lands a series of running shoulder tackles. Rhyno connects with a Spear. Rhyno clotheslines Cesaro. Rhyno ducks a clothesline from Sheamus. Rhyno plants Sheamus with a TKO for a two count. Cesaro tosses Slater out of the ring. Rhyno clotheslines Cesaro over the top rope. Sheamus drops Rhyno with the Brouge Kick to pickup the victory.

Winner: Cesaro & Sheamus via Pinfall 

Third Match: The Miz (c) w/Maryse & The MizTourage vs. Jeff Hardy w/Matt Hardy for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 

Hardy rolls Miz over for a two count.  Hardy applies a side headlock. Hardy drops Miz with a shoulder tackle. Hardy goes for a Hip Toss, but Miz blocks it. Hardy with a backslide for a two count. Hardy follows that with a rolling crucifix for another two count. Miz regains his composure on the outside. Hardy clotheslines Miz over the top rope. Hardy sets up for the SomerSault Plancha, but Miz ducks out of the way. Hardy is fighting out a rear chin lock coming out of the commercial break. Hardy lands a series of right hands. Hardy plants Miz with a Reverse Falcon Arrow for a two count. Hardy fires off a back elbow strike. Hardy drops Miz with the Whisper In The Wind for a two count. Hardy goes for the Swanton Bomb, but The MizTourage attacks Hardy behind the referee’s back.

Matt Hardy sends Axel crashing into the barricade. Matt goes for the Twist of Fate, but Dallas blocks it. Matt Hardy and The MizTourage have been officially ejected from the ringside area. Hardy rolls Miz over for a two count. Hardy connects with the Side Russian Leg Sweep. Hardy follows that with a Split Legged Dropkick. Miz responds with a DDT for a two count. Miz goes for the Skull Crushing Finale, but Hardy counters with a O’Connor Roll for a two count. Miz can’t connect with the Awesome Clothesline. Hardy goes for a SlingShot Dropkick, but Miz counters with a Big Boot. Miz drops Hardy with the Running Knee for a two count. Miz lands a series of IT Kicks !!!

Hardy dodges a leg lariat from Miz. Hardy connects with a Over Head Kick. Hardy follows that with the SlingShot Dropkick for a two count. Miz rolls himself out of the ring. Miz knocks Hardy off the ring apron. Miz rolls Hardy back into the ring. Miz goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. Miz locks in the Figure Four Leg Lock. Hardy crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Hardy connects with the Twist of Fate for a two count. Miz wisely heads to the outside. Hardy lands a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Hardy with a Poetry in Motion off the steel ring steps. Hardy rolls Miz back into the ring. Hardy goes for the Swanton Bomb, but Miz ducks out of the way. Following that, Hardy goes for another Twist of Fate, but Miz counters with the Skull Crushing Finale to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Intercontinental Champion, The Miz via Pinfall 

– Sasha Banks will get her WWE Raw Women’s Title Rematch at No Mercy. 

Fourth Match: Enzo Amore, Gran Metalik and Cedric Alexander vs. Tony Nese, Drew Gulak and Noam Dar 

Alexander will start things off with Nese. Nese applies a wrist lock. Alexander responds with a single leg takedown. Nese leapfrogs over Alexander. Alexander lands a Head Scissors TakeOver. Alexander follows that with a dropkick. Enzo tags himself in. Enzo ducks a clothesline from Nese. Enzo drop toe holds Nese into the canvas. Enzo walks over Nese back. Enzo applies a side headlock. Nese backs Enzo into the corner. Nese drops Enzo head on the top turnbuckle. Nese tags in Gulak.

Gulak stomps on Enzo back. Gulak applies a Sitting Abdominal Stretch. Enzo fires off some bodyshots. Gulak lands a Big Boot that sends Enzo to the corner. Gulak tags in Dar. Dar applies a Single Leg Boston Crab. Dar tags in Nese. Nese gets Enzo trapped in the Torture Rack, but Enzo lands back on his feet. Gulak knocks Alexander and Metalik off the ring apron. Enzo launches Gulak out of the ring.

Enzo tags in Alexander. Alexander connects with a series of running clotheslines. Alexander follows that with a Discus Back Elbow Strike. Alexander drops Gulak with a HandSpring Roundhouse kick for a two count. Metalik connects with a SpringBoard Basement Dropkick to Nese. Metalik tosses Dar out of the ring. Metalik and Alexander lands Stereo SomerSault Planchas to the outside. Enzo pokes Gulak in the eye behind the referee’s back. Enzo connects with the Eat Defeat to pickup the victory.

Winner: Enzo Amore, Cedric Alexander and Gran Metalik via Pinfall 

Finn Balor & Bray Wyatt In-Ring Promo

Omaha, Nebraska, this is Balor Club. Too sweet. The NXT & Universal Title used to look real good around his waist. The Intercontinental Title would have looked good around this waist if it weren’t for Bray Wyatt. When Bray appeared in the battle royal, it cost him the opportunity to challenge the Miz. Despite being victorious at SummerSlam, you don’t truly beat someone like Bray Wyatt. He appears when you least expect it. The next time Bray appears in this ring, Balor will be ready. Balor has chosen his fate and he’s not afraid. Balor doesn’t run from his demons because sometimes, he becomes one. If Bray wants to continue to play these games week after week, let’s play.

Bray appears on the TitanTron. Bray remembers going fishing when he was young. After awhile, he got bored and it just became too easy. Bray decided he wanted to shake things up and he put his weapon down and he started to use his hands, just his hands. His hands became judge, jury, and executioner. Bray showed those fish, no mercy. When he had the chance to end that pathetic existence, he made the choice and that choice defined him.

Bray knew what his purpose was. Balor was victorious at SummerSlam. The Demon is Balor’s bow and arrow. Bray wants Balor to face him man to man and show him no mercy. Bray tells Balor to define his legacy. Balor made his choice, he’s Finn Balor.  Here lies the confident hero they all dream of becoming. The question remains, can a mere mortal topple a god or will Balor just be like the others, running around like a scared rabbit? Bray tells Balor to run. 

Fifth Match: Alexa Bliss & Sasha Banks vs. Emma & Nia Jax. If Emma & Nia Wins, The Raw Women’s Championship Match at No Mercy Will Become a Fatal Four Way 

Sasha will start things off with Nia. Sasha applies a Sleeper Hold. Nia escapes the hold. Sasha slaps Nia in the chest. Nia bodyslams Sasha. Emma tags herself in. Emma goes for the cover, but only gets a count. Emma is teeing off on Sasha in the corner. Emma gets Sasha shoulders pin to the mat for a two count. Emma follows that with a Basement Dropkick for another two count. Emma kicks Sasha in the gut. Sasha dives over Emma. Sasha with a quick rollup for a two count. Emma responds with a Jack Knife Cover for a two count. The pinning exchange continues in the middle of the ring. Emma clotheslines Sasha for a two count. Emma applies a Sitting Full Nelson Lock.

Sasha gets back to a vertical base. Sasha connects with a Vertical Suplex. Sasha tags in Bliss. Bliss lands a clubbing blow to the back of Emma. Bliss repeatedly stomps on Emma’s chest. Emma responds with a Big Boot. Bliss goes into the ground and pound attack. Bliss drags Emma to the corner. Bliss tags in Sasha. Sasha is mauling Emma. Sasha connects with a Double Knee Strike for a two count. Sasha applies a Standing Bow and Arrow Stretch. Sasha lands a series of forearm shivers in the corner. Sasha is cutting the ring in half. Sasha tags in Bliss. Sasha and Bliss connects with a Double Vertical Suplex for a two count. Bliss is stretching out Emma. Bliss rams her knee across the back of Emma. Bliss goes back kicking Emma in the chest.

Bliss with a snap mare takeover. Bliss applies a rear chin lock. Emma gets back to a vertical base. Bliss drives Emma’s head to the canvas. Bliss goes for the Twisted Bliss, but Emma rolls herself to the corner to create separation. Emma makes the tag to Nia. Bliss shoves Nia. Bliss slaps Nia in the face. Nia clotheslines Bliss. Nia connects with the Body Avalanche. Nia launches Bliss to the other side of the ring. Nia lands back to back elbow drops.

Bliss responds with a forearm shot. Bliss goes for the Tornado DDT, but Nia counters with the Samoan Drop for a two count. Bliss lands a Big Boot. Bliss side side steps Nia into the turnbuckles. Bliss makes the tag to Sasha. Sasha bounces Nia’s head on the top rope. Sasha goes for a Sunset Flip, but Nia blocks it. Nia misses on the leg drop. Sasha drops Nia with the Shining Wizard. Sasha goes for the Bank Statement, but Nia immediately escapes. Nia plants Sasha with a Body Avalanche. Nia follows that with a Running Leg Drop. Emma tags herself in and scores the pinfall. After the match, Nia plants Emma with the Samoan Drop.

Winner: Emma & Nia Jax via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose vs. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson 

The Good Brothers are having an argument with Sheamus & Cesaro. Rollins will start things off with Anderson. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Anderson backs Rollins into the corner. Rollins lands a knife edge chop. Rollins repeatedly stomps on Anderson chest. Anderson responds with a series of right hands. Anderson applies a side headlock. Anderson drops Rollins with a Shoulder Tackle. Rollins responds with a Back Elbow Strike for a two count. Rollins applies a side headlock. Rollins tags in Ambrose. Ambrose connects with Sliding D for a two count. Ambrose is lighting up Anderson’s chest in the corner. Ambrose lands a Flying Elbow Drop. Gallows is tagged in.

Gallows lands a right hand across the jaw of Ambrose. Ambrose responds with a knee strike. Ambrose tags in Rollins. Ambrose and Rollins connects with Stereo Basement Dropkicks. Ambrose clotheslines Anderson over the top rope. Ambrose and Rollins lands Stereo SlingShot Crossbody Blocks to the outside. Gallows applies a rear chin lock. Ambrose gets back to a vertical base. Ambrose connects with a Jaw Breaker. Ambrose follows that with a Big Boot. Ambrose goes for the Tornado DDT, but Gallows counters with the Gallows Pole for a two count. Gallows tags in Anderson.

Anderson is stomping on Ambrose chest in the corner. Anderson lands a series of Running SledgeHammers to Ambrose. Anderson with a Knee Drop for a two count. Anderson applies a rear chin lock. Ambrose is trying to fight out of The Good Brothers corner. Anderson clotheslines Ambrose for a two count. Anderson tags in Gallows. Gallows knocks Rollins off the ring apron. Gallows connects with the Body Avalanche. Anderson is tagged in. Anderson and Gallows connects with a Double Neck Breaker for a two count. Anderson places Ambrose on the top turnbuckle. Ambrose sends Anderson crashing into the canvas.

Gallows tags himself in. Gallows lands a Big Boot. Ambrose responds with the Lunatic Lariat. Gallows makes another quick tag to Anderson. Ambrose ducks a clothesline from Anderson. Ambrose tags in Rollins. Rollins connects with a SpringBoard Clothesline. Rollins knocks Gallows off the ring apron. Rollins follows that with a Big Boot to create separation. Rollins plants Anderson with a Block Bluster.

Rollins lands another SlingShot Crossbody Block to Gallows on the outside. Rollins drops Anderson with the SlingBlade. Rollins places Anderson on the top turnbuckle. Ambrose with a Suicide Dive to Gallows. Rollins connects with a FrankenSteiner. Rollins goes for the V-Trigger, but he’s distracted by Sheamus and Cesaro. Sheamus is arguing with the referee. Rollins whips Anderson into Cesaro. Rollins rolls Anderson to pickup the victory. After the match, Sheamus and Cesaro are brawling with The Good Brothers. Sheamus Brouge Kicks Anderson. Cesaro lands a European Uppercut to Gallows. Sheamus and Cesaro clotheslines Gallows over the top rope.

Winner: Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose via Pinfall 

– Tomorrow night on 205 Live, it will be Cedric Alexander vs. Enzo Amore vs. Gran Metalik vs. Tony Nese vs. THE Brian Kendrick in a Fatal Five Way Elimination Match. The Winner will face Neville at No Mercy for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. 

Seventh Match: Braun Strowman vs. Big Show in a Steel Cage Match 

Strowman attacks Show before the bell rings. Strowman connects with a three consecutive Running Body Avalanches into the steel. Show responds with a Desperation Knockout Punch to create separation. Both are struggling to get back on their feet coming out of the commercial break. Show side steps Strowman into the steel. Show repeatedly whips Strowman face first to the steel. Show starts ascending up the steel cage. Strowman and Show are trading back and forth shots on the top rope.

Strowman lands a HeadButt that sends Show crashing crotch first on the top rope. Show returns the favor. Show drops Strowman with a Big Boot. Show connects with a Tope Rope Elbow Drop for a two count. Show is trying to crawl out of the cage door. Strowman drives the cage door into the face of Show. Strowman and Show are knocked down after landing a double shoulder tackle. Show goes for the ChokeSlam, but Strowman counters with a DDT for a two count.

Show lands a series of sledgehammers. Show plants Strowman with a ChokeSlam for a two count. Strowman goes for the Running PowerSlam, but Show blocks it. Show sends Strowman crashing into the steel. Show and Strowman are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. Strowman blocks Show from escaping the cage. Show repeatedly HeadButts Strowman. Strowman plants Show with a SuperPlex. Strowman follows that with the Running PowerSlam to pickup the victory. After the match, Strowman declares that he’s going to be brand new Universal Champion. Strowman lands another Running PowerSlam that sends Show through the cage to end the show.

Winner: Braun Strowman via Pinfall 


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