WWE Raw Results – October 2, 2017

October 2, 2017
Pepsi Center
Denver, Colorado

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Seth Rollins vs. Braun Strowman 

Rollins kicks Strowman in the gut. Rollins lands a series of right hands. Rollins side steps Strowman into the turnbuckles. Rollins follows that with a Thrust Kick. Rollins transitions into a Corner Mount. Strowman responds with a big shoulder tackle. Rollins slaps Strowman in the face. Strowman is chasing Rollins around the ringside area. Rollins delivers an enziguri from the ring apron. Strowman goes for a ChokeSlam, but Rollins lands back on his feet. Strowman drives Rollins sternum first to the canvas. Rollins is having a hard time getting back on his feet. Strowman whips Rollins into the turnbuckles. Strowman steps on Rollins ribs. Strowman is wrapping Rollins left shoulder around the bottom rope.

Strowman Hip Tosses Rollins off the top turnbuckle. Strowman applies a rear chin lock. Rollins gets back to a vertical base. Rollins connects with a Jaw Breaker. Rollins lowers the top rope that sends Strowman crashing to the outside. Rollins with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick to Strowman. Rollins goes for the Suicide Dive, but Strowman counters with a big haymaker. Rollins is trying to create separation with a Desperation Big Boot. Rollins misses on the Flying Crossbody Block. Strowman with a Fallaway Slams that sends Rollins out of the ring. Strowman drives Rollins face first to the steel ring post.

Rollins slips out of the Running PowerSlam. Rollins drops Strowman with Back to Back Suicide Dives. Rollins tosses Strowman back into the ring. Rollins connects with a SpringBoard Clothesline that has Strowman staggering. Rollins plants Strowman with the BlockBuster for a one count. Rollins SuperKicks Strowman. Rollins goes for the V-Trigger, but Strowman counters with the Inside Out Lariat. Strowman plants Rollins with the Running PowerSlam to pickup the victory.

After the match, Strowman delivers another Running PowerSlam. Dean Ambrose storms to the ringside area to make the save. Ambrose kicks Strowman in the leg. Ambrose follows that with a Basement Dropkick. Ambrose goes for a Flying Elbow Drop, but Strowman counters with a ChokeSlam. Strowman with the Running PowerSlam to Ambrose. Cesaro and Sheamus joins the festivities. Cesaro with the Neutralizer to Ambrose. Sheamus drops Rollins with the Brogue Kick.

Winner: Braun Strowman via Pinfall 

Second Match: Elias Samson vs. Titus O’Neil w/Apollo Crews

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Titus Shoves Samson to the canvas. Samson with a clubbing blow to the back of Titus. Samson is mauling Titus in the corner. Samson applies a side headlock. Titus connects with a Belly to Back Suplex. Titus launches Samson to the other side of the ring.

Titus repeatedly slaps Samson in the chest. Titus bodyslams Samson. Titus lands the Gator Splash. Titus drops Samson with a Big Boot. Samson cheap shots Crews behind the referee’s back. Titus drags Samson to the ring apron. Samson whips Titus face off the top rope. Samson kicks Titus in the knee. Samson plants Titus with Drift Away to pickup the victory.

Winner: Elias Samson via Pinfall 

Third Match: Mickie James vs. Nia Jax w/Alexa Bliss

Nia runs through Mickie immediately after the bell rings. Nia launches Mickie to the other side of the ring. Mickie responds with a flurry of side kicks to the midsection of Nia. Nia is applying pressure to the back of Mickie’s neck. Nia gets Mickie trapped in the Bear Hug. Mickie starts elbowing Nia. Nia responds with a BodySlam. Nia applies a Bow and Arrow Stretch. Mickie is trying to create separation.

Nia continues to shoves Mickie to the canvas. Nia tosses Mickie out of the ring. Mickie drops Nia with a Jaw Breaker. Nia responds with a Big Body Block. Mickie goes for a DDT, but Nia counters with a SpineBuster for a two count.  Nia is grounding Mickie in the center of the ring. Nia has Mickie reposition in the Bear Hug. Nia goes for a PowerBomb, but Mickie lands back on her feet.

Mickie lands a Thrust Kick. Mickie follows that with a Bicycle Kick. Mickie is trying to chop down Nia. Mickie delivers a series of right hands. Nia drives Mickie back first into the turnbuckles. Nia places Mickie on the top turnbuckle. Mickie with a Boot to the Face of Nia. Mickie plants Nia with a Tornado DDT. Alexa Bliss breaks up the pin attempt to cause the disqualification. Mickie slaps Bliss in the face. Mickie whips Bliss to the ringside barricade. Mickie drops Bliss with the Mick Kick.

Winner: Mickie James via Disqualification 

– Mickie James will challenge Alexa Bliss for the WWE Raw Women’s Championship at the WWE TLC PPV. 

Fourth Match: Matt Hardy & Jason Jordan vs. Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows 

Hardy and Anderson will start things off with a Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Anderson backs Hardy into the ropes. Hardy lands a right to create separation. Hardy applies a side headlock. Hardy drops Anderson with a shoulder tackle. Anderson responds with a forearm smash. Anderson is mauling Hardy in the corner. Anderson tags in Gallows. Hardy and Jordan are cutting the ring in half. Jordan repeatedly rams his shoulders to the midsection of Gallows. Jordan bounces Gallows head on the top turnbuckle. Gallows responds with a back elbow strike.  Following a flurry of bodyshots, Jordan delivers a Flying Clothesline to Gallows. Hardy connects with the Side Effect to Anderson. Jordan and Hardy clotheslines Gallows over the top rope.

Anderson applies an arm-bar coming out of the commercial break. Anderson drives Hardy’s head to the canvas. Gallows with a Clubbing Blow to the back of Hardy. Gallows drops Hardy with a HeadButt. Gallows follows that with a Leg Lariat. The Good Brothers are cutting the ring in half. Anderson face washes Hardy. Hardy side steps Anderson into the turnbuckles. Hardy makes the tag to Jordan. Jordan knocks Gallows off the ring apron. Jordan connects with a Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex. Jordan lands the Corner Spear. Jordan goes for the Side Belly to Belly Suplex, but Gallows gets in the way after the making the blind tag.

Gallows with a Elbow Drop for a two count. Gallows applies a rear chin lock. Jordan gets back to a vertical base. Gallows delivers a Big Boot to Jordan. Gallows follows that with a Leg Drop for a two count. Gallows whips Jordan face first to the middle turnbuckle. Gallows tags in Anderson. Anderson is grounding Jordan in the center of the ring. Anderson with a knee to the midsection of Jordan. Jordan connects with a Belly to Back Suplex. Gallows and Hardy are tagged in. Hardy is teeing off on Gallows. Hardy with a series of Corner Clotheslines to Gallows.

Hardy plants Gallows and Anderson with a Double Running BullDog for a two count. Hardy bounces Gallows head on every turnbuckle in the corner. Gallows places Hardy on the top turnbuckle. Hardy with a Tornado DDT to Gallows. Hardy lands a Flying Elbow Drop for a two count. Jordan dropkicks Anderson off the ring apron. Anderson whips Jordan back first to the barricade. Hardy goes for the Twist of Fate, but Gallows blocks it. Gallows sends Hardy sternum first to the exposed steel in the corner. Gallows and Anderson plants Hardy with the Magic Killer to pickup the victory.

Winner: Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: The Miz (c) w/The MizTourage vs. Roman Reigns For The WWE Intercontinental Championship 

Reigns drops The MizTourage with multiple SuperMan Punches before the bell rings. Reigns connects with the Drive By to Axel. Reigns whips Dallas shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Reigns repeatedly hits Axel with the Steel Chair on the stage. Dallas blindsides Axel. Reigns delivers another SuperMan Punch to Dallas. Reigns proceeds to mollywhop both members of The MizTourage with the chair. Referees are trying to calm down Reigns. Miz lands a right hand from the outside. Reigns responds with a big haymaker. Reigns HeadButts Miz. Reigns launches Miz back first to the ringside barricade. Reigns is putting the boots to Miz on the outside.

Reigns rolls Miz back into the ring. Miz with a leg sweep that knocks Reigns off the ring apron. Miz sends Reigns shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Miz tosses Reigns over the ringside barricade. Reigns gets back into the ring at the count of nine. Miz connects with a DDT for a two count. Miz goes into a ground and pound attack. Miz drops Reigns with a Running Boot for a two count. Miz applies a rear chin lock. Reigns gets back to a vertical base. Miz drives his knee to the midsection of Reigns. Miz follows that with a Big Boot for a two count. Miz is applying pressure to the back of Reigns neck. Miz lands a series of IT Kicks coming out of the commercial break.

Miz goes for a Leg Lariat, but Reigns counters with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Reigns goes for the SuperMan Punch, but Miz counters with a Skull Crushing Finale for a two count. Reigns responds with the SuperMan Punch for a two count. Reigns sets up for the Spear. Cesaro and Sheamus drags Reigns out of the ring to cause the disqualification. Cesaro connects with the Neutralizer to Reigns. Sheamus follows that with the Brogue Kick. Miz plants Reigns with the Skull Crushing Finale. Miz, Cesaro and Sheamus delivers The Shield PowerBomb to Reigns.

Winner: Roman Reigns via Disqualification,  but still WWE Intercontinental Champion, The Miz 

Finn Balor & Bray Wyatt In-Ring Segment: 

Sixth Match: Sasha Banks & Bayley vs. Emma & Alicia Fox 

Sasha and Emma will start things off with a Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Emma backs Sasha into the corner. Emma slaps Sasha in the face. Emma applies a side headlock. Emma drops Sasha with a shoulder tackle. Sasha leapfrogs over Emma. Sasha drop toe holds Emma face first to the canvas. Sasha is rolling all over Emma’s back. Sasha makes the tag to Bayley. Bayley applies a wrist lock. Bayley starts grappling around Emma. Emma drives her elbow to the back of Bayley. Emma mocks the Denver Crowd. Emma bounces Bayley’s head on the top turnbuckle. Bayley is hulking up.

After being distracted by Alicia Fox, Emma cheap shots Bayley. Emma tags in Fox. Emma and Fox connects with the Double Vertical Suplex to Bayley. Fox dropkicks Sasha off the ring apron. Emma tosses Bayley out of the ring. Sasha has Emma in a pinning predicament coming out of the commercial break. Emma tags in Fox. Sasha and Fox are in a middle of a cat fight. Sasha blocks a Big Boot from Fox. Sasha dropkicks Fox. Sasha lands a Leaping Double Knee Strike for a two count. Sasha dodges a right hand from Emma. Fox connects with the big Boot for a two count. Emma and Fox are cutting the ring in half.

Emma repeatedly stomps on Sasha’s chest in the corner. Emma applies a rear chin lock. Sasha gets back to a vertical base. Emma plants Sasha with a ButterFly Suplex for a two count. Fox follows that with a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker for a two count. Fox is showing her frustration. Fox goes back to the rear chin lock. Emma is choking Sasha with her boot. Fox cheap shots Sasha behind the referee’s back. Sasha is getting isolated in the corner.

Fox applies a front face lock. Fox goes for another Back Breaker, but Sasha counters with a Cross Body Block. Sasha shoves Fox into Emma. Sasha finally makes the hot tag to Bayley. Bayley with a series of clothesline to Fox. Bayley connects with a Draping Stunner. Bayley with a Leaping Back Elbow Strike in the corner. Fox responds with a Jaw Breaker. Fox goes for the tag, but Emma hops off the ring apron. Emma is walking out on her partner. Bayley plants Fox with the Bayley to Belly to pickup the victory.

Winner: Sasha Banks & Bayley via Pinfall 

– Next week on RAW, Sheamus and Cesaro will be special guest on Miz TV!

Enzo Addresses The Cruiserweight Division 

As far as the entire Cruiserweight Division is concerned, they can go to hell. Any of the haters want to agree with their sentiments can go to hell too. Enzo has made 205 Live relevant again by being the Main Event two weeks in a row. The Snoozerweight Division is in the main event again. Enzo is now public enemy number one. Enzo brings up the You Deserve It Chants. Enzo says that he deserves the CruiserWeight Title. If having success is wrong, he doesn’t want to be right. He’s earned every penny. If they say talk is cheap, they never booked Enzo to speak.

His back is hurting for carrying the Cruiserweight Division. Enzo didn’t have to wait in line, he crossed the line. None of the Cruiserweight’s have zero chance at the title because last week, they put their hands on him.  Enzo talked to Kurt Angle and if any of them put their hands on them, they will be fired. It’s lonely at the top. Enzo proved that he didn’t need a crutch to attack Neville.

The Entire CruiserWeight Division arrives in the ringside area. Enzo delivers a series of insults directed toward every cruiserweight that’s standing on the ring apron. Enzo tells Drew Gulak to join the commentary team with Corey Graves. Kurt Angle makes his way to the stage. Angle goes over the arrangements he made with Enzo. None of the rules apply to the newest member of the cruiserweight division. It’s Kalisto. Kalisto drops Enzo with the Spinning Heel Kick. Kalisto connects with a Spike Hurricanrana. Kalisto follows that with the Salida Del Sol. 

Author: Josh Lopez