WWE Raw Results (8/12/19): AJ Styles vs. Seth Rollins

August 12, 2019
Scotiabank Arena
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Seth Rollins & The OC In-Ring Segment 

If Seth Rollins could be honest, he didn’t know if he had what it took to beat Brock Lesnar. The last few weeks have been the toughest in his career. He wasn’t at 100% last night. In this ring, Brock is everything that he’s touted to be. He’s a freaking beast. When he emptied the tank out, something happened. The WWE Universe came alive. In that moment, he went to a place he has never been before.

A place he couldn’t go on his own. A place only we could go together. At that moment, he knew what it took to slay the beast. He’s Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins and that’s why he’s standing here as The WWE Universal Champion. AJ Styles walks down to the ring with The OC. The OC would like to be the first to congratulate Seth Rollins. Here’s where it gets tricky. Rollins doesn’t have to worry about Brock Lesnar.

He should worry about the man standing in front of him. Ever since he came to his senses, he has a lot to prove. Styles wants to challenge Rollins to a match tonight. He wants to prove that he’s a much better champion than Rollins. Rollins has always had a ton of respect for Styles, but not any more. It doesn’t matter how beaten up he is, Seth Rollins doesn’t back down from a fight. Later tonight, he will teach Styles a lesson in respect so challenge accepted. Rollins shakes Styles hand. The OC plays mind games with Rollins.

The Street Profits, Sami Zayn, and Samoa Joe Backstage Segment

First Match: Samoa Joe vs. Sami Zayn 

The referee is trying to calm down Joe. Zayn with rapid fire haymakers. Zayn rams Joe’s face across the top rope. Zayn with a knife edge chop. Zayn with two forearm shivers. Joe drops Zayn with a shoulder tackle. Joe follows that with clubbing headbutts Zayn drops down on the canvas. Zayn leapfrogs over Joe. Joe makes Zayn tap out to The Coquina Clutch. After the match, grabs the microphone.

Joe wants to make something very clear. Even though he may have forgiven Roman Reigns for making bad assumptions. That forgiveness doesn’t extend to the WWE Universe. They propagated the lie that he can do such heinous things. For that, he will never forgive any of you people.

Winner: Samoa Joe via Submission 

Second Match: The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler 

Ziggler doesn’t have his wrestling gear on. Ziggler hopes that Miz is happy with himself. He calls Miz a coward.  Everyone knows that Miz didn’t stand a chance against him at SummerSlam, so he sic Goldberg on him. All part of his master plan? Because he’s a genius? Miz forgot that Ziggler got speared so many times yesterday that he cannot medically compete tonight. So his plan goes out the window. Miz screwed Miz. You don’t get a match tonight. Your plan didn’t come through and he’s not medically cleared to wrestle. These blood thirsty Canadians would love to see this match.

Well, that’s too damn bad. Ziggler attacks Miz from behind. It was a hoax the entire time. Ziggler with rapid fire haymakers. Ziggler is mauling Miz in the corner. Miz reverses out of the irish whip from Ziggler. Miz with a running knee lift. Miz is throwing haymakers at Ziggler. IT! Kicks in the corner. Miz with Two Running Meteora’s. Miz hits The Awesome Clothesline. Miz follows that with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Miz unloads another round of IT! Kicks. Miz goes for The High Head Kick, but Ziggler blocks it. Ziggler negates The Skull Crushing Finale.

Ziggler sends Miz shoulder first into the steel ring post. Ziggler connects with The Zig Zag for a two count. Ziggler tells Miz to get up. Ziggler goes for The SuperKick, but Miz counters with The Knee Breaker. Miz makes Ziggler tap out to The Figure Four Leg Lock. After the match, Ziggler continues to call Miz a coward. Miz is not even the best wrestler in his family. Maryse is. This is only a flesh wound. Miz doesn’t have the guts to face him like a man. Miz is nothing more than a reality show wannabe. Miz plants Ziggler with The Skull Crushing Finale.

Winner: The Miz via Submission 

Becky Lynch Backstage Interview 

Third Match: Elias vs. Ricochet 

Ricochet interrupts Elias performance. People don’t come out here to interrupt Elias because it’s the cool thing to do. Honestly it’s because Elias sucks. Elias calls that a clever insult. Someone who dresses like a comic book character will never tell Elias what’s cool. He’s going to embarrass Ricochet in the ring. We’re having an impromptu match. Ricochet ducks a clothesline from Elias. Ricochet with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Ricochet dropkicks Elias for a one count. Elias unloads clubbing bodyshots. Ricochet decks Elias with a back elbow smash. Elias is mauling Ricochet in the corner. Elias blasts Ricochet with a knife edge chop. Elias follows that with a Back Body Drop for a two count.

Elias talks smack to Ricochet. Elias applies a side headlock. Elias launches Ricochet to the corner. Ricochet with a Roll Through Dropkick. Ricochet is throwing haymakers at Elias. Elias reverses out of the irish whip from Ricochet. Elias avoids The Tiger Wall Flip Kick. Ricochet drills Elias with The Step Up Enzuigiri. Ricochet goes for The Suicide Dive, but Elias ducks out of the way. Elias rolls Ricochet back into the ring. Elias grabs his guitar. The referee admonishes Elias. Ricochet SuperKicks Elias. Ricochet connects with The Sunset Flip to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ricochet via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Andrade Cien Almas w/Zelina Vega vs. Rey Mysterio in a Two Out Of Three Falls Match 

Almas drops Mysterio with The Big Boot. Almas stomps on Mysterio’s back. Almas goes for a PowerBomb, but Mysterio counters with a Hurricanrana. Mysterio prepares for The 619. Vega trips Mysterio from the outside. Almas uses the bottom rope for leverage to score the first pinfall of the match. Mysterio ducks a clothesline from Almas. Almas shoots Mysterio off the ropes. Mysterio with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Open Hand Chop Exchange. Mysterio with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Mysterio kicks Almas in the gut. Mysterio follows that with a SpringBoard Hurricanrana to the floor.

Mysterio rolls Almas back into the ring. Mysterio with a SpringBoard Splash for a one count. Almas sends Mysterio to the corner. Mysterio decks Almas with a back elbow smash. Almas catches Mysterio in mid-air. Almas drops Mysterio with The Discus Elbow Smash for a two count. Almas is putting the boots to Mysterio. Almas repeatedly stomps on Mysterio’s chest. Mysterio avoids The ShotGun Meteora. Almas launches Mysterio to the ring apron. Mysterio with a shoulder block. Mysterio is throwing haymakers at Almas.

Mysterio with a SpringBoard Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Mysterio follows that with a Running Boot. Mysterio goes for The 619, but Almas ducks out of the way. Almas with an inside cradle for a two count. Mysterio rolls Almas over for a two count. Mysterio delivers another Step Up Enzuigiri. Mysterio dropkicks the back of Almas. Mysterio connects with The 619. Mysterio goes for The Frog Splash, but Almas gets his knees up in the air. Almas plants Mysterio with The HammerLock DDT to pickup the victory.

Winner: Andrade Cien Almas (2-0) via Pinfall 

Stone Cold Steve Austin Interview 

Rey Mysterio Backstage Interview 

Fifth Match: Drew McIntyre vs. Cedric Alexander

Alexander with a single leg takedown. Alexander tees off on McIntyre. McIntyre launches Alexander to the corner. Alexander kicks McIntyre in the face. Alexander ducks a clothesline from McIntyre. Alexander clotheslines McIntyre over the top rope. Alexander lands The SomerSault Plancha. Alexander rolls McIntyre back into the ring. Alexander delivers The Missile Dropkick for a two count. McIntyre shoves Alexander. McIntyre decks Alexander with a back elbow smash. Alexander avoids disaster on the top turnbuckle pad. McIntyre punches Alexander in the back. McIntyre nails Alexander with a High Angle Buckle Bomb for a two count. McIntyre blasts Alexander with a knife edge chop. Palm Strike Exchange.

McIntyre applies the cobra clutch. Alexander with shots to the midsection of McIntyre. Alexander with a forearm smash. McIntyre responds with a Running Boot. McIntyre with an Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. McIntyre applies an arm-bar. McIntyre with a clubbing blow to Alexander’s back. Alexander ducks a clothesline from McIntyre. Alexander drills McIntyre with The Neuralyzer. Alexander delivers his combination offense. Alexander with a Jumping Knee Strike. Alexander drops McIntyre with a Spinning DDT for a two count. Alexander puts McIntyre on the top turnbuckle. McIntyre with a Uranage Slam off the second rope for a two count. McIntyre dumps Alexander out of the ring. McIntyre with a heavy chop. Alexander sends McIntyre face first into the steel ring post.

Alexander hits The Lumbar Check on the floor. McIntyre gets back in the ring at the count of eight. McIntyre catches Alexander in mid-air. McIntyre with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex on the steel grate. McIntyre carries Alexander back into the ring. McIntyre tells Alexander to get up. The official checks on Alexander in the corner. Alexander with an inside cradle for a two count. Alexander with an Avalanche Spanish Fly for a two count. McIntyre with two running elbow strikes. McIntyre goes for The Reverse Alabama Slam, but Alexander rolls him over for a two count. McIntyre connects with The ClayMore to pickup the victory.

Winner: Drew McIntyre via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Robert Roode vs. No Way Jose 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Roode backs Jose into the turnbuckles. Roode drives his knee into the midsection of Jose. Roode with a chop/haymaker combination. Roode repeatedly stomps on Jose chest. Roode sends Jose across the ring. Jose decks Roode with a back elbow smash. Jose is throwing haymakers at Roode. Roode reverses out of the irish whip from Jose. Jose kicks Roode in the chest. Roode hits The SpineBuster. Glorious Pose. Roode plants Jose with The Glorious DDT to pickup the victory.

Winner: Robert Roode via Pinfall 

Paul Heyman Backstage Interview 

This Weeks WWE 24/7 Title Segment 

Sasha Banks, Natalya Becky Lynch Segment 

Seventh Match: The Viking Raiders vs. Carter Mason & Sebastian Suave 

Ivar and Mason will start things off. Ivar dumps Mason out of the ring. Ivar with a side walk slam. Ivar with a running crossbody block. Ivar tags in Erik. Erik with a Uranage Slam on Suave’s back. Erik follows that with a Snap German Suplex. Erik tags in Ivar. Ivar with a Leaping Seated Senton. Ivar hits The Bronco Buster. Erik drives Ivar back first into Mason for a two count. Ivar tags in Erik. Erik drills Suave with a ShotGun Dropkick. The Viking Raiders plants Mason with The Viking Raiders to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Viking Raiders via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross (c) vs. The Kabuki Warriors For The WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship 

Bliss and Sane will start things off. Bliss shoves Sane. Sane pats Bliss on the head. Sane ducks a clothesline from Bliss. Sane applies a waist lock. Sane with a Running Crossbody Block. Asuka tags herself in. Asuka with a Spinning Back Kick. Sane delivers The Axe Kick. Asuka follows that with a Running Bulldog. Sane with a basement dropkick. Sane knocks Cross of the ring apron. Asuka with a Flying Hip Attack. Sane takes out Cross with a Flying Forearm Smash. Asuka with the cover for a two count. Bliss and Cross are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break. Cross applies an arm-bar. Cross with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Cross pulls Sane down to the mat. Cross applies another arm-bar. Sane decks Cross with a back elbow smash. Sane ducks a clothesline from Cross. Sane tags in Asuka.

Asuka repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Cross. Cross reverses out of the irish whip from Asuka. Asuka blasts Bliss off the ring apron. Asuka with a Pop Up Knee Strike. Asuka with clubbing mid-kicks. Asuka nails Cross with The Shining Wizard. Asuka with a Snap German Suplex. Bliss tags herself in. Bliss drops Asuka with The DDT for a two count. Bliss talks smack to Sane. Bliss tags in Cross. Cross applies a full nelson lock. Asuka kicks Bliss in the gut. Asuka with a High Head Kick. Asuka creates distance with a Running Bulldog/NeckBreaker Combination.

Asuka tags in Sane. Sane hits The Alabama Slam. Cross avoids The Insane Elbow. Sane with a Flying Crossbody Block to the floor. Sane rolls Cross back into the ring. Sane lands The Insane Elbow for a two count. Bliss avoids The RoundHouse Kick from Asuka. Asuka inadvertently shin kicks the steel ring post. Bliss drags Cross to the corner. Sane drops Bliss with The Spinning Back Fist. Cross responds with The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Cross tags in Bliss. Bliss connects with The Twisted Bliss to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross via Pinfall 

2019 WWE King Of The Ring Participants 

– The Miz

– Ricochet

– Cedric Alexander

– Samoa Joe

– Drew McIntyre

– Baron Corbin

– Sami Zayn

– Cesaro

– Kevin Owens

– Mustafa Ali

– Apollo Crews

– Chad Gable

– Elias

– Andrade Cien Almas

– Buddy Murphy

– Shelton Benjamin

Ninth Match: Seth Rollins vs. AJ Styles w/The OC 

Rollins blocks a boot from Styles. Rollins drives Styles back first into the turnbuckles. Rollins with clubbing shoulder blocks. Rollins gets Styles in the tree of woe. Rollins repeatedly stomps on Styles chest. Rollins delivers The Stalling Dropkick. Rollins goes for The Falcon Arrow, but Styles lands back on his feet. Styles with a forearm shot across the back of Rollins. Styles goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Rollins blocks it. Rollins thrust kicks the midsection of Styles. Styles avoids The Curb Stomp. Rollins lands The Suicide Dive. Styles attacks Rollins from behind. Styles dumps Rollins ribs first on the floor. Styles hits The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Styles goes for The Styles Clash, but Rollins blocks it. Rollins knocks Styles off the ring apron. The OC rolls Styles back into the ring. Rollins gets back in the ring at the count of nine.

Styles delivers The Phenomenal Blitz. Rollins hits The SlingBlade. Rollins clotheslines Styles. Rollins with a Discus Forearm Smash. Rollins follows that with The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Rollins goes The Reverse SuperPlex, but Styles blocks it. Styles with a forearm smash. Rollins avoids The Phenomenal Forearm. Rollins SuperKicks Styles. Luke Gallows shoves Rollins off the top turnbuckle. The referee ejects The OC from the ringside area. Styles argues with the referee. Rollins rolls Styles over for a two count. Rollins dodges The Pele Kick. Rollins SuperKicks Styles. The OC attacks Rollins which causes the disqualification. After the match, it’s a three on one beatdown.

Ricochet storms into the ring to make the save. Ricochet with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ricochet side steps Gallows into the turnbuckles. Gallows catches Ricochet in mid-air. The OC delivers The Boot Of Doom. Anderson dumps Ricochet out of the ring. The OC prepares for The Avalanche Styles Clash. Braun Strowman appears. Strowman drops Anderson with a shoulder tackle. Strowman ducks a clothesline from Gallows. Strowman with a running shoulder tackle. Styles repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Strowman. Strowman plants Styles with Two Running PowerSlams. Strowman gives Rollins the Universal Championship to close the show.

Winner: Seth Rollins via Disqualification 

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Author: Josh Lopez