WWE Raw Results (1/27/20): Randy Orton Attacks Edge

WWE Raw
January 27, 2020
AT&T Center
San Antonio, Texas

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Drew McIntyre & The OC In-Ring Segment 

Drew McIntyre: I’m gonna need someone to come over here and pinch me. I’m convinced i’ve been dreaming for the past 24 hours. San Antonio, it feels so good to stand here before you and tell you that, the winner of the 2020 Royal Rumble, Drew McIntyre. Does everyone know what that means? I’m going to WrestleMania. I know that someone of the guys like to play games when they’re in this position and draw this out, but that’s not my style.

I think it’s time we make a little announcement now. I think i’m going to make a challenge. I challenge Brock Lesnar. I can tell you for a fact, most of the guys in the back are terrified of that man, not me. When I walked into that ring last night, I looked into his eyes. You know what I saw? Claymore this man over the top rope and that’s exactly what I did. And you know what else I know?

I’m going to beat Brock Lesnar for the WWE Title at WrestleMania. I’m fired up. I’m trying to calm down. I need to get all this energy out. I feel like giving out some ClayMores, right now. You feeling that? Alright, I’m thinking of having myself an official ClayMore Party, right now. So, how about it? I just won the Royal Rumble. Who wants to make a name for themselves in the back? Who’s got the balls to fight Drew McIntyre?

Karl Anderson: That Drew McIntyre, that sounded like an open challenge.

Drew McIntyre: That’s exactly what it was.

Karl Anderson: I accept. I’ll fight you tonight.

Luke Gallows: Excuse me, Karl. Actually Drew, i’ll fight you tonight.

Drew McIntyre: You’re thinking what i’m thinking? I’m the dream maker right now. You both fight me tonight. Get me a referee.

First Match: Drew McIntyre vs. The OC in a Two on One Handicap Match 

McIntyre and Anderson will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. McIntyre with a waist lock takedown. Anderson slaps the canvas. Anderson shoves McIntyre. Anderson with a knife edge chop. Anderson talks smack to McIntyre. McIntyre drops Anderson with a knife edge chop. McIntyre with a Delayed Vertical Suplex. Anderson tags in Gallows. Gallows kicks McIntyre in the gut. McIntyre backs Gallows into the turnbuckles. McIntyre repeatedly stomps on Gallows chest. McIntyre unloads two knife edge chops.

Gallows rakes the eyes of McIntyre. Gallows drives his knee into the midsection of McIntyre. Gallows tags in Anderson. McIntyre negates The Magic Killer. McIntyre clotheslines Gallows. McIntyre HeadButts Anderson. McIntyre follows that with Two OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex’s. McIntyre with a Flying Clothesline. McIntyre pops back on his feet. McIntyre ducks a clothesline from Gallows. McIntyre hits The Future Shock DDT. McIntyre connects with Two ClayMore Kicks to pickup the victory.

Winner: Drew McIntyre via Pinfall 

Second Match: Rey Mysterio vs. MVP 

Mysterio applies a side headlock. Mysterio runs into MVP. MVP drops down on the canvas. MVP leapfrogs over Mysterio. Mysterio lunges over MVP. Leg Sweep Exchange. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Standing Switch Exchange. Mysterio ducks a clothesline from MVP. Mysterio applies a waist lock. Mysterio dives over MVP. MVP drops Mysterio with The Big Boot for a two count. MVP transitions into a ground and pound attack. MVP punches Mysterio in the back. Mysterio is having a hard time getting back on his feet. MVP repeatedly stomps on Mysterio’s chest. Mysterio drop toe holds MVP into the middle turnbuckle pad.

Mysterio with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Mysterio follows that with a Flying Hurricanrana into the ringside barricade. MVP regains control of the match during the commercial break. MVP slams Mysterio head on the top turnbuckle pad. Mysterio kicks MVP in the chest. Mysterio with forearm shivers. MVP whips Mysterio to the corner. Mysterio kicks MVP in the face. MVP attacks Mysterio from behind. MVP gets Mysterio in the electric chair position. Mysterio escapes with a Hurricanrana into the middle turnbuckle pad. Mysterio kicks the left hamstring of MVP.

MVP reverses out of the irish whip from Mysterio. Mysterio with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. MVP launches Mysterio over the top rope. Mysterio with an Apron Enzuigiri. Mysterio with with a Flying Seated Senton. Mysterio follows that with The Quebrada for a two count. MVP catches Mysterio in mid-air. MVP PowerSlams Mysterio. MVP hits The Ballin for a two count. MVP goes for a PowerBomb, but Mysterio counters with a Hurricanrana. Mysterio connects with The 619. Mysterio lands The SpringBoard Frog Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Rey Mysterio via Pinfall 

Third Match: Aleister Black vs. Kenneth Johnson 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Black repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Johnson. Standing Switch Exchange. Black with a waist lock takedown. Black connects with The Black Mass to pickup the victory.

Winner: Aleister Black via Pinfall 

Aleister Black Promo 

Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens & Samoa Joe Promo 

Seth Rollins: Now last night, I was this close from winning the Royal Rumble for the second year in a row. But it was not in the cards for me. In fact, I was eliminated by the eventual winner, Drew McIntyre. Yes, let’s give a round of applause for Drew McIntyre, everybody’s favorite superstar. Drew, enjoy it while it last because they will stab you in the back, so fast. Now look, I’m not here to focus on the negatives. I’m a leader. I am here to focus on the positives and the two positives that came out of last nights Royal Rumble. I eliminated Kevin Owens and Samoa Joe.

Neither of those men are going into WrestleMania. Now another positive is right here, besides me. Because last week, my newest disciple, Buddy Murphy, dethroned the unbeatable Viking Raiders to become the new Raw Tag Team Champions. Now earlier today, Kevin Owens and Samoa Joe laid out a challenge for a Raw Tag Team Championship Match. Since i’m a benevolent leader, I have accepted that challenge. So Kevin and Joe, come out here and get your ass handed to you by The Monday Night Messiah.

Kevin Owens: He still talks way too much, doesn’t he? You know Seth, I just wanted to make you aware of something. Not only are you absolutely delusional, but I need you to know. These past few weeks, these path few months really, you’ve been an absolute jackass. Hey, I mean it from the bottom of my heart buddy, you suck now.

Seth Rollins: Oh, that’s rich coming from you, Kevin. You know what? You talk about me saying too much, me talking too much, why don’t you stop talking, come down here and fight for the tag team titles?

Samoa Joe: Now, hold on for a second. Who’s this in the ring, right now? Seth Rollins got his big boy pants on and he’s all ready to fight. Well Seth, it’s funny to me because, week after week, Kevin’s been coming out here looking for this fight, but you haven’t. So what is different about tonight?

Kevin Owens: Yea, you’re not so eager to fight usually. It’s like you have your hired goons hiding somewhere, ready to jump us. So tell me, where are they? Is AOP under the ring? Are they hiding in the crowd? Are they about to jump us? Tell us where they are.

Seth Rollins: I thought you might say that. Look, we don’t need The AOP to beat you two. So, I told them to stay in the back. And since I thought you might not think that was a lie, I put a camera back there, so can we please get the camera crew to show The AOP? What’s up boys? They’re in the back. There’s your proof, they’re not hiding out here.

Samoa Joe: Kevin, obviously that’s enough proof for me. I feel much better about this. I mean it’s not like we work here with a bunch of cameras that records things earlier in the day and that maybe you’re just trying to run another scam. I hate to think that, Seth.

Seth Rollins: Wait a minute. Are you calling me a liar? You can call me a lot of things, but don’t you dare call me a liar. Pull that AOP back up on the tron. Akam, say something to Kevin. See you understand. I am a liar now? They’re in my private dressing room, right now.

Kevin Owens: Well Seth, while I can’t dispute what he just told me, I just want to say thank you. Because now we don’t have to look for them anymore.

AOP gets into a major brawl with The Viking Raiders to close the segment.

Fourth Match: Seth Rollins & Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Kevin Owens & Samoa Joe For The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship 

Rollins and Joe will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rollins grapples around Joe. Rollins applies a wrist lock. Joe drops Rollins with a forearm smash. Rollins regroups on the outside. Rollins tags in Murphy. Murphy hugs Rollins. Murphy applies a waist lock. Joe with a forearm smash. Joe follows that with a knife edge chop. Joe unloads a flurry of right jabs. Forearm Exchange. Joe drops Murphy with a shoulder tackle. Joe tags in Owens. Owens with rapid fire bodyshots. Owens taunts Rollins. The referee is trying to get Rollins out of the ring. Owens dumps Murphy back first on the canvas. Owens with a Twisting Elbow Drop for a one count. Owens with a blistering chop. Owens tags in Joe. Following a snap mare takeover, Joe chops Murphy in the back. Joe with The Mid-Kick. Joe with a Running Elbow Drop for a two count. Joe slams Murphy’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Joe tags in Owens.

Owens with a short-arm clothesline. Owens stomps on Murphy’s chest. Owens talks smack to Rollins. Owens whips Murphy back first into the turnbuckles for a two count. Owens applies a front face lock. Owens tags in Joe. Joe HeadButts Murphy in the back. Joe with a knife edge chop. Joe hits The Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Joe makes another quick tag to Owens. Owens kicks Murphy in the gut. Owens with a forearm smash. Owens with a Pendulum BackBreaker for a two count. Owens punches Murphy in the back. Owens tags in Joe. Joe goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Murphy lands back on his feet. Murphy ducks a clothesline from Joe. Rollins tags himself in. Murphy with a Spinning Back Kick. Double Elbow Knockdown. Rollins repeatedly stomps on Joe’s chest. Rollins poses for the crowd. Rollins tags in Murphy. Joe sends Rollins crashing to the outside.

Joe avoids The Jumping Knee Strike. Murphy goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Joe ducks out of the way. Joe clotheslines Murphy over the top rope. Owens with a Flying Cannonball Strike off the ring apron. Joe lands The Suicide Dive. Joe was removed from the match during the commercial break. Double Vertical Suplex. Murphy hooks the leg for a two count. Murphy repeatedly drives his knee into Owens back. Murphy applies a rear chin lock. Owens gets back to a vertical base. Owens blocks a boot from Murphy. Owens nails Murphy with a Snap DDT. Murphy tags in Rollins. Owens side steps Rollins into the turnbuckles. Owens lands The Frog Splash for a two count. Rollins tags in Murphy. Owens with a chop/forearm combination. Murphy drops Owens with a leg lariat for a two count. Murphy slams Owens head on the top turnbuckle pad. Murphy tags in Rollins.

Owens is displaying his fighting spirit. Rollins is throwing haymakers at Owens. Owens goes for a Back Body Drop, but Rollins lands back on his feet. Owens connects with The Pop Up PowerBomb for a two count. Rollins tags in Murphy. Murphy with rapid fire haymakers. Murphy puts Owens on the top turnbuckle. Murphy with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Murphy goes for The SuperPlex, but Owens blocks it. Owens with Three HeadButts. Owens dumps Murphy face first on the canvas. Owens lands The Swanton Bomb for a two count. Owens dumps Rollins out of the ring. Owens delivers The SomerSault Plancha. Murphy responds with The V-Trigger. Owens negates The Curb Stomp. Owens connects with The Stunner. Murphy rolls Owens over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Raw Tag Team Champions, Seth Rollins & Buddy Murphy via Pinfall 

Becky Lynch Backstage Interview

Fifth Match: Andrade Cien Almas (c) w/Zelina Vega vs. Humberto Carrillo For The WWE United States Championship 

Carrillo starts things off with a ShotGun Dropkick. Carrillo with rapid fire haymakers. Carrillo repeatedly stomps on Almas chest. Carrillo is abusing the referee’s five count. Carrillo SuperKicks Almas. Carrillo throws Almas into the ringside barricade. Almas sends Carrillo face first into the steel ring post. Almas blasts Carrillo with a knife edge chop. Almas with a Jumping Knee Strike for a one count. Almas kicks Carrillo in the gut. Almas is mauling Carrillo in the corner. The referee admonishes Almas. Almas puts his knee on the back of Carrillo’s neck. Almas is choking Carrillo with his boot. Almas with a knife edge chop. Almas whips Carrillo across the ring. Carrillo avoids The Jumping Knee Strike. Almas tumbles to the floor.

Carrillo with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Carrillo hits The Fosbury Flop. Almas regains control of the match during the commercial break. Carrillo kicks Almas in the chest. Almas dumps Carrillo chest first on the canvas. Almas figure fours the legs of Carrillo. Almas targets the lower back of Carrillo. Almas PowerBombs Carrillo. Almas continues to stomp on Carrillo’s chest. Carrillo dodges The ShotGun Meteora. Almas goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Carrillo lands back on his feet. Carrillo ducks a clothesline from Almas. Almas PowerBombs Carrillo. Carrillo responds with a Hurricanrana. Carrillo with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block.

Almas side steps The Step Through Enzuigiri. Carrillo with a single leg dropkick. Carrillo follows that with The Rolling MoonSault for a two count. Almas kicks Carrillo off the second rope for a two count. Carrillo with a Step Through Enzuigiri. Carrillo follows that with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Carrillo connects with The MoonSault. Zelina Vega breaks the cover which causes the disqualification. After the match, Carrillo attacks Almas from behind. Carrillo throws Almas into the steel ring steps. Carrillo starts removing the ringside padding. Carrillo plants Almas with The HammerLock DDT on the exposed concrete.

Winner: Humberto Carrillo via Disqualification, But Still WWE United States Champion, Andrade Cien Almas 

Charlotte Flair & Asuka In-Ring Segment 

Sixth Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka w/Kairi Sane 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Charlotte backs Asuka into the turnbuckles. Strong lockup in the center of the ring. Asuka applies a side headlock. Asuka runs into Charlotte. Quick shoving contest. Charlotte unloads three knife edge chops. Charlotte drops Asuka with a shoulder tackle. Charlotte with a Hip Toss. Charlotte follows that with a Running Boot. Charlotte slaps Asuka in the back of the head. Charlotte skins the cat. Charlotte with a shoulder block. Charlotte applies an arm-bar. Asuka with a leg sweep. Asuka delivers The Shining Wizard for a two count. Asuka repeatedly kicks Charlotte in the back. Charlotte avoids The Running Hip Attack.

Charlotte with a BackBreaker. Charlotte drops Asuka with a running clothesline. Asuka dodges the knee drop. Charlotte negates The Running Bulldog. Charlotte with a Low Dropkick. Charlotte works on the left knee of Asuka. Asuka sends Charlotte face first into the top turnbuckle. Asuka with a German Suplex. Asuka delivers a Missile Dropkick for a one count. Asuka applies The Octopus Stretch. Charlotte is lighting up Asuka chest. Charlotte puts Asuka on the top turnbuckle. Charlotte is distracted by Kairi Sane. Asuka sends Charlotte crashing to the outside. Forearm Exchange. Charlotte with a Belly to Back Suplex. Charlotte nips up. Asuka side steps Charlotte into the turnbuckles. Asuka thrust kicks the midsection of Charlotte.

Asuka drops Charlotte with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Charlotte avoids The Missile Dropkick. Asuka slams Charlotte’s head on the top rope. Charlotte drops Asuka with The Big Boot for a two count. Charlotte walks over Asuka. Charlotte goes for The MoonSault, but Asuka ducks out of the way. Asuka with a Modified Octopus Stretch. Asuka transitions into a Triangle Choke. Charlotte with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Asuka negates The Natural Selection. Asuka hits The CodeBreaker for a two count. Asuka goes for The Asuka Lock, but Charlotte rolls her over for a two count. Charlotte avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Charlotte Spears Asuka for a two count. Charlotte locks in The Figure Eight. Kairi Sane lands The Insane Elbow Drop which causes the disqualification.

Winner: Charlotte Flair via Disqualification 

Seventh Match: Mojo Rawley (c) w/Riddick Moss vs. No Way Jose For The WWE 24/7 Championship Match 

Rawley chop blocks Jose. Rawley delivers The Running Haymaker. Rawley plants Jose with The Hyper Driver to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE 24/7 Champion, Mojo Rawley via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Lana vs. Liv Morgan 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Morgan backs Lana into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Lana slaps Morgan in the face. Morgan kicks Lana in the gut. Morgan whips Lana to the corner. Morgan with a Running Hip Attack. Following a snap mare takeover, Morgan kicks Lana in the back for a one count. Lana dumps Morgan out of the ring. Lana talks smack to Morgan. Lana rolls Morgan back into the ring.

Lana with a High Head Kick for a two count. Lana is displaying her frustration. Lana with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Lana poses for the crowd. Lana applies a rear chin lock. Morgan gets back to a vertical base. Morgan with two running clotheslines. Morgan with a Spinning Face Slam. Morgan follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Morgan with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp on Lana’s back for a two count. Morgan connects with The SlingShot FlatLiner to pickup the victory.

Winner: Liv Morgan via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: Erick Rowan vs. Branden Vice

Rowan dropkicks Vice to the floor. Rowan drops Vice with a Running Crossbody Block. Rowan throws Vice back inside the ring. Rowan levels Vice with a Body Avalanche. Rowan connects with The Jack Hammer for a two count. Rowan plants Vice with The Iron Claw Slam to pickup the victory.

Winner: Erick Rowan via Pinfall 

Edge & Randy Orton In-Ring Segment 

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Author: Josh Lopez