WWE Raw Results (4/6/20): Drew McIntyre vs. The Big Show

WWE Raw
April 6, 2020
WWE Performance Center
Orlando, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Asuka vs. Liv Morgan 

Asuka is not impressed with Morgan. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Asuka backs Morgan into the ropes. Asuka starts yanking on Morgan’s hair. The referee calls for a clean break. Morgan goes for a quick rollup, but Asuka blocks it. Asuka repeatedly stomps on the midsection of Morgan. Morgan with forearm shivers. Asuka drops Morgan with a Running Hip Attack. Morgan delivers a gut punch. Morgan shoves Asuka Morgan avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Morgan rolls Asuka over for a two count. Morgan kicks Asuka in the gut. Asuka reverses out of the irish whip from Morgan. Morgan with a Running Hurricanrana. Asuka drop toe holds Morgan into the middle turnbuckle pad. Morgan decks Asuka with a back elbow smash. Morgan delivers a Missile Dropkick. Asuka slams Morgan’s head on the ring apron. Asuka rolls Morgan back into the ring. Morgan with a HeadScissors TakeOver on the floor.

Asuka SuperKicks Morgan. Asuka has complete control during the commercial break. Asuka repeatedly stomps on the left shoulder of Morgan. Asuka applies an arm-bar. Morgan with two forearm smashes. Asuka pulls Morgan down to the mat. Morgan kicks Asuka in the face. Morgan dives over Asuka. Asuka with a Pop Up Knee Strike for a two count. Asuka toys around with Morgan. Morgan is pissed. Asuka goes for a RoundHouse Kick, but Morgan counters with a jackknife cover for a two count. Morgan with two haymakers. Morgan follows that with a SpringBoard CodeBreaker. Morgan ducks a clothesline from Asuka. Morgan with Two Running Clotheslines.

Morgan drops Asuka with a Spinning Face Plant. Morgan with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Morgan hits The SpringBoard Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Asuka applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Morgan gets Asuka’s shoulders pinned to the mat for a two count. Asuka blocks a boot from Morgan. Asuka with a Snap German Suplex. Asuka connects with The Shining Wizard for a two count. Asuka is shocked. Auska talks smack to Morgan. Morgan goes for The SpringBoard Stunner, but Asuka counters with The Asuka Lock. Morgan floats over into a pinning combination for a two count. Asuka with an arm-drag takeover. Asuka makes Morgan tap out to The Asuka Lock.

Winner: Asuka via Submission 

Second Match: The Street Profits (c) vs. Angel Garza & Austin Theory w/Zelina Vega For The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship 

Angelo Dawkins and Angel Garza will start things off. Garza plays mind games with Dawkins. Garza tags in Theory. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dawkins applies a side headlock. Dawkins drops Theory with a shoulder tackle. Theory drops down on the canvas. Double Leapfrog. Dawkins delivers another shoulder tackle. Dawkins tags in Ford. Dawkins whips Theory across the ring. Dawkins drops down on the canvas. Ford dropkicks Theory. Street Profits with a Double FlapJack on top of Theory. Street Profits follows that with Stereo Dropkicks. Street Profits are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break. Dawkins applies an arm-bar. Theory with heavy bodyshots. Dawkins answers with an irish whip. Theory avoids The 360 Stinger Splash. Dawkins launches Theory over the top rope. Theory slams Dawkins head on the top rope. Theory follows that with a Roll Through Dropkick. Theory mocks Ford. Theory applies a front face lock. Theory tags in Garza.

Garza kicks Dawkins in the ribs. Garza works on his joint manipulation game. Garza drives his knee into Dawkins chest. Garza tags in Theory. Theory delivers a gut punch. Theory with a forearm smash. Theory blasts Dawkins with a knife edge chop. Theory with a Leaping Foot Stomp. Theory kicks Dawkins in the back. Theory applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Dawkins with shots to the midsection of Theory. Theory answers with a knee lift. Theory slams Dawkins head on the top turnbuckle pad. Garza tags himself in. Garza works on the right leg of Dawkins. Dawkins grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Garza tags in Theory. Theory toys around with Dawkins. Theory transitions into a ground and pound attack. Theory continues to attack the midsection of Dawkins. Theory applies the arm-bar/chin lock combination. Dawkins is displaying his fighting spirit. Dawkins denies The SuperKick. Dawkins creates distance with an Exploder Suplex. Ford and Garza are tagged in.

Ford with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Ford with two clotheslines. Ford dropkicks Garza. Ford ducks a clothesline from Garza. Ford nails Garza with The DDT. Ford pops back on his feet. Ford is fired up. Ford climbs up the top turnbuckle. The referee catches Zelina Vega grabbing the right ankle of Ford which causes the disqualification. After the match, Garza clocks Ford with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Garza and Theory are double teaming Ford. Vega connects with The RoundHouse Kick. Bianca BelAir walks down to the ring. BelAir hits The SpineBuster. All hell starts breaking loose. BelAir informs us that she goes here now. BelAir is officially the EST of WWE. Not only is BelAir the strongest, the toughest, the roughest, the quickest, the greatest, she’s the bestest and you can’t out run her. BelAir tells Vega to get in this ring, now.

Winner: Still WWE Raw Tag Team Champions, The Street Profits via Disqualification 

Third Match: Bianca BelAir w/The Street Profits vs. Zelina Vega w/Angel Garza & Austin Theory 

A lot of jaw jacking after the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. BelAir launches Vega to the corner. BelAir dumps Vega face first to the canvas. BelAir taunts Vega. Vega pie faces BelAir. Vega uses the referee as a human shield. Vega applies a side headlock. BelAir drops Vega with a shoulder tackle. BelAir cartwheels over Vega. BelAir delivers another shoulder tackle. It’s too easy for BelAir. BelAir smacks her ass. Vega slaps BelAir in the face. BelAir is pissed. BelAir with clubbing blows to Vega’s back. BelAir with Two Biel Throws. BelAir buries her shoulder into the midsection of Vega. BelAir MoonSaults out of a pinning predicament.

Vega sends BelAir shoulder first into the steel ring post. Vega with a Rising Knee Strike. Vega applies a unique submission hold on the middle rope. Vega with The SlingShot La Magistral for a two count. Vega with an Axe Kick. Vega follows that with an Implant DDT for a two count. Vega toys around with BelAir. Vega applies The Owari Death Clutch. Vega transitions into a sleeper hold. BelAir breaks free with a Vertical Suplex. Vega kicks BelAir in the face. BelAir catches Vega in mid-air. BelAir connects with The Military Press Slam. BelAir goes for The HandSpring MoonSault, but Theory gets in the way. Ford pulls Theory off the ring apron. Dawkins runs after Garza. Ford tees off on Theory. Pier six brawl which forces the referee to call off the match.

Match Result: No-Contest 

Fourth Match: The Street Profits & Bianca BelAir vs. Angel Garza, Austin Theory, and Zelina Vega in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Dawkins and Theory will start things off. Dawkins drops Theory with a Face Plant. Dawkins tags in Ford. Dawkins whips Theory across the ring. Dawkins drops down on the canvas. Ford dropkicks Theory. Ford gives himself a mini golf clap. Ford blasts Theory with a knife edge chop. Theory reverses out of the irish whip from Ford. Ford dives over Theory. Ford shows off his athleticism. Ford dropkicks Theory. Ford continues to taunt Garza. Theory with a running forearm smash across the back of Ford’s neck. Ford tumbles to the floor. Theory throws Ford into the ringside barricade. Theory rolls Ford back into the ring.

Theory with a blistering chop. Theory punches Ford in the back. Theory repeatedly stomps on Ford’s chest. Garza attacks Ford behind the referee’s back. Following a snap mare takeover, Theory applies the arm-bar/chin lock combination. Ford gets back to a vertical base. Ford with heavy bodyshots. Theory drops Ford with a clubbing clothesline for a two count. Theory applies a front face lock. Theory dumps Ford out of the ring. Theory muscles Ford back into the ring. Theory applies a rear chin lock. Ford needs to create separation. Ford with an arm-drag takeover. Theory knocks Dawkins off the ring apron.

Ford ducks a clothesline from Theory. Ford creates distance with a Step Up Enzuigiri. BelAir and Vega are tagged in. Vega kicks BelAir in the gut. Vega goes for The Octopus Stretch, but BelAir counters with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker/GutBuster Combination. BelAir nails Theory with a Mule Kick. BelAir follows that with The HandSpring MoonSault. Garza breaks up the pinning opportunity. Garza starts running away from Ford. Theory SuperKicks Ford. Dawkins responds with The Pounce. Garza exits the performance center. BelAir connects with The Modified Glam Slam into the turnbuckles. BelAir plants Vega with The KOD to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Street Profits & Bianca BelAir via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Aleister Black vs. Apollo Crews 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Black applies a side headlock. Crews reverses the hold. The feeling out process continues. Black with a single leg takedown. Black with the quick cover for a one count. Black applies a front face lock. Crews grabs another side headlock. Black puts his knee on the left shoulder of Crews. Black with the lateral press for a one count. Chain grappling display. Crews applies a hammerlock. Black with a Fireman’s Carry TakeOver. Black applies a rear chin lock. Crews responds with a front face lock. Black reverses the hold. Crews applies a side headlock. Crews drops Black with a shoulder tackle. Crews lunges over Black. Black ducks a clothesline from Crews. Black slips over Crews back. Black starts playing mind games with Crews. Crews regroups on the outside. Black with a deep arm-drag. Black applies an arm-bar.

Crews goes for a Bodyslam, but Black lands back on his feet. Black negates The Military Press Slam. Black with another deep arm-drag. Black continues to apply pressure to the left shoulder of Crews. Crews with four haymakers. Black with a Big Boot. Crews dropkicks Black to the floor. Black delivers his combination offense. Crews with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex on the floor. Crews rolls Black back into the ring. Black kicks Crews in the gut. Crews with clubbing blows to Black’s back. Black kicks out the legs of Crews. Black hits The PK for a two count. Crews sends Black crashing to the outside. Crews repeatedly stomps on Black’s back. Crews nails Black with The PK. Crews follows that with The Quebrada off the ring apron. Crews has complete control of the match during the commercial break.

Crews with the cover for a two count. Crews lands The Stinger Splash. Crews with a Running Clothesline for a two count. Crews applies a rear chin lock. Black gets back to a vertical base. Black and Crews are trading back and forth shots. Black repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Crews. Crews PowerSlams Black for a two count. Crews teases The Standing MoonSault. Crews starts favoring his knee. Black applies The Owari Death Clutch. Crews with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Crews connects with The SitOut Toss Bomb for a two count. Crews tells Black to get up. Crews with forearm shivers. Black with a RoundHouse Kick. Crews responds with an Inside Out Lariat. Crews goes for a Flying Splash, but Black ducks out of the way. Black applies The Knee Bar. Crews reaches the bottom rope to create separation. Crews struggles to get back on his feet. Crews avoids The Black Mass. Crews nails Black with The Pump Kick. Crews follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri.

We have stalemate in the corner. Black dives over Crews. Black sweeps out the legs of Crews. Black with a Sliding Knee Strike. Black hits The Quebrada for a two count. Crews kicks Black in the face. Black answers with a Mid-Kick for a two count. Crews sends Black across the ring. Crews dropkicks Black. Crews drives Black back first into the turnbuckles. Black kicks the injured left knee of Crews. Crews with a Desperation Enzuigiri. Crews with The SuperPlex for a two count. Crews goes for The Military Press Slam, but Black lands back on his feet. Black unloads a flurry of strikes. Crews with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Crews with The Military Press Slam. Crews with a Standing MoonSault. Crews with The Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count. Crews climbs to the top turnbuckle. Black with a Rising Knee Strike. Crews sends Black face first into the canvas. Black with a Jumping Knee Strike in mid-air. Crews goes for The Toss Bomb, but Black rolls him over for a two count. Black plants Crews with The Black Mass to pickup the victory.

Winner: Aleister Black via Pinfall 

– We get a video recap of the Edge/Randy Orton Last Man Standing Match.

Sixth Match: Ricochet & Cedric Alexander vs. Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch 

Alexander and Burch will start things off. Alexander ducks a clothesline from Burch. Alexander delivers his combination offense. Alexander with a Spinning Back Kick. Burch is throwing haymakers at Alexander. Burch HeadButts Alexander. Burch tags in Lorcan. Double Knife Edge Chop for a one count. Lorcan applies a front face lock. Lorcan with two uppercut forearms. Lorcan tags in Burch. Lorcan kicks Alexander in the gut. Burch uppercuts Alexander. Forearm Exchange. Burch drops Alexander with a knife edge chop for a one count.

Burch applies a rear chin lock. Alexander gets back to a vertical base. Burch applies a sleeper hold. Alexander with a heavy bodyshots. Alexander whips Burch across the ring. Alexander creates distance with a low dropkick. Ricochet and Lorcan are tagged in. Ricochet with Two Forearm Knockdowns. Ricochet ducks a clothesline from Lorcan. Ricochet thrust kicks the midsection of Lorcan. Ricochet with a Pump Kick. Lorcan kicks Ricochet in the face. Ricochet responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ricochet follows that with a Leaping FrankenSteiner for a two count.

Burch kicks Alexander off the ring apron. Burch goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Ricochet lands back on his feet. Ricochet dumps Burch out of the ring. Ricochet with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Ricochet negates The Half and Half Suplex. Alexander tags himself in. Inverted Atomic Drop/Step Up Enzuigiri Combination. Alexander with a Front Suplex. Ricochet hits The Standing Shooting Star Press. Alexander tags in Ricochet. Alexander connects with The Neuralyzer. Alexander lands The Suicide Dive. Ricochet plants Lorcan The Detonation Kick to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ricochet & Cedric Alexander via Pinfall 

Kevin Owens Promo 

Seventh Match: Seth Rollins vs. Denzel Dejournette 

Rollins is visibly despondent. Rollins clotheslines Dejournette. Rollins sends Dejournette to the corner. Rollins repeatedly stomps on Dejournette’s chest. Rollins is choking Dejournette with his boot. Dejournette heads to the outside. Rollins repeatedly throws Dejournette into the ringside barricade. Rollins rolls Dejournette back into the ring. Rollins connects with The Curb Stomp to pickup the victory.

Winner: Seth Rollins via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Nia Jax vs. Deonna Purrazzo 

Jax is trying to intimidate Purrazzo before the bell rings. Jax paint brushes Purrazzo. Jax tells Purrazzo to bring it. Jax clotheslines Purrazzo. Jax yanks on Purrazzo’s hair. Jax toys around with Purrazzo. Jax with three short-arm clotheslines. Jax connects with The Samoan Drop. Jax plants Purrazzo with The Rampage to pickup the victory.

Winner: Nia Jax via Pinfall 

– We get a video recap of the Undertaker/AJ Styles Boneyard Match.

Ninth Match: Humberto Carrillo vs. Brendan Vink 

Vink has the size and strength advantage. Carrillo crawls under Vink. Vink repeatedly drives his knee into the midsection of Carrillo. Vink goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Carrillo lands back on his feet. Carrillo avoids the knife edge chop. Carrillo decks Vink with a JawBreaker. Carrillo with a SpringBoard Arm-Drag TakeOver. Carrillo with an Apron Enzuigiri. Carrillo follows that with a Missile Dropkick. Carrillo goes for The Suicide Dive, but Vink counters with The Big Boot. Vink bodyslams Carrillo for a two count. Vink applies a rear chin lock. Carrillo gets back to a vertical base. Carrillo with heavy bodyshots.

Vink scores the elbow knockdown. Vink slams Carrillo’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Vink kicks Carrillo in the gut. Vink talks smack to Carrillo. Vink with a Big Biel Throw. Following a snap mare takeover, Vink applies a rear chin lock. Carrillo is trying to build momentum. Vink goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Carrillo lands back on his feet. Carrillo decks Vink with a back elbow smash. Carrillo kicks Vink in the face. Carrillo with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a one count. Carrillo dropkicks Vink. Carrillo follows that with a Step Through Kick. Carrillo connects with The Rolling MoonSault. Carrillo lands The MoonSault to pickup the victory.

Winner: Humberto Carrillo via Pinfall 

– Video recap of the Brock Lesnar/Drew McIntyre WWE Championship Match.

Drew McIntyre & Big Show Promo 

Tenth Match: Drew McIntyre (c) vs. The Big Show For The WWE Championship 

Show slaps McIntyre in the face before the bell rings. McIntyre is livid. McIntyre kicks Show in the gut. McIntyre is throwing haymakers at Show. Show reverses out of the irish whip from McIntyre. McIntyre kicks Show in the face. Show drops McIntyre with a shoulder tackle. Show kicks McIntyre in the ribs. Show punches McIntyre in the back. Show delivers a gut punch. Show with clubbing blows to McIntyre’s back. Show bodyslams McIntyre. Show talks smack to McIntyre. Show stands on the back of McIntyre’s neck. Show abuses the referee’s five count. Show bodyslams McIntyre. Show kicks McIntyre in the back. The story of this match is basically a test to see if McIntyre is a credible champion in Big Show’s eyes. McIntyre starts building momentum.

Show HeadButts McIntyre. Show follows that with The Concrete Sledge. Show with a Flying Elbow Drop/Vader Bomb Combination. Show tells McIntyre to get up. Show unloads three chops. Show is picking McIntyre apart. Show with a Delayed Bodyslam. Show wants to know what McIntyre is made of. Show uses the middle rope as a weapon. McIntyre avoids The OverHand Chop. McIntyre with a knife edge chop. Show reverses out of the irish whip from McIntyre. Show goes for The ChokeSlam, but McIntyre lands back on his feet. McIntyre bodyslams Show for a two count. McIntyre climbs to the top turnbuckle. McIntyre goes for a Flying Clothesline, but Show counters with The ChokeSlam for a two count. Show is shocked. McIntyre dodges The WMD. McIntyre connects with The ClayMore Kick to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Champion, Drew McIntyre via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez