WWE Raw Results (7/12/21): John Morrison vs. Ricochet III

WWE Raw
July 12, 2021
The Yuengling Center
Tampa Bay, Florida

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First Match: Bobby Lashley w/MVP vs. Xavier Woods w/Kofi Kingston 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Lashley with a single leg takedown. Lashley with a waist lock takedown. Woods drop steps into a side headlock. Lashley whips Woods across the ring. Woods slides under Lashley. Woods applies a side headlock. Lashley whips Woods across the ring. Woods holds onto the ropes. Woods kicks Lashley in the face. Woods pump kicks the right knee of Lashley. Woods with The Senton Splash for a two count. Woods applies a front face lock. Woods with a straight right hand. Lashley throws Woods out of the ring. Lashley stares at Kofi. Lashley dumps Woods face first on the steel ring steps. Lashley is throwing haymakers at Woods. Lashley with clubbing shoulder blocks. Lashley with Two Corner Spears.

Woods side steps Lashley into the turnbuckles. Woods SuperKicks Lashley. Lashley goes for The Tilt-A-Whirl Slam, but Woods counters with The Spinning DDT. Woods lands The SomerSault Plancha. Woods rolls Lashley back into the ring. Lashley launches Woods over the top rope. Woods with an Apron Enzuigiri. Woods delivers The Missile Dropkick for a two count. Woods applies The CrossFace. Lashley dumps Woods back first on the canvas. Lashley slings Woods across the ring. Woods denies The Dominator. Lashley hits The Almighty SpineBuster. Lashley with The Dominator. Lashley dumps Woods out of the ring. Lashley drives Woods face first into the steel ring post. Lashley rolls Woods back into the ring. Lashley connects with The Spear. Lashley starts gloating. Lashley goes for The Hurt Lock, but Woods counters with an inside cradle to pickup the victory.

Winner: Xavier Woods via Pinfall 

Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal Segment 

Second Match: Alexa Bliss vs. Asuka vs. Naomi vs. Nikki Cross In A Fatal Four Way Match 

Naomi starts things off with a double dropkick. Naomi drives Bliss back first into the turnbuckles. Naomi with clubbing shoulder blocks. Bliss rocks Naomi with a forearm smash. Naomi reverses out of the irish whip from Bliss. Bliss with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a one count. Asuka drops Bliss with The Spinning Back Fist. Cross with a double leg takedown/jackknife cover combination for a two count. Naomi whips Cross across the ring. Cross with a cazadora rollup for a two count. Naomi kicks Cross in the gut. Asuka kicks the right hamstring of Cross. Double Dropkick. Asuka tells Naomi to bring it. Naomi slides under Asuka. Forearm Exchange. Asuka delivers her combination offense. Naomi dodges The Spinning Back Fist. Misfired RoundHouse Kicks. Both ladies are knocked down after a Double RoundHouse Kick. Bliss crawls back into the ring. Bliss is playing mind games. Cross denies The Sister Abigail. Cross nails Bliss with a throat thrust. Cross dropkicks Bliss.

Eva Marie and Piper Niven appears on the stage. Naomi dropkicks Cross. Asuka clotheslines Naomi. Bliss kicks Asuka in the gut. Bliss hits The DDT for a two count. Bliss starts walking towards Marie. Niven attacks Bliss from behind. Niven with clubbing blows to Bliss back. Niven launches Bliss over the ringside barricade. Bliss disappears. Asuka has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Asuka with a series of mid-kicks. Asuka with The Shining Wizard to Cross. Asuka follows that with a German Suplex to Naomi. Asuka with a Running Hip Attack. Asuka delivers The RoundHouse Kick. Asuka with The Running Bulldog. Naomi and Cross kicks out Asuka’s pinning attempts. Naomi kicks Asuka in the face. Naomi with a Running Bulldog into the top turnbuckle pad. Naomi hits The TKO.

Naomi with a Belly to Back Suplex. Naomi with The Double Splitting Leg Drop for a two count. Naomi follows that with The SpringBoard Enzuigiri for a two count. Cross kicks Naomi in the face. Cross punches Naomi in the back. Cross connects with The Tornado DDT for a two count. Cross sends Asuka tumbling to the floor. Cross ducks a clothesline from Naomi. Naomi denies The La Magistral. Naomi rolls Cross over for a two count. Naomi applies Feel The Glow. Asuka kicks Naomi in the back. Asuka applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Cross with a Running Seated Senton. Cross with The Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Cross sends Naomi to the apron. Naomi with a RoundHouse Kick. Asuka responds with The CodeBreaker. Cross with an inside cradle for a two count. Cross negates The Asuka Lock. Cross plants Asuka with a pinning combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: Nikki Cross via Pinfall 

Third Match: AJ Styles w/Omos vs. Ivar w/Erik

Styles kicks Ivar in the gut. Styles with a straight right hand. Ivar reverses out of the irish whip from Styles. Styles slips over Ivar’s back. Styles with a knife edge chop. Styles ducks a clothesline from Ivar. Ivar slips over Styles back. Ivar blocks a boot from Styles. Ivar is throwing haymakers at Styles. Ivar hits The Bronco Buster for a two count. Ivar goes for a Bodyslam, but Styles lands back on his feet. Styles goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Ivar holds onto the ropes. Ivar drops Styles with a running shoulder tackle. Ivar gets distracted by Omos. Styles with a Step Up Enzuigiri.

Styles repeatedly stomps on Ivar’s chest. Side Step Exchange. Styles kicks the left knee of Ivar. Styles hits The DDT for a two count. Styles applies a rear chin lock. Ivar slings Styles across the ring. Ivar with a Back Body Drop. Ivar with a Side Walk Slam. Ivar follows that with a Running Splash. Ivar goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Styles lands back on his feet. Ivar cartwheels around Styles. Ivar clotheslines Styles for a two count. Styles kicks Ivar in the face. Ivar denies the sunset flip. Styles ducks a clothesline from Ivar. Styles delivers The Pele Kick. Ivar connects with The Leaping Seated Senton to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ivar via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Omos w/AJ Styles vs. Erik w/Ivar 

Erik with a waist lock go-behind. Omos throws Erik into the canvas. Omos tells Erik to bring it. Erik ducks under two clotheslines from Omos. Erik repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Omos. Erik with forearm shivers. Omos shoves Erik. Omos drops Erik with a shoulder tackle. Omos talks smack to Erik. Omos whips Erik across the ring. Omos goes for a Delayed Bodyslam, but Erik lands back on his feet. Erik kicks the right hamstring of Omos.

Erik kicks Omos in the face. Omos applies The Bear Hug. Erik with a palm thrust. Omos responds with a Big Biel Throw. Erik side steps Omos into the turnbuckles. Erik delivers his combination offense. Erik with two running forearm smashes. Erik ducks a clothesline from Omos. Erik with a Running Knee Strike. Omos drops Erik with The Body Block. Omos growls at Erik. Styles tells Omos to finish Erik. Omos connects with The Double Hand Chokeslam to pickup the victory.

Winner: Omos via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Sheamus (c) vs. Humberto Carrillo For The WWE United States Championship

Carrillo can barely stand. Sheamus connects with The Brogue Kick to pickup the victory. After the match, Sheamus repeatedly stomps on Carrillo’s chest. Sheamus applies The Glasgow Grin. Sheamus stands on Carrillo’s hair. Sheamus threatens to break Carrillo’s face. Damian Priest storms into the ring to make the save.

Winner: Still WWE United States Champion, Sheamus via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: John Morrison w/The Miz vs. Ricochet In A Falls Count Anywhere Match 

Morrison kicks Ricochet in the gut. Morrison applies a side headlock. Ricochet whips Morrison across the ring. Ricochet drops down on the canvas. Ricochet leapfrogs over Morrison. Morrison lunges over Ricochet. Ricochet with a SpringBoard Arm-Drag. Morrison launches Ricochet over the top rope. Ricochet with a straight right hand. Morrison with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Morrison drops Ricochet with The NeckBreaker on the ring apron for a two count. Morrison kicks Ricochet in the ribs. Morrison with the wheel chair assisted backslide for a two count. Morrison with a sharp knee strike. Following a snap mare takeover, Morrison with a Hook Kick for a two count. Morrison with a gut punch. Morrison rolls Ricochet back into the ring. Morrison repeatedly stomps on Ricochet’s chest. Ricochet denies The Starship Pain. Ricochet with The Bridging German Suplex for a two count.

Morrison tosses Ricochet out of the ring. Morrison with a Twisting SomerSault Senton off the apron for a two count. Morrison slams Ricochet’s head on the ringside barricade. Morrison launches Ricochet over the barricade. Ricochet sends Morrison face first into the LED Screens. Morrison kicks the left shoulder of Ricochet. Ricochet kicks out the legs of Morrison. Ricochet lands The 450 Splash off the barricade for a two count. Ricochet rocks Morrison with a forearm smash. Morrison regroups on the outside. Ricochet with The Shooting Star Press off the steel ring post. Morrison regains control of the match during the commercial break. Morrison sets up a ladder bridge. Morrison attacks the midsection of Ricochet. Ricochet slides under Morrison. Ricochet with a straight right hand. Ricochet with a Flying Crossbody Block off the apron for a two count. Ricochet continues to dish out haymakers. Ricochet drives Morrison back first into the apron. Morrison crawls out of the ring. Morrison uses Miz as a human shield. Ricochet lands The SomerSault Plancha for a two count.

Morrison and Ricochet starts brawling on the stage. Ricochet uppercuts Morrison. Morrison with two liver shots. Morrison goes for a Bodyslam, but Ricochet lands back on his feet. Ricochet kicks Morrison in the gut. Morrison blocks The Vertical Suplex. Morrison with a knee lift. Morrison goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ricochet lands back on his feet. Ricochet with The Running Hurricanrana for a two count. Morrison thrust kicks the midsection of Ricochet. Morrison crawls into the Gorilla Position. Morrison SuperKicks Ricochet. Morrison kicks Ricochet in the ribs. Morrison with forearm shivers. Morrison knocks Ricochet off the chair with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. Morrison brings Ricochet back inside the Thunderdome. Miz laughs at Ricochet. Ricochet SuperKicks Morrison.

Ricochet rocks Morrison with a forearm smash. Miz keeps running his mouth. Ricochet makes Miz roll down the ramp. Ricochet with The Lou Thez Press for a two count. Ricochet tosses Morrison back into the ring. Ricochet with a shoulder block. Ricochet slams Morrison’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ricochet nails Morrison with The Pump Kick. Miz sprays Ricochet with The Drip Stick. Morrison rolls Ricochet over for a two count. Morrison kicks Ricochet in the gut. Morrison connects with The Moonlight Driver for a two count. Matt Riddle puts Miz upside down in his wheel chair. Morrison decks Ricochet with a back elbow smash. Morrison goes for The SpringBoard Clothesline, but Ricochet counters with The Recoil. Riddle sprays Miz with the drip stick. Ricochet with a Running Enzuigiri. Ricochet plants Morrison with The Flying Splash through the ladder to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ricochet via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Rhea Ripley vs. Natalya w/Tamina 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Natalya rolls Ripley over for a one count. Standing Switch Exchange. Second Wrist Lock Exchange. Natalya with the sunset flip for a two count. Ripley kicks Natalya in the gut. Natalya reverses out of the irish whip from Ripley. Ripley dives over Natalya. Natalya drops down on the canvas. Natalya stops Ripley in her tracks. Natalya ducks a clothesline from Ripley. Rollup Exchange. Natalya kicks Ripley in the gut. Natalya punches Ripley in the back. Natalya whips Ripley across the ring. Second Rollup Exchange. Ripley HeadButts Natalya. Natalya denies The Rip Tide. Natalya with a double leg takedown. Ripley denies The Sharpshooter. Ripley kicks Natalya out of the ring. Ripley dropkicks Tamina. Natalya drops Ripley with The Discus Lariat. Natalya has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Ripley denies The SuperPlex. Natalya with clubbing blows to Ripley’s back. Ripley HeadButts Natalya. Ripley delivers The Missile Dropkick.

Natalya side steps Ripley into the turnbuckles. Natalya with a forearm smash. Natalya sends Ripley to the corner. Ripley kicks Natalya in the face. Ripley hooks the outside leg for a two count. Ripley applies the cravate. Ripley with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Ripley ducks a clothesline from Natalya. Ripley with The Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Natalya with two haymakers. Natalya slams Ripley’s head on the steel ring post. Natalya hits The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Ripley escapes The Sharpshooter. Natalya side steps Ripley into the turnbuckles. Natalya with The Slingshot Atomic Drop. Natalya runs over Ripley’s back. Natalya goes for The Basement Dropkick, but Ripley counters with The Prism Trap. Natalya rolls Ripley over for a two count. Natalya applies The Sharpshooter. Ripley sends Natalya head first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Ripley with a Low Enzuigiri. Ripley connects with The Rip Tide to pickup the victory. After the match, Charlotte Flair drops Ripley with The Chop Block. Charlotte applies The Figure Four Leg Lock from the outside.

Winner: Rhea Ripley via Pinfall 

Updated WWE Money In The Bank 2021 Match Card 

– Roman Reigns (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Edge For The WWE Universal Championship

– Bobby Lashley (c) w/MVP vs. Kofi Kingston For The WWE Championship

– Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Charlotte Flair For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship

– Asuka vs. Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Nikki Cross vs. Liv Morgan vs. Zelina Vega vs. Natalya In The Women’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match

– Drew McIntyre vs. Ricochet vs. John Morrison vs. Matt Riddle vs. Big E vs. Kevin Owens vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Seth Rollins In The Men’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match

– AJ Styles & Omos (c) vs. The Viking Raiders For The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship

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Author: Josh Lopez