9/16/19 WWE Raw Results: The King Of The Ring Finals, Rusev Returns, Kane Returns & Who's The Baby Daddy?

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New Japan Pro-Wrestling And CMLL Release Joint Statement Promoting 'Unwavering' Continued Partnership

- WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring to start the show, Rollins says that WWE Clash Of Champions 2019 didn’t start off well because he and Braun Strowman lost the Raw Tag Team Titles. Rollins says that Strowman gave him the fight of his life in their WWE Universal Title match, Rollins says he is happy to not be rematching Strowman anytime soon. Rollins then discusses The Fiend attacking him at the end of last nights event, Rollins says he’ll face The Fiend in a Hell In A Cell Match at WWE Hell In A Cell. Firefly Funhouse begins and Bray Wyatt is on the big screen, Wyatt says that Rollins is his future best friend. A bunny appears and it tells Rollins to run, Wyatt says that Rollins has made a lot of mistakes and plenty of people have forgiven him. Wyatt then says The Fiend never forgets and that’s why he said hello at WWE Clash Of Champions, Wyatt says The Fiend may be seeing Rollins tonight. Wyatt waves goodbye while saying he’ll see Rollins in hell.

- Braun Strowman is shown walking backstage when Charly Caruso looks to interview him, Strowman says he is here tonight to give whomever gets in the ring tonight a beating.

- Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode come to the ring to hold a Tag Team Championship Summit, The Revival also make their way to the ring to join the summit. Roode gets a microphone and he talks about forming a team with Ziggler, Roode says that they are greatness and the new Raw Tag Team Champions. Braun Strowman interrupts and makes his way to the ring, Strowman beats up The Revival first on the arena floor. Strowman gets in the ring and he attacks Ziggler as Roode exits the ring, Strowman then levels everybody with shoulder tackles as Roode hightails it backstage.

- Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross and they are celebrating their win at WWE Clash of Champions 2019, Bliss and Cross talks about Sasha Banks trashing the women’s tag team titles a few weeks back.

The OC (AJ Styles, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson) vs. Cedric Alexander & The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar)

The match begins with Alexander attacking Styles with a bunch of strikes, Alexander corners Styles while landing more strikes before dropping him with an enzaguri. Styles fights back and Alexander drops him before landing a penalty kick, Alexander corners Styles again while landing more strikes. Erik tags in and he levels Styles with a knee strike, Anderson tags in and he quickly gets dropped by Erik. Ivar tags in and he double teams Anderson with Erik, Ivar holds Anderson down while wrenching away on his arm. Erik tags in and Gallows gets a tag a few moments later, Gallows and Erik exchange strikes before Erik takes over. Erik goes for a double knee strike and Gallows gets out of the way, Erik is dumped out of the ring before getting double teamed by The OC as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Anderson holding Erik in a chin lock, Anderson releases the hold to attack Alexander. Erik recovers and he drills Anderson with a knee strike, Ivar tags in and he cleans house against the opposition. Ivar lands a seated senton on Styles before nailing Anderson with a clothesline, Alexander tags in and he nails Anderson with a springboard clothesline.

Everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, Alexander then nails Anderson with a handspring enzaguri. Styles makes a blind tag and he nails Alexander with a Phenomenal Forearm for a three count.

Winners: The OC (AJ Styles, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson)

After the match, The Viking Raiders brawl with Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows after AJ Styles attacked Cedric Alexander. Alexander crotches Styles on the top rope before following him up there, Alexander goes for a super rana and Styles counters with a super Styles Clash.

- A video is shown of R-Truth and Carmella getting a tour of the University Of Tennessee earlier today, Kane appears to give the tour. R-Truth thinks Kane is Magic Johnson or Larry Bird, Kane says he is the Mayor of Knox County.

King Of The Ring Tournament Finals
Baron Corbin vs. Chad Gable

The match begins with Corbin briefly getting Gable in a headlock, Gable looks for an ankle lock and Corbin gets to the ropes. Gable trips Corbin up before applying a front headlock, Corbin gets free and he drops Gable with a forearm. Gable gets up and Corbin nails him with an elbow strike to the face, Corbin corners Gable before landing several strikes. Corbin gets Gable out of the corner before landing a knee lift, Gable recovers and he sends a charging Corbin out of the ring. Corbin gets back in the ring and Gable uses a drop kick to knock him back out, Gable follows Corbin out of the ring and Corbin back body drops him into the time keepers area as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Gable beating a ten count by getting back in the ring, Corbin drops Gable with a right to get a near fall on a pin attempt. Corbin holds Gable down while landing a bunch of elbow strikes, Corbin slows things down further by holding Gable in a chin lock. Gable gets free and Corbin clobbers him with a clothesline a few moments later for a near fall, Corbin then drops Gable with a strike to the back of the neck.

Gable fights back again and Corbin levels him with a boot to the face, Corbin then nails Gable with a hard Irish whip into the corner. Corbin traps Gable in the corner while nailing him with more strikes, Gable fights back and he gets Corbin in a rope assisted arm bar. Corbin powers Gable back into the ring before landing a power bomb for a near fall, Corbin reapplies a chin lock to a downed Gable. Corbin releases the hold to drop Gable with a strike to the back of the head, Gable trips up Corbin and he gets him in an ankle lock. Corbin eventually breaks the hold by nailing Gable with a right, Gable recovers and he sends a charging Corbin into the ring post. Gable goes to the top rope and he nails Corbin with a missile drop kick, Gable then nails Corbin with several rolling kicks to the head. Corbin recovers and he nails Gable with a pop up power slam for a near fall, Corbin rolls out of the ring and he drags Gable out of it. Corbin then throws Gable into the barricade a few times, Corbin charges at Gable and Gable sends him crashing into the ring steps.

Corbin gets back in the ring and Gable drags him near the ring post, Gable then smashes the leg of Corbin into the ring post multiple times. Gable gets back in the ring and he nails Corbin with a drop kick to the injured knee, Gable then attacks Corbin with a ton of strikes. Corbin recovers and he nails a charging Gable with Deep Six for a near fall, Corbin goes for a clothesline and Gable counters with a Chaos Theory for a near fall. Gable goes back to the top rope and he lands on his feet during a moonsault attempt, Corbin goes for End Of Days and Gable counters with an ankle lock. Corbin eventually gets to the ropes to break the submission attempt, Gable looks for the ankle lock again and he nails Corbin with elbow strikes instead. Corbin then nails Gable with the End Of Days for the three count.

Winner: Baron Corbin

After the match, Baron Corbin poses in front of his throne.

- The Street Profits are backstage at the Maria Kanellis Baby Gender Reveal Party.

- The Maria Kanellis Baby Gender Reveal Party is happening and a bunch of superstars are partying, The Street profits are hosting the event. Maria arrives and she says the baby is a boy, Mike Kanellis is celebrating when Maria tells him that Ricochet is the father of the baby. Mike slaps Ricochet and tells him to meet him in the ring. The Street profits debate how the whole baby situation can be settled.

Mike Kanellis vs. Ricochet

The match begins with Ricochet trying to avoid fighting Kanellis, Kanellis slaps Ricochet and he drops him with a right afterwards. Kanellis then stomps away on a downed Ricochet, Ricochet recovers and he nails Kanellis with a super kick. Ricochet then nails Kanellis with a head kick followed by a springboard clothesline, Ricochet then hits Kanellis with a Recoil for a three count.

Winner: Ricochet

- The Firefly Funhouse is back and we see Bray Wyatt hanging up pictures of The Fiend’s victims, Wyatt says something is missing and he needs to go find some more friends.

- Maria Kanellis confronts Mike Kanellis for what just happened, Maria says Ricochet isn’t the father of their baby and she was just trying to motivate him. Maria says she will reveal the real father now and Rusev makes his way out, Rusev gets in the ring and Mike tries reasoning with him. Mike says he is OK with whomever is the babies father before trying to run away, Mike trips while running and Rusev nails him with a clothesline. Rusev then throws Mike into the barricade a few times, Rusev also throws Mike into the time keepers area. Rusev gets Mike in the ring to start their match.

Rusev vs. Mike Kanellis

The match begins with Rusev nailing Kanellis with a Machka Kick, Rusev applies the Accolade and a tap out follows.

Winner: Rusev

- A video is shown of Kane giving R-Truth a tour of the Tennessee Volunteers football stadium, Kane introduces R-Truth to a local police officer. The police officer turns out to be a referee and R-Truth runs away before running into the field goal post, Kane pins him and wins the WWE 24/7 Championship.

- Bayley & Sasha Banks are shown in their locker room.

Rey Mysterio vs. Cesaro

The match begins with Mysterio jumping Cesaro during his entrance after Cesaro threatened to beat up Mysterio’s son, Cesaro then nails a charging Mysterio with a European uppercut in the ring after the bell rang for a near fall. Cesaro then hits Mysterio with a suplex and elbow drop for a near fall, Cesaro then drops Mysterio with a hard Irish whip into the corner. Cesaro gets Mysterio up and he nails him with more strikes, Cesaro goes for a buckle bomb and Mysterio counters with a rana to send him into the ring post. Cesaro rolls out of the ring and he nails a leaping Mysterio with another European uppercut, Cesaro tries suplexing Mysterio out of the ring and Mysterio fights back by landing a few strikes. Mysterio then hits Cesaro with a 619 to the spine and Cesaro falls to the arena floor, Mysterio then hits Cesaro with a tornado DDT on the arena floor as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Cesaro dropping Mysterio in the ring for a near fall, Cesaro holds Mysterio down while applying a chin lock. Mysterio fights back and Cesaro knocks him to the arena floor with a European uppercut, Cesaro gets Mysterio back in the ring before landing a slingshot swanton for a near fall.

Cesaro keeps Mysterio down while reapplying a chin lock to him, Mysterio gets free and he attacks Cesaro with a springboard cross body block. Cesaro catches Mysterio and Mysterio counters with a crucifix bomb, Mysterio follows that up with a springboard tornado DDT on Cesaro for a near fall. Cesaro recovers and he boots Mysterio in the face for a near fall, Cesaro follows that up by applying a cross face to Mysterio. Mysterio gets free and he eventually nails Cesaro with an enzaguri, Mysterio goes for a 619 and Cesaro blocks it to land a gut buster for a near fall. Cesaro follows that up by nailing Mysterio with several suplexes, Mysterio counters the final suplex to send Cesaro in the ropes before landing a 619. Mysterio leaps off the top rope and Cesaro catches him, Mysterio counters into a code red for a three count.

Winner: Rey Mysterio

- Firefly Funhouse is back and we see Bray Wyatt hanging up a picture of Seth Rollins on the wall.

- A video package airs highlighting the Authors Of Pain, which features comments from Rezar and Akam. They say that nobody in the WWE wants to fight them and the WWE tag team division is soft.

Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross vs. Sasha Banks & Bayley

The match begins with Bayley using a hair pull to knock Bliss to the ground, Banks tags in and she kicks away at a cornered Bliss. Bayley tags back in and she nails Bliss with a few strikes, Bliss fights back and she drops Bayley with rights. Bliss then hits Bayley with multiple double knee strikes for a near fall, Bayley backs Bliss into the corner before landing shoulder thrusts. Bliss recovers and she hits Bayley with a code red for a near fall, Banks drags Bayley out of the ring and Bliss dives onto both of them. Bliss gets Bayley in the ring to get a near fall on a pin attempt, Cross tags in and she nails Bayley with a basement drop kick for a near fall. Bayley recovers and she traps Cross in the ropes, Banks tags in and she works with Bayley to land knee strikes on Cross for a near fall. Banks then hits Cross with a suplex for a near fall, Banks attacks Bliss before eating a knee from Cross. Bayley interferes and Cross sends her out of the ring, Bayley then throws Bliss into the ring steps. Bayley continues smashing the injured knee of Bliss into the ring steps as Banks works over Cross, the medical staff checks on Bliss as we go to a commercial break.

We return from the break to see Bayley holding Cross in a chin lock, Cross gets free and she nails Bayley with multiple knee strikes. Bayley recovers and she drops Cross with a short arm clothesline, Banks tags in and she chokes a cornered Cross. Bayley tags back in and she double teams Cross with Banks, Banks tags back in and Cross attacks Bayley. Banks gets angry and she tosses Cross out of the ring, Bayley tags in as cross fights back against both opponents. Cross traps Banks in the ring skirt before throwing Bayley into the barricade, Cross gets Bayley back in the ring before going to the top rope. Cross nails Bayley with a top rope high cross body for a near fall, Cross then hits Bayley with multiple clotheslines. Cross also nails Bayley with a bulldog before nailing Banks with a drop kick, Cross rolls up Bayley for a near fall afterwards. Cross then hits Bayley with a tornado DDT, Cross nails Bayley with a rope assisted spinning neck breaker for a near fall. Banks tags in and Cross rolls her up for a near fall, Banks gets Cross in the Bank Statement and a tap out follows.

Winners: Sasha Banks & Bayley

After the match, Sasha Banks brings chair in the ring and Becky Lynch comes out with her own chair. Lynch and Banks swing chairs at each other until Bayley hits the ring with a chair, Charlotte Flair arrives and she takes out Bayley on the arena floor. Flair then nails Bayley with some chair shots, Lynch then attacks Banks with some chair shots.

- Sasha Banks is in her locker room and she claims to be the star of the women’s division, Banks challenges Becky Lynch to a rematch at WWE Hell In A Cell.

- A video is shown of Kane arriving back at his office and R-Truth is riding on top of his vehicle, R-Truth rolls up Kane for a three count to win the WWE 24/7 Title.

- Becky Lynch is shown backstage and she says it's a cat and mouse game between her and Sasha Banks, Lynch says she’ll face Banks in a Hell In A Cell Match.

Lacey Evans vs. Dana Brooke

The match begins with Evans throwing her skirt at Brooke before nailing her with a few strikes, Brooke fights back and she drops Evans before kicking her in the behind. Brooke traps Evans in the corner while landing a few strikes, Brooke then hits Evans with a handspring elbow followed by a suplex for a near fall. Evans rolls out of the ring and Brooke follows her out there to land more strikes, Brooke gets Evans back in the ring and Evans nails her with a leg sweep. Evans then smashes Brooke’s face on the ring apron before landing a slingshot drop kick for a near fall, Evans holds Brooke down while wrenching away on her arm. Brooke gets free and she nails Evans with a few clotheslines, Brooke goes for a handstand moonsault and Evans blocks it. Evans then drops Brooke with a Women’s Right before applying a sharp shooter to force a tap out. 

Winner: Lacey Evans

- Seth Rollins is shown warming up backstage.

Seth Rollins vs. Robert Roode w/Dolph Ziggler

The match begins with Rollins working over the arm of Roode, Roode gets free by nailing Rollins with a back elbow strike and shoulder tackle. Rollins recovers to drop Roode and twist away on his arm, Roode backs Rollins into the corner before landing a few strikes. Rollins recovers to slam Roode and land a knee drop, Rollins then kicks Roode right in the back. Roode gets back up and he nails Rollins with a knee lift to the midsection, Roode traps Rollins in the corner while landing shoulder thrusts to the midsection. Rollins fights back and he uses a clothesline to knock Roode out of the ring, Ziggler distracts Rollins and Rollins still manages to hit Roode with a knee strike. Rollins gets Roode back in the ring before getting distracted again by Ziggler, Roode then knocks Rollins off the ring apron and onto the barricade. Roode goes back out of the ring and he drops Rollins on the barricade as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Roode holding Rollins in a modified bear hug. Rollins gets free and Roode nails him with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall, Roode then tosses Rollins out of the ring and Rollins nails Ziggler with a super kick.

Roode exits the ring and Rollins throws him into the barricade, Rollins gets Roode back in the ring to land a sling blade. Rollins then misses a springboard knee strike attempt, Rollins still manages to land a falcon arrow for a near fall. Rollins goes to the top rope and Roode quickly crotches him, Roode also goes to the top rope and Rollins gets free. Rollins then hits Roode with a buckle bomb and thrust kick, Rollins then lands a curb stomp. Ziggler interferes and attacks Rollins to cause a DQ.

Winner: Seth Rollins, by DQ

After the match, Dolph Ziggler and Seth Rollins brawl until The OC come out to attack Rollins, Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows nail Rollins with a Magic Killer. AJ Styles then hits Rollins with a Styles Clash, Rollins continues getting worked over until Kane comes out to make the save. Kane takes out The OC with multiple choke slams, the lights go out and The Fiend appears behind Kane. The Fiend attacks Kane with the mandible claw, The Fiend also goes face to face with Rollins.

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