WWE Raw Results For 11/5/18: Tag Team Title Match, Kurt Angle Wants To Be A Team Captain & Nia Jax Forms An Alliance

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- The show starts off with a bunch of superstars on the stage as security surrounds the ring, Acting Raw GM Corbin makes his way to the ring. A video package airs showing Brock Lesnar winning the WWE Universal Title at WWE Crown Jewel after Corbin attacked Braun Strowman, Corbin talks about WWE Survivor Series. Corbin goes over the previously announced matches for the card, Corbin says Shane McMahon stole the WWE World Cup trophy from Raw. Corbin says he’ll be the captain of the Raw men’s team at WWE Survivor Series, but will not compete in the match itself. Corbin says that Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre are the first members of the men’s Raw team, Corbin also announces Strowman as a member of the team.

Corbin says that Strowman needs to learn to respect authority, Corbin then names Alexa Bliss as the captain of the Raw women’s team at WWE Survivor Series. Bliss makes her way to the ring and she grabs a microphone, Bliss says that she will just be managing and not competing at WWE Survivor Series. Bliss says she’ll be watching all the women compete to see who deserves to be on the team, Bliss announces The Riott Squad versus Sasha Banks, Natalya & Bayley tonight. Kurt Angle interrupts and makes his way to the stage, Angle says that competing in the WWE World Cup lit a fire under him. Angle announces his intentions to compete in the Raw team at WWE Survibor Series, Corbin tells Angle to take a permanent vacation.

Angle challenges Corbin for a match tonight and the winner will be the team captain of the Raw squad, Corbin agrees to the match. Strowman interrupts and he goes right to the ring, Strowman quickly eliminates the security team. Strowman goes after Corbin and he chases him backstage before attacking members of the Raw roster, Strowman gets free as the roster brawls with each other. Strowman tells a stage hand to find Corbin as he searches for Corbin himself.

- Charly Caruso interviews Sasha Banks, Bayley & Natalya, with Banks saying the result will be the same for their match at WWE Evolution. Natalya says that she is wearing a pair of her late dad’s sunglasses to the ring.

Natalya, Sasha Banks & Bayley vs. The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan & Liv Morgan)

The match begins with The Riott Squad jumping their opponents as the bell sounds, Natalya drops Riott and she gets her in the sharp shooter. Morgan distracts the ref and Logan kicks Natalya in the head, Riott quickly throws Natalya out of the ring as Logan tags in. Logan hits Natalya with a few strikes before throwing her into the barricade, Logan gets Natalya in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt. Natalya fights back and Logan quickly drops her, Morgan tags in and she kicks Natalya right in the back for a near fall. Morgan throws Natalya out of the ring as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Morgan holding Natalya in a chin lock. Natalya gets free and Morgan quickly drops her, Morgan traps Natalya in the corner while kicking away at her.

Natalya gets free again and she tags Banks into the match, Banks quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Banks hits Morgan with a step up knee strike before nailing Logan with a double knee strike on the arena floor, Banks then hits Morgan with a top rope double knee strike. Banks goes for the Bank Statement and Riott breaks it up, Riott tags in and Banks nails her with a knee strike. Bayley tags in and she hits Riott with a knee strike of her own, Riott recovers and she sends Bayley into the corner. Riott gets trapped in the ropes and Bayley nails her with a stunner, Bayley follows that up by taking Logan and Morgan out with a suicide dive. Riott attacks a distracted Bayley and she gets her back in the ring, Bayley fights back and Riott nails her with a few strikes. Riott quickly applies the chin lock to a downed Bayley, Bayley gets free by hitting Riott with a jaw breaker.

Logan tags away and she stomps away on a cornered Bayley, Logan holds Bayley down while applying the cobra clutch. Bayley gets free and Logan sends her into the middle rope for a near fall, Morgan tags in and she hits Bayley with a middle rope face buster for a near fall as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Logan nailing Bayley with a drop kick for a near fall, Bayley fights back and Logan attacks her teammates. Natalya tags in and she cleans house against the opposing team, Natalya hits Logan with a release German suplex and a Glam Slam for a near fall. Banks hits the ring and she attacks Riott before getting hit with an enzaguri from Morgan, Natalya gets Logan in a sharp shooter and Riott grabs Natalya’s father’s sunglasses before breaking them. Natalya releases the hold and breaks down in tears as The Riott Squad leaves the ringside area.

Match Result: No Contest

- Braun Strowman is shown hunting for Baron Carbin and he has yet to find him. 

- Highlights were shown from the DX vs. Brothers Of Destruction match at WWE Crown Jewel.

Jinder Mahal w/Sunil Singh vs. Apollo Crews

The match begins with Mahal attacking Crews with a few strikes, Crews fights back and he nails a charging Mahal with a drop kick. Crews gets to the ring apron and he gets back in the ring before getting distracted by Singh, Mahal then hits Crews with a knee strike for a near fall. Mahal holds Crews down while applying a chin lock, Crews gets free and he nails Mahal with an enzaguri. Crews then hits Mahal with a press slam followed by a standing moonsault for the three count.

Winner: Apollo Crews

- Seth Rollins is shown walking around backstage.

- WWE Intercontinental Champion & Raw Tag Team Champion Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring, Rollins said things didn’t go his way in the WWE World Cup. Rollins also mocks Acting Raw GM Corbin for helping Brock Lesnar win the WWE Universal Title, Rollins talks about how Lesnar isn’t here tonight. Rollins says Dean Ambrose is here tonight, Rollins says it would be a waste of time to call Ambrose out again tonight. Rollins says he came out here to talk about the status of the Raw Tag Team Titles, Corbin appears on the big screen and he says Rollins must defend the titles alone tonight against AOP.

Raw Tag Team Title Match
Seth Rollins (c) vs. AOP (Rezar & Akam) w/Drake Maverick

The match begins with Akam failing at getting Rollins in his corner, Akam finally corners Rollins before tagging Rezar in. Rollins attacks both opponents until Rezar drills him with a clothesline as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see AOP hit Rollins with a second rope curb stomp for a near fall. Akam keeps Rollins down while applying a chin lock to him, Rollins gets free and Akam drills him with a hard Irish whip into the corner. Rezar tags in and he nails Rollins with a series of strikes, Rezar holds Rollins down while twisting away on his head. Rollins fights back and Rezar drills him with more strikes, Akam tags in and Rollins finds a way to knock Rezar out of the ring. Rollins follows that up by nailing Rezar with a suicide dive, Rollins gets Akam out of the ring before taking AOP out with a suicide dive.

Rollins gets Akam in the ring before landing a springboard clothesline, Rezar gets in the ring and Rollins drops him with a sling blade. Rollins then hits Akam with a blockbuster for a near fall, Maverick distracts the referee so the AOP can regain control of the match. Rollins fights back again and he nails Akam with a super kick, Rollins goes to the top rope and he hits Akam with a frog splash for a near fall. Rollins goes for a curb stomp and Rezar counters by landing a pwoer bomb, Akam tags in and the AOP hit Rollins with their finisher for a three count.

Winners: AOP (Rezar & Akam) w/Drake Maverick, your new Raw Tag Team Champions

After the match, Dean Ambrose makes his way to the ring through the crowd and he grabs a microphone, Ambrose doesn’t reveal why he turned on Seth Rollins before hitting him with Dirty Deeds.

- Charly Caruso interviews Baron Corbin, who says that he never ran from Braun Strowman and he says that he would grant Strowman a wrestling match. Caruso accidentally reveals Corbin’s location and Strowman finds him before taking out more security as Corbin runs away.

- Dolph Ziggler makes his way to the ring and he has a microphone in hand, Ziggler says Shane McMahon is not the best in the world because he is. Ziggler says the conspiracy kicks in again at WWE Crown Jewel when he was screwed at the WWE World Cup, Elias interrupts and makes his way on stage. Elias says Ziggler is simply making excuses about the WWE World Cup and is simply a loser, Ziggler interrupts Elias and mocks his musical skills. Elias plays his song and Ziggler interrupts again before challenging Elias to a match.

- The Revival cut a selfie promo, they talk about how there is no room in the Raw Tag Division for the Lucha House Party.

Elias vs. Dolph Ziggler

The match begins with Ziggler scoring a takedown on Elias while rolling him up for a one count, Ziggler keeps Elias down while applying a chin lock. Elias gets up and Ziggler drills him with a drop kick, Elias fights back and he drops Ziggler with a back elbow strike. Ziggler gets up and Elias drags him to the ground while applying a headlock, Ziggler backs Elias into the ropes before landing a few strikes followed by a neck breaker. Ziggler holds Elias down while applying the body scissors, Ziggler transitions to a chin lock against Elias. Elias gets free and he drops Ziggler with a rope assisted mule kick, Elias goes for a top rope elbow drop and Ziggler gets out of the way as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Ziggler holding Elias in a chin lock, Elias gets free and Ziggler drills him with an uppercut for a near fall.

Elias tries fighting back as Ziggler stomps away on him, Ziggler drags Elias to the corner while ripping away at his face. Elias fights back again and Ziggler drills him with another neck breaker, Ziggler hits Elias with an elbow drop for another near fall. Ziggler reapplies the chin lock to a downed Elias, Elias gets free and he drops Ziggler with a shoulder tackle. Elias traps Ziggler in the corner while stomping away on him, Elias goes for a knee strike and Ziggler rolls him up for a near fall. Elias recovers and he nails Ziggler with a knee strike for a near fall, Ziggler goes for a fame asser and Elias counters with a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Ziggler and Elias have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Ziggler eventually nails Elias with a Zig Zag for a near fall. Elias nails Ziggler with Drift Away from out of nowhere for the three count.

Winner: Elias

- Charly Caruso interviews Kurt Angle, who says that Baron Corbin is a dangerous opponent that he knows how to beat. Angle says he should be the Raw team captain at WWE Survivor Series.

- Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey makes her way to the ring, Rousey says what Smackdown Live Women’s Champion Becky Lynch said about her is cute. Rousey admits that Lynch persevered to become the champion again, Rousey says that Lynch put on the performance of a lifetime at WWE Evolution. Rousey says her respect should not be taken as a weakness, Rousey says Lynch needs more than a new attitude to beat her before proclaiming herself to be a natural born killer. Rousey says that she wants a challenge at WWE Survivor, Rousey proclaims herself to be the baddest bitch on the planet before dropping the microphone. Nia Jax makes her way to the ring and she smiles at Rousey before grabbing a microphone, Jax says she knows Rousey woon’t let the Raw Brand down at WWE Survivor Series. Jax says she’ll be waiting for Rousey after WWE Survivor Series, Ember Moon interrupts and comes to the ring.

Nia Jax vs. Ember Moon

The match begins with Jax tossing Moon across the ring, Moon tries attacking Jax with a series of kicks before getting tossed out of the ring. Jax gets Moon back in the ring and Moon nails her with a drop kick as she got back in the ring, Moon goes for a running cross body block and Jax counters with a slam. Jax then hits Moon with a series of avalanches while also tossing her across the ring a few times, Jax then applies a cobra clutch to Moon. Moon fights back and she attacks Jax with more kicks before eating a headbutt, Jax then hits Moon with Snake Eyes before running her over. Jax goes for a leg drop and Moon gets out of the way, Moon nails Jax with some kicks and knee strikes. Moon takes Jax down with a springboard cross body block for a near fall, Moon then hits Jax with a roaring elbow strike for a near fall.

Moon then causes a charging Jax to crash into the turnbuckles, Moon follows that up by nailing Jax with an enzaguri. Jax nails Moon with a Samoan drop from out of nowhere for a three count.

Winner: Nia Jax

After the match, Tamina makes her way to the ring and she attacks Ember Moon, Tamina then holds Moon in a Boston crab as Nia Jax lands multiple elbow drops. Tamina and Jax embrace after the brutal attack.

- Finn Balor is interviewed backstage, Balor says that Bobby Lashley is the most powerful man he has been in the ring with. Balor says last weeks attack from Lashley and Lio Rush didn’t feel good, but says that he will get revenge tonight.

- Charly Caruso interviews Baron Corbin again, Corbin says he is leaving the building and Kurt Angle will now face Drew McIntyre tonight. Corbin escapes the arena in a car as Braun Strowman gives chase.

- Lio Rush grabs the microphone before the next match to mock the crowd while being the hype man for Bobby Lashley.

Bobby Lashley w/Lio Rush vs. Finn Balor

The match begins with Lashley dropping Balor with a kick to the midsection, Lashley traps Balor in the corner while landing more strikes. Lashley also chokes Balor in the top rope a few moments later, Lashley keeps Balor near the ropes while kicking away at him. Lashley follows that up by landing a suplex for a near fall, Balor fights back and he knocks Lashley out of the ring with a drop kick. Balor sets up for a suicide dive and Rush trips him up, Lashley gets back in the ring to apply a chin lock to Balor. Lashley releases the hold before slamming Balor for a near fall, Lashley reapplies the chin lock to a downed Balor. Lashley then nails Balor with a neck breaker for a near fall, Lashley traps Balor in the corner while landing some more strikes.

Balor fights back and he nails Lashley with a flying forearm strike, Balor trips up Lashley before landing a double stomp. Balor then nails a cornered Lashley with a running chop, Balor follows that up by hitting Lashley with a sling blade. Balor goes for a shotgun drop kick and Lashley counters by landing a clothesline, Balor fights back and Lashley quickly drops him. Lashley then hits Balor with a delayed vertical suplex for a near fall, Balor surprises Lashley with a roll up for a near fall. Balor then drops Lashley with a kick to the face before going to the top rope, Rush distracts Balor and Balor still manages to knock Lashley out of the ring. Balor attacks Rush on the arena floor before Lashley knocks him into the barricade, Lashley hits Balor with a Dominator in the ring for a three count.

Winner: Bobby Lashley w/Lio Rush

After the match, Drew McIntyre hits the ring and he goes face to face with Bobby Lashley before attacking Finn Balor.

If Kurt Angle Wins, He Is Captain Of The Raw Team At WWE Survivor Series
Kurt Angle vs. Drew McIntyre

The match begins with Angle attacking McIntyre before the bell sounds, Angle continues attacking McIntyre as the bell finally sounds. McIntyre fights back and he nails Angle with a Glasgow Kiss, McIntyre stands over Angle while landing strikes of his own. McIntyre traps Angle in the corner while kicking away at him, McIntyre holds Angle down while wrenching away on his arm. Angle fights back and McIntyre drills him with a neck breaker, McIntyre again wrenches away on the arm of a downed Angle. Angle fights back and he nails McIntyre with an Angle Slam as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see McIntyre nailing Angle with another neck breaker. McIntyre follows that up by nailing Angle with a suplex for another near fall, McIntyre then hits Angle with a clothesline before applying another chin lock.

Angle fights back and McIntyre nails him with an overhead release suplex, McIntyre traps Angle in the corner while kicking away at him. McIntyre reapplies the chin lock to a downed Angle, Angle gets free and he nails McIntyre with a series of German suplexes. McIntyre escapes the Angle Slam to hit Angle with a Claymore Kick, McIntyre mocks Angle before attacking him with more strikes. McIntyre attacks Angle with a plethora of strikes to the back, Angle fights back and he applies the ankle lock to McIntyre. McIntyre gets free and he nails Angle with an Angle Slam, McIntyre applies the ankle lock to Angle and a tap out follows.

Winner: Drew McIntyre

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