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- WWE Champion Drew McIntyre makes his way to the ring to start the show, a video package airs showing McIntyre’s attack on Randy Orton from last weeks Raw. McIntyre talks about returning after having his jaw fractured by Orton a few weeks back, McIntyre says that some WWE officials wanted him to take off after Orton’s attack. McIntyre says he and Orton have both taken ambulance rides lately due to their need for the WWE Championship, McIntyre then challenges Orton to an Ambulance Match at WWE Clash Of Champions ’20. McIntyre talks about how he developed the Claymore Kick, McIntyre shows an image of the people he nailed with the Claymore Kick in a hospital setting. Adam Pearce comes out and he says the severity of injuries are unknown, Pearce says Orton may not be at WWE Clash Of Champions ’20. Pearce says if Keith Lee beats McIntyre tonight, then he will get the title shot if Orton doesn’t make it to WWE Clash Of Champions ’20.
Lee makes his way to the ring after Pearce returns to the backstage area, Lee shakes hands with McIntyre while having a stare down.
The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) vs. Cesaro & Shinsuka Nakamura
The match begins with Cesaro leveling Dawkins with a flying European uppercut, Nakamura tags in and he nails a trapped Dawkins with a knee strike. Nakamura and Cesaro double team Dawkins afterwards for a near fall, Nakamura corners Dawkins while landing some strikes. Dawkins fights back and he nails Nakamura with a clothesline, Ford tags in and he double teams Nakamura with Dawkins. Ford nails Nakamura with an assisted moonsault for a near fall, Cesaro interferes and he eats a double drop kick from the opposition. Ford goes for a suicide dive and he gets caught before getting slammed on the barricade as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Cesaro holding Ford in a modified headlock. Ford gets free and he sends a charging Cesaro into the ring post, Nakamura and Dawkins are tagged in by their respective partners. Dawkins quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team, Dawkins misses a charge in the corner and Nakamura nails him with a sliding release German suplex.
Nakamura looks for a knee strike and Dawkins nails him with a spine buster, Ford tags in and Nakamura gets his knees up during the frog splash attempt. Cesaro tags in and he nails Ford with a big swing into a Nakamura knee strike for a near fall, Dawkins returns and he gets double teamed by the opposition. Nakamura nails a trapped Dawkins with a kick to the head, Cesaro then nails Ford with a pop up European uppercut for a near fall. Nakamura battles Dawkins and he goes knee first into the ring steps, Cesaro corners Ford while landing a bunch of strikes. Cesaro looks for a superplex on Ford as Dawkins makes the blind tag, Cesaro lands a superplex on Ford and Dawkins nails him with a splash afterwards for a three count.
Winners: The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins)
- A video package airs highlighting Mickie James.
- Angel Garza is talking to Lana backstage, Lana complains about Mickie James getting a Raw Women’s Title shot instead of Natalya. Garza hits on Lana when Zelina Vega and Andrade arrive, Vega complains about what Garza has done in recent weeks. Andrade doesn’t like what Garza is saying and they all have an argument, Vega walks away from both of them before they start brawling.
- The Mysterio Family is shown talking backstage.
- The Hurt Business make their way to the ring and MVP says business is booming, MVP talks about Bobby Lashley and Shelton Benjamin before naming Cedric Alexander as an official member of The Hurt Business. Alexander says wrestling is his job and nobody knows what it is like to be him, Apollo Crews and Ricochet interrupt. Crews says Alexander turned his back on them and he’ll have to deal with the consequences, Benjamin says he owes nobody an explanation. Ricochet questions why Alexander joined The Hurt Business, Ricochet says he and Crews are coming for Alexander.
Cedric Alexander w/The Hurt Business vs. Ricochet w/Apollo Crews
The match begins with Ricochet dropping Alexander while landing some strikes, Alexander fights back and Ricochet sends him out of the ring. Ricochet nails Alexander with a middle rope moonsault, The Hurt Business attacks Crews until Erik makes the save as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Alexander holding Ricochet in a reverse bear hug, Ricochet gets free and Alexander cracks him with a forearm strike. Ricochet fights back and Alexander nails him with a knee strike followed by a drop kick for a near fall, Alexander corners Ricochet while landing more strikes. Ricochet recovers and he drops Alexander with a drop kick, Ricochet follows up by nailing Alexander with some strikes. Ricochet then nails Alexander with a super kick, Ricochet also nails Alexander with a German suplex for a near fall. Benjamin distracts Ricochet as he goes to the top rope, Alexander avoids the leap from Ricochet to land a Michinoku Driver for a near fall. Alexander follows up by nailing Ricochet with a Lumbar Check for a three count.
Winner: Cedric Alexander w/The Hurt Business
After the match, the lights go out and the Retribution logo appears on the screens, Retribution says they say they see what everybody is. Retribution says the WWE superstars have become garbage since they sold their souls to the WWE, Retribution says they are prepared to show everybody who they are while admitting they are veterans of the WWE Performance Center.
- Sarah Schreiber interviews Mickie James, who says she loves professional wrestling with all of her heart and soul. James says what drives her now is knowing she has always had what it takes to become the Raw Women’s Champion, James says tonight could be her last chance to win the title.
- The Hurt Business intervenes when Adam Pearce is lambasting the security team, The Hurt Business offer their services against Retribution.
Raw Women’s Championship
Asuka (c) vs. Mickie James
The match begins with James dragging Asuka to the mat, Asuka gets up and she does the same to James while staying locked up. Asuka and James separate before James gets a few pin attempts on her, Asuka looks for the Asuka Lock and James gets to the ropes. Asuka then gets James in a headlock, James gets free and Asuka quickly drops her with a shoulder tackle. James recovers and she nails Asuka with a neck breaker for a near fall, James holds Asuka down while applying a chin lock to her. Asuka gets free and she cracks James with a pop up knee strike, James fights back and they exchange some strikes. Asuka ends the exchange by nailing James with a second pop up knee strike for a near fall, Asuka misses a hip attack and James knocks her out of the ring with a Mick Kick as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see both competitors down, Asuka and James have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. James looks for the Asuka Lock and Asuka backs her into the corner, James cracks Asuka with a few strikes before landing a corner huracanrana.
Asuka fights back and she levels James with a hip attack, James gets up and she nails a charging Asuka with a flapjack. James goes to the top rope and Asuka cracks her with some strikes, Asuka follows James up the ropes and James knocks her off. James nails Asuka with a top rope Thesz Press for a near fall, Asuka eventually nails a swinging James with a spinning back fist. Asuka then nails a kneeling James with a plethora of kicks, James blocks a kick and she gets Asuka in a single leg crab. James releases the hold and Asuka rolls her up for a near fall, James then barely lands a Mick Kick on Asuka for another near fall. Asuka recovers and she catches James in an arm bar, James gets free and she winds up rolling Asuka up for a near fall. Asuka recovers and she gets James in the Asuka Lock and the referee calls for the bell because he says James cannot continue.
Winner: Asuka, still the Raw Women’s Champion
After the match, Zelina Vega comes to the ring and she grabs the microphone. Vega says she has wasted her career managing ingrates like Andrade and Angel Garza, Vega says that Asuka was handed the Raw Women’s Title and she has been reckless with the title. Vega says she is one of the best in the business today and she is ready for a title shot, Asuka says something on the microphone and Vega slaps her.
- Charly Caruso interviews Keith Lee, who talks about possibly challenging Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship. Lee says they knew that they may have to face each other one day, Lee also says he isn’t happy that McIntyre has interfered in some of his matches. Lee says he will do what he must to become WWE Champion.
Bobby Lashley w/MVP vs. Erik
The match begins with Lashley cornering a flying Erik before attacking him with a bunch of strikes, Lashley then nails Erik with a corner spear. Erik fights back and he cracks Lashley with strikes of his own, Erik follows up by landing a double knee strike on Lashley. Erik drops Lashley before landing another knee strike for a near fall, Lashley gets up and he nails a charging Erik with a spine buster. Lashley then hits Erik with a Dominator for a near fall, Lashley gets Erik in The Hurt Lock and a tap out follows.
Winner: Bobby Lashley w/MVP
- Sarah Schreiber interviews Kevin Owens, who doesn’t know why Aleister Black attacked him a few weeks back or why he hates him so much. Owens says nobody cared enough to knock on Black’s door and face him, Owens doesn’t know how much punishment he needs to inflict on Black to get full revenge on him. Owens walks away as Black watches from a distance.
- Braun Strowman approaches Shane McMahon and he wants to be a part of Raw Underground, McMahon opens the door and he lets Strowman in.
- Highlights are shown of what went down last week between Murphy and The Mysterio Family.
- Murphy approaches Seth Rollins in his locker room, Rollins says he has been waiting to see Murphy all night. Rollins talks about what happened last week with the Mysterio Family, Rollins says tonight is an opportunity when he faces Dominik Mysterio in a Steel Cage Match. Rollins says he has a role for Murphy to play tonight, Rollins slaps Murphy in the face and he tells him to stay backstage before slapping him again.
- Charly Caruso interviews the Mysterio Family, Dominik says he cannot back down from any challenges. Rey says he and Angie are more worried about Dominik than he is, Rey says the family will support Dominik and Rollins should be concerned about him.
Steel Cage Match
Dominik Mysterio vs. Seth Rollins
The match begins with Rollins attacking Mysterio with a ton of strikes, Mysterio fights back and he nails Rollins with a side Russian leg sweep. Mysterio starts climbing the cage and Rollins gets him down before eating a DDT for a near fall, Mysterio tries escaping again and Murphy hands Rollins kendo stick. Rollins immediately starts attacking Mysterio with the kendo stick, Rollins follows up by tossing Mysterio into the cage wall as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Rollins grinding Mysterio’s face on the cage wall before landing an avalanche, Mysterio recovers and he sends Rollins into the cage wall before landing some strikes. Mysterio climbs the cage wall and Rollins gets him down, Mysterio uses a huracanrana to send Rollins into the cage wall. Mysterio gets a kendo stick from Rey and he attacks Rollins with it, Mysterio then sends Rollins into the cage wall a bunch of times. Mysterio follows up by nailing Rollins with a sit out power bomb for a near fall, Mysterio grabs thee kendo stick again and Rollins trips him. Rollins propels Mysterio into the cage wall and Mysterio winds up climbing it, Rollins meets Mysterio on the top rope and they battle until Mysterio gets crotched.
Mysterio recovers and he crotches Rollins on the top rope before both fall to the mat below, Mysterio heads to the cage door and Murphy attacks Rey. Murphy accidentally slams the cage door onto the head of Rollins, Mysterio climbs the cage wall and Murphy tries blocking him before getting knocked to the arena floor. Mysterio then lands a frog splash on Rollins for a near fall, Mysterio climbs the cage wall again and he gets to the top before Rollins grabs him. Mysterio knocks Rollins to the mat below and Rollins returns to nail him with a superplex into a falcon arrow for a near fall, Rollins mocks the Mysterio Family and Mysterio rolls him up for a near fall. Rollins quickly recovers and he nails Mysterio with multiple curb stomps for a three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins
After the match, Seth Rollins embraces Murphy before throwing him into the barricade and steel cage wall. Rollins then smashes the cage door into the face of Murphy, Rollins approaches Dominik Mysterio’s mom and sister before heading backstage. Dominik’s sister attends to Murphy for a moment before checking on Dominik.
- Shane McMahon is back with Raw Underground, as Dolph Ziggler defeats an unnamed opponent. Riddick Moss challenges Ziggler and Braun Strowman interrupts the fight to attack both participants.
- Charly Caruso interviews Drew McIntyre, who says that he only hit Randy Orton with a Claymore Kick after Orton already hit Keith Lee with an RKO. Lee interrupts and he tells McIntyre not to drag his name and reputation, Lee says he beat Orton in the only match McIntyre didn’t interfere in. Lee says McIntyre may be concerned about losing the title to him, Lee points out McIntyre’s fractured jaw as a target tonight. McIntyre attacks Lee and a brawl breaks out between the two backstage, WWE officials eventually break it all up.
- Raw Underground is back and Titus O’Neil is let in by the security guard, Braun Strowman beats up and unnamed opponent. Riddick Moss returns and Strowman beats him up as well, O’Neil goes after Strowman and Strowman chokes him out.
Kevin Owens vs. Aleister Black
The action begins with Black attacking Owens from behind before the match begins and we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Owens landing a kick and clothesline on Black as the match began during the commercial break. Owens then hits Black with a senton followed by some strikes, Black fights back and he drops Owens with a leg sweep. Black gets Owens by the ropes before landing a series of strikes, Owens drops and Black gets him in a leg lock. Owens fights back and he propels Black out of the ring, Owens’ injured leg gives out during a dive attempt and Black again attacks the leg. Black gets back in the ring and he stomps on the injured leg of Owens, Owens tries fighting back and Black nails him with more strikes. Black traps the leg of Owens in the rope while kicking away at it, Owens recovers and he drops Black with a right. Black fights back and he gets Owens in a knee bar, Owens gets to the ropes and Black has to release the hold. Black gets up and he stomps away on a downed Owens, Owens gets up and he nails Black with a super kick.
Owens’ bad leg gives out on him when the lights dimmer, Owens nails a distracted Black with a stunner for a three count.
Winner: Kevin Owens
- Keith Lee and Drew McIntyre are shown brawling backstage again, Adam Pearce makes them stop fighting or their match for tonight is canceled.
The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott & Liv Morgan) vs. Natalya & Lana
The match begins with Natalya attacking a distracted Morgan from behind, Natalya nails Morgan with a plethora of strikes before tagging Lana in. Lana and Natalya double team Morgan for a near fall, Lana keeps Morgan down while stomping away on her. Morgan attacks Natalya before sending Lana into the ropes, Riott nails Lana with a Riott Kick for a three count.
Winners: The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott & Liv Morgan)
After the match, Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler attack Natalya and Lana, Jax puts Lana through the announce table with a Samoan drop.
- Keith Lee is shown backstage.
- Drew McIntyre is also shown backstage.
- Raw Underground is back and Braun Strowman destroys another unnamed opponent, Riddick Moss returns and Strowman destroys him again. Dolph Ziggler joins in and Strowman beats them both, Dabbo Kato approaches Strowman and Shane McMahon says they could fight next week.
Drew McIntyre vs. Keith Lee
The match begins with Lee backing McIntyre into the corner before landing shoulder thrusts, McIntyre fights back and he corners Lee. Lee nails McIntyre in his injured jaw before knocking him out of the ring as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Lee attacking McIntyre with more strikes. McIntyre fights back and he cracks Lee with a few strikes of his own, Lee recovers and he nails McIntyre in the injured jaw. McIntyre responds by nailing Lee with some more strikes and a flying clothesline, McIntyre follows up with a Glasgow Kiss on Lee before tossing him across the ring. McIntyre goes to the top rope and he nails Lee with another clothesline, McIntyre sets up for the Future Shock DDT and he winds up nailing Lee with a spine buster for a near fall. McIntyre looks for a suplex and Lee blocks it before eating a few strikes, Lee fights back and he nails McIntyre with a clothesline for a near fall. McIntyre recovers to hit Lee with a jaw breaker, McIntyre goes back to the top rope and Lee knocks him to the ring apron with a headbutt. Lee climbs the ropes and he drags McIntyre up the ropes, Lee eventually nails McIntyre with a superplex for a near fall.
McIntyre gets up and he attacks Lee with a few strikes, Lee avoids a Claymore Kick and McIntyre avoids a Spirit Bomb. McIntyre and Lee both go down after simultaneous cross body blocks from both, Retribution hits the ring and they surround it. McIntyre and Lee attack Retribution before getting overwhelmed, The Hurt Business comes out and Retribution challenges them to a fight on the arena floor. The Hurt Business obliges and a massive brawl breaks out on the arena floor, McIntyre and Lee take everybody out with a double suicide dive.
Match Result: No Contest