WWE Raw 9/21/20 Results: Retribution Competes, Top Contenders Are Crowned & Randy Orton Returns!

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- The show starts with members of Retribution hitting the ring, Mia Yim says the company isn’t safe, even though they have contracts. Yim says the WWE superstars are motivated by money and an imaginary brass ring, another person grabs the microphone and says they will destroy the WWE and the superstars will pay for their sins. The Hurt Business interrupt and make their way to the ring, Retribution runs away from them and leave the ring. MVP says Retribution aren’t so tough and The Hurt Business challenges Retribution, Bobby Lashley promises a beatdown of Retribution when more members show up and surround the ring. Retribution quickly overwhelms The Hurt Business and a beatdown ensues as we go to a commercial break.

- Sarah Schreiber interviews members of The Mysterio Family, Rey Mysterio talks about Dominik Mysterio potentially challenging for the Raw Tag Team Titles.

- The Street Profits make their way to the ring before the next match.

Raw Tag Team Title #1 Contenders Match
Seth Rollins & Murphy vs. Andrade & Angel Garza vs. Humberto Carrillo & Dominik Mysterio

The match begins with Garza taking off his pants and throwing them at Murphy, Andrade tags in and he leaves the ring so Carrillo and Murphy can battle. Carrillo and Murphy take turns working over each other’s arms, Carrillo uses an arm drag to launch Murphy out of the ring, Garza tags in and he works over Carrillo after he was attacked by Andrade. Andrade tags in and he double teams Carrillo alongside Murphy, Carrillo fights back and he sends both opponents to the arena floor. Mysterio tags in and he works with Carrillo to land stereo suicide dives on Andrade and Murphy, Mysterio gets Andrade in the ring to get a near fall on a pin attempt. Andrade recovers and he nails Mysterio with a few strikes, Mysterio recovers and he nails Andrade with a code red for a near fall. Garza returns and he gets sent into Mysterio as both crash to the arena floor, Andrade returns and he battles Murphy. Murphy fights back and he levels Andrade with a knee strike, Murphy looks for a tag and Rollins leaves the ringside area.

Andrade rolls up a distracted Murphy for a near fall, Andrade then hits Murphy with a spinning elbow strike. Garza tags in and he nails Murphy with a Wing Clipper for a three count.

Winners: Andrade & Angel Garza

- Highlights are shown of Braun Strowman’s appearance last week on Raw Underground and his confrontation with Dabba-Kato.

- Shane McMahon talks with his doorman ahead of Raw Underground, McMahon says he is going to be on the KO Show tonight.

- Retribution is backstage and they accuse The Hurt Business of bending the knee to the WWE’s demands, Retribution accuses The Hurt Business of doing the WWE’s bidding out of greed. Retribution challenges The Hurt Business to a match.

- Kevin Owens is in the ring for another edition of The KO Show, tonight’s guest is Raw Underground’s Shane McMahon. Owens talks about being attacked by Aleister Black on the last edition of The KO Show, Owens then brings out McMahon. McMahon and Owens talk about their history and how they tried to destroy each other for two years, McMahon hypes up tonight’s Raw Underground bout between Braun Strowman and Dabba-Kato. McMahon brings Dabba-Kato out to the ring and The KO Show, Owens talks about how Dabba-Kato attacked him two weeks ago on Raw Underground and they have some unfinished business to settle. Owens slaps Dabba-Kato before bringing out Strowman as his second guest, Dabba-Kato goes face to face with Strowman. Black attacks Owens from behind and he crotches him on the ring post a few times.

- Highlights are shown of Retribution attacking Drew McIntyre and Keith Lee on last week’s Raw.

- Charly Caruso interviews Drew McIntyre backstage, McIntyre says he is current about his fractured jaw and he says it’s just business when it comes to his fractured relationship with Keith Lee.

- Retribution are shown backstage attacking Titus O’Neil and Humberto Carrillo.

Drew McIntyre vs. Keith Lee

The match begins with Lee getting McIntyre in a headlock after avoiding a Claymore Kick, McIntyre gets free and he gets Lee in a headlock of his own. Lee gets free and uses a cross body block to knock McIntyre out of the ring, Lee leaves the ring and McIntyre nails him with some strikes. McIntyre knocks Lee back into the ring and Lee leaves when McIntyre gets back in there, McIntyre goes back out of the ring and he exchanges strikes with Lee. McIntyre drops Lee onto the announce table as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see McIntyre attacking Lee with more strikes while they are in the ring. Lee fights back by landing strikes and a clothesline on McIntyre, Lee then corners McIntyre and lands multiple avalanches. McIntyre fights back and Lee levels him with a forearm strike after eating a boot to the face, Lee goes for the Spirit Bomb and McIntyre counters with a huracanrana. McIntyre follows up by landing a spine buster on Lee for a near fall, McIntyre picks Lee up before landing a neck breaker for a near fall.

Lee tries getting up and McIntyre nails him with more strikes, McIntyre looks for a Future Shock DDT and Lee backs him into the corner. McIntyre charges at Lee and Lee nails him with a spine buster for another near fall, McIntyre fights back and Lee lands a few elbow strikes followed by a clothesline for a near fall. Lee sets up for a Spirit Bomb and McIntyre escapes to land a Claymore Kick, Randy Orton appears behind McIntyre and he attacks him with a steel chair.

Winner: Drew McIntyre, by DQ

After the match, Randy Orton continues attacking Drew McIntyre with the steel chair before nailing Keith Lee with a punt kick.

- Randy Orton is in the ring after the commercial and he shames everybody for doubting him, Orton says he has never walked away from a title match and doesn’t plan on doing so anytime soon. Orton leaves the ring and he heads towards the ambulance by the entrance ramp, Orton opens the ambulance doors and he talks about the ride he took in the ambulance a few weeks ago. Orton says he now knows what others felt like after he kicked them in the skulls, Orton says he remembers exactly what he is capable of and what it takes to become a WWE Champion. Orton talks about what the ambulance represents to different people, Orton says the ambulance represents his fourteenth WWE Champion and he gives Drew McIntyre a ride in the ambulance at WWE Clash Of Champions ‘20.

- Sarah Schreiber interviews Raw Women’s Champion Asuka, who says a bunch of stuff in Japanese before Billie Kay interrupts. Kay hints that some undeserving people could get a title shot, Peyton Royce shows up and she says that she wants a shot at the Raw Women’s Title. Royce hints that Asuka may not be the Raw Women’s Champion at WWE Clash Of Champions ‘20, Asuka says she is ready to face Royce tonight.

Raw Women’s Championship #1 Contenders Match
Zelina Vega vs. Mickie James

The match begins with Vega attacking James with some strikes, Vega corners James before stomping and choking her. James fights back and she drops Vega with a few hair pulls, Vega recovers and she briefly gets James in a sleeper hold. James gets Vega off of her before landing a kick to the face for a near fall, Vega catches James in the octopus stretch from out of nowhere and James backs Vega into the corner to get free. Vega then nails a cornered James with a leaping head kick, James catches a leaping Vega for a near fall. Vega sends James face first into the mat before applying a rope assisted crucifix to her, Vega looks for a tornado DDT and James defends before landing a clothesline and a few kicks. James then lands a clothesline and flapjack on Vega, James climbs the ropes and she lands a top rope Thesz Press for a near fall. James goes for a Mick DDT and Vega sends her into the ropes, Vega nails James with a back stabber for a three count.

Winner: Zelina Vega

- The Hurt Business are shown attacking Retribution backstage.

- A video package airs highlighting Bianca Belair’s strength.

- Akira Tozawa is shown at the beach earlier today with a referee, they go hide in the ocean waters as WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth arrives. R-Truth spots a shark and it goes after Tozawa and the referee, R-Truth leaves his belt in the ocean as he runs away. R-Truth goes in the water to look for the belt and the shark shows up again, but he finds some destroyed ninja gear and the title belt.

- MVP and Cedric Alexander get microphones before the next match, MVP threatens Retribution, Alexander says The Hurt Business will get Retribution a message tonight and he’ll do the same thing to Apollo Crews. Crews interrupts and he comes out with Ricochet, Crews says he will punch Alexander tonight and get another shot at the WWE United States Championship.

Cedric Alexander w/MVP vs. Apollo Crews w/Ricochet

The match begins with Crews scoring a takedown on Alexander, Alexander gets free and Crews lands an enziguri on him. Alexander leaves the ring and he consults with MVP before eating a baseball slide drop kick, Crews goes face to face with MVP as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Alexander getting a near fall on a downed Crews, Alexander keeps Crews down while holding him in a chin lock. Crews gets free and Alexander nails him with a knee strike and a basement drop kick to the back for a near fall, Alexander keeps Crews down while applying a half nelson to him. Alexander transitions to a chin lock on a downed Crews, Crews gets up and he cracks Alexander with a few elbow strikes. Alexander manages to hit Crews with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall, Crews recovers and he nails Alexander with a middle rope cross body block. Crews drops Alexander with some axe handle smashes before landing shoulder thrusts in thee corner, Crews then nails Alexander with an avalanche and toss Samoan drop for a near fall.

Alexander leaves the ring and he lures Crews out there before landing a suicide dive, Ricochet and Alexander have words on the arena floor. Alexander returns to the ring and Crews shocks him with a roll up for a three count.

Winner: Apollo Crews w/Ricochet

After the match, The Hurt Business attacks Apollo Crews and Ricochet.

- Raw Underground is up with Arturo Ruas vs. Dolph Ziggler, which Ziggler wins with a rear naked choke. Shane McMahon tries to interview Braun Strowman and Brianna Brandy does it instead, Strowman promises to eliminate whomever goes against him.

- Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring when an envelope in his hands, Rollins talks about the success he has had against The Mysterio Family. Rollins says he thought everything was going to end last week, but something has been bothering him about The Mysterio Family. Rollins talks about viewing pictures of The Mysterio Family this past week on WWE.com, Rollins puts a pic of The Mysterio Family on the big screen while talking about the size discrepancy between Dominik and Rey. Rollins says he had an investigation done on The Mysterio Family and the results are in the folder, Rollins invites The Mysterio Family out and they oblige by coming out on stage. Rey says his family is tired on the mind games being played by Rollins, Rollins says he has the results of a DNA test to determine if Rey is really Dominik’s father. Rollins says Rey isn’t Dominik’s father while laughing at him, Rey demands that Rollins stop running The Mysterio Family name through the mud. Rollins then suggests that Rey isn’t the father of Aalyah, footage is shown of Aalyah showing concern for Murphy last week.

Rey says he raised his daughter to be a caring and compassionate person, Aalyah heads backstage and The Mysterio Family follows her. Rollins faints concern over The Mysterio Family before leaving the ring.

Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler vs. Natalya & Lana

The match begins with Natalya hitting Jax with a few strikes, Lana tags in and she double teams Jax with Natalya. Lana looks for a sunset flip and Jax blocks before landing a headbutt, Baszler tags in and she attacks Natalya. Baszler nails Lana with a knee strike and rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Winners: Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler

After the match, Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler confront and attack The Riott Squad at ringside, both teams brawl for a short time.Jax grabs Lana and she puts her through the announce table.

- Charly Caruso interviews Drew McIntyre in the trainers room, McIntyre promises to beat up Randy Orton at WWE Clash Of Champions ‘20 before storming away.

- The Mysterio Family is backstage as Aalyah is arguing with Rey, Aalyah says she is here to support Dominik. Aalyah gets mad at Rey before storming away.

- Raw Underground is back and Riddick Moss is battling Erik, which Moss wins by knockout. Briana Brandy interviews Dabba-Kato, who intimidates her and Shane McMahon winds up conducting the interview and Dabba-Kato promises to show everybody what he is all about.

Asuka vs. Peyton Royce w/Billie Kay

The match begins with Royce backing Asuka into the corner, Asuka gets free and she cracks Royce with a head kick before landing a roll up. Asuka then nails Royce with a pop up knee strike followed by a hip attack and release German suplex, Asuka then nails Royce with a knee strike for a near fall. Asuka nails Royce with a kick to the midsection, Royce recovers and she nails Asuka with a modified Widows Peak for a near fall. Asuka looks for the Asuka Lock and Royce defends before landing a spinning head kick for a near fall, Royce goes to the top rope and Asuka attacks her. Asuka meets Royce on the ropes and Royce knocks her off, Asuka still drops Royce with a head kick. Zelina Vega interferes and she attacks Asuka.

Winner: Asuka, by DQ

After the match, Asuka fights back and Zelina Vega heads backstage.

- Aalyah is approached by Murphy backstage, Murphy says he came to apologize about what Seth Rollins did earlier tonight.

- Raw Underground is back and this time it is Braun Strowman taking on Dabba-Kato, which Strowman wins by TKO.

Retribution (Slapjack, Mace & T-Bar) vs. The Hurt Business (Cedric Alexander, Bobby Lashley & Shelton Benjamin) w/MVP

The match begins with Lashley landing a belly to belly suplex on Slapjack, Mace tags in and Lashley nails him with a ton of strikes. Mace recovers and he nails Lashley with a shoulder tackle, T-Bar tags in and he clotheslines Lashley out of the ring. Lashley returns and he drops T-Bar before tagging Alexander in, Alexander nails T-Bar with shoulder thrusts. T-Bar recovers and he drops Alexander after landing a few strikes, Slapjack tags in and he drops Alexander before kicking him in the back. Slapjack keeps Alexander grounded while landing a ton of strikes on him, T-Bar tags in and he works over a cornered Alexander. T-Bar then tosses Alexander across the ring for a near fall, Alexander recovers and he nails T-Bar with a Neuralizer. Benjamin tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Mace distracts Benjamin and T-Bar nails him with a boot to the face. Mace tags in and he works with T-Bar to land a double suplex on Benjamin for a near fall, Benjamin fights back and he drops Mace with a back suplex. Benjamin and Mace have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring until Benjamin goes down, Slapjack tags in and he attacks a cornered Benjamin.

Benjamin recovers and he nails Slapjack with a back body drop, Lashley tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Lashley nails Slapjack with a spine buster before applying The Hurt Lock, T-Bar interferes and he attacks Lashley to cause a DQ.

Winners: The Hurt Business (Cedric Alexander, Bobby Lashley & Shelton Benjamin) w/MVP, by DQ

After the match, more Retribution members hit the ring to attack The Hurt Business until a plethora of Raw roster members hit the ring to even the score. Randy Orton comes out from out of nowhere to hit McIntyre with an RKO.

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