WWE/NXT Live Event Reports, Aug. 21-28: Injuries To Samoa Joe & Xavier Woods, Cena Vs. Joe, Charlotte Returns

WWE returned to the road with its first full schedule of events since Summerslam this past week.

Unfortunately, the most newsworthy happenings from the latest set of house shows involved the training staff, with Samoa Joe and Xavier Woods both suffering knee injuries. Woods' injury could be especially serious.

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The road has not been kind to WWE wrestlers in recent weeks. In addition to the mishaps suffered by Joe and Woods, Scott Dawson of The Revival suffered a torn biceps that will sideline him for multiple months.

Before getting injured, Joe took on John Cena on the first two shows on the Raw loop. 

Over on the Smackdown events, Charlotte Flair made her return to the road for the first time since her father, Ric Flair, went into the hospital.

Here are all the results.

RAW

August 25, Carbondale, IL

Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins def. Cesaro & Sheamus to retain the Raw Tag Titles.
Neville def. Akira Tozawa to retain the Cruiserweight Title.
Apollo Crews, Heath Slater, Kalisto, R-Truth, Rhyno & Titus O'Neil def. Curt Hawkins, Goldust, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows.
John Cena def. Samoa Joe.
Alicia Fox & Mickie James def. Emma & Nia Jax.
Finn Balor def. Bray Wyatt.
Roman Reigns def. Braun Strowman by DQ.

August 26, Jonesboro, AR

Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins def. Cesaro & Sheamus to retain the Raw Tag Titles.
Neville def. Akira Tozawa to retain the Cruiserweight Title.
Apollo Crews, Heath Slater, Kalisto, R-Truth, Rhyno & Titus O'Neil def. Curt Hawkins, Goldust, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows.
John Cena def. Samoa Joe.
Alicia Fox & Mickie James def. Emma & Nia Jax.
Finn Balor def. Bray Wyatt.
Roman Reigns def. Braun Strowman by DQ.

August 27, Tupelo, MS

Finn Balor def. Curt Hawkins.
Neville def. Akira Tozawa to retain the Cruiserweight Title.
Apollo Crews, Heath Slater, Kalisto, R-Truth, Rhyno & Titus O'Neil def. Curt Hawkins, Goldust, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows.
John Cena def. Bray Wyatt.
Alicia Fox & Mickie James def. Emma & Nia Jax.
Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins def. Cesaro & Sheamus and The Hardys to retain the Raw Tag Titles.
Roman Reigns def. Braun Strowman by DQ.

 

SMACKDOWN

August 21, Albany, NY

The Usos def. Breezango and The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) in a Triple Threat to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Luke Harper & Tye Dillinger def. Aiden English & Erick Rowan.
Dolph Ziggler def. Sin Cara.
AJ Styles & Sami Zayn def. Kevin Owens & Rusev.
Becky Lynch & Naomi def. Carmella, Natalya & Tamina in a handicap match.
Shinsuke Nakamura def. Baron Corbin.
Jinder Mahal def. Randy Orton to retain the WWE Title in a Last Man Standing Match.

August 26, Baton Rouge, LA

Sami Zayn def. Baron Corbin.
The Hype Bros def. Aiden English & Epico Colon.
Rusev def. Sin Cara.
AJ Styles def. Kevin Owens in a Baton Rouge Street Fight to retain the U.S. Title.
Becky Lynch & Charlotte Flair def. Lana & Tamina.
The Usos def. Breezango and The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) in a Triple Threat to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Jinder Mahal def. Shinsuke Nakamura to retain the WWE Title.

August 27, Monroe, LA

Chad Gable def. Mike Kanellis.
Sin Cara def. Epico Colon.
Shinsuke Nakamura def. Baron Corbin.
The Hype Bros def. Aiden English & Epico Colon.
AJ Styles & Sami Zayn def. Kevin Owens & Rusev.
Becky Lynch & Charlotte Flair def. Lana & Tamina.
The Usos def. Breezango and The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) in a Triple Threat to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Jinder Mahal def. Shinsuke Nakamura.

August 28, Texarkana, AR

Shinsuke Nakamura def. Baron Corbin.
The Hype Bros def. Aiden English & Epico.
Sin Cara def. Epico.
Chad Gable def. Mike Kanellis.
AJ Styles & Sami Zayn def. Kevin Owens & Rusev.
Charlotte & Becky Lynch def. Lana & Tamina Snuka.
The Usos def. Breezango and The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) in a Triple Threat to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Jinder Mahal def. Randy Orton to retain the WWE Title in a Last Man Standing Match.

 

NXT

August 25, Tampa, FL

Cezar Bononi def. Marcel Barthel.
Mandy Rose, Taynara Conti & Vanessa Borne def. Rhea Ripley, Ruby Riot & Zeda.
The Velveteen Dream def. Raul Mendoza.
Bianca Belair def. Lacey Evans.
Street Profits def. Steve Cutler & Wesley Blake.
Ember Moon def. Sarah Logan.
Johnny Gargano def. Riddick Moss.
SAnitY (Alexander Wolfe & Killian Dain) def. Heavy Machinery to retain the NXT Tag Titles.
Drew McIntyre def. Andrade Almas to retain the NXT Title.

August 26, Bartow, FL

Demitrius Bronson def. Chad Lail.
Billie Kay & Peyton Royce def. Aliyah & Liv Morgan.
Cezar Bononi def. Kona Reeves.
Ruby Riot def. Vanessa Borne.
SAnitY (Alexander Wolfe & Killian Dain) def. Steve Cutler & Wesley Blake.
No Way Jose def. Riddick Moss.
Lars Sullivan def. Raul Mendoza.
Sonya Deville def. Bianca Belair.
Aleister Black def. The Velveteen Dream.

 

 

 

 

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