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WWE RAW REPORT: TONIGHT IT IS FOR HONOR, HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO FIND A DEMON KING?, BEST OF SEVEN BEGINS ON SUNDAY, A TEAM REUNITED . . . A TEAM BREAKS UP . . . IS IT THE SAME TEAM I AM TALKING ABOUT?

By Richard Trionfo on 2016-08-15 23:03:00

We are back and Seth Rollins is in the ring.  He says he has never been more insulted in his entire life.  Last week Finn Balor gave us a history lesson about the Demon King and for what?  Seth says he could not find the Demon King anywhere.

Seth tells CNN, ESPN, Fox News, Jonathan Stewart, and Jonathan Coachman to get ready to sink their teeth into what he is about to day.

There is nothing and no one that can stop him from becoming the first WWE Universal Champion.  He promises you that.  Seth says he is on another level right now.  He looked all over for the Demon King.  Seth says he will give the Demon King one more chance to come to the ring to face him.

Seth says that Finn Balor is trying to intimidate him because he is afraid of Seth.  Finn will end up like everyone else who got into the ring with him.  If he wasn't Seth Rollins, he would be afraid of himself.  This is just another chapter in the book of Rollins.  The Demon King will not come out to the ring to look into his eyes because he will see something more horrifying than he could ever imagine.  He tells Finn he has nowhere to run or nowhere to hide.

Something shows up at ringside and Seth wonders if that was the Demon King.  He is nowhere to be found.  At the end of the day, the Demon King will have no choice but to bow down.

The lights flicker until the finally go out and it leads to Finn Balor's entrance.

Finn Balor appears and he is in full Demon regalia.

Balor and Rollins go face to face.

Rollins and Balor exchange punches and Balor with a kick to the temple.  Rollins with an enzuigiri and Balor with a Pele kick and running drop kick into the corner.  Balor goes up top but Rollins goes to the floor.  Balor goes to the mat and then hits a plancha onto Rollins.

Match Number Seven:  R Truth and Goldust versus Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows

Anderson and Truth start things off and Truth with a hip toss.  Gallows tags in and Truth with punches to both men but Anderson sends Truth into a boot from Gallows.  Gallows sends Truth into the turnbuckles.  Gallows with uppercuts and kicks.  Truth with punches but Gallows with a knee.  Truth wtih a drop kick and both men are down.  Goldust and Anderson tag in and Goldust wtih clotheslines followed by a drop down uppercut and bulldog. 

Anderson with an Irish whip but he runs into a power slam for a near fall.  Gallows goes over the top rope when Goldust drops down.  Anderson with a knee to the back and then they hit Magic Killer for the three count.

Winners:  Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson

After the match, Kofi and Woods attack Gallows and Anderson.  Woods with a jumping knee to Anderson.  Woods picks up Francesca and Kofi holds Karl but Luke pulls Karl to safety and protecting Karl's groinal region.

Charlotte is in the back and Dana Brooke stops by and she is stopped by Charlotte.  Charlotte says that Dana was honored to be brought under the wing of her hero.  Charlotte says she gave Dana a taste of the spotlight and then you realized you would do anything not to lose the spotlight.  Charlotte wants to know why did Dana fail her when it meant the most.  This is not their spotlight, it is her spotlight.  Charlotte says she is Meryl Streep while Dana is Anne Hathaway.  She will beat Alicia Fox tonight by herself and then after she wins the title back on Sunday, she will ask Stephanie McMahon for someone to be by her side who is not an epic failure.

We are back and Sasha Banks is on commentary and we are told that she will appear on ESPN on Wednesday night.

Match Number Eight:  Alicia Fox versus Charlotte

They lock up and Charlotte backs Alicia into the corner and gives a clean break.  Charlotte with a kick and she sends Alicia into the turnbuckles.  Alicia with a rollup and single leg drop kicks for a near fall.  Charlotte sends Alicia into the ropes and kicks Alicia.  Charlotte Irish whips Alicia but Alicia with an elbow.  Charlotte with an elbow and she pulls Alicia off the turnbuckles.  Charlotte hits Natural Selection for the three count.

Winner:  Charlotte

After the match, Charlotte gestures for Sasha to join her in the ring.

Sasha comes to the ring and Dana Brooke comes from out of nowhere and Sasha stops her.  Charlotte goes for the leg and applies the bridging figure four.  Charlotte releases the hold.

We are back and it is time to take a look at Braun Strowman.

Lana is in the ring and she says that Roman Reigns learned why you do not mess with the Russian Princess.  She wants everyone to get up for the man who will uphold her honor tonight. . . . Rusev.

Match Number Nine:  Rusev (with Lana) versus Roman Reigns in a Match for the Honor of Lana . . . not a Title Match

Reigns kicks and punches Rusev as he enters the ring.  Rusev punches Roman and kicks him in the corner.  Rusev sends Roman into the corner but Roman with an Irish whip and thrust kick.  Roman with a drop kick to Rusev and he struggles to get back into the ring and goes back to the floor.  Rusev Irish whips Reigns into the ringside barrier and the ring post.  We go to commercial.

We are back and Rusev with an elbow drop and we see footage from the commercial of Rusev sending Roman's arm into the ring post.  Rusev stomps on the leg.  Rusev chokes Roman in the ropes in front of Lana.  Roman punches Rusev and follows with a kick.  Rusev with a kick but Roman with a Samoan drop and both men are still down.  Roman with punches and clotheslines.  Roman with a flying clothesline.  Roman misses a splash into the turnbuckles and Roman is sent shoulder first into the ring post.  Rusev slams the injured hand into the ring steps.  

Rusev stomps on the injured arm and then he breaks up the count before returning to the floor.  Rusev Irish whips Roman into the ring steps.   Rusev grabs his title belt and the referee tells him he cannot use it.  Rusev does not listen, but Roman punches Rusev before he can use it.  Roman gets sent into the ringside barrier.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Rusev has a mic and he tells everyone to keep cheering for the Russian and Bulgarian.

Rusev returns to the ring and he kicks Roman.  Rusev continues to work on the ribs and arm.  Rusev with a choke on Reigns and the referee checks to see if Roman is still conscious.  Reigns with head butts and Rusev with a kick and shoulder tackle.  Rusev pulls Reigns into the corner and puts him on the turnbuckles.  Rusev sets for a superplex but Reigns blocks it.  Reigns head butts Rusev and punches him to send Rusev to the mat.  Reigns with a clothesline off the turnbuckles.  

Rusev misses a charge into the corner and Reigns with the Neverending Story followed by a belly-to-back into a uranage for a near fall.  Reigns gets back to his feet and he signals for the Superman punch and Rusev avoids it and Rusev hits a jumping spin kick and gets a near fall.  Rusev goes to the turnbuckles for a diving head butt and he gets a near fall.  Rusev with another diving head butt from the turnbuckles for a near fall.  

 Rusev hits a third diving head butt but Roman kicks out.  Rusev gets the proper motivation from his bride.  Rusev goes to the turnbuckles again and hits a fourth diving head butt.  Rusev gets a near fall.  Rusev goes for number five but Roman moves out of the way.  Rusev and Roman exchange punches.  Reigns takes control and connects with forearms and then clotheslines Rusev over the top rope to the floor.  Reigns goes for a Superman punch off the steps but Rusev with a kick to the ribs.  Rusev rolls Reigns back into the ring and it is Matchka time.  Rusev leaps into a Superman punch and Roman gets a near fall.

Reigns signals for the spear but Rusev with a kick and a round kick to the temple for a near fall.  Rusev stomps on the back and he sets for the Accolade but Reigns fights the hold.  Reigns goes for a Superman punch and Rusev with a shoulder block.  Rusev with a kick and the Accolade is applied.  Reigns reaches for the rope with his bad arm and gets there.  Rusev is frustrated and he waits for Roman to get up.  Rusev is sent to the floor but he comes back in and Reigns with a spear for the three count.

Winner:  Roman Reigns

We go to credits.


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