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WWE RAW REPORT: RONDA'S RAW WRESTLING DEBUT, THE B TEAM HAS NEW MUSIC, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2018-08-06 23:06:00

Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns walk in the back but they are stopped by Baron Corbin and Kurt Angle.  Baron says that Stephanie McMahon does not want to jeopardize the Universal Title Match so Roman cannot wrestle tonight.  Roman says he does not care but Baron tells Roman if he does not listen to Stephanie, he loses his match at SummerSlam.  Seth says he has it.  Roman asks Baron about his ribs and punches him in the ribs.

Match Number Five:  Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre versus Seth Rollins 

Drew starts things off and he has something to say to Rollins and Seth slaps Drew.  Seth goes to the floor and drop kicks Drew.  Rollins brings in Dolph and then he hits a thrust kick on Drew.  Rollins sends Dolph to the floor.  Seth kicks Dolph off the apron and Drew catches Rollins as he comes off the ropes and Drew with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker.  Drew sends Rollins into the turnbuckles and follows with an Irish whip.  Dolph tags in and Rollins with punches.  Dolph kicks Seth in the knee and Drew tags in.

Drew with a chop to Rollins.  Drew with an arm bar and chin lock.  Drew with a suplex throw and he tags Dolph back in.  Dolph shuffles around Seth as he taunts Seth.  Dolph with a reverse chin lock but Seth with punches.  Dolph sends Seth into the turnbuckles but he misses a splash and Dolph crotches himself in the turnbuckles.  Rollins with chops but Rollins is sent to the floor.  Dolph is unable to make the tag when Seth pulls Drew off the apron and then Drew goes into the ring post.

Seth with slingblade and a running forearm into the corner.  Rollins clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope to the floor.  Rollins with a suicide dive to Ziggler.  Rollins with a springboard clothesline to Ziggler.  Rollins with a thrust kick but he misses Black Out.  Rollins blocks a Fameasser and hits a buckle bomb.  Drew makes the blind tag and hits a clothesline on Rollins.  Rollins with a knee to Drew and a rollup on Ziggler for a near fall.  Ziggler with a super kick for the three count.

Winners:  Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre

We go to commercial with the B Team making their way to the ring and they have new music.

Ronda Rousey is in the back preparing for her match while 'Her Friend' Natalya watches.

Scott Dawson says the tag team division is full of magicians.  Dash says you have the Deleters of World and then the B Team.  Scott says they will make the B Team's winning streak disappear.

Match Number Six:  Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas versus Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder in a Non Title Match

Dawson and Axel start things off and Wilder tags in and Axel gets out of the corner.  Wilder with a kick and European uppercut followed by an Irish whip and clothesline into the corner.  Wilder with a European uppercut but Axel with a Northern Lariat.  Dallas tags in and he hits a splash into the corner.  Dallas sends Wilder to Axel and he connects with a knee.  Bo gets a near fall.  Dawson with punches from the apron and then Wilder with a clothesline after tagging in Dawson.  Bo is sent into the turnbuckles and Dawson follows with a chop and European uppercut.

Dawson with a short arm clothesline for a near fall.  Dawson with a chin lock.  Dawson keeps Dallas from making the tag.  Dawson and Bo bump heads and both men go down.

The lights go out and Bray Wyatt and Matt Hardy are on the apron instead of Axel and Wilder.

Wyatt and Hardy attack Dawson and Dallas as the referee calls for the bell.

No Contest

After the match, Hardy gives Dawson a Twist of Fate while Bray gives Bo Sister Abigail.

Renee Young and Paul Heyman are in the back getting ready for Paul's interview.

We go to commercial.

Renee Young thanks Paul Heyman for joining her.  Paul says that Brock has had no contact with Brock in the last week.  Paul says that Brock does not want to take his phone call.  Paul says he has a problem.  He says Brock is not going to like this for talking about a private matter in public.  Paul says this is going to piss him off.  Renee asks Paul a question and Paul asks Renee if she is enjoying this.  Renee says she is getting to the bottom of this and Paul says so is he.

Renee asks Paul if he considers Brock to be a friend.  Paul says he does.  Paul says his kids consider Brock's kids to be friends.  They have always talked about riding off into the sunset together with the Universal Title over one shoulder and the UFC title over the other. 

Renee asks Paul if Brock still needs him.  Paul cannot answer and he tells Renee to do her job.  Renee asks Paul if there is anyone he would have as a client if Brock is not around.  Paul asks if that would have been inconceivable a week ago.  Paul asks how can he go with someone else?  

Renee asks Paul about the match at SummerSlam and for his pick.  Paul says he has known Brock for sixteen years.  He has been with him through the ups and the downs but he has never seen Brock more driven or focused.  He has never seen Brock more violent.  Against this Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns does not stand a chance.

Match Number Seven:  Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan versus Bayley and Sasha Banks

Liv and Sasha start things off and they lock up.  Liv with a punch to send Sasha to the mat and Liv with kicks in the corner.  Liv misses a splash into the turnbuckles and Sasha sends Liv into the turnbuckles and then sends Liv into the turnbuckles again.  Bayley tags in and she gets a near fall.  Sarah tags in and Bayley with a hip toss and sliding clothesline followed by an elbow drop for a near fall.

Sarah runs into a boot and Bayley with a cross body for a near fall.  Bayley tries to tag in Sasha but Logan pulls Bayley to the mat.  Sarah with an Irish whip and Bayley hits the turnbuckles face first.  Liv with a stomp in the corner and Bayley rolls to the floor as we go to commercial.

We are back and Sarah with a Cobra Clutch on Bayley.  We see Logan with a head butt on Bayley during the commercial break.  Bayley with a jaw breaker but Sarah keeps Bayley from making the tag and reapplies the Cobra Clutch.  Sarah with a neck breaker and then she takes Bayley back to the mat as she holds on to the Cobra Clutch.  Bayley with an arm drag and Logan goes to the floor but Sarah pulls Sasha off the apron and then Logan pulls Bayley into her corner as Liv and Sarah double team Bayley while the referee deals with Sasha.

Logan sends Bayley into Liv's knees and Liv with a bulldog off the turnbuckles for a near fall.  Liv with an Irish whip but Bayley floats over but she cannot make the tag.  Liv sends Bayley into the turnbuckles.  Bayley with a hot shot in the corner and both women are down.  Sasha and Sarah tag in and Sasha with clotheslines and a drop kick.  Sasha blocks a kick and connects with a knee.  Sasha is sent to the apron and Sasha with an enzuigiri.  Bayley tags in after Sarah is put on the turnbuckles.  Bayley with a Frankensteiner and Sasha with Meteora for a near fall when Liv breaks up the cover.  Bayley sends Liv to the floor.

Bayley misses a clothesline off the apron when someone pulls Liv out of the way.  Liv with a clothesline and we see that it is Ruby Riott.  Sarah with a rollup on Sasha for the three count.

Winners:  Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan

We have a Ronda Rousey video package.

Ronda Rousey walks out of her locker room and she is followed by her best friend Natalya.

We are back and next week we will have a Triple Threat Match for the Raw Tag Team Championships.

Charly Caruso asks Alicia Fox about her match with Ronda Rousey but Alexa interrupts.  Alexa says Charly has had all night to think of one question and the best you could come up with is a question about Ronda.  You are in the presence of a trailblazer, a former champion, something Ronda is not.  You are with a legend of the women's division, Alicia Fox.  Alexa says this the time you put your journalism degree to good use.

Charly asks Alicia how did she prepare to get in the ring with the baddest woman on the planet.  We see what happened last week when Alicia attacked Ronda after the match.  Even if we talk about her accomplishments.  A UFC Hall of Famer, an Olympian.  But was she the captain of the Raw Survivor Series Team.

Alexa has Charly leave the ring.  Alexa says we would not be having Evolution if it wasn't for women like Alicia paving the way for her.  Alexa says before you have the biggest match of your career, Alexa thanks Alicia for her contributions.  Alexa says Ronda is not thankful for anything.  Ronda does not deserve a title match at SummerSlam.  She will deal with what is left of Ronda in Brooklyn.  

Match Number Eight:  Ronda Rousey (with Natalya) versus Alicia Fox (with Alexa Bliss)

Alicia waits in the corner and Ronda wants Alicia to do something.  Alicia says this is her house.  Alicia does her thing and Ronda stands there and blocks a slap and connects with a forearm that sends Alicia to the floor.  Alicia gets back into the ring and she goes back to the floor.  Alexa gets on the apron to try to distract Ronda.  Natalya pulls Alexa off the apron and then Alexa sends Natalya into the turnbuckles.

Alicia tries to attack Ronda from behind but the referee stops Alicia.  Alicia kicks Ronda in the corner.  Alicia celebrates what she did and then she turns around and she realizes she is in big trouble.  Ronda with punches followed by judo throws and Alicia goes to the floor.  Ronda goes after Alicia and sends her into the ringside barrier.  Ronda gets Alicia on her shoulders and brings her back into the ring.  Alexa tries to interfere but Ronda stops her.  Ronda blocks a kick and hits an exploder.  Ronda takes her time and applies the arm bar and Fox taps out.

Winner:  Ronda Rousey

After the match, Ronda is congratulated on her first victory on Raw.  She says she can focus on SummerSlam.

Alexa tries to attack Ronda from behind and Ronda with a judo throw.

Ronda tells Alexa it does not matter how tight you hold on to that title because at SummerSlam it is hers.  Ronda throws the mic to the mat and we go to credits.

 


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