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WWE RAW REPORT: WE HAVE CAPTAINS, BRAUN IS ON A QUEST FOR TREASURE, A NEW TEAM FORMS, TAG TITLE MATCH, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2018-11-05 23:02:00

We are back and Kurt Angle is in the interview area and he is asked about becoming captain of Team Raw.  Kurt says Baron is dangerous and he poses a threat, but Kurt knows his weaknesses.  It is time for Kurt to go to Survivor Series as the Raw Captain.

Ronda Rousey makes her way to the ring.

Ronda says Becky Lynch says she is going to rip her arm off.  Ronda says it is cute and adorable.  It's easy to see why everyone loves you.  There is no doubt that you worked hard and persevered to become the Smackdown Champion.  You put on the performance of a lifetime at Evolution.  Without question, Becky has her respect, but don't take that for weakness.  Ronda says she is the last person you want to provoke.  While you were waking up for school, Ronda's mom was trying to break her arm every day.  When you were going to clown school, Ronda says she was training for the Olympics.  While you were a stewardess, Ronda says she was the most dominant champion in MMA history.

It will take more than a new attitude to beat her.  Ronda says she is a Natural Born Killer being refined to be the greatest athlete of all time.  Two weeks until Survivor Series and she wants Becky to bring all of her angst and rage because Ronda says she wants a challenge.  You may say you are the man, but Ronda says she is the baddest bitch on the planet.

Nia Jax makes her way to the ring.

Nia says Ronda is getting her fired up.  You are not just fighting for yourself, you are fighting for the entire locker room.  Nia says that she knows Ronda will not let them down.  After you make Becky Lynch tap out, Nia says she will be waiting for her.

Match Number Five:  Ember Moon versus Nia Jax

Nia with a hip toss and she tries for a slam but Ember gets to her feet and Ember with kicks.  Nia sends Ember to the floor and Ember kicks Nia when she returns to the ring.  Ember with a drop kick.  Ember with a handspring forearm into the corner.  Ember with a cross body and she bounces off Nia.  Nia with a splash into the corner followed by a biel and another splash.  Nia tosses Ember around the ring.  Nia gets a near fall.

Nia with a cobra clutch.  Ember with elbows to escape and Ember goes for a rollup but Nia picks Ember up.  Ember with kicks but Nia with a head butt and Ember goes down.  Nia hot shots Ember into the turnbuckles and follows with a clothesline.  Nia misses a leg drop.  Ember with a kick to the head and Ember with a back heel kick and a series of kicks.  Ember with a forearm followed by a springboard cross body for a near fall.  Ember with a rolling elbow for a near fall.

Nia pushes Ember to the mat and misses a splash.  Ember goes to the turnbuckles for a tornado DDT but Nia pushes Ember away.  Ember with an enzuigiri and Nia stays on her feet.  Nia with a Samoan drop for the three count.

Winner:  Nia Jax

After the match, Tamina Snuka makes her way to the ring.

Tamina and Nia stand face to face over Ember.  Tamina looks at Ember and so does Nia.  Tamina picks up Ember and gets Ember on her shoulders and hits a Samoan drop.

Nia tells Tamina to turn her over and Tamina applies a Boston Crab while Nia hits a series of elbow drops.

Nia and Tamina hug.

Finn Balor is in the interview area and he is asked about his match last week with Bobby Lashley and what happened.  Finn says Bobby Lashley is the most powerful and explosive person he has been in the ring with and Bobby is getting more vicious each week.  Finn says it will feel good walking out here in Manchester.  A city divided by red or blue, but tonight it will not be divided because of Balor Club.

We go to commercial.

Baron is trying to get out of the arena and he is stopped by Charly Caruso.  Baron says he has an appointment to get to so he will not be facing Kurt Angle tonight.  Kurt will face Drew McIntyre instead.  Braun sees Baron and chases after the vehicle.

Lio Rush says the Big Man is here.  Lio says he wishes they were in Liverpool instead.  

Match Number Six:  Finn Balor versus Bobby Lashley (with Lio Rush)

Lashley with a kick to the midsection and he sends Finn into the turnbuckles.  Lashley with a punch followed by a boot to the back and he chokes Balor in the ropes.  Lashley with a suplex and he gets a near fall.  Balor with forearms but Lashley with a kick and Balor with a drop kick that sends Lashley to the floor.  Rush trips Balor as he comes off the ropes to set up a plancha.  Lashley punches Balor and gets a near fall.  Lashley with a reverse chin lock and then he slams Balor to the mat for a near fall.  Lashley returns to the reverse chin lock.  Lashley with a neck breaker for a near fall.

Lashley with punches in the corner.  Lashley runs into boots from Balor and Balor avoids a splash into the corner and hits a running forearms.  Balor with a sunset flip for a near fall.  Balor with a double leg take down and a double stomp.  Balor wtih a running chop into the corner.  Lashley with an Irish whip and Balor floats over but Lashley catches him.  Balor with slingblade and then he runs into a clothesline from Lashley.  Balor goes to the apron and goes for an enzuigiri but Lashley blocks it and hits an elbow.  Lashley suplexes Balor back into the ring and gets a near fall.  Lashley sets for the Dominator but Balor with a rollup for a near fall.

Lashley misses a splash into the corner and Balor goes to the apron and hits an enzuigiri.  Balor goes up top and Lio distracts Balor.  Balor leaps over Lashley and he sends Lashley to the floor.  Balor with a drop kick to Rush.  Balor tries for a running drop kick on Rush but Lashley stops Balor.  Lashley brings Balor into the ring for the Dominator for the three count.

Winner:  Bobby Lashley

After the match, Drew McIntyre makes his way to the ring since he will be in the main event.

Drew gets in Lashley's face but Lio tells Bobby to walk away.

Drew helps Balor up and then Drew looks at Balor and hits a Claymore.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Seven:  Kurt Angle versus Drew McIntyre

Kurt attacks Drew before the bell rings.

The match officially starts and he continues with punches to Drew but Drew with a head butt to send Angle to the mat.  Drew with punches and kicks.  Drew with an arm bar and he takes Angle to the mat.  Angle with punches but Drew with a back elbow for a near fall.  Drew with a neck breaker.  Drew with an arm bar and Angle with punches.  Drew with a chop in the corner.  Drew with an Irish whip but he misses a splash.  Angle with an Olympic slam but Drew rolls to the floor.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Drew with a neck breaker for a near fall.  We see footage from the commercial break when Angle was sent into the ring steps.  Drew with a suplex for a near fall.  Drew with a clothesline and then he applies an arm bar and chin lock.  Angle with punches and a kick but Drew with an overhead belly-to-belly throw for a near fall.  Drew kicks Angle in the corner and then he snap mares Angle and returns to the arm bar and chin lock.  

Angle with punches and a jaw breaker.  Drew gets Angle up for a slam but Angle gets to his feet.  Angle with the Three Rivers German Suplex combination.  The straps come down but Drew escapes the Olympic Slam and Drew hits a Claymore.  Drew looks at Angle and does not cover him.  Drew asks if this is the legendary Kurt Angle.  Drew puts his hands behind his back and Kurt goes for the leg but Drew with punches and a kick.  

Drew tells Kurt to go for the leg and Angle with a double leg attempt but Drew with a flurry of forearms to the back.  Drew tells Kurt to look him in the eye and he calls Kurt a coward and embarrassment.  Angle with an ankle lock.  Drew kicks Angle away.  Drew with an Olympic Slam to Angle.  Drew goes for the ankle and applies an ankle lock.  Drew adds a grapevine and Angle taps out.

Winner:  Drew McIntyre

We go to credits.


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