With three weeks to go until Battleground and two weeks until the Brand Split takes place. Things have never being more uncertain within the WWE Universe. Last week on RAW, Seth Rollins was finally able to get some momentum against Dean Ambrose. But surely the lunatic fringe won’t take this lying down. Will this be the week a volatile situation explodes even more? Former friends, now bitter enemies Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are set for their Grudge match. But who will be the one to gain the upper hand? Will John Cena be able to get the upper hand on The Club and AJ Styles? The WWE is celebrating the Fourth of July in the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Here is this weeks RAW Results 4th July 2016…
1. WWEUnited States Championship Match: Rusev (c) defeated Titus O’Neil. Rusev made O’Neil to tap out with the Accolade. Rusev continued to attack Titus after the bell, before mocking the crowd.
2. Enzo Amore and Big Cass defeated the Social Outcasts. The Social Outcasts were dressed like Minutemen. Enzo and Cass picked up the win with the BadaBoomShakaLaka.
– Charlotte and Dana Brooke cut a promo, running down Sasha Banks and calling her jealous. This caused Sasha to appear, cleaning house and locking Charlotte in the Banks Statement. Dana pulled the Women’s Champion out of the ring.
3. Dean Ambrose defeated The Miz. The WWE champ handily defeated the Intercontinental champ via pinfall after a Dirty Deeds. After the match, Ambrose exchanged stink-eyes with Seth Rollins, Ambrose decided to sit in on commentary for Rollins’ match
– It was announced that Brock Lesnar’s SummerSlam opponent will be revealed on SmackDown.
4. Seth Rollins defeated Dolph Ziggler. Rollins eventually got the pin following a Pedigree. After the match, Rollins cut a promo running down the crowd and Ambrose. Ambrose eventually responded and they brawled. Ambrose hit a Dirty Deeds on Rollins on the Spanish announce table.
– The Wyatt Family did a promo in a barn. They say the power of positivity is a myth but fear is real.
– Vickie Guerrero returned to hype the July 19 brand split draft and campaign to be the SmackDown general manager. She started suggesting hashtags for fans to support before she was removed from the building.
– Backstage, a stars-and-stripes-clad Big Show gave a patriotic pep talk to Apollo Crews, Zack Ryder, Kane, Mark Henry, Jack Swagger and the Dudley Boyz. He tells them that just like the founders of the country, they will have to put their differences aside.
– Dolph Ziggler pretended not to know Vickie Guerrero as she is escorted out of the building.
5. Golden Truth defeated The Vaudevillains. Breezango sat in on commentary during this match.
– Bob Backlund is still trying to make Darren Young great again via split-screen vignette. He gives the Chicken Wing Crossface to Young to use as his finisher.
– John Cena talked about America and The Club. He likes one a lot more than the other. AJ Styles and The Club said that no one in the back cares enough about Cena to help him, before beating him down. Enzo and Cass then made the save.
6. Becky Lynch defeated Summer Rae. Becky won with the Disarmer, as Natalya watched disapprovingly backstage.
– Backstage, Chris Jericho gave a pep talk to the international team made up of Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, Cesaro and the Lucha Dragons.
– The New Day engaged in their usual antics, they were interrupted by a threatening vignette from the Wyatt Family. Kofi and Big E laughed it off, but Xavier admonished them for not taking the Wyatts seriously. He dropped the mic and left Francesca II in the ring as he walked to the back.
– John Cena, Enzo & Big Cass vs. The Club was made official for Battleground.
7. Team USA defeated Team International. The 16-man elimination tag team match came down to Big Show and Zack Ryder against Sheamus, Jericho, Del Rio and Cesaro. Ryder last eliminated Sheamus with the Rough Ryder. He and Big Show celebrated underneath a giant American flag to end the show.