WWE Monday Night RAW Results 15th August 2016
With only six days remaining until the Biggest Party of the Summer. The stars of the Red Brand come together at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. The first official battle of the Red and Blue Brands takes place at SummerSlam, this weeks edition of RAW marks the return of The Beast Brock Lesnar. What will he and Paul Heyman potentially have in store for Randy Orton? And there is no doubt Seth Rollins is struggling to gain momentum against The Demon Finn Balor ahead of the crowning of the WWE Universal Champion. Will this be the time The Architect gets some much needed leverage? With this and so much more expected, here is this weeks WWE Monday Night RAW Results 15th August 2016…
— The show opened with Seth Rollins outside the arena, determined to find the “Demon King”
— Inside the arena, Rusev and Lana are in the ring complaining about the unfairness of Roman Reigns getting a title shot without having earned it. They therefore threaten to hold RAW hostage. Mick Foley comes out to tell him to pound sand, but Rusev demands to speak to Stephanie McMahon. Stephanie takes Foley’s side. Reigns then comes out, insulting Rusev and Lana a little bit more. Foley declares their title match will still happen at SummerSlam, but they will also fight tonight, for Lana’s honor.
1. Sami Zayn defeated Sheamus. Cesaro was on commentary for the match, kept threatening to come onto the ring apron. Sheamus took a swing, whcih allowed Zayn to hit the Helluva Kick for the victory.
— Sheamus and Cesaro got in each others faces backstages, before Foley announced he was putting them in a best of seven series. The first match being at SummerSlam.
2. The New Day defeated The Dudley Boyz. Doctors Gallows and Anderson taunted The New Day on the big screen before and after the match. However, Kofi managed to hit D-Von Dudley with Trouble in Paradise to pick up the win in a non-title match.
3. Nia Jax defeated Rachel Levi (Local Wrestler).
— Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman came to the ring to talk about SummerSlam, but they were quickly interrupted by the hottest free agent in sports entertainment, Heath Slater. Slater said if he defeats Lesnar, he will earn a RAW contract. Lesnar destroys Slater with an F5, after which he and Heyman continue their business as normal.
4. Big Cass defeated Kevin Owens via Disqualification. Chris Jericho was causing problems throughout the match. Eventually, things broke down with Jericho getting involved, beating down Cass and drawing the DQ finish.
5. The Shining Stars defeated the Prime Time Players. Darren Young accidentally hit Titus O’Neil on the apron. In response, O’Neil hit Young with the Clash of the Titus which allowed The Shining Stars to get the pin.
6. Neville defeated Jinder Mahal. This was the first match for Mahal since returning to WWE. Neville won a short match with the Red Arrow.
— Seth Rollins still can’t find the Demon King, so Mick Foley recommended he look in the ring. Rollins goes to the ring and says no one can stop him from becoming the Universal Champion. He gives the Demon King one last chance to show himself. The Demon King appeared and the two fought, with Finn Bálor driving Rollins from the ring.
7. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson defeated Golden Truth. The Club won with the Magic Killer. After the match, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods hit the ring and beat down The Club. They tried to hit Anderson in the genitals with a trombone, but Gallows made the save.
8. Charlotte defeated Alicia Fox. Sasha Banks was on commentary for the match. Before the match, Charlotte called Dana Brooke a loser and said she would find a new protege. Charlotte won with Natural Selection, then called Banks to the ring. Banks obliged, but was then jumped from behind by Brooke and beaten down by both women.
9. Roman Reigns defeated Rusev.
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