- Show: RAW
- Location: Everett, WA at the Xfinity Arena
- Date: August 10th, 2015
- Airing Live On The USA Network
Welcome to the WWE Raw pre-show and we are live on the WWE Network. Scott Stanford, Corey Graves and David Otunga welcome us into the show.
— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) August 10, 2015
They hype what we will see tonight, which is Stephen Amell being tonight’s guest star. Also, Daniel Bryan will be on Miz TV.
— WWE (@WWE) August 10, 2015
Team Bella will face Team B.A.D in a six-diva tag team match.
— WWE (@WWE) August 10, 2015
We are shown highlights of Seth Rollins defeating Neville last week on RAW. Highlights of the recent events in the Divas Revolution storyline are shown. Sasha Banks called into the show to talk about how she will knock the Bella Twins off their throne.
Rusev will face Mark Henry tonight on RAW.
Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw, Michael Cole hypes that WWE will take an inside look into The Undertaker – Brock Lesnar feud. Stephen Amell will be the guest star as well as Dean Ambrose vs. Luke Harper will take place tonight.
Seth Rollins walks down to the ring to open the show. He cuts a promo about how this is “Monday night Rollins.” He brought up that he broke John Cena’s nose last week.
He brought up his challenge to John Cena for SummerSlam, but one week later there has still been no reply. Rollins wondered what Cena is doing with his free time. He said that Cena is not straight outta Compton, but straight out of action. He ruined Cena’s face with his knee. Rollins said that if Cena doesn’t want to face him, then Cena needs to vacate his U.S Championship. Either way, he will walk out of SummerSlam as both U.S and WWE Champion. He brought up that Cena will be appearing on tomorrow’s episode of Tough Enough, but he’s not tough enough to hang with him. Rollins said that Cena is here via satellite, but not live. A photo of Cena’s broken nose with Rollins’ voice is shown on the titantron. Rollins mocked Cena in the photo.
Rollins said that the WWE Universe deserves a fighting Champion and that’s who he is. He brought up he beat Neville last week on RAW. He said that Neville doesn’t have what it takes to be a man. Cesaro walked down to the ring to interrupt Rollins. Cesaro mocked Rollins for going on and on with his promo. Cesaro, who’s rocking a suit and some black shades, challenged Rollins to a match tonight. Rollins backtracked and said that there’s no open challenge for his WWE Championship tonight. Kevin Owens walked out to the stage and to the ring. Owens said that Cesaro has not done anything to deserve a title shot. Owens said that fans might hold up signs with Cesaro’s name, but that is not good enough to get a title shot. Owens brought up that he’s the only one to beat Cena, neither of them has done that.
Randy Orton walks down to the ring and said that this is all cut. He mocked Owens for putting on weight, Cesaro for wearing glasses and Rollins being The Authorities puppet. Orton said he should get a title shot.
Rollins said that he thinks all of these idiots should get out of his ring. Triple H walks and said that we are two week’s away from SummerSlam. Triple H said that Cena is 50/50 on if he’ll be able to wrestle at SummerSlam. Triple H said that there’s some great competition right now in the WWE. Triple H booked a triple threat match between Owens, Orton and Cesaro to crown a new number one contender for the WWE Championship in the main event of RAW.
Six-diva tag team match: Team Bella vs. Team B.A.D – with Team PCB on commentary.
Alicia Fox and Naomi start things off, Fox with a headlock takeover. Naomi with a series of forearm shots, she ran into a back breaker by Fox for 2. Nikki Bella tagged in, she kicked the legs from under Naomi then worked her left arm over. Naomi was thrown into the corner, but she blocked and sent Nikki into her corner. Sasha Banks tagged in, they hit a double-team back elbow on Nikki for 2. Naomi tagged back in and put the boots to Nikki in the corner. Nikki reversed an Irish whip, hit a back elbow, then a spine buster for 2. Nikki with a springboard kick to the face of Naomi.
We’re back from break with Nikki Bella getting the hot tag to Brie. She hit a dropkick on Banks then a series of kicks to the chest of Banks. Brie ducked a clothesline and hit a drop kick. Brie with a missile dropkick off the middle rope. Brie went for a running knee, but Tamina Snuka got the blind tag and took out Brie with a clothesline. She missed a superkick and Brie rolled her up for the win.
Winners: Team Bella.
Post-match, a brawl broke out between all three Diva teams. Things break down. PCB and Team B.A.D stand tall in the ring staring at Team Bella, who are at ringside.
Tag team match: Los Matadores vs. Kofi Kingston and Big E.
Kofi and Diego start things off, Diego with a monkey flip, then a drop kick. Big E tagged in, he hit a big tackle on Diego. Big E stomps a mud hole in Diego in the corner as Prime Time Players watch on from the backstage area. Kofi tagged in and kicked Diego in the face. New Day beat down Diego until he managed to get the hot tag to Fernando. Fernando with a spinning elbow to Kofi Kingston. Fernando with a springboard tackle then a series of chops. Fernando kicked Big E in the chest, he was distracted by Xavier Woods, but El Torito took him out. Big E tagged in, he and Kofi hit their tag team finisher for the win.
Winners: New Day
Renee Young told New Day that they would be facing Los Matadores, Lucha Dragons and the Prime Time Players for the WWE Tag Team Championships at SummerSlam.
Seth Rollins is shown talking to Triple H backstage about Triple H’s decision for tonight’s main event.
Triple threat number one contender’s match: Kevin Owens vs. Cesaro vs. Randy Orton
Owens retreated early, Orton clotheslines Owens and Cesaro went for the giant swing on Owens but changed the move into a double foot stomp. Cesaro with a series of uppercuts to Owens. Orton with snap suplex to Cesaro. Orton with a fallaway slam to Owens. Orton sent Cesaro to the apron, then went for a DDT, but Owens pulled Cesaro out of the ring into the steel post. Owens with a back splash to Orton for 2. Owens with punches to the face of Orton. Owens mocked Orton, tossed Orton into the corner, but Orton hit a clothesline to Owens. Cesaro attacked Orton from behind, Owens did the same to Cesaro. They all went to the floor, Orton tossed Owens and Cesaro into the barricade. Back in the ring, Orton hit a suplex to Owens for 2. Cesaro attacked them from behind. Owens sent Cesaro to the floor, Orton hit a backbreaker to Owens. Cesaro back in the ring and hit a crossbody on Orton for 2. Cesaro and Orton exchange uppercuts, Orton with a clothesline to Cesaro. Orton went for the RKO but blocked and Cesaro went for the cross face, which he locked in. Orton grabbed the bottom rope to break the hold. Orton went to the floor, Owens sent Cesaro to the floor and Owens hit a senton bomb over the top rope taking out both men.
We’re back with Owens hitting Cesaro with a cannonball in the corner. Owens went to the top rope, but Orton knocked him down. Cesaro kicked Owens in the face. Cesaro and Orton agreed that they would hit a double suplex to Owens on the top rope. Cesaro and Orton started arguing, Cesaro hit the giant swing on Orton. Cesaro then went for it on Owens but blocked. Owens dumped Cesaro to the floor but blocked. Orton clotheslines Cesaro. Orton with a power slam to Owens. Both Owens and Cesaro rolled to the apron, Orton hit a double DDT to both men. Orton went for the RKO on Cesaro but blocked. Owens dragged Orton to the floor and sent him into the barricade. Cesaro hit a spinning dive over the top rope taking out Owens. Back in the ring, Cesaro hit a crossbody on Owens for 2. Cesaro with a springboard uppercut on Owens for 2. Cesaro placed Owens on the top turnbuckle, Cesaro lost his balance on the top rope, he fell and Owens for a Swanton bomb, but Cesaro put his knees up. Owens with a super kick to Cesaro. Owens went for the powerbomb, but Orton hit Owens then Cesaro with an RKO for the win.
Winner and will face Seth Rollins for the WWE Championship later in the show: Randy Orton.
A very good video package recapping the The Undertaker – Brock Lesnar feud is shown.
WWE announced that The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar will be on RAW next week.
Singles match: Dean Ambrose vs. Luke Harper
They lock up, Ambrose with a forearm shot to Harper then some right hands to the face of Harper in the corner. Ambrose off the ropes, but Harper caught him and hit a power slam for 2. Harper with a power slam to Ambrose. Harper missed a tackle and went to the floor. Ambrose with a dropkick, then a dive off the apron taking out Harper.
We’re back from break with Harper in control of Ambrose. Moments later, Ambrose clotheslines Harper to the floor. He took out Bray Wyatt with a tackle then sent Harper into the ring. Harper missed a clothesline and Ambrose rolled him up for 2. Ambrose with a big clothesline. Ambrose rolled to the floor, Bray Wyatt went after Ambrose, but Reigns took him out. Harper with a super kick to Reigns. Ambrose with a dive taking out Harper. Back in the ring, Ambrose went to the top rope but knocked off. Harper with the big clothesline for the win.
The Miz is out in the ring for MizTV. He introduces Stephen Amell. Miz said after Stardust runs through him, Amell needs to call The Miz to rebrand him. Daniel Bryan walks down to the ring and gets a great reaction of course. Miz tried to get the fans to shut up. Bryan said that he didn’t come here to be on MizTV.
He came here to be on RAW in his home state. Bryan said that Miz can take credit for his own career, but just not his (Bryan). He said that he has accomplished everything in his career due to hard work and the fans. Miz pointed out that Bryan is still not cleared to return to the ring. Miz asked Bryan what it’s like to be injured since he’s never experienced that before. Bryan mentioned that he just wrote a New York best seller and be a judge on Tough Enough. Miz pointed out that he’s also a judge on that show.
Miz pointed out that Ryback should do the right thing and vacate the IC title just like Bryan. This leads to The Big Show walking down to the ring. He mocked Miz for trying to speak crap through his teeth about his chances of winning the IC Title at SummerSlam. Ryback’s music hits and he walked down to the ring. Miz jumped out of the ring as well as Daniel Bryan. Ryback and Big Show stared at each other.
Bryan tossed Miz into the ring as Big Show started tossing Miz around in the ring. Ryback speared Big Show then hit him with a clothesline. Ryback hit Miz with the Meathook Clothesline to end the segment.
Singles match: Neville vs. King Barrett.
This one did not last long as Neville hit a few kicks to Barrett then hit the Red Arrow for the win.
Post-match, Stardust ran down to the ring and attacked Neville. Stardust went over to Stephen Amell. Stardust shoved Amell’s face, then ran away. Amell jumped the barricade and attacked Stardust. Security separated the two as King Barrett held back Stardust.
Triple H is shown talking to Stephen Amell and Neville in the back. He said that Amell is not a Superstar, he’s an actor. Amell said that he’s also a man and he should be able to take care of business. Triple H told Amell to hit the bricks. Amell said that he will sign whatever papers he needs to so Triple H will make the match. HHH said he will get the papers drawn up and gave Amell the match. Amell and Neville will face King Barrett and Stardust at SummerSlam.
Sheamus cuts a backstage promo on how he’ll soon be Mr. WWE Champion.
WWE Championship Match: Randy Orton vs. Seth Rollins ©
They lock up, Rollins sent Orton into the corner and hit a tackle. Orton reversed an Irish whip and almost hit the RKO on Rollins, but Rollins pushed off and rolled to the floor.
We’re back with Rollins hitting a superkick to the face of Orton. Rollins went to the top rope, but Orton ran up and hit a suplex to Rollins off the top rope. Orton went for a backdrop but blocked. He ducked a clothesline but was kicked in the head and sent to the apron. Rollins went for the DDT on the middle rope, which he hit. Rollins went for the pedigree but blocked and Orton sent Rollins to the apron. Rollins with a springboard move, but Orton hit the RKO in mid-air. He went to cover Rollins, but Sheamus pulled him out of the ring.
Winner by DQ: Randy Orton.
Sheamus tossed Orton over the barricade. Sheamus hit Rollins with the Brogue kick. Sheamus wanted to cash in, but Orton hit him with an RKO instead.
Randy Orton stood tall over the two Superstars in the ring to close the show.