Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, 8.25.15: #RAW Recap

By @B_Rock1978

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE. It's time for this week's RAW recap.

- RAW was live this week in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center for the third and final night of WWE's three event weekend shows at Barclays.

- An Angry Beast: Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman kick off RAW. Heyman says Brock Lesnar was screwed, Undertaker tapped out, Lesnar is the better man and wrestler, Taker was desperate with the low blow and needed to hear Lesnar tap out, Lesnar gave Taker the middle finger and told Taker to "Go F Himself", cause Taker can't hang with Lesnar. Lesnar wants Taker tonight in a rematch, but.......Bo Dallas interrupts. Dallas says Lesnar passed out and probably had a dream that he beat Taker, that dream can come true as long as Lesnar Bo-Lieves. Lesnar destroys Dallas with a clothesline, a series of suplexes and an F-5. Heyman says Brock does Bo-Lieve.

- The New Day defeated The Lucha Dragons, by pinfall. The newly crowned WWE World Tag Team Champions, The New Day faced the kings of Lucha. Titus and Darren Young were at ringside for this match. The match closes out with the New Day hitting the Big Ending combo to pick up the pinfall. After the match, The New Day celebrate when suddenly...........pyro goes off and the returning Dudley Boys hit the ring. The place goes nuts, as Xavier Woods talks trash. The Dudleys take out Woods, backdrop Kofi to the floor, nail jabs and the bionic elbow on Big E. Woods gets hit with Wazzup and the Dudleys 3D Woods right through a table. The Dudleys then remind Titus and Darren Young who they are and that they're back.

- Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are planning to reveal a statue of WWE World Heavyweight and United States Champion Seth Rollins and throw him a surprise ceremony tonight.

- Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose defeated Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper, by DQ. The match closes out with Bray Wyatt going for Sister Abigail, but Ambrose lands some punches. Reigns hits the Superman Punch on Bray, as Ambrose suicide dives Harper on the floor. Reigns sets for the spear when suddenly.........the lights go out and NXT's Braun Stowman appears in a Wyatt Family sheep mask. Reigns goes for a Superman Punch, but Stowman catches Reigns and tosses him across the ring. Ambrose tries to help Reigns, but both Ambrose and Reigns get choked out by Stowman as Bray looks on and laughs.

- Miz TV With Special Guests PCB: Miz tries hitting on all three girls, but they're not into Miz. Paige says it's the era of the female athlete. Team Bella suddenly interrupt and mock PCB. Team Bella mock PCB and say they're not dominate. Nikki says all this doesn't matter because she's about to become the longest reigning WWE Divas Champion. Miz insults the ladies and tries to backtrack, causing a brawl to break out and a match set up.

- Team Bella defeated Team PCB, by pinfall. The match closes out with Paige applying PTO, but Brie breaks it up. Becky Lynch gets taken down and Brie sends Charlotte to the floor. Nikki hits Paige behind the referee's back, setting up Alicia with the scissors kick. Alicia covers and scores the pinfall.

- Stardust Turns On King Barrett: Stardust and King Barrett are in the ring awaiting their match. Stardust suddenly attacks Barrett and beats Barrett down. Neville hits the ring and goes at it with Stardust. Neville lands a kick, slams Stardust and goes for Red Arrow. Stardust escapes out of the ring to end the segment.

- Jon Stewart Explains His Actions: Stewart says he made some people happy and some mad and says he couldn't let John Cena tie Ric Flair's record of 16 World Title wins, because the champ is Flair. Ric Flair interrupts Stewart and heads to the ring. Flair says he was pulling for Cena and Stewart messed everything up. John Cena interrupts next and heads to the ring. Stewart says he respects Cena, but he couldn't let Cena tie Flair. Cena reminds Stewart that The Authority now hold both titles. Stewart says Cena can just win back the WWE United States Championship and make that his moment. Cena says Stewart should understand this moment. Cena grabs Stewart and lays him out with an AA.

- John Cena says he had a good talk with Jon Stewart and now he's going to have a talk with Seth Rollins.

- Dolph Ziggler, Cesaro, Ryback and Randy Orton defeated Big Show, Sheamus, Kevin Owens and Rusev, by pinfall, in an Eight Man Tag Team Match. The match closes out with Ryback blocking a cannonball by Owens, then connects with the Meathook. Owens blocks Shell Shock and Ryback tags Orton. Orton drop kicks Show and dodges a Sheamus charge. Sheamus gets hit by a Show knockout punch on accident, then is laid out by an Orton RKO. Orton covers and scores the pinfall. After the match, Show argues with Owens and Rusev. Show shoves Owens. Rusev hits a thrust kick on Show and Owens follows with a cannonball on Show. Ryback and Cesaro next grab Show and help Orton pull off a pop up RKO to end the segment.

- The Wyatt Family Are Three Again: Bray Wyatt says he tried to warn Roman Reigns, he warned him that Bray would put him down, Dean Ambrose is now another pawn he's pulled into this game, tonight we witnessed Braun Strowman, Sister Abigail's "black sheep".

- Stephanie McMahon congratulates John Cena for attacking Jon Stewart. Cena wants to speak to Seth Rollins. Stephanie instead has Cena escorted from the arena by WWE security.

- Seth Rollins' Surprise Ceremony: Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are in the ring with a giant box that holds Rollins' statue they will present to him. Stephanie first mentions it's Vince McMahon's 70th birthday and they sing Happy Birthday. Triple H says it's time to get down to business and runs down what it takes to get a statue assembled in your honor. Triple H says Seth Rollins has proven to be the best at everything, deserves a statue in his honor and calls Rollins out. Rollins thanks The Authority, mentions what it means to him to be made into a statue, he's a hero, he became a legend when he defeated John Cena, he now becomes immortal, to be the man you have to beat the man and that's what he did to Cena.
Rollins says that he is now The Man and the face of the WWE. Rollins can't wait any longer and demands the box be lifted. The box is lifted, but there is no statue, it's.............STING! Sting unloads with punches and chops on Rollins, hits a Stinger Splash and clotheslines Rollins to the floor. Sting picks up the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, looks at it and raises it in the air to close out the show.

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