Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon: RAW Results #RAW

By Brandon Albright, @B_Rock1978

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is back with this week's RAW Recap Edition. 

This week's RAW was live in Baltimore, Maryland. Seth Rollins returned from his injury that sidelined him back in November of 2015. Sheamus battled Sami Zayn one on one in a money in the bank qualifying match. The New Day battled The Social Outcasts in six man tag team action. Cesaro battled WWE Intercontinental Champion, The Miz in a money in the bank qualifying match. Chris Jericho battled Apollo Crews in a money in the bank qualifying match. Enzo returns from his concussion injury and Big Cass goes one on one against Bubba Ray Dudley. Charlotte kicked her daddy Ric Flair to the curb. Dean Ambrose battled Dolph Ziggler in a money in the bank qualifying match. The main event saw AJ Styles battle Kevin Owens in a money in the bank qualifying match.

*** RAW ***

- Seth Rollins Promo: Rollins says he's been waiting 200 days, he's been picturing the thought of getting back in the ring and now he's here to take back what he never lost...the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Rollins says the WWE Universe used to say that he was a weak champion hiding behind The Authority, but then his knee gave out carrying the company on his back. Rollins says all the get well cards and gifts were burned in a trash can, he doesn't care if he's booed or cheered and he's here to get back the title he never lost. Roman Reigns' music hits and out comes the champion. Shane McMahon immediately hits the ring and stops any blows from taking place tonight. Shane announces that at WWE Money In The Bank, Reigns will defend the title against Rollins. Reigns and Rollins both seem ok with that announcement.

- "Money in the Bank Qualifying Match": Sheamus vs. Sami Zayn: The match closes out with Sheamus missing the Brogue Kick and getting dumped on the floor. Sheamus blocks a Zayn suicide dive with an elbow. Sheamus gets back in the ring and gets run over by a Zayn Helluva Kick. Zayn covers and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Sami Zayn, by pinfall.

- Backstage, Apollo Crews gets attacked from behind by an angry Sheamus and beaten down.

- The New Day Promo: New Day have a big sheet cake at ringside and state that they're celebrating RAW's 1200 episode. Big E teases putting the cake in someone's face when suddenly Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel and Heath Slater attack New Day and then victory lap around the ring. 

- "Six Man Tag Team Match": The New Day vs. The Social Outcasts: The match closes out with Bo Dallas getting a Bo Train started after the Outcasts take control. Slater trips and falls and Woods suicide dives onto the Outcasts, taking them all out. Big E and Kofi hit the double team Big Ending on Slater and score the pinfall. After the match, The New Day introduce Slater to the cake face first.
Winners: The New Day, by pinfall.

- "WWE Money In the Bank Qualifying Match": Cesaro vs. The Miz: The match closes out with Cesaro going for the Cesaro Swing, however, can't do it due to Miz working on Cesaro's shoulder. Cesaro blocks the Skull Crushing Finale, but gets the bad arm draped over the top rope. Miz flies off the top rope, but eats an uppercut from Cesaro on the way down. Cesaro hits The Neutralizer on Miz and scores the pinfall. 
Winner: Cesaro, by pinfall.

- Backstage, Stephanie McMahon tells Seth Rollins that things have changed including their business relationship. Stephanie welcomes back a confused Rollins.

- "WWE Money In the Bank Qualifying Match": Chris Jericho vs. Apollo Crews: The match closes out with Jericho blocking the sit out power bomb and locks Crews in the Walls of Jericho submission. Crews escapes, but gets drop kicked by Jericho. Crews blocks the Lionsault by getting a knee up. Jericho goes for the Walls of Jericho submission again, but Crews counters with a near fall rollup. Crews is up and gets hit by Jericho with the Code Breaker. Jericho covers and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Chris Jericho, by pinfall.

- Backstage, Sheamus is asked about why he attacked Apollo Crews. Sheamus laughs at Crews and walks away.

- Backstage, Baron Corbin doesn't care what people think of how he beat Dolph Ziggler at Extreme Rules. Ziggler interrupts and mocks Corbin. Corbin says he grew up beating up people like Ziggler. Ziggler tells Corbin to watch his match against Dean Ambrose tonight and see what a real wrestling match looks like.

- Enzo and Big Cass Promo: Enzo talks about his concussion and says if he had a dime for every time he got knocked down and didn't get back up...he'd have 0 dimes. Enzo calls out the Dudley Boys so he can prove that there's just one word to describe them. S-A-W-F-T....SAAAAWWWWFFFFTTTTTT. The Dudleys arrive and we have Big Cass vs. Bubba next.

- Big Cass vs. Bubba Ray Dudley: The match closes out with Cass hitting a splash on Bubba and sending him outside. Cass and Enzo take care of Devon and then Cass gets back in the ring with Bubba. Cass counters a Bubba top rope maneuver with a slam and follows with a big boot. Cass hits the Empire Elbow on Bubba and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Big Cass, by pinfall.

- Charlotte, Dana Brooke and Ric Flair Promo: Flair interrupts and says he's proud of what Charlotte has done since Wrestlemania 32. Charlotte wants to thank one person and that is herself. Charlotte says she's proud of Dana for making the right decision. Dana thanks Charlotte for the honor of standing next to the dirtiest player in the game, Ric Flair. Charlotte remembers birthdays and holidays when Flair was never there and the only time she seen Flair was on TV. Charlotte says that being the WWE Women's Champion, she understands why now. There is no better feeling than being this powerful and confident. Charlotte says Flair knew what it was like to be the MAN, but now she knows how to be the WOMAN. Charlotte tells Flair to get out of her ring and asks if he's hard of hearing as Flair looks confused. Charlotte continues to mock Flair and makes fun of him getting emotional. Flair begs Charlotte to stop, but Charlotte tells Flair to shut up, she doesn't need him anymore and as of now Flair is dead to her. Charlotte tells Flair to get out of her ring and go watch her on TV like she watched him the past 30 years. Flair looks back at his daughter on the RAW stage still crying as Charlotte sings goodbye to him and woooooo's.

- "WWE Money In the Bank Qualifying Match": Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler: The match closes out with Ambrose hitting a super double under hook suplex on Ziggler for a near fall. Ziggler goes outside and gets hit with an Ambrose suicide dive. Back in the ring, Ziggler hits the Famasser on Ambrose for a near fall. Both men collide and go down in the middle of the ring. Ambrose finally hits Dirty Deeds on Ziggler and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Dean Ambrose, by pinfall.

- Backstage, Arn Anderson tells Ric Flair he's sorry for what happened. Flair walks away with his head down.

- AJ Styles Promo: Styles gives credit to Roman Reigns, but says Reigns still isn't phenomenal. Styles says if it wasn't for The Usos and The Club interfering he would be the champion right now. Styles doesn't live in the past and is now looking toward Money In The Bank. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson interrupt and head to the ring. Anderson says he's feeling unwanted. Styles says he stated from day one that he was doing things on his own, cause things have changed. Styles says they can still be brothers, but it's time to split up and if they can't understand that than they don't need to be in the ring together. Gallows and Anderson leave the ring and look back at Styles from the RAW stage.

- "WWE Money In the Bank Qualifying Match": AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens: The match closes out with Owens rolling to the floor and Styles hitting a knee from the apron. Owens catches Styles and power bombs Styles on the steel steps. Styles just makes it back before the ten count, counters the pop up power bomb and hits the Pele Kick on Owens. Styles goes for a springboard, but Owens makes Styles lose his balance by super kicking on the ropes. Owens plants Styles with the pop up power bomb and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Kevin Owens, by pinfall.

- This ended this week's RAW.

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