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 Phoenix, Arizona. The Ambrose Asylum Era as the WWE World Heavyweight Champion begins. Kevin Owens battled Sami Zayn in one on one action. Enzo and Big Cass took on The Vaudevillains in tag team division action. John Cena battled Karl Anderson of The Club in one on one action. Baron Corbin battled Zack Ryder in one on one action. WWE Women's Champion, Charlotte defended the title against Paige. The Wyatt Family return from hiatus and cut a promo. WWE United States Champion, Rusev battled Titus O'Neil in a non-title match. In the main event, Seth Rollins battled Roman Reigns to determine a new #1 contender to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
*** RAW ***
- Dean Ambrose is shown arriving in a taxi before the show and almost forgets his WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the cab.
Winner: Sami Zayn, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are still brawling and trying to be separated by WWE Officials.
Winners: Enzo and Big Cass, by pinfall.
Winner: John Cena, by DQ.
- Backstage, Seth Rollins says he proved he's better than Roman Reigns, he will end Dean Ambrose and he proved to the world that he was the most superior Shield member.
- Baron Corbin vs. Zack Ryder: The match closes out with Ryder hitting the Elbro Drop on Corbin and getting a near fall. Corbin hits a clothesline on Ryder for a near fall. Ryder flies at Corbin, but gets shoved away by Corbin. Corbin hits End Of Days on Ryder and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Baron Corbin, by pinfall.
Charlotte (c) vs. Paige: The match closes out with Charlotte countering a super plex and dropping Paige on her face. Charlotte goes off the top rope with a moonsault on Paige and gets a near fall. Charlotte and Paige trade pinfalls with each other until Paige finally hits a Ram-Paige on Charlotte. Paige covers, but only gets a two count as Dana Brooke reaches in and puts Charlotte's foot on the ropes. The referee catches Dana in the act and ejects her from ringside. Charlotte catches Paige in the distraction, plants a boot and then hits Natural Selection for the pinfall. After the match, Charlotte and Dana 2-on-1 beat down Paige until Sasha Banks' music hits and out she comes. Sasha knocks out Dana, catches Charlotte trying to run and locks her in the Banks Statement submission. Paige gets back up and attacks Dana and chases her off. Sasha and Paige stand alone with Sasha holding Charlotte's title.
Winner: Charlotte, by pinfall, to retain the WWE Women's Championship.
- Backstage, Roman Reigns is ready for tonight's main event.
- Backstage, Titus O'Neil says he's beating Rusev tonight for disrespecting his family on Sunday night.
Winner: No Contest
- Backstage, Chris Jericho confronts Shane McMahon. Jericho thinks Shane has always had it out for him, Shane is allowing a barbarian like Dean Ambrose to be the WWE World Heavyweight Champion and calls Shane a stupid idiot. Shane threatens Jericho. Jericho says he'd rather work for ten Stephanie McMahon's than one Shane McMahon and hopes he gets drafted to Smackdown. Shane says he's running both shows.
Winner: Double Countout