Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon 6.28.16: 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 Tampa, Florida. WWE Women's Champion Charlotte and Dana Brooke battled Paige and Sasha Banks in tag team action. WWE United States Champion Rusev battled Titus O'Neil in a one on one non-title match. John Cena battled Seth Rollins with a shot at being added to the WWE Battleground World Title Match. Enzo and Big Cass battled Carlos Cocci and Mitch Rolde in tag team action. Becky Lynch battled Summer Rae in women's division action. Chris Jericho returned with The Highlight Reel, with special guests Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. The Miz defended the WWE Intercontinental Championship against Kane. Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio team up and battle Apollo Crews and Cesaro in tag team action. In the main event AJ Styles battled WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dean Ambrose in a non-title match. If Styles wins he'll be added to the WWE Battleground World Title Match.

*** RAW ***

- Seth Rollins Promo: Rollins says that at WWE Battleground we finally get the dream match we've all wanted, all three Shield members in a triple threat match. Rollins brings up Roman Reigns' suspension and laughs at Reigns' mistakes. Rollins says Reigns doesn't deserve a second chance, he owns him and thinks Reigns should be dropped from the triple threat match. Dean Ambrose's music hits and out comes the WWE World Heavyweight Champion. Ambrose says Reigns made a mistake, he regrets ever becoming friends with Rollins and he's looking forward to the triple threat match. AJ Styles' music hits and out comes the Phenomenal One. Styles says he beat John Cena so maybe that triple threat match should change to Rollins, Ambrose and Styles. Ambrose says Reigns won't be dropped, so Styles suggests a fatal four way match. John Cena's music hits and out comes the 15-Time World Champ. Cena wants to known if Ambrose wants to face the WWE franchise. Stephanie McMahon interrupts finally and comes to a final decision. Stephanie says what happened to Reigns is an embarrassment and Ambrose as champion has her mortified. Stephanie announces that Cena will battle Rollins and Styles will battle Ambrose. If Styles and Cena win then they will be added to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at WWE Battleground.

- Paige and Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte and Dana Brooke: The match closes out with Sasha getting the tag and unloading on Dana. Paige attacks Charlotte and drops her on the floor. Sasha taunts Charlotte and then makes Dana tap out to the Banks Statement. After the match, both teams continue to talk trash to each other.
Winners: Paige and Sasha Banks, by submission.

- Rusev vs. Titus O'Neil: The match closes out with Titus hitting a shoulder and a clothesline that chases Rusev outside. Titus and Rusev brawl on the floor as Rusev tried to walk out. Titus sends Rusev through the barricade and gets back into the ring, winning the match as Rusev gets counted out.
Winner: Titus O'Neil, by count out.

- Backstage, Kane asks Stephanie McMahon for one chance at running Smackdown. Stephanie says no because she'll be running the show. The Miz and Maryse interrupt next and aren't happy with the reception they've gotten tonight. Kane and Miz both promote their movies and Stephanie puts Miz in a match against a mystery opponent with his WWE Intercontinental Championship on the line.

- "If Cena Wins He's Added To The WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match At WWE Battleground": Seth Rollins vs. John Cena: The match closes out with Cena countering a Rollins cross body and hits the AA for a near fall. Cena goes for the STF submission, but Rollins escapes. AJ Styles, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson suddenly appear and head to the ring. Styles jumps on the apron and distracts Cena long enough to let Rollins hit the Pedigree for the pinfall.
Winner: Seth Rollins, by pinfall.

- Enzo and Big Cass vs. Carlos Cocci and Mitch Rolde: The match closes out with Enzo and Cass getting the quick win with the double team Rocket Launcher. After the match, The Social Outcasts interrupt and brag about being away making The Marine 5 with The Miz. Enzo and Cass end up laying out the Outcasts and chasing them from the ring. 
Winners: Enzo and Big Cass, by pinfall.

- Renee Young and Big Show promote The Special Olympics and WWE teaming up.

- Summer Rae vs. Becky Lynch: Nattie Neidhart was on commentary. The match never happens as Becky attacks Nattie and they brawl until getting separated.
Winner: No Contest

- The Highlight Reel, With Special Guests Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn: Zayn says that his feud with Owens is becoming an obsession, it's hurting their careers and wants to end it at WWE Battleground. Owens and Zayn take verbal shots at each other and Owens agrees to the match. Chris Jericho states that their match won't be anywhere near as great as what Jericho will have at WWE Battleground. Zayn and Owens both lay out Jericho to end the segment.

- "WWE Intercontinental Championship Match": The Miz (c) vs. Kane: Kane was chosen by Stephanie McMahon. The match closes out with Miz getting nailed with a Kane punch as Miz came off the top rope. Kane goes for the choke slam on Miz, but Maryse distracts Kane. Maryse looks to have suffered an injury and Miz goes to check on her. Miz takes Maryse backstage and gets counted out.
Winner: Kane, by count out. Miz retains the WWE Intercontinental Championship.

- Backstage, Maryse reveals to The Miz that she faked her injury. Miz calls it the most amazing Emmy deserving performance he's ever seen.    

- Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio vs. Apollo Crews and Cesaro: The match closes out with Sheamus landing a near fall with the Irish Curse back breaker. Del Rio eventually gets fed up with Sheamus as his partner, slaps Sheamus in the face and lays Sheamus out with an enziguri. Del Rio leaves as Crews hits the Apollo Bomb on Sheamus for the pinfall. 
Winners: Apollo Crews and Cesaro, by pinfall.

- Backstage, Stephanie McMahon interrupts Dean Ambrose and is appalled that Ambrose is the world champion. Stephanie hopes AJ Styles wins tonight so he can end this nightmare. Ambrose says deep down he knows Stephanie likes him. Stephanie walks away disgusted.

- The New Day Promo: The New Day come out dressed as the Wyatt Family and mock them. The Wyatt's interrupt and promise that New Day will be no more soon and New Day will fall.

- "If Styles Wins He's Added To The WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match At WWE Battleground": Dean Ambrose vs. AJ Styles: The match closes out with Ambrose escaping the Calf Crusher submission and then hits a suicide dive on Styles. Styles hits a Pele Kick, Ambrose hits the rebound clothesline and Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson arrive at ringside. Styles gets a near fall brain buster on Ambrose during the distraction. John Cena hits ringside and starts swinging on Gallows and Anderson. Styles gets distracted and hit with Dirty Deeds by Ambrose for the pinfall. After the match, Seth Rollins hits the ring and hits a Pedigree on Ambrose.
All three Club members beat down Cena up onto the RAW stage. Gallows and Anderson deliver Magic Killer on Cena on the stage. Rollins, meanwhile, hits another Pedigree on Ambrose. RAW ends with Rollins holding the WWE World Title and standing over Ambrose and The Club standing over Cena.
Winner: Dean Ambrose, by pinfall.

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