WWE RAW Results 23rd October 2017, Latest Monday Night Raw winners
The Miz interrupted Kurt Angle with Cesaro & Sheamus and Curtis Axel and started sounding off on Angle and accusing him of abusing his power. The 3 surrounded the ring Shield style, and of course, Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins came out for the save. The Miz said that the numbers still wouldn’t be on their side.
Angle then announced that there would be a tag team match where The Shield would be teaming up with a SmackDown superstar who decided to stay one extra night. And of course, it was none other than the Phenomenal AJ Styles!
The Shield & AJ Styles vs The Miz, Sheamus & Cesaro
Seth Rollins and Sheamus started the action. The Lunatic Fringe Dean Ambrose went at it next and the second half of The Bar, Cesaro took control after he tagged in.
Once Rollins was in the ring with AJ Cesaro, the Green Bay crowd was clamouring for AJ Styles. Rollins heard this and complied. While he was on the other side of the apron, The Miz distracted AJ and Cesaro took advantage and attacked AJ.
The heels even used distraction tactics to ensure they triple teamed AJ. However, Rollins and Ambrose made sure to even things out for the babyfaces. The 3 triple suicide-dived the heels.
After the break, Cesaro and Ambrose were locked up and The Lunatic Fringe was struggling to make the tag. Sheamus was tagged in and they prevented the tag and attacked Ambrose more. Sheamus was met with huge “You look stupid” chants.
Ambrose was finally able to counter and gain some advantage once Cesaro was tagged in. The Swiss Cyborg tagged in Sheamus and was almost met with a dirty deeds right off the bat. He managed to prevent it but hit a rebound lariat clothesline and got Rollins for the hot tag.
The Miz was tagged in and Rollins went bonkers, even hitting a Falcon Arrow. An offence for offence sequence took place between the members of the teams and the sequence ended with The Miz planting Rollins face, only for a two-count.
After the break, The Miz was hitting Rollins with Yes! kicks while Ambrose and Sheamus went over the barricade while Cesaro tagged himself in. Rollins gave the hot tag to Styles who received a huge pop.
Sheamus’ distraction led to AJ being met with Cesaro’s vicious uppercut. Rollins and Ambrose cleared Sheamus and The Miz from the ring followed by a suicide dive to the two.
Back in the ring, AJ Styles hit a Phenomenal Forearm on Cesaro for the win.
The Shield & AJ Styles defeated The Miz, Cesaro & Sheamus
After the match, Kane interrupted their celebration to confront the 3 superstars. Rollins went after Kane but the WWE legend cleared the ring and The Miz and The Bar returned to the ring and made sure the numbers weren’t in the babyfaces favour anymore. Kane stood tall in the ring.
RAW put on a solid show with a shocking end!
After the break, Kane was still waiting in the ring. A highlight of the TLC match last night played.
Kane started talking about Braun Strowman and how he wanted competition. He started indirectly putting over Strowman and said that “he liked what he heard” about him and had to see it for himself. He then called Strowman a pile of trash.
He said that he put Strowman where he belonged and that he saw fear in Strowman’s eyes. He said that he’ll always be RAW’s only monster. He said that with Braun gone, he wanted competition..” or else”
Who came out? None other than the man who defeated AJ Styles last night: Finn Balor!
Finn Balor vs Kane
The crowd was chanting for Balor and Kane shoved him out of the ring. He was then getting controlled by Kane, who was clearly the larger man.
Outside the ring, Finn Balor tried to hit a running dropkick onto Kane but failed. The Big Red Monster continued to dominate. Balor finally began to get some offence in with running elbows and finally a sling blade.
Balor was getting ready as he hit a running dropkick. He went up for a coupe-de-grace but Kane stood up and took him down, following up with a chokeslam. He hit another chokeslam onto Balor and got ready for #3, which he landed. He defeated Finn Balor clean.
Kane defeated Finn Balor
Kurt Angle met Shane McMahon backstage. The two were talking about AJ Styles and Angle said he wanted Styles. He told him that without Styles, SmackDown Live wouldn’t be what it is.
The two started to get a bit tense bragging about their respective brands but ended things on a friendly note
Asuka vs Emma
Asuka made her way to the ring to a great ovation. Emma supposedly asked for a rematch. Asuka started off with her counter-style offence on the Australian. She hit a running hip attack onto Emma and sent her from the apron down to the mat.
Emma shoved Asuka into the post and back in the ring and gained some control. Emma even landed a nice lariat on The Empress Of Tomorrow.
Asuka bought herself some time when she hit a missile drop kick onto the Oz. Emma tried to strike Asuka, which was a bad idea of course. She then struck Emma viciously and quickly, following up with a suplex and a hip attack. Emma kicked Asuka’s head into the turnbuckles and tried to get more out of it but Asuka being as smooth as she is transitioned quickly into an Asuka lock. Emma couldn’t do anything this time around. The Empress‘ streak continues one.
Asuka defeats Emma
Alexa Bliss addresses her Survivor Series opponent
Alexa Bliss talked trash about Mickie James and moved on to her Survivor Series Natalya. She also began trashing the crowd for “handing out chants like Halloween Candy” and asked where her chants were.
She demanded the crowd chant “You deserve it”. She continued to provoke the crowd. Mickie James interrupted to a good pop.
Mickie James cut straight to the chase and attacked Alexa Bliss. She laid her out, picked up the mic and said: “Alexa, you do deserve it”.
Backstage, Sasha Banks and Bayley were praising Kurt Angle for his performance the previous night. He told the two women that he thought the two of them would be the best pick for team captain.
Alicia Fox interrupted and claimed that she deserved to be captain due to the fact that she’s been there longest. Angle announced a Triple Threat for later to determine the team captain.
Elias graces Green Bay with his presence
Elias trashed Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers’ Quarter Back. The crowd chanted “Go Pack Go!”. He was getting some great heat.
He proceeded with the singing and was interrupted by a weird distorted noise. This happened about 3 times and the crowd was chanting “Go Pack Go”. They really seemed offended by the Aaron Rodgers comment.
He stopped singing and insulted the technician and threatened to beat the holy hell out of him. Jason Jordan came out as he was walking towards the ramp.
Elias vs Jason Jordan
Elias started off on the offence against Jason Jordan. Kurt Angle’s son had his arms wrapped around Elias and landed a suplex. He went after a few more suplexes and went outside the ring.
Jordan was going all out and he slammed Jordan against the barricade. Elias then whacked him with a guitar and got himself disqualified.
Jason Jordan defeated Elias by DQ
Brock Lesnar responds to Jinder Mahal’s Survivor Series challenge
Paul Heyman seemed taken aback by the fact that Jinder Mahal thinks that Brock Lesnar is THE champion in WWE. He was talking about people wanting to trash talk. He said that he rightfully praised Goldberg, Samoa Joe and Braun Strowman, but talked down Jinder Mahal, after which everyone burst into laughter.
He said that Mahal wasn’t even worthy of being a pretender to the throne of WWE champion. Heyman directly said that Lesnar doesn’t give two hoots about representing RAW at Survivor Series. He said that the brand that brands Brock Lesnar is the supreme brand, the #1 champion and the place to be in WWE.
He accepted Jinder Mahal’s challenge at Survivor Series and The Beast Incarnate made his way out.
Sasha Banks vs Bayley vs Alicia Fox – Winner becomes Captain of team RAW
Alicia Fox started by attacking both Sasha and Bayley, even brushing off a comeback from The Boss. She landed a beautiful northern lights suplex onto Bayley.
Alicia Fox got kicked out of the ring twice. She seemed to land pretty badly. Back after the break, Fox was in the ring with Banks, who had control of the veteran. She got a head scissors on Fox. The veteran caught Sasha and told her she’s cute before she slapped her. She went for a suplex but Bayley powerbombed both of them. Fox kicked out at two.
Alicia Fox walked outside the ring and rang the bell. Why she was doing that one can only wonder. She went inside the ring and Bayley almost rolled her up and then hit a Bayley-to-Belly. Sasha broke up the pin on time.
Sasha and Bayley went at it inside the ring. Bayley was getting ready to finish her but Alicia Fox was behind Bayley imitating her, even hitting her with the Bayley-to-belly. She went for a scissors kick but got caught in a Bank Statement. She managed to nearly reach the ropes and shoved Sasha into Bayley and then ended up pinning Bayley.
Alicia Fox defeated Bayley and Sasha Banks to become captain of Team RAW
Team Zo train(Enzo Amore, Tony Nese, Drew Gulak, Ariya Daivari & Noam Dar) vs Team Lucha Lucha(Kalisto, Mustafa Ali, Gran Metalik, Cedric Alexander & Rich Swann)
Kalisto demanded that he get Enzo but started off against Daivari. Tony Nese was soon tagged in and then Gran Metalik was tagged in by the babyfaces.
After the break, Rich Swann was at it with his opponents. He ran into Daivari in a double cross-body.
The cruiserweights went at it outside the ring and took each other out. Only Kalisto and Enzo were available for the tag. Enzo didn’t want to get in the ring and face Kalisto but was forced to.
Cedric Alexander and Mustafa Ali hit an over-the-top suicide dive onto Tony Nese and Drew Gulak, after which Gran Metalik and Rich Swann hit amazing backflips onto the two. Kalisto then hit Enzo with the Salita Del Sol for the win.
Kalisto, Mustafa Ali, Gran Metalik, Cedric Alexander & Rich Swann defeated Enzo Amore, Tony Nese, Drew Gulak, Ariya Daivari and Noam Dar
Kurt Angle announces team RAW but gets besieged by SmackDown Live
Kurt Angle was ready to announce team RAW, but Shane McMahon interrupted and he came through the crowd. He brought a lot of the huge names on the SmackDown Live roster with him.
You could see The New Day, Becky Lynch, Chad Gable, Natalya, Bobby Roode and many more. Kurt Angle left the ring and Shane McMahon told his team to go get them. They went backstage.
Backstage, everyone ran into Apollo Crews and Titus O’ Neil and pretended to be friendly, attacking them instead.
Baron Corbin attacked a random technician backstage, while Bobby Roode slammed the TV screen that said RAW.
Rhyno, Goldust and Curt Hawkins were the next victims of this invasion. They went into the locker room and attacked Jordan, Matt Hardy and Finn Balor. The siege continued on the locker room, getting The Club, Elias and more.
The next was a confrontation between the women, and the women of SmackDown successfully assaulted Bayley, Sasha Banks, Alicia Fox and Mickie James.
Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins were next, getting obviously outnumbered. Kurt Angle was pulled by both Rusev and Baron Corbin, seemingly giving him a showcase of the destruction caused.
Things went back inside the ring while Angle was dragged it. Shane McMahon told Angle to bring his Olympic Gold Medal and what’s left of team RAW because they’ll finish what they started. sportskeeda.com