Location: Hartford, CT at the XL Center
Airing Live On The USA Network
Welcome to the WWE Raw pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. Scott Stanford, Booker T and Jerry Lawler hype what we will see tonight, which is Goldberg appearing on the show and the fallout from Sunday’s WWE HIAC PPV. There were highlight video packages of the HIAC PPV including Charlotte Flair vs. Sasha Banks, Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns vs. Rusev. Big Cass and Enzo Amore will wrestle Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows in a Trick or Treat Fight tonight on RAW.
Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw. Goldberg walks down to the ring to open the show. Goldberg says Brock Lesnar, three weeks… Paul Heyman interrupts and walks down to the ring. Heyman said that Lesnar doesn’t appreciate the fans chanting for Goldberg. Heyman said that the fans are pissing him off. Heyman said that he has all of the respect in the world for Goldberg and that he is not a physical threat to him. Heyman said that he didn’t come here without significant back up. Heyman said he is going to make him very happy right now. Heyman said that Lesnar is an impatient beast but Goldberg has a win over Lesnar. Heyman said that Lesnar conquers streaks just ask The Undertaker. Heyman said that Lesnar will not wait until Survivor Series and wants to face him right now. Heyman introduces Lesnar and his music plays but Lesnar does not appear. Heyman said that he got everyone in the arena and watching at home. Heyman told Goldberg to look at his son’s disappointment in his face. Heyman said that Lesnar would conquer him. Rusev walked down to the ring. Rusev asked him who he thought he was and said that he doesn’t think Goldberg has it anymore and is not a superhero. Rusev asked him if he had any heart to get up and keep fighting. Rusev doesn’t think he has that either. Rusev said he crushes weak people then punched Goldberg. Goldberg stayed standing then hit a series of knees and hit the Jackhammer. Goldberg then speared Heyman and left the ring.
Big Cass and Enzo Amore cut a promo about beating Anderson and Gallows while dressed up as Toy Story.
Trick or Treat Fight: Enzo Amore vs. Luke Gallows.
They start brawling around ringside then hit him with a skeleton.
We’re back with Gallows in control of Amore. He hits him with a kendo stick and pumpkins. Amore started throwing pumpkins at him and then a drop kick. Cass sent Anderson through a table. Amore with a DDT for two.
Michael Cole noted Heyman went to the hospital as a result of taking the spear.
Kendrick cut a promo before the match and called Perkins a sucker for thinking that he needs anyone to let him win a match. Kendrick said that he likes to play off of people’s sympathy.
Cruiserweight Title Match: Brian Kendrick © vs. TJ Perkins.
Perkins jumped him and landed a series of right hands.
Perkins hit a bulldog and then a shoulder block followed by a springboard drop kick. Perkins with a gut buster for 2. Kendrick put him on the top rope and went for a suplex but Perkins blocked it. Perkins hit a hurricanrana off the top rope to Kendrick to the floor. Perkins won via count out. Kendrick retained the title.
Winner: Perkins via count out.
Post-match, Perkins attacked Kendrick and locked in the knee bar.
Mick Foley is shown talking with a WWE producer about how he looks. Braun Strowman walks up and says he wants to be part of Team RAW at Survivor Series. He said that he has destroyed multiple people and he wants real competition. Foley said that his threats are working. Foley booked him in a battle royal to detriment Team RAW.
Mick Foley walked down to the ring and talked about the Charlotte – Banks HIAC match last night. Foley said that he is not proud of Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens for their actions at the event. Foley isn’t happy with what they did. Owens and Jericho walked down to the ring. Owens asked him of Foley had a problem with him retaining his title or that Jericho outsmarted everyone by getting in the cell. Owens said that Foley is upset by stealing the show and being the first to retain the WWE Universal Title. Owens said that last night was the Kevin Owens Show. Jericho asked if Foley needed them on his Survivor Series team. Owens said he made a name for himself by winning at HIAC while Foley is a loser in that match. Foley said that Owens walked out and made a mockery of the match. Jericho said that the key of Jericho helped Owens and told him to soak it in man. Foley said that he needs both of them but Stephanie McMahon wanted Owens on Team RAW. Foley said that he had to stop her from suspending Jericho. Foley said he needs another guy, a guy he can trust, the guy, and that guy is Roman Reigns. Reigns walked down to the ring and called Jericho Spongebob and Patrick. Reigns said he was going to dress up like a stupid idiot but they didn’t have anymore Jericho costumes. Jericho put Reigns on the list. Jericho said nobody in this arena deserves to be on his list. Jericho said he doesn’t like the US but he would be a better US Champion than Reigns. Jericho said he could take the title from Reigns if he wanted too. Foley booked Reigns vs. Jericho for tonight.
A recap package of Flair vs. Banks from HIAC was shown.
Battle Royal for a spot on Team RAW: Sami Zayn, Braun Strowman, Goldust, R-Truth, Curtis Axel, Darren Young, Titus O’Neil, Bo Dallas, Neville, Jinder Mahal, Cesaro, and Sheamus
Sheamus kicked Strowman through the middle rope, and we cut to break.
We’re back with Strowman tossing out Mahal and Axel. Zayn knocks out O’Neil while Cesaro knocks out Young and Cesaro tossed out Sheamus. Strowman sent Cesaro the floor. Strowman with a shoulder block to Neville. Strowman tossed out Neville. Finally, Strowman tossed out Zayn.
The New Day dressed up as the Nation of Domination and talked about who they might have to face from SmackDown Live at Survivor Series while backstage.
Six-Man Tag Team Match: Cedric Alexander, Rich Swann and Lince Dorado vs. Tony Neese, Drew Gulak, Ariya Daivari.