WWE Monday Night RAW Results – August 19, 2019: King of The Ring Tournament Begins


Cedric Alexander vs. Sami Zayn

Zayn starts with a series of strikes and gets a clothesline for a 1 count. Zayn presses his knees against Alexander’s head on the ropes. Alexander responds with a knife edge chop. Zayn gets a backbreaker for 2. Zayn gets a side headlock. Alexander escapes but Zayn gets a Mchinoku Driver for 2. Zayn gets in another headlock, but Alexander responds with some chops and a big elbow. Alexander gets a jumping forearm and gets a backflip takedown and a dropkick. He follows that with a suicide dive. Alexander gets the jumping enziguri and the Lumbar Check for 3.

Winner: Cedric Alexander

Backstage we see The Street Profits and they have predicted the matches correctly tonight and they announce the matches for tomorrow and next week. Angelo asks why they don’t make a Tag Team King of the Ring. Ford says they don’t need it because they are already kings.

Backstage, we see The OC getting ready for their match and they say Rollins and Strowman have done nothing to deserve a title match. Styles says this is their opportunity to prove why The OC are the best in the business.

We see Natalya and says that this has been an emotional week for her. She said she did not expect Sasha Banks, her friend to do what she did. Natalya says she cannot wrap her head around why she attacked her at a vulnerable time in her life. She continues before Sasha attacks her again backstage. She kicks her casted arm into a dresser. Sasha tells Natalya to go to hell and to tell her dad she said hi.

The OC (C) vs. Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman – RAW Tag Team Championship

Braun shoves Gallows and forces him into the corner before tagging in Rollins. Gallows takes him down with a punch and fores him into the corner where they work over his ribs. Rollins responds with a series of knife edge chops and a running forearm. Rollins goes for a cover but has to take out both Anderson and Gallows on the outside. Styles distracts Rollins and Gallows gets an uppercut and sends Rollins rib first into the barricade a couple of times.

Back from commercial, Rollins fights off both Gallows and Anderson before Anderson hits a huge spinebuster for a 2 count. Gallows attempts a superplex, but Rollins fends him off before hitting the Blockbuster. Rollins goes for the tag before Gallows comes in and attacks. Styles distracts Strowman on the outside before Gawllows shoves Strowman into the ring post and Gallows downs him with a superkick.

Rollins gets a superkick on Gallows in the ring, a Slingblade on Anderson and takes out Gallows with a Suicide Dive. Back in the ring, Rollins hits a Falcon Arrow on Anderson for a 2 count. Rollins goes to the top rope before begin knocked off by AJ. Gallows and Anderson hit a tag team move for a 2 count. The OC go for the Magic Killer but Seth fights out. Gallows holds Rollins down for an AJ attack, but Braun runs wild on AJ and Gallows. Strowman gets the hot tag and he destroys Anderson with clotheslines and shoulder tackles. Gallows gets a tackle. Strowman gets the running powerslam on Anderson, Rollins gets a stomp on Styles and we have new champions.

Winners: Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman

Seth and Braun celebrate before they notice they are both holding the Universal Championship before RAW goes off the air.

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