Here are the results for the September 30th, 2019 edition of Monday Night RAW.
RAW opens with a new intro package and pyro.
Out comes Rey Mysterio. He thanks his son, Dominick for helping him get to this point, and he vows to bring the Universal Championship home. Out comes Brock Lesnar.
Lesnar takes the mic away from Rey and hands it t Paul. As Paul is about to speak, Rey takes the mic back. Just as Rey speaks, Lesnar plants him with two F-5’s. Lesnar then stares at Dominick. Brock approaches Dominick on the outside and Dominick sits. Lesnar grabs him and slams him onto the ring post and then onto the ground.
Brock German suplexes Dominick. Mysterio tries to grab Brock from behind, but Lesnar gives him another F-5. Brock leaves, but then returns and gives Rey and Dominick massive suplexes.
Rey crawls to console Dominick. Brock leaves the ring, but then returns, clears security, one of which is Finlay, and drags Rey and Dominick out of the ring. Lesnar seems to be visibly frustrated about something, as if he is having second thoughts.
He then takes off his shirt and leaves.
Back from commercial, we see Dominick getting carried out on a stretcher with Rey consoling and apologizing to him.
Alexa Bliss vs. Sasha Banks
Becky Lynch comes out to observe.
Sasha starts with a slam and a series of punches before Alexa forces Sasha in the corner. Sasha gets a hard right to Alexa that sends her outside and she takes time to taunt Becky. Becky stands on top of the announcer’s table and calls her out.
Bliss gets a roll-up fr 2 and forces her out of the ring. Sasha covers Alexa in the ring apron and uses it to get a hard kick. Sasha continues to dominate. We briefly hear an ambulance going off in the background, but nothing happens.
Sasha hits a shining wizard for 2. Alexa responds with some hard strikes. Sasha pretends to beg for mercy before distracting Alexa by calling for Bayley. Sasha gets a kick to the legs and a roll-up with the tights for the win.
Winner: Sasha Banks
After the match Becky comes down the ramp and forces Sasha out of the ring. Banks retreats to the crowd and Becky tells Sasha to get back in. Becky tells Sasha that this Sunday, she won’t be able to run and she won’t leave until Becky is done with her.
She says Sasha made this personal and awoke that Irish fighting spirit within her. Retribution and payback is coming her way. Becky says Sasha made it personal, but she will make it painful.
We get a recap of last week’s Firefly Fun House and the main event.
Seth is interviewed backstage, but he cuts her off and says that what Brock did to Rey and his son was a disgrace. He also says he’s going to prepare to survive against The Fiend this Sunday. He says that Rey recovers, he has a title opportunity waiting for him. But he does say he plans on defending the title tonight, and he will burn it down against whoever decides to step up.
Robert Roode (C) and Dolph Ziggler (C) vs. Heavy Machinery – RAW Tag Team Championships
We see Dolph and Tucker trade holds to start. Tucker gets a big dropkick on Dolph and has him in a suplex position while tagging in Otis. He gives Ziggler to Otis and Otis puts him down for 2. Ziggler gets a dropkick to Otis before Otis drops both Roode and Ziggler. Syncronized suplexes on both Roode and Ziggler hit, and Heavy Machinery have the advantage.
Back from commercial, Tucker is sent out of the ring. Roode and Ziggler continue to work him over. Eventually, Tucker gets a slingshot to Ziggler and makes the hot tag to Otis. Otis runs wild on everyone. He then gets the double jumping elbow on both Roode and Ziggler.
Otis catches Ziggler and Tucker prepares for the Compactor, but Ziggler hits the Zig Zag on Tucker. Ziggler then superkicks Otis and the two shove Otis into the ring post. Ziggler then hits another superkick on Tucker and Roode finishes things with the Glorious DDT.
Winners: Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler
MizTV is next and Flair comes out to compliment Miz’s suit. Hulk Hogan comes out next with Jimmy Hart.
Flair says, jokingly, that he’s gotten tired of listening to Hulk for 30 years. Hulk says it’s always great to be on RAW and he says that Ric is the greatest of all time. Ric says Hulk is recognized as the greatest draw ever, but Ric says no one compares with him. Ric says he has no equal.
Hulk says that it sounds like Ric wants to take another shot at the 24 inch python. Ric takes off his jacket and gets in Hulk’s face. Hulk says we’re not spring chickens, but they can add one more page in their legacy and the crowd eggs the two on for one more match.
The Miz announces that there is an announcement for Crown Jewel that concerns both of them. He announces that at Crown Jewel on October 31st, Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan will lead two respective 5-man teams and will face off against each other.
Out comes Seth Rollins, and he is apparently the captain of Team Hogan. Then, Randy Orton comes out, and he is apparently the captain of Team Flair.
Orton says he needs Rollins’ attention so he needs to get his head out of Hogan’s ass. Orton challenges Seth to a match, and Seth accepts.
Before they can get into it, King Corbin comes out and he jumps Seth with Orton. Then, Rusev comes out to Rollins’ aid and delivers a flying heel kick to Corbin and a superkick to Orton. Rollins suicide dives onto Randy, sending him outside the ring.
We see Mysterio escorting Dominick onto the ambulance. Mysterio continues to apologize and takes off his mask. Mysterio is officially out of the Universal Title match and the new challenger is a mystery.
Rusev is asked backstage where Lana is. He remains silent. Rusev says he came out to handle Seth’s work issues, but he also came to collect a debt. He saved Seth, and he believes Seth owes him. Rusev issues a Universal Title challenge.
We get another Authors of Pain hype video. Seth Rollins vs. Rusev for the Universal Championship is made official.
The Viking Raiders vs. The OC
Erik and Ivar begin by working over Anderson. Gallows eventually gets the tag and works over Ivar in the corner. Gallows continues to work over Ivar before he escapes and gets the tag to Erik. Erik sends Gallows out of the ring and hits a massive knee to the face to Anderson.
Back from commercial, Gallws takes down Erik for 2. Erik escapes and the tag is made to Ivar and he runs wild. Gallows catches Ivar with a big boot. Erik comes in and makes the tag, but gets caught in a double team and Gallows hits a big slam for 2. Gallows then hits big uppercut on Ivar. Ivar dives onto Karl Anderson.
Gallows goes for a big boot, but Erick catches him with a slam, and Ivar hits a splash from the top rope for the win.
Winners: The Viking Raiders
Charlie recaps everything between Brock and Rey. Charlie says Brock and Paul are standing by to address Brock’s actions.
Cesaro comes and cuts Charlie off. Cesaro says to screw what people thinks. He didn’t think what Brock did was criminal and he was mad at Brock for stealing the opportunity to beat up Rey’s son himself.
Ricochet appears said that Cesaro wouldn’t do anything, because while he is taller than Rey, he isn’t half the man he is. Cesaro disagrees, but Ricochet says to prove it in the ring.
Ricochet vs. Cesaro
Ricochet starts by flipping off of Cesaro and a dropkick for 1. He goes for a hurricanrana, but Cesaro catches him. Ricochet escapes but eats a should block. Cesaro gets sent outside and Ricochet hits a dive.
Cesaro catches Ricochet in a backbreaker and continues to work him over. He gets a massive uppercut, but Ricochet kicks out at 2. Cesaro goes for the Neutralizer, but Rircochet escapes. Cesaro dives into the ring post, and Ricochet hits an enziguri. He hits a West Coast Pop, and Ricochet escapes with the win.
We get Firefly Fun House. All of the animals are shaking and quivering with fear. Bray asks if the rabbit is okay. Bray says the rabbit is gone. Oh, well. He asks whats going on, and the zombie says they are terrified of what will happen to Seth at Hell in a Cell.
Bray says it’s okay to be scared and says there’s nothing like Hell In A Cell. They ask what’s it like, and Bray says it’s like a world without chocolate, but only worse. A terrible place built to inflict suffering. A place you can enter but never truly leave without any scars. Seth will be trapped in there…with him. The dinosaur asks what’s going to happen.
Bray says he thinks The Fiend will protect everyone and will come back no matter what. He doesn’t think Seth will be so fortunate. He has a very bad feeling that The Fiend cannot wait to hurt Seth. Bray says he has an idea and try to find The Fiend and tell him to be nice to Seth. He then laughs and is kidding.
AJ Styles (C) vs. Cedric Alexander – United States Championship
Styles starts by quickly forcing AJ in the corner, but Cedric gets a kick to the face and some hard rights. Another dropkick sends AJ flying and a jumping knee sends AJ out of the ring. Cedric goes for a dive, but AJ gets a forearm that rocks him.
Cedric kicks AJ into the second turnbuckle. Cedric gets onto the ropes, but AJ catches Cedric and gets a diving forearm onto the outside. Back from commercial, Cedirc hits AJ with the knee and the Neuralizer kick. He gets another huge kick for 2.
AJ responds with a huge slam for 2. AJ then goes on the outside and goes for a Phenomenal Forearm, but Cedric gets out of the way. Mchinoku Driver from Cedric gets 2. Cedric goes fr another Neuralizer Kick, but AJ responds with a Facebuster for 2.
Styles goes for a Styles Clash, but Cedric turns that into a cover for 2. Cedric goes for a Lumbar Check, but AJ reverses that into a Styles Clash for the win.
Winner: AJ Styles
Lacey Evans vs. Natalya
Lacey forces Natalya into the corner, but Natalya plants her and gives her a seated dropkick. Lacey gets a sweeping kick and slams Natalya head first into the steel steps.
Back in the ring, Lacey gets a corner attack fr a 1 count. Lacey then gets a swinging backbreaker and goes for a moonsault, but Natalya cuts her off and attacks her in the corner. She then gets the disqus clothesline for 2.
Natalya goes for a Sharpshooter, but Lacey escapes. The ref holds Natalya back, but Lacey then scrapes Natalya’s eyes and grabs the tights for the victory.
Winner: Lacey Evans
After the match, Lacey connects with a Woman’s Right.
Backstage, Paul Heyman says that Lesnar’s actions were reckless and he apologizes. He says to blame Vince McMahon for scheduling Brock to appear on RAW when he’s in fight move in lieu of his WWE Title match this Friday.
He says there’s a lot of fake tough guys in the industry, but Lesnar is not one of them. He says Kofi can thank God every day for the power of positivity, but Paul thanks the devil for allowing the victims to get lined up for Brock. It’s not a prediction that Brock will be the new WWE Champion, it’s a spoiler.
We then get Maria Kanellis, and he confirms Rusev is not the father and that he should be worried about Lana. Sasha then steals the mic, and says that she’ll have Becky begging for mercy when she makes her tap. There’s been only two ever women’s HIAC matches, and she was in the first, and no “man” is going to win her match.