October 14, 2019
Commentary: Vic Joseph, Dio Maddin, and Jerry “The King” Lawler
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com
Quick Match Results
- Becky Lynch defeated Charlotte Flair via roll up
- Andrade defeated Ali via Hammerlock DDT
- Raw Tag Team Championship: The Viking Raiders defeated Robert Roode & Dolph Ziggler (c) via The Viking Experience on Ziggler to win the titles
- Aleister Black defeated Eric Young via Dark Ritual submission
- Ricochet defeated Shelton Benjamin via the Recoil
- Buddy Murphy defeated Cedric Alexander via Murphy’s Law
- The Kabuki Warriors defeated Natalya & Lacey Evans via roll up by Asuka on Lacey
WWE Raw kicks off with a “Previously on Firefly Fun House”. We see clips of Clash of Champions and the subsequent weeks where “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt would attack WWE Universal champion Seth Rollins. Clips of Hell in a Cell are also shown as well as last Friday’s SmackDown where Wyatt attacked Rollins.
Becky Lynch (Raw) vs. Charlotte Flair (SmackDown)
Winner’s brand gets first draft pick
Becky Lynch’s music hits and out comes the WWE Raw women’s champion. Lynch has a microphone as the fans chant her name. She says the Man has come around to Denver. As the overall first draft pick, she showed up fully expecting to kick Sasha Banks all over the city. But she can’t make it because of the last beating she gave her. However, she can’t get rid of Charlotte Flair, her opponent. But when they step foot in the ring, it’s a war and she is ready for a war. Out comes Charlotte Flair to the ring.
Charlotte Flair grabs a microphone. She says who knows, maybe this nightmare will never end and she’ll get drafted to Raw and they’ll fight forever. She doesn’t want to take opportunity after opportunity. She doesn’t want people to think she’s selfish because she isn’t. She doesn’t even want to fight Becky, she just wants to be friends again. Flair says she misses Lynch and she just wants to be her friend. Flair attacks Becky Lynch. Flair says she makes it hard to be her friend as the two start to fight.
Out come WWE officials to break it up. Flair rolls out of the ring and Lynch follows her. The two fight on the outside as referees try to break them up.
Back from commercial and the match is underway. Both women go after each other, Flair gets Becky in the corner but Becky comes out with a clothesline. She throws Charlotte into the corner and stomps on her. Flair with an elbow to the face. She throws Becky in the corner and stomps on her. Flair goes for a suplex but Lynch lands on her feet. Flair with a chop, Lynch goes for an uppercut but Flair gets a shoulder slide cover as Lynch kicks out at two.
Lynch with a leg take down. A forearm to the face but Flair drags Becky by the hair and slams her on the mat. Flair wraps her knees around Lynch’s head and slams her face first into the mat. Flair with a forearm to the face. Lynch runs towards Flair but Flair gets her in the corner. Chops to the chest by Flair. She goes to slam Lynch’s face in the turnbuckle but Lynch reverses it and she slams Flair’s face into the corner and kicks her to the outside. Lynch goes for a baseball slide, Flair moves out of the way and Flair throws her face first into the steel post.
Back from commercial, both women are back in the ring and a clothesline by Lynch. A kick to the face by Lynch. She climbs the top rope and a drop kick. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out.
Becky with an uppercut, she runs to the ropes, goes for a drop kick but Flair catches Lynch and gets the Boston crab locked in. Becky trying to get to the ropes but Flair goes for the figure four as Lynch kicks her off to the outside. A baseball slide by Lynch onto Flair. Becky on the ring apron and she jumps off hitting her fist first. Becky throws Flair back in the ring and climbs the second rope. Lynch goes for a cross body but Flair moves out of the way and hits her with the Natural Selection. She goes for the cover but Becky kicks out.
Flair climbs the top rope and goes for the moonsault but Lynch drags her down. Lynch goes for the Dis-Arm-Her but Flair drops her into the turnbuckle. Flair runs towards Flair but Flair hits her with a big boot. She goes for the cover but Becky kicks out.
Flair starts to work on Becky’s left leg. She goes for the figure four but Lynch kicks her into the turnbuckle and goes for the cover but Flair kicks out. Lynch with climbs the second rope and a leg drop. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out again.
Lynch goes for the Dis-Arm-Her but Flair sends her to the ropes and a spear by Charlotte. She goes for the cover but Lynch kicks out. Flair in disbelief that Becky kicked out and Becky rolls Flair up and gets the pin.
Winner: Becky Lynch
Backstage: Seth Rollins
Charly Caruso is backstage with Seth Rollins. She asks him about Wyatt getting drafted to SmackDown and things between he and Wyatt are not resolved. Rollins says today is a good day because it’s draft day and we are live in Colorado. Wyatt doesn’t care about the draft because he goes where Rollins goes and it’s not good for anyone. Rollins says he thought he put an end to it at Hell in a Cell but he doesn’t know what it will take to end The Fiend. He nearly pulled him to hell on Friday but something clicked for him. He thought maybe he is going about it all wrong.
Rollins says he is trying to move forward with his life while the Fiend is picking his spot. But that ends tonight because tonight he is going Fiend hunting. And before the evening is over, he will find Wyatt and he will end this and he will burn it down.
Draft – Round 1
Jim Cramer of Mad Money gives his opinion on the WWE draft.
We see clips of the USA draft war room and the Fox draft war room.
Out comes Stephanie McMahon for the draft.
Seth Rollins – Draft to Raw
Brock Lesnar – Drafted to SmackDown
Charlotte Flair – Drafted to Raw
The New Day – Drafted to SmackDown
Andrade and Zelina Vega – Drafted to Raw
Andrade vs. Ali
Andrade with Zelina Vega come out. Vega says let’s get one thing straight. And that is that they were not drafted into the same round as the Universal champion Seth Rollins or WWE champion Brock Lesnar. Not even on Friday’s SmackDown. They were drafted into the same first round as Andrade. Things are about to change, a message to the rest of the Raw superstars. Rejoice because now they all will have the privilege of suffering a loss to Andrade.
The match is already under way. Ali with ah hurricanrana followed by a drop kick as Andrade rolls to the outside. Ali runs to the ropes but Vega gets on the ring apron blocking Ali. Andrade gets in the ring from the other side but Ali with a right hand. He runs towards Andrade but Andrade moves out of the way and a drop kick by Andrade.
Ali down on the mat as Andrade stomps on him. Andrade lifts Ali up and a chop to the chest. He sends Ali to the ropes but Ali with a kick to the face. Ali climbs the second rope but Andrade pushes him over the top to the outside. Andrade goes to the outside and a kick to the face.
Andrade with an arm bar and he throws Ali shoulder first into the ring post. Andrade gets in the ring and poses. He rolls back to the outside and throws Ali back in the ring. Andrade uses the ropes and works on Ali’s arm. Andrade back in the ring and kicks Ali in the face. Ali gets back up and tries to fight back but Andrade throws him to the corner. Andrade with a knee to the face. He goes for the cover but Ali kicks out.
As the match is going on, the commentators announce that we will have a new Firefly Fun House tonight.
Andrade with an arm bar but Ali tries to fight back. Andrade gets Ali locked into the ropes with an arm bar but the referee breaks it up. Ali in the corner as Andrade goes for the double knees, Ali moves out of the way and Andrade falls over the top rope and onto the outside.
Ali runs to the ropes but once more Vega gets on the ring apron. Ali runs, flips over Vega and onto the outside on Andrade. He throws Andrade in the ring and with the referee distracted, Vega jumps off the ring apron and delivers a hurricanrana. Andrade throws Ali back in the ring and hits him with the Hammerlock DDT. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Draft – Round 2
Out comes Stephanie McMahon for the draft.
Asuka and Kairi Sane – Drafted to Raw
Daniel Bryan – Drafted to SmackDown
Rusev – Drafted to Raw
Bayley – Drafted to SmackDown
Aleister Black – Drafted to Raw
Colin Jost and Michael Che of SNL Weekend talk about the draft.
Raw Tag Team Championship
Robert Roode & Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. The Viking Raiders
The bell rings and it’s Dolph Ziggler and Erik in the ring. Erik with a drop kick takes Ziggler down. He throws Roode to the outside. Ivar flies through the ropes onto the outside on Roode. Erik lifts ZIggler and slams him. He tags Ivar in the match. Ivar with a big splash. He goes for the cover but Roode breaks it up. Roode is chased by Ivar but he gets back in the ring and a shoulder block takes Ziggler down.
Erik is tagged back in and he knocks Roode down. Ziggler attacks Erik from behind. He stomps on Erik but Erik fights back. Roode is tagged in. He beats up on Erik and Ziggler is tagged back in. Erik fights him off. He runs towards Ziggler but Ziggler moves out of the way and Erik falls to the outside. Roode slams Erik into the ring post. Ziggler with a Zig Zag onto the barricade.
Back from commercial, Ziggler and Erik in the ring. Erik trying to make the tag but Ziggler not allowing him. Ziggler tags Roode in. They double team Erik. Roode gets Erik in the ring and chops to the chest. Erik with a big chop to the chest and a right hand. Roode with a dropkick on to Erik’s left leg. Roode drags Erik into his corner and Ziggler is tagged in. They double team Erik.
Ziggler starts pushing Erik but Erik with a big right hand. Roode is tagged in as is Ivar. Both men in the ring and a back body drop by Ivar takes Roode out. He knocks Ziggler down too. Ivar cleaning house. Erik is tagged in. Ziggler with a kick takes Ivar to the outside. Roode throws Erik shoulder first into the corner and goes for the cover but Erik kicks out. Ziggler is tagged in. A spinebuster and Zig Zag combo. Ziggler goes for the cover but Erik kicks out.
Ziggler runs towards Erik but Erik catches him. Erik drops Ziggler and Ziggler with a Fameasser. he goes for the cover but Erik kicks out. Roode is tagged in. They double team Erik in the corner. Ziggler with a super kick and the Glorious DDT by Roode. He goes for the cover but Ivar breaks it up.
Ziggler is tagged in. They lift Erik up but Erik lands on his feet and Ivar is tagged in. He takes both Roode and Ziggler down. An acrobatic double back elbow by Ivar takes both men out. Erik is legal. The Viking Experience on Ziggler. Erik goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winners: New Raw Tag Team champions, The Viking Raiders
After commercials, The Viking Raiders are backstage and say that WWE Raw is exactly where they belong. And tonight, they captured the Raw tag team championships. It’s one thing to win them and another to defend them. They are the first team to be undefeated and to win the IWGP, ROH, NXT and WWE tag team championships.
Draft – Round 3
Out comes Stephanie McMahon for the draft.
Cedric Alexander – Drafted to Raw
Shinsuke Nakamura – Drafted to SmackDown
Humberto Carrillo – Drafted to Raw
Ali – Drafted to SmackDown
Erick Rowan – Drafted to Raw
Aleister Black vs. Eric Young
The bell rings and we are under way. Young gets Black in the corner and starts beating on him but Black with a low kick followed by a knee to the face. Black jumps off the second rope and a moonsault. Black goes for the Black Mass but Young rolls out of the way and to the outside.
Young gets on the ring apron but Black with a kick to the chest. Young tangles Black up in the ropes.; Young runs to the ropes but Black hits him with a running knee to the face. Black grabs Young by the head and locks in a submission called the Dark Ritual as Young taps out.
Winner: Aleister Black
Draft – Round 4
Out comes Stephanie McMahon for the draft.
Buddy Murphy – Drafted to Raw
Robert Roode, Dolph Ziggler – Drafted to SmackDown
Jinder Mahal – Drafted to Raw
Carmella – Drafted to SmackDown
R-Truth – Drafted to Raw
Backstage: The Street Profits, The O.C.
The Street Profits are backstage and rap about Tyson Fury’s contract signing with Braun Strowman. They also talk about how they have been drafted to Raw. In come The OC lead by AJ Styles. The United States champion says the Street Profits are on Raw but he’s not sure why the USA Network drafted them.
Styles says no beef between them but why draft them to be the unofficial host of Raw when The OC is already there. Styles says that Raw belongs to The OC. All five men begin t fight but it’s The OC who have the advantage and end up beating on the Street Profits. WWE officials come and break it up.
Ricochet vs. Shelton Benjamin
The bell rings and we are under way. Ricochet with a drop kick. Both men showing off their athletic abilities and it ends with Shelton landing a back drop. Ricochet rolls to the outside. Shelton goes to the outside and throws Ricochet back in. Shelton throws Ricochet to the ropes, lifts him up and drops him in the ring. He goes for the cover but Ricochet kicks out.
Shelton Benjamin with a headlock but Ricochet with a kick to the face and right hands gets out of it. Ricochet with a forearm but Benjamin with a kick to the face. He goes for the cover but Ricochet kicks out.
Benjamin with another headlock sleeper. Ricochet fights out of it and a kick to the face by Ricochet and both men are down. Ricochet on the ring apron and a kick to the face onto Benjamin. Ricochet still on the ring apron, he jumps off the top rope and a clothesline takes Benjamin out. A standing shooting star. He goes for the cover but Shelton kicks out.
Ricochet gets on the ring apron and climbs the top rope. Ricochet on the top rope but Benjamin climbs it as well and a suplex by Benjamin but Ricochet lands on his feet. Ricochet lands the Recoil. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Segment: Lana, Bobby Lashley
— WWE (@WWE) October 15, 2019
Lana is in a massage salon and is getting a foot massage. She is asked if she likes it and Lana says she likes it harder.
Back from commercial, Lana is still getting her massage. Lana says she likes it deeper. In comes Bobby Lashley wearing a towel. He starts giving her a massage as Lana turns around and says she likes that. Lana says he has a gentle touch, Rusev was never that good.
Lashley says this is fun but not as fun for Rusev. Lana, on her stomach flips over onto her back and Lashley smiles.
Contract Signing: Braun Strowman, Tyson Fury
Jerry is in the ring and says that at the Crown Jewel press conference, a match involving Braun Strowman and the undefeated boxing champion Tyson Fury was announced. Never before has an undefeated boxing champion ever stood toe to toe with a WWE superstar. Jerry Lawler welcomes Braun Strowman to the ring.
Lawler introduces Tyson Fury to the ring. Out comes the boxing champion with no security. Both men go face to face, sitting across from each other with a table in the middle. Strowman says he knows a lot more about him than he thinks he knows. He’s aware he’s undefeated but he also knows Fury has one of the biggest ego’s he’sd ever seen. He knows what he was on SmackDown because he was trying to steal some of WWE’s spotlight, some of his spotlight. Strowman says at Saudi Arabia, he will be in his world. He will give him his first ever loss. And the funny thing about it is that there’s nothing Fury can do about it because on October 31, he will get these hands. Strowman signs the contract.
Tyson Fury grabs the pen and signs the contract. He grabs a microphone and tells Braun that he’s a fan of his. And the reason why he was on SmackDown is because he was there to see him. Because his kids have been talking about Strowman and how many tables he has flipped. He says he is in his element in any ring and at Crown Jewel, the heavyweight champion will knock him out.
Both men stand up as Lawler grabs the contract and leaves the ring. Strowman breaks the table in half by smashing it. Fury breaks the pen with his hands and leaves the ring.
Draft – Round 5
Out comes Stephanie McMahon for the draft.
Samoa Joe – Drafted to Raw.
The Miz – Drafted to SmackDown
Akira Tozawa – Drafted to Raw
King Corbin – Drafted to SmackDown
Shelton Benjamin – Drafted to Raw
Buddy Murphy vs. Cedric Alexander
The bell rings and we are under way. An acrobatic start to the match with Murphy slamming Cedric into the mat. Both men back up. Cedric extends his hand for a handshake but Murphy rejects it. A back elbow by Murphy as he throws Cedric into the turnbuckle. A chop to the chest by Murphy but Ceedric fights back. Cedric on the ring apron, he jumps on the top rope but Murphy pushes him off as he falls onto the ropes and to the outside.
Back from commercial, Cedric with a kick to the face but Murphy with a jumping knee to the face as Cedric falls to the outside. Murphy runs to the ropes and a sunset flip over the top rope onto the outside. He throws Cedric back in the ring.
Murphy climbs the top rope and lands the double knees to the face. He goes for the cover but Cedric kicks out. Both men back up and a back elbow by Cedric onto Murphy who rolls to the outside of the ring.
Cedric with a suicide dive to the outside. He throws Murphy back into the ring. A springboard flatliner by Cedric. He goes for the cover but Murphy kicks out. Cedric goes to lift Murphy but Murphy lands on his feet. A kick to the face by Murphy who climbs the top rope but Cedric with a kick to the face. Cedric climbs the second rope, Murphy lifts Cedric up and a powerbomb. He goes for the cover but Cedric kicks out. Murphy lands Murphy’s Law and gets the pin.
Winner: Buddy Murphy
Crown Jewel Card
Seth Rollins vs. Bray Wyatt in a Falls Count Anywhere Universal Championship match is announced for Crown Jewel.
Backstage: The Street Profits
The Street Profits are backstage and call out The OC. They say they have to get a partner before fighting them.
Draft – Round 6
Out comes Stephanie McMahon for the final round of the draft.
Rey Mysterio – Drafted to Raw
Shorty Gable – Drafted to SmackDown
Titus O’Neil – Drafted to Raw
Elias – Drafted to SmackDown
Liv Morgan – Drafted to Raw
The rest of the results via Richard Trionfo of PWInsider.com
The Kabuki Warriors vs. Natalya & Lacey Evans
The match is joined in progress and Sane pulls Lacey to the mat. Lacey with arm drags and a front face lock and take down for a near fall. Lacey with a boot as Sane goes for a leap frog and Sane goes to the floor. Sane with a spinning back fist to Lacey on the floor. Sane with a running neck breaker before returning to the ring. Lacey is sent into the ringside barrier. Sane with a chop to Lacey. Sane with a gullotine and body scissors. Lacey escapes and connects with a forearm. Asuka tags in and she goes up top and hits a double sledge to the back. Asuka with a kick to the arm and then Kawada kicks to the head. Asuka with an arm bar.
Natalya tags in and hits a clothesline followed by a discus clothesline. Natalya with a German suplex after avoiding Asuka in the corner. Sane is knocked off the apron and Natalya goes for the Sharpshooter but Asuka with a heel hook. Natalya escapes and Asuka with a rollup for a near fall. Natalya with a near fall. Natalya with a Sharpshooter and Asuka tries to get to the ropes but Natalya pulls Asuka into the center of the ring. Asuka gestures to Sane and Sane with a bulldog to get Natalya out of the hold. Asuka with a hip attack to knock Natalya off the apron as we go to commercial.
We are back and Asuka with an octopus on Natalya. Asuka with a sunset flip but Natalya rolls through and hits a drop kick. Asuka with a figure four on the legs and a chin lock into a wrist lock. Asuka with a cross arm breaker on Natalya. Natalya with a rollup for a near fall. Asuka with kicks to the back. Asuka with more kicks to Natalya. Asuka with knees to the head and Natalya slaps Asuka. Asuka with a double sledge to the back to stop Natalya and then she knocks Lacey off the apron. Asuka with more knees to the head. Natalya with another slap to Asuka. Sane tags in and they hit a double suplex for a near fall. Natalya goes for the leg but Sane with a reverse chin lock and body scissors.
Sane with a guillotine and body scissors but Natalya counters into a suplex. Lacey tags in and connects with clotheslines on Sane. Lacey with a swinging neck breaker and a back roll into a knee drop for a near fall. Lacey with a hesitation Bronco buster and a slingshot kick followed by a slingshot elbow drop for a near fall. Lacey goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault but Asuka tries to stop her. Sane hits Lacey and puts Lacey in the tree of woe. Sane with a drop kick to Lacey. Sane with a double stomp for a near fall.
Natalya is sent to the floor and Sane sets for the Sliding D and hits it. Sane goes up top for the InSane Elbow and Asuka tags in. Sane misses the elbow and Lacey with the Woman’s Right to Sane but Asuka with the rollup for the three count.
Winners: The Kabuki Warriors
Firefly Fun House
Bray says he saw Seth, yowie wowie he saw him. People have been saying really mean things about you, but Bray says he thinks you are strong, brave, and smart. He tells Seth HE never forgets. Ramblin’ Rabbit says Seth is coming and he looks mad. Bray tells Ramblin’ that he is safe and he can go play. Bray says HE keeps up safe.
Seth attacks Bray from behind and punches Bray. Seth pulls some of the photos off the wall.
Bray asks Seth why is he doing this to him. Seth sends Bray into the wall. Seth looks around and says “BURN IT DOWN.”
Seth sets the table on fire and pushes it over as Raw goes off the air…