Raw results from Uniondale, NY:
Opening segment featuring The Authority, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. Triple H and Rollins taunted Ambrose to come into the ring to sign a title match contract for Elimination Chamber, and Ambrose eventually started towards the ring. Roman Reigns came out to stand by him at ringside. Stephanie told Ambrose he has until the end of the night to sign the contract. She also booked Reigns and Ambrose to take on Kane and Rollins, next.
Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose defeated Seth Rollins & Kane via pinfall. After getting only a two count from a top rope elbow, Ambrose later pinned Rollins in a backslide move for the win.
Later backstage, Renee Young tried to interview Dean Ambrose. J&J Security showed up, claiming they misplaced the contract he needs to sign for the PPV. Ambrose beat up J&J and a cameraman also ended up getting knocked down. Ambrose checked on him as Raw went to break.
Rusev defeated R-Truth via submission.
Rusev won the match in about a minute, locking The Accolade on Truth for the win. Post-match, Rusev called Lana out to talk.
Lana came down to the ring, and Rusev tried to get her to get into the ring. She eventually did and Rusev gave her his hand, then they embraced. Rusev said he needed Lana to admit she was wrong. Lana refused to do that and reminded Rusev that he quit. He told her to know her place and that he owns her. Lana got into his face saying she won’t put up with this brutish, thick-headed and moronic mouth of his anymore. She left the ring and went up on stage, where Dolph Ziggler came out. The two embraced, driving Rusev into a rage in the ring.
Backstage, Triple H and Seth Rollins brought two policemen into Dean Ambrose’s locker room. The cameraman who was knocked down in an earlier assault by Ambrose on J&J pressed charges even though he didn’t want to. The policemen put cuffs on Ambrose who said “Looks like we’re doing this the fun way.” Ambrose was led out in cuffs to a paddy wagon.
Ryback defeated King Barrett via pinfall. At one point, Ryback kicked out of a Winds of Change pinfall attempt. Later, he hit Shell Shocked on Barrett to score the win.
The main cast of four guys from Entourage showed up backstage on Stephanie and Triple H. Turtle mentioned he got his ass kicked in the cage by Ronda Rousey and Stephanie knows what it’s like. She wasn’t amused and told them to go to their guest room down the hall.
Neville defeated Stardust via pinfall. Neville was still favoring his hurt knee, but managed to hit Red Arrow for the win. Post-match, Bo Dallas came out to cut a promo saying Neville could pick himself up, if he just Bo-lieved. Dallas kicked Neville in his hurt knee and then did a victory lap.
Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler via pinfall.
Lana came out on stage during the match and at one point Rusev came out behind her. That distracted Ziggler, who was eventually caught off guard by Sheamus’ Brogue Kick. Post-match, Rusev worked over Ziggler and put him in The Accolade as Lana watched with concern.
Cena cut a promo about the fans being summed up by five words “Lets Go Cena” and “Cena Sucks.” He talked up those who support him and then those who are against him. He mentioned his recent introduction to Kevin Owens who beat up his best friend on NXT. Cena said he saw that Owens can start a fight but on Sunday they’ll see if he can finish a fight. Cena also mentioned how this is the last Raw at this venue. The “Entourage” theme music played and they came out saying they have someone for Cena’s open challenge, Zack Ryder.
John Cena defeated Zack Ryder via pinfall to retain the United States Championship.
The Entourage guys were at ringside for Ryder during the match. At one point, Ryder had some near falls. He set up for a 450 Splash but Cena avoided the move and then hit Attitude Adjustment for the win. Post-match, Cena raised Ryder’s arm up for the effort. The Entourage cast got in the ring and they all raised hands to pose for the crowd. Ryder and the Entourage guys left the ring and Kevin Owens rushed in to attack Cena, hitting him with a power bomb.
Tamina defeated Paige via pinfall. Nikki cheapshotted Paige while the ref was distracted, then complained to the ref a bit. The distraction allowed Tamina to get the upperhand and hit a Samoan Drop for the win.
Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods defeated Tyson Kidd, Cesaro, The Prime Time Players, Los Matadores, The Ascension, and The Lucha Dragons due to DQ. A big brawl between all the teams broke out with the ref eventually throwing the match out.
The final segment featured The Authority all coming to the ring. Roman Reigns came out to fight with a bunch of them, eventually getting overpowered. Sirens sounded and out came Ambrose driving a paddy wagon into the arena. He rushed down to ringside to fight. To close things out, Reigns grabbed the contract for Amrobse and he signed it, causing a look of concern on Rollins’ face as Raw ended.
Labels: Alexander Rusev, Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, Elimination Chamber, John Cena, Kane, R-Truth, RAW Recap, Roman Reigns, Ryback, Seth Rollins, WWE Recap, WWE Recaps