WWE Raw Results – 9/19/22 (Lashley vs. Rollins for the U.S. Title, Owens vs. Theory)

WWE Raw Results

WWE Raw Results
September 19, 2022

San Jose, California (SAP Center)
Commentary: Jimmy Smith, Corey Graves, and Byron Saxton
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com

“Then. Now. Forever. Together.” The WWE video leads us into the show.

The Raw video plays, and we go live into the SAP Center to see a big pyrotechnics display. The show will kick off with a United States Championship match with Bobby Lashley defending against Seth “Freakin” Rollins.

United States Championship
Seth “Freakin” Rollins vs. Bobby Lashley (c)

The bell rings, and Rollins smiles as he circles the ring. They lock up, and Lashley pushes Rollins down. Rollins smirks as he gets to his feet. Rollins goes around Lashley and applies a side headlock. Rollins holds it on for a moment before Lashley throws him off. The crowd sings Rollins’ son. Rollins kicks Lashley in the midsection and applies a side headlock, so Lashley slams him down. Rollins gets in his face and talks some trash before pie-facing him. Rollins gets out of the ring to escape the fury. Lashley follows him out, so Rollins gets in the ring and knocks him back. Rollins goes for a suicide dive, but Lashley catches him. Lashley goes to drive him into the ring post, but Rollins slides off and sends him into the post. Rollins gets Lashley in the ring and goes for a springboard knee, but Lashley sidesteps him. Lashley goes for a Hurt Lock, but Rollins drives him into the turnbuckles. Rollins superkicks him twice and goes for a Stomp, but Lashley doesn’t go down! Rollins is shocked. Lashley powers up and clotheslines him out of the ring. Lashley goes outside and turns him inside out with a shoulder tackle! Rollins took a rough bump there.

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Rollins applying a bicep slicer. Lashley fights up, so Rollins hits him with a Sling Blade for a two-count. During the break, Rollins sent Lashley into the ring post shoulder-first. Rollins applies an armbar, but Lashley fights out. Lashley scoops him up, but Rollins slides off onto the apron and snaps him off the top rope. Rollins hits a springboard knee to the side of the head for another two-count. Lashley shakes some feeling into his arm, so Rollins goes back to attacking it. Rollins applies another bicep slicer. Lashley manages to turn him over, so Rollins goes for a triangle. Lashley gets on his feet, powers Rollins up, and slams him down.

Lashley recovers for a moment before trying to lift Rollins up. Rollins gets out of it and pulls the top rope down to get Lashley out of the ring. Rollins hits the ropes and charges through for a suicide dive. Rollins gets back in and hits a second suicide dive. Rollins hit the ground hard on that. Rollins gets him to his feet, but Lashley pops up and drives Rollins headfirst into the ring post! Both men are down at ringside.

-Commercial Break-

Back from the break, Lashley elbows Rollins back before hitting a corner clothesline. Lashley viciously elbows him in the face a few times before hitting the ropes and hitting a shoulder thrust. Lashley connects with a neckbreaker before lifting Rollins up for a modified dominator to pick up a near fall. Lashley goes to the corner and waits for Rollins to get up. Lashley charges for a spear, but Rollins knees him. Rollins goes for a strike, but Lashley counters into a nasty flatliner for another near fall.

Rollins goes to the apron. Lashley grabs him, so Rollins snaps the injured arm off the top rope. Rollins goes to the top rope, but Lashley cuts him off. Lashley attempts a superplex, but Rollins fights it. Rollins slides down and carries Lashley across the ring for a Buckle Bomb! Rollins follows up with a huge frog splash for a near fall! Rollins soon goes to the crossface submission and talks some trash. Lashley manages to power out, so Rollins elbows him in the head a few times. Rollins goes for a Pedigree, but Lashley hits a back body drop and sits on the shoulders for a two-count. Lashley quickly scoops him up and hits a running powerslam. Lashley charges for a spear, but Rollins counters into a Pedigree for a near fall!

The crowd is definitely waking up. They start to sing Rollins’ song. Rollins sets Lashley up and goes to the top rope. Lashley avoids a Phoenix Splash, but Rollins lands on his feet. Rollins attempts a Stomp, but Lashley avoids that as well and applies the Hurt Lock! Rollins fights it and pushes off the ropes into a pin for a near fall. Lashley kicks out and keeps the Hurt Lock applied. The referee was knocked down momentarily during the pin. Rollins low blows Lashley and sets up for a Stomp until…

“Broooo…”

Matt Riddle runs down to the ring, but he doesn’t get in. Rollins stares at him and waits for him to get in the ring. Rollins realizes he’s been had and turns into a Spear from Lashley. Lashley covers to retain the title.

Winner by Pinfall and still United States Champion: Bobby Lashley

Bobby Lashley celebrates in the ring with the United States Championship. An incensed Rollins looks at Riddle, who is happily celebrating at ringside.

Video Package: Damage CTRL win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship last week

A limousine pulls into the garage. Out steps Bayley along with the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Dakota Kai and IYO SKY. Damage CTRL will have a championship celebration next.

-Commercial Break-

WWE Survivor Series 2022 will feature two WarGames Matches.

Damage CTRL makes their way to the ring in a cart driven by Bayley. Fireworks go off as they come to the ring. The ring is decorated with a black carpet and balloons on each corner. Streamers then get released as they pose in the ring. The crowd loudly boos them. Bayley says, “Ding dong, San Jose!” The crowd gives her a good ovation, so she calls herself a Bay Area hero. Bayley wants to do a homecoming celebration with the new WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY. Bayley tells the crowd to show respect to real champions since the Sharks can’t get it done.

IYO SKY says they are the champions now and speaks in Japanese. Bayley says Sky doesn’t have to thank her. She thanks Sky and Kai for buying into her vision. Dakota Kai says they need each other to remake this vision. The people they don’t need are Asuka, Alexa Bliss, and Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair. They were once the face of the division, but now they’re in control of nothing. Kai says Asuka was once a fearless warrior. Bliss walks around like she got a lobotomy in therapy. For 300 days, Belair has phoned it in because she forgot what it’s like to be pinned until Bayley pinned her at Clash at the Castle. Now there’s nothing left for these women to do except to pack it up and go home.

Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair comes to the stage with Alexa Bliss and Asuka. Belair says they were going to let them have their celebration until they started running their mouths. Now they’re going to teach them some respect. Bayley tells Belair this is why the division spiraled out of control. Belair is too impulsive. She needs to be more like Bayley and see the big picture. Bayley will only fight her when she decides she wants the title. Bayley says Belair has enough accessories and doesn’t need Asuka and Alexa Bliss. Bliss says if she keeps talking, they’ll become accessories to what she’ll do to her. Bayley says she thought Lilly was the only one who bites. Bayley says Bliss used to be a biter, but now she’s got nothing. Bliss says she’d love to torment her again and suggests they have a match tonight. Damage CTRL backs up until Bayley goes for a cheap shot. Bliss quickly knocks her back and out of the ring.

Austin Theory is warming up backstage. He’ll face Kevin Owens next.

-Commercial Break-

Replays are shown of Austin Theory attacking Johnny Gargano after his first match back in nine months. After, Kevin Owens cut a promo on Theory and got into a brawl with him.

Austin Theory vs. Kevin Owens

As Kevin Owens makes his entrance, Austin Theory blindsides him and knocks him off the apron. Theory goes outside and drives Owens into the LED barricade. Theory gets in the ring and taunts Owens as the crowd boos. Owens stumbles to his feet and gets into the ring with a grimace on his face. The referee checks on him, and Owens tells him to ring the bell.

The bell rings, and Owens takes Theory down before punching away at him. Owens knocks him to the corner and chops the chest. Theory turns him around and stomps him down in the corner. The referee backs Theory up and admonishes him before checking on Owens. Theory digs his knee into Owens’ face, so the referee backs him up again. Theory gets Owens to his feet and punches him. Owens reverses a whip and hits a back elbow, followed by a senton splash. Owens goes for a cannonball, but Theory gets out of the ring. Owens follows him out, so Theory drives him into the apron before smashing his face off the commentary table. Theory points at the steps, but Owens puts the brakes on. Owens bounces him off the steps and the table before getting in the ring to look for a count-out. Owens thinks better of it and gets on the apron, but Theory sweeps the feet. Theory hangs him off the apron and hits a neckbreaker on the floor!

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Owens punch Theory back and bounce him off the top turnbuckle a bunch of times. Owens backs up and goes for a cannonball, but he crashes and burns when Theory moves. Theory covers for a two-count. Theory hooks a chin lock and talks some trash. Owens fights up, but Theory slams him down for a one-count. Theory quickly goes back to the chin lock. Owens grabs the nose and rips at it. Owens gets to his feet and punches out. Theory sends him into the ropes, but Owens counters back with a DDT.

Owens punches back at Theory before hitting an inverted atomic drop and a clothesline. Owens hits a corner clothesline before hitting the ropes and flooring him with a traditional clothesline for a near fall. Owens goes for a Pop-up Powerbomb, but Theory gets out of it. Owens goes for a Stunner, but Theory gets out and stuns him with a shot to the head. Theory goes for A-Town Down, but Owens gets out and superkicks him. Owens goes to the top rope and connects with a Swanton Bomb for a near fall.

Owens goes back to the top rope, but Theory cuts him off. Theory slaps Owens in the face a few times. They exchange some stiff shots on the ropes. Theory goes for a superplex but manages to get out of a fisherman’s superplex. Owens shouts that he is Theory’s daddy and viciously slaps him in the face to knock him down to the canvas. Owens leaps up to the top rope and goes for a moonsault, but Theory avoids it! Theory hits a rolling thunder blockbuster for a near fall! Theory hits a modified ushigoroshi for another near fall. Theory angrily covers again for a two-count. Theory tries once again for the same result.

Theory looks at the Money in the Bank briefcase in the corner, but Johnny Gargano takes it away! Theory is irate and turns into a superkick from Owens. Owens hits a cannonball and follows up with a Pop-up Powerbomb for the victory.

Winner by Pinfall: Kevin Owens

Johnny Gargano gets in the ring with the Money in the Bank briefcase and holds it over Theory. Gargano then drops it on his groin. Theory writhes around in pain as Gargano taunts him.

Replays are shown of Matt Riddle and Seth “Freakin” Rollins brawling last Monday on Raw. The Judgment Day tried to get Riddle to join them soon after, but Riddle declined. This led to a match against Finn Bálor, which Riddle lost after a distraction from Rollins. Rollins gave Riddle a Stomp after.

Matt Riddle is walking backstage when Kevin Patrick stops him. Patrick asks about costing Seth “Freakin” Rollins the United States Championship earlier tonight. Riddle says he’s going to keep attacking Rollins until he gets his rematch. As for tonight, he wants to help Rey Mysterio get that sweet revenge on the Judgment Day.

Coming up next, we’ll look at how Roman Reigns versus Logan Paul came to be.

-Commercial Break-

George Kittle of the San Francisco 49ers is at ringside.

Video Package: Roman Reigns vs. Logan Paul for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship at WWE Crown Jewel on November 5.

Ridge Holland and Butch of the Brawling Brutes make their way to the ring. They became the #1 Contenders for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship this past Friday on SmackDown. Butch says, “Monday Night Raw… it’s fight night!” Holland says we’ll get used to seeing them when they become the new Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions. Sheamus is out setting up their celebration for when they smash The Usos.

The Street Profits cut them off. Angelo Dawkins congratulates the Brawling Brutes on their victory on Friday. Montez Ford introduces them to the Brawling Brutes. They’re wearing San Francisco Giant-themed jerseys. Ford says they haven’t beat them yet. Butch throws things at them. Holland says they’ll fight them now. The Street Profits agree.

-Commercial Break-

Tag Team Match
The Brawling Brutes (Ridge Holland and Butch) vs. The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford)

The bell rings, and Angelo Dawkins starts against Ridge Holland. Holland quickly applies a nerve hold and rips at the face. Dawkins whips him off, but Holland shoulder tackles him. Holland sends Dawkins to the corner, but Dawkins slingshots over him. Dawkins knocks him into the ropes and they go back and forth before Dawkins hits a dropkick. Montez Ford tags in and hits a slingshot cross-body block for a two-count. Ford chops the chest before Holland punches him. Butch tags in and grabs Ford’s hand. Ford gets away, but Butch quickly grabs him and starts ripping at the fingers. Ford screams in fear when Butch comes after him. Butch boots him and sends him to the corner, but Ford slingshots over him. Butch charges, but Ford dropkicks him for a two-count. Dawkins tags in. The Street Profits hit Butch with a double-team back suplex for a two-count. Butch quickly rips at Dawkins’ ear and stomps the ankle. Butch stretches Dawkins’ arm and stomps it. Holland tags in, and he stomps Dawkins. Dawkins stuns him with a club and tags Ford in. Ford knocks Holland back and hits a top rope cross-body block. Ford then knocks Butch off the apron. Ford kicks away at Holland, but Holland soon comes back with a big clothesline. Butch tags in and hits a double knee drop on Ford before knocking Dawkins off the apron. Butch hits Ford with a low dropkick and tags Holland back in. They lay Ford out on the ropes and club his chest. Holland then suplexes Ford into the ring. Holland forearms Ford down and tags Butch in. They stretch Ford out on the ropes and club the chest. Butch then clubs Ford out of the ring.

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Butch taking it to Ford. Holland tags in and knees Ford. Ford fights back, but Holland hooks the arms and head-butts him back. Butch tags back in and viciously stomps Ford in the face a number of times. Butch twists the fingers, but Ford quickly spikes him with a DDT.

Dawkins and Holland tag in. Dawkins hits a pair of clotheslines, but Holland fights back. Dawkins quickly takes him down with a flying back elbow, followed by a corkscrew avalanche in the corner. Dawkins hits a snap kick and a double arm neckbreaker for a near fall. Butch runs in, but Ford cuts him off. Butch blind tags in and takes Dawkins down with a big kick for a near fall. The Brawling Brutes hit a powerslam/neckbreaker combo for a two-count. Holland is back in the ring. Holland goes for an Alabama Slam, but Dawkins gets out. They then wipe each other out with a double clothesline.

Butch tags in and applies a triangle to Dawkins. Dawkins powers Butch up, and Ford tags in. Ford stands on the top rope. The Street Profits hit a super blockbuster. Ford covers, but Holland breaks it up. The crowd chants, “This is awesome.” Butch grabs Ford. Dawkins tags in. Ford goes for a German Suplex, but Butch flips through. Dawkins pounces Butch to his corner. Holland tags in, so Dawkins pounces him out as well. Ford tags in and hits the Brawling Brutes with a somersault senton! Dawkins tags in. The Street Profits set Holland up for a super blockbuster, but Butch grabs Ford’s hand and snaps his fingers! Ford falls to the floor. Holland attacks Dawkins and holds him up for Butch to kick. Holland then slams Dawkins. Butch covers for the victory.

Winners by Pinfall: The Brawling Brutes

The Brawling Brutes will take on The Usos for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship this Friday on SmackDown.

Video Package: The Judgment Day destroys Edge’s knee last week on Raw

Sarah Schreiber is backstage with Rey Mysterio. Mysterio says he cannot believe what his son has done. Edge may be sidelined for now, but Mysterio has hope that Dominik can find his way back to their family. Everything he’s ever done in his life has been to provide for him and his family. Matt Riddle comes up and says he’ll help him take care of those greasy slimeballs in the Judgment Day.

-Commercial Break-

Johnny Gargano is walking backstage when Alpha Academy stops him. Chad Gable takes him to task for his actions earlier tonight. Kevin Owens comes up and says he has Gable’s back. A match is set for next week with Gargano and Owens taking on Alpha Academy.

Rhea Ripley says they took out everyone that was in front of them last week and proved that they run Monday Night Raw. With Dominik by their side, no one can stop them, especially now that he’s all man. Finn Bálor says Dominik is a brave man. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your father. Damian Priest shakes hands with Dominik and says he loves him. This is a man who no longer walks in a shadow. This man is willing to fight his own battles. Dominik proved that last week when he faced Edge one-on-one. If you need a reminder of how that went down, Dom is standing right here, and Edge isn’t standing anywhere. Priest says Edge is sitting somewhere all beat up, sad, and injured.

Ripley says Papi is very proud of Dom. Dominik thanks Ripley, and the crowd loudly boos him. Bálor shouts at the crowd. Ripley tells Dominik to ignore the crowd. Priest tells the crowd to sit down, shut up, and show some respect. Dominik goes to talk, but the crowd drowns him out with boos! Dominik tries to continue with his lines, but he has to smirk when the crowd continues to drown him out. Dominik says he loves standing here with his real family, the Judgment Day. Bálor suggests they take a family photo. The Judgment Day poses for photos. Bálor says they’re having a great time in the Bay Area.

Matt Riddle’s music cuts him off. Rey Mysterio soon joins him. This match is next.

-Commercial Break-

Tag Team Match
The Judgment Day (Finn Bálor and Damian Priest) vs. Matt Riddle and Rey Mysterio

Finn Bálor starts against Matt Riddle. Bálor quickly gets Riddle in the corner and attacks him. Damian Priest tags in and levels Riddle with a right hand. Priest throws Riddle to the corner and punches him. Bálor tags back in and punches Riddle Bálor chops the chest before sending him to the opposite corner. Riddle slingshots over him and kicks him down. Riddle hits Bálor with a trio of gutwrench suplexes. Rey Mysterio tags in. Riddle and Mysterio hit Bálor with leg drops for a two-count. Bálor reverses a whip on Mysterio, but he lowers his head and eats a kick. Mysterio hits a head-scissor takeover. Priest tags in, but Mysterio takes it to him. Priest catches Mysterio, but Mysterio gets out. Mysterio hits the ropes, but Priest clotheslines him down. Rhea Ripley and Dominik Mysterio clap at ringside.

Priest chokes Mysterio on the middle rope before taunting Riddle. Priest hits Mysterio with a back elbow and throws him down. Bálor tags in and hits a slingshot stomp for a two-count. Dominik coldly looks at his father. Bálor hits a snapmare for a one-count. Bálor applies a chin lock. Mysterio fights up and hits a jawbreaker. Mysterio hits the ropes, but Bálor hits a back elbow for a two-count. Priest tags back in and kicks Mysterio. Priest scoops him up and hits snake eyes for a two-count. Priest hooks the arm and tags Bálor in. Bálor knees him in the ribs and hits a snapmare before applying a chin lock. Mysterio fights up, but Bálor soon starts hitting the Three Amigos. The crowd loudly boos. Mysterio counters the third suplex and hits one of his own. Mysterio then levels him with an enzuigiri.

Riddle tags in and strikes away at Bálor before hitting a Ripcord Knee. Priest runs in, but Riddle hits a snap kick. Riddle has them in opposite corners and goes back and forth with forearms. Riddle hits Bálor with an exploder suplex before giving Priest a German Suplex. Bálor avoids a standing moonsault, but Riddle quickly comes back with a Broton. Riddle hits a kick to the chest for a near fall. Riddle goes to the top rope for a moonsault, but he lands on his feet when Bálor moves. Priest tags in, but he runs into a strike from Riddle. Bálor goes after Riddle, so Riddle takes him down. Priest stuns Riddle with a forearm. Riddle gets out of a Crucifix Powerbomb and lands on the apron. Riddle kicks Bálor in the chest and goes for a springboard, but Priest grabs him by the throat. Priest chokeslams Riddle on the apron.

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Bálor take Riddle down with a back elbow before throwing him out of the ring. Riddle gets to his feet and sees Rhea Ripley. Ripley grabs him and hits a back suplex on the floor! Bálor gets Riddle in the ring and tags Priest in. Bálor hits a backbreaker and Priest follows up with a leg drop for a near fall! Priest applies a surfboard stretch, but Riddle fights up. Priest clubs him and tags Bálor in. Bálor hits Riddle with a scissor kick for a near fall. Ripley screams at the referee. Priest tags in and punches Riddle. Priest applies the surfboard stretch again. Riddle fights up, but Priest clubs him in the lower back twice. Riddle stuns him with a kick to the head followed by the Bro to Sleep.

Mysterio and Bálor tag in. Mysterio sends Bálor into the ropes. Bálor goes for a sunset flip, but Mysterio rolls through and dropkicks him. Mysterio kicks Bálor back and hits a top rope seated senton. Mysterio hits Priest with a baseball slide before Bálor knees him. Bálor sends Mysterio into the ropes, but Mysterio ducks a clothesline and hits a springboard cross-body block for a two-count. Bálor shouts some instructions before Mysterio cuts him off. Mysterio goes for the 10 punches before looking at his son, Dominik. Bálor sweeps Mysterio’s feet. Mysterio kicks him back and knocks him into the ropes. Priest quickly pulls Mysterio out of the ring, so Riddle kicks him in the face. Riddle then crushes Priest with a springboard Floating Bro to the floor!

In the ring, Mysterio knocks Bálor into the ropes and hits a 619! Rhea Ripley immediately gets on the apron to distract the referee. Seth “Freakin” Rollins runs down and attacks Riddle. Rollins grabs a steel chair, but Mysterio pulls it away and chases him away. Dominik confronts his father and dares him to hit him with the chair. Mysterio throws the chair aside and gets in the ring. Bálor immediately hits a Sling Blade. Priest tags in and crushes Mysterio with a chokeslam. Bálor is tagged in, and he goes to the top rope for the Coup de Grâce to pick up the victory.

Winners by Pinfall: The Judgment Day

Replays are shown of Dexter Lumis invading the home of The Miz last week on Raw.

The Miz and Tommaso Ciampa are walking backstage. Dexter Lumis will be on Miz TV next.

-Commercial Break-

We go backstage to see Matt Riddle and Seth “Freakin” Rollins brawling backstage. Referees and agents hold them back. Rollins says he’s tired of Riddle and will give him his rematch. Anytime, any place, any match. Riddle says he wants Rollins at Extreme Rules in a Fight Pit. Rollins agrees.

Miz TV w/ special guest Dexter Lumis

The Miz is in the ring with Tommaso Ciampa. Miz says he saw the security footage from his home last week. You do not step into his house uninvited. The Miz is tired of looking over his shoulder. His daughter had a Minions-themed birthday. Miz thought one of the Minions was Lumis and punched it, traumatizing the partygoers. Miz wants to know what Lumis’ problem is and tells him to get in the ring. Unbeknownst to The Miz, a knife pops up from under the canvas and cuts a hole. It takes some time, but eventually, Dexter Lumis pops up and scares Miz. They had to stall a bit there. Lumis tries to pull Miz under the ring, but Ciampa saves him. They hit Lumis with a microphone, and he drops below the ring. Lumis then pops back up, and Miz and Ciampa scurry away.

-Commercial Break-

The following matches are set for next week’s Raw:

— Kevin Owens and Johnny Gargano vs. Alpha Academy
— Matt Riddle vs. Damian Priest

The Judgment Day is interviewed backstage. Dominik Mysterio pretends to be nervous and wants to check on his father before laughing. Dominik says he has a new mommy now. Damian Priest says Matt Riddle will get more of an ass-kicking next week.

Finn Bálor walks over to AJ Styles, who we haven’t seen in a few weeks. Bálor asks why Styles has been ducking him. Styles says he stopped talking to him when he joined Judgment Day. Bálor says he’s never done anything to Styles. They were teaming up before all this happened. Styles says he wants no part of Judgment Day. Bálor says it sounds like he wants a fight before saying that they’re boys. Bálor embraces Styles and tells him their offer stands. Styles sneers at him.

Video Package: The career of Alexa Bliss

The main event is next.

-Commercial Break-

Alexa Bliss w/ Bianca Belair and Asuka vs. Bayley w/ Damage CTRL

The bell rings, and Bliss charges her. Bliss jumps on her back, but Bayley backs her to the corner and slams her off. Bayley misses a clothesline. Bliss sends her into the ropes and trips her. Bliss hits a drop-toe-hold. Bayley drops her on the apron, but Bliss trips her again. Bliss grabs the arm and takes her down before attacking the arm. Bayley hits a flapjack into the corner and whips her down. Bayley applies an armbar, but Bliss gets out. Bayley quickly hits a hip toss for a two-count. Bayley keeps a chin lock applied, but Bliss fights out. Bliss hits a hurricanrana and stands on Bayley. Bayley reverses a whip, but Bliss catches herself in the ropes. Bayley kicks Bliss to the apron, but Bliss knocks her back. Bayley quickly takes her down and slams her knee on the apron. Bayley hits a sliding clothesline to the back of the head for a two-count. Bliss rolls out of the ring to recover. Bayley bounces her off the commentary table and clears it off. Bayley leans the table cover against the apron of the ring. Bliss kicks Bayley back and jumps off with a cannonball.

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Bliss fight out of a submission. Bayley quickly chop blocks the knee and attacks it. Bayley chokes her on the middle rope before applying a leglock. Something is happening in the crowd that is distracting them. Bliss fights Bayley back and hits a Thesz Press. Bliss punches away at her before hitting a dropkick. Bliss takes her down before hitting double knees and a flipping senton for a two-count. Bliss continues to take the fight to Bayley with a cross-body. They trade pins for two-counts. They’re fumbling through a few things now. Bayley goes for Bayley To Belly, but Bliss gets out. Bayley soon hits Bayley To Belly for a near fall.

The crowd chants, “Let’s go, Bayley/Bayley sucks.” Bliss rolls Bayley up for a two-count. Bliss goes for a tornado DDT, but she hurts her knee. Bayley covers and puts her feet on the ropes, but Bianca Belair knocks her off. Damage CTRL attacks Belair. Asuka takes it to Dakota Kai, but she misses a hip attack on the steps. In the ring, Bliss hits a DDT and goes to the top rope. Kai distracts the referee, and IYO SKY knocks Bliss down. Bayley hits the Rose Plant for the win.

Winner by Pinfall: Bayley

Damage CTRL triple-teams Bliss before attacking Asuka. Belair runs in and clotheslines Bayley down. Sky and Kai attack Belair and double-team her. Bayley attacks Belair and hits her with a Rose Plant. Bayley grabs a microphone and says she’s in control now. She gets what she wants when she wants it. Bayley wants the Raw Women’s Championship at Extreme Rules. Damage CTRL stands tall in the ring as the show comes to an end.


Quick Match Results

— Bobby Lashley def. Seth “Freakin” Rollins to retain the United States Championship
— Kevin Owens def. Austin Theory
— The Brawling Brutes (Ridge Holland and Butch) def. The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford)
— The Judgment Day (Finn Bálor and Damian Priest) def. Matt Riddle and Rey Mysterio
— Bayley def. Alexa Bliss

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