01 Aug 2023 03:08:44 am UTC / 2 months ago
While Rollins locked eyes with Balor on the outside, he rolled Priest back into the ring. Priest attempted South of Heaven, but Rollins countered with a super-kick. Dom intervened, but Zayn took him out. Ripley approached Zayn, leading to a heated exchange. Taking advantage of the distraction, Balor dropkicked Zayn from outside the ring. Inside the ring, Priest executed a Razor's Edge on Rollins, but instead of going for the pin, he requested his MITB briefcase from Balor. Balor handed it over, but Priest didn't cash it in. Rollins capitalized on the situation, hitting a super-kick and then a stomp on Priest for the victory. To conclude the show, Rollins and Zayn celebrated their triumph in the ring.
WINNER: Seth Rollins & Sami Zayn
01 Aug 2023 03:08:25 am UTC / 2 months ago
Seth Rollins & Sami Zayn Vs Damien Priest and Dominik Mysterio
As Judgment Day made their grand entrance to the ring, Rollins and Zayn launched a surprise attack on Dirty Dom and Priest at the entrance way. Rollins chased Balor backstage, leaving Zayn to stand tall in the ring as the show went on a break. When the show returned from commercial, Dominick was throwing punches at Rollins, but the latter swiftly threw Dom into a corner and delivered a kick to Dom's head. Zayn tagged in and executed an axe-handle on Dom's arm. Priest then tagged in, giving Judgment Day the upper hand. Zayn, however, fought back and took Priest down before tagging Rollins back in, who proceeded to hit a double-stomp on Priest's arm.
Rollins leaped off the second rope, but Priest countered with an elbow. Dom tagged in, landing punches on Rollins and striking a pose. Fired up, Rollins retaliated with chops before landing a corner splash. Attempting another splash, Rollins missed this time. Dom tagged in Priest, who executed a super-kick on Rollins. Dom returned to the ring and unleashed a series of punches on Rollins. However, when Dom attempted a 619, Zayn clotheslined him. Zayn tagged Rollins back in as Priest also entered the fray. Rollins performed a suicide dive onto Priest, who was on the outside.
01 Aug 2023 02:44:52 am UTC / 2 months ago
Backstage, Stratus and Stark found themselves confronted by Adam Pearce. Pearce firmly informed them that in two weeks in Winnipeg, Stratus would face Lynch in a match with Stark banned from ringside.
The second part of the Baszler/Rousey video package was aired, providing further insight into their ongoing rivalry.
01 Aug 2023 02:42:55 am UTC / 2 months ago
Becky Lynch Vs Trish Stratus
As the bell rang, signaling the start of the match between Becky Lynch and Trish Stratus, an unexpected turn of events unfolded. Right as Lynch went on the offensive against Stratus, Zoey Stark suddenly stormed the ring, attacking Lynch and causing a disqualification, resulting in a win for Lynch. Following the match, chaos ensued as Lynch found herself entangled in a brawl with both Stark and Stratus around the ring.
In the heat of the moment, Lynch managed to remove Stratus's face protector, but before she could capitalize further, Stark intervened, cutting Lynch off with a swift move. Stratus joined the attack, hitting Lynch with a chair. The trio of heels then retreated, leaving Lynch in visible pain, clutching her midsection, as the segment came to an intense conclusion.
WINNER: Becky Lynch defeated Trish Stratus via DQ [0:04]
01 Aug 2023 02:41:58 am UTC / 2 months ago
As Trish started to specify when the rematch would occur, Adam Pearce, WWE's official, interrupted her. Pearce announced that the highly-anticipated match between Becky Lynch and Trish Stratus would happen right then and there, making the audience erupt with excitement.
01 Aug 2023 02:41:55 am UTC / 2 months ago
ackstage, Byron Saxton conducted an interview with Cody Rhodes. Cody expressed that Brock Lesnar could inflict severe damage, breaking his arm, ribs, or jaw, but he was determined to shatter the aura of Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. With his emotions running high, Cody stormed off, leaving a strong sense of determination in his wake.
In the ring, Becky Lynch made her grand entrance and addressed the audience with a microphone in hand. The self-proclaimed "The Man" proudly declared her arrival in Houston, Texas. Becky emphasized that she had done everything necessary to earn her rematch with Trish Stratus and couldn't think of a better place and time than here and now to face her. Trish Stratus then made her entrance and took the microphone. She countered Becky's demand, asserting that nobody tells her when to fight. Stratus clarified that she would decide when Becky gets her rematch. The crowd reacted with boos as Trish added a cheeky remark, calling out the Astros for their cheating scandal.
01 Aug 2023 02:20:31 am UTC / 2 months ago
WINNER: Chad Gable beat the 5-minute Gunther challenge, but Gunther won the wrestling match
01 Aug 2023 02:20:19 am UTC / 2 months ago
Gunther managed to break free and hit a German Suplex, nearly securing the win. He attempted to capitalize by going to the top rope, but Gable cut him off and executed a super-plex. Both competitors returned to their feet, with Gable unleashing a series of strikes while Gunther responded with a resounding chop. Gable fired back with another German Suplex for a near fall. Gunther countered with a boot and another chop, garnering another two-count.
Gable tried for another German Suplex, but Gunther countered with a flurry of chops. After a hard-fought struggle, Gunther finally executed the power-bomb he had been working towards, and it secured him the hard-fought victory.
01 Aug 2023 02:20:15 am UTC / 2 months ago
Gunther, refusing to accept defeat, demanded the match to continue. As a result, the battle continued. After the commercial break, Gunther was seen chopping Gable relentlessly in the corner. Gable retaliated by grabbing Gunther's arm and locking in an arm-bar. He followed up with a dropkick and attempted another, but Gunther evaded. Gable quickly regained control and applied another arm-bar.
01 Aug 2023 02:20:04 am UTC / 2 months ago
5-minute Gunther challenge
The intense battle between Gunther and Gable began with a lock-up, and Gunther demonstrated his strength by tossing Gable across the ring. He repeated the feat, showcasing his dominance. Gable attempted a takedown, but Gunther expertly targeted Gable's leg instead. In a test of strength, Gunther emerged victorious and followed it up with a stomp to Gable's head. He then slammed Gable and attempted pinfalls, only getting one-counts.
Despite Gunther's assault, Gable rallied back with fiery chops, but Gunther cut him off with a powerful European Uppercut, and then another stinging chop to the chest. Gunther sought to finish the match with a power-bomb, but Gable managed to escape and locked in an ankle lock, forcing Gunther to fight to stay in the match. Gunther went for another power-bomb, but Gable maneuvered out of it, allowing him to survive the initial five-minute challenge.
01 Aug 2023 02:18:11 am UTC / 2 months ago
Cody walked around the ring before stepping inside, and the two competitors locked eyes, a palpable tension between them. Cody extended his hand, and Brock smiled, accepting the gesture with a handshake. However, before the situation could settle, Cody seized the moment and surprised Brock with a tope suicida, taking him down on the outside. An unexpected twist occurred when Lesnar low-blowed Cody, gaining the upper hand. Brock grabbed the ring steps and delivered a punishing blow to Cody. Seemingly content, Brock appeared ready to head to the back, but he returned to deliver more devastating strikes with the steps. The relentless assault continued as Brock hit an F-5 on Cody in the ring. Once satisfied, Brock donned his cowboy hat and vest and made his way out of the arena, leaving behind a fallen Cody Rhodes.
01 Aug 2023 02:18:01 am UTC / 2 months ago
Brock made his entrance first, captivating the crowd's attention. Chants of Cody's name echoed throughout the arena. Holding the microphone, Brock introduced himself, listing his illustrious achievements as an NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion, a UFC heavyweight champion, and a former WWE heavyweight champion of the world—although he acknowledged that Seth Rollins might have something to say about the last part. The crowd responded with the customary "What?" treatment, which Brock didn't seem to mind. He confidently proclaimed that at SummerSlam, he would be getting paid to do what he does best: fight and kick ass against Cody Rhodes. Brock playfully added that Cody, on the other hand, would be getting paid to endure a beating from Brock Lesnar. With that said, Brock called for Cody to come out and shake his hand, giving him a five-second countdown. Cody's music hit, and he made his way to the ring, fully geared up for action. Cody didn't waste any time with theatrics, signaling his intent to take this seriously.
01 Aug 2023 02:17:25 am UTC / 2 months ago
As the show returned, both competitors continued their hard-hitting exchanges in the center of the ring. Nakamura landed a powerful enzigouri followed by a sliding German Suplex, but Ciampa managed to kick out at two. Despite the rib pain he was selling, Ciampa fought back and executed a draping DDT, nearly securing the victory. Ciampa attempted to put Nakamura on the top rope, but Nakamura resisted and delivered a knee strike to Ciampa's midsection for another near-fall.
Nakamura charged at Ciampa, but the wily wrestler got a knee up to counter. Ciampa then went for the Fairytale Ending, though it appeared a bit awkward, but Nakamura quickly rolled Ciampa up in a similar fashion to clinch the win.
WINNER: Shinsuke Nakamura
01 Aug 2023 02:17:09 am UTC / 2 months ago
Shinsuke Nakamura Vs Tommaso Ciampa
Ciampa's entrance wasn't televised, but Bronson Reed was shown watching the match backstage as Nakamura gained control in the early moments. Ciampa rallied back, gaining momentum with a series of impactful strikes. However, Nakamura cut him off with a well-timed knee to Ciampa's midsection. The action spilled to the apron, where Nakamura unleashed a barrage of kicks on Ciampa. Nevertheless, Ciampa retaliated with a pair of running knees to even the odds. Feeling confident, Ciampa clapped and patted himself on the back before the show went to a commercial break.
01 Aug 2023 02:16:18 am UTC / 2 months ago
Ripley interjected, recounting her history with Raquel Rodriguez, who had apparently evaded her. Suddenly, Rodriguez's music played, and she made her way to the ring with a determined demeanor. A heated brawl erupted between Rodriguez and Ripley inside the ring. Rodriguez gained the upper hand, clotheslining Ripley over the top rope and hurling her into the guardrail. However, Ripley resorted to a chop-block, momentarily stopping Rodriguez's momentum. Officials rushed in to separate the two fierce competitors, putting an end to the intense segment.
01 Aug 2023 02:16:14 am UTC / 2 months ago
Finn Balor took the mic next and characterized Seth Rollins as someone who sought to appear insane. Balor expressed that true insanity was waking up every day for the last seven years and seeing the scars he carried from Rollins' past actions. Balor spoke of how Rollins had nearly ruined his career, and though he couldn't erase the scars, he intended to return the favor. He vowed to inflict scars on Rollins that would make him feel vindicated. However, Dirty Dom attempted to speak but faced strong boos from the crowd. Undeterred, Dom declared his intention to restore honor to the Mysterio name.
01 Aug 2023 02:16:08 am UTC / 2 months ago
Damien Priest opened with a commanding speech in Spanish, calling for everyone to rise for the impending Judgment Day. Rhea Ripley asserted that Raw wouldn't begin until Judgment Day decided so. She referred to her past actions, which had put Liv Morgan on the shelf. Priest questioned who could possibly stand in their way, mentioning names like Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, and Seth Rollins. According to Priest, Judgment Day had dealt with them all, and no one could halt its unstoppable force.
01 Aug 2023 02:15:28 am UTC / 2 months ago
However, chaos ensued when Erik entered the ring, causing a distraction. Seizing the opportunity, Gable capitalized by hitting a moonsault on the Viking Raiders, throwing them off balance. Despite the momentary chaos, Valhalla regained control, climbing to the top turnbuckle once again. But Dupri showed her resilience, thwarting Valhalla's plans and pulling off a powerful slam, securing the victory for Maxxine.
WINNER: Maxxine Dupri
01 Aug 2023 02:15:11 am UTC / 2 months ago
Singles Match: Maxxine Dupri Vs Valhalla
Valhalla burst into action at the start of the match, launching herself at Dupri with a devastating shotgun knee. In a quick display of agility, Valhalla whipped Dupri around before firmly grasping her by the hair. Demonstrating her grappling prowess, Valhalla applied a submission hold, but Dupri countered with a slick arm-drag.
Dupri retaliated with an impactful Fisherman's Suplex followed by a fierce corner splash. Otis and Gable, positioned on the ring apron, observed the action keenly. Dupri then added a touch of flair, performing the worm move before delivering an elbow drop. Energized and determined, she ascended to the top rope and executed a daring cross-body.
01 Aug 2023 02:14:11 am UTC / 2 months ago
As the show returned, Kaiser struck Riddle's head with a kick to regain control. Riddle retaliated with a flurry of chops and kicks, setting up an Exploder suplex and a Bro-ton to maintain his momentum. Riddle went for a German Suplex, nearly getting the pinfall. He followed it up with another Bro-ton, but Kaiser managed to get his knees up to counter.
Kaiser then executed a move called the Kaiser Roll (which prompted a humorous comment from Patrick). He got a two-count but Riddle wasn't deterred. Riddle fought back with a knee to the head and a power-bomb, coming close to securing the victory. He attempted the Bro Derek, but Kaiser countered into a roll-up for a near-fall. The two competitors continued trading strikes, with Riddle eventually knocking Kaiser down and going for a moonsault. Unfortunately for Riddle, Kaiser moved at the last second and capitalized with his own finisher, securing the win.
After the match, Gunther extended his hand to Kaiser, and they shared a sportsmanlike handshake.
WINNER: Ludwig Kaiser
01 Aug 2023 02:13:53 am UTC / 2 months ago
Singles Match: Ludwig Kaiser Vs Matt Riddle
Riddle took control early in the match, repeatedly taking Kaiser down. However, Kaiser managed to turn the tide with a back elbow and forearm strikes. He then applied a side head-lock, but Riddle fought his way out and executed a couple of impressive gut-wrench suplexes. The two superstars exchanged strikes, and Riddle followed up with a fisherman's suplex for a near-fall.
Riddle lifted Kaiser, but Kaiser found a way to counter and sent Riddle crashing into the ring post. Following up on his advantage, Kaiser delivered a dropkick and a European Uppercut on the outside. However, Riddle regained control after the commercial break, showcasing his high-flying abilities with a series of moves.
01 Aug 2023 02:12:41 am UTC / 2 months ago
A video package was shown, featuring the Gunther/Drew McIntyre developments from last week.
Jackie Redmond conducted an interview backstage with Imperium. Gunther expressed his disappointment in Ludwig Kaiser but also offered him a chance at redemption later in the night when he faces Matt Riddle. Gunther confidently stated that he would personally end McIntyre at SummerSlam. The show then cut back to the ring, where Riddle made his entrance.
01 Aug 2023 02:12:37 am UTC / 2 months ago
Paul acknowledged that Ricochet was indeed one of the best to ever do it until Paul showed up. He then brought up their feud that began at the Royal Rumble and called for the clip where they clashed during the event. As a show of respect and anticipation for their match at SummerSlam, Paul extended his fist for a fist bump, and Ricochet obliged. As Ricochet turned to leave, Paul stopped him to mention that the ring announcer, Samantha Irvin, is engaged to Ricochet. Paul slyly hoped there wouldn't be any hard feelings when Irvin has to announce that he beat Ricochet.
This remark sparked a brawl between the two rivals. Ricochet went for an aerial attack, but Paul caught him with a right hand to end the segment.
01 Aug 2023 02:12:27 am UTC / 2 months ago
Paul welcomed everyone to Monday Night Raw as a chorus of boos rang through the arena. He declared that he wasn't there for the fans; instead, he was there for Ricochet. However, the crowd drowned him out with boos as he tried to speak. Paul recounted how Ricochet had attacked him last week, receiving the infamous "What?!" treatment from the fans. Undeterred, Paul confidently announced that he would beat Ricochet in the most viral match in WWE history at SummerSlam. Right on cue, Ricochet's music hit, and he walked out with a microphone in hand.
The crowd erupted in chants of Ricochet's name. In response, Ricochet stated that last week, he was in Paul's live stream, but this week, he was in Paul's head. He retorted that Paul wasn't the good guy in their situation and criticized Paul's actions. While Ricochet respected Paul as an athlete and competitor, he also pointed out that he believed Paul to be a horrible human being. Paul responded by appreciating Ricochet's comments, but the fans continued to taunt him with "You suck!" chants.
01 Aug 2023 02:10:19 am UTC / 2 months ago
The show was somberly opened with an "In Memory Of" graphic paying tribute to the late Adrian Street, who had recently passed away.
Upon this solemn start, Kevin Patrick extended a warm welcome to all the viewers, and Corey Graves commenced running down the card for the night. Suddenly, the arena was filled with Logan Paul's music, and he made his way to the ring, capturing the attention of the audience.