Welcome to this week's WWE Raw "Open Thread" featuring streaming live results and your discussion from Boston.
WWE Raw Results
Monday, August 14, 2017
From the TD Garden in Boston, MA
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
The show opens with a video on last week's events between Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins.
Ambrose comes out to the ring and calls out Seth. The Man comes down and once again reiterates that he's moved on from the past. Seth puts his fist out again. Dean freaks out on him for leaving him hanging last week. Rollins says sometimes he can't even trust himself. Dean offers his fist, but Seth turns away. They end up shoving each other before brawling to the mat and then spilling out of the ring.
Sheamus & Cesaro come out to attack the frenemies. Dean is tossed into the crowd and then the champs work on Seth in the ring. Dean runs back in but gets beat up again. The former Shield brothers get their act together and unite to clear the ring finally. After more build, Ambrose and Rollins finally put their fists together for a huge pop.
Kurt Angle comes out to the stage to officially announce Sheamus & Cesaro will defend the tag titles against Ambrose & Rollins at SummerSlam.
Michael Cole announces that Ric Flair successfully underwent surgery today and is now resting.
1) #1 Contender's Match: Sasha Banks def. Nia Jax via Banks Statement in 14:53. Alexa Bliss watches at ringside atop a tall "throne." Sasha celebrates in front of her hometown while Alexa watches.
Backstage, Kurt Angle addresses The Hardy Boyz about The Revival's injury. The Miz and Miztourage interrupt. Angle announces Miz will face Jason Jordan tonight. A ref interrupts and tells Angle something is happening between Balor and Wyatt.
We come back from commercial to see Balor and Wyatt brawling backstage. Angle yells at them to knock it off and goes on to announce they'll face each other tonight since they can't wait until SummerSlam.
Elias sings in the ring until R-Truth interrupts. Before a match starts, Elias beats him up and then leaves.
A shark cage is sitting in the ring as Big Cass comes down to the ring. He is met with lots of heat when he tries to talk, and finally begins his promo on Enzo and Big Show. Cass is spitting fire until Enzo interrupts and eventually brings out Big Show. Cass and Show brawl before Gallows & Anderson run out. The Club helps Cass beat up Show, slamming the cage door into his head.
2) Cruiserweight Championship Match: Akira Tozawa def. Neville (c) via pinfall in 11:25 to win the title. Titus and Apollo Crews celebrated with Tozawa afterwards.
Backstage, Big Show is told his hand is likely broken. Show tells Enzo he'll still be at SummerSlam.
Elsewhere, Emma complains to Mickie James about being screwed over. Mickie finally cuts her off and challenges her to a match tonight.
3) Bray Wyatt def. Finn Balor via Sister Abigail in 11:30. Afterwards, Bray hit another Sister Abigail and then re-appears in the ring to a pour a bucket of "blood" all over Finn.
4) Mickie James def. Emma via pinfall in 4:05.
Backstage, Finn Balor tells Charly that he and Wyatt will have a rematch at SummerSlam... and Finn is bringing his demons too.
5) Jason Jordan def. The Miz by DQ in 1:21 when Axel and Dallas interfere. The Hardy Boyz run down to make the save and clear the ring.
6) Jason Jordan & The Hardy Boyz def. The Miz, Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas in 14:28 when Jeff pinned Bo following a Swanton Bomb.
It is confirmed "The Demon" Finn Balor will face Bray Wyatt at SummerSlam.
Kurt Angle starts off the final segment as security surrounds the ring. (Angle then sits in a chair to watch.) Paul Heyman cuts a promo while Brock Lesnar bounces around. Samoa Joe puts in his two cents, followed by Braun Strowman. They go back and forth about who's the real last man standing. Roman comes out and immediately spears Joe. Braun power slams Roman before security gets in the ring to keep Braun and Brock apart. Of course security gets beat up and then the locker room has to come out as the show ends.