Welcome to this week's WWE Raw "Open Thread" featuring streaming live results and your discussion from Nashville.
WWE Raw Results
Monday, July 17, 2017
From the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
The show opens with Dean Ambrose addressing Seth Rollins in the ring. The Kingslayer himself ends up coming out. They argue about trust issues, which leads to Rollins offering Dean the chance to hit him in the back with a chair. Dean throws the chair out before The Miztourage comes to the stage. The trio hits the ring and takes Rollins and Ambrose out.
Charly Caruso tries to interview The Miz backstage but his crew gets out of dodge real quick.
1) Bayley def. Alexa Bliss via Bayley to Belly in 8 minutes after Sasha Banks took out Nia Jax at ringside.
We see footage of John Cena presenting at the ESPYs. Ronda Rousey presented Stephanie McMahon with an Inspire award.
A video on Roman Reigns airs.
Backstage, Corey Graves and Kurt Angle discuss the big secret. Angle thanks Graves for being a good friend.
Backstage, Ariya Daivari interrupts a pep talk between Titus, Apollo, and Tozawa. Daivari challenges Tozawa to a match tonight.
2) Mustafa Ali & Jack Gallagher def. Drew Gulak & Brian Kendrick via pinfall in 2 minutes. Tomorrow on 205 Live, Ali and Gulak will clash in a 2/3 Falls Match.
Enzo Amore cuts another passionate promo in the ring until Big Cass interrupts. Big Show comes out for a match but ends up brawling with Cass at ringside. Cass lays out Show and Enzo in the ring before leaving.
Roman Reigns is interviewed backstage.
Backstage, Kurt Angle informs Rollins and Ambrose that they will team up next week to take on Miz, Axel, and Dallas in a handicap.
Elias Samson tries to sing a song in the ring before his rematch.
3) Finn Balor def. Elias Samson by DQ in 5 minutes when Samson smashed his guitar over Finn's head. Balor was cut open. Bray Wyatt appears on the tron and cuts a promo on Balor.
Backstage, Kurt Angle books Sasha Banks vs. Bayley in a #1 Contender's Match next week. Elsewhere, The Revival are interviewed before their tag match coming up.
4) Ariya Daivari def. Akira Tozawa when Titus O'Neil had the match called off in 3 minutes.
Kurt Angle comes out for his major announcement. He dated some girl in college, but 9 months after their last date, a baby boy was born. This child graduated college and went on to become a WWE superstar. Angle welcomes... Jason Jordan. Angle sheds tears and the two have a lengthy embrace.
5) The Revival def. The Hardy Boyz via pinfall after dirty tactics in 13:20. Gallows & Anderson were backstage watching the match.
6) #1 Contender's Match: Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe ended in no contest after nearly 20 minutes when Braun Strowman came out and attacked them both. Braun continues beating them both up for a bit before exiting the ring while officials check on Joe and Reigns.