• Complete Results From Tonight’s RAW
– RAW kicked off with Randy Orton explaining why he RKO’d Riddle last week. Orton said he doesn’t need friends, and didn’t need Riddle’s help to defeat AJ Styles. Riddle interrupted. Riddle believes Randy was just teaching him how to do a proper RKO, and wants to give their tag team another chance.
RAW Tag Team Champions AJ & Omos interrupted. AJ claimed Randy cheated last week, and won’t be able to stop The Colossal Omos tonight.
AJ challenged Riddle to a match and Riddle accepted.
– RAW Tag Team Champion AJ Styles def. Riddle
– Rhea Ripley def. RAW Women’s Champion Nikki A.S.H. (Nikki attacked Charlotte Flair after the match)
– Drew McIntyre def. Veer & Shanky in a 1-On-2 Handicap Match (Veer & Shanky are now banned from ringside at SummerSlam. Drew is allowed to bring his sword)
– John Morrison debuted his new talk show ‘Moist TV’ with Special Guest The Miz. Morrison said last week we saw a Moist Miracle and saw The Miz was able to walk again. Morrison asked Miz if he was faking his injury, but Miz claimed he wouldn’t lie to Morrison.
Damian Priest interrupted. Priest claimed that Miz is a liar and was faking it, so Morrison could push him around in the wheelchair. Miz let it slip out that he’s been cleared for weeks.
Morrison proposed a match between The Miz and Damian Priest. Priest accepted and shoved Miz into a kiddie pool.
– Damian Priest def. The Miz (After the match, Sheamus told Priest that the United States Title is his gold, and he won’t allow Priest to get his grimy hands on it)
– Alexa Bliss vs. Eva Marie is announced for SummerSlam. Eva told Doudrop to bring Lilly.
– Mansoor def. MACE
– RAW Tag Team Champion Omos said he will kill the legend of Randy Orton, and become the new Legend Killer. AJ Styles said since he already defeated Riddle, that makes him The Moron Killer.
– Randy Orton def. RAW Tag Team Champion Omos via DQ after AJ Styles interfered. After the match, AJ & Omos beat down Randy, but Riddle made the save (Orton said that Riddle earned back his respect and wants to team up with him again. Riddle said they are challenging AJ Styles & Omos for the Raw Tag Team Titles at SummerSlam)
– NXT Champion Karrion Kross def. Jeff Hardy
– Eva Marie slapped Doudrop 2 times for not bringing Lilly to her.
– R-Truth & Akira Tozawa tried to pin 24/7 Champion Reggie in a park, but he got away.
– The man formerly known as Elias said that the music did not fail him, but that it just wasn’t enough. He left a gravestone that read “Elias 2017-2021”.
– Charlotte Flair & Nia Jax def. RAW Women’s Champion Nikki A.S.H. & Rhea Ripley
– WWE Champion Bobby Lashley & Goldberg came face-to-face in the main event segment. Goldberg announced that he came out of retirement for his son, Gage Goldberg, and wants him to be at SummerSlam.
MVP said for the first time in his career Goldberg has to face an opponent more dominant than him. Lashley said he will end Goldberg’s career in The House of the All Mighty. Goldberg said that’s bullsh*t and took out Lashley with a Spear to end RAW.
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• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (August 16, 1986) – NWA World Wide Wrestling
On this day in 1986, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to “NWA Starrcade 1986”.
The card can be found below:
Dusty Rhodes vs. Ric Flair (JIP – St. Louis)
Magnum T.A. vs. Nikita Koloff
The Rock-n-Roll Express & Dick Murdoch vs. Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson & Tully Blanchard