• RAW Results – JBL Returns, Brock Lesnar Attacked
– Tonight’s episode of RAW kicked off with Bobby Lashley calling out Brock Lesnar for costing him the United States Championship last week. Brock come out and a brawl broke out immediately.
Brock had the upper hand at first, but Lashley turned the tables quickly. Lashley speared Brock through the barricade at ringside, and then hit a spear on Brock on top of the announce table.
Wrestlers & Referees came out to separate both men, but Lashley still managed to put Lesnar through the announce table with a Spine Buster!
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– The Good Brothers (Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson) def. Alpha Academy (Chad Gable & Otis)
Judgment Day came out after the match. Damian Priest said they cooked The O.C. last week. Finn Balor said he started their club and challenged them to a match at Crown Jewel. The O.C. accepted.
AJ Styles said that Dominik Mysterio is a little punk for turning on his father Rey Mysterio and wants him one on one tonight. Dominik accepted and said they can face off in an hour.
Styles said he’ll do what Rey should have done – beat the pi$$ out of him. Dominik promised to mop the floor with AJ.
– Seth Rollins celebrated becoming the new United States Champion and said tonight will be his first title defense and he will stomp Matt Riddle’s face in.
Mustafa Ali interrupted and said Seth should thank Brock Lesnar for the assist in damaging Bobby Lashley. Ali said he wants a shot against Seth for the US Title because the former champion Lashley promised him a Title match.
Seth declined and told Ali that he can stay and celebrate with him or leave. Ali took Seth’s glasses off and tossed them. Seth said good things about Ali and then suddenly attacked him.
– WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Dakota Kai & IYO SKY def. Candice LeRae & RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair
– The Miz claimed that he fell on a wet floor and injured his knee.
– Cora Jade chose Rhea Ripley to face Roxanne Perez on NXT.
– WWE Hall Of Famer JBL came out and said he has a big announcement to make. JBL said that Triple H traded Rey Mysterio to SmackDown in exchange for Happy Corbin (who is back to being Baron Corbin) to RAW.
– Baron Corbin def. Dolph Ziggler
– The Miz said that he is in an immense amount of pain and can’t compete tonight. Byron Saxton said that custodial staff in the arena have revealed that The Miz faked his injury. The Miz said they are lying and threatened to sue them. Johnny Gargano yelled that Dexter Lumis is here and exposed that Miz is fine.
– Cameron Grimes asked The O.C. to be his Tag Team Partners to face Schism on NXT.
– Dominik Mysterio def. AJ Styles
– The Miz vs. Dexter Lumis is canceled due to Miz attacking Lumis with a Steel Chair.
– Johnny Gargano told The Miz that he knows his secret and threatened to expose it.
– Elias is back and has a performance ready. Matt Riddle interrupted and brought bongos and wants to join in. Elias said they can play together one day but not tonight. Seth Rollins cut him off by coming out for his match.
– Seth Rollins (c) def. Matt Riddle to retain the United States Championship
After the match, Seth attacked Elias and Riddle. Mustafa Ali came out and went after Seth, but Rollins ran away through the crowd.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (October 17, 1998) – WCW Saturday Night
On this day in 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Georgia Mountains Center in Gainesville, Georgia and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1998’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
World Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman vs. Lenny Lane
Vincent vs. Barry Horowitz
Wrath vs. Rex King
Meng vs. Hardbody Harrison
Bret Hammer vs. Barry Darsow
World Television Champion Chris Jericho vs. Fit Finlay
Perry Saturn vs. The Gambler
Konnan vs. Lodi
Scott Hall vs. Disorderly Conduct