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Raw 10/12/2020: Night Two of the Draft; Rollins Farewell; #1 Contender's Battle Royal

Updated: Oct 14, 2020



Here's what's on tap for tonight:

  • Night Two of the 2020 WWE Draft!

  • Seth Rollins bids farewell to Raw

  • No DQ Match: Kevin Owens vs. Aleister Black

  • Mustafa Ali to speak about his Retribution reveal

  • Battle Royal to determine #1 Contender for WWE Raw Women's Championship

We're in the ThunderDome and kicking things off with commentary discussing the results of the draft on Friday's Smackdown. The rules for tonight's draft are laid out.


HERE COMES RANDY ORTON!!! Highlights of last week's six man tag match are shown. Orton says regardless of where he is drafted, he will face Drew McIntyre at Hell in a Cell and he will take his championship. Orton says 2020 has been the year of Drew McIntyre. Orton talks about McIntyre's accomplishments this year. Orton said before last week, McIntyre hadn't lost via pin in almost a year. Orton says that is a sign of things to come. Orton says in less than two weeks, he will pin McIntyre again and take the WWE Championship by hitting McIntyre with the three most dangerous letters in sports entertainment....R-K-HERE COMES DREW MCINTYRE!!! McIntyre congratulates Orton for pinning him last week. McIntyre was surprised Orton didn't kick him in the skull after the RKO. McIntyre says that's where Orton screwed up. McIntyre says he kicked Orton in the head at Clash of Champions for all the legends. At Hell in a Cell, he'll beat the hell out of Orton for himself. McIntyre says regardless of where Orton gets drafted, he'll kick his ass every time their in the same building together. THEY BRAWL!! They fight to the outside and McIntyre gets the upper hand. Orton bails back up the apron.


Stephanie McMahon is backstage with a draft card. Tonight's first round picks are next!


1st Round:

  • "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt (Raw)

  • Bayley (WWE Smackdown Women's Champion) (Smackdown)

  • Randy Orton (Raw)

  • The Street Profits (WWE Raw Tag Team Champions) (Smackdown)

  • Charlotte Flair (Raw)

No DQ Match

Aleister Black vs. Kevin Owens

KO attacks Black right away!! They brawl on the outside and Black turns the tide throwing KO back in the ring. Black goes for Black Mass but KO avoids and goes for a stunner unsuccessfully. They go back to brawling on the outside. They go near the announce table and Black has the upper hand. KO reverses and sends Black into the barricade and follows up with a cannon ball against the barricade!! KO gets a table from under the ring. KO attempts a power bomb but it's blocked. KO GETS ON THE BARRICADE BUT BLACK THROWS HIM OFF AND ONTO THE ANNOUNCER'S TABLE AS WE GO TO A COMMERCIAL.


We're back and Black tries to suplex KO on a chair in the ring. KO blocks it. Black drop toe holds KO face first into the chair. 1...2...NO!! Black hits KO with strikes and goes out side to grab a few chairs. KO fights back but Black delivers a kick to his head. Black tries a knee strikes but KO puts a chair in the way! KO hits Black with a chair before DDTing him on one!! 1...2...NO!! KO uses the chair on Black in the corner. KO sets up four chairs and gets Black on the top turnbuckle. KO TRIES A SUPERPLEX ON BLACK BUT BLACK FIGHTS HIM OFF. BLACK HITS A METEORA ON KO SENDING HIM BACK FIRST THROUGH THE CHAIRS!! 1...2...NO!!! Black goes to the outside to get the table that KO brought out earlier. Black puts the table in the ring and sets it up as KO rolls to the outside. Black goes after him. KO tries a stunner but Black avoids it. KO avoids Black Mass. They go back into the ring. KO HITS A STUNNER!! KO POWER BOMBS BLACK THROUGH THE TABLE FOR THE WIN @ 12:01!! Fun match between these two! KO took a beating here.


Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke talk backstage. They're on Miz TV with The Miz and John Morrison next!


More Picks now!


2nd Round:

  • Braun Strowman (Raw)

  • Daniel Bryan (Smackdown)

  • Matt Riddle (Raw)

  • Kevin Owens (Smackdown)

  • Jeff Hardy (Raw)

The Miz and John Morrison are in the ring now for Miz TV. They hype themselves as the greatest acquisitions to Raw. They talk about the New Day and Heavy Machinery splitting. Miz calls himself Mr. Raw. They introduce Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke as their guests. Mandy talks about Miz moving her to Raw to punish Otis. Mandy accuses Miz of ruining people's lives. Miz says she should be thanking him. She would rather slap him in the face. Miz asks Dana if she's sure she wants Mandy as a partner and brings up Mandy's partnership with Sonya Deville. Miz says they're both in the battle royal tonight so that's awkward. Mandy says may the best woman win. HERE COMES NATALYA AND LANA!! Lana wants to know why Mandy and Dana are getting interviewed. They claim they should be interviewed. They trade insults before a brawl breaks out!! Mandy and Dana stand tall. We go to a commercial.


Back from a break, Miz and Morrison are still in the ring. Miz brings out his plan B. It's John Morrison. Oh great. Morrison wants to talk about what they are going to bring to the table on Raw. HERE COMES LARS SULLIVAN!! MIZ LEAVES MORRISON! LARS SULLIVAN DESTROYS MORRISON AS MIZ BACKS UP THE RAMP WATCHING!!


Commentary talks about the New Day. Highlights of Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods winning tag gold are shown followed by the draft picks that split them up.


Adam Pearce is backstage with the New Day and the Street Profits. HE MAKES THEM OFFICIALLY TRADE TAG TITLES SINCE THEY'VE MOVED BRANDS. DOLPH ZIGGLER AND ROBERT ROODE ARE HERE!! They want a shot. They'll face the New Day later tonight. Profits and New Day say they're all four up and want the smoke!!


Seth Rollins is walking backstage and he's up next!


Stephanie McMahon makes the New Day vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode official.


Time for round 3!!


3rd round:

  • Retribution (Raw)

  • Lars Sullivan (Smackdown)

  • Keith Lee (Raw)

  • King Corbin (Smackdown)

  • Alexa Bliss (Raw)

Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring. Rollins wants to soak it all in for a minute because tonight is the end of an era. He's thrilled to take his talent to Friday nights but feels bad for the fans since it's his last night on Raw. He says Raw is losing a lot. He says Raw is losing the greatest leader in Raw's history. He looks a the current Raw roster and wants to know if anyone can fill his void. He says no one can. Rollins says Dominik and Rey Mysterio have unfortunately also been drafted Smackdown. He doesn't want to end his run.....HERE COMES JEFF HARDY!!! Rollins appreciates Hardy's enthusiasm but Hardy isn't a leader. Rollins tells Hardy to get the hell out of the ring. Hardy says Rollins is going to Smackdown so this is his ring now. Rollins says Hardy should be focused on his match with Lars Sullivan this Friday! Rollins leaves but HERE COMES AJ STYLES!! Styles tells Rollins to get to stepping. Styles and Rollins argue outside the ring when HARDY TAKES THEM BOTH OUT! HARDY SENDS STYLES INTO THE STEPS AND HITS POETRY IN MOTION ON ROLLINS!! Hardy wants a triple threat right now!


Triple Threat Match

Seth Rollins vs. Jeff Hardy vs. AJ Styles

Hardy goes on the attack right at the bell. Hardy clotheslines Rollins out of the ring. Styles beats on Hardy in the corner. Styles works on Hardy's knee. Styles charges but Hardy takes him down with a sling blade. Hardy delivers shoulders to Styles in the corner. Hardy goes off the ropes but Rollins trips him and brings him to the outside. All men are back in the ring. Rollins and Styles team up on Hardy. The alliance is short lived as they go after each other. Styles delivers a knee to the back of Rollins neck for a neck breaker. Styles turns hit attention to Hardy and chokes him across the middle rope. Kicks by Styles before dropping a knee on Hardy for a near fall. Rollins gets back to the apron but Styles knocks him off. Hardy fights back against Styles and takes him to the corner. HARDY GOES FOR WHISPER IN THE WIND BUT ROLLINS PUSHES HIM TO THE FLOOR! Rollins hits a sling blade on Styles followed by a super kick! ROLLINS SUICIDE DIVES OUT ONTO HARDY!! Rollins back in to beat on Styles. Rollins sends Styles to the outside. ROLLINS SUICIDE DIVES ONTO STYLES AND HARDY AS WE GO TO A COMMERCIAL!!


We're back and Rollins works on Hardy while Styles is on the outside. Rollins says he runs this place until he says otherwise. Rollins eats a back elbow from Hardy as Styles gets back in. HARDY HITS THEM BOTH WITH WHISPER IN THE WIND!! Hardy hits a reverse atomic drop and leg drop on Styles! Hardy snap mares Rollins! Hardy front face suplexes Styles! 1...2...NO!! Hardy takes down Rollins with a Russian leg sweep. Styles breaks up a pin. Styles plants Hardy with a reverse DDT for a near fall. Styles sets up Hardy for a Styles Clash but Rollins takes him out with a flying knee! ROLLINS HITS A FALCON ARROW ON STYLES!! 1...2...NO!! Rollins goes for a stomp on Styles but Hardy intercepts Rollins with a tornado DDT!! 1...2...NO!! Hardy goes to the top turnbuckle. Styles cuts him off. Styles goes to the top to deliver a superplex but Rollins pulls Styles down and LOCKS IN THE CALF CRUSHER!! SWANTON BY HARDY ON ROLLIN!! STYLES THROWS HARDY AWAY AND PINS ROLLINS!! 1...2...NO!! Styles goes for Styles Clash on Hardy but HARDY COUNTERS AND HITS TWIST OF FATE ON STYLES!! ELIAS IS HERE AND CRUSHES HARDY WITH A GUITAR!! STYLES PINS HARDY FOR THE WIN @ 14:23!! Elias stares down Hardy from the ramp. Great match from all here. Styles feels like the right winner and Hardy has a fresh feud now.


Stephanie is backstage and getting ready for the 4th round! It's next!


Holy Wars "Welcome to Hell" is the official theme song for Hell in a Cell.


4th Round:

  • Elias (Raw)

  • Sami Zayn (WWE Intercontinental Champion) (Smackdown)

  • Lacey Evans (Raw)

  • Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura (Smackdown)

  • Sheamus (Raw)

Lana & Natalya vs. Mandy Rose & Dana Brooke

Natalya and Dana start. Airplane swing by Dana sends Lana flying. Natalya and Mandy come in. Quick tags by Mandy and Dana. Dana gets a near fall off a roll up. Natalya takes control and tags Lana. Lana gets a near fall. Lana and Natalya make frequent tags and beat on Dana in their corner. Another near fall for Lana. Lana stomps Dana and works a submission. Lana continues to beat on Dana and talks trash to Mandy. Mandy slaps Lana. Dana tags Mandy. Mandy cleans house! Mandy suplexes Lana before hitting a rolling clothesline. Mandy tags Dana. MANDY HITS A PUMP KICK TO LANA'S FACE! DANA HITS A SENTON ON LANA FOR THE WIN @ 3:46!! Not much here but the right team won. After the match, Natalya tells Lana "This is working out anymore. I'm done!"


The Hurt Business is backstage talking about Retribution. RICOCHET IS HERE! Ricochet proposes one more match against any member of the Hurt Business. If Ricochet wins, they squash this whole thing and move on. If a member of the Hurt Business wins, Ricochet will join them. Cedric Alexander steps up to volunteer.


Angel Garza vs. Andrade

Zelina Vega is on commentary. Both men trade blows right away. Garza loses his pants right away. Back suplex by Andrade! Andrade in control early on. Andrade focuses on Garza's taped leg. Andrade takes Garza to the mat. Garza connects with a nice super kick! 1...2...NO!! Garza sets up for the Wing Clipper but Andrade hip tosses Garza into the corner!! Andrade goes for the Hammerlock DDT but Garza gets to the ropes. A back elbow strike sends Garza out of the ring. Garza sends Andrade back first into the apron. Back in the ring, GARZA HITS ANDRADE WITH THE WING CLIPPER FOR THE WIN @ 2:54!! Zelina gets in the ring to check on Garza. LIGTHS GO OUT!! THE RED LIGHT COMES ON. ALEXA BLISS AND THE FIEND ARE HERE!! THEY BOTH HIT SISTER ABIGAIL ON ANDRADE AND ZELINA VEGA!! LET ME IN!!


Stephanie is back for the next round.


5th Round:

  • Nikki Cross (Raw)

  • Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode (Smackdown)

  • R-Truth (24/7 Champion) (Raw)

  • Apollo Crews (Smackdown)

  • Dabba-Kato (Raw)

WWE Raw Tag Team Championship Match

The New Day (champs) vs. Robert Roode & Dolph Ziggler

Ziggler starts with Woods. Good mat wrestling by both to start. Woods gets the upper hand and works an arm. Woods tags Kingston who hits a double axe on the way in. Ziggler is able to tag Roode who comes in and gets a head lock on Kingston. They both run the ropes and Kingston catches Roode with a back elbow. Roode knocks Woods off the apron and avoids Trouble in Paradise. Full nelson slam by Roode and he tags Ziggler. ZIGGLER HITS KINGSTON WITH A FAME ASSER!! 1...2...NO!! We go to a commercial break.


Back from the break, the challengers isolate Kofi. Ziggler splashes Kingston in the corner and Roode follows up with a neck breaker for a near fall. Roode hits a suplex and drops a knee off the second rope! 1...2...NO!! Roode continues to wear down Kingston with a head lock. Kofi fights to his feet but Roode backs him into the corner. Roode charges and Kofi stomps him! Both men make tags!! WOODS TAKES OUT BOTH MEN!! Woods throws Ziggler of the ring. Woods takes out both men outside. Back in the ring, Woods DDTs Ziggler for a near fall! Woods military presses and tries to deliver a boot out of it but Ziggler blocks it and delivers a DDT of his own! 1...2...NO!! Roode tags back in. Kofi saves Woods in the corner. Woods gets a near fall roll up. Woods attempts Honor Roll but rolls into a spine buster by Roode!! 1...2...NO!! Woods catches Roode with an enziguri. Woods tries to tag Kofi but Ziggler pulls Kofi off the apron. Kofi blinds tags Woods! THE NEW DAY HIT THE MIDNIGHT HOUR ON ROODE TO WIN @ 12:01!! NEW DAY RETAINS!!


Elias walks backstage when Charly Caruso catches up to him. Charly asks why he hit Jeff Hardy. Elias says Hardy took him out with a car and injured him. Elias tells us his new album, Universal Truth, will be released October 26th!! On top of that, we will have an Elias concert next week!


If Ricochet wins, the Hurt Business leaves him alone; If Ricochet loses, he joins the Hurt Business

Cedric Alexander w/ The Hurt Business vs. Ricochet

Both men collide in the center of the ring to start. Ricochet takes Cedric to the corner before taking him down for a near fall. Cedric plants Ricochet and then hits a drop kick. Cedric beats on Ricochet in the corner now, Snap suplex by Cedric gets a near fall. Cedric locks in a head lock. Cedric is much more aggressive tonight and continues the mat work. Cedric slaps Ricochet. Cedric pounds Ricochet in the corner. Ricochet gets a small package for a near fall. Ricochet gets a back suplex for a near fall. Ricochet goes to the top but Cedric rolls out of the way of the 630. Both men trade counters. Ricochet hits a kick but CEDRIC HITS THE MICHINOKU DRIVER!! 1...2...NO!! The ref is down because Cedric landed on him. MVP BRINGS A CHAIR INTO THE RING. RICOCHET STEALS IT AND PULLS AN EDDIE GUERRERO!! THE REF THINKS CEDRIC HIT RICOCHET WITH IT AND DQs HIM @ 5:07!! Ricochet wins and the Hurt Business is pissed!


Additional draft picks will be made on Raw Talk tonight.


Highlights of the brawl/match between Keith Lee and Braun Strowman last week. They will face each other next week.


Stephanie is back!


6th Round:

  • Titus O'Neil (Raw)

  • Carmella (Smackdown)

  • Peyton Royce (Raw)

  • Aleister Black (Smackdown)

  • Akira Tozawa (Raw)

Reminder of additional picks on Raw Talk.


#1 Contenders Women's Dual Branded Battle Royal - Winner earns WWE Raw Women's Championship match against Asuka next week

Participants include: Lacey Evans, Billie Kay, Mandy Rose, Dana Brooke, Peyton Royce, Lana, Natalya, Zelina Vega, Tamina, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Nikki Cross, Bianca Belair, Shayna Baszler, & Nia Jax (WWE Women's Tag Team Champions)

Asuka is on commentary. Nia gets on the mic and says her or Shayna will win so the rest can just leave and save themselves humiliation. Everyone attacks Nia and Shayna. Nia and Tamina have a stand off. They double head butt Lana. Nia throws Tamina out!! Billie Kay tries to throw Nia out but no luck and Nia throws Billie Kay out! Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke double team Shayna. Nia throws both Rose and Brooke out!! Everyone in the ring besides Shayna teams up on Nia. SHAYNA HELPS THEM THROW NIA OUT!! Nia is pissed!! NIA GRABS LANA AND SAMOAN DROPS HER THROUGH THE TABLE FOR THE 4th WEEK IN A ROW!! BACKSTAGE, RANDY ORTON AND DREW MCINTYRE ARE BEATING THE HELL OUT OF EACH OTHER!! We go to a commercial.


We're back and it looks like there is about seven women left. Lacey Evans eliminates Nikki Cross with a Woman's Right! Natalya eliminated Peyton Royce during the break. Shayna tries the Kirifuda Clutch on Bianca Belair but Belair avoids it and ELIMINATES SHAYNA!! THE RIOTT SQUAD TEAMS UP TO ELIMINATE BELAIR. The final four is the Riott Squad, Natalya, and Lacey Evans!! Natalya and Lacey ELIMINATE THE RIOTT SQUAD SIMULTANELOUSLY!! We're down to Natalya and Lacey! Natalya back drops Lacey to the apron but Lacey is able to get back in. They trade strikes, Natalya keeps slapping Lacey. Asuka watches on backstage. Both ladies battle to the apron!! Natalya shoves Lacey into the ring post but she hangs on! Natalya charges but eats a boot! Natalya holds on though! NATALYA CATCHES LACEY AND SLAMS HER AGAINST THE RING POST AND LACEY FALLS TO THE FLOOR!! LANA GETS BACK IN THE RING AND ELIMINATES NATALYA!! LANA WINS @ 11:14 AS SHE WAS NEVER ELIMINATED BY NIA EARLIER. DREW MCINTYRE AND RANDY ORTON FIGHT TO THE RINGSIDE AREA. Officials and referees come out to pull them apart. End Show.


So no Mustafa Ali tonight to address his Retribution reveal???


Next Week:

  • Elias Concert

  • Keith Lee vs. Braun Strowman

  • WWE Raw Women's Championship Match: Lana vs. Asuka (champ)

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