Raw 10/5/2020: Big Six Man Tag; Women's Tag Titles Defended; Who is leading Retribution?!??!
Here's what's on tap for Raw tonight:
WWE Women's Tag Team Championship Match: The Riott Squad vs. Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler (champs)
"The KO Show": Kevin Owens welcomes Bray Wyatt as his guest
Six Man Tag Team Match: Randy Orton, Dolph Ziggler, & Robert Roode vs. Drew McIntyre (WWE Champ) & The Street Profits (WWE Raw Tag Team Champs)
We're in the ThunderDome kicking off the show with Randy Orton sitting backstage in a chair. Orton says he should of left Clash of Champions as champion but he left in an ambulance instead. Orton claims he doesn't remember much about the ambulance ride but he does remember what all the legends did to him. Orton saw nothing but darkness in the those moments and he felt excruciating pain. 24 hours later, Drew McIntyre celebrated with those same legends. He talks about they celebrated and played poker. For every action, there is a reaction which is why he did what he did. Orton says he made sure they all felt the same pain that he did. Orton talks about what he did to each legend when the lights were out. Orton says McIntyre's bill hasn't been paid in full until Orton is champion. Orton says it's not over until he says it's over. Orton claims McIntyre still has hell to pay. Orton says McIntyre's legacy will be waiting for him if he can survive one more WWE Championship match inside HELL IN A CELL!! MCINTYRE SHOWS UP AND BEATS THE HELL OUT OF ORTON!! Officials come in to pull McIntyre off of Orton and Orton bails.
Six Woman Tag Team Match
Zelina Vega, Natalya, & Lana vs. Mandy Rose, Dana Brooke, & Asuka (WWE Raw Women's Champ)
Dana Brooke and Natalya start. Natalya takes control early and gets a near fall. Brooke uses an airplane spine to take down Natalya for a near fall. Mandy Rose tags in. Rose and Brooke double suplex Natalya. Near fall for Rose. Drop kick by Rose gets another near fall. Rose goes to tag Asuka but Zelina Vega runs around and pulls Asuka off the apron. Vega distracts Rose and Natalya takes advantage. Natalya's team beats down Rose in the corner. Vega tags in and continues the work on Rose. Vega rolls into a cross arm breaker on Rose. Vega cheap shots Asuka and tags Natalya. Lana tags in and hits a bad sliding drop kick. Quick tags by the heels as they isolate Rose. Lana and Asuka get tags. HIP ATTACK TO VEGA!! HIP ATTACK TO LANA!! ASUKA IS TAKING OUT EVERYONE!! Things are breaking down. Rose blinds tags Asuka. Asuka misses a hip attack on Lana. ROSE COMES IN AND PUMP KICKS LANA FOR THE WIN @ 4:51!! Not a good match at all but the right team won and the right competitor took the pin on the other side.
Post match, HERE COMES NIA JAX AND SHAYNA BASZLER!! ZELINA VEGA BAILS! Nia and Shayna destroy Lana and Natalya!! Lana saves Natalya from a Samoan Drop. NIA SAMOAN DROPS LANA THROUGH THE ANNOUNCER'S TABLE!!
R-Truth is walking backstage and sees a poster board for a mock draft. There's a janitor sneaking up on Truth! Truth thinks it's Randy Orton. THE JANITOR WINS THE 24/7 CHAMPIONSHIP! IT'S DREW GULAK!!
Commentary talks about the Hurt Business, Mustafa Ali, Apollo Crews, and Ricochet. Highlights from last week are shown. Ali, Crews, and Ricochet talk backstage. MVP interrupts. MPV says they won the match but not the fight. MVP talks about the draft and how it changed Crews when he came to Raw. MVP offers them all to join the Hurt Business and says they are on the clock. Ali and Crews walk off but Ricochet is delayed to leave as he seems to be contemplating MVP's offer.
Highlights of what happened last week with Rollins/Murphy/Mysterios. Seth Rollins and Murphy are in the ring. Murphy has a mic. Rollins is demanding the mic but Murphy is unwilling to give it up. Murphy has something to get off his chest. Murphy says he has been Rollins' disciple for months. After the last couple weeks, Murphy wants Rollins to apologize if he wants Murphy to keep being his disciple. Rollins is baffled. Murphy doesn't want the apology to him. MURPHY WANTS ROLLINS TO APOLOGIZE TO AALYAH!! ROLLINS GETS PISSED AND BLOWS UP ON MURPHY!! ROLLINS SAYS HE'S THE MESSIAH AND MURPHY IS DISCIPLE OVER AND OVER!! HERE COMES DOMINIK MYSTERIO AND HUMBERTO CARRILLO!! Dominik and Carrillo attack right away. The bell is yet to ring. Dominik and Carrillo clean house! DOMINIK DIVES OFF THE TOP AND CARRILLO HITS A SUICIDE DIVE SIMULTANEOUSLY!! A tag match between the four is next!
Seth Rollins & Murphy vs. Dominik Mysterio & Humberto Carrillo
The match is already in progress after the commercial break. Rollins is in control of Dominik. Rollins delivers shoulders to Dominik in the corner. Murphy tags himself into the match and stomps Dominik in the corner. Rollins comes back in and tells Murphy to stay on the apron until he says. MESSIAH AND DISCIPLE!! Rollins hits a nice gut buster on Dominik for a near fall. Rollins locks in an abdominal stretch. Dominik escapes and hits a jaw breaker. ROLLINS HITS A SLING BLADE AND MURPHY TAGS HIMSELF IN!! ROLLINS AND MURPHY ARGUE!! Meanwhile, Dominik tags Carrillo who picks up the pace to take out both men. Carrillo hits a missile drop kick on Murphy!! 1...2...NO!! Rollins distracts Carrillo and MURPHY SPIKES CARRILLO WITH A DDT!! Dominik breaks up a pin. Dominik is sent over the barricade by Murphy. Murphy and Rollins continue to argue. CARRILLO DIVES TO THE OUTSIDE TO TAKE THEM BOTH OUT! CARRILLO THROWS MURPHY IN THE RING AND GOES TO THE TOP TURNBUCKLE!! CARRILLO JUMPS INTO A KNEE STRIKE BY MURPHY!! MURPHY PINS CARRILLO FOR THE WIN @ 4:23!! Murphy stares down Rollins as he leaves alone.
Adam Pearce on the phone with someone. BRAUN STROWMAN INTERRUPTS!! Strowman knows Raw Underground isn't happening tonight but he wants to fight someone. Pearce doesn't know if that can happen since Strowman is a Smackdown superstar but he'll see if he can find someone. Strowman leaves. KEITH LEE COMES UP TO PEARCE AND SAYS TO SIGN HIM UP!!
Kevin Owens comes to the ring. "The KO Show" is next!
Murphy is backstage and Rollins finds him to continue their argument. Rollins says he isn't apologizing for anything. Rollins says Murphy is the one who needs to apologize. Rollins tells Murphy to come find him when he wants to apologize and if he doesn't apologize by 10:00PM, there will be hell to pay.
It's time for "The KO Show". KO says he is usually excited for his show but tonight there is a different feel. KO says he feels different the past couple days. He says people are right. When the Fiend touches you, you change. KO says he still feels it. The anger, agony, and dread. Tonight's "KO Show" isn't about a chat as he throws the chairs out of the ring. We see highlights of last Friday's Smackdown where the Fiend attacks KO. KO says he can't explain how the mandible claw feels. KO claims he was paralyzed. KO says first it was Aleister Black then the Fiend. What's next week? The Brood or the Ministry of Darkness?? Haha!! KO is tired of games and calls out Bray!! FIREFLY FUN HOUSE!! Bray says "Hi Raw!" Bray says KO is his new friend. Bray says friends are great after saying all the things they can do together. Bray wrote a song about friends sticking together no matter what brand they're on. The puppets sing the song along with Bray. Bray tells KO to sing along. KO says they're not friends and calls him a Mr. Rogers rip off. KO says he can't be brainwashed. KO calls Bray to the ring because he doesn't want to wait until Friday. Bray says it's not nice and he doesn't like bullies. Bray says KO has no idea what he's gotten himself into but he'll know on Friday. Bray says consider this a warning because that's what friends do. GOOD BYE RAW!! KO knows what that means and he still is waiting. He says he'll come to Bray. ALEISTER BLACK ATTACKS KO ON THE RAMP!! BLACK MASS!!
Charly Caruso is backstage with Drew McIntyre. MCINTYRE'S ACCEPTS ORTON'S CHALLENGE FOR HELL IN A CELL!! McIntyre tells Orton he will send him straight to hell!
A video package highlights some destruction by Braun Strowman.
Braun Strowman vs. Keith Lee
They lock up but neither man gets an advantage. They go off the rope and collide but neither man moves. Off the ropes again and they collide. Strowman sends Lee outside with a drop kick. STROWMAN AND LEE FIGHT OUTSIDE THE RING. STROWMAN SENDS LEE INTO THE STEPS AS THEY ARE COUNTED OUT @ 1:13!! Strowman is pissed that he was counted out. STROWMAN CHARGES LEE AND SENDS HIM THROUGH THE BARRICADE!! Strowman start to leave but Lee gets back up!! THEY FIGHT UP THE RAMP!! LEE THROWS STROWMAN INTO THE LED BOARD!! Officials try to hold Lee back. LEE TACKLES STROWMAN OFF OF THE STAGE!! Medical staff checks on both men.
Bianca Belair is backstage playing some trivia game with some other girls. Belair answers every single question correctly.
Highlights of what just happened between Keith Lee and Braun Strowman.
Backstage, 24/7 Champion Drew Gulak is on the run. R-Truth and Akira Tozawa find him. TRUTH "PINS" GULAK IN A TRASH BIN TO REGAIN THE 24/7 CHAMPIONSHIP!! I say "pins" because you couldn't see anything.
The Hurt Business make their way to the ring. MVP says he needs to clear up some confusion. MVP says Mustafa Ali, Ricochet, and Apollo Crews didn't win the fight. MVP says they're talented and that's why he offered them a spot in the Hurt Business. MVP blames Retribution for their loss. "When you see the black and gold, prepare to fold." Mustafa Ali, Ricochet, and Apollo Crews come out and say MVP is making excuses. Ricochet interrupts Crews and Ali. He doesn't want to keep MVP waiting. Ricochet teases joining the Hurt Business before turning it down and laughing at MVP. MVP tells Bobby Lashley to punish Ricochet.
The Hurt Business w/ MVP vs. Ricochet & Apollo Crews w/ Mustafa Ali
Shelton Benjamin and Ricochet start. Ricochet uses his speed early to avoid Benjamin but Benjamin catches him in an arm bar. The Hurt Business corners Ricochet and Lashley comes in. Lashley works on Ricochet and hits a slam before running into a boot in the corner. Spring board drop kick by Ricochet. Ricochet and Crews send the Hurt Business out of the ring as we go to a commerical.
We're back and Lashley beats on Ricochet in the corner with shoulder tackles. Stalling vertical suplex by Lashley on Ricochet!! 1...2...NO!! Lashley chokes Ricochet across the second rope as MVP talks trash. Ricochet hits MVP in defiance!! LASHLEY PLANTS RICOCHET WITH A FLAT LINER!! 1...2...NO!! Benjamin tags in. Ricochet catches Benjamin with a kick. Ricochet tags Crews. Crews runs wild on Benjamin and hits a cross body off the second rope. BIG SPINE BUSTER BY CREWS!! STANDING MOONSAULT!! 1...2...Lashley breaks it up! Ricochet comes in a delivers a couple super kicks to Lashley but then LASHLEY HITS A DOMINATOR ON RICOCHET!! Benjamin hits a release German on Crews before tagging Lashley. Lashley tries a spear but Crews avoids it and hits an enziguri. Crews charges but LASHLEY HITS HIM WITH A SPINE BUSTER!! LASHLEY LOCKS CREWS IN THE HURT LOCK AND CREWS TAPS @ 9:44!!! The Hurt Business celebrates. Ricochet claims they're going to keep trying.
Murphy walks backstage as his deadline to apologize to Rollins approaches. MURPHY TALKS WITH AALYAH!! Murphy apologizes for everything that has happened. Aalyah asks Murphy if he is really considering apologizing to Rollins.
The Hurt Business walks backstage when Mustafa Ali confronts them. Ali wants MVP tonight one-on-one and when he is finished with MVP, he'll come for Lashley.
Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring. Rollins tells Murphy the time has come and the Messiah awaits his apology. Murphy makes his way to the ring. Rollins says Murphy has had a hour to think it over so this should be easy and straight forward. Then we can move on. Murphy says nothing and Rollins asks what the problem is. Rollins says apologize and we can go back to serving the greater good. Murphy is conflicted. Rollins tells Murphy he has seen what happens to those who stand in the way of the greater good. Rollins says over and over that all you have to do is apologize. Rollins raises his voice and grabs Murphy by the beard!! MURPHY TACKLES ROLLINS!! THEY BRAWL TO THE OUTSIDE AND ROLL ACROSS THE ANNOUNCE TABLE!! Rollins sends Murphy into the barricade. Rollins gets a kendo stick but MURPHY TAKES IT FROM HIM. MURPHY WEARS ROLLINS OUT WITH THE KENDO STICK!! Rollins says "Sorry". Murphy says not to him. Murphy hits him a couple more times before Rollins says he's sorry to Aalyah!! Rollins begs off. Murphy drops the kendo stick and ROLLINS ATTACKS MURPHY!! ROLLINS BEATS MURPHY WITH THE KENDO STICK!! ROLLINS GRABS A CHAIR AND AALYAH COMES DOWN TO COVER MURPHY!! DOMINIK, REY, AND ANGIE COME TO THE RING AS WELL AS ROLLINS WALKS AWAY. Rey and Dominik walk Aalyah out of the ring but she looks back at Murphy. Rollins watches on the tron backstage.
Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler talk backstage. They defend the tag titles next!
WWE Women's Tag Team Championship Match
Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax (champs) vs. The Riott Squad
Nia and Liv start the match. The Riott Squad isolates Nia 2-on-1 early on. Quick tags by the Riott Squad but Nia quickly stops their momentum. Nia hangs Ruby in the tree of woe and squashes her. Ruby falls to the outside. Nia reluctantly tags Shayna. Shayna beats on Ruby outside. Back in the ring, Shayna gets a near fall. Shayna stomps the arm of Ruby. That looked sick!! Shayna follows up with a hammerlock submission. Shayna works the arm some more before throwing Ruby out of the ring. Nia tags back in. NIA THROWS RUBY HARD INTO THE APRON TWICE AS WE GO TO A COMMERCIAL.
Back from the break, Ruby seems to be begging Shayna for more punishment. Shayna misses a kick and Ruby rolls Shayna up for a near fall. Ruby tags Liv but Shayna tags Nia. Liv sends Nia into the turnbuckle with a drop toe hold. Liv goes from corner to corner hitting Nia and Shayna. Nia takes down Liv with a big clothesline. Liv tries a sunset flip unsuccessfully. Nia tags Shayna and Nia holds Liv for Shayna to get some shots in. Shayna misses a knee and knees the turnbuckle. Liv tags Ruby! RUBY HITS A TORNADO DDT WHILE LIV BLIND TAGS! DOUBLE STOMP BY LIV!! 1...2...NO!! Ruby tags back in and goes for the Riott Kick but it's blocked. NIA TAKES OUT LIV!! SHAYNA LOCKS RUBY IN THE KIRIFUDA CLUTCH!! NIA CARRIES LIV TO THE CORNER AND KEEPS HER AWAY. RUBY TAPS OUT TO SHAYNA AS LIV WATCHES ON @ 9:59!! Shayna keeps the hold locked on until Liv makes her break it.
The Street Profits talk about the main event. Long story short...The Street Profits are up and THEY WANT THE SMOKE BRAVEHEART STYLE!! McIntyre joins them and they walk off together.
Miz and Mrs. returns November 12th.
MVP w/ The Hurt Business vs. Mustafa Ali
They lock up and MVP delivers a knee to the gut. Knee drop by MVP gets a near fall. MVP beats on Ali in the corner. MVP sends Ali into the turnbuckle before turning him inside out with a clothesline. An arrogant pin by MVP gets a near fall. All MVP so far. MVP sends Ali off the ropes but Ali connects with a kick sending MVP to the outside. MVP is pissed and all members of the Hurt Business get in the ring. The match is over @ 2:35! THE LIGHTS FLICKER!! RETRIBUTION IS HERE!! MVP ASKS ALI TO JOIN THEM. Ali stands with them for a moment but then goes outside to confront Retribution. ALI THEN TURNS BACK TOWARDS THE HURT BUSINESS AND TELLS RETRIBUTION TO GET THEM!! RETRIBUTION DESTROYS THE HURT BUSINESS!! ALI GETS IN THE RING AND NODS TO RETRIBUTION. RETRIBUTION COMES IN THE RING AND STANDS BEHING ALI AS HE RAISES HIS HAND. IT APPEARS ALI IS CALLING THE SHOTS FOR RETRIBUTION!!
Commentary talks about Mustafa Ali and Retribution. Then commentary hypes the 2020 WWE Draft which starts this Friday on Smackdown and continues next Monday on Raw.
Six Man Tag Team Match
Randy Orton, Robert Roode, & Dolph Ziggler vs. The Street Profits (WWE Raw Tag Team Champs) & Drew McIntyre (WWE Champ)
McIntyre and Roode start. Orton distracts McIntyre allowing Roode to take advantage. Roode and Ziggler try to double team McIntyre but it doesn't last. Orton slides in the ring and tries a RKO but no luck. McIntyre sends Roode and Ziggler out of the ring. Montez Ford dives over the top rope to take out Ziggler and Roode as we go to a commercial.
We're back and Ziggler talks trash to Angelo Dawkins. Dawkins fires back and tags Ford. Ford picks up the pace and takes down Ziggler with a clothesline. Drop kick to Roode. Suplex by Ford followed by a standing moonsault to Ziggler!! 1...2...NO!! Orton grabs Ford's leg to slow him down allowing Ziggler to take advantage. Roode tags in and hits a spine buster on Ford for a near fall. Orton tags in. Orton beats on Ford on the outside before dropping him back first on the announce table!! In the ring, Orton stares at McIntyre as he punishes Ford. Ford tries to fight back but Orton cuts him off. Orton knocks Dawkins off the apron before taunting McIntyre. Ford hits a DDT on Orton! McIntyre and Ziggler tag in. MCINTYRE GOES WILD! Belly to belly on Ziggler twice! Roode gets knocked off the apron. McIntyre pulls Orton in the ring. McIntyre mounts and punches Orton. Roode and Ziggler come in to stop McIntyre. Dawkins tags himself in. DAWKINS TRIES THE ANOINTMENT BUT ZIGGLER COUNTERS WITH A DDT!! Ziggler tags Orton. ORTON HITS A HANGING DDT ON DAWKINS!! Orton sets up for a RKO but Dawkins avoids it. DAWKINS HITS THE ANOINTMENT ON ORTON! SPLASH BY FORD!! 1...2...Ziggler and Roode break it up. McIntyre blind tags Ford. ZIGGLER HITS A FAMEASSER ON FORD!! CLAYMORE TO ZIGGLER!! McIntyre sets up Orton for a Claymore. ROODE RUNS IN THE RING AND GETS A CLAYMORE!! ORTON HITS A RKO ON MCINTYRE FOR THE WIN @ 10:16!! Orton and McIntyre stare each other down to end the show!
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