WWE Monday Night Raw’s August 10th episode featured a No#1 Contender Match between Asuka and Bayley for the Raw Women’s Title at Summerslam, return of Mickie James, Randy Orton taking on Kevin Owens and more.
WWE Raw Results:
The show opened with a contract signing between Seth Rollins and Dominik Mysterio, with Samoa Joe as the mediator. Rollins and Mysterio exchanged words before signing the dotted line, with Rollins allowing Dominik to bring weapons of his choice.
Seth Rollins def. Humberto Carrillo:
Rollins picked up a quick victory over Carrillo with a powerbomb and the Stomp. Post-match, Rollins and Murphy tied up Dominik and unleashed several kendo stick shots on his body.
Angelo Dawkins def. Andrade:
Dawkins picked up the win over Andrade with the Cash Out as chaos ensued at ringside with Bianca Belair and Zelina Vega.
Bianca Belair def. Zelina Vega:
An intense Belair took revenge for her husband’s poisoning and hit the KOD to win the match.
Post-match, Dawkins and Belair revealed that Ford’s condition is stable and he will be back at Summerslam for the title match.
MVP’s VIP Lounge saw him blame an unsafe working environment for his loss last week. Apollo Crews joined the fray and they traded verbal jabs before Shelton Benjamin and Bobby Lashley proceeded to attack Crews. Crews dodged and threw MVP’s sofa out on the floor.
Shelton Benjamin def. Apollo Crews:
With an assit from Lashley and MVP, Benjamin rolled up the US Champion for the win.
Post-match, Lashley went to attack Crews, but MVP held him back, as he wants Crews to be fit for SummerSlam.
Footage of RETRIBUTION’s latest attack was shown, with the group throwing a cinderblock through a window of the Performance Center.
Mickie James’ return interview was interrupted by Lana and Natalya. James dissed both the stars before making her exit.
The Viking Raiders, Ricochet and Cedric Alexander def. Akira Tozawa and Ninjas:
A Viking Experience was enough for the win for the babyfaces in this filler matchup.
Post-match, one of the ninjas unmasked to reveal himself as R-Truth and pinned Tozawa to win the 24/7 Title.
Drew McIntyre said he wants to end Randy Orton’s reign as the leader, and the match at SummerSlam will be a passing of torch moment from one generation to another.
Peyton Royce def. Liv Morgan:
Royce pinned Morgan after some distraction helped her to hit the Deja Vu for the three count.
RAW Underground: The latest entrant was former 24/7 Champion Riddick Moss who dismantled Cal Bloom.
Asuka def. Bayley:
In a long but great matchup, Asuka picked up the win after the over-confident Bayley submitted to the Asuka Lock. Asuka will now face Sasha Banks for the Raw Women’s Championship at SummerSlam.
Raw Underground: Arturo Ruas picked up a dominating win as Shane McMahon talked about his MMA background.
Raw Underground: Dabba Koto once again destroyed an unknown talent, with Shayna Baszler staring him down. Baszler went on to take out three female stars all by herself.
RETRIBUTION lit up a car, yelling and celebrating as they ran off from the area.
Randy Orton def. Kevin Owens:
The main-event saw Orton pick up a victory over Owens with an RKO out of nowhere.
Post-match, Orton seemed frustrated with Ric Flair for setting up a match with Owens. Orton praised Flair but said he didn’t need him anymore and delivered a low blow followed by a brutal punt kick. Drew McIntyre and other officials rushed to Flair’s aid as the show went off the air.