WWE RAW Report – 11/2/15

Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins

– Tonight’s WWE RAW kicks off from Denver with Michael Cole, JBL and Byron Saxton. We go right to the ring as Roman Reigns makes his way through the crowd to a pop.

Reigns says he’s proud to be the new #1 contender. He starts ripping into WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins and says his luck his running out. Reigns says there’s not a force on earth that can stop him from beating Rollins and becoming the next WWE World Heavyweight Champion, and we can believe that. Rollins’ music hits and out he comes to the stage. Rollins gives props to Reigns, as did Reigns in his promo, but taunts him for the match at WrestleMania 31. Rollins says Reigns is good but he will always be second best and people will only remember him as the guy that used to carry Rollins’ bags. Reigns calls Rollins to the ring so they can find out who the real man is. Rollins starts walking down the ramp but stops. He goes on until Triple H’s music hits.

Triple H and Stephanie McMahon come out. They tease the title match tonight but Stephanie announces it for Survivor Series. Triple H makes a joke about the Colorado crowd being high. Triple H announces a Traditional Survivor Series main event for tonight with Team Rollins vs. Team Reigns. They must pick their teams.

– Still to come, Bray Wyatt will address Kane and The Undertaker. We see Dolph Ziggler and Kevin Owens walking backstage as we go to commercial.

Dolph Ziggler vs. Kevin Owens

Back from the break and out comes Dolph Ziggler. WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens is out next for this non-title match.

We get a sidebar video from earlier with Owens saying he’s the greatest IC Champion of all time and proves it every night. They go to lock up and Owens kicks out Ziggler’s injured knee. Owens focuses on the leg and keeps Ziggler down. Ziggler gets up and fights back but Owens kicks the leg out again. Owens talks trash and takes Ziggler to the corner. Owens keeps control and plays to the crowd for boos. Ziggler fights back again but his leg goes out when he’s running the ropes and he goes down. The referee checks on Ziggler. Owens pulls him back over. Ziggler misses a splash in the corner. Owens misses the senton. Ziggler nails a big DDT that sends Owens to the floor. The music hits and out comes Tyler Breeze and Summer Rae.

Back from the break and Owens has Ziggler down in a headlock. Breeze and Summer have taken a seat at their ringside VIP section. During the break, Owens hit a big fall-away slam into the barrier. Cole says Summer is streaming live on Breeze’s Facebook page. Owens keeps control of Ziggler for a 2 count. Owens talks trash and applies another headlock.

Ziggler tries to fight to his feet and drops Owens with a jawbreaker. Ziggler starts making a comeback and hits a neckbreaker. Ziggler with an elbow drop for a 2 count. Back and forth. Ziggler counters Owens for another 2 count. Ziggler with a roll up for 2. Owens hits a big German suplex. Ziggler blocks the cannonball and drops Owens for a 2 count. Breeze stands up and takes a selfie with Owens and Ziggler in the background. Ziggler is distracted, leading to Owens hitting the pop-up powerbomb for the win.

Winner: Kevin Owens

– After the match, Owens raises his title as we go to replays. Owens leaves and Ziggler is still on his back as Breeze comes into the ring. Breeze poses over Ziggler for a selfie and streams it on the big screen. Ziggler reaches up with a big right hand. Ziggler gets up but turns around to a Beauty Shot from Breeze. Summer comes in the ring and they pose over Ziggler for a selfie.

– The announcers hype Survivor Series and 25 years of The Undertaker. We get a video on Survivor Series 1987. Still to come, tonight’s 5 vs. 5 main event. Back to commercial.

– Back from the break and Kevin Owens is walking backstage. Seth Rollins approaches and gives him props on the win. Owens wants to know where this is going. Rollins proposes they have a champion vs. champion match at WrestleMania 32 and Owens likes the sound of that. He says he’s in for Team Rollins tonight but Rollins owes him one.

– We get a look back at Paige turning on Becky Lynch and WWE Divas Champion Charlotte last week. Still to come, Paige vs. Becky vs. Brie Bella vs. Sasha Banks in a #1 contenders Fatal 4 Way.

– Renee Young is backstage with Becky Lynch, who says Paige is the only “b” in Team PCB. Becky can’t wait to get her hands on Paige tonight, calling her an arrogant, back-stabber. Renee brings up how Becky will have to face her friend if she wins and Brie Bella interrupts. She calls Becky, Charlotte’s wacky sidekick. Becky knocks Brie for being Nikki’s doormat assistant. Brie walks off and Becky marks out with Renee.

Cesaro vs. The Miz

We go to the ring and out comes Cesaro. We see “Cesaro Section” signs in the crowd as we go to commercial.

Back from the break and out comes The Miz. We see Stardust and The Ascension sitting in the crowd at ringside to taunt Cesaro. They lock up and trade holds with Cesaro getting a big pop for his impressive sequence. Fans chant for Cesaro. He catches Miz in a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker and cranks up the uppercut train. Miz has to roll to the floor for a breather. He catches Cesaro and pulls him into the ring post on the apron. Miz drops Cesaro over the barrier now. Miz brings it back in the ring and kicks Cesaro in the face for a 2 count.

Cesaro fights to his feet from a headlock. Miz sends him to the corner and hits a running clothesline. Fans boo as Miz goes to the top for an ax handle. Miz shows off and fans boo more. Cesaro blocks the Skull Crushing Finale and slams Miz. Cesaro with a lengthy Cesaro Swing, at least 25 reps according to Cole. He applies the Sharpshooter for the win.

Winner: Cesaro

– Cesaro celebrates after the match and stands up in the corner to stare out at Stardust and The Ascension.

– Still to come, Bray Wyatt will speak. Back to commercial.

– Back from the break and we see stills from last week’s RAW where The Wyatt Family carried Kane away. We go to the ring and out comes Bray Wyatt with Luke Harper, Erick Rowan and Braun Strowman.

Wyatt says tonight is a special night. He wants to give everyone here and everyone around the world something they will never forget. Wyatt is going to give everyone something truly special tonight. He says we’ve seen him and his brothers carry out the rotting corpse of The Undertaker and the scorched body of Kane. Fans boo. Wyatt says they never wanted their bodies because a body is temporary, disposable and completely useless after a while. Wyatt says a soul lives forever, unless that soul is consumed by a higher power. The “what?” treatment starts. Wyatt says he has become that higher power. Wyatt announces that The Wyatt Family has successfully harvested the souls of Demon Kane and The Undertaker. He says that power is now surging through his veins and it feels really good, man. Wyatt summons the thunder and lightning as the arena and ring light up. Wyatt goes on and drops to one knee like The Undertaker. A bunch of pyro goes off on the stage as Wyatt laughs and the others stand behind him. We fade to a video looking back at Kane and The Undertaker’s careers.

We come back and Wyatt is still laughing. He yells out, “follow the buzzards,” as we go back to commercial.

– Back from the break and Cole hypes tonight’s Divas Fatal 4 Way. JBL plugs the Team Rollins vs. Team Reigns main event.

The Lucha Dragons vs. King Barrett and Sheamus

We go to the ring and out comes Sin Cara and Kalisto first. Cole leads us to a video package on the two. We come back and comes King Barrett. His partner Sheamus is out next.

Kalisto starts off with Sheamus. Sheamus mushes him and shoves him to the mat to start. Kalisto goes to lock up again but Sheamus pushes him down again. Sheamus talks trash but Kalisto comes back with kicks. Kalisto blocks Sheamus again and takes him down with kicks. Kalisto with a dropkick to the head for a 1 count. Sheamus runs over Kalisto with a shoulder and tags in Barrett. Barrett works Kalisto over and hits a suplex for a 2 count.

Barrett gets sent into the turnbuckles face first and in comes Sin Cara. More offense on Barrett as Kalisto comes back in for some double teaming and a 2 count. Barrett turns it around in the corner. He pulls Kalisto out of the ring and sends him flying into the barrier. We go to commercial.

Back from the break and Barrett is still in control but gets rolled up for a 2 count. Barrett comes right back with a big clothesline. Sheamus tags in and works Kalisto over in the corner. Sheamus takes Kalisto to the top but Kalisto decks them both. He jumps over Sheamus and Sin Cara gets the hot tag. Cara unloads on Sheamus and knocks Barrett off the apron with an elbow. Cara with kicks and more offense on Sheamus. Cara with a springboard moonsault on Sheamus and a dive out onto Barrett. Fans chant “lucha” as Cara comes back in and slides out of a Sheamus counter. Sheamus runs into the ring post. Cara goes to the top but Barrett distracts him. Sheamus sends Cara to the mat and covers for a 2 count but Kalisto breaks it. Barrett sends Cara into the ring post. Barrett sends Cara into the barrier and brings him back in for a 2 count. Barrett with a headlock as fans chant for The Lucha Dragons. Barrett with another close 2 count and trash talking to Kalisto. Sheamus comes in and keeps control of Cara. Sheamus plays to the crowd and gets booed.

Sheamus kicks Cara around. Cara fights back but Sheamus nails the Irish Curse backbreaker for a 2 count. Sheamus argues with the referee. Sheamus goes for the forearms on the ropes and only hits 5 as Barrett tags in with 5 knees to Cara. A big boot knocks him to the apron. Barrett drags Cara back into the ring for a 2 count. Sheamus tags back in. Cara blocks a suplex and turns it into a DDT. Fans rally for the hot tag and in comes Kalisto. He unloads on Barrett and hits a spinning shoulder tackle off the ropes. Kalisto with more offense and a 2 count as Sheamus breaks it up. Cara dumps Sheamus to the floor and gets hung up in the ropes. Barrett kicks him to the floor. Kalisto blocks a Bullhammer and hits Salida del Sol for the win.

Winners: The Lucha Dragons

– After the match, The Lucha Dragons celebrate and motion for the WWE Tag Team Titles.

– Zeb Colter is backstage when Jack Swagger walks in. It’s been a long time since they talked. Swagger asks if Zeb is alright and brings up MexAmerica. Zeb says they want to bring the two countries together, it’s time to unite, not divide. He would even invite Canadians if they weren’t so simple minded. Swagger tell Zeb to talk to him, he doesn’t believe that Zeb and Alberto Del Rio… the WWE United States Champion appears. Del Rio tells him to stay away and if he wants trouble, he came to the right place. Swagger says he’s trying to figure out what’s going on. Zeb says they’re trying to join two countries, that’s what’s going on. They leave with Swagger looking confused.

R-Truth vs. Alberto Del Rio

Back from the break and R-Truth is making his entrance. Cole congratulates Batista on his Muscle & Fitness cover and plugs the new 007 movie. WWE United States Champion Alberto Del Rio is out next with Zeb Colter for this non-title match.

Del Rio charges but misses and Truth goes to work to start. Del Rio retreats to the floor to regroup. Del Rio comes back in and takes Truth to the corner. Truth turns it around and unloads in the corner. Truth takes Del Rio up but Del Rio turns it into the cross armbreaker on the ropes. Del Rio wastes time and comes in to a heel kick. Truth keeps control and lands a close 2 count as Zeb looks on. Truth misses in the corner and Del Rio nails the running enziguri. Del Rio slams Truth and applies a headlock.

Truth breaks it with a back drop for a close 2 count. Del Rio ends up turning Truth upside down in the corner and kicking him. Del Rio goes to the top and hits big big stomp while Truth is still upside down. Del Rio covers for the win.

Winner: Alberto Del Rio

– After the match, Del Rio celebrates and raises his title as Zeb looks on and claps. JBL says the WWE Network is now available in MexAmerica.

– Cole leads us to a video package on the 2005 Survivor Series pay-per-view with SmackDown vs. RAW and Randy Orton surviving. Still to come tonight, Team Rollins vs. Team Reigns. Back to commercial.

– Back from the break and the announcers plug WWE 2K16.

– Seth Rollins is backstage when WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston and Big E approach. They offer to be on his team and he says they’re in if they agree to play by his rules. Rollins says they still need one more person. They put unicorn horns on their head and strain for the power of positivity… and now here comes Xavier Woods with his trombone. He’s back and Rollins is annoyed by their shenanigans. Rollins welcomes them to Team Rollins and Woods plays a song. Rollins gets in on it and dances with them but stops and gets serious again before walking off.

– JoJo approaches Sasha Banks backstage and asks her if she has anxiety about tonight’s Fatal 4 Way. Sasha mocks her. JoJo asks about pressure to deliver tonight. Sasha says the other Diva will learn she’s the boss around here and then she’s coming for Charlotte and the title.

#1 Contenders Fatal 4 Way: Sasha Banks vs. Paige vs. Brie Bella vs. Becky Lynch

We go to the ring and out first comes Becky Lynch. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and out comes Sasha Banks followed by Brie Bella. Paige is out last.

Paige watches from the corner as the other three go at it to start the match. Becky dropkicks Brie and Sasha. Paige runs over but Becky slams her and mounts her. Becky unloads on Paige. Sasha and Becky go at it now. Becky works on Sasha’s arm but Sasha slams her. Brie runs over but Sasha sens her to the corner and shows off for a pop. Becky counters Sasha and rolls her up for a pair of 2 counts. Becky with a back slide for 2. Becky catches a kick and takes Sasha down for another pin attempt. Becky with three leg drops and another 2 count on Sasha. Brie comes off the top with a missile dropkick on Becky and Sasha as fans boo. Brie with a knee to Sasha’s face, then Becky’s face. Paige takes out Brie. Becky tackles Paige. Becky tackles Paige again, to the floor. Becky sends her into the barrier. Paige shoves Becky into the steps and screams. It’s Sasha and Brie in the ring now. Sasha with the knees in the corner for a 2 count.

We take a break and come back to Brie unloading on Paige for a 2 count as Becky breaks it up. More back and forth. Becky gets sent to the floor as Paige hits a running knee on Brie. Lots more back and forth until Paige gets the win to become the new #1 contender.

Winner and New #1 Contender: Paige

– After the match, Byron Saxton interviews Paige in the ring. She takes shots at all her opponents and “baby Flair.” She’s confident she will beat Charlotte for the Divas Title at Survivor Series.

– Cole leads us to a video on the 2014 Survivor Series with Dolph Ziggler surviving over Team Authority. Still to come, tonight’s 5 on 5 match.

– Back from the break and Renee is backstage with WWE Divas Champion Charlotte. She says it’s obvious that Paige will do whatever it takes to win but so will she. Charlotte goes on and says every time someone says she’s here because of her dad Ric Flair, she gets that much stronger and tries harder. She goes on and says she will prove she earned the title.

Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Match: The New Day, Kevin Owens and Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns, The Usos, Ryback and Dean Ambrose

We go to the ring and out come WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day. Fans aren’t having it and Xavier Woods tells them to hush because we all know they’re going to talk anyway. Kofi Kingston and Big E also cut promos before we go to commercial.

Back from the break and WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens is making his way out. WWE World Heavyweight Champion and Team Captain Seth Rollins is out next as Eden announces the rules. Team Captain Roman Reigns is out next through the crowd. The Usos are out next as Jey Uso makes his return from injury. Ryback is out next followed by Dean Ambrose. Xavier Woods gets pinned early on after Jey tags in with a big splash. We go to commercial with Woods getting eliminated.

Back from the break and Rollins has control of Jey. Kofi tags in and unloads on him. Big E tags in and they keep Jey down in their corner. Rollins joins in with the quick tags and stomps on Jey. Owens tags in ad Big E whips his cannonball into Jey. Owens stomps and covers for a 2 count. Jey finally catches Kofi coming off the top and tags in Jimmy Uso. Jimmy unloads on Kofi ad hits a Samoan Drop. Jimmy with the Rikishi splash in the corner. Big E gets dumped in the corner. The Usos run the ropes and hit the dive out onto Kofi and Big E. Jimmy brings it back in the ring and goes to the top. He hits the splash on Kofi for the pin. Kofi is eliminated.

Big E beats on Jimmy but Jey tags in and turns it around. Jey goes to the top but Owens interferes and Big E nails a Big Ending on Jey for the pin. Jey is eliminated. Jimmy comes in and superkicks Big E out of the ring. Jimmy runs the ropes but Owens comes in and catches Jimmy in a pop-up powerbomb for the pin. Jimmy is eliminated. Reigns comes in and unloads on Owens, busting him in the nose. Rollins takes a kick but Ambrose sends him to the floor. Ryback also gets involved on the floor as chaos breaks out. Rollins distracts Reigns and Owens drops him with a superkick. We go to commercial.

Back from the break and Big E has Reigns down. Rollins tags in and works Reigns over as fans boo. Reigns rocks Rollins with big right hands but Rollins nails a DDT for a 2 count. Reigns fights to his feet but Rollins takes him down again for another close 2 count. Owens tags in and decks Reigns as Rollins holds him. Owens drops Reigns with a clothesline and hits the running senton for a 2 count. Owens with several right hands. Owens talks trash and taunts Ambrose before going back to work on Reigns. Rollins comes back in and they hit double suplex on Reigns.

Rollins with a running shot in the corner as Reigns drops to the mat. Rollins taunts Reigns and smacks him around. Reigns takes his punches and just stares back. Reigns fires back with big right hands. Rollins knocks Ambrose off the apron but gets backdropped to the floor by Reigns. Fans chant “feed me more” for Ryback to get a tag. Ryback and Big E tag in at the same time. Ryback unloads and knocks Rollins down. Big E ends up slamming Ryback but Ryback clotheslines him. Ambrose and Owens go at it on the floor. Rollins sends Ambrose into the steel steps. Big E with a belly to belly on Ryback for a close 2 count. Ryback counters a Big Ending and hits Shellshocked for the pin. Big E is eliminated. Rollins attacks from behind and hits a Pedigree for the pin. Ryback is eliminated.

It’s down to Reigns and Ambrose vs. Rollins and Owens. Rollins knocks Reigns off the apron into the barrier. Owens tosses Ambrose into another part of the barrier. Ambrose is brought back in and he blocks a Pedigree but has nobody to tag. Reigns comes back to the apron and is now ready for the tag. Ambrose crawls to him but Rollins runs and knocks Reigns off. Ambrose fights back and unloads on Rollins. Ambrose with the running bulldog. Ambrose goes to the top but Owens runs over. Ambrose kicks him and nails the elbow drop on Rollins for a close 2 count. Ambrose deals with Owens but turns around to kicks from Rollins for a 2 count as Reigns breaks it. Reigns attacks Rollins but is backed out by the referee. Rollins drops Ambrose on his face and tags in Owens. Owens drops Ambrose over his knee and mocks fans for chanting Ambrose’s name. Owens taunts Reigns and continues beating on Ambrose.

Owens keeps control of Ambrose and talks trash. Rollins comes in and goes to the top. He nails a big knee to Ambrose’s face and covers for a 2 count. Owens tags in for more offense on Ambrose. He finally fights back. Owens grabs him and Rollins tells him to hold Ambrose. Rollins wastes time talking trash and Ambrose fights them both off. Owens nails a superkick. Rollins comes off the top with a knee but Ambrose moves and he hits Owens. Ambrose tosses Rollins to the floor and hits Dirty Deeds on Owens for the pin. Owens is eliminated. Fans chant “you sold out” at Rollins as he looks worried now. Reigns tags in and waits for Rollins to come in.

Rollins tries to retreat but Ambrose sends him back in. Reigns unloads but Rollins tries to escape again. Reigns stops him and beats him up at ringside. Reigns with a Drive By on the announce table. Reigns rolls Rollins back in and rams him into the corner for clotheslines as fans count along. Ambrose tags in and they go for a Doomsday Device but Rollins hits Reigns with a thumb to the eye. Rollins tries to leave again but Ambrose runs after him. Rollins hits him with a steel chair for the disqualification.

Winners by DQ: Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Ryback and The Usos

– After the bell, Rollins nails Reigns with a chair and Eden announces the winners. Rollins tosses Ambrose and hits Reigns with the chair again. Rollins rolls Reigns in and raises the chair as fans boo. Rollins follows but gets caught with a Superman punch that sends him out of the ring. Fans boo some more as Rollins escapes up the ramp with his title belt. Reigns’ music hits as he and Ambrose look on from the ring. RAW goes off the air with Rollins clutching his title on the stage as Reigns stares him down.

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