The atmosphere was electric at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, as WWE RAW unfolded with a series of thrilling matches and confrontations.
The evening kicked off with Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley, flanked by NXT North American Champion “Dirty” Dominik Mysterio and JD McDonagh, asserting the dominance of their faction, the Judgment Day.
Ripley’s confidence was palpable as she recounted their recent victories, including Damian Priest’s brutal attack on Cody Rhodes the previous week.
However, the trio’s gloating was interrupted by Sami Zayn, who passionately vowed to resist the tyranny of Judgment Day.
A Clash of Titans: Dominik Mysterio vs. Ricochet
In a non-title bout, “Dirty” Dominik Mysterio squared off against Ricochet. The match was a roller-coaster of high-flying moves and near-falls.
Despite Ricochet’s impressive athleticism, Mysterio managed to secure the win with a sneaky roll-up, using the ropes for leverage.
Post-match, an infuriated Ricochet retaliated, leaving Mysterio and McDonagh reeling.
WWE RAW Results: The Creed Brothers Make Their Mark
The Creed Brothers, Brutus and Julius, made their main roster debut against the seasoned Alpha Academy duo of Chad Gable and Otis.
The Creed Brothers, with their explosive moves, managed to secure a win, marking a promising start to their RAW journey following their call-up from NXT.
Tensions Rise Within The Judgment Day
Backstage, tensions simmered within the Judgment Day faction. Finn Bálor and Damian Priest expressed their concerns about the group’s recent decisions, particularly Ripley’s unilateral decision to book Priest in a match against Sami Zayn.
The group’s internal dynamics will be interesting to watch in the coming weeks.
WWE RAW Results: The Miz’s Special Guest
The Miz, ever the showman, teased an upcoming segment of Miz TV featuring WWE Intercontinental Champion “The Ring General” Gunther.
Nia Jax’s Dominance
Nia Jax, in a brief segment, reiterated her dominance since her return to WWE.
She confidently proclaimed her intentions to become the next Women’s World Champion at WWE Crown Jewel.
WWE RAW: The Architect’s Dominance
The World Heavyweight Champion Seth “Freakin” Rollins faced off against JD McDonagh in a match that had the crowd on the edge of their seats.
Rollins, known for his agility and cunning, showcased his prowess by taking control early on. McDonagh, however, wasn’t one to be underestimated, retaliating with a series of attacks.
The match saw a blend of technical moves, high-flying stunts, and sheer power. Despite McDonagh’s valiant efforts, Rollins emerged victorious, pinning him after a devastating Stomp.
Backstage, Raw General Manager Adam Pearce had a chat with Ricochet. After witnessing the events of the evening, Pearce offered Ricochet a shot at the Intercontinental Championship.
However, Ricochet seemed more focused on settling scores with “Dirty” Dominik Mysterio.
The segment also saw WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Chelsea Green and Piper Niven, dressed as wrestling legends Bret “Hitman” Hart and Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart respectively, express their displeasure about the upcoming Trick or Street Fight Match.
Trick or Street Fight: A Halloween Special
In a match that combined wrestling with Halloween festivities, Natalya faced off against WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Chelsea Green.
The ring was surrounded by Halloween decorations, including carved pumpkins and tables laden with treats. The match had its comedic moments, with pies to the face and candy corn being used as weapons.
Despite the chaos, Chelsea Green managed to secure a win, pinning Natalya after executing the Un-Pretty-Her.
The Main Event: Priest vs. Zayn
The evening’s main event saw “Señor Money in the Bank” Damian Priest go head-to-head with Sami Zayn. The match was intense, with both superstars giving it their all.
However, the bout ended in disqualification after interference from “Main Event” Jey Uso. The post-match scenario was chaotic, with Cody Rhodes making a surprise appearance, taking out members of the Judgment Day faction, and delivering a powerful promo, setting the stage for an epic showdown at Crown Jewel.
WWE RAW: Closing Thoughts
The episode of WWE RAW on 30/10/23 was packed with action, drama, and unexpected twists. From the dominance of Seth Rollins to the Halloween-themed Trick or Street Fight, the show had something for every wrestling fan.
- Who faced off in the main event?
- Damian Priest and Sami Zayn.
- Who interfered in the main event?
- “Main Event” Jey Uso.
- Who made a surprise appearance after the main event?
- Cody Rhodes.
- What special match took place with a Halloween theme?
- Trick or Street Fight between Natalya and Chelsea Green.