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The WWE Raw Deal 08/01/22 Review – TJR Wrestling

This week’s WWE Uncooked was the follow-up to SummerSlam with The Usos defending the Tag Workforce Titles in opposition to The Mysterios, Seth Rollins in motion, Bayley making her Uncooked return and extra.

This was the primary Uncooked after a enjoyable SummerSlam occasion on Saturday evening. I additionally wish to thank everyone studying this for serving to us at TJRWrestling have our greatest month ever in July by way of web page views. We’re placing out loads of content material by way of evaluations, columns and information and you retain coming again for extra. I wish to thank our superior workforce for his or her contributions, but additionally wish to thanks, the reader, for supporting us. We’ve grown lots within the final 12 months particularly. I’m actually blissful about it whereas additionally extra excited in regards to the WWE product with Triple H working the artistic workforce as a result of it does really feel recent after so a few years of Vince McMahon in cost. I’m excited in regards to the future.

That is the Uncooked Deal for episode #1523 of Monday Night time Uncooked. It’s going down at Toyota Middle in Houston, Texas. Comply with me on Twitter @johnreport. Let’s get to it.

The present started with a shot of the Houston crowd wanting able to go. The Uncooked commentary workforce was Jimmy Smith, Corey Graves and Byron Saxton as traditional.

Let’s Hear from Becky Lynch

Becky Lynch made her entrance carrying all black along with her proper arm in a sling as a result of a shoulder harm. Lynch didn’t have any elaborate headgear like she has worn over the past 12 months. They confirmed a replay of video of Bianca Belair beating Lynch at SummerSlam in a aggressive. Publish match, Lynch sook Belair’s hand they usually hugged. They have been additionally confronted by Bayley, Dakota Kai and IO SKY (Io Shirai), which was only a staredown. The hug between Belair and Lynch turned Lynch again into babyface mode after one 12 months of being a heel.

Lynch welcomes us to the Massive Time. Lynch mentioned she all the time offers it her all and up to now she talked about hitting all-time low. Lynch mentioned that at SummerSlam, she lastly keep in mind who the hell she is. Lynch talked about the way it’s not the flamboyant garments or the fixed want for validation. Lynch mentioned it’s in regards to the dedication, persistence, relentless and proudly owning each mistake she has ever made. Lynch mentioned it’s in regards to the pursuit of being higher immediately than she was yesterday. Lynch talked about how when she separated her shoulder at SummerSlam, she will both quit or give it all the things that she had, so she fought by way of 20 of probably the most painful minutes of her profession. Lynch mentioned it wasn’t as painful as the conclusion that she was separated from actuality. Lynch talked about the way it wasn’t for herself, however in order that they will create the most effective ladies’s division we’ve ever had for the ladies who work their asses off each single week. Lynch mentioned when the referee counted to a few, she knew that her finest simply wasn’t ok on that evening. Lynch mentioned she was not outlined by one match or one title as a result of she defines the match and the title. Lynch mentioned that she gained’t be outlined by any man as a result of she defines the person. Lynch talked about the way it’s a brand new comeback story that begins now. Lynch additionally gave credit score and because of the lady that has pushed her each week for the final 12 months, the lady that pushes her to be the B-E-S-T that she may be. Lynch referred to as for Bianca Belair to return on the market.

Evaluation: That was an excellent babyface promo. It’s additionally good to show her face as a result of they’ve some new heels, in order that helps. The followers have all the time been prepared for Lynch to show again into face mode. We reported on TJRWrestling about the way it was Triple H’s choice to show Becky face whereas Vince McMahon was reluctant to do that previously. I believe it was proper name to show Becky face now.

Bianca Belair made her entrance because the Uncooked Ladies’s Champion with the followers cheering her together with some “EST” chants. Belair mentioned that Lynch didn’t simply outline “The Man” however Lynch is “The Man.” They shook arms and hugged. Lynch advised Belair to carry it down with Lynch saying she’s going to see her quickly. The followers chanted for Becky.

Belair was left alone within the ring for a promo saying she has nothing however respect for Lynch. Belair mentioned she has not forgotten about Lynch smacking her within the face, however she has by no means needed to be handed all the things. Belair mentioned that Lynch made her work for it. Belair mentioned that she hook arms with Lynch after SummerSlam as a result of there’s mutual respect there and meaning one thing. Belair spoke about how she has realized a lot of her, however she won’t be caught slipping and that’s why she is standing there as your Uncooked Ladies’s Champion. Belair talked about how she stays prepared for whoever is subsequent.

They reduce to a digicam within the backstage space with Becky Lynch getting attacked by Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY. Belair ran to the again. Bayley and her pals put a chair on Lynch’s proper arm in opposition to the ground whereas attacking her with the chair. They confirmed the medical workforce and referees checking on Lynch whereas Belair was additionally there.

Evaluation: Low-cost warmth for Bayley’s crew. They didn’t assault at SummerSlam, however right here they’re within the opening of Uncooked doing an affordable assault and that’s solely going to assist them get booed extra by the group. It’s additionally going to assist Becky when she will get again from the shoulder harm whereas in search of revenge of these three ladies that attacked her. A separated shoulder ought to hold Becky out for a couple of weeks a minimum of, however she will come again it from it so long as she avoids surgical procedure for it.

Right here’s a tweet from WWE saying Lynch is out for “a number of months.” That sucks.

The Uncooked commentary workforce plugged what’s arising. They confirmed photographs from SummerSlam.

There was a video about the US Championship that was narrated by John Bradshaw Layfield, who was a former US Champion. They confirmed photographs of former US Champions going again to the NWA/WCW days to the WWE period when the title returned within the mid 2000s and has been round ever since then. It ended with a shot of the present US Champion Bobby Lashley.

AJ Types made his entrance. I ought to add right here that the primary hour of Uncooked was business free. It was talked about by Jimmy Smith. Mustafa Ali was up subsequent and The Miz was final for this triple menace match. They confirmed highlights of Logan Paul beating The Miz at SummerSlam with Paul impressing lots of people.

A video was proven that includes Logan Paul saying he beloved acting at SummerSlam, he thinks he could have discovered his calling his life and he referred to as WWE execs to speak about it. Paul mentioned he’s obtained a multi-year multi-event deal whereas saying he doesn’t know what’s subsequent, however he’ll see us quickly.

AJ Types vs. Mustafa Ali vs. The Miz

The winner of this match will face the winner of one other triple menace match on Uncooked. The winner of that singles match will get US Title match.

Ali with a headscissors on Types. Miz (with taped ribs) was on the ground, so Types kicked him. Types tried a transfer on Ali, however Miz pulled Types out of the ring and despatched him into the commentary desk. Ali hit a suicide dive onto Miz on the ground. Again within the ring, Miz despatched Ali face first into the turnbuckle. Types labored over Miz with chops after which Miz slammed Types into the center turnbuckle. Miz labored over Types with some chops, which Miz doesn’t do that usually after which Miz hit a nook clothesline that he does on a regular basis. Types got here again with a punch to the face, then Miz despatched Types into the turnbuckle and Types arrange Miz on the highest rope. Miz knocked down Types, so Ali went after Miz on the highest turnbuckle. Types with a stomach to again slam on Ali, Miz with a boot to Types and a DDT on Ali for 2. Miz labored over Types with kicks to the chest, Types hit a leaping enziguri kick and Ali obtained right into a slugfest with Types. There have been some exhausting strikes by Types that knocked Ali down. Ali hit a working kick on Miz. Ali with a kick to the top, Miz obtained a maintain of him and Miz obtained again up, so Types hit a reverse DDT whereas Ali hit a neckbreaker on Types. Ali obtained two counts on each guys. Ali went up prime, he jumped off with a 450 Splash, landed on his toes as a result of Miz moved and Types hit a slam onto his knee. Types hit a Pele Kick on Miz to knock him out of the ring. Miz tripped up Types on the apron, then Types despatched Miz ribs-first into the commentary desk. Ali jumped off the ropes resulting in a Twister DDT on the ground on Types! Wow. That was unbelievable. Ali despatched Miz into the ring, however Miz was prepared for him with a Cranium Crushing Finale close to the ropes. Miz was too damage to cowl immediately. Miz crawled to Ali with a canopy, however Ali obtained his proper shoulder up at two. Ali shoved Miz away resulting in a superkick that knocked Miz down. Ali went up prime, he jumped onto Miz with a 450 Splash, however Types was proper there to present Ali a Types Conflict onto Miz! Wonderful. Types lined Ali for the pinfall win after about 9 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: AJ Types

Evaluation: ***1/4 It was an entertaining triple menace match with Types arising with the progressive Types Conflict on Ali onto Miz for the pinfall win. I appreciated how artistic that was since you don’t see that form of factor day-after-day. Ali hit his finisher, however Types was proper there to hit his finisher for the win. Miz did a pleasant job of promoting the ribs harm all through the match.

There was a replay of Bayley’s group attacking Becky Lynch within the backstage space.

Becky Lynch was proven speaking to a WWE Medical man that might have been an indy wrestler. Adam Pearce was there too. Lynch requested for ice.

Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY have been interviewed by Sarah Schreiber. Bayley mentioned that this isn’t about Becky or Bianca. It’s about them and also you’ll see what they imply quickly sufficient.

The Usos walked into the image, so Sarah requested them about their title match in opposition to The Mysterios. The Usos talked about how they have been assured whereas saying they beat The Avenue Earnings (once more), Roman beat Brock (once more) they usually’ll beat The Mysterios (once more) as a result of they’re the 2’s whereas The Usos are The Ones.

Let’s Hear from Seth “Freakin” Rollins

Seth “Freakin” Rollins made his entrance for a promo that will flip right into a match. They confirmed some highlights of Rollins attacking Riddle final week on Uncooked and Seth’s assault on Riddle at SummerSlam as properly.

Seth welcomed us to “Monday Night time Rollins.” Rollins mentioned it’s an evening of celebration as a result of we don’t should see or hear that fool, the unique bro named Riddle. Rollins mentioned that Riddle did took loads of guts, however there’s a skinny line between gutsy and silly. Seth mentioned that Riddle needs to be like his large bro Randy, so now Riddle is on the shelf with a profession threatening harm like Randy. Rollins mentioned now he can flip his consideration to Roman Reigns and the Undisputed WWE Title.

The Avenue Earnings duo of Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins. Rollins mentioned he knew they have been boys with Riddle whereas Rollins mentioned he didn’t wish to share air house with the largest losers in WWE. Rollins laughed about how he’s misplaced depend what number of occasions they’ve misplaced to The Usos and advised they break up. Dawkins identified that they turned Rollins to turn into Uncooked Tag Workforce Championship. Ford additionally talked about that this man (Rollins) didn’t beat Cody Rhodes when Cody solely had one boobie…as a result of a torn pectoral muscle. Rollins mentioned in the event that they got here on the market for a struggle, nevertheless it’s not honest to have a struggle. Rollins talked about how they will do that if it was only one them. The Avenue Earnings have been going to play Rock, Paper, Scissors, however Montez Ford grabbed the referee and bumped into the ring. That led to the beginning of the match.

Seth “Freakin” Rollins vs. Montez Ford

Ford clotheslined Rollins out of the ring. Ford adopted Rollins out of the ring, despatched him into the barricade and again within the ring with a kick by Ford. Rollins left the ring once more, Ford adopted him there resulting in a again physique drop on the ground. Again within the ring, Rollins suplexed Ford throughout the highest rope. They have been on the ground once more with Rollins slamming Ford ribs first into the ring put up. Ford barely obtained again within the ring to beat the ten depend. They exchanged chops within the ring, Rollins hit a few knees to the ribs and Rollins hit a gutbuster into the knee for 2. Rollins hit a stomach to again suplex. Ford was on the apron, he kicked Rollins within the head to stagger him a bit. Ford went up prime and hit a cross physique block on a standing Rollins for a two depend. Ford hit a again fist to the face adopted by a clothesline, kick to the intestine and an enziguri kick. Ford hit his personal stomach to again suplex. Ford with a standing moonsault for 2. Ford ran off the ropes with a blockbuster neckbreaker for a two depend. Rollins got here again with a kick to the top adopted by a superkick whereas Ford was kneeling and that obtained a two depend. Rollins with a rolling elbow, he needed a Buckle Bomb, however Ford obtained out of it and hit a Twister DDT off the ropes. Ford went up prime, Rollins tripped him up there and Rollins hit a Buckle Bomb adopted by a Falcon Arrow for 2. Rollins went up prime, he jumped off with a Frog Splash, however Ford moved. Ford went up prime and he jumped off along with his on Frog Splash just for Rollins to get the knees as much as block. Rollins hit The Stomp for the pinfall win after 11 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Seth “Freakin” Rollins

Evaluation: ***1/2 That was actually good. A aggressive match with Ford getting an opportunity to showcase his singles expertise. I assumed the motion was good, however I used to be a bit stunned that the group wasn’t into it extra. They did get into it for some nearfalls in direction of the top of the match. Typically it’s exhausting to get into it when it’s a chilly match like this and not using a story. Anyway, from a efficiency standpoint I assumed it was an entertaining matchup with Rollins promoting properly for Ford, who was spectacular as traditional and it’s a preview of what Ford may be as a singles wrestler.

Publish match, the announcers put over Ford’s spectacular efficiency. Rollins teased doing The Stomp to Ford once more, however Angelo Dawkins made the save for his associate, so Rollins left.

Evaluation: Maybe they are going to do Rollins vs. Dawkins subsequent week. I do know Ford is the member of the Avenue Earnings that persons are excessive on, however Dawkins is a gifted man too.

A video package deal aired exhibiting highlights of the memorable Roman Reigns-Brock Lesnar Final Man Standing Match that noticed Reigns retain the Undisputed WWE Common Champion. A tractor was utilized by Lesnar, however Reigns was in a position to overcome with assist from The Usos. Reigns remains to be the champion.

The announcers talked about Conflict on the Fort on September 3 with Reigns defending the Undisputed WWE Common Championship in opposition to Drew McIntyre. That’s an enormous match. I believe it ought to be a title change too.

Asuka vs. Alexa Bliss

Bliss obtained a rollup on Asuka for a two depend adopted by a dropkick. Asuka ran over Bliss with a shoulder deal with. Bliss with some punches and knee strikes for a two depend. Bliss with knees to the ribs, then Asuka prevented the knees and Asuka hit a working kick whereas Bliss obtained her hand as much as block it. Asuka with a German Suplex, then a working hip assault within the nook and a rising knee by Asuka. Asuka hit a dropkick off the ropes, however Bayley, Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky attacked. It solely went three minutes.

Match Outcome: No Contest

Evaluation: *1/2 It was okay for the time given, nevertheless it by no means obtained going and it was actually only a strategy to have Bayley’s group get warmth by interfering.

Bayley and her crew beat up Asuka and Bliss simply. Bayley with a working knee on Bliss whereas Kai hit a working kick within the nook. Sky went up prime for a transfer, however Bianca Belair ran to the ring for the save. Belair did a fast promo saying she needs a match in opposition to one in all them tonight. It regarded like Io Sky accepted the match.

Evaluation: That ought to arrange a six-woman tag sooner or later, however doing a singles match this week is okay as properly.

A business aired for Conflict on the Fort on Saturday, September 3. It’s going to be superior.


A recap was proven of what occurred earlier than the break. It’s official for in a while Uncooked: Bianca Belair vs. IYO SKY.

Dolph Ziggler entered first adopted by Ciampa and Chad Gable. Gable did a promo about how his mind was larger than Texas. Gable made a reference to the Houston Astros dishonest (that was 2017 after they gained the World Collection) and the followers booed.

Dolph Ziggler vs. Ciampa vs. Chad Gable

The winner faces AJ Types later within the present for a shot on the US Title.

Ziggler with a dropkick on Gable. Ciampa attacked Ziggler within the nook, however then Gable obtained concerned with a forearm to the again. Ciampa and Gable hit a double again elbow on Ziggler. There was extra double workforce tried, however Ziggler fought out of it and Ciampa despatched Ziggler into the turnbuckle. Gable locked Ciampa’s arms right into a slam. Gable stomped on Ciampa’s again to ship him in to the mat. Ziggler hit a Fameasser on Gable for a two depend. That led to a break.


Gable was accountable for Ziggler with an Ankle Lock and Ciampa joined in by making use of a Crossface to Ziggler on the similar time. Ziggler rolled by way of on Gable for a two depend. Ciampa hit a working leg drop to the again of the top of Gable for a two depend. Ciampa drove his knee to the again of Ziggler’s leg in opposition to the ropes. Ciampa gave Ziggler the Air Raid Crash off the center rope (White Noise when Sheamus does it) and Gable broke up the pin with a headbutt. That was timed properly by Gable. Ciampa rocked Gable with a forearm, then Gable hit a rolling German Suplex on Ciampa whereas Ziggler hit a Zig Zag on Gable for simply two. Ziggler gave Gable a again physique drop excessive to the ground. Ciampa and Ziggler every obtained pin makes an attempt grabbing the tights. Ziggler with a superkick on Ciampa, Gable tried to steal the pin, however the pin was damaged up. Ciampa with a knee on Ziggler off the apron to the ground. Ciampa with a knee on Gable. Ciampa with a Fairytale Ending on Gable for the pinfall win. It went 11 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Ciampa

Evaluation: ***1/4 A great match by three gifted veterans. Since Ziggler solely turned babyface (with out actually turning within the first place) a couple of weeks in the past, it was exhausting for the group to get into it. Gable labored on Ziggler’s ankle lots, so Ziggler offered the left leg harm all through the match. Ciampa getting the win was good to see, however possibly not that stunning since we all know he was one in all Triple H’s favorites in NXT so now we see Ciampa getting a giant win on Uncooked. I’m all for it. He’s a gifted man.

Ciampa’s win means he faces AJ Types in a while Uncooked.

A video package deal aired exhibiting the historical past between The Judgment Day and The Mysterios resulting in their SummerSlam match. At SummerSlam, Rey & Dominik gained the No DQ tag workforce match in opposition to Damian Priest & Finn Balor as a result of Edge made his return to get revenge in opposition to J-Day. The Mysterios obtained the win due to Edge’s interference.

Edge was up subsequent.


A business aired for a A&E Biography on Sunday that includes Lex Luger. A lot of the Biography reveals have been about Corridor of Famers, however he’s nonetheless not in.

Let’s Hear from Edge

Edge made his entrance to a giant pop. He entered to his basic “Metalingus” theme music. Massive pop for the Corridor of Famer, who’s again in babyface after a heel run earlier this 12 months. Edge thanked Houston for the ovation as a result of for the previous few months, he was a little bit of an asshole. Edge mentioned now we get what we wish. Edge mentioned he shaped The Judgment Day to attempt to cross on his knowledge with Damian Priest and Rhea Ripley, however then they thought they realized all there was to be taught from him. Edge mentioned they have been incorrect. Edge admitted he didn’t see it coming, they put him on the shelf for a few months, however at SummerSlam you noticed him come out of the hell that he created. Edge shouted out Finn, Damian and Rhea with this message: “I’m going to finish Judgment Day.” Edge’s music performed to finish it.

Evaluation: I assumed there may be an interruption, however there wasn’t one.

The Mysterios have been interviewed within the locker room by Kevin Patrick. Rey mentioned that The Judgment Day have been of their rear view mirror. Rey talked about how he was a former tag workforce champion with Edge and they’re so shut like household. Rey mentioned tonight it’s about defeating The Usos to turn into the Uncooked Tag Workforce Champions.

The matchup between Bianca Belair and IYO SKY is up subsequent.

A business aired for Smackdown hyping up Drew McIntyre as the brand new primary contender prepared for his match in opposition to Roman Reigns. That was it. No particular match was introduced.


They confirmed some clips of WWE tryouts over the past week.

The trio of Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY have been interviewed by Sarah Schreiber. Bayley mentioned that these idiots wanted her function mannequin, so she obtained two ladies which have waited too lengthy for this second. Kai mentioned she is aware of play the sport. Bayley mentioned that fairly quickly they’ll be in full management and Sky mentioned she’ll see Bianca on the market.

IYO SKY made her entrance. She has the identical music she had in NXT regardless that she is now not named Io Shirai. Bianca Belair obtained an excellent ovation because the Uncooked Ladies’s Champion for this non-title match.

Bianca Belair vs. IYO SKY

I’ll capitalize Sky’s identify whereas itemizing the match, however for the play by play I’ll simply put Sky for her. Belair drove Sky into the turnbuckle with shoulder tackles. Belair did a backflip off the ropes adopted by a dropkick. Sky knocked Belair off the apron to the ground. Sky hit an Asai moonsault off the ropes onto a standing Belair on the ground.


Belair was on offense with a physique slam, forearms and a dropkick. Sky countered a Belair transfer by sending Belair into the ropes. Sky with a double knee assault within the nook. Sky hit a Russian legsweep for a two depend. Sky jumped off the ropes, Belair caught her and hit a fallaway slam. Belair hooked the arms right into a slam. Belair bounced off the ropes with a handspring moonsault for a two depend. Belair with a physique slam. Belair climbed the ropes, however that’s when Bayley and Kai confirmed up. Sky with a forearm whereas Belair was on the ropes and Sky hit a hurricanrana off the highest for a two depend. Belair tried a suplex, Sky countered it right into a cradle for 2 after which Belair got here again with a delayed vertical suplex. Belair went for the KOD, Sky landed on her toes and Belair hit a forearm. They have been on the apron, Sky with an elbow to knock Belair down and Sky jumped on Belair, who caught Sky. Belair swung Sky round and despatched her into the barricade. Bayley sat with Kai on the apron, so Asuka and Alexa Bliss arrived to assist Belair. That led to a break.


The match returned with Belair hitting a launch superplex off the highest adopted by a standing moonsault. Sky went for an enziguri kick, Belair moved and Sky got here again with a transfer stomping on Belair’s ribs. Sky with the working double knees onto Belair within the nook. Belair got here again with a spinebuster. Belair bounced off the ropes for a moonsault once more, however this time Sky obtained her knees up. Belair with a forearm, Sky with a referee distraction and Bayley tripped up Belair. When Sky tried pinning utilizing the ropes, Bliss pushed Sky’s foot off the ropes. That led to Belair and Kai preventing Asuka and Bliss, so the referee referred to as for the bell. It went 17 minutes.

Match Outcome: No Contest (Double DQ?)

Evaluation: ***1/2 It was a fairly good match that obtained loads of time since they went three segments in size. Belair was spectacular as traditional since she makes all the things look straightforward. Sky hung in there the entire manner, she countered loads of strikes and confirmed how athletic she is. By not having a end, it does arrange a rematch sooner or later though the extra apparent subsequent match is the six-woman tag.

The six ladies obtained right into a brawl. That led to officers and referees going to the ring to interrupt it up. Belair’s music performed to finish this.

Evaluation: It ought to result in a six-woman tag workforce match subsequent week like I discussed earlier.

The Miz was proven speaking to Ciampa whereas Kevin Patrick interviewed Miz mentioning that Miz misplaced to Logan Paul. Miz complained about how AJ Types blindsided Ciampa to assist Logan Paul get the win. Miz mentioned tonight is about Ciampa. Ciampa mentioned that Types will understand he selected the incorrect aspect by supporting a social media influencer that made a mockery of their dwelling. Miz mentioned that he’ll assist Ciampa turn into the subsequent elite WWE celebrity and the subsequent United States Champion.

It’s AJ Types vs. Ciampa after a break.


Booker T was a visitor on commentary since he’s a Houston native.

Ciampa was already within the ring for his second match of the evening. AJ Types made his entrance as replays have been proven of his win earlier within the present.

AJ Types vs. Ciampa (w/The Miz)

The winner will get to problem Bobby Lashley for the US Title. Ciampa hit a working shoulder deal with to knock Types down with Types promoting a left shoulder harm. Types hit two backbreakers in a row whereas promoting the left shoulder once more. Ciampa escaped a transfer and despatched Types sliding in order that he went left shoulder-first into the ring put up. Ciampa hit a rising knee for 2. Types went for a Pele Kick, Ciampa prevented it and Types managed to return again with a backbreaker adopted by a flatliner. Ciampa ran the ropes resulting in Types hitting a dropkick. Ciampa was on the ground, so Types did a slingshot assault excessive with a forearm on Ciampa on the ground.


Types obtained some momentum going sending Ciampa into the turnbuckle after which he hit a sitout slam that despatched Ciampa into the mat. Ciampa made a comeback with a knee to the face adopted by a leaping leg drop to the again of the top. Ciampa went for a working knee, Types obtained out of it and Ciampa blocked a Types Conflict try. Types with a boot to the face adopted by a suplex into the turnbuckle. Types with a forearm to the top, then he went for the springboard assault that’s the Phenomenal Forearm, however Ciampa hit a leaping knee (with the loud leg slap) that obtained a two depend. Ciampa hit a Powerbomb into the double knees for one more two depend. Types was arrange on the highest turnbuckle, Ciampa hit him with some strikes and Types was staggered. Types countered a transfer off the turnbuckle and Types hit a Types Conflict close to the ropes. Miz put Ciampa’s proper foot on the underside rope, so it was solely a two depend as a result of the referee noticed the foot on the rope. Types left the ring and knocked Miz over the barricade. Ciampa despatched Types into the ring put up and Ciampa despatched Types over the barricade. Types barely obtained again into the ring earlier than the ten depend as a result of The Miz grabbed his leg. When Types obtained within the ring, Ciampa hit him with a knee to the face. Ciampa hit a Fairytale Ending on Types for the pinfall win after 16 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Ciampa

Evaluation: ***3/4 This was an awesome match with Types promoting all the things rather well, particularly the shoulder. The Miz did a wonderful job because the man outdoors the ring after which Ciampa confirmed that he belonged within the dialog with a few of the finest wrestlers in WWE. Ciampa is all the time going to have a enjoyable match in case you give him time and that’s what they obtained right here. There was loads of nice counter wrestling on this match between two gifted veterans. As I mentioned, The Miz was good in his function as a result of it performed an element within the end since he prevented Types from going within the ring immediately, so Ciampa recovered and put Types away.

Ciampa celebrated the win. Subsequent week on Uncooked: Bobby Lashley defends the US Title in opposition to Ciampa.

Bobby Lashley was interviewed by Kevin Patrick. Lashley mentioned that Ciampa proved he’s a brawler that’s powerful and hungry. Lashley mentioned he’ll anyone, anyplace and any time. Lashley added that he humbled Principle and he has no drawback placing Ciampa within the Damage Lock.

The Tag Workforce Title Match was subsequent.


Rey and Dominik Mysterio made their entrance for this title alternative. The Usos have been up subsequent because the Undisputed WWE Tag Workforce Champions. It’s been 379 days since they gained the SD Tag Workforce Titles final 12 months.

Undisputed WWE Tag Workforce Championships: The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) vs. Rey & Dominik Mysterio

The match began with about 20 minutes left in Uncooked. Rey began with Jey, who despatched Rey out of the ring, however Rey landed on the ground in a spot the place he may get again to his toes. Rey despatched each Usos out of the ring so Dominik jumped off the highest with a cross physique block on each Usos.


Jimmy was within the ring with Rey with Jimmy doing a tough whip into the nook resulting in Rey taking that bump sternum first into the turnbuckle. Rey knocked Jimmy down, Jey tagged in and prevented Rey from tagging out resulting in Jey hitting a backbreaker. Jey hit a working hip assault on Rey in opposition to the turnbuckle for a two depend. Rey prevented a charging Jimmy, who hit the turnbuckle exhausting. Dominik obtained the tag with forearm smashes and neckbreakers on each Usos for a two depend. Dominik despatched Jimmy face first into the mat after which Jimmy was in opposition to the ropes. Dominik needed a 619, however Jimmy went to the ground, so Dominik stopped himself. Dominik jumped excessive on each Usos, they caught Dominik and smashed Dominik in opposition to the ring put up. That led to a break.


Jimmy was in opposition to Dominik by the turnbuckle, which led to Dominik leaping off the turnbuckle and hitting a DDT. Rey obtained the new tag on Jey with a hurricanrana and a leaping kick to the top. Rey went for a seated senton assault. Rey went for a springboard transfer, however Jey hit him with a superkick for 2. Rey countered a 1D try with a headscissors, then a kick into the ropes and Dominik tagged in for a double 619 on Jimmy. Dominik went up prime and hit a Frog Splash on Jimmy for 2, however Jey made the save on the final doable second. Jey pulled Rey out of the ring resulting in a superkick. Dominik with a suicide dive onto Jey on the ground. Dominik up prime, however Jimmy stopped that with a punch to the face. Jimmy arrange Dominik on the highest rope for a superplex, Dominik punched his manner out of it and Dominik punched him down. Dominik hit a dropkick. Jey made the tag with Dominik not seeing it, so when Dominik bounced off the ropes, The Usos hit the 1D for the pinfall win after 16 minutes.

Winners by pinfall: The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso)

Evaluation: ***1/2 It was the standard nice tag workforce match for The Usos as they managed to isolate Dominik for the end and get the double workforce transfer for the win. I like the way it was constructed with the faces having a face in peril a couple of occasions within the match earlier than Rey obtained the new tag and almost obtained the win. When Dominik tagged again in, I figured he was the one that will be crushed. That’s what occurred for the end. I loved the match with The Usos persevering with their successful methods. Who can beat them? It’s exhausting to say proper now since they’re booked so robust on a regular basis.

Publish match, The Judgment Day’s Finn Balor, Damian Priest and Rhea Ripley attacked Rey & Dominik Mysterio. Ripley did a leg scissors to Dominik whereas Balor & Priest went after Rey. Edge made the save by clotheslining Priest out of the ring. Edge hit a lifting DDT on Balor. Edge went for a Spear, however Ripley shoved Dominik in entrance of Balor and Edge hit a Spear on Dominik as a substitute of Balor. They confirmed the replay the place it was clear that Ripley shoved Dominik in the best way of that Spear by Edge. Balor went working into the group, so Edge adopted him.

Evaluation: Edge by chance hitting the Spear on Dominik ought to be one thing they observe up on subsequent week. Rey may be mad about it and possibly not belief Edge whereas Edge may say it was an accident. Maybe they are going to use it to show Dominik heel on his dad. I don’t know the place it’s going, nevertheless it’s attention-grabbing anyway.

They confirmed Dominik within the ring promoting the rib harm whereas Rey checked on his son. That was the top of the present.


Three Stars of the Present

  1. Ciampa
  2. AJ Types
  3. Bianca Belair/IYO SKY


The Scoreboard

7.75 out of 10

Final week: 7.25


Last Ideas

I assumed it was an excellent present from prime to backside with some high quality in-ring motion all evening lengthy. They didn’t have any brief matches or any comedy matches like with the 24/7 concerned. I additionally like that there have been loads of brisker matches as a substitute of the identical issues we see on a regular basis. I used to be stunned by two non-finishes in matches, however these have been involving the ladies’s division with Bayley and pals inflicting issues. They obtained loads of warmth for a budget assault whereas Becky is clearly a face regardless that WWE mentioned she’s out for “a number of months.” Additionally they did a pleasant job of building Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY as a heel group that can be powerful to beat. Bianca Belair’s match with Sky was nice even with the non-finish.

There have been loads of matches that I appreciated starting from the Ciampa/Types match that was most likely the most effective on the present whereas Montez Ford obtained to point out lots in opposition to Seth Rollins. The tag workforce title fundamental occasion between The Usos and Avenue Earnings was nice as properly. All the pieces was given time and there wasn’t a lot by way of comedy. Ciampa was well-known for being one of many prime NXT guys ever with Triple H reserving him, so now Ciampa is selecting up wins in opposition to prime guys on Uncooked and it certain seems like Ciampa belongs on this present.

In the event you have been hoping for Sasha Banks & Naomi, they didn’t seem. I don’t know when or if they are going to come again, however I believe it’s good to maintain some surprises ready to occur for Smackdown or subsequent week.

The following WWE Premium Dwell Occasion is Conflict on the Fort in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday, September third. Right here’s what we all know to this point.

* Final Man Standing Match for the Undisputed WWE Common Championship: Roman Reigns (c) vs. Drew McIntyre


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