WWE Monday Night Raw 9/19/16…Go Home For The Clash

6 days away from Clash of Champions, we will see how the show is set up.  How will Reigns react from getting screwed by Rusev?

Raw is 20 minutes away.

Last week on Raw, we see what took place with Reigns Vs Owens.

We are live in Memphis, Tennessee, and we get no music intro.  Roman Reigns comes out to the ring.

Reigns starts to talk, and here comes Stephanie McMahon.

She knows he wants a piece of Rusev, but she has a show to run.

Here comes Mick Foley.

Foley chants in Memphis.

They came up with a solution, Foley was in charge last week, and he let things get out of control.  That is on him, so he will put Seth Rollins Vs Rusev, tonight.

That is great, but what does it do for Reigns?  Three weeks ago, he was screwed by her coward husband.  Last week, he was screwed out of Rusev.

Foley tells Reigns in 6 days he will get a United States Title match against Rusev, and Stephanie guarantees it.

But Foley tells Reigns he has every right to not trust Stephanie, because of their past, but she put Mick in charge.  But guys don’t take his word , and they decide to do things in their own way.  He said Reigns and Owens had an incredible match last week, until things got out of hand.  He wants to make things right, because while Stephanie will be good, he can be back on the couch, if they lose the ratings war.  He said he has been in and out of good graces with the company over the years.  He has something to prove.

So tonight, we will have a rematch of Owens Vs Reigns.

The Champ comes out, and disagrees with this.  He needs to get ready for his title match this Sunday.

Stephanie tells Owens this will be a non-title match, but Mick is in charge.

Mick agrees it’s a non-title match, but it will be inside a steel cage, right here in Memphis, Tennessee.

So we kick things off with Rollins Vs Rusev, now.

Stephanie is upset about Mick’s decision to make this a steel cage match.

But Rusev is irate over making this match at Clash of Champions, and tonight’s match.  Rusev says Foley is jealous of the Rusev family, and Mick ignores that, he tells him he has a match this Sunday against Roman Reigns, and tonight’s match with Seth Rollins.

He gets a phone call from Chris Jericho.

Rusev Vs Rollins is now.

Both men were counted in what was a fantastic match.  Rusev tries to give Rollins a Powerbomb onto the floor, but Rollins gets out of it, and gives Rusev a flying body press, on top of the announce table.

We are backstage, Dana Brooke and Charlotte show footage from last week’s Triple Threat match.

Foley changes the match this Sunday for the Women’s Championship to a Triple Threat match between Charlotte Vs Sasha Banks Vs Bayley, the credits Dana for the idea.

Charlotte shoves Dana.

Tonight, steel cage match with Owens Vs Reigns.  We also will see the debut of The Cruiserweight Division.  2 guys we will see in the ring are Brian Kendrick and Cedrick Alexander.

Jericho is with Kevin Owens.  He says Foley never like him, so he is out to get to Owens.

He is rotten, he is abusing his power.  Jericho is going to make a list of every rotten thing Foley has done as GM.  And when he shows him, he is not going to like IT.

Braun Strowman squash is up, against Sin Cara.

Braun took care of Sin Cara, with ease.  Hitting a powerslam.

Bayley is with Sasha Banks, she is looking forward to being in the ring with her this Sunday.  They beat each other last week, but the good news is one of them will be Women’s Champion, but tonight, they will team up and face Charlotte and Dana, and show them how it’s done.

That tag match is next.

Bayley and Sasha vs Charlotte and Dana is now.

Charlotte and Dana win the match with an assist by Dana, and a kick to the face by Charlotte, pinning Bayley.

Tonight, a steel cage match with Kevin Owens Vs Roman Reigns.  We see Seth Rollins enter Stephanie’s office.

Tomorrow night on Smackdown Live, a double main event with Cena Vs Ambrose, and Miz Vs Ziggler, for the IC Title.

Players from the Memphis Grizzlies are here.

Rollins is in Stephanie’s office, and they had some good times here.  So why did she throw it away for Kevin Owens?

Stephanie still denies anything to do with that.  But maybe Kevin was right, he is responsible for the WWE World Championship being on Smackdown.  Maybe it’s because he lost the title to Finn Balor, maybe.  HHH chose him from The Shield, and he has embarrassed him, maybe.

Seth knows Stephanie was behind this, with her husband, and maybe they made the wrong decision, and when Rollins beats Owens at Clash of Champions, they will crawl on their knees, and ask for forgiveness.  But then again, maybe he will be their worst nightmare.

Stephanie again denies anything, but she admits they were wrong in Seth. She thinks Kevin Owens is the right choice for WWE Universal Champion, and now Kevin is THE MAN.

Seth says Steph used to be a shrewd businesswoman, but she has changed.  And he thinks it started when her brother Shane came back.

Another squash for Bo Dallas, hitting Roll The Dice.

Sick of these squash matches.

Cesaro Vs Sheamus, match 6 of best of 7 series is next.

Video on our new Cruiserweight Champion, TJ Perkins.

The Cruiserweights Arrive on Raw, tonight.

Cesaro Vs Sheamus, match 6 is up now.

The series is tied at 3-3, with Cesaro hitting a Neutralizer, winning the match.

Foley is on the phone, making it official, match 7 is at Clash of Champions.

Jericho is with Foley.  Jericho is making the list of Jericho, with what Foley has done poorly as a GM.

Foley calls him a stupid idiot, and tells Chris he looks stupid with this scarf, right here in Memphis.

Jericho will now have to tell the world what is on the list of Jericho.

The List of Jericho is on The Highlight Reel.

For the last 2 months, Mick Foley has done a terrible job as GM, and we all know it.  He has screwed with Chris, he has screwed with his best friend Kevin Owens, and we will hear the list now.

  1.  He has tried to develop a fringe between his best friend and himself, Kevin Owens, but it won’t happen.
  1.   He has horrible fashion senses.

  2.   He has a liking for that psychedelic Sami Zayn, and he will take care of him next week at Clash of Champions.

Here comes Enzo and Cass.

Enzo and Cass have an issue with Jericho calling Owens his best friend, because a best friend wouldn’t make him wear that horrible scarf.  When they think of best friends, they think of Enzo and Cass, Bart and Millhouse, Burt and Ernie, Ashton and Justin.

Jericho said half of those people don’t even exist, and they bring up Ashton?  What is this, 1998?

Here come The Shining Stars.

They talk about how everyone needs to relax, and they can do that by traveling to Caribbean.

OHHHHHHHH MEMPHIS, ITS TIME TO STAND UP, AND CLAP YOUR HANDS TOGETHER FOR YOU WORLD FAMOUS 2-TIME WWE WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS, AND IT’S A NEW DAY, YES IT IS!!

The new Day come out, and share their thoughts on this, and here comes Anderson and Gallows.

They say its stupid to hear them talk about their cereal, which is why they will take their Tag Titles at Clash of Champions.

Jericho calls them all stupid idiots, and says they all made the list of Jericho, and here comes Sami Zayn.  Now all 11 men are fighting each other when we go to a break.

10-man tag match is now.

The team of Enzo, Cass, Sami, and New Day win with a Helluva Kick, and a Badda Boom Shaka Lacka, winning the match.

Earlier tonight, we see where Foley made the match official for United States Championship at Clash of Champions.  And tonight, steel cage match between Reigns Vs Owens.

More Cruiswerweight video with Richard Swann and Grand Metalik.

The Cruiserweights Arrive, next.

September is Hispanic Heritage Month, and we look back at the late, great Eddie Guerrero.

Mick Foley is here, again.

He is here to introduce the Cruiserweights.

4 competitors are here now.  Rich Swann, Grand Metalik, Cedrick Alexander, and The Brian Kendrick.

Mick tells us every title will be defended at Clash of Champions, and that includes the new Cruiserweight Title.  The winner of this Fatal 4-Way match will face TJ Perkins at the PPV.

That match is next.

The Brian Kendrick wins the match, making Cedrick tap out to Captain’s Hook, a Crossface submission hold.

Kendrick Vs Perkins is set at Clash of Champions, for the Cruiserweight Title.

Last week, we saw Nia Jax face Alicia Fox, and this coming Sunday, on the Kick-Off show, these two will hook it up, again.

The steel cage is being lowered.  Our main event is live, and next on Raw.

We are live at the Fed Ex Forum, in Memphis, Tennessee, set for our main event.

Owens vs Reigns, inside a steel cage.

Reigns wins the match by escaping out of the cage, before Owens could.

Rusev shows up, and the two men fight it out.

Rusev and Owens has Reigns trapped inside the cage, and here comes Rollins.  He climbs up the very top of the cage, and flies, ending the show with all four men down.

Kevin’s Thoughts:

Yup, they are going to reunite Reigns and Rollins, even if it’s for one night.  A good show tonight, the only two down parts were the two squashes.  But I love how they treated the Cruiserweight Division, and can’t wait to see more.  The women’s tag match was very good, Cesaro and Sheamus move on, we hear from the great List of Jericho, and 2 good main event matches, to boot.

Not much more you can ask for, setting up Clash of Champions.

Send me your opinions, and get ready for Smackdown Live tomorrow night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About Kevin Gillman
I have had this blog up for a few years, writing every Monday night and anytime in between. Always check the site out, send me a comment on what your thoughts are for the current state of wrestling.

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