WWE Monday Night Raw
August 29th, 2022
PPG Paints Arena
Welcome to our live coverage of WWE Monday Night Raw, which is emanating from The PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Announced for tonight's show, Riddle will come face-to-face with Rollins, The Usos and Sami Zayn will make a rare appearance on Monday Night Raw, Kurt Angle will make his return to WWE, and Dakota Kai will team up with Io Sky to take on Aliyah and Raquel Rodriguez to determine new women's tag team championships.
Match 1: AJ Styles and Dolph Ziggler vs Damian Priest and Finn Balor
- The match starts off with AJ and Priest, AJ then hits a closeline on Priest before closelining him to the outside as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Balor hit a dropkick to the face of Ziggler, Ziggler then hits a fameasser, Priest then hits a sit-down chokeslam on Ziggler to secure the pinfall victory.
Winners via pinfall: Damian Priest and Finn Balor at 8:33.
- After the match, Edge makes his entrance, Edge says that he didn't come back to take a spotlight from anyone, Edge says that last week he went to war with Priest, Edge says that Judgment is angry and emo, Rey Mysterio and Dominik Mysterio then attack the Judgment Day from behind with kendosticks, Dominik then teases hitting Rhea with the kendostick but eventually backs off. Rhea then takes away the kendostick from Dominik, Judgment Day then retreat.
Match 2: Bianca Belair, Asuka, and Alexa Bliss vs Katie Arquette, Kayla Sparks, and Dani Mo.
- Bianca takes down Katie with a dropkick, Asuka then hits a hip attack, Asuka then lands a series backhands to the face of Dani, followed by a german suplex, Bianca then hits the KOD on Sparks, Asuka then forces Dani to submit.
Winners via submission: Bianca Belair, Asuka, and Alexa Bliss at 3:19.
- Bianca Belair says that at Clash At The Castle, Bayley, Io Sky, and Dakota Kai are going down.
- Kurt Angle makes his hometown entrance, Kurt says that Clash At The Castle is going to be great, Alpha Academy then interrupt, Gable then introduces Angle as a personal hero of his, Gable says that The Alpha Academy is looking for a new member, Gable says that he thinks that they can change the world if Kurt joins The Alpha Academy for a single night, Otis then gives Kurt an Alpha Academy jacket, Kurt then throws down the jacket, Kurt and Gable then exchange "shhhhhhhhhhs", Otis is then about to go after Kurt but The Street Profits makes the save, Ford says that on Smackdown they messed up his bus, Ford says that the Alpha Academy is at the wrong place at the wrong time, The Profits then challenge Alpha Academy to a match, Gable accepts but only if Kurt joins Alpha Academy if they lose, Kurt and The Street Profits accept the challenge.
Match 3: The Street Profits vs The Alpha Academy
- The match starts off with Ford and Otis, Ford then locks Otis in a headlock, Otis then hits a powerslam on Ford, Ford then hits a dropkick on Gable, Dawkins then suplexes Ford on Gable, Dawkins then hits a dropkick on Gable, Dawkins then dives over the top rope, taking out both Gable and Otis, Ford then hits a crossbody on Gable, followed by a closeline and a backsuplex, Ford then hits a standing moonsault on Gable, Gable then hits a belly-to-belly on Ford from the top rope as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Ford hit a DDT on Gable, Otis then hits a spinning elbow on Dawkins, Dawkins then hits an enziguri on Gable, followed by a silencer to secure a nearfall, Gable then hits a german suplex on Dawkins, followed by a crossbody onto Ford, Gable then hits a northern lights suplex on Ford to secure a nearfall, Gable then locks Ford in an anklelock, Ford then locks Gable in an anklelock, Dawkins then pounces Gable into a backsuplex from Ford, Ford then hits a frog splash from the top rope onto Gable to secure the pinfall victory.
Winners via pinfall: The Street Profits at 16:05.
- After the match, The Street Profits and Kurt Angle share bottles of milk.
- We see footage from earlier in the day of Seth Rollins and Riddle fighting in the parking lot.
- Corey Graves is here to host a face-to-face between Rollins and Riddle, Rollins says that he hasn't been targeting Riddle but a clash was meant to happen, Rollins says that no one like Riddle, Riddle says that he's going to be here for a long long time, Rollins that after Riddle, he's moving onto The WWE Undisputed Universal championship, Rollins says that he's going to stomp Riddle's head into the mat to show everyone who the man is around WWE, Riddle says that Becky Is the man in their relationship, Rollins that Riddle's wife divorced him, Riddle says that he's going to f*ck up Rollins, both men then storm off.
Match 4: Bobby Lashley vs The Miz
- The match starts off with Lashley hitting a shoulder tackle on Miz, Lashley then lands a series of backelbows to the Miz in the corner, Lashley then hits a suplex on Miz, Lashley then hits a shouldertackle on Miz on the outside as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Lashley hit a flatliner on Miz, Lashley then goes to send Miz into the ringpost but Ciampa blocks off the ring post, Miz then sends Lashley into the steel steps, Miz then chokes Lashley against the second rope, Miz then kicks away at Lashley in the corner, Lashley then hits another flatliner on Miz, Lashley then hits a powerslam on Miz, Ciampa then hits Lashley behind the referee's back, Miz then hits a DDT on Lashley to secure a nearfall, we then see Dexter Lumis watching from the crowd, Lashley then locks in the hurtlock on Miz to secure the submission victory.
Winner via submission: Bobby Lashley at 10:50.
- The Usos and Sami Zayn make their entrance, Jey says that the Bloodline is now in his city, Jimmy then hypes up the two year championship celebration for Smackdown, Zayn says that The Usos are the most dominant team in history, Kevin Owens then interrupts, Owens says that Reigns still owes his one, Zayn says that Roman doesn't owe Owens or anyone anything, Zayn says that The Usos respect him, Owens says that he doesn't care what Jimmy does to anyone but him, Owens then challenges Jey to a match.
Match 5: Jey Uso vs Kevin Owens
- Kevin Owens sends Jey shoulder first into the steel steps, Jey then hits a superkick to Owens, followed by a Samoan drop on the steel steps as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see both men exchanging a series of punches on the top rope, Owens then hits a swantom onto Jey from the top rope to secure a nearfall, Jey then hits a splash from the top rope but Owens kicks out at two, Owens then hits a superkick on Jey, followed by a frog splash from the top rope to secure yet another nearfall, Owens then challenges Zayn to hit him but Jey hits a tope suicida instead, Jey then insists that Sami hit Owens with a steel chair but Zayn refuses, Owens then hits a stunner on Jey to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Kevin Owens.
Match 6: Women's tag team championships: Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky vs Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah
- The match starts off with Iyo and Aliyah, Iyo then hits a shouldertackle on Aliyah, Raquel then hits a big boot to the face of Aliyah, Raquel then launches Aliyah into Kai, Aliyah then hits a hiptoss on Kai, Kai then sends Aliyah shoulder first into the steel steps, Io then hits a doubleknee strike to Aliyah against the steel steps as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Sky hit Raquel with a dropkick, Raquel then launches Iyo into Kai, Iyo then hits a code red onto Raquel to secure a nearfall, Raquel then turns Iyo inside out with a shoulder tackle, Kai then hits a running boot to the face of Raquel in the corner, followed by a top rope moonsault to secure a nearfall, Aliyah then rolls up Kai to secure the pinfall victory.