WWE Monday Night Raw
September 19th, 2022
San Jose, California
Welcome to our live coverage of WWE Monday Night Raw, which is emanating from The SAP Center in San Jose, California. Announced for tonight's show, Dexter Lumis will be a guest on Miz-TV, Kevin Owens will take on Austin Theory, and Bobby Lashley will defend the United States championship against Seth Rollins.
Match 1 United States championship: Bobby Lashley (c) vs Seth Rollins
- The match starts off with both men locking up, Rollins then sends Lashley shoulder first into the ringpost, Rollins then hits two superkicks on Lashley, Rollins then goes for the curbstomp but Lashley blocks it, Lashley then hits a shoulder tackle on Rollins on the outside as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Rollins lock Lashley in an armlock, Rollins then continues to work on Lashley's shoulder, Lashley then lifts up Rollins for a one-armed powerbomb, Rollins then hits a tope suicida on Lashley, Lashley then sends Rollins stomach first into the ringpost as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Lashley land a series of back elbows to the face of Rollins, Lashley then hits a flatliner on Rollins to secure a nearfall, Rollins then hits a corner powerbomb on Lashley, followed by a frog splash to secure a nearfall, Lashley then goes for a spear but Rollins catches him in midair with a pedigree to secure a nearfall, Lashley then locks in the hurtlock but Rollins hits a lowblow behind the referee's back, Rollins then goes for the curbstomp but Matt Riddle distracts him, allowing Lashley to hit the spear to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall and STILL United States champion: Bobby Lashley at 20:04.
- Damage CTRL make their entrance on a golf cart for their championship celebration, Bayley says that this is a homecoming celebration, Iyo says that they are in control now, Kai says that they don't need Asuka, Alexa Bliss, or Bianca Belair, Kai says that there's nothing left for those women to do but pack up and go home, Bianca Belair, Alexa Bliss, and Asuka then interrupt, Bianca says thar they are going to have to teach them respect, Bayley says that Bianca needs to see the long picture, Bayley says that Alexa is a shell of her formerself, Bliss then challenges Bayley to a match later tonight, Bayley then goes after Bliss but Bliss takes her out with a stiff punch, Damage CTRL then retreat.
Match 2: Austin Theory vs Kevin Owens
- Before the match, Theory throws Owens into the barricade.
- The match starts off with Owens landing a series of punches on Theory, Owens then hits a senton on Theory, Theory then sends Owens back first into the ring apron, Owens then sends Theory face first into the steel steps, Theory then hits a neckbreaker on Owens from the apron as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Owens send Theory face first into the top turnbuckle, Owens then hits a DDT on Theory, Owens then hits a swanton from the top rope onto Theory to secure a nearfall, Theory then hits a rolling blockbuster on Owens to secure a nearfall, Theory then goes to grab the Money in the bank briefcase but Johnny Gargano takes it away from him, Owens then hits a cannonball in the corner, followed by a pop-up powerbomb on Theory to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Kevin Owens at 12:47.
- Johnny Gargano then drops the briefcase onto a downed Theory.
- The Brawling Brutes make their entrance, Butch says that it's fight night, Ridge says that Sheamus is out setting up the celebration for when they beat The Usos, The Street Profits then interrupt, Dawkins says that the Brutes haven't beat them, Holland then challenges The Profits to a match, Ford accepts.
Match 3: Ridge Holland and Butch vs The Street Profits
- The match starts off with Dawkins and Holland, Dawkins then hits a dropkick on Holland, Butch and Holland then take turns hammering away at the chest of Ford as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Ford land a series of strikes to the stomach of Holland, Ford then hits a DDT on Butch, Ford then hits a blockbuster on Butch off the shoulders of Dawkins to secure a nearfall, Ford then hits a plancha over the top rope onto Butch and Holland, Butch then hits a kick as Holland hits a powerslam on Dawkins to secure the pinfall victory.
Winners via pinfall: Ridge Holland and Butch at 14:38.
- The Judgment Day make their entrance, Rhea Ripley says that last week, they took out everyone that were in front of them because they run Monday Night Raw, Balor says that Dominik is a brave man for standing up to his father, Priest says that Edge is beat up, sad and injured, Dominik says that he couldn't be more proud to be starting with his real family, Balor then has a family portrait taken of the Judgment Day, Matt Riddle then interrupts.
Match 4: Finn Balor and Damian Priest vs Riddle and Rey Mysterio
- The match starts off with Balor and Riddle, Riddle then lands a kick to the chest of Balor, followed by a series of gutwrench suplexes, Rey and Riddle then hit a doubleteam legdrop on Balor, Priest and Balor then work over Rey, Balor then attempts the three amigos on Rey but Rey counters it into a suplex of his own, Riddle then hits a senton of Balor, followed by a soccer kick to the chest of Balor to secure a nearfall, Priest then hits Riddle with a stiff right hand, Priest then chokeslams Riddle on the apron as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Balor land a back elbow to the face of Riddle, Rhea then hits a back suplex on Riddle on the outside, Riddle then hits a GTS on Priest, Rey then hits a seated senton on Balor, Rey then hits a springboard crossbody onto Balor to secure a nearfall, Riddle then hits a floating bro onto Priest on the outside, Rey then hits the 619 on Balor, Rey goes to the top but Rhea distracts the referee, Rollins then attacks Riddle from behind, Rollins then attempts to use a steel chair on Riddle but Rey chases him off, Dominik then tells Rey to hit him with the chair but Rey declines, Priest then hits a chokeslam on Rey, Balor then hits the coup de grace on Rey to secure the pinfall victory.
Winners via pinfall: Finn Balor and Damian Priest at 17:05.
- Matt Riddle and Seth Rollins are fighting backstage, Riddle challenges Rollins to a fight pit match.
- The Miz and Tommaso Ciampa are in the ring to host Miz-TV, Miz says that Dexter Lumis crossed the line when Dexter stepped into his home, Miz says that he was celebrating his daughter's third birthday but he ended up punching a minion, Miz then calls out Dexter Lumis, Dexter Lumis then breaks through the ring using a butcher knife, Lumis then appears from under the ring, Lumis then attempts to pull Miz under the ring but Ciampa saves him, Ciampa then punches Dexter back under the ring, Lumis then reappears, causing Miz and Ciampa to retreat.
Match 5: Bayley vs Alexa Bliss
- The match starts off Alexa jumping on the back or Bayley, Bliss then takes down Bayley with an armwringer, Bayley then slams Bliss's knee against the apron, Bliss then hits a cannonball off the announce table onto Bayley as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Bayley lock in a kneebar on Bliss, Bayley then hits the Bailey-to-belly to secure a nearfall, Bliss then hits a code red on Bayley, Kai and Sky then push Bianca into the ringpost, Bliss then hits a DDT on Bayley, Sky then pushes Bliss off the apron, allowing Bayley to hit the rose plant on Alexa to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Bayley at 15:09.
- After the match, Damage CTRL continue to beat down Bliss and Asuka, Sky then hits a middle rope moonsault on Asuka, Bianca then attempts to fight off Damage CTRL but Damage CTRL gain the upperhand, Bayley then hits the rose plant on Bianca, Bayley then challenges Bianca to a championship match at Extreme Rules. Raw ends with Damage CTRL standing tall.