WWE Monday Night Raw
September 5th, 2022
Kansas City, Missouri
Welcome to our live coverage of WWE Monday Night Raw, which is emanating from The T-Mobile Arena in Kansas City, Missouri. Announced for tonight's show, Bobby Lashley will defend his United States championship against The Miz.
- Raw kicks off with Edge, Edge says that he's know Dominik since he was five years old, Edge says that he would stay at his Rey's home, Edge says that he was the one who talked and calmed down Dominik before his first match in front of a crowd, Edge says that his spear on Dominik was an accident and he apologized, Edge says that he tried to help because Judgment Day is his responsibility, Edge says that he's not looking at Dominik as a kid, but as a WWE superstar, Edge then calls out Dominik to the ring, Rey Mysterio then interrupts, Rey then asks Edge for an apology on his behalf because Dominik is still his son, Edge says that Dominik is old enough to stand for his actions, Rhea Ripley then interrupts, Rhea says that at Clash At The Castle, Rey and Edge got what was coming to them, Rhea says that Dominik isn't Rey's baby boy anymore, Rhea says that she's made Dominik into man, Dominik then comes out, Rey then pleads with Dominik to apologize to Edge, Rhea says that Dominik isn't listening to him anymore, Rhea says that Edge is past his time, Rey then attempts to change Dominik's mind on the apron, Rey then leaves as Rhea waves him off, Balor and Priest then attack Edge from behind, Dominik then hits a chopblock to the knee of Edge, Dominik and Rey then stop Rey from entering the ring, Rhea then sends Rey shoulder first into the steel steps, Priest then hits the south of heaven chokeslam on Edge, Balor then attacks the knee of Edge with a chair, Balor then hits the coup de grace onto the chair as it's placed on Edge's knee.
- We see footage of earlier in the day of The Miz and Ciampa arriving to the arena, they then come across a vehicle that has been tipped over.
Match 1: The New Day vs The Alpha Academy vs Los Lotherios vs The Street Profits
- The match starts off with Xavier and Angel, both men then exchange a series of quick pins with leg sweeps, Xavier and Kofi then come in, Xavier attempts to lay down for Kofi but everyone breaks up the pin, Kofi and Xavier then jump over the top rope, taking everyone out as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Humberto hit a back suplex on Ford, Ford then hits an enziguri on Humberto, Dawkins then hits a corkscrew splash on Gable, followed by an enziguri, Dawkins then hits a cannonball to the outside, taking out everyone, Dawkins then hits a pounce on Gable into a german suplex from Ford, Otis then hits a splash from the top rope onto Ford, Otis then goes for the pinfall but Kofi makes the save as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Ford hit a jawbreaker on Otis, Ford then picks up Otis for a suplex, Ford then hits the frog splash on Otis, Gable then locks in the ankle lock on Ford, Braun Strowman then makes his return to WWE, Braun then hits a chokeslam on Humberto, Braun then knocks Otis off the apron, Braun then powerbombs a security guard before spearing Otis through the barricade, Braun then hits a powerslam on Dawkins through the announce table.
The New Day vs The Street Profits vs Los Lotherios vs The Alpha Academy ended in a no contest at 16:56.
Match 2: Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah vs Nikki A.S.H. and Doudrop
- The match starts off with Nikki and Aliyah, Aliyah then hits a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker on Nikki, Raquel then hits a shoulder tackle on Nikki, followed by a fallaway slam, Doudrop then hits a senton on Raquel, Raquel then hits the texana bomb on Doudrop to secure the pinfall victory.
Winners via pinfall: Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah at 3:43.
- Austin Theory makes his entrance, Theory says that he's glad Roman is still champion, Theory says that Drew embarrassed himself in front of all his friends and family, Theory says that he will end Roman's two year championship reign, Kevin Owens then interrupts, Owens says that Theory got knocked the hell out, Owens says that he despises arrogant and delusional people, Owens says that Theory is at the very top of that list, Owens says that Tyson Fury did Theory a favor because if he cashed in, he would of lost, Theory says that Owens hasn't had a championship in years, Theory says that Owens can be the first in line when he cashes in the briefcase, Owens says that he almost ended Roman's title reign six months in, Owens says that Theory has the briefcase because he wasn't in the ladder match, Owens says that any second now a referee will slide into the ring, a referee then comes out.
Match 3: Kevin Owens vs Theoy
- The match starts off with Theory rolling to the outside, Owens then throws Theory into the barricade, Theory then lands a series of punches on Owens in the ring, Owens then hits a corner cannonball on Theory, followed by a splash from the apron as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Theory lock Owens in a headlock, Owens then sends Theory into the barricade, Theory then hits a rolling dropkick to the face of Theory, Theory then hits a fallaway slam on Owens to secure a nearfall, Owens then attempts a swanton from the apron but Theory gets his knees up as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Owens hit a top rope swanton on Theory to secure a nearfall, Owens then hits a superkick on Theory, Theory then sends Owens shoulder first into the ringpost, Theory then slams Owens down back first on the steel steps, Owens then hits a fisherman's suplex from the top rope on Theory, followed by a pop-up powerbomb and a stunner to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Kevin Owens at 16:56.
- We get a video package highlighting the events that occurred at Clash At The Castle 2022.
- Damage CTRL make their entrance, Bayley says that they sent Bliss, Asuka, and Beliar home packing, Kai says thar they are taking control over the women's roster, Iyo Sky says that next week they are coming after the tag team championships, Kai says that she wasn't legal when she was pinned last week, Bianca then interrupts, Bianca says that if they want a challenge, that's what they'll get, Bianca then challenges Bayley to a match, Bayley says that it's labor day and she isn't working today, Bianca says that Bayley has her minions, but she has the raw women's championship, Bianca says that Bayley has control over nothing, Bayley says that Bianca is trying to play perfect all the time, Bayley says that when she wants the title, she will get it, one way or another.
Match 4: Rey Mysterio vs Damian Priest
- The match starts off with Rey landing a series of punches on Priest, Priest then hits a big boot to the face of Rey, Rey then lands a series of kicks to the stomach of Priest, Rey then hits a springboard crossbody on Priest, Rey then gets caught in midair with a punch from Priest as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Priest lock Rey in a headlock, Rey then hits a cannonball over the top rope, taking out Priest on the outside, Rey then hits a seated senton on Priest to secure a nearfall, Priest then sends Rey face first into the top turnbuckle, Priest then hits a superkick on Rey, Rey then hits a tornado DDT on Priest, Priest then hits a sidekick to the face of Rey, Rey then goes for the 619 but Dominik stands on the apron, Priest then hits a closeline on Rey, Priest then hits the south of heaven chokeslam to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall: Damian Priest at 13:31.
- After the match, Rhea says that Dominik is challenging Edge to a match next week.
Match 5: Steel Cage match: United States championship: Bobby Lashley (c) vs The Miz
- Before the match starts, Miz attacks Lashley from behind with the US title, Ciampa and Miz then pounds away at Lashley on the outside, Miz and Ciampa then throw Lashley into the cage two times, Miz then slams the steel steps into the arm of Lashley against the steel cage as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Miz secure a nearfall on Lashley, followed by a big boot, Miz then lands a series of kicks on Lashley to secure a nearfall, Lashley then sends Miz into the cage, followed by a flatliner to secure a nearfall, Lashley then attempts to climb out but Ciampa hits the cage with a chair, Miz then hits a running knee to the face of Lashley to secure a nearfall as we go to commercial break.
- We are back from commercial as we see Lashley throw Miz into the cage, Lashley then hits a superplex on Miz from the top rope, Miz then hits the skull crushing finale on Lashley to secure a nearfall, Lashley then slams the cage door into the face of Ciampa, Miz then slams the cage door on the head of Lashley multiple times, Miz then attempts to escape but Dexter Lumis appears from under the ring, Lashley then hits the spear on Miz to secure the pinfall victory.
Winner via pinfall and STILL United States champion: Bobby Lashley at 14:00.
- After the match, Lumis climbs into the ring, Miz then tries to escape but Lashley locks him in, Lumis then makes Miz pass out with a choke as Raw goes off the air.