WWE Raw Results – 8/31/20


No. 1 Contender Qualifying Match for the WWE Championship – Keith Lee vs. Dolph Ziggler

The commentary team announced that there will be three matches tonight to qualify for a triple threat No.1 contenders match for the WWE Championship. The triple threat match will be the main event of the show. Ziggler wasn’t squashed in the matchup against “The Limitless One” Keith Lee. He used a bunch of sleeper holds to try and wear down Lee, but the newest addition to the Raw brand was able to overpower his opponent. Lee finished off Ziggler with a Spirit Bomb, securing a spot in the main event. Keith Lee wins via. pinfall – Grade C

Lana vs. Mickie James


Lana started off with the momentum over Mickie James. She kept James in the corner, wearing her down. James, however, got back on her feet quickly and finished Lana off with a Mick Kick. After the match, Asuka said she is ready for James. Mickie James wins via. pinfall – Grade D+

No. 1 Contender Qualifying Match for the WWE Championship – Kevin Owens vs. Randy Orton

Now this one ended quickly. Before the match, Aleister Black attacked Owens from behind and hit a Black Mass. Owens, barely conscious, gets in the ring to start the match. Orton messes with Owens a little before he hits an RKO for the win. Randy Orton wins via. pnfall – Grade C-

The Hurt Business vs. Cedric Alexander and The Viking Raiders 

This match started after Cedric Alexander interrupted an episode of “The V.I.P Launge.” Alexander was joined by the Viking Raiders and a brawl occurred outside of the ring. Both teams exchanged blows throughout the match, but Alexander and The Viking Raiders came out on top. Alexander found a way to roll up MVP for the win. Cedric Alexander and The Viking Raiders win via. pinfall – Grade C

No.1 Contenders Match for the Women’s Tag Team Championship – The Riott Squad vs. The IIconics

Whoever wins this match will go on to face Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax for the Women’s Tag Team Championship, but whoever loses will have to split as a team. The IIconics started off with the upperhand in the match. Both Billie Kay and Peyton Royce worked together to tire out Ruby Riott and Liv Morgan. The Riott Squad never gained much offense or momentum in the match, but did find a way to succeed. Kay goes for a pin but Riott kicks out, and reverses it into a pin for the win. The Riott Squad wins via. pinfall – Grade B-

No. 1 Contender Qualifying Match for the WWE Championship – Dominik Mysterio vs. Seth Rollins 

Dominik Mysterio started off fast charging to the ring to take out Rollins. The two men go back and forth, with Mysterio almost finding a way to head to the main event. Mysterio kept Rollins down and tired out throughout most of the match. He hits a 619 and heads up to the top rope to hit a moonsault, but Rollins escapes. With Mysterio tired out now, Rollins hits a stomp and goes for the pin. One, two, three, Seth Rollins is heading to the main event of Raw to face off against Randy Orton and Keith Lee. Seth Rollins wins via. pinfall – Grade B

Tornado Tag Team Match – The Street Profits (c) vs. Andrade and Angel Garza

Both teams went at each other throughout the entire match. Montez Ford looked to put Andrade and Angel Garza away, but the lights start to flicker. Garza and Demi Burnette, from The Bachelor, know what is going on and they run away. Retribution is now heading towards the ring. The unknown masked people jump into the ring and attack The Street Profits, Andrade and Zelina Vega, who was at ringside. The Street Profits vs. Andrade and Angel Garza ends in a no contest – Grade C-

Raw Underground

In this week’s edition of Raw Underground, we saw Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir destroy everyone. We also saw a match between Apollo Crews and Shelton benjamin, but it ended up breaking into a huge fight. The Hurt Business were the ones to take out everyone in the brawl. 

No. 1 Contender Match for the WWE Championship – Seth Rollins vs. Randy Orton vs. Keith Lee

Rollins and Orton worked together for a little bit trying to take out Lee. However, Lee was able to use his strength to outpower the other two men. He used his power to take over in the match, but Rollins eventually attempted to hit a stomp. Lee reversed it and hit a Spirit Bomb. Orton comes up from behind and hits an RKO. Instead of pinning Lee, he goes for Rollins and picks up the win. Randy Orton wins via. pinfall and will head to Clash of Champions to take on Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship – Grade B+

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