WWE RAW Report – 6/1/15

Jun 1, 2015 - by Marc Middleton

– Tonight’s WWE RAW opens up with a look back at Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins at Elimination Chamber.

– We’re live from San Antonio with JBL, Michael Cole and Booker T. The Authority comes to the ring and Stephanie McMahon introduces Seth Rollins as the WWE World Heavyweight Champion but he does not have the belt. She says Dean Ambrose is not champion, he’s more like a kleptomaniac as he just stole the title. She say Ambrose isn’t even Superstar material, let alone champion. She wonders if we should fine or suspend Ambrose but the fans say no. She says maybe they should get rid of Ambrose but Triple H says we’re not going to have to do that because Ambrose might be crazy but he’s not stupid. Triple H says he gave Ambrose until the beginning of RAW to return the title. Triple H calls Ambrose to the ring. Fans chant for Justin Bieber and Triple H tells them to shut up. He gets upset and yells for Ambrose to come out but the music of Roman Reigns hits instead.

Reigns comes out and says Ambrose isn’t here and may never come back with the title. Reigns proposes a rematch but Stephanie shuts it down. They have words and Reigns says Rollins used to be cool when he was in The Shield but now he runs with his mom and dad. Reigns says Rollins might be the worst WWE Champion ever. Rollins gets upset and says fine, Ambrose can have the rematch at Money In the Bank. Rollins on and says he doesn’t need The Authority and insults Kane. He’s furious as he shrugs off Triple H and storms off. Triple H and Stephanie have words with Reigns. Triple H is going to find Reigns an opponent for tonight but if Reigns loses, he’s out of Money In the Bank. The Authority walks off and Reigns looks on as we go to commercial.

Roman Reigns vs. King Barrett

Back from the break and out comes King Barrett to face Reigns. They lock up and go at it. Barrett ends up keeping Reigns stuck in a headlock until he fights out and takes Barrett to the mat with a headlock and a 2 count. Barrett keeps control and suplexes Reigns for a 2 count. Back and forth. Barrett drops Reigns with a shoulder. Reigns with a Samoan Drop and a kick. Reigns keeps control and goes for the dropkick from the floor but Barrett rolls to safety. Reigns brings it back in the ring and clotheslines Barrett right back out to the floor. We go to commercial with Reigns in control.

Back from the break and they’re going at it. Reigns misses a Superman punch in the corner. Barrett with forearms and a 2 count. Barrett keeps Reigns grounded now. More back and forth on their feet. Reigns hits a big clothesline. Reigns with more clotheslines. Reigns takes Barrett to the corner and unloads. Reigns keeps control and gets another 2 count. Barrett catches Reigns in the Winds of Change. More back and forth. Reigns slams Barrett hard for another 2 count. Barrett drops Reigns over the top rope and fights back in. Reigns ducks a Bullhammer and hits a spear for the win.

Winner: Roman Reigns

– After the match, Reigns looks up at the briefcase hanging above the ring as we go to replays.

– We get stills from Cena vs. Owens last night. Owens will be here next. Back to commercial.

– Reigns walks up on Triple H and Stephanie backstage. They congratulate him but have another match for him to keep his Money In the Bank spot – Mark Henry. They walk off.

– Byron Saxton is backstage with WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella. Nikki is proud of what she’s accomplished and honored to be in the Divas division. Paige walks up and interrupts, reminding us that she’s due for a title shot. Nikki accepts the challenge.

– Lilian Garcia introduces new WWE Intercontinental Champion Ryback and out he comes.

Ryback comes out and talks about being proud to be the new Intercontinental Champion. Ryback says “feed me more” when it comes to competition and new challengers. He gets the “feed me more” chant going as we go to commercial.

WWE Intercontinental Title Match: The Miz vs. Ryback

Back from the break and out comes The Miz. We get formal ring introductions from Lilian. Before the match starts, Big Show’s music hits and out he comes to interrupts.

Show enters the ring and looks to hit Ryback with a knockout punch but decks Miz with it instead. Show says nobody is going to beat Ryback for the title but him. Show says Ryback calls himself The Big Guy but he has nothing on Big Show. They come face to face as fans chant “feed me more.”

– Still to come, Reigns vs. Henry and Paige vs. Nikki Bella for the WWE Divas Title. Also, Kevin Owens will be here.

– Back from the break and out comes WWE NXT Champion Kevin Owens.

Owens says he delivers when he says he’s going to do something, like win the NXT Title, take out Sami Zayn and leave John Cena laying at Elimination Chamber. A “fight Owens fight” chant starts. Owens says he should be on top of the world after the biggest win of his career last night but he’s not. Owens says he called home and his wife was proud of him but his son, who is a huge John Cena fan, kept asking how Cena was and if he was alright. Owens understands why his son likes Cena but he doesn’t think it’s OK. Owens call it blind worship. He says Cena has been portrayed as a real-life super hero. Owens goes on and dueling Cena chants start up. Owens says he beat Super Cena last night and some fans cheer. Owens goes on with a good promo and says he will beat him again at Money In the Bank and expose the lie that is John Cena. Owens is going to make sure his son watches every single second. Owens says a real role model delivers, just like he does. Cena’s music hits and out comes the WWE United States Champion to a mixed reaction.

Cena comes out and tells Owens to shut up. He says the entire world is talking about Kevin Owens today. A small “you got beat” chant starts at Cena. Cena calls it the most unbelievable debut in WWE history and admits defeat. Cena says he was going to walk out and hand Owens the US Title before Owens started running his mouth tonight. Cena says Owens doesn’t even deserve the NXT Title. Yea he won it but he’s too concerned with being a role model but he’s not even a real man. Cena goes on and points a fan with an “I’m beating cancer” sign. The fan is crying and wearing a Cena shirt and he gets a big pop. Cena goes on with a fiery promo and his music hits. They look to start fighting but Owens leaves the ring.

– Still to come, Reigns vs. Henry and Randy Orton vs. Sheamus. Back to commercial.

– Back from the break and out comes WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day to brag about their win at Elimination Chamber. Kofi Kingston says nothing will stop him from winning Money In the Bank either. Big E speaks next and the “New Day sucks” chant starts up. Dolph Ziggler is out to interrupt with Lana.

Dolph Ziggler vs. Kofi Kingston

Ziggler shows off Lana and heads to the ring by himself. They lock up and go at it. Fans chant for Lana as she looks on from the stage.

Ziggler ends up hitting a big dropkick after some back and forth. More back and forth as Kofi kicks Ziggler out of the air. Ziggler makes a comeback and hits a neckbreaker. Ziggler with an elbow drop and a 2 count. More counters. Ziggler nails a big DDT for a 2 count. Xavier Woods gets on the apron and Ziggler goes after him, allowing Kofi to roll him up for 2. Ziggler counters and wins with a roll up of his own.

Winner: Dolph Ziggler

– After the match, The New Day jumps Ziggler until The Prime Time Players run out and send them retreating. We go to commercial.

The New Day vs. Darren Young, Titus O’Neil and Dolph Ziggler

Back from the break and we’ve got a six-man match. The end comes after Titus comes in and cleans house.

Winners: The Prime Time Players and Dolph Ziggler

– Still to come, Paige vs. Nikki Bella. Back to commercial.

Roman Reigns vs. Mark Henry

Back from the break and Roman Reigns is making his way out. The winner of this one is going to Money In the Bank. Mark Henry is out next and they start trading shots. Henry slams Reigns for a 2 count.

Henry keeps control and works Reigns over. Reigns finally turns it around with several big shots in the corner. The referee backs him off. Reigns with a big forearm off the apron. Reigns goes for a Samoan Drop but can’t get Henry up. He tries again and nails it. Henry rolls to the floor. Reigns follows and Henry sends him into the ring post. Reigns comes right back with a Superman punch on the floor. The referee counts and Reigns barely makes it back in at 9 but Henry is counted out.

Winner by Count Out: Roman Reigns

– After the match, Reigns’ music hits and he’s flushing his eye out but Henry attacks from behind. Henry slams Reigns and splashes him before leaving as fans boo.

– We come back from a commercial with Stephanie and Triple H taunting Reigns backstage. They’ve got another match for him tonight in order for him to keep his Money In the Bank spot – Bray Wyatt.

– We get a look at Curtis Axel and Damien Sandow recording a commercial for Sonic. The New Day and Big Show also have scenes.

WWE Divas Title Match: Paige vs. Nikki Bella

We go to the ring and out comes Paige. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella is out. They lock up and start going at it. Back and forth until Nikki slides to the floor to regroup. She mocks Paige and comes back in to take control. They trade pin attempts ans Paige nails a knee for a 2 count. Nikki block the PTO and hits an Alabama Slam for a close 2 count.

Paige keeps control but Nikki fights her off. Nikki goes for the Rack Attack but Paige counters. Nikki misses in the corner but Paige runs into a boot. Paige with a big DDT out of the corner. Nikki rolls to the floor while the referee is distracted and Brie Bella, who is under the ring hiding, switches out with some twin magic. Brie comes in and wins it for Nikki.

Winner: Nikki Bella

– Still to come, Reigns vs. Wyatt.

Randy Orton vs. Sheamus

We go to the ring an out comes Randy Orton to a big pop. We go to commercial.

Back from the break and out comes Sheamus. They go at it to start and trade holds. Sheamus takes Orton to the mat and keeps Orton down. Lots of back and forth in the match. They end up on the floor and Orton backdrops Sheamus on the announce table. Orton runs over him with a clothesline. We go to commercial with Sheamus down on the floor.

Back from the break and they get to their feet to trade shots. Sheamus catches Orton with a big slam for 2. More back and forth. Sheamus blocks a RKO and goes for a Brogue but only catches him with the knee and sends Orton to the floor. They brawl on the floor and Orton tosses Sheamus into the timekeeper’s area. The brawl continues and we get the disqualification as Sheamus unloads on Orton. Sheamus tosses Orton repeatedly into the barriers. Referees finally back Sheamus off as fans boo. Sheamus goes to leave but turns back around and drops Orton with a Brogue.

Winner by DQ: Randy Orton

– Rusev is backstage on crutches. Byron Saxton asks for comment and Rusev says he has nothing. No woman, no title, he’s just a broken man. Rusev says he has a broken ankle and a broken spirit.

– We come back and Kevin Owens is announced for SmackDown in a NXT Title Open Challenge.

Bo Dallas vs. Neville

Bo Dallas comes out and says he just wants to hurt Neville now. Neville comes out and Bo takes control early on. They end up on the floor but fight back in.

Neville finally makes a comeback and hits Red Arrow for the win.

Winner: Neville

– We come back from a break and get Tough Enough hype.

Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt

We go to the ring and out come Roman Reigns and Bray Wyatt for the main event. Wyatt takes control early on. Reigns makes a comeback but is distracted as Rollins, Kane and J&J Security make their way to the stage. Wyatt takes control off the distraction and drops Reigns with a flying shot for a 2 count. We go to commercial with Wyatt in control.

We come back and Wyatt tosses Reigns to the apron. Wyatt keeps control and brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Wyatt yells at Reigns to get up. Wyatt charges in the corner with a splash. He asks if we want another and fans boo. Reigns blocks this one with a big clothesline. Reigns looks to make a comeback and sends Wyatt shoulder first into the ring post. Reigns with a DDT.

Reigns unloads on Wyatt in the corner and knocks him out of the ring with a big right. Reigns runs around the ring and hits the big dropkick to the head. Reigns brings it back in the ring and gets caught by a big clothesline. Wyatt with the back splash for a close 2 count. We see Rollins and crew looking on from the stage still. Wyatt taunts Reigns and smacks him around. Reigns laughs and they trade shots. Reigns catches him in a big Samoan Drop. Reigns readies for a Superman punch but Wyatt catches him with a big chokeslam for a 2 count. Wyatt turns upside down and goes for Sister Abigail but Reigns rolls him up for 2. Reigns nails a Superman punch. Rollins walks down to the ring and sends J&J plus Kane to ringside also. Kane gets o the apron and distracts Reigns. Reigns blocks Sister Abigail and pushes Wyatt into Kane, sending him off the apron. Reigns nails a spear on Wyatt for the win and spot at Money In the Bank.

Winner: Roman Reigns

– After the match, Rollins, Kane, Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble surround all four sides of the ring. Dean Ambrose’s music hits and the crowd pops. Ambrose finally appears on top of the announce table with the WWE World Heavyweight Title belt. Ambrose and Reigns take out The Authority. Ambrose taunts Rollins with the title and drops him with Dirty Deeds. Ambrose raises the title and goes to the floor with Reigns. Triple H and Stephanie come to the stage to yell at Ambrose as his music plays. We see Ambrose and Reigns standing in the crowd, Ambrose taunting Rollins with the title. Paul Heyman walks backstage and joins Steve Austin for their interview. RAW goes off the air with Reigns and Ambrose celebrating in the crowd as Triple H and Stephanie look on with Rollins.

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