We’re on the road to SummerSlam, and here’s everything important that happened on this week’s episode of Raw!
Live From Atlanta, GA
Announce Team: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton
Sasha Banks and Charlotte opened the show with an in-ring promo, which was interrupted by Chris Jericho, then by Enzo Amore. Mick Foley made a mixed tag team match between the four.
– Charlotte and Chris Jericho defeated Sasha Banks and Enzo Amore (Charlotte pinned Sasha, Natural Selection)
Kevin Owens was on commentary for this match, which he spent berating the commentary team. Jericho attacked Enzo post-match, with Big Cass making the save.
– Braun Strowman defeated Evan Anderholme (pinfall, Reverse Chokeslam)
– The Shining Stars defeated Golden Truth (Epico pinned Goldust, rollup)
R-Truth spent the entire match playing Pokemon Go on the ring apron, so Goldust couldn’t tag out
Finn Balor and Seth Rollins cut a promo in the ring about their WWE Universal Championship match at SummerSlam. Rollins attempted a cheap shot, but Balor ran him off.
– Rusev defeated Mark Henry to retain the US Title (submission, Accolade)
Lana wore her (allegedly) $75,000 wedding dress for the occasion. Post-match, Rusev derided the US Olympic Team, and was interrupted by Roman Reigns, leading to a brawl in which Reigns got the upper hand
– Titus O’Neil defeated Darren Young (pinfall, rollup w/tights)
– Nia Jax defeated Ariel Monroe (pinfall, Fireman’s Carry Powerslam)
– The New Day defeated Gallows and Anderson (Big E pinned Anderson, rollup)
Xavier Woods was banned from ringside. Post-match, The Club beat up all three members of The New Day
– Cesaro defeated Sheamus (pinfall, Neutralizer)
– Jinder Mahal defeated Heath Slater to earn a contract with the Raw brand (pinfall, Big Boot)
– Seth Rollins defeated Sami Zayn (pinfall, Pedigree)
Paul Heyman introduced Brock Lesnar to promote his SummerSlam match with Randy Orton. Orton ran in from the crowd and hit an RKO on Lesnar, then escaped through the audience, pursued by security.