WWE Raw Results
November 9, 2020
Orlando, Florida (Amway Center)
Commentary: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, and Samoa Joe
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
Footage is shown of the events from last week’s episode of WWE Raw.
The Raw video plays, and we go inside to the WWE ThunderDome at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
Mr. Money in the Bank The Miz makes his way to the ring alongside John Morrison. It’s time for another edition of Miz TV. Miz welcomes us to the most must-see talk show in WWE history, Miz TV. Miz says big things are happening this week. Tonight, they will team with Randy Orton against Drew McIntyre and The New Day in a match where anything can happen. Morrison asks if he’ll cash in Money in the Bank, and Miz says time will tell. Miz says the premiere of his hit show Miz & Mrs will take place on Thursday. A bonus episode of his show will take place after Raw as well.
WWE Champion Randy Orton’s music interrupts The Miz. Orton storms down to the ring. Orton cannot believe Miz has the balls to think his reality show is more important than a match with him in it. Orton says Miz called Stamford to set him up. Orton remembers when Miz was thrown out of the locker room years ago. Orton never wanted him to come back. Miz took his ball and went home, wrestling in the minor leagues. Orton dares Miz to take his chance. Miz says he wouldn’t abuse his power as the face of the USA Network to get an advantage over Orton. Morrison says everyone knows Orton’s resume. Miz says this could be a big night for all of them. That’s why they wanted The New Day as guests. If things go according to plan and they emerge victorious, then they may be in line for the Raw Tag Team Championship titles.
Raw Tag Team Champions The New Day make their way to the stage. Kofi Kingston asks Xavier Woods if he can believe this. Woods asks if he hears two men talking about how a briefcase could be cashed in to become WWE Champion. Then they think they can beat The New Day for their WWE World Tag Team Championships?! The New Day laughs at them. Kingston says with them being out here going toe-to-toe with this verbal strong style, they thought it would be a crime to let them do that without a live crowd. They’re out here to laugh at them in person. The New Day gets in the ring and tells them to entertain them. Orton drops Kingston with an RKO out of nowhere! Miz and Morrison then take Woods out of the ring.
Drew McIntyre’s music hits, and he charges down to the ring. McIntyre and Orton brawl until Miz clocks McIntyre in the back with the Money in the Bank briefcase. Miz and Morrison hold McIntyre up and throw him into Orton, who gives McIntyre an RKO. Orton grabs his WWE Championship and leaves with Miz and Morrison. Orton coldly stares at them and they both look trepidatious. McIntyre pulls himself up on the ropes and smiles.
Jeff Hardy will take on Elias and Riddle in a Triple Threat Second Chance Survivor Series Qualifying Match, next.
The commentators talk about The Undertaker’s Final Farewell at Survivor Series one week from Sunday.
“Ladies and gentlemen… Elias.”
Elias is seated on a stool in the center of the ring with an electric guitar and greets the virtual crowd. Elias plays a guitar lick. Over this past week, he was jolted awake by a vision of himself standing victorious over Jeff Hardy and Riddle in a Second Chance Match where the winner goes to represent Raw at Survivor Series. People tell him he’s a world class superstar and chart topping musician… what else is there? Elias says he needs this. Things haven’t gone well for him these last few weeks. Jeff Hardy’s new addiction is smashing him with guitars.
Tonight’s win goes out to his millions of fans that bought Universal Truth. To honor them understanding his greatness, he’ll sing a song right now. Elias pretends to start and waits for someone to interrupt him. No one does. Elias seems satisfied and starts to play… but Jeff Hardy’s music hits.
Second Chance Triple Threat Survivor Series Qualifying Match
Elias vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Riddle
The bell rings, and Elias makes a beeline for Jeff Hardy. Riddle attacks Elias. Elias shoves Riddle off, and Hardy rolls Riddle up for a two count. They all trade roll ups for two counts. AJ Styles is walking backstage with his tall bodyguard. Elias kicks and punches Hardy before knocking Riddle back. Elias drops Riddle on the apron, but Riddle knocks him back. Riddle pulls Hardy out of the ring. They brawl at ringside until Elias hits a baseball slide. Elias sends Hardy twice into the ring post before driving Riddle into the barricade. Elias clotheslines Hardy down on the floor.
We come back from the break to see Elias beating Hardy down in the corner. Elias knocks Riddle off the apron to prevent him from getting back in the ring. Elias drops an elbow on Hardy and grabs Riddle as he gets in the ring. Elias goes to whip Riddle, but Riddle gets out. Riddle hits the ropes, but Elias hits a back elbow for a two count. Styles is seen talking to his associate. Hardy hits a sit-out jawbreaker on Elias to stun him. Hardy punches Elias back. Elias reverses a whip, but Hardy clotheslines him down. Hardy hits Elias with an inverted atomic drop before hitting Riddle with one. Hardy goes for a double leg drop on Elias and hits Riddle with a back body drop. Hardy hits a low dropkick and a splash on Elias, but Riddle breaks up the pin.
Hardy knocks Riddle out of the ring and goes for a Twist of Fate on Elias. Elias gets out and hits Drift Away. Elias covers, but Riddle breaks up the pin. Riddle kicks Elias before Elias blocks one. Riddle hits a fisherman’s buster on Elias, but Hardy breaks up the pin. Riddle lifts Hardy up for the Bro Derek, but Hardy gets out and knocks him into Elias. Hardy then jumps off Riddle’s back to hit Elias with Poetry in Motion. Elias is knocked out of the ring. Hardy goes for a Twist of Fate on Riddle, but Riddle counters out. Hardy gets to his feet, and they get into a fist fight. Riddle gets the better of it and goes for an overhead kick, but Hardy blocks it. Hardy goes for a Twist of Fate, but Elias hits him with a high knee. Riddle counters a slingshot from Elias into Bro Derek for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Riddle
Riddle joins AJ Styles, Braun Strowman, Keith Lee, and Sheamus as the final member of Team Raw at Survivor Series.
Charly Caruso interviews AJ Styles about Riddle winning. Styles says he is very happy it happened. Sheamus walks up and isn’t happy about Riddle being on the team. Sheamus tells Caruso that Styles is not his captain. Braun Strowman walks up and says the same thing.
Ricochet will take on the leader of RETRIBUTION Mustafa Ali later tonight.
Mustafa Ali is backstage with RETRIBUTION. Ali says Ricochet is a good man. Ricochet made the decision to not join RETRIBUTION. Ali applauds that, but he thinks Ricochet is a damn fool. Ricochet thinks one man can change everything, but they can’t. RECKONING says Ricochet is manipulated and misguided. Ali says no mercy was shown unto them, so no mercy will be shown to Ricochet. They are the forgotten: Slapjack, T-Bar, Mace, and RECKONING. They are RETRIBUTION. They will not rest until they shut you down.
Footage is shown of Bobby Lashley knocking out R-Truth and Drew Gulak. Lashley then put Gulak on top of R-Truth so he could win the WWE 24/7 Championship while unconscious. Later that night, The Hurt Business beat The New Day in a non-title match.
The Hurt Business are talking backstage when WWE 24/7 Champion Drew Gulak walks up to them. Gulak says last week went according to plan. Now it’s time for the Hurt Business to expand. You have the WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley and soon to be Raw Tag Team Champions Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander… now they need the 24/7 Champion. MVP tells him to fix his pocket square before telling him they’re not accepting applications. Lashley then pulls Gulak’s clip-on tie off. MVP can’t believe he wore a clip-on tie. Gulak says he’s the 24/7 Champion and it’s practical in case he needs to get away. They beat Gulak down and walk off.
R-Truth sneaks up and covers Gulak to win the WWE 24/7 Championship. R-Truth runs off with his baby again.
WWE runs a nice video for Veterans’ Day on Wednesday.
Lana vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Shayna Baszler w/ Nia Jax
Lana jumps on Baszler’s back at the sound of the bell, but Baszler quickly gets her down. Baszler dominates her in a short match and picks up the win with the Kirifuda Clutch.
Winner by Submission: WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Shayna Baszler
Nia Jax goes to put Lana through the commentary table again, but Mandy and Dana kick her. The two teams argue.
The Men’s Team Raw will have a team meeting, next.
Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke are talking backstage. Lana walks up and thanks them. Mandy mentions she cost them the WWE Women’s Tag Titles last week. Lana says she was just trying to help. They tell her it would be helpful if she stayed out of their way.
AJ Styles makes his way to the ring alongside his tall bodyguard. Styles introduces Team Raw to the ring: Riddle, Sheamus, Keith Lee, and Braun Strowman. Styles says they were missing the final piece last week and calls him “Matt Riddle.” Lee cuts Styles off and says Styles took a cheap shot at him. Lee owes Styles a receipt. Sheamus says Lee is a hypocrite because he attacked him. Sheamus didn’t forget. Lee says he hopes Sheamus remembers in case he attempts to cross him. Braun Strowman says he should whip both their asses. Styles goes to say as team captain, but Strowman cuts him off. Strowman says Sheamus is a sore loser and better watch his mouth before he gets these hands.
Riddle tells them to chill because they need sick code names. Styles is “Skipper,” Strowman is “Mongoose,” Lee (Riddle wishes him a Happy Birthday) will be “Bro Lee,” and Sheamus is “Fireface.” Sheamus takes exception to that and asks if Riddle will be called “Dopey.” Riddle likes it.
Styles says they’re going up against the best athletes on SmackDown. Jey Uso is tearing it up on SmackDown. Has Lee been Curb Stomped, Seth Rollins will give him one. Lee says he powerbombed Rollins before. Styles says Riddle could get a Stunner from Kevin Owens. As for Strowman, he could bow down to King Corbin. Is that what they all want or do they want to work together as the Best of the Best? Styles calls himself the team captain again, but they don’t like it. Styles says he has a Plan B. Styles talked to WWE Official Adam Pearce, who sanctioned a match. It may sound like a dumb idea, but Sheamus and Braun Strowman versus Riddle and Keith Lee with AJ Styles as the Guest Referee. They need respect for each other. It’ll give them all respect.
Sheamus and Braun Strowman vs. Riddle and Keith Lee
Special Guest Referee: AJ Styles
The bell rings, and Sheamus and Keith Lee lock up. Lee whips him off and absorbs a shoulder block. Lee chops Sheamus and wrenches the arm before tagging Riddle in. Riddle punches Sheamus in the ribs before hitting a snapmare and kicking him in the back. Riddle covers for a no count. Riddle applies an arm bar, but Sheamus powers him to the corner. Braun Strowman tags in and avalanches Riddle in the corner. Strowman whips Riddle hard to the corner, and he goes down hard. Strowman steps on Riddle’s hair and gets in Styles’ face. Strowman throws Riddle to the corner and tags Sheamus back in. Sheamus uppercuts Riddle and knocks him into the ropes. Sheamus chokes him on the ropes. Sheamus goes for a whip, but Riddle holds on. Riddle clubs him back and grabs the leg, but Sheamus gets to the ropes. Styles orders Riddle off, and Sheamus punches him down. Sheamus stomps Riddle and gets in Styles’ face. Sheamus turns into a chop from Riddle. Riddle then hits a gutwrench suplex. Sheamus pushes Riddle off, but he lowers his head and eats a kick.
Sheamus sidesteps Riddle, and Riddle knees Styles in the face. Sheamus rolls Riddle up, but Styles is stunned. Sheamus gets in Styles’ face about not counting. Sheamus then avoids Riddle and Riddle kicks Styles in the head. Sheamus knocks Riddle out of the ring, and Lee takes Sheamus out. Lee and Strowman hit the ropes and shoulder block each other. They bounce back and accidentally sandwich Styles. Styles large associate then gets in the ring.
We come back from the break to see the tall bodyguard back at ringside. In the ring, Sheamus applies an arm bar to Riddle. Sheamus hits an Irish Curse Backbreaker. Strowman tags in and hits a senton splash on Riddle for a two count. Strowman applies a chin lock to Riddle. Riddle gets out and sidesteps Strowman to send him shoulder-first into the ring post.
Lee tags in and runs wild over Strowman and Sheamus. Lee avalanches them both before throwing Sheamus into Strowman. Riddle gets fired up with Lee. Lee then hits Riddle with a Spirit Bomb on Sheamus. Lee then hits the ropes and viciously clotheslines Strowman down for a near fall.
Sheamus grabs Lee, but Lee fights it. Sheamus knees him and hits a Brogue Kick. Riddle hits Sheamus with a German Suplex for a near fall. Riddle hits a pair of running elbows in the corner. Strowman grabs Riddle by the throat, but Styles breaks it up. Sheamus then takes Riddle down. Sheamus gets ready for a Brogue Kick, but Strowman blind tags in. Strowman avalanches Riddle and throws him. Strowman throws him again and goes for a Running Powerslam, but Sheamus blind tags back in. Strowman and Sheamus argue. Sheamus then Brogue Kicks Strowman off the apron. Riddle rolls Sheamus up for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: Riddle and Keith Lee
Nikki Cross walks up to Alexa Bliss, who is picking petals off flowers backstage. Bliss says she hasn’t seen Cross in a while, but Cross says she saw her last week. Bliss doesn’t remember. Cross blames herself for The Fiend sticking his claws into Bliss. Bliss blows the petals in Cross’ face and says she chooses The Fiend over her. Bliss walks off, and Cross looks upset.
WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley comes to the ring with MVP. Charly Caruso announces Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander will take on The New Day for the Raw Tag Team Championship next week on Raw.
MVP says they’re going to give a Survivor Series preview. The New Day won’t take on The Street Profits at Survivor Series. It’ll be The Hurt Business when they beat New Day for the Raw Tag Team Titles next week. They Lashley will show Sami Zayn that the United States Championship is nowhere near the level of the Intercontinental Championship. Lashley says there is no way in hell Zayn is leaving Survivor Series with a victory over him. He might not leave standing.
Titus O’Neil comes out to the ring. O’Neil says he offered them an opportunity a few weeks ago. MVP tells him to walk away while he still can. O’Neil says he won’t walk away. Lashley walks around with pride wearing the title, but O’Neil has a question. Why have the title without defending it? Lashley says O’Neil should have taken MVP’s advice. Unlike MVP, he has no respect for O’Neil. If O’Neil wants a title shot, he’s got it. This will be O’Neil’s first and last shot.
WWE United States Championship
Bobby Lashley (c) w/ MVP vs. Titus O’Neil
MVP reminds O’Neil the match will take place above the ring, not below it. Lashley attacks O’Neil from behind. O’Neil fights back, but Lashley soon fights back and hits a Spear. Lashley eventually applies the Hurt Lock for the win.
Winner by Submission and still WWE United States Champion: Bobby Lashley
Drew McIntyre is backstage when he bumps into Sheamus. McIntyre gives him some advice to not Brogue Kick his partner off the apron. Sheamus cannot believe McIntyre is teaming with The New Day. Sheamus wishes it was the old days when they were teaming up and drinking kegs. They depart as friends.
Raw Women’s Champion Asuka makes her way to the ring. She’ll face Nia Jax, next.
Nia Jax is backstage with Sarah Schreiber. She’s asked why she wants to face Asuka two weeks before Survivor Series. Jax says she wants to show who runs this division. Baszler says she does. Jax says she is the team captain and after winning at Survivor Series, she’ll beat Asuka again for the title.
Mandy Rose, Dana Brooke, and Lana are also at ringside.
Raw Women’s Champion Asuka vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Nia Jax w/ Shayna Baszler
Jax shoves Asuka down at the sound of the bell. Asuka fights back, but Jax pushes her away. Asuka goes for an arm bar, but Jax shoves her away again. Asuka applies an octopus stretch and cinches it in. Asuka then takes her down and transitions into an arm bar. Jax quickly gets to the ropes to break it. Jax pulls her out of the ring and whips her into the barricade.
We come back from the break to see Asuka hit Jax with a jawbreaker. Jax soon takes her down with a suplex for a near fall. Jax shouts that she runs this division. Asuka screams back at her. Jax throws her across the ring before avalanching her. Jax covers, but Asuka kicks out. Jax goes for a powerbomb, but Asuka counters into a hurricanrana for a two count. Asuka hits a strike flurry before hitting a hip attack for a near fall. Asuka kicks at Jax, but Jax counters into a powerbomb on Asuka. Lana and Baszler fight on the apron until Baszler puts her in the Kirifuda Clutch. Asuka takes Jax down and knocks Baszler and Lana off the apron into Mandy and Dana. Asuka rolls Jax up before applying the Asuka Lock. Baszler kicks Asuka.
Winner by Disqualification: Raw Women’s Champion Asuka
Jax and Baszler clear the ring of everyone. Mandy Rose looks like she injured her shoulder getting thrown out of the ring. They clear the commentary table. Jax puts Lana through the commentary table once again. That’s eight times now for those keeping score. Jax says Lana doesn’t belong here. She’ll just drag them down. Jax tells her to quit.
Footage is shown of Randy Orton, The Miz, and John Morrison beating down The New Day and Drew McIntyre at the start of Raw.
Sarah Schreiber is backstage with WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth. She says he’ll be defending the title against 7 superstars. R-Truth thinks its a 7 camera GQ photoshoot. R-Truth is confused.
Angel Garza says he’ll do anything to win since he’s vying for every woman in the world. Other men are worthless. They don’t deserve a woman like you. Garza can give you the world. This rose is for all of them.
WWE 24/7 Championship – 7-Way Match
R-Truth (c) vs. Lince Dorado vs. Gran Metalik vs. Tucker vs. Drew Gulak vs. Erik vs. Akira Tozawa
The all gang up on R-Truth until Akira Tozawa pins him for the title.
Winner by Pinfall and new WWE 24/7 Champion: Akira Tozawa
The title changes hands a bunch of times. Erik pins Tozawa, then it goes to Drew Gulak, then Tucker, then Gulak again, back to Tucker, then Gran Metalik, and Lince Dorado turns on his partner to win it. It culminates with R-Truth hitting Dorado with an Attitude Adjustment to win the title back.
Mustafa Ali makes his way to the ring with RETRIBUTION. He’ll face Ricochet, next.
Mustafa Ali w/ RETRIBUTION vs. Ricochet
Ricochet starts off strong against Ali and asks what is wrong with him. Ali fights back and applies a chin lock. Ricochet reverses a whip, but he lowers his head and eats a kick. Ali chops the chest, but Ricochet fights back with a big back body drop. Ali drops him on the apron. Ricochet goes to suplex him off the apron, but Ricochet blocks it. Ricochet soon flips Ali off the apron to the floor! Ricochet gets Ali in the ring before the rest of RETRIBUTION surrounds him.
We come back from the break to see Ali take Ricochet down. Ali says Ricochet needs them. Ali hits a low dropkick to the head for a two count. Ricochet soon pushes him into the corner and hits a dragon suplex. Ricochet then clotheslines him hard. Ricochet goes for a running kick, but Ali sidesteps him and kicks him in the ribs. Ricochet gets out of a suplex and elbows him. Ricochet blocks a DDT and hits a northern lights suplex. Ricochet follows up with a brainbuster for a near fall.
Ricochet puts Ali on the top rope. Ali fights back at him and hits a backstabber off the top rope for a near fall. Ali says he’s trying to help Ricochet. Ricochet knocks him back and hits a poisonrana. Ricochet goes to the top rope and hits a cross-body block on Mace, T-Bar, and Slapjack. Ricochet goes to the top rope for a Phoenix Splash, but Ali moves. Ali applies a Koji Clutch for the win.
Winner by Knockout: Mustafa Ali
WWE Champion Randy Orton is backstage when WWE Official Adam Pearce walks up to him. Pearce says Orton will defend the WWE Championship next week on Raw against Drew McIntyre. Orton is furious and pins Pearce to the wall. Orton tells him to tell the staff in Stamford to go to hell.
6-Man Tag Team Match
WWE Champion Randy Orton, The Miz, and John Morrison vs. Raw Tag Team Champions The New Day (Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston) and Drew McIntyre
Drew McIntyre viciously takes John Morrison down before throwing him to his corner. Xavier Woods tags in and chops Morrison’s chest. Morrison kicks back at him and shoulder blocks him down. Morrison hits the ropes, but Woods leapfrogs him and forearms him down. The Miz tags in, but so does Kofi Kingston. Kingston hits a springboard cross-body block for a two count. Kingston dropkicks Miz. Miz goes to tag Randy Orton, but Orton doesn’t acknowledge him. Morrison tags in. Kingston rolls him up for a two count. Morrison quickly fights back and punches Kingston back. Kingston goes for a springboard head-scissor and nearly spikes himself on his head. Woods tags in and gives Miz a back body drop over the top rope. Woods and Kingston hit stereo planchas. Kingston went out at a bad angle, but landed ok. McIntyre begs Orton to get involved.
We come back from the break to see Woods boot Miz back and take him down for a two count. Woods punches back at him, but Morrison soon snaps him off the top rope. Morrison tags in and hits a double stomp to Woods’ back. Orton walks around Woods, who is down in pain at ringside. Orton declines to do anything. Morrison gets Woods in the ring for a two count. Morrison punches away at Woods before applying a chin lock. Woods fights out and goes for a tag, but Morrison stops him. Morrison hits a Samoan Drop and tags Miz in. They hit stereo kicks on Woods. Orton won’t tag in still. Miz catapults Woods into Morrison. Morrison hits a springboard elbow drop on Woods for a near fall. Miz and Morrison hit a double-team gutbuster. Miz kicks away at Woods in the corner before backing up. Miz charges, but Woods clotheslines him down.
McIntyre and Morrison tag in. McIntyre hits a pair of clotheslines followed by a belly-to-belly overhead throw. McIntyre hits one on Miz before hitting a double belly-to-belly suplex on Miz and Morrison. McIntyre hits a neckbreaker and shouts at Orton, who just stares from ringside. McIntyre hits Morrison with a Future Shock DDT before backing up to the corner. McIntyre stares at Orton and throws Morrison to the corner. McIntyre begs Orton to tag in. Orton gets on the apron and goes to make a tag, but he stops. Orton walks off.
McIntyre stares at Orton as he leaves. Morrison rolls McIntyre up with his feet on the ropes, but Woods stops it. Miz sends Woods into the barricade. Morrison then wildly takes out Kingston. McIntyre hits Miz with a spinebuster. Morrison goes for a springboard kick, but McIntyre hits a Glasgow Kiss. McIntyre counts down and hits Morrison with a Claymore Kick for the win.