Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Raw results for December 23, 2019. The show featured a United States Championship main event, a six-man tag team match teaming the Viking Raiders with Randy Orton against The O.C., and more. Due to the holidays there won’t be a Best and Worst of Raw column tomorrow, but we’ll make sure to keep up with any pertinent storylines!
WWE Raw Results:
1. No Disqualification Match: Kevin Owens defeated Mojo Rawley. Owens won after a powerbomb through a table. After the match, Owens called out Seth Rollins and AOP, who beat him down.
– R-Truth looked for someone in Times Square to light the Dwayne The Rock Johnson Christmas tree. He meant Rockefeller Center. Akira Tozawa showed up and pinned him to win the 24/7 Championship. Later in the show, Tozawa was pinned by a random New York City “Santa Claus.” Eventually Truth pinned Santa to regain the championship.
2. Bobby Lashley defeated Cedric Alexander with a spear. During the match, Lana announced that her wedding to Lashley will take place next week on the December 30 edition of Raw.
3. Drew McIntyre defeated Zack Ryder with a Claymore. After the match, McIntyre also attacked Curt Hawkins. McIntyre cut a promo declaring that 2020 will be the year of Drew McIntyre.
– Becky Lynch challenged Asuka to a one-on-one match. The Kabuki Warriors answered, with Asuka saying she wants to be “Asuka 2 Belts.” Lynch told Asuka to name the time and place, and challenged her in Japanese.
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4. Aleister Black defeated Deonn Rusman. Rusman is a Seth Rollins trainee on enhancement duty, and lost to the Black Mass. Buddy Murphy entered for the next match as Black was leaving.
5. Buddy Murphy defeated Joeasa. Joeasa is the “Dirty South Boricua” and in the same indie faction as Rusman. He lost after a Murphy’s Law. After the match, Black and Murphy had a confrontation in the ring, ending with Black knocking out Murphy with Black Mass. Black and Murphy will have a rematch from TLC on next week’s Raw.
6. Ricochet defeated Tony Nese. Ricochet won with the Recoil.
7. Charlotte Flair defeated Chelsea Green by submission with the Figure-Eight.
8. The O.C. defeated Randy Orton and The Viking Raiders. AJ Styles pinned Orton after a Phenomenal Forearm to win the match for the O.C.
9. Erick Rowan defeated Travis Horn. After the match, Rowan gave a candy cane to his mystery pet.
10. Rusev defeated No Way Jose. Rusev won with the Machka Kick. After the match, Rusev danced with the conga line and got kisses from conga line girls.
11. United States Championship Match: Rey Mysterio (c) defeated Seth Rollins by disqualification when AOP interfered. Samoa Joe stood up for Rey when AP tried to put him through the announcers’ table and got beaten down as well. The show ended with AOP and Rollins standing tall.