Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Raw results for July 15, 2019. The Raw after Extreme Rules featured an appearance from new Universal Champion Brock Lesnar, an “all-star battle royal” to find the next opponent for the championship at SummerSlam, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Raw column.
WWE Raw Results:
– The show opened with Paul Heyman and new Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. It’s announced that later tonight there will be a 10-man, “all star” battle royal, with the winner moving on to challenge Lesnar for the title at SummerSlam. Heyman told everyone that they’re Brock’s bitches.
1. 2-out-of-3 Falls Match: Ricochet and The Usos defeated Robert Roode and The Revival. Ricochet won the first fall immediately with a series of moves ending in a standing shooting star press on Scott Dawson. Dawson was able to pick up the second fall, but Roode lost the third fall by way of a 630 senton from Ricochet. After the match, The Club showed up to corner Ricochet and beat him down.
2. The Viking Raiders defeated jobbers.
3. Cedric Alexander defeated Drew McIntyre. McIntyre challenged Alexander for trying to help Roman Reigns last week. Alexander countered an inverted Alabama Slam into a roll-up for the upset win.
4. Samoa Joe defeated Finn Bálor in less than 90 seconds. After the match, Joe attacked Bálor, but Bálor was able to fight him off. Bray Wyatt returned as “The Fiend” and dropped Bálor with a Sister Abigail. You can watch Bray’s return here.
5. Zack Ryder defeated Mike Kanellis in three seconds with the Rough Ryder. Raw is going great!
6. The Club defeated Lucha House Party. Styles tapped out Kalisto with the Calf Crusher.
– Seth Rollins was sad about having lost the Universal Championship, and said he didn’t know if Becky Lynch was going to be there tonight. Becky showed up in the very next segment.
7. Number One Contender Elimination Match: Natalya defeated Alexa Bliss, Naomi, and Carmella. Bliss eliminated Carmella first with a roll-up. Natalya eliminated Naomi with a roll-up as well, and then was able to tap out Bliss in the Sharpshooter to win the match and a shot at Becky Lynch at SummerSlam. The crowd turned on the match, chanting “this is awful,” among other things. After the match, Natalya and Lynch insulted each other, including Natalya accusing Lynch of being a, “bad lover, bitch.”
– Dolph Ziggler requested to be a guest on Miz TV so he could insult Miz a bunch about being a corporate yes-man. Ziggler insulted Maryse as well, so Miz attacked him.
– R-Truth snuck into Drake Maverick’s hotel room to pin him for the 24/7 Championship during his honeymoon sex. Corey Graves said he, “utilized the small package.”
8. 10-Man All-Star Battle Royal: Seth Rollins defeated Roman Reigns, Cesaro, Big E, Braun Strowman, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, and Bobby Lashley. Brock Lesnar watched the match from the stage. Rollins, Reigns, Strowman, and Orton were the final four. Reigns was trying to get Strowman out with a choke, allowing Rollins to eliminate them both. Rollins hit a Stomp on Orton, then tossed him out to win the match. Rollins will face Lesnar for the Universal Championship at SummerSlam.