WWE Monday Night Raw Results – August 14 2018

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A video package showing Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose from the past few weeks airs.

Dean Ambrose’s music hits and we’re live for WWE Raw from Boston! Ambrose gets on the mic and says after last week, a lot of people must be wondering what is going on between Dean and Seth. And he’s wondering the same thing himself but only Seth Rollins can answer that question. Seth’s music hits.

Dean says he is sick and tired of playing games. Seth says Dean is the one playing games. One week he saves him and the other he disappears. Seth says he knows Dean cares. He knows that Dean knows if they were to team up again they would run Raw. If he’s willing to put the past behind them, Seth is done playing games. Seth then extends his fist to Dean as the crowd errups into a loud “YES” chant. Ambrose turns around and appears to be thinking about it. Ambrose says he Seth has to be kidding him. Last week Dean extended his arm to him and Seth made him look like a fool.

Seth says maybe this will just never work and that maybe it was a stupid idea. But maybe it wasn’t. Maybe they’re differences is what makes them strong together. Seth says he’s done playing games and drops the microphone. Dean drops his microphone. Dean extends his arm to Seth. Seth clinches his fist and turns around. Both start pushing each other and Dean takes Rollins down. Both start fighting and beating each other up. Both men fight to the outside and Sheamus’ music hits as Cesaro and Sheamus come out and start beating up on Ambrose and Rollins.

They throw Ambrose over the barricade and Rollins into the ring. They’re stomping on Rollins. They continue beating on Seth until Ambrose resurfaces and runs back into the ring. Seth rolls out and Sheamus & Cesaro beat on Dean. Eventually Seth returns by leaping over Dean and Cesaro and hitting Sheamus! Dean and Seth team to knock both Sheamus and Cesaro from the ring, and the crowd go wild.

Rollins rips his shirt off and the two are fired-up as Sheamus and Cesaro retreat. Seth stops in the middle of the ring and Dean looks at him. Dean again offers up the fist bump but Seth stares at it. Dean pulls it back and then Seth puts his fist out only to drop it again. They stare at each other for a second, both turn away, then quickly turn around and smash their fists together and the crowd erupts!

Kurt Angle comes out just as Seth, Dean, and the crowd are cooling down. Angle announces that Seth and Dean will get a Tag Team Title shot at SummerSlam. Seth and Dean stand fist-to-fist while Sheamus and Cesaro hold their titles high.

Later tonight, Brock Lesnar, Braun Strowman, Samoa Joe, and Roman Reigns will all be in the same ring for the first time! Up next, Sasha Banks faces Nia Jax!

*Commercial Break*

We return live to Raw and the announcers discuss Ric Flair’s health issues and his surgery today. They wish him the very best in his recovery.

Nia Jax makes her way to the ring – there’s a high chair located at ringside, likely for Alexa Bliss to sit and watch the match like a lifeguard.

Number One Contender Match

Sasha Banks Vs. Nia Jax

The bell rings and Sasha connects with some right hands but Nia runs and takes her down with a shoulder tackle that sends Sasha flying. Nia has immediately taken control as we head to a break.

*Commercial Break*

Back from commercial and Nia knocks Sasha onto the apron. Outside of the ring, Sasha jumps off the apron and goes for a hurricanrana but Nia catches her and throws her into the barricade. Back in the ring, Nia has Sasha in a bear hug and she throws Sasha around the ring. Nia goers for a leg drop but gets a 2 count.

Nia picks Sasha up but Sasha goes behind Nia and applies a chicken wing using her legs to pin Nia’s arms behind her. Nia reverses it into a Samoan drop. Nia goes for the cover but Sasha gets her arm under the bottom rope. Jax with another Samoa drop. Sasha rolls out of the ring. Nia gets Sasha back in the ring. Nia goes for an elbow drop but Sasha moves out of the way.

*Commercial Break*

Nia has Sasha on the top rope. She goes for a suplex but Banks blocks it and delivers elbows. Sasha flips over Nia and tries the sunset flip. She kicks Nia down and goes for the cover but a 2 count. Sasha with knees to the face. She runs towards Nia but Jax with a boot to take Banks down.

Nia goes to pick Sasha up but Sasha gets her into the Banks Statement in the middle of the ring. Nia trying to get to the ropes but Sasha blocks it. Nia picks Banks up but Sasha flips it and a DDT. She locks in the Banks Statement once more and Nia taps out!

Winner: Sasha Banks

Backstage, Kurt Angle is talking with the Hardy Boys. The Miz interrupts with the Miztourage. He asks him what he will do to make it up to him after Lesnar attacked him last week. The Hardy Boyz laugh and The Miz says it’s not funny. Curt Axel vs. Jason Jordan is announced for tonight. Angle says anything else they have to take it up with Brock. The Miz says he’s sick of it and Axel won’t take on Jordan but he will. A referee interrupts and tells Kurt there’s a problem with Finn Balor and Bray Wyatt.

We get a commercial for the Mae Young Classic, which airs August 28 and everyone should watch!

*Commercial Break*

Backstage, Bray and Balor are fighting. Angle and referee’s come in and break it up. Kurt Angle says they won’t wait for Summerslam because they’ll have their match tonight.

Elias Samson is in the ring, playing the guitar and singing, insulting Boston. R Truth’s music hits as he comes out to the ring. Samson attacks him as he’s getting into the ring. Elias takes R-Truth out with the Drift Away. He grabs his guitar as his music hits.

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