WWE Monday Night Raw Results – October 02 2017

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Monday Night Raw in Denver, Colorado, opens with the entire roster is on stage including Vince McMahon in remembrance of the lives lost in Las Vegas 24 hours ago.

A video package runs highlighting last week’s show where Roman Reigns got a win over WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz in a non-title match. This setup a Miztourage attack on Reigns to close the show last week.

We go back live to Denver where Seth Rollins walks out to kick off the show and gets a great reaction. The middle rope is pink for WWE’s partnership with Susan G. Komen. Seth’s opponent is out next.

Seth Rollins Vs. Braun Strowman

Rollins with kicks and right hands to Strowman early in the corner. Strowman levels Rollins with a quick shoulder block running from the corner. Rollins with a slap to Strowman. Strowman chases Rollins out, back inside, Rollins leaps over Strowman and kicks him in the head. Strowman counters a springboard attempt by Rollins and then launches him up in the air causing Rollins to crash to the mat below.

Strowman works over the left arm of Rollins using the ropes for help. Rollins drops Strowman throat first off the top rope, goes up top and Strowman launches Rollins off the corner to the ring. Rollins pulls down the top rope sending Strowman over to the outside. Rollins attempts a suicide dive through the ropes, but Strowman catches Rollins with a big forearm to the side of the head as we head to a break.

*Commercial Break*

Back live, Strowman catches Rollins and connects with a fallaway slam. Rollins sends Strowman face first into the steel ring post and this time connects with the suicide dive when he hits the ropes back inside the ring. Rollins connects with a second suicide dive to Strowman. Rollins catches Strowman with a springboard clothesline.

Rollins with a second clothesline off of the ropes and Strowman stays on his feet. Rollins connects with a top rope blockbuster, but Strowman powers out of a pinfall attempt quickly. Rollins with a superkick. Strowman fires back with a big clothesline that levels Rollins. Strowman has Rollins up on his shoulder and connects with the running powerslam to get the pinfall.

Winner: Braun Strowman

After the match, Strowman picks-up Rollins and hits him with another running powerslam. Strowman leaves the ring and starts to walk away before turning back towards the ring. Dean Ambrose comes out and launches himself at Strowman to save his brother. They get inside the ring and Ambrose kicks the top rope into the monsters groin then hits a running dropkick and Strowman is down! Ambrose takes to the top rope but Strowman catches him and hits a chokeslam. Strowman then lifts Ambrose from the mat, right up into another chokeslam. Strowman hits a running powerslam on Ambrose and leaves the Tag Team Champions lying. Strowman leaves and the announcers talk-up his dominance but out come Sheamus and Cesaro to pick the bones. Cesaro hits Ambrose with a Neutralizer and Sheamus hits Rollins with a Brogue Kick before posing and leaving.

Later tonight, Roman Reigns seeks to get his first-ever Intercontinental Championship from The Miz!

*Commercial Break*

A video package runs showing WWE’s partnership with Susan G. Komen this month.

Video from last week is shown of Alexa Bliss calling Mickie James an “old lady.” Backstage, we see Mickie James walking when Alicia Fox is laughing. James asks what she wants. Emma is nearby and tells James someone left something for James in her locker room. James walks in to find a box of adult diapers and a walker, the former of which she throws. She storms out and both Emma and Fox are laughing. James wants to know where Alexa is and heads to her locker room. She knocks on the door and Nia Jax says Alexa is busy. Alexa declines being in the ring with a “mature woman”, but that Jax doesn’t have a problem with it. James accepts.

Backstage, we get a promo from Bray Wyatt, who is sitting in a rocking chair. He repeats “she never lied to me” and looks into the camera, he seems to be losing it and questioning Sister Abigail.

*Commercial Break*

Back live, Elias is inside the ring with his guitar. He insults the “Mile High City” and isn’t pleased he has to fight Titus O’Neil tonight. Elias wants everyone to silence cell phones, hold their applause and shut up because he has a song to sing.

Elias vs. Titus O’Neil W/Apollo Crews

Lock up and Titus pushes Elias down right away. Elias with chops to Titus. Elias keeps Titus grounded in a headlock. Titus launches Elias to the corner and connects with body shots. Titus with big chops of his own to Elias in the corner and follows it with a scoop slam.

Titus with a splash in the corner that he follows up with a big boot. Elias rolls out of the ring. Crews is yelling at Elias on the outside. Elias pushes Crews to the barricade. Elias drops the jaw of Titus off the top rope. Elias connects with Drift Away and gets the pinfall.

Winner: Elias

After the match, Apollo Crews gets in the face of Elias. Elias backs off and leaves.

We get a promo for Asuka’s upcoming debut at TLC. The Hell In A Cell PPV is this sunday.

*Commercial Break*

Nia Jax is out first and then comes James. Before the match starts, Alexa Bliss walks down the ramp.

Nia Jax vs. Mickie James

The bell rings and Nia Jax immediately clobbers Mickie James. Jax tosses James across the ring to the corner. James with kicks and Jax with a quick headbutt. Jax bounces James’ head off the bottom rope with her boot as Bliss watches from ringside. Jax gets James in a bear hug. James fights back with elbows and kicks. Jax dumps James out of the ring.

*Commercial Break*

Back live, Jax with an ugly looking slam on James. Jax keeps James grounded applying pressure to her body. Jax goes back to the bear hug on James. James throws rights to fire back, but Jax drives her down hard on the mat. James hits the ropes and tries chopping away at the legs of Jax. Jax lifts and dumps James to the corner. James catches Jax with a tornado DDT from the corner – she landed nasty on her leg. Bliss jumps in to break up the pinfall attempt.

Winner Via DQ: Mickie James

After the match, Alexa Bliss dumps James to the outside. Bliss looks down and Jax is still down from the tornado DDT. The commentary team thinks James had Jax beat. James slaps Bliss on the outside and connects with a kick to the face.

Video from last week of Enzo Amore’s Cruiserweight Championship celebration airs.

*Commercial Break*

We return and see replays of what just went down between Mickie James and Nia Jax/Alexa Bliss. Kurt Angle approaches James backstage and says that given her career, and her performance tonight, James will get a title shot against Alexa Bliss!

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