WWE Raw Results – Sep 23, 2019

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Welcome to Ringside News’ WWE Raw Results for September 23rd, 2019.

The main event for tonight’s Raw is a Fatal 5-Way to determine who will challenge Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship next week on Raw. This match features Ricochet, AJ Styles, Rey Mysterio, Robert Roode, and Shinsuke Nakamura. This is an odd development when Bray is suppose to face Seth at Hell In A Cell, it seems like a random ploy to grab ratings for a week. Regardless, this should be a fun match.

Speaking of Bray Wyatt, we’re also being teased a new episode of Firefly Fun House. Last week we got quite a lot of Firefly Fun House, so tonight should be the same. We can probably expect Seth Rollins to react to being intimidated last week.

Also tonight, we’re going to see Nikki Cross Vs. Sasha Banks, and a rematch between Baron Corbin and Chad Gable. That’s all been announced so far for tonight’s show, but it should be a fun one. Remember to follow us on Instagram and Twitter, and download the Ringside News app. Enjoy the show!


Monday Night Raw opens with a recap of last week’s Raw, when The Fiend attacked Kane and intimidated Seth Rollins. The intro graphic to Raw was warped like the Firefly Funhouse segments.

The WWE Universal Champion, Seth Rollins, makes his way to the ring. Seth says he has done and seen a lot in the last seven years but he’s never felt what he did last week when The Fiend stared at him. He calls Bray the living nightmare and says he couldn’t do anything but close his eyes and hope it was a bad dream. But it’s not.

In two weeks he has to step inside Hell In A Cell and defend his Universal Championship against The Fiend. He says we all know that match shortens careers but against Bray Wyatt it’s even worse. So what does he do? He does what he always does; survival and prevail. Seth says he did it against Brock Lesnar and against Braun Strowman and he will do just that at Hell In A Cell.

Braun Strowman stomps to the ring and stares at Rollins. The arena chants “get these hands”. Braun says if Seth has something to say he can say it to his face. Because unlike Bray Wyatt, he doesn’t pretend to be Mr. Rogers. Seth starts to talk but Braun cuts him off. He says last week Seth says he hoped Bray didn’t get a rematch, but Seth denies it. Rollins says he has a lot on his plate but the way Braun came out here, he’d happily face him tonight. Braun agrees to the match and says that tonight Seth gets his hands.

Still to come, Nikki Cross Vs. Sasha Banks, Chad Gable Vs. Baron Corbin, and a Fatal 5-Way to determine the number one contender to Seth Rollins. The Viking Raiders make their way to the ring.

*Commercial Break*

The Viking Raiders Vs. The O.C. W/AJ Styles

The match begins with Anderson and Erik. The Viking clobbers Anderson and slams him down before tagging Ivar, who body slams Anderson. Tag made to Erik, who body slams Ivar onto Anderson.

Anderson rams Erik into the corner and tags Gallows. Luke drops Erik and delivers multiple elbows. Erik makes the tag to Ivar, who hits a sidewalk slam. Gallows tries to whip Ivar to the corner but he flips over and onto the apron. AJ holds the foot of Ivar, allowing Gallows to kick him off the apron. The referee caught the distraction and ejects Styles from the match. On his way up the ramp however, Cedric Alexander runs out and attacks AJ, chasing him to the back.

*Commercial Break*

We come back to see Anderson stomping Ivar in the corner. Gallows tags in and clubs him in the gut. Ivar elbows Anderson off the apron, hits Gallows with a senton, then tags Erik.

Erik comes in hot and takes-out Gallows, before hitting the now-legal Anderson with a flip then knee to the face. Ivar tags in and Erik throws him into Anderson in the corner. Erik tags in again and Ivar looks to hit a springboard but Gallows pulls the top rope down and he flies to the outside.

Anderson uses the distraction to hit a spinebuster. Gallows tags in and they hit Erik with a Boot of Doom for a near-fall. They look for the Magic Killer but Erik kicks Anderson away and tags Ivar. They hit Anderson with the Viking Experience and Ivar pins him while Erik hits a suicide dive to Gallows on the outside.

Winners: The Viking Experience

Robert Roode is walking backstage when Charly Caruso stops him and asks about his chances in tonight’s main event. Roode says he’s already pinned Seth Rollins, so he should get a shot already. But the results tonight are going to be similarly glorious.

*Commercial Break*

Michael Cole is sitting down with Becky Lynch backstage. He asks Becky about choosing the Hell In A Cell stipulation. Becky says she wants the best Sasha Banks she can find. She says she left the SmackDown women’s division better than ever before WrestleMania, but when she came to Raw it was in tatters following Ronda Rousey. She can’t make history alone, so she wants the best Sasha Banks. Cole asks if Becky chose the stipulation to keep Bayley out but she says no, it’s to keep Banks inside. Becky says that we saw how Sasha ran through the crowd at Clash of Champions, well she won’t be able to at Hell In A Cell. Finally, Cole asks about Sasha introducing the steel chair, and Lynch says that was done to take her out of the game. She says Banks doesn’t want a fair fight, but that’s what it will be in two weeks.

Rusev Vs. EC3

The match begins and EC3 runs to attack Rusev. EC3 lays in a few shots and rams him into corner. Rusev misses a clothesline but then catches EC3 and hits a spinout slam. Rusev hits EC3 with a deadlift suplex, then another. Rusev hits the Matcha Kick and applies The Accolade and EC3 taps.

Winner: Rusev

Rey Mysterio cuts a promo backstage and says he was experiencing a series of doubt, but thankfull he didn’t retire. And tonight he gets an opportunity to face Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship. He says he knows his son Dominic is watching and tonight’s match is dedicated to him.

Sasha Banks and Bayley make their way to the ring. Banks will be facing Nikki Cross after the break.

*Commercial Break*

Sasha Banks W/Bayley Vs. Nikki Cross /Alexa Bliss

The match begins and Banks slides between the ropes to force the referee to stop Cross. Banks then puts Cross in the corner and does Alexa’s running slap and mocks her. Cross turns the tables and attacks Banks, who rolls from the ring to regroup with Bayley.

Back inside the ring, Cross catches Banks with an roll-up for a two-count. Cross applies an armbar to Banks, but Sasha gets out and leaves the ring again. Cross gets out of the ring and jumps on Banks’ back, so Sasha falls backwards to get her off. Both women are down.

*Commercial Break*

We’re back live and Sasha has Nikki in a submission. Cross fights out but Banks hits her with a headscissors. Banks sends her to the corner but Cross elbows her back. Banks runs but Cross moves and she hits the turnbuckles. Cross follows-up with a pair of clotheslines, an avalanche and a bulldog for a near-fall.

Banks hits double knees in the corner for a two count. Banks applies a leg submission but Nikki gets out and slams Banks into the corner. Sasha rolls to the outside but Cross hits her with a baseball slide followed by a cross-body from the to the floor. Bayley checks on Banks at ringside.

Cross gets Banks back in the ring and knees her in the face, then hits a neckbreaker for a two count. Banks fires back by dropkicking her in the head for a near-fall. Banks hits a low dropkick to the ribs, and Cross rolls out of the ring.

Banks goes for a baseball slide, but Cross lifts the apron and traps her. Cross delivers forearms to Banks before getting her in the ring. Cross gets in the ring and gets on the second rope. Cross goes for a tornado DDT, but Banks throws her off. Cross counters a backstabber into a neckbreaker. Bayley distracts the referee from making the pin.

Alexa Bliss attacks Bayley on the outside and tosses her into the timekeeper area. Cross goes to the top rope and connects with a cross-body but Banks rolls through and applies the Bank Statement for the submission.

Winner: Sasha banks

As soon as the match ends, Sasha pulls Bliss into the ring and gets her in the Bank Statement as well. She releases and kicks Alexa from the ring.

The O.C. are arguing backstage. AJ asks when people like Cedric Alexander are going to learn they’re not on his level? Gallows agrees and says everyone in the main event will find out.

*Commercial Break*

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