WWE RAW Results: 11/27/17


Tonight’s WWE Monday Night RAW will take a place at THOMPSON-BOLING ARENA KNOXVILLE, TN on 27 November 2017 at 8PM/ET.

Tonight’s WWE RAW opens with a video package looking at recent happenings between Kaneand Braun Strowman.

JoJo introduces new WWE Intercontinental Champion Roman Reigns. Out he comes to mostly cheers.

Reigns takes it all in before speaking. He says it’s been a big few weeks after The Shield reunited, RAW beat the brakes off SmackDown at Survivor Series and then on RAW the next night, he got another opportunity. Reigns says it’s been a lot of time and a lot of weeks back to back to back but it feels good to hear that.

He thanks fans. Reigns says he cashed in and he’s the new Intercontinental Champion. Reigns shows us video from after last week’s RAW went off the air when The Shield put Miz through a table.

Reigns says we won’t be seeing Miz for a while but we will be seeing a lot of him as champion. if the boys in the back want the title they just have to step up and take it. The Miz’s music hits and out comes Bo Dallas with Curtis Axel.

Dallas asks Reigns how dare he disrespect the greatest Intercontinental Champion of all time. Axel, still wearing his neck brace, says the only thing that pains him more than his neck is the pain in his heart seeing Reigns with the title.

Axel mentions that they aren’t able to deal justice right now but they know someone that can. Elias starts playing his guitar and then walks out from the back. Elias says he will be performing later tonight.

He says Miz is a great guy and after he saw these two poor souls wandering after their leader was defeated, he knew he could guide them, lead the way and re-ignite that fire that was in their hearts. Elias declares that he will take the Intercontinental Title tonight. Some fans cheer.

Reigns says it sounds like Elias wants to walk with The Big Dog. Reigns says it’s on but before they do it, he wants Elias to look over at Axel. Reigns hopes Elias can sing with one of those neck braces on because he might have to wear one after tonight. Reigns drops the mic as Elias and The Miztourage look on from the stage. Reigns raises the title as his music hits.

Cesaro vs. Seth Rollins

Seth Rollins ends up making his way out for tonight’s first match. out comes RAW Tag Team Champion Cesaro.

Fans chant for Rollins as they get ready to go at it. They lock up and Cesaro takes control. Rollins tries to get some offense going but Cesaro shuts him down. Rollins takes Cesaro down and unloads on him.

They tangle up against the ropes and Cesaro tries for a cheapshot but it backfires while the referee is in between them. Rollins gets sent out to the floor and sells the fall.

Cesaro keeps Rollins down and drives knees into him. Cesaro climbs up for a super gutwrench but Rollins fights back.They end up on the mat as Cesaro covers for a close 2 count after Cesaro catches a crossbody in mid-air and drives him over his knee with a backbreaker.

Rollins fights up and out but Cesaro backdrops him for another pin attempt. Rollins ends up smacking Cesaro while trying to get up. Cesaro keeps up the attack. Rollins turns it around in the corner and nails a Blockbuster.

esaro rolls through but Rollins kicks him in the face for a 2 count. More back and forth now. Rollins blocks an uppercut and backslides Cesaro for a 2 count. Rollins blocks the springboard uppercut and nails a high knee to the face for the pin.

Winner: Seth Rollins

– After the match, Rollins stands tall.

Samoa Joe vs. Titus O’Neil

The bell rings and they go at it with Joe striking first. Titus turns it around with shots but Joe goes for an early Coquina Clutch. Titus stops it and takes Joe to the corner with big shots. More back and forth between the two as Joe has more trouble than he’s used to.

Titus beats on Joe and talks some trash about bullying him. Joe finally drops Titus with a straight right hand and makes him quickly tap out to the Coquina Clutch.

Winner: Samoa Joe

– After the match, Joe goes to keep the attack going but Crews comes in. They start to go at it but Joe drops Crews in the Clutch. He finally breaks it and leaves as his music hits.

Paige, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville vs. Sasha Banks, Bayley and Mickie James

Paige, Deville and Rose stand on the apron with mics. Paige introduces the group as Absolution, and introduces Rose and Deville. Mandy says others may have forgotten but before there was a Boss, a Goddess, an Empress or a Total Diva, there was Paige. But they didn’t forget. Sonya takes the mic yet and gets the “what!?” treatment from fans.

She says nothing would have been elevated in WWE and that’s why they pledged their allegiance to Paige. Sonya says together, Absolution will bring a whole new kind of women’s revolution. Paige asks Sasha if she will have the same fate as Mickie and Bayley or will she pledge her allegiance to Absolution. Paige says Sasha is either with them or against them. Sasha looks around as they stare her down.

Sasha knocks Paige off the apron but Deville and Rose beat her down. Paige returns to the ring and Sasha tries to fight back but they triple team her. Paige tells Sonya to show what she can do. Sonya drops Sasha with a big kick. Mandy grabs Sasha next and drops her with a facebuster. Sonya and Mandy hold Sasha while Paige talks trash. Paige grabs her and hits the RamPaige. Absolution stands tall as Paige’s music hits and some fans boo.

Matt Hardy vs. Bray Wyatt

Matt rolls out of the way and avoids a senton. Matt fights back and looks to make a comeback now. Wyatt misses another shot in the corner. Matt with a clothesline and a bulldog. More back and forth including an Uranage attempt. Matt counters and hits the Side Effect for a 2 count.

Matt keeps control but Wyatt blocks the Twist of Fate. Matt catches Wyatt with an elbow. Matt drops Wyatt again and goes to the top for the moonsault but Wyatt rolls out of the way. Wyatt turns upside down and taunts Matt before hitting Sister Abigail for the pin.

Winner: Bray Wyatt

– After the match, Wyatt stands tall as his music hits. Wyatt tells us to follow the buzzards and then leaves the ring. Matt sits up in the corner as fans chant his name. Matt says “delete!” and does the motion a few times as fans start chanting “delete!” a few times. Matt does the motion over and over again as Cole wonders if we’re witnessing a Hardy breakdown.

Akira Tozawa vs. Noam Dar vs. Rich Swann vs. Ariya Daivari

The winner of this match will go on to face the winner of next week’s Fatal 4 Way to determine the new #1 contender to WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore.

Daivari and Dar worked together some early on. We see Enzo backstage watching. Swann takes a dive out onto the other 3 Superstars. We see Enzo backstage watching again and ranting at the TV.

Lots more back and forth after the commercial. The finish sees Swann get the win to advance.

Winner: Rich Swann

– After the match, Swann celebrates as his music hits.

WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Elias vs. Roman Reigns

Elias goes to the top rope and hits a big elbow drop for a close 2 count. More back and forth with Elias getting the upperhand. Elias hits a big sitdown powerbomb for a close 2 count. Fans chant “this is awesome” now. Elias gets up first but can’t bring Reigns to his feet for a move. Elias shows some frustration now. Reigns counters and rolls Elias up for 2. Elias with another stiff shot but Reigns comes right back with a Superman Punch for a 2 count.

Reigns goes for a spear but Elias hits him with a knee instead. Reigns comes right back with a spear for the pin.

Winner: Roman Reigns

– After the match, Reigns stands tall with the title as his music hits. We go to replays. Reigns leaves the ring and goes to the ramp but Samoa Joe attacks from behind and drops him into the Coquina Clutch. An intense Joe goes wild as referees and officials try to break the hold. Joe finally breaks it but rants about how he’s coming for Reigns. Joe goes back to Reigns for more until officials pull him away again.

Asuka vs. Dana Brooke

We go to the ring and out comes the undefeated Asuka. Dana Brooke is out next for a rematch from last week.

They air a sidebar video from Dana speaking earlier today about how she’s been studying last week’s match and she found the biggest hole in Asuka’s game. Dana says Asuka is a slow starter and she will hit Asuka hard as soon as the match starts. The bell rings and Dana goes to charge with a clothesline but Asuka immediately catches her in the Asuka Lock for the super quick squash.

Winner: Asuka

– After the match, we get a replay and Asuka stands tall until Paige’s music hits. Absolution comes down to the ring and surrounds Asuka. Paige, Mandy and Sonya stare Asuka down as The Empress of Tomorrow gets ready to fight. Absolution appears to back off as Paige and Asuka stare each other down. Asuka smiles and leaves the ring without turning her back on Absolution. Paige’s music hits again.

Kane vs. Jason Jordan

We go to the ring and out comes Jason Jordan for tonight’s main event.

Jordan takes the mic as some fans boo. Jordan says there’s been a lot of social media speculation on his injured knee and how hurt he really is. There are a lot of doubters who thought he was trying to get out of a match with Braun Strowman. Jordan says this couldn’t be any farther from the truth. Fans do the “what!?” chants now. Jordan talks about how his knee went out last week and he knew he couldn’t continue but thanks to the world class WWE medics and a week of rehab, he’s back to 100% and he’s here to do what Braun couldn’t do – shut down The Big Red Machine. The music interrupts and out comes Kane.

The bell rings and Jason charges but Kane fights back. Jordan keeps fighting as Kane overpowers him. Jordan gets dumped over the top rope. He lands hard on the floor and immediately clutches his knee, selling the injury. Jordan tries to get up as the referee counts but he keeps falling. Jordan gets counted out.

Winner by Count Out: Kane

– After the bell, Jordan stumbles in the ring but Kane grabs him and works him over. Kane tosses Jordan back through the ropes and he grabs his leg. Kane follows and floors Jordan with a clothesline. Kane keeps control and brings Jordan back into the ring to continue working on the knee. Kane stomps away and continues beating on Jordan until the music interrupts and out comes Finn Balor to a pop. Kane stands tall as Balor heads to the ring.

Kane vs. Finn Balor

The bell rings and they go at it. Balor looks to take control but Kane drops him. Kane whips Balor hard into the corner and he goes down. Fans chant for Balor as Kane works him over corner to corner. Kane catches Balor with a sideslam for a 2 count.

Balor ends up coming back and dropkicking Kane through the ropes to the floor. Balor follows and sends Kane back into the barrier. Balor runs and dropkicks Kane into the barrier again. Kane grabs a steel chair and nails Balor with it for the disqualification.

Winner by DQ: Finn Balor

– After the bell, Kane hits Balor with the chair some more. Kane rolls Balor into the ring and smacks him over the back with the chair again. Some fans chant for one more chair shot and Kane gives it to them. Kane with another shot before placing the chair over Balor’s face and neck. The music hits before Kane can do more damage and out comes Braun Strowman to a pop. Braun hits the ring and Kane hits him with the chair but it does nothing. Kane can’t believe it as Braun stares Kane down and backs him into the corner slowly. Braun kicks the chair into Kane and rocks him wit a right hand. Braun unloads with headbutts in the corner. Braun with a running splash from across the ring, flattening Kane in the corner. Braun with a big boot that sends Kane to the apron. Kane rolls to the floor and Braun follows. Braun grabs half of the steel steps and drives them into Kane, dropping him. Braun grabs the bottom part of the steps and puts them in the ring.

Braun stalks Kane and slams him face-first into the other set of steps. Braun rolls Kane into the ring as fans chant for him. Braun grabs the chair and wacks Kane over the back with it as he tries to get up. Kane moans in pain as Braun stands over him. Braun stops Kane from retreating and scoops him for a big slam on top of the steps, right in the middle of the ring. Fans chant for one more slam. Kane tries to roll out of the ring but Braun stops him again. Taking a move from Kane that he used in last week’s attack, Braun places the chair under Kane’s neck and drives it down into the steps. Kane grasps for air as Braun did last week. Braun brings Kane back to the steps and drives the chair into his neck again. Kane rolls out of the ring as a referee tries to check on him. Braun looks on as Kane struggles to get to his feet using the barrier. Kane escapes over the barrier and leaves through the crowd as we get a replay while Braun looks on from the ring. Braun’s music hits and he stands tall in the ring. Kane continues stumbling through the crowd while holding his throat. RAW goes off the air.

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