WWE RAW Results: 12/18/17


Tonight’s WWE RAW will take a place at DUNKIN DONUTS CENTER PROVIDENCE , RI on 18th December 2017 at 8 PM/ET.

Samoa Joe vs. Seth Rollins

Joe talks about how everyone wants to dance with him but he has an idea to make things work. Joe proposes Rollins vs. Jordan with the winner getting the chance to get beat down and put to sleep by Joe. Rollins says that’s a good idea but the match has already been made. Rollins tells Joe to bring it so he can get knocked out, then Jordan can go look for daddy’s approval elsewhere. Jordan shoves Rollins to the mat. The referee warns Jordan as he stands over Rollins. Rollins looks to accept Joe’s proposal. The referee calls for the bell.

Seth Rollins vs. Jason Jordan

Joe comes down to ringside to watch the match. The referee makes the match official with the timekeeper as we get the bell. The winner will face Joe later on tonight. Jordan gets the upperhand early on. Jordan drops Rollins with a shoulder off the ropes. They run the ropes and Rollins connects with a kick. Rollins sends Jordan over the top, right at Joe’s feet. Joe taunts Jordan about getting back in the ring.

Rollins rocks Jordan and sends him down to the mat. Jordan runs back up but Rollins headbutts him back down. Rollins hits a Frogsplash for a close 2 count. We get a replay. Jordan goes to the floor. Rollins leaps off the apron with a knee to the side of the head. Joe gets up and has words with Rollins now. Rollins grabs Jordan and throws him into Joe. Joe charges but runs into a superkick from Rollins as fans pop. Rollins talks some trash to Joe but turns his attention to Jordan and brings him back in.

Jordan goes on and counters Rollins for a close 2 count. Rollins nails a knee to the head and covers for the pin.

Winner: Seth Rollins

– After the match, Rollins stands tall as his music hits but Joe attacks him. They brawl to the floor and back inside the ring as the referee tries to break them up. Joe with a cheap shot and a Uranage to plant Rollins onto the mat. Joe mounts Rollins and beats on him as more referees are out now. Joe leaves and talks trash from the ramp. Jordan is down on the floor being checked on while Rollins recovers.

2-on-1 Handicap Match: Finn Balor vs. The Miztourage

Axel ends up taking advantage of a distraction and dropping Balor. It looks like Balor has a busted nose as he is bleeding. Axel unloads on Balor and takes him back to the corner. Bo tags back in and drops Balor with a clothesline for a 2 count. Bo keeps Balor grounded now. Bo tells the fans to shut up and sends Balor to the corner. Balor finally gets some momentum going on Bo. Balor with a double stomp to the chest for a 2 count as Axel breaks the pin. Axel unloads on Balor before the referee backs him out.

Axel tags back in and takes Balor to the top. Axel wastes too much time and Balor sends him to the mat. Balor goes for the Coup de Grace but Bo runs over and knocks him off to the mat. Bo comes into the ring and joins in on a double team while Balor is down.

Winner by DQ: Finn Balor

– After the match, The Miztourage double teams Balor and talks some trash. WWE NXT Superstar Hideo Itami’s music hits and out he comes to make the save. Itami unloads on Axel with kicks, then Dallas. Itami and Balor clear the ring as fans cheer.

Hideo Itami and Finn Balor vs. The Miztourage

We have a tag team match underway. Itami is in the ring with Dallas.

Balor tags in and Itami holds Dallas while Balor comes flying off the top. Balor goes to work on Dallas now. Dallas hits a thumb to the eye while the referee is distracted by Axel and Itami arguing on the apron. Axel tags in and keeps up the attack on Balor. Axel with a backbreaker for a 2 count.

Axel continues to dominate Balor. Dallas tags back in and they hit a big double team move for another close 2 count. Axel tags back in and takes Balor down with a headlock. Itami finally gets the hot tag to unload on Axel. Itami goes to the top and nails a big flying clothesline for a 2 count. Itami with more offense and a big knee as Bo comes in but Balor takes him out, to the floor. Balor dropkicks Bo into the barrier. Itami scoops Axel in the ring and nails the GTS for the win.

Winners: Hideo Itami and Finn Balor

– After the match, Itami’s music hits as he and Balor stand tall. Bo and Axel are down on the floor as we go to replays.

#1 Contenders Match: Drew Gulak vs. Cedric Alexander

Gulak keeps a boot in Cedric’s back and keeps him down on the mat. Cedric finally looks to make a comeback with offense. Gulak rolls him up for a 2 count. They trade more pin attempts. Cedric drives Gulak into the mat for a close 2 count. Cedric ends up hitting more offense but Gulak catches him in a submission. Gulak with another type of submission as Cedric reaches for the bottom rope. Cedric breaks the hold.

Enzo is texting on his phone and not paying attention. Enzo gets up from commentary and walks away to the back. Cedric kicks a distracted Gulak in the head. Cedric fights in from the apron but Gulak catches him. Cedric rocks Gulak and springboards in with a clothesline. Cedric hits the Lumbar Check for the win and the title shot.

Winner and New #1 Contender to the WWE Cruiserweight Title: Cedric Alexander

– After the match, Cedric stands tall as his music hits.

Asuka vs. Alicia Fox

We go to the ring and out comes Asuka. Alicia Fox is out next and we get a sidebar video from her.

Fox stalls some early on as Asuka keeps trying to go after her. Asuka finally grabs Fox. Fox fights out of a headlock but Asuka drops her with a shoulder tackle. Asuka shows off some and mocks Fox. Asuka takes Fox down by the arm but Fox scrambles to the rope and then the floor. Fox comes back to the apron and Asuka goes after her. Fox gets the upperhand and drops Asuka with a big kick. Fox with a 2 count.

Fox with some offense and a Northern Lights suplex for a 2 count. Fox with a little more offense but Asuka comes back and unloads. Asuka with a dropkick. Asuka goes on and tosses Fox across the ring. Asuka ends up rolling Fox into the armbar submission for the win.

Winner: Asuka

– After the match, Asuka stands tall as her music hits and Fox recovers. We go to replays.

– Still to come, Joe and The Bar vs. Jordan, Rollins and Ambrose. We go back to commercial.

Samoa Joe and The Bar vs. Jason Jordan, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose

Cesaro pushes Rollins back and stops the tag. Cesaro keeps Rollins grounded now. Rollins fights for the tag but Cesaro keeps overpowering him. Cesaro with a knee to the gut and then tosses Rollins to the floor. Joe and Sheamus attack Rollins. Jordan goes after Joe while Ambrose goes after Cesaro. We have chaos at ringside now. Ambrose drops Joe and helps take out Cesaro. Ambrose rolls Rollins back into the ring and goes over to wait for the tag. Cesaro runs in and drops Ambrose off the apron to stop the tag again. Joe comes in but Rollins sends him back to the floor. Rollins ends up hitting a suicide dive that takes the others out, including Ambrose.

Rollins brings Cesaro back into the ring. Ambrose is clutching his arm after the dive from Rollins. The referee calls for doctors to check on Ambrose. Rollins is distracted by Ambrose but he goes back in and Cesaro lays him out. The referee is slow to get back in but he counts the pin as Cesaro covers Rollins.

Winners: The Bar and Samoa Joe

– After the bell, the music hits as The Bar take their titles to the ramp to celebrate with Joe. We see trainers tending to Ambrose at ringside. Jordan finally recovers at ringside.

The Revival vs. Rhyno and Heath Slater

We go to the ring and out comes The Revival making their returns. We see a quick video for Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder, who have been away due to Dawson suffering a bicep injury in August. Rhyno and Heath Slater wait in the ring.

Rhyno starts off with Wilder. Dash gets some offense but Rhyno turns it around and in comes Slater for a double team. We see Titus Worldwide’s Apollo Crews, Titus O’Neil and Dana Brookebackstage watching. Dana is taking notes on the match.

My feed has an issue but comes back to Dash getting sent out of the ring. Dawson is also in the ring. Dawson and Slater unload in the middle of the ring now. Wilder tags in but Slater doesn’t see it. The Revival hit Slater with the Shatter Machine for the pin.

Winners: The Revival

– After the match, Dash and Dawson stand tall as their music plays.

Absolution vs. Bayley, Sasha Banks and Mickie James

We go to the ring and out comes Absolution’s Paige, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville. Sasha, Bayley and Mickie wait as we get a look back at last Monday night.

It looks like Paige may have started off with Sasha. Paige unloads on Banks in their corner. Mandy and Deville drag Sasha to the floor as Paige distracts the referee. Paige orders Mandy and Sonya to attack Mickie and Bayley on the floor, and they do brawl at ringside. Paige watches but turns around to Sasha coming off the top rope. Sasha for a 2 count as Mandy breaks the pin up.

Sonya and Mandy double team Sasha in the ring now as the referee calls for the bell.

Winners by DQ: Sasha Banks, Bayley and Mickie James

– After the bell, Rose and Deville continue pounding on Banks. Paige kicks Sasha in the face as they hold her up. Nia Jax’s music hits and out she comes to the ring to a pop. Absolution waits in the ring and stares at Nia as she enters the ring. Deville and Rose attack but Nia shoves them off. Nia with a kick to Deville and a headbutt to Rose. Nia tosses Deville into the corner and then tosses Rose into her. Nia scoops Deville and Rose and drops them with a double Samoan Drop in the middle of the ring. Paige watches from the corner and can’t believe it. Nia stands tall until Paige takes her knee out from behind. Paige unloads on Nia and orders Deville and Rose to get up and join her. Alicia Fox, Bayley, Dana Brooke, Mickie and RAW Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss all hit the ring next as a big brawl breaks out. The music hits and here comes Stephanie McMahon. Everyone stops fighting and watches her.

Stephanie enters the ring. She talks about the women’s revolution, and how that turned into the women’s evolution. She talks about all the firsts for the women’s division over the past few years. Stephanie asks the women if they want to make history once again. Stephanie asks if the crowd wants to see history made once again and they do. She announces an all-women’s Royal Rumble match for the first time at the January 28th pay-per-view. Stephanie says if there ever was a time for a “Yes!” chant it’s now and the crowd gives her one. The red brand women’s division celebrates with Stephanie as RAW goes off the air.

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