Here is a quick recap (QuickCap) + highlights from tonight’s WWE Raw Halloween special.
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Announced Segments here.
OPENER: Raw opens with an in-ring promo segment with Goldberg. Heyman interrupts him and both hype the upcoming match against Brock Lesnar & Goldberg at Survivor Series on November 20th. Heyman would tease Lesnar is in the arena but in the end was trolling the audience. Goldberg would try to get in Heyman’s face when Rusev interrupts. Rusev rips on Goldberg. Rusev would also try to attack Goldberg but in the end get the Jackhammer. Goldberg would end the segment spearing Paul Heyman and standing tall.
Announcers: They recap the Universal Championship match from Hell in a Cell. Mick Foley will address the controversy from the match tonight. A Trick or Street fight is also announced for Raw pinning Luke Gallows vs. Enzo
Luke Gallows (w/Karl Anderson) vs. Enzo (w/Big Cass)
Trick or Street Fight
A very Halloween gimmick match with Pumpkins used as weapons and Halloween props. Enzo would pick up the win via pinfall following a top rope DDT to Luke Gallows as he wore a pumpkin on his head. That should explain how this match was just for entertainment purposes.
Backstage: Paul Heyman is loaded into an ambulance following the spear from Goldberg.
TJ Perkins vs. Brian Kendrick (c)
-WWE Cruiserweight Championship-
Hell in a Cell PPV Rematch
Kendrick delivers a promo during his entrance telling TJ that he has a plan to retain the Cruiserweight championship.
TJ Perkins would go on to win the match via count-out as Brian purposely remained on the outside as the ref counted to 10. Brian retains his championship. TJ would attack Brian after the match and lock in his leg lock until refs break him apart.
Winner: TJ Perkins via Count out (Brian Kendrick retains)
Backstage: Mick Foley is backstage talking about the Negan character from Walking Dead. Braun comes in demanding a bigger challenge and threatens to destroy half the roster. Foley says tonight there will be a battle royal to determine a member for the Raw team at Survivor Series. Braun is now entered, because for some reason Raw GM didn’t have him in in the first place…. LOGIC!
Announcers: The announce WWE winning W3 awards. Check the article here.
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In Ring: Mick shares his appreciation to all talents who competed at Hell in a Cell, except for Jericho who’s interference in the Universal title match left a bad taste in Foley’s mouth. Not hard to do.
Jericho and Owens would interrupt Foley. They mock Mick Foley and say that the true problem Mick has is that Owens was the first to defend the Universal Championship in a Hell in a Cell. Mick says that he needs both men for the Survivor Series match on team Raw. Mick would say that he also needs a another guy “the guy.” Hit Roman’s Music!
Roman, Jericho and Owens would exchange a few words leading to Jericho challenging Roman for the Unites States Champion claiming that even though he’s Canadian, he would make a better US champion. Roman accepts and Mick Foley creates the Match for later.
Battle Royal For A Spot on the Raw Survivor Series Team
Braun got the most attention in this match and it’s understandable. Braun gets thrown out between the middle ropes. Sheamus and Cesaro would work together to eliminate a few competitors until Sheamus tries to trick Cesaro and gets thrown out instead. Strowman would eliminate Cesaro leaving Braun, Neville and Sami the last 3 competitors. Braun tosses out Neville and remains with Sami Zayn in the ring. Sami would almost eliinate Braun but get over powered and thrown out.
Winner: Braun Strowman added to Team Raw
The Raw team so far consists of Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, Roman Reigns & Braun Strowman.
Backstage: New Day are backstage and mention that they are the captains of the Raw Tag Team Elimination match at Survivor Series and mock the Smackdown teams.
Rich Swann, Lince Dorado & Cedric Alexander vs. Drew Gulak Ariya Daviari & Tony Nese
Six Man Tag Team Match
As expected, this is a quick match with a ton of big spots. Swann would pick up the pinfall victory over Tony Nese following a round-house kick to the head.
Winners: Rich Swann, Lince Dorado & Cedric Alexander
Announcers: They recap the altercation from earlier between Rusev and Goldberg, which can be seen above in the highlights. In addition to the Spear Heyman took from Goldberg.
In Ring: The newly crowned WWE Women’s Champion Charlotte makes her way out to the ring being carried on her chariot by four men. Charlotte hypes her win and says Sasha to not feel bad about losing, she’s like every other women in WWE, playing second place. Charlotte says that she will captain team Raw against team Smackdown Live at Survivor Series and warns Nikki that she will put her on the shelf forever.
Charlotte continues to mock the women of Smackdown and says that there is one weak link on the Raw team and that’s Bayley. Bayley comes to the ring and both exchange words creating more tension between them. Charlotte says that Bayley will face another Raw team member tonight and calls out Nia Jax.
Nia Jax vs. Bayley
Charlotte would sit with the announcers during this match. Dana Brooke would come out and join her.
Nia dominated a majority of the match. Bayley had some moments during the match but Nia managed to land a quick Samoan Slam and pinned for the 3 count victory.
Winner: Nia Jax
Cesaro & Sheamus vs. The Shining Stars
Tag Team Match
Sheamus and Cesaro show their strength as a tag team and manage to pick up the win over the Shining Stars. Sheamus locks in the cloverleaf on Epico and Cesaro stops an attack from Primo allowing Epico to tag out.
Winners: Sheamus & Cesaro
BACKSTAGE: R-Truth and Goldust have a backstage segment featuring them in a haunted house for Halloween. Team Golden Truth experience fear together, it was interesting.
ANNOUNCERS: They replay the Roman, Jericho segment from earlier.
BACKSTAGE: Jericho is backstage listing his accomplishments in the WWE. Owens walks in and Jericho says that he will for the first time win the United States Championship from Roman Reigns. They joke to call it the Canadian Title and agree to work together. They head to the ring.
Chris Jericho (w/ Kevin Owens) vs. Roman Reigns (c)
-WWE United States Championship-
A good overall main event with Owens trying to interfere throughout the match behind the refs back. But in the end Roman looked like he was going to pick up the win but Owens attacks him causing the DQ win.
Winner: Roman Reigns via DQ (Retains)
Both Jericho and Owens double team Roman until Seth Rollins music hits. Rollins takes out both Jericho and KO. Owens manages to save Jericho from Rollins and leave together.
Roman and Seth are left in the ring and exchange glares. The fans chant YES as both men stare off at eachother.
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