- New Day def. The Club and Sheamus/Cesaro
- Braun Strowman def. Curtis Axel
- Ariya Daivari vs Lince Dorado
- Brian Kendrick def. TJ Perkins
- Bayley def. Alicia Fox
- Sami Zayn def. Jinder Mahal
- NeW Day def. Jeri-KO and Seth Rollins/Roman Reigns
MONDAY NIGHT RAW - DECEMBER 12, 2016
Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw and we kick things off with The New Day coming out to the ring for their triple threat tag team match and cut a promo on their upcoming Tag Team Championship streak and either beating or tying Demolition's record
1. TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: NEW DAY VS CESARO/SHEAMUS VS THE CLUB - TRIPLE THREAT TAG TEAM MATCH
Headscissor takedown by Kingston, crossbody off the ropes to Cesaero. Cesaro picks Kingston up and executes a vertical suplex. Sheamus tags in delivering a clothesline in the corner
Sheamus on the top rope delivers an axehandle to Kingston. Uppercut to Kingston. Sheamus picks Kingston up but Kingston counters with a dropkick tags in Big E who drives a shoulder in the corner. Double team by Kingston and Big E on Sheamus
Suplex countered by Kingston who connects with a jawbreaker. Karl Anderson in with a clothesline. Gallows in with a splash. Kick to the jaw by Anderson and another boot by Gallows as Raw goes to break
Back from break, Anderson in control with a chinlock on Kingston. Kingston fights out of it but Anderson floors him with an elbow. Gallows tags in and connects with a headbutt to the spine and a big boot. Elbow to Kingston. Anderson and Gallows double team Big E who ran in to break up the nearfall
Gallows with a suplex but it's countered as Gallows crashes into Cesaro. Kingston with a spinning missile dropkick off the ropes. Sheamus tags himself in going after Kingston and Gallows
Gallows on the receiving end of the Ten Beats Of The Bohdran. Gallows counters a rolling seated senton. Sheamus with the Irish Curse. Anderson and Gallows with the double team on Sheamus for a nearfall but it's broken up by Cesaro.
Cesaro unloads on The Club delivering boots and uppercuts. 619 by Cesaro. Running double knees off the apron. Double stomp to Anderson and an uppercut to Gallows
Cesaro with the Giant Swing and Sharpshooter. New Day save their championship. Brogue Kick by Sheamus to Anderson but Kingston hits Trouble In Paradise on Sheamus for the three count
The winners of the match and still Tag Team Champions: The New Day
New Day Title Celebration: Stephanie toasts The New Day's victory and ends up getting splashed with champagne and storms off
Video: Sami Zayn-Braun Strowman feud
Backstage: Kevin Owens walks in and says he's sorry about what happened to Stephanie and doesn't feel New Day should still be champions and Stephanie says if he has a faovour to ask just ask
BRAUN STROWMAN VS CURTIS AXEL
Strowman throws Axel around the ring and delivers a splash in the corner. Strowman picks Axel up in the torture rack. Strowman runs into a pair of boots. Axel off the ropes gets swatted by Strowman. Strowman picks Axel up and plants him with the wheelbarrow for the three count
The winner of the match: Braun Strowman
Post Match: Braun tells Byron to congratulate him on his victory and then ask questions. Byron asks Braun about Sami Zayn's question. Braun says Curtis Axel looks like Sami Zayn and he is an annoyance. Braun says that Mick Foley is protecting Sami. He says Sami cannot last two minutes and no one can.
Backstage: Mick Foley is in his office watching on the monitor. Sami Zayn enters and he says he is sick and tired of asking for this match. He wants it. Mick says he cannot do it. Sami asks if it is won't instead of can't. Sami says no one needs to save him. Who would Mick Foley be if they stopped him. MIck says he wishes someone was there to save him. Mick says Braun is playing an entirely different game than Sami. Sami is trying to win while Braun is trying to end his career. Sami says he can play that game too. Sami says that Mick does not think he can do it. Mick says he knows he cannot do it. Sami says his childhood hero and boss does not believe in him. Maybe he does not need to be on Raw any more. Mick says he will talk to Daniel Bryan to work on a trade
ARIYA DAIVARI VS LINCE DORADO
They lock up and Daivari with a side head lock. Daivari with a shoulder tackle for a near fall. Daivari with a hammer lock. Dorado with a shoulder and a springboard cross body for a near fall. Dorado wtih a punch and then he goes into the corner but Daviari moves and Dorado lands on his feet. Daivari with a clothesline.
Jack Gallagher's music plays and he has something to say. Jack says as an extraordinary gentleman, he is announcing his intention to interfere in this match. He says he does not condone this behavior but he says that Daivari is a soundrel. Jack says he is here to give a thorough trashing.
Daivari goes to the floor and they exchange punches and the referee calls for the bell.
The winner of the match: No Contest
Post Match: Jack Gallagher and Daivari fight into the ring and Gallagher with a head butt and drop kick that sends Daivari to the floor.
Seth welcomes everyone and he says that it needs to be said again and again until it goes through his thick skull. Seth says he wants Triple H. Last week, he laid down the gauntlet. His road to redemption ends with Triple H, but it goes through the WWE Championship. He cannot isolate Kevin until he gets rid of Kevin's maybe best friend, Chris Jericho. He will get his chance on Sunday at Roadblock.
Seth says he wants to know if it will be Seth Rollins versus Chris Jericho or Seth Rollins versus Chris Jericho with Kevin Owens. His guest has the answers about that match. Kevin Owens comes out and then he turns around and goes to the back. Kevin gets a stool and sits down on the stage.
Seth wants to know why Kevin is all the way up there because he has a stool for him. He asks if Kevin can get to the ring without Chris Jericho holding his hand. Kevin says this is the best that Seth is getting. He does not care about the Rollins Report. He came out because he has an announcement to make.
Seth wants to know how Kevin's friendship with Chris Jericho is going. Kevin says that after talking to Stephanie . . .Seth asks about the friendship again. Seth brings up what happened last week. Kevin says the only think you need to know is that Chris Jericho will have his back on Sunday just like he will have Chris' back on Sunday. Kevin says his announcement is, and he tells Seth not to interrupt him or he will go to the ring and break Seth's face.
Kevin says after talking Stephanie McMahon and what the New Day did earlier tonight, the New Day are in another tag title match tonight. It will be against the team of Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho.
Chris Jericho's music plays and he makes his way to the stage. Chris has a question for Kevin. He asks if Kevin is crazy. Does he think after what happened last week when he cost him the United States Title or what Kevin said two weeks ago that Chris would ever want to be Kevin's tag team partner again?
Kevin apologizes for what happened. He tells Kevin to think about the present and future. They can make history by winning the tag titles and ruin things for New Day and their quest for the longest reign as tag team champions. Kevin says the match will happen one way or another. Chris can stay mad and it won't happen or they can work together and win the tag titles.
Seth says that Kevin is telling Chris what to do. Kevin wants the reunion between Bon Jovi and Meat Loaf. Chris tells everyone to shut up and he calls Rollins a stupid idiot. Seth wants to know what will Chris do? Will Sparklecrotch put him on the list? Chris asks Seth if he knows what happens when people talk to him like that. . . SETH ROLLINS . . . Chris drops the pen but he says he will put Seth on the list, the disabled list.
Chris walks to the ring and Kevin stops him for a moment. Kevin joins Chris and they surround Seth. Kevin gets Seth's attention and Jericho hits Rollins from behind. They double team Rollins on the floor and send him into the ringside barrier. Kevin slaps Rollins and sends him back into the ring.
Roman Reigns finally makes it to the ring and he punches Owens and Jericho. Jericho and Owens take care of Roman. Seth takes Jericho down and Roman with a boot to Owens and Roman with a Superman punch to Jericho. Owens pulls Jericho out of the ring before Rollins can hit a Pedigree.
Backstage: Rich Swann says it doesn't matter if it's Perkins, Kendrick or the entire Cruiserweight division. Kendrick walks in and says if it wasn't for Perkins he'd be Cruiserweight Champion. Kendrick says there are no alliances and Perkins walks in asking kendrick if he's trying to talk Swann into letting him win.
TJ PERKINS VS BRIAN KENDRICK
Kendrick charges at Perkins but misses a kick. Kendrick with a shoulder tackle and a wrist lock. Perkins with a kick and Kendrick goes into the corner. Kendrick with a waist lock but Perkins with a take down and he tries for the knee bar but Kendrick gets to the ropes. Kendrick with a knee and then Perkins floats over in the corner and kicks Kendrick. Perkins gets Kendrick on his shoulders and Kendrick gets to the ropes. Kendrick is sent to the floor and Perkins with a springboard drop kick
We are back and Kendrick with a reverse chin lock. Perkins with elbows and Kendrick tries to set up for the Captain's Hook but Perkins blocks it the first time and then Perkins lands on his feet and he hits a drop kick.
We see Swann watching in the locker room.
Perkins punches Kendrick and then hits a reverse atomic drop and follows with clotheslines. Perkins with a drop kick to the knee and he hits a back elbow in the corner. Kendrick is put in the tree of woe and Perkins with a hestiation drop kick in the corner. Perkins with a springboard drop kick to the back of the head and he gets a near fall. Kendrick with elbows and a kick to Perkins. Kendrick with a Regalplex for a near fall. Perkins blocks Kendrick and applies the knee bar. Kendrick gets to the ropes. Kendrick sends Perkins shoudler first into the ring post and then Kendrick hits Sliced Bread #2 for the three count.
The winner of the match: Brian Kendrick
Backstage: Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns walk in the back and Mick Foley stops them. He says they look good fighting side by side. That reminded him of a brash team that fought its way to the tag titles. Roman says he is focused on Kevin Owens on Sunday. Seth says he is focused on Triple H. Mick says the Tag Title Match is now a Triple Threat Match.
Video: Sasha Banks-Charlotte feud
Earlier Tonight: Alicia confronts Bayley over flirting with Cedric Alexander
BAYLEY VS ALICIA FOX
Waistlock takedown by Bayley into a side headlock. Alicia back to her feet and Bayley with another side headlock takedown. Alicia misses with a kick and Bayley connects with an elbow. Waistlock by Bayley and Alicia catches her with an elbow. Axe kick to the back of the neck by Alicia and a nearfall
Headscissors by Alicia and Bayley bridges for a nearfall. Northern Lights suplex by Alicia. Forearms to the face by Alicia and Bayley with a Bayley to belly for the three count
The winner of the match: Bayley
Lana introduces Rusev. Rusev comes out and says since he's been in WWE he destroyed all the american heroes one by one but last week he took out an American trash
Week after week, Enzo Amore comes out and talks about being a Certified G and the 'G' stands for garbage and after he threw the garbage out and closed the door he and Lana did their business
Big Cass comes out and says this isn't a hotel room, his pants are on and he's not Enzo Amore. He runs down to the ring and a brawl ensues between Cass and Rusev
SAMI ZAYN VS JINDER MAHAL
They lock up and Zayn with a chop and he sends Mahal into the turnbuckles and chops him. Zayn with more chops and forearms. Zayn with a drop kick. Mahal sends Zayn over the top rope and Zayn goes to the apron. Zayn with a shoulder and he hits a clothesline and punches Mahal. Mahal with a hot shot and then he hits a Harley Race Knee for a near fall. Mahal with forearms and a back elbow. Mahal gets a near fall. Mahal with knees and a reverse chin lock and then he applies a half nelson and chin lock.
Zayn with a clothesline followed by an Exploder into the turnbuckles and a Helluva Kick for the three count.
The winner of the match: Sami Zayn
Post Match: Mick Foley comes out to the ring and tells Sami that he just got off the phone with Daniel Bryan and they are going to trade him to Smackdown for a talent of equal value all Zayn has to do is sign the papers. Zayn says it all depends and asks once more for a match with Braun Strowman. Foley says no and Zayn is all set to sign but asks if Zayn would like to know who he's been traded for. That talent's name is Eva Marie. Zayn says he's worth a 100 Eva Maries and it blows his mind because Foley used to be Zayn and now Foley's treating him like he's made of glass.
Foley asks Zayn how bad he wants Strowman and Zayn yells to give him Strowman. Foley says Zayn is going to have to bottle up that anger because he's going to need it when he faces Strowman at Roadblock on Sunday. Foley says there was never any trade, He wouldn't trade Zayn for any talent. Now, Strowman said Zayn wouldn't last 2 minutes. Sunday, Foley is giving him 10 minutes to prove everyone wrong and show everyone why they should believe in Sami Zayn
TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: NEW DAY VS JERI-KO VS ROMAN REIGNS AND SETH ROLLINS - TRIPLE THREAT
Woods and Rollins start things off and they lock up. Rollins with a hammer lock and a wrist lock. Woods with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Woods with a leg sweep and he gets a near fall. Rollins with a leg sweep for a near fall. Woods with an uppercut but Rollins with Slingblade for a near fall. Reigns tags in and so does Big E. Big E sends Reigns to the floor and Big E sets for the spear through the ropes but Reigns with a knee. Reigns with a knee and Jericho tags in. Owens chokes Big E while Jericho directs traffic. Jericho chokes Big E. Owens tags in and he kicks and punches Big E. Owens with punches to the head and he kicks Big E in the head.
Owens gets a near fall. Owens stomps on the hand and he connects with shoulders in the corner. Owens with a punch to the midsection. Owens sends Big E into the turnbuckles and he tags in Jericho. Jericho slaps Big E. Big E goes shoulder first into the ring post and then Jericho chokes Big E. Jericho goes up top and hits a back elbow and gets a near fall. Jericho kicks Big E in the head and he tags in Owens. Owens with a back senton for a near fall. Owens gets Big E up on his shoulders but Big E gets back to his feet and both men hit clotheslines and both men are down.
Woods tags in and hits a series of chops and elbows. Woods with a flying forearm and a hesitation drop kick to the back for a near fall. Woods goes up top and Jericho distracts Woods to allow Owens to stop him. Owens sets for a superplex and Jericho punches Woods to help Owens. Rollins shows up and he punches Jericho to set up a double superplex situation. Big E and Reigns get involved to take this to a new level of Tower of Doom.
We are back and Owens showing he is the Chin Lock Master on Woods. Owens with a flip leg drop for a near fall. Owens with a reverse chin lock. Owens sends Woods to the mat and he punches Reigns. Owens misses a back senton when Woods moves. Jericho and Big E tag in and Big E with two overhead belly-to-belly suplexes and then Big E with a belly-to-belly suplex. Rollins tags in and Big E hits the Warrior Splash. Rollins clotheslines Jericho over the top rope and then he hits a suicide dive on Jericho. Rollins sends Jericho back into the ring and he hits a suicide dive on Big E.
Rollins with a springboard knee to the temple. Reigns tags in and Jericho with a kick but Reigns blocks the Codebreaker and Reigns with a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Reigns with a Superman punch to Owens on the apron and Jericho with a rollup for a near fall. Woods tags in and he kicks Reigns. Woods goes up top and he hits a springboard elbow drop but Reigns kicks out. Reigns with an uppercut but Woods with forearms. Rollins tags in and Reigns with a wheelbarrow and Rollins with a knee to the temple. Owens with a super kick to Reigns but Rollins with a super kick to Owens. Rolins goes up top and Jericho crotches Rollins and Owens with a cannonball. Jericho with a Lionsault for a near fall.
Jericho with chops and Woods with a punch. Jericho with the Walls of Jericho. Woods rolls over Jericho and Woods gets a near fall. Woods is sent to the apron and Woods with a shoulder and Owens with a super kick and a pop up Codebreaker but Rollins pushes Owens onto Jericho to break up the cover. Owens and Jericho talk about what just happened and they push each other. Rollins hits Jericho from behind and Rollins with a Pedigree on Jericho. Big E pulls Rolllins out of the ring and Woods covers Jericho and gets the three count.
The winners of the match: The New Day
Post Match: Owens and Jericho are in the ring. Owens wants to know what Jericho's problem is. He tells him that Rollins pushed him onto Jericho. They continue to argue. Jericho says this is it and they are done. Owens tries to talk to Jericho while Reigns waits in the corner. Jericho leaves the ring and Jericho tells Owens to turn around and Reigns with a spear.