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WWE Monday Night Raw Live Coverage & Results (08/28/2017)

Posted By: Caylon Knox on Aug 28, 2017

WWE Monday Night Raw Live Coverage & Results (08/28/2017)

Monday Night Raw live coverage and results will be posted here.

1. The show opens with The Miz, Maryse, Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas in the ring. At the commentary table, Michael Cole confirms that Booker T couldn't make it to the show due to Hurricane Harvey. Taking Booker's place for the evening is WWE Hall of Famer Jerry "The King" Lawler.

Just as Miz started to talk, General Manager Kurt Angle's music hit. Angle announces a Battle Royal to determine the new Number One Contender to the Intercontinental Championship, which will take place right now. The winner will challenge The Miz on next week's Raw. First comes The Big Show. Here come The Hardy Boyz. Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas are also in the Battle Royal. Next is Finn Balor. Time for the first commercial break of the evening.

2. Battle Royal to determine new Number One Contender for The Miz's Intercontinental Championship

Back from the break, the bell rings and the action begins. Curt Hawkins tries to pose and ends up being the first one eliminated. Now everybody is trying to gang up on Big Show but the giant fights back. Former Bullet Club members Finn Balor, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson worked together to eliminate Big Show. Bo and Axel eliminate R-Truth. Anderson and Gallows eliminate Goldust just before the commercial break. During the break, Apollo Crews was eliminated by Elias Samson. Matt Hardy eliminates Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, and then Gallows grabs Matt from the floor and eliminates him as well. Bray Wyatt appears out of nowhere and eliminates Finn Balor and then disappears. Jason Jordan eliminates Bo and Axel. Jason and Elias both get eliminated and the winner is Jeff Hardy!

3. Enzo Amore vs. "The Scottish Supernova" Noam Dar

Enzo comes out and cuts a promo about what happened during his match against Big Cass last week. Enzo then announces his opponent for tonight, Noam Dar. They cut to commercial as Noam is making his way to the ring. Back from break, Dar seems to be getting the better of Enzo by sheer experience and composure. Dar dominated the majority of the match until Enzo caught him with his finish for the win.

4. WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar and his advocate Paul Heyman make their way to the ring. Heyman cuts a promo about the Brock Lesnar-Braun Strowman match that's scheduled for No Mercy. At the end of Heyman's promo, Brock Lesnar takes the microphone from Heyman and looks into the camera and says "What he's trying to say is... Suplex City, bitch." Lesnar and Heyman then leave the ring.

5. Seth Rollins vs. Cesaro

Rollins enters the arena first with Dean Ambrose at his side. Time for a commercial break. Cesaro and Sheamus enter next. Shoulder tackle by Cesaro. Rollins with a reverse Monkey Flip on Cesaro. Knee to the face and a Standing Moonsault from Rollins. Tilt-a-whirl Backbreaker by Cesaro just before the commercial break. Back from the break now, Cesaro has a Rear Chinlock applied. Military Press and a big Leg Drop by Cesaro. Gutwrench Suplex as well. Cesaro continues to dominate Rollins here. Enzuigiri by Rollins. Sling Blade. Blockbuster. Buckle Bomb. As Ambrose and Sheamus start fighting outside, Cesaro hits a big Uppercut and pins Rollins for the win.

6. Sheamus vs. Dean Ambrose

Ambrose Clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope and they begin to fight outside right before the commercial break. Back from break, Irish Curse Backbreaker from Sheamus. A Stretch Muffler now from Sheamus. Ambrose tries to fight it but gets Powerbombed by Sheamus. Cloverleaf now by Sheamus but Dean gets to the ropes. Tornado DDT by Ambrose. Swinging Neckbreaker by Ambrose. Rolling Senton by Sheamus but Dean kicks out. Lunatic Lariat by Ambrose. Sheamus tried to give Ambrose White Noise but the ref was distracted by Cesaro and Rollins helped Ambrose get out of it. Ambrose hits Dirty Deeds for the win.

7. Mickie James vs. Emma

Emma gains control early on but Mickie fights back. Neckbreaker by Mickie. Mickie went for a Sunset Flip but Emma dropped her weight and rolled Mickie up for a pinfall victory. Emma walks away saying "I started the Women's Revolution" repeatedly on the microphone.

8. Contract Signing for John Cena vs. Roman Reigns at No Mercy

Raw General Manager Kurt Angle will oversee a contract signing for the match between John Cena and Roman Reigns at No Mercy. Cena and Reigns both cut absolutely SCATHING promos on each other until Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson interrupted. Kurt Angle announces a Tag Team Match which will happen after the commercial break.

9. John Cena & Roman Reigns vs. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson

Back from the commercial break, it's Gallows and Cena in the ring. Shoulder tackles by Cena. Five-Knuckle Shuffle. Suplex by Gallows. Side Headlock by Gallows. In comes Anderson. Roman gets the tag and proceeds to clean house. Superman Punches on both Anderson and Gallows and then Cena AA's Gallows while Roman Spears Anderson for the win.

10. Elias Samson sang a song/cut a promo on Memphis which resulted in Jerry Lawler bringing out Southpaw Regional Wrestling's Pelvis Wesley (Heath Slater). Samson attacked him and hit him with Drift Away.

11. WWE Raw Women's Championship: Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss

Bliss goes for a quick roll-up but Sasha kicks out. She tried it a few more times and then Sasha went for the Bank Statement. Sasha's working on Alexa's arm now. Dropkick from Sasha and Alexa rolls out of the ring. Sasha remains in control as they take a commercial break. Back from the break, Alexa has a submission on Sasha's arm. Bliss remains in control after a Backbreaker on Sasha. Alexa goes for a Crossbody but Sasha moves. Huge right hand to the face from Alexa to Sasha and then a Sunset Flip by Alexa but Sasha kicks out. Shining Wizard by Sasha but Alexa kicks out. Double knees from Sasha. Superplex by Alexa. Bank Statement but Alexa gets out of it. DDT by Alexa for the pin and Alexa Bliss regains the Raw Women's Championship. After the match, Nia Jax comes out and attacks Sasha. She then lifts Alexa on her shoulders but then drops her. Nia Jax makes it known that she wants a title shot.

Tags: #wwe #raw #results

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