WWE Raw Results – June 23rd, 2014
We open up Raw with Stephanie making her way to the ring. Stephanie says that as principle owner of this company, she can not stand negligence. She says last week Vickie could not even get her a cup of coffee. She then tells Vickie to come out. Vickie comes out and makes her way to the ring. Vickie says that she always has the best interest in business in mind, and that she knows Reigns messed with her coffee. Stephanie then reminds her that Reigns was put in the battle royal by Vickie. She then says its on Vickie. Stephanie then says that she is only here because of Eddie. Vickie then begs, and Stephanie tells her to stop. Stephanie then says that Vickie can keep her job if she wins her match tonight. Vickie asks who her opponent is and Stephanie says its her! Vickie is reluctant at first but she then accepts!
We are told that Triple H will announce the competitors for the Money In The Bank match tonight. Dolph will face Barrett for the title as well. We go to commercial break.
Jimmy Uso vs Luke Harper
The match starts with Luke Harper hitting a dropkick. Jimmy tries to fight back, but Harper throws him down. Jimmy however gets up and hits a super kick. Jimmy makes the cover but only gets a 2 count. Jimmy then gets distracted by Rowan, and Harper hits a massive clothesline for the 3 count.
Winner: Luke Harper
Jey gets on the mic and asks where they are going. Jey calls out Rowan, and we are about to have another match. We go to commercial break.
Erick Rowan vs Jey Uso
We return with Rowan in control, hitting a fallaway slam. Rowan makes a cover but only gets a 2 count. Rowan then throws Jey neck first into the rope, and then continues the beat down in the corner. Rowan goes for a shoulder thrust, but misses, and is then hit with a super kick. Jey then goes up top and hits the big splash for the 3 count.
Winner: Jey Uso
Harper and Rowan begin to brawl with the Usos after the match, with Harper and Rowan gaining control. Rowan and Harper stand tall over the tag team champions. Bray then gets on titantron for a promo. Bray says that he is proud of his brothers. Bray then says that when he climbs the ladder, he will begin a new era, and be champion for all the needy pathetic people that he trampled to get to this point. He then says that everyone will then follow his message.
We are told that Daniel Bryan will be on the Money In The Bank Kickoff.
We are shown a video package of Rusev and Lana going “sightseeing” in Washington D.C.
Naomi vs Alicia Fox
Naomi and Alicia lock up, with Naomi get in her offense immediately. Alicia does get some elbows in, but Naomi hits a hurricanrana. Naomi goes on the outside and tries to keep Alicia down, but Alicia throws Naomi onto the ground. Naomi is then thrown into the ring, and Alicia then hits a backbreaker. Naomi is then hit with 3 elbows, and then Alicia hits a Northern Light Suplex. Alicia then begins to choke Naomi in the rope. Alicia then dumps Naomi onto the outside. Naomi is thrown back into the ring, but Naomi hits the Final Cut for the 3 count.
Paige gets on the apron and offers a handshake. Naomi accepts, and Paige then flaunts the title.
Sheamus and Reigns are backstage. Sheamus says he is glad he is teaming with him tonight, but he still remembers when him and the Shield went around attacking him. Sheamus then says if he stabs him in the back tonight, it will be a big problem. Reigns says that if he wanted to take him out, he would already be unconscious. Sheamus then says thats funny, but will be even better then that is when he walks out Sunday as champion. Sheamus says its going to be magical, and Reigns says he doesn’t believe in magic. He says he believes in Roman Reigns, and that Sheamus should too. We go to commercial break.
Titus O’Neil vs Bo Dallas
Bo starts with a dropkick, but then is taken out by Titus with three back breakers. Titus then begins to beat down Bo in the corner. Bo however catches Titus with the Running Bo Dog for the 3 count.
Winner: Bo Dallas
Triple H will reveal who is in the Money In The Bank ladder match up next.
We return to Raw with Triple H making his way to the ring. A gold briefcase is now hanging over the ring. Triple H says that he always does what is best for business, and that it is not just a catchphrase. That is why he decided to make the Money in the Bank match for Sunday. He says this match gives someone the ability to write their future. Triple H then says that he is about to announce the members of this match. He first announces Kofi Kingston. He then announces Jack Swagger. He then says Dolph Ziggler is in the match. Rob Van Dam is next in the match. Bad News Barrett is the next guy in the match. Triple H says any of these men can be the favorite, but that man is Seth Rollins. Out comes Rollins.
Rollins grabs the mic and says that he doesn’t understand why people haven’t moved on from his betrayal. He says he moved on so it doesn’t matter. He says they all love Ambrose and Reigns, but forget they got to the top because of him. Rollins said he created the Shield, so he had every right to destroy it. He says they can call him a sell out, but on Sunday he will be known as Mr. Money In The Bank. Out comes RVD.
RVD says that he doesn’t think he is being taken very seriously. Rollins says he took him seriously in 2005. RVD says he was main eventing PPV’s in 2005, and that he is a former champion. He then asks for a match, and Rollins accepts.
Rob Van Dam vs Seth Rollins
RVD is in complete control to start the match, knocking Rollins to the outside. RVD then hits a moonsault off the apron. RVD is in control as we head to commercial break. We return with Rollins in control, choking RVD in the ropes. Rollins then hits the triple verticals for a 2 count. RVD is then put into a headlock. RVD gets out, but is then hit with a neckbreaker. Rollins then begins to beat down RVD in the corner. Rollins hits a clothesline, and then makes a cover for a 2 count. RVD is then put into another headlock. RVD fights out and puts Rollins in a roll up for a 2 count. RVD then begins his comeback. RVD goes for the Rolling Thunder, and it connects! RVD goes up for the 5 Star Frog Splash, but Rollins moves out of the way. Rollins then begins to beat down RVD. Rollins then hits the Powerbomb and Curb Stomp. Rollins makes the cover and out comes Dean Ambrose!
Winner (By DQ): Seth Rollins
Dean attacks Seth and Seth retreats after a brutal beat down. Dean grabs a mic and says that they better just put him in the Money In The Bank match because even if he isn’t in it, he will show up to Boston anyway and beat Seth Rollins down again. He then says he will grab the briefcase no matter what and leave with it, screwing the whole PPV up. Dean says he isn’t showing up ever to just play nice.
We go backstage with Rollins and Triple H. Rollins begs for Ambrose to be in the match, so he knows where he is at all time. Triple H says if thats what he wants, then thats what he is going to get. Dean is officially in the ladder match!
Intercontinental Championship – Bad News Barrett vs Dolph Ziggler
Dolph and Barrett lock up, with Barrett immediately shoving Ziggler in the corner, and beating him down. Ziggler fights back, and rolls Barrett up for a 2 count. Ziggler then hits a dropkick, and makes another cover for a 2 count. Ziggler bounces off the rope, but Barrett hits a clothesline, knocking Ziggler to the outside. Ziggler is thrown back into the ring, and is covered for a 2 count. Barrett puts Ziggler in a headlock. Ziggler gets out, and then begins his comeback. Ziggler then follows it with a neckbreaker. Ziggler goes for the Fameasser, but Barrett catches him into the Winds of Change. Barrett then goes for the Wasteland, but Ziggler gets out and hits the Zig Zag! Dolph goes for the cover but Barrett falls to the outside! Both men are down as we go to commercial.
We return with Ziggler hitting 10 elbows to Barrett. Ziggler makes the cover but only gets a 2 count. Barrett goes on the apron, and then launches Ziggler to the outside. Barrett then hits an elbow on Ziggler off the apron. Barrett drags Ziggler in the ring, and makes a cover for a 2 count. Ziggler is put into a headlock. Ziggler gets out, but then is caught with a wicked kick to the gut. Barrett makes the cover for a 2 count. Barrett goes up top, and Ziggler catches him with a facebuster from the top. Ziggler makes the cover but only gets a 2 count.
Ziggler then gets caught and is hit with Wasteland! Barrett makes the cover but only gets a 2 count. Barrett goes for the Bullhammer, but Ziggler moves and hits the Fameasser! Ziggler makes the cover but only gets a 2 count. Ziggler goes for the Zig Zag, but Barrett hangs on to the ropes. Barrett then goes for the Winds of Change, but Ziggler catches him with a roll up! Ziggler only gets a two count! Ziggler then goes for a splash in the corner, but Barrett hits Ziggler with the Bullhammer in mid air! Barrett makes the cover for the 3 count.
Winner: Bad News Barrett
Vickie vs Stephanie is up next after the commercial break.
Vickie Guerrero vs Stephanie McMahon
Stephanie McMahon says that the way you lose this match is by falling into the pool of whatever liquid that is. She then gets Layla, Rosa, and Alicia out to get her. They trap Vickie on the ramp. Vickie gets out and throws all 3 girls in! Vickie celebrates, but Stephanie then pushes her in.
Winner: Stephanie McMahon
Stephanie McMahon then fires Vickie Guerrero. Stephanie sings her away, and then Vickie turns around. Vickie gets Stephanie and throws her in the pool!
We are shown a replay of Stardusts debut last week.
We go backstage with Goldust. Goldust says last week he didn’t see Cody Rhodes, but he saw Stardust. Stardust comes in and sings. Goldust then applauds and says that he is finally the normal one.
Kofi Kingston vs Jack Swagger
Kofi and Swagger start off fast, but Swagger slows it down with offense in the corner. Swagger hits a clothesline, and then follows it with a Swagger Bomb. Kofi kicks out at 2, and Swagger tries to keep Kofi grounded. Kofi however gets out, and hits a flying cross body. Kofi then knocks Swagger to the outside, and then jumps to the outside and hits Swagger. Swagger is thrown back in the ring, and Kofi is caught in the Patriot Lock. Kofi tries to reach the ropes and get out, but Swagger gets him in the middle of the ring. Kofi has no choice but to tap out.
Winner: Jack Swagger
Naomi vs Paige for the Divas Championship is announced for Money In The Bank.
Renee is backstage with Del Rio. Del Rio says that no one is expecting him to win, but he is going to do it anyway. In comes Cesaro and Heyman. Heyman says that Heyman is the one behind Lesnar breaking the streak, and that he will be behind the one who grabs the title, who is Cesaro. Del Rio asks if Cesaro ever speaks, or if he is just his puppet. Cesaro then says he speaks five languages, but he doesn’t talk to Del Rio because he doesn’t speak loser. Cesaro and Heyman leave as Del Rio looks on.
Sheamus will face Bray Wyatt on Smackdown this Friday.
Damien Sandow vs Big E
Sandow starts on the offensive, but Big E fights back with belly to belly. Big E then hits the Big Ending for the 3 count.
Winner: Big E
Big E cuts a promo on Rusev, until Lana comes out. Rusev attacks Big E from behind, and then locks in the Accolade. Big E tries to get out, but can’t. Rusev stands tall over Big E.
Our main event is up next after the commercial break.
John Cena, Roman Reigns, and Sheamus vs Alberto Del Rio, Bray Wyatt, Randy Orton, Cesaro
Cena and Orton start the match off. Orton hits a shoulder block, and both men lock up again. Cena hits a shoulder block, and Sheamus is tagged in. Sheamus hits a big blow to the face, and then tags in Cena. Cena is however caught with a kick to the head, and Del Rio is tagged in. Del Rio begins to beat Cena down in the corner. Cena fights back with a bulldog, and Cesaro is tagged in. Both men lock up, with Cesaro catching Cena with a backbreaker. In comes Bray Wyatt. Bray begins to stomp away on Cena in the corner. Bray hits a modified suplex, and then makes a cover for a 2 count. Bray “dances” with Cena in the ring, and then hits a modified side slam. Bray is in control as we head to commercial.
We return with Del Rio in control over Cena. Del Rio hits a DDT, and Cesaro tags himself in. Cesaro teases for the Swing, but puts a Boston Crab on Cena instead. Cena gets out, and hits a back body drop on Cesaro. Reigns is tagged in as is Del Rio! Reigns makes his comeback, and takes everyone out. Del Rio however hits the backstabber and tags in Bray. Bray punishes Reigns, and then Cesaro is tagged in. Cesaro beats down Reigns, but then Orton tags himself in. Orton hits a suplex, and then puts Reigns in a headlock. Reigns however makes the hot tag to Sheamus, and Sheamus makes his comeback. Everyone comes in and exchanges finishers, with Sheamus hitting a Brogue Kick at the end to win it.
Winners: Sheamus, John Cena, and Roman Reigns
Kane comes out and destroys everyone. Triple H comes out and stands by Orton as he announces Kane as the final entrant in the ladder match. Kane does his pyro and Reigns spears him out of nowhere! Reigns stands tall as Raw concludes.