WWE Raw Results – June 9th, 2014
The show kicks off with Triple H and Stephanie making their way to the ring. Triple H says that tonight is a good night to be right. Stephanie then says that they have the privilege to announce blockbuster announcements. Stephanie says that tonight we get to resolve the issue with the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. We then get a clip of Dr. Maroon giving an announcement that Bryan wont be able to compete. Stephanie then says we couldn’t expect an A+ recovery from a B+ player. Stephanie then officially announces that they strip Daniel Bryan of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship! She says that it is what is best for business, and that they offer their condolences to Bryan and Brie. She then says the show must go on. They then announce that the Money In the Bank ladder match will be for the title. They then say that Del Rio is in the match, and now Randy Orton is in as well. Triple H then says he is right all along, and that Daniel Bryan will never be World Championship material. He then says he was right about ending the Shield. We then get a video package of Seth Rollins turning on the Shield.
Triple H then says that he believes in Seth Rollins. He then says that tonight Reigns and Ambrose will be in 6 man action against the Wyatt Family…if they find a partner. He then says tonight the Shield whimper into extinction.
Sheamus vs Bad News Barrett is next in a qualifying match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship ladder match at Money in the Bank.
Sheamus vs Bad News Barrett – WWE World Heavyweight Championship Qualifying Match
Both men lock up, with no one gaining an advantage. Barrett then goes on the offensive, but then runs into an elbow from Sheamus. Sheamus then begins to throw down knees, but Barrett fights back with knees of his own. Barrett then hits a clothesline, and then knocks Sheamus down to the outside. Barrett then launches himself off the steel steps on Sheamus, and then throws him back into the ring. Sheamus however catches Barrett, and then hits the 10 blows to the chest in the ropes. Sheamus then hits a suplex and goes for the cover, but only gets a 2 count. Sheamus goes up top and goes for a knee, but misses. Barrett and Sheamus get up, and Sheamus launches himself at Barrett, knocking them both onto the outside. Both men are down as we go to commercial break.
We return with Sheamus and Barrett slugging it out in the ring. Barrett hits a modified suplex and goes for the cover, but only gets a 2 count. Barrett then goes up and tries to hit an elbow, but Sheamus gets his knees up. Sheamus then begins his comeback, and ends it with an Irish Curse. Sheamus makes the cover but gets a 2 count. Sheamus then goes up top, and Barrett catches him into the Winds of Change. Barrett makes the cover but gets a 2 count. Barrett then goes for Wasteland, but Sheamus gets out and goes for Brogue Kick. Barrett ducks it but then is taken down with a powerslam. Sheamus then calls for the Brogue Kick, but Barrett ducks it and gets out of the ring. Sheamus goes up top and jumps, but Barrett moves and Sheamus is out. The ref counts but Sheamus gets in the ring at 9. Barrett then hits the Wasteland but only gets a 2!
Barrett goes for the Bullhammer but Sheamus ducks into White Noise! Sheamus makes the cover and gets a 2 count. Barrett then hits a headbutt, and then begins a vicious assault, but then is hit with a Brogue Kick! Sheamus makes the cover and gets the 3 count!
The Wyatt Family cuts in, and we get a promo on the titantron. Bray says everyone has urges, but its admitting them to make you a man. Bray says that The Shield used to say they were the most dominant group in the universe, but Bray says he doesn’t remember it like that. Bray says they crumbled like all man, and that they succumbed to greed and urges that couldn’t be held together. He says tonight they will burn for that, as he is no man, and that his urges will never be satisfied. The camera cuts and we go to commercial.
Rusev vs Zack Ryder
Ryder tries to gain some offense, but Rusev hits him a super kick. Rusev then locks in the Accolade, and picks up the easy win.
Rusev celebrates as the Russian flag falls down above the ring. We cut to commercial.
RybAxel vs Goldust and R Truth
Truth and Ryback start off, with Ryback gaining control. Axel is tagged in and beats down Truth. Ryback is tagged back in and they hit a double suplex. Axel is tagged in and Truth makes some space, tagging in Axel. Goldust then begins his comeback, finishing it off with a power slam. Goldust then hits a cross body on RybAxel, and then focuses on Axel. Goldust then hits a sunset flip powerbomb, but Ryback breaks the cover. Truth is then taken out, but Goldust takes out Ryback. Axel then rolls up Goldust for the 3 count.
We go backstage with Layla getting her makeup done. Summer Rae comes in and pours milk all over her. She then beats her down and leave Layla alone crying. We go to commercial.
We return with 3MB in the ring. Slater begins to talk but out comes the Shield! The Shield get in the ring and begin to beat down 3MB! Reigns and Ambrose throw Mahal and Drew over the barricade. Slater then tries to retreat, but is caught with a spear! Ambrose and Reigns get back in the ring and are ready to talk. Ambrose gains his composure and then says that the Shield were untouchable. He says that they beat everyone. He says they thought they were healthy, but there was a cancer in them they didn’t know it. He says it was Seth Rollins, and that everyone knows someone like him. He says he is going to rearrange his face. He says he will make sure all of this happens, and then drops the mic. He then gives it to Reigns. Reigns says Rollins committed the most unforgivable sin, but he is only part of the problem. He says they pull them all a part, and that they better believe that.
We are reminded of our 6 man main event. We cut to commercial break.
The Usos vs Fandango and Damien Sandow
Fandango and Jimmy start, with Fandango hitting a shoulder block early. Jimmy however fights back, and Sandow is tagged in. Sandow begins to dance, as Jimmy looks on. Both men lock up, with Sandow taking the advantage early. Sandow is thrown against the ropes, but Sandow stops and dances. Sandow then turns around into a super kick, and then is hit a splash for the 3 count.
Winner: The Usos
We go to commercial as we are reminded that Seth Rollins will break his silence tonight.
Xavier Woods vs Bo Dallas
Dallas and Woods lock up, with Dallas gaining control. Woods however gets out and gets the advantage. They lock up again, and Woods is taken down with a knee to the gut. Bo then hits a couple elbows to the face, and then follows it with a clothesline. Woods however fights back, but runs into a shoulder block. Bo then hits the running Bo-Dog for the 3 count.
Winner: Bo Dallas
Rob Van Dam vs Cesaro is up next in a qualifying match. We go to commercial break.
Cesaro vs Rob Van Dam – WWE World Heavyweight Championship Qualifying Match
Cesaro and RVD lock up, with RVD hitting a couple of kicks of early. Cesaro however catches RVD into a backbreaker for a 2 count. Cesaro then thrown into the corner, and is taken down with a monkey flip. RVD then goes to the top rope, and hits a side kick on Cesaro. Cesaro then falls to the outside. RVD then does a senton over the rope on Cesaro, as both men are now down. We head to commercial break.
We return with Cesaro in control. RVD tries to fight back, but Cesaro keeps him grounded. RVD however hits a kick to the head and makes the cover for the 2 count. Cesaro then fights back with a suplex, which leads to RVD falling to the outside. Cesaro then throws him into the barricade, and then brings him in the ring. Cesaro makes the cover but gets a 2 count. RVD however fights back and both men are down. RVD then gets up and begins his comeback. RVD then hits a split legged moonsault and goes for the cover, but only gets a 2 count. Cesaro then catches RVD into a wicked uppercut, but only gets a 2 count! Cesaro then hits a Tiger Bomb for a 2 count! Cesaro begins to act frustrated, and then is caught in a roll up for a 2 count. RVD then hits a kick and then follows it with the Rolling Thunder! RVD makes the cover but only gets a 2 count.
Cesaro then catches RVD going up top, and then takes out the legs. Cesaro then hits the Neutralizer and picks up the win!
Cesaro looks up at the championships as Heyman celebrates with his client.
We are told that Randy Orton is on vacation tonight, so he is not here. We are then given a recap of Triple H’s opening promo. Seth Rollins explanation is up next.
We return with Michael Cole in the ring. Michael Cole introduces Seth Rollins. Seth says that he doesn’t get what the controversy is all about. He says last week wasn’t a big deal because it was best for his business. He says he created the Shield and he could destroy it if he wants. Seth says he was the leader and that Dean is a lunatic and Reigns can’t be anything unless someone can control him. He says that the Shield will be nothing without him. Cole says it was about a team and not one man. Seth says they will see about that later tonight. Seth says in this business you have to adapt and you to evolve. The crowd chants that he sold out but he said that he bought in to the evolution of Seth Rollins. He says last week no one will admit that what he did took guts. He says Reigns and Ambrose thought of him as brothers, but they were just business partners to him. He says everyone will now believe in Seth Rollins, and then calls out the rest of the Shield. Out comes Ambrose and Reigns.
The Wyatt’s then come out and the brawl begins! Reigns and Ambrose almost get their hands on Rollins but he gets out. The Wyatts begin to take down The Shield, but out comes Cena! The Shield and Cena clean house and the Wyatts retreat. It looks like Reigns and Ambrose found a partner!
We return and are told that Seth Rollins will face Dolph Ziggler on Main Event.
Paige vs Alicia Fox
Paige and Alicia lock up, with Alicia throwing Paige to the outside. Paige tries to get back in the ring, but Alicia hits a dropkick. Alicia then throws her back in the ring, and then puts Paige in a headlock. Paige tries to fight back, but Fox hits a Northern Lights Suplex for a 2 count. Alicia then throws Paige to the ground, but is then caught into a roll up for a 2 count. Alicia then hits a clothesline for a 2 count. Alicia then hits a backbreaker for a 2 count. Paige however fights back, hitting a hurricanrana. Paige then hits a couple of knees to the face, and then hits 3 clothesline. Paige hits a dropkick but only gets a 2 count. Alicia is then thrown into Aksana, and then is caught into the PTO. Alicia then has no choice but to tap out.
Aksana tries to help Fox after the match, but Fox begins to beat her down. Fox then begins to flip out on the outside. We go to commercial break.
We go to the ring with Jack Swagger in the ring with Zeb Colter.
Santino Marella vs Jack Swagger
Santino and Swagger go at it, with Santino hitting a couple of body blows. Santino then hits an arm drag, and then Swagger rolls out of the ring in frustration. Colter then slaps Swagger, and Swagger loses it. Swagger gets in the ring and then begins the beat down. Swagger then runs into the turnbuckle, and Santino goes for the Cobra. Swagger pushes the Cobra down, and then hits a gut wrench powerbomb for the 3 count.
Winner: Jack Swagger
We go backstage with Cody and Goldust. Cody says that he finally has the tag partner for Goldust. Cody says that he will magnify the magnificence of Goldust. Cody says we will find out who that is next week.
We go backstage with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. She says she doesn’t John Cena. Triple H says not to worry as tonight this will be the last night the Shield exists. Vickie comes in too celebrate, but Stephanie tells her to get out or she will fire her again.
Out comes the Shield for the main event!
John Cena and The Shield vs The Wyatt Family
Both teams face off in the middle of the ring before the bell rings. Both teams then go at it, with Ambrose and Rowan starting the match officially. Ambrose hits a big cross body, and then begins to beat down Rowan in the corner. Ambrose then takes out Harper with a cross body, and then hits a dropkick on Rowan! Reigns is then tagged in and begins the beat down. Reigns then begins to work the arm, but Harper is able to make a tag. Reigns then fights off Harper, and then tags in Ambrose. Ambrose then hits a running dropkick to the leg, and then to solely begins to work on the leg. Ambrose locks in a half crab, but Harper gets out.
Ambrose is however taken down with a boot, and then Bray is tagged in. Bray begins to taunt Ambrose, but Ambrose fights back with some punches. Ambrose however falls in the Wyatts corner, and Rowan is able to make a tag. Ambrose however fights back, throwing Rowan in the steps! Bray is able to make a tag and stop Ambrose’s momentum. Harper is then tagged in and hits a brutal uppercut for a 2 count. Ambrose is then put into a headlock. Ambrose tries to fight out but Harper throws Ambrose down face first. Harper is in control as we head to commercial break.
We return with Ambrose trying to comeback against Rowan. Rowan however hits a side walk slam and then tags in Bray. Bray goes for a splash in the corner but Ambrose gets his feet up. Ambrose then goes up top and gets caught. Reigns comes in to break the pin but is taken out by Harper who is tagged in. Ambrose then comes back with a clothesline and tags in Cena. Rowan is tagged in and Cena begins his comeback. Cena takes out Harper and Bray, but Rowan then hits a shoulder block to take Cena down. Cena then begins to get beaten down, and Rowan then tags in Bray. Bray hits a big splash and goes for the cover, but only gets a 2 count. Cena fights back with a dropkick, but Bray gets up right away and hits a clothesline. Harper is then tagged in, and puts Cena in a tree of woe. Harper then lifts him on his shoulders and then follows it with a neckbreaker. Cena is put in a headlock by Harper, but Cena fights out. Harper however catches Cena into a scoop slam, and then tags in Rowan. Rowan continues the beat down, hitting him with a fallaway slam.
Bray is then tagged in and continues to alienate him from Cena’s corner. Bray then begins to “dance” with Cena, and then hits him with a modified suplex for a 2 count. Bray then goes for the splash but misses! Cena tries to make a tag, and he does to Roman Reigns! Harper is tagged in as well, with Reigns beginning his comeback. Reigns hits his kick from the outside on Harper and Rowan, and then hits the side slam on Harper. Cena then takes out Rowan, but is then caught with Sister Abagail! Bray then eats the Superman Punch, and then Ambrose hits the suicide dive on Rowan. Reigns then is hit with a super kick, but kicks out at 2! Reigns then hits the spear on Harper for the 3 count!
Winner: The Shield and John Cena
The Shield celebrate as Cena gives them a nod of approval. Triple H and Seth Rollin look on from the back with disdain as the faces celebrate in the ring to close Raw.