WWE RAW Results – August 1, 2022

WWE RAW Results – August 1, 2022

Kicking off this week’s Raw with Becky Lynch made her entrance and had her right arm in a sling. Highlights aired of Lynch’s loss to Bianca BelAir at SummerSlam, followed by the two of them coming together when Bayley, Iyo Sky & Dakota Kai entered the ring.

Lynch was about to speak, but stopped and smiled when a Becky chant broke out. She welcomed Houston to the big time. Lynch said she gives her all in everything she does. She recalled talking about hitting rock bottom and not knowing who she was when she lost the Raw Women’s Title at WrestleMania.

Lynch said she finally remembered who the hell I am at SummerSlam. She said it’s not about fancy clothes and other things, it’s about the pursuit of being better today than she was yesterday. And so when I separated my shoulder at SummerSlam, and that’s what it is, I could either give up or I could give it everything I had.

Lynch said she decided to grit her teeth through twenty of the most painful moments of her career. She also said she realized how separated from reality she had become. She spoke about the greatness of the women’s division, and said she knew that she gave her best and it just wasn’t good enough that night.

Lynch said it was only one match and she will not be defined by it. She said she would not be defined by a man, she defined The Man. She said her comeback story starts now. Lynch said she wanted to give thanks to the woman who has pushed her to be the B E S T that she could be for the last year. Bianca BelAir, get your ass out here Lynch said.

Raw Women’s Champion Bianca BelAir made her entrance. BelAir said that Lynch not only defines the man, but you are The Man. BelAir & Lynch shook hands with their left hands and hugged. Lynch told Belair to hold it down and said she would see her soon. Lynch left the ring and stood on the apron for a moment when the crowd chanted her name.

Lynch tells BelAir to hold down the fort and she exits the ring as the crowd cheers her on. BelAir says that she has nothing but respect for Lynch and says that she hasn’t forgot about all the times Lynch as betrayed her. She says she has never wanted to be handed anything and says Lynch made her work to keep her Raw Women’s Title. She says that being able to gain Lynch’s respect means something and adds that she’s learned a lot from her. BelAir says she stays ready, including Bayley & her friends.

We go backstage to Bayley, Dakota Kai & Iyo Sky attacking Lynch with a chair. BelAir runs back to check on her as Bayley, Kai & Sky retreat.

Jimmy Smith, Corey Graves & Byron Sexton runs down the card for the rest of the show.

We get highlights from Summerslam.

A video package aired on the United States Title. The current belt and a vintage title belt were both shown. The video included footage of Dusty Rhodes speaking, along with shots of Harley Race, Sgt. Slaughter, Roddy Piper, Ric Flair, Bret Hart, JBL, Eddie Guerrero & Scott Hall. There were also brief video clips of John Cena, Ricky Steamboat, Booker T, Bret Hart, & Kofi Kingston and more modern champions, including current United States Champion Bobby Lashley.

Footage aired of Logan Paul defeated The Miz at SummerSlam.

Logan Paul promo video was shown.

United States Title #1 Contenders Triple Threat Match
AJ Styles vs. The Miz vs. Mustafa Ali

AJ Styles charges at The Miz. Miz rolls out of the ring. Mustafa Ali & AJ Styles go at it in the ring before Miz drags Styles out of the ring and sends him head first into the commentary desk. Ali takes Miz down with a crossbody through the middle rope, then tosses Miz back in the ring. Miz sends Ali face first into the middle turnbuckle. Styles gets back in the ring and Miz does the same thing to him. Miz delivers a couple kicks to Styles, followed by a few chops and a running knee. He rolls up Styles, but Styles kicks out.

Styles delivers a right hand to Miz, but Miz whips him into the corner. Styles sits Miz on the top turnbuckle before delivering a chop. Miz fights off Styles, but Ali comes flying in and delivers a forearm to Ali. Styles hits Ali with a suplex, but Miz kicks Styles in the face. Miz hits Ali with a DDT, then goes for a pin but Miz kicks out. Miz delivers the It Kicks, but Styles comes back with an enziguri. Ali & Styles go at it with forearms. Styles hits Ali with a back elbow before Ali hits both Styles & Miz with a neckbreaker. He goes for a pin on both men, but they both kick out.

Ali climbs to the top turnbuckle and looks for the 450, but Miz moves out of the way and Styles hits a kick. Styles then delivers a pele kick to the Miz. Styles looks for the Phenomenal Forearm, but Miz pulls him off the apron. Styles sends Miz into the commentary desk before Ali delivers a Tornado DDT to Styles on the outside off the top rope. Ali sends Miz into the ring, then when he goes to follow him, Miz delivers the Skull Crushing Finale. He crawls over to Ali and goes for a pin, but Ali kicks out. Ali climbs to the top rope and delivers the 450 Splash to the Miz, but Styles catches him and delivers the Styles Clash on top of Miz for the win.

Winner & Gets Into The United States #1 Contenders Match Later On Tonight: AJ Styles

We go backstage to the doctor’s office, with Lynch recounting to the doctor and Adam Pearce what happened.

Bayley, Dakota Kai & Iyo Sky are approached by McKenzie Mitchell who asks them why she attacked Lynch. Bayley says it wasn’t about Lynch or BelAir but them. They walk off as the Raw & Smackdown Tag Team Champions The Usos walk in. The Usos say they feel great after their Summerslam match and they will beat the Mysterios. They say they’re the ones and they walk off.

Back at ringside, Seth Rollins comes to the ring and we get a video package of his match with Riddle from last week and their brawl at Summerslam.

Rollins stood in the ring and said there’s a thin line between being gutsy and stupid. He said Riddle has crossed the line into stupid more times than he can count.

Rollins said the silver lining is that Riddle wanted so badly to be like Randy Orton, and now he’s on the shelf with a career threatening injury just like Orton. Rollins said that with Riddle out of the picture, he can now turn his attention to Roman Reigns and the Undisputed WWE Universal Title.

Street Profits made their entrance and stood on the stage. Rollins demanded that their music be shut down. He said he knew they were boys with Riddle, but he didn’t want to share any airspace with the biggest losers in WWE. Rollins asked how many times they’ve lost to the Usos. You guys suck so much as a tag team, you should probably break up Rollins said.

Dawkins recalled he and Ford beating Rollins and a partner to win the Raw Tag Team Titles. Ford mocked Rollins for getting his ass kicked by Cody Rhodes. Rollins said he would face them, but there’s only one of him and two of them. Street Profits agreed to play rock paper scissors to determine who would face Rollins, but Ford grabbed the referee and ran to the ring.

Seth Rollins vs. Montez Ford

When Ford tried to enter the ring, Rollins went for a Stomp that Ford avoided. Ford got in the ring and cleared Rollins to ringside where he worked him over. Back in the ring, Rollins took offensive control and then kicked Ford back to the floor. Rollins followed, picked up Ford, and drove his ribs into the ring post.

Rollins delivers a chop to Ford, then sends him into the corner and delivers another one. Ford fires back with some of his own before Rollins delivers a few knees to  midsection. He delivers a gut buster, then goes for a pin but Ford kicks out. Ford delivers some back elbows to Rollins, but Rollins delivers a  back drop. He taunts Ford, but Ford comes back with a crossbody off the top rope. He goes for a pin but Rollins kicks out. Rollins and Ford exchange forearms before Ford gets the upper hand with a spinning back fist. Ford delivers a kick to Rollins’ midsection, followed by an insiguri and a back drop. He delivers a standing moonsault, then goes for a  pin but Rollins kicks out.

Ford delivers a standing Blockbuster, then goes for a pin but Rollins kicks out. Ford hits Rollins with some right hands, but Rollins delivers an insiguri. He hits a super kick, then goes for a pin but Ford kicks out.

Rollins looks for a Frog Splash off the top rope, but Rollins moves out of the way. Ford looks for one of his own, but Rollins gets his knees up. He hits the Curb Stomp to put Ford away.

Winner: Seth Rollins

After the match Rollins looks to beat up Ford but Dawkins slides in the ring to save him.

We get highlights from the Undisputed WWE Universal Title Last Man Standing match between Roman Reigns & Brock Lesnar.

Jimmy Smith hyped Roman Reigns (c) vs Drew McIntyre for the Undisputed WWE Universal Title at the Clash At The Castle

We get some mainstream headlines regarding SummerSlam were shown

Alexa Bliss vs. Asuka

Bliss delivered some early knee strikes and punches, which led to a two count. Asuka avoided a standing moonsault and then blasted Bliss with a kick. Asuka caught Bliss with a knee to the head and followed with a missile dropkick. Bayley, Iyo Sky, and Dakota Kai ran in and attacked both women for the DQ.

Winner By DQ: Asuka 

After the match Iyo Sky went up top and was going to perform a moonsault with a chair, but Bianca BelAir ran out chasing Bayley, Sky & Kai away. BelAir said she didn’t care which one she faced, she wanted a match with one of them tonight. Sky pointed at herself.

The commentary team announce that Raw Women’s Champion Bianca BelAir go one on one with Iyo Sky later on tonight.

While Chad Gable was making his way to the ring. He said his brain is twice the size of Texas and said he would win his match without cheating, unlike the Houston Astros.

United States Title #1 Contenders Triple Threat Match
Dolph Ziggler vs. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Chad Gable

Match starts off with Dolph Ziggler hits Tommaso Ciampa with a dropkick. He hits Chad Gable with one, then goes for a pin but Ciampa breaks it up. Gable & Ciampa launch a beat down on Ziggler, then go after his legs. They hit Ziggler with a double back elbow and Gable goes for a pin, but Ciampa pulls him off and they start to argue.

Ziggler fights back against the pair, but Ciampa slingshots Ziggler into the corner. Gable slams Ciampa into the mat, but out of nowhere Ziggler hits the Zig Zag. He goes for a pin, but Gable kicks out that takes us to a commercial break.

After the break all 3 men are entangled in a triple submission. Gable manages to lock in an ankle lock, but Ciampa breaks it up and goes for a pin on Gable. Gable kicks out. Ciampa delivers a chop, then sits Ziggler on the top turnbuckle. Ciampa delivers the White Noise off the middle rope, then goes for a pin but Gable breaks it up.

Ciampa & Gable exchange chops before Ziggler hits the Zig Zag as Gable is in the middle of delivering a suplex to Ciampa. He goes for a pin, but Gable kicks out. Ciampa sends Gable to the outside before Ziggler hits Ciampa with a superkick. Gable steals the pin, but Ziggler pulls him off on Ciampa. Gable hits a backslide on Ciampa, but Ciampa kicks out. Ciampa manages to hit the Fairytale Ending on Gable for the win.

Winner & Faces AJ Styles later on tonight: Tommaso Ciampa

A video package recapped Judgment Day’s issues with Edge & The Mysterios, including Edge’s return at SummerSlam. Smith hyped Edge’s appearance for after the break.

After the break more highlights from Summerslam.

Edge apologizes to fans for being a bit of an a**hole for the past few months. He says he created Judgment Day to help out some younger talent and pass on the knowledge he has learned over the course of his career. He says that they thought they had learned everything they needed to on him and said that they managed to surprise him. He says that he was able to pull himself out of the hell they put him in and says he will kill what he created Judgment Day

We head backstage to The Mysterios. They are approached by Kevin Patrick who ask about their match later. Rey Mysterio says that Judgment Day is in their rear view mirror and they now have to deal with Edge. They say they are focused on defeating The Usos and becoming the new Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions.

An ad for Smackdown aired.

We get a video showing the WWE tryouts from Summerslam weekend.

We then head to Sarah Schreiber who is with Dakota Kai, Bayley & Iyo Sky. She says that the women have been on a downward spiral since she left and she outsourced two of the best underrated women in the world. They say they will be in full control soon.

Non Title Match
Raw Womens Champion Bianca BelAir vs. Iyo Sky

Bianca BelAir sends Iyo Sky straight into the corner. BelAir delivers several shoulders to Sky’s midsection, followed by a dropkick. She kips up, but Sky sends her bouncing off the top rope. Sky delivers a moonsault off the ropes to Belair on the outside and we head to commercial.

After the break BelAir has the upper hand and delivers a body slam. She delivers a forearm to Sky, followed by a kick. Sky sends her into the ropes, then delivers a double knees to Belair’s back. Sky delivers another double knees in the corner, then goes for a pin but Belair kicks out. Sky locks in a cross face on Belair, but Belair escapes and Sky delivers a leg sweep. She goes for a pin, but Belair kicks out. Sky flies off the top rope, but Belair delivers a Fallaway Slam. She delivers a face buster, then flies off the ropes. She goes for a pin but Sky kicks out. Belair delivers a  body slam to Sky, then climbs to the top turn buckle. Bayley & Dakota Kai come to the ring, allowing Sky to climb to the top and deliver a snap hurricanrana. She goes for a  pin, but BelAir kicks out.

BelAir manages to hit a vertical suplex, then gets Sky up on her shoulders. Sky escapes and sends BelAir on to the apron. BelAir drags her out to and they fight on the apron. Sky sends BelAir to the floor, then goes to flying but BeAir catches her and sends her face first into the ring. She goes to toss Sky back into the ring, but Bayley & Dakota Kai sit on the apron to block her. Alexa Bliss & Asuka come to the ring as we head to a commercial break.

Back from the break, BelAir delivers a superplex to Sky, followed by a standing moonsault. She goes for a pin, but Sky kicks out. Sky fires back with a double stomp, then delivers a double knees to BelAir in the corner. BelAir delivers a spine buster to Sky, then looks for a standing moonsault but Sky gets her knees up in time. BelAir delivers a forearm to Sky, but Sky manages to roll her up with her feet on the ropes. Bliss knocks her feet off the ropes. Bayley & Kai get in Bliss’ face and Asuka joins her. They all start to brawl and the match is thrown out.

Winner: No One (No Contest) 

After the match all 6 woman were brawling unit officials & referees came out to separated them.

We head backstage to The Miz & Ciampa. Kevin Patrick approaches them and says things haven’t been going his way since Summerslam. Miz says he was cheated out of his match tonight and says he only lost at Summerslam because AJ Styles attacked Ciampa at ringside. Ciampa says that Styles will realize he chose the wrong side at Summerslam after he chose to support a social media influencer. He says it will be that much more satisfying when he beats him tonight. Miz says that the audience is looking at the next United States Champion and says he will do what he can to help him out.

United States Title #1 Contenders Match
AJ Styles vs. Tommaso Ciampa 

AJ Styles & Tommaso Ciampa lock up to start this match off. They exchange submissions before Ciampa gains the upper hand with a shoulder tackle. Ciampa delivers some stomps to Styles in the corner before Styles delivers a backbreaker. Ciampa sends Styles under the bottom rope into the ring post. He delivers a running knee to Styles’ head, then goes for a pin but Styles kicks out. Styles and Ciampa exchange forearms before Styles hits a back breaker-face buster combo. Ciampa slides out of the ring as Miz checks on him. Styles chases him back in the ring and delivers a dropkick. Ciampa rolls out of the ring again and delivers a forearm over the top rope that leads us to a commercial break.

After the break Styles has the upper hand with some combo attacks. Styles hits a backbreaker, followed by a face buster. He goes for a pin, but Ciampa kicks out. Ciampa hits Styles with some offence. He exposes his knee, then looks for the running knee, but Styles gets him up for the Styles Clash. Ciampa escapes, but Styles suplexes him into the corner. Styles hits Ciampa with a forearm, then looks for the Phenomenal Forearm. Ciampa counters with a knee, followed by a powerbomb backstabber he goes for a pin, but Styles kicks out. Ciampa delivers several chops to Styles, followed by a forearm. Both men climb up to the top rope as Ciampa looks for the Air Raid Crash. Styles counters it into a Styles Clash and goes for a pin near the ropes, but the Miz gets Ciampa’s foot on the bottom rope to break the pin up. Styles takes out the Miz on the outside, before sending Styles into the ring post and barricade. The referee begins the 10 count. The Miz restrains Styles ankle, but Styles beats the count. Ciampa hits the Fairytale Ending to get the victory.

Winner & #1 Contender to the United States Title: Tommaso Ciampa 

After the match commentary reveals that Ciampa will be facing Bobby Lashley for the United States Title next week.

We head backstage to Kevin Patrick and Bobby Lashley. Lashley says that he will defend the title every week on Raw if he has to. He says that while Ciampa is dangerous, he is happy to give him a reality check by locking in the Hurt Lock.

Undisputed Tag Team Title Match
The Usos (c) vs. The Mysterios

Rey Mysterio & Jey Uso begin the action. Jey sends Rey to the outside under the bottom rope. He delivers a kick to Jey’s jaw and tags in Dominik Mysterio. He takes out Jey with a crossbody off the top rope as we head to a commercial break.

After the break Rey & Jimmy Uso are in the ring. Jimmy sends Rey sternum first into the top turn buckle and locks in a chin lock. Rey escapes and Jey tags in. Jey drags Rey to their corner of the ring, then delivers a backbreaker. He goes for a pin, but Jey kicks out. Jey delivers a right hand to Rey’s head, followed by a hip toss. He goes for a pin, but Rey kicks out. Jimmy tags in and he delivers some right hands. Rey sends Jimmy into the ring post face first and makes the hot tag to Dimonik. Dominik delivers a crossbody off the top rope and levels Jey. He goes for a pin but Jimmy kicks out. Jimmy slaps Dominik, but Dominik hits a kick and a modified bulldog. He sets Jimmy up for the 619, but Jimmy escapes. Jimmy slides to the outside and Dominik goes flying, but The Usos catches him and slams him into the ring post.

Jimmy & Dominik teeter on the top rope. Dominik manages to hit a Tornado DDT, then both men tag in their partners. Rey takes Jey down and delivers a shoulder to his midsection, followed by an insiguri. Rey hits a senton, but Jey fires back with a superkick. He goes for a pin, but Rey kicks out. Jimmy tags in and Rey hits him with a kick to his head that sends him into the ropes. Rey and Dominik hit a 619 before Dominik hits a frog splash for the top rope. He goes for a pin, but Jey breaks up the pin. Dominik climbs up to the top turn buckle, and Jimmy follows him. Dominik sends Jimmy off it, before delivering a dropkick into the ropes. Dominik looks for the 619, but Jey makes a blind tag. The two men hit the 1D for the win.

Winners & Still Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions: The Usos (STLL CHAMPIONS!!)

After the match Judgment Day ambush the Mysterios. They beat them down as Rhea Ripley locks in a Triangle on Dominik in the corner. Edge’s music hits and he comes running down to the ring. He goes straight for Damian Priest and clotheslines him out of the ring. He levels Finn Balor and looks for a spear on Balor, but Ripley shoves Dominik in the way to allow him to take the spear instead. Medical personnel come down to the ring and attend to Dominik to end this weeks Raw.