In what is being dubbed "The Season Premiere" of Raw. Jerry Springer is scheduled to appear to host a "Bella Intervention". Chris Jericho is set to take on Bray Wyatt in a steel cage match. Roman Reigns is also set to take on Randy Orton in a rematch of their match at SummerSlam.
Instead of the usual ling winded promo, tonight's episode opens with the steel cage match between Wyatt and Jericho.
MATCH: Bray Wyatt vs. Chris Jericho
The match begins with Jericho getting driven to the corner. Jericho fights out but is sent to the mat with a shoulder block. Jericho gets to his feet and hits a dropkick. He stomps Wyatt on the mat and slingshots him into the bottom rope. Wyatt fights back and tries to escape through the door. He is stopped by Jericho. Jericho is driven to the corner. JEricho fights back with an enziguri for a 1 count. Wyatt reverses and chokes Jericho on the middle rope. Wyatt splashed Jericho in the corner. Jericho is whipped to the corner. Jericho jumps on the cage and tries to escape. He is stopped by Wyatt. Jericho goes to the top turnbuckle and hits a right hand to Wyatt's head. Wyatt fights back and throws Jericho into the cage wall. Wyatt splashes Jericho against the cage.
The show returns with Wyatt in control. He plants Jericho for a 2 count. Wyatt climbs the cotner and tries to escape. Jericho stops him and drops him to the mat from his shoulders. Jericho is sent into the ropes but hits a forearm. Jericho follows up with a bulldog. Jericho hits the lionsault for the 2 count. He goes for the Walls of Jericho but Wyatt gets free. Jericho throws Wyatt into the cage. Wyatt tries to fight back but Jericho hits a kick to the head. Jericho climbs the cage but is stopped by Wyatt. They battler it out on the top turnbuckle. Wyatt gains the advantage and hits the superplex. Wyatt does the crabwalk toward the open cage door. Jericho stops him and delivers a series of right hands. Jericho again goes for the Walls of Jericho but Wyatt fights out. Wyatt plants Jericho for a 2 count.
Wyatt catapults Jericho into the corner but he holds on to the cage and begins to climb. Jericho jumps from the top rope to the mat. Jericho goes back to the corner and takes Wyatt down from the top rope. Jericho climbs to the top of the cage but Harper and Rowan try to interfere. Jericho stands on top of the cage and hits a flying right hand to Wyatt. Jericho tweeks his knee from the jump. Jericho lures Wyatt toward the cage and plants his face into the wall. Jericho scrambles for the door but is stopped by Wyatt. Wyatt beats on Wyatt from behind. He goes to work on the bad knee of Jericho and rolls out of the ring for the victory.
WINNER: Bray Wyatt via Escape
Wyatt continues the assault after the match. He beats on the bad leg of Jericho. Rollins is shown backstage with Kane and Triple H. Triple H talks about how they need to do something unforgettable for the season prmeiere of Raw. Orton shows up and agrees. He says that he wants to do something to Reigns that will make the beat down on Ambrose look like a day at Sunday School.
The show returns with Ziggler in the ring. He gets on the mic and talks about the leaked celebrity nudes scandal that occured last week. He says no celebrity deserves that. No celebrity that is, except The Miz. Ziggler then says he has pictures of the Miz in his possession. He then shows various pictures of the Miz, including one of him getting a facial and one of him shaving his chest. Ziggler then suggests he has one more, which is even more scandalous. The Miz comes out with Sandow and says he will sue Ziggler if he spreads those photos. Ziggler ignores the watrning and shows the picture anyway. It is of a bareback Miz getting spray tan sprayed on by Sandow. Sandow tries to attack Ziggler but eats a dropkick by Ziggler followed by a Zig-Zag.
MATCH: Rosa Mendez and Natalya vs. AJ Lee and Paige
Natalya and Paige square off. Natalya applies a sideheadlock. Paige reverses with a headscissors headlock. Paige is driven to the corner and Rosa is tagged in for a 1 count. Paige slaps Rosa in the face and climbs on top of Rosa. She delivers a headbutt. Paige mocks AJ Lee by pretending to tag her. PAige hits a slam and goes for a legdrop but Rosa moves. Rosa refuses to tag in Natalya. Rosa is taken out. Paige again mocks AJ but AJ grabs Paige and delivers a tag. AJ applies the Black Widow for the submission.
WINNERS: Paige and AJ Lee via Submission
Jericho is shown backstage with a doctor. He is attacked from behind and beat up by Orton.
The show returns with Heyman cutting a promo on behalf of Brock Lesnar. Heyman says he has personal information to leak on John Cena. He is interrupted by John Cena. Cena confronts Heyman. Heyman says he has been authorized to tell Cena how to beat Lesnar at Night of Champions. Cena says he already know how to beat Lesnar, his tragedy consists of 3 words: Never Give Up. Heyman mocks Cena. He says that the way to beat Lesnar is to give into temptations. HE says that is impossible to ignore all the people who say "Cena Sucks!" He says that Cena needs to tap into his contempt for his naysayers and unleash his fury on Lesnar. Heyman doubts if Cena has it in him. Cena stars at the crowd, contemplating what Heyman just said. John Cena instead tells Heyman to shut up. Cena says he refuses to turn his back on the Cenation. He says while Heyman lives in a world run by Eat, Sleep, Conquer, Repeat, but John Cena will always live by Eat, Sleep, Be John Cena, Repeat. He then goes through all the reasons he continues to be John Cena. Cena then says that if Lesnar doesn't show up next weekm he is going to fight Heyman instead.
MATCH: Seth Rollins vs. Sheamus
Rollins gets behind Sheamus. Sheamus fights back and drives Rollins to the corner. He follows with a clothesline and Rollins rolls out of the ring. Rollins gets back in the ring. Sheamus blocks the suplex and plants Rollins on his face. Rollins is again driven to the corner. Sheamus hits a suplex. Sheamus drives an elbow into Rollins' head. Rollins fights back with a boot to the knee. Sheamus fights back and hits a rolling senton. Sheamus then dumps Rollins to the outside. Cesaro's music hits and he comes to the top of the ramp.
The show returns with Rollins in control. Sheamus is driven to the corner. Sheamus fights out with a double boot to the face. Sheamus goes to the top rope and hits a battering ram. Sheamus chrages Rollins in the corner but Rollins moves. Rollins covers Sheamus for a 2 count. Rollins applies a rear chinlock and transitions into a sleeper hold. Sheamus fights out, and drives Rollins to the corner. He hits a high running knee followed by a backbreaker for a close 2 count. Sheamus goes for the white noise but is distracted by Cesaro who has picked up the US Title. Rollins rolls up Sheamus for a 2 count. Sheamus fights back. Cesaro approaches the ring with the belt. Sheamus struggles with Cesaro for possesion of the belt. Sheamus lets go and Cesaro goes careening into the barricade. Rollins hits a kick to the head from behind. He follows with the Curb Stomp for the 3 count.
WINNER: Seth Rollins via Pinfall
After the match Cesaro gets in the ring and hits the Neutralizer on Sheamus. He holds the US Title over his head.
Rusev and Lana come to the top of the ramp. Lana mentions how the National Anthem was written in Baltimore and proceeds to mock the Star Spangled Banner. The Russian National Anthem then plays and Rusev waves the Russian flag.
A commercial for NXT: Takeover plays.
MATCH: Sami Zayn and Adrian Neville vs. Tyson Kidd and Tyler Breeze
The match begins with Breeze and Zayn. The 2 men lock up. Breeze applies a wristlock. Zayn reverses. He hits a series of armdrags. He follows up with an armbar. Breeze is sent off the ropes but fights back and tags in Kidd. Kidd chokes Zayn with his knee in the corner. Kidd kicks Zayn in the back for a 1 count. Kidd applies a rear chinlock. Zayn fights out but is sent to the mat. Breeze is tagged in. He hits a neckbreaker on Zayn for a 2 count. Kidd is tagged in and he delivers a kick to the midsection for a 2 count. Kidd applies a rear chinlock. Zayn fights out but Kidd gets the tags on Breeze. Zayn fights back and tags in Neville. Neville takes out Breeze with a series of kicks followed by a standing shooting star press. Kidd tries to interfere but is sent outside by Zayn. Zayn hits a frontflip over the top rope. Neville takes out Breeze and goes to the top rope. He hits the Red Arrow for the 3 count.
WINNERS: Sami Zayn and Adrian Neville via Pinfall
The show returns with Stephanie making her way to the ring and introduces Jerry Springer. Springer comes to the ring with his security guard Jason. Brie Bella comes to the ring. A replay airs from last week's confrontation between Brie and Nikki. Nikki then comes to the ring. They shake hands. Nikki says she hasn't forgiven Brie for treating her like a 2nd class sister. Nikki then brags about all the good things happening in her life and says she isn't going to let Brie's negativity bring her down. A video package then airs from Total Divas that show Brie being a bitch to Nikki. Nikki says that she wouldn't be surprised if Brie was the reason that their dad left them. Videos then air from Brie and Nikki's Mom and Dad. The Bella's brother then comes out. JJ says that Nikki needs to stop acting like the victim. Nikki flops and the sisters go after each other. Nikki accidentally slaps JJ. Stephanie gets in and tries to break up the sisters. Officials finally come out and break them up.
MATCH: Goldust and Stardust vs. Los Matadores
Stardust locks up with Matadore. Matdore is thrown to the corner but reverses. Stardust reverses a whip but Matadores fights back with a clothesline. Matadores is drives to the corner and GOldust is tagged in. Goldust reverses a whip. Matadores fights back with a headscissors. Stardust tries to interfere but is taken out. Both MAtadores jump of the top rope onto Goldust. Back in the ring Goldust throws Matadore into the turnbuckle. Stardust is tagged in and hits the "Dark Matter" for the 3 count.
WINNERS: Stardust and Goldust via Pinfall
The Usos attack Stardust and Goldust after the match.
A memorial video for Joan Rivers airs.
MATCH: Adam Rose vs. Titus O'Neil
O'Neil attacks Rose in the corner and stomps him to the mat. Rose is tossed across the ring. Rose fights back but is caught and planted on the mat by O'Neil. O'Neil is distracted by the Bunny from the exotic express. Heath Slater tries to take out Bunny but eats a superkick ti the face. Rose hits the Party Foul on O'Neil for the 3 count.
WINNER: Adam Rose via Pinfall
After the match, the bunny hits a big splash from the top rope.
Roman Reigns is interviewed backstage. He says that Orton is the Viper and may have the venom, but he has the antidote.
The show returns with a Brock Lesnar video package.
MATCH: Roman Reigns vs. Randy Orton
Reigns comes out of the gate with a series of right hands. Orton is dumped to the outside with a clothesline. Outside, Orton fights back and drives Reigns into the steel steps. Back in the ring Orton gets a 2 count. He goes for a suplex but Reigns blocks the attempt and reverses. for a 2 count. Reigns is thrown to the corner but comes out with a big clothesline. Orton again rolls out of the ring.
The show returns with Orton in control. He repeatedly beats Reigns' head off the steel steps. Back in the ring Orton applies a chinlock. Reigns reverses with a headbutt but gets dumped over the top by Orton. Reigns is smashed off the apron and clotheslined to the floor. Orton sends Reigns into the ring and covers him for 2. Orton continues the offensive assault in the corner. Reigns reverses a whip and follows up with a big clothesline. Orton goes outside again. Reigns drives him into the apron and the barricade. Reigns and Orton make their way to the apron and exchange blows. Orton gains the advantage and drives Reigns into the corner. Orton hits a superplex for a 2 count.
The show returns with Orton in control. Reigns fights out but is thrown to the mat by Orton for a 2 count. Orton pounds on Reigns on the mat. Orton goes back to the rear chinlock. Reigns powers out. The 2 men exchange blows. Reigns blocks a clothesline and hits a sideslam. Reigns follows with a series of clotheslines. He hits a Samoan drop for the 2 count. Reigns goes off the ropes but Orton reverses with a powerslam. Orton goes for the DDT from the middle rope. Reigns fights out. Orton hangs over the middle rope and Reigns hits the dropkick on the outside. Back in the ring Reigns hits a clothesline for a 2 count. Orton is sent to the corner. He sidesteps Reigns and rolls him up for the 2 count. Orton hits a backbreaker for another 2 count. Reigns fights back but is caught with another powerslam for a near fall. Reigns hits the middle rope DDT. A close up of Orton shows he's busted open the hard way. Orton goes for the RKO. Reigns reverses and hits the Superman Punch. Orton signals for the Authority and they come to the ring with the ring crew. Kane and Rollins beat up Reigns.
The ring crew work on something around the ring. THe steel cage lowers around the ring. Reigns fights back and throws Kane and Rollins outside the ring. The cage comes down and Reigns beats up Orton. Rollins climbs the cage and hits a huge crossbody on Reigns from the top. Kane comes in the ring. He throws Reigns into the cage and hits a chokeslam. Orton gets back on his feet. He grabs a steel chair. Reigns proceeds to beat Reigns with the steel chair. Rollins hits the Curb Stomp onto the steel chair.
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