WWE RAW September 23rd, 2019 Results & Rankings

WWE RAW September 23rd, 2019
WWE RAW September 23rd, 2019

WWE RAW September 23rd, 2019 Results & Rankings

Table of Contents:

  1. Results
  2. Upcoming Matches
  3. Rankings
  4. Injuries
  5. Known Contract Details
  6. Championship Landscape

Results

WWE RAW
September 23rd, 2019
Chase Center
San Francisco, CA

Main Event:

  1. Cesaro defeated Zack Ryder
  2. Heath Slater & Titus O’Neil defeated Eric Young & Mojo Rawley

WWE RAW:

  1. The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar) defeated The OC (Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows) (w/AJ Styles) (10:45)
  2. Rusev defeated EC3
  3. Sasha Banks (w/Bayley) defeated Nikki Cross (w/Alexa Bliss)
  4. Lacey Evans defeated Ember Moon
  5. Chad Gable defeated King Corbin by DQ
  6. WWE Universal Title #1 Contendership
    Elimination Match
    Rey Mysterio defeated AJ Styles and Ricochet and Robert Roode and Shinsuke Nakamura (w/Sami Zayn)

    1. Shinsuke Nakamura eliminated Ricochet
    2. AJ Styles eliminated Shinsuke Nakamura
    3. Robert Roode eliminated AJ Styles
    4. Rey Mysterio eliminated Robert Roode
  7. Braun Strowman vs. Seth Rollins – No Contest

Upcoming Matches

WWE Smackdown/205 Live
September 24th, 2019
Chase Center
San Francisco, CA

Smackdown:

  • Charlotte Flair & Carmella vs Sasha Banks & Bayley
  • Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan “clear the air”
  • Kofi Kingston sit-down interview.

205 Live:

  • Angel Garza vs Humberto Carrillo
  • Tony Nese & Drew Gulak vs Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch

WWE RAW
September 30th, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
Phoenix, Arizona

  • Universal Championship
    Seth Rollins (c) vs Rey Mysterio
  • Sasha Banks vs Alexa Bliss

WWE Smackdown on Fox #1
October 4th, 2019
Staples Center
Los Angeles, CA

  • WWE Championship
    Kofi Kingston (c) vs Brock Lesnar

WWE Hell in a Cell 2019
October 6th, 2019
Golden 1 Center
Sacramento, CA

  • Universal Championship
    Hell in a Cell
    Seth Rollins (c) vs Bray Wyatt
  • RAW Women’s Championship
    Hell in a Cell
    Becky Lynch (c) vs Sasha Banks

Rankings

  • #1 (RAW) Rey Mysterio is in the top spot now after winning the elimination match on RAW. He’ll receive a title match next week.
  • #16 Rusev returns to the rankings after defeating #17 EC3
  • #1 (RTT) Viking Raiders move to the top spot in the RAW tag team rankings after defeating #2 the O.C.

Raw

Universal Champion: Seth Rollins
United States Champion: AJ Styles
WWE 24/7 Champion: R-Truth

  1. Rey Mysterio
  2. Bray Wyatt
  3. Brock Lesnar
  4. Braun Strowman
  5. Baron Corbin (KOTR)
  6. Ricochet
  7. Drew McIntyre
  8. Cedric Alexander
  9. Samoa Joe
  10. Cesaro
  11. Robert Roode
  12. Sami Zayn
  13. Mojo Rawley
  14. Apollo Crews
  15. Rusev
  16. EC3
  17. Titus O’Neal
  18. Heath Slater
  19. No Way Jose

Raw Women’s Champion: Becky Lynch

  1. Sasha Banks
  2. Natalya
  3. Lacey Evans
  4. Alexa Bliss
  5. Naomi
  6. Nikki Cross
  7. Sarah Logan
  8. Dana Brooke
  9. Tamina

Raw Tag Team Champions: Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode

  1. The Viking Raiders
  2. Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows (the O.C)
  3. The Revival
  4. the Usos
  5. Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins
  6. The Lucha House Party
  7. The Ascension

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross

  1. Sasha Banks & Bayley
  2. Peyton Royce & Billie Kay (Iiconics)
  3. The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane)
  4. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville

WWE Smackdown

WWE Champion: Kofi Kingston
Intercontinental Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura

  1. Brock Lesnar
  2. Erik Rowan
  3. Roman Reigns
  4. Elias
  5. The Miz
  6. Dolph Ziggler
  7. Shane McMahon
  8. Randy Orton
  9. Ali
  10. Buddy Murphy
  11. Finn Balor
  12. Aleister Black
  13. Chad Gable
  14. Andrade
  15. Shelton Benjamin

Smackdown Women’s Champion: Bayley

  1. Charlotte Flair
  2. Ember Moon
  3. Carmella
  4. Mandy Rose
  5. Sonya Deville
  6. Asuka

Smackdown Tag Team Champions: The Revival

  1. New Day
  2. Heavy Machinery
  3. The B-Team

205 Live

WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Drew Gulak

  1. Lince Dorado
  2. Humberto Carrillo
  3. Tony Nese
  4. Oney Lorcan
  5. Akira Tozawa
  6. Ariya Davairi
  7. Chad Gable
  8. Jack Gallagher
  9. Mike Kanellis
  10. Kalisto
  11. Brian Kendrick
  12. Gran Metalik

Cruiserweight Tag Teams:

  1. The Brian Kendrick & Akira Tozawa
  2. The Singh Brothers
  3. Humberto Carrillo & Raul Mendoza
  4. The Lucha House Party

Injuries

  • Drew McIntyre (minor surgery) – expected back soon
  • Bobby Lashley (surgery to remove bone spurs from elbow) – November return date
  • Lars Sullivan (knee injury) – expected back in early 2020
  • Sheamus (Undisclosed – April 2019) – no timetable for return
  • Jinder Mahal (knee surgery in June) expected back early 2020
  • Jeff Hardy  (knee surgery in April) expected back October 2019 to January 2020
  • Mickie James (June 2019 – ACL surgery) expected back sometime in 2020
  • Ruby Riott (double shoulder surgery) – expected back late 2019 or early 2020
  • Nia Jax (double knee surgery – April 2019) – expected back in first quarter 2020

Hiatus:

  • Ronda Rousey (impregnation vacation) (Attacked by tables).

Known Contract Details

  • Luke Harper – 2020 (as a result of additional time added)
  • the Revival until April 2020
  • The Hardy Boyz until March 2020
  • Randy Orton signed 10-year deal in January 2010 – expires in 2020.
  • Daniel Bryan until 2021
  • Sami Zayn until 2021
  • Braun Strowman – re-signed in 2019 – expiration sometimes mid-2023.
  • Jinder Mahal until 2024
  • Mike & Maria Kanellis until 2024
  • Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows until 2024

WWE Championship Landscape

Raw

Universal Championship
Champion: Seth Rollins (2x)
Won: defeated Brock Lesnar (8/11/19)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: defeated Braun Strowman (9/15/19)

Raw Women’s Championship
Champion: Becky Lynch
Won: defeated Ronda Rousey vs Charlotte Flair (WM35)
Title Defenses: 5
Challengers: Lacey Evans (Money in the Bank 2019), defeated Lacey Evans (6/23/19), defeated Lacey Evans & Baron Corbin w/Seth Rollins (7/14/19), defeated Natalya (8/11/19), lost to Sasha Banks via DQ (9/15/19)

Raw Tag Team Championships
Champions: Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
Won: from Seth Rollins & Dolph Ziggler (9/15/19)
Title Defenses:
Challengers:

United States Championship
Champion: AJ Styles (3x)
Won: defeated Ricochet (7/14/19)
Title Defenses: 3 (6 all-time)
Challengers: Ricochet (8/11/19), lost to Braun Strowman via DQ (8/19/19), lost to Strowman via DQ (8/26/19), defeated Cedric Alexander (9/15/19)

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions
Champions: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
Won: defeated the Iiconics, Rose & Deville, and the Kabuki Warriors (8/5/19)
Title Defenses: 3
Challengers: the Iiconcis (8/11/19), defeated the Kabuki Warriors (8/12/19), defeated Fire & Desire (9/15/19)

WWE 24/7 Champion
Champion: R-Truth?

Smackdown

WWE Championship
Champion: Kofi Kingston
Won: defeated Daniel Bryan (WM35)
Title Defenses: 9
Challengers: defeated Daniel Bryan (RAW 5/6/19), defeated AJ Styles and Sami Zayn (SD – 5/7/19), defeated Kevin Owens (Money in the Bank 2019), defeated Dolph Ziggler (Super ShowDown 6/7/19), defeated Dolph Ziggler – steel cage – (6/23/19), defeated Samoa Joe (7/14/19), defeated Dolph Ziggler vs. Samoa Joe (7/27/19), vs Randy Orton (DCO- 8/11/19), defeated Randy Orton (9/15/19)

Smackdown Women’s Championship
Champion: Bayley
Won: defeated Charlotte Flair (Money in the Bank 2019)
Title Defenses: 4
Challengers: defeated Alexa Bliss (6/23/19), defeated Nikki Cross & Alexa Bliss (7/14/19), defeated Ember Moon (8/11/19), defeated Charlotte Flair (9/15/19)

Smackdown Tag Team Championships
Champions: the Revival
Won: defeated Xavier Woods & Big E (9/15/19)
Title Defenses: 0
Challengers:

Intercontinental Championship
Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura
Won: defeated Finn Balor (7/14/19)
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: defeated Ali (7/27/19), defeated the Miz (9/15/19)

205 Live

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Champion: Drew Gulak
Won: defeated Tony Nese and Akira Tozawa (triple threat) (6/23/19)
Title Defenses: 4
Challengers: defeated Tony Nese (7/14/19), defeated Oney Lorcan (8/11/19), defeated Oney Lorcan (8/13/19), defeated Humberto Carrillo vs Lince Dorado (9/15/19)