In Honor of Sting being inducted into the WWE’s Hall of Fame. Im going to do a Throw-Back Thursday here on Tales From the Turnbuckle. This night on Monday Night Raw. Sting not only won his first match ever in WWE but he wont 2 straight in one night! Sting Defeated Big Show by DQ. Then later in the night Sting was involved in a tag match and Sting made Seth Rollins tap out to the Scorpion Death Lock for the victory!!
WWE RAW Results
September 14th 2015
Monday Night Raw kicks off with The Authority making their way to the ring. Both Triple H and Stephanie are all smiles. Stephanie welcomes us all to the season premiere of Raw. Stephanie list off the names of superstars who have made their mark this past year. Triple H goes on to say that the man that will lead them into the next generation is Seth Rollins. Stephanie adds that we will either have a new Divas champion or Nikka Bella will officially become the longest reigning Divas champion. Triple H reveals that history will be made tonight when for the first time ever Sting will compete on Raw. Sting will face off with the Big Show.
The Authority introduced the New Day who will defend the tag team titles up next. Stephanie take this opportunity to join in with the New Day and their… well I guess we can call it dancing. Not to be out done, Triple H joins in.
The New Day vs The Prime Time Players
Darren Young and Kofi Kingston start the match off. Young immediately goes for multiple pinning combinations. The PTP are trying to end this quickly. Kingston tags in Big E. and Young tags in Titus. Titus is in control until Big E. catches him with a belly to belly. Titus tags in Young who hit a high overhead belly to belly. Xavier Woods distracts the ref with his trombone to help Big E. get the advantage.
Wood plays the “Pink Panther” theme as Big E. stalks Young on the outside. Kingston kicks Young in the head. Big E. drives Young into the barricade. Kingston goes up top, but end up diving right into Young’s foot. Young tags in Titus, who cleans house. Titus hits a spinebuster on Big E. On the outside of the ring Kingston hits the trouble in paradise on Young. Woods distracts Titus long enough for Big E. and Kingston to hit their finish on hims for the win.
Winners- The New Day
After the match the Dudleys come out on the ramp and start a get the tables chant.
Backstage, Triple H and Stephanie are discussing Triple H’s “dance” moves. Seth Rollins comes backstage and Triple H tells him tonight John Cena will go one on one with Sheamus. Looks like Rollins may have the night off.
After a short video package, Renee Young is backstage with Charlotte and Ric Flair. Charlotte says she is ready and happy to have her dad here to watch here match. Ric Flair says Ric Flair things. Then they both share a Wooo!
Paige vs Sasha Banks
As soon as the bell rings Paige charges Banks. They are literally picking up where they left off. Paige is showing a serious mean streak, tossing Banks all over the ring. Banks manages to toss Paige out to the apron and hit an arm’dt on the middle rope. Banks continues to work on Paige’s arm. Banks traps Paige in corner, but Paige reverses it, hits a high knee and two kicks to Banks’ face. Paige has a rear waist lock on Banks. She looks to be setting up for a German suplex, but Banks reverses it into a roll up for a two count. Paige goes back to the waist lock and hits a sick German suplex that causes Banks to roll out of the ring. Team Bad and the ref check on Banks. Paige dives off the apron for a senton, but Tamina pulls Banks out of the way. Paige gets nothing but air and comes crashing to the mat. Banks drags Paige back into the ring and hits the Banks statement for the submission victory.
Winner- Sasha Banks
After the match, Sasha and Team Bad beat the heck out of Paige and Becky Lynch.
Its time for Miz TV featuring the Wyatt Family. As Miz is about to sit down, Bray tells Miz not to sit down because he is not safe here. Miz ask Bray who is Braun Strowman. Bray tells Miz that he always wants the story. Miz asks Bray what is it he wants. Bray tells Miz that he wants to show everyone the error of his or her ways. Bray goes on to say that it doesn’t matter how many there are at Night of Champions they will all fall down. Roman Reigns music hits as Reigns and Ambrose make their way to the ring. Miz attempts to hype up the moment, but Ambrose kicks him in the gut and tosses him out of the ring. Reigns tells Bray that at Night of Champions they have a partner.
John Cena vs Sheamus
Cena and Sheamus lock up with neither man getting an advantage. Cena hits the ropes and drop kicks Sheamus. Sheamus tosses Cena to the outside and yells at the crowd that he doesn’t look stupid. After a short break Sheamus dives off the top with a knee drop. Sheamus only gets a two count. Cena fires back with a few right hands until Sheamus locks in a sleeper hold. Cena almost immediately drops to the mat. Sheamus transitions into a rear chin lock.
Cena fight out of the chin lock and hits the classic five moves of doom. Cena picks up Sheamus for the AA, but Sheamus fights out of it. Cena dives off the second rope with a diving tornado ddt. Sheamus kicks out of Cena’s pin attempt. Cena goes for another AA, but Sheamus wiggles out and locks in a Deathlock. Cena gets to the ropes.
Sheamus clubs Cena while he is draped across the top rope. Sheamus attempts white noise, but Cena reverses it into the STF. Cena drapes Sheamus over the top ropes and clubs Sheamus’ chest. Cena goes for yet another AA, but Sheamus once again gets out of it. Sheamus hits the ropes and almost takes Cena’s head off with a high knee. As Cena is on the mat Sheamus goes to the corner and calls for the Brogue kick. Before Sheamus can Brogue kick Cena, Cena hits a diving lariat (yes, you read that correctly). Both competitors are slow to get off the mat. They trade punches until Sheamus reverse the third AA attempts into a dead drop suplex. Cena once again kicks out.
Sheamus dives off the top and Cena picks his ankle midair. Cena tries to lock in the STF, but Sheamus gets out of it. Sheamus charges Cena and Cena picks Sheamus up in a power bomb position before spinning Sheamus around into an electric chair face buster. Cena then locks in the STF once again. Sheamus powers out, goes for a Brogue kick, but Sheamus runs right into Cena’s AA attempt. Cena finally manages to hold Sheamus down for the three count.
Winner- John Cena
Ryback is in the ring doing a terrible Elvis impression. Ryback goes on to say… never mind, Owens thankfully interrupted him before he could finish his thought.
Owens tells Ryback that after hearing Ryback talk about the book, “The Secret” he had to read it. Owens tells Ryback that the book is a crutch for weak people. Owens tells Ryback that he thinks it is a travesty that Ryback is Intercontinental Champion. Ryback retorts by telling Owens his life story. Owens walks away as the crowd chants, “Feed me more”.
Neville and The Lucha Dragons vs The Cosmic Wasteland
Neville and The Lucha Dragons charge the ring and lay waste (pun intended) to the Cosmic Wasteland. The Ascension drag Stardust up the ramp before Neville can continue his assault.
Nikki Bella vs Charlotte
There is a collar and elbow tie-up to start the match. Neither Diva getting an advantage until Charlotte grabs a waist lock, taking Nikki down to the mat. Charlotte locks in a head scissor, flipping Nikki around the ring. Nikki hits an arm’dt on Charlotte. Nikki continues working on Charlotte’s arm, much like we saw Sasha Banks do to Paige earlier in the night. Nikki drops Charlotte on the apron shoulder first. As Charlotte rives in pain, Nikki puts her foot on Charlotte’s chest and celebrates.
After another commercial break Nikki is still working over Charlotte’s shoulder. Nikki locks in what I guess you could call an armbar. Charlotte rolls over, picks up Nikki with one arm and slams Nikki down to the mat. Charlotte fires up and hits a big boot. Nikki kicks out at two. Charlotte hits her neckbreaker, but Nikki responds with a drop kick to Charlotte’s arm. Foxy interferes and Brie takes Nikki’s place and immediately gets pinned.
Charlotte, PCB, and Ric Flair celebrate. Stephanie comes out and tells Charlotte that since Brie put her hands on Charlotte, Charlotte win, but she doesn’t win the title. Charlotte will get another shot at Night of Champions.
Cesaro vs Rusev
Rusev is in charge early, over powering Cesaro. Cesaro decides to use his agility by taking Rusev down with a flying head scissors and few running European uppercuts as well. Cesaro then hits a deadlift suplex. Cesaro’s advantage doesn’t last, as Rusev hotshots him onto the top rope, and then hits a running wheel kick for a two count.
Dolph Ziggler comes down to the ring and tried to hand Summer Rae a gift. Rae will not take it. Ziggler leaves it on the announce table. Rusev is distracted which allows Cesaro to roll him up for the win.
After the match Ziggler slides into the ring and super kicks Rusev. Rae helps Rusev up the ramp, but not before grabbing the gift off the announce table and hiding it behind her back.
Backstage Big Show is with Triple H and Stephanie. Big Show tells Triple H and Stephanie that he’s got this.
The Authority is at ringside to watch the upcoming Sting vs Big Show match.
Sting vs Big Show
Big Show has his game face on as Sting plays to the crowd before the match starts. As the bell rings, Sting gets the early advantage by hitting multiple lefts, rights and chops. Show grabs Sting by the throat but Sting fights out of it. Sting goes for the ten count punches in the corner, but Show grabs him by the throat again, but before he can chokeslam him, Sting reverses it into a ddt. Stinger splash by Sting. Rollins runs down to the ring and tries to attack Sting, but Sting attacks him before Rollins can land a punch.
The ref rings the bell. Show and Rollins beat down Sting. Cena runs in and helps Sting fight off Rollins and Show.
Triple H grabs the mic and says there has been too much controversy tonight. He is going to restart the match as a tag match.
Sting and John Cena vs Big Show and Seth Rollins
Cena tries to shoulder block Show, but Cena bounces right off of Show. Show crushes Cena with a huge scoop slam. Cena tries to body slam Show, but Show fights out of it. Show tags in Rollins who continues the assault on Cena. Rollins hits the ropes, but Cena back drops Rollins over the tope rope. Show tags in before Cena can get to Sting. Show chops Cena in the corner. Cena fires back, and tries to AA Show, but the weight is too much; Cena crumbles to the mat.
Cena back drops Rollins and tries to crawl to the corner to tag in Sting. Show cuts off Cena once again. Show goes up to the second rope and splashes Cena. Cena kicks out at two. Rollins tags in and jaws at Sting. Rollins turns around and gets turned inside out by a John Cena clothesline. Show tags in and body slams Cena. Show tries another splash of the middle rope, but this time Cena rolls out of the way. Cena finally makes the tag to Sting. Sting hits two Stinger Splashes on Rollins and a bulldog. Show tackles Sting, but Cena slides into the ring and AA’s Show. Rollins tries to pedigree Cena, but Sting grabs Rollins by the head and hits the scorpion death drop. Sting then locks in the scorpion death lock for the win.
Winners- John Cena and Sting