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TSC Wrestling’s Fred Richani discusses the massive ratings success of CM Punk’s debut on All Elite Wrestling’s Rampage: The First Dance show, Becky Lynch’s inexplicable heel turn at WWE SummerSlam, Adam Cole ending his NXT run, Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar or Dwayne The Rock Johnson, and the possibility of Cole, Bray Wyatt, and Braun Strowman to AEW! Plus: WWE NXT TakeOver 36 results! Watch on our TSC Wrestling YouTube channel below or listen wherever you get your podcasts:
WWE Raw 8-23-21 Results:
- WWE United States Champion Damian Priest defeated WWE Champion Bobby Lashley (with MVP) via DQ in a non-title match after Sheamus interfered. Drew McIntyre ran in for the save.
- Drew McIntyre and Damian Priest defeated Lashley and Sheamus (with MVP). McIntyre pinned Sheamus after Lashley walked out on him.
- Karrion Kross defeated Ricochet in a squash match. Kross’ new gear looks ridiculous:
- John Morrison’s Moist TV with guest Logan Paul ended with Paul walking out after The Miz insulted the YouTube star.
- Xavier Woods defeated The Miz.
- The Miz attacked John Morrison after the match. It’s officially the end of The Dirt Sheet.
- Mansoor (with Mustafa Ali) defeated Jinder Mahal (with Veer and Shanky) by DQ after Mahal disobeyed the ref. Lame finish.
- New WWE Raw Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair cut a good promo celebrating her 12th world title reign (technically 14 if you count NXT). Alexa Bliss and her creepy doll Lilly interrupted.
- Nikki A.S.H. and Rhea Ripley defeated Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler
- RK-Bro Celebration after winning WWE Raw Tag Team Titles. Riddle bought Randy Orton a scooter!
- Matt Riddle (with Randy Orton) defeated AJ Styles (with Omos) to close the show.
Next week’s WWE Raw 8/30/21:
- The Miz vs. John Morrison
- Doudrop vs. Eva Marie
- WWE Champion Bobby Lashley vs. Sheamus in a non-title match
WWE NXT TakeOver 36 Results:
- Ridge Holland defeated Trey Baxter (Pre-Show Match)
- Cameron Grimes defeated LA Knight (with The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase) to become Million Dollar Champion
- WWE NXT Women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez defeated Dakota Kai. Former WWE NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray confronted Raquel after the match.
- Ilja Dragunov defeated WALTER to become WWE NXT United Kingdom Champion. Incredible match.
- Kyle O’Reilly defeated Adam Cole in The Undisputed Finale 2-out-of-3 Falls Match
- Samoa Joe defeated Karrion Kross to become the first three-time WWE NXT Champion
WWE SummerSlam 2021 Results:
- SummerSlam Kickoff: Big E defeated Baron Corbin and took back his MITB briefcase WWE 2K22 confirmed for March 2022 before WrestleMania
- RK Bro – Matt Riddle and Randy Orton defeated AJ Styles and Omos to win the WWE Raw Tag Team Championships
- Alexa Bliss defeated Eva Marie (with Doudrop). After the match, Doudrop made fun of Eva Marie and left her in the dust.
- Damian Priest defeated Sheamus to win the WWE United States Championship.
- Usos defeated Dominik Mysterio and Rey Mysterio to retain the WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championships
- Becky Lynch defeated Bianca Belair to win the Smackdown Women’s Championship in 25 seconds.
- Becky Lynch interrupted Bianca Belair vs. Carmella after Sasha Banks was confirmed to be off the show.
- No reason given. Lynch took out Carmella, challenged Belair, and then gave her a cheapshot after a handshake to win in a squash match. Pathetic.
- Drew McIntyre defeated Jinder Mahal (with Veer and Shanky)
- Triple Threat match: Charlotte Flair defeated Nikki A.S.H. (Nikki Cross) and Rhea Ripley to win the WWE Raw Women’s Championship. Seriously.
- Edge defeated Seth Rollins via crossface submission in maybe the match of the night.
- WWE Championship Match: Bobby Lashley (with MVP) vs. Goldberg ended via referee stoppage (knee injury). Lashley technically wins the match and then beats down Goldberg, along with his teenage son GAGE GOLDBERG! After the beatdown, MVP claims Lashley didn’t know it was Gage attacking him from behind. Unfortunately, it looks like this feud must continue.
- WWE Money in The Bank 2022 PPV announced for Las Vegas, NV.
- The New Day sprayed John Morrison and The Miz with water. This stunk.
- WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns (with Paul Heyman) defeated John Cena. After the match, BROCK LESNAR returns to confront Roman Reigns!
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