Welcome to ITN’s Live Results & Updates Blog for WWE Monday Night RAW episode of 17 February 2020(2/17/2020).
- Date- 17 February 2020
- Location- Angel of the Wind Arena, Everett, WA, US
- Time- 8 PM EST(18 February 2020 1 AM GMT/6:30 AM IST)
No Match Happening Between Orton and Hardy
Randy Orton comes out to open the show. He slowly makes his way into the ring amid the boos from the crowd. He stands in the middle of the ring and points to the screen for the scenes from the last week’s interaction with Matt Hardy. The boos continue as he takes the mic. He says he is not gonna face Hardy today in the No Holds Barred match because of what he did last week.
Hardy comes out to the ramp to interrupt him. He has a neck brace on. He asks Orton why he is still talking about him and not about Edge. He and the fans, all want answers. Hardy also tells us that the doctors did not clear him for the match. Hardy enters the ring now. Orton gets angry and asks him what he could do if he decides to RKO him right there. He says nobody could understand why he did what he did to Edge and he has nothing but respect for him and loves him like a brother.
Orton leaves the ring and reaches the ramp. He takes off his jacket and Hardy gets the chair in anticipation. Orton is going back towards the ring as Hardy shouts at him. Hardy swings the chair as Orton gets on the apron, but Orton dodges it. Orton gets a shot at him and enters the ring. He hits the RKO on Hardy and then destroys him with the chair. He removes Hardy’s neck brace and sets up a chair under his head, but decides not to hit him.
Orton leaves the ring again but runs back. He pulls Hardy out of the ring, sets him up on the steel steps and smashes Hardy’s head with the chair. He unfolds the chair and sits beside Hardy for some time amid the chorus of boos from the crowd. Orton goes towards the ramp again and comes back again but the officials stop him from doing anything this time.
Aleister Black vs Erick Rowan
Rowan strikes first. Black goes for a moonsault early on but Rowan levels him. Rowan drops Black on the outside and yells at fans in the front row as we go back to commercial.
The split screen shows Rowan dominating during the break, stopping Black with a bear hug. Black finally drops Rowan with a big kick to the head. They continue to throw big strikes after the break. Rowan catches Black in a big powerslam for a close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Rowan keeps the offense going and sends Black to the corner for more strikes as the referee warns him. Rowan takes Black back to the floor and rams him into the barrier. Rowan launches Black into the barrier once again, back of the knees-first. Black lands on the floor on the back of his head.
The referee counts as Rowan looks to powerbomb Black into the ring post. Black counters and fights out, sending Rowan into the post. Black breaks the count and runs to the second rope for a big moonsault to Rowan, also hitting the cameraman a bit. Black brings it back in and fights in from the apron with a boot. Black with strikes. Rowan counters but Black fights free. Black with a jumping knee strike to the face for a 2 count. Rowan catches Black Mass. Black blocks the Iron Claw with a back elbow.
The big strikes continue. Rowan levels Black with a big boot to the face. Rowan with a powerbomb in the middle of the ring for another two-count. Rowan goes for the Iron Claw but Black slides out and nails Black Mass. Rowan goes down against the ropes. Rowan is dazed but still moving. He goes down to one knee. Black with another Black Mass to the face. Black covers for the pin to win.
Winner- Aleister Black