Welcome to ITN’s Live Results & Updates Blog for WWE Monday Night RAW episode of 20 January 2020(1/20/2020).
Date- 20 January 2020
Location- KFC Yum Center, Louisville, KY, US
Time- 8 PM EST(21 January 2020 1 AM GMT/6:30 AM IST)
This week’s RAW will be the last one before WWE Royal Rumble 2020 and WWE might want to close it down on a high. Another rematch between Andrade and Rey Mysterio is on the card apart from the mixed tag team match on the soap opera storyline.
More from Monday Night Messiah
Seth Rollins, with Buddy Murphy, Akam and Rezar, opens the show. Amid the boos from the crowd, Rollins thanks the crowd for making him the Monday Night Messiah and embraces Buddy Murphy to have faith in him. Kevin Owens and Samoa Joe come out and argue with Rollins. They also bring out the Viking Raiders and attacks Rollins and his team. Rollins have to run away eventually as the faces take down his team.
Backstage, Seth Rollins challenges WWE RAW Tag Team Champions Viking Raiders for a title match tonight. His partner will be Buddy Murphy.
Andrade vs Rey Mysterio – Ladder Match, WWE United States Championship
Andrade goes for a ladder right away and Rey kicks it into his face. He tries to hit a hurricanrana but El Idolo catches him and throws him into the barricade. Rey blocks a superplex and hits a hurricanrana that sends Andrade down to the mat. His neck hit the ladder on the way down but he looks like he anticipated the impact.
Rey backdrops Andrade out of the ring and climbs to the top turnbuckle. He hits a seated senton that sends El Idolo into the barricade. Mysterio hits a springboard senton and sends Andrade into the ladder with a hurricanrana. Rey barely avoids a falling ladder. He uses a ladder to kick Andrade out of the ring before he sets up another to climb. The champion grabs him and hits the three amigos with the last one planting Rey on a ladder.
Rey send Andrade out of the ring with a hurricanrana. He tries to climb but Andrade climbs to the other side. He gets Rey in position for a Gorybomb on a ladder but Rey turns it into a sunset slip powerbomb that sends Andrade crashing through a ladder. He hits the 619 and sends El Idolo out of the ring again. He climbs back up the ladder. Andrade makes it back in and pulls the ladder out from under him. Rey hangs from the title until he falls onto Andrade.
Both men take a hard fall but Rey got to his feet first. He sends the champ out of the ring again and begins to climb one more time. Zelina Vega climbs up the other side and sits on the ladder to prevent Rey from getting to the top. Andrade comes back in and DDTs Rey through a ladder and takes down the belt to retain the title.
After the match, Andrade brings the title back down and celebrates with Vega as the music hits. Vega goes to ringside and pulls the padding back to expose the concrete. Fans boo as Andrade tosses Rey out of the ring. Vega encourages him. Andrade goes to do the Hammerlock DDT on the concrete but a fan appears, wearing a Rey mask. The man unmasks and it’s Humberto Carrillo. They start brawling and Andrade retreats up the ramp with Vega. Humberto checks on Rey as fans boo the champion.