Welcome to the live blog for WWE RAW November 1, 2021 episode, which will be airing live from Dunkins Donuts Center in Providence, RI.
WWE is advertising a big match in WWE RAW Women’s Title bout between Becky Lynch vs Bianca Belair. Seth Rollins became the number #1 contender for WWE Championship last week, and it will be interesting to see how his feud with Big E will evolve.
We have not seen WWE talk about the Survivor Series much on its television programme, but the promotions for the big PPV event might start with this episode. There are some character changes ongoing for Damian Priest and Karrion Kross. How will those turn out?
Join us as we bring you the live results and updates from WWE RAW on November 1, 2021 with winners and highlights.
- Becky Lynch(c) defeated Bianca Belair via pinfall to retain WWE RAW Women’s Championship.
- Austin Theory defeated Rey Mysterio in a singles match via disqualification.
- Zelina Vega & Carmella defeated Rhea Ripley & Nikki ASH in a tag team match via pinfall.
- Finn Balor defeated Chad Gable in a singles match via pinfall.
- Dirty Dawgs(Robert Roode & Dolph Ziggler) defeated The Street Profits(Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) in a tag team match via pinfall.
- Damian Priest defeated T-Bar in a No Disqualification Match via pinfall.
- Big E(c) defeated Kevin Owens via pinfall to retain WWE Championship.
Becky Lynch(c) vs Bianca Belair – WWE RAW Women’s Championship Match
Both women gets a promo at the Gorilla Position before they head to the ring for the title match. Becky decks Bianca to start. Bianca replies by dropping Becky and hits a springboard moonsault. Becky hits a jawbreaker on the floor before Bianca hits a suplex. We go to the break.
Becky hits an inverted DDT as we return. Both women get two-count with their pin attempts. The crowd is chanting for Becky as she puts on a modified disarmer. She transitions to a crucifix pin attempt for two. Becky counters a suplex to a cradle for another two-count. Bianca avoids a leg drop and htis a tackle and a dropkick. She hits a delayed vertical suplex to get a near fall.
Becky gets two with O’Connor roll before Bianca hits a gut buster. Becky counters KOD with a pin attempt. She goes for the disarmer but Bianca overpowers to take them to the floor.
Becky puts on the disarmer again and once again Bianca overpowers Becky to hits a powerbomb. Becky goes to the top from where Bianca picks her up for a military press to drop her to the mat. Becky gets her knees up on a springboard moonsault and hits Bianca with the Manhandle Slam. Bianca gets her leg on the ropes to avoid the pin.
Bianca rolls to the floor and catches Becky’s basement slide to drop her on the announce table. Bianca drops face-first into the mat but Becky kicks out. Bianca goes to hit KOD but Becky counters. Becky manages to slam her face into an exposed turnbuckle and holds onto the tights to get the win.
Winner – Becky Lynch(retains RAW Women’s Title)
Austin Theory vs Rey Mysterio
Rey & Dominik Mysterio are at Gorilla. Rey says Dominik did right last week when he stood up to Austin Theory. He calls Theory talented but arrogant. Theory comes up and says he has respect for Mysterio, but he will get his selfie tonight after beating him. Rey replies that many has tried to make their name on his expense, but they have all disappeared. Rey makes his entrance.
They lock up and Austin pushes Rey to the corner for a stalemate. Rey puts on a waistlock and Austin comes out and drops Rey with a shoulder tackle. Rey hits a hurricanrana after running the ropes. He counters with another hurricanrana. Austin with a flying clothesline, drops Rey to the mat and hits a leg drop. Austin puts Rey in the torture rack before hitting a backbreaker.
Austin taunts Dominik before he hits a dropkick on Rey. They end up on the floor and Austin whips Rey hard to the barricade. Dominik helps Rey to hit tornado DDT as we cut to another break.
They trade dropkicks as we return. Theory hits a backdrop before taking a shot at Dominik on the floor. Rey drops him on the ropes with hurricanrana. Dominik takes a shot at Austin before Rey hits 619. Rey hits a springboard splash but the referee is arguing with Dominik and calls for a disqualification.
Winner – Austin Theory
Rey argues with the referee but he is not listening. Dominik also comes into the ring while Austin goes to the ramp and takes another selfie.
Rollins, Big E & Owens
Rollins says he has come out here with a purpose. But he also wants to tell us that he is on top of the world after defeating three top tier former World Champions. He is drafted to RAW to be its face and only thing missing is WWE title. The contract in his hand ensures that he will become the champion.
Big E interrupts. He says he came out to congratulate him last week. He talked to his aunt who told him that Rollins has something deeply disturbing in his mind. Rollins says he challenged him for a title match but he declined. Rollins asks him to let him have the title and go back to joking with his friends in Woods and Kofi. Rollins takes shot at Kofimania and Big E gets enraged to challenge Rollins for title match tonight.
Rollins asks the crowd if they want a title match tonight. The crowd cheers hard but Rollins says they will not get it and calls Big E is trying to take advantage of the fact that he is not 100% after ladder match last week and Hell in a Cell before that. Kevin Owens comes out and talks about how everyone comes out and say that they are the face of RAW. But, it is him who is the face of the RAW.
Owens adds that no one was talking about Rollins’ win last week but they were talking about his performance. He says he will get up every time and keep fighting. We can believe that he will give us something to remember. He then challenges Big E for a title match tonight. Big E accepts the title match and it will go down tonight.
Rhea Ripley & Nikki ASH vs Zelina Vega & Carmella
Zelina Vega and Carmella are backstage talking about Carmella’s beauty and her mask. They run into Rhea Ripley and Nikki ASH. Vega praises Nikki’s mask. Nikki replies that she made it herself. They move on and are gossiping about Nikki. Rhea confronts them and challenges them for a match.
Vega taunts Rhea and gets dropped with a shoulder tackle. Vega tags in Carmella who slaps Rhea. Rhea hits her with a headbutt and more strikes. Ripley hits a dropkick before tagging in Nikki. Vega runs in and Nikki sends her into Ripley’s boot in the corner. Carmella and Vega are thrown to the floor and Nikki takes them out with a crossbody.
After the break, Carmella is in control against Ripley. Ripley slams Carmella and tags in Nikki. Nikki unloads on both opponents and knocks Carmella to the floor. Nikki unloads on Vega in the corner. Nikki hits swinging neckbreaker and Carmella breaks the pin with a pin. Carmella slams Ripley into the ringpost and then into the barrier. Carmella and Vega double team on Nikki before Vega hits Code Red for the pin and the win.
Winner – Zelina Vega & Carmella
Chad Gable vs Finn Balor
They trade locks and positions in the first minute. Gable hits double slaps to Balor’s chest and hits a suplex. Balor hits him with low dropkick and a clothesline. Gable trips him and work on his leg. Balor kicks at his face before Gable works on the leg some more. Balor puts him in an abdominal stretch before Gable brings him down with a hip toss.
Balor hits him with double stomp, slingblade and shotgun dropkicks. Gable puts on the ankle lock and Balor was about to tap before he rolled Gable over and hits double stomp. Balor hits chops in the corner . He is selling an injury to leg. Gable hits a suplex for a two-count. Balor gets his leg up on the moonsault and hits shotgun dropkick. Balor hobbles to the top and Gable recovers to hit superplex. Balor transitions it into an inside cradle to get the pin.
Winner – Finn Balor
The Street Profits(Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) vs Dirty Dawgs(Robert Roode & Dolph Ziggler)
Roode starts with a headlock before Ford hits him with a couple of armdrags. Dawkins tags in for some double team with Ford. Roode tags in Ziggler for a double team against Dawkins. Roode tries to hit rope-hung DDT in front of Randy Orton, but Roode stops it. Dawkins brings down Roode on the floor. Ford takes Ziggler out with a running crossbody. The Street Profits have a face off with RK-Bro as we cut to a break.
Roode is in control against Dawkins as we return. Roode hits a neckbreaker. Ziggler tags in and stomps on Dawkins in the corner. Roode whips Ziggler into Dawkins in their corner. Dawkins stops a superkick and hits a swinging neckbreaker. Ziggler tags out to Roode who stops the tag. Dawkins hits a suplex and tags in Ford. Ford drops Ziggler from the apron. He hits dropkicks to the Roode before a jumping kick.
Ford continues to run riot for a while before Roode sends him into a superkick from Ziggler. They end up on the floor and Ford takes out everyone with a plancha. Ford goes to the top for the splash but Omos enters to distract him. Ziggler hits him with a superkick to get the win.
Winner – Dirty Dawgs
After the match, Omos comes to ringside and drops Dawkins into the barricade. Riddle also attacks him and gets dropped on the apron. Randy hypes up but never engages with Omos.
Damian Priest vs T-Bar – No Disqualification Match
They both start with big right hands before Damian clotheslines T-Bar to the floor. He then whips T-Bar to the barricade. He throws a table into the ring. T-Bar runs him over with a big boot. T-Bar sets up the table on the floor. Damian runs him over. T-Bar avoids a chokeslam through the table. T-Bar sends him into the ring post and drags him onto the apron.
Damian counters on the apron before eating a big boot on the top rope. T-Bar drops him with an avalanche Samoan drop as we cut to a break.
T-Bar is in control as we return. Damian rocks him with lefts and rights. A big jumping kick from him before a running boot and a broken arrow. T-Bar hits him a chokeslam backbreaker and traps him in the ropes. T-Bar throws in some steel chairs in the ring before grabbing a kendo stick. T-Bar unloads with kendo stick shots at Damian’s chest.
Damian hits him with a big boot and frees himself from the ropes. Priest runs him over with a clothesline and then unloads with steel chair shots. He then slams T-Bar through a table with a chokeslam. Damian brings T-Bar back to the ring and hits reckoning for the win.
Winner – Damian Priest
After the match, Apollo Crews comes out to the stage with Commander Azeez and introduces himself. He tells Damian Priest that he will have the honour to combat with him and lose the United States title to him.
Big E(c) vs Kevin Owens – WWE Championship Match
Roll ups and takedowns to start the match. Owens cuts Big E off with a back elbow. Big E hoists him on the shoulder but Owens counters with an inverted DDT. A leg drop gets him two-count. KO hits chops in the corner. Big E runs into a big boot in the corner and then eats a missile dropkick. Back and forth before KO low bridges Big E to the floor.
Big E trips Owens on the apron but misses a splash. Owens hits a cannonball and a senton on the floor. Seth Rollins’ music hits as he comes out.
Big E hits a superplex as we return. They exchange big right hands. Big E no-sells a clotheslines before they exchanged claps. Big E runs over Owens with a clothesline. Big E hits a belly to belly and a splash. Owens hits a superkick and cannonball. He hits a senton from the top to get a near fall.
Owens cuts off a spear but gets dropped with Urinage. Big E gets his knees up on a senton. He hits a spear on the apron to take both of them down. Rollins is enjoying this at the commentary. Owens avoids Big Ending and slams Big E into the corner. Rollins takes a cheap shot at Big E as the referee checks on Owens. KO is not able to understand what happened, but tries to capitalize on it. Big E counters with a crucifix pin to get the pin.
Winner – Big E(retains WWE title)
After the match, Big E tells Owens that he has planned this with Seth. Rollins is already at the ramp. Owens takes the mic and says he was also half knocked out and did not see what happened. He apologizes to Big E and tells Rollins to meet him in the ring next week. Big E hits Owens with Big Ending to close the show.