Welcome to the live results blog for WWE Monday Night RAW episode of November 29, 2021, with updates, winners, and highlights from the show. The event will be telecast from UBS Arena in Long Island. NY.
WWE will look to build up towards Day 1 PPV which is still more than a month away. WWE Champion Big E will clash with Kevin Owens in a non-title match. Seth Rollins will face Finn Balor in a match that was supposed to take place last week.
The biggest selling point of the show is WWE Hall of Famer Edge returning to the red brand for the first time in 9 months. Also, we can expect the feud between WWE RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch and Liv Morgan continuing as well the feud between Doudrop and Bianca Belair to go forward.
Just before the show, WWE has also announced two title matches, with Damian Preist defending US title against Apollo Crews and RKBro defending RAW Tag Team Championship against Dirty Dawgs.
- Seth Rollins defeated Finn Balor in a singles match via pinfall.
- RK-Bro(Randy Orton & Riddle)(c) defeated Dirty Dawgs(Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode) via pinfall to retain WWE RAW Tag Team Championship.
- The Street Profits(Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) defeated Alpha Academy(Otis & Chad Gable) in a tag team match via pinfall.
- Damian Priest(c) defeated Apollo Crews via pinfall to retain WWE United States Championship.
- Rey Mysterio & Dominik Mysterio defeated Hurt Business(Cedric Alexander & Shelton Benjamin) in a tag team match via pinfall.
- Team Liv(Liv Morgan, Bianca Beliar, Rhea Ripley, Nikki ASH & Dana Brooke) defeated Team Becky(Becky Lynch, Carmella, Queen Zelina, Doudrop & Tamina) in a tag team match via pinfall.
- Kevin Owens defeated Big E in a singles match via DQ to enter WWE title match at WWE Day 1.
Seth Rollins vs Finn Balor
Seth Rollins opens the show. He says we might expect him to be in bad mood after last week. But he is in a good mood because he has a secret. He announces at Day 1, it will be Big E vs Rollins. He says Day 1 is such a fitting name since it will the first day of a new era and the first day of his new title reign.
Finn Balor makes his entrance. Balor enters the ring and attacks Rollins before the bell could ring. Balor with a takedown and unloads on Rollins. Rollins goes to the floor and Balor sends Rollins in the timekeeper’s area. A slingblade on the floor and more offense from Balor. He throws Rollins over the announce table and then runs him over with a steel step.
They return to the ring and the referee checks on Rollins. Rollins tells him that he is ready. Balor hits a slingblade as the bell rings. He goes for Coupe de Grace but Rollins moves out of the ring. Balor hits him with a suicide dive.
Balor is in control as we return. Rollins drops him on the ropes. Balor hits a gamengiri but Rollins takes out his feet as he goes to the top. Rollins hits a superplex and falcon arrow combo. Balor gets his knees up on the splash. Balor hits double stomp before Rollins hits a sling blade. Rollins unloads on the back of his head.
Balor counters the stomp with slingblade. Rollins avoids Coupe de Grace while Balor avoids the stomp. They trade strikes now. Balor hits a Pele kick before Rollins hits back with enziguiri. Balor goes for reverse 1916 DDT but Rollins rakes his eyes and quickly follows with a spinning elbow to the neck and a stomp to get the win.
Winner – Seth Rollins
RAW Women’s Title Contract Signing
We get the replay of Becky mocking Liv Morgan and Morgan slapping her back. Becky makes her entrance for the contract signing segment. We cut to a break.
As we return, Austin Theory is with Vince McMahon backstage. McMahon praises Theory’s performance at WWE title match last week. He tells Theory that they will watch the show together and see how others respond to surprises.
Sonya Deville is in the ring now. She introduces Becky Lynch before bringing out Liv Morgan. Becky says she should thank her for igniting a fire in her last week, but one punch is not enough to beat her. Becky asks what will she do in the big fight? She says Liv can take her time to sign the contract. Becky takes shot at the crowd.
Morgan tells her enough is enough and she should stop blabbering. She brings up Becky’s post Survivor Series promo where Becky became emotional. Liv says it her and her friend’s fat contract which has led to Liv’s friends getting fired. Liv continues to take shots at Becky and they almost come to blows. Morgan signs the contract.
Becky proposes a 10-woman tag team match between Team Liv and Team Becky. Sonya Deville announces it. Liv says Becky will never be a true leader as the segment comes to an end.
RK-Bro(Randy Orton & Riddle)(c) vs Dirty Dawgs(Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode) – WWE RAW Tag Team Championship Match
Randy Orton and Riddle are about to enter for their match. Riddle asks Orton where is his scooter and why he is not dressed like him. Orton gets angry on Riddle for a while. He then tells him that he appreciates him but they do not need to dress like each other. Randy says they need to be 10 step ahead of the competition if they want to be the champion. Riddle puts on a wig on Orton. Orton tells him that he has two seconds to remove it. Riddle takes away the wig before they make their entrance.
Roode and Ziggler attack Orton and Riddle as soon as the bell rings. Orton is dropped to the floor while Riddle is beaten up in tandem by Dirty Dawgs. Ziggler takes Riddle to the coner before he misses a splash. Riddle hits an enziguiri on Ziggler and tags in Orton. Orton drops Roode from the corner and they hits a powerslam on Ziggler.
Roode helps out Ziggler to stop draping DDT. Ziggler counters on the floor against Orton and drops him on the announce table. Roode hits a big boot on Riddle before dropping him on the announce table. We cut to a break.
Ziggler has Orton in the corner as we return. Roode hits him with a neckbreaker after some double team. Roode keeps him on the ground with a side headlock. Orton drops him with a side suplex. Riddle tags in and htis a big knee to Ziggler and a Pele kick to Roode. He hits suplexes and Broton on both opponents. A penalty kick on Ziggler and draping DDT on Roode follows.
RK-Bro go for the double RKO but Dirty Dawgs counter. Ziggler hits zig zag on Orton for a near fall. Orton counters and hits RKO for the win.
Winner – RK-Bro(retain RAW Tag Team titles)
Kevin Owens catches Seth Rollins backstage. He informs Rollins that if he defeats Big E tonight, then he will be added to the title match at Day 1. Rollins refuses to believe him because he is a liar.
Edge makes his entrance as he returns to RAW.
Seth Rollins goes to Adam Pearce and asks him whether Kevin Owens was right about getting added to Day 1. Pearce asks him why did he believe anything Owens say. Rollins leaves and Sonya Deville comes up. Pearce tells him about what Owens told Rollins. Sonya says it is not a bad idea.
Edge & Miz Returns
Edge is in the ring now. He recalls his rivalry with Rollins earlier this year, but give him props for becoming the #1 contender. But, he has a whole lot of new wrestlers to get his teeth into. The Miz’s music interrupts him. Miz makes his entrance with Maryse. We get a package for Miz’s recent stint at Dancing with the Stars.
Miz could not believe that WWE is giving Edge a return treatment so often. Edge taunts his stint at Dancing with the Stars and where he was placed. Miz replies that WWE fans forgot to vote for him. Edge gets the fans to chant “Miz Sucks!” Miz asks him when was the last time he held a title, while Miz was the WWE Champoin 6 months ago.
Edge says every guy in the locker room wants to stand against him to test themselves, but they could only think that Miz is stupid. Edge gives Miz some praise for him to rise from Tough Enough and main event WrestleMania. Edge says that Miz is using all this just to get to Dancing with Stars and other assignments like this. Edge asks the fans if they want to see them dance. Miz teases getting ready for the fight, but then says no and leaves.
AJ Styles and Omos are backstage for an interview. AJ has apparently has poor vision since Street Profits sprayed him with fire extinguisher. AJ vows to take revenge.
The Street Profits(Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) vs Alpha Academy(Otis & Chad Gable)
AJ Styles & Omos come out to the commentary. Otis runs over Ford a few times as the match starts. He tags in Gable for some double team. Gable puts on a submission move before Ford fights back for a two-count. Ford fights back out of the corner but could not get sunset flip on Otis. Gable tags in but could not stop Ford to tag in Dawkins.
Dawkins drops Otis from the apron. He hits quick moves on Otis. Ford tags back in and Alpha Academy send Dawkins into the barricade. Ford hits them with suicide dives. AJ tries to interfere as Ford goes to the top. Gable tries to cut Ford off at the top but Ford fights back and hits a splash for the win.
Winner – Street Profits
After the match, AJ is asking Omos why he did not help him out there. Omos is arguing with him.
Back from the break, Seth Rollins goes to Kevin Owens and mocks him for lying about WWE title match at Day 1. Owens says he is telling the truth. Owens leaves while Rollins keeps laughing.
Damian Priest(c) vs Apollo Crews – WWE United States Championship Match
Crews starts with a takedown. Priest puts on an arm lock. Crews hits a punch before Priest tackles him. Crews goes to the floor. Commander Azeez stops Priest from attacking Crews and this gives Crews enough time to hit with a knee to the face. We cut to a break.
Crews drops Priest as we return. They start trading strikes. Priest hits a leg lariat for a two-count. More back and forth before Priest hits a DDT. He hits a cannonball on the floor. Crews runs a distraction on the referee and Azeez trips Priest. The referee gets the wind of it and boots Azeez from the ringside.
Priest gets angry and attacks Crews with a vicious streak. He runs over Crews with a big boot and then hits a chokeslam. Priest finishes off the match with the Reckoning to get the win.
Winner – Damian Priest(retains US title)
Seth Rollins goes to Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville and is thankful that they put the rumors to bed about the WWE title match at Day 1. Pearce tells him that he is rasing the stakes for tonight’s KO vs Big E match, and Owens will get into the match at Day 1 if he manages to defeat Big E tonight. Rollins loses it and screams at Pearce.
Rey Mysterio & Dominik Mysterio vs Hurt Business(Cedric Alexander & Shelton Benjamin)
Benjamin starts with a waistlock takedown. Domink hits back with a springboard armdrag. Shelton runs him with a tackle. Cedric tags in and keeps pressure on Dominik. He gets a couple of pin attempts before Benjamin comes back in. Dominik hits a superkick and leaps to tag in Rey.
Rey hits quick moves on Benjamin. Benjamin tags in Cedric but Rey hits him with a dropkick. More action between Rey and Cedric before Rey drops him on the ropes. Dominik also sends Benjamin on the ropes and they hit double 619. Rey takes out Benjamin on the floor while Dominik hits the final splash to get the pin on Cedric.
Winner – Rey Mysterio & Dominik Mysterio
Team Becky(Becky Lynch, Carmella, Queen Zelina, Doudrop & Tamina) vs Team Liv(Liv Morgan, Bianca Beliar, Rhea Ripley, Nikki ASH & Dana Brooke)
Liv hits a big right hand and a dropkick to start. She hits a corner clothesline before Becky hits a spinning kick. She drops Liv one more time and brings in Carmella. Carmella tackles Morgan to the floor. Rhea tags in and Carmella runs away to tag in Vega. Vega avoids attack from Rhea before all 5 opponents come in and intimidate her. Tamina drops Rhea and manhandles her for a while.
Tamina puts on a headlock. She goes for a Samoan drop but Rhea avoids it and brings in her team. Bianca goes for KOD on Tamina but Becky saves her. Team Becky is on the floor while Team Liv stands tall in the ring as we cut to a break.
Doudrop hits a power slam and an elbow drop on Nikki as we return. Doudrop hits another power slam before bringing in Becky. Becky hits a leg drop before missing one. She quickly tags in Carmella who stops Nikki from tagging out. Carmella beat up Nikki for a while. Nikki hits a jawbreaker and tags out to Rhea. Rhea hits a clothesline and Carmella is rocked. Rhea slams her face to the mat before dropping other opponents from the apron.
Carmella avoids a dropkick and puts on the Silence submission. Dana Brooke breaks it. Everyone starts to come in one by one with big moves until Rhea and Carmella are the only ones left in the ring again. Carmella avoids Riptide and hits a superkick for a near fall. We cut to another break.
Liv Morgan tags in as we return. She goes against Tamina with quick moves. Tamina cuts her off before dropping Bianca from the apron. Liv hits a jawbreaker and Becky breaks the pin. Doudrop is beaten up on the floor by Rhea after she drops Nikki. Vega and Carmella toss Dana on her teammates. Liv sends both of them to the floor. Tamina drops Liv with a superkick for a near fall. Liv counters with a kick to the back and then hits Oblivion on Tamina to get the pin.
Winner – Team Liv
After the match, Becky attacks Nikki. Doudrop and Bianca go at it. Rhea and Nikki fight Carmella and Vega. Liv ends the segment by countering Manhandle slam and hitting Oblivion.
Vince McMahon is in his office with Austin Theory again. He asks whether Team Becky expected this and talk about expecting the unexpected.
Big E is with Kevin Patrick for an interview. Patrick asks if Big E will be under pressure with stipulation that Kevin Owens will be added to the WWE Day 1 if he loses. Big E says no and leaves. He comes right back and says he fears no one and certainly fears no Kevin. He says it will be harder to retain against two former World Champions but after he beats Owens tonight, it will only be him vs Rollins at Day 1.
Kevin Owens enters for the main event. We cut to a break.
Vince McMahon is with Austin Theory one last time. He asks him what he learnt tonight. Theory says to always expected the unexpected and be ready for surprises. Vince goes for a handshake but slaps Theory. Theory falls to the chair. Vince says he has so much to learn.
Big E vs Kevin Owens
Seth Rollins comes out to the commentary. Big E starts by unloading on Owens. Owens fires back before Big E hits a back elbow. Owens goes for a stunner but Big E throws him to the floor. He slams Owens on the announce table before taking him back. Big E with big blows on the back. KO starts working on his knee with kicks and punches.
Big E hits some blows to the back before KO hits a leg DDT. Owens hits a low dropkick as he keeps working on the knee. Big E kicks him out of the ring. Rollins was cheering for Big E and Owens slaps him for doing so. Owens hits a clothesline and goes to the top.
Big E trades strikes with him on the apron and then hits a short clothesline. Big E hits a splash on the apron. Big E clears the steel steps but Owens hits him with DDT on the steps as we cut to a break.
Owens is unloading with punches and chops before Big E hits a clothesline. Owens with chops in the corner. Owens hits a superplex to get a near fall. Big E hits back with a trio of belly-to-belly suplexes. Owens gets his knees up on the splash. Big E gets his knees up the senton.
Big E hits the splash for a two-count. Owens hits a kick before he cuts off Big E’s spear with a knee. Owens hits cannonball in the corner. Seth Rollins is getting anxious with each near fall. They trade strikes and Owens hits a superkick for another two-count. Big E hits Urinage. Owens avoids Big Ending and hits a pop-up powerbomb for another near fall.
Owens goes to the top but he gets frustrated with Rollins’ commentary and attacks him. Big E tries to catch him on the ropes. Big E counters with a flying clothesline. Seth Rollins attacks Kevin Owens to cause a DQ.
Winner – Kevin Owens(by DQ)
Seth Rollins continues to unload on Owens for a while. He then attacks Big E as Owens rolls to the floor. The announcers confirms that Owens has won by DQ and he will be added to the title match at WWE Day 1. Rollins throws a fit in the ring and Owens celebrate on the floor as the show closes.