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WWE RAW REPORT: WHO FACES LESNAR AT SUMMERSLAM?, WHO FACES ALEXA AT SUMMERSLAM?, KURT'S KID HAS HIS FIRST MATCH ON RAW, A NEW CRUISERWEIGHT CONTENDER?, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2017-07-24 23:01:00

We start off with a look back at last week's main event when Braun Strowman got involved in the match between Samoa Joe and Roman Reigns to see who would face Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam.

We are in Washington, D.C. and your announcers are Michael Cole, Corey Graves, and Booker T.

Kurt Angle makes his way to the ring.

Kurt welcomes everyone to Raw and for the past few months he has been dealing with a private matter that has taken up his time and affected his ability to act as Raw General Manager.  Last week, he made it public and introduced the son he never thought he had and newest member of the Raw roster, Jason Jordan.  Kurt says he was terrified, but when he saw Jason make his way down the aisle, he knew it was the right decision.  He has spent a lot of time with Jason and tonight, he will have his first match on Raw.

Kurt says he gave Samoa Joe and Roman Reigns the opportunity to see who would face Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam.  Braun Strowman got involved.  Kurt says he has made a decision.  At SummerSlam, Brock Lesnar will face . . . 

BRAUN Strowman makes his way to the ring.

Braun says Kurt's next words out of his mouth better be Braun Strowman or else.  Braun says that unlike Roman and Joe, he won at Great Balls of Fire.  Braun says he does not fear Brock Lesnar, Brock fears him.  At SummerSlam, he will break Brock in half to become the next Universal Champion.

Samoa Joe makes his way to the ring.

Joe says that fortunate for you, we have not crossed paths too many times.  Joe introduces himself and he says that he is the man who tamed the beast and was within seconds of putting to sleep at Great Balls of Fire.  He does not fear Brock Lesnar.  Joe says he does not fear Braun.  The only reason he is giving Braun the courtesy over what he did last week is because all Braun did was keep Roman from losing to him for a third straight time.

Joe tells Kurt it is right in front of him.  Braun and Roman need to finish what they have started and Joe tells Kurt to give Lesnar to him.

Roman Reigns comes out to the ring.

Roman says it is funny that Joe talks about what he almost did because he hasn't done anything here.  Roman says that Braun hasn't done anything either.  Roman says he has been a tag team champion, a US Champion, a 3 Time WWE Champion, he won the Royal Rumble in Philly, and he has been part of five Wrestlemanias, three that he main evented.  The last one is where he retired the Undertaker.  Roman wants to know what they have done here.  Roman says he will wait.

Roman says you haven't done anything yet.  Now that you know what he has done, let's see what he is going to do.

Kurt says all of you made valid points.  Kurt says he has changed his mind again.  Brock Lesnar will be facing Samoa Joe . . . Roman Reigns. . . and Braun Strowman in a Fatal Four Way Match for the Universal Title.

Joe wants to know where Angle is going because we are not done.   Kurt says they are done because he says so.

Braun says it does not matter how it is set up, all he cares about is piling bodies.  Roman tells Braun to shut up and he punches Braun twice.  Strowman grabs Roman and Joe and then Roman and Joe work together and kick Strowman.  Braun goes to the floor and Joe and Roman follow.  Braun is thrown into the crowd. 

Roman and Joe go into the ring and they exchange punches while officials stand at ringside.  Strowman with a shoulder tackle to Joe and then he sends Roman shoulder first into the ring post.

Kurt Angle calls for help and security comes to the ring to get beaten up by Braun Strowman.  Joe chokes Strowman and Kurt calls for wrestlers to come out and they come to the ring and Strowman backs Joe into the corner and everyone falls down.  Reigns spears Strowman and Reigns fights off the wrestlers.

Strowman with a running power slam to Reigns.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Elias Samson is in the ring.  He says he hurt one of his babies last week because it meant a lot to him.  He has a new one tonight.  Elias says he will dedicate this song to Finn Balor and he asks for the people to keep their cell phones down and hold their applause until he is finished.

Match Number One:  Finn Balor versus Elias Samson in a No Disqualification Match

Balor throws his jacket at Samson and punches him.  Balor sends Samson to the floor and hits a running drop kick.  They return to the ring and Samson goes to the floor.  Balor with a running forearm to the back and Samson goes into the ringside barrier.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Balor sends Samson into the ringside barrier again and he slams Samson's head into the barrier.  They return to the ring and Samson with a clothesline.  Samson with punches and kicks to the injured shoulder.  Samson slams the injured arm into the apron.  Samson with an arm bar but Balor with a kick.  Samson with a snap mare and a leaping knee drop.  Samson wrings the arm into the ring post.  

Samson gets a chair and brings it into the ring.  Balor with a forearm and punches.  Samson with a kick and sunset flip but Balor rolls through and hits a drop kick.  Samson with a shoulder in the corner followed by a snap mare and kick.  Samson with a kick to the shoulder and an arm bar.  Balor with punches and Samson runs into a boot.  Balor with a clothesline followed by a forearm and kick to the head.  Balor with punches and kicks in the corner and then he stomps on the midsection.  

Balor gets the chair and brings it into the ring, but Samson with a kick and he hits Balor in the shoulder and back with the chair.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Balor with a take down but Samson kicks Balor to the floor.  Balor is kicked into the ringside barrier and sent back into the ring.  Samson gets Balor up for a shoulder breaker and he connects and gets a near fall.  We see footage from the commercial when Samson sent Balor into the corner with a hard Irish whip.  Samson wedges the chair into the turnbuckles.  Balor reverses Samson and sends Elias into the chair in the turnbuckles.

Balor with chops and forearms.  Balor with a kick and running chop into the corner.  Balor runs into a boot and Samson sends Balor to the floor.  Balor puts Samson inside the ring skirt and he kicks and punches Samson.  Balor with boots to the back of the head.   Samson gets back to his feet and Balor with the running kick to the head.   Balor with a running drop kick that sends Samson into the ringside barrier.  Balor sends Samson back into the ring and he looks around and sees the chair on the ground.

Balor brings the chair into the ring and he hits Samson in the back with it.  Balor with a hesitation drop kick into the corner.  Balor with a running drop kick that sends Samson into the turnbuckles.  Balor goes up top and hits the Coup de Grace and . . . 

the lights go out and Bray Wyatt hits Sister Abigail as the lights come back on.

Wyatt looks around and leans back to look at Samson and Balor.  Samson gets the three count.

Winner:  Elias Samson

After the match, Wyatt crab walks to Balor and kneels over him.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Renee Young is with Kurt and Kurt says it has been a hell of a week.  Renee mentions that Jason will be facing Curt Hawkins.  Kurt says that Jason did not want to wait and he will show that he will be a successful competitor.  Kurt says he has butterflies in his stomach but he knows Jason . . . 

Emma enters and she has a question.  She wants to know when the focus is on her.  Emma says she started the Women's Revolution and she is on the sidelines.  What does she need to do to get noticed.  Emma thinks about it and she says maybe she should date his son. 

Kurt tells Emma she has a match against Nia Jax.

Big Show stops Enzo and asks if he wants to do this.  Enzo says last week did not go according to plan.  Enzo says he does not care about what happens.  He is going to bring the fight to Colin.

We go to commercial.

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