9 Takeaways From WWE RAW (8/6)

The August 6th episode of WWE RAW aired live from the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL. In addition to the takeaways below, Rezar defeated Titus O’Neil in a singles match. WWE announced that Finn Balor will battle Constable Corbin at WWE SummerSlam. It was also announced that The B-Team will defend their RAW Tag Team Championships against The Revival and Deleters of Worlds next week on RAW.

Here are 9 takeaways from this week’s show:

9Constable Corbin Had A Rough Night

RAW GM Kurt Angle and Constable Baron Corbin kicked off this week’s show and made their way down to the ring. Angle hyped Ronda Rousey’s RAW in-ring debut tonight against Alicia Fox. Angle blasted Lesnar for not showing up on RAW on a weekly basis and stated that he has no class. Angle announced that Heyman’s job is intact because he was able to get Lesnar down to the ring on last week’s show.

Roman Reigns interrupted and joined Corbin and Angle in the ring. Reigns said he has a lot of respect for Kurt as the RAW GM but he should have known better than to kick him out of the arena last week. Roman noted that Baron Corbin ran from Lesnar last week and Angle stated that he hopes Roman kicks Brock’s ass at SummerSlam.

Corbin said that it was wrong for Angle to play favorites as the RAW GM. Corbin told Reigns that he was worn out from beating little Finn Balor earlier in the night and that is why he didn’t confront Lesnar. Corbin ran down Angle and said that he cannot be trusted. Corbin poked fun at Angle for only being allowed to make matches as RAW GM. Angle responded by making a match between Corbin and Reigns.

Baron Corbin connected with a cheap shot before the match started. Reigns shrugged it off and hit Corbin with a Superman Punch that sent Baron to the outside as RAW went to a commercial break.

When RAW returned, Corbin was in control and had Reigns in a Headlock. Roman broke free but Corbin leveled him with a Clothesline for a two count. Reigns battled back with a Clothesline of his own that knocked Corbin out of the ring.

Roman followed Corbin and connected with a Drive-By on the ring apron. Back in the ring, Corbin connected with a right hand to the face and then slammed Roman into the ring post as RAW went to a break.

Roman connected with a Samoan Drop for a two count to start off this week’s RAW. Roman went for another Superman Punch but Corbin countered into a Deep Six for a near fall. Reigns threw Corbin out of the ring and Baron accidentally took out a cameraman. Back in the ring, Reigns hit a Superman Punch for a two count. Reigns then set up for a Spear but Corbin rolled out of the ring and retreated up the entrance ramp.

Finn Balor’s music hit and Finn started walking towards Corbin on the ramp. Baron turned around into a Superman Punch from Reigns off the steel steps. Roman then brought Corbin back into the ring and hit the Spear for the pinfall victory.

Balor and Reigns fist-bumped on the entrance ramp and then Finn made his way to the ring. Balor hit Corbin with a Dropkick and followed it up with the Coup de Grace.