Peyton Royce Def. Billie Kay
Billie Kay squared off against Peyton Royce tonight on RAW. Last week, The IIConics were forced to disband and Royce launched Billie into the ring during RAW Underground.
Match Recap: Royce and Kay locked up in the middle of the ring to start things off. Billie slapped Royce in the face and the two superstars started arguing about what happened last week. Peyton booted Billie in the face and went for the cover but Billie kicked out at two. Billie battled back but Royce eventually caught her with another kick and followed it up with a Neckbreaker for the pinfall victory. Peyton helped Billie up after the match and gave her a hug before exiting the ring.
Mickie James & Asuka Picked Up A Win
RAW Women’s Champion Asuka teamed up with Mickie James to face Natalya and Lana tonight.
Match Recap: Mickie and Natalya traded shots in the middle of the ring to begin the action. Mickie leveled Natalya with a Dropkick and went for the cover but Natalya kicked out at two. Lana and Asuka then tagged in but Mickie quickly tagged herself back in. Mickie beat Lana down before Natalya broke it up with a Dropkick. Lana and Natalya took control and isolated Mickie in the corner of the ring. Asuka finally was able to tag back in and submitted Lana via the Asuka Lock as Mickie prevented Natalya from breaking up. Mickie James will face Asuka next week with the RAW Women’s Championship on the line.
The Hurt Business Won Again
The Hurt Business welcomed Cedric Alexander as a guest on the Vip Lounge. MVP said Cedric made a great decision tonight and welcomed him as the newest member of the Hurt Business. Lashley gave Alexander a t-shirt and asked why he joined. Alexander claimed that he would rather learn from them than get beaten down every week. Cedric complained about sacrificing his own career just so someone else could get a title shot and added that The Hurt Business is the future. Viking Raiders, Ricochet, and Apollo Crews then interrupted and a brawl broke out. The Hurt Business then battled Erik, Ivar, Ricochet, and Crews in an 8-man tag match.
Match Recap: Crews brought Benjamin to the corner early and beat him down. Apollo connected with a Standing Moonsault and went for the cover but Shelton kicked out. Crews went for a Splash but Benamin got his knees up and tagged in MVP.
Ivar tagged in and beat MVP down as the camera showed Alexander watching on. Erik tagged in and hit MVP with a knee to the face. MVP got the momentum back once Crews tagged in and Alexander hit him with a cheap shot. Lashley tagged in and unloaded on Apollo in the corner.
The Hurt Business isolated Erik in the corner and Alexander finally tagged in. Cedric continued to beat Erik down before tagging Benjamin back in. MVP and Ricochet tagged in and Ricochet sent Benjamin flying off the apron. Ricochet hit MVP with a Moonsault for a near fall. Alexander tagged in and went for the Lumbar Check but Ricochet blocked it. The action broke down and Ivar hit a giant Suicide Dive. Ricochet went for the 630 but Alexander got out of the way and planted Ricochet with a Michinoku Driver for the pinfall victory. The Hurt Business celebrated as replays showed that Ricochet may have actually kicked out in time. WWE’s medical team checked on Ivar who may have been legitimately hurt during the dive outside the ring.
Drew McIntyre Got Revenge On Orton
Randy Orton faced Keith Lee once again tonight on RAW.
Match Recap: Orton was selling the Claymore from earlier in the night and rolled out of the ring right away. Keith brought Orton back into the ring but Orton caught him with a punch. Keith shrugged it off and hit the Grizzly Magnum. Orton went for the RKO but Lee countered with an elbow to the face.
The action spilled out of the ring and Lee went for a shoulder tackle but missed and crashed into the barricade. Back in the ring, Orton slowed things down and applied a Headlock. Lee broke free but Orton sent him into the turnbuckle. Orton went for an RKO but Keith caught him with a Powerslam.
Orton connected with an RKO but before he could capitalize Drew McIntyre came out of nowhere and hit another Claymore on Orton. McIntyre then told Randy that he will see him in his nightmares. Later on RAW, Orton was about to be interviewed backstage but McIntyre attacked him for a third time. McIntyre hit Orton with the third Claymore of the night and Randy was taken away in an ambulance.