WWE Monday Night Raw comes waltzing back into our lives tonight (Sept. 9, 2013) from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, featuring the go home show to the Night of Champions pay-per-view (PPV) this Sunday night in Detroit, Michigan.
Announced for the evening is a Randy Orton vs. Goldust match with the added stipulation that if Goldust wins, his brother, Cody Rhodes, will only have to apologize to get his job back.
Come right back here at 8 p.m. ET when the Raw live blog kicks off once the show starts on USA. It will be below this line here.
WWE RAW RESULTS AND LIVE BLOG FOR SEPT. 9
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Edge is out to kick off things for Raw from his hometown of Toronto.
Edge says HHH thought it would be best for business for him to come back and have a reunion with Orton, not Christian.
Edge says he won't do it because Orton has nothing to say.
He is having the Cutting Edge and is bringing on Daniel Bryan.
Bryan comes out to uproarious cheers.
Bryan and Edge have to pause as the crowd chants "Daniel Bryan" over and over again.
Bryan promises to win back the title and Edge says he sees similarities in them.
Edge says that whether Bryan can beat Orton or not- he deserves a fair shot.
As Edge and Bryan start to chant with the crowd- Orton makes his way out.
Orton insults Canada and Edge. Edge starts to respond and HHH makes his way out.
Edge says he isn't afraid to speak out against HHH and talks about all the guys HHH didn't believe in- Edge, Jericho, and Cena. He also plugs Edge's Haven appearance and is wonderful doing it.
HHH says that Jericho and Cena proved him wrong, but Edge never did. He says that Bryan will get his chance to prove him wrong against Ambrose.
Edge starts to fight back against HHH and says he didn't marry into his success and HoF ring.
HHH says he can't hurt Edge because of his stack of dimes neck, but he can hurt those he cares about as the Shield drags out a unconscious Christian.
Edge goes to check on his friend as we head to break.
Edge tries to confront HHH in the back and the Shield steps in his way.
Edge says he wishes HHH's doctors would clear him so he could come for him.
HHH says that will never happen and Edge will pay if he continues to act like this on his show and in his house.
Curtis Axel vs Kofi Kingston
The match is short but intense. Kingston wins by DQ due to Axel obliterating him with knees in the corner past the point of the referee telling him to stop.
Heyman lectures Axel that he can't lose sight like that this Sunday.
Golddust hype video!
Heyman slipped on some water in the back and Axel has to buddy carry him into the trainers room.
Booker with Big Show in the back.
Booker is expressing support for Big Show after last week and to warn him about the dangers of pride.
Bray Wyatt vs Dolph Ziggler
In a very fun and short match, Wyatt defeated Ziggler by way of Sister Abigail. Ziggler as usualy bumped like crazy for most of the match and got a short comeback near the end.
Heyman comes out on crutches with Axel and his own doctor.
He shoots on the Canadian healthcare system and says that he has to withdraw from the match and get proper medical care in America.
Maddox comes out with a WWE doctor and says he will evaluate the knee injury.
The doctor examines the knee and says that it looks fine.
Heyman's jaw drops and Punk hits the ring with a kendo stick to clean house.
Axel and Heyman run out so quickly, leaving his personal physician to take a beat down.
The doctor is a FLATLINER! YES! YES! YES!
Punk just destroys the doctor with the kendo stick.
Brie, Naomi, and Natalya vs Alicia Fox, Layla, and Aksana.
It was a nothing match that saw Nattie win by the Sharshooter.
Best part was AJ on commentary making a joke about being too old for Lawler.
ADR vs R-Truth
ADR picks up the victory in a match that got a decent amount of time and was better than could be expected.
Colter cutting a promo on Canada and out comes Santino for the interuption.
This gives us Santino vs Antonio Cesaro
Santino gets the win in a match he was mostly dominated in due to a roll up.
Damien Sandow vs Miz
Miz was on his way to winning when a Fandango distraction allowed Sandow to get the win.
Renee Young with Golddust in the back.
He talks about being the family screw up and ruining his chances. He says that Cody has done it right so he must fight for him here.
HHH comes in and says that there is a lot of pressure on Golddust.
Randy Orton vs Golddust
In an absolutely amazing match, Orton earns the victory over Golddust. Seriously- it was one hell of a match.
After the match, Orton cuts a quick little promo about crushing Golddust's dreams like he is going to do with Daniel Bryan.
Golddust in the back with Stephanie and she starts taunting him so much as he is breaking down.
She eventually "sends him to the employment line with your brother".
As Golddust walks off she tells him to say hello to Dusty for her.
RVD vs The Ryback
ADR cuts a quick promo before the match starts about chants.
RVD picks up the win due to dq. The Ryback took RVD and repeatedly drove him crotch first into the post while they were on the outside.
Big Show (who will be in Bryan's corner) runs into Stephanie backstage. Stephanie says she can't have Show touch the Shield and if he does- he is terminated.
Daniel Bryan vs Dean Ambrose
In a fantastic match that you must watch if you haven't already- Daniel Bryan gets the victory with a small package.
Post-match Orton comes down to the ring and Bryan hits the suicide dive. This leads to the Shield swarming him.
Show teases helping Bryan but ultimatley doesn't and looks on as Orton hits the RKO.
Show walks away which leads to HHH and Stephanie coming out and telling him to KO Bryan.
Show is struggling with it in the ring which leads to Orton berating him.
This gives Bryan time to recover and he hits a huge knee to Orton!
Bryan takes the title and chants as Show walks away smiling.