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WWE Raw results, live blog (Oct. 3, 2016): Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte

WWE Monday Night Raw comes waltzing back into our lives tonight (Oct. 3, 2016) from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California featuring all the latest build to the upcoming Hell in a Cell pay-per-view (PPV) scheduled for later this month in Boston.

Advertised for tonight: Sasha Banks challenges Charlotte for the women's championship, Brian Kendrick takes on TJ Perkins, and more!

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. (REMINDER: NO GIFS OR PICS ARE ALLOWED IN THE COMMENTS SECTION. OFFENDERS WILL BE BANNED.)



All eyes see the figure of the wizard as he climbs to the top of the world. No sound, as he falls instead of rising, but me, I'm just here to liveblog a pro wrestling show, folks.

Show opens right into the intro video. Once that concludes, commentary put over our big women's and cruiserweight matches, as well as a sit-down interview with Seth Rollins.

Out comes the Big Dog himself, Roman Reigns. While he makes his way to the ring, commentary recaps his match against Rusev from Clash of Champions.

Roman poses with his title for the crowd and gets on the mic. He says his bloodline has been represented in the WWE for a long time, but they've never held the United States Championship until now. That's because he's The Guy, he says, he represents his family on a nightly basis and he does-- Lana cuts him off with her entrance.

She, too, gets in the ring and on the mic. She says she came to talk but Rusev doesn't know. Roman points out that they're on TV and he's pretty sure Rusev knows as a result. Lana says it helps to have a good sense of humor when you're negotiating, and Roman questions this, to which she responds that life is a negotiation. She's here to challenge Roman to a title rematch on Rusev's behalf. Roman says that sounds like Rusev's hiding behind her skirt, and Lana responds saying he has no idea what family means and zero respect for a family.

Why? Because Roman came out and destroyed her wedding celebration some weeks ago. He smirks at her and she tells him to wipe the smile off his face and says it's not funny and Rusev will crush and humiliate him in front of his country and his family. Reigns tells her to relax, head to the back, give Rusev his Bulgarian balls back, and tell him to come out and say this to Roman's face. Lana tells him to go to hell and Rusev's music hits.

They start brawling at the base of the ramp, shoving each other into barricades and slugging it out before Roman eventually sends Rusev into the ring for a Superman Punch. Rusev catches him and beats on him in the corner, forearms and knees. Looking for the thrust kick but Rusev eats a big right hand and rolls out of the ring. Roman follows, stalking for the Superman Punch but Rusev cuts him off with a kick and tosses him into the steps before thrust kicking him over the barricade.

Rusev grabs the United States Championship title belt and holds it over his head like he just won the thing back. He and Lana head up the ramp with the belt, celebrating before dropping it, but Roman comes from the wings and finally nails him with the Superman Punch! Rusev's out on the mat, glassy-eyed and chewing air when Roman picks up the mic and tells him if he's gonna go to hell, he's taking 'em both with 'em. That's right, Roman Reigns vs. Rusev is gonna be inside Hell in a Cell at Hell in a Cell!

Commentary puts over the story of Kendrick/Perkins and throw to a video package about the same. When it finishes, they announce that the match is next and throw to commercial.


Back from break and we're right into entrances for the match.

Brian Kendrick vs. TJ Perkins

TJP is reluctant to accept Kendrick's handshake but does without issue and fires off a dropkick as soon as they break hands. Inverted Tiger feint kick and a dab, Kendrick charges in, back drop, whip, springboard crossbody. Kendrick goes to toss TJP out the ropes and Perkins catches and baits Kendrick into jumping outside himself. Slingshot dropkick and a corkscrew plancha and Perkins sends Kendrick back inside.

TJP up top, Swanton, Kendrick dodges and catches him with a big boot on the rebound. Kendrick to the first, he jams TJP's fingers into the exposed turnbuckle and steps on the arm before delivering a neckbreaker! He removes Perkins from the turnbuckle and shoves him to the outside and we go back to commercial.

Back from break and Kendrick has a cravate on TJP but Perkins shakes him off. Kendrick in the corner, avalanche Frankensteiner from Perkins and both men lay on the mat a moment. Kendrick charges in and eats a Manhattan Drop and a kick, then off the ropes for a flying headscissor and the double chickenwing gutbuster. Kendrick kicks out but Perkins gets a kneebar. He can't get the other leg for TJP Clutch and Kendrick makes the ropes.

Whip out of the corner, Kendrick reverses into a kick before shoving TJP's face into the turnbuckle. Sliced Bread #2 comes up empty and right into the Captain's Hook! Perkins fighting for the rope now, crawling, but before he gets it, Kendrick rolls him back to the center of the ring and TJP's able to over-rotate him into a pin for a nearfall. Charges in, TJP drop toehold into the second sets up the triangle dropkick.

Perkins looking for the Detonation Kick but Kendrick rakes his face and fights out, grabs the chinlock, flips him over...

Brian Kendrick wins by submission with the Captain's Hook.

Kendrick celebrates up the ramp limping, before commentary promise us the Seth Rollins interview next and send us to break with a house ad for No Mercy.


Back from commercial and right into the Seth Rollins interview.

Michael Cole asks how he's doing, and he says doctors cleared him but advised him to rest and stay home, but he couldn't stay away from Raw. Kevin Owens may have won the Universal Championship, he says, but he didn't beat him, and there's no question in his mind that he deserves a rematch. He understands folks that draw parallels to his rise with Kevin Owens' rise and admits that he's sitting in a room right now with all his friends.

He says KO does half the work but gets the promotions, the teacher's pet. HHH literally handed him the title, but Seth had to cash in his Money in the Bank briefcase and put the work in himself. Everybody has a Kevin Owens in their life, but he has the Kevin Owens in his life. He takes offense to the idea that Kevin Owens replaced him. He says Kev is good, but he's just a cog in the machine. Seth's been a cog in the machine, but now he sees differently and he's gonna tear the machine down piece-by-piece.

Cole asks him about Jericho's interference, and Seth says he's not stupid, he knows how the game is played. He knows the tricks, and he talks about how Stephanie McMahon sent the ref down at the exact right time. He knows the forces are against him, but he's confident that he's going to win, and in his exact words, "cancel the Kevin Owens Show."

Commentary then says that Kevin Owens is going to respond before sending us to commercial with an ad for Total Bellas.


Back from break and they talk about the More Than Pink campaign before Braun Strowman makes his entrance.

Byron Saxton asks his opponent why he accepted the match and he says he just moved here from Idaho. LA is where dreams come true, and last night he dreamed that he was gonna beat Braun up.

Braun Strowman vs. Chase Silver

Chase comes in with forearms but gets shoved into the ropes and then to the mat. Braun asks the crowd if this is the best they can send when Silver attacks him from behind. Braun drops him with a kick before picking him him and throwing him into the corner for body avalanches and roaring at him when he's down on the mat. Braun exhorts him to get up before running him over with a shoulder block that sends Silver into the turnbuckles...

Braun Strowman wins by pinfall with a running powerslam.

Byron interviews Braun, asking what's next. Braun says he's the gift of destruction and his talent is being wasted on these weak fools. And if Mick Foley doesn't get him some real competition, there might not be a next week by next week.

Commentary puts the women's title match over before cutting backstage with Sasha stretching. Bayley shows up, saying she can't believe that Sasha and Charlotte are main eventing and compares them to Trish and Lita. Sasha says this about a lot more than a main event, it's about taking back what's hers. Everybody up to and including Forbes doesn't think she can do it, but she doesn't listen to her critics. Bayley says she can't lie, she wishes it was her out there, but she can't think of anybody more deserving than Sasha. Sasha promises to make history by dethroning Charlotte, and Bayley wishes her luck.

Michael Cole then says that Kevin Owens' response to Seth Rollins is up next and sends us to break with a house ad for SmackDown tomorrow promising a face-to-face between John Cena, AJ Styles, and Dean Ambrose.


Back from commercial and Michael Cole announces the return of the Royal Rumble to San Diego Antonio next year before putting Hell in a Cell over.

Kevin Owens out now, as promised, with Jericho not far behind. Jericho adds items to The List before KO starts. Owens says Cole was terrible with Rollins, and his main takeaway was that if Seth Rollins was smart, he'd listen to doctors and sit on the sidelines. But Seth Rollins is stupid, perhaps even a stupid idiot, because he's already requesting his rematch.

But here's the thing, he asks, what has Seth Rollins done to deserve a rematch? He can complain about what happened as Clash of Champions all he wants, but he lost. He can blame anybody he wants, but the person who is actually to blame, he just needs to look right here, because Owens is the man who beat him. And tonight he's the one standing in the ring holding the Universal Championship.

Now that he's answered that question, he's going to address why Jericho's in the ring with him. Y2J says it's because they're the best of friends, but KO says that's not why he's here, actually. Owens says that Rollins has blamed the referee, so if Seth manages to weasel his way into a rematch, they need a referee who can handle anything, and he thinks that referee should be Jericho.

Chris says that's not a terrible idea, but Kev is thinking short-sighted. After they beat Enzo & Cass, it made him realize that they're the best tag team in WWE, so he thinks they should challenge the New Day for the Raw Tag Team Championship. KO says that sounds great, but Cesaro and Sheamus already have a title shot lined up. Jericho says they're not even friends, and offers the plan of instead beating New Day in a non-title match first to earn a title match and then make history by being tag team and Universal Champions together.

Owens says that sounds like a lot of work, and Jericho tries to convince by saying it's not like he's asking for a Universal Championship match. KO says he's right and agrees to go after the New Day's tag titles with him.

Which, naturally, leads to Big E doing his thing and New Day coming out. Kofi says he knows they aren't talking about friendship, because who (owl gimmick) has the best friendship in WWE? New Day, baby! Jericho puts "Kofy" on The List for questioning their friendship and Owens corrects him saying Kofi isn't spelled with a y. Big E sings a bit and says their challenge warrants a champions huddle, but Jericho isn't allowed. So Jericho puts him on the list, and then Xavier on the list for laughing, which he protests.

They huddle and Owens says it's stupid and if they're not going to accept, they should get out of there and let the most entertaining team in WWE do their thing. He congratulates them on defending their title for 400+ days and compromising the health of children worldwide with questionable cereal and says they jumped the shark months ago. Xavier says Kevin knows for a fact they don't swim and ask him the last time he jumped over anything. Owens says that was good and then demands Jericho put Xavier on The List a second time.

Xavier says they were planning on watching Magnificent Seven or Luke Cage (which is awesome, I recommend it), but since these fools were talking about throwing hands with the New Day, they're getting their match. But since New Day are gentlemen, they'll give them time to get into their ring gear. He then says they'll never beat New Day for the titles and then they do the New Day Rocks deal with the dancing.

Commentary throws to footage from backstage earlier of Cesaro and Sheamus arriving at the arena and bickering over something or other. Cesaro throws Sheamus' bag and Sheamus says he's going to talk to Foley. House ad for No Mercy and we're back to commercial.


Back from break and they've got the camera on one of the stars of the USA Network's new show Shooter at ringside before putting New Day vs. Jeri-KO over for later.

Sami Zayn making his way to the ring for a match now. And it's an NXT rematch! I'm hoping for the big shove to send us to commercial.

Titus cuts a picture-in-picture promo putting his new brand over, saying "Everything is Titus, and Titus is Everything. #MakeItAWin"

Sami Zayn vs. Titus O'Neil

Titus forces Zayn into the corner but the referee breaks. Zayn with a headlock and the springboard leapfrog, Titus shoves him over the ropes, Sami springboards over him, runs the ropes a few times, ducks some lariats, Titus snaps him up into the repeat ribbreaker slam spot. Titus striking Zayn into the corner before whipping him back into the same corner and mockingly singing his theme song. He sends Sami off the ropes and catches him into a bear hug!

Sami fights out with overhand blows but Titus catches him with a Canadian backbreaker drop. Titus slaps Sami's face but Zayn manages a lariat for separation. Corner exploder connects! Looking for the Helluva Kick...

Sami Zayn wins by pinfall with the Helluva Kick.

Back in the locker room, Sheamus accuses Cesaro of being late, but Cesaro counters that he's Swiss, he can't be late, and it was Sheamus that got them lost. Mick Foley shows up, saying he's trying to beat SmackDown, he was thoroughly humbled by Stephanie, and now he's got Braun to deal with. Mick says part of being a good tag team is traveling together and making towns. Cesaro accuses Sheamus of picking his nose, and Sheamus claims he was just adjusting his nose ring. Mick didn't pitch them because they were good, but because they're dominant and can change the face of tag team wrestling.

Commentary put the Club over and promise them in action next before sending us to an ad for WWE 2K17 and commercial.


Back from break and Golden Truth are making their way to the ring.

Commentary throws to an interview from the pre-show where Karl Anderson says the tag division looks like a clown car full of sideshow freaks. Gallows says they're gonna push that car off a cliff and Anderson says they're going to put an end to all the fun and games.

Golden Truth (Goldust & R-Truth) vs. the Club (Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows)

Truth and Anderson start, Truth gets an advantage and a quick tag to Goldust, who drops a fist on Anderson. Arm wringer, Anderson fights out with a knee, whip, drop-down slap, criss-cross, clothesline, arm drag, Anderson forces Goldust to the corner and makes the tag. Gallows drags him to his feet and fires body blows off in the corner and a roundhouse kick for two.

Overhead elbows to the collarbone into a reverse chinlock but Goldust fights to his feet. Gallows whips him in the corner but Goldust gets a boot up and lands a scoop powerslam to look for the tag. Tags made, Truth runs over Anderson with lariats, does the splits, heel kick, the splits again, scissors kick but Gallows breaks up the pin and knocks Goldust off the apron.

Anderson forces Truth in the corner and gets tag, Gallows with a kick to the gut...

The Club win by pinfall with a Magic Killer on R-Truth.

When Goldust looks to check on Truth post-match, Anderson kicks his head in and runs him into a kick from Gallows before hitting the Magic Killer on him as well. The Club throw up Too Sweets on the ramp and we cut to Jericho and Owens walking backstage.

Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson are there to see them, and Jericho promises to put them on The List. Masterson takes The List first and reads some entries, like people who don't appreciate scarves and think Jericho looks like Bon Jovi, and then the obviously false "people who lose to Fandango at WrestleMania." Kutcher then questions their friendship, before saying that he and Masterson are more like brothers. Jericho than contends that he and Owens are more like conjoined twins.

Jericho claims to know what Owens says before he says it, and then Kutcher and Masterson do a gimmick where Ashton actually does know what Masterson's about to say. Kutcher mocks Y2J's "Quiet!" gimmick and then Jericho promises that they're going to get... it and we go to commercial.


Back from break and the ring's decked out in pink with Enzo and Cass and some representatives from the More Than Pink campaign standing around a table decked out in pink cloth.

Enzo does the deal and Cass says they're here to talk about a really real situation. This is the fifth year that WWE and Susan G. Komen have teamed up to fight breast cancer. Enzo says "Susan 'Certified G' Komen", because of course he does. Anyway, he's putting over a contest they ran in May, and these three women in the ring are the ones who won that contest. Cass introduces them and says we'll see them all month long as they share their stories with us, and Enzo adds that they've beaten their battle against breast cancer and calls them champions.

He nearly upends the table trying to dramatically remove the cloth but Cass steps in and they present them with copies of the Raw Women's Championship title belt. Cass then says there's one word that does not describe these three women, but he's gotta do the deal and spell it out anyway.

Commentary puts New Day/Jeri-KO over, promising Kutcher and Masterson at the commentary desk, and send us back to break.


Back from commercial and they talk about Kutcher and Masterson's new show before cutting to the ring.

Jeri-KO (Chris Jericho & Kevin Owens) vs. the New Day (Big E and Xavier Woods)

Jericho and Xavier start, tag to Owens, he slams Xavier and jumps over him repeatedly before trying for the senton and coming up empty. KO sends Xavier into the corner and throws hands at him but Woods fires back. Owens sends him into the corner again and makes the tag. Jericho puts boots to Xavier, criss-cross, chops into the corner, Xavier gets a boot up and hits the Rolling Thunder clothesline.

Jericho does the Rocky Romero crawl to his partner gimmick and makes the tag. Owens asks for E, E tags in and Owens cuts him off, firing hands but E knocks him down with a shoulder block. Body blow in the corner, Big E whips him across, shoulder thrust, looking for a second but Owens moves out of the way and E's shoulder eats ringpost. Tag to Jericho, Jericho starts raining punches down and chokes Big E in the corner before inviting the crowd to drink it in.

Slaps to E's face and E fires his own back, then off the ropes and into a dropkick from Jericho. Jericho with clubbing blows to E, he goes to the second and leaps into a right hand from E. Jericho with a low dropkick and tag to KO, who taunts Xavier before hitting a cannonball on Big E. Stomp to the chest, running senton, cover gets two and we head to commercial.

Back from break and Owens is still in there with E but E looks to be mounting a comeback. Tag to Xavier, he throws a forearm, a knee, flying forearm, superkick, running dropkick to Owens' back, but he takes a moment to focus on Jericho and Owens hits a gutbuster for his trouble. KO with kicks to the back before going to the reverse chinlock and taking him to the mat.

Xavier eventually fights to his feet and tries for the tag but Owens cuts him off and hits a short-arm clothesline and stomping him between the shoulder blades. Sends Xavier into the corner, tag to Y2J, Jericho comes in with right hands and whips him to the corner for a lariat before setting him up top. Chop, Jericho to the second and he calls out Kutcher, then to the top, thinking superplex but Woods blocks and gets the counter gourdbuster into a diving crossbody for a nearfall.

Tag back to Owens, who stops Woods from getting the tag and plants him with a DDT when Seth Rollins' music hits. The Architect walks out and Owens throws a fit, telling him to stay over there, but when he turns around he eats an enzuigiri from Woods. Tags made, E throws belly-to-bellies on Jericho and shoots him over the ropes to the apron. Jericho up top and dives right into another belly-to-belly! Hip swivel, E runs the ropes into a kick from Owens but sends him outside on the rebound.

Tope con giro from Woods, Y2J tries a schoolboy, E cuts him off with a back elbow and hits the running splash. Woods back in, rolling elbow to Owens but Jericho catches him in the Liontamer! Rollins distracts Jericho to break it, E makes a tag...

New Day win by pinfall with Midnight Hour on Chris Jericho.

Owens runs away up the ramp with his title and Kutcher and Masterson claim that no real friend would abandon another like he's doing to Jericho here. Rollins, as if to punctuate the point, rolls in the ring to hit a Pedigree on Jericho. He and New Day high five as commentary throw to a recap of the Reigns/Rusev segment that opened the show.

Backstage, Tom Phillips interviews Dana Brooke and Charlotte about Charlotte's main event title match. Charlotte says she's not feeling butterflies, because she's genetically superior and she really means it. Her championship proves it, and Sasha's really upset that Charlotte's the only reason they're main eventing. She claims to have been born for these moments, and that Sasha's nervous because she's going to expose her for a massive overachiever and knock her off the pedestal that social media has put her on. If Sasha wants to talk about making history, she'll be history after she taps tonight. She punctuates with a "Wooo!" and that's the interview.

Rich Swann vs. Tony Nese is promised next, and commentary throw to a video package about Swann first.


Back from break and some members of local sportball teams are featured in the front row.

Cut to Seth Rollins walking backstage when Stephanie McMahon flags him down and asks him what he thinks he's doing. Seth says she doesn't get to tell him what to do anymore, and she hasn't been listening to anything he's been saying. She says he was right earlier when he told Cole that he's all alone, no Shield, no Authority. With them he stood a chance, but now he's not gonna last long and find out that he is replaceable just like everyone else.

He says she doesn't get to tell him how it is now that she colluded with HHH to stab him in the back, and says that was the second worst decision HHH ever made, the first being marrying Stephanie. And if he doesn't get his rematch, he will make her life hell and burn Raw to the ground, taking Owens and Jericho with him. Steph is thinking and ends the segment with a smirk on her face.

Nese gets a picture-in-picture promo, saying everybody loves Swann's dance moves, but ignore him when he's the Premier Athlete.

Rich Swann vs. Tony Nese

I'd like to note that this is actually a rematch from Evolve 36, where these two men had a ten-minute Iron Man match. 2016! (That show also features Thatcher/Ricochet and an awesome Galloway/Strong brawl, I recommend it.)

Handshake accepted, they start off with a test of strength but Swann keeps changing the hand he offers. Nese fires a kick, Swann catches it and turns it into a side headlock but Nese throws him off and knocks him down with an elbow. Drop-down, leapfrog, drop-down, leapfrog, Rich Swann with a dropkick! Nese with a punch to the gut, whips Swann, backflip out of the corner, Matrix evasion, kick combo lays Swann out!

Looking for a suplex, Swann slips out, off the ropes, headscissors takeover. Nese in the corner, begging for the break and as soon as Swann takes a step Nese kicks him in the back of the head. Swann firing shots from his knees, Nese picks him up, Swann slips out looking for a sunset flip but Tony blocks and kicks him. Crossface blows, Nese follows up with a bodyscissors. Reverse chinlock, Swann to his feet, whip to the corner, Rich eats the turnbuckle hard.

Back elbows when Nese charges in, Nese to the second, Rich fires off a jumping Frankensteiner from the mat! Running lariats, low superkick, double stomp to Nese's back gets two. Handspring, Nese catches him and drops him across the top rope!

Tony Nese wins by pinfall with a pumphandle Michinoku Driver.

Commentary tosses to a Hispanic Heritage video on Mil Mascaras, and when that's finished, Cesaro and Sheamus are jockeying for position backstage to send us to a No Mercy house ad and commercial.


Back from break with a vignette for Emma, so she's back soon.

Cesaro & Sheamus vs. Mark Carradine & Raul White

Cesaro starting off with a big slam on his dude and Sheamus tags himself in and fires knees away before firing off a release suplex. Shoulder block, Cesaro tags himself back in and the guy looks for a sunset flip but only gets a stomp. Other dude tags in while Cesaro and Sheamus bicker but Sheamus clobbers him and throws an Irish Curse before looking for the cloverleaf. The first guy runs in and Cesaro leaps over Sheamus to DDT him...

Cesaro & Sheamus win with a Brogue Kick from Sheamus on the second guy.

Back to commercial with an ad for Total Bellas we go.


Back from break and Oscar De La Hoya is shown in the front row before commentary throw to a video package for the main event. Then we cut to Charlotte and Dana walking backstage and running into Bayley. Charlotte calls her Dora the Explorer and tells her to go find a seat so she can watch the main event before promising that one day Bayley will grow up and main event too. Bayley tries to stand up for herself but Charlotte cuts her off and leaves.

Dana sticks around, telling Bayley not to cry when Sasha breaks and that playtime is over before going for the head pat. Bayley ain't having it and grabs her hand, which sends Dana into a rage, but Bayley outmaneuvers her and tosses her into an equipment case to end the bit.

Sasha makes her entrance and commentary send us to break.


Back from commercial and Charlotte makes her entrance.

Charlotte (c) vs. Sasha Banks (WWE Raw Women's Championship)

Collar and elbow lockup, Charlotte throws Sasha to the mat and goes right for the Figure Eight but Sasha kicks her out the ring. Charlotte tries to cut Sasha off but the Boss is ready for her and fires off a suicide dive! And already back to break.

Back from commercial and Charlotte's got a surfboard in with a knee to the back. During commercial, Charlotte tripped Banks back-first into the turnbuckle and threw her into the barricade. Sasha fights out of the surfboard but Charlotte grabs a handful of hair to send her to the mat. Sasha in the ropes, Charlotte fires slaps to the back and yanks back on her neck.

Over-the-knee backbreaker hold now, Sasha fights out with kicks to the head and charges into the STO backbreaker. Charlotte charging herself but Sasha rolls away and Charlotte eats post. Charlotte going for chops but Sasha fires back with slaps. Clotheslines take Charlotte down, dropkick, Sasha catches the foot and knees Charlotte in the face before landing a Meteora!

Off the ropes, headscissors takeover sends Charlotte outside and Sasha follows with a baseball slide but looking for a followup Charlotte catches her. She's thinking apron backbreaker but loses her balance a little and Sasha able to slide back in. Looking for the Figure Eight, Sasha counters looking for the Bank Statement crossface but Charlotte slips out.

Sasha takes Charlotte face-first into the turnbuckle and heads up top but Charlotte knocks her down and into the corner with a big boot before hitting one to her face for a nearfall. Charlotte sits in disbelief for a while before getting up to throw chops. She sets Sasha up top and follows to the second, thinking superplex but Sasha blocks and knocks her to the mat with a headbutt before hitting a diving Meteora.

Sasha unsteady on her feet, charges in for the lungblower but Charlotte forces her outside. Charlotte to the top, thinking moonsault... NO, TWISTING MOONSAULT TO THE OUTSIDE! She doesn't get all of it but it's enough and she sends Sasha back inside before hitting Natural Selection. NOT ENOUGH! Charlotte losing her cool bigtime now, slapping Sasha and telling her to get down but Sasha won't give in.

Charlotte sends Sasha off the ropes but Banks grabs a tilt-a-whirl into the Bank Statement! Charlotte rolls for a pin, Sasha rolls her back...

Sasha Banks wins by submission with the Bank Statement, becoming your NEW WWE Raw Women's Champion!

Sasha celebrates with the title in the ring while Charlotte fumes on the ramp, and that's the show, folks.

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