So That Happened: #RAW Recap (08/03/15)


RAW begins with a 10 bell salute to Roddy Piper and a tribute video.

After the tribute and intro, Seth Rollins comes out with a Never Shuts Up Shirt.


A “Thank You Rollins” Chant breaks out.

Seth Rollins says there is only one person in WWE that can slow him down, and that person is named Seth Rollins. Rollins says he noticed a flaw and problem that’s been plaguing him. Rollins says he’s too sympathetic for his own good. Rollins uses breaking John Cena’s nose as an example. Seth Rollins says if a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the video is priceless. Rollins shows the video.

Seth Rollins gets another “Thank You Rollins” chant.

Seth Rollins calls it disgusting because he felt John Cena’s nose crack on his knee. Rollins talks about the pop when his nose shattered. Rollins says at first he didn’t feel bad because that happens in a WWE ring. Rollins says Cena’s face isn’t the first that he smashed and it won’t be the last, but this is the first time that he broke the face of the man who loved the place.

Seth Rollins talks about feeling bad for John Cena, but then says he lost the match because he felt sorry for him. Rollins vows to never let that happen again.

Seth Rollins has a proposition for John Cena. Rollins knows Cena is at home, and that he looks like a cross between a Picasso painting and a raccoon. Rollins challenges Cena at Summerslam, Title vs. Title, Winner Take All!

Seth Rollins says if John Cena doesn’t have the grapefruits to show up at Summerslam, he can forfeit the United States Title to him. Rollins says at Summerslam, for the first time ever someone will hold the WWE World and United States Championships at the same time.

Seth Rollins says tonight, San Jose is the place to be. Not because of the fans because of him. Rollins brings up San Jose as the place where he won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, and the first time John Cena did the United States Open Challenge. Rollins starts a the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Open Challenge.

Jo Jo asks Seth Rollins if this title match is legitimate. Rollins says it is, he has two conditions. The person has to be under 6ft and 200 pounds.

Jojo figures out it’s El Torito.

Seth Rollins wants El Torito to come out.

Neville comes out instead.


Match 01: WWE Championship – Neville vs. Seth Rollins

Neville does a Corkscrew Moonsault to Seth Rollins

Neville hits Seth Rollins with a German Suplex.

Neville continues great offense and almost gets a 3 count.

Neville hits Seth Rollins with a reverse headscissors.

Neville hits the Red Arrow on Seth Rollins, but Rollins gets a foot on the rope.

After Neville misses a second Red Arrow, Seth Rollins catches Neville with the Pedigree.

Winner and still WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Seth Rollins


Match 02: Los Matadores and The Lucha Dragons vs. The Ascension and The New Day

The Prime Time Players are on commentary.

The New Day does the “What Are Those” reference to Kalisto.

After a competitive match, Kofi Kingston catches Kalisto with the Trouble In Paradise

Winners: The New Day and The Ascension

Post-Match, The New Day and The Prime Time Players argue.

Match 03: The Bella Twins (w/ Alicia Fox) vs. Charlotte and Becky Lynch (w/ Paige)

Nikki Bella says the Divas Revolution has been in effect for 253 days, ever since she won the Divas Championship. Nikki says for those who think they have what it takes, remember where it started. Team Bella says Team Bella is the Brand.

Charlotte says the Divas Revolution starts and ends with the three most powerful women in entertainment. Becky Lynch says they’re making everyone take notice. Paige introduces Charlotte and Becky Lynch as the Submission Sorority.

Brie Bella hits a clothesline on Becky Lynch.

Becky Lynch catches Brie Bella with a t-bone suplex.

After a spear, Charlotte locks Nikki Bella in the Figure 8.

Winners: The Submission Sorority

Backstage: Jojo asks Team B.A.D their thoughts on The Submission Sorority. Sasha Banks reminds Jojo that last week, she made Paige tap out. Naomi says it’s time for Team Bad to make another statement. Naomi challenges Paige tonight. Naomi brings up Ronda Rousey, saying that they’re the baddest women on the planet. Not her.


Naomi mocks the Submission Sorority name, then says she’s sending Paige back to Freak Island. Naomi pats Jojo on the head, then walks off. Tamina stares Jojo down before leaving.

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