WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW/USA NETWORK: November 23 results (Wrestleview)

Posted on 11/24/120 by Bob Magee

WWE Raw Results
November 23, 2020
Orlando, Florida (Amway Center)
Commentary: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, and Samoa Joe
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com

Then. Now. Forever. The WWE video leads us into the show.

A video kicks off the show highlighting Drew McIntyres WWE
Championship victory over Randy Orton last week on Raw.

The entire Team Raw Survivor Series team is in the ring.
Its AJ Styles with Omos, Keith Lee, Braun Strowman,
Sheamus, and Riddle. WWE Official Adam Pearce is in the ring
and talks about Team Raws dominance at Survivor Series, as
well as Undertakers Final Farewell. Pearce says the
dominance of Team Raw deserves some reward and wants them to
make their case for a WWE Championship opportunity.

Sheamus congratulates Drew McIntyre on becoming a two-time
WWE Champion. Sheamus then makes the case before Riddle
interrupts him. They get into it. Strowman grabs Adam Pearce
and takes exception to having to make his case. Strowman
then shoves him down.-Commercial Break-

Footage is shown from earlier tonight of The Hurt Business
bumping into The New Day. The Hurt Business says The New Day
embarrassed Raw by losing to the Street Profits last night.
The Raw Tag Team Titles belong on people that have prestige.
Xavier Woods says if they want a title match, theyve got

Raw Tag Team Championship
The Hurt Business (Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander)
vs. The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods) (cs)

Xavier Woods will start against Shelton Benjamin. They
cautiously approach each other. Benjamin quickly takes Woods
down and throws him across the ring. Benjamin then knocks
Kofi Kingston off the apron with a high knee to the face.

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Woods tag Kingston in.
Kingston hits Benjamin with a springboard clothesline and
takes him down a few times before hitting a leaping
clothesline. Kingston drops a Boom Drop and sets up for the
end. Benjamin ducks Trouble in Paradise and kicks him.
Kingston responds back with a pendulum kick in the corner.
Kingston goes to the top rope, but Benjamin crotches him up
there. Benjamin sets up for a superplex, but Kingston
punches him off. The referee checks on Benjamin. While he
does, Alexander rips Kingston off the top rope to the floor!
Benjamin attacks Kingston at ringside and the referee
counts them out.

Double Count-Out

There seems to be some very real confusion going on here.
The ring announcer said that it was a double count-out and
then sheepishly said The Hurt Business won by count-out. No
one seems to know what to do. MVP demands the match restart.
The ring announcer then says the match would restart.-Commercial Break-

Raw Tag Team Championship
The Hurt Business (Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander)
vs. The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods) (cs)

This match restarted following the initial double count-out.

The bell rings, and Kingston and Benjamin start brawling.
Kingston punches away at Benjamin before Benjamin shoves him
away. Benjamin then gives Kingston a HUGE back body drop
over the top rope. Kingston landed on his feet and grabs at
his left ankle. Kingston takes a moment to recover before
getting in the ring. Alexander tags in and knees Kingston.
Benjamin then clotheslines Kingston down hard. Alexander
continues to attack Benjamin and ties up the legs. Benjamin
tags in and hits a knee breaker. Alexander tags in and
applies a knee bar. Alexander then applies an Indian
deathlock. Benjamin tags in and drops a knee before grabbing
Kingstons injured leg. Benjamin applies a stepover toe
hold. Kingston eventually punches out, but Benjamin stays on
him. Benjamin ties him up in the ropes and tags Alexander
in. Alexander hits a dropkick to the knee for a two count.
Alexander tries again for another two count. Alexander
applies a stretch before Benjamin tags in. Benjamin punches
away at Kingston, but Kingston knocks him out of the ring.
Alexander blind tags in, but Kingston gets him out of the
ring. Kingston goes for a tag, but Alexander pulls him off
the apron. Alexander didnt tag in as Benjamin comes in.
Kingston hits him with an SOS for a near fall. Alexander
tags in and chop blocks the knee before applying a knee bar.
Kingston eventually fights out and tags Woods in.

Woods clotheslines Alexander twice before hitting a side
kick. Benjamin runs in, but Woods gets him out. Woods
splashes Alexander against the ropes, but whiffs on a
baseball slide to Benjamin. Woods hits Alexander with a
military press for a near fall. Alexander fights back with a
DDT and tags Benjamin in. Benjamin hits an Olympic Slam, but
Kingston breaks up the pin. Kingston knocks Alexander out of
the ring and hits a slingshot plancha to the floor. Woods
counters a powerbomb into code red for the win.

Winners by Pinfall and still Raw Tag Team Champions: The New
WWE Official Adam Pearce walks out of the trainers room
with a welt on his head. Charly Caruso asks how hes doing.
Pearce says if he was in charge, youd never see Braun
Strowman again. Caruso asks what was the original
announcement, but Bobby Lashley interrupts. Lashley says he
was the only champion on Raw to win at Survivor Series and
they need to talk.

-Commercial Break-

We see WWE Official Adam Pearce backstage again. Charly
Caruso walks up and says she knows he just had a
conversation with Bobby Lashley, but what was his
announcement? Randy Orton then walks up to Pearce and says

Still photos are shown of Lana becoming the sole survivor of
Team Raw last night at Survivor Series.

Lana is backstage with Sarah Schreiber. Schreiber mentions
she went through the table 9 times and went on to be the
sole survivor. How does she feel? Lana says she feels great.
Schreiber asks if she is in line for a Raw Womens
Championship opportunity. Lana says shes so happy and just
wants to continue feeling this way.

Charly Caruso walks up to WWE Official Adam Pearce. Pearce
says well have a series of three singles matches. The
winners will face each other in a triple threat match next
week with the winner of that match facing Drew McIntyre for
the WWE Championship. The first match is Riddle versus
Sheamus, which starts right now.

Luckily, Riddle was right by the stage to make his entrance
and was also dressed to compete.

-Commercial Break-

Riddle vs. Sheamus

The bell rings, and Riddle goes for a fist bump. Sheamus
slaps the fist away and yells at him for calling him
fireface. Sheamus shoves him, so Riddle fights back.
Sheamus takes him down with a front facelock before hooking
the arm. Riddle slides out and jumps on Sheamus back, but
Sheamus slings him off. Riddle goes after him again, but
Sheamus evades him. Sheamus applies a side headlock and
viciously hits a takeover. Sheamus cinches in the headlock
and grips one of the arms.

Randy Orton will take on AJ Styles later tonight in the
second of three singles matches. Well also see Keith Lee
battle WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley in the third
singles match.

Riddle fights up, but Sheamus powers him to the corner and
clubs him down. Riddle again gets to his feet and clubs away
at Sheamus. Sheamus looks stunned, but pops out of the
corner with a clothesline. Sheamus digs his knee into
Riddles face. Sheamus hits a unique hammerlock takeover and
grapevines the head. Riddle tries to twist out, but is
unsuccessful at first. Riddle finally does and applies an
arm bar to Sheamus. Sheamus quickly gets to the ropes and
rolls out of the ring to recover.

Sheamus is furious and yells at him from ringside, calling
him a dopey rugrat. Sheamus and Riddle exchange strikes
before Sheamus hits a vertical suplex for a two count.
Sheamus then applies an overhead wristlock. Riddle fights up
and kicks Sheamus in the face. Riddle hits the ropes, but
Sheamus follows him in and clotheslines him over the top
rope. Sheamus goes to jump off the apron, and Riddle whiffs
on a Final Flash Knee. Riddle hits an exploder on the floor
and puts him in the ring for a Broton. Riddle picks up a
near fall.

Riddle kicks away at Sheamus chest a few times. Sheamus
quickly fights back and stuns Riddle with a right hand.
Sheamus puts him on the apron for the 10 Beats of the
Bodhrn. Riddle collapses to the floor and pulls himself
into the ring at the count of 7. Sheamus grabs Riddle and
uppercuts him. Riddle boots Sheamus back and charges, but
Sheamus catches him with an Irish Curse Backbreaker for a
near fall. Sheamus kicks Riddle in the ribs before sending
him shoulder-first into the ring post. Sheamus charges, but
Riddle sends him HARD into the ring post shoulder-first.
Riddle kicks away at Sheamus chest. Sheamus eventually
blocks a kick and hits the Alabama Slam!

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Sheamus CRUSH Riddle with
a pump knee to the face for a near fall. Riddle takes a
moment to recover before hitting a kick to the face that
sends Sheamus out of the ring. Riddle hits a PK from the
apron before hitting a springboard Floating Bro to the
floor. Riddle gets Sheamus in the ring and goes for a cross-
body block. Sheamus catches him and hits a swinging side
slam for a near fall. Sheamus cannot believe he didnt put
Riddle away.

Sheamus fights back and applies an Irish Cloverleaf, but
Riddle gets to the ropes. Riddle snaps Sheamus off the ropes
and applies a Kimura Lock through the ropes. Riddle gets in
the ring, but Sheamus catches him with a heel hook. Riddle
kicks him in the face a few times to get out. Riddle comes
back with a Final Flash Knee for a near fall! Riddle sets
Sheamus up and goes to the top rope, but Sheamus cuts him
off. Sheamus clubs the back, but Riddle elbows him off.
Riddle sets up, but Sheamus once again cuts him off. Sheamus
hits White Noise off the second rope but Riddle kicks out!
Sheamus is in shock.

Riddle struggles to get to his feet. Sheamus sets up and
goes for a Brogue Kick, but Riddle collapses in exhaustion
before Sheamus can even connect. Sheamus pulls him up and
talks some trash. Riddle viciously head-butts him and kicks
him in the head. Sheamus ducks a kick and gets him in the
electric chair. Riddle counters into a victory roll, but
Sheamus rolls through and applies an Irish Cloverleaf.
Riddle counters into a cradle for the win!

Winner by Pinfall: Riddle

Riddle advances to the triple threat match next week on Raw.
The winner of that match will face Drew McIntyre for the WWE
Lana is walking backstage when Raw Womens Champion Asuka
walks up to her. Asuka says she heard Lana wants a title
shot, which Lana denies. Asuka accepts and sarcastically
says Lana might leave tonight as Raw Womens Champion.

Well have a Firefly Funhouse segment, next.

-Commercial Break-

Its official: Asuka will defend the Raw Womens
Championship against Lana later tonight.

Firefly Funhouse

Bray Wyatt and Alexa Bliss happily welcome us to the show.
Wyatt says theyre here to talk about something evil and
vile: friendship. Friendship is no good. A frog puppet with
a British accent and a monocle says friendship indubitably
lasts forever. Its the Friendship Frog. Wyatt tells Bliss
to show the frog what shell do to Nikki Cross tonight.
Bliss asks for help, so Wyatt holds the Hurt glove over
her face, and she kills the Friendship Frog.

They have a brief moment of silence and showcase
photoshopped pictures of the Friendship Frogs life. 1980-

Bliss cries and says he was a fine amphibian. Wyatt says
its a shame he croaked. They laugh and wave goodbye to

Raw Womens Champion Asuka makes her way to the ring. Shell
defend the title against Lana, next.

-Commercial Break-

Raw Womens Championship
Asuka (c) vs. Lana

Before the match begins, WWE Womens Tag Team Champions Nia
Jax and Shayna Baszler march down to ringside. They join the
commentary team.

The bell rings, and Lana takes Asuka down. Lana rolls her up
for a two count. Asuka quickly floors her with a vicious
knee to the face. Lana avoids a baseball slide. Nia Jax and
Shayna Baszler taunt Asuka, so she throws water on them. Jax
and Baszler attack Asuka.

Winner by Disqualification and still Raw Womens Champion:

Jax and Baszler go to put Asuka through the table, but Lana
makes the save. They run off, so Jax and Baszler challenge
them to a match right now.

R-Truth makes a sales pitch for WWE Shops Black Friday
sales. Drew Gulak tries to pin him, but The Fiends music
hits. They run off, but it was only Akira Tozawa dressed up
in Fiend merchandise.

-Commercial Break-

Raw Womens Champion Asuka and Lana vs. WWE Womens Tag Team
Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler

We join this match in progress. Lana is taking it to
Baszler, but Baszler quickly takes her down. Jax tags in and
throws Lana across the ring a few times. Baszler tags in as
Lana is dumped out of the ring. She beats on Lana for a bit
before tagging Jax back in. Jax talks trash and pushes Lana
a few times. Lana attempts to fight back, but Jax cuts her
off. Baszler tags in, takes Lana down, and kicks her in the
spine. Baszler applies a vicious single leg crab with a deep
stretch before slamming the leg. Baszler goes for a sliding
dropkick, but Lana avoids it and tags Asuka in.

Asuka hits a baseball slide on Baszler and hits Jax with a
hip attack. Asuka kicks Baszler back and hits a double knee
attack to the face. Asuka hits a spinning back fist followed
by a German Suplex. Asuka hits a shining wizard for a near
fall. Baszler takes Asuka down. Jax pulls Lana out of the
ring and clears off the commentary table. Jax charges, but
Lana drops down and Jax goes over the table. Baszler applies
a Kirifuda Clutch to Lana from in the ring, but Asuka comes
back with a roll-up for the win.

Winners by Pinfall: Raw Womens Champion Asuka and Lana
Riddle is walking backstage when he bumps into MVP. Riddle
says hes the OG. Riddle has business ideas for MVP, but he
turns them down.

-Commercial Break-

Video Package: Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns at Survivor

Keith Lee vs. WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley w/

Lee puts a hand on Lashley, so Lashley shoves his hand away
and shoves him. Lashley tries to lift Lee, but hes
unsuccessful. Lashley applies a side headlock, but Lee gets
out. Lee knocks him to the corner and hits Grizzly Magnum.
Lashley makes a comeback with a flatliner, but Lee kicks out
at one. Lashley is furious. Lee knocks Lashley out of the
ring and teases a plancha, but MVP distracts him. Lee chases
MVP, but Lashley clotheslines him. Lashley lifts Lee up on
his shoulders (and almost loses him) and sloppily drives him
into the ring post.

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Lashley applying a
wristlock to Lee. Lashley is bleeding from the head after
the sloppy ring post shot. Lee fights up, but Lashley
clotheslines him before hitting a vertical suplex! Lashley
charges, but Lee leapfrogs him and sends him into the ring
post shoulder-first. Lashley falls out of the ring, and Lee
crushes him with a running cross-body block. Lee puts him in
the ring, and MVP sends Lee into the ring post. Lee is dazed
and gets in the ring. Lashley goes for the Hurt Lock, but
Lee powers out. Lashley jumps on his back, so Lee jumps back
and lands on him. MVP attacks Lee for the disqualification.

Winner by Disqualification: Keith Lee

Keith Lee joins Riddle in the triple threat match next week.
Lee punches MVP down and celebrates.
Video Package: Alexa Bliss vs. Nikki Cross

Nikki Cross says shes tried to reach out to Alexa Bliss,
but Bliss made it clear last week shes not interested.
Shell beat The Fiend out of her.

-Commercial Break-

Nikki Cross vs. Alexa Bliss

Cross asks Bliss what is wrong with her. Cross approaches
her, and Bliss backs up. Bliss slaps the hands playfully and
says she wins. Bliss trips her and gets out of the ring.
Cross chases her around the ring, and Bliss gets in before
posing. Cross pulls her out of the ring and clotheslines her
on the floor. Cross gets her in the ring, but Bliss is
laughing. Cross stomps her down and hits some short-arm
clotheslines, but Bliss laughs. Cross beats away at her
before telling her to listen. Cross picks up a two count.

Cross continues to beat on her until Bliss starts to cry.
Bliss begs her off and extends a hand to Cross. Cross looks
conflicted. Bliss says she doesnt know what to do. Cross
consoles her and embraces her. Bliss floors her with Sister
Abigail for the win.

Winner by Pinfall: Alexa Bliss
The tribute to the Undertaker continues tonight.

-Commercial Break-

Video Package: The Undertakers Final Farewell at Survivor

Randy Orton makes his entrance. Hell face AJ Styles, next.

-Commercial Break-

Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles w/ Omos

The bell rings, and Styles rolls Orton up for a two count.
Styles tries again for another two count. Orton smiles and
kicks away at Styles. Styles fights back with a dropkick.
Orton quickly knocks Styles out of the ring and whips him,
but Omos catches him. Omos puts Styles on the apron, and
Styles kicks Orton in the face. Styles then hits Orton with
a back suplex on the commentary table.

-Commercial Break-

We come back from the break to see Styles working on Ortons
leg. Orton fights back and hits a headlock backbreaker, but
Styles kicks out. Styles soon applies a Calf Crusher. Orton
fights out and hits a scoop powerslam. Orton sets up for an
RKO, but Styles pushes him away and hits an enzuigiri. Orton
rolls out of the ring to recover. Orton avoids a plancha and
sweeps the feet on the apron. Orton gets Styles in the ring.
The Fiends lights come on and he appears behind Orton.
Orton swipes at him, but he disappears.

Orton gets in the ring and hits Styles with a draping DDT.
Orton sets up for an RKO, but the lights all go out. The
Fiend again startles Orton before the lights go off. Orton
looks around for The Fiend and eats a Phenomenal Forearm
from Styles. Styles picks up the win.

Winner by Pinfall: AJ Styles

AJ Styles joins Riddle and Keith Lee in the Triple Threat
Match next week to determine the #1 Contender for Drew
McIntyres WWE Championship.

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