Welcome to the WWE Raw results for Monday, June 27, 2017. The latest installment of the Monday night show came from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Among the superstars making appearances were Samoa Joe, Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Finn Balor, The Hardy Boyz and Sasha Banks. In addition, there was a special MizTV segment featuring LaVar Ball and his son, the newest L.A. Lakers star, Lonzo Ball. Here’s a look at the latest WWE Raw results from Monday’s show.
The opening segment saw Roman Reigns come to the ring to talk about what Strowman did to him and accepted his challenge for an Ambulance Match. He was interrupted by ambulance sirens and one backed up into the arena. Reigns went to check it out and cautiously opened the back looking for Strowman, who wasn’t there. Suddenly, Strowman jumped him and tossed Reigns into the side of the vehicle. He threw Reigns onto the stage and beat him up before throwing him into the back of ambulance and telling it to leave.
Finn Balor & Hardy Boyz defeated Elias Samson, Sheamus & Cesaro via pinfall. The action broke down late with Matt and Jeff hitting moves on Samson and Sheamus outside the ring. With Cesaro laid out on the mat, Finn hit Coup de Grace from the corner for the win.
Charley Caruso interviewed Paul Heyman who talked up Brock coming to the Staples Center tonight. Samoa Joe showed up to get in Heyman’s face and said he was saving a Coquina Clutch for Brock tonight. He patted Heyman on the chest and said he looked good before leaving.
Goldust beat up R-Truth with his own cameraman in the ring to film it before a match could event start.
The Miz and Maryse came to the ring with Maryse still upset with Miz over the past weeks. The Miz hosted MizTV with guests the Ball family. LaVar and his son LaMelo came to the ring first for a bit. LaVar introduced his son, the newest Lakers star, Lonzo Ball. The Miz talked up how great Big Baller Brand is and said he was ready for their partnership. LaVar got confused and said there was no partnership with them, he wanted someone on a higher level than Miz. The Miz started to run down the Ball family causing LaVar to get up. LaVar got riled up and tore off his shirt to get in Miz’s face. Ambrose showed up with a Big Baller Brand shirt on and said he likes free t-shirts.
The Miz, Axel and Bo Dallas defeated Dean Ambrose, Heath Slater & Rhyno via pinfall. The heels stole a pinfall on Rhyno in a sneaky move to end the match.
Enzo Amore arrived out to respond to what Big Cass did to him last week on Raw. Cass pretended to ask for forgiveness. They hugged and the music hit but then Cass attacked Enzo on the ramp and threw him down it.
Seth Rollins defeated Curt Hawkins via pinfall after his knee to the face. Bray Wyatt interrupted the post-match celebration with a promo from the big screen.
Neville defeated Lince Dorado via pinfall in a non-title match. Akira Tozawa had a special reserved VIP ringside seat with a roped off section, a table with popcorn, hot dog and soft drink. Post-match, Titus O’Neil came out and talked up how his newest client, Akira Tozawa, will take on Neville for the Cruiserweight title at Great Balls of Fire.
Dana Brooke, Mickie, Bayley, Sasha, Nia, Emma competed in a Gauntlet Match. The winner would become No. 1 contender to face Alexa Bliss for the title at Great Balls of Fire. Bayley and Nia started it off. Nia pinned Bayley after a bit for first elimination. Mickie was next and put up a fight but also got pinned by Nia. Next up, Dana was squashed by Nia, followed by Emma.
Sasha Banks defeated Nia Jax via submission in the final match of the Gauntlet to become new No. 1 contender for the Raw Women’s title. The match lasted a good bit of time with Sasha selling leg or ankle injuries and nearly getting counted out several times. She kept trying to fight back and getting smashed down by the monstrous Jax. Eventually, Sasha managed to escape a standing suplex and came back at Nia. She hit several bit moves to wear her down and locked in a Bank Statement while Jax was on her feet. Eventually she dropped Jax to one knee and finally, Nia tapped after a struggle. Banks got the big win. Raw GM Kurt Angle came to the ring to raise Sasha’s arm up in victory. Alexa Bliss came out to confront her in the ring, but Sasha dropkicked Bliss and grabbed her women’s title to hoist it up from the ring. Eventually, Bliss got back to her feet and was given her title belt back. She backed up the ramp with Sasha glaring at her from the ring as Raw ended.