This week’s Raw started as Alexa bliss was seen in her playground, laughing. She reminded the fans of the incident last week that took place between her and Shayna Baszler. She also said that Lilly would take a little time of for now. Nia Jax joint the frame and informed her that she would face Shayna Baszler at Hell in a Cell. And she challenged Alexa later on the night. Alexa accepted the challenge.
Match 1 – Nikki Cross defeated Charlotte Flair by countout
WWE Raw 14.06.2021 Results & Ratings
This match was booked for over six minutes and it was dominated by Charlotte Flair totally. Rhea Ripley was sitting outside the ring to watch the match. At the end of the world not was the distracted by urea and she got counted out. Rhea Ripley laughed on her. After the match Charlotte attacked Nikki Cross, Rhea attacked her from behind and no her out with Full Nelson Drop.
Match 2 – John Morrison defeated Jeff Hardy
This match was booked for only 3 minutes and in a short amount of time it was an entertaining match as both the restless were quite high-flying, especially John Morrison was really impressive in this match. John Morrison Pinned Jeff Hardy with a Corkscrew Moonsault.
After the match Cedric Alexander insulted Jeff Hardy for and called him a loser. He said he was sorry that he did not send him to the retirement home. Jeff Hardy challenged Cedric Alexander to a match instantly.
Match 3 – Jeff Hardy defeated Cedric Alexander
The match was booked for around three minutes. It was an okay match. Jeff Hardy at the end pinned Cedric Alexander after hitting the Swanton Bomb followed by the Twist of Fate.
Match 4 – Piper Niven defeated Naomi
Naomi was scheduled to face the returning Eva Marie in this match. Along with Eva Marie, NXT star Piper Niven made her debut who faced Naomi and completely dominated her. She defeated Naomi in only one minute time. The commentators, the announcers, all pretended like they did not know Piper Niven was. At the end of the match, Eva Marie announced that the winner of the match was Eva Marie. So it looks like Piper Niven will have all the battles for Eva and the credit will go to Eva.
Match 5 – RK-Bro defeated the New Day
It was an excellent match. Arguably the best match of the night, and finally it is nice to see some good tag team match. It was an excellently competitive match where both teams were superb. In the end Randy Orton pinned Xavier Woods with RKO.
Match 6 – Rhea Ripley defeated Asuka
It was an average match and it was booked for around eight minutes. Nobody could be said totally dominated the match but Rhea was presented a little stronger than Asuka in this match. Rhea pinned Asuka with the Rip-tied and it was a clean victory. After the match Charlotte Flair attack Rhea Ripley, they fought each other as officials had to come to stop their fight.
Match 7 – Alexa Bliss defeated Nia Jax by DQ
It was a terribly worked match. Nia especially was really bad in this match. At the end of the match belief was about to pin Nia with a Corkscrew Bliss but Reginald interfered and led the match to disqualification. Bliss hypnotized Reginald after the match and escaped the ring. They should have let Bliss win the match clean.
Match 8 – Jaxson Ryker defeated Elias by Countout
Two weeks, two rematches, two same bookings. They built a feud between two jobbers that fans did not care about at all. There is nothing to talk about this match. If you have seen the match last week, then you have seen the match this week too without even knowing it.
Match 9 – Drew McIntyre vs. AJ Styles went to a double disqualification
At first it seemed like we are going to see a very good match with the time remaining in the hand. But it was same old thing, Bobby Lashley attacked Drew in between the match, the Viking Raiders came out in the ad of Drew. A six man tag team match was booked.
Match 10 – the Viking Raiders and Drew McIntyre defeated Bobby Lashley and the WWE Raw Tag Team Champions AJ Styles and Omos
This match might have marked the first fracture in the Tag Team of AJ Styles and Omos. There were a lot of things going on in this match. Omos still was presented as an Unstoppable force. At the end of the match, AJ tagged in Bobby Lashley where he did not want the tag and Omos was looking for it. Drew quickly hit Bobby with the Claymore and pinned him. Omos looked unhappy with AJ. Drew McIntyre stood tall as this week’s Raw went off air.
It was an average week overall. Since it was the last show before Hell in a Cell it could not do enough to promote the event. There were a number of bad bookings like the Alexa Bliss vs Nia Jax match but there was also some great booking like the RK Bro vs. New Day match. We give it 2.5 stars out of 5.
Sportzwiki Rating – 2.5/5