The most recent episode of WWE RAW, aired on 16th October 2023, was brimming with explosive moments, unpredictable turns, and high-velocity clashes. Here’s a closer look at the standout occurrences and outcomes of the evening.
WWE RAW: The Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship Turmoil
In an astonishing development, Jimmy Uso of The Bloodline graced RAW with an unanticipated appearance, throwing a wrench in the plans of The American Nightmare and “Main Event” Jey Uso.
This unexpected intrusion set the stage for Finn Bálor and Damian Priest from The Judgment Day to triumphantly retrieve the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships.
Intercontinental Title Defense
Even against Reed’s awe-inspiring superplex, Gunther swung the momentum in his favor with a ruthless Powerbomb, sealing his triumph.
WWE RAW: The Climactic Falls Count Anywhere Match
The fierce rivalry between Shinsuke Nakamura and Ricochet culminated in a merciless Falls Count Anywhere Match. Both Superstars unleashed their fury, brandishing a plethora of weapons and athletic prowess.
A bold Shooting Star Press from Ricochet off a ledge captured the spotlight, but Nakamura’s precise kick followed by a Kinshasa clinched his victory.
Women’s Division Unleashes Chaos
Post-bout, an attempt by Green and Niven to double-team Natalya was thwarted by a rescuing act from Tegan Nox.
In another ferocious women’s contest, the battle between Rhea Ripley and Shayna Baszler descended into anarchy. Raquel Rodriguez, Nia Jax, and Zoey Stark’s interruptions transformed the match into a fierce melee amongst the Superstars.
Sami Zayn commented on Kevin Owens’ RAW exit but found himself blindsided by The Judgment Day. Thanks to Jey Uso’s timely act, Zayn narrowly escaped a savage onslaught.
A fiery verbal skirmish unfolded between Seth Rollins and Drew McIntyre, escalating the excitement for their imminent World Heavyweight Title Confrontation at WWE Crown Jewel.
Johnny Gargano marked his combative return to the ring, clashing with Ludwig Kaiser. Gargano’s relentless spirit was overcome by Giovanni Vinci’s interference, allowing Kaiser to prevail with a strategically executed enzuigiri.