WWE Raw Results, winners, and grades, 29th August 2022: New Women’s Tag Team Champions to be crowned


We start with the Raw results, winners, and grades.

Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky have been a force to reckon with ever since they joined forces with the veteran Bayley. They will have the chance to win the Women’s Tag Team Championships if they can beat the talented duo of Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah. Seth Rollins and Riddle will come face-to-face one last time before they meet at Clash at the Castle. WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle will appear on this week’s episode of WWE’s red brand.

WWE Raw Results, winners, and grades, 29th August 2022: New Women's Tag Team Champions to be crowned 2

The Judgement Day vs AJ Styles and Dolph Ziggler

Finn Balor and Dolph Ziggler got us underway. Ziggler got the better of the initial exchange and tagged in Styles. Balor escaped to his corner and tagged in Damian Priest. The Archer of Infamy stomped Styles in the corner and then attacked Ziggler who was on the apron.

Moments later, Styles clotheslined Priest over the top rope to the floor. The Phenomenal One launched himself and hit a big forearm to send Priest into the announce table.

Towards the later stages of the match, the referee got distracted with Styles and didn’t see the pin attempt as Balor came in and assisted Priest with the double team. Ziggler hit a superkick on Balor but Priest came from nowhere and slammed the Showoff with South of Heaven to get the win.

Winner – The Judgment Day

Grade – A

Edge came out to the ringside. He said that he and Rey didn’t come back to steal anybody’s glory. He came back to show everyone how to achieve his glory.

The WWE Hall of Famer warned Rhea Ripley to not mess with Beth Phoenix, or else she will get to know why she is called the Glamazon.

The Mysterios came to the ring and assaulted The Judgement Day with kendo sticks. Dominik stared down Ripley with a kendo stick in hand. Dominik could not hit Rhea as the Nightmare closed in and took the stick away. Edge and Rey got back in the ring as The Judgement Day retreated.

Alexa Bliss, Asuka, and Bianca Belair vs Dani Mo, Katie Arquette, and Kayla Sparks

The veterans made some frequent tags and showed good chemistry albeit for a brief period as the squash match ended when Dani Mo submitted to the Asuka Lock.

Winners – Asuka, Alexa Bliss, and Bianca Belair

Grade – D

Kurt Angle comes out to the ring

He said that Clash at the Castle is going to be a great show. The Alpha Academy came out to the ring. After returning from a commercial break, Chad Gable said that he looked up to Kurt Angle as a kid.

Gable said that they wanted to recruit someone but there is nobody eligible in Pittsburgh. Therefore, he offered Angle a no-questions-asked, one-night-only membership in the Alpha Academy. They brought a special jacket for the Hall of Famer. Kurt gave it a pass and threw the jacket at Gable. A game of shushing began between Gable and Kurt.

The Street Profits came out and challenged Alpha Academy to a match. Gable said that if they win, Kurt will have to join Alpha Academy. Angle accepted and said, “It’s true, it’s damn true” as we went into a commercial break.

Alpha Academy vs The Street Profits

Otis hit a powerslam on Montez Ford. Gable came in after making a tag and beats down Ford in the corner. Ford hit back with a dropkick. Dawkins got the tag and knocked down Gable with a shoulder.

Dawkins hit a dropkick to send Gable outside the ring and onto the floor. Otis entered the ring and also suffered the same fate. Dawkins wiped out both the heels outside the ring. Gable hit back by delivering the Dragon Screw as Dawkins hurt his knee. The Alpha Academy began to dominate the match.

In the closing stages of the match, Ford hit a German suplex on Gable. He went to the top rope and nailed the Frog Splash to get the win.

Winners – The Street Profits

Grade – A

The Street Profits celebrated with Angle with some red solo cups for company. Angle had a sip but spat it out as it had alcohol. Angle said that he doesn’t drink anymore and eventually, they celebrated whilst drinking milk.

We saw footage of Seth Rollins and Riddle brawling in the parking lot as referees and officials tried to keep them apart. Corey Graves is backstage as Rollins and Riddle join him for a split-screen interview.

Graves asked what happened earlier. Rollins said Riddle was creeping around his bus. Riddle explained that he was talking to Randy Orton on the phone. Both men got involved in a war of words. Riddle said that Rollins is afraid that he will embarrass him like Cody Rhodes and Roman Reigns have. Rollins said that nobody likes Riddle and his stupid face. The Architect said that he will put Riddle on the shelf next to Rhodes and then focus on the Undisputed WWE Universal Title.

Graves asked them what to expect at Clash at the Castle. Rollins said that he will steal the show. He will stomp Riddle’s head into the mat and show him who the man around her is. Riddle said that he will show who the only man is in Rollins’ marriage, and that’s Becky Lynch.

The argument went on during a commercial break. Rollins took some personal digs at Riddle and said that his wife took away his kids. Rollins called the Ultimate Bro a bitch. Riddle was furious and wanted to beat the hell out of the veteran. Both men walked away from their interview locations.

The Miz vs Bobby Lashley

Bobby Lashley dominated the match from the get-go. The Mix struggled to muster any kind of offense as the Almighty controlled proceedings. This was until Ciampa distracted Lashley and it allowed Miz to send the babyface into the steel steps. Miz began to wear down Lashley. The former went up on the top rope and attempted a high-risk manoeuver but Lashley caught him and planted him face-first.

A one-arm spinebuster followed. Towards the closing stages of the match, Miz was going for the Skull Crushing Finale but he saw Dexter Lumis in the crowd and got distracted. Lashley took advantage and applied the Hurt Lock to get the win.

Winner – Bobby Lashley

Grade – B

The Usos and Sami Zayn make their way to the win

The Usos talked about their achievements. Zayn got on the mic and began praising the undisputed tag team champions. The Usos said that they run both shows.

Kevin Owens came out to the stage area. KO said that The Bloodline doesn’t run RAW. He said that Reigns owes him but Zayn said the Tribal Chief owed him nothing. KO said that Zayn is like a brother to him and he should look in the mirror and assess things. Zayn said that Jimmy likes him while he and Jey are trying to get things right.

Jey said that if KO doesn’t leave, then he will suffer the same fate as Drew McIntyre. KO entered the ring and said that he would have defeated Reigns for the Universal title 18 months ago if not for Paul Heyman and Jey. KO and Jey had a staredown as the former called a referee to the ring and we were all set for a KO vs Jey Uso encounter.

Jey Uso vs Kevin Owens

KO sent Jey to the steel steps. The former delivered a cannonball. Outside the ring, Jey delivered a Samoan drop on the steel steps.

After returning from a commercial break, KO delivered a Swanton bomb for a nearfall. KO hit a Superkick but Jey returned with one of his own. Jey went to the top rope and delivered a frog splash for a nearfall. Jey went for another splash but KO got his knees up. The babyface hit two Superkicks to Jey and Jimmy and delivered a frog splash to Jey.

Owens got too busy talking to Zayn. Jey wiped out Owens outside the ring. Jey ordered Zayn to hit Owens with a chair. Jimmy distracted the referee but Zayn couldn’t hit his former friend with the steel chair. KO took advantage and picked up the win after delivering a Stunner.

Winner – Kevin Owens

Grade – B

The Miz left the building in his car but he didn’t realize that Lumis was waiting in the car as the A-lister drove away.

Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky vs Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah – Women’s Tag Team Championship tournament final

Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah dominated the initial moments of the match. Dakota Kai stunned Raquel with a Scorpion Kick and the heels hit a double team move for a nearfall.

Aliyah went up on the top rope and Raquel launched her onto Kai for a crossbody. Aliyah hit a hip toss on an onrushing Kai. Sky sent Aliyah into the steel steps.

Sky hit a double knee strike on Aliyah against the steel steps. The heels dominated Rodriguez in the ring as Aliyah was down and out.

After taking a beatdown for a while, Rodriguez hit a second rope corkscrew elbow drop to Sky. A few moments later, Rodriguez went for the Texana Bomb but Kai distracted the referee and it allowed Bayley to help Sky. Belair, Asuka, and Alexa Bliss came out as Bayley retreated into the crowd.

Aliyah got the tag but Kai and Sky didn’t see it. Kai hit a backbreaker while Sky followed it up with a Crucifix driver. n the end, Aliyah rolled up Kai for the win.

Winners – Aliyah and Raquel Rodriguez

Grade – A

After the match, Rodriguez and Aliyah celebrated with the tag titles as Asuka, Belair, and Bliss came to the ring to congratulate them on their monumental win.

Overall show grade – B

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