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WWE Raw Results 19th September 2016, live updates

Steel Cage match announced between Roman Reigns and WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens. Cruiserweight division debuts.
Updated: 20 September 2016 08:44 IST - Published: 20 September 2016 05:44 IST

That is all from tonight's live coverage of Raw. Hope you enjoyed it. We will be back tomorrow with the live coverage of SmackDown Live!
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Steel Cage Match: Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns

The Steel Cage will slowly descend shortly to encompass the entire ring.

The Steel Cage is in place and Roman Reigns is the first to make his way to the structure as boos ring around the arena.

The WWE Universal Champion, Kevin Owens, follows.

The door gets locked and the match starts with Owens trash-talking. Owens tries to escape the cage through the door, but is stopped by Reigns twice.

The Champion is trying to avoid any damage to himself ahead of his first pay-per-view on Sunday.

Reigns has all the advantage at the start but the champ fights back and rolls Reigns for a 2-count. We go to commercials.

Back from the break and the two superstars are half way up the cage and Owens pushes Reigns down, before Reigns pulls his leg and he drops on the top rope, visibly hurt.

Reigns with three lariats against the steel cage followed by a Big Boot. Roman then continues to work on the champion, before KO fights back with a German Suplex and a Cannonball.

Owens attempts again to escape the ring, but is halted by The Big Dog. Roman is next in line to attempt an escape through the door.

After some more back and forth, the two are seen exchanging blows. Owens lines up his opponent for the pop-up powerbomb but instead is hit by a Superman Punch from Reigns.

Roman is pumped and goes for the Spear, but is stopped by KO, who reverses it into a pop-up powerbomb, before covering Reigns for a nearfall.

KO attempts another cage escape and reaches the top when Reigns catches hold of his leg and pulls him back. KO is livid and says 'It's My Show' before punishing Reigns.

However, the Big Dog nails a Superman Punch to stay alive in the match.

KO goes for the exit through the door, while Reigns tried to climb his way out of the cage. The two seem to go head-to-head but in the end it is Reigns who hits the ground first and wins the match.

Result: Roman Reigns beats Kevin Owens by climbing out of the ring

As Reigns is celebrating, Rusev makes his way to the ringside and attacks the Big Dog. Roman fights back , but Owens rams the door of the steel cage against Reigns' skull.

Rusev then pushes Reigns inside the ring and locks the door. KO and Rusev then take turns to attack The Big Dog.

Seth Rollins enters and makes his way inside the cage through the top of the cage. First KO attempts to stop him followed by Rusev, but to no avail.

The Architect then nails the crossbody on KO and Rusev from the top of the steel cage.

And with that tonight's episode of Raw went off air.


Nia Jax will face Alicia Fox at Clash of Champions


#1 Contender For WWE Cruiserweight Championship: Rich Swann vs. Gran Metalik vs. Cedric Alexander vs. Brian Kendrick

The match starts with Kendrick outside of the ring and Metalik and Swann are seen contesting in the middle before Kendrick joins.
Kendrick is seen working on Metalik, but Alexander puts a stop on him..

Metalik and Alexander then continue in the middle and Metalik nails a springboard back elbow, but Alexander fights back.

Swann takes advantage of the situation and is seen working on Alexander. He has locked his opponent in a modified sleeper hold, but Alexander is able to break it.

Alexander and Swann are seen working on each other for a bit before Metalik joins, but Alexander goes over the top rope for a crossbody on Kendrick, before Metalik uses the middle rope to Springboard into the other three.

Some good high-flying moves on display, but Rey Mysterio has set the bar up so high that these Cruiserweights will have to come up with something better.

Kendrick is working on the left leg of Swann as we go to commercials.

Back from the break and Alexander and Kendrick were seen struggling in the middle of the ring, before Metalik hits an elbow drop from the top rope before hitting the standing shooting star on Swann.

Swann reverses Metalik's high-flyer and Alexander joins the fun. Alexander hits an enzuigiri and goes for the pin but Swann kicks out at 2.

Kendrick and Metalik join the fray and the former WWE Star hits a DDT on the Pride of Lucha.

Swann tries to pin Alexander but Kendrick interferes followed by Metalik. Alexander fights back and nails the backbreaker on Metalik, while Knedrick locks him in a modified crossface, which forces him to tap out.

Result: Brian Kendrick beats Rich Swann and Gran Metalik and Cedric Alexander by submission

Brian Kendrick will face TJ Perkins for the Cruiserweight Championship at Clash of Champions.


WWE Cruiserweight Division debut

WWE Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins, who lifted the inaugural title on Wednesday night will make his main roster debut tonight alongside other wrestlers.

Mick Foley finds himself in the middle of the ring and messes up his lines as he prepares for the much-awaited debut of the Cruiserweights.

The Hardcore legend highlights that it is not the size but the fight in these wrestlers. He then introduces the first Cruiserweight, Rich Swann.

Swann is seen showing off his dancing moves in the middle of the ring. 

Foley then introduces Wednesday's runner-up Gran Metalik, followed by Cedric Alexander.

Foley then welcomes former WWE Tag Team champion, Brian Kendrick back to the WWE Universe.

Foley announces that TJ Perkins will be defending his WWE Cruiserweight title at Clash of Champions and his contender will be decided up next in a Fatal Four-Way match between the above four wrestlers.


Ten-Man Tag Team Match: Chris Jericho and The Club and The Shining Stars vs. Sami Zayn and The New Day and Enzo & Cass

The match was announced by Mick Foley earlier in the night and it starts with who else but Jericho.

The heels have the advantage early on as they work on Kofi.

Gallows is seen working on Kingston after hitting a monstrous clothesline on him. He then tags in his partner Anderson, who continues the work of his partner.

Kofi is cheered by his partner, but he is hit by a Spinebuster by Anderson. It is now the turn of the Shining Stars to work on Kofi, but instead Kofi ho-tags Big Cass, who clears the ring in a jiffy.

Cass' attempt to end the match is stopped by the Shining Stars.  Big E throws out Gallows followed by Anderson, before helping Kofi to go flying on to the duo.

Jericho and Sami then work on each other, before Big Cass and Enzo pinned Primo for the win.

Result: Sami Zayn and The New Day and Enzo & Cass beats Chris Jericho and The Club and The Shining Stars

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