The 2018 WWE Survivor Series Kickoff Show opens up live from The Staples Center in Los Angeles, California as Jonathan Coachman welcomes us to the show. He is joined by WWE Hall Of Famer Beth Phoenix, WWE Hall Of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler & David Otunga. They go over tonight’s card. We then get a video package on how we got to tonight’s WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. WWE Champion Daniel Bryan Match. Lawler predicts Lesnar to win the match and Phoenix agrees. We go backstage to The RAW Women’s Team. Team Captain Alexa Bliss talks about how Team SmackDown played dirty on RAW last week so tonight they will get them back at their own game. Ruby Riott ends up taunting Natalya, asking if she fixed the glasses she destroyed, once owned by Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart. Natalya attacks The Riott Squad and they brawl. They are separated as Bliss threatens to kick them off the team if they can’t get along.
We go back to the panel and SmackDown General Manager Paige is out with Acting RAW General Manager Baron Corbin, temporarily replacing Otunga & Phoenix. They are immediately interrupted by Bobby Lashley & Lio Rush. Lashley does some posing and Rush talks about how Lashley will be a living legend after destroying Team SmackDown tonight. Rush chants “Lashley!” as they walk away. Back from another break and we get a video package on what led to tonight’s match between Charlotte Flair and RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey. The panel discusses the match and the injuries to SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch. The Coach then shows us the recent social media exchanges between Rousey, Lynch and Nia Jax. They had a graphic that shows Natalya and Ruby removed from Team RAW.
We go backstage to Charly Caruso and Charlotte Flair. Flair addresses Rousey with a decent promo and says that she will prove tonight that no one can lace her boots and even Rousey will bow down to The Queen. Flair does a “woooo!” and we go back to the panel. Lawler picks Flair to win tonight. Phoenix agrees that it could happen. Otunga predicts Rousey to win. We get another break and come back to The SmackDown Women’s Team backstage. Naomi is the new Team Captain. R-Truth appears and thinks that he is on the team but he will be their cheerleader of sorts. Naomi introduces the final member of the team and in comes Mandy Rose. We go back to the panel for discussion on The Team RAW vs. Team SmackDown 5-on-5 Women’s Elimination Match. The Coach then sends us to a preview for tonight’s WWE Cruiserweight Title Match.
We come back to the panel and 205 Live General Manager Drake Maverick has joined them. He talks about WWE 205 Live and praises the cruiserweights but also talks about how he kept his word when he said that he would guide The AOP to The RAW Tag Team Titles. Regarding tonight’s match, Drake says that he is not scared of The Big Show. Lawler jokes on Drake’s size but he has heard that all his life and he doesn’t care because he has the brain of a giant, which makes him the smartest man in WWE. Drake ends up leaving and we go to another break. They air a “coming soon” vignette for Lars Sullivan. We come back to the panel for the beginning of the second hour as WWE Hall Of Famer Booker T replaces Lawler. The panel goes over tonight’s matches. Booker T believes that Brock Lesnar will squash Daniel Bryan like a grape tonight. The Coach then sends us to the ring for tonight’s Kickoff Show Match.
Big E does the usual New Day deal and The New Day make their way down to the ring for a promo. Xavier Woods begins the spiel about RAW and SmackDown LIVE going head to head but stops and repeats “Monday Night RAW” a few times as the crowd boos. Kofi Kingston asks what better way to kick it off than The SmackDown LIVE Tag Teams? They give all their teammates big introductions and then The Usos welcome Team RAW to The SmackDown LIVE Penitentiary.
Chad Gable gets on the mic after all The RAW teams make their entrance and pledges to kick Survivor Series off with a win. Bobby Roode then says that it is going to be absolutely Glorious and we’re off.
Team RAW (Bobby Roode & Chad Gable, The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder), The B-Team (Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel), The Lucha House Party (Lince Dorado & Gran Metalik) & The Ascension (Konnor & Viktor)) vs. Team SmackDown LIVE (The Usos (Jey & Jimmy Uso), The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods), SAnitY (Eric Young & Killian Dain), The Club (Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson) & The Colóns (Primo Colón & Epico Colón)) (RAW vs. SmackDown LIVE 10-on-10 Tag Team Elimination Match): Epico and Kalisto start this one off. Epico hits a stalling vertical suplex on Kalisto for a two count. Kalisto appears to be selling a knee injury. Lince Dorado tags in and dropkicks Epico now, then Kalisto tags back in for the double team. Epico comes back with a back suplex, then Primo tags in for a senton and a dropkick. Wilder tags in and Dawson comes in with him and they hit the Shatter Machine on Epico for the three count. The Colons are now eliminated. Karl Anderson and Curtis Axel come in next and they trade blows in the corner. Bo Dallas comes in for the double team on Anderson for a two count. A distraction from Gallows leads to Anderson rolling up Dallas for the three count and The B-Team is now eliminated. Gable and Big E are about to go at it next, but Killian Dain tags himself in and goes after Gable. He drops Gable, then Eric Young tags in for the double team. Dain gets dumped outside, then Roode and Gable hit a double team neckbreaker and moonsault for the three count and SAnitY is now eliminated. Big E comes in and looks for the Big Ending on Roode, but Konnor tags in and breaks it up. Big E puts Konnor in the abdominal stretch and spanks him. Woods tags in and Konnor hits a fallaway slam on him. Viktor tags in and keeps Woods grounded with a side headlock. Big E tags in and hits the Big Ending on Viktor for the three count and The Ascension is now eliminated. Gallows tags in and goes at it with Gran Metalik. Gallows goes for a chokeslam, but Metalik reverses into a stunner. Metalik dumps Anderson and Gallows outside, then he hits a moonsault in tandem with Lince Dorado. Metalik hits a Swanton Bomb on Anderson for the three count and the Good Brothers are now eliminated. Jimmy Uso comes in now and beats on Metalik in the corner. Metalik comes back with a dropkick, then Dorado tags in and lays into Jimmy with chops to the chest. Dorado hits a springboard moonsault and then a hurricanrana on Jimmy. Jey tags in for the double team on Dorado for the three count and The Lucha House Party is now eliminated. Dawson and Woods come in now and Dawson drops him with an elbow to the face. Gable tags in for the double team on Woods. Dawson tags in to continue the offense on Woods. Woods connects with a boot to the face for a two count. Woods knocks everyone off The RAW corner apron, then he hits a missile dropkick on Dawson. Big E gets the tag and hits some overhead belly to belly suplexes on Wilder. Gable tags in blind and hits a t-bone suplex on Big E. Roode tags in and Gable hits a German suplex on Big E into a neckbreaker from Roode for a two count. Roode looks for the DDT, but Big E fights out and tags in Woods. They double team Roode and pin, but Gable breaks it up. Scott Dawson hits a suicide dive on The Usos at ringside, then Woods hits a dropkick through the ropes on Dawson. Wilder comes over and hits a tornado DDT on Woods on the floor. Big E then spears Wilder through the ropes to the floor and Big E lands hard on his head. Roode then launches Gable out of the ring for a suicide dive on Team SmackDown at ringside. Roode goes for a dive, but Jey Uso runs in and superkicks Roode. Jimmy Uso then hits suicide dive on Team RAW at ringside, but he ends up landing mostly on The New Day. Back in the ring, Gable and Jey fight on the top turnbuckle. Gable ends up German suplexing Jey off the top turnbuckle down onto the bodies on the ringside floor. Back in the ring, Gable and Roode look for the double team on Woods. Woods fights them off and Big E tags in. Woods drops Roode, then The New Day double teams Gable with the Up Up Down Down for the three count. Gable and Roode are now eliminated. Big E suplexes Wilder, then Dawson hits a DDT on Big E. Woods comes in and goes for a DDT on Dawson but doesn’t connect. Wilder tags in and fights with Woods in the corner. Woods fights off Wilder, then he goes flying off the top for a splash, but Wilder and Dawson catch Woods in the Shatter Machine for the three count. The New Day is now eliminated. It’s down to The Revival and The Usos. The Revival drops Jey, then they hit a Doomsday Device type double team move on Jimmy for a two count. Jimmy and Dawson fight on the turnbuckle, then Wilder tags in. Dawson superplexes Jimmy down, then Wilder immediately follows up with a splash off the top, but Jey breaks it up. The Revival goes for the double team on Jimmy, but Jey superkicks Wilder down and Jimmy superkicks Dawson. They hit a double superkick on Wilder and then they hit it on Dawson. Jimmy follows up with the big splash off the top for the three count. Winners: Team SmackDown LIVE (The Usos (Jey & Jimmy Uso), The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods), SAnitY (Eric Young & Killian Dain), The Club (Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson) & The Colóns (Primo Colón & Epico Colón))
Your SOLE SURVIVORS of tonight’s 10-on-10 #SurvivorSeries Tag Team Elimination Match… @WWEUsos! pic.twitter.com/9NMUQ5FJk0
— WWE (@WWE) November 18, 2018
After the match, The Usos recover and stand tall as their music hits. We go to replays. The Revival heads up the ramp and gives each other props as The Usos look on.
Charly Caruso is backstage with Alexa Bliss, Mickie James, Nia Jax & Tamina Snuka. Charly asks about replacements for Ruby Riott & Natalya. Bliss introduces Sasha Banks & Bayley, saying that she has picked them. Bayley & Banks aren’t happy about how the others treated them on RAW last week but Team SmackDown crossed the line and they will do this just for the red brand. Sasha then says that they are coming for all of their teammates once tonight is over.
We go back to the panel. They go over tonight’s PPV card. Booker T believes that Team SmackDown will come out on top tonight. Otunga disagrees and also believes that Rousey will win her match against Flair. Phoenix believes that Rousey and Flair will blow everything out of the water tonight but she believes that Flair is winning and will cement her legacy with the win. The Coach wraps it up and that’s it for The Kickoff Show as we see The Women’s Teams backstage getting ready.
The 2018 WWE Survivor Series PPV opens up with a video package doubling down on Survivor Series as the one night of the year that RAW & SmackDown LIVE compete in head-to-head competition.
We are live from a sold out Staples Center in Los Angeles, California as Michael Cole welcomes us to Survivor Series. He is joined at ringside by Corey Graves & Renee Young.
We head to the ring for the first match of the main show and it is The 5-on-5 Women’s Survivor Series Elimination Match.
Team RAW (Mickie James, Nia Jax, Tamina Snuka, Sasha Banks & Bayley) vs. Team SmackDown LIVE (Naomi, Carmella, Sonya Deville, Asuka & Mandy Rose) (5-on-5 Women’s Survivor Series Elimination Match): Alexa Bliss is at ringside in Team RAW’s corner. Naomi and Tamina start this one off and Naomi connects with some kicks early on. Tamina dumps Naomi outside then starts hitting The Team SmackDown members on the apron, which leads to the aprons clearing and all 10 women brawling in the ring. When the dust settles, Tamina hits a superkick on Naomi for the three count and Naomi is now eliminated. Carmella runs in and rolls up Tamina from behind for the three count and Tamina is now eliminated. Carmella has a dance break, then Nia Jax comes in. Nia throws Carmella by the hair, then she tags in Mandy. Nia clotheslines Mandy down for a two count. Mandy comes back with a flying knee to the face, then Mickie tags in and trades strikes with Mandy. Mickie hits a neckbreaker for a two count. Asuka tags in now and goes at it with Mickie. Asuka elbows Mickie in the face and then tags in Sonya Deville. Sonya and Mickie trade strikes in the corner until Mickie hits a hurricanrana. Bayley tags herself in and goes to wok on Sonya. Mickie tags herself back in, but Sonya fires back with a spear and a knee to the face. Mandy Rose tags herself in and pins Mickie for the three count. Mandy and Sonya seem to argue now. Bayley comes in and goes at it with Mandy now. Carmella tags in and stomps on Bayley. Carmella hits a DDT on Bayley, but a distraction from Sasha leads to Bayley coming back with a suplex on Carmella for the three count and Carmella is now eliminated. Mandy comes in and stomps on Bayley in the corner now. Sasha gets the tag and she drops Mandy with a kick, but then she misses a shot in the corner. Sasha comes back with the back stabber and the Banks Statement for the submission and Mandy is now eliminated. Sonya comes in and goes at it with Sasha now. Bayley tags in and drops Sonya’s face into the turnbuckle, then she hits a running knee strike. Another running knee in the corner from Bayley, but Sonya comes back with a spinebuster. Nia comes in but Asuka takes her out. Bayley and Sonya continue to go at it in the ring as Sasha goes at it with Asuka at ringside. Bayley and Sonya fall to the outside and Bayley hits a belly to belly suplex on the floor. The referee counts out Sonya and Bayley, so they’re both eliminated. Back in the ring, Asuka goes at it with Banks. Banks and Asuka trade kicks, then Asuka hits a knee strike and a German suplex. Nia tries to get involved, but Asuka bumps her down to ringside. Asuka then kicks Sasha off the apron to the floor. Back in the ring, Asuka hits the running hip attack for a two count. Sasha comes back with a running knee strike. Sasha tries to follow up, but Asuka catches her in the Asuka Lock for the elimination via submission. It’s down to Nia and Asuka. Nia quickly hits the Samoan Drop on Asuka for the three count. Winners: Team RAW (Mickie James, Nia Jax, Tamina Snuka, Sasha Banks & Bayley)
#IrresistibleForce. #Facebreaker. #SoleSurvivor.@NiaJaxWWE #SurvivorSeries pic.twitter.com/GFZYmDgA7j
— WWE (@WWE) November 19, 2018
After the match, Jax stands tall and taunts the crowd as her music hits. We go to replays. Bliss enters the ring and raises Jax’s arm as the boos continue.
We head backstage to Baron Corbin and Stephanie McMahon celebrating. Corbin says that RAW is winning for sure and Stephanie says that last week was a black mark and if he wants his position to become permanent, he needs to make sure RAW wins tonight. Baron guarantees her that RAW will stand tall tonight when Paige and Shane McMahon roll up to say that they might be feeling blue by the end of the night. Corbin taunts them back about Becky Lynch and Shane says that it will be great to see his sister fire him at the end of the night. The blue brand bosses walk off.
We now head to ringside with Tom Phillips at the commentary table as he is joined by Corey Graves & Byron Saxton. The next match of the main show is RAW’s WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins vs. SmackDown LIVE’s WWE United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura.
WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins vs. WWE United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura (RAW vs. SmackDown LIVE Survivor Series Champion vs. Champion Match): The opening bell sounds and Rollins and Nakamura trade arm holds early on. Nakamura gets frustrated and rolls outside for a breather. Nakamura hits a knee to the body and throws Rollins down to the floor. Back in the ring, Nakamura stomps on Rollins and chokes him against the ropes. Nakamura lays into Rollins with knees to the face now and keeps him grounded with a front face lock. Rollins blocks a kick and plants Nakamura face-first into the corner. Rollins hits the Sling Blade and then he boots Nakamura in the face. Nakamura comes back with a boot to the face, but Rollins grabs him and dumps him to the outside. Rollins follows up with two suicide dives on Nakamura. Rollins gets back in the ring and hits a third suicide dive on Nakamura. Rollins hits a springboard flying clothesline off the top on Nakamura for a two count. Nakamura comes back with a spinning heel kick and both men are down. Nakamura lays into Rollins with knee strikes in the corner for a two count. Rollins fires back with a superkick for a two count of his own. Rollins goes for a powerbomb, but Nakamura fights out and stomps on him. Nakamura goes for an arm bar, but Rollins turns it into a buckle bomb. Nakamura comes back with a Michinoku Driver for a two count. They fight up to the top rope and Rollins hits a superplex into a Falcon Arrow for a two count. Rollins and Nakamura trade strikes again now until Nakamura shuts him down with an axe kick. Nakamura follows up with a back suplex. Nakamura misses a shot in the corner and Rollins fires back with a knee to the face for a two count. Rollins misses a frog splash off the top and Nakamura hits the Kinshasa for a two count. Rollins and Nakamura trade kicks now, but Nakamura misses the Kinshasa and Rollins capitalizes with a curb stomp for the three count. Winner: WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins
#ICChampion @WWERollins‘ victory over #USChampion @ShinsukeN = a 2??-0?? lead for Team #RAW! #SurvivorSeries pic.twitter.com/Q0oFgwqP2D
— WWE (@WWE) November 19, 2018
After the match, Rollins stands tall and gets his title as we go to replays. Rollins stands tall and has his arm raised as Nakamura makes his exit, pointing back at the ring. Rollins nods.
The RAW Men’s Team are shown preparing backstage when Braun Strowman addresses them.
He says that he doesn’t like Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre or Bobby Lashley and he doesn’t know who Lio Rush is, but Finn Balor is alright. He then tells them all that if they don’t win, they will all get These Hands. McIntyre steps up and says that he should be in charge and Braun even called himself a mindless meat castle last week and he best stay out of his way. Baron Corbin rolls up to tell them to relax and asks what the hell is going on.
Baron then reminds Strowman that he can’t touch him, at which point Strowman says that this will do for now and throws Lio Rush into Baron Corbin. R-Truth rolls up to give them a pep talk and Corbin yells at him, pointing out that he is not even on RAW.
We head back to ringside for the next match of the night and it is RAW Tag Team Champions AOP (Akam & Rezar) vs. SmackDown LIVE Tag Team Champions The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) in a RAW vs. SmackDown LIVE Survivor Series Champion vs. Champion Match.
RAW Tag Team Champions AOP (Akam & Rezar) vs. SmackDown LIVE Tag Team Champions The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) (RAW vs. SmackDown LIVE Survivor Series Champion vs. Champion Match): Drake Maverick & The Big Show are both at ringside for this one. The Bar trades frequent tags to control the opening moments of this one. Cesaro goes to swing Akam, but Rezar breaks it up and clotheslines Cesaro down. Akam and Rezar double team Cesaro now and hit repeated knee strikes on him in the corner. Akam hits a big spinebuster on Cesaro and then pummels on him. A distraction from Sheamus leads to Cesaro hitting a series of uppercuts on Akam, but Akam shuts him back down with a clothesline. Sheamus finally gets the tag and Rezar tags in too. Rezar misses a shot in the corner and Sheamus connects with two running knees to the face. Sheamus hits the 10 Beats of the Baron on Rezar in the corner until Akam breaks it up. Sheamus hits the big boot on Rezar, but Maverick pulls Rezar’s foot on the rope to break the pin. Sheamus gets distracted and Cesaro circles the ring to chase Maverick. Maverick runs into Big Show and Big Show shoulder tackles him down. Big Show grabs Maverick by the throat and chokes him and the referee is distracted. Drake appears to pee in his pants while Big Show is choking him, which gets a reaction from The Big Show and The Bar. The distraction leads to Rezar knocking Cesaro down and AOP hit the Last Chapter for the three count. Winners: RAW Tag Team Champions AOP (Akam & Rezar)
Nothing to see here. @WWEMaverick is totally fine.
Oh… and #TeamRAW is now 3??-0??! #SurvivorSeries pic.twitter.com/YV5aCrqR5L
— WWE (@WWE) November 19, 2018
After the match, Akam & Rezar take the titles and leave up the ramp with them in the air, without Drake. Their music hits and we go to replays. Drake joins AOP on the stage and they stand tall as RAW is up 3-0 now. The Big Show & The Bar look on from the ring as AOP raises the titles up.
We get a house ad for WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs for next month.
The Men’s SmackDown Team is backstage getting ready and The Miz has an inspirational speech that may heal the world. But he can’t give that speech, only Shane McMahon can give that speech. Shane says that they have some work to do but they have always been underestimated. The Miz plays hype man throughout all this as McMahon gives each other member of the team an individual pep talk.
R-Truth is also there and Miz asks what he’s doing, at which point Truth says that he is there to talk about joining SmackDown. Shane tells him that he is already on the roster, which is a relief to Ron. Miz talks up The Marine 6: Close Quarters and promises signed copies for everybody if they win. Truth is stoked because he would love to have Becky Lynch’s autograph and McMahon leads everybody in one last round of hype.
We head back to ringside for the next match of the night and it is for The WWE Cruiserweight Title. We get a video package for The WWE Cruiserweight Title Match. This time, the commentators from 205 Live are on the commentary table.
Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Mustafa Ali: The WWE Cruiserweight Title is on the line in this one. Ali starts off strong with strikes and then he throws Murphy to the outside with a hurricanrana. Ali follows up with a dive off the top down onto Murphy on the floor. Murphy turns things around and slams Ali on the floor, then into the ring apron and the fan barricade. Back in the ring, Murphy puts the boots to Ali on the mat. Ali fires back with a boot to the face and then he slingshots Murphy into the ring post. Murphy misses a shot and Ali hits a series of kicks to the head. Ali follows up with a reverse hurricanrana for a two count. Ali and Murphy trade strikes now until Ali stuns him with a dropkick. Murphy falls out to the apron and Ali DDTs him through the ropes on to the mat for a two count. Ali goes up top, but Murphy knocks him off down to the floor. They fight up to the announce tables and Ali hits a Spanish Fly off the table on to the floor. Back in the ring, Ali goes up top but Murphy grabs him by the hair. Murphy kicks Ali in the face then powerbombs him down. Murphy follows up with a second powerbomb for a two count. Ali looks to springboard off the middle rope with a moonsault, but Murphy knocks him out of the air with a knee to the face. Murphy follows up with his finisher for the three count. Winner & Still The WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Buddy Murphy
Who can stop @WWE_Murphy? #SurvivorSeries pic.twitter.com/s7Osz4yFAQ
— WWE (@WWE) November 19, 2018
After the match, Murphy recovers and takes the title to celebrate as his music hits. We go to replays. Murphy raises the title as the referee checks on Ali.
WWE Champion Daniel Bryan is interviewed backstage as to whether or not he’s ready to wrestle WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. A sly grin plays across Daniel Bryan’s face and he just leaves without saying a word.
We get another promo for WrestleMania 35 tickets and another “coming soon” video vignette for Lars Sullivan’s main roster call-up from WWE NXT.
We head back to ringside for the next match of the night, which is The 5-on-5 Men’s Survivor Series Elimination Match with Michael Cole on commentary as he is joined by Corey Graves & Renee Young.
Team RAW (Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, Braun Strowman, Finn Bálor & Bobby Lashley) vs. Team SmackDown LIVE (The Miz, Shane McMahon, Rey Mysterio, Samoa Joe & Jeff Hardy) (5-on-5 Men’s Survivor Series Elimination Match): Acting General Manager Of Monday Night RAW Baron Corbin & Lio Rush are at ringside in Team RAW’s corner for this one. Joe and Drew start off and Joe immediately goes for the Coquina Clutch, but Drew escapes. Drew immediately hits the big boot and covers Joe for the first three count of the match early on. Joe is eliminated. Jeff comes in next and brawls with Drew. Dolph comes in and looks for a superkick, but Jeff dodges it and tags in Shane. Ziggler dropkicks Shane down, then he looks for a superkick but Shane blocks it. Shane looks for a leaping elbow shot, but Ziggler catches him with the Zig Zag. The Miz breaks up the pin then he tags himself in. Ziggler drops Miz with a kick, then Strowman tags in. Before Strowman can do anything, McIntyre tags himself in. Braun and Drew start going at it, then the aprons clear and everyone starts brawling. Miz, Jeff and Rey start ganging up on Strowman. Braun fights them all off, but then Rey trips him on the ropes and gives him the 619. Miz and Shane throw Braun outside. Both teams brawl at ringside now in front of the announce tables. Team SmackDown lays Braun on the announce table, then Shane goes flying off the top rope with a flying elbow on Braun through the table. Back in the ring, Miz lays into Drew with kicks. Stephanie and Paige are shown watching backstage. Drew headbutts Miz down. Finn wants the tag, but Drew won’t tag him. Drew punches Miz down, then Finn tags himself in on Drew’s back and he kicks Drew in the face. Finn and Miz go at it now and Balor stomps on Miz’s face. Balor kicks Miz down and Miz rolls outside then Balor follows up with a suicide dive. Balor then hits the Sling Blade on Hardy on the floor, then turns his attention back to Miz with a running dropkick. Back in the ring, Rey and Balor go at it now. Balor hits a neckbreaker for a two count. Rey drops Finn on the ropes and goes for the 619, but Finn dodges it and hits the Sling Blade. Balor dropkicks Rey down, then he goes up top. Finn misses the Coup De Grace and Rey capitalizes with a hurricanrana into the ropes and a 619. Rey follows up with a splash for the three count. Drew comes in now and pummels on Rey. Drew gets distracted with Finn and lariats him down. The distraction leads to Rey dropkicking Drew down. Lashley runs in now and boots Rey down. Lashley gorilla press slams Rey down. Rey misses a shot and Lashley throws Rey into the corner, then hits a neckbreaker. Lashley goes for the stalling vertical suplex, but Rey fights out and hits a DDT. Ziggler comes in now an Rey kicks him down. Jeff tags in and trades blows with Dolph now. Jeff looks for the Twist of Fate, but Ziggler escapes. Drew causes a distraction, so Jeff knocks him down and hits a tornado DDT on the floor. Back in the ring, Ziggler hits a DDT on Jeff for a two count. Ziggler looks for the superkick, but Jeff blocks it and hits the Twist of Fate. Jeff goes up top for the Swanton Bomb, but Ziggler blocks it with his knees. Miz tags in and hits a running knee strike on Ziggler. Shane is finally up to his feet and Miz orders him to get back in the ring and do a flying dropkick. Miz sits Ziggler down in the corner and Shane goes up on the opposite corner. Shane hits the flying coast-to-coast dropkick on Ziggler in the corner for the three count and Ziggler is now eliminated. Lashley comes in next and beats on Shane, then hits some suplexes on him. Miz tags in and Lashley suplexes him too. Lashley misses a spear in the corner and hits the ring post. Miz hits a running clothesline on Lashley in the corner, then he sits Lashley down in the corner and he orders Shane up on the opposite corner again. Shane leaps for the dropkick, but Braun Strowman hops up on the apron and clotheslines Shane out of mid-air. Jeff and Braun both tag in and go at it now. Jeff looks for the Twist of Fate, but Braun blocks it and hits the running powerslam for the three count. Rey comes flying off the top at Braun, then hits several kicks to the leg. Rey drops Braun on the ropes and goes for the 619, but Braun catches him and hits the running powerslam for another three count. Braun charges around the ring now and tackles Shane at ringside. Back in the ring, Braun hits the powerslam on Miz for the three count. It’s down to Shane vs. Braun, Drew and Lashley. Shane tells Braun to bring it, so Braun dropkicks him into the corner and follows up with a splash in the corner. Braun hits the running powerslam on Shane for the three count. Winners: Team RAW (Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, Braun Strowman, Finn Bálor & Bobby Lashley)
?? GET ?? THESE ?? HANDS ??@BraunStrowman secures the victory for #TeamRAW. #SurvivorSeries pic.twitter.com/6mcBvCyb5C
— WWE (@WWE) November 19, 2018
After the match, Strowman stands tall as his music hits. Corbin comes from behind and drops Strowman. Corbin leaves with McIntyre and Lashley, laughing up to the ramp. Corbin’s music hits as he raises the arms of Lashley and McIntyre on the apron as Strowman yells at them from the ring. We go to replays.
Michael Cole takes a moment to talk about charity relief for The California wildfires and tosses to a video package of superstars visiting a Red Cross station.
WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins is interviewed backstage about his victory from earlier tonight.
Rollins says that he is not gonna lie, he has been focused on Dean Ambrose these past few weeks and he feels very lucky to have come away with a victory but he has got an ice bath and a couple of cold ones waiting. He is then informed that he will be defending his WWE Intercontinental Title against Dean Ambrose at TLC and he says that it has been a while. Rollins then says that Ambrose has been hiding since he twisted the knife, in parking lots and behind his excuses, but at TLC he won’t have anything left to hide behind.
We then get a video package for the next match which is RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte Flair.
RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte Flair: The opening bell sounds and they trade strikes in the opening moments. Ronda looks for the armbar early on, but Charlotte fights out. Ronda looks for it again, but Charlotte breaks away again. Ronda tries to grab Charlotte from behind, but Charlotte takes her down with a side headlock. Ronda appears to be bleeding from the mouth after an elbow from the face. They fight over to the ropes and Ronda applies an arm bar until the referee calls for the break at 5 seconds. Back on the mat, Ronda looks for the armbar again but Charlotte wrestles away. Charlotte applies a Boston crab, then she goes for the Figure Four but Ronda kicks her away. Charlotte goes for the Natural Section, but Ronda catches her arm and looks for the armbar. Charlotte slams Ronda down and then goes up top for a moonsault, but Ronda gets her feet up to block it. Ronda hits a rolling Samoan drop, but Charlotte answers with a spear for a two count. Charlotte applies the Figure Four, but Ronda rolls out of it. They fall out to ringside and Ronda whips Charlotte into the barricade. Back in the ring, Ronda throws Charlotte down to the mat several times. Charlotte fires back with chops to the chest and kicks to the leg. Charlotte looks for a slam, but Ronda latches on to her a goes for the armbar. Charlotte escapes, but Ronda comes back with another Samoan Drop. Charlotte rolls outside and Ronda chases her, but Charlotte grabs a kendo stick out of nowhere and hits Ronda with it. The referee calls for the DQ. Winner via DQ: RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey
What just happened?@RondaRousey may never be the same after this brutal assault from @MsCharlotteWWE. #SurvivorSeries pic.twitter.com/9VlQOaaIxr
— WWE (@WWE) November 19, 2018
After the match, Flair sends Rousey into the steel steps. The referee checks on Rousey but Flair comes over and unloads with several kendo stick shots. Flair brings Rousey back into the ring and unloads with the kendo stick. Flair brings a steel chair into the ring but the referee stops her to some boos. The referee yells at Flair to get out of the ring. Flair returns to the ring and drops Rousey on the chair with a Natural Selection. Referees corner Flair now to try and restore order. She drops them all. Flair places the chair around Rousey’s neck and stalks her as referees warn her. Flair drops more officials and stomps on the chair. Rousey gasps for air. Producers Adam Pearce and Jamie Noble rush the ring with trainers. Flair finally backs off as a “thank you Charlotte” chant starts up. Flair looks to finally leave as a bloody Rousey is helped up. We go to replays. Rousey is still down and out of it as trainers check on her. Flair heads to the back. Rousey finally gets to her feet and leaves the ring with the title as another “Becky!” chant starts up. Rousey limps up the ramp and tells officials she doesn’t want any help. Rousey stops and looks back at the crowd as the boos pick up. Rousey heads to the back.
A house ad for WWE 365: AJ Styles follows.
Commentary hypes up WWE TLC with the previously announced WWE Intercontinental Title Match.
We get a video package for tonight’s main event which is WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. WWE Champion Daniel Bryan.
WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. WWE Champion Daniel Bryan (RAW vs. SmackDown LIVE Survivor Series Champion vs. Champion Match): Bryan starts off with a dropkick to Lesnar’s leg, then he backs off. Bryan rolls outside and taunts Lesnar. Bryan dances around and evades Lesnar. Bryan throws a kick, but Lesnar catches it and clotheslines him down. Lesnar follows up with a German suplex, then he drags Bryan back to the middle of the ring by his leg. Bryan appears to be bleeding from the elbow. Brock throttles Bryan into the corner and then hits a belly to belly overhead suplex. Bryan rolls outside for a breather and Brock follows him and throws him back in the ring. Brock locks him in a bear hug, then he hits a belly to belly suplex. Brock hits another suplex and Bryan is down. Brock follows up with the F-5. Instead of pinning, Brock continues to toy with Bryan. Bryan comes back with some kicks to the head. Brock goes for another F-5, but Bryan’s legs hits the referee and the referee is down. Bryan kicks Brock below the belt and Bryan follows up with a running knee to Brock for a two count. Bryan hits a series of kicks to Brock while he’s down. Bryan repeatedly stomps on Brock’s head now. Bryan goes for a running knee strike, but Brock blocks it. Brock goes for a clothesline, but Bryan ducks it and sends Lesnar outside. Bryan looks for a suicide dive, but Brock catches him. Bryan escapes and shoves Brock into the ring post, then Bryan follows up with a running knee to the face off the apron. Bryan goes for another suicide dive, but Brock catches him and slams him into the ring post this time. Brock picks up the ring steps and tries to hit Bryan but misses, and Bryan capitalizes with a knee to the face. Brock fights off Bryan and they get back in the ring. Bryan hits a running knee strike for a two count on Brock. Bryan follows up with a missile dropkick off the top. Bryan hits some knee strikes and Brock tries to block one, but Bryan gets him down in the Yes Lock. Brock fights out and Bryan looks for a triangle choke. Brock picks up Bryan and hits the F-5 for the three count. Winner: WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar
Total domination.@BrockLesnar‘s victory secures a clean sweep for the red brand. #SurvivorSeries pic.twitter.com/aFjV6IxfhQ
— WWE (@WWE) November 19, 2018
Reigning. Undisputed. BEAST.@BrockLesnar #SurvivorSeries pic.twitter.com/CqU3CwtLNy
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) November 19, 2018
After the match, Lesnar’s music hits as he starts to get up first while the referee checks on Bryan. Lesnar stands tall as we go to replays. Lesnar exits the ring with The WWE Universal Title as Heyman stands with him. Lesnar raises his fist in the air to a mixed reaction. Lesnar limps up the ramp and looks back at Bryan in the ring. Bryan is still down on the mat but he watches Lesnar leave. Survivor Series goes off the air with Lesnar looking back at the ring and smiling.