August 24th, 2021
 WWE RAW Results – August 23rd, 2021

The music interrupts and out comes Drew McIntyre to a big pop. Drew levels Sheamus at ringside and then rushes the ring to brawl with Lashley. Drew ends up sending Lashley to the floor with a clothesline. Drew chases Lashley at ringside but Lashley rocks him against the apron. Priest clotheslines Sheamus over the barrier, into the crowd. McIntyre grabs Lashley and delivers a big belly-to-belly overhead throw at the announce table at ringside. Drew grabs Lashley again and slams him through the announce table with a big suplex. The table collapses and Lashley is laid out in the debris as fans pop. Back to commercial.

WWE Champion Bobby Lashley and Sheamus vs. WWE United States Champion Damian Priest and Drew McIntyre

Back from the break and the tag team match is underway as Drew McIntyre beats Sheamus around. WWE Champion Bobby Lashley and WWE United States Champion Damian Priest watch from the corners.

Sheamus turns it around but Drew clotheslines him out of the corner. Drew with a snap suplex for a 2 count. Lashley tags in and unloads on Drew in the corner now. The referee warns him. Lashley with shoulder thrusts now as MVP encourages him. Drew ends up dropping Lashley but Lashley rocks him in the throat to turn it back around. Sheamus tags in and goes at it with Drew. Drew kicks him and holds him for the quick double team as Priest comes in.

Priest with a flying back elbow to take Sheamus down. Priest keeps the offense going on Sheamus and hits a Broken Arrow for a 2 count. Sheamus runs into an elbow in the corner. Lashley distracts Priest, allowing Sheamus to knock him to the floor. Lashley rams Priest into the barrier. Lashley scoops Priest on his shoulders and runs him into the ring post. Priest goes down as the referee counts. Lashley launches Priest into the barrier. Lashley scoops Priest again and runs him into the ring post one more time. Priest goes back down and we go back to commercial.

Back from the break and Sheamus slams Priest for a 2 count. Priest keeps fighting but Sheamus slams him in the middle of the ring for another close 2 count. Lashley tags back in to take over, keeping control of Priest. Lashley weakens Priest now and wears him down in the middle of the ring. Priest fights back to his feet and reaches for a tag as fans rally. Lashley brings Priest back to their corner and in comes Sheamus, stomping away on Priest in the corner.

Priest fights out of a hold and then counters a suplex. Priest with punches to the ribs. Priest with a big kick but he misses. Sheamus with the Irish Curse backbreaker, holding it in position to pose as fans boo. Sheamus with big forearms to the back now. Priest fights him off with back elbows. Priest and Priest both go down after colliding. Lashley and Drew get the hot tags now.

Drew unloads on Lashley and man-handles him some as fans go wild. Lashley with a reverse neckbreaker and a kip-up for a pop. Drew calls for the Claymore but stops to knock Sheamus off the apron. Lashley takes advantage and chokeslams Drew into the mat. Lashley waits in the corner now. He charges for the Spear but hits the ring post as Drew side-steps. Sheamus tags back in and beats Drew up in the corner. Drew gets sent to the apron. Drew rocks Sheamus and goes to the top but Sheamus cuts him off and climbs up. Sheamus hits the super White Noise but Drew kicks out just in time. Sheamus can’t believe it.

Sheamus waits in the corner for the Brogue Kick but Drew dodges it. Drew shoves Sheamus into a Priest kick as he tags in. Priest with a leg lariat from the second rope. Priest runs over and knocks Lashley off the apron. Priest is briefly distracted by Lashley at ringside, then he runs into a knee strike from Sheamus. MVP and Lashley take the WWE Title belt and start walking out on the match as fans boo. Drew tags in and delivers a Claymore to Sheamus as he turns around. Drew covers for the pin to win.

Winners: Drew McIntyre and Damian Priest

We see what happened earlier in the opening tag team match. Drew McIntyre and Damian Priest are backstage talking. Damian thanks Drew for having his back earlier. Drew congratulates Priest on beating Sheamus. Priest talks more about how he feels like he’s living a dream. Drew mentions how he and Sheamus used to go drinking pints together, but tonight Priest is coming out with him to see how he measures up.

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