WWE.com - RAW Results (11/5/07)
5th November 2007
Little Rock, Arkansas
From the end of last weeks show after Triple H defeated Randy Orton & Mr. McMahon by DQ and Vince had a sledgehammer, ready to smash in Triple Hís skull
Stephanie McMahon running down the aisle into the ring with Vince & Randy looking confused as she got on her knees next to Triple H and begged Vince not to hit him. Vince tells her to get out of his way, but she refused to budge as Vince continued to scream at her. Stephanie then stood up with a serious look on her face and walked over to the ropes and asked for a microphone Vince & Orton looked on confused
Stephanie: Dad. . . this has gone way too far now, youíve got to stop it
Vince stares a hole through her for a couple of seconds before turning back round to face Triple H getting to his knees
Stephanie: Dad, donít do it or Iíll tell everyone just why youíre doing this. . . Iíll tell everyone what we said we never would if you hit him
Vince turns round and shakes his head at Stephanie and Orton just looks confused
Stephanie: Donít do it dad. . . Iíll tell everyone, I swear
Vince looks at her and clearly mouths the words ďYou wouldnítĒ. He turns round and raises the sledgehammer up and is about to bring it down when. . .
Stephanie: Heís my husband!
Vince drops the sledgehammer in shock and turns round to face Stephanie as Orton looks gob smacked. Vince looks pissed at Stephanie who just stares back as Raw goes off the air
King: Oh my god JR, did I hear that right? . . . Stephanie & Triple H are married?
JR: Why would Stephanie lie about something like that? . . . I sure as hell think sheís telling the truth
King: I donít believe it JR, this is unbelievable
ďSexy BoyĒ blasts out & Shawn Michaels makes his way down to the ring
Michaelsí return last Friday night on Smackdown, returning as the face of the Save_US promos, super kicking MVP and announcing he is the second team captain at the Survivor Series
Michaels isnít able to speak as the crowd continuously chant ďHBKĒ. After a while, Michaels uses his arms to tell them to pipe down
HBK: Woah, woah, thereís no need to avert your eyes, no need to take a second look because what you see in front of you, is the Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels. . .
HBK: Thatís right baby, the living breathing icon, the main event, the show stopper is here in Little Rock tonight and Iím back for one reason and one reason only. . . and thatís to entertain every single one of you. . .
HBK: You know, Iíve been sat at home for a while now, itching to get back in the ring I love and perform in front of the greatest fans in the world, night after night. . . and thatís what Iím going to do. . . Now from what I hear, a certain someone who might just go by the name of erm. . . Randy Orton has been telling anyone whoíll listen that the reason Iíve come back is that I want to get even with him for giving me the concussion that put me out of business for several months. . .
HBK: Now Randy, Iím sorry to burst that little bubble you live in where you think the whole world revolves Randy Orton, well it doesnít. . . it revolves around me. . .
HBK: So Randy, the sooner you get used to that, the better, because at the Survivor Series, Iím going to do everything I can to make sure that Team HBK wipes Team Orton off the face of this earth, and at the same time, show everyone that I will always be the show stopper. . .
HBK: But Randy, I will say this. . . Just so you can feel a little better about yourself, I havenít forgotten what you did, giving me a concussion, and in front of my beautiful wife too. . . So now that you ego has got another boost, after the Survivor Series Randy, Iím drawing a line under everything weíve been through. . . because letís face it, Iím not getting any younger and I need to move on, and thatís kind of why Iím here tonight. . .
HBK: In all my career, Iíve done pretty much everything I possibly could. Iíve won championship after championship, been the biggest star of my time, main evented Wrestlemania more times than I can care to remember, screwed people here, screwed people there, blah blah. . . but there is one exception. . . one nagging thought in my head, and then I saw it. . . A couple of weeks ago, I was sat at home watching Friday Night Smackdown when Stephanie McMahon threw down the window of opportunity to everyone. . .
HBK: An opportunity Iíve thought long and hard about for the last few weeks before I made one of the toughest decisions of my life. . . It didnít take me long to come to the realisation that the time was right for the Heartbreak Kid to take the next step of the amazing career Iíve had. I knew that I had to do what my head was telling me, and thatís when I made the call to the office to say Iím ready. . . Shawn Michaels wants to come back to work
HBK: I told them that Iím ready to come back and do something that Iíve never done before, and that is join the likes of The Undertaker, Batista and Rey Mysterio on Friday Night Smackdown. . .
HBK: I know, I know. . . but hey, Iíve made a career out of being controversial and Iím sure as hell not going to stop now. . . I came here tonight to tell you all as I owe it to you all for everything youíve done for me throughout my career and making me what I am today. . . Iím sorry to leave Raw and all the Raw fans behind, but Iíve made sure you all remember me for the great guy I am and tonight you will see what will be the show stopperís last official match on Raw before I head to pastures new. . .
HBK: Thatís right, right here tonight, youíre going to see a sneak preview of the Survivor Series, because it will be two members of Team HBK. . .
ďBurn in my LightĒ hits & Randy Orton walks down to the ring to a ton of heat. He gets in the ring, is passed a microphone and walks up to Michaels with a smile on his face
Orton: Well look what the cat dragged out. . . the show stopper, the icon, the main event and most importantly. . . the man I put on the shelf for five months, the Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels. . .
Orton: Now I know I did some pretty serious damage to that small brain of yours Shawn, so let me introduce myself to you. . . I am the WWE Champion, Randy Orton, the legend killer. . . The man who almost literally kicked your career out of touch earlier this year, but then again, I guess you wonít be able to remember that. . .
Michaels remains calm as Ortonís smile gets wider
Orton: But Shawn, Iíve gotta admit I was shocked by what you just told us all, unbelievably shocked. . . You know why?. . . because you just made the smartest decision of your career. Leaving Raw is the smartest thing you could do right now because this is my ship and if you got back in the ring with me one on one. . . your career would sink quicker than Michael Vickís. . .
Orton: So Shawn I applaud your decision and I agree with you that it is for the best. . . But you know Shawn, you did make a bad decision too, a real bad decision because by coming back as the opposing team captain at the Survivor Series, you will have to get back in the ring with me. . .
Orton: Ignore them Shawn, we both know that you donít wanna get back in the ring with me, not after what I did to you the last time. . . One more kick to the head will finish you once and for all. . . I know it, these people and even you know it. . . youíre not in my league now Shawn
Michaels seems to be getting a little annoyed
Orton: Shawn, youíve got every right to be worried, look at my record at Survivor Series. . . In three out of four years, I have been the sole survivor for my team, and twice Shawn. . . twice Iíve beaten you to win the damn match. Time and time again Iíve stopped the show if you will and this year I will be more ruthless, and this time I will kill the legend of Shawn Michaels once and for all, making your Smackdown career almost as short as your return
HBK grins a little before raising the microphone to his mouth
HBK: You know, Iíve missed Raw and listening to you talk crap Randy, really I have. . . I just wish I could remember how to shut that big mouth of yours
Orton looks puzzled for a couple of seconds as Michaels looks down to the mat thinking, before looking up and taking Ortonís head off with some Sweet Chin Music
ďSexy BoyĒ blasts out & HBK poses for the crowd before looking down and smirking at Orton
CM Punk & Jeff Hardy vs Elijah Burke & Santino Marella w/Maria
ENDING: Burke is in total charge of Punk after a rake to the eyes, followed up with an elevated DDT. He pulls Punk up to his feet after a two count and whips him into the corner, with Punk hitting hard. Burke pull his knee pads down as he prepares to run in, then charges at Punk for the ELIJAH EXPRESS. . . but Punk dodges it as Burke is able to reach out and grab the ropes before colliding with the pads. Both turn round and Punk charges into the corner, Burke gets his elbow up into the Punkís face, runs into the ropes, comes back and DOUBLE CLOTHESLINE. . . Both men are down and start to crawl towards their respective corners, with both tagging in their partners. Jeff comes in all guns blazing at a reluctant Santino, knocking him down with a couple of clotheslines. As Santino gets back up, Jeff connects with a LEG FEED MULE KICK. . . Jeff then runs to the corner and as Santino gets back up to his feet, Jeff leaps off the top, and boom. . . WHISPER IN THE WIND. . . Jeff reaches across and covers Santino 1 . . . 2 . . . Just kicks out at two does Santino as Jeff then pulls him up to his feet and sets him up for a Twist of Fate, but Santino is lucky as Burke is back on his feet and clubs Jeff from behind, forcing Jeff to let go of the hold. But, as Burke spins round, Punk runs at Burke from behind and hits him with an ENZIGURI to the back of the head. Burke drops to the mat and rolls off the apron to the outside. Santino is up and tries to show off by kicking Jeff in the gut, then Punk and trying for a double DDT, but both men counter into a back body drop. Punk then leaves the ring as Santino gets back up and runs at Jeff and into a TWIST OF FATE. . . Jeff then runs to the corner, climbs to the top rope and hits the SWANTON BOMB. . . Jeff crawls across the mat and covers Santino 1 . . . 2 . . . 3.
AFTERMATH: Punk walks over and congratulates Jeff as he gets back to his feet. Burke pulls himself up the apron on the outside, looking in the ring with a very unhappy expression on his face as Jeff & Punk pose for the crowd
The Coach is with William Regal in the GMís Office
Regal: Coach, I must say I was very impressed with your performance as General Manager on Smackdown Friday night. It was tremendous to see your authority in full force
Coach: Yeah, you think that was funny huh? . . . At least we know who the boss is around here, and itís not you Regal
Regal: Look here you blithering idiot, this is Mr. McMahonís show and I am his chosen General Manager. . . Not you and not anyone else, so Iíd appreciate it if you kept your jealously to a minimum
Coach: Oh itís not jealousy Regal, maybe you went home before what happened at the end of the show last week. . . If you did miss it, you missed Stephanie McMahon tell the world that she and Triple H are married. . . And by my maths, that makes it two McMahonís around here. . . Oh and they both have more power than you
Regal: For your information, I take in every second of what happens on my show and not even Stephanie or any number of McMahonís is going to change that
Coach: Well I wouldnít be so sure, cos if thatís not enough, Shane and Linda are on their way here tonight too. . . and to me, that spells trouble for you
Regal: Look, I know your game and I wish youíd stop trying to stir up trouble between me and the McMahonís or Iíll be forced to. . .
We hear a door slam shut as Regal & Coach turn their heads as Mr. McMahon walks into the shot
He walks towards them and gets a look of anger on his face, staring behind them and we hear a giggling noise as the camera then pans to Hornswoggle jumping on a one person trampoline. Vince seems like heís about to lose it
Vince: Coach, get him the hell out here. He doesnít need to here what Iím about to say about his big sister
Coach doesnít look happy but turns to Hornswoggle
Coach: Come on little fella, you heard what Mr. McMahon said
Hornswoggle looks really sad as he steps off his trampoline and walks over to Coach, but as they are about to walk out of the room, Vince stops them
Vince: You know what son, we shouldnít have any secrets, you ought to know what a slut your sister is. . .
Hornswoggle, Regal & Coach all looked shocked
Vince: You want to know more about your sister? . . . Well Iíll tell you something son, she is the most ungrateful bitch I have ever had the misfortune to come across. . .
Regal: Funny you should say that sir, thatís what a lot of people around here. . .
Vince: SHUUUT UP!
Vince looks really angry as he looks down at Hornswoggle
Vince: I never thought I would say this little guy, but you mean much more to me than Stephanie. . . See, you appreciate me for the generous, loving guy that I am and I respect that, just like the way your brother Shane respects me, and just as Stephanieís going to find out tonight. . . nothing can come between me and my boy Shane
Regal: Sir, if you donít mind me asking. . . arenít you the least bit worried about what Shane and Mrs. McMahon have to say tonight?
Vince: Why should I have to worry about what they have to say Regal? They both agree with me, and why wouldnít they? . . . Iím Vincent Kennedy McMahon and no one can stand in front of me and tell me that I am wrong, especially about this. . . Shane and Linda know Iím right and I donít care what anyone else thinks. Hell Iíve not cared for twenty five years about other peopleís opinions and thatís not going to change tonight or any other night. . . Iím going to go down to my ring tonight and tell Stephanie exactly what I think of her whether anyone else likes it or not
Vince then turns round and walks out of the room as Coach, Regal & Hornswoggle all watch on shocked
Shawn Michaels is on the locker room on his cell phone
HBK: Hey man, youíre not gonna regret it, I promise ya. Survivor Series is gonna be off the chain and with you on board, Team Ortonís ship is gonna sink like the titanic. . .
Shawnís distracted and turns his head as Matt Hardy walks in to a big pop as HBK then finishes off his call
Shawn: Hey, Iíve gotta shoot but Iíll see you Friday night. . . Great, I canít wait to see the look on everyoneís face. . . Iíll see you then
HBK puts his phone away and turns to Matt
HBK: Matt, Iím so happy you agreed to come here tonight
Matt: Whatís up Shawn?
HBK: You know Matt, I felt real bad about the way things went down Friday night. I never meant to get in the way of your match and cost you the United States title. . . Itís just. . . well you know what Iím like. . . I love the attention and being in San Antonio, my hometown and all, it all got to my head as it always does and I could only think about going down to that ring and making an impact that only the Heartbreak Kid can, by kicking MVPís head right off
Matt: Shawn, I accept your apology and Iím real happy youíre coming to Smackdown, but whyíd you ask me here tonight?
HBK: Well you know, being the great guy I am, I thought I could make it up to you and maybe help myself at the same time. . . You know by now Iím gonna captain the greatest team in Survivor Series history this year, and I need the greatest partners in that team if weíre gonna beat Team Orton. . . and Matt, I want you to be a part of my team. What díya say?
Matt thinks for a split second
Matt: I say you just found yourself a partner
Shawn shakes Mattís hand
HBK: Matt, youíre not gonna regret it, but thereís one other small matter why I brought you here tonight. . . See I know the kind of guy you are. You love to go out to that ring and perform for all our great fans, so I knew what your answer would be. . . Itís just tonight, Iíve got a match set up with three guys from Team Orton taking on three from the winning team, and right here right now, weíve got the Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels and the one, the only Matt Hardy ready to go out there and gives the fans what they wanna see
Mattís eyes light up
Matt: Matt Hardy and Shawn Michaels teaming up on Monday Night Raw? Now thatís what I call a combination. . . But hang on Shawn, that makes two it on three
HBK: Matt, I knew you'd say that, but good old HBK knows what heís doin. . . Iíve been around long enough to know how to play mind games, and tonight weíre gonna give Team Orton a little sneak preview of the humiliation waiting for them at the Survivor Series as well as the surprise of a lifetime. . . And just to really rub it in, heís gonna get another one this Friday courtesy of H B K
Matt: You think Randy Orton likes surprises?
HBK: He ainít gonna like whatís comin, I can tell you that. . . Tonight, thanks to my big surprise, heís a dead man walkin if you catch my drift!
Matt: You know Shawn, I think I do!
Matt & Shawn smile as the camera fades out
*CUT TO THE ARENA*
Cody Rhodes vs Carlito
ENDING: Carlito has taken the match to Cody, but the young star got back into it. Cody pulls Carlito up to his feet, hits him with a forearm to the face, runs back into the ropes, comes back and connects with a FLYING CLOTHESLINE. . . The crowd cheer like crazy for Cody as he gets back up to his feet and waits for Carlito to get back up to his feet, which he does. Cody tries to whip him into the ropes, but itís reversed by Carlito who then kicks Cody in the gut, runs back into the ropes, connects with a clothesline to the back of the head, runs through into the ropes in front, comes back and drives his knee into Codyís head. Cody drops to the mat and Carlito follows to try for a cover 1 . . . 2 . . . Carlito gets frustrated as Cody just kicks out, he stands back up, and is quickly followed by Cody and walks over to the corner where he goes for a MOONSAULT. . . Cody moves out of the way and Carlito hits the mat. Cody quickly moves across the mat and tries a cover 1 . . . 2 . . . Cody is devastated, as are the crowd as Carlito just kicks out. Cody gets back up and urges Carlito to get back up to his feet, getting ready for the DDT. As Carlito gets back up and turns round, Cody kicks him in the gut and tries to get him in position for the DDT, but Carlito fights it and pushes Cody into the ref, who is knocked down but not out cold. Cody checks on him as Carlito then walks over, low blows him without the ref seeing and plants him with the BACKSTABBER. . . Carlito grabs the ref by the shirt and drags him next to Cody as he then drops to the mat and tries for the cover as the ref counts it slowly 1 . . . 2 . . . 3.
AFTERMATH: Carlito gets back up to his feet and gets his arm raised. He looks down at Cody and laughs before leaving the ring with a big smile on his face
Todd Grisham is standing by at the Raw interview set
Grisham: Ladies and gentleman, by guest at this time. . . the WWE Champion, Randy Orton. . .
***HEAT (As Orton walks into the shot)***
Grisham: Randy in 13 days time, you will be leading a team of your chosen superstars to take on Shawn Michaels and his team mates. . .
Orton: Todd, cut the crap, we all know why Iím here. . . You want to ask me about Shawn Michaelsí surprise right?
Grisham: Well not just. . .
Orton: Look Todd Iíll tell you and everyone right here right now what I think of Shawn Michaels and his big surprises. Shawn, you want to play mind games, thatís fine with me because we all know thatís the only way youíre ever going to be any kind of threat to me and my team at the Survivor Series. . . Youíve sat at home for months, ever since I put you on your way to your retirement, and thatís when you started wondering just what the hell you could do to get back at the Legend Killer. . . You know that when you step in the ring with me in 13 nightís time, your career is hanging by more than just a thread, your retirement pension is ready and waiting to be collected. . .
Orton: . . . Shawn youíve done more than youíve needed to your entire career, but now you find yourself in a position of vulnerability. . . We all know you like a challenge and now youíve got your back up against the wall, you wanna come out fighting and knock the very best of his pedestal. . . But Shawn, from champion to someone whoís well and truly past it. . . this is a challenge you just canít win. . . I proved it earlier this year and Iíll do it again at the Survivor Series when I knock you out. . .
Orton: . . . So Shawn, bring on all the surprises in the world because youíre gonna need em. You wanna keep this mystery partner of yours tonight a big secret, then fine, but let me tell you this Shawn. I need to keep my team secret, Iím gonna lay it all out in the open for you and your team . . Youíre facing Finlay tonight, you know that. But youíll also be facing my second partner, the very man you pissed off Friday night on Smackdown. . . the United States Champion, MVP. . .
Orton: . . . But Shawn, thatís not it. Iím gonna let you in on a secret and tell you exactly what my team is. Not just because I know Iíve got the winning team, but because I donít need to play mind games to get my hand raised at the Survivor Series. . . So Shawn Iím hope youíre watching, because I introduce to you, the final member of Team Orton. . . actually, I wonít introduce him, Iíll let him do that
The camera zooms out as Mr. Kennedy walks into the shot
Kennedy: MR. KENNEDYYYYYYYYYY
Kennedy: Surprised huh Shawn? You neednít be. . . Of all the people in this company Randy could have picked, one name stood out more than any other and that is the name of Mr. Kennedy. . . See me and Randy are practically cut out of the same mould. Weíre both winners, weíre both determined and more ruthless than god himself could ever want anyone to be. . . So when I found out Randy needed someone who is guaranteed to help Team Orton at Survivor Series, I immediately let him know that I was ready to go. And low and behold, weíre going up against Shawn Michaels, the most over rated and over glorified superstar in the history of this business. . .
Kennedy: Let me lay it all on the line for ya old man. . . Randyís a Legend Killer with an impressive list of victims including yourself, but I too have an impressive list of victims who have fallen victim to the WWEís next big superstar, including former World Champion after World Champion after World Champion. . . But unlike Randy, youíre not on my list Shawn, and at the Survivor Series, thatís all gonna change because you will be struck down like the rest of your inferior team
Kennedy: So Shawn, get ready, because tonight is gonna prove to everyone that at the Survivor Series, there is only gonna be one team winning, and itís not gonna be Team HBK, itíll be Team KENNEDYYYYYYYY. . . KENNEDYYYY
Kennedy backs off and the camera zooms out as Orton turns to look at Kennedy with an angry look on his face as Kennedy just stares at the camera intensely
Jeff Hardy & CM Punk are together in the locker room
Punk: You know Jeff. . . we got the job done tonight just like weíre goin to at the Survivor Series
Jeff: Oh yeah man, no doubt!
Punk: But Jeff Iíve gotta tell ya, tonight was all about shutting up two loudmouth morons who think theyíve all but got their name on your Intercontinental title. . . But at Survivor Series weíre playin for different stakes. . . Iíve got all the respect in the world for you Jeff, cos just like me, you thrive on going out in that ring and giving every single fan in the arena something to remember you by at the end of the night. . . You love the competition, going out there and proving everyone wrong, just like me. . . The only difference is, at the Survivor Series, weíre both competing for the same thing. . . youíre Intercontinental Championship. . .
Punk: . . . And Jeff you know how much I want to be Intercontinental Champion. . . I just wanna let you know that in just under two weeks time, Iím not goin out there looking to screw you over, Iím gonna give it everything Iíve got to make sure we as a team are victorious. . . And if that means I become the Intercontinental Champion, then great. . . But if it also means you leave with the title, then Jeff, thatís fine with me
Jeff: Punk, I know I can trust you and I know I can trust Cody enough at the Survivor Series to get the job done. . . Hey, and like you said, youíre gonna give it everything youíve got and thatís why I respect you as much as I do. But itís only fair for me to tell you that I too will be doing everything that I possibly can to walk out with my Intercontinental Championship
Punk: Jeff. . . I wouldnít expect anything else
Punk offers Jeff his hand and they shake on it and into a high five shake
*CUT TO THE ARENA*
NUMBER ONE CONTENDERSHIP MATCH
Mickie James vs Victoria
ENDING: Both divas give it everything theyíve got as they slug it out in the middle of the ring. Victoria takes charge, connecting with three right hands in a row. She whips Mickie into the ropes, but as Mickie runs back, she slides through Victoriaís legs, gets back to her feet and hits her with a SPIN KICK to the gut. Victoria holds her gut and ducks her head as Mickie then sets her up for the IMPLANT DDT. . . As sheís about to nail it, Victoria is able to throw Mickie off her shoulder. Mickie lands chest first on the mat and is down for a couple of seconds. Victoria too takes a couple of seconds to fully recover and as both get to their feet, Victoriaís right hand is blocked by Mickie who then runs back into the ropes, but as she runs back, Victoria connects with a SAVOTE KICK TO THE FACE. . . She quickly drops to the mat and tries a cover 1 . . . 2 . . . Victoria sits up and cannot believe that Mickie kicked out. She looks over at Beth Phoenix and they both stare at each other for several seconds before Victoria gets back up to her feet, pulling Mickie up too, kicking her hard in the gut and whipping her into the ropes. And as Mickie comes back, Victoria pounces straight away, lifting her onto her shoulders into a firemanís carry and then quickly turns it into a TILT A WHIRL SIDEWALK SLAM. . . absolutely planting Mickie. With Phoenix looking on, Victoria takes her time before hooking Mickieís leg for a cover 1 . . . 2 . . . Mickie just kicks out, helped by the delay from Victoria. Victoria doesnít look happy as she immediately gets back to her feet and drags Mickie up and sets her up for the Widows Peak. Mickie tries to fight it and is able to pull her body down to the mat, arms first and then pulls her legs away. Victoria then turns round as Mickie gets back on her feet, and Mickie connects with a MICK KICK. . . Victoria drops to the mat as Mickie then tries to get a three count 1 . . . 2 . . . NO! Victoria just kicks out, Phoenix looks on shocked at the announce table. Mickie rubs her hands through her hair before getting back up to her feet and waits for Victoria, who slowly pulls herself back up to her feet. As she turns round, Mickie stomps her in the gut and tries for a TORNADO DDT, but Victoria lifts Mickie over her shoulder and down to the mat with a back body drop. Mickie gets back up slowly and as she turns round, Victoria pounces straight away and gets her in place for the WIDOWíS PEAK. . . but as sheís about to nail it, Phoenix gets up from the announce table and slides in the ring. Victoria lands the finisher, but as sheís about to go for a cover, Phoenix attacks her with kicks to the back, forcing the ref to call for the bell.
AFTERMATH: ďBorn NaughtyĒ hits & William Regal makes his way out to the entrance with a microphone in hand
Regal: Ladies please, behave with some decorum. . . Now it seems to me Mrs. Glamazon that youíve just removed both your possible opponents for the Survivor Series, but that is not the case. . . Seeing you just tried to make life easy for yourself, youíve just made it a lot more difficult, because at the Survivor Series you will defend your Womens title against Mickie James and Victoria in a triple threat match
ďBorn NaughtyĒ hits again and Beth looks up at the ramp with contempt in her eyes as Regal walks to the back
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch walking through the back, on their way to the ring
WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Paul London & Brian Kendrick vs Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch (c)
vs Deuce ĎNí Domino w/Cherry vs The Extremists (Stevie Richards & Tommy Dreamer)
ENDING: Stevie fights off an attack from Cade in the corner by driving his knee into the gut, forcing Cade back as Stevie then pulls himself up to the second rope and comes down with a DOUBLE AXE HANDLE. . . Stevie is quick to crawl across the mat and cover Cade 1 . . . 2 . . . Domino in, stamps across the back Stevie to stop the count. This brings in Dreamer, who runs at Domino and hits him with hard right hands and forces him against the ropes, then clotheslines him over the top rope to the outside and follows him out. Deuce quickly runs round after dropping off the apron to return the favour on Dreamer as London then climbs to the top rope and hits a DIVING CROSS BODY on both of them. . . Back on the inside, Stevie & Cade both get back to their feet, but Cade makes a tag to Murdoch who runs in and charges at Stevie, but the veteran ducks a clothesline and hits him with a STEVIE KICK to the crowdís delight. But Cade doesnít give him time to try a cover as he gets back in the ring, distracting him, but Kendrick then climbs through the ropes and runs at Cade and hitting a DROPSAULT. . . The impact takes Cade to the mat and under the bottom rope. After about five seconds, he starts to get back to his feet as Kendrick turns back, runs into the ropes, runs back and goes for a SUICIDE DIVE. . . but Cade sees it coming and sidesteps as Kendrick hits the announce table. The crowd are in shock, and back on the inside, Stevie is getting ready to hit Murdoch with the StevieT, but Cade then grabs one of the title belts, slides it in the ring towards Murdoch, behind the ref and then tries to get back in the ring. The ref wonít let him get back in as Stevie then sees the belt on the mat, lets go of Murdoch and picks the belt up. He swings it at Murdoch, but the redneck ducks, kicks Stevie in the gut, grabs the belt and SMASHES IT IN STEVIEíS FACE. . . Murdoch tosses the belt along the mat and to the outside, Cade backs off to the apron as Murdoch goes for the cover and the ref turns round to count it 1 . . . 2 . . . 3.
AFTERMATH: Boos ring out as Murdoch stands back up, Cade walks over and hugs him as the ref then raises their hands in the air. The champions leave the ring, turn round on the ramp as they then taunt their challengers
Triple H & Stephanie McMahon arriving in the arena, stepping out of a limo
ďThe GameĒ blasts out & Triple H walks down to the ring with half a smile on his face
HHH: You know, this is something Iíve wanted to say for the last couple of years, and finally this day has come. . . And Vince, Iím sorry if you donít like it, but quite honestly, I couldnít give a ratís ass what the hell you think right now. . . Ladies and gentleman I introduce to you, my extremely beautiful wife, Stephanie McMahon Helmsley
ďIím All Grown UpĒ hits & Steph walks out to the ring, looking very serious. When she gets into the ring, she hugs Triple H and is given the microphone
Steph: Thatís right daddy, Stephanie McMahon Helmsley. . . Not McMahon but McMahon Helmsley. . .
Steph: I realise that some of you might have been shocked by what I had to say last week, but it is in fact true, I am married to Triple H. . .
Steph: There you go dad, itís out in the open now, thereís no more need to play games. . . We had to come out here and face the music tonight because we know we need to answer some questions that you may have, and we understand that completely. . . See, we wanted to come out in front of all of you after we got married, but were told by my dearest father that for the good of the business, we should keep it a secret. . .
Steph: Exactly, I know. . . The secret however is that my dad didnít and still doesnít approve of Triple H as a husband to me, and refuses to accept him as his son in law. . .
Steph: But the truth is no one cares more about the business than me and Hunter, so reluctantly we went along with my fatherís wishes despite what we felt. . . But as time went by, we felt we were living a lie and it all started to boil over inside us, so much that the resentment that my father and my husband had for each other just broke out and that resentment spilled out into a hatred that you saw every week on Raw. . . Night after night, Iíd constantly ask Hunter if he was fine with keeping things under wraps, and he said he was for my sake. . . I know that despite what my father says, that Hunter is the perfect husband for me and it was me, not Hunter who started to get really upset about what has been going on for the last few months. . .
Steph: I had to sit back and watch my own father take apart my husband week after week and be told by Hunter when he came home that he would make Vince pay himself. I was powerless, but inside I realised I couldnít cope anymore, I couldnít sit back and watch Hunter being put through so much pain and suffering for no reason but to make my own father feel better. . . When Hunter came home after Cyber Sunday, Iíve never seen him so angry and upset in the entire time Iíve known him, so I knew I had to do something about it. . . So I knew that last week, I had to make all the pain and suffering go away, so I made the decision to come to Raw and talk to my dad about ending this situation, but he wouldnít have it and said he wouldnít stop until Hunter was out of both our lives. . .
Triple H puts his arm around Steph and then takes the microphone from her gently
HHH: You know, the impression everyone has of Vince McMahon of him being a bully and a control freak is nothing compared to what he is actually like. The guy you donít see on camera is different, heís much worse. . . Heís done nothing but try and pull me and Stephanie apart from the very day we got together, but deep down he knew that would never happen. But like Steph says, I was willing to go along with it for her sake. . . But recently, Vince has taken it up a notch and made our lives a living hell. But what Vince didnít expect was that I would put up with all the crap he threw at me week in week out. . .
HHH: But when I saw how upset Steph was last Sunday. . . that was it. Vince finally crossed the line. . . I can put up with whatever crap he throws at me, but when he upsets Steph, than thatís when enough is enough, thatís when you started your own downfall Vince. . . WWE Championships, handicap matches, being busted open means squat when Stephís feelings are brought into it. . . So dad, if you think weíre gonna keep our secret any longer, you can kiss my ass because Iím not gonna feel guilty about being married to your daughter
ďNo Chance in HellĒ plays as Mr. McMahon walks down to the ring with a face like thunder***
Vince: Do you expect me to stand back there and listen to this crap?
Steph & Trips look on with disgust
Vince: You wanna set the record straight? Fine, letís do it. . . Triple H didnít just go against my wishes by marrying my daughter, he downright disobeyed me. In fact heís damn lucky I didnít fire his ass for taking my baby girl away from me. . .
Steph looks angry and cuts in
Steph: . . . Dad, Iíve not been your baby girl for years. Youíre just a control freak, and deep down you should have known that one day I would stop being your little girl. . . I donít know what I had to do dad. I did everything you ever wanted from me. I went to the college you picked for me, got the degree you wanted and even got into the business when I didnít want to, but you forced me. . . But I did and I never once went out with anyone you didnít approve of daddy. . .
Vince: Then what the hell are you doing stood next to him for huh? I never have or never will approve of him Steph, heís nowhere near good enough for you
Steph: Dad, Iím a grown woman and I can make my mind up for myself
Vince: Damn it Stephanie, Iím your father and you should do whatever I tell you. I know whatís best for you and I sure as hell know that he is absolutely not right for you. You deserve someone who is as respected as I am, someone who will always treat you with respect. . .
Steph: What would you know about being respected? . . .
Vince looks shocked as Steph starts to let her emotions out
Steph: . . . Itís true dad, everyone on this planet hates you and thinks youíre a no good, evil bastard
Steph: Me and Hunter love each other and our daughter more than anything in the world, nothing can come between us. And dad, I will also choose Hunter over you and you shouldnít even bother trying to come between us because you donít control either of us
Vince: Steph, Iím glad you said that because after what you did last week, I no longer consider you my daughter or a McMahon, and Triple H is welcome to you, because youíre sure as hell not welcome in my family any more. . .
Steph starts to cry as Trips tries to console her
Vince: Iíve done all I ever could for you Stephanie and if you canít see that, you might as well be dead to me
Triple H stares at Vince and is about to go for him, but Steph pulls his arm back
Steph: Heís not worth it. . . Itís just what he wants
Triple H reluctantly steps back
Vince: Do you agree Hunter? Go on, hit me. Show Steph what youíre really like
Trips looks on like he wants to kill Vince, but tries so hard to control himself
Vince: See thatís exactly what I thought. You couldnít be in the McMahon family because you lack what we all have. . . guts. . .
Vince: You donít have the same guts that I or my son Shane has. Shane would kick your ass like I would. . .
Vince: Now speaking of Shane, I know youíre here tonight with your mother, and Steph Iím sorry to tell you this, but they agree with me because theyíve never approved of you and Triple H as a couple and never will
ďHere Comes the MoneyĒ hits & Shane McMahon along with Linda walk out to the entrance ramp with microphones in hand
Shane: Dad, Iím not used to saying this, but youíre wrong. . .
Shane: . . . Dad, youíve gone too far like they said, and we have never disapproved of Triple H one bit. . . In fact he has given Stephanie a life away being from one of your puppets that you like to control. . . Sheís a human being dad and deserves the chance to be happy, and deep down you know that she is, just like me
Vince: Shane, youíre my son and you should stand by me, not. . .
Shane: Dad, I always have, but this time youíve just go to accept that youíre wrong. . .
Shane: . . . I donít why you canít see it dad, but you are. . . Youíve got to let her go and have a life of her own, just like you did with me. . . You have to see sense dad and accept Stephanie and Triple H as a married couple if you like it or not because itís not going to change
Vince: That will never happen, and Iíd rather die than accept him as my son in law. . . NEVER! You understand me? Never!
Trips: You know Vince, if youíd rather die, I think that could be arranged
Linda: Enough is enough. . . Hunter I think you have a point. . . It seems to me that trying to talk this through isnít going to help anyone. I think the only way through this is tough love
Shane nods in approval as the trio in the ring look surprised
Vince: What are you getting at Linda?
Linda: The only solution that Shane and I could come up with was that you and Triple H would iron out your problems the old fashioned way, in the middle of the ring. . .
Linda: . . . So tonight, weíre throwing our weight around, and you two will be given the chance to get all the frustration out of your system and move on, because at the Survivor Series, it will be you Vince against your son in law Triple H in a Streetfight
Shots of the crowd going nuts are shown for a couple of seconds before going back to the ring where Trips looks delighted, Steph shocked and Vince too looks shocked
Shane: Dad, youíve always wanted the chance to kick Triple Hís ass, and now youíre going to get your chance
Vince: You know, I bet youíre all loving this arenít ya?. . .
Vince: . . . Well Iím sorry to disappoint you all, but quite frankly, even though I expect you think Iím mad as hell, that match is not going to take place. . . I wonít allow it
Linda: Well Vince Iím sorry to disappoint you, but quite frankly. . . you donít have a choice. . . Me and Shane have the same power you do, and combined we have twice as much. . . So whether you like it or not Vince, you will face Triple H at the Survivor Series
Steph looks concerned. HHH just stares at an angry Vince as Shane & Linda look down at the ring
Everyone is in the ring as everyone waits to find out who Shawn Michaels & Matt Hardyís partner is
ďDeadmanís SymphonyĒ hits & The Undertaker makes his way down to the ring as Team Orton look shocked and the crowd go nuts!
Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker & Matt Hardy vs Finlay, MVP & Mr. Kennedy w/Randy Orton
ENDING: Michaels is in complete control, jabbing away at Kennedy, knocking him down with a third. Kennedy doesnít waste any time getting up, but is on the receiving end of a scoop slam from Michaels, who then walks over to his corner and climbs to the top rope. He takes a second as the crowd cheer like crazy, before leaping off and going for an ELBOW DROP. . . Kennedy is able to roll to the side, and Michaels hits canvas. Kennedy crawls over to his corner and is able to tag in Finlay, who runs in to try and stop Michaels making a tag, but he canít as Taker enters the fray to a massive pop. Finlay backtracks as Taker climbs over the top rope. The Irishman begs Taker to take it easy, but Taker doesnít stop and takes several steps closer to Finlay, then unleashes some hard rights on the fighting Irishman. As he gets him on the back foot, Taker then whips Finlay into the ropes, and as Finlay runs back, he is on the receiving end of a back body drop. . . At that point, MVP runs in the ring and falls foul of an uppercut thrust to the jaw. Kennedy thinks about getting in, but backs off as Taker lifts Finlay up from his knees and whips him hard into the corner. Taker then runs in and connects with a hard clothesline before whipping him into the opposite corner and charging into him again and connecting with another hard clothesline. Finlay staggers out of the corner, looking well and truly dazed as Taker then turns back into the ropes, runs back and connects with a BIG BOOT to the face. MVP gets back to his feet by the ropes as Matt then steps through the ropes, runs across and clotheslines him over the top, with the momentum taking him over too. Taker then signals for the end by dragging his arm across his throat. He waits for Finlay to come round, but as Finlay starts to stir, Kennedy climbs through the ropes and runs at Taker, who catches him around the throat. He is about to chokeslam him until Kennedy fights him off with elbows to the side of the head. Michaels then gets in the ring to remove Kennedy, and as Kennedy escapes Takerís grasp, he turns round into a Super Kick from Michaels. As Michaels stands over Kennedy, Taker remains on his knees after the elbows to the head from Kennedy, and Finlay gets back to his feet, walks over to Michaels, clubs him across the back and plants him with a SIDE RUSSIAN LEG SWEEP. . . Unaware to Finlay, Taker stands back up to his feet and is lying in wait for him to turn round. As Finlay turns round, Taker scoops him up into place for the TOMBSTONE PILEDRIVER. . . but on the outside, Orton panics and grabs a chair. He slides into the ring with it and smashes it across Takerís back, forcing Mike Chioda to ring for the bell, disqualifying Ortonís team.
AFTERMATH: Orton waits for Michaels to get back up as he holds onto the steel chair. Michaels slowly gets back up to his feet, as does Kennedy behind him, and just as both get up, Orton swings the chair at Michaels, who ducks it and the chair smashes Kennedy in the skull, knocking him down to the mat. Orton looks stunned as he sees Kennedy on the mat, then turns round into some sweet chin music from Michaels, who stares down at Orton as Raw comes to a close
***END OF SHOW***
Jeff Hardy & CM Punk df. Elijah Burke & Santino Marella
Carlito df. Cody Rhodes
Victoria df. Mickie James
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch won a Four Corners match
Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker & Matt Hardy df. Finlay, MVP & Mr. Kennedy
The Highlanders df. TJ Wilson & Kofi Kingston
Melina & Jillian Hall df. Maria & Candice Michelle
John Morrison df. Val Venis
Mike DiBiase & Ted DiBiase Jr df. Balls Mahoney & ďHacksawĒ Jim Duggan
CONFIRMED FOR SURVIVOR SERIES
World Heavyweight Championship
Batista (c) vs Umaga vs Edge
Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Match
Team HBK (Shawn Michaels, Matt Hardy, The Undertaker & ???)
vs Team Orton (Randy Orton, Finlay, Mr. Kennedy & MVP)
Triple H vs Mr. McMahon
Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Match
Last Fall Wins the Title
Jeff Hardy (c), CM Punk & Cody Rhodes
vs Elijah Burke, Carlito & Santino Marella
Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Match
Last Fall Wins the Title
Jimmy Wang Yang, Super Crazy, Johnny Jeter & Matt Sydal
vs Kenny Dykstra, Jamie Noble, Chavo Guerrero & Matt Striker
WWE Womens Championship
Mickie James vs Beth Phoenix (c) vs Victoria
Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Match
Paul Burchill, Drew McIntyre & Dave Taylor
vs The Worldís Greatest Tag Team & Chris Masters