Re: WWE 2005: The Aftermath of WrestleMania 21
May 22, 2005
Thomas and Mack Center
Attendance: 16, 726
Announcers: Michael Cole, Tazz, Tony Chimel
*Tonight dreams will be fufillied.
Others will be shattered
The sins of one will become evident tonight
Men will become warriors
Tonight Judgment has reached it's final hour
Tonight is Judgment Day!*
Narrator: And now Smackdown and PSP presents WWE Judgment Day!
*pyro and arena screen shots are shown*
Cole: Welcome to Judgment Day! The soldout crowd of 16,726 here in the Thomas and Mack Center are on their feet as we bring to you the fans the first pay-per-view here in Nevada since 2001. Hello everyone, I'm Michael Cole and I'm joined by as always, the one and only Tazz!
Tazz: Cole, I'm fired up. Judgment Day is here and I'm ready to go.
Cole: 7 matches folks, 4 titles, and a lot more.
Tazz: Don't forget Cole, that this may just be the last time we see some of these superstars wrestle on a Smackdown show.
Cole: That's right, as tomorrow night the draft will take place. But that's tomorrow. It's now time to kick of Judgment Day, with the WWE Tag Team Titles on the line!
Tony Chimel: Ladies and gentlemen, the following contest is scheduled for one fall and it's for the WWE Tag Team Championships. Introducing first from El Paso, Texas weighing in at 222 pounds, 1/2 of the WWE Tag Team Champions, Eddie Guerrero!
Cole: Eddie Guerrero who last year fought in a brutal match with JBL for the WWE Championship, kicks things off here tonight.
Chimel: And introducing his partner, weighing in at 218 pounds, from San Diego, CA., 1/2 of the WWE Tag Team Champions, Rey Mysterio.
Tazz: Rey ribs are bandaged up, as a result of being put through a table, by a 3-D, thanks to the Dudleys.
Chimel: Introducing second, from New York City, weighing in at a combined weight of 512 pounds, Bubba Ray and D-Von, the Dudley Boyz!
Cole: The Dudley's look ready!
Match 1-WWE Tag Team Championships:
Eddie Guerrero/Rey Mysterio (c) v. Dudley Boyz
Match starts with Eddie and D-Von. Eddie and D-Von start with a collar bone tie up, which leads into D-von powering Eddie into the corner and getting in some blows on Eddie. But Eddie quickly reserves and starts laying into D-von. Irish whip into a Suplex by Guerrero and Eddie comes charging into D-von and nails a nice lariat. Irish whip again, but this time D-von nails Eddie with a clothesline. Eddie gets up and goes to the ropes but D-von catches Eddie with a sidewalk slam. Followed by a leg drop from the ropes. 1-2 and Eddie kicks out. D-von picks up Eddie and nails him with a swinging neckbreaker. 1-2 and Eddie kicks out again. D-Von now sends Eddie for the ride but Eddie ducks and nails a Fisherman’s Suplex into a pinning combination. 1-2 and D-von kicks out. Eddie now gets on top and goes for a dropkick but D-von clothesline Eddie somehow in midair. Quick cover, 1-2-and no. D-von gets the shoulder up. Eddie now on the defense now gets an Alabama slam. D-von now tags into Bubba, and Bubba goes right for the throat of Eddie. Bubba now with a hard clothesline and a “s*ck it” gesture to Eddie. Bubba now applies a full nelson, on to Eddie, now a full nelson slam, but Eddie nails a jawbreaker that knocks down Bubba down. And Eddie makes the tag to Rey and Rey is in. Rey lets loose on Bubba with kicks and shots to the ribs. Rey goes for a dropkick but is messed with a flapjack. Bubba now hits a guillotine on Rey and now Eddie tries to get in, but is stopped by the ref, but D-von nails the Wasup headbutt on Rey. Bubba goes for the cover, and only gets a two count. Bubba now goes for the Bubba effect(3 punches), and then nails a clothesline on Rey. 1-2 and no. Bubba now with an irish whip to the ropes but Rey hits a sunset flip into a rope slingshot moonsault splash and now Rey is in control. Rey now hits Bubba with a shoulderspin hurcurrana, and now Rey gets on top and nails the Drop the Dime on Bubba and gets the two count but D-von breaks it up. Here comes Eddie and all four men are going at it. The ref breaks it up but Bubba nails the Bubba cutter on Rey. 1-2 and Rey barely kicks out. Bubba goes for the clothesline but Rey nails Bubba with a Tilt-a-World Headscissors Takedown, and both men are down, and now Rey crawls and makes the tag to Eddie and now Bubba makes the tag to D-von. Eddie takes down both men, and now Eddie goes on top, and connects with the frog splash. 1-2 and wait a minute, Rey hits Eddie. What is going on here. And now Eddie and Rey argue, and wait a minute here comes Bubba, and the Dudleys nail the 3-D while Rey and the ref are arguing. The ref turns around, and D-von makes the cover. 1-2-3!
TC: The winners of this match, and new WWE Tag Team Champions, the Dudley Boyz! Match Time: 14:17
Cole: Why did Rey do that to Eddie!
Rey: Eddie, I’m sick and tired of always being the second guy. It’s my time to shine, and shine is what I’m going to do. And one more thing, Eddie… (Rey clocks Eddie with the Tag Team Belt before leaving with the Dudleys)
Tazz: Man, Cole, Rey has completely changed!
*Backstage we see Kurt and crew arrive to the arena. We then see Steve Romero who tries to get a word with Kurt, but to no avail*
Cole: Well coming up next is our second title match of the night when Orlando Jordan defends his US belt against the Big Show!
*video is shown, following by match introductions*
Match 2: US Championship
Orlando Jordan (c) v. The Big Show
Match start with Orlando getting in some moves on Show but Show quickly nails a headbutt and Orlando is down. Irish whip to the ropes and Show nails OJ with a big punch thaft sends Orlando reeling. Another whip to the rope and here comes Show, but OJ moves out the way, and Orlando starts to work on the body of Show. Orlando nails the Orlando Magic on Show and goes for the cover. 1-2 and Show kicks out. Orlando now uses some of his martial arts background on Show with a kick to the side of the head of Show. Show a little bit groggy walks into the Johnson Shuffle. Orlando gets the cover. 1-2 and again Show kicks out. Show now slaps Orlando on the chest and start nailing some chops on the United States Champion. Sidewalk slam by Show, and the cover. 1-2 and no, Orlando kicks out at 2. Show now goes for the alley-oop, but Orlando counters with a neckbreaker out of nowhere. 1-2 and again Show kicks out. Orlando now goes on top and tries for a flying splash, but Show catches him in midair and then nails The Final Cut. 1-2-and no Show kicks out. Orlando rolls out of the ring, but Show catches him, but Orlando ducks and Show hits the ring post. Back in the ring, Orlando now starts to work on Show’s bad right arm. Jordan nails an armbreaker into a armlock submission hold on Show. Show starts to scream in pain. Eventually, Show breaks out of it. Orlando goes for another shot at Show’s leg but Show nails Orlando with the Hog Log. Show now with the momentum, picks up Orlando and goes for the The Showstopper, but Orlando nails Show in the face with an illegal object (brass knucks) and hits Show with the Running Over, as Show is out. 1-2-3!
TC: The winner of this match and still United States Champion, Orlando Jordan! MT: 13:54
Cole: Orlando Jordan, just stole another match!
Tazz: But he still got the victory!
*JBL is in Teddy Long office*
JBL: Now you see that Teddy. That’s why Orlando Jordan is the future of Smackdown. That is greatness. You know it, I know it, these stupid gambling low lives here in Las Vegas know it, and everyone else knows it. Look all these people do is spend their minimum wage check on hookers, alcohol, and gambling. And they win nothing. But tonight, they get a chance to see me! John Bradshaw Layfield. A wrestling god! They get to see a man with class, dignity, honor, and most importantly respect! As for John Cena, he did get lucky when he beat me at WrestleMania, but tonight I will once again become champion, and I will once again be the man to beat.
Long: Well tonight, you have the chance to do that. JBL you may be a whole bunch of things, but champion you are not. Tonight is put up or shut up. Because tomorrow you may not even be here on Smackdown! So I suggest you either put up or shut up! Now holla, holla player!
Tazz: Strong words by Theodore Long and JBL. But coming up next Torrie Wilson and Dawn Marie will team up and face Joy Giovanni and Michelle McCool. Here’s a look at how this all started.
*video is shown, followed by match introductions*
Torrie Wilson/Dawn Marie v. Joy Giovanni/Michelle McCool
Match starts with Torrie v. Joy. Torrie goes for the face of Joy and both ladies exchanging punches to the face of one another. Joy gets the advantage by nailing a chop to Torrie’s chest followed by a snapmare takedown. Now Joy nails a hard kick to the back of Torrie. Joy with the first cover of the match only gets a two count. Joy sends Torrie to the ropes, but Torrie knocks down Joy. Torrie now hits Joy with a hip toss, followed by another one, and now Torrie grabs and stomps on the hair of Joy. Quick cover by Torrie, but Joy kicks out. Torrie sends Joy into the cover, and continues the attack on Joy, and then tags in Dawn. Dawn comes in and nails swift kicks to the side and chest of Joy and then goes for a rollup. Dawn now with a neckbreaker. 1-2 and Joy barely kicks out. Irish whip to the rope, and Joy nails Dawn with a nice dropkick, followed by a backflip splash. Joy makes the tag to Michelle, and Michelle makes her way, and knocks down Torrie and Dawn. Michelle, using her long legs, puts her foot in the throat of Dawn. Hip toss by Michelle, and Michelle nails Dawn with a hurcurrana. 1-2 and Dawn barely escapes. Dawn goes for another kick, but Michelle catches her with an inside cradle. 1-2-3! And Michelle and Joy just tricked Dawn and Torrie again.
TC: The winners of the match are Michelle and Joy! Match Time 10:15
*Dawn and Torrie go crazy, after realizing what just happened to them*
Cole: Well folks, it’s been a wild and crazy night, as PSP and Smackdown presents WWE Judgment Day! Here live, tonight from the sold out Thomas and Mack Center. And Tazz, coming up next is a match that have big hairy proportions.
Tazz: That’s right, Cole. Because after this match, someone will be leaving here with no hair. In just a couple of moments it will be Carlito facing Booker T. This match all started when Carlito spit apple in the face of Booker T’s wife. Take a look.
*video is shown*
Tony Chimel: The following contest is the hair vs. hair match, in which the loser will have his hair shaven. Introducing first weighing in at 258 pounds, from Houston, TX, Booker T. And introducing his opponent, from Puerto Rico, Carlito!
Match 4- Hair v. Hair Match:
Carlito v. Booker T
Match starts with Booker laying into Carlito with rights and lefts. Carlito tries to escape, but to no avail. Booker continues the assault, with chops and slams on the outside. And since there is no countout, Booker knocks Carlito over the guard rail, and out to the crowd. Both men continue to fight, but Carlito nails a rake to the eye, and some uppercuts on Booker. Both men continue to fight, and Carlito knocks Booker back over the raling on to the mat. Booker is then irish whip into the post, but Carlito tastes the post as Booker ducks out the way. Booker throws Carlito into the ring and now Booker hits a kick to the face of Carlito. Cover. 1-2 and Carlito kicks out. Booker now applies a triangle choke on Carlito, but soon breaks it, as Carlito gets his foot on the ropes. Carlito now back to the ropes, nails Booker with a nice shot to the face, followed by a bulldog. 1-2 and Booker T kicks out. Carlito now goes for a Northern Lights Suplex, but it’s reserved by the Bookman, and Booker T nails Carlito with a side Suplex. Booker T then does the spin-a-rooni. Booker gets up, but Carlito nails him with a screwdriver. Carlito goes on top, and connects with a flying crossbody on Booker. 1-2 and Booker T kicks out. Carlito now fustrated, sets Book up for the Carlito, but Booker counters it into a DDT. Booker T is all fired up, and nails a flapjack and a back body drop on Carlito. 1-2 and Carlito gets the shoulder up. Booker nails Carlito with a Russian leg sweep. Another cover. Another kickout by Carlito. Carlito nails Booker with a Suplex into a bridge, and gets a 1-2 and a kick out by the Book man. Carlito now picks up Booker, but Booker hits Carlito with a nice roundhouse kick. Booker on top, nails a missile dropkick on Carlito. 1-2 and no. Carlito now up, nails the Carlito, out of nowhere. With the feet on the rope, Carlito goes for the cover. 1-2 and Booker T, kicks out. Carlito goes for a pumphandle slam, but is met with the Book End. Booker T then nails the kick to the back of the head and covers Carlito. 1-2-3!
TC: The winner of this match is Booker T! Match Time: 17:19
Tazz: Run, Carlito, Run!
(*Booker catches Carlito, and ties him up to the chair, and Booker and his wife begin to cut the hair of Carlito. And when they finally finish, Carlito, has a little bit of hair left, as the audience laugh, and we go to the back, and see Billy Kidman, leaving the locker room and coming to the ring for his match*)
Cole: As exciting as the match was, coming up next is our third title match of the evening, when Billy Kidman defends his Cruiserweight Championship against Psicosis. Lets take a look at how this match all came about, with a look at the Cruiserweight Championship Tournament.
*video package is shown, followed by the match introductions*
Match 5-Cruiserweight Championship Tournament Finals:
Billy Kidman (c) v. Psicosis
Kidman immediately goes for the face of Psicosis, but Psicosis uses his height and size to outpower Kidman. Irish whip to the ropes and Kidman nails Psicosis with a dropkick. Kidman now with a splash to the chest on Psicosis. Kidman now nails Psicosis with a Super-short sitdown powerbomb, on Psicosis. But Psicosis now comes back on Kidman and nails Kidman with a spinning backbreaker. Psicosis now locks in a bow and arrow submission on Kidman. Kidman refuses to quit, and manages to escape the hold. Psicosis connects with a hurcurrana that knocks Kidman on to the outside. Psicosis on top, nails Kidman on the outside with a flying senton splash, and the crowd goes nuts. Both men are down, but Psicosis makes it in the ring first. Kidman crawls in the ring, and Psicosis nails a baseball slide on Kidman, knocking him back on the outside. Psciosis and Kidman continue to nail each other until Psicosis nails a superplex on Kidman. 1-2 and Kidman barely kicks out, and now Kidman is rolled up into a small package. 1-2 and no. Both men now come from off the ropes, and nail each other with a jumping elbow attack. Kidman gets to his feet, and goes for the Shooting Star, but misses. Psicosis goes for the cover, 1-2 and no. Psicosis now goes on top, and goes for the 450 but misses. Kidman takes Psicosis and goes for the BK Broiler bomb, but Psicosis nails a rolling powerbomb on Kidman, followed by the 450 splash, and again, Kidman kicks out. Psicosis goes for an enzurgi, but hits the ref instead. Kidman out of nowhere clocks Psicosis with the belt, and then climbs the ropes and nails the Shooting Star Press on Psicosis. 1-2-3!
TC: The winner of the match, and still Cruiserweight Champion, Billy Kidman.
Cole: Billy Kidman, again has outsmarted everyone, and remains Cruiserweight Champion.
Tazz: Well folks, we’re hope that you’re enjoying this pay-per-view, because the next time we’ll be on pay-per-view, will be in the month of June, and it will be for Vengeance. And Vengeance will be on Sunday, June 26th, from Winston-Salem, NC, from the Joel Memorial Coliseum and it will be a Raw production.
Cole: And tomorrow will be the second annual draft. However, tomorrow we as a whole will take a special look back on Owen Hart, who died six years ago tomorrow. So please join us for a special three hour Raw, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Coming up next though will be Kurt Angle and The Undertaker going one on one. This is going to be for the books. Take a look.
*video is shown and introductions*
Kurt Angle v. The Undertaker
Match starts with both men staring down one another. Soon though, Taker lets loose with lefts and rights on Angle. Angle though reserves and start to nail some punches on Taker. Angle now irish whips Taker, but Taker counters with a DDT. Angle gets up and walks into a dragon sleeper. Taker now in control, locks it in, and Angle is quickly fading. 1- and the shoulder goes down. 2, and the shoulder goes down. 3, and no, Kurt is fighting, and nails a nice backdrop on Taker to finally break free. Angle back up now goes into the back of Taker with various amateur submissions. Both men now back up, and Angle catches Taker with a overhead belly to belly. Taker though sits up, but Kurt locks in the sleeper on Taker. Taker though overpowers, and brings Kurt onto the mat. Taker sends Angle to the ropes, for some old school, but Kurt runs into the ropes, knocking Taker to the floor. Now Angle with the advantage beats up on Taker by throwing him right into the steps. This match refuses to be stopped, as now Kurt throws Taker on the table. Taker begins to fight back, but Kurt nails another over the head belly to belly Suplex, and this time, Taker goes right through the Spanish Announce Table. The crowd begins the “Holy Sh1t” chant! Both men are down and out. Kurt makes it to the ring at 8 to break the count. Kurt now drags Taker into the ring and Kurt makes the cover. 1-2 and Taker kicks out. Irish whip into the ropes, and now Kurt walks into a sidewalk slam out of nowhere. Taker knocks Kurt to the outside apron and nails a leg drop right across the throat of Kurt. That’s vintage Taker, for you. Kurt now walks into a sidewalk slam. 1-2 and no Kurt kicks out. Taker doesn’t believe it, but wait Angle locks in the Angle Lock. No, no, no. Somehow Taker makes it to the ropes, but Angle pulls on it again. Taker this time catches Angle with a triangle hold, and it’s a double submission. Angle shoulders are down, so are Takers. 1-2-and both men kick out. Taker comes after Angle, but walks into an Angle Slam out of nowhere. 1-2-and no, Taker kicks out again. Angle goes on top, and goes for the moonsault, but Taker somehow catches Kurt, and hits the tombstone piledriver on Kurt. 1-2-and Kurt kicks out. The crowd is stunned. Taker is in shock. Taker gets up, but Kurt locks in the Angle lock for the third time and Taker is screaming in pain. Taker somehow is able to get out of the angle lock once again. Kurt is beside himself, as he holds his neck, but walks right into a chokeslam. 1-2-and Kurt gets the shoulder up. Taker goes up, but Kurt nails the overhead belly-to-belly from off the top rope. Angle crawls over, and makes the cover. 1-2-and Taker again kicks out. Taker goes for the boot, but Kurt ducks and hits Taker across the shoulder. Taker though throws Angle to the rope, and Taker tries the Old School again, but Kurt grabs and nails Taker with the Angle Slam from off the top rope. The crowd once again starts the “Holy Sh1t” chant. Angle and Taker are done. Somehow, though Angle gets the shoulder over Taker. 1-2-3!
TC: The winner of the match, Kurt Angle! Match Time: 29:28
Cole: Both men, just gave it their all in that match.
Tazz: However, on this night, Kurt Angle was the better man.
Cole: And now the officials help both men to the back.
Tazz: What a match! However, Cole the time is now!
Cole: That’s right. The time is now. Coming up next is the Main Event. The WWE Championship. John Cena defends the title against JBL! This all started at Wrestle Mania 21!
*video and match introductions are done*
Main Event: WWE Championship:
John Cena (c) v. JBL
Match starts with both men attacking each other, finally JBL gets the advantage by leveling Cena with some uppercuts. Cena now tries to get some momentum going but JBL hits Cena with another clothesline. 1-2 and Cena kicks out. JBL hits a vertical Suplex on Cena, and then picks him up and connects on a hard swinging neckbreaker. JBL isn’t done yet as he begins to lay punches on the forehead of Cena. It’s been all JBL since the bell. JBL now attacks Cena with a chopblock, trying to weaken the leg of Cena. Cena now with his leg in pain, is put in a pretzel looking submission and Cena screams in pain. However he doesn’t quit. JBL now with a blatant choke on Cena, but breaks it at the count of four. Irish whip to the rope, but Cena ducks and nails JBL with a clothesline, and another one. Cena nails with an over the shoulder stomachbreaker. Cena is ready to go. Stiff tackle from Cena and now Cena is the one who is taking out JBL. Five Knuckle Shuffle coming up, but Cena misses. JBL now clobbers Cena with a pump handle slam. 1-2 and Cena kicks out. JBL now goes on top, but Cena follows him and Cena connects with a Proto Bomb. 1-2 and JBL kicks out. Cena now lets go with some fists of fury, as JBL tries to cover up. Both men get up and JBL catches Cena with a rolling reserve into a cradle. 1-2-and JBL can’t get the three. JBL picks up Cena and nails a hard slam. JBL goes on top, and tries to nail an axe handle but Cena blocks and sets JBL up for the F-U! 1-2-and JBL kicks out. Cena is shocked. JBL is sent to the ropes, and goes for the Clothesline from Hell, but nails the ref. Cena picks JBL and goes for the F-U again, but JBL, blocks it and nails the F-U on Cena. The Ref is out, but JBL goes and grabs the title belt, but Cena DDT’s him right on the belt. The ref slowly starts to make the cover. 1—2---and no! JBL gets the shoulder up. JBL hits Cena across the face with the belt, while the ref is back down, and now both men are bleeding. JBL makes the cover. 1-2-and Cena barely is able to kick out. JBL is going nuts. JBL comes from off the ropes and nails the Clothesline from Hell on Cena. 1—2—and no! Cena will not quit. Both men now are a bloody mess. Cena out of nowhere nails the Throwback. 1-2 and again JBL won’t quit. JBL now up, musters up enough strength and nails Cena with a hard powerbomb. But JBL is barely able to make the cover. 1-2-and Cena once again gets the shoulder up. JBL gets Cena up, and goes for the Clothesline from Hell, but Cena and JBL hit each other simultaneously. The crowd is pulling for Cena, who is bleeding like crazy. JBL gets up, and Cena sends him to the ropes, but JBL blocks it with a forearm, but Cena reserves a slam that JBL tries to connect, and out of nowhere nails a head scissors. JBL comes running at Cena, but Cena ducks and hits the F-U on JBL! 1-2-3!
TC: The winner of the match and still WWE Champion, John Cena! Match Time: 37:19
Cole: What a Match!
Tazz: That was indeed a rocketbuster!
Cole: John Cena and JBL gave it their all, but Cena who is a bloody mess, remains the champ. What a match and what a night. For Tazz, I’m Michael Cole, we’ll see you, tomorrow night on Raw for a History Making Night. Goodnight from Las Vegas!
*Cena celebrates as closing pyro goes off, followed by video package of the whole night is shown. Then the screen fades to the black with the WWE logo.*