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This is how I'll be rating the matches, in terms of "stars".

***** MATCH
Overall Rating = 96-100%

****1/2 MATCH
Overall Rating = 90-95%

**** MATCH
Overall Rating = 85-89%

***1/2 MATCH
Overall Rating = 80-84%

*** MATCH
Overall Rating = 70-79%

**1/2 MATCH
Overall Rating = 60-69%

** MATCH
Overall Rating = 55-59%

*1/2 MATCH
Overall Rating = 50-54%

1/2* MATCH
Overall Rating = 45-49%

DUD
Overall Rating = 40-44%

-*s MATCHES
Will be issued only when appropriate and fitting.

Sunday April 3,2005

Los Angeles,California
The Staples Center

Heat Match
Molly Holly vs Victoria
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Molly Holly. Next out was Victoria. The referee for the match was Chris Kay.

Molly went low with a kick on Victoria...Victoria hit an Implant DDT on Molly...Victoria punched Molly Holly in the face...Victoria came off the ropes with a running dropkick on Molly...Victoria clotheslined Molly as she staggered out of the corner...Molly got staggered with a forearm from Victoria...Molly Holly hit Victoria with the Molly Go Round off the top rope...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - Molly Holly wins

Match Reaction = 58.9%
Match Quality = 61.9%
Overall Rating = 54.3% *1/2

Billy Kidman vs Charlie Haas
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Billy Kidman. Next out was Charlie Haas. The referee for the match was Brian Hebner.

Billy Kidman took a flying dropkick from Haas...Charlie Haas arm dragged Kidman, and followed with an arm bar...A hooked-arm clothesline from Haas floored Billy Kidman...Kidman slammed Haas...Haas used a Japanese arm drag on Kidman...Kidman walked into a big right hand from Haas...Charlie Haas hit Billy Kidman with a punch...Haas blasted Kidman with a rana...Billy Kidman used a fireman's carry to take down Charlie Haas...

Billy Kidman got sent crashing to the mat, and was locked in the Haas Of Pain, but Haas couldn't prevent him reaching the ropes...Kidman blasted Haas with a rana off the ropes...Haas hit Kidman with a high dropkick to the face...Billy Kidman hit a sharp arm drag on Charlie Haas...Billy Kidman took a flying dropkick from Haas...Kidman went to the top rope and scored with a diving headbutt on Charlie Haas...After flooring him, Haas locked Billy Kidman in the Haas Of Pain, getting the tap out.

Result - Charlie Haas wins

Match Reaction = 59.8%
Match Quality = 81.4%
Overall Rating = 69.4% **1/2


WRESTLEMANIA 21

Announcers: Jim Ross and Tazz

Backstage, a limousine pulled up. Flair and The Game stepped out, and they headed into the arena.

Overall Rating = 92.6%

Booker T was interviewed by Josh Matthews backstage. He hyped up his upcoming match with Orlando Jordan.

Overall Rating = 83.0%

Theodore Long came down to the ring, and boasted about his Smackdown! was the superior brand in every respect.

Overall Rating = 71.2%

WWE United States title
Booker T vs Orlando Jordan

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE United States title. First out was Booker T. Next out was the WWE United States champion, Orlando Jordan. The referee for the match was Charles Robinson.

Booker T kicked Orlando Jordan in the ribs...Booker T nailed Orlando Jordan with a right hand...After ducking a clothesline, Orlando Jordan used a deep arm drag on Booker T...A clothesline from Booker T dropped Orlando Jordan...Booker T chopped Orlando Jordan...

Booker T blasted Orlando Jordan with a brainbuster...Booker T short-arm clotheslined Orlando Jordan...Booker T pounded on Orlando Jordan with punches to the face...Orlando Jordan ducked a standing clothesline from Booker T, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...Orlando Jordan floored Booker T...Booker T hit a running powerbomb on Orlando Jordan...Orlando Jordan missed a charge, then took a kick to the gut. Booker T lifted him up and dropped him with a powerbomb...Booker T caught Orlando Jordan with the Scissors Kick...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - Booker T wins the WWE United States title 12:25

Match Reaction = 69.6%
Match Quality = 64.4%
Overall Rating = 70.9% ***

Eric Bischoff came down to the ring, and boasted about his RAW was the superior brand in every respect.

Overall Rating = 79.2%

Backstage, Tajiri and Regal were warming up.

Overall Rating = 71.3%

WWE World Tag Team title
La Resistance vs Tajiri and Regal

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE World Tag Team titles. First out were New La Resistance (Robert Conway and Sylvain Grenier). Next out were the WWE World Tag Team champions, Tajiri and Regal (Tajiri and William Regal). The referee for the match was Chad Patton.

Regal drilled S. Grenier with a headbutt...Tajiri hit Robert Conway with a forearm...Regal used a standing arm bar on Robert...A short powerbomb by Regal left Robert down on the mat...Robert Conway unloaded with knife-edge chops on Tajiri...Regal rocked S. Grenier with a big forearm...Tajiri hit Sylvain Grenier with a forearm...

Robert DDTed Tajiri after a boot to the gut...Robert missed with two attempted grapples, and got hit with a spinning back hand blow on the third try...S. Grenier powerbombed Tajiri into the mat...Tajiri unloaded with knife-edge chops on S. Grenier...Robert Conway ducked a Tajiri clothesline, then smacked him with a thrust kick as he turned around...That led to a count that was a split-second away from being three...Tajiri hit Sylvain Grenier with a spin kick...Robert Conway scored with a boot to the stomach, then blasted Regal with a cradle piledriver...Tajiri took a belly to belly suplex off the top turnbuckle from Robert...William Regal caught Sylvain Grenier with the Regal Cutter...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Tajiri and Regal win 12:11

Match Reaction = 65.9%
Match Quality = 72.1%
Overall Rating = 72.0% ***

Torrie Wilson was walking backstage, when she passed Stacy Keibler. Stacy wished her good luck for the coming match.

Overall Rating = 73.6%

Roddy Piper was in the ring, conducting his talk show with Steve Austin. Mark Magnus came down to the ring as a surprise guest. He attacked S. Austin. Mark Magnus blasted Steve Austin with the The Finishing Touch. Steve Austin was left down and out.

Overall Rating = 67.9%

Big Show and Kane vs Heidenreich and Gene Snitsky
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out, accompanied by Joy Giovanni and Lita, were Big Show and Kane. Next out were Heidenreich and Gene Snitsky. The referee for the match was Jack Doan.

A short powerbomb by Big Show left Snitsky down on the mat...Heidenreich used a falling piledriver to spike Kane...Kane hit Heidenreich with a punch...Big Show clotheslined Heidenreich to the mat...Big Show powerbombed Heidenreich into the mat...

With Kane down on the mat, Heidenreich hit a falling headbutt...Big Show dropped Snitsky with a big punch...Gene Snitsky ducked a standing clothesline from Kane, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...Kane dropped Heidenreich with a flying clothesline off the ropes...A fisherman's suplex allowed Kane to almost get a three count on Gene Snitsky...Heidenreich got hit with a back suplex from Big Show...Kane caught Heidenreich with the Tombstone Piledriver...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Big Show and Kane win 10:22

Match Reaction = 67.4%
Match Quality = 75.0%
Overall Rating = 72.3% ***

Chris Jericho was interviewed by Maria Kanellis backstage. He put himself over.

Overall Rating = 88.0%

Ladder match for the WWE Intercontinental title
Chris Benoit vs Chris Jericho vs Christian vs Edge vs Shelton Benjamin vs Matt Hardy

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Intercontinental title. First out was Chris Benoit. Next out was Chris Jericho. Next out was Christian. Next out was Edge. Next out was the WWE Intercontinental champion, Shelton Benjamin. Last out was Matt Hardy. The referee for the match was Earl Hebner.

Matt used a Japanese arm drag on Edge...Edge powerbombed Jericho into the mat...Christian belly to belly suplexed Shelton Benjamin...Shelton Benjamin used a waist-lock into a takedown on Christian...Matt Hardy scored with a rana on Christian...Benoit was taken over with a suplex from Edge...Edge chopped Shelton Benjamin across the chest several times...Chris Jericho blasted Christian with a steel chair...

Chris Benoit blocked a Edge kick by catching the foot, but couldn't block the follow up enziguri...Edge locked on a single leg crab to weaken Jericho...Christian used a knee breaker to soften up Benoit...Jericho got taken to the mat with a superplex by Edge...An arm breaker from Christian hurt Chris Jericho...After doubling him up, Edge blasted Shelton Benjamin with an axe kick off the ropes...Christian walked into a big chop from Shelton Benjamin...Edge hit Benoit with a dropkick...Edge got taken over with an arm drag from Jericho...

Benoit hit Edge with a double axe handle off the middle of the ladder...Edge walked into a kick to the gut. Benoit raised him up and powerbombed him onto a folded ladder...Christian powerslammed Matt Hardy as he came off the ropes...Showing off his power, Edge blasted Jericho with a high vertical suplex...Christian scored with a top rope body press on Jericho...Benoit took a belly to belly suplex off the top turnbuckle from Edge...Jericho hit Edge with a flying elbow off the top rope...Shelton Benjamin ate turnbuckle after a missed charge, then turned and got flattened by a lariat from Christian...Christian set up the ladder and climbed for the win.

After the match, Matt Hardy was attacked by Edge and Christian. Edge caught Matt Hardy with the Edgecution...Matt Hardy was left laid out. Jeff Hardy ran out to make the save, and ran off Edge and Christian.

Result - Christian wins the WWE Intercontinental title 17:48

Match Reaction = 94.0%
Match Quality = 69.4%
Overall Rating = 95.0% ****1/2

Torrie Wilson was interviewed by Josh Matthews backstage. She put herself over.

Overall Rating = 65.9%
Josh Matthews did a good job as interviewer, and helped lift the segment.

Backstage, the camera caught Trish Stratus talking to someone on a cell phone.

Overall Rating = 79.0%

Bra + Panties match
Dawn Marie vs Miss Jackie vs Torrie Wilson

This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Dawn Marie. Next out was Miss Jackie. Last out was Torrie Wilson. The referee for the match was Jim Cordaris.

Miss Jackie hit an Implant DDT on Dawn Marie...Dawn Marie rocked Jackie with a samoan drop...Dawn Marie blasted Jackie with a steel chair...Torrie pounded on Dawn Marie with punches to the face...Dawn Marie missed a right hand, then turned into a Torrie thrust kick...Torrie rocked Dawn Marie with a samoan drop...Three right hands from Torrie sent Dawn Marie down...A Jackie right hand almost knocked her out, but Dawn Marie was able to recover before the referee called for the bell...Torrie Wilson caught Dawn Marie with the Tornado DDT...Torrie Wilson ripped off the clothes of Dawn Marie, leaving her in her underwear.

Result - Torrie Wilson wins 6:58

Match Reaction = 61.5%
Match Quality = 37.4%
Overall Rating = 39.2% DUD
None of the workers had the ability to provide psychology, and so the match quality was hurt.

Backstage, the camera came upon Booker T and John Cena talking about something. When they spotted the camera, they walked off to find some privacy.

Overall Rating = 84.0%

WWE Cruiserweight title
Chavo Guerrero Jr vs Paul London

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Cruiserweight title. First out was the WWE Cruiserweight champion, Chavo Guerrero Jr. Next out was Paul London. The referee for the match was Nick Patrick.

Paul London arm dragged Chavo, and followed with an arm bar...Paul London picked up and bodyslammed Chavo...Paul London caught Chavo with a dropkick as he came off the ropes...Paul London arm dragged Chavo, and followed with an arm bar...Chavo Guerrero Jr belly to belly suplexed Paul London...

After stunning him with a back elbow, Paul London climbed to the top rope and moonsaulted onto a standing Chavo Guerrero Jr...Chavo Guerrero Jr clotheslined Paul London to the mat...Chavo was taken out of the corner with a flying head scissors by Paul London...Chavo powerbombed Paul London into the mat...After throwing him to the outside, Paul London hit a running tope on a groggy Chavo...

After a knee lift to stun Chavo, Paul London hit a T-Bone suplex...Paul London got floored, and hit with a moonsault from Chavo...Paul London moonsaulted off the top rope on to a standing Chavo...Chavo Guerrero Jr hit a flying lariat off the top turnbuckle on Paul London...Chavo took a belly to belly suplex off the top turnbuckle from Paul London...A blind charge into the corner by Paul London only found turnbuckle. Chavo followed up with a swinging DDT out of the corner...Paul London floored Chavo Guerrero Jr, then went to the top rope. He came off with the 450...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Paul London wins the WWE Cruiserweight title 16:07

Match Reaction = 62.1%
Match Quality = 85.8%
Overall Rating = 79.2% ***

A video was shown to hype Kurt Angle against Shawn Michaels.

Overall Rating = 71.4%

Shawn Michaels was interviewed by The Coach backstage. He hyped up his upcoming match with Kurt Angle.

Overall Rating = 92.5%

Kurt Angle vs Shawn Michaels
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out, accompanied by Luther Reigns, was Kurt Angle. Next out was Shawn Michaels. The referee for the match was Ricky Steamboat.

Kurt Angle hit Shawn Michaels with a chop...An elbow drop from the top rope by HBK hit K. Angle...A hooked-arm clothesline from K. Angle floored Shawn Michaels...Shawn Michaels hit Kurt Angle with a chop...HBK pounded on K. Angle with punches to the face...Kurt Angle ducked a standing clothesline from HBK, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...

Shawn Michaels took a flying dropkick from K. Angle...K. Angle punched Shawn Michaels in the face...Kurt Angle dropped HBK with a big punch...The power of Kurt Angle was in evidence as he blasted HBK with a hard clothesline...Shawn Michaels took a flying dropkick from K. Angle...Kurt Angle hit a sharp arm drag on Shawn Michaels...K. Angle walked into a big chop from HBK...HBK hit K. Angle with a belly to belly suplex...

After ducking a clothesline, K. Angle used a fallaway slam to hurt Shawn Michaels...Kurt Angle dropped HBK with a big punch...Kurt Angle scored with a boot to the stomach, then blasted HBK with a cradle piledriver...HBK scored with a top rope body press on K. Angle...K. Angle put HBK down with a huge chop...HBK went to the top rope and scored with a diving headbutt on Kurt Angle...K. Angle folded HBK up with a back suplex off the second turnbuckle...That led to a count that was a split-second away from being three...After a missed clothesline left him vunerable, Shawn Michaels got planted with a back suplex from K. Angle...That was almost enough to get the pinfall...Marty Jannetty ran in...Marty Jannetty caught Kurt Angle with the Rocker Dropper...Shawn Michaels saw the attack, and moved in to capitalize...A boot to the gut set K. Angle up for HBK to hit a Falcon Arrow...That led to the three count.

Result - Shawn Michaels wins 18:09

Match Reaction = 71.4%
Match Quality = 84.6%
Overall Rating = 79.4% ***

Backstage, Eddie and Rey were walking down a corridor together.

Overall Rating = 81.4%

Edge and Christian were interviewed by Maria Kanellis backstage. They insulted Hardy Boyz.

Overall Rating = 83.2%

WWE Tag Team title
Basham Brothers vs Eddie and Rey vs Akio and Rene Dupree

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Tag Team titles. First out were Basham Brothers (Danny Basham and Doug Basham). Next out were the WWE Tag Team champions, Eddie and Rey (Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio). Last out were Akio and Rene Dupree. The referee for the match was Brian Hebner.

Rene Dupree was slammed by E. Guerrero...Eddie Guerrero blasted Danny Basham with a steel chair...An arm bar by Mysterio let him control Danny Basham...E. Guerrero used a Japanese arm drag on Doug Basham...Danny Basham walked right into a bodyslam from E. Guerrero...Doug Basham blasted E. Guerrero with a series of forearms to the face...Mysterio hit Danny Basham with a moonsault...

Rene Dupree hit Mysterio with a high dropkick to the face...After doubling him up, Rey Mysterio blasted Akio with an axe kick off the ropes...Rey Mysterio went to the apron, and came back in with a springboard legdrop onto Rene Dupree...Rey Mysterio went to the apron, and came back in with a springboard legdrop onto Akio...Doug Basham blocked a Mysterio kick by catching the foot, but couldn't block the follow up enziguri...Eddie Guerrero floored Danny Basham, then went to the top rope. He came off with the Frog Splash...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Eddie and Rey win 12:32

Match Reaction = 68.4%
Match Quality = 78.0%
Overall Rating = 74.0% ***

Backstage, the camera came upon Ric Flair and Triple H talking about something. When they spotted the camera, they walked off to find some privacy.

Overall Rating = 92.6%

Trish Stratus was interviewed by Todd Grisham backstage. She insulted Christy Hemme.

Overall Rating = 80.8%

WWE Women's title
Christy Hemme vs Trish Stratus

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Women's title. First out was Christy Hemme. Next out was the WWE Women's champion, Trish Stratus. The referee for the match was Chad Patton.

Trish missed a right hand, then turned into a Hemme thrust kick...Three right hands from Hemme sent Trish down...Trish missed a right hand, then turned into a Hemme thrust kick...Christy Hemme bounced off the ropes for momentum, but ran right into a samoan drop from Trish...That led to a count that was a split-second away from being three...Trish missed a right hand, then turned into a Hemme thrust kick...A right hand from Trish put Hemme down...Trish missed a right hand, then turned into a Hemme thrust kick...Trish floored Hemme with a sharp short-arm clothesline...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - Trish Stratus wins 7:42

Match Reaction = 67.6%
Match Quality = 47.2%
Overall Rating = 62.0% **1/2

A video was shown to hype John Bradshaw Layfield against John Cena.

Overall Rating = 89.0%

John Cena gave an in-ring interview. He insulted John Bradshaw Layfield.

Overall Rating = 90.7%

WWE Heavyweight title
John Bradshaw Layfield vs John Cena

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Heavyweight title. First out was the WWE Heavyweight champion, John Bradshaw Layfield. Next out was John Cena. The referee for the match was Charles Robinson.

Layfield walked into a kick to the gut from John Cena...John Bradshaw Layfield raked the eyes of John Cena...John Cena hit John Bradshaw Layfield with a kick...The power of John Cena was in evidence as he blasted Layfield with a hard clothesline...Cena chopped Layfield...Layfield kicked John Cena in the ribs...John Bradshaw Layfield hit John Cena with a punch...

A thumb to the eye from Layfield slowed down Cena...John Bradshaw Layfield blocked a Cena kick by catching the foot, but couldn't block the follow up enziguri...John Bradshaw Layfield press slammed Cena...Layfield hit Cena with a clothesline...John Bradshaw Layfield got drilled by Cena with a big knife-edge chop...John Cena caught John Bradshaw Layfield with the Five Knuckle Shuffle...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - John Cena wins the WWE Heavyweight title 14:09

Match Reaction = 89.0%
Match Quality = 70.4%
Overall Rating = 79.9% ***

The Undertaker was interviewed by Joy Giovanni backstage. He insulted Randy Orton.

Overall Rating = 87.8%

Randy Orton vs The Undertaker
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Randy Orton. Next out was The Undertaker. The referee for the match was Nick Patrick.

Randy Orton clotheslined Undertaker to the mat...Randy Orton ducked a standing clothesline from Undertaker, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...Randy Orton was rocked by a Undertaker clothesline off the ropes...The Undertaker rocked Randy Orton with a headbutt...The Undertaker blocked a Randy Orton kick by catching the foot, but couldn't block the follow up enziguri...

A clothesline from Undertaker dropped Randy Orton...Randy Orton hit The Undertaker with a forearm...The Undertaker sent Randy Orton down with a kick to the side of the head...Randy Orton punched The Undertaker in the face...Randy Orton ducked his head to early on a backdrop, and took a piledriver from Undertaker as a result...Randy Orton got hit with a back suplex from Undertaker...Undertaker picked up and bodyslammed Randy Orton...The Undertaker hit a flurry of punches on Randy Orton...The Undertaker caught Randy Orton with the Chokeslam...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - The Undertaker wins 14:27

Match Reaction = 82.6%
Match Quality = 66.4%
Overall Rating = 77.9% ***

Backstage, Batista was warming up by doing some stretches.

Overall Rating = 87.7%

Triple H gave an interview from the backstage area. He hyped up his upcoming match with Batista.

Overall Rating = 86.2%

WWE World Heavyweight title
Batista vs Triple H

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE World Heavyweight title. First out was Batista. Next out was the WWE World Heavyweight champion, Triple H. The referee for the match was Earl Hebner.

Triple H hit Batista with a forearm...A big punch from Batista put Triple H down...The power of Batista was in evidence as he blasted HHH with a hard clothesline...Batista was rocked by a HHH clothesline off the ropes...Batista hit HHH with a clothesline...

With HHH grounded, Batista applied a sleeper hold to weaken him...Batista dropped HHH with a big punch...HHH slammed Batista...Batista drilled HHH with a headbutt...Triple H hit Batista with a forearm...Triple H ducked a standing clothesline from Batista, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...HHH used a sleeper hold to weaken Batista...

Triple H clotheslined Batista as he staggered out of the corner...Batista got hit with a shoulder breaker by HHH...Triple H walked into a knee lift, then got lifted up by Batista and hit with a running powerslam...Batista floored HHH with a sharp short-arm clothesline...Triple H blasted Batista with a brainbuster...Ric Flair came down to ringside...Ric Flair distracted Batista, allowing Triple H to attack. Triple H caught Batista with the Pedigree...That was enough for a pin.

Result - Triple H wins 18:25

Match Reaction = 90.2%
Match Quality = 65.0%
Overall Rating = 83.9% ***1/2

End Show

Booker T beat Orlando Jordan for the WWE United States title (70.9%)
Tajiri and Regal beat New La Resistance (72.0%)
Big Show and Kane beat Heidenreich and Gene Snitsky (72.3%)
Christian beat Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, Edge, Shelton Benjamin, Matt Hardy for the WWE Intercontinental title (95.0%)
Torrie Wilson beat Dawn Marie, Miss Jackie (39.2%)
Paul London beat Chavo Guerrero Jr for the WWE Cruiserweight title (79.2%)
Shawn Michaels beat Kurt Angle (79.4%)
Eddie and Rey beat Basham Brothers, Akio and Rene Dupree (74.0%)
Trish Stratus beat Christy Hemme (62.0%)
John Cena beat John Bradshaw Layfield for the WWE Heavyweight title (79.9%)
The Undertaker beat Randy Orton (77.9%)
Triple H beat Batista (83.9%)

WWE WrestleMania show got an overall rating of 79.0%.
WWE received 317,835 buys (0.72 buyrate) for WWE WrestleMania

April 4,2005

Houston,Texas
Toyota Center

Heat taping
Garrison Cade vs Val Venis
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Garrison Cade. Next out was Val Venis. The referee for the match was Jack Doan.

Three right hands from Cade sent Val Venis down...Cade was slammed by Val Venis...Garrison Cade hit Val Venis with a chop...A big punch from Cade put Val Venis down...A big kick floored Cade, who got right back up, only to take another from Val Venis...Val Venis locked his arms around Cade and hit a series of headbutts to the chest...Cade got nailed with a Val Venis DDT...Val Venis was taken over with a suplex from Cade...

Garrison Cade ducked a standing clothesline from Val Venis, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...After a knee lift to stun Val Venis, Garrison Cade hit a T-Bone suplex...After ducking a clothesline, Cade bounced off the opposite ropes and used a flying clothesline on his way back to floor Val Venis...Val Venis wore down Garrison Cade with a sleeper variation...Cade spiked Val Venis with a piledriver...After backing him into the corner, Cade hammered away on Val Venis with a series of chops...Val Venis locked his arms around Cade and hit a series of headbutts to the chest...Cade spiked Val Venis with a piledriver...Val Venis floored Garrison Cade and came off the top rope with the Money Shot...That nearly got a three count...Garrison Cade floored Val Venis, then went to the top rope. He came off with the Diving Elbow Drop...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - Garrison Cade wins

Match Reaction = 51.8%
Match Quality = 65.7%
Overall Rating = 58.5% **

Rosey vs Simon Dean
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Rosey. Next out was Simon Dean. The referee for the match was Mike Chioda.

A series of five forearms to the chest from Rosey left Simon Dean down in the corner in pain...Simon Dean hit Rosey with a kick...Simon Dean superplexed Rosey to the mat...A big kick floored Dean, who got right back up, only to take another from Rosey...Rosey powerslammed Dean as he came off the ropes...Dean nailed Rosey with a right hand...Rosey got hit with a rana from Dean...Dean applied a hammerlock on a grounded Rosey, then drove knees into the back of his arm, softening it up...

Simon Dean superplexed Rosey to the mat...A series of five forearms to the chest from Rosey left Simon Dean down in the corner in pain...Dean missed with two attempted grapples, and got hit with a spinning back hand blow on the third try...Simon Dean staggered into a nadowa slam from Rosey...Dean chop-blocked Rosey...Simon Dean hit a superplex on Rosey...After flooring him, Rosey hit Simon Dean with the Spinning Legdrop...That led to the three count.

Result - Rosey wins

Match Reaction = 59.0%
Match Quality = 56.8%
Overall Rating = 57.6% **

Maven vs Rhyno
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Maven. Next out was Rhyno. The referee for the match was Tim White.

Maven got taken to the mat with a superplex by Rhyno...Rhyno ducked a standing clothesline from Maven, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...Maven got knocked down with a running forearm from Rhyno...Rhyno blasted Maven with a series of forearms to the face...Rhyno hit Maven with a headbutt...The power of Maven was in evidence as he blasted Rhyno with a hard clothesline...

A hooked-arm clothesline from Maven floored Rhyno...Rhyno was choked in the corner by Maven...Maven backed Rhyno into the turnbuckles and unloaded with chops...Rhyno missed a right hand, then turned into a Maven thrust kick...Rhyno wore down Maven with a sleeper variation...Rhyno drove Maven down with a splash mountain...That led to a count that was a split-second away from being three...After a boot to the gut, Rhyno DDTed Maven...Rhyno used a sleeper hold to weaken Maven...Rhyno caught Maven with the Piledriver...That led to the three count.

Result - Rhyno wins

Match Reaction = 52.4%
Match Quality = 64.0%
Overall Rating = 55.2% **

RAW
USA Network Monday 9:00pm-11:00pm

Announcers: Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler

Eric Bischoff drafts Charlie Haas from SmackDown!
Teddy Long drafts The Hurricane from Raw

Overall Rating = 80.6%

Steve Austin gave an in-ring interview. He insulted Muhammad Hassan.

Overall Rating = 90.4%

La Resistance vs Tajiri and Regal
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out were New La Resistance (Robert Conway and Sylvain Grenier). Next out were the WWE World Tag Team champions, Tajiri and Regal (Tajiri and William Regal). The referee for the match was Chad Patton.

A tight arm bar from Regal kept Robert grounded...Sylvain Grenier clotheslined Tajiri as he staggered out of the corner...Tajiri was whipped into the ropes, and rebounded into a New La Resistance double shoulder tackle...Tajiri hit S. Grenier with a series of vicious kicks to the body...William Regal took a flying dropkick from Robert...Tajiri hit S. Grenier with a series of vicious kicks to the body...After ducking a clothesline from Robert, Tajiri bounced off the ropes and came back with a lightning kick...New La Resistance hit Tajiri with a Bonsoir...That was enough for a pin.

Result - New La Resistance win

Match Reaction = 69.0%
Match Quality = 74.0%
Overall Rating = 75.4% ***

Eric Bischoff came to the ring and called out Chris Jericho and Triple H. He announced that tonight they'd be fighting each other, one on one.

Overall Rating = 86.2%

WWE Intercontinental title
Christian vs Matt Hardy

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Intercontinental title. First out was the WWE Intercontinental champion, Christian. Next out was Matt Hardy. The referee for the match was Earl Hebner.

An elbow drop from the top rope by Matt hit Christian...Christian put Matt down with a huge chop...Christian got taken down with a side headlock takedown by Matt...A clothesline from Christian dropped Matt...Christian slammed Matt...Christian dropped Matt with a flying clothesline off the ropes...Christian hit Matt Hardy with a kick...

Christian used a sleeper hold to weaken Matt...Christian wore down Matt Hardy with a sleeper variation...Matt Hardy ducked a standing clothesline from Christian, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...Christian hit Matt Hardy with a gutwrench suplex...Christian hit three vicious chops to the chest of Matt...Christian had his knee driven into the mat by Matt...A right hand from Christian put Matt down...Christian kicked Matt Hardy in the ribs...Matt Hardy powerslammed Christian as he came off the ropes...

Christian clotheslined Matt as he staggered out of the corner...After putting Matt down, Christian hit an elbow drop from the second turnbuckle...Christian rocked Matt with a samoan drop...Matt Hardy dropped Christian with a big punch...After putting Matt down, Christian hit an elbow drop from the second turnbuckle...Christian and Matt Hardy were counted out while brawling on the outside.

Result - Draw

Match Reaction = 79.6%
Match Quality = 72.0%
Overall Rating = 89.6% ****

Edge was interviewed by Maria Kanellis backstage. He hyped up his upcoming match with Jeff Hardy.

Overall Rating = 81.3%

Edge vs Jeff Hardy
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Edge. Next out was Jeff Hardy. The referee for the match was Jack Doan.

Jeff got hit with a rana from Edge...Jeff was rocked by a Edge clothesline off the ropes...Edge chopped Jeff...Jeff Hardy belly to belly suplexed Edge...Three right hands from Edge sent Jeff down...From the apron to the inside, Jeff used a springboard clothesline on Edge...Edge put Jeff down with a huge chop...Jeff Hardy took a flying dropkick from Edge...

Edge unloaded with knife-edge chops on Jeff...Jeff Hardy staggered into a nadowa slam from Edge...Edge clotheslined Jeff as he staggered out of the corner...Jeff Hardy blocked a Edge kick by catching the foot, but couldn't block the follow up enziguri...Edge floored Jeff with a sharp short-arm clothesline...Christian ran in...After ducking a clothesline, Christian bounced off the opposite ropes and used a flying clothesline on his way back to floor Jeff...Edge saw the attack, and moved in to capitalize...Edge caught Jeff Hardy with the Edgecution...That got the three.

After the match, Jeff Hardy was attacked by Edge and Christian. Edge caught Jeff Hardy with the Edgecution...Jeff Hardy was left laid out. Matt Hardy ran out to make the save, and ran off Edge and Christian.

Result - Edge wins

Match Reaction = 61.8%
Match Quality = 54.0%
Overall Rating = 58.5% **

Eric Bischoff drafts Torrie Wilson from SmackDown!
Teddy Long drafts Stacy Keibler from Raw

Overall Rating = 71.5%

Billy Parton vs Khosrow Daivari
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Billy Parton. Next out was Khosrow Daivari. The referee for the match was Mike Chioda.

An arm twist by Real Deal was followed by three arm wrenches in a row to weaken Daivari...An elbow drop from the top rope by Daivari hit Real Deal...Billy Parton applied a hammerlock to Daivari, then turned it into a bodyslam to weaken the arm...Daivari hit Real Deal with a belly to belly suplex...After an irish whip, Real Deal ducked for a backdrop. Daivari blocked it by grabbing a suplex, and blasting Real Deal with a brainbuster suplex...That was almost enough to get the pinfall...Billy Parton caught Khosrow Daivari with the Deal Destroyer...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Billy Parton wins

Match Reaction = 48.6%
Match Quality = 69.8%
Overall Rating = 58.1% **

Eric Bischoff drafts Luther Reigns from SmackDown!
Teddy Long drafts Randy Orton from Raw

Overall Rating = 80.8%

Backstage, the camera caught Trish Stratus talking to someone on a cell phone.

Overall Rating = 78.0%

Christy Hemme and Victoria vs Molly Holly and Trish Stratus
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out were Christy Hemme and Victoria. Next out were Molly Holly and the WWE Women's champion, Trish Stratus. The referee for the match was Tim White.

Three right hands from Trish sent Hemme down...Christy Hemme ducked a Molly clothesline, then smacked her with a thrust kick as she turned around...That nearly got a three count...Molly floored Hemme with a sharp short-arm clothesline...Trish Stratus clotheslined Victoria as she staggered out of the corner...Molly missed a right hand, then turned into a Hemme thrust kick...A series of five forearms to the chest from Victoria left Molly Holly down in the corner in pain...Victoria hit Trish Stratus with a spin kick...Trish Stratus caught Victoria with the Stratusfaction...That led to the three count.

Result - Molly Holly and Trish Stratus win

Match Reaction = 61.9%
Match Quality = 52.9%
Overall Rating = 58.4% **

Backstage, Chris Jericho was warming up by doing some stretches.

Overall Rating = 83.7%

WWE World Heavyweight title
Chris Jericho vs Triple H

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE World Heavyweight title. First out was Chris Jericho. Next out was the WWE World Heavyweight champion, Triple H. The referee for the match was Earl Hebner.

Triple H got floored by a Jericho clothesline...HHH short-arm clotheslined Jericho...Chris Jericho belly to belly suplexed HHH...Jericho hit HHH with a dropkick...Jericho walked into a kick to the gut from Triple H...Chris Jericho hit HHH with a clothesline from the second rope...

Jericho was slammed by HHH...An arm twist by Jericho was followed by three arm wrenches in a row to weaken HHH...Chris Jericho suplexed HHH...With HHH down on the mat, Jericho came from the apron with a slingshot legdrop...After ducking a clothesline, HHH used a fallaway slam to hurt Chris Jericho...Jericho was rocked by a HHH clothesline off the ropes...

Jericho got staggered with a forearm from HHH...HHH slammed Jericho...HHH was taken over with a suplex from Jericho...HHH short-arm clotheslined Jericho...Jericho got forearmed several times in the head by Triple H...HHH kicked Chris Jericho in the ribs...

Triple H powerslammed Chris Jericho as he came off the ropes...A hooked-arm clothesline from HHH floored Chris Jericho...Chris Jericho hit a flying lariat off the top turnbuckle on HHH...Triple H floored Chris Jericho with a huge punch...Chris Jericho hit a moonsault off the top rope on to Triple H...A thumb to the eye from HHH slowed down Jericho...Triple H got a three count on Chris Jericho following a low blow.

Result - Triple H wins

Match Reaction = 86.8%
Match Quality = 71.4%
Overall Rating = 86.2% ****

End Show

RAW show got an overall rating of 77.0%.
RAW drew 902,509 viewers.

New La Resistance beat Tajiri and Regal (75.4%)
Christian drew with Matt Hardy (89.6%)
Edge beat Jeff Hardy (58.5%)
Billy Parton beat Khosrow Daivari (58.1%)
Molly Holly and Trish Stratus beat Christy Hemme and Victoria (58.4%)
Triple H beat Chris Jericho (86.2%)

April 7,2005

Toronto,Canada
Air Canada Centre

Velocity taping
Dudley Boys vs MNM
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out were Dudley Boys (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley). Next out were MNM (Johnny Nitro and Joey Matthews). The referee for the match was Jim Cordaris.

A right hand from Bubba Ray Dudley put Nitro down...Bubba Ray Dudley short-arm clotheslined Joey...Nitro got hit with a double suplex from Dudley Boys...That only got a two count...Bubba Ray Dudley sent Nitro down with a kick to the side of the head...Joey went to the top rope and scored with a diving headbutt on D-Von Dudley...A stunned Nitro staggered backward into Bubba Ray Dudley, who hit the Bubba Bomb...That was enough for a pin.

Result - Dudley Boys win

Match Reaction = 36.7%
Match Quality = 71.4%
Overall Rating = 44.0% DUD

SmackDown!
USA Network Thursday 8:00pm-10:00pm

Announcers: Michael Cole and Tazz

John Cena came down to the ring, with the WWE Heavyweight title. Booker T came out onto the stage, and challenged Cena to a match for the title. John Cena said that he'd give Booker T a match, but non-title only.

Overall Rating = 87.0%

Chavo Guerrero Jr vs Gregory Shane Helms
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Chavo Guerrero Jr. Next out was Gregory Shane Helms. The referee for the match was Brian Hebner.

Chavo hit Gregory Shane Helms with a gutwrench suplex...After a knee lift to stun Chavo, Gregory Shane Helms hit a T-Bone suplex...After backing him into the corner, Helms hammered away on Chavo with a series of chops...Chavo Guerrero Jr hit a sharp arm drag on Gregory Shane Helms...Gregory Shane Helms backed Chavo into the turnbuckles and unloaded with chops...A scoop slam put Gregory Shane Helms down to the mat, and gave Chavo the advantage...

Chavo caught Helms with a big savate kick...Chavo Guerrero Jr blasted Helms with a brainbuster...Chavo Guerrero Jr blasted Helms with a brainbuster...Gregory Shane Helms countered a backdrop attempt with a stump piledriver on Chavo...A suplex by Chavo was countered by Gregory Shane Helms, who slipped out of the back in mid-move and hit a reverse DDT...Helms scored with a top rope body press on Chavo...Chavo Guerrero Jr ducked a standing clothesline from Helms, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...Gregory Shane Helms dragged Chavo into the corner, and took him across the ring with a running powerbomb...That nearly got a three count...Chavo went to the top rope and scored with a diving headbutt on Gregory Shane Helms...That got the three.

Result - Chavo Guerrero Jr wins

Match Reaction = 60.2%
Match Quality = 77.0%
Overall Rating = 68.1% **1/2

The Undertaker was backstage, when Randy Orton came out of nowhere with weapons for a sneak attack. Undertaker was left down and out on the concrete floor.

Overall Rating = 83.0%

WWE Cruiserweight title
Frankie Kazarian vs Paul London

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Cruiserweight title. First out was Frankie Kazarian. Next out was the WWE Cruiserweight champion, Paul London. The referee for the match was Charles Robinson.

A single-leg trip from Paul London was enough to put Frankie Kazarian down...After a knee lift to stun Kazarian, Paul London hit a T-Bone suplex...Paul London chopped Kazarian...Paul London hit Frankie Kazarian with a chop...An arm breaker from Paul London hurt Frankie Kazarian...

After ducking a clothesline from Kazarian, Paul London bounced off the ropes and came back with a lightning kick...Paul London used a big suicide-plex on Kazarian...Paul London went to the top rope and scored with a diving headbutt on Frankie Kazarian...Paul London blasted Kazarian with a super kick...Kazarian used a big suicide-plex on Paul London...Both Kazarian and Paul London were on top rope, until Paul London got shoved off and hit the mat. Frankie Kazarian followed up with a flying legdrop from the top...Kazarian folded Paul London up with a back suplex off the second turnbuckle...Paul London missed a clothesline, turned, and got hit with a Kazarian super kick...That nearly got a three count...Paul London floored Frankie Kazarian, then went to the top rope. He came off with the 450...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Paul London wins

Match Reaction = 55.4%
Match Quality = 86.4%
Overall Rating = 72.5% ***

Backstage, the camera came upon Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio talking about something. When they spotted the camera, they walked off to find some privacy.

Overall Rating = 81.2%

Kurt Angle came down to the ring, and made an open challenge for someone to fight him later that night. Eddie Guerrero came out and accepted the challenge, and they stared each other down.

Overall Rating = 89.3%

Eddie Guerrero vs Kurt Angle
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was one half of the WWE Tag Team champions, Eddie Guerrero. Next out was Kurt Angle. The referee for the match was Nick Patrick.

Kurt Angle nailed E. Guerrero with a double underhook powerbomb...Eddie Guerrero nailed K. Angle with a double underhook powerbomb...K. Angle chop-blocked E. Guerrero...K. Angle dropped E. Guerrero with a flying clothesline off the ropes...A clothesline from K. Angle dropped E. Guerrero...

K. Angle kicked Eddie Guerrero in the ribs...An arm twist by K. Angle was followed by three arm wrenches in a row to weaken E. Guerrero...K. Angle used a sleeper hold to weaken E. Guerrero...K. Angle nailed E. Guerrero with a right hand...Kurt Angle had his knee driven into the mat by E. Guerrero...After ducking a clothesline from K. Angle, Eddie Guerrero bounced off the ropes and came back with a lightning kick...E. Guerrero hit K. Angle with a dropkick...Eddie Guerrero used a fireman's carry to take down Kurt Angle...

A boot to the gut set E. Guerrero up for K. Angle to hit a Falcon Arrow...K. Angle missed a charge, then took a kick to the gut. Eddie Guerrero lifted him up and dropped him with a powerbomb...A boot to the gut set E. Guerrero up for K. Angle to hit a Falcon Arrow...Eddie Guerrero dropped K. Angle with a big punch...A hooked-arm clothesline from K. Angle floored Eddie Guerrero...K. Angle floored E. Guerrero with a sharp short-arm clothesline...Eddie Guerrero floored Kurt Angle, then went to the top rope. He came off with the Frog Splash...That led to the three count.

Result - Eddie Guerrero wins

Match Reaction = 85.3%
Match Quality = 73.7%
Overall Rating = 83.5% ***1/2

Big Show was preparing to go to the ring. Joy Giovanni came over and gave him a good luck kiss, before walking off.

Overall Rating = 62.4%

Big Show vs Heidenreich
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out, accompanied by Joy Giovanni, was Big Show. Next out was Heidenreich. The referee for the match was Jim Cordaris.

Heidenreich missed a right hand, then turned into a Big Show thrust kick...Heidenreich powerbombed Big Show into the mat...Big Show powerslammed Heidenreich as he came off the ropes...Heidenreich drove Big Show down with a splash mountain...Big Show used a running forearm to floor a groggy Heidenreich...A hooked-arm clothesline from Big Show floored Heidenreich...Big Show caught Heidenreich with the F-5...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - Big Show wins

Match Reaction = 72.5%
Match Quality = 66.1%
Overall Rating = 78.6% ***

Akio vs Rey Mysterio
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Akio. Next out was one half of the WWE Tag Team champions, Rey Mysterio. The referee for the match was Charles Robinson.

Mysterio used a standing arm bar on Akio...Akio applied a hammerlock on a grounded Mysterio, then drove knees into the back of his arm, softening it up...After ducking a clothesline, Mysterio used a deep arm drag on Akio...Rey Mysterio used a fireman's carry to take down Akio...Rey Mysterio used a waist-lock into a takedown on Akio...Akio got taken over with an arm drag from Mysterio...

Mysterio hit Akio with a flying elbow off the top rope...Mysterio slingshotted into the ring with a senton on Akio...An arm twist by Mysterio was followed by three arm wrenches in a row to weaken Akio...The high flying Rey Mysterio dived off the top turnbuckle to the outside with a flying tackle onto Akio...Akio was taken out of the corner with a flying head scissors by Mysterio...Mysterio slingshotted into the ring with a senton on Akio...Mysterio hit Akio with a flying elbow off the top rope...Rey Mysterio got onto the apron, then came back in, right on top of Akio, with a springboard senton bomb...That was almost enough to get the pinfall...Akio got caught in the corner, and Rey Mysterio hit the West Coast Pop for the pinfall.

Result - Rey Mysterio wins

Match Reaction = 61.5%
Match Quality = 75.4%
Overall Rating = 74.0% ***

John Cena gave an in-ring interview. He hyped up his upcoming match with Booker T.

Overall Rating = 93.2%

WWE Heavyweight title
Booker T vs John Cena

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Heavyweight title. First out was the WWE United States champion, Booker T. Next out was the WWE Heavyweight champion, John Cena. The referee for the match was Ricky Steamboat.

Booker T got knocked down by a Cena headbutt...A clothesline from Cena dropped Booker T...Booker T used a sleeper hold to weaken Cena...Booker T got knocked down with a running forearm from Cena...Booker T rocked Cena with a big forearm...John Cena hit a flurry of punches on Booker T...Cena walked into a big right hand from Booker T...John Cena hit Booker T with a forearm...

Cena hit Booker T with a series of vicious kicks to the body...A clothesline from Booker T dropped Cena...Booker T got staggered with a forearm from Cena...Booker T hit John Cena with a punch...Cena was choked in the corner by Booker T...Booker T got knocked down with a running forearm from Cena...Cena nailed Booker T with a right hand...John Cena stunned Booker T with a knee lift, and then hit a fisherman's suplex to get a three count.

After the match, John Cena and Booker T were attacked by JBL and Orlando. John Bradshaw Layfield caught John Cena with the JBL Bomb...Orlando Jordan caught Booker T with the Orlando Magic...John Cena and Booker T were left laid out.

Result - John Cena wins

Match Reaction = 84.6%
Match Quality = 65.2%
Overall Rating = 83.2% ***1/2

End Show

Smackdown! show got an overall rating of 79.7%.
Smackdown! drew 925,936 viewers.

Chavo Guerrero Jr beat Gregory Shane Helms (68.1%)
Paul London beat Frankie Kazarian (72.5%)
Eddie Guerrero beat Kurt Angle (83.5%)
Big Show beat Heidenreich (78.6%)
Rey Mysterio beat Akio (74.0%)
John Cena beat Booker T (83.2%)

April 11,2005

Worcester,Massachusetts
Centrum Center

Dark Match
Maven and Viscera vs Rhyno and Rosey
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out were Maven and Viscera. Next out were Rhyno and Rosey. The referee for the match was Tim White.

Maven staggered into a nadowa slam from Rosey...Rhyno charged into the corner, hit nothing but turnbuckle, then staggered backward right into a Maven dragon suplex, but he just kicked out before the three...Rhyno spiked Viscera with a piledriver...Rosey clotheslined Viscera as he staggered out of the corner...Maven hit Rosey with a flying elbow off the top rope...Rosey walked into a knee lift, then got lifted up by Maven and hit with a running powerslam...Rhyno caught Viscera with the Piledriver...That led to the three count.

Result - Rhyno and Rosey win

Match Reaction = 53.4%
Match Quality = 54.1%
Overall Rating = 56.1% **

Heat Tapings
Simon Dean vs Val Venis
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Simon Dean. Next out was Val Venis. The referee for the match was Mike Chioda.

Simon Dean blasted Val Venis with a brainbuster...Dean went to the top rope and scored with a diving headbutt on Val Venis...Val Venis nailed Dean with a double underhook powerbomb...A hip toss by Val Venis was countered by Simon Dean into a Tornado DDT...A nadowa slam from Dean drove Val Venis into the canvas...That nearly got a three count...Simon Dean blasted Val Venis with a brainbuster...After ducking a clothesline, Dean used a deep arm drag on Val Venis...Val Venis ducked a standing clothesline from Dean, but got hit in the back of the head with a blind clothesline seconds later...Val Venis took a flying dropkick from Dean...Simon Dean caught Val Venis with the Kryptonite Crunch...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Simon Dean wins

Match Reaction = 58.4%
Match Quality = 72.4%
Overall Rating = 66.9% **1/2

Molly Holly vs Victoria
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Molly Holly. Next out was Victoria. The referee for the match was Jack Doan.

Molly hit a low blow on Victoria...Victoria DDTed Molly after a boot to the gut...Victoria irish whipped Molly Holly into the turnbuckles, then followed up with a huge clothesline...That was almost enough for a three count...Victoria punched Molly Holly in the face...Molly Holly powerslammed Victoria as she came off the ropes...After a boot to the gut, Victoria DDTed Molly...A backdrop attempt by Victoria was countered by Molly with a neckbreaker...Molly Holly hit Victoria with the Molly Go Round off the top rope...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - Molly Holly wins

Match Reaction = 59.4%
Match Quality = 55.0%
Overall Rating = 57.2% **

Worlds Greatest Tag Team vs Garrison Cade and Gene Snitsky
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out were Worlds Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin). Next out, accompanied by The Coach, were Garrison Cade and Gene Snitsky. The referee for the match was Chad Patton.

Snitsky got taken to the mat with a superplex by Charlie Haas...Shelton Benjamin used a sleeper hold to weaken Cade...Haas nailed Cade with a right hand...Shelton Benjamin used a sleeper hold to weaken Snitsky...Gene Snitsky dropped Haas with a big punch...Cade walked into a big chop from Haas...

With Haas grounded, Gene Snitsky applied a sleeper hold to weaken him...Shelton Benjamin floored Cade...Shelton Benjamin superplexed Cade to the mat...Shelton Benjamin floored Cade...Gene Snitsky powerslammed Shelton Benjamin as he came off the ropes...Worlds Greatest Tag Team hit Garrison Cade with a Haas of Pain...That was enough to get the three count.

Result - Worlds Greatest Tag Team win

Match Reaction = 68.2%
Match Quality = 66.7%
Overall Rating = 67.1% **1/2

RAW
USA Network Monday 9:00pm-11:00pm

Announcers: Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler

Backstage, the camera caught Ric Flair and Triple H arriving at the arena.

Overall Rating = 91.6%

Chris Jericho was interviewed by Maria Kanellis backstage. He hyped up his upcoming match with Edge.

Overall Rating = 88.1%

Chris Jericho vs Edge
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Chris Jericho. Next out was Edge. The referee for the match was Earl Hebner.

Chris Jericho clotheslined Edge to the mat...Edge belly to belly suplexed Jericho...An arm breaker from Jericho hurt Edge...Jericho hit Edge with a belly to belly suplex...Edge used a fireman's carry to take down Chris Jericho...Edge got floored by a Jericho clothesline...Chris Jericho used a knee breaker to soften up Edge...Chris Jericho clotheslined Edge to the mat...

Edge came off the ropes with a running dropkick on Jericho...Jericho locked on a single leg crab to weaken Edge...An arm breaker from Edge hurt Chris Jericho...Jericho hit three vicious chops to the chest of Edge...Jericho got taken to the mat with a superplex by Edge...Chris Jericho unloaded with knife-edge chops on Edge...Chris Jericho chopped Edge across the chest several times...

Jericho locked on a single leg crab to weaken Edge...Edge got stunned. Jericho came from behind him to hit the Running Enziguri...That was almost enough to get the pinfall...Edge powerbombed Jericho into the mat...After ducking a clothesline, Edge bounced off the opposite ropes and used a flying clothesline on his way back to floor Jericho...Edge used a running forearm to floor a groggy Jericho...Matt Hardy ran in...Matt Hardy caught Edge with the Side Effect...Chris Jericho saw the attack, and moved in to capitalize...A stunned Edge staggered backward into Chris Jericho, who hit the Running Enziguri...That got the three.

After the match, Edge got into an intense staredown with Matt Hardy.

Result - Chris Jericho wins

Match Reaction = 80.4%
Match Quality = 72.4%
Overall Rating = 82.8% ***1/2

Torrie Wilson was backstage, ready to start a photo shoot. Trish Stratus attacked from behind, and purposely wrecked her hair and make-up, before wrecking the set too.

Overall Rating = 83.4%

Billy Parton vs Chris Masters
This match was a regular one fall bout. First out was Billy Parton. Next out was Chris Masters. The referee for the match was Tim White.

Masters sent Real Deal down with a massive straight kick to the head...Masters sent Real Deal down with a massive straight kick to the head...A thumb to the eye from Masters slowed down Real Deal...Masters pounded on Real Deal with punches to the face...Billy Parton ate turnbuckle after a missed charge, then turned and got flattened by a lariat from Masters...Real Deal used a sleeper hold to weaken Masters...A big suicide-plex by Real Deal almost put Chris Masters through the mat...That nearly got a three count...Masters managed to reach the ropes, after his attempted clothesline saw him taken over and locked in a cross armlock by Real Deal...Real Deal slipped behind Masters and hit a german suplex to get the three count.

Result - Billy Parton wins

Match Reaction = 41.1%
Match Quality = 69.3%
Overall Rating = 42.7% DUD

Eric Bischoff came to the ring and called out Christian and Shawn Michaels. He announced that tonight they'd be fighting each other, one on one.

Overall Rating = 84.5%

Trish Stratus was interviewed by The Coach backstage. She insulted Torrie Wilson.

Overall Rating = 81.6%

WWE Women's title
Torrie Wilson vs Trish Stratus

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Women's title. First out was Torrie Wilson. Next out was the WWE Women's champion, Trish Stratus. The referee for the match was Mike Chioda.

Trish Stratus bounced off the ropes for momentum, but ran right into a samoan drop from Torrie...That was almost enough to get the pinfall...A backdrop attempt by Trish was countered by Torrie with a neckbreaker...Torrie powerslammed Trish Stratus as she came off the ropes...That was almost enough to get the pinfall...Torrie Wilson staggered into a nadowa slam from Trish...Torrie rocked Trish with a samoan drop...Trish got staggered with a forearm from Torrie...Trish Stratus caught Torrie Wilson with the Chick Kick...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Trish Stratus wins

Match Reaction = 71.2%
Match Quality = 47.4%
Overall Rating = 67.3% **1/2

WWE World Tag Team title
Diamond and Swinger vs Tajiri and Regal

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE World Tag Team titles. First out were Diamond and Swinger (Johnny Swinger and Simon Diamond). Next out were the WWE World Tag Team champions, Tajiri and Regal (Tajiri and William Regal). The referee for the match was Jack Doan.

Tajiri doubled Swinger up with a kick...Tajiri and Regal floored Johnny Swinger with a double clothesline...That got a near fall...A single-leg trip from Tajiri was enough to put Simon Diamond down...A big punch from Tajiri put Simon Diamond down...William Regal applied a standing leglock to wear down Swinger...

Swinger missed with two attempted grapples, and got hit with a spinning back hand blow on the third try...Swinger missed with two attempted grapples, and got hit with a spinning back hand blow on the third try...Diamond got nailed with a straight right hand to the jaw from Tajiri...Tajiri backed Diamond into the turnbuckles and unloaded with chops...A boot to the gut set Tajiri up for Swinger to hit a Falcon Arrow...Simon Diamond caught Tajiri with the Problem Solver...That got the three.

Result - Diamond and Swinger win the WWE World Tag Team titles

Match Reaction = 53.2%
Match Quality = 76.0%
Overall Rating = 60.2% **1/2

Edge and Christian were in the ring, when Hardy Boyz came out to brawl with them. They left the ring, went through the crowd, and ended up brawling wildly around the concession stand, using whatever came to hand. Eventually a group of officials came out and managed to separate the two teams.

Overall Rating = 72.4%

Shawn Michaels was interviewed by Maria Kanellis backstage. He hyped up his upcoming match with Christian.

Overall Rating = 92.6%

WWE Intercontinental title
Christian vs Shawn Michaels

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE Intercontinental title. First out was the WWE Intercontinental champion, Christian. Next out was Shawn Michaels. The referee for the match was Chad Patton.

HBK doubled Christian up with a kick...Christian hit a flurry of punches on HBK...HBK used a standing arm bar on Christian...Shawn Michaels suplexed Christian...Shawn Michaels hit Christian with a punch...Christian was taken over with a suplex from HBK...HBK kicked Christian in the ribs...HBK got taken to the mat with a superplex by Christian...

After backing him into the corner, HBK hammered away on Christian with a series of chops...Christian nailed HBK with a double underhook powerbomb...HBK hit Christian with a gutwrench suplex...HBK got hit with a rana from Christian...Christian dropped HBK with a big punch...A wild swing by Christian left him vunerable, and HBK capitalized with a belly to back suplex...

Christian missed a blind charge, turned, and got hit with a super kick from HBK...With Christian down on the mat, HBK came from the apron with a slingshot legdrop...Both Christian and HBK were on top rope, until HBK got shoved off and hit the mat. Christian followed up with a flying legdrop from the top...HBK came off the ropes with a charge, but Christian arm dragged him across the ring...HBK chop-blocked Christian...After doubling him up, Shawn Michaels blasted Christian with an axe kick off the ropes...Christian caught Shawn Michaels with the Unprettier...That was enough to get the pin.

Result - Christian wins

Match Reaction = 84.4%
Match Quality = 75.8%
Overall Rating = 94.8% ****1/2

WWE World Heavyweight title
Kane vs Triple H

This match was a regular one fall bout for the WWE World Heavyweight title. First out, accompanied by Lita, was Kane. Next out was the WWE World Heavyweight champion, Triple H. The referee for the match was Earl Hebner.

A clothesline by Kane put HHH down to the canvas...HHH hit Kane with a headbutt...HHH got staggered with a forearm from Kane...HHH drilled Kane with a headbutt...Triple H hit Kane with a forearm...Triple H blasted Kane with a series of forearms to the face...Kane doubled HHH up with a kick...HHH walked into a big right hand from Kane...

Triple H dropped Kane with a big punch...Triple H wore down Kane with a sleeper variation...Kane headbutted HHH...HHH was rocked by a Kane clothesline off the ropes...Triple H got floored by a Kane clothesline...

Kane hit HHH in the back with an elbow, then followed up with a spinning back suplex...A fisherman's suplex allowed HHH to almost get a three count on Kane...A wild swing by HHH left him vunerable, and Kane capitalized with a belly to back suplex...Kane headbutted HHH...Kane dropped HHH with a big punch...Luther Reigns ran in...Luther Reigns caught Kane with the Powerbomb...Triple H saw the attack, and moved in to capitalize...Triple H caught Kane with the Pedigree...That was enough to get the three count.

After the match, Kane was attacked by Luther Reigns and Triple H. Luther Reigns caught Kane with the Reign of Terror...Kane was left laid out. Batista ran out to make the save, and ran off Luther Reigns and Triple H.

Result - Triple H wins

Match Reaction = 83.6%
Match Quality = 70.2%
Overall Rating = 83.2% ***1/2

End Show

RAW show got an overall rating of 78.9%.
RAW drew 928,339 viewers (up by 25,830)

Chris Jericho beat Edge (82.8%)
Billy Parton beat Chris Masters (42.7%)
Trish Stratus beat Torrie Wilson (67.3%)
Diamond and Swinger beat Tajiri and Regal for the WWE World Tag Team titles (60.2%)
Christian beat Shawn Michaels (94.8%)
Triple H beat Kane (83.2%)

James Gibson has signed with WWE.

April 14,2005

SmackDown!*
Eddie Guerrero beat Jamie Noble (72.3%)
Dudley Boys beat Basham Brothers (74.3%)
Gregory Shane Helms beat Billy Kidman (62.7%)
Randy Orton and The Undertaker beat Kenzo and Dupree (79.5%)
Kurt Angle beat Booker T (80.2%)

Tracy Brooks has signed with WWE.
 
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