Faction: The Evolution
Members: Triple H.
Ric Flair
Randy Orton (Kicked out).
Batista (Quit Evolution).
Debut: January 2003
Title History: World Title (HHH)
IC Title (Orton)
Tag Team titles (Batista/Flair - 2)
World title (HHH 2)
Notable Feuds: Scott Stiener
Booker T
Kevin Nash
Bill Goldberg
Shawn Michaels
The Dudley Boyz
Mick Foley
Chris Benoit
Chris Jericho
Randy Orton
[Evolution Gallery] [Triple H Gallery] [Ric Flair Gallery] [Randy Orton Gallery] [Batista Gallery]

Evolution Part I:
  • Late 2002: Rumors circulate of a reincarnation of the IV Horsemen involving Triple H, Ric Flair, Randy Orton & Batista..
  • January 20, 2003 - RAW: Triple H, Ric Flair, Batista & Randy Orton join forces to pumble Scott Stiener..
  • January 27, 2003 - RAW: Triple H & Batista defeats Kane & Rob Van Dam after Batista ripped off Kane's mask..
  • ~~~Scott Stiener made the save for RVD, but HHH, Flair, Batista & Orton pumbled him yet again..
  • February 3, 2003 - RAW: Triple H proclaims that the foursome is the "Evolution" of the wrestling industry..
  • February 10, 2003 - RAW: Batista defeats Tommy Dreamer and the Evolution gives Dreamer the beat down after the match..
  • ~~~Booker T runs out to make the save, but recieves the same beat down, until Scott Stiener runs in and cleans house!
  • Febuary 17, 2003 - RAW: Booker T & Scott Stiener defeats Triple H & Batista dispite interference from Flair & Orton..

    Evolution Part II:
  • May 26, 2003 - RAW: Randy Orton returned and reformed the Evolution with Triple H & Ric Flair..
  • June 2, 2003 - RAW: Triple H/Ric Flair/Randy Orton defeat Kevin Nash/Shawn Michaels/Hurricane in a 6man tag..
  • June 15, 2003 - Bad Blood: Ric Flair defeated Shawn Michaels after Randy Orton interfered and whacked HBK with a chair!
  • ~~~Later on, Triple H defeated Kevin Nash in a Hell in a Cell match with Mick Foley as the referee to retain the World title..
  • June 16, 2003 - RAW: The Evolution tries to recruit Kane, but instead they set up a Mask vs Title match next week at MSG!
  • June 23, 2003 - RAW: Shawn Michaels/Kevin Nash beat Ric Flair/Randy Orton - Triple H defeated Kane unmask the Big Red Machine..
  • July 14, 2003 - RAW: The Evolution defeated The Dudley Boyz in an elimination match after Randy Orton pinned all 3 Dudleyz!
  • September 1, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg / Maven / Shawn Michaels beat Triple H / Ric Flair / Randy Orton..
  • September 8, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg & Randy Orton vs Triple H & Ric Flair went to a NO CONTEST after triple-teaming Goldberg..
  • September 13, 2003 - Live Event: Triple H beat Randy Orton & Ric Flair to retain the World title in a farce..
  • September 22, 2003 - RAW: Evolution defeated Mark Jindrak, Garrison Cade & Maven in a six-man-tag match..
  • September 29, 2003 - RAW: Triple H (taped segment) issues a $100,000 bounty to anybody who take "take Bill Goldberg out of the game"..
  • October 6, 2003 - RAW: Randy Orton & Ric Flair defeated Garrison Cade & Mark Jindrak..
  • October 13, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg & Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton, Ric Flair & Mark Henry in a handicap match..
  • ~~~After the match, Shawn Michaels accidentally superkicked Bill Goldberg and proclaimed that now they were even..
  • October 20, 2003 - RAW: Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade steal the $100,000 bounty from Randy Orton, but Triple H gets it back..
  • ~~~Later that night, Batista rejoined the Evolution team by taking out Goldberg and claiming the $100,000 bounty..
  • October 27, 2003 - RAW: Evolution assumed the World title would go back to HHH, but GM Austin said Goldberg would be back for sure!
  • November 10, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg defeated Batista by DQ when Triple H interfered with a sledgehammer..
  • November 16, 2003 - Survivor Series: Bill Goldberg used a sledgehammer to defeat Triple H dispite interference by members of Evolution..
  • November 17, 2003 - RAW: Rob Van Dam defeated Ric Flair by DQ when Randy Orton ran down and RKO'd RVD!
  • ~~~Main event: Triple H/Batista/Randy Orton defeated Bill Goldberg in a Handicap match..
  • December 14, 2003 - Armageddon: Randy Orton wins the IC title, Batista & Ric Flair win the Tag titles, Triple H wins the World title!
  • December 15, 2003 - RAW: Rob Van Dam & Shawn Michaels beat Triple H/Ric Flair/Batista (HBK pinned HHH)..
  • ~~~Later Randy Orton faced Mick Foley in a match that didn't happen because Mick Foley walked out of the WWE..
  • January 25, 2004 - Royal Rumble: Ric Flair & Batista defeated the Dudleyz in a Tables match to retain the Tag titles..
  • Janaury 26, 2004 - RAW: Evolution (Ric Flair/Randy Orton/Batista) defeated Rob Van Dam & Chris Jericho in a handicap match..
  • February 16, 2004 - RAW: Randy Orton calls out Mick Foley for a fight, but is joined by Evolution in a lenthy beatdown on Foley!
  • ~~~Earlier in the night, Booker T & Rob Van Dam beat Ric FLair & Batista for their Tag Team titles!
  • March 1, 2004 - RAW: Randy Orton & Batista beat Shawn Michaels & Chris Benoit when Michaels & Benoit start fighting!
  • ~~~Later that night, Mick Foley brings in The Rock to help him fight off Evolution (Randy Orton, Batista & Ric Flair)..
  • March 8, 2004 - RAW: Evolution (Randy Orton/Batista/Ric Flair) beat The Hurricane & Rosey in a handicap match..
  • ~~~Later on, The Rock hosts "Mick Foley: This is your Life" but he and Mick got beat up by Evolution afterwards!
  • March 14, 2004 - Wrestlemania XX: Evolution (Randy Orton/Batista/Ric Flair) beat Mick Foley & The Rock when Orton pinned Foley!
  • ~~~Later that night, Chris Benoit defeated Triple H & Shawn Michaels to win the World title when HHH tapped out!
  • March 15, 2004 - RAW: Evolution (Randy Orton, Batista & Ric Flair) defeated Shawn Michaels & Chris Benoit in a handicap match..
  • April 5, 2004 - RAW: Evolution attacks and destroys Chris Benoit, Mick Foley & Shawn Michaels..
  • May 3, 2004 - RAW: Shelton Benjamin & Tajiri & Edge defeated Evolution (Triple H/Randy Orton/Batista)..
  • July 5, 2004 - RAW in Winnipeg: Randy Orton defeated Chris Jericho with help from Batista to retain the IC title!
  • ~~~In the Main Event: Triple H & Ric Flair & Eugene Dinsmore defeated Chris Benoit & Edge (HHH pinned Benoit)..
  • July 12, 2003 - RAW: Chris Benoit vs Eugene Dinsmore ended in a NO CONTEST after Evolution interfered and destroyed Eugene!
  • August 2, 2004 - RAW: Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho & Edge vs Evolution (Randy Orton & Ric Flair & Batista)..
  • August 16, 2004 - RAW: Randy Orton defeated Chris Benoit to retain the World Heavyweight title with help from Evolution!
  • ~~~After the match, Evolution (Triple H, Ric Flair & Batista) turned on Randy Orton and left him in a pool of his own blood!
  • August 23, 2004 - RAW: Triple H calls out Randy Orton to hand over the World title, but Orton instead spits in HHH's face!
  • September 13, 2004 - RAW: Randy Orton beat Evolution by DQ in a 3-on-1 match (Shelton Benjamin & Chris Benoit made the save!)
  • ~~~At the beginning of the show, Randy Orton jumped out of a cake and spoiled Triple H's World title celebration..
  • September 20, 2004 - RAW: Chris Benoit & Randy Orton & Shelton Benjamin beat Evolution (Triple H & Ric Flair & Batista)..
  • October 11, 2004 - RAW: Shawn Michaels & Chris Benoit & Edge defeated Evolution (Triple H & Ric Flair & Batista)..
  • ~~~Edge stole the pinfall on Triple H from Shawn Michaels and celebrated as if he had done all of the work..
  • October 25, 2004 - RAW: Ric Flair defeated Randy Orton with help from Triple H (Therefor Orton never gets a title shot)..
  • ~~~The entire babyface lockerroom came out and stood up to Evolution, concluding with Randy Orton RKOing Triple H!
  • November 1, 2004 - RAW: Randy Orton & Chris Jericho & Maven defeated Evolution (Ric Flair & Batista)..
  • November 22, 2004 - RAW: Chris Benoit (GM for the night) books himself in a Steel Cage match with Triple H for the World title..
  • ~~~Triple H and Batista staged a fight with Triple H being injured before the match, therefor unable to compete..
  • ~~~Chris Benoit went on to defeat Edge (sub for HHH) in the steel cage before learning that Evolution had swerved him!
  • December 6, 2004 - RAW: Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho defeated Triple H & Batista w/Ric Flair by Disqualification..
  • ~~~Triple H went crazy and got disqualified when he whacked Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho.... AND Batista with chairshots!
  • January 9, 2005 - New Year's Revolution: Triple H won his 2nd Elimination Chamber match to recapture the World Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~Triple H beat Randy Orton and Batista and Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho and Edge (Shawn Michaels was guest referee)..

    The Destruction of Evolution:
  • January 30, 2005 - Royal Rumble: Triple H defeated Randy Orton to retain the World Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~Batista entered the Royal Rumble at #27 and made it down to the final 2 with John Cena when they both hit the floor!
  • ~~~The match was restarted by Vince McMahon, and Batista eventually tossed John Cena over the top rope to WIN THE RUMBLE!
  • January 31, 2005 - RAW: Batista is faced with the decision over which title he'll challenge -- HHH's World title, or JBL's WWE title?!
  • ~~~Triple H 'seemed' enthusiastic about facing Batista at Wrestlemania, but a JBL interview played on the screen insulting Batista..
  • February 7, 2005 - RAW in Japan: Batista squashed Maven and celebrated until an interview with Big Show came up on the big..
  • ~~~Triple H & Ric Flair continued to encourage Batista to go after the SD! title so that Evolution could rule the whole WWE!
  • ~~~In the main event, Triple H defeated Edge to retain the World Heavyweight title with help from Batista..
  • ~~~Batista raised Triple H's arm in celebration, but HHH noticed Batista couldn't take his eyes off the World title belt..
  • February 14, 2005 - RAW: Batista w/Triple H vs Edge ended in a NO CONTEST when JBL's limosine pulled into the parking lot..
  • ~~~Evolution ran to the parking lot, where Batista found himself in the path of the limosine, but HHH tackled him out of harms way!
  • February 25, 2005--Live Event @ MSG: Randy Orton & Batista beat Triple H & Ric Flair (Birthday Boy) in a Steel Cage Match..

    Whatever Happened to the Evolution Members?:
  • Triple H continued to dominate RAW with Ric Flair as his ass-kissing manager..
  • Batista & Randy Orton went on to great success after leaving Evolution, both winning the World Heavyweight title..
  • Batista's World title victory came at the grandest stage of them all, Wrestlemania 21 in Los Angeles, California..
  • Also at Wrestlemania 21, Randy Orton challenged the Undertaker but came out on the losing end of that encounter..