March 29, 2004|
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler
- HEAT TAPINGS:
- Chuck Palumbo def Chris ??? -dark match-..
- Travis Tomko def Lamont (Desmond Howard) -dark match-..
- Garrison Cade def Rosey..
- La Resistance def Brent Albright & Mike Mondo..
- Val Venis def Steven Richards..
- IN THE RING: Evolution (Ric Flair, Batista & Randy Orton) + Mick Foley..
- Jerry Lawler points out that Triple H (not present) is the only member of Evolution not wearing championship gold..
- Ric Flair says that they are thrilled to def end their World title against Chris Benoit & Shawn Michaels tonight!
- Ric Flair says that Triple H will be here later on tonight to deal with the RAW locker room in his way..
- Ric Flair says he's tired of the lack of respect for Randy Orton, even after he def Mick Foley at WrestlemaniaXX..
- Randy Orton takes the mic, dispite having his tonsils taken out last week, and cuts a gravley promo on Mick Foley..
- Mick Foley then comes out to the stage and challenges Randy Orton to a "Hardcore Rules" IC title match at Backlash!
- ~~~Mick Foley says Evolution will be banned from ringside, the IC title is on the line, and no holds will be barred!
- Randy Orton accepted the match and the stipulations, grasping to save his pride..
- BACKSTAGE: La Resistance & Garrison Cade & Tajiri..
- La Resistance & Garrison Cade initiate Tajiri into RAW by daring him to spew mist at the next person to walk in..
- The Coach walks in and greets them and gets a face full of green mist from Tajiri!
- Rob Conway informs Tajiri that The Coach is "Bischoff's Boy" and he's in BIG TROUBLE!
- DIVAS MATCH: Nidia vs Molly Holly..
- Nidia rips off Molly's wig and capitolizes and pins her to pick up the upset victory!
- BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & Johnny Spade..
- Eric Bischoff gets upset that footage was shown of Edge spearing him last week on RAW..
- Eric Bischoff decides to book Edge's first match at Backlash against ----- Kane!
- IN THE RING: Triple H + Eric Bischoff..
- Triple H attacks The Hurricane as he was heading to the ring, and then grabs the microphone..
- Triple H says he knew Eric Bischoff would trade anybody on the roster just to get him back on the RAW brand..
- Triple H says he Eric Bischoff will change the Backlash main event from HBK vs Benoit to HHH vs Benoit..
- Eric Bischoff comes out to the stage and sucks up to Triple H but says he made a verbal commitment to Shawn Michaels..
- Eric Bischoff decides to add Triple H to the main event at Backlash -- Chris Benoit vs HBK vs HHH (WMXX rematch)..
- BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Evolution + Shelton Benjamin..
- Triple H celebrated with his crew over getting added to the main event at Wrestlemania..
- Batista then walked up to Shelton Benjamin and yelled in his face..
- Triple H hit Shelton Benjamin from behind and ordered him "not to disrespect the game!"
- MATCH: Lance Storm vs Rhyno..
- Lance Storm comes out and says he's sick and tired of being a joke on RAW and wishes he was traded to Smackdown!
- Rhyno hits the ring for a match and def eats Lance Storm in less than a minute!
- BACKSTAGE: Tajiri + Eric Bischoff & The Coach..
- Tajiri bursts into Eric Bischoff's office and tries to apoligize for giving The Coach the green mist..
- The Coach rats on Tajiri, and exagerates the story in order to get Tajiri in more trouble..
- Eric Bischoff books Tajiri in a match with ---------- Kane!
- TAG TITLE MATCH: Ric Flair & Batista vs Chris Benoit & Shawn Michaels..
- Special Guest Referee Johnny Spade, comes out and proclaimes that he will be known as "Johnny Nitro"..
- Late in the match, Shawn Michaels knocked Ric Flair out with a superkick and pinned him to win the match!
- Shawn Michaels & Chris Benoit were announced as NEW World Tag Team champions, and celebrated together..
- Referee Johnny Nitro reversed the decision, saying that Ric Flair was not the legal man!
- Shawn Michaels then punched Johnny Nitro, and cleared the ring of Evolution..
- Referee Johnny Nitro then disqualified Benoit & Michaels, awarding the match to Flair & Batista..
- Shawn Michaels tossed Johnny Nitro back into the ring, where Chris Benoit locked him in the crippler crossface!
- BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & Shelton Benjamin + Steve Austin..
- Shelton Benjamin barges into Eric Bischoff's office and complains about being attacked by Evolution & HHH!
- Eric Bischoff gives Shelton Benjamin some advice and offers to shake his hand -- but Sherrif Austin shows up!
- Steve Austin says that Shelton Benjamin should go out there and challenge Triple H to a match!
- Shelton Benjamin demands that Eric Bischoff book him in a match with Triple H TONIGHT!
- Eric Bischoff agrees to the match, but says Benjamin is crazy with the mood HHH is in tonight..
- HIGHLIGHT REEL: Chris Jericho + Trish Stratus..
- Chris Jericho commends Christian & Trish Status for putting one over on him at Wrestlemania XX..
- Chris Jericho says Bischoff told him if he laid a hand on Trish tonight he's be fined and suspended..
- Trish Stratus comes out and explains that Jericho wasn't there for her when she needed him..
- Trish Stratus says that Christian knocked on her hotel room and everything he said just made sense..
- Trish Stratus says that Jericho didn't appreciate her so she & Christian made a plan to humiliate Jericho..
- Chris Jericho sat back and listened to Trish's explaination, then called her the biggest SLUT of the Century..
- Chris Jericho shot back with a series of insults with not-so-subtle sexual overtones..
- Chris Jericho then gets the crowd to chant "Filthy! Dirty! Disgusting! Bottom-feeding! Trashbag Ho!"
- BACKSTAGE: Christian & Trish Stratus..
- Christian consoles Trish Stratus backstage..
- Christian says he got his match from Bischoff and he's going to get Jericho back..
- MATCH: Tajiri vs Kane..
- Tajiri tried to confuse Kane with an array of stiff kicks to the body..
- Tajiri spewed green mist into Kane's eyes, causing him to get counted out - Tajiri wins!
- Kane re-enters the ring and gives Tajiri a chokeslam from hell..
- Edge showed up to make the save, and gave Kane a big spear in the middle of the ring!
- BACKSTAGE: Shelton Benjamin & Chris Benoit..
- Chris Benoit says he's proud of Shelton for standing up to Triple H tonight..
- Chris Benoit says Triple H is good at playing mind games but it's also his greatest weakness..
- Chris Benoit gives Shelton Benjamin a pep-talk and sends him on his way..
- Shelton Benjamin walks down the hall and gets advice from both Hurricane AND Mick Foley..
- BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair..
- Ric Flair gives Triple H a spirited pep-talk before his match with Shelton Benjamin..
- MAIN EVENT: Triple H vs Shelton Benjamin..
- Midway through the match, Ric Flair came to ringside, bringing Chris Benoit down to counter!
- After a long grueling match, Shelton Benjamin scored an upset pinfall victory over Triple H to win the match!!
- RAW goes off the air...
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