WWE RAW RESULTS
July 26, 2004|
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Mellon Arena
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler
- HEAT TAPINGS:
- Rodney Mack def Shawn Daivari (billed from Pittsburgh) -dark match-;
- Tyson Tomko w/Trish Stratus def Val Venis;
- Tajiri & Rhyno def Rory & Robbie McGregor (doing a Scottish gimmick);
- Rosey def Rob Conyway;
- Molly Holly & Jazz def Victoria & Nidia (Stevie Richards came down and yelled at Victoria, leading to pin);
- BACKSTAGE: The Coach eliminated DivaSearch contestant "Julia" (one of the twins)..
- The Coach says the Diva hopefulls will have an opportunity later to verbally seduce a WWE superstar..
- IN THE RING: RAW Superstars + General Manager Eric Bischoff..
- The RAW Roster filled the ring as RAW opened up and nobody knew what purpose they had with the Iron Man match..
- Eric Bischoff comes out to the stage and hypes up the 60-minute Iron Man Challenge between HHH and Chris Benoit..
- Eric Bischoff says the winner of tonights Battle Royal will get a World title shot at SummerSlam..
- BATTLE ROYAL: Randy Orton wins and becomes #1 Contender!
- Chris Jericho, Edge, Matt Hardy, William Regal, Rhyno, Tajiri, Maven, Val Venis, Hurricane, Rosey, Stevie Richards..
- Kane, Randy Orton, Batista, Ric Flair, Rob Conway, Sylvain Grenier, Tyson Tomko, Chuck Palumbo, Rodney Mack..
- Kane eliminated Matt Hardy, who reentered the ring and attacked Kane, officials dragged Hardy backstage..
- The final five men teamed up to eliminate Kane late in the battle royal..
- Final Five: Maven, Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Batista & Edge..
- Randy Orton eliminated Maven..
- Chris Jericho & Edge eliminated Batista..
- Chris Jericho eliminated Edge in a shocker!
- Chris Jericho and Randy Orton battled back and forth intensely on the apron with tons of near eliminations..
- Randy Orton finally kicked Chris Jericho in the face, sending him crashing to the floor!
- Randy Orton will get a World title match at SummerSlam ---- but against WHO?!
- BACKSTAGE: The Coach & RAW Diva Search Contestants..
- Tonights challenge is that each Diva hopeful has 20 seconds to seduce a WWE Superstar..
- The WWE "Superstar" that they had to seduce was the legendary Kamala (I wonder if any of them knew who he was?)
- After the commecial break, and some other crap (SD! your vote campaign) they pranced around in their bikinis..
- BACKSTAGE: Evolution + Triple H..
- Randy Orton celebrates his victory with Ric Flair & Batista when Triple H walks in..
- Randy Orton wishes Triple H luck in the Iron Man match..
- Jim Ross speculates that we could have an All-Evolution SummerSlam main event..
- WORLD TITLE 60-MINUTE IRON MAN MATCH: Chris Benoit vs Triple H..
- First 10-minutes were quite slow, as the two wrestlers went through the crucial feeling out process..
- At the 10:00 mark, Chris Benoit locked the Crossface on HHH, and they rolled over and HHH was pinned! (1:0)
- At the 20:00 mark, Chris Benoit somehow ended up with a bloody mouth and was also favouring his back..
- At the 22:00 mark, Chris Benoit did a flying Tope to the outside, rickochet off Triple H and hit the barrier!
- At the 27:00 mark, Chris Benoit locked Triple H into the Figure-four-leg-log, but it was reversed by HHH..
- At the 28:00 mark, Chris Benoit followed up with a triple German Suplex series, then missed the Flying Headbutt!
- At the 29:00 mark, Triple H hit a surprise Pedigree out of nowhere and got a pin to even the score! (1:1)
- At the 30:00 mark, Chris Benoit landed outside the ring, and nearly got counted out!
- At the 31:00 mark, Triple H beat Chris Benoit up outside the ring, and Benoit was counted out! (1:2)
- At the 38:00 mark, Triple H hit Chris Benoit with a spinebuster and scored another pinfall! (1:3)
- At the 42:00 mark, Triple H went for another Pedigree, but Chris Benoit powered out and went got the Sharpshooter!
- At the 44:00 mark, Triple H fought and fought, but couldn't break the hold and had to tap out! (2:3)
- At the 47:00 mark, Chris Benoit locked the Crippler Crossface on Triple H but he reached the ropes with his leg..
- At the 48:00 mark, Chris Benoit reapplied the Crippler Crossface and Triple H quickly tapped out! (3:3)
- At the 48:30 mark, Ric Flair & Batista made their way down to ringside to support Triple H..
- At the 53:00 mark, Triple H distracted the referee while Batista grabbed Benoit and rammed him into the ringpost!
- At the 53:30 mark, Chris Benoit was busted open and bloodied and Batista rolled him back inside the ring..
- At the 54:30 mark, the referee was knocked out by a stray clotheline thrown by Triple H..
- At the 54:45 mark, Chris Benoit got to his feet and fended off Ric Flair & Batista's attempted interference..
- At the 55:00 mark, Triple H picked up a chair and smashed Chris Benoit in the back of the head knocking him out!
- At the 55:30 mark, Eric Bischoff ran down with a second referee, who only managed to count 2 before Benoit kicked out!
- At the 56:00 mark, Triple H deliberately knocked out the second referee and Evolution triple-teamed Chris Benoit!
- At the 57:00 mark, Eugene ran through the crowd and made the save, attacking the Evolution members!
- At the 57:30 mark, Eugene hit a Stone Cold Stunner on Ric Flair, and a Rock Bottom on Batista..
- At the 58:30 mark, Triple H swung a chair at Eugene, who ducked, and knocked out Triple H with the chair!
- At the 49:15 mark, Chris Benoit crawled over and covered Triple H with no referee in sight..
- At the 49:45 mark, Eugene lifted the referee up and rolled him into the ring to count 3 with 6 seconds left!!!!!! (4:3)
- ~~~~~~~Chris Benoit thanked Eugene and they celebrated with Eugene mocking Triple H..
- And that's a wrap folks...
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