WWE RAW RESULTS
February 7, 2005|
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler
- HEAT TAPINGS:
- Shelton Benjamin def Val Venis to retain the Intercontinental title..
- Gene Snitsky def The Hurricane..
- Kane def Gene Snitsky -dark match-..
- Muhammed Hassan def Rhyno..
- IN THE RING: Eric Bischoff (with Translator)..
- Eric Bischoff introduces himself as the General Manager of RAW and the one of the most powerful men in wrestling!
- A translator stands side-by-side with Bischoff and translates what Bischoff says into Japanese for the fans..
- Eric Bischoff announces Ric Flair vs Shawn Michaels, Triple H vs Edge, and Chris Benoit vs Chris Jericho..
- SUBMISSIONS MATCH: Chris Jericho vs Chris Benoit..
- Jim Ross says that the first time Jericho & Benoit fought in Japan was 9 years ago in the Super J Cup!
- Great match from bell-to-bell with strong Japanese influence (never would have gotten over in America)..
- After a physical battle, Chris Benoit made Chris Jericho tap out to the crossface..
- Chris Jericho extended his hand and shook hands with Chris Benoit after the match..
- WINNER: Chris Beniot..
- BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair..
- Ric Flair says it doesn't matter what country they are in, Evolution rules the wrestling world!
- Triple H says the whole thing with Batista possibly going to Smackdown! might be a bad idea..
- Ric Flair says that HHH's idea of Batista going to SD! to win the WWE title is pure genius!
- BACKSTAGE: Christian & Tyson Tomko + Stacy Keibler..
- Christian is talking about himself to a member of the Japanese media..
- They bump into Stacy Keibler, and the media guy asks if she knows where he can find Randy Orton for an interview..
- Christian gets upset and says that Randy Orton is not a Legend Killer because he hasn't beaten HIM!
- Christian tells Stacy Keibler to tell Randy Orton to meet them in the ring later on..
- MATCH: Batista vs Maven..
- Batista squashed Maven and celebrated until an interview with Big Show came up on the big screen..
- The Big Show cut down Batista saying he was a "Big Fish in a Small Pond" and dares him to come to SD!..
- BACKSTAGE: Batista & Eric Bischoff..
- Batista complains about the Big Show interview being played on the big screen..
- Eric Bischoff says he will get to the bottom of it and begs Batista not to sign with Smackdown!..
- Batista cuts Eric Bischoff off and says "You made your point!"..
- TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH: La Resistance (Rob Conway & Sylvain Grenier) vs William Regal & Tajiri..
- Tajiri scored the pinfall after spewing green mist in the face of one of the Frenchmen!
- Tajiri got on the microphone and shouted some things in Japanese to the appreciative fans!
- Tajiri and William Regal tried to celebrate with the fans but got mobbed and nearly squashed!
- LEGENDS MATCH: Shawn Michaels def Ric Flair after hitting the Sweet Chin Music..
- ALL AMERICAN DIVA FASION SHOW: Jerry Lawler + Maria Kanellis + Victoria + Christy Hemme..
- Jerry Lawler introduced the three divas, Maria (cowgirl), Victoria (race car), and Christy (bikini)..
- Simon Dean saved the world and interrupted and insulted Japanese women because they look like Sumo wrestlers..
- The great Sumo Champion, Akebono , was sitting in the front row stood up, apparantly insulted by the comment..
- Simon Dean insulted each of the Divas until Jerry Lawler came to the rescue to def end the Divas..
- Simon Dean calls Jerry Lawler the "Burger King" and offers Lawler some Simon System but Christy crotched him!
- ANOTHER EVOLUTION SEGMENT: Evolution (Triple H & Ric Flair & Batista)..
- Triple H says the Smackdown! guys are laughing at Batista..
- Triple H says he's looking forward to facing Batista at WM21 but says it might be best if Batista go to SD!
- Triple H says Batista can win the WWE title on SD! and they could run the entire company..
- Ric Flair says that it would be bigger than DX, and bigger that the Horsemen (aaahhhhhhhh sell out!!)
- INTERVIEW: The Coach & Edge..
- Edge says everyone is talking about Batista and he (Edge) is being over looked ONCE AGAIN!
- Edge says the story tonight is about him walking out of Japan as the World Heavyweight Champion!
- MATCH: Randy Orton vs Tyson Tomko..
- Midway through the match, Christian dragged Stacy Keibler down to ringside by the arm to distract Orton..
- Randy Orton won but was obviously still suffering from the concussion that he received at Royal Rumble..
- Christian & Tyson Tomko double-teamed Randy Orton and Christian hit the UnPrettier on him!
- WORLD TITLE MATCH: Triple H vs Edge..
- Late in the match, Edge accidentally speared the referee and covered HHH for a visual pin with no ref..
- Ric Flair brought a chair in the ring, but he got speared too, and Edge swung the chair at Triple H!
- Triple H ducked and back dropped Edge to the mat..
- Triple H and Edge began crawling towards the chair until Batista came down and pulled the chair out of the ring!
- Edge stood on the apron, and Triple H knocked him off, causing Edge to land on top of Batista!
- Edge went for a spear, but Batista intercepted and gave Edge a brutal spinebuster!!!
- Triple H recovered, hit the Pedigree just as the referee woke up, and scored the 1-2-3 to retain!
- Batista raised Triple H's arms but did not take his eyes off of the World title belt......
- Editor's Note: The crowd was absolutely DEAD for this match even after the conclusion..
- And that's a wrap folks..
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