WWE RAW RESULTS
April 18, 2005|
New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden
Announcers: Jim Ross & The Coach
- HEAT TAPINGS:
- BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & Jim Ross..
- Eric Bischoff declines JR's request to cancel the match but does allow Batista to be in his corner..
- GRUDGE MATCH: Chris Benoit vs Edge..
- The brawl spilled out of the ring and through the crowd and ended up backstage..
- A crew of WWE officials tried to break them up but they ended up in the Divas locker room..
- Eric Bischoff comes in and books a Last Man Standing match between Edge & Benoit at Backlash..
- IN THE RING: Trish Stratus + Lita + Kane + Viscera..
- Trish Stratus came out and asked to clear the air and have a fresh start with Lita..
- Lita comes out on crutches and Trish tells her that she has done a lot of soul searching..
- Trish Stratus stumbled over her words as the crowd chanted "You Screwed Matt!" loud and clear!
- Trish Stratus says that she and Lita have a lot of history and realizes that she respects and loves Lita..
- Lita says Trish is right, there is a lot of history, and that's why she doesn't beleive ONE WORD..
- Lita says that much like Trish -- paybacks are a BITCH!
- Kane's pyro hit and Lita smashed the crutch over Trish's back as Kane made her way down to the ring..
- Trish Stratus limped down the ilse and fell on her backside as Kane grabbed her by the throat!
- Suddenly, the nearly 500lbs Viscera showed up and attacked Kane as the crowd chanted "Let's Go Mabel!"
- Viscera left the ring and scooped up Trish Stratus in his arms and carried her backstage licking his lips..
- BACKSTAGE: Trish Stratus & Viscera..
- Trish Stratus thanks Viscera for helping her and tries to walk away but Viscera stops her..
- Viscera says he was glad to be of service, and he'll be glad when Trish services him..
- NON (TAG) TITLE MATCH: William Regal & Tajiri vs The Heartthrobs (Romeo & Antonio)..
- The Heartthrobs (The Heartbreakers in OVW) answered the open challenge made by Regal last week on HEAT..
- William Regal & Tajiri did score the pinfall to win the match..
- The Heartthrobs attacked Regal & Tajiri after the match and gave Tajiri a double leg sweep..
- BACKSTAGE: Brian Hebner tells Jim Ross that he can't track down Batista anywhere..
- BACKSTAGE: Triple H tells Ric Flair that he paid Batista's limodriver to take a few detours..
- INTERVIEW: Todd Grisham & Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari..
- Muhammad Hassan says it would be great to take out Shawn Michaels in New York City..
- Todd Grisham brings up Hulk Hogan's name and Hassan & Daivari claim that Hogan is a selfish American..
- Muhammad Hassan says he knows for a fact that Hulk Hogan hasn't called Shawn Michaels..
- GRUDGE MATCH: Shawn Michaels vs Muhammad Hassan w/Khosrow Daivari..
- Shawn Michaels won by DQ when Khosrow Daivari interfered and Daivari & Hassan doubled-teamed him..
- Hulk Hogan's music hit and he cleaned house and posed with Shawn Michaels for the New York fans..
- MASTERLOCK $1000 CHALLENGE: Chris Masters vs ??????
- Chris Masters came down and issued and open challenge to anyone in the crowd to break out of his Masterlock..
- Chris Masters picked a guy out of the crowd named Roman, who was obviously an Indy wrestler..
- Chris Masters sinched the Masterlock (Full Nelson) on Roman and wouldn't release it until the bell rang..
- MATCH: Shelton Benjamin vs Simon Dean..
- Chris Jericho came out before the match and announced a match between he and Shelton for Backlash..
- Chris Jericho brings out guitarist Chris Ward and sang a song for Shelton called "Shelton's a Little Bitch"..
- Shelton Benjamin wins..
- IN THE RING: Christian & Tyson Tomko + Vince McMahon..
- Christian says he heard the reaction for Hulk Hogan but Hogan didn't beat Chris Benoit last week..
- Vince McMahon made his first appearance since having surgury on BOTH his quads with no sign of injury..
- Vince McMahon announces that there will be a draft lottery next month with no exceptions..
- Christian says it's no secret that he's purposely been held back on RAW and would thrive on Smackdown!..
- Vince McMahon says that since Christian wants to main event, then next week he'll be in the main event!
- Vince McMahon books Christian in a match against Batista for the World Heavyweight title..
- INTERVIEW: Todd Grisham & Triple H..
- Triple H says he has proven 10-times over that he is the greatest the business has to offer..
- Triple H says that the Pedigrees signifies the end and Batista already knows it..
- NO DQ MATCH: Triple H w/Ric Flair vs Jim Ross..
- Triple H toyed with Jim Ross until JR got one shot in, then Triple H got aggressive..
- Triple H busted Jim Ross open and then Triple H harassed the referee and pushed him around..
- Triple H repeatedly punched JR, causing him to bleed profusely until Jerry Lawler ran down to plead with HHH..
- Triple H then punched out Jerry Lawler and gave him the Pedigree and Ric Flair kicked Lawler out!
- Triple H got back on Jim Ross and punched him until a limosine pulled into the parking lot..
- Batista got out of the drivers side and went straight to the ring and attacked Triple H..
- Triple H took control and whacked Batista with a chair and went for a Pedigree..
- Batista back-dropped Triple H and smashed him with a chair and laid JR's arm on HHH's chest..
- The referee got down and counted the 1-2-3 giving Jim Ross the upset victory over Triple H!!!!!!!!
- And that's a wrap folks..
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