WWE RAW RESULTS
May 23, 2005|
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler
- HEAT TAPINGS:
- C.M. Punk def Matt Capottelli -dark match-..
- The Heart Throbs def William Regal & Tajiri in a Texas Tornado match..
- Rob Conway def Val Venis (Christie Hemme was the special guest ring announcer)..
- The SuperHeros (Hurrican & Rosey w/Stacy) def Simon Dean & Maven..
- IN THE RING: Edge & Lita..
- An army of about 20 security guards lined the entrance way just before Edge & Lita made their appearance..
- With the security guards surrounding the ring, Lita told the fans to go ahead and pass judgement on her..
- Lita reminded the fans of all the things Kane did to her, so she used Kane to take care of Trish and anything else..
- Lita said she had Kane wrapped around her finger and says she could never love a sick twisted sweaty freak like him!
- Lita said while Kane was following her around like a puppy dog, she was busy falling in love with a REAL MAN!
- Lita said that no man she's ever been with has ever satisfied her like Edge has for the last few months..
- Editor's Note: This is an absolutly horribly scripted speech by a bunch of demented trash-holes backstage..
- Edge says that they don't owe anybody an apology because everybody is jealous of both of them..
- Edge says he's got the girl, and later tonight he will get the World Heavyweight title by going through Batista..
- Edge says he will claim his destiny tonight become the NEW World Heavyweight champion! -- Bank on it!
- BACKSTAGE: Kane was shown watching the monitor rocking back and forth on the locker room bench..
- BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff..
- Eric Bischoff orders a prop guy to construct a funeral set because he is going to bury ECW tonight..
- Shelton Benjamin shows up and asks for more time because Chris Jericho has not shown up at the arena yet..
- Eric Bischoff said the show is very busy tonight and if Jericho isn't here then it will be a handicap match..
- Shelton Benjamin said it would be great to have John Cena on RAW, but it would be better if Bischoff was on Smackdown!
- HANDICAP MATCH: Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari vs Shelton Benjamin..
- The referee was busy with Daivari when Hassan attacked Benjamin allowing Daivari to score the pin!
- The mystery is what has happened to Chris Jericho??????
- BACKSTAGE: Todd Grisham & Chris Jericho..
- Todd Grisham greets Chris Jericho as he arrives at the building and informs him that his match is already over..
- Chris Jericho says he was touring with Fozzy all weekend, but he'll face anyone 1-on-1 tonight..
- Chris Jericho showed very little concern that Shelton Benjamin had to fight Hassan & Daivari alone..
- BACKSTAGE: Christian & Tyson Tomko + Edge & Lita
- Christian says that the Smackdown! roster is in dire need of a charisma injection..
- Edge & Lita come in and says if he won the World title tonight then he'd give someone the "Money in the Bank"..
- Christian says he understands and maybe they'll see eachother later..
- GRUDGE MATCH: Chris Masters vs Stevie Richards..
- This match stems from Chris Masters "breaking Stevie's face" a few months back in a match..
- Chris Masters won after a brief brawl by making Stevie Richards submit to the Masterlock..
- MATCH: Chris Jericho vs Sylvain Grenier..
- Chris Jericho made Sylvain Grenier tap out to the Walls of Jericho..
- Shelton Benjamin came out to confront Chris Jericho about showing up late -- Jericho backed out of the ring..
- Chris Jericho grabbed the microphone and explained why he was late and said the Jerichoholics will be on his side..
- IN THE RING: Eric Bischoff + Vince McMahon + Paul Heyman..
- Eric Bischoff delivers his eulogy to "celebrate the life, but more importantly the DEATH of ECW"..
- Eric Bischoff said in the early 90s ECW was a young upstart promotion until it was crushed by WCW!!!!
- Eric Bischoff said when he ran WCW, he stole all of ECW's stars and put on a vastly superior product..
- Eric Bischoff said ECW died, until recently when he started seeing ECW commercials on HIS SHOW (RAW)..
- Eric Bischoff said this funeral signifies that he is going to kill ECW once more!
- Eric Bischoff said he will gather a group of volunteer RAW superstars to put an end to the ECW PPV..
- Eric Bischoff said not Paul Heyman, Sabu, Sandman or anybody else can stop him from doing it!
- Vince McMahon's music hit and he stomped out to the ring to the surprise of Eric Bischoff..
- Vince McMahon says he has a vested interest in the well-being of ECW and its future stars..
- Vince McMahon revealed that the WWF secretly supported ECW financially throughout the years..
- Vince McMahon says while he was supporting ECW, Bischoff was raping them and driving them into bankrupsy..
- Vince McMahon says he bought up the assets of ECW and is making up the difference but promoting a PPV..
- Vince McMahon says he has been the one putting One Night Stand commercials on RAW behind Bischoff's back..
- Vince McMahon says he has rebooked the Chris Benoit vs Tajiri ECW-rules match which Bischoff cancelled last week..
- Vince McMahon says ECW is not dead, because in every arena he visits he hears chants for ECW..
- Vince McMahon says the only brand of wrestling that is DEAD is WCW -- because he killed WCW..
- Vince McMahon says he didn't have anything to do with building ECW, and then invites Paul Heyman to the ring!
- Paul Heyman came out in all his glory and makes the observation that the WWE, WCW, and ECW are represented..
- Paul Heyman looks at Vince McMahon and says he (McMahon) may own ECW, but he (Heyman) controls ECW..
- Paul Heyman looks at Eric Bischoff and says ECW wasn't just about bloodshed & violence, it was also about Lucha Libra..
- Paul Heyman says Rey Mysterio wasn't discovered by WCW or WWE, he was discovered by ECW!
- Paul Heyman says that ECW was about the fans believing in their favorite wrestlers SO MUCH!
- Paul Heyman says Rob Van Dam wasn't a Nitro or WWE creation, he was part of ECW!
- Paul Heyman talked about Tommy Dreamer, The Dudleyz, Sandman, Mick Foley, and Sabu perfecting the lifestyle..
- Paul Heyman invites Eric Bischoff to experience ECW for himself in person at One Night Stand on June 12..
- Vince McMahon butts in and says he supports ECW, but he also supports RAW, as well as Bischoff..
- Vince McMahon encourages Eric Bischoff to feud with ECW and says "May the best man win!!!"
- Paul Heyman says that he enjoys gang warefare and he will take it to the Extreme!!!!!
- Paul Heyman finished his speech by lighting the black wreath on fire and leaving the ring..
- ECW RULES MATCH: Chris Benoit vs Tajiri..
- Tajiri attacked Chris Benoit on the stage to get a quick start to the match..
- Chris Benoit made Tajiri tap out to the Crippler Crossface using the kendo stick accross his face!
- BACKSTAGE: Batista + Ric Flair..
- Ric Flair comes in and humbly thanks Batista for helping him out last week..
- Ric Flair shakes Batista's hand and says he showed the world what kind of man he really is..
- BACKSTAGE: Todd Grisham & Kane..
- Todd Grisham cautiously asks Kane how he's coping after losing his wife to another man..
- Kane says his whole life has been about pain, and that pain has always been his best and only friend..
- Kane says that that this new pain is his enemy and it hurts so much more..
- Kane starts to cry, and says maybe he deserves it for all the things he has done..
- Kane breaks out in histarics screaming he doesn't want to have this kind of pain..
- Kane says he wants to be left alone and order Todd Grisham to leave him alone..
- IN RING INTERVIEW: Maria Kanellis & Viscera + Lillian Garcia..
- Viscera says he waited all night last week in his hotel room but Lillian Garcia didn't show up..
- Viscera gets the lights turned out and music going and sings another song to Lillian while dancing..
- Viscera started to strip for Lillian Garcia, who appeared to be warming up to Viscera's moves..
- Viscera undid his pants and revealed his red silk boxers..
- The Coach ran out and demanded Viscera stop because GM Bischoff doesn't want a sexual harassment lawsuit!
- The Coach says even though Viscera is considered thin in a town like Green Bay, he should leave!
- The Coach then approaches Lillian Garcia but Viscera grabs him by the throat and chops his chest!
- Viscera picked The Coach up and gave him a Samoan Drop and then humped him........
- Viscera then grabbed Lillian Garcia and put a big time lip lock on her..
- WORLD TITLE MATCH: Batista vs Edge w/Lita..
- Christian & Tyson Tomko came down to ringside to back up Edge..
- The referee was knocked out and Christain & Tomko attacked Batista, bringing down Ric Flair!
- Ric Flair went after Christian & Tomko but he got speared by Edge and taken out..
- Batista got ride of Christian and Tomko and speared the hell out of Batista..
- The referee woke up and counted 1...... 2........... until Batista kicked out!
- Batista recovered and nailed Edge with a Batista-bomb and pinned him to retain the World title!
- IN THE RING: Batista & Ric Flair + Triple H..
- Batista celebrated his victory and helped Ric Flair up to his feet..
- Suddenly, Triple H came out to the stage with a sledgehammer -- Ric Flair turned on Batista and low-blowed him!!!
- Triple H slowly walked to the ring and smashed Batista in the face with the sledge hammer..
- Triple H then punched away at Batista's bloody forehead and pushed him into the ring steps!
- Triple H continued to "physically disect" Batista and smashed him a second time with the sledgehammer!
- Triple H slapped Batista and challenged him to a Hell in a Cell match (presumably at Vengeance)..
- Triple H then gave Batista a vicious Pedigree face-first onto the World title belt!
- And that's a wrap folks..
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