Event: WWE Monday Night RAW Results
Airdate: Monday, October 2nd, 2006
Location: The Kansas Expocenter in Topeka, KS
Results by PowerWrestling.com

WWE RAW Opener:

We are live from Topeka , Kansas and your announcers are Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler. The steel cage is down as we see the ring for the first time.

In the arena:

Triple H and Shawn Michaels come to the ring. We see the footage from the Hell in a Cell match at Unforgiven including Vince being shoved up Big Show s rear end and the sledgehammer shot to Vince s back. Shawn hands the mic to Hunter so he can find out if we are ready. Then we see a photo of Vince with his head up Show s rear end. Shawn takes the mic, but he is interrupted by Jonathan Coachman who comes out with a mic of his own. Coach asks Hunter and Shawn if they think they run the show or if they run Monday nights. The crowd chants that Coach sucks . Coach says that they don t run a thing. On behalf of the McMahon family, he is ordering Shawn and Hunter to compete right now in a Texas Tornado match against their six opponents.

Texas Tornado Tag Team Match
Referee: Marty Rabulcaba
Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch vs. Charlie Haas and Viscera vs.
The Highlanders vs. D-Generation X

The start:

Cade and Murdoch come to the ring first and they are met with punches from Shawn and Hunter. The Highlanders come in, but Hunter sends Robbie out of the ring and Shawn does the same to Rory. Hunter punches Haas while Viscera attacks Hunter from behind. Cade and Murdoch work on Michaels while Viscera and Haas work over Hunter.

Mid-match notes:

Haas with a running clothesline to Hunter and then Viscera sets up for a splash, but Hunter pulls Haas in front of Viscera for a splash. Hunter and Shawn get Murdoch and Cade out of the ring. Hunter and Shawn try to take Viscera down with punches but it takes a double clothesline. The Highlanders come back into the match as well as Cade and Murdoch. Robbie holds Michaels for Cade, but Michaels moves out of the way and Cade clotheslines Robbie. Rory argues with Cade and they exchange punches and go outside the ring.

The Finish:

Hunter with a facebuster to Murdoch and Michaels with a reverse atomic drop before sending Murdoch out of the ring. Hunter and Michaels with a double DDT to Viscera. Hunter with a spinebuster to Haas and then Michaels goes up top for an elbow to Haas. Michaels with Sweet Chin Music and then Hunter hits the Pedigree for the three count.

Winners – D-Generation X

The Aftermath:

After the match, Coach gets on the mic and tells them to stop Degeneration X s music. Coach tells Hunter and Shawn that it is not over because they won. They might have won the battle, but they are far from winning the war. Coach says that he runs this show and he runs Monday night. Hunter gets on the mic and he wants to make sure that Coach runs the show. He suggests that they go up the ramp and throw Coach out of the building and run the show themselves. Hunter and Shawn chase Coach to the back as we go to commercial.

Intercontinental Championship Match
Referee: Chad Patton
Jeff Hardy vs. Johnny Nitro (c)

The start:

Nitro with a kick followed by a forearm to the neck and European uppercuts. Hardy with a flying clothesline and then he hits a double leg drop to the lower abdomen. Hardy with a side head lock but Nitro with forearms. Hardy with a head scissors and then he sets for the Twist of Fate but Nitro escapes the hold and he leaves the ring. Hardy tries for a move to the floor but Nitro moves out of the way and then Hardy hits a splash from the apron onto Hardy. We go to commercial.

Mid-match notes:

We are back and Nitro has Hardy in a rear chin lock while applying pressure to Hardy s back. We see footage during commercial when Nitro countered Hardy s standing baseball slide in the corner. Hardy gets to his feet and he exchanges punches with Nitro. Hardy tries for Whisper in the Wind but Nitro moves out of the way and Hardy lands on the mat, but Nitro can only get a two count. Nitro with shoulders to Hardy s back followed by knees and Hardy goes down.

Nitro with a baseball slide that sends Hardy into the ring post and Melina shrieks her approval. Nitro gets a two count. Nitro gets Hardy up for a back breaker from a fireman s carry position but he can only get a two count. Nitro continues to work on Hardy s back. Hardy gets back to his feet and he hits a mule kick and both men are down. Hardy with a kick to Nitro and then he pulls Nitro back into the ring from the apron and then he gets a two count. Hardy hits Whisper in the Wind but Hardy can only get a two count.

The Finish:

Melina pulls Nitro out of the ring but Hardy hits a baseball slide. Hardy hits a clothesline after running the ringside barrier and Melina goes down as well. Hardy rolls Nitro back into the ring and Nitro hits an elbow. Nitro goes up top and Hardy stops Nitro. Hardy and Nitro fight on the turnbuckles and Nitro tries for a sunset flip power bomb but Hardy holds on and Nitro goes down. Hardy with the Swanton for the three count.

Winner and new Intercontinental Champion, Jeff Hardy

The Aftermath:

After the match, Melina yells out her disapproval at the result of the match while Hardy celebrates in the ring.

Backstage:

Degeneration X is standing outside Coach s office and they say that they are room service, the land shark, and have a candy gram. Hunter wonders what Coach could be doing that he would want nobody to see. Hunter tells Coach that he could go blind, and then he mentions that Shawn says that it is a sin. We go to commercial.

Backstage:

Maria is in the interview area with the new Intercontinental Champion, Jeff Hardy. We see footage of Hardy s victory. Maria congratulates Jeff. Jeff says that the Intercontinental title is why he came back to Raw. He knows that he is a target for everyone including Carlito, Chris Masters, Shelton Benjamin, and Johnny Nitro. Jeff Hardy talks about how everyone wants to strip him of the title. Maria hears the word strip and she talks about how she will be on ECW next week to participate in an Extreme Strip Poker game. Jeff says that he wants to see that. Melina comes over and she says that Nitro is going to win the title back and then Melina shrieks until Hardy covers her mouth.

Backstage:

Coach is in his office and he is on the phone with Vince McMahon. He says that he cannot run the show the same way as Vince does. Coach says that he cannot go out because he knows that Degeneration X is waiting. Coach gets off the phone and then he opens the door very slowly. Coach walks into the hallway and he looks down the hall for Degeneration X. Coach stops when he sees Hunter standing in front of him. He turns around to see Shawn Michaels on the other side of him. Coach runs into the women s locker room to avoid Shawn and Hunter. Hunter and Shawn go in after Coach. Shawn goes after Coach while Hunter talks to the Divas. Shawn gets Hunter and they leave. Coach backs into a room and he turns around to see a male stripper. Coach pushes him away and leaves into the hallway. Coach slips on the wet floor and when he looks up; he sees Shawn and Hunter standing above him. Coach begs for mercy. Shawn and Hunter moves towards Coach and Coach knocks himself out against the production truck. Hunter and Shawn put Coach into a dumpster and they give it to someone doing maintenance to dump the trash.

Backstage:

We are back and the Spirit Squad are talking. They stop when Degeneration X enter the locker room. They tell the Spirit Squad since Coach is not available so they are in charge. Shawn says that there is a new dress code from the head of talent relations, so they will have to change their attire. They want to know what happens if they do not comply. Hunter brings out the Sledgehammer to answer the question.

Referee: Jack Doan
Umaga vs. Snitsky

We are told that next week, Umaga will face Kane in a Loser Leaves Raw match on Raw.

The match:

Umaga charges at Snitsky but Gene moves out of the way and he punches Umaga. Snitsky with a shoulder tackle, but Umaga does not budge. Snitsky with a flying clothesline that knocks Umaga down. Estrada gets onto the apron to distract Snitsky. Umaga with an alley oop Samoan Drop followed by a running charge into the corner. Umaga with the Samoan Spike for the three count.

Winner – Umaga

Backstage:

Todd Grisham is in the interview area with Randy Orton. Todd wants Randy s thoughts about his match with Carlito. Randy says that he is sick of Carlito talking about what is cool. Randy says that he knows what cool is. Cool is defeating Carlito, being the legend killer, and RKO . We go to commercial.

Referee: Chad Patton
Carlito vs. Randy Orton

The start:

Orton backs Carlito into the corner but they move to another corner. Carlito with a clean break, but Orton with a kick to the knee and then Orton sends Carlito shoulder first into the ring post. The action moves outside the ring where Orton works on Carlito s arm. They return to the ring and Orton sends Carlito into the ring post one more time.

Mid-match notes:

Orton uses the ropes to work on Carlito s arm. Carlito with a rana to Orton but Orton with a kick and Divorce Court for a two count. Orton with a key lock to Carlito. Carlito with punches but Orton works on the arm to maintain the advantage. Orton with punches while Carlito chops Orton. Carlito with a springboard back elbow followed by a knee lift and clothesline.

The Finish:

Carlito gets a two count and then he hits a springboard corkscrew senton and quebrada for a two count. Orton with a side head lock but Carlito goes to the apron and he drops Orton on the ropes. Carlito hits a springboard cross body but the momentum puts Orton on top and he gets a three count with help from Carlito s trunks.

Winner – Randy Orton

Backstage:

Shawn knocks on the Spirit Squad s door and they will not come out in their new outfits. Hunter says that if they do not come out, they will come in. If they do not come out, Shawn will strip them of their coveted World Tag Team Titles. Triple H says those guys are so gay. We go to commercial.

Cryme Tyme:

We are back with the latest training video for Cryme Tyme with the usual disclaimer. This time they are visiting a Krispy Kreme where they talk to an officer who is leaving. They ask for some of the officer s coffee and donut. They take the donut and leave the scene. They leap over a fence but a dog is in the yard and the officer is caught on the fence.

Referee: Marty Rabulcaba
Nicky vs. Sergeant Slaughter

The Spirit Squad come out in female cheerleader outfits.

The start:

The match begins and Slaughter tries to look under the skirt. Slaughter ducks a punch and Slaughter puts Nicky in the cobra clutch but Nicky makes it to the ropes. Slaughter with a knee to the midsection followed by a gutbuster for a two count. Slaughter with a chop in the corner. Nicky with an Irish whip and Slaughter goes over the top rope to the floor.

The Finish:

While Nicky is with the referee, the rest of the Spirit Squad attack Slaughter. Nicky gets a two count. Nicky with a sleeper but Slaughter counters into a cobra clutch. Nicky backs Slaughter into the corner and then he hits a face buster on Slaughter for a two count. Nicky with an arm bar. We see Triple H on the TitanTron and he tells Nicky that he is missing part of his outfit. Slaughter with a rollup for the three count.

Winner – Sergeant Slaughter

The Marine:

We are back and in case you did not know, the World Premiere of The Marine will be at Camp Pendleton in San Diego.

Women’s Championship Tournament
First Round Match
Lingerie Match
Referee: Jack Doan
Mickie James vs. Victoria

The start:

Victoria works on Mickie s arm with a wrist lock but Mickie with a cartwheel and a monkey flip to get out of the hold. Victoria with a kick and then she drives Mickie s face into her knee. Victoria with a clothesline to Mickie. Mickie with punches in the corner, but Victoria sends Mickie into the ropes and hits forearms to Mickie s kidneys.

Mid-match notes:

Mickie with an elbow and kicks, but Victoria with a kick. Mickie with a double leg take down followed by punches and a clothesline and double sledge. Mickie with a kick and then she slams Victoria head first into the mat. Mickie tries for a rana, but Victoria blocks it and Victoria turns it into a Boston Crab.

The Finish:

Mickie counters with a head scissors to get out of the hold. Victoria throws Mickie out of the ring. Mickie with a shoulder and then she goes up top for a sunset flip but Victoria drops down but the referee sees Victoria using the ropes. Mickie with the three count on the sunset flip.

Winner – Mickie James

The Aftermath:

After the match, Victoria grabs a chair and she throws it at the ring steps.

WWE title match fought inside a steel cage: Edge (with Lita) vs. John Cena. Lita tried to hand Edge a chair, but was ejected from ring side. Edge bumped the ref, but seized the chair, but missed. Cena grabbed it and nailed Edge. Cena applies the STFU. Murdoch and Cade came into the cage and double teamed Cena. Murdoch and Cade tried to pull a lifeless Edge out of the cage, but DX stopped them. FU by Cena for the victory!

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