WWE RAW Results (11/13): New IC & Tag Team Champions!
It is time for the Raw brand to move on the road to Survivor Series. What will happen as members of the Raw brand join forces with people on Smackdown and ECW? Will we see any further build in the Umaga/John Cena feud? Will Randy Orton and Edge be able to win the tag titles after failing last week against Roddy Piper and Ric Flair? What fun things will Vince McMahon have in store for Degeneration X? Will any of the wrestlers from the United Kingdom do anything special or have anything happen to them? Will Carlito and Torrie Wilson spend some special time in the UK ? Will they mention that it is the anniversary of the passing of Eddie Guerrero?
We are live on tape from Manchester , England and your announcers are Jim Tea and Crumpets Ross and Jerry Man U Lawler.
We start off with Degeneration X coming to the ring and Hunter asks if everyone is ready. Hunter has a message for those in attendance and those at home since he does not have anything else funny to say because there is a lot of pressure. Hunter says that it is time to suck it. Shawn then says that they have two words if you are not down with them. Hunter says that he has a list and he is going to go through it. Vince McMahon: Check. Shane McMahon: Check. Eric Bischoff: Check. Hunter says that Eric Bischoff, or tea bag, is like all of those authority figures who thought they could tell DX what to do. It appears that Eric had his head up his ass. We go to footage from last week when Big Dick Johnson comes out to dance for Eric Bischoff. Shawn wants to see it again, but in slow motion. Shawn appears to be ill from watching that clip and Hunter asks if he is OK. Shawn says that he thinks he threw up in his mouth a little bit. Hunter says that just leaves Siegfried and Roy . . . Edge and Orton.
Hunter and Shawn are interrupted by Jonathan Coachman who comes out with a briefcase. Coach says that you can forget about Randy Orton and Edge tonight. Coach says that Edge and Orton are wrestling for the tag titles this week after Degeneration X screwed them out of the titles last week. Shawn interrupts Coach and says that he is going to go out on a limb that Coach is going to insure something. Maybe he will ban DX from the building. Hunter says that worked so well last week. Coach says it is the contrary of that. Degeneration X can hang around tonight, but he does not think they will be sticking around too long. Coach has made a bounty of 5200 pounds, or the equivalent of ten thousand buckaroos. Hunter wants to make sure that he heard Coach right and then he calls Coach a cheap bastard. They are not worth five thousand each and he suggests opening a lemonade stand or having a bake sale. Coach says that is plenty of money. Four of them will get a shot right now. Coach says that he is only concerned with getting a referee to come out.
Degeneration Xs opponents come out and it is Viscera, Charlie Haas, Lance Cade, and Trevor Murdoch come out as we go to commercial.
Match Number One: Degeneration X versus Lance Cade, Trevor Murdoch, Viscera, and Charlie Haas
Shawn with a shoulder tackle to Haas followed by a hip toss and side head lock. Haas backs Shawn into the corner and Cade tags in and he connects with a forearm to the back and shoulder in the corner. Michaels with chops to Cade in the corner. Cade charges into a boot in the corner. Cade with a kick after a blind tag from Murdoch. Cade with a reverse atomic drop to Michaels followed by a big boot from Murdoch. Murdoch with a forearm to the back and a slam before Murdoch goes up to the second turnbuckle. Murdoch comes off into a boot from Michaels and both men are down. Viscera tags in and Michaels avoids Viscera and follows that with a chop. Viscera with a Bossman slam and then he tags in Haas to make the cover. Haas punches Michaels and the referee admonishes Haas. Haas with a slam and then he picks Michaels up before kicking Shawn in the back and head. Haas gets a two count. Cade tags in and he kicks Michaels and he follows that with a back breaker for a two count. Cade works on Michaelss neck. Michaels and Cade exchange punches and Michaels with chops as he gets closer to his corner. Michaels with an enzuigiri and both men are down. Haas and Hunter tag in and Hunter punches Haas, Murdoch, and Cade. Hunter knocks Viscera off the apron. Hunter with a face buster to Cade and then he clotheslines Cade over the top rope to the floor. Hunter with a back body drop that sends Murdoch over the top rope. Hunter with a spinebuster to Haas and then Michaels hits Sweet Chin Music on Viscera and Viscera falls onto Cade and Murdoch. Hunter hits the Pedigree on Haas for the three count.
Winners: Degeneration X
We see footage of Smackdown vs. Raw 2007 that is being released tomorrow for most game platforms. We go to commercial.
We are back and the Spirit Squad are in the back trying to strategize about the bounty. They hide as Triple H and Shawn Michaels walk in the back. One of the members of the Spirit Squad runs past them into the luggage area of a bus. Hunter hits another member of the Spirit Squad with a trash can lid. Shawn says that a lot of people will do crazy stuff for ten thousand dollars. Another member of the Spirit Squad falls from a ladder and misses Shawn and Hunter.
Match Number Two: The Highlanders versus Spirit Squad (Kenny and Johnny)
Johnny and Robbie start off and Johnny punches Robbie. Robbie blocks a hip toss and he responds with a head butt. Rory tags in and Robbie sends Johnny into Rory. Rory with a cross body for a near fall. Rory with a rear chin lock, but Johnny punches Rory and rakes the eyes. Kenny is tagged in and Rory clotheslines Kenny. Kenny sends Rory into the turnbuckle. Kenny with a forearm to Rorys back. Johnny tags in and Kenny sends Johnny into Rory. Johnny kicks Rory and then he tags Kenny back into the match. Kenny with a punch from the second turnbuckle for a two count. Kenny with a rear chin lock. Rory with elbows and then he hot shots Kenny onto the turnbuckle. Johnny charges at Rory, but he moves out of the way. Robbie tags in and he punches Kenny and Johnny. Robbie with a back body drop to Kenny. Rory with a clothesline to Johnny followed by double drop kicks to Johnny and Kenny. The Highlanders try for an inverted slingshot suplex but Johnny catches Kenny. Kenny with an inside cradle on Robbie for the three count after Kenny pushes Johnny into Rory.
Winners: Spirit Squad
Jim Ross thanks Jerry Lawler for coming to his aid last week. We see footage from last week when Masters applied the Master Lock on Lawler. Jerry says that he is upset about his shirt being ripped. Jerry says that he has accepted the Master Lock Challenge and this week he will not be handcuffed. Lawler goes to the ring as we go to commercial.
We are back with footage of the first day of sales for Wrestlemania. We hear people who waited since 2:00 a.m. as well as people who risked their jobs to wait in line.
Jim Ross talks about how history was made at Wrestlemania III and based on the first day sales, history will be made again. Jim Ross says that all tickets made available last Saturday were sold out, but more tickets will be made available.
Master Lock Challenge featuring Jerry The King Lawler
Masters has Lawler sit in the Master Lock Chair so he can lock the Master Lock in. Masters pulls away before locking up. Masters tries again, but he has to abort the lock up. Lawler gets up and he pushes Masters. Masters finally locks it in and he pulls Lawler up from the chair. Lawler flails away and he tries to power out of the hold, but Lawler drops to one knee and the ref does the arm drop and he calls for the bell.
Shawn and Hunter are in the locker room and they are eating. There is a knock on the door and Eugene says that he is here for the bounty. Hunter opens the door and he gives him some paper towels. There is another knock at the door and Eugene says that he is not there for that bounty and Shawn closes the door in his face. Eugene charges in and he runs into a table full of food. Shawn says that he might weigh 600 pounds by the end of the night because he eats when he gets nervous. We go to commercial.
Todd Grisham is joined by Lita and he wants Litas comments about facing Mickie James tonight and at the Survivor Series. Lita says that she beat Mickie James twice last week. Lita says that she will beat Mickie James anywhere. Lita says that she is the greatest womens champion of all time.
Degeneration X are in the bathroom and Hunter says that it is upsetting his stomach. Shawn does not realize that Hunter needs to go to the bathroom. Chris Masters is waiting in the stall for Hunter and there is a commotion. Hunter emerges and says that he is feeling much better. Shawn sees Masters and thinks that Hunter crapped a Masterpiece.
Umaga and Estrada are walking into commercial.
We are back and we see footage of a local pub.
Todd Grisham joins Jim Ross at the announce position. Todd comments on how impressive Chris Masters was.
Match Number Three: Umaga (with Armando Alejandro Estrada) versus John Cena
Cena avoids a clothesline from Umaga and Cena punches Umaga, but Umaga feels nothing. Cena with punches in the corner and Umaga pushes him off. Umaga with an Irish whip but Cena moves out of the way and he hits a bulldog. Umaga with an uppercut to Cena followed by a kick. Umaga with a punch followed by a Samoan Drop. Umaga with a nerve hold but Cena gets to his feet and escapes the hold. Cena with a kick and punch followed by knees and a Blockbuster. Cena with flying shoulder tackles, but Umaga stays up. Umaga gets caught up in the ropes and Cena punches Umaga. Estrada gets on the apron and Cena brings him into the ring. Big Show comes out and he attacks Cena. The ref calls for the bell.
Winner: John Cena by disqualification
Show attacks Cena and he joins Umaga in working over the WWE champion. Show with a head butt to Cena. Umaga with an Irish whip and Umaga with a splash into the corner. Show with a running butt splash on Cena and then Umaga with a splash. Show with a choke slam to Cena. Umaga with the Samoan Spike to finish off Cena. We go to commercial.
We are back with a Moments Ago Moment of Big Show joining with Umaga to attack John Cena.
Coach is on the phone and he says that nobody has collected the bounty. Triple H and Shawn enter the office and he tells Coach that they are not going to do anything to him. Shawn says that they give up because everyone is going after them. We go to a Benny Hill-esque video package of the attempts on Degeneration X tonight. Hunter says that he cannot look over his shoulder any more. They say that they are leaving. Coach says that if they leave, they are not coming back. Hunter asks Coach that since they took themselves out, do they get the money. Coach says they cannot get the money, but Shawn takes the money from Coach while Hunter talks to Coach.
We have a WWE Rewind of Johnny Nitro winning the Intercontinental Title last week.
Match Number Four: Jeff Hardy versus Johnny Nitro (with Melina) for the Intercontinental Title
Hardy and Nitro lock up and Hardy backs Nitro into the corner and Hardy with a clean break. Hardy with a side head lock and shoulder tackle for a two count. Hardy works on Nitros arm with a top wrist lock, but Nitro pulls Hardy down by the hair. Nitro with a top wrist lock but Hardy uses the ropes to flip over and he sends Nitro out of the ring. Nitro misses a slingshot splash back into the ring. Hardy with a slingshot drop kick to Nitro and then he goes up for the punches of ten and Hardy with the delayed baseball slide in the corner. Hardy goes up top, but Nitro slides out of the ring. Hardy with a baseball slide and pescado onto Nitro as we go to commercial.
We are back and Hardy with a reverse atomic drop and a leg drop for a two count. Nitro sends Hardy into the turnbuckles to try to change momentum into his favor. Nitro with an Irish whip and a springboard spin kick to Hardy for a two count. Nitro punches Hardy and chokes him. Nitro with a European uppercut and follows that with a rear chin lock. Hardy with elbows to get out of the hold, but Nitro pulls Hardys hair. Hardy moves out of the way when Nitro tries for a pommel horse leg drop. Hardy with a rollup for a two count. Nitro with a rear chin lock but Hardy gets back to his feet. Hardy with an Irish whip, but he misses a charge. Hardy drops Nitro on the top rope and Nitro falls to the mat and he is holding his family jewels. Hardy with clotheslines and a back elbow. Hardy with a mule kick for a two count. Hardy follows that with a back body drop and a leg drop into a cover for a two count. Hardy tries for the Whisper in the Wind and Nitro moves out of the way and that gets Melina to shriek her approval. Nitro with a facebuster from an electric chair position. Nitro goes up but Hardy hits a power bomb and Hardy gets a two count. Hardy goes up top and he hits the Swanton. Melina gets on the apron to distract the referee. Hardy tries for the Twist of Fate, but Hardy kicks Nitro. Melina grabs Hardys leg and Nitro leaps over Hardy and he drops Hardys throat across the top rope. Nitro with a neck breaker and then Nitro goes up top for a moonsault and he hits it. Nitro with a lazy cover and Hardy gets the three count.
Winner: Jeff Hardy (new Intercontinental Champion)
After the match, Nitro gives Hardy a DDT and then he gets a ladder from under the ring. Nitro hits Hardy with the ladder and Melina shrieks her approval. Nitro goes up top and drops the ladder onto Hardy.
Hunter and Shawn are outside and they are wondering what they need to do. Shawn says that they need to figure out what to do with the money. Hunter suggests going in and screwing around with everyone. Hunter says that he sees a couple of scalpers. Hunter and Shawn stop by and Shawn realizes that it is Cryme Tyme. They ask them if they have tickets. Shawn tells Hunter that he will handle it because he speaks jive. Shawn talks to them and he gets a couple of tickets from Cryme Tyme. Hunter wants to know what Cryme Tyme is saying. We go to commercial.
We are back and Carlito is reading the Daily Star. Torrie stops by with a few local ladies who have been in the Daily Star. Torrie asks Carlito if he saw them in there. Carlito says that he was reading the sports section as he talks about a football game involving Manchester United. Torrie invites Carlito to join her and a few of the Divas. Carlito says that he has an early flight and his hotel is on the other side of town. Torrie says that she has an early flight and her hotel is around the corner. Torrie says that Carlito can crash at her hotel.
Jim Ross says that a major step in the Survivor Series might have happened tonight with Umaga and Big Show attacking John Cena.
Here is the card for Survivor Series:
Team Big Show (Big Show, Umaga, Montel Vontavious Porter, Test, and Fit Finlay) versus Team Cena (John Cena, Sabu, Bobby Lashley, Rob Van Dam, and Kane)
King Booker versus Batista for the World Title
Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, Dusty Rhodes, and Sergeant Slaughter (with Arn Anderson) versus The Spirit Squad
Chris Benoit versus Chavo Guerrero for the United States Title
Ken Kennedy versus Undertaker in a First Blood Match
Team DX (Shawn Michaels, Triple H, CM Punk, Matt Hardy, and Jeff Hardy) versus Team Rated RKO (Randy Orton, Edge, Mike Knox, Gregory Helms, and Johnny Nitro)
Degeneration X is at the merchandise area and they want to buy all of the shirts. They give the woman at the stand the rest of the money. They give DX shirts to everyone in the hall. They walk into the arena and toss shirts to the fans and we go to commercial.
We are back and Lita gets on the mic before her match with Mickie James. Lita says that she has good news and bad news. The good news is that Mickie will not have one arm tied behind her back. The bad news is that both of her legs will be shackled together. Mickie gets on the mic and she says that she will give the shackles to Lita after the match since she needs to have her legs tied together.
Match Number Five: Lita versus Mickie James
Lita tackles Mickie and then punches Mickie and throws her face first into the mat. Lita chokes Mickie in the ropes before slamming her face first into the mat again. Lita punches Mickie. Mickie gasps for air while the referee admonishes Lita. Mickie with a forearm to Lita, but Lita with a drop toe hold. Lita with a forearm to Mickies back and Lita kicks Mickie in the back and midsection.
At ringside, Hunter and Shawn start a Litas a ho chant. Lita with forearms to Mickies back followed by kicks and Lita gets a two count. Lita leaves the ring and she gets in Hunters face. Lita pushes Hunter and Hunter squirts mustard in her face. Mickie hits Lita in the head with a giant sausage. Mickie hits a DDT for the three count.
Winner: Mickie James
After the match, Edge and Randy Orton come out to the ring and they are joined by Jonathan Coachman. Coach gets in Hunters face and he says that he does not care if Shawn and Hunter have tickets. He tells security to eject Shawn and Hunter. Security escorts Shawn and Hunter out of the seating area. We go to commercial.
We are back and we find out that Jeff Hardy will defend the title next week against Johnny Nitro in a ladder match.
Match Number Six: Edge and Randy Orton versus Roddy Piper and Ric Flair for the World Tag Titles
Edge and Orton corner Piper and they hit Piper with a chair. Edge with a one man conchairto on Piper while Orton deals with Flair. Edge and Orton punch and kick Flair who is trying to protect Piper. Edge rolls Flair into the ring and the referee asks for the bell to start the match. Flair with a series of chops to Edge. Edge with a back body drop as the medical staff checks on Piper. Edge with a rear chin lock while Piper is helped to the back. Edge kicks Flair and punches him in the head. Orton tags in and he punches Flair, but Flair chops back. Orton with more punches to Flair and he kicks Flair in the corner. Flair chops Orton, but Orton clotheslines Flair over the top rope to the floor. Orton goes out after Flair and he suplexes Flair on the floor. Orton punches and slaps Flair against the ringside barrier. Orton rolls Flair back into the ring and then he tags in Edge who does the Flair strut. Edge with a rear chin lock with his knee in Flairs back. Flair chops Edge, but Edge with a back elbow and then he tags Orton back into the match. Flair with a low blow to Orton while the referee was distracted by Edge. Flair back into the corner and Edge tags in. Edge charges into a chop by Flair. Flair with more chops followed by punches and a back body drop. Flair chops Orton and then Edge. Orton with a forearm to the back. Orton misses a drop kick when Flair holds on to the ropes. Flair tries to lock in the figure four leg lock, but Edge with a spear for the three count.
Winners: Edge and Randy Orton (new Tag Team Champions)
After the match, Edge and Orton celebrate in the ring. Degeneration X come to the ring and the new champions leave the ring. Security comes to the ring and Degeneration X take care of security. We go to credits.