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2005

WWE @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - January 3, 2005
Chris Masters pinned Chris Cage
Raw:
Batista pinned Chris Benoit at 7:06 with the sit-down powerbomb after repeatedly ramming Benoit's head into an exposed turnbuckle while Benoit was up in a fireman's carry
Edge pinned Chris Jericho at 10:24 by blocking a victory roll and grabbing onto the ring ropes for leverage
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Sylvian Grenier (w/ Rob Conway) at 3:18 in a non-title match with the Exploder suplex; prior to the bout, Maven came out to do guest commentary
Trish Stratus pinned Victoria at 3:06 with the kick to the head
Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Eugene (w/ William Regal) at 3:44
Randy Orton pinned Triple H with the RKO at 16:43
Sunday Night Heat - 1/9/05:
Simon Dean pinned Val Venis
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Johnny Heartbreaker & Slyk Wagner Brown
Rhyno pinned Danny Doring
Tajiri pinned Steven Richards

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Manchester, New Hampshire - Verizon Wireless Arena - January 3, 2005
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Rey Mysterio Jr. & Rob Van Dam defeated Doug & Danny Basham when RVD pinned Danny with the Five Star Frog Splash
Daniel Puder pinned Hardcore Holly with a roll up and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Billy Kidman, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Spike Dudley, Akio, and Nunzio in a battle royal; Chavo & Funaki eliminated Akio; Nunzio eliminated Spike by throwing Spike off him as Spike attempted the Dudley Dog; Nunzio by Funaki; Chavo by Kidman; Kidman by Funaki; the cruiserweight title was at stake
Jackie Gayda pinned Dawn Marie with a roll up; Torrie Wilson was the guest ring announcer for the bout
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when the Bashams interfered; moments prior to the finish, Show punched a steel chair into the face of an interfering Orlando Jordan and kicked out of a belt shot from the champion; after the bout, Show fought off all the opponents, hitting the F5 on Orlando and a double chokeslam on the Bashams
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kenzo Suzuki with the five knuckle shuffle and FU after 9 minutes
Booker T & Eddie Guerrero defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak after Jindrak sustained the Bookend from Booker and the Frog Splash from Eddie
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich in a casket match following a chokeslam and the tombstone

WWE (Raw) @ Poughkeepsie, NY - Mid-Hudson Civic Center - January 4, 2005 (2,500; sell out)
Chris Benoit defeated Edge with the Crippler Crossface in a submission match
Chris Masters pinned Val Venis
Muhammad Hassan pinned Rhyno after Daivari interfered
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Maven
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Eugene defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko
WWE Women's Champion Lita pinned Molly Holly
Kane fought Gene Snitsky to a double count-out
Batista defeated Chris Jericho in a knockout match following a clothesline
Randy Orton pinned Triple H

WWE @ Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun - January 4, 2005
Paul London defeated Chris Cage
Smackdown! - 1/6/05 - included Amy Weber inviting Kurt Angle to her private dressing room; when he eventually showed up and thought Amy was in the shower, Kurt stripped down to his briefs before realizing it was Joy Giovanni; Kurt chased Joy into the hall in an attempt to apologize, only for himself to be chased into the ring by the Big Show, with Show punching a steel chair into Angle's face; moments later it was revealed the entire scenario was a setup by Amy and JBL, who had put Amy's name on Joy's dressing room door:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero at 17:00 by rolling through on an inside cradle attempt moments after Rey convinced the referee that Eddie had hit him with the tag title belt
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Akio at 3:30
Kurt Angle 3-minute Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Brian Black
Doug Basham (w/ Danny Basham) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rob Van Dam; it is believed that during the bout, RVD sustained a knee injury that would lead him to dropping the belts the next week
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich & Paul Heyman in a handicap match by pinning Heyman with the tombstone after Heidenreich tagged out and escaped through the crowd; after the bout, Taker rolled Heyman into a casket located at ringside; had Taker lost the match, Heidenreich would have been able to choose a different stipulation for their casket match at the Royal Rumble
Velocity - 1/8/05:
Orlando Jordan pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the Flatliner at 5:27
Hardcore Holly pinned John Walters with the Alabama Slam at 3:31
Rene Dupree pinned Nunzio with the Michinoku Driver at 4:56
Booker T pinned Spike Dudley with the scissors kick at 3:57

WWE (Raw) @ Wilkes-Barre, PA - Wachovia Arena - January 5, 2005 (1,500)
Chris Benoit defeated Edge with the Crippler Crossface in a submission match; Christy Hemme was the guest ring announcer and was chased away by Edge before the bout began
Chris Masters pinned Rhyno with a fisherman suplex
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Maven
Muhammad Hassan pinned Val Venis
Batista defeated Chris Jericho in a knockout match following the powerbomb and a clothesline
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Eugene defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko when Eugene pinned Tomko
WWE Women's Champion Lita pinned Molly Holly
Kane fought Gene Snitsky to a double count-out
Randy Orton pinned Triple H with the RKO

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - January 5, 2005 (9,000)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Rey Mysterio Jr. & Rob Van Dam defeated Doug & Danny Basham
Daniel Puder pinned Hardcore Holly by using the ropes for leverage
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kenzo Suzuki with a roll up after Hiroku accidentally threw powder in the challenger's face
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr., Nunzio, and Akio in an elimination match; order of elimination: Nunzio, Chavo, Akio; Billy Kidman and Spike Dudley were to have been involved but couldn't make the show due to transportation problems
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when Orlando Jordan and the Basham Brothers interfered
Eddie Guerrero & Booker T defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak
Jackie Gayda pinned Dawn Marie with a roll up; Torrie Wilson was the guest ring announcer for the match
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich in a casket match after 15 minutes

New Year's Revolution (Raw) @ San Juan, Puerto Rico - Coliseo De Puerto Rico - January 9, 2005 (15,764; sell out)
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included a backstage segment with Edge and Christian trying to convince Eric Bischoff to give Christian Edge's spot in the Elimination Chamber because Edge said that with Shawn Michaels as the referee he knew he wouldn't be winning the match and would rather get a title shot against the new champion the next night on Raw, with Bischoff rejecting the idea; moments later, Michaels confronted Edge; featured footage of some of the Divas and wrestlers playing in the pool earlier in the day, with a chicken fight taking place between Rosey & Christy Hemme, Hurricane & Candice Michelle, Stacy Keibler & Val Venis, and Maria & Rob Conway, with Christy winning by untying Maria's top and pushing her into the water:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Eugene & William Regal defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko at 12:20 when Eugene, who dislocated his left kneecap moments earlier and was unable to stand, pinned Tomko with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage as the challengers clotheslined Regal to the floor; Eugene wore Hulk Hogan attire for the match; after the bout, he was attended to by Regal, referees, and a doctor (Eugene's last match for 7 months)
Trish Stratus pinned WWE Women's Champion Lita to win the title at 3:47 after shoving off a DDT attempt and landing the Chick Kick; the champion tore her ACL mid-way through the match while attempting a Thesz Press from the apron to the floor; after the bout, Lita was helped backstage by referees, the trainer, and a doctor (Lita's last match for a year)
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Maven at 6:08 with a roll up after the challenger narrowly avoided being counted-out; Maven spent the majority of the match cutting a promo on the crowd from outside the ring; after the bout, Maven grabbed the mic, said the pinfall didn't count, and if Benjamin didn't agree to an immediate rematch then he could be considered the WWE's second women's champion; Benjamin then returned to the ring and pinned Maven with the Exploder suplex at the 5-second mark
Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) pinned Jerry Lawler (w/ Jim Ross) at 10:51 with the Flatliner after Lawler scared Daivari out of the ring; there was no commentary for the bout (Hassan's TV in-ring debut)
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with the tombstone at 11:37; prior to the bout, Jonathan Coachman joined the commentary team for the remainder of the show and to sit in for Lawler who was still recovering from his match; after the contest, Lawler returned to the commentary table
Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) defeated Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit, Batista, and Edge in an Elimination Chamber match at 34:45; Jericho pinned Edge with the Lionsault at 19:19 after guest referee Shawn Michaels hit the superkick on Edge, moments after Edge accidentally hit the spear on Michaels; the chamber was briefly opened after a cameraman was injured when Batista threw Jericho into him, knocking the cameraman backwards into the chain link cage; Batista pinned Benoit at 26:15 with a spinebuster and then hitting a spinebuster on Jericho onto Benoit's body; Batista pinned Jericho with a powerslam and the sit-down powerbomb at 27:36; Orton pinned Batista with a low blow and the RKO at 32:30, with Triple H seemingly opting not to break the cover as he watched from the corner of the ring; Triple H pinned Orton with the Pedigree after Batista hit a clothesline on Orton as Michaels was distracted by an interfering Flair; due to pre-match stipulations, Triple H won the vacant World Heavyweight Championship; after the bout, Batista lifted Triple H on his shoulders in celebration, with Flair giving the new champion two thumbs up (Satan's Prison: The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Orlando, FL - TD Waterhouse Centre - January 9, 2005 (3,000)
Eddie Guerrero (sub. for Rob Van Dam) & WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham when Eddie pinned Danny with an inside cradle
Orlando Jordan pinned Hardcore Holly by reversing the Alabama Slam into a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Spike Dudley and Chavo Guerrero Jr.; Chavo pinned Spike with a sit-down powerbomb; Spike pinned Chavo by reversing the Gory Special into a sunset flip
Jackie Gayda defeated Dawn Marie in a best body contest
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when the Basham Brothers interfered; after the bout, Show hit a chokeslam on both Bashams and Orlando Jordan
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kenzo Suzuki with the FU
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Booker T & Charlie Haas (sub. for Eddie Guerrero) defeated Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns (w/ Kurt Angle) when Haas pinned Jindrak with an Olympic Slam; due to pre-match stipulations, Angle had to kiss Booker T's ass; Angle instead hit a low blow, which prompted the main event to begin; although not advertised as such, WWE.com cites both this match and the rematch in Jacksonville as Royal Rumble Qualifying Matches, with Booker and Haas earning spots in the match
The Undertaker defeated Kurt Angle (sub. for John Heidenreich) in a casket match following a chokeslam after fighting off an interfering Heidenreich; after the bout, Taker fought off John Bradshaw Layfield, hitting the tombstone and rolling him on top of Angle inside the casket; Heidenreich was pulled out of the match when the show began due to a flight delay

WWE @ Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Office Depot Center - January 10, 2005 (7,500)
Chris Masters defeated Steve Madison
Sunday Night Heat:
Rob Conway (w/ Sylvian Grenier) pinned Val Venis at 5:51 after Conway and Grenier hit the Aur Reviour behind the referee's back
Tajiri pinned Steven Richards with a kick to the back of the head at 6:05 as Richards was throwing a tantrum over not being able to get the pin
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Molly Holly with a victory roll at 4:49
Raw - featured an opening segment in which Randy Orton interrupted Evolution's victory celebration in the ring, then showed footage from the previous night in which Triple H clearly could have broken Orton's cover of Batista during the Elimination Chamber but chose not to; moments later, Eric Bischoff came out and announced that since both Randy Orton and Batista were worthy of a title shot, they would battle in a #1 contender's match in the main event; included a segment in which Simon Dean made reference to a 300lber backstage who wears a mask needing to take his weight loss supplement, referring to Rosey; moments later, Kane came out and attacked Dean before Gene Snitsky came out of nowhere and laid Kane out with several shots with a steel chair, leaving Kane bleeding from the mouth; featured the first vignette promoting the debut of 'The Masterpiece' Chris Masters:
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Maven with a reverse spin kick and the Exploder suplex in a non-title match at 1:49
Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) pinned the Hurricane (w/ Rosey) at 1:58 with the Flatliner after avoiding the Shining Wizard
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Edge defeated Rhyno via submission with the standing figure-4 at 3:36 after hitting the spear; after the bout, Edge called out Shawn Michaels, blaming him for not winning the Elimination Chamber the night before; Michaels came out moments later and told Edge to worry about the future instead of crying over the past; Edge then seemed to take the advice to heart before attacking Michaels; the two traded blows in and around ringside, even battling outside the arena later in the broadcast
Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko at 8:58 when Christian submitted to Benoit's Crippler Crossface at the same time Tomko submitted to Jericho's Walls of Jericho
Christy Hemme pinned Maria in a lingerie pillow fight at 1:08 with a schoolboy roll up and roll over after Lilian Garcia hit Maria with a pillow; Candice Michelle was the guest referee for the bout (Viva Las Divas)
Randy Orton pinned Batista at 14:35 with a roll up after Orton sent his distracted opponent into Triple H, who was holding up a steel chair on the ring apron, moments after Batista said he didn't need the chair to win the match; Triple H and Ric Flair sat ringside for the bout; due to pre-match stipulations, Orton became the #1 contender to Triple H's world title
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Triple H, Edge, & Batista defeated Randy Orton, Chris Benoit, & Chris Jericho when Batista pinned Benoit

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Jacksonville, FL - January 10, 2005
Torrie Wilson won a Miss Smackdown! contest; other participants included Michelle McCool, Jackie Gayda, and Dawn Marie
Orlando Jordan defeated Hardcore Holly
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Spike Dudley and Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Eddie Guerrero (sub. for Rob Van Dam) & WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Booker T & Charlie Haas defeated Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns; although not advertised as such, WWE.com cites both this match and the match in Orlando as Royal Rumble Qualifying Matches, with Booker and Haas earning spots in the match
WWE US Champion John Cena defeated Kenzo Suzuki
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich in a casket match
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when the champion's cabinet members interfered

WWE @ Tampa, FL - St. Pete Times Forum - January 11, 2005
The Shane Twins defeated Shannon Moore & Steve Madison
Smackdown! - included an opening segment in which Kurt Angle apologized to Joy Giovanni and the Big Show for his actions the previous week; featured a backstage segment in which the Big Show confronted JBL on what took place last week, which eventually led to a catfight between Amy Weber and Joy Giovanni, with Teddy Long then making a match between the two women; included JBL being presented with The Man of the Year award by the Florida Agricultural Group, which was eventually interrupted by Kurt Angle who came out and accused JBL of kidnapping Joy Giovanni, adding fuel to rumors brought up earlier in the broadcast; moments later, Angle opened up the trunk to JBL's limo to find Joy bound and gagged; after Joy was helped backstage, the Big Show came out, laid out JBL's cabinet, finishing by repeatedly hitting Orlando Jordan with a steel chair as JBL and Amy Weber watched on from the crowd; as the show came to a close, it was revealed that Joy's kidnapping was actually all Kurt Angle's doing:
Doug & Danny Basham defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio Jr., Eddie Guerrero & Booker T, and Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns in an elimination match to win the titles at 19:02; Doug Basham pinned Jindrak at 5:19 after Mysterio hit the 619 behind the referee's back and Guerrero dragged Basham on top of Jindrak; Mysterio pinned Guerrero with a springboard West Coast Pop at 13:11; after the elimination, Doug slammed the steel ring steps against RVD's already injured knee, with RVD being taken backstage on a stretcher at the 17-minute mark; Danny pinned Mysterio with a double choke sit-down powerbomb after switching places with Doug; after the bout, John Bradshaw Layfield, Orlando Jordan, and Amy Weber came out to celebrate the victory
Kurt Angle 3-minute Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Roderick Stong at 1:50 via submission with the ankle lock
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kenzo Suzuki (w/ Hiroku) with the FU at 1:39
Amy Weber defeated Joy Giovanni via forfeit when Joy failed to appear during her ring introduction; moments later it was refealed that she had gone missing
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki pinned Nunzio at 3:16 with a jumping DDT off the top
Velocity - 1/15/05:
Hardcore Holly pinned Spike Dudley with the Alabama Slam at 4:04
Scotty 2 Hotty pinned Chet Jablonski at 4:34 with the Worm
Akio pinned Paul London with the Akio Time at 6:01
Charlie Haas pinned Rene Dupree with an Exploder suplex at 4:54
Dark Match after the show: The Undertaker defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan in a handicap casket match

WWE (Raw) @ Minneapolis, MN - Target Center - January 14, 2005 (4,000)
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Rosey pinned Grenier following the neckbreaker double team
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Christian pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion William Regal after Tyson Tomko interfered and kicked Regal in the face
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Maven with a splash in the corner and the Exploder suplex
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Jericho attempted to put Daivari in the Walls of Jericho
Edge pinned Chris Benoit with the spear after Benoit attacked Jonathan Coachman after Coachman chased Christy Hemme into the ring
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with a chokeslam in a hardcore match
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak; Val Venis was the guest referee for the bout
Randy Orton pinned Batista by avoiding the sit-down powerbomb and hitting the RKO
Shawn Michaels pinned Ric Flair with the superkick (Michaels' return match after Taboo Tuesday)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Kitchener, Ontario - Memorial Auditorium - January 15, 2005 (4,000)
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Nunzio when Reigns pinned Scotty
Kenzo Suzuki pinned Charlie Haas with his feet on the ropes
Paul London pinned Rene Dupree
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham (w/ Orlando Jordan) defeated Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. when Danny pinned Guerrero; after the bout, Eddie and Rey argued over the loss
Jackie Gayda defeated Dawn Marie in a best body contest
John Heidenreich pinned Hardcore Holly
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Spike Dudley in an elimination match; Chavo pinned Spike; Funaki pinned Chavo
The Big Show defeated WWE Smackdown! John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when the Bashams interfered; after the bout, Show hit the chokeslam on the Bashams

WWE (Raw) @ Grand Forks, ND - Alerus Center - January 15, 2005 (1,500)
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier following the Samoan drop / neckbreaker double team
Christian pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion William Regal after Tyson Tomko interfered and kicked Regal in the face
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Maven
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Chris Benoit defeated Edge via submission with the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, Benoit reapplied the hold
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with a chokeslam
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak
Shawn Michaels & Randy Orton defeated Ric Flair & Batista when Michaels pinned Flair with the superkick; the bout was originally Flair vs. Michaels but, after interference from Batista and Orton, was made a tag team match

WWE (Raw) @ Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre - January 16, 2005 (matinee) (6,500)
Christian & Tyson Tomko defeated the Hurricane & Rosey after Tomko kicked Rosey in the face, with Christian falling on top for the pin
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Maven with the Exploder suplex
Kane defeated Gene Snitsky in a hardcore match with the chokeslam
Chris Benoit defeated Edge via submission with the Crippler Crossface at the 11-minute mark
Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier defeated Jonathan Coachman (sub. for an injured Eugene) & WWE Raw Tag Team Champion William Regal to win the titles when Regal was pinned with the Aur Reviour after Regal went to tag Coachman but instead attacked him; prior to the bout, Coachman came out as the guest ring announcer and announced himself as Regal's partner to defend the titles; after the match, Coachman hit a low blow on Regal before Regal came back with several knee shots and sent Coachman to the floor
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Chris Jericho defeated Muhammad Hassan via submission with the Walls of Jericho after Daivari's interference backfired
Shawn Michaels & Randy Orton defeated Ric Flair & Batista when Michaels pinned Flair with the superkick; Michaels was to have met Flair in a singles match but it was changed without explanation

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Halifax, Nova Scotia - Forum - January 16, 2005 (2,600)
Paul London pinned Rene Dupree with a rolling reverse cradle
Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Nunzio when Luther pinned Scotty with a clothesline after Scotty hit the Worm on Jindrak
Hardcore Holly pinned Kenzo Suzuki with the Alabama Slam
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Orlando Jordan pinned Charlie Haas with the Flatliner
Jackie Gayda defeated Dawn Marie in a best body contest
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & Eddie Guerrero when Danny pinned Eddie with the double choke sit-down powerbomb; after the bout, Guerrero argued with Mysterio over the loss
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Spike Dudley in an elimination match; Chavo pinned Spike with a sit-down powerbomb; Funaki pinned Chavo by reversing the Gory Bomb into a sunset flip and roll over
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when the Bashams interfered as the challenger went to chokeslam JBL; moments prior to the finish, Orlando Jordan attempted to interfere but Show punched a steel chair into his face; after the bout, Show hit a chokeslam on Jordan and a double chokeslam on the Bashams

WWE @ Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre - January 17, 2005 (9,600)
Chris Masters pinned Tyson Dux with a reverse F5
Sunday Night Heat:
Rhyno pinned Steven Richards with the Gore after a spinebuster at 5:04
Tajiri pinned Wavell Star with a kick to the head at 3:37
Simon Dean pinned Val Venis after punching Venis as he attempted a Blue Thunder Bomb
Raw - featured Muhammad Hassan as a guest of the Highlight Reel in which he attacked Chris Jericho and trapped him in the Camel Clutch until Chris Benoit made the save; included Raw GM Eric Bischoff granting Shawn Michaels a spot in the Royal Rumble match, without having a qualifying match, based on his previous accomplishments; featured the announcement that HBK vs. Edge would take place at the Royal Rumble; included a pro-Canada, anti-US promo from Trish Stratus in which she bad mouthed the injured Lita until Kane came out and, after setting Trish up for a chokeslam and letting go, eventually chokeslammed the Women's champion:
Maven, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin, Rosey, & the Hurricane at 3:28 when Conway pinned Rosey after the Aur Reviour
Shawn Michaels pinned Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) with the superkick at 6:22; after the bout, Michaels hit the superkick on Tomko before being speared by Edge - who was at ringside for much of the bout - and was then trapped in Edge's standing figure-4
Batista pinned Viscera with a spinebuster at 2:24
Chris Jericho pinned Chris Benoit at 12:42 by reversing an attempt at the Sharpshooter into an inside cradle
Kane fought Gene Snitsky to a no contest in a no holds barred match at 6:16 after both men fell off the stage and crashed through several tables on the floor after Kane hit a chokeslam from the stage to the floor (The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane)
Dark Match after the show: Randy Orton, Chris Benoit, & Chris Jericho defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H, Batista, & Edge when Orton pinned Triple H with the RKO

- 1/18/05: Former WWF talent Pez Whatley passed away.

WWE @ Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre - January 18, 2005 (3,500)
Spike Dudley defeated Tyson Dux
Velocity - 1/22/05:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki & Paul London defeated Nunzio & Shannon Moore at 6:50 when Funaki pinned Moore with the Rising Sun
Hardcore Holly pinned Robbie McAllister with the Alabama Slam at 4:04
Kenzo Suzuki pinned Charlie Haas with the STO at 6:06
Smackdown!
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Eddie Guerrero & Booker T via disqualification
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Scotty 2 Hotty pinned Akio with the Worm
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Rene Dupree with the FU in a non-title match; after the bout, Kenzo Suzuki attacked Cena
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Dark Match after the show: The Undertaker defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan in a handicap casket match

WWE (Raw) @ Abilene, TX - Taylor County Coliseum - January 21, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier defeated Rhyno & Tajiri when Rhyno was pinned after being hit with the Quebec flag
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak
Muhammad Hassan defeated the Hurricane
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder supex
Kane defeated Batista and Gene Snitsky by pinning Snitsky with a chokeslam; after the bout, Batista hit the sit-down powerbomb on Kane
Chris Benoit defeated Edge with the Crippler Crossface in a submission match
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton with the Pedigree; Orton originally won the match moments earlier after hitting the champion with a steel chair that Triple H brought into the ring but another referee disputed the decision

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Amarillo, TX - Civic Center - January 22, 2005 (4,000)
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak (w/ Kurt Angle); since 3 of the 4 men had already qualified, Guerrero was the only new name to be named a participant
Orlando Jordan defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Spike Dudley and Nunzio
John Heidenreich pinned Booker T
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham (w/ Orlando Jordan) defeated Charlie Haas & Chavo Guerrero Jr.
WWE US Champion John Cena defeated Rene Dupree
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Kenzo Suzuki pinned Paul London
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Kurt Angle and the Big Show by pinning Angle

WWE (Raw) @ Tyler, TX - Oil Palace - January 22, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier defeated Rhyno & Tajiri
Chris Masters pinned the Hurricane with a reverse F5
Victoria defeated Molly Holly
Muhammad Hassan pinned Val Venis after Daivari interfered
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with a chokeslam
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko)
Chris Benoit defeated Edge with the Crippler Crossface in a submission match
Batista defeated Chris Jericho in a last man standing match following the sit-down powerbomb
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton with a low blow and the Pedigree; Orton originally won the match and title after hitting the RKO on an interfering Ric Flair and then hitting Triple H with a steel chair that the champion brought into the ring but another referee overruled the decision

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Tupelo, MS - BancorpSouth Center - January 23, 2005 (1,500)
Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak (w/ Kurt Angle) when Guerrero scored the pin with the Frog Splash
Orlando Jordan defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Nunzio, Chavo Guerrero Jr., and Spike Dudley in an elimination match; Chavo was pinned; Nunzio was pinned; Funaki pinned Spike with a backslide as Spike attempted the Dudley Dog
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Hardcore Holly pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Danny Basham (w/ Doug Basham) by blocking a sunset flip; after the bout, Charlie Haas made the save against the Bashams
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas after switching places, with Danny pinning Haas following the double choke sit-down powerbomb
John Heidenreich pinned Booker T
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kenzo Suzuki with the FU
Paul London pinned Rene Dupree in a matter of seconds with a roll up as Dupree did his trademark dance; both men were still wearing their ring jackets at the time of the fall
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Kurt Angle and the Big Show by pinning Show with a belt shot after Orlando Jordan pulled down the top rope, causing Angle to fall to the floor; after the bout, Show hit chokeslams on an interfering Mark Jindrak, Rene Dupree, Luther Reigns, and Doug & Danny Basham

WWE (Raw) @ Tulsa, OK - Convention Center - January 23, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier defeated Rhyno & Tajiri
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: The Hurricane defeated Chris Masters
Muhammad Hassan defeated Val Venis
Kane defeated Gene Snitsky in a hardcore match
Molly Holly defeated Christy Hemme in a swimsuit contest
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Christian
Batista defeated Chris Jericho
Chris Benoit defeated Edge in a submission match
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton with the Pedigree; Orton originally won the match and title after hitting Triple H with a steel chair that the champion brought into the ring but another referee overruled the decision

WWE @ Oklahoma City, OK - Ford Center - January 24, 2005
Chris Masters defeated Chris Simpson
Sunday Night Heat - only shown internationally:
Victoria pinned Molly Holly at 4:20 with the Widow's Peak
Simon Dean defeated Jerry Steel via submission at 3:11
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Chad Collyer & Jeremy Young at 5:21 when Hurricane pinned Collyer following the neckbreaker / Samoan drop double team
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Rhyno in a non-title match at 7:09 with the Exploder suplex after avoiding the Gore and hitting a splash in the corner
Raw - included a clip of Hulk Hogan as a guest of the Tonight Show in 1985 in tribute to the passing of Johnny Carson, who died the previous day; featured Stacy Keibler and Danny Hodge introducing Jim Ross to the ring as the Governor of OK declared 1/24/05 as Jim Ross Day; moments later, Triple H and Ric Flair interrupted Ross' speech, with Flair eventually hitting a low blow on JR and both Flair and Triple H beating down Hodge after he hit the world champion in the face; Triple H then turned to Stacy when he first attempted to get a kiss but then set her up for the Pedigree; Randy Orton made the save, with Triple H pushing Stacy into Orton as he and Flair calmly left ringside; included footage of the WWE press conference in Los Angeles in which it was announced Steve Austin had agreed to a 3-film deal with WWE Films, as well as footage from Vince McMahon and Austin appearing on The Best Damn Sports Show; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Chris Masters; included the announcements that Ric Flair and Jonathan Coachman would be participants in the Royal Rumble:
Shawn Michaels, Chris Benoit, & Chris Jericho defeated Edge, Christian, & Tyson Tomko at 13:25 when Benoit pinned Tomko with a roll up after Tomko failed a boot to Benoit's face and sustained Michaels' superkick
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Viscera defeated Tajiri in an over-the-top rope match at the 25-second mark
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Batista defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier in a handicap match at 2:07 by pinning both men after hitting a spinebuster on Conway on top of Grenier; after the bout, Batista took the Quebec flag and appeared to stick it in Grenier's ass
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) pinned Val Venis with the Flatliner at 4:39 after Venis failed the Money Shot; during the bout, Davari shouted encouragement to Hassan on the microphone, stolen from Lilian Garcia before the match; after the bout, Hassan trapped Venis in the Camel Clutch as Daivari verbally berated Venis on the microphone
Kane defeated Maven and Gene Snitsky in an impromptu match at 2:00 by pinning Maven with a chokeslam; the match came about due to Maven being granted a second shot to get into the Royal Rumble match by Raw GM Eric Bischoff, all he would have to do is beat someone who was already scheduled for the match; after Kane - bruised and bandaged due to his match the previous week - came out to answer Maven's open challenge, Maven immediately clarified his challenge by saying he wanted anyone besides Kane; Snitsky - also bruised and bandaged then came out; had Maven pinned either man, he would have taken their spot in the Royal Rumble
Randy Orton pinned Ric Flair (w/ Triple H) with the RKO at 16:34 after fighting off an interfering Triple H, moments after Triple H pulled out the second referee and went to work injuring Orton's knee; early in the bout, Batista - who was in Flair's corner alongside Triple H - was sent backstage by the referee after the referee thought it was Batista who tripped Orton as Orton ran the ropes when in fact it was Triple H; when Batista looked to Triple H to help his case, Triple H pretended not to notice
Dark Match after the show: Randy Orton, Chris Benoit, & Chris Jericho defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H, Batista, & Edge

WWE @ Little Rock, AR - Alltel Arena - January 25, 2005
Chad Collyer pinned Russell Simpson
Velocity - 1/29/05:
Scotty 2 Hotty pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 4:00
Rene Dupree pinned Biohazaard with the Dupree Driver at 2:53
Akio pinned Nunzio at 5:09 with the Akio Time
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie haas at 5:31 when Doug pinned Haas with the Last Impression
Smackdown!:
Eddie Guerrero, Booker T, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Mark Jindrak, Luther Reigns, & Orlando Jordan at 14:33 when Guerrero pinned Jindrak with the Frog Splash
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kenzo Suzuki (w/ Hiroku) with the FU at 5:09
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Paul London defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki, Shannon Moore, and Spike Dudley in a non-title match at 4:37 by pinning Spike with a 450 splash
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield fought Kurt Angle to a draw in a non-title last man standing match at 19:25 when neither man could answer the referee's 10 count
Dark Matches after the show:
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich in a casket match
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan in a handicap match by pinning Jordan

Royal Rumble 05 - Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center - January 30, 2005 (12,000; 11,000 paid)
Sunday Night Heat: Maven pinned Rhyno by blocking a sunset flip into the ring and holding onto the ropes for leverage; the bout was joined in progress
Pay-per-view bouts - included Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler doing commentary for the Raw matches and Michael Cole & Tazz covering the Smackdown! matches, with JR and Tazz covering the Rumble match; featured Smackdown! GM Teddy Long announcing that JBL would defend the world title against the Big Show in a barbed wire steel cage match at No Way Out; included a Eugene / Forrest Gump ad promoting WrestleMania XXI in Hollywood:
Edge pinned Shawn Michaels at 18:32 with a roll over and grabbing the ropes for leverage
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich in a casket match at 13:19 following a chokeslam and the tombstone; at around the 5-minute mark, Gene Snitsky interfered and helped in double teaming Taker until Kane came out of the casket and battled Snitsky through the crowd (The Undertaker's Most Dangerous Matches)
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Kurt Angle and the Big Show at 12:04 by pinning Angle with the Clothesline from Hell after Angle reentered the ring; a minute earlier, the Bashams and Orlando Jordan came ringside, with medics and a stretcher, after the champion was driven through the barricade by Show; at the same time, Mark Jindrak and Luther Reigns came to the ring to prevent Show from making a pin on Angle; Jordan, instead of putting JBL on the stretcher, rolled him back inside the ring where he immediately dropped Angle with the clothesline (The Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century)
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton at 21:27 with a clothesline, as Orton tried in vain to use the champion’s sledgehammer, followed by the Pedigree; mid-way through the bout, Orton appeared to have sustained a concussion after failing a DDT attempt; due to pre-match stipulations made by Raw GM Eric Bischoff earlier in the evening, Evolution was banned from ringside for the duration of the bout
Batsita won the 30-man Royal Rumble match at 53:54 by last eliminating John Cena; due to pre-match stipulations, Batista earned a world title match at WrestleMania XXI
Order of entry: Eddie Guerrero (00:00), Chris Benoit (00:00), Daniel Puder (1:52); Puder immediately went out under the bottom rope and cut a promo saying he would be the first Tough Enough winner to win the Rumble, Hardcore Holly (4:13), the Hurricane (6:16), Kenzo Suzuki (7:55), Edge (9:14), Rey Mysterio Jr. (10:49), WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin (12:16), Booker T (13:54), Chris Jericho (15:28), Luther Reigns (17:07), Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) (19:19), Orlando Jordan (20:48), Scotty 2 Hotty (never made it to the ring as he was assaulted in the aisle by Muhammad Hassan and eventually was helped to the back), Charlie Haas (23:55), Rene Dupree (26:03), Simon Dean (28:47), Shawn Michaels (29:00), Kurt Angle (stole Nunzio’s spot earlier in the show) (30:36), Jonathan Coachman (32:38), Mark Jindrak (33:49), Viscera (35:59), Paul London (37:06), WWE US Champion John Cena (38:26), Gene Snitsky (39:30), Kane (41:17), Batista (43:00), Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) (44:42), Ric Flair (46:03)
Order of elimination: Puder by Hardcore (6:00), Hardcore by Benoit & Guerrero (6:11), the Hurricane by Guerrero via a backdrop (7:20), Kenzo by Mysterio via a hurricanrana over the top, with Mysterio holding onto the ropes to avoid elimination himself (11:27), Hassan by Jericho, Benoit, Edge, Reigns, Booker, and Benjamin (20:13), Reigns by Booker via a clothesline (24:20), Orlando by Booker via a clothesline (24:25), Booker by Mysterio via a dropkick from behind, with Eddie pulling down the top rope (24:39), Benjamin by Edge after Benjamin failed a splash in the corner, landed with his feet on the top, and was pushed off (26:53), Eddie by Edge (28:13), Dean by Michaels via a clothesline (29:08), Haas by Michaels (30:16), Angle by Michaels via the superkick (31:13), Michaels by Angle when Angle returned to the ring, dumped Michaels over the top, hit him with the steel ring steps, and applied the ankle lock on the floor until he was pulled away by officials (33:55), Dupree by Jericho as Dupree was doing the French Tickler (37:34), Viscera by Cena (38:58), London by Snitsky via a clothesline as London was on the ring apron (40:21); following the elimination, London was taken backstage on a stretcher; Jindrak by Kane (42:03); Snitsky by Batista via a clothesline (43:08); Jericho by Batista after catching him attempting a crossbody and press slamming him to the floor (43:53); Kane by Cena via an FU (45:12); Coachman by Flair after a spinebuster from Batista (46:27); Christian by Batista via a press slam onto Tomko (46:51); Benoit by Flair & Batista after a spinebuster from Batista (47:29); Flair by Edge following a spear (48:02); Mysterio by Edge via a spear as Mysterio was on the ring apron (49:16); Edge by Batista & Cena via a double backdrop (49:38); both Cena and Batista were eliminated at 51:00 when Cena blocked Batista’s attempt at a powerbomb, with both men going over the top; after Raw referees declared Batista the winner and Smackdown! referees declared Cena the winner, Vince McMahon came ringside and ordered the bout to continue at 53:28; Cena by Batista following a spinebuster
During the bout, Eric Bischoff came ringside at around the 14-minute mark to watch the action while Teddy Long did the same at around the 16-minute mark (Batista: I Walk Alone)

WWE @ San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion - January 31, 2005 (9,200)
Tajiri defeated Psychosis
Raw - featured an opening segment in which Triple H introduced Batista and said he would be proud to face him at WrestleMania, only for an interview clip to appear on the Titantron in which John Bradshaw Layfield insulted Batista and said he would easily beat him if Batista wanted a title shot at Mania; the interview was taped after the Rumble took place the night before; included Edge coming out to the ring and confronting Christy Hemme as she shot WrestleMana XXI t-shirts into the crowd, claiming that she was trying to embarass him since he didn't win the Royal Rumble and thus would not get the title shot at Mania; as he prepared to embarass Christy, Shawn Michaels came out and challenged Edge to a rematch; Edge rejected the offer but demanded that Michaels shake his hand since Michaels said he would if Edge were victorious in their match at the Rumble; Michaels shook Edge's hand and hit the superkick on him immediately after, knocking him out; featured Smackdown! GM Teddy Long approaching Raw GM Eric Bischoff backstage in which Teddy made it clear he wanted Batista on Smackdown! but he was not responsible for JBL's comments being aired earlier in the broadcast; included a vignette promoting the debut of Chris Masters; featured a backstage segment in which Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho blamed each other for not winning the tag team titles; included Raw GM Eric Bischoff announcing three matches for the following week's edition in Japan - Benoit vs. Jericho, Triple H vs. Edge, and Regal & Tajiri vs. Conway & Grenier:
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Simon Dean with the Exploder suplex at 1:22; after the bout, Dean claimed that the only reason Shelton won was because he was on the Simon System; moments later, Benjamin returned to the ring, hit the splash in the corner, and hit the suplex once more
Maven pinned the Hurricane at 2:44 by driving both knees into Hurricane's back after Hurricane failed a flying neckbreaker
Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier to a double disqualification at 6:07 when the referee could no longer control the match
Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) defeated Sgt. Slaughter via submission with the Camel Clutch after hitting the Flatliner at 2:18; prior to the bout, Slaughter answered Hassan's open challenge for any American to face him
Randy Orton & Shawn Michaels defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Ric Flair at 16:07 when Orton, dazed after hitting his head while dropping Flair with the RKO, pinned Triple H after Michaels hit the superkick and Edge interfered, accidentally hitting the spear on the champion while Michaels avoided the move; Batista was in Evolution's corner early on but was sent backstage at the 5-minute mark after smashing a steel chair against the steel ring post as Michaels and Orton were in control of the match; as he walked backstage, he smirked, implying his ejection from ringside may have been his plan all along
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky in a steel cage match at 6:45 with a chokeslam onto the steel cage door, which was broken off by Snitsky moments earlier; mid-way through the bout, Trish Stratus came ringside, wearing a neckbrace, and tried to prevent Kane from exiting through the door; Kane brought her into the ring and was about to chokeslam her before Snitsky made the save and helped her back out of the cage
Smackdown! - featured WWE US Champion John Cena opening the show by cutting a performance on his being controversial as well as his performance in the Royal Rumble; moments later, Smackdown! GM Teddy Long came out and announced that an 8-man tournament would be held to determine the #1 contender to the Smackdown! World Title at WrestleMania, and if Batista decided to jump to Smackdown!, the match at WrestleMania would be a triple threat bout; upon the announcement, JBL came to the ring with Orlando Jordan and Amy Weber to complain about his upcoming match with the Big Show as well as his WrestleMania opponent, demanding that Long call off the tournament; after Long mentioned that Orlando would meet Cena in the opening round the following week, Cena fought off Orlando, threw him out of the ring, and hit the FU on JBL; included the announcement of the first batch of WWE Hall of Fame 2005 inductees - Paul Orndorff, the Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, Bob Orton Jr., and Jimmy Hart; featured a Triple H & Ric Flair / Braveheart ad promoting WrestleMania XXI in Hollywood; included Carlito Caribbean Cool telling GM Teddy Long that he had to be in Stamford, CT the following week to defend his job and his decisions against the WWE Board of Directors:
Kurt Angle Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Nunzio (sub. for the local wrestler) at 2:29 via submission with the ankle lock, pulling Nunzio off the ropes, after hitting the Olympic Slam; prior to the bout, Angle cut a promo on attacking Shawn Michaels at the Royal Rumble, making him bleed, and making him tap; moments later, Nunzio came out and demanded a match to redeem himself for letting Angle steal his number in the Royal Rumble match
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Mark Jindrak at 5:06 with a roll up after a head scissors sent Jindrak head-first into the top turnbuckle
The Big Show defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham in a non-title handicap match at 3:59 by pinning Doug with the chokeslam
#1 Contender Tournament Quarter Finals: The Undertaker fought Rene Dupree to a double count-out at 12:37 when Luther Reigns grabbed Taker's leg, preventing him from getting back in the ring after Taker threw Dupree into the steel ring steps; early in the bout, Mark Jindrak and Luther Reigns came ringside to watch the match; after the match, Taker hit the tombstone on Dupree
#1 Contender Tournament Quarter Finals: Booker T pinned Eddie Guerrero at 19:55 by reversing a suplex attempt into a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Dark Match after the show: The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan in a handicap match

WWE (Raw / Smackdown!) @ Honolulu, HI - Blaisdell Arena - February 1, 2005
Included an appearance by WWE Hall of Famer Don Muraco in which Muraco punched Jonathan Coachman after Coachman insulted him
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Edge with the Exploder suplex
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria after the challenger failed a moonsault; the champion originally wore a neckbrace to the ring but took it off during the match
Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham via disqualificaiton when Mysterio was hit in the knee with a steel chair to block the 619
Batista pinned Maven with a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb after a matter of seconds
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan in a handicap match by pinning Jordan with the chokeslam
Chris Benoit won a 24-man battle royal by last eliminating the Big Show by pulling Show over the top as Benoit slid back into the ring from under the bottom rope; other participants included: Mark Jindrak, Luther Reigns, Hardcore Holly, Rene Dupree, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Chris Jericho, William Regal, Akio, Sho Funaki, Charlie Haas, Paul London, Kenzo Suzuki, Orlando Jordan, Spike Dudley, Rob Conway, Sylvian Grenier, Christian, Tyson Tomko, Rhyno, Muhammad Hassan, Tajiri, and Val Venis; the final four men in the ring were Benoit, Show, Jericho, and Holly
Shawn Michaels pinned Ric Flair with the superkick
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU
The Undertaker & Kane defeated John Heidenreich & Gene Snitsky following a double chokeslam and double tombstone
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton in a streetfight with a chairshot over the head

WWE @ Saitama, Japan - Super Arena - February 4, 2005 (16,657)
Sunday Night Heat:
Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) defeated Rhyno via submission with the Camel Clutch at 5:01
Gene Snitsky pinned the Hurricane with the pumphandle slam at 3:22
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Val Venis at 9:12 with the Exploder suplex
Raw - 2/7/05 - Akebono, former sumo champion, was in attendance for the event; featured Eric Bischoff coming out to begin the show and previewing the scheduled card, accompanied by a translator; included Simon Dean interrupting an All American Diva contest hosted by Jerry Lawler, featuring Christy Hemme, Maria, and Victoria, with Chrity eventually hitting a low blow after Simon insulted the weight of the divas as well as Lawler, calling him the Burger King:
Chris Benoit defeated Chris Jericho in a submission match at 12:15 with a variation of the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, the two men shook hands out of respect
Batista pinned Maven at the 32-second mark with a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb; immediately following the bout, footage from the previous week's Smackdown! aired on the Titantron, featuring the Big Show commenting about possibly facing Batista at WrestleMania
William Regal & Tajiri defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier to win the titles at 4:12 when Tajiri pinned Grenier with the kick to the head after avoiding a blow with the Quebec flag and spraying green mist into Grenier's face; after the bout, Tajiri cut a short promo in the ring before he and Regal went into the crowd to celebrate
Shawn Michaels pinned Ric Flair at 8:32 with the superkick
Randy Orton pinned Tyson Tomko with a roll up at 5:08; early in the bout, Christian dragged Stacy Keibler to the ring as a form of distraction; after the match, Christian attacked Orton from behind and repeatedly slapped him before dropping him with the Unprettier
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Edge at 15:53 with the Pedigree after Batista interfered and hit a spinebuster on the challenger as Edge attempted the spear; late in the bout, Ric Flair came ringside and entered the ring with a steel chair but was speared to the mat by the challenger; moments later, both men attempted to go for the chair but Batista came ringside and took it from them both; with Batista with his back turned, the champion quickly knocked Edge off the ring apron onto Batista on the floor; after the bout, Batista raised Triple H's arm in victory and the show came to a close with the champion realizing Batista was looking at the world title as it was hoisted in the air (The Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century)

WWE (Raw) @ Seoul, South Korea - Jamsil Indoor Stadium - February 5, 2005 (10,000; sold out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier after Tajiri sprayed green mist and executed the kick to the head
Christian pinned Rhyno with the Unprettier
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho with a roll up as Jericho attempted to apply the Walls of Jericho in an interfering Daivari
Kane defeated Gene Snitsky in a No DQ match
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Edge with the Exploder suplex
Batista pinned Chris Benoit with the sit-down powerbomb after Benoit failed the diving headbutt
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) pinned Randy Orton (w/ Shawn Michaels) with the Pedigree after Flair interfered

WWE @ Saitama , Japan - Super Arena - February 5, 2005 (18,757; sell out)
Velocity - 2/12/05:
Hardcore Holly pinned Rene Dupree with the Alabama Slam at 4:15
Charlie Haas pinned Spike Dudley with a t-bone suplex at 5:00
Paul London pinned Akio at 10:30 with a 450 splash
Smackdown! - 2/10/05 - Akebono, former sumo champion, was in attendance for the event; featured a 'Basic Instinct'-themed WrestleMania XXI commercial featuring Stacy Keibler, Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit, Christian, the Fabulous Moolah, and Mae Young; included a seemingly-tranquilized JBL cutting a promo on an inflatable dinasaur that he brought ringside; after taking off his belt and his pants, revealing pink boxers underneath, the Big Show came to the ring; moments later, JBL attacked Show and hit the Clothesline from Hell, showing that he was not tranquilized as thought; the Bashams and Orlando Jordon soon came to the ring but all three received chokeslams from Show after JBL was knocked to the floor; during the commercial break, Show invited Akebono into the ring where the two men shook hands:
Eddie Guerrero pinned Kenzo Suzuki with the Frog Splash at 3:58 after knocking Kenzo off the top
Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak fought WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham to a no contest at around the 2:40 mark when the Undertaker's gong sounded, the lights went out, and when they came back on the Bashams were no longer in the ring but the Undertaker was; moments later, Taker assaulted Jindrak in the ring while Reigns watched on from the floor; while assaulting Jindrak, Taker kept his eyes on Reigns, implying that they had unfinished business stemming from the previous week's show
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 7:52 with the tornado DDT
#1 Contender Tournament Quarter Finals: WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Orlando Jordan in a non-title match with the FU at 4:51
Torrie Wilson defeated Hiroku in a kimono match at 1:40 after a fireman's carry; after the bout, Hiroku ran backstage out of embarrasment; moments later, Torrie took off her own kimono for the fans prior to leaving the ring; as she made her way backstage, a seemingly-tranquilized JBL came out with an inflatable dinasaur
#1 Contender Tournament Quarter Finals: Kurt Angle defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. via submission with the ankle lock at 20:00 after hitting the Olympic Slam
Dark Match after the show: The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich at 17:04

WWE (Raw / Smackdown!) @ Anchorage, AK - Sullivan Arena - February 6, 2005
SuperBowl Sunday
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Edge with the Exploder suplex
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick
Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham via disqualificaiton when Mysterio was hit in the knee with a steel chair to block the 619
Batista pinned Maven with a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb in a matter of seconds
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan in a handicap match by pinning Jordan with the chokeslam
Shawn Michaels pinned Ric Flair with the superkick; prior to the bout, Flair cut an anti-Bret Hart promo
Chris Benoit won a 24-man battle royal by last eliminating the Big Show by pulling Show over the top as Benoit slid back into the ring from under the bottom rope; other participants included: Mark Jindrak, Luther Reigns, Hardcore Holly, Rene Dupree, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Chris Jericho, William Regal, Akio, Sho Funaki, Charlie Haas, Paul London, Kenzo Suzuki, Orlando Jordan, Spike Dudley, Rob Conway, Sylvian Grenier, Christian, Tyson Tomko, Rhyno, Muhammad Hassan, Tajiri, and Val Venis; the final four men in the ring were Benoit, Show, Jericho, and Holly
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU
The Undertaker & Kane defeated John Heidenreich & Gene Snitsky following a double chokeslam and double tombstone
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton after a chair shot

WWE (Raw) @ Steubenville, OH - St. John Arena - February 12, 2005 (4,093)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis
Christian defeated the Hurricane
Muhammad Hassan defeated Rhyno
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria and Molly Holly
Kane defeated Gene Snitsky in a hardcore match
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Edge
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H defeated Randy Orton

WWE (Smackdown!) @ East Lansing, MI - Breslin Center - February 12, 2005 (3,500)
John Heidenreich pinned Booker T following a botched Black Hole Slam
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Kenzo Suzuki with the 619 and a springboard splash after Hiroku accidentally hit Kenzo with a kendo stick
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas when Doug pinned Haas with a sit-down leg lariat after switching places with Danny
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Scotty 2 Hotty, Spike Dudley, and Chavo Guerrero Jr.; Scotty pinned Spike with the Worm after Spike sustained a bulldog from Funaki; Chavo pinned Scotty with a roll up immediatley thereafter; Funaki pinned Chavo with a roll up after avoiding the Gory Special
Orlando Jordan pinned Nunzio with an inverted STO
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Rene Dupree with the FU
The Big Show defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak in a handicap steel cage match, despite interference from Orlando Jordan, after hitting the chokeslam on Jindrak; after the match, John Cena and Rey Mysterio Jr. came out to make the save against the Bashams, Jordan, Jindrak, and Reigns; Kurt Angle was to have been part of the bout as well but could not make the show

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Valparaiso, IN - Valparaiso University - February 13, 2005 (3,000)
John Heidenreich defeated Booker T
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Kenzo Suzuki
Orlando Jordan defeated Nunzio
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Spike Dudley, Scotty 2 Hotty, and Chavo Guerrero Jr.
WWE US Champion John Cena defeated Rene Dupree
The Big Show defeated Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns in a steel cage match

WWE (Raw) @ Toledo, OH - Sports Arena - February 13, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Chris Masters defeated Rhyno
Muhammad Hassan defeated Val Venis via submission with the Camel Clutch after Venis failed the Money Shot
Christian defeated the Hurricane
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Molly Holly and Victoria by pinning Victoria
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky in a hardcore match following a chokeslam onto a garbage can
Batista pinned Maven with the spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb in a matter of seconds
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Edge with the Exploder suplex
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton with the Pedigree

WWE @ Cincinnati, OH - US Bank Arena - February 14, 2005 (7,500)
Chris Masters defeated Chad Wicks via submission with a full nelson
Sunday Night Heat:
Maven pinned Val Venis with the backbreaker after Venis failed the Money Shot
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Hearbreakers
Molly Holly pinned Victoria with the Molly Go Round after avoiding the Widow's Peak
Chris Benoit defeated Steven Richards via submission with the Crippler Crossface
Raw - included Candice Michelle as a guest of the Highlight Reel to open the broadcast in which her GoDaddy.com commercial, first aired during the SuperBowl, was replayed; after making fun of the uproar over the commercial, the two were interrupted by Muhammad Hassan and Daivari; after implying Hassan and Daivari were sweethearts, Jericho challenged Hassan to a match which was accepted; featured the announcement that Roddy Piper would be inducted into the 2005 WWE Hall of Fame; included WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus cutting an in-ring promo on the other Raw divas trying to steal her spotlight, then demanding that Christy Hemme come out; after Christy came to the ring, Trish said she was the true slut of Raw because Christy was set to be the cover girl for the following month's issue of Playboy; following Christy responding by telling Trish she was a slut for sleeping with half hte locker room, Trish slapped Christy to the mat and left ringside; featured Jonathan Coachman conducting a backstage interview with Shawn Michaels regarding his confrontation with Kurt Angle at the Royal Rumble in which Michaels made mention of Angle's upcoming match at No Way Out; included a vignette promoting the debut of Chris Masters the following week; featured the announcement that the following week Batista would officially make his decision as to what world title he would vie for at WrestleMania:
Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) pinned Chris Jericho at around the 6-minute mark with the Flatliner after Jericho knocked Daivari off the ring apron with a springboard dropkick (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Gene Snitsky via disqualification at 4:33 when Snitsky grabbed a steel chair from ringside and hit the champion over the head with it after Benjamin sent him to the floor
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 4:16 when Regal pinned Conway with a running knee to the head
Randy Orton pinned Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) with the RKO at 15:37; late in the contest, Tomko ran in the ring and kicked Orton in the face before leaving through the crowd
Kane pinned Simon Dean with the chokeslam at 2:31
Edge defeated Batista (w/ World Heavyweight Champion Triple H) via disqualification at 5:47 when Triple H came in the ring and shoved the referee to the mat as JBL's limo appeared in the parking lot backstage, seconds after Batista hit the sit-down powerbomb; after the match, Triple H, Batista, and Ric Flair went backstage to confront JBL; Batista ultimately decided to go outside by himself, where he was almost run over by the limo before Triple H pushed him to safety; as the show came to a close, Batista said he would be at Smackdown! that Thursday night and would appear by himself, not with his fellow Evolution members
Dark Match after the show: Shawn Michaels & Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Ric Flair when Michaels scored the pin with the superkick

WWE @ Cleveland, OH - Gund Arena - February 15, 2005
Mike & Todd Shane defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Matt Cappotelli when Scotty was pinned
Velocity - 2/19/05:
Charlie Haas pinned Rene Dupree with a German suplex into a bridge at 5:44
John Heidenreich pinned Mike Mondo with a sidewalk slam at 2:54
Hardcore Holly pinned Kenzo Suzuki (w/ Hiroku) with the Alabama Slam at 5:46 after Kenzo narrowly avoided knocking Hiroku off the ring apron
Smackdown!:
The Undertaker pinned Mark Jindrak with the tombstone; after the bout, Luther Reigns assaulted Taker with a video camera
#1 Contender Tournament Semi Finals: WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Booker T with the FU in a non-title match at 16:46
Dark Match after the show: The Big Show, the Undertaker, & WWE US Champion John Cena defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield, Kurt Angle, & John Heidenreich when Taker pinned Heidenreich with the tombstone

WWE (Raw) @ Cadillac, MI - Wexford County Civic Center - February 18, 2005 (1,500; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Conway was pinned after sustaining Tajiri's kick to the head
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with a full nelson after Venis failed the Money Shot
The Hurricane (sub. for Batista) pinned Maven with the Eye of the Hurricane at around the 3-minute mark
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Molly Holly and Victoria when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick after Victoria hit the Widow's Peak on Molly
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Chrisitan with the Exploder suplex, despite interference from Tyson Tomko
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam after 8 minutes
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho with the Flatliner after Jericho applied the Walls of Jericho on an interfering Daivari
Chris Benoit defeated Edge in a submission match by reversing the standing figure-4 into the Crippler Crossface
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton in a streetfight following a chair shot

WWE (Raw) @ Kalamazoo, MI - Wings Stadium - February 19, 2005 (3,000)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Conway was pinned after sustaining Tajiri's kick to the head
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with a full nelson after Venis failed the Money Shot
The Hurricane (sub. for Batista) pinned Maven with the Eye of the Hurricane at around the 3-minute mark after countering a suplex attempt
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Molly Holly and Victoria when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick after Victoria hit the Widow's Peak on Molly
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Chrisitan with the Exploder suplex, despite interference from Tyson Tomko
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam after 8 minutes
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho with the Flatliner after Jericho applied the Walls of Jericho on an interfering Daivari
Chris Benoit defeated Edge in a submission match by reversing the standing figure-4 into the Crippler Crossface
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton in a streetfight following a chair shot

WWE (Raw) @ Erie, PA - Civic Center - February 20, 2005 (matinee)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Conway was pinned after sustaining Tajiri's kick to the head
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with a full nelson after Venis failed the Money Shot
The Hurricane (sub. for Batista) pinned Maven with the Eye of the Hurricane at around the 3-minute mark after countering a suplex attempt
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Molly Holly and Victoria when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick after Victoria hit the Widow's Peak on Molly
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Chrisitan with the Exploder suplex, despite interference from Tyson Tomko
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam after 8 minutes
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho with the Flatliner after Jericho applied the Walls of Jericho on an interfering Daivari
Chris Benoit defeated Edge in a submission match by reversing the standing figure-4 into the Crippler Crossface
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Randy Orton in a streetfight following a chair shot

No Way Out 05 (Smackdown!) - Pittsburgh, PA - Mellon Arena - February 20, 2005 (8,000)
Sunday Night Heat: Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Kenzo Suzuki (w/ Hiroku) & Rene Dupree at around 5:20 when Holly pinned Suzuki with the Alabama Slam, after Haas backdropped Dupree to the floor (the bout began during the commercial break) (No Way Out 05)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary; featured a Rookie Diva of the Year contest between Joy Giovanni, Rochelle Loewen, Lauren Jones, and Michelle McCool, with voting held exclusively on WWE.com; Torrie Wilson & Dawn Marie hosted the various competitions and Giovanni won the WWE.com poll with 65% of the vote; included the "Pulp Fiction" and "Basic Instinct" WrestleMania 21 vignettes:
Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham to win the titles when Guerrero pinned Doug at 14:52 after hitting him with one of the title belts, slid in the ring by Mysterio, as the referee's back was turned (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
Booker T defeated John Heidenreich via disqualification at 6:49 when, as both men were battling on the floor, Heidenreich struck Booker in the throat with a steel chair; after the bout, Heidenreich rolled Booker back inside the ring and made a cover, not realizing the match was over
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki, Spike Dudley, Paul London, Shannon Moore, and Akio in a gauntlet match to win the title at 9:43; London pinned Funaki at 1:37 after Spike hit a knee on Funaki from the outside; London pinned Spike at 1:59 after Funaki kicked Spike; London pinned Moore with the 450 splash at 3:27 after Moore missed a top rope move; Akio was eliminated at 7:01 when he failed to meet the referee's standing 10-count after London hit a swinging neckbreaker as both men stood on the top rope; Guerrero pinned London with a roll over and grabbing the ropes for leverage
The Undertaker pinned Luther Reigns with a DDT at the tombstone at 11:45; Reigns was escorted to the ring by Mark Jindrak but Jindrak was sent backstage by the referee before the match began
#1 Contender Tournament Finals: WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle at 19:22 with the FU after ramming Angle into the corner as Angle attempted to use Cena's steel chain as a weapon while referee Charles Robinson was knocked down; due to pre-match stipulations, Cena earned a WWE World Title shot at WrestleMania 21 (The John Cena Experience)
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated the Big Show in a barbed wire steel cage match at 15:12 by crawling out from under the ring to touch the floor, after the challenger chokeslammed him from the top rope through the canvas and just seconds before Show ripped the chain off the door and exited the cage; the cameras never showed JBL escaping the cage, instead keeping the focus on Show, thus the announcement that JBL had retained his title was unexpected; mid-way through the bout, Orlando Jordan and the Bashams came ringside but were quickly sent backstage by Teddy Long; after the bout, Batista made the save for Show as he was triple teamed by Jordan and the Bashams while - moments later - Cena attacked JBL as he tried to escape backstage, eventually hitting a spinebuster on JBL through TV equipment near the entrance; as the show came to a close, both Cena - from the floor - and Batista - in the ring - gestured they wanted JBL's championship

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena - February 21, 2005 (4,000)
Torrie Wilson won a best body contest over Jackie Gayda, Dawn Marie, Lauren, Michelle McCool, and Rochelle
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Sho Funaki, Spike Dudley, Shannon Moore, and Scotty 2 Hotty in an elimination match; Spike pinned Moore; Spike pinned Scotty; Chavo pinned Spike; Chavo pinned Funaki
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Rene Dupree with the FU
Orlando Jordan pinned Charlie Haas with a reverse roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
The Undertaker & Booker T defeated Kurt Angle & Luther Reigns
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield pinned the Big Show with the Clothesline from Hell after Orlando Jordan pulled the referee out of the ring following the challenger's chokeslam
Hardcore Holly pinned Mark Jindrak with the Alabama Slam
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham when Guerrero scored the pin with the Frog Splash

WWE @ State College, PA - Bryce Jordan Center - February 21, 2005 (3,500)
Big Vito defeated Kevin Matthews
Sunday Night Heat:
Maven pinned Val Venis at 5:07 with the modified backbreaker
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Shane Spears & Mike Yamaha at 5:05 when Rosey pinnd Spears following the side slam / Eye of the Hurricane combo
Rhyno, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Jonathan Coachman, Rob Conway, & Sylvian Grenier at 6:42 when Rhyno pinned Coachman after Tajiri's kick to the head
Raw:
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria and Molly Holly by pinning Molly at 3:48 after Victoria hit the Widow's Peak
Chris Jericho defeated Simon Dean via submission with the Walls of Jericho at 3:39
Kane pinned Tyson Tomko at 3:29 with the chokeslam
Shawn Michaels & Randy Orton defeated Edge & Christian at 18:09 when Michaels pinned Christian with the superkick
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards via submission with the full nelson at 1:57; Richards sustained a broken orbital bone late in the bout as a result of Master's Polish Hammer (Masters' TV debut)
Gene Snitsky defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin via disqualification at 3:07 when Benjamin hit the challenger in the head with a steel chair, as Benjamin was on the floor and Snitsky was in the ring

WWE @ Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center - February 22, 2005 (7,000)
Frankie Kazarian & Shannon Moore defeated Nunzio & Big Vito when Kazarian pinned Vito with a legdrop off the top
Velocity - 2/26/05:
Paul London pinned Spike Dudley at 4:33 with a dragon suplex into a bridge
Rene Dupree pinned Scotty 2 Hotty at 5:38 with the Dupree Driver
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Mike Kruel & Freed Sampson at 5:24 when Haas forced Kruel to submit to the Haas of Pain
Booker T pinned Kenzo Suzuki (w/ Hiroku) with the scissors kick at 5:13
Smackdown! - included exclusive footage from No Way Out explaining how JBL escaped the cage to defeat the Big Show; featured JBL's Celebration of Excellence in which he was recognized for being the longest reigning WWE World Champion in 10 years; eventually, the Big Show came out and wrecked the party until he was beaten down by JBL, Orlando Jordan, and the Bashams; moments later, John Cena made the save, with Teddy Long coming out and ordering a tag team match for the main event pitting Cena & Show vs. JBL & Orlando; included an in-ring segment with Teddy Long and Carlito Caribbean Cool in which Linda McMahon appeared on the big screen and said Long would remain Smackdown! GM by order of the WWE Board of Directors; moments later, Long told Carlito to show up early to work next week:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham when Mysterio pinned Doug following the 619, Frog splash, and springboard legdrop at 12:53
Kurt Angle 3-minute Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Matt Martel via submission with the ankle lock at 2:10; after the bout, Tazz interviewed Angle in the ring regarding Shawn Michaels' challenge for a match at WrestleMania, with footage being shown from Raw where Michaels issued the challenge to Angle; rather than responding, Angle dropped the microphone and left the ring
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Sho Funaki with the Gory Bomb at 3:21; after the bout, Paul London cleared Guerrero from the ring with a dropsault
The Undertaker defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak in a handicap match at 1:21 when Jindrak submitted to a triangle choke as he attempted a cover; Jindrak worked the whole match himself after Reigns first refused to tag in and then was knocked off the apron by Taker; after the bout, Jindrak and Reigns argued until they eventually came to blows, fighting in and around ringside until referees separated the two
WWE US Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan when Cena pinned Orlando with the FU and Five Knuckle Shuffle at around the 7-minute mark after Show tackled Jordan

WWE (Raw) @ New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - February 25, 2005 (13,000)
Featured a WrestleMania music video to the tune of Kid Rock's "Lonely Road of Faith"; included an appearance by Superstar Billy Graham in which he cut a promo on Ivan Putski and hit Jonathan Coachman after Coachman insulted him
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex at around the 12-minute mark
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson at 9:31 (Master's MSG debut)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 7:08 when Regal pinned Grenier with a running knee to the face
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria and Molly Holly at 4:36 by pinning Molly after Molly sustained Victoria's Widows Peak, with Victoria then being hit with the champion's Chick Kick immediately thereafter
Muhammad Hassan pinned Rhyno with the Flatliner at 6:43 after Rhyno failed the Gore
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam at 8:18; Christy Hemme was the guest ring announcer for the bout
Chris Benoit defeated Chris Jericho in a submission match with the Crippler Crossface at 12:07 after Jericho spent nearly 50 seconds in the hold; after the match, the two men shook hands out of respect and held each other's arm in the air
Shawn Michaels pinned Edge with the superkick at 14:18 as Edge attempted the spear
Batista & Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Ric Flair in a steel cage match at 19:58 when Batista pinned Triple H with a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb; both Flair and Orton were deemed unable to continue and helped backstage at around the 8-minute mark after Orton dropped Flair with an RKO on the floor and Triple H hit Orton over the head with a steel chair seconds later

WWE (Raw) @ Springfield, MA - Civic Center - February 26, 2005 (4,000)
Included a special appearance by Superstar Billy Graham in which he hit Jonathan Coachman after Coachman insulted him
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier following Tajiri's kick to the head and Regal's running knee to the head
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson
Chris Benoit defeated Chris Jericho in a submission match with the Crippler Crossface
Muhammad Hassan defeated Rhyno via submission with the Camel Clutch after Rhyno failed the Gore
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria and Molly Holly by pinning Molly after she sustained the Widow's Peak from Victoria
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky in a hardcore match with a chokeslam onto a garbage can; Christy Hemme was the guest ring announcer for the bout
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex, despite interference from Tyson Tomko
Shawn Michaels pinned Edge with the superkick
Batista & Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Ric Flair in a steel cage match when Batista pinned Triple H with a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb; mid-way through the bout, Orton and Flair were helped backstage when they were deemed unable to continue

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Auburn Hills, MI - Palace - February 26, 2005
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham following the 619 and the frog splash
Jackie Gayda defeated Dawn Marie in a best body contest; Scotty 2 Hotty was the MC for the event
Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) when Holly scored the pin with the Alabama Slam
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Spike Dudley, Sho Funaki, and Paul London in an elimination match; Spike pinned Funaki; Spike was pinned after Funaki tripped him; Chavo pinned London with a roll up
Booker T pinned John Heidenreich with the Bookend
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Orlando Jordan with the FU
The Undertaker & Mark Jindrak defeated Luther Reigns & Rene Dupree when Taker pinned Dupree with a chokeslam and the tombstone; the bout was originally Jindrak vs. Dupree but was changed to a tag team match by Teddy Long after Reigns interfered
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham following the 619 and the frog splash
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when the Bashams interfered; after the bout, John Cena made the save

WWE (Raw) Boston, MA - Agganis Arena - February 27, 2005 (matinee) (2,500)
Included a special appearance by WWE Hall of Famer Superstar Billy Graham in which he hit Jonathan Coachman after Coachman insulted him
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex at around the 15-minute mark; Tyson Tomko was in the challenger's corner until he was eventually sent backstage by the referee
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Regal scored the pin with a running knee to the head
Rhyno pinned Tyson Tomko with the Gore after avoiding a boot to the face
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria and Molly Holly by pinning Victoria with a roll up after Victoria hit the Widow's Peak on Molly; after the bout, Christy Hemme came out and tripped the champion which brought out Gene Snitsky
Kane pinned Gene Snitsky in a hardcore match with a chokeslam onto a garbage can
Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification when Daivari interfered as Hassan was caught in the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, Benoit put Daivari in the hold
Shawn Michaels pinned Edge with the superkick as Edge attempted the spear
Batista & Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Ric Flair in a steel cage match when Batista pinned Triple H with the spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb; mid-way through the bout, Flair and Orton were helped backstage after they were deemed unable to continue

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena - February 27, 2004 (5,000)
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Orlando Jordan with the FU
Booker T pinned John Heidenreich via disqualification when Heidenreich pulled the referee in front a kick from Booker
Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro when Holly scored the pin with the Alabama Slam
Jackie Gayda defeated Dawn Marie in a best body contest; Scotty 2 Hotty was the MC for the event
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham following the 619 and the frog splash
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when the Bashams interfered; after the bout, John Cena made the save
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Spike Dudley, Sho Funaki, and Paul London in an elimination match; Chavo pinned London with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after the challenger hit an exposed turnbuckle
The Undertaker & Mark Jindrak defeated Luther Reigns & Rene Dupree when Taker pinned Dupree with the tombstone; the bout was originally Jindrak vs. Dupree but was changed to a tag team match by Teddy Long after Reigns interfered

WWE @ Providence, RI - Dunkin Donuts Center - February 28, 2005 (7,500)
Sunday Night Heat:
Rhyno pinned Simon Dean with the Gore at 4:05
Val Venis pinned Big Vito with the Money Shot at 4:37
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko and Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier in an elimination match; Christian pinned Grenier with the Unprettier; Tajiri pinned Tomko with the kick to the head
Raw - included the announcement that Hulk Hogan would be inducted into the 2005 WWE Hall of Fame; featured the announcement that Steve Austin would be the guest of Roddy Piper's Piper's Pit as part of WrestleMania XXI; included footage of the Rock at the 'Be Cool' premiere; featured Jim Ross conducting an in-ring interview with Batista in which, after a lengthy promo, he was interrupted by Triple H and Ric Flair, with both men entering the ring and surrounding Batista; moments later, Batista sent Flair to the mat and dared Triple H to try him; to further goad Triple H, Batista hit a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb on Flair while the champion stood on the ring apron, wanting to make the save but hesitant to face Batista; included a WrestleMania XXI 'A Few Good Men' promo featuring John Cena, John Bradshaw Layfield, and Jonathan Coachman; featured Christy Hemme unveiling her cover of Playboy, in which she was interrupted by WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus who came out and began to spray paint the cover until Christy slapped her; moments later, Trish knocked Christy out with the Chick Kick and spray painted 'Slut' on her back; included Randy Orton speaking with Superstar Billy Graham backstage in which Superstar offered him advice going into WrestleMania and told him to go where no wrestler has gone before; after Superstar left, Orton looked at the magazine in his hand and laid it on the table; it was later revealed that the magazine in question was Smackdown! and the man on the cover was the Undertaker:
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H fought the Hurricane to a no contest in a non-title match when the champion attacked Hurricane, knocked him to the floor, attacked him around ringside, and hit the Pedigree on the ramp before the bell rang; prior to and after the contest, Triple H cut a promo on facing Batista at WrestleMania XXI
Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) via disqualification at 6:22 when Hassan hit a low blow as Benoit set him up for a German suplex; the finish was to have been Hassan pinning Benoit after blocking the diving headbutt with the time keeper's bell but Hassan failed to hold up the bell, thus the new finish had to be booked on the fly
WWE IC champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Gene Snitsky at 2:53 with a splash in the corner and the Exploder suplex; pre-match stipulations stated that if the champion got himself disqualified, he would lose the belt
Chris Masters defeated an unknown via submission with the full nelson at 1:16; prior to the bout, exclusive footage was shown of the facial injury Masters gave Steven Richards the previous week
Chris Jericho defeated Maven via submission with the Walls of Jericho at 3:27; after the bout, Jericho cut a promo stating that he wanted to be part of WrestleMania XXI and wanted to make history and would do so, along with 5 other WWE wrestlers and a steel ladder
Shawn Michaels pinned Edge in a streetfight at 18:08 with the superkick as Edge attempted the spear; immediately after the bout, Michaels was attacked by Kurt Angle - who came through the crowd - with Angle hitting an overhead belly to belly suplex, pounding on Michaels, and finishing with the Olympic Slam; moments later, Angle grabbed a microphone and formally accepted Michaels' challenge for WrestleMania before security came ringside and Angle left through the crowd (Edge: A Decade of Decadence)

- 3/05: Terry Funk: More than Just Hardcore by Terry Funk & Scott E Williams was released.

- 3/05: Dusty Rhodes: Reflections of an American Dream by Dusty Rhodes & Howard Brody was released.

WWE @ Albany, NY - Pepsi Arena - March 1, 2005 (6,000)
Velocity - 3/5/05:
Paul London & Sho Funaki defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Akio
Nunzio defeated Spike Dudley
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas
Smackdown!:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns at 6:28 when Guerrero pinned Reigns
Booker T defeated John Heidenreich via disqualification at 5:27
The Big Show & Michelle McCool defeated Rene Dupree & Dawn Marie when Show pinned Dupree at 2:31
Orlando Jordan pinned WWE US Champion John Cena to win the title at 15:25

- 3/4/05: Be Cool, starring the Rock, opens in US theaters.

WWE (Raw) @ Corpus Christi, TX - American Bank Center - March 4, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria
Chris Jericho defeated Christian
Kane defeated Tyson Tomko
Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification
Shawn Michaels defeated Edge
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Gene Snitsky
Batista & Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Ric Flair

WWE (Raw) @ Greensboro, NC - Special Events Center - March 5, 2005 (4,000; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 8:42 when Regal pinned Conway with a knee to the head
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson at 8:21
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria at 5:04 with her feet on the ropes after the challenger missed a moonsault
Chris Jericho defeated Christian via submission with the Walls of Jericho at 11:52; Tyson Tomko was in Christian's corner but was ejected by the referee at the 5-minute mark after tripping Jericho
Kane pinned Tyson Tomko with the chokeslam at 4:24
Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification at 8:20 when Daivari interfered as Hassan was caught in the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, Benoit put Daivari in the hold
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Gene Snitsky at 9:28 with a spin kick as the challenger held the opposite leg
Shawn Michaels pinned Edge at 8:51 after hitting the superkick as Edge argued with the referee
Batista defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match at 14:40 by pinning Triple H with the spinebuster and sit-down powerbomb after hitting a spinebuster on Flair; Randy Orton was to have been Batista's tag team partner but was unable to compete after receiving a chair shot to the head by Triple H before the bout began

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Danbury, CT - O'Neill Center - March 5, 2005 (1,500)
The 1st card in Danbury in 9 years
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) when Holly pinned Matthews with the Alabama Slam
Mark Jindrak pinned Luther Reigns with a roll up after a splash in the corner
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Paul London with a roll up and holding the rope for leverage
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham when Guerrero scored the pin with the Frog Splash after Mysterio hit both challengers simultaneously with a 619
Booker T defeated John Heidenreich via disqualification when Heidenreich pulled the referee in front of a kick from Booker
Torrie Wilson defeated Dawn Marie, Jackie Gayda, Michelle McCool, and Joy Giovanni in a best body contest
John Cena defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan via disqualification when John Bradshaw Layfield interfered; after the bout, Teddy Long came out and ordered a tag team match to take place immediately, with the Big Show as Cena's partner
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan when Cena pinned Jordan with the FU and the Five Knuckle Shuffle

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - March 6, 2005 (9,500)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham
Mark Jindrak defeated Luther Reigns
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Paul London
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Matthews (w/ Melina)
Booker T defeated John Heidenreich via disqualification
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan
Torrie Wilson defeated Michelle McCool, Joy Giovanni, Dawn Marie, and Jackie Gayda in a bikini contest
The Undertaker defeated Kurt Angle

WWE (Raw) @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - March 6, 2005 (6,500)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria
Chris Jericho defeated Christian
Kane defeated Tyson Tomko
Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification
Shawn Michaels defeated Edge
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Gene Snitsky
Batista defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match; Randy Orton was to have been Batista's tag team partner but was unable to compete after receiving a chair shot to the head by Triple H before the bout began

WWE @ Raleigh, NC - RBC Center - March 7, 2005
Shamus Young pinned Murray Happer with a sunset flip off the middle turnbuckle at 4:59
Sunday Night Heat:
Gene Snitsky pinned Val Venis at 3:53 with the pumphandle slam
Rob Conway (w/ Sylvian Grenier) pinned Rhyno at 5:19 with a roll up
Chris Masters defeated Caprice Coleman via submission with the full nelson at 1:56
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Simon Dean & Maven at 3:43 in a non-title match when Regal pinned Dean with a running knee
Raw - included an opening segment in which Shawn Michaels cut a promo on facing Kurt Angle at WrestleMania and showed footage of him attacking Angle the previous week on Smackdown; late in the segment, he was interrupted by Angle on the Titantron, who said his issue with Michaels dated back to 1996 and that Angle would do everything Shawn did in his career over the span of the next 4 weeks; featured footage from earlier in the day of Christy Hemme signing copies of her Playboy in Raleigh; included a video recap of Christy Hemme’s Playboy photo shoot; featured a backstage segment with Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, Edge, Shelton Benjamin, and Christian in which Eric Bischoff stated Jericho came to him the previous week with the idea of a putting on a 6-man ladder match at WrestleMania with the winner earning a world title shot for whenever he wants over the course of a year; Bischoff then made matches for later in the night involving all 6 men, with Christian facing the unknown 6th man; included Bischoff announcing that Batista would be able to pick Triple H’s opponent the following week, with Triple H being able to pick Batista’s opponent the week after that; later in the show it was announced Triple H would face Chris Benoit at the request of Batista; featured an in-ring promo by Randy Orton in which he spoke about his father being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 2 and then laid out a challenge to the Undertaker for WrestleMania 21; moments later, Bischoff came out to the ring and praised Orton for attempting to end Taker’s WrestleMania undefeated streak, hoping it would result in Bischoff getting more stock options, with Orton referring to Bischoff as a ‘legend’ for making WCW beat the WWE in the ratings for over a year, then hitting the RKO on Bischoff; included the Undertaker ‘Dirty Harry’ WrestleMania ad; featured Muhammad Hassan & Daivari confronting Bischoff backstage about not being involved in the WrestleMania ladder match; included an in-ring segment with Christy Hemme and WWE Women’s Champion Trish Stratus in which Christy challenged Trish to a title match for WrestleMania; moments later, Christy said that someone had been training her to wrestle, with Lita then coming out and distracting Trish long enough for Christy to hit the Twist of Fate (Lita’s surprise return after a 6-week absence):
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Rosey in a non-title match with the Pedigree at 2:45; following the bout, Triple H pulled a sledgehammer out from underneath the ring and hit Rosey in the abs, causing him to be taken backstage on a stretcher
Kane (mystery opponent) pinned Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) with a chokeslam at 3:15, despite interference from Tomko; immediately following the match, Tomko rammed Kane in the face with the ladder which was at ringside
Edge pinned Chris Jericho at 16:04 with a DDT after using the ladder positioned at ringside to land a low blow
Chris Benoit defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 4:33 in a non-title match
Batista pinned Ric Flair (w/ World Heavyweight Champion Triple H) with the sit-down powerbomb at 6:41 after throwing an interfering Triple H to the floor; prior to the entrances, Eric Bischoff threatened to disallow Triple H from being at ringside unless he gave up possession of his sledgehammer; after the bout, Triple H pulled a second sledgehammer out from under the ring, which was quickly stolen away by Batista who then broke it in half over his knee
Dark Match after the show: Batista pinned World Heavyweight Champion Triple H in a non-title match at around the 10-minute mark with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Charlotte, NC - Cricket Arena - March 7, 2005 (4,560)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham
Mark Jindrak defeated Luther Reigns
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Paul London and Shannon Moore
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Matthews (w/ Melina)
Booker T defeated John Heidenreich via disqualification
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan
Torrie Wilson defeated Michelle McCool, Joy Giovanni, Dawn Marie, and Jackie Gayda in a bikini contest
The Undertaker defeated Kurt Angle

WWE @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - March 8, 2005 (5,500)
Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated Nunzio & Shannon Moore at 5:23 when Matthews pinned Nunzio following the Snapshot
Velocity - 3/12/05:
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas at 4:32 when Danny pinned Holly with a sunset flip after Doug interfered behind the referee's back to prevent Holly from hitting the Alabama Slam
Spike Dudley pinned Scotty 2 Hotty at 4:39 with a roll up out of an attempted suplex into the ring and grabbing onto the ropes for leverage
Paul London pinned Akio at 10:41 by using a roll over and bridge out of a hurricanrana off the top; due to pre-match stipulations, London became the #1 contender for the Cruiserweight title; WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. did guest commentary for the bout
Smackdown! – included WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield, WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan, & the Bashams – surrounded by security guards, two of which were Sunjay Dutt & CW Anderson – conducted an in-ring segment in which JBL took John Cena’s spinner US title belt and used explosives to blow it up, then gave the previous version of the belt to Jordan; featured Teddy Long forcing Carlito Caribbean Cool to seek out the Undertaker and get his reaction to Randy Orton’s challenge for a match at WrestleMania; included John Cena coming out with a steel pipe and demanding to face JBL’s entire cabinet; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said that he couldn’t let Cena jeopardize the main event of WrestleMania but could give him a title rematch against Orlando Jordan later in the night; since Long wouldn’t help him, Cena dropped him with the FU; following the commercial break, it was announced Cena had been ejected from the building; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with the Big Show & Joy Giovanni in which Show formally accepted Akebono’s challenge to face him in a sumo match at WrestleMania; included a video recap of Christy Hemme’s Playboy photo shoot; featured an in-ring segment in which Carlito asked the Undertaker to come out and respond to Randy Orton’s challenge, with Taker appearing, accepting the challenge, and hitting the tombstone on Carlito:
Booker T pinned John Heidenreich in a No DQ match at 7:22 with a scissors kick onto a steel chair, a Harlem sidekick, and a chair shot to the head
Mark Jindrak pinned Luther Reigns with a left hand punch at 2:39
Kurt Angle Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Mike Haywood in a ladder match at 2:08 after applying the ankle lock and kicking his opponent out of the ring; prior to Haywood’s introduction, Angle showed a clip of the Shawn Michaels / Razor Ramon ladder match from WrestleMania X; after the contest, Angle, while sitting on the top of the ladder, showed a clip from WrestleMania V, talked about Marty Jannetty being Michaels’ former tag team partner, and stated that he would face Jannetty the following week on Smackdown!
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan via disqualification at 16:03 when JBL hit Mysterio with a steel chair as Rey attempted the 619 on Jordan; Doug & Danny Basham were in the challengers’ corner until the 6-minute mark when they were ejected for interfering; after the contest, the Bashams returned to the ring and helped JBL & Jordan attack the champions until John Cena came out of the crowd, cleared the ring with his steel pipe, and hit the FU on Jordan
Dark Match after the show: John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan at 13:22 when Cena pinned Orlando with the FU and the Five Knuckle Shuffle

WWE (Raw) @ Mobile, AL - Mitchell Center Arena - March 12, 2005 (2,500)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Chris Masters defeated Rhyno
Victoria defeated Molly Holly; Val Venis was the special referee for the bout
Chris Jericho defeated Christian
Kane defeated Tyson Tomko
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Gene Snitsky
Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification
Batista & Shawn Michaels defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Edge

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Oshawa, Ontario - Civic Auditorium - March 12, 2005 (4,000; sell out)
Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) when Scotty scored the pin
John Heidenreich pinned Charlie Haas with a sidewalk slam
Paul London pinned Akio with a sunset flip reversal off the top
Kurt Angle Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated an unknown at around the 20-second mark
Mark Jindrak pinned Luther Reigns with a tornado punch; after the bout, Jindrak was attacked by special referee Kurt Angle
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio defeated Doug & Danny Basham when Eddie scored the pin with the Frog Splash following the 619 from Mysterio; the challengers originally won the match and the titles after switching places in the ring but referee Brian Hebner had the match continue
Torrie Wilson defeated Jackie Gayda, Michelle McCool, and Dawn Marie in a bikini contest
Spike Dudley pinned Johnny Jeter
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan at around the 30-second mark when Cena pinned JBL; after the bout, JBL challenged Cena to a one-on-one match
John Cena pinned WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield with the FU in a non-title match after dropkicking a chair into the champion's face; it was not mentioned before the bout began that the title was not at stake, leading many to believe a title change had taken place

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Buffalo, NY - HSBC Arena - March 13, 2005 (matinee)
Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) when Scotty pinned Matthews with the Worm
Paul London pinned Akio by reversing a top rope hurricanrana into a roll up and bridge
Mark Jindrak pinned Luther Reigns with a left hand punch; after the bout, special referee Kurt Angle hit a low blow and the Olympic Slam on Jindrak
Spike Dudley pinned Johnny Jeter with the Dudley Dog
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham when Eddie pinned Doug following Mysterio's 619; the Bashams originally won the match and titles after switching places in the ring and pinning Guerrero but referee Brian Hebner had the match continue
Jackie Gayda, Michelle McCool, Dawn Marie, and Torrie Wilson went to a no conteset in a best body contest when John Heidenreich interrupted the contest
John Heidenreich pinned Charlie Haas with a sidewalk slam
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan when Cena pinned JBL after Show hit the chokeslam; after the bout, JBL challenged Cena to a one-on-one match
John Cena pinned WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield with the FU in a non-title match

WWE (Raw) @ Dothan, AL - Civic Center - March 13, 2005 (5,000; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier after Tajiri hit the kick to the head
Chris Masters defeated Rhyno via submission with the full nelson
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Gene Snitsky with a roll up
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak; Val Venis was the guest referee for the bout
Chris Jericho defeated Christian via submission with the Walls of Jericho; mid-way through the bout, Tyson Tomko - who was in Christian's corner - was ejected from ringside
Kane pinned Tyson Tomko with the chokeslam
Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification when Daivari interfered as Hassan was in the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, Benoit put Daivari in the hold as well
Shawn Michaels (sub. for Randy Orton) pinned Edge after hitting the superkick as Edge argued with the referee
Batista pinned World Heavyweight Champion Triple H in a non-title match with a clothesline and the sit-down powerbomb

WWE @ Atlanta, GA - Gwinnett Center - March 14, 2005
Rhyno defeated Scott Vick
Sunday Night Heat:
Viscera pinned Simon Dean at 1:52 with a splash
Chris Masters defeated Jimmy Rave via submission with the full nelson at 1:37
Maven & Molly Holly defeated Val Venis & Victoria at around the 8:20 mark when Maven pinned Venis with a roll up after a low blow
Raw - included an opening segment in which Chris Jericho, sitting on top of a ladder in the ring, invited Randy Orton to be his guest on the Highlight Reel to discuss his match at WrestleMania against the Undertaker; moments later, Jericho introduced Jake 'the Snake' Roberts as a surprise to Orton; Jake attempted to tell Orton he was biting off more than he could chew but Orton shot back by saying he would beat Taker at Mania and make a bigger impact than Jake made his entire career; Roberts then hit the short clothesline and attempted the DDT but Orton reversed it into the RKO; featured WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus attacking Maria backstage during an interview segment when Trish was questioned about sustaining Christy Hemme's Twist of Fate the previous week; included a 'When Harry Met Sally' WrestleMania ad featuring Kurt Angle, Christy Hemme, and Linda McMahon; featured a promo by Muhammad Hassan on the stage regarding his not having an opponent for WrestleMania; at the conclusion of the promo, Charlie Haas' music was accidentally played before it cut to Hassan's theme:
Kane defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko in a handicap match at 3:18 by pinning Tomko with a clothesline off the top and the chokeslam; after the bout, Christian grabbed a ladder out from under the ring but was scared away by Kane, with Kane hitting Tomko with the ladder moments later
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Edge in a non-title match at 9:35 with the Exploder suplex after Chris Jericho prevented Edge from using a ladder as a weapon by forcing the ladder to bounce off the ropes and hit Edge in the face; prior to the bout, Edge attacked Benjamin from behind on the ramp and assaulted him both on the stage and around ringside for several minutes before the match officially began
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 6:04 when Jannetty pinned Grenier with the Rocker Dropper immediately after Michaels hit the superkick on Conway (Jannetty's return after an absence of over 8 years; the Rockers' first match as a team in over 13 years) (Shawn Michaels: Heartbreak & Triumph)
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H pinned Chris Benoit in a non-title match at 16:53 with a low blow and the Pedigree as referee Earl Hebner was busy ejecting Ric Flair from ringside; the match was made by Batista under Eric Bischoff's 'Pick Your Poison' stipulation
Batista defeated Gene Snitsky via disqualification at 4:46 when Ric Flair interfered and clipped Batista in the knee as he attempted the sit-down powerbomb; prior to the bout, Flair and Triple H came ringside to watch the match; after the bout, Batista overpowered Flair and Snitsky but was eventually surrounded by all three men armed with steel chairs; moments later, Kane ran in the ring, attacked Snitsky, and hit the chokeslam; Batista followed with the sit-down powerbomb as Triple H watched on; as the show came to a close, Triple H announced that Batista's opponent for the following week would be Kane
Dark Match after the show: Batista & Shawn Michaels defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Edge (w/ Ric Flair) when Batista pinned Triple H after Jake Roberts came ringside, scared Flair from ringside, and distracted the champion; after the bout, Roberts hit the DDT on Triple H and placed his snake on him

WWE @ Savannah, GA - Civic Center - March 15, 2005
Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated two unknowns
Velocity - 3/19/05:
Akio pinned Shannon Moore with the Akio Time at 4:35
Mark Jindrak pinned Spike Dudley with a left hand punch at 3:59
John Heidenreich pinned Sean Evans with a sidewalk slam at 1:34
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki at 6:03 when Scotty submitted to the Haas of Pain
Smackdown! - featured the contract signing for Randy Orton vs. the Undertaker at WrestleMania in which Orton eventually slapped Taker in the face, resulting in Taker messing with the lights, big screen, and stage pyro to scare Orton; included Carlito working at one of the concession stands, with him spraying a kid with ketchup when the kid asked for change, then spitting his hot dog at another customer before going back to read his copy of USA Today; featured an in-ring promo by the Big Show regarding facing Akebono at WrestleMania:
Kurt Angle defeated Marty Jannetty at 17:56 via submission with the ankle lock into the heel hook after Jannetty failed an attempt at the Rocker Dropper
Booker T pinned Luther Reigns at 4:02 with the scissors kick; John Heidenreich did guest commentary for the bout but didn't say a word during the match; after the contest, Heidenreich stood on the commentary table and read a poem, thanking Booker for the chair shot that helped him "see the light"; Booker's wife was featured at ringside during the match
Paul London pinned Billy Kidman with the 450 splash at 5:33 after hitting a front suplex off the top

WWE (Raw) @ Fayetteville, NC - Crown Arena - March 19, 2005 (2,500)
Included a segment in which Ricky Steamboat punched Jonathan Coachman after Coachman insulted him
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Viscera defeated Simon Dean
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane via submission with the full nelson
Victoria defeated Molly Holly
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Christian; during the bout, Tyson Tomko was sent backstage after interfering but came out after the match and attacked the champion before Kane made the save
Kane defeated Tyson Tomko
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho by using the tights for leverage after Daivari distracted Jericho
Chris Benoit defeated Gene Snitsky via submission with the Crippler Crossface
Batista & Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Edge when Batista pinned Triple H with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Knoxville, TN - Civic Coliseum - March 19, 2005
Kurt Angle pinned Booker T with a low blow and roll up after Booker became distracted by John Heidenreich at ringside
Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina)
Bobby Lashley defeated Spike Dudley (Lashley's debut)
Torrie Wilson, Jackie Gayda, and Michelle McCool went to a no contest in a bikini contest when John Heidenreich interrupted
John Heidenreich defeated Charlie Haas
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham; the Bashams originally won the match and titles but the bout was ordered to continue
Mark Jindrak defeated Rene Dupree
Paul London defeated Akio via referee's decision after Akio was knocked out legit following a kick to the head; after the bout, Akio was carried from ringside
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan at around the 30-second mark when Cena pinned JBL after Show hit the chokeslam
John Cena pinned WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield in a non-title match following the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium - March 20, 2005 (matinee) (1,500)
Included an in-ring segment in which Jonathan Coachman introduced the Fabulous Moolah & Mae Young, with Randy Orton coming out moments later, cutting a promo on facing the Undertaker at WrestleMania, and hitting the RKO on Coachman
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier after Regal hit a running knee to the head to Conway
Viscera pinned Simon Dean with a spin kick and splash
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane via submission with the full nelson
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak; Val Venis was the special referee for the bout
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification when Daivari interfered and broke the champion's cover after he hit the dragon whip kick; after the bout, the champion hit the Exploder suplex on both men; Benjamin's mother sat in the third row for the event
Kane defeated Tyson Tomko & Christian in a handicap match by pinning Christian with the chokeslam after throwing Tomko out of the ring
Chris Benoit defeated Gene Snitsky via submission with the Crippler Crossface after reversing an attempt at the pumphandle slam
Chris Jericho defeated Edge via submission with the Walls of Jericho after Edge's use of a ladder backfired
Batista pinned World Heavyweight Champion Triple H in a non-title match with the spinebuster and sit-down powerbomb after Randy Orton chased an interfering Edge from ringside

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Hattiesburg, MS - Reed Green Coliseum - March 20, 2005 (matinee) (1,500)
Due to inclement weather which resulted in many no shows, the line up was changed and a #1 contender tournament was scheduled instead
The Big Show defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) in a handicap match following a double chokeslam at around the 15-minute mark
#1 Contender Tournament Semi-Finals: John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with a roll up after reversing an attempt at the ankle lock
#1 Contender Tournament Quarter-Finals: WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated the Big Show via disqualification when Guerrero brought a steel chair into the ring and convinced the referee that Show had used it on him as a weapon; after the bout, Show hit the chokeslam on Guerrero
#1 Contender Tournament Semi-Finals: Booker T pinned Eddie Guerrero with a reverse roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage; after the bout, the two shook hands
#1 Contender Tournament Finals: John Cena pinned Booker T with the FU
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when Kurt Angle interfered and hit the Olympic Slam on Cena; moments later, the Big Show made the save
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & Kurt Angle when Show pinned JBL with the chokeslam

WWE @ Birmingham, AL - Jefferson Civic Center - March 21, 2005
Sunday Night Heat:
Gene Snitsky pinned Val Venis at 3:53 with an inverted DDT
Chris Masters defeated Russell Simpson via submission with the full nelson at 1:30
The Hurricane pinned Biohazard with a crossbody at 2:48
Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) defeated Rhyno via submission with the Camel Clutch at 5:46
Raw – included a video montage of Kurt Angle’s amateur and pro career as well as his rivalry with Shawn Michaels; featured the announcement that Sylvester Stallone would be inducting Hulk Hogan into the WWE Hall of Fame; included an in-ring sit-down promo by World Heavyweight Champion Triple H regarding the breakup of Evolution and the bad decisions made by Randy Orton and Batista; during the segment, Triple H announced that Batista’s match with Kane later in the night would now be a lumberjack match, with Triple H hand-picking the lumberjacks; featured an in-ring promo by Randy Orton, with Stacy Keibler, in which Orton displayed his new ‘Legend Killer’ t-shirt in which the Undertaker’s name had been added to the list; during the segment, a video montage was shown of Orton’s career in the WWE; to finish the promo, Orton kissed Stacy and then dropped her with the RKO as a message for the Undertaker; Stacy was quickly attended to by officials and fitted with a neckbrace; included a backstage altercation between Shawn Michaels, Muhammad Hassan & Daivari in which Michaels challenged Hassan for the following week; featured the ‘Taxi Driver’ WrestleMania ad:
Shawn Michaels pinned Rob Conway (w/ Sylvain Grenier) with the superkick at 9:34
Christy Hemme (w/ Lita), WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Molly Holly, Simon Dean, & Maven at 4:24 when Hemme pinned Holly with the reverse Twist of Fate after Molly failed the Molly Go Round; during the bout, WWE Women’s Champion Trish Stratus came ringside in an attempt to distract Hemme
Edge & Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin & Chris Jericho at 11:52 when Edge pinned Benjamin with the spear after Christian hit Benjamin in the head with the IC title belt; after the bout, Chris Benoit came out to make the save but was eventually assaulted by Tomko wielding a ladder
Chris Benoit defeated Tyson Tomko via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 2:07; Benoit had his ribs taped for the match as a result of the beating he took earlier in the night from Tomko and a ladder
Batista pinned Kane at 8:47 with a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb in a No DQ lumberjack match; lumberjacks for the bout included Chris Masters, Rob Conway, Sylvian Grenier, Viscera, Gene Snitsky, Simon Dean, Edge, Tyson Tomko, Christian, Maven, Jonathan Coachman, Muhammad Hassan, & Daivari; prior to the contest, it was announced Triple H and Batista would have a face off the following week; Triple H did guest commentary for the bout, with Ric Flair standing beside him

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Jackson, MS - Mississippi Coliseum - March 21, 2005 (750)
Kurt Angle pinned Booker T with a low blow and roll up after John Heidenreich distracted Booker from ringside
Bobby Lashley pinned Akio
Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty 2 Hotty
Torrie Wilson, Lauren Jones, Jackie Gayda, and Michelle McCool went to a no contest in a bikini contest when John Heidenreich interrupted
John Heidenreich defeated Charlie Haas
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham
Paul London pinned Spike Dudley with a reversal into a roll up
Mark Jindrak pinned Rene Dupree with a left hand punch at around the 10-second mark
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan when Cena pinned JBL after Show hit the chokeslam; after the bout, Teddy Long came out and ordered a non-title match between JBL and Cena
John Cena pinned WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield in a non-title match with the FU

WWE @ Memphis, TN - FedEx Forum - March 22, 2005 (7,000)
Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated Jamie Jay & Russell Simpson
Velocity - 3/26/05:
Paul London pinned Spike Dudley at 5:23 with the 450 splash
Mark Jindrak pinned Doug Basham (w/ Danny Basham) with a left hand punch at 4:43
John Heidenreich pinned Robert Adams at 1:43 with the sidewalk slam
Akio & Billy Kidman defeated Nunzio & Sho Funaki at 6:06 when Kidman pinned Nunzio with a roll up
Smackdown!:
WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
Dawn Marie pinned Michelle McCool
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly
Booker T fought Rene Dupree to a no contest
Dark Match after the show: John Cena defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield in a non-title match

WWE @ Ft. Worth, TX - Convention Center - March 28, 2005 (7,300)
Brent Albright & Kevin Fertig defeated Eddie Atlas & Brandon Groom
Sunday Night Heat - only shown internationally:
Viscera pinned Val Venis with the Embalmer at 3:03
Rosey pinned Russell Simpson at 2:56 with a legdrop from the middle rope
Chris Masters defeated Jared Steel via submission with the full nelson at 1:21
Gene Snitsky pinned Rhyno with an inverted DDT at 6:29
Raw - featured an opening segment of the Highlight Reel in which Chris Jericho had Chris Benoit and WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin on as guests to discuss the upcoming 6-way ladder match at WrestleMania XXI; moments later, Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) and Edge came out separately to claim they would win, eventually leading to a six man brawl and a match; included an in-ring promo by Randy Orton regarding his upcoming match with the Undertaker in which he was eventually interrupted by an Undertaker vignette on the big screen chronicling his history at WrestleMania; moments thereafter, flames shot out of the ring posts, scaring Orton out of the ring; featured a closing face-to-face confrontation between Triple H and Batista, overseen by Eric Bischoff, in which the two men cut a promo on the other and their match at WrestleMania, eventually leading Triple H to slap Batista with Batista responding by dropping Triple H to the mat; as the show came to a close, the two men were held apart by security:
Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit, & WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Edge, Christian, & Tyson Tomko in an impromptu match at around the 14:30 mark when Tomko submitted to Jericho's Walls of Jericho; after the bout, Christian attacked Jericho with a ladder before Kane came ringside, kicked it into Christian's face, and laid out many of the remaining participants before setting up the ladder and climbing to the top in a symbolic gesture (the bout began during the commercial break)
Christy Hemme (w/ Lita) defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus in an arm wrestling match; moments later, Trish demanded a rematch since she claimed she was not ready; a rematch took place and Christy once again dominated; after the contest, Trish shoved ring announcer Lilian Garcia to the mat and did the same to Lita before leaving ringside
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Maven & Simon Dean and Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 3:52 when Tajiri pinned Maven with the kick to the head
Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) via disqualification at 12:05 when Kurt Angle interfered as Michaels prepared to hit the superkick; after the bout, Michaels fought off both Hassan and Angle, eventually hitting the superkick on Hassan; moments later, Angle and Michaels had a stare down before Angle was escorted out of the arena

WWE @ Houston, TX - Reliant Arena - March 29, 2005 (5,500; sell out)
Brent Albright & ? Martin defeated Eddie Craven & Mike Fox
Velocity - 4/2/05 - only shown internationally:
Akio pinned Nunzio at 4:21 with a roll up
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Russell Simpson & Jared Steel at 4:59 when Holly pinned Steel with the Alabama Slam
Luther Reigns pinned John Blitzen with an inverted DDT at 3:03
Mark Jindrak pinned Billy Kidman with a left hand punch at 4:19
Smackdown! - included Jerry Lawler doing guest commentary for Tazz, whose father had passed away; featured Bob Orton Jr. coming out and asking the Undertaker to have mercy on his son at WrestleMania; after Taker refused, Randy Orton came out from behind as his dad distracted Taker, allowing Randy to drop Taker with the RKO (Bob Orton Jr.'s first appearance back after an absence of nearly 18 years); hip hop artist Baby Bash was in attendance; included Kurt Angle assaulting Josh Matthews backstage during an interview segment in which Matthews asked Angle what his strategy would be against Shawn Michaels, with Angle then dragging him out to the ring, referring to him as Shawn Michaels, dropping him with the Olympic Slam, and applying the ankle lock; moments later, Angle cut a promo on Michaels before a Kurt Angle video package ran on the big screen; featured the official weigh in for the Big Show / Akebono sumo match at WrestleMania, with Show weighing in at 493lbs and Akebono at 504lbs; moments later, Akebono requested to have a WWE wrestling match out of respect to Show:
Danny Basham (w/ Doug Basham) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero with a roll up at 3:54 when Doug backdropped an interfering Rey Mysterio Jr. on the floor, causing Mysterio to accidentally kick Guerrero in the head; after the bout, Guerrero argued with Mysterio over the loss but the two men left ringside together
Paul London defeated Billy Kidman, WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr., Akio, Spike Dudley, Scotty 2 Hotty, Sho Funaki, and Nunzio in a battle royal to win the title at 6:46; order of elimination: Chavo was eliminated by everyone else at the 9-second mark; Funaki by Nunzio when momentum sent Funaki over the top as he had a waistlock applied at 1:05; Nunzio by Kidman at 1:51; Spike by Scotty via a superkick after the Worm at 3:11; Scotty by Akio via a jumping kick off the middle turnbuckle as Scotty was on the ring apron at 4:09; Akio by Kidman when London sent Kidman into him with a dropkick as Akio was on the ring apron at 6:31; Kidman by London by pulling him out over the top by the head by his boots as London hung outside the ring by the top rope
Booker T pinned Luther Reigns at 4:43 with the scissors kick
Doug Basham (w/ Danny Basham) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero) at 2:35 after Guerrero ran in the ring to knock Danny off the apron and inadvertantly caused Mysterio to crotch himself on the top turnbuckle and fall to the mat; after the bout, Mysterio argued with Eddie over the finish but the two men eventually hugged
Akebono pinned an unknown at the 58-second mark after catching him coming off the top and throwing him into the corner, then covering him in the traditional sumo stance; the Big Show sat at the commentary table for the duration of the match and, afterwards, gave his WrestleMania opponent a standing ovation
John Cena fought Carlito Caribbean Cool to a no contest at around the 3-minute mark when John Bradshaw Layfield came to the ring with a number of police officers, who then arrested Cena for vandalizing JBL's limousine; after Cena was handcuffed, JBL assaulted him before being sent away by the officers (Carlito's return match from injury)

WrestleMania Fan Frenzy - Hollywood, CA - Hollywood Blvd - April 1, 2005
Included Michael Cole conducting an in-ring interview with WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus in which Trish cut a promo on facing Christy Hemme at WrestleMania; featured an in-ring promo from John Cena regarding WrestleMania being at the Staples Center as well as his bout against John Bradshaw Layfield
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 8:43 when Hurricane pinned Grenier with a crossbody off the top following a double clothesline from Rosey
Kurt Angle Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Tommy Kim via submission with the ankle lock at the 24-second mark after a low blow and the Olympic Slam; before and after the bout, Angle cut a promo on facing Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania and referred to himself as "the best there ever was, the best there ever is, and the best there ever will be"
Victoria pinned Molly Holly at 5:32 with the Widow's Peak after crotching Molly on the top rope
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London, Sho Funaki, & Nunzio defeated Spike Dudley, Billy Kidman, & Akio at 12:22 when London pinned Spike with the 450 splash; London was not announced as the Cruiserweight champion nor did he wear the belt to the ring

- 4/2/05: Hulk Hogan, Roddy Piper, Paul Orndorff, Bob Orton Jr., Jimmy Hart, Nikolai Volkoff, & the Iron Sheik were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at the Universal Amphitheater in Hollywood.

WrestleMania 21 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center - April 3, 2005 (20,193; sell out)
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) won a 30-man battle royal by last eliminating Chris Masters at 11:36
Order of elimination: the Hurricane by Luther Reigns (1:06); Reigns by Masters & WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Tajiri (1:35); Scotty 2 Hotty by Masters (2:42); Sho Funaki by Masters (2:45); Spike Dudley by Masters (2:47); Billy Kidman by Masters (2:50); Charlie Haas by Maven & Gene Snitsky (3:20); Maven by Booker (3:59); Val Venis by John Heidenreich (5:25); Simon Dean by Heidenreich (5:48); Sylvian Grenier by Heidenreich (6:00); Rosey by Heidenreich (6:19); Rhyno by Hardcore Holly (6:39); Rob Conway by Booker (6:54); Doug Basham by WWE Raw Tag Team Champion William Regal (6:55); Danny Basham by Regal (6:57); Tyson Tomko by WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan (7:36); Akio by Viscera (7:45); Holly by Masters (7:53); Regal by Heidenreich (7:57); Orlando by Snitsky (8:08); WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London by Heidenreich (8:30); Tajiri by Heidenreich (8:48); Heidenreich by Snitsky (8:50); Snitsky by Mark Jindrak (9:14); Jindrak by Masters (9:30); Nunzio by Masters (10:08); Viscera by Booker (11:04); Masters by Booker via a Harlem side kick (WrestleMania 21)
Pay-per-view bouts - included Lilian Garcia performing "America the Beautiful" to begin the broadcast; featured a "Gladiator" WrestleMania commercial featuring Steve Austin; included Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary for the Raw matches, with Michael Cole & Tazz covering the Smackdown! matches; featured Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top, Marg Helgenberger from CSI, and David Arquette in attendance; included a segment in which Eugene was interrupted in the ring by Muhammad Hassan & Daiviari, with both men attacking him until Hulk Hogan made the save, threw both men out of the ring, and posed for the fans; featured Steve Austin as the guest of Piper's Pit in which Carlito Caribbean Cool interrupted both men, attacked Piper, and then sustained the Stunner from Austin; moments later, after sharing several beers, Austin hit the Stunner on Piper as well; included Gene Okerlund hosting a Hall of Fame segment in which he recognized Hulk Hogan, Roddy Piper, the Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, Bob Orton Jr., Paul Orndorff, and Jimmy Hart
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero at 12:39 by reversing a backbreaker attempt into a hurricanrana; after the bout, the two men shook hands
Edge defeated Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko), WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin, and Kane in a ladder match at 15:20 after knocking Benoit off the top with a chair shot; due to pre-match stipulations, Edge earned a Raw world title shot for whenever he wants within 1 complete year (The Ladder Match)
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton by reversing a tombstone attempt into one of his own at 14:16; late in the bout, Bob Orton Jr. interfered on behalf of his son, even using the arm cast, but was eventually kicked off the ring apron by Taker (The Undertaker: 15-0, The Greatest Superstars of WrestleMania)
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Christy Hemme (w/ Lita) with the Chick Kick at 4:43
Kurt Angle defeated Shawn Michaels via submission with the ankle lock into the heel hook at 27:27 after Michaels had been in the hold for 2 full minutes; voted Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Match of the Year (Shawn Michaels: His Journey)
Akebono defeated the Big Show in a sumo match at 1:03 with a throw that sent Show tumbling to the floor; the ring posts were taken down for the match; after the bout, Show congratulated Akebono
John Cena pinned WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield to win the title at 11:27 with the FU after avoiding the Clothesline from Hell (The Greatest Superstars of WrestleMania)
Batista pinned World Heavyweight Champion Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) with the sit-down powerbomb to win the title at 21:34; prior to the bout, Motorhead performed the champion's theme song as Triple H made his way to the ring (The Greatest Superstars of WrestleMania, Batista: I Walk Alone)

WWE @ Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center - April 4, 2005 (16,653; sell out)
Viscera defeated Ricky Reyes & Lil Nate in a handicap match
Sunday Night Heat:
Val Venis defeated Tyson Tomko
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri, the Hurricane & Rosey, and Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier fought to a no contest in an elimination match; Hurricane scored the pin to eliminate La Resistance; La Resistance interfered to cause the match to be thrown out
Chris Masters defeated Sean Evans via submission with the full nelson
Raw - included an opening in-ring segment in which Triple H cut a promo on Batista, saying the world title would eventually be his again; featured Randy Orton cutting a promo on his match against the Undertaker at WrestleMania, with Orton blaming a bad shoulder for his loss before challenging Batista to a world title shot; Eric Bischoff then came out and made the match official for later in the night; included a video recap of the Hassan / Eugene / Hulk Hogan segment from the previous night's WrestleMania; featured Shawn Michaels cutting an in-ring promo on his match the previous night against Kurt Angle in which Michaels asked the fans if they might want to see a rematch before Michaels was eventually interrupted and attacked by Muhammad Hassan & Daivari, with Michaels eventually being put in Hassan's Camel Clutch; included an in-ring promo by Simon Dean & Maven in which they insulted the LA crowd before Steve Austin came out, forced Dean to drink a beer, and attacked both men after Maven inadvertently caused Dean to spill his Simon System drink on Austin's shirt:
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Chris Jericho and Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) by pinning Jericho with a bulldog off the top at 7:30 as Jericho had the Walls of Jericho applied on Christian
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus fought Christy Hemme (w/ Lita) to a no contest when the champion knocked Hemme out before the match with the Chick Kick; as the referee tended to Christy, Trish attacked the injured knee of Lita, putting her in a leg submission for several moments before leaving ringside
Chris Benoit pinned Edge with a roll up at 15:45 after Edge hit the corner while attempting the spear; after the bout, Edge threw Benoit into the steel ring steps before twice slamming a steel chair across Benoit's already injured left arm
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Randy Orton with the spinebuster and sit-down powerbomb at 5:10; after the bout, Triple H came out on the stage and he and Batista had a staredown as the show came to a close

WWE @ San Diego, CA - Sports Arena - April 5, 2005
Velocity - 4/9/05:
Booker T defeated Spike Dudley
Akio defeated Sho Funaki
John Heidenreich defeated Sean Evans
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Doug & Danny Basham via disqualification
Smackdown! – included an in-ring promo by John Bradshaw Layfield regarding his title loss to John Cena at WrestleMania, with JBL stating he wanted the world title back; moments later, Eddie Guerrero came out, followed soon after by Booker T, the Big Show, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Kurt Angle, with each man stating he was deserving of the title as well; Smackdown! GM Teddy Long then came out to the ring and informed JBL that there was no rematch clause in the contract he signed to face Cena at the pay-per-view and then stated that the 5 would compete to see which would be the #1 contender; several members of the San Diego Chargers were in attendance; featured a backstage confrontation between the Big Show and Luther Reigns after Show caught Reigns making fun of his sumo match loss to Akebono at WrestleMania; included an in-ring promo by the new WWE World Champion John Cena in which he thanked the fans for their support, went into the crowd, and said he would defend the championship against anyone:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Billy Kidman at 6:12 by rolling through on a fireman’s carry; Chavo Guerrero Jr. did guest commentary for the bout; during the contest, London began bleeding profusely from the head; after the match, Kidman attacked the champion from behind as London was distracted by Guerrero on the floor, with Chavo later helping double team London
The Big Show pinned Luther Reigns with the chokeslam at 2:15
Kurt Angle defeated Jose Gonzalez in the Kurt Angle 5-minute Invitational at the 36-second mark via submission with the ankle lock; prior to the contest, Angle cut a promo in the ring regarding his win over Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania, wanting John Cena’s title, and facing Eddie Guerrero the following week; after the contest, Angle kicked his opponent and replied the ankle lock as a warning to Eddie Guerrero
Torrie Wilson won a bikini contest also involving Jackie Gayda, Dawn Marie, Joy Giovanni, Michelle McCool, and Lauren Jones; the original line up was just Wilson, Dawn Marie, & Gayda but the other three came out before the decision was made; Michael Cole was the host for the contest
#1 Contender Tournament Opening Round: John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan) defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. via disqualification at 17:16 when Eddie Guerrero interfered, pulling Mysterio off of JBL as he had him down in a cover, and assaulting Bradshaw moments after Bradshaw kicked him in the back of the head; Mysterio’s family was shown sitting at ringside during the contest; moments prior to the finish, Guerrero came ringside to counter the illegal interference of Jordan; after the bout, Guerrero and Mysterio were attacked by JBL, Orlando, and the Bashams until John Cena made the save and cleared the ring

WWE (Raw) @ Brisbane, Australia - Entertainment Center - April 7, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at around the 7-minute mark when the referee appeared to make the 3-count earlier than he was meant to
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane via submission with the full nelson at around the 6-minute mark
Christian pinned Val Venis at around the 10-minute mark with the Unprettier after Venis became distracted by Tyson Tomko at ringside
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak at around the 5-minute mark
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Gene Snitsky with a sunset flip off the top
Kane pinned Edge with the chokeslam at around the 15-minute mark
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho at around the 15-minute mark with a roll up as Jericho attempted to put an interfering Daivari in the Walls of Jericho
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Chris Benoit defeated Triple H & Ric Flair when Batista pinned Triple H with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ Newcastle, Australia - Entertainment Centre - April 8, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Regal pinned Conway with a knee to the head
Kane defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko in a handicap match by pinning Christian with the chokeslam
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane via submission with the full nelson after hitting a Polish Hammer
Muhammad Hassan defeated Val Venis via submission with the Camel Clutch after hitting the Flatliner
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak after avoiding the Molly Go Round
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Gene Snitsky with a sunset flip off the top
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, Chris Benoit, & Chris Jericho defeated Triple H, Ric Flair, & Edge when Batista pinned Edge with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Melbourne, Australia - Rod Laver Arena - April 8, 2005
Prior to the show a series of music videos were shown to the crowd via the big screens in the arena, similar to that of a TV taping; these included the Undertaker's "Desire" video to the tune of Gavin Rossdale's "Adrenaline", a WrestleMania themed video to Kid Rock's "Lonely Road of Faith", a Chris Benoit video to the tune of Finger Eleven's "One Thing", and a general WWE video to the tune of Creed's "My Sacrifice"
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero at 18:12 by reversing a splash mountain attempt into a hurricanrana; prior to the match, Guerrero brought to the ring with him a young woman who was battling cancer and introduced her to the crowd after she hugged Mysterio; after the bout, Guerrero appeared to show hard feelings over the loss but eventually shook Mysterio's hand and hugged him; moments later, Carlito Caribbean Cool came out, insulted the fans and the wrestlers and was beaten down by Guerrero, Mysterio, and guest ring announcer Torrie Wilson after he attempted to spit apple in Guerrero's face
John Heidenreich pinned Hardcore Holly with a sidewalk slam
Mark Jindrak defeated Luther Reigns via disqualification after causing Jindrak to crotch himself on the ropes
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki when Scotty was pinned with a roll up and using the tights for leverage
Booker T pinned Kurt Angle with a roll up
Rene Dupree defeated Charlie Haas
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Spike Dudley; it appeared as though the champion legitimately injured his leg during the match
WWE World Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan when Cena pinned JBL with the FU at 13:43 after kicking a steel chair into his face; prior to the bout, JBL, accompanied by Orlando, Doug & Danny Basham, cut an in-ring promo and attempted to leave the arena until Teddy Long came out, threatened to fire JBL if he did leave, ordered he and Orlando to face Cena & Show, and then sent the Bashams backstage; after the match, Cena hit the Five Knuckle Shuffle on JBL using an oversized novelty Cena finger

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Perth, Australia - Burswood Dome - April 9, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Spike Dudley, Sho Funaki, and Scotty 2 Hotty
Booker T pinned John Heidenreich with the scissors kick
Torrie Wilson defeated Dawn Marie; after the bout, Carlito Caribbean Cool came out and was about to attack Torrie but Charlie Haas made the save
Hardcore Holly defeated Luther Reigns
The Big Show pinned Kurt Angle with the chokeslam
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Doug & Danny Basham
Rene Dupree defeated Charlie Haas
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE (Raw) @ Sydney, Australia - Super Dome - April 9, 2005 (15,000)
Included a segment in which Stacy Keibler introduced Eric Bischoff who then came to the ring and ran down the night's card
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Regal pinned Conway at 8:39 following a running knee to the head
Tyson Tomko pinned the Hurricane with a boot to the head at 5:23
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson at 7:52
Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow's Peak at 5:01 after crotching Molly on the top rope; Christy Hemme was the guest referee for the bout
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex at around the 15-minute mark; Tyson Tomko was in the challenger's corner ealry on but was sent backstage after interfering at around the 8-minute mark
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho after Daivari interfered
Kane pinned Edge with the chokeslam
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Chris Benoit defeated Triple H & Ric Flair when Batista scored the pin with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Adelaide, Australia - Entertainment Centre - April 10, 2005
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Doug & Danny Basham when Holly scored the pin following the Alabama Slam
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Spike Dudley, Scotty 2 Hotty, and Sho Funaki by pinning Spike with the 450 splash
Rene Dupree pinned Mark Jindrak after Jindrak hit an exposed turnbuckle
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Kurt Angle & Luther Reigns when Guerrero pinned Reigns with the frog splash after Mysterio hit the 619
Torrie Wilson pinned Dawn Marie
Booker T pinned John Heidenreich with the scissors kick
WWE World Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan when Cena pinned JBL with the FU, despite interference from the Basham Brothers

WWE @ Moline, IL - Mark of the Quad - April 11, 2005
Raw - included a feature on Randy Orton's shoulder injury in which footage of his surgery was shown; during the segment, it was announced that Orton would be out 3-4 months:
Christy Hemme & Victoria defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Molly Holly at 4:39 when Christy pinned Molly with a roll up after Molly accidentally hit a springboard elbow on Trish, knocking her off the ring apron; after the bout, Kane came ringside and scared Trish backstage as payback for her attack on Lita the previous week (Molly's last match in the WWE)
Triple H defeated the Hurricane & Rosey in a handicap match by pinning Hurricane with the Pedigree
Chris Masters defeated Seth Skyfire via submission with the full nelson
Daivari (w/ Muhammad Hassan) pinned Shawn Michaels after Hassan interfered
Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) pinned Chris Benoit with the Unprettier after Benoit became distracted by Edge at ringside
Sunday Night Heat - 4/17/05 - hosted by Todd Grisham & Jonathan Coachman; included a home video promo for 'Viva Las Divas;' featured a PPV promo for Backlash; included a CD promo for John Cena's "You Can't See Me" album; featured a video promoting the upcoming $250,000 2005 Raw Diva Search; included a look at the recent WrestleMania Revenge Tour in Australia, with comments from Stacy Keibler, Chris Benoit, and World Heavyweight Champion Batista:
Viscera pinned Val Venis at 3:31 with the Embalmer
Maven & Simon Dean defeated CM Punk & Chad Russell Simpson at 3:14 when Maven pinned Simpson after a double-team elevated spinebuster; prior to the bout, Dean & Maven presented doctored photos of Steve Austin drinking "Simon System" products; Punk was referred to as "Chad Collyer" throughout the bout, with Punk & Simpson announced as "the team of CM Punk" (Punk's TV debut)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 7:30 when Tajiri pinned Grenier with the kick to the head after Conway accidently hit his partner with the Quebec flag, with Tajiri then spraying mist in Conway's eyes; Conway & Grenier originally won the bout and the titles at 4:10 when Grenier pinned Tajiri after the Au Revoir, but referee Mike Chioda restarted the bout due to Grenier not being the legal man; after the bout, Regal & Tajiri stated they wanted to be proactive champions and were challenging any tag team in the world to face them; this bout was designated as Conway & Grenier's final shot at the titles

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 12, 2005
Smackdown! - 4/14/05 - included the first ever segment of Carlito's Cabana, with WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. as his guest; after downplaying ill feelings between himself and Eddie Guerrero, Mysterio was interrupted by Melina, Joey Mercury, & Johnny Nitro, with Mercury & Nitro eventually knocking Mysterio out with their elevated double team DDT (MNM's TV debut); featured John Cena cutting an in-ring promo which was eventually interrupted by John Bradshaw Layfield, wearing the old WWE title belt, with JBL thinking he had intercepted Cena's newly designed world title belt but in actuality had stolen a container of pig guts; moments later, Cena dumped the remainder of guts over JBL's head before having his new title belt lowered from the rafters (the debut of Cena's custom title belt); included WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London, with his head bandaged after sustaining 18 stitches to the head the previous week, being interrupted by Chavo Guerrero Jr.; moments later, Billy Kidman attacked London from behind in the ring but the champion eventually fought off Chavo, knocking him out of the ring, and hit the 450 splash on Kidman:
Booker T defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan via disqualification when the Basham Brothers interfered; after the bout, the Big Show came out to make the save with Teddy Long soon following and ordering a handicap tag team match to take place immediately, pitting Booker & Show against Orlando & the Bashams
Booker T & the Big Show defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan, Doug & Danny Basham in a handicap match at 1:29 when Booker pinned Danny with the scissors kick; John Bradshaw Layfield did guest commentary for both bouts
Torrie Wilson pinned Dawn Marie with a swinging neckbreaker at 2:27
John Heidenreich pinned an unknown at 2:19 with a sidewalk slam; after the bout, Heidenreich read a poem about passing gas, since he was in the Windy City
#1 Contender's Tournament Opening Round: Kurt Angle pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero at 25:43 when Angle sent WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Rey Mysterio Jr., who came ringside moments earlier to steal away a steel chair from Angle, into Guerrero - with the chair hitting Guerrero in the head (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero)
Velocity - 4/16/05:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Shannon Moore
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Nunzio
Luther Reigns defeated Sho Funaki
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Spike Dudley & Akio

WWE @ New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - April 18, 2005 (17,258; 13,000 paid; sold out)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London & Nunzio defeated Billy Kidman & Spike Dudley at 5:24 when London pinned Kidman with a DDT off the top
Raw - featured Jonathan Coachman doing guest commentary alongside Jerry Lawler; included an in-ring confrontation between Trish Stratus and Lita, where the crowd loudly and repeatedly chanted "You screwed Matt" towards Lita, before Kane eventually came out to stalk Trish; moments later, Viscera came out to make the save, assaulting Kane inside the ring as the crowd chanted "Let's go, Mabel"; featured Chris Masters challenging a fan out of the crowd by the name of Roman to escape his Masterlock full nelson, and if he succeeded he would win $1,000; Roman failed; included an in-ring promo from Christian, with Tyson Tomko, in which Christian was interrupted by Vince McMahon who then announced that in approximately a month a new draft would take place to shake up the rosters of Raw and Smackdown!; Christian later made mention of going to Smackdown! and facing John Cena saying, "I would kick Marky Mark's ass and take his WWE title because that's how I roll"; moments later, McMahon stated Christian would face Batista for the world title the next week on Raw (Vince's surprise return to TV following his injury sustained at the Royal Rumble):
Chris Benoit fought Edge to a no contest when the two men fought their way backstage at around the 4:50 mark; following the commercial break, the two fought their way into the Divas' locker room before Eric Bischoff had them separated and ordered a Last Man Standing match to take place at Backlash
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated the Heart Throbs in a non-title match when Tajiri pinned Romeo at 4:41 with a modified sunset flip after Regal dropped Romeo throat-first across the top rope; after the bout, the champions were attacked from behind, with Tajiri eventually sustaining a double STO (the Heartthrobs' surprise Raw debut)
Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) via disqualification at 10:06 when Daivari, who was thrown into the ring moments earlier by Michaels, began stomping Michaels after Hassan hit the Flatliner; moments later, Hulk Hogan came out to make the save, with Hogan and Michaels eventually throwing both Hassan & Daivari from the ring before posing to "Real American" (Hogan's surprise return to MSG after an absence of 2 years)
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Simon Dean with the Exploder suplex in a non-title match at 3:17; prior to the bout, Chris Jericho came out and told Benjamin that he would get a title shot at Backlash, with Jericho then bringing out Rich Ward from Fozzy to help him perform Fozzy's latest single, "Shelton's a Little Bitch"; Jericho remained on the stage for the duration of the match
Jim Ross pinned Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) in a No DQ match at 11:33 after Batista interfered, beat down Flair, hit Triple H with a steel chair, and hit the Batista Bomb before placing JR on top of Triple H; earlier in the bout, Jerry Lawler came to the ring to check on JR but was also beaten down; Batista was to have been in JR's corner for the duration of the match but showed up late after Triple H paid off his limo driver to get lost
Smackdown! - included WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Eddie Guerrero as a guest of Carlito's Cabana in which Rey Mysterio Jr. came out; moments later, the two shook hands and buried the hatchet for their issues over the previous few weeks; they were then interrupted by MNM on the big screen, shown backstage next to Guerrero's low rider; to goad Guerrero & Mysterio into granting them a title shot, MNM vandalized Guerrero's car; featured John Heidenreich inviting out his 'friend' the Brooklyn Brawler, with Heidenreich then reading a poem he wrote about the Brawler; moments later, Brawler ran down the poem, disowned New York, took off his Yankees' shirt and hat and put on a Red Sox shirt and hat instead; Heidenreich then attacked the Brawler, eventually hitting the sidewalk slam:
#1 Contender's Tournament Opening Round: The Big Show fought Booker T to a double disqualification at 5:19 when Kurt Angle and John Bradshaw Layfield, who were both doing guest commentary, attacked Show and Booker on the outside to make sure neither man advanced in the tournament; Booker's wife Sharmel was at ringside for the match; after the bout, Show and Booker cleared the ring of the opposition; moments later, Teddy Long came out and ordered that a four-way match take place the following week in England between Angle, JBL, Booker, and Show to determine Cena's top contender and that Booker & Show would face Angle & JBL later in the show
Matt Morgan pinned Brett Matthews at 1:18 with a suplex into a sidewalk slam (Morgan's TV return after an absence of over a year)
Booker T & the Big Show defeated Kurt Angle & John Bradshaw Layfield at 13:11 when Show pinned JBL with the chokeslam after Booker hit the scissors kick; moments prior to the finish, Angle walked out on his partner
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. to win the titles when Mercury pinned Mysterio at 10:26 after hitting the elevated double team DDT as Melina jumped on Guerrero on the floor to distract him; after the bout, Guerrero & Mysterio argued in the ring over the outcome with Guerrero shoving Mysterio to the mat; moments later, Mysterio confronted Guerrero on the floor and shoved him to the floor before walking backstage alone (Guerrero's last MSG appearance)
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a non-title match with the FU at 7:06 after Jordan collided with an interfering Danny Basham on the ring apron

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Dublin, Ireland - The Point - April 20, 2005 (6,400; sell out)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Spike Dudley, Billy Kidman, and Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Mark Jindrak & Torrie Wilson defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Dawn Marie
Booker T defeated Rene Dupree
Sho Funaki & Nunzio defeated Akio & Shannon Moore
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich
Luther Reigns defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly
WWE World Champion John Cena vs. John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE (Raw) @ Berlin, Germany - Max Schmeling Halle - April 20, 2005 (10,000; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Tajiri pinned Grenier with the kick to the head at around the 12-minute mark
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane via submission with the full nelson
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with an inside cradle after hitting a low blow on guest referee Jonathan Coachman, with a second referee counting the pinfall; Victoria played the role of heel for the match
Viscera pinned Val Venis with the Embalmer
Chris Benoit defeated Tyson Tomko via submission with the Crippler Crossface
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Chris Jericho and Christian by pinning Christian with the Exploder suplex
Kane pinned Edge with the chokeslam
Shawn Michaels pinned Muhammad Hassan with the superkick
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ Aberdeen, Scotland - Press & Journal Arena - April 21, 2005 (8,500; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier when Tajiri pinned Grenier with the kick to the head
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with a sunset flip after hitting a low blow on guest referee Jonathan Coachman, with a second referee counting the pinfall; Victoria played the role of heel for the match
Viscera pinned the Hurricane with the Embalmer
Chris Jericho defeated Tyson Tomko via submission with the Walls of Jericho
Kane defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification when Daivairi interfered and hit Kane with a chair; after the bout, Kane hit a double chokeslam on both men
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex
Edge pinned Chris Benoit after hitting him with his briefcase
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H & Ric Flair when Batista pinned Flair with the spinebuster

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Dublin, Ireland - The Point - April 21, 2005 (6,400; sell out)
Hardcore Holly pinned Rene Dupree with the Alabama Slam
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London won a 10-man cruiserweight title battle royal by last eliminating Billy Kidman
Luther Reigns pinned Charlie Haas with a spinning neckbreaker
Booker T pinned John Heidenreich with the scissors kick
WWE World Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated Kurt Angle & John Bradshaw Layfield when Cena pinned JBL with the FU; after the bout, the Basham Brothers and Orlando Jordan helped in attacking Cena
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. when Mysterio was pinned with the elevated DDT double team as Melina distracted Guerrero
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Mark Jindrak with his feet on the ropes
Torrie Wilson pinned Dawn Marie with a DDT; late in the match, guest referee Jackie Gayda turned on Torrie, with guest ring announcer Joy Giovanni eventually counting the pinfall
The Undertaker defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan via disqualification after using the title belt as a weapon; after the bout, Taker hit the tombstone on the champion

WWE (Raw) @ Edinburgh, Scotland - Royal Highland Centre - April 22, 2005 (4,000)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane via submission with the full nelson
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria after hitting a low blow on guest referee Jonathan Coachman, with a second referee counting the pinfall; Victoria played the role of heel for the match
Viscera pinned Val Venis with the Embalmer
Chris Benoit defeated Tyson Tomko via submission with the Sharpshooter
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Chris Jericho and Christian by pinning Christian with the Exploder suplex after Tyson Tomko's interference backfired
Kane pinned Edge with the chokeslam
Shawn Michaels pinned Mohammad Hassan with the superkick; late in the match, the fire alarm went off which caused the bout to go to a rushed finish
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with a spinebuster at around the 20-minute mark

WWE (Smackdown!) @ London, England - Excell Convention Centre - April 22, 2005 (8,000; sell out)
Rene Dupree pinned Mark Jindrak with an elbow drop after hitting a Snake Eyes
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London won a cruiserweight title battle royal by last eliminating Billy Kidman; other participants included: Shannon Moore, Akio, Nunzio, Sho Funaki, Chavo Guerrero Jr., and Spike Dudley; the final three in the ring were London, Kidman, and Chavo
Torrie Wilson pinned Dawn Marie with a DDT; late in the match, guest referee Jackie Gayda turned on Torrie, with guest ring announcer Joy Giovanni eventually counting the pinfall
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas when Holly was pinned after the Bashams switched places in the ring
Booker T pinned John Heidenreich with the scissors kick
WWE World Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan after Cena hit the FU on JBL and Show hit the chokeslam on Jordan
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. when Mysterio was pinned after sustaining the elevated DDT double team while Melina distracted Guerrero
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with a roll up and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage
The Undertaker pinned Kurt Angle with the tombstone

WWE (Raw) @ Newcastle, England - Metro Radio Arena - April 23, 2005 (9,500; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 7:27 when Regal pinned Conway with a running knee to the head
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane via submission with the full nelson at 6:44 after a forearm blow
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria by reversing the Widow's Peak into a roll up at 6:18 after hitting a low blow on guest referee Jonathan Coachman, with a second referee counting the pinfall; Coachman also served as guest ring announcer for the match before appointing himself the referee
Viscera pinned Val Venis with the Embalmer at 5:38
Chris Jericho defeated Tyson Tomko via submission with the Walls of Jericho at 7:38 following a springboard dropkick after Tomko crotched himself on the top rope
Kane defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification at 4:34 when Daivari interfered and hit Kane in the back with a steel chair as Kane prepared to hit a chokeslam on Hassan; moments later, Kane hit a double chokeslam on both men
WWE IC Champion Shleton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex at 13:35 after avoiding the Unprettier; Tyson Tomko was in Christian's corner early on but was sent backstage at the 8-minute mark after interfering
Edge pinned Chris Benoit at 8:37 after hitting him in the head with a steel chair from the floor
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H & Ric Flair at 27:55 when Batista pinned Flair with the spinebuster immediately after Michaels hit Triple H with the superkick as Triple H attempted to hit the Pedigree on the champion

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bologna, Italy - Pallamalaguti - April 24, 2005
Nunzio defeated Rene Dupree
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Akio, Sho Funaki, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Scotty 2 Hotty, Billy Kidman, and Spike Dudley in a cruiserweight title battle royal
Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Mark Jindrak
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro defeated Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr.
Booker T defeated Kurt Angle
WWE World Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan; after the bout, all the babyfaces came out to celebrate Cena's 28th birthday

WWE (Raw) @ Hull, England - Arena - April 24, 2005 (matinee) (2,500; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko when Regal pinned Christian
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with the Twist of Fate after guest referee Jonathan Coachman fell to the floor, with a second referee counting the pinfall; Victoria played the role of heel for the match
Viscera pinned the Hurricane
Chris Benoit defeated Rob Conway (w/ Sylvian Grenier) via submission with the Crippler Crossface
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Chris Jericho with the Exploder suplex; after the bout, Jericho raised the champion's hand in respect
Kane pinned Edge with the chokeslam
Shawn Michaels pinned Muhammad Hassan with the superkick
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Triple H with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Milan, Italy - Fila Foreum - April 24, 2005
Nunzio pinned WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a non-title match
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Sho Funaki, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Billy Kidman, Spike Dudley, Akio, and Shannon Moore in a cruiserweight title battle royal
Torrie Wilson & Mark Jindrak defeated Dawn Marie & Rene Dupree
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro defeated Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr.
Booker T defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via disqualification
The Big Show defeated John Heidenreich
The Undertaker defeated Kurt Angle
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Cardiff, Wales - International Arena - April 25, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London won a cruiserweight title battle royal by last eliminating Billy Kidman and Chavo Guerrero Jr.; other participants included: Shannon Moore, Spike Dudley, Nunzio, and Scotty 2 Hotty; the bout originally ended in a draw as both Kidman and Guerrero went out over the top at the same time but it was later ordered to continue, with London reentering the ring as well
Rene Dupree pinned Sho Funaki with the Michinoku Driver after avoiding the tornado DDT
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Doug & Danny Basham when Holly scored the pin after Haas reversed the cover behind the referee's back, moments after the Bashams switched places in the ring
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Mark Jindrak with a roll up
The Undertaker pinned Kurt Angle with the tombstone
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro defeated Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. when Mysterio was pinned after sustaining the Snapshot
Booker T pinned John Heidenreich with the scissors kick
WWE World Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan when Cena hit the FU and Show hit the chokeslam simultaneously

WWE @ Birmingham, England - NEC Arena - April 25, 2005 (10,500; sell out)
Sunday Night Heat - only shown internationally:
Simon Dean defeated Robbie Brookside
The Heart Throbs defeated Eric Schwartz & Domino when Romeo pinned Schwartz following a double team move
The Hurricane pinned Maven with the Eye of the Hurricane after avoiding a tilt-a-whirl slam
Raw - included an opening segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Batista came out and introduced Jim Ross, congratulating him on his victory over Triple H the previous week, with Triple H eventually coming out; to further goad Triple H, Batista said, that due to JR's victory, he should be the #1 contender instead and then repeatedly showed footage of JR pinning Triple H; the two men teased a face-to-face confrontation but Triple H eventually went backstage; featured Trish Stratus & Viscera on a date at the Brasshouse, with Viscera continuously hitting on Trish until she slapped him and said that he would only get something out of her if he did away with Kane at Backlash, then flashed him to give him a sneak preview as to what he would get; included an in-ring promo by Christian, with Tyson Tomko, in which Christian referred to John Cena as an Ali G rip-off before Kane came out and attacked Tomko while Christian left through the crowd; featured Chris Masters challenging a fan out of the crowd by the name of Andy Baker to escape his Masterlock full nelson, and if he succeeded he would win $1,000; Baker failed; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Shawn Michaels & Hulk Hogan regarding their tag team match at Backlash:
Chris Jericho defeated Sylvian Grenier (w/ Rob Conway) via submission with the Walls of Jericho at 3:01 after knocking Conway off the apron with a springboard dropkick; after the bout, Shelton Benjamin made the save for Jericho against Conway & Grenier; moments later, after Jericho told Benjamin off, Benjamin hit the Exploder suplex
Muhammad Hassan & Daivari defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri in a non-title match at around the 6-minute mark when Daivairi pinned Tajiri with a legdrop off the top after Hassan hit the Downward Spiral; the bout began during the commercial break; the match came about after Hassan & Daivari interrupted an in-ring party by the WWE Divas and the Daily Star girls regarding William Regal's upcoming autobiography; after the contest, Regal was double teamed and eventually locked in Hassan's Camel Clutch
Edge pinned Val Venis with the spear after avoiding a clothesline at 3:14; after the bout, Edge hit a DDT on Venis, applied the Sharpshooter, and the Crippler Crossface before Chris Benoit made the save
World Heavyweight Champion Batsita pinned Christian (w/ Triple H) in a non-title match at 12:31 with the sit-down powerbomb and then slapping guest referee Jonathan Coachman's hand to the mat three times after Coachman had been knocked out; Ric Flair was the gust time keeper; after the bout, Batista assaulted Flair but eventually sustained the Pedigree from Triple H as the show came to a close

WWE @ Birmingham, England - NEC Arena - April 26, 2005 (9,500; sell out)
Velocity - 4/30/05:
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Shannon Moore at 6:23 when Doug pinned Scotty with a roll up
Nunzio & Sho Funaki defeated Billy Kidman & Akio when Funaki pinned Kidman with a tornado DDT at 5:34
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned Charlie Haas with the Flatliner at 5:43
Smackdown!:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London via count-out
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr.
Matt Morgan pinned Mikey Whiplash
#1 Contender Tournament Final Round: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Kurt Angle, the Big Show, and Booker T in an elimination match; Big Show was counted-out; Angle pinned Booker after a chair shot; JBL pinned Angle after Booker interfered and hit Angle with a chair; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender to the WWE World Title

WWE (Raw) @ Nottingham, England - Arena - April 26, 2005 (4,500)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane
Victoria defeated Christy Hemme; Jonathan Coachman was the guest referee for the bout
Viscera defeated Val Venis
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H & Ric Flair when Batista pinned Flair with a spinebuster
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian
Kane defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification when Daivari interfered
Chris Benoit defeated Edge; after the bout, Kane made the save; moments thereafter, all the babyfaces came out to celebrate Kane's 38th birthday

- 4/29/05: Former WWE Tag Team Champion Chris Candido passed away at the age of 33.

Backlash 05 (Raw) - Manchester, NH - Verizon Wireless Arena - May 1, 2005 (14,000; 12,000 paid; sell out)
Sunday Night Heat: Tyson Tomko pinned Val Venis at 5:41 with a boot to the face (Backlash 2005)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included Christian, with Tyson Tomko, cutting an in-ring promo about possibly being traded to Smackdown!, then did a rap promo on Batista, Triple H, Ric Flair, and JBL, before eventually doing the same to John Cena:
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Chris Jericho at 14:38 with a roll up reversal of a sunset flip
The Hurricane & Rosey defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Tajiri, the Heart Throbs, Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier, and Maven & Simon Dean in a tag team turmoil match to win the titles at 13:40; Tajiri pinned Antonio at 3:03 with a sunset flip out of the corner after Antonio hit the corner; Regal pinned Dean at 5:45 with a running knee to the head; Conway pinned Regal at 9:15 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Regal knocked Grenier off the ring apron; Hurricane pinned Conway with a splash from Rosey's shoulders
Edge defeated Chris Benoit in a last man standing match at 18:00 after hitting Benoit in the back of the head with a brick Edge took out of his briefcase; moments earlier, Edge hit two spears on Benoit but Benoit was able to break the referee's 10-count on both ocassions
Kane (w/ Lita) pinned Viscera (w/ WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus) at 6:07 with a boot to the face and the chokeslam; after the bout, Trish grabbed a microphone and cut a promo on Viscera in the ring, saying she never would have slept with him even if he had defeated Kane; Viscera then put Trish in a bearhug before hitting a splash on her; moments later, Trish was taken backstage on a stretcher
Shawn Michaels & Hulk Hogan defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari at 15:20 when Hogan pinned Daivari after Michaels hit the superkick behind the referee's back
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) at 16:27 with the sit-down powerbomb out of the corner as Triple H was punching the champion in the face while standing on the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, Triple H shoved Flair down and hit the Pedigree on referee Mike Chioda

WWE @ Boston, MA - FleetCenter - May 2, 2005 (6,500)
Todd Hansen defeated Brian Black
Sunday Night Heat:
Maven pinned Val Venis with the double knee to the back at 5:25
Tyson Tomko defated Arch Kincaid at 2:53 when the referee stopped the bout after Tomko kicked his opponent in the face, knocking him off the ring apron and knocking him out cold
The Heart Throbs defeated William Regal & Tajiri at 7:16 when Romeo pinned Tajiri following a double STO after Tajiri missed a handspring double back elbow
Raw - included the announcement by Eric Bischoff that the new #1 contender to the world title would be determined by a 8-man single elimination 'Gold Rush Tournament', which would begin later in the evening; featured an in-ring promo from Muhammad Hassan in which he complained about not being included in the Gold Rush Tournament, losing the tag match at Backlash, then blamed Daivari for the loss and ended up slapping and kicking him before the two men left ringside together; included a backstage interview with WWF IC Champion Shelton Benjamin in which Chris Jericho interrupted, with the two men showing their respect for one another after their match the night before; featured a tribute to the passing of Chris Candido; included a Happy Birthday wish from the WWE to the Rock; featured Chris Masters challenging a fan out of the crowd by the name of James DeFalco to escape his Masterlock full nelson, and if he succeeded he would win $4,000, a Boston Red Sox Kurt Schilling jersey, and a football autographed by Tom Brady; DeFalco failed:
Gold Rush Quarter Finals: Kane (w/ Lita) pinned Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) at 4:43 with the chokeslam after Christian collided with Tomko on the ring apron; after the bout, Christian went backstage while Tomko attempted to attack Kane but eventually sustained the chokeslam for his troubles
Viscera pinned Simon Dean with a splash at 1:32 after throwing Dean to the mat as he came off the top; prior to the bout, Viscera cut an in-ring promo on attacking Trish Stratus the previous night, then began hitting on Lilian Garcia until Simon Dean interrupted; after the bout, Viscera again hit on Lilian at ringside
Gold Rush Quarter Finals: Shawn Michaels pinned WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin in a non-title match at 14:44 after hitting the superkick as Benjamin attempted a springboard clothesline into the ring (The Best of Raw 15th Anniversary, Wrestling's Highest Flyers)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier at 3:39 when Hurricane pinned Grenier following the Samoan Drop / neckbreaker double team
Gold Rush Quarter Finals: Edge pinned Chris Jericho with the spear at 8:11, moments after hitting Jericho with the briefcase and following with a missile dropkick
Gold Rush Quarter Finals: Chris Benoit defeated Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) via submission with the Sharpshooter at 13:28 as Batista taunted Triple H from the floor; moments earlier, Benoit was double teamed in the ring by Triple H and Flair until Batsita made the save and laid out both men, eventually hitting the spinebuster on Triple H
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H & Edge when Michaels pinned Edge

WWE @ Trenton, NJ - Sovereign Bank Arena - May 3, 2005 (4,000)
Charlie Haas defeated Big Vito
Velocity - 5/7/05:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Akio in a non-title match at 5:43 with a hurricanrana off the top
The Big Show defeated Jose & Joel Maximo in a handicap match at 1:36 by pinning both men after side slamming one on top of the other
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Nunzio & Sho Funaki at 5:57 when Danny pinned Funaki after making an illegal switch with Doug and then hitting the double choke sit-down powerbomb
Mark Jindrak pinned Spike Dudley with a back suplex into a side slam at 4:16
Smackdown! - included the world premiere of John Cena's "Bad Bad Man" music video:
Matt Morgan pinned Rob Eckos with a vertical suplex into a urinage at 1:02
Booker T pinned WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a non-title match with the scissors kick at 5:09
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Shannon Moore at 3:20 when Mercury pinned Scotty following the Snapshot
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Hardcore Holly with a backslide and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage at 3:27
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. in a streetfight at 11:04 with a springboard seated senton, despite interference from MNM; after the bout, Eddie Guerrero came out and made the save, helped Mysterio to his feet, hugged him, and then brutally attacked him, eventually suplexing Mysterio onto the steel ring steps

WWE (Raw) @ Rochester, NY - Blue Cross Arena - May 7, 2005 (3,500)
Matt Cappotelli pinned Maven
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards via submission with the full nelson
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated William Regal & Tajiri and the Heart Throbs in an elimination match
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian
Edge pinned Chris Benoit after hitting him with the briefcase
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with a spinebuster

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Hartford, CT - Civic Center - May 7, 2005
The Big Show (sub. for Rey Mysterio Jr.) defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification following a low blow
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Spike Dudley
John Heidenreich pinned Rene Dupree
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Nunzio with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Booker T pinned Kurt Angle with the scissors kick
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly when Nitro pinned Holly following the Snapshot as Holly attempted the Alabama Slam
Torrie Wilson, Michelle McCool, Joy Giovanni, and Jackie Gayda went to a no contest in a best body contest when John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan interrupted
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match when Cena pinned JBL with the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Elmira, NY - First Arena - May 8, 2005 (matinee) (2,000)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated William Regal & Tajiri and the Heart Throbs in an elimination match; Antonio pinned Regal with a roll up; the Heart Throbs were eliminated following the Samoan Drop / neckbreaker combo
Matt Cappotelli pinned Maven with a crucifix as Maven made a cover
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards via submission with the full nelson at around the 2-minute mark
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex after hitting a superkick on an interfering Tyson Tomko; Tomko had been ejected from ringside earlier in the bout but returned during the final moments
Muhammad Hassan defeated Val Venis via submission with the Camel Clutch
Kane pinned Viscera with the chokeslam at around the 3-minute mark
Edge defeated Chris Benoit with the reverse figure-4 after hitting Benoit in the back with the briefcase
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with a spinebuster

WWE (Smackdown!) @ White Plains, NY - Westchester County Center - May 8, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Spike Dudley with the 450 splash
The Big Show defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification when Guerrero hit Show with a steel chair
John Heidenreich pinned Rene Dupree
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Nunzio with a reversal
Booker T pinned Kurt Angle
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly when Holly was pinned after Nitro hit a superkick as Holly attempted to hit the Alabama Slam on Mercury
Torrie Wilson, Jackie Gayda, Joey Giovanni, and Michelle McCool went to a no contest in a bikini contest when JBL & Orlando Jordan came out and made them all leave
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match when Cena pinned JBL with the FU, despite interference from the Bashams

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Newark, DE - Bob Carpenter Center - May 9, 2005 (2,200)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Spike Dudley with the 450 splash
The Big Show defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification when Guerrero hit a low blow to avoid the chokeslam
John Heidenreich pinned Rene Dupree with the sidewalk slam
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Nunzio with a powerbomb out of the corner
Booker T pinned Kurt Angle with a roll up out of the corner
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly when Holly was pinned after Nitro hit a superkick as Holly attempted to hit the Alabama Slam on Mercury
Torrie Wilson, Jackie Gayda, Joey Giovanni, and Michelle McCool went to a no contest in a bikini contest when JBL & Orlando Jordan came out and made them all leave
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match when Cena pinned JBL with the FU, despite interference from the Bashams

WWE @ Wilkes-Barre, PA - Wachovia Arena - May 9, 2005 (3,500)
Steven Richards defeated Matt Cappotelli
Sunday Night Heat - included Chris Masters coming out and offering $5,000 to anyone who can break his full nelson; referee Gary Moore attempted but failed:
Val Venis pinned CM Punk with the Money Shot at 6:39
William Regal (w/ Tajiri) defeated Antonio (w/ Romeo) via disqualification when Romeo interfered
Raw - included Triple H cutting an in-ring promo to open the show in which he said Batista was afraid to grant him a title rematch; moments later, Batista came out, said he faced Triple H twice, he beat Triple H twice, and since Triple H was defeated in the first round of Gold Rush Tournament, perhaps he just wasn't good enough for a title shot; Triple H then left the arena as a way to prove that Batista could not succeed without him around; featured Mark Lloyd conducting an in-ring interview with Stacy Keibler regarding her being on the cover of 'Stuff' magazine; moments later, Simon Dean & Maven interrupted and insulted Stacy until the Hurricane & Rosey made the save; included Jonathan Coachman telling Eric Bischoff about the ECW One Night Stand pay-per-view, with Bischoff saying he will squash ECW just like he did when he was in WCW; featured the Raw premiere of John Cena's "Bad Bad Man" music video:
Chris Jericho defeated Daivari (w/ Muhammad Hassan) via submission with the Walls of Jericho at 2:32 after blocking an attempted hurricanrana off the top; prior to the bout, Daivari placed an open challenge to any wrestler as a way to put him back in the good graces of Hassan; after the bout, Hassan attacked Jericho from behind, hit the Flatliner, and applied the Camel Clutch until Shelton Benjamin made the save and cleared the ring of both Hassan and Daivari
Viscera pinned Sylvian Grenier with the Embalmer at 1:34; Rob Conway escorted Grenier to the ring before the match but left once the bout began; after the bout, Viscera stole a plate of nachos from a ringside fan, grabbed a microphone from ringside, and again hit on Lilian Garcia
Gold Rush Semi Finals: Kane (w/ Lita) pinned Chris Benoit with a blow from behind and the chokeslam at 9:20; moments prior to the finish, Benoit sustained a clothesline from behind on the floor as he attempted to help an injured Lita to her feet
Ric Flair pinned Tyson Tomko (sub. for Christian) (w/ Christian) with a low blow, roll up, and grabbing the tights for leverage at 1:21; prior to the bout, Christian cut a promo on the stage saying that Flair would have to go through Tomko first to get a shot at him; during the closing moments of the bout, Christian was ejected from ringside but was there long enough to see the match end
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Rob Conway in a non-title match with a springboard bulldog into the ring at 2:57; after the bout, Muhammad Hassan and Daivari attacked Benjamin on the stage, with Hassan eventually locking Benjamin in the Camel Clutch
Gold Rush Semi Finals: Edge pinned Shawn Michaels at around the 12-minute mark after hitting Michaels in the face with the briefcase as Michaels attempted a sunset flip into the ring (the bout began during the commercial break) Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari in a handicap match by pinning Daivari with the sit-down powerbomb after Hassan walked out of the match

WWE @ Reading, PA - Sovereign Center - May 10, 2005 (3,700)
CM Punk defeated Amazing Red
Velocity - 5/14/05:
Rene Dupree pinned Shannon Moore at 3:16 with the Dupree Driver
Nunzio & Mark Jindrak defeated Billy Kidman & Akio at 5:18 when Jindrak pinned Akio with a clothesline off the top
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Jose & Joel Maximo at 4:27 after Doug hit a leg lariat
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with the Flatliner at 4:57
Smackdown!:
John Heidenreich pinned Spike Dudley with a sidewalk slam at 1:12
Chavo Guerrero Jr., WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London, Hardcore Holly, & Charlie Haas at 5:52 when Chavo pinned London by grabbing the ropes for leverage
Jimmy Jacobs defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification at 3:26 after Guerrero hit a brainbuster onto a steel chair
Matt Morgan pinned Sho Funaki at 1:15 with a vertical suplex into a urinage
Kurt Angle fought Booker T to a double count-out at around the 5-minute mark
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match by pinning Jordan with the FU after JBL left the ring; the Big Show was to have been Cena's partner but was selling injuries sustained during Carlito's Cabana earlier in the show

WWE (Raw) @ Evansville, IN - Roberts Stadium - May 13, 2005 (3,000)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs when Hurricane pinned Antonio following the Samoan Drop / neckbreaker combo
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards via submission with the full nelson
Bobby Lashley pinned Val Venis with his feet on the ropes
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with a sunset flip after avoiding the Widow's Peak; Victoria played the heel for the match
Kane pinned Viscera with the chokeslam
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin & Chris Jericho defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari when Daivari submitted to Jericho's Walls of Jericho
Shawn Michaels pinned Christian with the superkick at around the 5-minute mark; after the bout, Michaels was helped to the back after blowing out his knee
Edge pinned Chris Benoit after hitting him with the briefcase
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with the spinebuster

WWE (Raw) @ Terre Houte, IN - Hulman Center - May 14, 2005 (2,500)
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin & Chris Jericho defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari when Daivari submitted to Jericho's Walls of Jericho
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards at around the 1-minute mark via submission with the full nelson
Val Venis pinned Bobby Lashley with a roll up
Christian pinned Viscera after Tyson Tomko tripped Viscera from the floor and held his leg down during the cover; Viscera worked babyface for the bout
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with a roll up after avoiding the Widow's Peak; Victoria worked heel for the bout
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs following the Samoan Drop / neckbreaker double team
Chris Benoit defeated Tyson Tomko via submission with the Crippler Crossface, despite interference from Christian; after the bout, Benoit locked Christian in the hold as well
Kane defeated Edge via disqualification after Edge used the briefcase as a weapon
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ San Francisco, CA - Cow Palace - May 14, 2005 (7,000)
Included Smackdown! GM Teddy Long as a guest of Carlito's Cabana in which he announced Roddy Piper would be the guest referee for the main event; the Big Show then came out and scared Carlito to the back
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London won a cruiserweight title battle royal by last eliminating Chavo Guerrero Jr. with a dropkick; order of elimination: Akio, Shannon Moore, Nunzio, Scotty 2 Hotty, Billy Kidman
John Heidenreich pinned Spike Dudley with a sidewalk slam at 7:06
Matt Morgan pinned Sho Funaki with the F5 at 2:52
Booker T pinned Kurt Angle at 11:37 with the scissors kick
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas at 15:35 when Mercury pinned Holly after a superkick from Nitro
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification at 15:38 when Guerrero landed a low blow as Mysterio attempted a springboard into the ring
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match at 16:21 by pinning Jordan with the FU after guest referee Roddy Piper punched JBL after JBL attempted to use a steel chair

WWE (Raw) @ Ft. Wayne, IN - Memorial Coliseum - May 15, 2005 (matinee)
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin & Chris Jericho defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari when Daivari submitted to Jericho's Walls of Jericho
Val Venis pinned Bobby Lashley with a roll up
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards
Christian pinned Viscera while Tyson Tomko held Viscera's feet down from outside the ring; after the bout, Viscera hit the Embalmer on Christian
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Chris Benoit defeated Tyson Tomko via submission with the Sharpshooter; after the bout, Benoit fought off an interfering Christian and locked him in the Crippler Crossface
Kane defeated Edge via disqualification after Edge used the briefcase as a weapon
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with a spinebuster

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Redding, CA - Convention Center - May 15, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London won a cruiserweight title battle royal
John Heidenreich defeated Spike Dudley
Matt Morgan defeated Sho Funaki
Booker T defeated Kurt Angle
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match; Roddy Piper was the guest referee for the bout

WWE @ Omaha, NE - Qwest Center - May 16, 2005
Bobby Lashley defeated ?
Sunday Night Heat - only shown internationally; featured Mark Lloyd as a substitute for Jonathan Coachman, alongside Todd Grisham:
Rob Conway defeated Trevor Murdoch via submission with an armbar at 4:41 following an Aur Revior off the ropes
William Regal (w/ Tajiri) defeated Romeo (w/ Antonio) via disqualification at 5:34 when Antonio broke the cover after Regal hit a knee to the head; after the bout, Tajiri helped make the save; later in the show, Regal & Tajiri challenged the Heart Throbs to a Texas Tornado Match for the following week
Val Venis pinned Sylvian Grenier with the Money Shot at 5:48
Raw - included Chris Masters offering anyone in attendance $6,000 and a free one-way ticket to anywhere in the US if they were able to break his full nelson; an unnamed fan in the crowd wearing a Batista t-shirt took him up on the challenge but failed; after the attempt, Steven Richards came out and made the save and brawled with Masters in and out of the ring, eventually grabbing a steel chair while Masters escaped ringside; featured a surprise in-ring promo from Randy Orton in which Orton blamed both the Undertaker and Batista for his shoulder injury and went on to state that because he was on the injured list, he was inelligable to be drafted; moments later, Vince McMahon came out and insulted Orton's appearance, stated that he was elligable for the draft, and went on to elaborate on the draft, saying it would begin on 6/6 in St. Louis and would last for a month; Vince then gave Orton a congratulatory slap to Orton's bad arm before leaving the ring:
Muhammad Hassan & Daivari defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin & Chris Jericho at 6:02 when Hassan pinned Jericho with the Flatliner after Jericho hit a springboard dropkick on Daivari, knocking him off the ring apron; after the bout, a despondant Jericho walked off while Benjamin was still in the ring; later in the show, Benjamin tried to make sure Jericho was okay but, after mentioning his XM radio show, his weekly appearances on VH1, and his Fozzy sell out concerts, Jericho stated that with so much going on in his life, he wasn't that concerned over losing a wrestling match
Ric Flair pinned Christian (w/ Tyson Tomko) 3:25 with a roll over and holding the ropes for leverage, moments after Christian was caught grabbing the ropes during his cover; after the bout, Flair was double teamed by Christian and Tomko until Batsita made the save and hit the sit-down powerbomb on both men
Chris Benoit fought Tajiri to a no contest in an ECW Rules match at around the 3:30 mark when Jonathan Coachman and Eric Bischoff interrupted the bout, with Bischoff ordering the match to stop since he never sanctioned it, then going on to state that the mere mentioning of ECW would be banned from Raw and that if any fans brought ECW signs to TV they would be confiscated; Bischoff then stated that no Raw wrestlers would be allowed to work the ECW One Night Stand event and that he would personally lead a group of Raw volunteers to crash the pay-per-view
Christy Hemme pinned Candice Michelle at 1:12 in a lingerie pillow fight with a roll up out of the corner; after the bout, Viscera came out, with the two women leaving ringside, and hit on Lilian Garcia, eventually bringing her in the ring and having her sit on the bed; moments later, Viscera gave Lilian a key to his hotel room and invited her to stop by later on
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated Maven & Simon Dean at 3:26 when Rosey pinned Maven following the neckbreaker / side slam double team
Gold Rush Tournament Finals: Edge pinned Kane (w/ Lita) at 14:22 by hitting him in the face with the briefcase as Kane came off the top, moments after Lita slid the briefcase into the ring for Edge to use; after the bout, Edge and Lita embraced and kissed on the stage as Kane looked on from inside the ring; due to pre-match stipulations, Edge earned a world title shot for the following week (Edge: A Decade of Decadence)

WWE @ Sioux City, IA - Tyson Events Center - May 17, 2005 (3,000)
Rene Dupree defeated Chad Murdock
Velocity - 5/21/05:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Stevie Lee & Jason Bates at 4:38 when Mercury pinned Lee following the Snapshot
Nunzio & Sho Funaki defeated Akio & Spike Dudley at 6:40 when Funaki pinned Spike with an Oklahoma side roll
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Shannon Moore with the Gory Bomb at 5:53
Smackdown! - featured an opening segment of Carlito's Cabana in which he introduced Matt Morgan as his new bodyguard; included a pre-taped promo by Kurt Angle, shown via sattelite, in which he apologized to Booker T & Sharmell for his actions the previous week but later referred to Sharmell as a gutter slut:
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification at 1:54 when JBL refused to let Scotty out of the corner; after the bout, JBL choked Scotty with a belt until he said "I quit"
Booker T pinned Mark Jindrak at 2:44 with the scissors kick; moments prior to the bout, Booker confronted Jindrak backstage after he implied Sharmell was a gutter slut; Booker then brawled with Jindrak through the backstage area, through the crowd, and into the ring
John Heidenreich pinned WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a non-title match at 3:03 with a sidewalk slam
Hardcore Holly pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Joey Mercury (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Johnny Nitro & Melina) at 4:51 with the Alabama Slam
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Doug & Danny Basham in a handicap match at 8:53 by pinning Danny with the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum - May 20, 2005
Chris Jericho, Rob Conway, Viscera, Christy Hemme, and Matt Cappotelli were no-shows due to transportation problems
Edge defeated Christian
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rosey defeated Antonio
Val Venis defeated Tyson Tomko
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards
Victoria defeated Sylvian Grenier
Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Christian
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H

WWE (Raw) @ Loveland, CO - Budweiser Events Center - May 21, 2005 (3,500)
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex
The Heart Throbs defeated Val Venis (sub. for the Hurricane) & WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rosey when Venis was pinned with a roll up
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with a legdrop; Jonathan Coachman was the guest referee for the bout; Victoria played the heel for the match
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards via submission with the full nelson
Matt Cappotelli pinned Tyson Tomko with a roll up
Edge defeated Chris Benoit
Viscera pinned Rob Conway
Muhammad Hassan defeated Chris Jericho
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H in a streetfight with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ Colorado Springs, CO - World Arena - May 22, 2005 (matinee)
Viscera pinned Rob Conway with a splash
Matt Cappotelli pinned Tyson Tomko with a roll up
The Heart Throbs defeated Val Venis (sub. for the Hurricane) & WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rosey when Rosey was pinned after one opponent fell on top of him while the other grabbed his leg to prevent a suplex into the ring
Chris Masters defeated Steven Richards via submission with the full nelson
Edge pinned Chris Benoit after hitting him with the time keeper's bell
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Muhammad Hassan via disqualification when Daivari prevented the pinfall after the champion hit the Exploder suplex
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with a roll up; Jonathan Coachman was the guest referee for the bout; Victoria played the heel for the match
Chris Jericho defeated Christian via submission with the Walls of Jericho; Tyson Tomko was in Christian's corner early in the bout but was eventually ejected from ringside by referee Earl Hebner
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H in a streetfight with the sit-down powerbomb after avoiding the Pedigree

Judgment Day 05 (Smackdown!) - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center - May 22, 2005 (9,500)
Sunday Night Heat: Nunzio pinned Akio with a crucifix at 3:29 as Akio argued with the referee over a near fall (Judgment Day 05)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary; Roberto Duran was in attendance for the event:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas at 8:05 when Mercury pinned Haas following the Snapshot after Nitro hit a knee to the back and dropped Haas throat-first across the top rope behind the referee's back
Carlito Caribbean Cool (w/ Matt Morgan) pinned the Big Show at 4:44 after Morgan interfered, kicked Show in the face as Show attempted the chokeslam on Carlito, and followed with an F5
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 10:42 with the 450 splash after backdropping the challenger from the top rope
Booker T pinned Kurt Angle at 14:08 with a cradle after blocking the Olympic Slam; after the bout, Sharmell came ringside to celebrate Booker's win; moments later, Angle attacked Booker and threw him to the floor before dragging Sharmell inside the ring and attempting to handcuff her to the top rope; Booker then made the save, handcuffed Angle to the rope, and let Sharmell slap Angle and kick him in the groin
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned John Heidenreich with a DDT at 4:55; prior to the bout, Heidenreich brought a young girl named Alice out of the crowd, referring to her as his friend, and read her a poem; after the bout, Alice helped Heidenreich up and the two marched around the ring
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification at 18:28 when Guerrero struck Mysterio with a steel chair as Mysterio attempted the springboard legdrop after hitting the 619; moments earlier, Chavo Guerrero Jr. distracted the referee from the ring apron as Guerrero grabbed the chair from ringside; after the bout, Eddie repeatedly hit Rey with the chair until referees and officials, among them Fit Finlay and Steve Kiern, swarmed the ring (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in an I Quit Match at 22:44 when the challenger submitted when Cena threatened to hit him with the exhaust pipe from a freight truck; moments later, Cena hit him with the weapon anyway, knocking JBL through the stage; prior to the bout, the champion came out on the back of the truck, alongside a DJ, and walked across JBL's limo on his way to the ring; after the bout, Cena regained possession of the original WWE World Title belt and celebrated with that and his custom spinner belt as the show came to a close (John Cena: My Life)

WWE @ Green Bay, WI - Resch Center - May 23, 2005
CM Punk defeated Matt Capotelli
Sunday Night Heat:
The Heart Throbs defeated William Regal & Tajiri when Tajiri was pinned following the double team STO
Rob Conway defeated Val Venis via submission with an armbar
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated Maven & Simon Dean
Raw:
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Edge (w/ Lita)

WWE @ Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center - May 24, 2005
Scotty 2 Hotty pinned CM Punk with the Worm
Velocity - 5/28/05:
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Sho Funaki & Nunzio at 4:54 when Danny pinned Funaki with the double choke sit-down powerbomb after Doug pushed Funaki off the top; Joy Giovanni was the guest ring announcer for the bout
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Quinson Valentino with the scissors kick at 2:12; Michelle McCool was the guest ring announcer for the bout
Billy Kidman pinned Nunzio at 3:35 with a spinebuster and the Shooting Star Press; Jackie Gayda was the guest ring announcer for the bout
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned Mark Jindrak with the Flatliner at 6:15; Torrie Wilson was the guest ring announcer for the bout
Smackdown! - included a segment of Carlito's Cabana to open the show in which he, along with Matt Morgan, commented on beating the Big Show at Judgment Day; moments later, Teddy Long interrupted and announced that a battle royal would be held later in the night, with the winner earning the choice to face anyone on the roster; Carlito stated that when he wins the battle royal, he wants a title shot against John Cena; Long then announced that Carlito would also be involved in a one-on-one match against the Big Show; featured an in-ring promo by WWE World Champion John Cena regarding his victory at Judgment Day which was eventually interrupted by John Bradshaw Layfield, with JBL stating that Cena was the better man in their I Quit Match but that Cena would eventually burn himself out being champion and JBL would have the title again; Cena then presented a tribute video for JBL which turned out to be just a video loop of JBL quitting at Judgment Day; included a recap of the events from Raw involving Eric Bischoff, Vince McMahon, and Paul Heyman in regards of the ECW One Night Stand pay-per-view:
Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) via disqualification at 12:11 when Nitro hit Holly over the head with a steel chair to prevent the pinfall after Holly hit the Alabama Slam on Mercury; after the bout, Haas briefly chased the champions around ringside with the chair
The Big Show pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the chokeslam at 3:24; early in the contest, Matt Morgan - who was in Carlito's corner - was ejected from ringside; after the bout, Morgan returned to the ring, attacked Show, and eventually dropped him with an F5 onto the commentary table at ringside
Kurt Angle Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Robert ? via submission with the ankle lock at 1:17 after hitting the Olympic Slam; prior to the bout, Angle cut an anti-ECW promo saying it was garbage and mentioned that when he was at an ECW event in 1996 it was so bad that he left halfway through the show; Angle then said he would lead a group of Smackdown! volunteers to invade ECW's One Night Stand; after Angle mentioned Tazz in the promo, Tazz took off his headset but remained sitting at ringside; after the contest, Angle asked for the battle royal to begin immediately
Kurt Angle won a 22-man battle royal at 26:05 by last eliminating Rey Mysterio Jr. with the Olympic Slam after landing a low blow as Mysterio attempted a springboard into the ring
Other participants included: John Heidenreich, Carlito Caribbean Cool (w/ Matt Morgan), Charlie Haas, Hardcore Holly, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro, Mark Jindrak, Eddie Guerrero, Doug & Danny Basham, Booker T, Billy Kidman, Scotty 2 Hotty, Sho Funaki, Shannon Moore, WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London, Nunzio, Akio, WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan, and Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Order of elimination: London by Chavo via a blow to the back as London was on the ropes in the corner hitting Akio (0:43); Funaki by Angle via a hiptoss (1:28); Mercury by Kidman via a clothesline after Mercury missed a clothesline of his own (1:40); Akio by Booker (2:11); Jindrak by Heidenreich (2:35); Nitro by the Bashams via a double clothesline (took place during the commercial break); Kidman by Holly via a suplex (7:02); Heidenreich by Angle via a backdrop as Heidenreich attempted a charge (7:17); Chavo by Scotty via a backdrop as Chavo attempted a charge (8:43); Haas by Angle via a throw (9:06); Nunzio by Matt Morgan from the floor as Nunzio attempted to eliminate Carlito (9:25); Moore by Matt Morgan from the floor as Moore attempted to eliminate Carlito (9:29); Carlito by Booker (9:34); Scotty by Eddie (9:44); Holly by Angle & Guerrero (10:15); Guerrero by Mysterio via a throw from the apron (11:00); after the elimination, Mysterio continued to attack Guerrero until officials intervened; Danny by Booker (18:23); Orlando by Booker (18:26); Doug by Booker via a backdrop (18:29); Booker by Angle (18:32)
Prior to the bout, Eddie Guerrero attacked Mysterio from behind in the aisle, with Mysterio sustaining a number of chair shots before being helped backstage by officials; Mysterio did not return until around the 10:30 mark; due to pre-match stipulations, Angle earned the right to wrestle anyone on the roster the following week; after the bout, Angle said he wanted a match with Booker T's wife Sharmell

- 5/27/05: The Longest Yard, featuring Steve Austin, Bill Goldberg, Kevin Nash, and the Great Khali opened in US theaters.

WWE (Raw) @ Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome - May 27, 2005 (5,000)
Viscera defeated Tyson Tomko
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs and Maven & Simon Dean
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria; Jonathan Coachman was the guest referee for the bout
Chris Jericho (w/ Roddy Piper) defeated Muhammad Hassan
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Christian
Chris Benoit pinned Gene Snitsky with the diving headbutt in an ECW Hardcore match
Edge pinned Kane after hitting him with the briefcase
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ Vancouver, British Columbia - PNE Agrodome - May 28, 2005 (matinee) (5,000+)
Viscera pinned Tyson Tomko
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri via submission with the full nelson
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Simon Dean & Maven and the Heart Throbs when Rosey pinned Dean
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria; Jonathan Coachman was the guest referee but another official made the pin after he was knocked to the floor
Chris Benoit pinned Gene Snitsky with the diving headbutt in an ECW Hardcore match
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with a roll up; after the bout, Christian hit the Unprettier on the champion after Benjamin cut an anti-Canada promo on the crowd
Edge pinned Kane after hitting him in the head with the briefcase
Chris Jericho (w/ Roddy Piper) defeated Muhammad Hassan via submission with the Walls of Jericho after Piper fought off Daivari
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match by pinning Flair with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre - May 28, 2005 (4,000)
WWE Crusierweight Champion Paul London won a cruiserweight title battle royal
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas
John Heidenreich defeated Rene Dupree
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Akio
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
Torrie Wilson defeated Michelle McCool
The Big Show defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Matt Morgan in a handicap match
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle in a steel cage match

WWE (Raw) @ Victoria, British Columbia - Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena - May 29, 2005 (matinee) (4,000)
Viscera defeated Tyson Tomko
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Maven & Simon Dean and the Heart Throbs
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
Chris Benoit defeated Gene Snitsky in an ECW Rules match
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Christian
Edge defeated Kane
Chris Jericho defeated Muhammad Hassan
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Gande Prairie, Alberta - Crystal Centre - May 29, 2005 (2,500)
1st card held in Grande Prairie
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
John Heidenreich defeated Rene Dupree
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London won a cruiserweight title battle royal
Torrie Wilson defeated Michelle McCool
The Big Show defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Matt Morgan in a handicap match
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle in a steel cage match

WWE @ Calgary, Alberta - Saddledome - May 30, 2005 (8,500)
Harry Smith pinned Teddy Hart with a sit-down powerbomb
Sunday night Heat:
Chris Jericho defeated Simon Dean
Tyson Tomko pinned Weasel Star
William Regal pinned Sin with the knee to the head
Lance Storm pinned Maven with a crossbody off the top
Raw

WWE @ Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place - May 31, 2005 (5,000)
George King defeated Harry Smith
Velocity - 6/4/05:
Doug & Danny Basham defeated Teddy Hart & JD Michaels
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Shannon Moore
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Akio and Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Smackdown!

WWE (Raw) @ Huntington, WV - Big Sandy Superstore Arena - June 3, 2005
Viscera pinned Rob Conway with the Embalmer
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri via submission with the full nelson
Chris Benoit defeated Gene Snitsky in a tables match after hitting a dropkick which sent Snitsky off the apron and through a table set up on the floor
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Simon Dean & Maven following the neckbreaker / Samoan Drop double team
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex after a reversal
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho with the Flatliner after Jericho put an interfering Daivari in the Walls of Jericho
Edge pinned Kane after hitting him with the briefcase
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H in a streetfight following a spinebuster onto a steel chair; the bout was to have been Batista & Triple H & Ric Flair in a handicap match but Flair was given the weekend off

OVW - Six Flags - June 3, 2005 (300)
Marty Jannetty was scheduled to appear but did not
Ken Doane pinned Kenzo Suzuki with the Donation
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Seth Skyfire defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury in a non-title match when Skyfire pinned Mercury with a legdrop off the top after Mysterio hit the 619
OVW Tag Team Champions Tank & Chad Toland defeated Johnny Jeter & Matt Cappotelli after a matter of seconds
OVW Champion Brent Albright defeated Elijah Burke after Lance Cade interfered and attacked both men
Blaster Lashley defeated Seven
Al Snow pinned Lance Cade after hitting him with Head
Danny Inferno pinned Gangrel, despite interference from Aaron Stevens and Beth Phoenix

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Peoria, IL - Civic Center - June 4, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the 450 splash
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly when Haas was pinned following the Snapfish
Mark Jindrak pinned Rene Dupree with the left hand punch
Jackie Gayda pinned Torrie Wilson with a roll up after Michelle McCool interfered; Sho Funaki was the guest referee for the bout
The Dudley Boyz defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Matt Morgan in a tables match when Morgan sustained a 3D through a table; Tommy Dreamer was the guest referee for the bout; the match came about after Carlito challenged any former ECW talent to come out and do an interview during an in-ring Carlito's Cabana segment; moments after the Dudleyz came out, Teddy Long made a match between the two teams
Eddie Guerrero defeated Scotty 2 Hotty (sub. for Rey Mysterio Jr.) via submission with the El Paso Lasso
Kurt Angle defeated Booker T via disqualification after Booker hit Angle with a chair
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match by pinning both men simultaneously after hitting them with FUs

WWE (Raw) @ Dayton, OH - Hara Arena - June 4, 2005 (3,000)
The scheduled bouts between Kane and Edge and Benoit and Gene Snitsky was changed to Benoit vs. Edge due to Kane's absence
Viscera pinned Rob Conway with the Embalmer; Maria was the guest ring announcer for the bout but was carried backstage by Viscera
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri via submission with the full nelson
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Maven & Simon Dean after the neckbreaker / Samoan drop combo
Chris Benoit defeated Edge in an ECW tables match with a powerbomb through a table, despite interference from Gene Snitsky
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria
Bobby Lashley defeated Val Venis; Lashley played the heel for the bout
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Christian with the Exploder suplex
Muhammad Hassan pinned Chris Jericho with the Flatliner as Jericho had Daivari caught in the Walls of Jericho
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H in a streetfight with a spinebuster onto a steel chair

WWE (Raw) @ Rockford, IL - MetroCentre - June 5, 2005
Viscera defeated Rob Conway
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Maven & Simon Dean
Bobby Lashley defeated Val Venis
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
Chris Benoit defeated Edge in a tables match
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Christian
Muhammad Hassan defeated Chris Jericho
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H in a streetfight

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Des Moines, IA - Iowa Event Center - June 5, 2005 (1,000)
Former WCW manager Sony Onoo was in attendance for the event
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the 450 splash
Mark Jindrak pinned Rene Dupree with the left hand punch
Jackie Gayda pinned Torrie Wilson with a roll up after Michelle McCool, the guest ring announcer for the bout, grabbed Wilson from the floor; after the bout, Torrie hit a DDT on Gayda
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly following the Snapshot
The Dudley Boyz defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Matt Morgan in a tables match when Morgan sustained a 3D through a table; the match came about after Carlito challenged any former ECW talent to come out and do an interview during an in-ring Carlito's Cabana segment; moments after the Dudleyz came out, Teddy Long made a match between the two teams
Eddie Guerrero defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
Booker T defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification when Angle brought a chair into the ring and shoved referee Nick Patrick
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan by pinning JBL with the FU

WWE @ St. Louis, MO - Savvis Center - June 6, 2005 (10,000)
Bobby Lashley defeated Trevor Rhodes via submission with the torture rack; Maria was the guest ring announcer for the bout
Sunday Night Heat:
Viscera pinned Maven
Simon Dean pinned Alex Shelley
Rob Conway pinned Sylvian Grenier
Raw - included an opening segment in which Eric Bischoff announced backstage that a major player from Smackdown! had been picked as the #1 Raw draft pick; moments later, Chris Jericho introduced the superstar during the Highlight Reel, with WWE World Champion John Cena coming out; moments later, Christian & Tyson Tomko came out to interrupt; after Cena and Christian had words, Cena fought off both men, eventually hitting the FU on Tomko after throwing Christian to the floor (Cena's Raw debut); featured a backstage segment with William Regal, Tajiri, and Chris Benoit in which Regal said he would be part of the anti-ECW group and made Tajiri choose to either be with him or against him; Tajiri chose to stick with ECW; included the in-ring contract signing between Triple H and World Heavyweight Champion Batista for the Hell in a Cell match at Vengeance; during the segment, Eric Bischoff said that even if either man was drafted to Smackdown! before the pay-per-view, the match would still take place; prior to the signing, Triple H showed a video montage of his Hell in a Cell victories on the big screen; Ace Steel and Jimmy Jacobs played the role of two police officers during the segment; featured Eric Bischoff meeting with John Cena backstage in which he said Cena & Jericho would face Christian & Tomko the following week; Bischoff then asked Cena to be a part of the anti-ECW movement but Cena turned down the offer; included Edge coming out on the stage and cutting a promo on Kane, while Kane was in the ring, saying that they would face each other at Vengeance; moments later, Lita came out and said that maybe after Edge beats Kane in Vegas, Lita and Edge might go find an all night chapel; featured a closing segment in which Eric Bischoff, Edge, Christian, and Tyson Tomko came out, with Bischoff calling Paul Heyman out; after Heyman & the Dudleyz came out of the crowd, Maven, Rob Conway, Jonathan Coachman, Sylvian Grenier, Simon Dean, and Gene Snitsky came out to corner them; to counter the WWE wrestlers, Heyman had Tommy Dremer, the Sandman, Rhyno, Balls Mahony, and Axl Rotten come from the crowd, with a giant brawl taking place and the ECW group dominating:
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari in a handicap match at 9:46 by pinning Daivari with the Exploder suplex after throwing Hassan to the floor; the IC title was on the line in the bout; Hassan originally won the match and title at 1:53 with the Flatliner but referee Jack Doan had the contest continue after realizing Benjamin's foot was on the bottom rope during the cover; after the commercial break, Hassan confronted Bischoff backstage, with Bischoff saying that next week a one-man committee would be on Raw next week to address Hassan's issues; Hassan assumed it was Vince McMahon but Bischoff told him it would be Stone Cold Steve Austin
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson at 4:05 after shoving Venis backwards off the middle turnbuckle
Victoria & the Heart Throbs defeated Christy Hemme, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey (w/ Stacy Keibler) via disqualification at 3:03 when Christy refused to stop choking Victoria; after the bout, Christy tackled her through the ropes and to the floor and began choking Victoria again until she was pulled off by Hurricane & Rosey
Kane pinned Simon Dean (this bout took place during the commercial break and was not mentioned on TV)
Chris Benoit pinned Gene Snitsky with the diving headbutt at around the 6-minute mark after the Dudley Boyz came out of the crowd and put Snitsky through a table with the 3D; after the commercial break, the Dudleyz and Paul Heyman were arrested backstage until Jonathan Coachman was convinced to release them so they could meet Bischoff's challenge later in the night (the pinfall took place during the commercial break) (the Dudleyz' surprise return after being off TV for 9 months)
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H at around the 15-minute mark

WWE @ Kansas City, MO - Kemper Arena - June 7, 2005 (4,000)
Rene Dupree defeated Trevor Rhodes via submission with a modified cobra clutch
Velocity - 6/11/05:
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned Hardcore Holly with his feet on the ropes
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Sho Funaki
Doug Basham (w/ Danny Basham) pinned Nunzio after switching places with Danny
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Shannon Moore
Smackdown! – included an opening in-ring segment with Teddy Long in which John Cena’s draft to Raw was shown; moments later, John Bradshaw Layfield came out to interrupt Long and argued why he should immediately be named champion of Smackdown; Long replied that no decisions regarding the title would be made until the end of the month and then introduced Smackdown’s first pick in the draft lottery as Chris Benoit; moments later, Benoit and JBL had words over Benoit’s time spent in ECW leading to Benoit challenging JBL to a match later in the night and Long making the match official; moments later, JBL attempted to attack Benoit but was taken down with a German suplex and narrowly avoided the Crippler Crossface being applied:
Carlito Caribbean Cool (w/ Matt Morgan) pinned Charlie Haas (w/ Hardcore Holly) with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 3:54; after the bout, Morgan hit the F5 on Haas
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London fought Akio to a no contest in a non-title match when Eddie Guerrero came out at the 2-minute mark, grabbed a mic, and entered the ring to cut a promo, eventually assaulting both participants and throwing them to the floor; London came back into the ring twice and was thrown out twice by Guerrero; Guerrero went on to say he was disrespected in the ring, backstage, and by the fans who think he can’t beat Rey Mysterio
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Kurt Angle with the scissors kick at 17:46 after Angle swung a steel chair against the ropes and accidentally hit himself in the head with it after Booker moved out of the way; prior to the bout, Angle cut a promo in the ring and gave Tazz an ultimatum to decide if he was going to be on Angle’s anti-ECW team or not; after the commercial break, Angle confronted Tazz on the floor, demanding an answer; when Tazz refused, Angle started to walk away but ended up hitting Tazz in the head with the microphone and following with a steel chair shot to the head, busting Tazz open
John Heidenreich pinned Rory Fox at the 27-second mark with the sidewalk slam; prior to the bout, Heidenreich brought out a young lady from the crowd as his ‘friend’; after the bout, Heidenreich brought the woman into the ring and read a poem
Chris Benoit defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan, Doug & Danny Basham) via disqualification at 13:09 when Kurt Angle interfered as JBL was trapped in the Crippler Crossface; prior to the bout, Paul Heyman, the Dudley Boyz, Tommy Dreamer, Rhyno, and the Sandman came ringside, with Heyman doing guest commentary alongside Michael Cole; mid-way through the bout, Carlito Caribbean Cool and Matt Morgan came out to be in JBL’s corner; after the bout, the ECW and WWE contingents battled in the ring with Tazz, his head bandaged, Balls Mahoney, and Axl Rotten coming out to join the ECW group clear the ring

- 6/10/05: Charlie Haas and Jackie Gayda were married. Shelton Benjamin served as Haas' best man.

ECW One Night Stand - New York City, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom - June 12, 2005 (2,500; sell out)
Extreme Heat - hosted by Michael Cole & Jonathan Coachman; featured several clips and comments taken from the 'Rise & Fall of ECW' DVD as well as recent buildup for the pay-per-view
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Joey Styles & Mick Foley on commentary; included a backstage promo by Pitbull Gary Wolfe regarding former ECW stars who passed away; a remembrance montage then aired featuring Rocco Rock, Terry Gordy, Mike Lockwood, the original Sheik, Mike Lozansky, Anthony Durante, Big Dick Dudley, and Chris Candido; featured many classic clips from the history of the promotion; included Joel Gertner attempting to interview the Smackdown! wrestlers in the balcony, only for Angle and JBL to rough him up and cut promos on the crowd and the ECW talent while the crowd chanted "Shut the Fuck Up" in response; moments later, Rob Van Dam and Bill Alphonso came out, with RVD putting over the ECW stars and saying that the WWE guys in the balcony had nothing to do with the success of the show; after RVD talked about his knee injury and said not being able to compete sucks worse than missing the overseas WWE tour, missing Booker T's wedding, or missing WrestleMania, Rhyno came out of nowhere and hit the Gore on RVD before the lights went out and Sabu appeared to make the save, leading to an impromptu match; featured a backstage promo from Al Snow, with Head; included Eric Bischoff leading the Raw contingent of Edge, Christian, Gene Snitsky, William Regal, Tyson Tomko, Maven, Rob Conway, Sylvan Grenier, and Jonathan Coachman to their balcony seats; featured Joel Gertner asking Eric Bischoff for a job, with Bischoff then rejecting him, verbally assaulting him as well as the crowd, and throwing his beer at Gertner; included Paul Heyman coming out, thanking several notables onhand, and then cutting a promo on Eric Bischoff, Edge, and JBL; featured a movie trailer for Rob Zombie's "The Devils Rejects":
Lance Storm (w/ Dawn Marie) pinned Chris Jericho at 7:22 after Justin Credible, who came ringside moments earlier with Jason Knight, hit Jericho in the face with a kendo stick; during the bout, there were chants of both "Chris Candido" and "Fuck John Cena" (Storm's last match)
Super Crazy defeated Little Guido (w/ Big Guido, Tracy Smothers, Tony Mamaluke, & JT Smith) and Yoshihiro Tajiri (w/ the Sinister Minister & Mikey Whipwreck) in an elimination match at 6:14; Tajiri pinned Guido after Whipwreck interfered and hit a jawbreaker off the top at 4:09; Super Crazy pinned Tajiri with a powerbomb and moonsault (Wrestling's Highest Flyers)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Psychosis at 6:22 with the West Coast Pop; after the bout, Kurt Angle, John Bradshaw Layfield, WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan, Doug & Danny Basham, Matt Morgan, Carlito Caribbean Cool appeared and took their seats in the balcony, to which the crowd chanted "Fuck you, Smackdown"
Sabu (w/ Bill Alphonso & Rob Van Dam) pinned Rhyno at 6:29 with an Arabian Skull Crusher through a table; during the early portion of the bout, the crowd chanted "You Got Fired" towards Rhyno
Chris Benoit defeated Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 10:36; during the bout, the crowd chanted "Fuck you, Bischoff"
Mike Awesome pinned Masato Tanaka at 9:51 with a pinfall on the floor after hitting an Awesome Bomb over the top through a table set up outside the ring and then diving over the top onto his opponent; after the bout, Awesome laid out the referee (Bloodsport: ECW's Most Violent Matches)
The Dudley Boyz defeated Tommy Dreamer & the Sandman at 10:14 when Bubba Ray pinned Dreamer after a powerbomb through a flaming table; prior to the bout, the bWo came out, with Stevie Richards cutting a promo before hitting a superkick on Sandman; moments later, Kid Kash came and and was quickly thrown to the floor; Axl Rotten and Balls Mahoney then came out and cleared the ring of the bWo; moments later, Kash jumped off the referee's back and hit a somersault splash onto every other wrestler on the floor; at the 5:30 mark, Lance Storm, Justin Credible, and Francine interfered, which led to Beaulah Mcgillicutty coming out to help make the save; after clearing Storm, Credible, and Francine from the ring, Dreamer and Beaulah embraced; during the last minute of the match, Spike Dudley came out and assisted in setting the table on fire; Dreamer used a lyric-less version of Alice in Chains' "Man in the Box" while Sandman used the original Metallica version of "Enter Sandman"; after the bout, the Dudleyz attempted to injure Beaulah but Sandman cleared the ring with his kendo stick and then asked for a beer, with Stone Cold Steve Austin coming out moments later and asking that all the guys in the back come out; after the vast majority of talent came out, Austin challenged the WWE talent in the balcony to a fight; after the battle lines were drawn, Jonathan Coachman, and Eric Bischoff joined the commentary team, Tazz came out and a giant brawl erupted in and outside the ring; during the brawl, JBL opened up a massive cut on the Blue Meanie's head and gave him a black eye; moments later, Tazz choked out Kurt Angle on the floor; after the WWE wrestlers were cleared from the ring, Austin had Mick Foley bring Bischoff to the ring, where Bischoff sustained the 3D, the diving headbutt from Benoit, the 619 from Mysterio, and the Stunner from Austin before being thrown to the floor and taken out of the building by the Dudleyz (ECW: Extreme Rules)

WWE @ Binghamton, NY - Broome County Arena - June 13, 2005 (3,300; sell out)
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Texas & Tennessee
Val Venis defeated Simon Dean
Tajiri defeated Kid Kash
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Raw:
Muhammad Hassan defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin via disqualification
WWE World Champion John Cena & Chris Jericho defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko
Viscera defeated Maven
Kane defeated Sylvian Grenier
Kane defeated Edge via disqualification
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Triple H

WWE @ Hershey, PA - Giant Center - June 14, 2005 (2,500)
Nunzio & Big Vito defeated Garrison Cade & Trevor Rhodes
Velocity - 6/18/05:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Kevin Matthews & Nick Berk after Matthews sustained the Snapshot
Juventud Guerrera pinned Sho Funaki with the Juvi Driver at 5:32 (Juvi's TV debut)
Rene Dupree defeated Mark Jindrak via submission with a camel clutch
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Akio & Billy Kidman when Crazy pinned Akio with the moonsault (the TV debut of Crazy & Psychosis)
Smackdown! - featured an in-ring segment to open the show in which John Bradshaw Layfield cut a promo on the ECW One Night Stand pay-per-view; included Booker T & Sharmell as guests of Carlito's Cabana; featured John Heidenreich coming to the ring with a five pound Hershey bar to read a poem as Michelle McCool, Joy Giovanni, Lauren Jones, and Jackie Gayda threw Hershey Kisses into the crowd; moments later, MNM came out and attacked Heidenreich:
Chris Benoit defeated Doug Basham at 6:30; after the bout, JBL's cabinet attacked Benoit until the Undertaker came out to make the save
Eddie Guerrero defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London in a non-title match via submission with the El Passo Lasso at 4:25; after the bout, Rey Mysterio Jr. ran to the ring with a steel chair, leading to both men brawling into the backstage area until Mysterio was locked in a truck trailer
The Big Show defeated Matt Morgan via disqualification at 5:06 when Carlito Caribbean Cool hit Show with a steel chair
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned Hardcore Holly at 5:00
John Bradshaw Layfield pinned the Undertaker in a No DQ match at 16:46 after Randy Orton, making his Smackdown! debut after being picked in the draft lottery, interfered and hit the RKO on Taker

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Glasgow, Scotland - SECC - June 16, 2005 (10,000)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. with simultaneous pins after London hit the 450 and Mysterio connected with a different move
Matt Morgan pinned Mark Jindrak with the F5
Sho Funaki pinned Billy Kidman with the tornado DDT
The Big Show pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the chokeslam
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Booker T & Hardcore Holly when Holly was pinned following the Snapshot as Booker chased an interfering Melina up the aisle
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned John Heidenreich with his feet on the ropes
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and John Bradshaw Layfield by pinning JBL with the FU after Angle sustained the Clothesline from Hell; Steve Austin was the guest referee for the bout

- 6/16/05: Former commentator Rod Trongard passed away at the age of 72.

WWE (Raw) @ Portland, OR - Rose Garden - June 17, 2005 (4,000)
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Chris Jericho and Christian by pinning Christian with the Exploder suplex
Tajiri pinned Tyson Tomko with the kick to the head
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs and Maven & Simon Dean in an elimination match; Dean pinned Romeo with a roll up; Hurricane pinned Dean with a splash off Rosey's shoulders
Chris Benoit defeated Gene Snitsky via submission with the Crippler Crossface
Edge pinned Kane after hitting him with the briefcase
Chris Masters defeated Sgt. Slaughter via submission with the full nelson
Shawn Michaels (w/ Roddy Piper) pinned Muhammad Hassan
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H in a streetfight with a spinebuster onto a steel chair

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Aberdeen, Scotland - Press & Journal Arena - June 17, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the 450 splash at around the 12-minute mark
John Heidenreich pinned Billy Kidman with the sidewalk slam
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Mark Jindrak & Hardcore Holly when Jindrak was pinned after sustaining the Snapshot
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool following the 619 and a top rope move
The Big Show defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification at around the 10-minute mark following a low blow; after the bout, Show hit the chokeslam on an interfering Chavo Guerrero Jr. while Rey Mysterio Jr. attacked Eddie
Booker T pinned Kurt Angle with a cradle
Matt Morgan pinned Sho Funaki with the F5
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match after hitting the FU; Steve Austin was the guest referee for the bout

WWE (Raw) @ Boise, ID - Bank of America Centre - June 18, 2005 (2,500)
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Christian and Chris Jericho
Tajiri defeated Tyson Tomko
Chris Benoit defeated Gene Snitsky
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Simon Dean & Maven and the Heart Throbs
Edge defeated Kane
Chris Masters defeated Sgt. Slaughter
Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan
WWE Raw World Champion Batista defeated Triple H in a streetfight

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Dublin, Ireland - International Convention & Exhibition Centre - June 18, 2005 (22,000; 20,000+ paid)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Billy Kidman with a DDT and the 450 splash
The Big Show pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the chokeslam after fighting off an interfering Matt Morgan
Sho Funaki pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with a thrust kick
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned John Heidenreich
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Booker T & Hardcore Holly when Holly was pinned after sustaining the Snapshot
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero with the 619 and springboard legdrop
Matt Morgan pinned Mark Jindrak with the F5
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Kurt Angle by pinning JBL with the FU after guest referee Steve Austin dropped Angle with the Stunner; after the bout, Austin hit the Stunner on Cena before later handing him a beer

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Manchester, England - Evening News Arena - June 19, 2005 (17,500; sell out)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Billy Kidman
The Big Show pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool
Sho Funaki pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with a roll up after faking a knee injury; late in the bout, both Fit Finley and Ricky Steamboat came out to check on Funaki and help him from the ring
Matt Morgan pinned Mark Jindrak
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Booker T & Hardcore Holly; after the bout, Torrie Wilson came out and fought with Melina
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero at around the 20-minute mark
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned John Heidenreich
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and John Bradshaw Layfield by pinning JBL with the FU after Steve Austin, the guest referee for the bout, hit the Stunner on Angle; after the bout, Austin hit the Stunner on Cena; moments later, the Big Show came out, with he and Cena doing a rap before Cena hit the FU on Show

WWE @ Phoenix, AZ - American West Arena - June 20, 2005 (5,500)
Sunday Night Heat:
Rob Conway defeated Tajiri
Chris Masters defeated an unknown
Val Venis, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Maven & the Heart Throbs
Raw - included an opening segment in which WWE World Champion John Cena cut an in-ring promo on Chris Jericho and Christian, then challenged them to come out; moments later, Muhammad Hassan and Daivari came to the ring instead, with Cena eventually challenging Hassan to a match; Eric Bischoff then came out to make the match official; featured the wedding of Edge & Lita in which Gene Snitsky came out to read a poem, entitled "It's Not My Fault"; during the ceremony, when the reverend asked if anyone objected to the wedding, Matt Hardy's entrance video played on the big screen but it was soon revealed that it was simply a hoax done by Edge & Lita themselves; moments later, Kane came up from under the ring, with Edge soon carrying Lita to safety while Kane hit the tombstone on the reverend; included a backstage interview with Christy Hemme in which Victoria smashed a glass object over her head, causing Christy to bleed from the back of the head; featured a video package on the 8 finalists in the 2005 Diva Search:
Carlito Caribbean Cool (mystery opponent) pinned WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin to win the title at 9:07 by reversing a waist lock into a roll up and grabbing the bottom rope for leverage; prior to the bout, Eric Bischoff announced that the challenger would be the latest draft pick and newest member of the Raw roster (Carlito's surprise Raw debut)
Viscera pinned Simon Dean at 1:29 with the Embalmer; after the bout, ring announcer Lilian Garcia said Viscera might get lucky and hit the jackpot in Las Vegas on Sunday
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari) with the Five Knuckle Shuffle and the FU at 2:17 after knocking Daivari off the ring apron; after the bout, both Chris Jericho and Christian attacked Cena on the rampway (Hassan's first TV pinfall loss)
Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) & Kurt Angle defeated World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Shawn Michaels at around the 9:30 mark when Triple H pinned Batista with the Pedigree after Batista hit the spinebuster on an interfering Flair, moments after Angle and Michaels battled into the crowd; the match was originally Batista vs. Angle but after Angle was disqualified at 2:20 for outside interference, with Michaels then coming out to help make the save, Bischoff came out to make the tag match (the tag match began during the commercial break)

WWE @ Tucson, AZ - Convention Center - June 21, 2005
Scotty 2 Hotty & Shannon Moore defeated Garrison Cade & Trevor Rhodes
Velocity - 6/25/05:
Hardcore Holly defeated Beard Blackwell
Chris Benoit defeated Akio
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Phil Dorchester
Booker T defeated Billy Kidman
Smackdown! - 6/23/05:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Joey Mercury pinned John Heidenreich at 3:53 after WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Johnny Nitro hit a superkick on Heidenreich while the referee was distracted by Melina fighting with Michelle McCool on the floor
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London fought Chavo Guerrero Jr. to a no contest at 3:33 when Juventud Guerrera, Super Crazy, & Psychosis interfered (Guerrera, Crazy, & Psychosis' surprise debut)
Muhammad Hassan pinned the Big Show at around the 6-minute mark after hitting a double axe handle off the top, causing Show to strike himself in the throat with a steel chair (the bout began during the commercial break)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero with the 619 and springboard legdrop to the back of the head at around the 26-minute mark (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion - June 26, 2005 (matinee)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro defeated Booker T & Hardcore Holly and Doug & Danny Basham in an elimination match; Booker pinned Doug with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage; Mercury pinned Molly after Nitro hit a superkick as Holly attempted the Alabama Slam on Mercury
Charlie Haas pinned Matt Morgan with an inside cradle
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London won a cruiserweight title battle royal by last eliminating Juventud Guerrera
Torrie Wilson defeated Joy Giovanni, Jackie Gayda, and Michelle McCool in a bikini contest
The Big Show & Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari when Benoit pinned Hassan with the diving headbutt after Show hit the chokeslam on Daivari
Rene Dupree defeated Mark Jindrak with a Cobra Clutch
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-1; fall #1: Guerrero defeated Mysterio via submission with a Texas Cloverleaf; fall #2: Mysterio pinned Guerrero with an inside cradle; fall #3: Mysterio pinned Guerrero with the 619 / springboard legdrop combo
The Undertaker defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match after hitting a chokeslam on Jordan and the chokeslam and tombstone on JBL

Vengeance 05 (Raw) - Las Vegas, NV - Thomas & Mack Center - June 26, 2005 (9,850; 8,218 paid)
Sunday Night Heat: WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated the Heart Throbs at 5:25 when Hurricane pinned Romeo following a clothesline from Rosey behind the referee's back
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross, Jonathan Coachman, & Jerry Lawler on commentary; featured Coachman interviewing World Heavyweight Champion Batista backstage, during which Triple H appeared; moments later, the two brawled briefly until they were pulled apart by officials; included an in-ring segment in which Lillian Garcia asked Viscera to come out, where she then had him sit on a couch set up in the ring, sang to him, and then asked him to marry her; moments later, the Godfather appeared with several hos and convinced Viscera he was better off with the hos than being with one woman the rest of his life; moments later, Viscera, the Godfather, and the hos left together, leaving Lillian alone crying in the ring:
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin at 12:49 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after the challenger hit his head on an unprotected turnbuckle while attempting a splash in the corner; Justin Roberts incorrectly named Carlito as the challenger during his ring introduction
Victoria pinned Christy Hemme at 5:06 by blocking a sunset flip attempt out of the corner and holding onto the ropes for leverage
Kane pinned Edge (w/ Lita) at 11:13 with the chokeslam after Edge accidentally hit an interfering Gene Snitsky in the face with his Money in the Bank briefcase (Kane: Journey to Hell)
Shawn Michaels pinned Kurt Angle at 26:11 by hitting the superkick as Angle came off the top, moments after hitting a regular superkick (Shawn Michaels: Heartbreak & Triumph)
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho and Christian at 15:18 by pinning Christian with the FU after swinging Christian's legs into Jericho, knocking him down and sending him to the floor; Tyson Tomko was in Christian's corner early on but was sent backstage by referee Earl Hebner after interfering; late in the contest, Tomko returned to the ring and kicked the champion in the face behind the referee's back before leaving ringside (The History of the WWE Heavyweight Championship)
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H in a Hell in a Cell match at 26:55 with a spinebuster onto the steel ring steps and the sit-down powerbomb; the challenger attempted to hit Batista in the face with a sledgehammer while he was in the air, set up for the powerbomb, but didn't have the chance to land the blow in time; prior to the bout, the challenger was escorted to the ring by Ric Flair (Triple H: The King of Kings, Hell in a Cell, Batista: I Walk Alone)

WWE @ Anaheim, CA - Arrowhead Pond - June 27, 2005 (announced at 15,449)
Val Venis defeated Maven
Raw:
The Big Show defeated Gene Snitsky
Kurt Angle defeated Ric Flair
WWE World Champion John Cena, Shawn Michaels, & Hulk Hogan (mystery partner) defeated Chris Jericho, Christian, & Tyson Tomko at around the 6:30 mark when Hogan pinned Tomko with a boot to the face and the legdrop; after the bout, all three victors posed in the ring for several minutes before Cena left ringside to give the spotlight to Hogan and Michaels (Vengeance 05, John Cena: My Life)
Smackdown! - 6/30/05:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London fought Chavo Guerrero Jr. to a no contest at 4:07 when Juventud Guerrera, Super Crazy, and Psychosis interfered and attacked both wrestlers
Melina (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury) pinned Michelle McCool at 1:55 with her feet on the ropes for leverage after a powerbomb out of the corner; after the bout, Nitro & Mercury hit the Snapshot on McCool before they were cleared from the ring by John Heidenreich
John Bradshaw Layfield defeated the Undertaker, Chris Benoit, Booker T, Christian, and Muhammad Hassan in an elimination match at around the 33-minute mark; Taker was disqualified at 8:43 after hitting Hassan with a steel chair; Hassan was counted-out; JBL pinned Benoit with a DDT at around the 18:45 mark; Christian pinned Booker with a roll up at around the 32-minute mark; JBL pinned Christian with the Clothesline from Hell; stipulations stated the winner would become the new world champion on Smackdown!; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said JBL couldn't be the new champion because Smackdown! had just drafted its new world champion; he then introduced World Heavyweight Champion Batista; JBL was then named the #1 contender (Batista's surprise return to Smackdown! after a 3-year absence)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Kobe, Japan - World Hall - June 30, 2005
The show was moved to Seoul, South Korea

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Seoul, South Korea - Jamsil Indoor Stadium - June 30, 2005
Edge pinned Kane after hitting him with the briefcase
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Sho Funaki by pinning Funaki with the 450 splash
Chris Jericho defeated Shelton Benjamin via submission with the Walls of Jericho
The Big Show pinned WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool (w/ Matt Morgan) in a non-title match with the chokeslam
Shawn Michaels & Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari when Daivari submitted to Benoit's Crippler Crossface after Daivari sustained Michaels' superkick
Tajiri pinned WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a non-title match with a roll up
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero in a No DQ match with the springboard legdrop
The Undertaker pinned Kurt Angle with the tombstone
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Triple H & John Bradshaw Layfield when Cena pinned JBL with the FU after Batista hit a spinebuster on Triple H

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Saitama, Japan - Super Arena - July 1, 2005 (9,500)
Edge defeated Kane
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Chris Jericho defeated Shelton Benjamin
The Big Show defeated WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool
Shawn Michaels & Chris Benoit defeated Muhammad Hassan & Daivari
Tajiri defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero
The Undertaker defeated Kurt Angle
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Triple H

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Saitama, Japan - Super Arena - July 2, 2005 (12,500)
The Big Show & Akebono defeated WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool & Matt Morgan when Akebono pinned Morgan by sitting on him
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Sho Funaki and Chavo Guerrero Jr.; Funaki pinned Chavo with an enzuiguri; London pinned Funaki with an Oklahoma side roll
Chris Benoit defeated Shelton Benjamin via submission with the Crippler Crossface
Tajiri pinned Muhammad Hassan with an inside cradle after spraying green mist into his face
The Undertaker, Kane, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Kurt Angle, Eddie Guerrero, & Edge with simultaneous pins after Taker and Kane hit simultaneous chokeslams and Mysterio dove onto Guerrero
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan in a handicap match by pinning JBL with the FU; after the bout, Ricky Steamboat sent JBL to the floor after refusing to reverse the decision
Shawn Michaels pinned Chris Jericho with the superkick
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H in a streetfight with a spinebuster; after the bout, Triple H shook the champion's hand

WWE @ Sacramento, CA - Arco Arena - July 4, 2005 (10,000; 8,300 paid)
Shelton Benjamin defeated Rob Conway
Raw - included an opening segment in which Hulk Hogan was a guest of Carlito's Cabana and a clip from the upcoming "Hogan Knows Best" series was shown; after Hogan knocked Carlito down after he made comments about Hogan's daughter Brooke, Kurt Angle came out and said he would make Brooke tap out; Hogan began fighting Angle until he was double teamed; moments later, Shawn Michaels came out and helped make the save; featured Maria conducting a backstage interview with Chavo Guerrero Jr. in which he denounced his Hispanic heritage and said he had changed his name to Kerwin White (Chavo's Raw return); included a segment in which WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey and Stacy Keibler taught a lesson on sparkler safety, resulting in Rosey's hand being set on fire; featured WWE World Champion John Cena as a guest of the Highlight Reel in which Jericho showed recent footage of his band Fozzy performing at the Download Festival in England; eventually a brawl took place between the two men; after being sent to the floor, Jericho was escorted from ringside by officials; included Jonathan Coachman & Christy Hemme hosting the Sgt. Slaughter Bikini Bootcamp for the 2005 Raw Diva Search Contest, won by Elisabeth; Leyla's bikini top became undone during her participation
Kane & the Big Show defeated Edge (w/ Lita) & Gene Snitsky at 10:05 when Kane pinned Snitsky with the chokeslam
Viscera defeated the Heart Throbs via disqualification in a handicap match at 2:00 after sustaining a low blow into the ring post; prior to the bout, the Heart Throbs hit on Lilian Garcia and, after the match, gave her one of their feather boas
Rene Dupree pinned Val Venis with a double leg pick up and putting both feet on the ropes for leverage at 1:54 (Dupree's Raw return)
Hulk Hogan & Shawn Michaels defeated Kurt Angle & WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool at 12:32 when Hogan pinned Carlito with the legdrop; after the bout, as Hogan & Michaels celebrated in the ring, Michaels hit the superkick on his partner and left the ring
Smackdown! - 7/7/05:
Chris Benoit defeated Booker T via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 7:09; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender to the WWE US Title
The Blue Meanie pinned John Bradshaw Layfield at 4:18 in a No DQ match after World Heavyweight Champion Batista interfered and hit a spinebuster on JBL
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. at 6:39 when Mercury pinned Mysterio with the Snapshot
Matt Morgan fought William Regal to a no contest when Juventud Guerrera, Super Crazy, & Psychosis attacked Morgan during Regal's entrance
The Undertaker pinned Daivari (w/ Muhammad Hassan) with the tombstone at 1:27; after the bout, several masked men attacked the Undertaker, choking him out with a wire before Hassan put Taker in the camel clutch
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Christian in a non-title match with the sit-down powerbomb at around the 11-minute mark; after the bout, John Bradshaw Layfield & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan attempted to attack Batista but he fought them off and dropped Jordan with a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb after JBL left the ring

WWE @ East Rutherford, NJ - Continental Airlines Arena - July 11, 2005 (9,000)
Axl Rotten & Balls Mahoney defeated Johnny Candido & Damian Adams at 4:31 when Balls pinned Adams with the Nutcraker Suite
Sunday Night Heat:
Victoria pinned Talia with the Widow's Peak at 4:02
Rene Dupree defeated Val Venis via submission with the cobra clutch at 4:53
Rob Conway pinned Mo Sexton with the Ego Trip at 3:15 (Conway's debut as the Con Man)
Viscera, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated Tyson Tomko & the Heart Throbs at 4:37 when Viscera pinned Tomko with a splash after Tomko sustained the flying crossbody from Hurricane and a splash from Rosey
Raw - featured an in-ring segment of Carlito's Cabana in which WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool introduced his guest as Shawn Michaels, with Chris Jericho coming out instead; Jericho then claimed his Highlight Reel was taking over and that Michaels would be his guest; after the two argued, Roddy Piper came out and said Michaels would be a guest of his Piper's Pit later in the show; included an in-ring promo by WWE World Champion John Cena in which he called out Chris Jericho, only for Eric Bischoff to come out instead to clarify only he could make title matches; Jericho eventually came out and Bischoff said Jericho would challenge Cena at Summer Slam; after Jericho left, Cena dropped Bischoff with a FU; featured a closing in-ring segment of Piper's Pit in which Michaels said the reason he hit the superkick on Hulk Hogan was so he could face him in the ring; as Piper continued to question his motives, Michaels hit the superkick on him as well:
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri at 3:09 when the referee stopped the match as Tajiri was in the full nelson
Shelton Benjamin defeated WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool via count-out at 10:37 when the champion walked out of the match
Kurt Angle defeated Matt Striker via submission at 2:59 with the ankle lock in a Kurt Angle Invitational Challenge; stipulations stated Striker would have to only avoid defeat for 3 minutes to win Angle's gold medals; prior to the bout, Striker claimed his name was Matt Martel but Angle said he was the school teacher from Philadelphia that had recently been in the news who took sick days in order to persue his wrestling career
Kane defeated Edge (w/ Lita) via disqualification at 1:56 when Gene Snitsky ran out and attacked Kane; the two then brawled through the crowd as Matt Hardy jumped in the ring and attacked Edge, with officials then running out to keep the two apart; Hardy then grabbed the mic and called "Adam" a "bastard," Lita a "whore," and said the WWE could kiss his ass; security then handcuffed Hardy and escorted him backstage
Dark match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista & WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Triple H & John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Portland, ME - Civic Center - July 11, 2005 (2,747)
Included an appearance from Simon Dean in which Torrie Wilson shot him in the groin with the t-shirt gun after he told her to go on a diet
Booker T pinned Christian with the scissors kick
Sylvan Grenier pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with his feet on the ropes
Nunzio & Big Vito defeated the Shane Twins (sub. for Psychosis & Super Crazy) when Nunzio scored the pin following a missile dropkick
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London fought Juventud Guerrera and Super Crazy to a draw when all three men were counted-out while brawling on the floor
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated William Regal (sub. for Hardcore Holly) & John Heidenreich when Heidenreich was pinned after receiving the Snapshot
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned Chris Benoit after hitting him with the title belt
The Undertaker pinned Muhammad Hassan (sub. for Eddie Guerrero) with the tombstone, despite interference from Daivari and the Shane Twins

WWE @ Worcester, MA - DCU Center - July 12, 2005 (3,000)
Axl Rotten & Balls Mahoney defeated Todd & Mike Shane
Velocity - 7/16/05:
Frankie Kazarian defeated Nunzio
Simon Dean defeated Mike Kruel
Chris Benoit defeated William Regal via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 18:59 after reversing a tombstone attempt and hitting his own
Smackdown! - 7/14/05:
Juventud Guerrera, Super Crazy, & Psychosis defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London, Scotty 2 Hotty, & Sho Funaki at 5:43 when Guerrera pinned London with the 450 splash
John Heidenreich fought an unknown to a no contest when he was attacked before the match by WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury; moments later, Road Warrior Animal appeared and cleared the ring; moments later, Nitro & Mercury, after escaping into the crowd, cut a promo challenging Heidenreich & Road Warrior Animal a tag team title shot at the Great American Bash
Eddie Guerrero defeated Hardcore Holly via submission at around the 11-minute mark with a Texas Cloverleaf after hitting Holly's knee with a steel pipe
Christian pinned Booker T (w/ Sharmell) at the 20-second mark with the Unprettier; Christian attacked Booker before the match and repeatedly threw him into the ringpost and steel steps
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan (w/ John Bradshaw Layfield) with the sit-down powerbomb at 6:58, despite interference from JBL; after the bout, JBL attacked the champion's injured knee, hit the Clothesline from Hell, and then held up the world title as the show ended
Dark match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista & WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Triple H & John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE (Raw) @ Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena - July 15, 2005
Included a segment in which Jonathan Coachman introduced Rene Dupree, with Eugene making a surprise appearance moments later, hitting the Rock Bottom on Coachman and the Stunner on Dupree (Eugene's surprise return from injury)
Viscera pinned Tyson Tomko with a splash
Kerwin White pinned Tajiri with his feet on the ropes for leverage
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria; Maria was the guest ring announcer for the bout
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs when Hurricane scored the pin following a splash from Rosey's shoulders
The Big Show defeated Edge via disqualification following a chair shot; after the bout, Show hit the chokeslam on an interfering Gene Snitsky
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin with his feet on the ropes
Shawn Michaels pinned Ric Flair; Michaels was the babyface in the bout
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Triple H with the FU after avoiding the Pedigree

- 7/16/05: Former WWWF star Miguel Perez Sr. passed away at the age of 68.

WWE (Raw) @ Louisville, KY - Freedom Hall - July 16, 2005 (2,800)
viscera defeated Tyson Tomko
OVW Tag Team Champions Tank & Chad Toland defeated Matt Cappotelli & Johnny Jeter
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Kerwin White defeated Tajiri
Kane & the Big Show defeated Edge & Gene Snitsky
Shawn Michaels defeated Ric Flair
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Triple H

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Frederick, MD - Grove Stadium - July 16, 2005 (1,800)
Booker T pinned Christian with the scissors kick
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Nunzio & Big Vito when Crazy pinned Nunzio with a moonsault off the middle rope
The Boogeyman defeated Doug Basham at around the 15-second mark; prior to the bout, it began raining, forcing a delay and eventual postponement of the show

WWE (Raw) @ Wildwood, NJ - Convention Center - July 17, 2005 (1,500)
Included an in-ring segment in which Jonathan Coachman introduced Rene Dupree; moments later, the Hurricane & Rosey came out and cleared the ring of the two
Viscera pinned Tyson Tomko
Kerwin White pinned Tajiri with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with a sunset flip off the top; Maria was the guest ring announcer for the bout
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs following the neckbreaker / sidewalk slam combo
The Big Show & Kane defeated Edge & Gene Snitsky following a double chokeslam
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Shawn Michaels pinned Ric Flair with the superkick
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Triple H with the FU after reversing an attempt at the Pedigree into a slingshot into the corner

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Ocean City, MD - Powell Convention Center - July 17, 2005 (2,000)
Booker T pinned Christian at around the 7-minute mark with the scissors kick after Sharmell slapped Christian
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Nunzio & Big Vito at around the 7-minute mark when Crazy pinned Nunzio with a moonsault
The Boogeyman pinned Doug Basham at around the 7-minute mark with a double hand choke into a one-handed chokeslam
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Juventud Guerrera via disqualification at around the 9-minute mark when Super Crazy and Psychosis interfered as the champion attempted the 450 splash
Muhammad Hassan defeated Scotty 2 Hotty at around the 6-minute mark via submission with the Camel Clutch
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero with the 619 and springboard legdrop at around the 16-minute mark
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned William Regal at around the 8-minute mark after hitting him in the face with the title belt
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated Hardcore Holly & John Heidenreich at around the 7-minute mark when Mercury pinned Holly after Holly became distracted by Melina and Candice Michelle fighting on the floor
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield with the sit-down powerbomb at around the 17-minute mark, despite interference from Orlando Jordan

WWE @ Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center - July 18, 2005 (6,000)
Garrison Cade & Trevor Rhodes defeated Axl Rotten & Balls Mahoney
Sunday Night Heat:
Viscera defeated Tyson Tomko
Rene Dupree defeated Tajiri
Rob Conway defeated Val Venis
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Raw - included an opening announcement from Eric Bischoff in which he said WWE World Champion John Cena vs. Gene Snitsky would take place later in the show as a lumberjack match, citing it was Cena's punishment for the previous week's FU; the lumberjacks would be picked by Bischoff himself; featured an in-ring segment in which WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rosey attempted the Masterlock Challenge from Chris Masters but failed; included an in-ring promo by Hulk Hogan in which he said Shawn Michaels succeeded in getting his attention before then calling out Michaels; moments later, Michaels challenged Hogan to a match at Summer Slam, which Hogan accepted; Hogan's son Nick Bollea was in attendance for the show:
Shelton Benjamin defeated WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool via disqualification at 5:15 when Carlito landed a low blow; stipulations stated that if Carlito caused himself to be counted-out, he would lose the title
Kurt Angle Invitational: Kurt Angle defeated Matt Striker via submission with the ankle lock at 2:35; stipulations said the challenger would only need to avoid defeat for 3 minutes to win Angle's gold medals; prior to the bout, Striker, as he did the week before, said his name was Matt Martel from Philadelphia; Angle then corrected him again, saying Striker was a liar and he wouldn't face a liar; after Angle told the referee to send him backstage, Angle attacked Striker from behind and started the match
Edge (w/ Lita) defeated Kane in a steel cage match at 10:29 by escaping over the top after hitting Kane in the face with the Money in the Bank briefcase as the two fought at the top of the cage; prior to the bout, Matt Hardy jumped the rail and attacked Edge until he was forced to the ground by police and ejected from ringside (The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane)
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Gene Snitsky in a lumberjack match at 11:40 with the FU; lumberjacks for the match included: Chris Jericho, Kurt Angle, WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool, Chris Masters, Tyson Tomko, Rob Conway, Rene Dupree, Kerwin White, the Heartthrobs, and several others; late in the bout, the Big Show, Shelton Benjamin, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey, Tajiri, and Viscera came out and fought with the lumberjacks; moments later, Jericho attempted to hit Cena with a steel chair but missed and was knocked to the floor just before the finish
Dark match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista, WWE World Champion John Cena, & Hulk Hogan defeated Triple H, John Bradshaw Layfield, & Shawn Michaels; after the bout, Hogan's son Nick posed in the ring with the babyface team

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Asbury Park, NJ - Convention Hall - July 18, 2005
Cancelled

WWE @ Baltimore, MD - First Mariner Arena - July 19, 2005 (5,500; heavily papered)
Nunzio & Big Vito defeated Trevor Rhodes & Garrison Cade when Vito pinned Rhodes with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Velocity - 7/23/05:
Christian pinned Sho Funaki with the Unprettier
Stevie Richards, the Blue Meanie, & Nova defeated Nick Berk, Jason Static, & Scott Fowler when Meanie pinned Berk with the moonsault
Frankie Kazarian pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with the Wave of the Future
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated Danny Doring & Roadkill when Doring was pinned after sustaining the Snapshot; MNM's original opponents were scheduled to be Axl Rotten & Balls Mahoney but the Maryland State Athletic Commission would not allow Rotten to compete and WWE agreed with the decision
Smackdown! - 7/21/05 - featured vignettes before and after most of the commercial breaks in which JBL was portrayed as an American icon; included an in-ring segment in which Melina interrupted Candice Michelle and, after mentioning that Michelle would be the guest referee for her match with Torrie Wilson at the Great American Bash, attacked Candice and stripped her down to her bra and panties until Torrie made the save; featured footage from the Great American Bash press conference in Buffalo, NY; featured a vignette promoting the debut of the Boogeyman; included the announcement that the bWo would face the Mexicools at the Great American Bash; included a Great American Bash victory speech from JBL, dressed as Uncle Sam, in which he unveiled a mock Smackdown! magazine cover with him standing over Batista holding the World Heavyweight Title; moments later, Batista came out to counter JBL's prediction of victory; the incident led to Batista fighting off both JBL and Orlando Jordan, hitting the spinebuster on Jordan, scaring JBL out of the ring, and then putting on his Uncle Sam garb as the show came to a close:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Super Crazy (w/ Juventud Guerrera & Psychosis) via disqualification at 16:59 when Eddie Guerrero, who came out early in the match to do guest commentary, stole away Psychosis' lawn rake and broke it over Mysterio's back
John Heidenreich & Road Warrior Animal defeated Julio Dinero & Nick Berk at the 31-second mark when Animal scored the pin following the Doomsday Device
Chris Benoit (mystery opponent chosen by Teddy Long) defeated Eddie Guerrero via count-out at 17:33 when Guerrero walked out of the match after being briefly locked in the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, Rey Mysterio jumped Guerrero from behind in the aisle and assaulted him until officials and referees pulled him away
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Simon Dean with the scissors kick at 1:41; after the bout, Booker threw Dean out of the ring, grabbed a mic, and cut a promo on facing Christian at the Great American Bash
Dark match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista, the Undertaker, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Triple H, Eddie Guerrero, & John Bradshaw Layfield when Taker pinned Triple H with the tombstone

- 7/20/05: Former wrestler, manager, ring announcer, and commentator Lord Alfred Hayes passed away at the age of 77.

WWE (Raw) @ Utica, NY - Mid-Hudson Civic Center - July 23, 2005 (3,200)
Viscera defeated Rene Dupree
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
The Big Show defeated Chris Masters via disqualification in the Masterlock Challenge when Masters used a steel chair; afterwards, Show punched the chair in Masters' face and hit the chokeslam
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin
Kane defeated Edge
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene
Rob Conway defeated Val Venis
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho

WWE (Raw) @ Watertown, NY - Fairgrounds Arena - July 24, 2005 (matinee) (2,500; sell out)
Viscera pinned Rene Dupree
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin and Rob Conway in an elimination match; Benjamin pinned Conway; Carlito pinned Benjamin after hitting a low blow
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria; after the bout, Victoria attacked Christy and hit the Widow's Peak
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene via submission with the ankle lock (Eugene's return match after a 6-month absence)
Kane pinned Edge with the chokeslam
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
The Big Show defeated Chris Masters via disqualification in a $20,000 Masterlock Challenge when Masters hit Show with a chair
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Chris Jericho with the FU despite the outside interference of Gene Snitsky

Great American Bash 05 (Smackdown!) - Buffalo, NY - HSBC Arena - July 24, 2005
Sunday Night Heat - featured a backstage interview with WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan, during which Chris Benoit appeared and knocked Jordan to the ground:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Nunzio with the Shooting Star Press at 2:33
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary:
John Heidenreich & Road Warrior Animal defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Chapions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) to when the titles at 6:45 when Animal pinned Nitro following the Doomsday Device; after the match, Animal grabbed the mic and said "Hawk, this one was for you, brother"
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Christian with a scissors kick from the middle turnbuckle at 11:37 after throwing Christian into the steel ringsteps
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan pinned Chris Benoit at 14:24 after Benoit struck his head on an exposed turnbuckle while attempting to drop the champion with a German suplex; after the bout, Jordan taunted Benoit with the title belt as the challenger was still face-down on the mat
The Undertaker pinned Muhammad Hassan (w/ Daivari & several masked men) at 8:06 with the chokeslam; prior to the bout, Hassan was carried out to the ring on a bed by the masked men and cut a promo saying he would be the new world champion at Summer Slam; after the bout, Taker assaulted the masked men and threw Daivari head-first through the commentary table; moments later, Taker attacked Hassan on the stage, opened up part of the stage, and powerbombed Hassan through the hole; a bloody Hassan was later attended to by medics and placed on a stretcher; as a result of pre-match stipulations, Taker became the #1 contender to the world title (Hassan's last appearance; Daivari's last appearance for 4 months)
Juventud Guerrera, Super Crazy, & Psychosis defeated Stevie Richards, the Blue Meanie, & Nova at 4:54 when Psychosis pinned Richards with a legdrop off the top after Richards missed a charge in the corner and crotched himself with Super Crazy then hitting a springboard moonsault; prior to the bout, the bWo came out on Power Wheels to mock the Mexicools coming out on riding lawnmowers
Rey Mysterio Jr. (w/ his son Dominick) pinned Eddie Guerrero at 15:39 with a crucifix as Guerrero laid backwards on Rey, watching Dominick on the floor, after hitting the frog splash; had Guerrero won, he would have been able to share Mysterio's secret; because he lost, the matter had to drop
Melina defeated Torrie Wilson in a bra & panties match at 3:52 after Torrie was dropped throat-first across the top rope; after the bout, Melina attacked guest referee Candice Michelle; moments later, Torrie and Candice helped in stripping Melina down to her bra and panties; Candice then stripped down as well as she and Torrie played to the fans
John Bradshaw Layfield defeated World Heavyweight Champion Batista via disqualification at 19:45 when the champion threw an interfering Orlando Jordan into the ring, stole a steel chair away from him, and hit both Jordan and JBL over the head with the weapon; prior to the match, JBL came to the ring wearing red, white, & blue attire and throwing American flags into the crowd as red, white, & blue confetti dropped from the rafters; immediately after the bout, Batista repeatedly hit Jordan and JBL with the chair; several moments later, when the decision was announced, Batista returned to the ring and hit the sit-down powerbomb on both men

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Erie, PA - Civic Center - July 25, 2005
Cancelled

WWE @ Cleveland, OH - Gund Arena - July 25, 2005 (7,000)
Matt Cappotelli & Mike Mizanin defeated Rory & Rob McAllister
CM Punk defeated Rob Begley
Sunday Night Heat:
Rob Conway pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rosey (w/ Stacy Keibler) with a spinning neckbreaker after Rosey injured himself on Conway's kneebrace (Conway's first appearance with theme lyrics)
Johnny Parisi (Swinger) pinned Matt McChesney with the DDT at 4:19 (Parisi's TV debut)
Rene Dupree pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Hurricane (w/ Stacy Keibler) with a cobra clutch slam at 5:14
Raw - featured a video tribute to the passing of Lord Alfred Hayes; included a battle of the bands between WWE World Champion John Cena and Chris Jericho's band Fozzy, in which Cena performed 'Bad Bad Man' before Jericho refused to perform, claiming the audience would be biased against him; featured an in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels in which he accused Hulk Hogan of living off his reputation and finished by asking 'Whatcha gonna do when the Heartbreak Kid won't lay down for you?':
Eugene (w/ Christy Hemme) defeated Kurt Angle in a Kurt Angle Invitational Challenge; stipulations stated Eugene would win by avoiding defeat for 3 minutes; stipulations stated Eugene would win Angle's gold medals if he won (Eugene's surprise return after a 6-month absence)
Viscera & Cloacas defeated Antonio & Pocket Rocket in a mixed tag team match at 3:38 when Viscera pinned Thomas following a splash from Cloacas
Chris Masters & Gene Snitsky defeated Shelton Benjamin in a handicap match at 3:45 when the referee stopped the match as Masters had Benjamin in the full nelson; after the match, the Big Show made the save
Edge (w/ Lita) defeated Kane in a stretcher match at around the 12-minute mark after Edge hit Kane in the face with the Money in the Bank briefcase as Kane, sitting on the stretcher, had a choke applied on Lita; after the bout, Kane assaulted Edge and threw him face-first into the stage; moments later, Kane grabbed Lita and dropped her with a tombstone onto the entrance stage; moments later, he hijacked the ambulance and drove Lita out of the arena (The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane)
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned WWE World Champion John Cena at 8:05 after special referee Chris Jericho kicked Cena in the stomach as Cena attempted the FU on Carlito, then hit a bulldog and the Lionsault before putting Carlito on top of Cena; neither title was on the line
Dark match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista & WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle & John Bradshaw Layfield when Cena pinned Angle with the FU as Batista pinned JBL with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE @ Rochester, NY - Blue Cross Arena - July 26, 2005
Matt Cappotelli & Mike Mizanin defeated Rory & Rob McAllister
Velocity - 7/30/05:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London pinned Nunzio with the Shooting Star Press in a non-title match
Frankie Kazarian pinned Sho Funaki at 5:44 with the Wave of the Future; after the bout, Kazarian cut a promo in the ring
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Steven Lee & Scotty Sabre at 3:20 when Mercury pinned Sabre following the Snapshot; after the bout, MNM hit the Snapshot on Lee as well; Melina was said to be on a publicity tour to explain her absence at ringside
Hardcore Holly pinned Simon Dean with the Alabama Slam at 6:25
Smackdown! - included an opening segment in which JBL interrupted Teddy Long's in-ring promo and stated that he, because of the fine print in the contract that said if he beat Batista at the Great American Bash and didn't get the belt then he would get a one-on-one rematch, demanded to be the #1 contender; Long then made a match between him and the Undertaker to determine the challenger for Summer Slam; featured a backstage segment with Melina debuting Jillian as her and MNM's new 'fixer'; included a vignette promoting the debut of the Boogeyman; featured Eddie Guerrero interrupting Rey Mysterio's in-ring promo alongside his son Dominic, with Eddie revealing his secret was that Dominic was really his son and not Rey's; after Mysterio admitted to Dominic that the story was true, Dominic ran into the crowd, with Rey following him soon thereafter; moments later, Guerrero did a sit-down promo in the ring to elaborate on the story, saying that while he was separated from his wife, Eddie fathered a child from another woman; because Rey and his wife couldn't have a child, Eddie gave Rey Dominic; Guerrero said that the story would continue with chapter 2 the following week:
Chris Benoit & Booker T (w/ Sharmell) defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan & Christian at 17:23 when Jordan submitted to Benoit's Crippler Crossface; at the end of the match, Christian had the opportunity to break Benoit's hold but opted to instead slide out to the floor; Jordan wore bandages around his shoulder to protect injuries sustained after the JBL / Batista match at the Great American Bash
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Chris Hamrick & Chuck Sealy at the 37-second mark when Animal scored the pin following the Doomsday Device (Heidenreich's first appearance with a mohawk)
Melina (w/ Jillian) pinned Torrie Wilson (w/ Candice Michelle) with her feet on the ropes at 4:26 after Torrie was dropped throat-first across the top rope; after the bout, Jillian attacked Candice
William Regal fought Scotty 2 Hotty to a no contest to a no contest when the Mexicools immediately came out on their riding lawnmower and tried selling popcorn, nachos, and drinks to the ringside fans; moments later, Super Crazy beat up the referee which led to all three Mexicools attacking the two participants on the floor
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan) pinned the Undertaker at around the 22-minute mark when Randy Orton interfered and hit Taker with the RKO, moments after JBL sustained the tombstone; due to pre-match stipulations, JBL earned a world title shot for Summer Slam (the match began during the commercial break)
Dark match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield

OVW @ Louisville, KY - Six Flags - July 29, 2005
Paul Birchill & Seth Skyfire co-won a battle royal
OVW Tag Team Champions Chad & Tank Toland defeated Paul Birchill & Seth Skyfire
Beth Phoenix defeated Alexis Laree
Ken Anderson defeated Matt Cappotelli
Randy Orton defeated Ken Doane via disqualification
Brent Albright defeated Daniel Puder in a tap out match

WWE (Raw) @ Hampton Beach, NH - Casino Ballroom - July 29, 2005 (2,500; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Viscera defeated Gene Snitsky
Kerwin White defeated Chris Cage
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
The Big Show defeated Chris Masters
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin
Shawn Michaels defeated Ric Flair
Eugene defeated Kurt Angle
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Edge

WWE (Raw) @ Hyannis, MA - Cape Cod Melody Tent - July 30, 2005 (2,800; sell out)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs when Rosey scored the pin
Kerwin White pinned Chris Cage by using the ropes for leverage
Viscera defeated Gene Snitsky in a hardcore match
Christy Hemme pinned Victoria with a roll up after avoiding the Widow's Peak
The Big Show defeated Chris Masters via disqualification in the Masterlock Challenge; after the contest, Show hit the chokeslam on Masters
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin by using the ropes for leverage
Shawn Michaels pinned Ric Flair with the superkick; after the bout, Michaels cut a promo on Hulk Hogan
Eugene pinned Kurt Angle with the Olympic Slam
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Edge with the FU after avoiding the spear

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bangor, ME - Auditorium - July 30, 2005
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated Big Vito & Nunzio when Crazy pinned Nunzio with a springboard moonsault
Bobby Lashley pinned William Regal with a roll up after Regal attempted to use a pair of brass knuckles as a weapon; after the bout, Scotty 2 Hotty came out and hit the Worm on Regal
The Boogeyman pinned Steven Richards with a sit-down chokeslam
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Juventud Guerrera via disqualification when Psychosis & Super Crazy interfered and attacked the champion
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury when Nitro was pinned after sustaining the Doomsday Device, moments after Torrie Wilson came out to counter the interference of Melina
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Chris Benoit, Booker T, and Christian by pinning Booker with a roll up following a low blow
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero in a streetfight with a springboard splash
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield with the sit-down powerbomb, despite interference from Orlando Jordan

WWE (Raw) @ Cohasset, MA - South Shore Music Circus - July 31, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Gene Snitsky defeated Val Venis
The Big Show defeated Chris Masters via disqualification
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin
Chrity Hemme defeated Victoria
Eugene defeated Kerwin White
Shawn Michaels defeated Ric Flair
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Edge

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Burlington, VT - Memorial Auditorium - July 31, 2005
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Nunzio & Big Vito when Crazy pinned Nunzio with a moonsault from the middle rope
Bobby Lashley pinned William Regal with a roll up after Regal became distracted by Scotty 2 Hotty at ringside; after the bout, Scotty fought off an attack by Regal and hit the Worm
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Juventud Guerrera via disqualification when Psychosis interfered and shoved the champion off the top
The Boogeyman defeated Stevie Richards via count-out at around the 3-minute mark after Richards fell to the floor and was unable to return to the ring; after the bout, several officials came out to help Richards backstage when it appeared he had suffered an injury
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury when Animal pinned Nitro following the Doomsday Device
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Booker T, Chris Benoit, and Christian by pinning Booker with a roll up; the bout was advertised as an elimination match but ended after only one fall
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero in a falls count anywhere match with a legdrop off the top; after the bout, Mysterio continued to attack his opponent
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield with the sit-down powerbomb, despite interference from Orlando Jordan

WWE @ Uncasville, CT - Moehegan Sun Arena - August 1, 2005 (6,000; sell out)
Garrison Cade & Trevor Rhodes defeated CM Punk & Chris Cage
Sunday Night Heat:
Viscera defeated Rene Dupree via disqualification
Tyson Tomko defeated an unknown
Matt Striker defeated Johnny Parisi
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Raw - featured an opening in-ring promo by Chris Jericho in which he said he would leave Summer Slam as WWE World Champion; WWE World Champion John Cena eventually ran out and attacked Jericho before Eric Bsichoff sent security out to break up the fight; Bischoff then announced Jericho as the guest referee for the Cena vs. Carlito match later in the show; included an in-ring promo by Vince McMahon in which he thanked himself for making Raw the longest-running entertainment show on TV with 636 episodes to date; he then announced he had re-signed Matt Hardy and brought Hardy out to the ring after announcing Hardy would face Edge at Summer Slam; featured a pre-taped fake 'Larry King Live!' sketch in which Shawn Michaels played the role of Hulk Hogan:
The Big Show & Shelton Benjamin defeated Chris Masters & Gene Snitsky at 11:10 when Show pinned Snitsky with the chokeslam
Eugene (w/ Christy Hemme) defeated Tatanka via disqualification at 2:33 in a Eugene Invitational Challenge when Kurt Angle attacked Eugene as he had Tatanka in the ankle lock; Angle's gold medals were at stake in the match and Tatanka only had to avoid defeat for 3 minutes to win them; Angle initially accepted the challenge but Tatanka, deemed the hometown hero, came out just as Eugene and Angle were about to fight; after the bout, Eugene and Tatanka cleared the ring of Angle (Tatanka's surprise return after a 9-year absence)
Rob Conway pinned Val Venis with the Ego Trip at 5:29
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned WWE IC Champion Carlito at 8:57 with the FU; Chris Jericho was the guest referee for the bout but a second referee counted the pinfall after Cena knocked Jericho to the floor; Jericho assaulted Cena throughout the match and, after the bout, continued to attack him; Eric Bischoff was ringside for the duration of the match; only Cena's title was at stake in the bout
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Poughskeepsie, NY - Mid-Hudson Civic Center - August 1, 2005
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Steven Richards
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Nunzio & Big Vito
Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London defeated Juventud Guerrera via disqualification
Chris Benoit defeated Booker T and Christian
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan via count-out
The Undertaker defeated Eddie Guerrero

WWE @ Bridgeport, CT - Harbor Yard Arena - August 2, 2005
CM Punk & Bobby Lashley defeated Garrison Cade & Trevor Rhodes
Frankie Kazarian defeated Danny Doring
Velocity - 8/6/05:
Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Paul London to win the title at 5:52 after hitting him with a weapon handed to Nunzio by Vito
Simon Dean pinned Mo Sexton with the Simonizer at 3:52
Hardcore Holly defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan via disqualification at 5:22 when Jordan pulled hte referee in front of Holly; after the bout, Holly hit the Alabama Slam on the champion
Smackdown! - featured Rey Mysterio Jr. as a guest of the Peep Show in which Eddie Guerrero appeared on the big screen, distracting Mysterio long enough for Christian to attack Rey from behind and hit the Unprettier; included a backstage promo by Jillian Hall regarding her facial blimish as well as being MNM's fixer; featured the official contract signing for the Batista / JBL rematch at Summer Slam, during which Batista allowed JBL to pick the stipulation of his choice, with JBL choosing it to be a no holds barred contest; included an in-ring promo by Randy Orton regarding his WrestleMania loss to the Undertaker before challenging Taker to a rematch at Summer Slam; moments later, the lights went out and the Undertaker accepted the challenge over the PA; featured a vignette promoting the debut of the Boogeyman:
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina & Jillian Hall) defeated Chris Benoit & Booker T (w/ Sharmell) at 13:24 when Mercury pinned Booker with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage after Booker threw an interfering Hall out of the ring as Hall attacked Sharmell inside the ring; at the time of the finish, Benoit had Nitro in the Crippler Crossface on the floor
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated William Regal & Scotty 2 Hotty when Psychosis pinned Scotty with the legdrop off the top after Regal walked out of the match (match not televised)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Josh Daniels & Damien ? in a non-title match at 1:23 when Heidenreich scored the pin following the Doomsday Device (Heidenreich's debut in the LOD face paint)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Christian at 19:01 with the 619 and springboard legdrop after avoiding the Unprettier; mid-way through the bout, Eddie Guerrero and an unknown woman came out and sat on the stage to watch the contest; after the match, Mysterio grabbed the mic and challenged Guerrero to fight him then and there, with Eddie refusing and instead introducing the woman as Anna who gave Rey a copy of "chapter 2", Eddie's official custody papers; Guerrero then told Rey to bring Dominick to Smackdown! the following week so he could claim him as his own; after Rey tried to convince Eddie to drop the issue, Eddie unveiled the fact that Anna was his attorney and argued the courts would side in his favor
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ Syracuse, NY - War Memorial - August 5, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
Kerwin White pinned Val Venis with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage
The Big Show defeated Chris Masters via disqualification when Gene Snitsky interfered; after the bout, Show hit chokeslams on both men
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Eugene pinned Kurt Angle with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Shawn Michaels (sub. for WWE World Champion John Cena) pinned Edge after superkicking Edge's briefcase into his face

WWE (Raw) @ Albany, NY - Pepsi Arena - August 6, 2005 (3,500)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
Kerwin White defeated Val Venis
Garrison Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage
The Big Show defeated Chris Masters via disqualification
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin
Eugene defeated Kurt Angle
Shawn Michaels defeated Edge

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Knoxville, TN - Civic Coliseum - August 6, 2005
William Regal & Bobby Lashley defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki
Hardcore Holly defeated Simon Dean
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Paul London
Juventud Guerrera defeated Steven Richards
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Heidenreich defeated Sylvian Grenier
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Christian and Rey Mysterio Jr.
The Undertaker defeated Eddie Guerrero
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE (Raw) @ Youngstown, OH - Beeghly Center - August 7, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Christy Hemme defeated Victoria
Kerwin White pinned Val Venis with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage
The Big Show defeated Chris Masters via disqualification when Gene Snitsky interfered; after the bout, Show hit chokeslams on both men
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Eugene pinned Kurt Angle with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Shawn Michaels (sub. for WWE World Champion John Cena) pinned Edge after superkicking Edge's briefcase into his face

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Johnson City, TN - Freedom Hall - August 7, 2005
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro
Hardcore Holly defeated Simon Dean
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Heidenreich defeated Sylvian Grenier
Juventud Guerrera defeated Big Stevie Cool
William Regal & Paul Birchill defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Paul London
The Undertaker pinned Eddie Guerrero
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. and Christian
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center - August 8, 2005
Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Hardcore Holly defeated Sylvian Grenier
Juventud Guerrera defeated Simon Dean
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Heidenreich defeated Steven Richards
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio pinned Paul London after Big Vito interfered
WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Christian and Rey Mysterio Jr. after Mysterio hit the 619 on Christian, with the champion preventing Mysterio from making the cover and then doing so himself
The Undertaker pinned Eddie Guerrero with the tombstone

WWE @ Pittsburgh, PA - Mellon Arena - August 8, 2005 (11,000)
Damaja defeated Chris Cage
Sunday Night Heat:
Val Venis defeated Johnny Parisi
Tyson Tomko defeated JP Parson via KO
Rene Dupree defeated Matt Striker
Raw - featured an in-ring segment of the Highlight Reel with Eric Bischoff as the guest; during the segment, Bischoff called out referee Chad Patton, who made the pinfall on Carlito the previous week in his match against WWE World Champion John Cena, despite the fact Chris Jericho was the official for the match; Bischoff then slapped Patton twice and demanded an apology from him, with Patton saying he was sorry; Bischoff then announced that Jericho would face Patton after the commercial break; included the premiere of Cena's "Right Now" music video; featured an in-ring confrontation between Hulk Hogan and Shawn Michaels, hosted by Jerry Lawler, in which Michaels eventually dropped Lawler with the superkick after Lawlor asked "Whatcha gonna do when Hulkamania runs wild on you?"; Michaels then attacked Hogan but Hogan eventually knocked him to the floor:
Eugene Invitational: Eugene (w/ Christy Hemme) defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification at 2:38 in a Eugene Invitational Challenge when Angle accidentally hit the refreee; Eugene wore a Hulk Hogan T-shirt to the ring before the match began; after the bout, Angle dropped Eugene with the Olympic Slam before Hogan made the save; stipulations stated Angle would win back his Olympic medals if he could avoid defeat for 3 minutes
Chris Masters defeated Shelton Benjamin via submission with the full nelson at 4:06
Rob Conway pinned Viscera at 2:34 after Viscera's knee went out as he attempted a slam
Victoria & the Heart Throbs defeated Stacy Keibler, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey at 2:40 when Antonio pinned Rosey
Chris Jericho defeated Chad Patton via submission with the Walls of Jericho at 3:01; Eric Bischoff was the guest referee for the match; during the contest, Carlito came ringside and attacked Patton when he fell outside the ring; after the match, Bischoff punched Patton, still locked in the Walls of Jericho, until WWE World Champion John Cena made the save; moments later, Cena dropped Carlito with the FU
Matt Hardy pinned Gene Snitsky at 3:36; after the match, Edge attacked Hardy until referees and security pulled him away
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena, Hulk Hogan, & World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Shawn Michaels, Kurt Angle, & John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE @ Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena - August 9, 2005
Velocity - 8/13/05:
Frankie Kazarian defeated Paul London
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Jimmy Jacobs
Ken Anderson defeated Sho Funaki (Anderson's TV debut)
Hardcore Holly defeated Steven Richards
Smackdown! - featured World Heavyweight Champion Batista as a guest of the Peep Show during which Christian challenged the champion to a match later in the show, with Batista accepting; included footage from the Summer Slam Press Conference held the previous Tuesday; featured Randy Orton confronting Teddy Long backstage regarding his mystery opponent, with Long only telling him that the opponent is a legend and a legendary opponent of the Undertaker; included an in-ring segment in which Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio Jr., with his wife and Dominick, made an arguement over who should have custody of Dominick to a social worker; Rey eventually challenged Eddie to a match at Summer Slam in their 'final' battle, the winner of which would win custody of Dominick, with Eddie accepting; moments later, the social worker said both Mysterio and Guerrero were nuts, then said Dominick would have to go into foster care until their issue was resolved; featured Jillian Hall challenging Booker T & Sharmell to a match with Joey Mercury & Melina for the following week's Smackdown!; included the music video for John Cena's "Right Now":
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) defeated Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) with the scissors kick at 4:33 after Sharmell pulled Melina off the ring apron; Mercury was escorted to the ring by Melina, Jillian Hall, & Johnny Nitro but both Hall and Nitro were sent backstage during the early moments of the match
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Scotty Sabre & Jason Static in a non-title match at 2:14 when Animal pinned Static following the Doomsday Device; during the bout, MNM were shown watching on from backstage
Randy Orton fought Kamala (w/ Kimchee) to a no contest at around 3:10 when, after Orton hit the RKO on his opponent, the lights went out in the arena and a message from the Undertaker was shown on the big screen
Psychosis & Super Crazy (w/ Juventud Guerrera) defeated William Regal & Scotty 2 Hotty at 3:44 when Psychosis pinned Scotty with the legdrop off the top moments after Regal walked out of the match; Scotty worked the entire match by himself
Chris Benoit defeated Simon Dean via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 2:25 following three consecutive German suplexes
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Christian via disqualification in a non-title match at 5:14 when John Bradshaw Layfield interfered as the champion attempted the sit-down powerbomb; after the bout, Batista threw JBL to the floor but eventually sustained four steel chair shots from Bradshaw as the show came to a close
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Kitchener, Ontario - August 12, 2005 (2,700)
Chris Cage & Mike Mizanin defeated Rory & Robbie McAllister
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool fought Shelton Benjamin to a double count-out
Rene Dupree vs. Chris Masters; Dupree played the babyface in the bout
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade
Rob Conway pinned Viscera with his feet on the ropes; prior to the bout, Stacy Keibler interviewed Trish Stratus in the ring, with Conway coming out to interrupt; moments later, Viscera made the save
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene via submission with the ankle lock
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Edge with the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ London, Ontario - August 13, 2005
Simon Dean defeated Bobby Lashley
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated Hardcore Holly & Johnny Jeter
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Juventud Guerrera and Sho Funaki
Ken Anderson defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
Booker T & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Christian & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Randy Orton with the sit-down powerbomb

- 8/13/05: Former WWWF US Tag Team Champion Chris Tolos passed away at the age of 75.

WWE (Raw) @ Kingston, Ontario - August 13, 2005
Chris Cage & Mike Mizanin defeated Rory & Robbie McAllister
Chris Jericho defeated Gene Snitsky
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool fought Shelton Benjamin to a double count-out
Rene Dupree vs. Chris Masters; Dupree played the babyface in the bout
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade
Rob Conway pinned Viscera with his feet on the ropes; prior to the bout, Stacy Keibler interviewed Trish Stratus in the ring, with Conway coming out to interrupt; moments later, Viscera made the save
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene via submission with the ankle lock
The Big Show (sub. for WWE World Champion John Cena) pinned Edge

WWE (Raw) @ Ottawa, Ontario - August 14, 2005
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch
Chris Masters defeated Rene Dupree
Rob Conway defeated Viscera
Chris Cage & Mike Mizanin defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin
Chris Jericho defeated Gene Snitsky via submission with the Walls of Jericho; prior to the bout, Jericho had Trish Stratus on as a guest of the Highlight Reel, with Trish turning heel by saying John Cena would beat Jericho at Summer Slam; moments later, Jericho put Trish in the Walls of Jericho until Gene Snitsky came out
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene
The Big Show (sub. for WWE World Champion John Cena) pinned Edge

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Owen Sound, Ontario - August 14, 2005
Bobby Lashley defeated Simon Dean
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Hardcore Holly & Johnny Jeter
Ken Anderson defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Juventud Guerrera and Sho Funaki
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Booker T defeated Christian & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan when Mysterio pinned Jordan after Christian hit his own partner with the US title belt; the bout was originally Booker vs. Jordan, with Booker winning via disqualification when Christian interfered, but was eventually turned into a tag team match
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Randy Orton with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Peterborough, Ontario - Memorial Centre - August 15, 2005
The return to the city after a 10-year absence
Bobby Lashley defeated Simon Dean
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Hardcore Holly & Johnny Jeter
Ken Anderson defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Sho Funaki and Juventud Guerrera
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Booker T defeated Christian & WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan; the bout was originally Booker vs. Jordan, with Booker winning via disqualification when Christian interfered, but was eventually turned into a tag team match
The Undertaker (sub. for World Heavyweight Champion Batista) pinned Randy Orton with the tombstone

WWE @ Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre - August 15, 2005
Chris Cage & Mike Mizanin defeated Rory & Robbie McAllister
Sunday Night Heat:
Shelton Benjamin defeated Chase Thompson
Victoria defeated Stacy Keibler
Viscera defeated Gene Snitsky
Kerwin White defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rosey
Raw - featured an in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels in which he called out Bret Hart, with Hart's music playing twice, but he did not appear:
The Big Show defeated the Heart Throbs in a handicap match at 3:31 following a double chokeslam
Eugene fought Rene Dupree to a no contest in a Eugene Invitational at the 13-second mark when Kurt Angle interfered
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho & WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool (w/ Eric Bischoff) in a handicap match at 14:43 when Cena pinned Carlito with the FU
Edge (w/ Lita) defeated Val Venis via submission with the standing figure-4 at 5:21
Rob Conway defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Hurricane
Hulk Hogan defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification at 6:08 when Shawn Michaels interfered
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista, WWE World Champion John Cena, & Hulk Hogan defeated Kurt Angle, Shawn Michaels, & John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE @ Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre - August 16, 2005 (7,500)
Bobby Lashley defeated Johnny Jeter
Velocity - 8/20/05 - included an interview with William Regal in which he admitted to becoming 'soft' over the past few years but was back to his regular self; moments later, Scotty 2 Hotty attacked Regal in the ring and attempted to hit the Worm but Regal escaped backstage:
Vito (w/ WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio) pinned Chance Thompson at 4:03 with an elevated DDT; the bout was scheduled to be Nunzio vs. Thompson but Nunzio changed it, saying if Thompson could beat Vito then he would get a title shot; after the bout, Nunzio decided to give Thompson a match anyway and pinned him quickly following a dropkick to the face
Ken Kennedy pinned George with the Green Bay Plunge at 3:06
Hardcore Holly pinned Steven Richards with the Alabama Slam at 7:04
Smackdown!:
Joey Mercury & Melina defeated Booker T & Sharmell
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated two unknowns
John Bradshaw Layfield fought Sho Funaki to a no contest
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Simon Dean
Randy Orton defeated Chris Benoit
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista & the Undertaker defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Randy Orton; the bout was originally a streetfight between Batista and JBL but turned into a tag team match

Summer Slam 05 - Washington DC - MCI Center - August 21, 2005 (15,700; 14,200 paid; sell out)
Sunday Night Heat: Chris Masters defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Hurricane (w/ Stacy Keibler) via submission with the full nelson at 1:56
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, & Jonathan Coachman on commentary for the Raw matches and Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary for the Smackdown! bouts:
Chris Benoit defeated WWE US Champion Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface to win the title at the 25-second mark
Edge (w/ Lita) defeated Matt Hardy via referee's decision when referee Chad Patton stopped the bout at 4:47 when Hardy was deemed unable to continue; mid-way through the contest, Hardy was dropped face-first onto the ringpost, busting his head open; Edge spent the remainder of the bout working on the open wound; after the contest, Hardy was helped to the back by two referees
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero in a ladder match at 20:19 as Guerrero was held back by his wife Vickie; due to pre-match stipulations, Mysterio regained custody of his son, Dominick; had Guerrero won, he would have been given custody of Dominick; mid-way through the contest, Dominick, who sat ringside for the match, ran into the ring and attempted to shake Eddie off the ladder but wasn't strong enough to do so; late in the match, Guerrero's wife came to the ring and shoved Eddie off the top of the ladder just as he was about to win the bout (The Ladder Match)
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene (w/ Christy Hemme) in a No Time Limit match via submission with the ankle lock at 4:31 after hitting the Olympic Slam; after the bout, Angle regained possession of his gold medals
Randy Orton pinned the Undertaker with the RKO at 17:17 moments after a fan ran into the ring and distracted both the Undertaker and the referee before being escorted out of the ring by officials; after the bout, Randy pulled the disguise off of the 'fan' to reveal it was actually his father, Bob Orton Jr. (The Most Powerful Families of Wrestling)
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Chris Jericho at 14:49 by catching the challenger running the ropes and hitting the FU
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield in a no holds barred match at 9:05 with a powerbomb onto the ring steps (Batista: I Walk Alone)
Hulk Hogan pinned Shawn Michaels with a boot to the face and the legdrop at 21:24, moments after sustaining a low blow, a chair shot to the head, and the superkick; after the bout, Michaels offered his hand to Hogan, with Hogan then shaking it (Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - August 22, 2005 (2,500)
Booker T defeated Ken Kennedy
William Regal pinned Hardcore Holly after Paul Burchall interfered
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Steven Richards
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) defeated Sho Funaki, Juventud Guerrera, and Brian Kendrick
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton with the tombstone, despite interference from Bob Orton Jr.
Stacy Keibler won a bikini contest over Melina, Jillian Hall, and Christy Hemme
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, WWE US Champion Chris Benoit, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield, Orlando Jordan, & Eddie Guerrero when Mysterio pinned Guerrero, Batista pinned JBL, and Jordan submitted to Benoit's Crippler Crossface; the bout began as Benoit vs. Christian vs. Orlando for the US title but the bout ended in a no contest

WWE @ Hampton, VA - Coliseum - August 22, 2005 (7,500; sell out)
Damaja defeated Caprice Coleman
Sunday Night Heat:
Val Venis pinned Antonio (w/ Romeo) at 2:37 with a sunset flip off the top; after the bout, Viscera made the save for Venis against the Heart Throbs
Matt Striker defeated Russell Simpson with the Overdrive at 2:13
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Hurricane pinned Johnny Parisi with the Eye of the Hurricane at 2:56
Tyson Tomko defeated Malik John via KO at 1:05 following a boot to the face
Kerwin White pinned Tajiri at 3:54 by blocking a sunset flip attempt and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Raw - featured an opening video package recapping the Raw matches that took place at Summer Slam, finishing with Shawn Michaels and Hulk Hogan shaking hands; included an in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels in which he sarcastically said Hogan was cat-like in the ring and was simply superior to Michaels; Michaels then stated that Hogan was on a plane back to Florida and would only return when the WWE fans gave him what he wanted, using a hand gesture to imply that it was money; moments later, Michaels was interrupted by Chris Masters, who came out and implied Michaels was past his prime and needed to step aside; after several minutes, the two began fighting in the ring with Michaels knocking Masters to the floor; included a vignette by Kerwin White in which he said he was the official spokesman of middle class America and then made comments about Shelton Benjamin and finished by saying, "If it's not white, it's not right"; featured Gene Snitsky fondling Maria's feet backstage until the Big Show interrupted him; included Ric Flair as a guest of Carlito's Cabana in which Flair attacked Carlito and cleared him from the ring after Carlito spat an apple in Flair's face (Flair's return after a 2-month absence); featured a vignette promoting the debut of Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch; included an in-ring promo by Torrie Wilson & Candice Michelle in which they announced that they had been traded to Raw and then brought out the 2005 Raw Diva Search Winner Ashley; moments later, Torrie & Candice attacked Ashley and left the ring (Torrie's return to Raw after a 3-year absence; Candice's Raw debut); featured the announcement that Shawn Michaels would compete in the Masterlock Challenge the following week:
Kurt Angle defeated Shelton Benjamin at 12:55 via submission with the ankle lock into the heel hook after avoiding the Exploder suplex; after the bout, Angle brought a chair into the ring and stood on it while the referee presented him with his gold medals
Rob Conway pinned Matt Hardy at 3:49 with an elbow drop off the top after punching Hardy off the middle rope; immediately after the bout began, Edge & Lita came out and joined the commentary team; after the match, Edge and Hardy brawled in the ring before Edge trapped Hardy's head between the ring steps and the ring then kicked it, causing the stitches on Hardy's head to open up
The Big Show defeated Gene Snitsky via count-out at 3:43 when Snitksy walked out of the match after sustaining a clothesline to the floor
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Chris Jericho with the FU at 15:49 after catapulting the challenger into Eric Bischoff on the ring apron, with Jericho hitting his head against the world title belt; due to pre-match stipulations, Jericho was fired by Bischoff immediately following the match, with Jericho being taken away by security; had Cena lost, he would have been fired; Bischoff was at ringside for the duration of the match; after Jericho was ejected from ringside, Kurt Angle attacked Cena from behind and assaulted him inside the ring and hit the Olympic Slam; moments later, Bischoff grabbed the mic and announced Angle was the #1 contender to Cena's title (Jericho's last appearance for more than 2 years) (Breaking the Code: Behind the Walls of Chris Jericho)
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena & Shawn Michaels defeated Kurt Angle & Chris Masters

WWE @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - August 23, 2005 (5,000)
Sylvian Grenier defeated an unknown
Velocity - 8/27/05:
Simon Dean pinned Russell Simpson with the Simonizer at 4:02
Doug Basham pinned Caprice Coleman with a flying leg lariat at 2:13
Vito (w/ WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio) defeated Brad Taylor with the None of Your Business at 2:28
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated William Regal via disqualification at 7:23 when someone ran into the ring and assisted Regal in double teaming Scotty (the TV debut of Paul Burchill)
Smackdown! - included the debut of Palmer Canon, representing 'The Network'; featured Booker T & Sharmell as guests of the Peep Show in which the Mexicools attacked Christian until Booker made the save after Sharmell was knocked down:
Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) pinned Hardcore Holly with the RKO at 10:30
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Heidenreich (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Animal) defeated Joey Mercury (w/ Johnny Nitro, Melina, & Jillian Hall) via disqualification at 2:48 after Mercury hit Heidenreich in the knee with a steel chair
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated Christian & Booker T (w/ Sharmell) at 5:38 when Psychosis pinned Booker following a double back suplex; late in the contest, Christian walked out on his partner
Christy Hemme won a lingerie contest over Stacy Keibler in a lingerie contest; the match was not televised but did air on WWE.com (Divas Do New York)
Ken Kennedy pinned Sho Funaki at 3:00 with the Green Bay Plunge
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, WWE US Champion Chris Benoit, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield, Orlando Jordan, & Eddie Guerrero when Batista pinned Jordan with the sit-down powerbomb

- 8/25/05: Former WWF Tag Team Champion Moondog King passed away at the age of 56.

WWE (Raw) @ San Juan, Puerto Rico - Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum - August 26, 2005 (13,200)
Featured Carlos Colon as a guest of Carlito's Cabana in which Carlito attacked his father, with Ric Flair making the save
Eugene pinned Tyson Tomko with the Stunner
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs when Hurricane scored the pin
Tajiri defeated Kerwin White via disqualification after White used a golf club as a weapon
Viscera pinned Gene Snitsky after Snitsky failed a bodyslam
Torrie Wilson pinned Victoria with a roll up; Candice Michelle was the guest ring announcer for the bout and made the save for Torrie after the contest
The Big Show (sub. for Matt Hardy) pinned Edge with the chokeslam after Edge missed a briefcase shot
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Shawn Michaels by pinning Angle with the FU immediately after Michaels kicked Angle off him to escape the ankle lock

WWE (Raw) @ Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Office Depot Center - August 27, 2005
Eugene defeated Tyson Tomko
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis
Kerwin White defeated Tajiri
Torrie Wilson defeated Victoria
Viscera defeated Gene Snitsky
The Big Show defeated Edge
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Shawn Michaels

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Raleigh, NC - RBC Center - August 27, 2005 (3,000)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) pinned Sho Funaki with his feet on the ropes for leverage
Ken Kennedy defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina & Jillian Hall) following the Doomsday Device
Psychosis (w/ Super Crazy) pinned Paul Burchall
Hardcore Holly pinned an unknown with the Alabama Slam
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Randy Orton via disqualification following a low blow; after the bout, Mysterio hit the 619
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, Christian attacked the champion with Booker T making the save; moments later, Teddy Long scheduled a tag match between the four
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit & Booker T defeated Orlando Jordan & Christian when Booker pinned Christian with the Bookend
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Eddie Guerrero with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ Orlando, FL - TD Waterhouse Centre - August 28, 2005 (7,000)
Included an in-ring segment in which WWE World Champion John Cena hit the FU on Eric Bischoff; featured Candice Michelle as a guest of Carlito's Cabana in which Carlito attacked Candice before Ric Flair made the save
Tyson Tomko defeated Eugene at around the 10-second mark via TKO
Viscera pinned Tyson Tomko with the Embalmer
Chris Masters defeated Val Venis via submission with the full nelson
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs when Hurricane scored the pin following a double team press slam splash
Kerwin White pinned Tajiri with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage
Torrie Wilson pinned Victoria; local DJ Buckethead was the guest referee for the bout
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam
Edge fought Matt Hardy to a double disqualification
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Shawn Michaels by pinning Angle as Michaels attempted to escape the ankle lock

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Florence, SC - Civic Center - August 28, 2005
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Hardcore Holly defeated Mike Knox
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Sho Funaki
Ken Kennedy defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Randy Orton via disqualification
Booker T defeated Christian
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Eddie Guerrero

WWE (Smackdown!) @ North Charleston, SC - Coliseum - August 29, 2005 (2,200)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury when Nitro was pinned after sustaining the Doomsday Device; Christy Hemme and Jillian Hall did guest ring announcing for the contest
Hardcore Holly pinned Mike Knox with the Alabama Slam
Ken Kennedy pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with the Samoan Drop off the top
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) pinned Sho Funaki with a missile dropkick
Super Crazy & Psychosis (w/ Juventud Guerrera) defeated Paul Burchall & William Regal when Crazy pinned Regal with a crucifix
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Randy Orton via disqualification after Orton hit a low blow
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification when Orlando Jordan interfered after the champion hit the sit-down powerbomb; moments later, Chris Benoit made the save resulting in a tag match between the four men
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Eddie Guerrero & Orlando Jordan when Batista pinned Orlando with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE @ Tampa, FL - St. Pete Times Forum - August 29, 2005 (8,500)
Dennis Knight defeated Antonio Banks
Sunday Night Heat - included footage of Mick Foley at Barnes & Noble in New York City the previous Tuesday to promote his new novel Scooter; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch:
Rob Conway pinned Matt Striker with the Ego Trip at 3:45 following a clothesline
Rene Dupree pinned an unknown at 2:17 following a double knee to the back backbreaker
Kerwin White defeated Tajiri via submission with a half crab at 3:28; prior to the bout, White cut a promo in the ring regarding Shelton Benjamin, saying he was the WWE equivalent of Doc Gooden
Eugene pinned Johnny Parisi with the Stunner at 2:25
Viscera & Val Venis defeated the Heart Throbs at 4:01 when Viscera pinned Antonio with a splash immediately after Venis hit the Money Shot on Romeo
Raw - featured Shawn Michaels as a guest of Carlito's Cabana in which Chris Masters interrupted, with Michaels eventually attacking Masters and Carlito until eventually being beaten down; moments later, Ric Flair came out to make the save:
The Big Show defeated Steve Madison & Buck Quartermaine in a handicap match at 2:47 following a double chokeslam
Victoria pinned Ashley at the 33-second mark with the Widow's Peak
Edge (w/ Lita) fought Matt Hardy to a no contest in a streetfight at the 19-minute mark when both men were deemed unable to continue (Edge: A Decade of Decadence)
Tyson Tomko defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Rosey (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Hurricane) via KO at the 1-minute mark following a boot to the face
Chris Masters & WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shawn Michaels & Ric Flair when Flair submitted to the full nelson at 20:17
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated Kurt Angle & Gene Snitsky

WWE @ Jacksonville, FL - Veterans Memorial Arena - August 30, 2005 (5,000; sell out)
Mike & Todd Shane defeated Antonio Banks & Buck Quartermaine
WWE.com Exclusive: Vito (w/ Nunzio) pinned Steven Richards with the None of Your Business at 5:14
Velocity - 9/3/05:
Brian Kendrick pinned Paul London with the Sliced Bread #2 at 6:03
Hardcore Holly pinned Steve Madison with the Alabama Slam at 3:45
Doug Basham pinned Michael Patrick with a flying leg lariat at 4:00
Super Crazy (w/ Psychosis & Juventud Guerrera) pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Vito) in a non-title match at 6:47 with a springboard moonsault
Smackdown!:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Heidenreich (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Animal) pinned Joey Mercury (w/ Johnny Nitro & Melina) at 3:53 with a double choke powerbomb; after the bout, MNM hit the Snapshot on Heidenreich
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface at the 23.5-second mark
Christy Hemme fought Stacy Keibler to a no contest when Sylvan Grenier came out to interrupt the bout and posed in the ring until he was chased off by Hardcore Holly
Ken Kennedy pinned Booker T (w/ Sharmell) with the Green Bay Plunge at 7:03 as Booker was distracted by Christian arguing with Sharmell at ringside
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Simon Dean with the sit-down powerbomb at 2:24
William Regal & Paul Birchill defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki at 2:34 when Scotty submitted to Birchill's armbar
Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. with a RKO off the top
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Randy Orton

WWE (Raw) @ Memphis, TN - FedEx Forum - September 2, 2005 (5,000)
Viscera pinned Gene Snitsky after Snitsky failed a bodyslam attempt and Viscera fell on top
Tajiri pinned Freakin Deacon with a kick to the head
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Chris Cage & Mike Mizanin when Murdoch pinned Mizanin following a lariat
Eugene pinned Rob Conway with the Stunner; after the bout, Conway attacked Eugene
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria; Candice Michelle was the guest ring announcer and interfered on behalf of Victoria until Ashley came out late in the contest
Shawn Michaels pinned WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool in a non-title match with the superkick, despite interference from Chris Masters; the impromptu match came about due to Masters being a guest of Carlito's Cabana, which was interrupted by Michaels
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs following a press slam splash
Matt Hardy fought Edge to a double count-out when both men brawled into the crowd
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification when the referee realized the challenger had used his gold medals to assault Cena; after the bout, Cena hit the FU on his opponent

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Frederick, MD - Grove Stadium - September 3, 2005 (3,500)
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface following three German suplexes
Super Crazy & Psychosis (w/ Juventud Guerrera) defeated William Regal & Paul Burchall
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) defeated Brian Kendrick and Juventud Guerrera by pinning Brian Kendrick after Vito interfered
Ken Kennedy pinned Simon Dean following the top rope Samoan drop
Booker T pinned Christian with the scissors kick
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina & Jillian Hall) after Nitro sustained the Doomsday Device; during the bout, Animal caught an interfering Melina, holding her in a bearhug so Stacy Keibler, the guest ring announcer, could hit the Hart Attack
Randy Orton pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. with the RKO
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield with the sit-down powerbomb, despite interference from Orlando Jordan

WWE (Raw) @ Jackson, TN - Oman Arena - September 3, 2005 (4,000)
Chris Cage & Mike Mizanin defeated the Heart Throbs
Tajiri defeated Freakin Deacon
Eugene defeated Rob Conway
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch
Gene Snitsky defeated Viscera
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Candice Michelle
Matt Hardy defeated Edge
Shawn Michaels defeated WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool in a non-title match, despite interference from Chris Masters; the impromptu match came about due to Masters being a guest of Carlito's Cabana, which was interrupted by Michaels
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification

WWE (Raw) @ Chattanooga, TN - UTC McKenzie Arena - September 4, 2005 (2,000)
Eugene defeated Rob Conway
Gene Snitsky defeated Viscera
Tajiri defeated Chris Cage
Mike Mizanin defeated Freakin Deacon
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated the Heart Throbs
Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Masters
Edge defeated Matt Hardy
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Candice Michelle
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Macon, GA - Centreplex - September 4, 2005
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan
Mike & Todd Shane defeated Derrick Neikirk & Mike Knox
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Brian Kendrick and Juventud Guerrera
Ken Kennedy defeated Simon Dean
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Booker T defeated Christian
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Randy Orton defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Albany, GA - Civic Center - September 5, 2005 (2,500)
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) defeated Brian Kendrick and Juventud Guerrera
Ken Kennedy pinned Simon Dean
Booker T pinned Christian with the scissors kick
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina & Jillian Hall); during the bout, Melina interfered but eventually sustained the Hart Attack from Animal and guest ring announcer Stacy Keibler
Randy Orton pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. with the RKO
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned John Bradshaw Layfield, despite interference from Orlando Jordan

WWE @ Nashville, TN - Gaylord Entertainment Center - September 5, 2005
Chris Cage & Mike Mizanin defeated Sinn & an unknown
Sunday Night Heat - included the announcement that Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch would face WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey at Unforgiven:
Matt Striker pinned Johnny Parisi at 5:00 with a rolling Rocker Dropper
Danny Basham pinned Nigel McGuiness with a reverse DDT at 4:44 (the debut of Basham's new gimmick)
Rene Dupree pinned Tajiri
Raw - featured a series of video montages focusing on Chris Masters' success in the Masterlock Challenge; included a pre-taped vignette by Linda McMahon on behalf of Amiericares to benefit those affected by Hurricane Katrina; featured Ashley as a guest of Carlito's Cabana in which Carlito insulted her before addressing Ric Flair, admitting he was the one who bloodied Flair backstage the previous week, and would face Flair at Unforgiven; moments later, Carlito mentioned that Ashley would be facing Torrie Wilson later in the show but, when he prepared to spit an apple in her face, Flair came out, attacked the IC Champion, and eventually cleared him from the ring; Flair then cut an in-ring promo on facing Carlito at Unforgiven for the IC title; featured a vignette of Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch at Tootsie's Bar & Grill; included a backstage segment in which Eric Bischoff granted Matt Hardy a steel cage match against Edge for Unforgiven, then ordered he face Gene Snitsky later in the show despite the fact Hardy was still recovering from injuries sustained the previous week; featured footage of Mick Foley at Barnes & Noble in New York City the previous Tuesday to promote his new novel Scooter; included the announcement that the Big Show would face Gene Snitsky and Shawn Michaels would wrestle Chris Masters at Unforgiven; featured Shawn Michaels in the Masterlock Challenge in which Masters hit Michaels over the head with a steel chair, busting him open, after Michaels twice hit a low blow to attempt to escape the hold; moments later, several officials, including Dean Malenko, came in to check on a bloody Michaels as the show came to a close:
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene via submission with the ankle lock at 3:52; after the bout, Angle continued to attack Eugene and applied the heel hook until John Cena made the save, clearing Angle from the ring; immediately thereafter, Tyson Tomko came out and kicked Cena in the face, allowing Angle to reenter the ring and taunt the dazed world champion
Viscera & Val Venis defeated the Heart Throbs at 5:03 when Viscera scored the pin following a Samoan Drop
Gene Snitsky pinned Matt Hardy with a modified sidewalk slam at 2:38; prior to the bout, Edge, wearing a neckbrace, & Lita came out to do guest commentary; after the bout, Snitsky brought the timekeeper's bell into the ring and attempted to use it on Hardy until the Big Show came out; Snitsky quickly hit Hardy with the weapon and then escaped into the crowd
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Tyson Tomko in a non-title match with the Five Knuckle Shuffle and FU at 4:09; after the bout, Kurt Angle attacked the champion from behind on the ramp, throwing him into the stage, and then dropping Cena with the Olympic Slam
Torrie Wilson (w/ Victoria & Candice Michelle) pinned Ashley at 2:38 with an X-Factor after Victoria dropped Ashley face-first across the apron while Candice distracted the referee
Rob Conway pinned Shelton Benjamin with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 5:12 after Kerwin White, who drove ringside in his golf cart during the opening moments of the contest, tripped Benjamin with his golf club
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey in a non-title match at 6:50 when Murdoch pinned Hurricane with a bulldog off the top (the TV debut of Cade & Murdoch as a team)
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena & the Big Show defeated Kurt Angle & Gene Snitsky

WWE @ Duluth, GA - Gwinnett Center - September 6, 2005 (4,000)
Kid Kash & Brian Kendrick defeated Mike Knox & Derrick Neikirk
Velocity - 9/10/05:
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Steven Richards with the scissors kick
Sylvian pinned Mack Johnson with a vertical suplex into a DDT at 3:56
Super Crazy & Psychosis (w/ Juventud Guerrera) defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio & Vito at 8:18 when Psychosis pinned Nunzio with the flying legdrop after shoving Nunzio off the top
Smackdown! - as a result of the 'Shelter from the Storm' Hurricane Katrina benefit concert televised live on NBC, ABC, CBS, the WB, Fox, PAX, UPN, SOAP, FX, WGN, E!, USA, TBS, SPEED, Oxygen, Showtime, and Bravo the 1st hour of the show aired exclusively on WWE.com while the 2nd hour aired as part of the 1-hour Friday night debut of Smackdown!
1st hour - featured a backstage segment with Ken Kennedy and Sharmell in which Kennedy tried to create dissention between Booker T and Chris Benoit by mentioning that Benoit had yet to defend the US title against Booker; included an in-ring promo by the Undertaker, with Randy Orton & Bob Orton Jr. appearing on the stage moments later and Randy bringing out an oversized check in the sum of $1,426 for the Undertaker's retirement fund; the money was raised from the sale of a copy of the Undertaker's new DVD autographed by both Ortons, with Randy matching what was raised with his own money; moments later, Taker caused lightning to strike the check, setting it on fire, as the Ortons ran backstage:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) at 8:56 when Animal pinned Mercury after hitting him with one of the title belts, moments after Melina interfered and attempted to hit Animal with the weapon
Ken Kennedy pinned Paul London with the forward roll Samoan Drop off the top at 3:32; after the bout, Teddy Long & Palmer Canon were seen watching on from the crowd
Paul Burchill (w/ William Regal) defeated Scotty 2 Hotty via submission with an armbar at 3:35 following a shoulderbreaker; prior to the bout, Burchill cut an in-ring promo on the previous week's match with Scotty; Regal did guest commentary for the bout
2nd hour - included a video montage on Batista:
Eddie Guerrero pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. in a steel cage match at 17:19 with the frog splash moments after avoiding a crossbody off the top of the cage; during the closing moments, Guerrero had the opportunity to leave through the door but decided instead to get the pin (the debut of Guerrero's new music) (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero, The Best of Smackdown: 10th Anniversary)
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface at the 22.5-second mark after avoiding a punch
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a bullrope match at 12:39 when, after both men had touched 3 corners, the champion hit a spinebuster on JBL to reach the 4th and final corner; prior to the bout, Teddy Long announced that the Undertaker would face Randy Orton the following week
Dark Match after the show: The Undertaker defeated Randy Orton

WWE (Raw) @ Jonesboro, AR - Convocation Center - September 9, 2005 (1,700)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch when Hurricane pinned Murdoch with a roll up; after the bout, the challengers attacked Hurricane & Rosey
Freakin Deacon pinned Mike Mizanin with a reverse DDT
Eugene pinned Rob Conway with a small package
Chris Masters defeated Viscera via submission with the full nelson
Shelton Benjamin pinned Kerwin White with a roll up, despite interference from Carlito Caribbean Cool and Candice Michelle; the match came about after Candice was brought out as a guest of Carlito's Cabana and introduced White, who then cut a promo on Benjamin
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Torrie Wilson when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick
Edge pinned Matt Hardy after hitting him with the briefcase
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle (w/ Tyson Tomko) via disqualification after Angle hit referee Mike Chioda with his gold medal

WWE (Raw) @ Texarkana, AR - Four States Fairgrounds - September 10, 2005
Included a surprise appearance by 'Dr. Death' Steve Williams to open the show
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch when Hurricane scored the pin with a roll up; after the bout, Rosey cleared the challengers from the ring when they attempted to attack the champions
Freakin Deacon pinned Mike Mizanin with a reverse DDT
Rob Conway pinned Eugene with the Ego Trip
Chris Masters defeated Viscera via submission with the full nelson
Shelton Benjamin pinned Kerwin White with a roll up, despite interference from Carlito Caribbean Cool and Candice Michelle; the match came about after Candice was brought out as a guest of Carlito's Cabana and introduced White, who then cut a promo on Benjamin
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Torrie Wilson when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick
Edge pinned Matt Hardy after hitting him with the briefcase
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle & Tyson Tomko by pinning Tomko with the FU; the bout began as Cena vs. Angle but was changed to a handicap match after Tomko interfered

WWE (Raw) @ Monroe, LA - Civic Center - September 11, 2005 (4,500)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch when Hurricane pinned Cade with a cradle
Freakin Deacon pinned Mike Mizanin with a reverse DDT
Rob Conway pinned Eugene with the Ego Trip
Chris Masters defeated Viscera via submission with the full nelson
Shelton Benjamin pinned Kerwin White with a reverse cradle
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Torrie Wilson when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick
Edge pinned Matt Hardy after hitting him with the briefcase
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle & Tyson Tomko by pinning Tomko with the FU; the bout began as Cena vs. Angle but was changed to a handicap match after Tomko interfered

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Springfield, MO - Shrine Mosque - September 11, 2005 (3,400)
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill when Super Crazy scored the pin with a cricifix into a backslide
Ken Kennedy pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after avoiding the Worm
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) defeated Brian Kendrick
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Heidenreich & Road Warrior Animal defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury; after the bout, guest ring announcer Christy Hemme helped in hitting the Doomsday Device on Melina
Randy Orton pinned Booker T with a low blow and the RKO
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (sub. for Orlando Jordan) via submission with the Crippler Crossface
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Eddie Guerrero with a spinebuster

WWE @ Little Rock, AR - Alltel Arena - September 12, 2005 (4,500)
Paul Birchill defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
Raw - featured Todd Grisham conducting an interview on the stage with Shawn Michaels regarding his match with Chris Masters at Unforgiven, with Ric Flair eventually coming out to cut a promo on facing Masters later in the night as well as wrestling Carlito at the pay-per-view; included a pre-taped promo by Kurt Angle regarding his title shot against John Cena at Unforgiven; featured Torrie Wilson, Victoria, & Candice inviting Ashley out to the ring; moments later, Ashley brought out Trish Stratus and the two cleared the ring of their opposition (Trish's surprise return following Backlash); included Edge & Lita cutting a promo on the stage regarding the steel cage match with Matt Hardy at Unforgiven; featured the announcement that WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley would face Torrie Wilson & Victoria at Unforgiven:
Edge (w/ Lita) & Gene Snitsky defeated Matt Hardy & the Big Show at 11:11 when Edge pinned Hardy with the spear after Lita hit a low blow as Hardy prepared to hit the Twist of Fate on Edge; the bout was originally Show vs. Edge but Snitsky interfered at 2:37 to cause the disqualification; moments later, Matt Hardy helped make the save with Eric Bischoff then coming out to make the bout continue as a tag team match; after the contest, Lita hit the Twist of Fate on Hardy
Shelton Benjamin defeated Kerwin White via disqualification at 4:44 after White began assaulting his opponent with his golf club
Ric Flair defeated Chris Masters via disqualification at 15:37 when Carlito Caribbean Cool interfered and assaulted Flair with the IC title belt as Masters was caught in the figure-4; after the bout, Shawn Michaels came out to make the save and cleared Carlito from the ring but was eventually caught in the Masterlock
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Eugene & Tajiri at 6:18 when Cade pinned Tajiri with a flying elbow drop following a sit-down spinebuster from Murdoch
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle & Tyson Tomko at 12:38 by pinning Tomko with the FU after Tomko accidentally kicked Angle out of the ring; after the bout, Angle assaulted Cena, targeting his ankle, as Eric Bischoff - who was at ringside for the duration of the match - badmouthed the champion
Smackdown!:
Christian & Orlando Jordan defeated WWE US Champion Chris Benoit & Booker T (w/ Sharmell) when Christian pinned Benoit with the Unprettier after Orlando caused Benoit to land throat-first across the top rope; the bout was originally Benoit vs. Christian in a non-title match but was changed to a tag team encounter when Orlando helped in double teaming Benoit before the match began, with Booker coming out to make the save
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury via disqualification
Ken Kennedy defeated Biohazard
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton at around the 17-minute mark with the tombstone after fighting off an interfering Bob Orton Jr. and avoided Randy's RKO; mid-way in the match, Bob Orton Jr. arrived ringside with a U-Haul, a casket inside; late in the match, the casket was opened to reveal Undertaker's image inside (the match began during the commercial break) (The Best of Smackdown: 10th Anniversary)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Tyler, TX - Oil Palace - September 18, 2005 (matinee)
Ken Kennedy defeated Hardcore Holly
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Bobby Lashley defeated Simon Dean
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Juventud Guerrera, Brian Kendrick, and Paul London
Eddie Guerrero defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. in a streetfight
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Randy Orton
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield

Unforgiven 05 (Raw) - Oklahoma City, OK - Ford Center - September 18, 2005 (8,000)
Sunday Night Heat: Rob Conway pinned Tajiri with the Ego Trip at 3:44
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, & Jonathan Coachman on commentary; Dusty Hill & Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top sat ringside for the event:
Ric Flair defeated WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool to win the title via submission with the figure-4 at 11:47 after punching Carlito as he had a mouth full of apple, causing the champion to choke; after the bout, Flair grabbed the mic and said it was an honor to win the title at that stage in his career, it was as sweet as any of his world title victories, and said his only regret was that Triple H wasn't there to celebrate with him; moments later, Flair invited several girls from ringside to party with him inside his limo
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Torrie Wilson (w/ Candice Michelle) at 7:06 when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick after using a headscissors to send Torrie out of the ring
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam at 6:08; prior to the bout, Show shook the hands of ZZ Top's Dusty Hill and Billy Gibbons at ringside; after the match, Show grabbed the timekeeper's bell from ringside, hit Snitsky in the face, and then hit him a second time in the back of the head
Shelton Benjamin pinned Kerwin White at 8:03 with the Exploder suplex after avoiding White's use of a golf club and throwing his opponent in the air
Matt Hardy pinned Edge (w/ Lita) in a steel cage match at 21:32 with a legdrop off the top of the cage after ramming Edge's head into the cage and knocking him off the top rope; late in the bout, Hardy hit the Twist of Fate on an interfering Lita (Twist of Fate: The Matt & Jeff Hardy Story, The Greatest Cage Matches of All Time)
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey to win the titles at 7:41 when Murdoch pinned Hurricane following a clothesline / legsweep double team; the Hurricane suffered a DDT from the apron to the floor by Murdoch at around the 4-minute mark and was attended to by the trainer and a referee but returned to the ring late in the bout
Shawn Michaels pinned Chris Masters with the superkick at 16:45 after avoiding Masters' attempt at the full nelson
Kurt Angle defeated WWE World Champion John Cena via disqualification at 17:15 when referee Mike Chioda stopped the match after seeing Cena hit the challenger in the face with the title belt; moments earlier, Eric Bischoff came down as Chioda was knocked out and taunted Cena with the belt as Angle had the ankle lock applied until Cena countered the hold and sent Angle into the general manager; after the match, Cena hit the FU on Bischoff but was attacked from behind by Angle and assaulted around ringside; Cena eventually countered an Olympic Slam through the commentary table and hit the FU on Angle through the table before celebrating in the ring

WWE @ Wichita Falls, TX - Kay Yeager Coliseum - September 19, 2005 (3,500)
Val Venis pinned Johnny Parisi with the Money Shot
Sunday Night Heat - due to the move to the USA Network, this was the last episode to air on American TV; included a vignette of Kerwin White introducing his new caddie as Nick Nemeth (Nemeth's TV debut):
Eugene & Tajiri defeated the Heart Throbs when Eugene pinned Romeo following the Stunner at 4:44 after both Eugene and Tajiri applied the Tarantula on their opponents
Kerwin White (w/ Nick Nemeth) defeated Matt Striker via submission with a half crab at 4:09
Shelton Benjamin fought Rob Conway to a double count-out at 9:59 after both men prevented the other from reentering the ring as they brawled on the floor; after the match, Shelton cleared his opponent from the ring
Raw - included an opening segment in which Eric Bischoff came out with the WWE World Title and introduced Kurt Angle before stating that he had stripped John Cena of the championship as a result of Cena attacking him the night before at Unforgiven and that Angle was the new title holder; moments later, Vince McMahon came out, rejected Bischoff's ruling, stated Cena was still the champion, and said that Mick Foley, Triple H, Hulk Hogan, and Steve Austin would all be on hand for the Oct. 3 return of Raw to the USA Network; Vince then stated that the episode would also include John Cena vs. Eric Bischoff; featured Bischoff announcing a Loser Leaves Raw ladder match with Matt Hardy vs. Edge on Oct. 3, with Edge's world title shot on the line; included vignettes promoting the returns of Triple H, Mick Foley, Hulk Hogan, and Steve Austin for the Oct. 3 Raw; featured Maria interviewing Ric Flair backstage regarding his IC title win and successful title defense, with Carlito eventually interrupting and confronting Flair; the two brawled briefly before Chris Masters appeared and trapped Flair in the Masterlock; moments later, Carlito spat apple in Flair's face:
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Ashley) pinned Torrie Wilson (w/ Candice Michelle & Victoria) in a non-title match with a roll up at 1:51 as Torrie argued with Victoria after Victoria's interference resulted in only a 2-count; after the bout, Victoria, Candice, & Torrie triple teamed their opponents
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Trevor Murdoch (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Lance Cade) pinned the Hurricane (w/ Rosey) with a DDT at 4:11 after dropping Hurricane shoulder-first across the top turnbuckle
Tyson Tomko defeated Eddie Craven via referee's decision at the 59-second mark when Craven was knocked out following a boot to the face
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4 at 20:31 after grabbing onto the ropes for leverage
WWE World Champion John Cena, the Big Show, Matt Hardy, & Shawn Michaels defeated Kurt Angle, Chris Masters, Edge, & Gene Snitsky at around the 22-minute mark when all four babyfaces pinned Edge after Edge sustained Cena's Five Knuckle Shuffle and Show's chokeslam (the bout began during the commercial break) (Unforgiven 05)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Amarillo, TX - Civic Center - September 19, 2005 (1,500)
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Bobby Lashley defeated Simon Dean
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Brian Kendrick, Juventud Guerrera, and Paul London
Ken Kennedy defeated Hardcore Holly
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Randy Orton via disqualification
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Eddie Guerrero defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. in a streetfight
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield

WWE @ Lubbock, TX - United Spirit Arena - September 20, 2005 (3,000)
Velocity - 9/24/05 - due to the move to the USA Network, this was the last episode to air on American TV:
Paul London defeated Eddie Craven
William Regal & Paul Birchill defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki
Brian Kendrick defeated Russell Simpson
Psychosis & Super Crazy defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio & Big Vito
Smackdown! - included Eddie Guerrero claiming to be very sick for the duration of the show, with Batista eventually having a Dr. Barnett examine Guerrero; featured Jillian Hall introducing JBL, who then came to the ring on a horse and cut a promo on his West Texas upbringing and his current residence in New York City; included an in-ring segment, with an open casket in the ring and what appeared to be a dummy Undertaker in the casket, in which Bob Orton Jr. introduced Randy Orton; Randy then cut a promo on Taker, during which the audience was clued into the face that the real Undertaker was in the casket; moments later, Taker grabbed Randy by the throat and threw him into the casket, knocking it over; both Ortons then quickly retreated backstage; featured the announcement that the Undertaker would face both Randy & Bob Orton Jr. in a handicap casket match at No Mercy:
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Christian with a roll up at 9:28 as Christian was distracted after Sharmell grabbed his foot from ringside
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Jarod Steele & Anthony Galetty in a non-title match at 1:10 when Animal pinned Galetty following the Doomsday Device
Hardcore Holly (w/ Stacy Keibler & Christy Hemme) defeated Sylvian Grenier via count-out at 4:35 when Grenier walked out of the match after being punched in the face
Ken Kennedy pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 5:20 with the forward roll Samoan Drop off the top after Mysterio became distracted by JBL at ringside on a horse; prior to the bout, Kennedy hit a low blow on ring announcer Chad Patton and had a microphone lowered from the ceiling so he could do his own introduction
Bobby Lashley pinned Simon Dean with a modified face-first slam at 2:51; prior to the bout, Dean issued an open challenge to face anyone in the back (Lashley's surprise TV debut)
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface at the 49.8-second mark
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Eddie Guerrero defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) at 5:58 when Guerrero pinned Mercury with the Frog Splash after tagging himself in immediately after Batista hit the sit-down powerbomb; Guerrero spent the entire match in the aisle, appearing to be doubled over in pain due to his illness; after the contest, Guerrero raised Batista's hand in victory
Dark Match after the show: The Undertaker & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Randy Orton

WWE @ Waco, TX - Heart O' Texas Coliseum - September 26, 2005
Danny Basham defeated Cliff Compton
Sunday Night Heat - the 1st web exclusive episode for the American audience:
Tyson Tomko pinned Tajiri at 4:02 by blocking Tajiri's springboard handspring off the ropes with a kick to the back
Matt Striker pinned Johnny Parisi at 4:11 by reversing a suplex attempt into a sunset flip
Matt Hardy pinned Russell Simpson with the Twist of Fate at 4:22
The Heart Throbs defeated the Hurricane & Rosey at 5:35 when Antonio pinned Hurriane with a roll up and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage after Romeo tripped up Hurricane from outside the ring
Raw - included an opening in-ring segment with Vince McMahon in which he announced that this was the final Raw episode to air on Spike! TV; after Vince thanked Spike! for their 5-year partnership, the network censored his comments about Raw moving back to the USA Network; moments later, Kurt Angle came out and said he should be the one to face John Cena the next week for the world title, not Bischoff, and that Angle should have an automatic title shot against the winner of the contest; Shawn Michaels then came out and said he was also deserving of a title match; McMahon then announced that Angle and Michaels would face each other the following week in a 30-minute Ironman match; featured WWE IC Champion Ric Flair cutting a promo on the stage, saying that he had backup to face Carlito & Chris Masters, went backstage, returned with a sledgehammer, and hyped Triple H's return the following week; included an extended Triple H vignette to the tune of Drowning Pool's "The Game"; included an in-ring promo by Edge & Lita, wearing a neckbrace, with a ladder set up in the ring, regarding the ladder match between Edge and Matt Hardy for the following week; during the promo, Lita made mention that the first episode of Raw on Spike! TV featured a ladder match between the Hardy Boyz and Edge & Christian; moments later, after Edge climbed the ladder, Matt Hardy came out of the crowd and threatened to shove Edge off the top, first deciding not to before finally doing so and sending Edge to the floor; featured a backstage confrontation between Eric Bischoff and Teddy Long in which Long suggested that the Raw Homecoming should feature a Smackdown! match as well; moments later, Vince McMahon appeared and allowed Long to pick any match he wanted for the 3-hour special; Long then said he would announce the match later in the week on Smackdown!; included the announcement that Mick Foley would be a guest on Piper's Pit the following week:
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Ashley) defeated Victoria (w/ Torrie Wilson & Candice Michelle) via disqualification at 4:38 when Torrie & Candice interfered after the champion hit the bulldog; after the bout, Ashley stripped Candice down to her bra & panties, with Candice quickly grabbing the microphone and issuing a challenge for Trish & Ashley to face Victoria, Torrie, & herself the following week in a handicap bra & panties match
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky in a No DQ match at 3:11 following a chokeslam and hitting Snitsky in the head with a kitchen sink; immediately following the bout, Jonathan Coachman made note of Spike! censoring Vince McMahon's comments from earlier and was censored himself when he mentioned the USA Network; Coachman then told fans to go to WWE.com to read about what was being censored
Kerwin White (w/ Nick Nemeth) pinned Shelton Benjamin at 2:34 when White fell on top of Benjamin as Benjamin attempted a suplex into the ring; on replay, it was unclear as to if Nemeth had anything to do with the move failing; after the bout, Nemeth made the save for White by breaking a golf club over Benjamin's back
Val Venis & Viscera defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch via disqualification in a non-title match at 3:35 when Cade prevented referee Jack Doan from making the 3-count on Murdoch after Murdoch sustained a splash from Viscera and the Money Shot from Venis
Rob Conway pinned Eugene at 4:19 with the Ego Trip after ripping the head off of Eugene's Shawn Michaels teddy bear
Carlito Caribbean Cool & Chris Masters defeated WWE World Champion John Cena & Shawn Michaels in a tables match at 14:58 when Kurt Angle, who came ringside moments earlier with Eric Bischoff, shoved Michaels off the top and through a table set up on the floor; during Carlito's entrance, all three members of the commentary team were finally allowed to mention the move to the USA Network; after the contest, Cena attempted to hit the FU on Angle but sustained a low blow from Bischoff and the Olympic Slam through a table in the ring by Angle; as the show came to a close, Bischoff posed with Cena's title belt while Angle badmouthed Michaels outside the ring

WWE @ Laredo, TX - Entertainment Center - September 27, 2005 (3,500)
Sylvian defeated Antifaz del Norte
Velocity - 10/1/05; the 1st web exclusive episode for the American audience; Stacy Keibler was the guest ring announcer for the show:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio & Vito defeated Brian Kendrick & Paul London at 5:14 when Nunzio pinned London with a double leg pick up and Vito pushing against Nunzio with his foot from the outside for added leverage
Simon Dean pinned Robbie Dawber with the Simonizer at 3:59
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated William Regal via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 9:35 following a enzuiguri and dragon suplex
Smackdown! - included several segments focusing on the history and culture of Laredo; featured the announcement that JBL would face Rey Mysterio Jr. at No Mercy and that Road Warrior Animal, John Heidenreich, & Christy Hemme would face Johnny Nitro, Joey Mercury & Melina; included Vince McMahon meeting with Teddy Long & Palmer Canon backstage in which Long named Batista, Chris Benoit, Christian, JBL, Rey Mysterio Jr, and Eddie Guerrero as some of the Smackdown! talent that would be appearing at the Raw Homecoming but failed to announce any specific match:
John Bradshaw Layfield & Ken Kennedy defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & Hardcore Holly at 7:35 when JBL pinned Holly with the Clothesline from Hell; prior to the contest, JBL, dressed as an illegal immigrant, cut an in-ring promo in which he said he had recently visited Rey Mysterio's entire family; moments later, Ken Kennedy came to the ring but cut a promo on JBL's donkey on the way down, claiming it was Tony Chimel
Melina (w/ Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury) pinned Christy Hemme at 4:41 after Nitro tripped Hemme from the floor; after the bout, Melina instructed MNM to hit the Snapshot on Hemme but Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich came out to make the save
The Undertaker pinned Bob Orton Jr. at 5:10 with the tombstone after clotheslining an interfering Randy Orton to the floor; prior to the bout Bob Orton cut an in-ring promo on he and Randy's handicap casket match against the Undertaker at No Mercy (Bob Orton's in-ring return after an 18-year absence)
Bobby Lashley pinned Russell Simpson with a modified face-first slam at 2:24; after the bout, Simon Dean came to the ring and gave Lashley a Simon System shake so that, when the two faced off at No Mercy, Lashley would have no excuse after he lost; Lashley stomped the shake and quickly threw Dean to the floor
Orlando Jordan defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell) and Christian at around the 5-minute mark by pinning Booker with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage as Booker attempted to catapult Christian; prior to the bout, Christian, during a segment of the Peep Show, challenged WWE US Champion Chris Benoit to a title shot at No Mercy after pinning Benoit 2 weeks prior; moments later, Booker T & Sharmell interrupted, claiming Booker should have the title shot; Orlando Jordan then interrupted, claiming he should have the title shot instead; Teddy Long then appeared on the stage and said Benoit would be the one to decide who gets the title shot and that, in the meantime, Christian, Booker, and Orlando would compete in a triple threat match; after the contest, Benoit came out and said he would allow all three men to challenge him for the US title at the pay-per-view (the match began during the commercial break)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Eddie Guerrero via disqualification at 9:55 when MNM interfered and hit Animal with two steel chairs; after the bout, Guerrero accidentally hit Batista in the back with one of the chairs when Joey Mercury moved out of the way, just as Batista was about to hit the sit-down powerbomb on Johnny Nitro; moments later, Guerrero tossed the chair to Mercury and played injured, with Batista then hitting a spinebuster on Mercury and following with a steel chair blow to the back after thinking Mercury was responsible for the chair shot; after the bout, Batista and Guerrero raised each other's hands
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Eddie Guerrero via count-out

WWE (Raw) @ El Paso, TX - Haskins Center - September 30, 2005 (2,500)
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Torrie Wilson, Victoria, & Candice Michelle in a handicap match when Trish pinned Candice following the Chick Kick
Rob Conway pinned Eugene with the Ego Trip
Chris Masters defeated Viscera via submission with the full nelson
Kerwin White pinned Shelton Benjamin after Nick Nemeth interfered and used a golf club to hit a low blow on Benjamin
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated the Hurricane & Rosey; Rosey ended up working the entire match by himself after the Hurricane was attacked in the aisle and deemed unable to compete
The Big Show pinned Edge with the chokeslam
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification after Angle hit the champion with his gold medals; after the bout, Cena hit the FU on Angle

WWE (Raw) @ Odessa, TX - Ector County Coliseum - October 1, 2005
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria, Torrie Wilson, & Michelle McCool
Rob Conway defeated Eugene
Chris Masters defeated Viscera
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated the Hurricane & Rosey
Kerwin White defeated Shelton Benjamin
The Big Show defeated Edge
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle

WWE @ Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center - October 3, 2005 (14,387; sell out)
Shelton Benjamin defeated Tyson Tomko at the 5-minute mark
Raw - the special 3-hour edition marked the return of Raw to the USA Network after a 5-year absence; included an opening segment in which Mick Foley was a guest of Piper's Pit only to be interrupted by Randy Orton & Bob Orton Jr., with Randy claiming that Piper would have been nothing if it wasn't for his father; moments later, Bob punched Foley, with Randy then dropping both Piper and Foley with the RKO; during the commercial break, Dusty Rhodes, Mae Young, Jimmy Hart, Hillbilly Jim, Harley Race, Koko B. Ware, Superstar Billy Graham, Greg Valentine, Red Bastien, Jimmy Snuka, Jim Duggan, Steve Williams, and Nikolai Volkoff were shown at ringside in WWE.com exclusive footage; featured footage of WWE World Champion John Cena at the VH1 Hip Hop Awards, with comments from Snoop Dog, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Ice-T; included Lilian Garcia introducing Kevin Von Erich, who sat ringside for the event; featured an in-ring segment with Vince McMahon in which he made reference to beating Steve Austin up at the 2/8/99 Raw, though he incorrectly said it was 1998, and was then interrupted by Austin who came to the ring and showed a clip of Austin attacking Vince at the hospital during the 10/5/98 Raw, the 'BANG 3:16' segment, and the beer truck incident; moments later, Vince attempted to leave but sustained the Stunner from Austin; Shane McMahon then came to the ring, apparently to help his father, and walked into a Stunner; Stephanie McMahon then came out, slapped Austin, and sustained the Stunner as well; Linda McMahon soon followed and ended up having a few beers with Austin before suffering the Stunner as well (Shane & Staphanie's surprise return after a 2-year absence); included an in-ring segment with Ricky Steamboat, Arn Anderson, Mae Young, Steve Keirn, Dusty Rhodes, Jimmy Hart, Howard Finkel, Sgt. Slaughter, Superstar Billy Graham, Greg Valentine, the Fabulous Moolah, Steve Williams, Jim Duggan, Ted Dibiase, Harley Race, Nikolai Volkoff, Hillbilly Jim, Kevin Von Erich, Jimmy Snuka, Dean Malenko, Tony Garea, Koko B. Ware, Chief Jay Strongbow, and Pat Patterson which was interrupted by Rob Conway; moments later, after insulting the legends, Conway was knocked out of the ring after being attacked by several of the wrestlers, sustaining the Von Erich claw, and the Superfly splash; during the commercial break, Eugene came out and thanked all the legends; featured Gene Okerlund interviewing Hulk Hogan in the ring regarding his future plans, with Hogan mentioning that he wanted to face off against Steve Austin (Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology Wal-Mart exclusive 4th disc):
Shawn Michaels fought Kurt Angle to a draw in a 30-minute Ironman match, 2-2; fall #1: Angle pinned Michaels with the Olympic Slam off the top at 8:08; fall #2: Michaels pinned Angle by reversing an ankle lock attempt into a modified victory roll at 14:48; fall #3: Michaels submitted to the ankle lock into a heel hook at 18:46; fall #4: Michaels pinned Angle with the superkick at 25:14; fall #5: the time limit expired just as Michaels covered Angle following the superkick; after the bout, Michaels grabbed the mic and challenged Angle to continue in sudden death but Angle rejected the offer and left ringside (The Best of Raw 15th Anniversary)
Edge (w/ Lita) defeated Matt Hardy in a ladder match at 13:48 after swinging Hardy from the cable so that he landed across the top rope, then tying Hardy's arms in the ropes and having Lita lock him in a crucifix to prevent him from escaping; due to pre-match stipulations, Hardy was forced to leave Raw; had Hardy won, he would have claimed Edge's Money in the Bank world title shot and Edge would have been forced to leave the Raw brand (The Ladder Match, You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge)
Triple H & WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Colon & Chris Masters at 9:56 when Triple H pinned Carlito with the Pedigree after Flair prevented Masters from using the sledgehammer on HHH; after the bout, Triple H and Flair celebrated until Hunter hit Flair in the face with the weapon, busting him open; moments later, Triple H slapped Flair, punched him in the face, hit him in the face with the sledgehammer a second time, and continued to assault him at ringside right in front of the legends sitting in the front row; during and after the commercial break, Hunter continued to attack Flair backstage and even punched Michael Hayes when he tried to intervene; moments later, Triple H threw Flair into a limo and smashed the window with his sledgehammer before it drove off (Triple H's return to the ring following Vengeance)
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Torrie Wilson, Victoria, & Candice Michelle in a handicap bra & panties match at 3:37 when both Trish & Ashley depantsed Torrie
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, WWE US Champion Chris Benoit, & Rey Mysterio Jr. fought John Bradshaw Layfield, Eddie Guerrero, & Christian to a no contest when Eric Bischoff came out on the stage immediately after the match started, said he was in charge since Vince McMahon had left the building, ordered that the lights be shut off so that the wrestlers couldn't compete, and then ordered that the show go to commercial break; Michael Cole, Tazz, & Teddy Long did guest commentary for the bout; during the commercial break, Todd Grisham interviewed JBL backstage, who said he once beat Kevin Von Erich for the NWA World Title and then cut a promo on Bischoff, saying someone would pay later in the night
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Eric Bischoff (w/ Kurt Angle) in a No DQ match with the FU at 1:45 after fighting off an interfering Kurt Angle; earlier in the broadcast, Bischoff asked Vince McMahon to make the match No DQ but Vince rejected the offer; since McMahon had left the building, Bischoff made the stipulation himself; after the bout, Teddy Long interrupted Cena and Angle's fight in the ring and sent in the 6 previous Smackdown! wrestlers, along with Ken Kennedy, to the ring; moments later, a number of Raw wrestlers came out as Batista attempted to hit the powerbomb on Bischoff; the show came to a close as all the Raw and Smackdown! stars brawled in the ring

WWE @ Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center - October 4, 2005
Big Vito defeated an unknown
Velocity - 10/8/05 - featured an in-ring segment with Simon Dean in which he showed 'living proof' that the Simon System works by having a woman named Natalie come out; moments later, Dean said she once weighed 350lbs and had her take her shirt off to show how good she looked after using the various Simon System products; Dean then cut a promo on facing Bobby Lashley at No Mercy:
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Jared Steele & Jakas Plisken at 3:45 when Mercury pinned Pliskin following the Snapshot
Ken Kennedy pinned Russell Simpson at 1:56 with the forward roll Samoan Drop off the top; prior to the bout, Kennedy stuck a jelly donut in ring announcer Tony Chimel's mouth, sent him out of the ring, and had a second microphone brought down from the ceiling so he could do his own ring intro
Juventud Guerrera won a cruiserweight battle royal by last eliminating Paul London at 10:26; order of elimination: Psychosis by Kendrick via a clothesline at 1:15; Funaki by Crazy at 2:45 after Crazy reversed a tornado DDT attempt; Scotty by Crazy via a clothesline at 4:05; Crazy by Kendrick via a dropkick at 4:20, with Juventud pulling down the ring rope as he stood on the apron and Crazy falling over to the floor; Kendrick by London at 6:00 as Kendrick attempted a monkey flip on Juventud out of the corner; London by Juventud when, as Juvi hung from the top rope by both hands, he used both feet to shove London off the ring apron; due to pre-match stipulations, Juventud earned a WWE Crusierweight Title shot for No Mercy; WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio & Big Vito watched the match from the stage
Smackdown! - included an in-ring promo by Eddie Guerrero which was interrupted by Batista, who showed footage of Eddie accidentally hitting him in the back with a steel chair the previous week, then warning him that there would be consequences if the same thing happened later in the night; featured a backstage segment in which JBL went looking for Rey Mysterio Jr., eventually confronting a Rey teddy bear at one of the merchandise stands before entering the ring area and cutting a promo on facing Mysterio at No Mercy and mentioning how weak Texas has become:
Sylvan pinned Hardcore Holly after Ken Kennedy, who came ringside moments earlier, hit Holly with a microphone
Bobby Lashley defeated Eddie Craven
Booker T defeated Orlando Jordan
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, WWE US Champion Chris Benoit, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield, Christian, & Eddie Guerrero when Batista pinned Christian after Guerrero pulled down the ropes causing JBL to fall to the floor; after the bout, Batista came to Guerrero's aid after JBL and Christian attacked their partner
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill via disqualification
Roddy Piper defeated Randy Orton & Bob Orton Jr. in a handicap match

WWE (Raw) @ Hidalgo, TX - Dodge Arena - October 8, 2005 (6,000)
Viscera pinned Tyson Tomko with the Embalmer
Rob Conway pinned Eugene with the Ego Trip
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated the Hurricane & Rosey when Rosey was pinned following a clothesline / legsweep combo; earlier in the bout, the Hurricane was taken backstage after being thrown against the retaining barrier
Gene Snitsky pinned Tajiri with a modified slam
Shelton Benjamin (sub. for WWE IC Champion Ric Flair) pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the Exploder suplex as Carlito attempted to spit apple in Shelton's face; the match came about from Carlito having Ashley and Maria on as guests of Carlito's Cabana with the girls bringing out Shelton as a surprise
The Big Show pinned Edge with the chokeslam as Edge attempted to use his briefcase as a weapon
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Torrie Wilson with the Chick Kick
Shawn Michaels pinned Chris Masters with the superkick
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification after the challenger hit Cena with one of his gold medals

No Mercy 05 (Smackdown!) - Houston, TX - Toyota Center - October 9, 2005 (5,000 paid)
Sunday Night Heat - aired live on the Preview Channel & WWE.com: William Regal & Paul Birchill defeated Paul London & Brian Kendrick at 5:09 when London submitted to the Regal Stretch after sustaining a shoulderbreaker from Birchill
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary; during the show, rumors were spread that talent from Raw was planning to invade the show:
Christy Hemme, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro, Joey Mercury, & Melina at 6:25 when Christy pinned Melina following the Doomsday Device after Melina was hoisted onto Animal's shoulders; Animal's left shoulder was heavily taped during the bout
Bobby Lashley pinned Simon Dean with the Dominator at 1:55; prior to the bout, Dean had a tray of 20 double cheeseburgers brought to the ring and said that if Lashley could beat him, he would eat all of them later that night; after the match, Lashley forced a cheeseburger down Dean's mouth; as the show progressed, Lashley forced Dean to finish all 20 double cheeseburgers backstage
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell), Christian, and Orlando Jordan when Christian submitted to Benoit's Sharpshooter at 10:22
Ken Kennedy pinned Hardcore Holly at 8:50 with the forward roll Samoan Drop off the middle turnbuckle; prior to the bout, Kennedy cut an in-ring promo regarding this being his pay-per-view debut; after the bout, Sylvian came out as Holly was assisted by officials, attacked Holly's ribs in and out of the ring, and finished the assault with a brainbuster; moments later in the backstage area, Kennedy confronted Booker & Sharmell, as Sharmell berated Booker for letting Chris Benoit steal his victory, and said that while Kennedy won his match Booker lost his
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. with the Clothesline from Hell at 13:24 immediately after Mysterio used a springboard off the ropes to leap over JBL and enter the ring
Randy & Bob Orton Jr. defeated the Undertaker in a handicap casket match at 19:06 when, as Randy and Taker were fighting inside the casket, Randy hit Taker over the head with a steel chair; immediately after the bout, Randy locked the casket shut and brought it up to the entrance where he poured gasoline all over the casket and lit it on fire (The Undertaker's Most Dangerous Matches, Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator)
Juventud Guerrera (w/ Super Crazy & Psychosis) pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Vito) to win the title with the Juvi Driver at 6:50; after the bout, Hugo Savinovich interviewed the Mexicools in Spanish at ringside
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Eddie Guerrero at 18:40 with a spinebuster moments after avoiding the Frog Splash; at several points in the match the challenger had the opportunity to use a steel chair on Batista but opted not to; following the bout, Batista helped Guerrero to his feet and the two men shook hands (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero, Batista: I Walk Alone)

WWE @ Corpus Christi, TX - American Bank Center - October 10, 2005 (3,500)
Sunday Night Heat:
Gene Snitsky pinned Johnny Parisi at 3:22 with a modified urinagi
Viscera pinned Jason Bates with a splash at 3:06
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated the Hurricane & Rosey and the Heart Throbs at 5:38 when Cade pinned Hurricane following the clothesline / legsweep combo after Hurricane failed a flying crossbody on Cade; after the bout, the champions attacked Antonio before leaving the ring
Shelton Benjamin defeated Kerwin White (w/ Nick Nemeth) via disqualification at 3:55 when Nemeth broke the cover after Benjamin hit the Exploder suplex on White; after the bout, White and Nemeth attempted to use a 9 iron on Benjamin but Matt Striker came out to make the save
Raw - included an opening segment in which Stephanie McMahon came out, addressed the incident which took place the previous week between the McMahon family and Steve Austin, slapped a production employee when he told her to wrap it up for commercial, and slapped Lilian Garcia moments thereafter; before cutting to commercial, Stephanie stood on the commentary table and announced that, "The bitch is back"; featured a segment of Carlito's Cabana in which Carlito mentioned who the rightful #1 contender should be, which brought out Kurt Angle who then spoke about how he dominated Shawn Michaels in the Ironman match from the previous week; moments later, Shawn Michaels came out to dispute the claim and the Big Show followed shortly thereafter to claim that he is deserving of a title shot as well; Edge & Lita then came out and stated Edge was the one deserving of a title shot; Carlito then chimed in and mentioned he should be #1 contender; WWE World Champion John Cena then appeared on the stage and cut a rap on all 5 potential challengers; included a backstage segment in which Triple H walked down the hallway and was met by disgruntled looks by most of the Raw roster over his attack on Ric Flair last week, most notably Shawn Michaels, the Big Show, and John Cena; featured an in-ring promo by Triple H regarding his assault on Flair, saying Flair was a shell of his former self when he came into the WWE 4 years ago and it was thanks to Triple H that Flair regained some of his prior glory; he then explained that he was forced to put Flair out of his misery so Flair's legacy would no longer be tarnished; included a preview of 'Doom' starring the Rock; featured the announcement that Mick Foley would be a guest of Carlito's Cabana the following week; included a vignette promoting the return of Kane scheduled for the following week; featured a closing segment in which Vince McMahon came out and said he didn't blame Eric Bischoff or Steve Austin for the incident the previous week, he blamed the fans for enjoying it and 'fired' the fans as a result; moments later, McMahon asked that the commentary team come to the ring so he could address them personally; he then brought up the fact that neither Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, or Jonathan Coachman did anything to help Stephanie & Linda McMahon the previous week and demanded an apology from all three, eventually sending Coachman and Lawler out of the ring once they apologized but keeping JR in the ring so he could personally apologize to Stephanie; when Ross stated, "I said it once, I'm sorry your momma got Stunned", Stephanie slapped him in the face; moments later, Linda McMahon came out instead of Shane, fired JR, and kicked him in the groin as the shown came to a close:
Rob Conway pinned Doink the Clown (Steve Lombardi) at 2:43 with the Ego Trip; after the bout, Conway cut a promo on the WWE legends, saying they were a joke and that he was a future WWE Hall of Famer; moments later, Conway continued his assault on Doink, prompting Eugene to come out and clear Conway from the ring; Conway soon attacked Eugene from behind and hit the Ego Trip
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri via submission with the full nelson at 2:23; prior to the match, Tajiri attacked Masters during his ring entrance
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria at 3:40 by reversing a piledriver attempt into a backdrop and cover; pre-match sitpulations stated that both Candice Michelle & Torrie Wilson were banned from ringside; after the bout, Ashley attempted to make the save for Trish but was assaulted by Victoria; moments later, an unknown woman came out, attacked Victoria, knocked her to the floor following a belt shot to the face, and then handed the title back to Trish before leaving the ring; after the commercial break, the woman introduced herself to Trish and Ashley backstage, saying her name was Micki James and she was Trish's #1 fan
Kurt Angle, Edge (w/ Lita), & Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated WWE World Champion John Cena, Shawn Michaels, & the Big Show at 19:29 when Angle pinned Cena with a roll up after reversing Cena's attempt at the ankle lock; during the ring intros, Vince McMahon was shown arriving to the arena

WWE @ San Antonio, TX - SBC Arena - October 11, 2005 (4,500)
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Eddie Craven
Velocity - 10/15/05 - included a WWE.com backstage promo by WWE US Champion Chris Benoit regarding his title defense next week against Booker T, during which he mentioned that the only reason Booker had the title shot was because of Sharmell's interference:
Simon Dean pinned Paul London at 5:05 with the Simonizer after Dean used his arm cast to block a standing Shooting Star Press; prior to the bout, London brought a hamburger to the ring and ate it in front of Dean to mock what happened to him at No Mercy
Kid Kash pinned Sho Funaki with a cradle into a modified neckbreaker at 7:34 (Kash's TV debut)
Hardcore Holly pinned Sylvian at 7:17 by reversing a suplex attempt into an inside cradle; after the bout, Sylvian attempted to hit Holly with a steel chair but the referee grabbed it, distracting Sylvian long enough for Holly to hit the Alabama Slam onto the chair
Smackdown! - included an opening segment in which Randy & Bob Orton Jr. came out, with Randy saying that his win over the Undertaker at No Mercy proved that he should be the #1 contender to the World Heavyweight Title; moments later, Eddie Guerrero interrupted by saying he wanted a rematch with Batista; Batista soon appeared and said the two would battle later in the show to see who was more deserving; featured Stacy Keibler as a guest of the Peep Show in which she was asked about her supposed love triangle with Jennifer Aniston; moments later, Jillian Hall came out in an attempt to become Stacy's new PR agent, with Stacy eventually knocking Jillian to the mat:
Psychosis, Super Crazy, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated William Regal, Paul Birchill, Johnny Nitro, & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina); after the bout, Crazy & Psychosis were assaulted by two unknowns (the surprise debut of John & Chad Toland)
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Sharpshooter; pre-match stipulations stated that if Jordan tapped out to the Crippler Crossface then he would have been forced to quit the business
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) defeated John Bradshaw Layfield, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Christian by pinning Mysterio with the scissors kick after Sharmell tripped Mysterio; pre-match stipulations stated that the winner would receive a US title shot the following week
Bobby Lashley defeated Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) with a face-first slam
Eddie Guerrero defeated Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) via disqualification when Bob Orton interfered as Guerrero attempted the Frog Splash; after the bout, Batista came out to make the save; as the show came to a close, Teddy Long came out and announced that Batista & Guerrero would face the Ortons the following week
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Eddie Guerrero defeated Randy & Bob Orton Jr. when Guerrero pinned Bob with the Frog Splash

WWE (Raw) @ San Bernardino, CA - Coussoulis Arena - October 14, 2005 (3,500; sell out)
Kane pinned Tyson Tomko with the chokeslam at 2:57
Shelton Benjamin pinned Kerwin White at 15:13 with the Exploder suplex
Rob Conway pinned Eugene with the Ego Trip at 8:46
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Val Venis & Viscera at 11:35 following the clothesline / leg sweep combo
The Big Show pinned Edge with the chokeslam at 8:27
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Torrie Wilson at 6:06 when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri via submission with the full nelson at 8:00
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4 at 8:23
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU in a No DQ match at 13:12

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Visalia, CA - Convention Center - October 14, 2005 (1,000)
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Bobby Lahsley pinned Sylvian with the face-first slam
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera pinned Nunzio (w/ Big Vito)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich (w/ Christy Hemme) defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Hardcore Holly pinned Christian with the Alabama Slam
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) with a roll up
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Ken Kennedy via disqualification when Orlando Jordan interfered
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Randy Orton and Eddie Guerrero by pinning Orton with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ Honolulu, HI - Blaisdell Arena - October 15, 2005 (4,000)
Kane defeated Tyson Tomko
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Viscera & Val Venis
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri
Shelton Benjamin defeated Kerwin White
Rob Conway defeated Eugene
The Big Show defeated Edge
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Torrie Wilson
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bakersfield, CA - Rabobank Arena - October 16, 2005 (2,000)
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Bobby Lahsley pinned Sylvian with the face-first slam
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera pinned Nunzio (w/ Big Vito)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich (w/ Christy Hemme) defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Hardcore Holly pinned Christian with the Alabama Slam
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) with a roll up
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Ken Kennedy via disqualification when Orlando Jordan interfered
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Randy Orton and Eddie Guerrero by pinning Orton with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion - October 16, 2005
Kane defeated Tyson Tomko
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Viscera & Val Venis
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri via submission with the full nelson
Shelton Benjamin defeated Kerwin White via disqualification after Nick Nemeth interfered; after the bout, Matt Striker helped make the save which led to a tag team match
Shelton Benjamin & Matt Striker defeated Kerwin White & Nick Nemeth when Benjamin pinned Nemeth with the Exploder suplex
Rob Conway pinned Eugene
The Big Show pinned Edge with the chokeslam
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Victoria & Torrie Wilson when Trish pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4 at 11:03
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU at 18:13 in a No DQ match

WWE @ Sacramento, CA - Arco Arena - October 17, 2005 (4,500)
Robbie & Rory McAllister defeated John Williams & Duece Shade
Sunday Night Heat:
Val Venis & Viscera defeated Raw Tag Team Champions Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade in a non-title match at 5:03 when Viscera pinned Murdoch with a splash immediately following the Money Shot from Venis (Cade & Murdoch's first TV pinfall loss)
Gene Snitsky pinned Rosey with a boot to the face at 3:56 after Rosey missed a springboard moonsault off the middle rope
Rob Conway defeated Greg Valentine via disqualification at 3:18 when Eugene interfered as Conway attempted the Ego Trip; after the bout, Eugene cleared Conway from the ring before Valentine, upset that his interference cost him the match, shoved Eugene to the mat (Valentine's in-ring return after an 11-year absence)
Kerwin White & Nick Nemeth defeated Shelton Benjamin & Matt Striker
Raw - included an opening segment in which Vince McMahon came out onto the stage to talk about Jim Ross' firing the previous week and said Linda McMahon would appear on the show later to further discuss the situation; McMahon then mentioned that there were rumors that Steve Austin would be coming to the arena later on but he was prepared to beat Austin up, if he had to; a video montage was then played in tribute of JR but all the clips were of him being beaten up or embarrassed; McMahon then had Jonathan Coachman, the new lead commentator of Raw, come out, who wore a JR-style cowboy hat; moments later, as Vince went backstage, he was confronted by Kurt Angle about who the #1 contender is; Angle and McMahon were soon interrupted by the Hurricane, complaining about Coachman taking JR's job; McMahon told Angle to "sick 'em", with Angle assaulting Hurricane from the backstage area, through the crowd, around ringside, and into the ring where he applied the ankle lock and heel hook; Angle eventually released the hold after several referees came into the ring; during the commercial break, Rosey came out to help the Hurricane but was shoved away before Hurricane took his mask off and went backstage alone; featured a vignette promoting the return of Kane later in the show; following the break, Jerry Lawler came out to join Coachman on commentary; included a backstage segment with Vince and Eric Bischoff in which Bischoff announced there would be a triple threat match for the WWE World Title at Taboo Tuesday involving Angle, John Cena, and a third man who would be determined at the pay-per-view; three men would qualify for the spot later in the night in the following matches - Edge vs. the Big Show, Shawn Michaels vs. Carlito, and an 18-man battle royal; featured footage from Chicago's AllState Arena of tickets going on sale for WrestleMania 22; included Mick Foley as a guest of Carlito's Cabana in which Foley questioned Linda McMahon's firing of JR before Linda appeared on the Titantron from Stamford, CT, with Linda saying that if JR was thinking about a lawsuit he should know that the McMahon family would fight him and win; moments later, Foley and Carlito had words, with Foley saying Shawn Michaels would beat Carlito later in the show; featured an in-ring promo by WWE IC Champion Ric Flair regarding the attack he suffered at the hands of Triple H two weeks earlier; during the segment, Flair brought up his plane crash in 1975 before tearing open the bandage on his head, causing his entire face to bleed, as he said he's taken the best Triple H has to offer and is still standing; after being called out, Triple H walked out but was quickly chased backstage after Flair pulled a baseball bat out from under the ring; included a backstage interview with Carlito in which he challenged Mick Foley to a match at Taboo Tuesday; featured Steve Austin driving a pickup truck into the arena immediately following the divas tag team match, with Austin demanding that Vince McMahon come out to address the Jim Ross situation; moments later, Stephanie McMahon came out instead, with Stephanie announcing that Austin would have a chance to have JR rehired to Raw if he could defeat Jonathan Coachman at Taboo Tuesday; to end the segment, Austin confronted Coachman at the commentary table, eventually pouring beer in his cowboy hat:
The Big Show pinned Edge (w/ Lita) with the chokeslam at 10:24 after Edge became distracted by JBL's entrance music as he prepared to hit Show with his briefcase; due to pre-match stipulations, Show became one of the three potential wrestlers to be involved in the Taboo Tuesday main event; late in the bout, Coachman referred to Edge's spear as the 'Gore' before being corrected; following the commercial break, Edge told Eric Bischoff to watch Smackdown! on Friday to see how he would get his payback
Shawn Michaels pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool at 16:42 after superkicking a steel chair into Carlito's face; due to pre-match stipulations, Michaels became the second of three potential wrestlers to be involved in the Taboo Tuesday main event
Victoria, Torrie Wilson, & Candice Michelle defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus, Ashley, & Micki James at 1:48 when Victoria pinned James with an inside cradle; after the bout, James hit the Stratusfaction on Victoria, hoping to gain Trish's approval
Kane won an 18-man battle royal by last eliminating Chris Masters; order of elimination: Carlito Caribbean Cool by Kane following a chokeslam at the 12-second mark; Viscera by Kane via a boot to the face; Edge was eliminated (occured during the commercial break); Tyson Tomko was eliminated (occured during the commercial break); Tajiri was eliminated (occured during the commercial break); Gene Snitsky by Kane via a clothesline (occured during the commercial break); Rosey by Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade; Eugene by Rob Conway; Conway by Eugene by pulling him over the top rope; Murdoch & Cade by Kane via a double clothesline; Kerwin White by Shelton Benjamin; Benjamin by Kane via a clothesline; Val Venis by Masters via a clothesline; Antonio & Romeo by Kane via a double throw; Masters by Kane via a backdrop; prior to the bout, Eric Bischoff announced that Ric Flair would face Triple H, Mick Foley would face Carlito, and a divas battle royal would all take place at Taboo Tuesday; John Cena came out to do commentary, with Bischoff then introducing Kane as the surprise participant in the battle royal; due to pre-match stipulations, Kane earned a spot as one of the three possible participants in the Taboo Tuesday main event; after the contest, Kane and Cena locked eyes before the show went off the air
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle in a streetfight

WWE @ Reno, NV - Lawlor Events Center - October 18, 2005 (1,800)
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Matt Striker
Velocity - 10/22/05:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera pinned Paul London at 9:03 with the Juvi Driver after a modified hurricanrana
Christian pinned Brian Kendrick with the Unprettier at 5:55 after avoiding the Sliced Bread #2 and shoving Kendrick into the corner
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated William Regal & Paul Burchill via disqualification at 4:43 when MNM interfered and helped in attacking the champions; after the bout, Super Crazy & Psychosis came out and battled backstage with MNM; moments later, the Tolands came out and attacked Road Warrior Animal as Birchill dropped Heidenreich with the shoulderbreaker
Smackdown! - featured a vignette covering the career of the Undertaker, ending with 'RIP 1990 - 2005'; included Randy Orton telling Teddy Long that his father was too injured to compete in the main event; Long said that Randy would either go the match by himself or would have to find another partner; featured an interview with John Bradshaw Layfield & Jillian Hall regarding JBL's entrance music playing on Raw, with JBL saying he had no idea of how that happened and had no intention of appearing on what he regarded as the lesser show; included a vignette footage of tickets going on sale for WrestleMania 22 in Chicago; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long & Palmer Canon in which Canon introduced several of the talent in the new midget division; moments later, the Boogeyman briefly appeared, scaring Long; included the announcement that WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich would defend the following week against MNM, the Mexicools, and William Regal & Paul Birchill:
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned WWE US Champion Chris Benoit to win the title at 15:36 with the scissors kick after Sharmell hit a low blow on Benoit from behind
Matt Hardy pinned Simon Dean with the Twist of Fate at 4:25 (Hardy's return to Smackdown! after a 2-year absence)
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) via disqualification at 6:14 when Edge came out of the crowd and hit the spear on Mysterio as Mysterio was distracted by Edge's entrance music; after the bout, JBL chased Edge into the crowd; moments later, Chris Masters made a surprise appearance and applied the full nelson on Mysterio, easily fighting off Sho Funaki, Paul London, Brian Kendrick, and Scotty 2 Hotty, before Hardcore Holly, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich came out to scare Masters from the ring; after the commercial break, Teddy Long met with Rey Mysterio Jr. and many of the faces and heels of Smackdown! about getting payback on Edge and the Raw superstars
Bobby Lashley pinned Big Vito (w/ Nunzio) with the face-first slam at 2:14
Hardcore Holly pinned Sylvian Grenier in a hardcore match at 10:31 following the Alabama Slam through a table set up in the ring
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Eddie Guerrero defeated Randy Orton & Ken Kennedy (sub. for Bob Orton Jr.) via disqualification at 12:06 when Kennedy hit Guerrero with a steel chair after Guerrero covered Batista to sheild him from the blow; after the bout, Randy, Kennedy, & Bob Orton triple teamed Batista & Guerrero, with Randy hitting the RKO on Batista; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said that next week Randy, Bob Orton, & Kennedy would face Batista, Guerrero, & Roddy Piper
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Randy Orton

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Albuquerque, NM - Pit - October 21, 2005 (5,000)
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU at around the 15-minute mark after avoiding the Olympic Slam
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) with a roll up after hitting the 619
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4 at around the 15-minute mark
Kane won a 10-man battle royal by last eliminating Bobby Lashley with a clothesline at around the 10-minute mark; other participants included: Chris Masters, Viscera, Shelton Benjamin, Rob Conway, Jonathan Coachman, Matt Hardy, Christian, and Ken Kennedy
WWE US Champion Booker T pinned Chris Benoit after Sharmell interfered
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus, Christy Hemme, & Ashley defeated Victoria, Melina, & Torrie Wilson at around the 10-minute mark when Christy pinned Melina; Candice Michelle was the guest referee for the bout
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Eddie Guerrero and Randy Orton by pinning Orton with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Salt Lake City, UT - E-Center - October 22, 2005 (4,400)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned John Bradshaw Layfield with a roll up as JBL attempted a fall away slam
The Big Show pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4
Kane won a 11-man battle royal by last eliminating Bobby Lashley with a clothesline; other participants included: Chris Masters, Viscera, Shelton Benjamin, Rob Conway, Hardcore Holly, Jonathan Coachman, Matt Hardy, Christian, and Ken Kennedy
WWE US Champion Booker T pinned Chris Benoit with the scissors kick after Sharmell interfered
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Eddie Guerrero and Randy Orton by pinning Orton with the sit-down powerbomb
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus, Christy Hemme, & Ashley defeated Victoria, Melina, & Torrie Wilson when Christy pinned Melina following a legdrop; Candice Michelle was the guest referee for the bout
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU in a No DQ match after avoiding a chair shot

- 10/22/05: Wrestling legend the Crusher passed away at the age of 79.

WWE (Raw) @ Stockton, CA - Memorial Auditorium - October 23, 2005 (matinee) (1,800)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade defeated Val Venis & Viscera
Rob Conway defeated Eugene
Chris Masters defeated the Hurricane
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Torrie Wilson, Candice Michelle, & Victoria
The Big Show defeated Gene Snitsky
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Redding, CA - Convention Center - October 23, 2005 (matinee) (1,300)
Bobby Lashley defeated Sylvian
William Regal & Paul Birchill defeated Paul London & Brian Kendrick
Ken Doane defeated Sho Funaki
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera defeated Kid Kash
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
Matt Hardy defeated Christian
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield
WWE US Champion Booker T defeated Chris Benoit, Hardcore Holly, and Ken Kennedy
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Eddie Guerrero and Randy Orton

WWE @ Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center - October 24, 2005 (5,700)
Tajiri defeated Ken Doane
Sunday Night Heat - included Tommy Dreamer as guest commentator, substituting for Jonathan Coachman, alongside Todd Grisham:
Shelton Benjamin pinned Johnny Parisi with the Exploder suplex at 3:59; Matt Striker came out onto the stage early in the contest to watch the match
Tyson Tomko defeated Shawn Riddick via KO at 1:38 when a kick to the face knocked Riddick off the apron to the floor; after the bout, Gene Snitsky confronted Tomko backstage, saying he wanted the two to become a tag team; Tomko said he would think about it
Kerwin White (w/ Nick Nemeth) pinned Val Venis at 6:56 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Venis knocked an interfering Nemeth off the ring apron
Rob Conway pinned Koko B. Ware with the Ego Trip at 2:29; after the bout, Eugene attempted to make the save but sustained the Ego Trip on the floor (Koko's in-ring return after a 9-year absence)
Raw - featured Jonathan Coachman & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included an in-ring promo by Coachman in which he called out Steve Austin prior to their scheduled match at Taboo Tuesday; Austin's music then began to play and his pickup truck drove ringside but Stephanie McMahon came out of the truck and said Austin wasn't in the building; Mick Foley then appeared and took issue with Stephanie's comments towards Jim Ross, who just had colon surgery days earlier; Stephanie then introduced Carlito, Foley's opponent at Taboo Tuesday, before hitting a low blow on Foley as he was watching Carlito walk down the ramp; Carlito then assaulted Foley in the ring before spitting in his face; included an in-ring promo by Edge, alongside Lita, & Chris Masters in which they analyzed their potential opponents at Taboo Tuesday; moments later, John Bradshaw Layfield, one of the potential opponents, appeared on the big screen and called Masters out to the parking lot; Masters then went out to the parking lot but JBL drove off in his limo, prompting Rey Mysterio Jr. to jump in the ring, dropkick Edge, and hit the 619 on Lita; featured an in-ring promo by Vince McMahon in which he showed alleged footage from Ross's recent colonoscopy surgery on the big screen:
Shawn Michaels defeated Kane and the Big Show by pinning Show at 7:36 following the superkick
Triple H fought Viscera to a no contest when WWE IC Champion Ric Flair jumped Triple H from behind on the ramp before the match began; the two then brawled around ringside before referees broke up the fight
Mickie James (w/ Trish Stratus & Ashley) pinned Victoria (w/ Candice Michelle & Torrie Wilson) at 3:26 with a small package following a DDT
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Rosey in a non-title handicap match when Murdcoch scored the pin at 3:12 after a lariat / clip to the knee double team; Hurricane was scheduled to be Rosey's partner but did not appear after the two had an altercation the previous week; during the bout, Hurricane appeared at the entrance stage in street clothes and it was noted he now wished to be known as Gregory Helms
Kurt Angle defeated WWE World Champion John Cena in a non-title match via submission with the ankle lock at 11:12; Mick Foley was the guest referee for the match but was attacked by Carlito at the 9-minute mark; Eric Bischoff then took over officiating duties and physically forced Cena to slap his hand to the mat while being caught in the submission hold

WWE @ San Francisco, CA - Cow Palace - October 25, 2005 (3,500)
Scotty 2 Hotty pinned Ken Doane with the Worm at 3:46
Velocity - 10/29/05:
Kid Kash pinned Paul London with a moonsault off the top at 6:19 after avoiding a hurricanrana off the top
Bobby Lashley defeated Jason Parton with the face first slam at 2:17; after the bout, Nunzio & Vito came out and attacked Lashley from behind until he eventually sent both men out of the ring; during the incident, it was announced Lashley would face both men the following week in a handicap match
Sylvan pinned Sho Funaki with a face first suplex at 5:24
Jillian Hall pinned Stacy Keibler at 3:42 by putting both feet on the ropes for leverage; Hall wore a face mask for the duration of the contest to cover her facial growth
Smackdown! - included an opening video package highlighting the recent run-ins between Raw and Smackdown! talent, dating back to the Raw Homecoming; featured Rey Mysterio Jr. as a guest of the Peep Show, later interrupted by Matt Hardy, Hardcore Holly, and John Bradshaw Layfield as all 5 men wanted to be involved in the Raw vs. Smackdown! match at Taboo Tuesday; moments later, Teddy Long came out and made a match between all 5 men; included a vignette promoting the return of the Undertaker; featured Teddy Long showing Booker T & Sharmell footage of Sharmell interfering in Booker's match with Chris Benoit the previous week; after seeing the clip, Booker said he would give Benoit a rematch, despite Sharmell's objection; the in-ring segment featured Sharmell walking out of the ring after being offended by Booker, with Booker assaulting Benoit with the title belt and targetting Benoit's injured ribs after Benoit became distracted by Sharmell; moments later, it was revealed the entire segment was a set-up for Benoit; Booker closed the segment by doing the Spinaroonie inside the ring; included Teddy Long telling Nunzio & Vito that they would face Bobby Lashley in a handicap mtach the following week; moments later, the Boogeyman confronted Long; featured Batista giving Eddie Guerrero a low rider as a present for coming to his aid the previous week:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Matt Hardy, John Bradshaw Layfield, Hardcore Holly, and Christian at around the 9-minute mark by pinning Christian with a hurricanrana into a cover; after the bout, Mysterio and Hardy shook hands inside the ring (the bout began during the commercial break)
Short Sleeve Sampson pinned Pitbull Paterson at 2:28 with a splash off of referee Nick Patrick's back; Palmer Canon did guest commentary for the bout; after the match, Simon Dean came out in an attmept to attack Sampson but the two juniors double teamed Dean before leaving the ring
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich, William Regal & Paul Birchill, and Super Crazy & Psychosis (w/ WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera) to win the titles at 11:45 when Mercury pinned Heidenreich following the Snapshot after Chad & James Dick interfered and fought with Animal after preventing the Doomsday Device
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, Eddie Guerrero, & Roddy Piper defeated Ken Kennedy, Randy & Bob Orton Jr. when Bob submitted to Piper's sleeper at 10:26

WWE (Raw) @ Sydney, Australia - SuperDome - October 27, 2005 (15,000)
The Big Show defeated Gene Snitsky
Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Eugene
Shelton Benjamin defeated Kerwin White
Rob Conway defeated Tajiri
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Torrie Wilson
Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Masters
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Val Venis & Viscera
Triple H defeated WWE IC Champion Ric Flair in a non-title match
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU after Angle attempted to hit the champion with a chair but ended up hitting the ropes with the weapon with the chair hitting himself in the head

WWE (Raw) @ Adelaide, Australia - Entertainment Centre - October 28, 2005 (5,000)
Shelton Benjamin defeated Gene Snitsky
Kerwin White defeated Tajiri
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Torrie Wilson & Victoria
Rob Conway defeated Eugene
Shawn Michaels & WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Kurt Angle & Carlito Caribbean Cool
The Big Show pinned Chris Masters
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Val Venis & Viscera
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Triple H after Ric Flair interfered

WWE (Raw) @ Melbourne, Australia - Rod Laver Arena - October 29, 2005 (9,000)
Lilian Garcia sang the Australian National Anthem to begin the show
Shelton Benjamin pinned Rob Conway with the Exploder suplex at 8:19
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Val Venis & Viscera at 9:35 when Murdoch pinned Viscera following the clothesline / clip to the knee combo
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Torrie Wilson at 6:03 with the Chick Kick after hitting the Stratusfaction on an interfering Victoria; after the bout, Victoria attacked the champion until Ashley made the save
Gene Snitsky pinned Tajiri at 5:36 with a spinning urinage; Tajiri was helped backstage after the bout
Shawn Michaels & the Big Show defeated Chris Masters & Carlito Caribbean Cool at 16:13 when Show pinned Carlito with the chokeslam immediately after Michaels hit the superkick on Masters
Kerwin White pinned Eugene at 12:35 with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage after ripping apart Eugene's stuffed animal
Triple H pinned WWE IC Champion Ric Flair in a non-title match with the Pedigree at 17:13
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle in a streetfight at around the 14-minute mark with the FU after Angle accidentally hit himself in the head with a steel chair after it bounced off the ring ropes

WWE @ Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center - October 30, 2005 (10,000)
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Orlando Jordan & Simon Dean following the Doomsday Device
Velocity - 11/5/05 - included a video recapping the Raw vs. Smackdown! tag team match and Batista vs. Jonathan Coachman at Taboo Tuesday:
Kid Kash pinned Brian Kendrick at 6:00 with a moonsault onto Kendrick's left leg after dropkicking the leg
Sylvan pinned Joey Ryan with the Show Off DDT at 4:25
James & Chad Dick defeated James Prentice & Kevin Antonio at 4:04 when Chad pinned Prentice following a double face-first slam; after the bout, the Dicks hit the Vegimatic on Antonio (the Dicks' in-ring TV debut)
Super Crazy & Psychosis (w/ WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera) defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill when Crazy pinned Regal after Guerrera interfered at 3:40
Smackdown! - featured an opening segment in which Teddy Long confronted MNM outside the arena and told them they would have their first title defense later in the night against Batista & Eddie Guerrero; included a recap of the Smackdown! vs. Raw tag team match at Taboo Tuesday as well as World Heavyweight Champion Batista vs. Jonathan Coachman; featured Eric Bischoff arriving to the arena and being confronted by the Boogeyman; moments later, Bischoff and Teddy Long met in the ring, with Bischoff challenging Long to a 10-man elimination match at Survivor Series to end the feud between the two shows; moments later, Bischoff ranted that everything about Smackdown! was second rate; Long then accepted the challenge, said he wanted to face Bischoff one-on-one at the pay-per-view, and had Bischoff escorted out of the arena; included a vignette on the Undertaker, mentioning his debut 15 years earlier and implying he would return soon to face Randy Orton:
Matt Hardy & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) & Christian at 15:43 when Hardy pinned Christian with the Twist of Fate after Christian sustained the Alabama Slam from guest referee Hardcore Holly and the 619 from Mysterio (Christian's last WWE match)
Chris Benoit defeated WWE US Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) via count-out at 7:31 when Booker walked out of the match after being briefly caught in the Crippler Crossface; the bout came about when Teddy Long interrupted an in-ring promo by Booker & Sharmell, in which they bragged about fooling everyone over the past few weeks, and said Booker would defend the title at that very moment against Benoit
Roddy Piper defeated Bob Orton Jr. via disqualification at 3:35 when Randy Orton interfered and assaulted Piper after Bob became caught in the sleeper; after the bout, Randy hit the RKO on Piper before cutting a promo, saying he was ashamed of him and said he would end Piper's career just like he did the Undertaker's
Bobby Lashley defeated Nunzio & Vito in a handicap match at 2:15 by pinning Nunzio with the face-first slam
Ken Kennedy pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with the forward roll Samoan drop off the top at 2:39
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Eddie Guerrero at 13:31 when Mercury pinned Guerrero with a low blow after hitting him with brass knuckles handed to him by Melina, moments after Guerrero hit the frog splash on an interfering Melina
Dark Match after the show: World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Randy Orton and Eddie Guerrero

WWE @ Anaheim, CA - Arrowhead Pond - October 31, 2005 (6,500)
Rosey pinned Joey Ryan
Sunday Night Heat:
Val Venis pinned Johnny Parisi with a half nelson slam and the Money Shot at 4:42
Gregory Helms pinned Kevin Martinson via submission with an armbar at 4:32
Kerwin White (w/ Nick Nemeth) pinned Mike Wellington at 4:17 with a brainbuster
Shelton Benjamin defeated Matt Striker via count-out at 6:06 when Striker walked out of the match after being kicked to the floor
Raw - featured Jonathan Coachman dressed as Steve Austin, Todd Grisham dressed as Harry Caray, and Lilian Garcia dressed as the Queen of Hearts; included an opening segment in which Rey Mysterio Jr., accompanied by Teddy Long, came out to accept the Masterlock Challenge from Chris Masters, with Eric Bischoff; when a brawl began between the two, Bischoff ordered Raw superstars Edge, Lita, Kerwin White, Gene Snitsky, Nick Nemeth, Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade to help Masters; moments later, Long called for back-up and Matt Hardy, John Bradshaw Layfield, Christian, and Hardcore Holly came out of the crowd to even the odds, eventually clearing the ring of the Raw wrestlers before Mysterio hit the 619 on Masters; Long then cut a promo saying the Smackdown! stars would win at Taboo Tuesday; featured a video package focusing on the history between Ric Flair and Triple H, followed by Flair cutting a promo on the stage saying he wanted his match at Taboo Tuesday to be in a cage; included an in-ring promo by Carlito Caribbean Cool in which he was interrupted by Dude Love, Cactus Jack, and Mankind appearing in seperete promos on the big screen; Jonathan Coachman then said he was calling Steve Austin out then and there; after the commercial break, Coachman introduced his cornerman for Taboo Tuesday, Goldust; Vince McMahon then came out on the stage and said Austin was involved in an accident over the weekend and would not be on Raw or at Taboo Tuesday, declaring Coachman the winner via forfeit; McMahon then said Coachman would still compete at Taboo Tuesday against a Smackdown! superstar, saying Coach would face Sho Funaki; Funaki then came out and was assaulted by Goldust under orders of Coachman, sustaining the Curtain Call and being kicked to the floor; Coachman said he wanted better competition and would face anyone from Smackdown, with World Heavyweight Champion Batista then coming out to answer the challenge; after fighting off Goldust, Batista was beaten down by Vader, who Lawler briefly referred to as 'Big Van Vader', before Coachman, Goldust, and Vader leaving ringside together (Goldust's surprise return after a 2-year absence; Vader's surprise return after a 7-year absence); featured a highlight package from the Raw tour of Australia; included Lawler & Coachman discussing that Raw was listed as #1 in cable ratings the previous week; featured the announcement that Tyson Tomko would be Rob Conway's tag team partner for Taboo Tuesday against Eugene & a legend to be determined and that Ric Flair's IC title would be on the line in his match with Triple H; included footage from the Taboo Tuesday press conference; featured a divas Halloween costume contest, with Ashley dressed as a dark angel, Maria dressed as an angel, Candice Michelle dressed as Catwoman, Mickie James dressed as Trish Stratus, Victoria dressed in a baseball outfit and a Chicago White Sox hat, and WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus dressed as Wonder Woman; Mickie James eventually interrupted the individual cheering, noting everyone should be voting for Trish, leading to a confrontation between her and Victoria, Candice being assaulted by Ashley, Maria, Trish, and Mickie, and Trish dropping Victoria with the Chick Kick:
Kurt Angle defeated Tajiri via submission with the ankle lock at 4:00 after avoiding the Tarantula; after the bout, Angle cut an in-ring promo on being 3-0 against Cena in recent weeks, prompting Cena to run out and clear Angle from the ring
Eugene defeated Rob Conway via disqualification at 3:10 when Conway hit his opponent with a chair to the head and a second one after the bout; following the contest, Jim Duggan, Kamala, and Jimmy Snuka came out to make the save, with Duggan hitting Conway with his 2x4, Kamala following with a splash, Snuka hitting the splash off the top, and Jerry Lawler - wearing a Burger King mask - hitting a flying fistdrop
Triple H pinned Viscera with the Pedigree at the 30-second mark after kicking the ropes into his groin and assaulting him before the bout began; after the bout, Triple H rammed the steel ring steps into Viscera's face on the floor; moments later, Triple H cut an in-ring promo on facing Flair the following night on pay-per-view
The Big Show & Kane defeated the Heart Throbs in a Texas Tornado Match at 2:46 following simultaneous chokeslams
Shawn Michaels defeated WWE World Champion John Cena via disqualification in a non-title match when Kurt Angle interfered at 9:20 and began assaulting both men; after the bout, Cena attempted to hit the FU on Angle but walked into a superkick from Michaels, with Michaels posing with the spinner belt before laying it across Cena's chest as the show went off the air
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle

Taboo Tuesday (Raw) - San Diego, CA - Pay One Center - November 1, 2005 (6,000)
Sunday Night Heat - aired live on the Preview Channel and WWE.com; featured the surprise WWE debut of Joey Styles as he came out to do commentary with Jerry Lawler: Kerwin White (w/ Nick Nemeth) & Matt Striker defeated Shelton Benjamin & Val Venis at 2:40 when Striker pinned Benjamin by grabbing the ropes and tights for leverage
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Joey Styles & Jerry Lawler on commentary:
Matt Hardy & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Chris Masters & Gene Snitsky (sub. for Edge) at 13:46 when Mysterio pinned Masters with a springboard splash following the Twist of Fate from Hardy; Edge was to have competed in the match but pulled out before the bell rang, with he and Lita saying he didn't care about Raw or Smackdown!, then brought out Snitsky as his replacement; Hardy and Mysterio were chosen as 2 of 5 possible Smackdown! stars; voting: Hardy - 31%; Mysterio - 29% (Christian's last appearance for nearly 4 years)
Euguene & Jimmy Snuka defeated Rob Conway & Tyson Tomko at 6:12 when Snuka pinned Conway with the top rople splash after a Rock Bottom from Eugene; after the bout, Tomko attacked both opponents until Jim Duggan and Kamala made the save, with Duggan hitting the running clothesline and Kamala following with his splash; Snuka was chosen as the WWE legend to compete; Kamala and Duggan were the other two possibilities; voting: Snuka - 43%; Kamala - 40%; Duggan - 17%
Mankind defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the Mandible Claw at 7:22 following a double arm DDT; Mankind was chosen as the Mick Foley persona to face Carlito; voting: Mankind - 52%; Cactus Jack - 35%; Dude Love - 13%
The Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade to win the titles at 7:59 following a double chokeslam on Cade; after the bout, the new champions hit a double chokeslam on Murdoch as well; Kane & Show were chosen as the tag team challengers because Shawn Michaels earned the right to compete in the main event; voting - Shawn Michaels - 46%; Kane - 38%; Big Show - 16% (The Big Show: A Giant's World)
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Jonathan Coachman (w/ Goldust & Vader) with the sit-down powerbomb at 4:22 in a streetfight after fighting off an interfering Goldust and Vader; the streetfight was chosen as the stipulation for the match; voting: streetfight - 91%; debate - 6%; arm wrestling - 3%
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Ashley, Victoria, Mickie James, Maria, and Candice in a lingerie battle royal at 5:23; Trish & Mickie eliminated Maria by throwing her over the top; Ashley eliminated Candice by knocking her off the apron to the floor; Victoria eliminated Ashley via a catapult; Mickie and Victoria eliminated each other; voting: lingerie - 43%; leather & lace - 32%; cheerleader outfits - 25%
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Triple H in a steel cage match at 23:45 by escaping the cage after landing three chair shots to the head (Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection, History of the Intercontinental Championship)
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Shawn Michaels at 16:42 by pinning Michaels with the FU immediately after Michaels hit the superkick on Angle (The John Cena Experience)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ St. Louis, MO - Savvis Center - November 5, 2005 (4,000)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera pinned Kid Kash with the Juvi Driver
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich, William Regal & Paul Birchill, and Super Crazy & Psychosis when Mercury pinned Heidenreich with a roll up after switching places in the ring with Nitro
Bobby Lashley pinned Sylvan with the face-first slam
Ken Kennedy pinned Hardcore Holly by reversing the Alabama Slam into a roll up
Christy Hemme defeated Melina in a bra & panties match
WWE US Champion Booker T pinned Chris Benoit after hitting him with the title belt as Sharmell distracted the referee
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Matt Hardy defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan when Hardy pinned Jordan with the Twist of Fate after a 619 from Mysterio
The Undertaker defeated Randy Orton with the tombstone
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Eddie Guerrero with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Champaign, IL - Assembly Hall - November 6, 2005 (matinee) (2,500)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera pinned Kid Kash with the Juvi Driver
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich, William Regal & Paul Birchill, and Super Crazy & Psychosis when Mercury pinned Heidenreich after hitting him with the timekeeper's bell moments after Nitro sustained the Doomsday Device
Bobby Lashley pinned Sylvan with the face-first slam
Ken Kennedy pinned Hardcore Holly by reversing the Alabama Slam into a roll up
Christy Hemme defeated Melina in a bra & panties match
WWE US Champion Booker T pinned Chris Benoit after hitting him with the title belt as Sharmell distracted the referee
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Matt Hardy defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan when Hardy pinned Jordan with the Twist of Fate after a 619 from Mysterio
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Eddie Guerrero and Randy Orton by pinning Orton with the sit-down powerbomb

WWE (Raw) @ Valparaiso, IN - University - November 6, 2005 (matinee)
Mike Mizanin & Matt Cappetelli defeated the Heart Throbs
Tajiri defeated Ken Doane
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Eugene after tearing apart Eugene's stuffed animal; the match came about after Eugene made the save for Ashley during Carlito's Cabana
Kerwin White pinned Shelton Benjamin after hitting him in the stomach with a golf club as the referee was distracted by Nick Nemeth
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Val Venis & Viscera and Gene Snitksy & Tyson Tomko in an elimination match; Tomko pinned Venis with a boot to the face; the champions hit simultaneous chokeslams for the win
Triple H pinned WWE IC Champion Ric Flair in a non-title streetfight with the Pedigree

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena - November 7, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera pinned Kid Kash with the Juvi Driver
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis, William Regal & Paul Birchill, & Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich when Mercury pinned Heidenreich after switching places with Nitro, moments after Nitro sustained the Doomsday Device
Bobby Lasheley pinned Sylvan with the Dominator
Ken Kennedy pinned Hardcore Holly by reversing the Alabama Slam into a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Christy Hemme defeated Melina in a bra & panties match
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Matt Hardy defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) & Orlando Jordan when Hardy pinned Jordan with the Twist of Fate following the 619 from Mysterio
WWE US Champion Booker T pinned Chris Benoit after hitting him with the title belt as the referee prevented Sharmell from interfering with a chair
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Randy Orton and Eddie Guerrero by pinning Guerrero with the sit-down powerbomb, despite interference from Bob Orton Jr.

WWE @ Ft. Wayne, IN - Allen County War Memorial - November 7, 2005
Mike Mizanin & Matt Cappotelli defeated Robby & Rory McAllister
Sunday Night Heat:
Matt Striker pinned Tajiri with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 3:36 after avoiding the kick to the head
Eugene pinned Colt Cabana with the Rock Bottom at 3:35
Kerwin White & Nick Nemeth defeated the Heart Throbs when Kerwin pinned Antonio with a flapjack and brainbuster at 5:49
Tyson Tomko & Gene Snitsky defeated Val Venis & Viscera at 4:43 when Tomko pinned Venis with a boot to the face after Snitsky shoved Venis into Tomko
Raw - featured the debut of Joey Styles as a new commentator, alongside Jerry Lawler & Jonathan Coachman; included an opening segment in which Eric Bischoff addressed the vast majority of the Raw roster, who stood around the ring on the apron; during Bischoff's in-ring promo, he announced Ric Flair would face Triple H in a Last Man Standing Match and WWE World Champion John Cena would face Kurt Angle at the Survivor Series; he then listed three men for the Raw vs. Smackdown! Survivor Series match - WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane and team leader Shawn Michaels; moments later, Carlito Caribbean Cool volunteered his services for the match but was interrupted by Shelton Benjamin, who said he was more deserving; Bischoff ordered a match between Carlito and Shelton for later in the show with the winner advancing to Survivor Series; Trevor Murdoch then took the microphone and made a challenge to the Big Show & Kane for a hardcore tag team title match for later in the evening, which was then made official; Gregory Helms then took the mic and challenged Rosey to a match for later in the evening; moments later, Mickie James got on the mic and said everyone should give WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus a round of applause for winning at Taboo Tuesday; Bischoff then announced that Michaels & Cena would face Angle & Chris Masters in the main event of the night; he then had Edge & Lita enter the ring, showed a clip of Edge from Taboo Tuesday in which he said he didn't care about Raw, verbally abused them for their words, and punished them by sending them to Smackdown! so Edge could face Batista in a streetfight; moments later, Bischoff, the Raw roster, and the fans sang "Na Na Hey Hey" to Edge & Lita; the only Raw superstars not present for the segment were Triple H, Ric Flair, Kurt Angle, and John Cena; featured a segment in which Kurt Angle repeatedly came out, just to return backstage when the crowd began chanting at him; moments later, he told the fans they owed him since he devoted so much time to entertaining them that his wife left him and he wasn't around to see his daughter make her first steps or say her first words; because of their constant "You Suck" chants, Angle said he wouldn't compete in the main event; after the commercial break, Angle told Bischoff that the only way he would compete in the main event is if he could have a hand-picked referee and if the fans stopped chanting at him:
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin at around the 9-minute mark with a roll over and grabbing the ropes for leverage; due to pre-match stipulations, Carlito earned a spot in the Raw vs. Smackdown! Survivor Series match; during the contest, Styles, Lawler, & Coachman incorrectly said the upcoming pay-per-view was the 21st annual Survivor Series when in fact it would be the 19th event (the match began during the commercial break)
Victoria & Candice Michelle defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Mickie James at 3:41 when Victoria pinned James after hitting her with Candice's wand
Gregory Helms pinned Rosey with the Shining Wizard at 2:32 after Rosey missed a moonsault
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch in a hardcore match at 5:30 when Kane pinned Cade following a double chokeslam through the announce table, with Show placing one foot on Kane during the cover for added leverage
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Rob Conway via submission with the figure-4 at 3:58; prior to the bout, Triple H came out and took a seat on the stage to watch the contest; during Flair's intro, he had Lilian Garcia announce him as "the man that beat Triple H at Taboo Tuesday"; after the bout, Flair and Triple H battled into the crowd until they were pulled apart by officials
Kurt Angle & Chris Masters defeated WWE World Champion John Cena & Shawn Michaels via disqualification at around the 12-minute mark when guest referee Daivari saw Michaels with a steel chair, moments after Michaels stole it away from Masters; after the bout, Angle knocked Michaels to the floor while Daivari hit Cena in the back with the chair (the bout began during the commercial break) (Daivari's surprise return following the Great American Bash)
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU

WWE @ Indianapolis, IN - Conseco Fieldhouse - November 8, 2005
Sylvan defeated Sho Funaki
Velocity - 11/12/05 - included a vignette promoting the return of the Undertaker:
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Nunzio & Vito at 3:26 when Animal pinned Nunzio following the Doomsday Device
Hardcore Holly pinned Simon Dean with the Alabama Slam at 4:57; prior to the bout, Dean cut an in-ring promo before he was interrupted by Holly's entrance, with Holly then saying the Simon System was a laxative
Kid Kash pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with a springboard moonsault onto Scotty's shoulder at 4:39
Brian Kendrick & Paul London defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill when Kendrick pinned Birchill following an enzuiguri / Flatliner combo at 6:25
Smackdown! - included an opening segment in which Teddy Long addressed the roster backstage, saying he was proud of all of them, that Batista would send Edge back to Raw after beating him in a streetfight later in the night, and announcing that a series of Survivor Series qualifying matches would take place later in the show; during the segment, it was said Batista would be the team leader for Smackdown!'s group to face Raw; featured an in-ring promo by Melina, with Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro, in which she introduced Michelle Deighton from America's Next Top Model, a native of Indiana; once in the ring, Deighton was insulted by Melina until MNM cornered her; moments later, the Mexicools came out on riding lawnmowers and cleared the ring of the tag team champions, with Super Crazy hitting a moonsault at the same time Psychosis hit the top rope legdrop; moments later, the Mexicools danced in the ring with Michelle; included a video montage of Bobby Lashley's recent victories; featured Edge & Lita asking Teddy Long backstage to cancel the streetfight against Batista, with Long saying the only way he would was if Batista agreed; later in the show, the Boogeyman confronted Lita backstage, scaring her out of her dressing room; included a vignette promoting the return of the Undertaker at Survivor Series; featured Edge confronting Batista in the champion's dressing room, in which Batista said the streetfight was still on; included Steve Romero conducting a backstage interview with Chad & James Dick regarding their match against Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich the following week:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) via disqualification at 14:09 when Bob grabbed Mysterio's foot as he attempted a springboard into the ring, causing Mysterio to fall to the floor; after the bout, both Ortons double teamed Mysterio until Matt Hardy made the save, with Randy sustaining the 619 and Twist of Fate; due to pre-match stipulations, Mysterio earned a spot in the Raw vs. Smackdown! Survivor Series match; during a backstage interview after the commercial break, Randy promised he would get back at Hardy for interfering
Bobby Lashley pinned Orlando Jordan with the Dominator at 2:04; due to pre-match stipulations, Lashley earned a spot in the Raw vs. Smackdown! Survivor Series match
Eddie Guerrero defeated Ken Kennedy via disqualification at 5:04 after bringing a steel chair into the ring and tossing it to Kennedy, with referee Charles Robinson thinking Kennedy used the weapon on Guerrero; moments after the bout, Kennedy hit Guerrero over the head with the chair; due to pre-match stipulations, Guerrero earned a spot in the Raw vs. Smackdown! Survivor Series match (Guerrero's last match) (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero)
Pierrothito pinned Todd Stone at 2:38 with an elbow drop off the top; Palmer Canon did guest commentary for the bout
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) pinned Chris Benoit with the Clothesline from Hell at 18:03 after Benoit tore the shirt off an interfering Booker T; Booker & Sharmell came ringside at the 5-minute mark to do commentary; due to pre-match stipulations, JBL earned a spot in the Raw vs. Smackdown! Survivor Series match
World Heavyweight Champion Batista fought Edge (w/ Lita) to a no contest in a streetfight; as the bout was about to begin, Eric Bischoff was shown arriving to the arena on the big screen and being confronted backstage by Teddy Long; as Long asked Bischoff to leave, Chris Masters attacked security from behind and briefly applied the Masterlock on Long; moments later, JBL, Matt Hardy, Bobby Lashley, and Rey Mysterio Jr. ran out, with Bischoff and Masters leaving in their limo; after checking on Long, the four Smackdown! wrestlers chased after Bischoff in JBL's white limo; with Batista's backup out of the building, Edge brought out Kane, who was followed soon thereafter by the Big Show, who came through the crowd; Kane & Show double teamed Batista for several moments, easily fighting off Sho Funaki, Scotty 2 Hotty, Brian Kendrick, Paul London, John Heidenreich, and Road Warrior Animal, and eventually hitting a double chokeslam on Batista; during the segment, the champion sustained a legit torn lat

- 11/13/05: WWE Hall of Famer and former WWE World Champion Eddie Guerrero passed away at the age of 38.

WWE @ Minneapolis, MN - Target Center - November 13, 2005 (6,000)
The taping was rearranged at the last minute as a tribute to Eddie Guerrero
Ken Kennedy defeated Val Venis
Raw - featured an opening segment in which both the Raw and Smackdown! roster, along with commentators, road agents, and announcers, stood on the stage in tribute to Eddie Guerrero; Guerrero's low rider stood to the left of the entrance for the duration of the night; Vince McMahon gave a few words to begin the broadcast, asked everyone to stand as the bell was tolled 10 times, showed a video package of Guerrero's career, set to Johnny Cash's "Hurt", and finished by saying "Viva La Raza"; the crowd chanted "Eddie" and "Thank You, Eddie" throughout the segment; included individual pre-taped comments about Guerrero from WWE World Champion John Cena, Lilian Garcia, Shawn Michaels, Chavo Guerrero Jr., World Heavyweight Champion Batista, Rey Mysterio Jr. (at the end of which he took off his mask), Chris Benoit, Triple H, and Stephanie McMahon; featured clips from Guerrero's WWE career, including him spraying the Big Show with a hose from a sewage truck, trying to sell Kurt Angle's possessions to members of the audience, Los Guerreros' "Lie, Cheat, & Steal" vignettes, celebrating with Chris Benoit at the end of WrestleMania XX, winning the WWE World Title from Brock Lesnar, and winning the WWF IC title from Chyna during a triple threat match involving Kurt Angle:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) in a non-title match at 3:44 when Show pinned Nitro following a double chokeslam; after the bout, Show did an Eddie Guerrero shimmey
Kurt Angle defeated Shelton Benjamin via submission with the ankle lock into a heel hook at 7:39; after the bout, Angle took off one of his Eddie Guerrero arm bands and held it up in the air
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Shawn Michaels with the 619 and a springboard legdrop at 14:15; both men wore Eddie Guerrero "I'm Your Papi" t-shirts to the ring; after the bout, Mysterio helped Michaels to his feet and the two men embraced out of respect (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
Melina won an interpromotional divas battle royal by last eliminating WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus at 4:50; order of elimination: Mickie James by Jillian Hall at 1:11; Hall by Maria at 1:20; Ashley by Victoria & Candice at 2:23 after a failed catapult attempt; Christy Hemme by Candice at 3:20 following a punch that knocked Christy off the apron; Candice by Trish at 3:48 following a spinning head scissors; Victoria by Maria at 3:55 following a kick from behind; Maria by Trish & Melina at 4:27; Trish by Melina following a blow to the mid-section as Trish stood on the apron
Eugene pinned Simon Dean at 3:12 with the Rock Bottom after Dean, pulling on his power band, was catapulted face-first into the corner; after the bout, Eugene drove backstage on Dean's 'Dean Machine'
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated William Regal via submission with the figure-4 in a non-title match at 3:45
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) via disqualification at 3:47 when Bob interfered as Cena attempted the FU; after the bout, Cena sent Bob to the floor, avoided the RKO, and hit the FU on Randy; moments later, Cena took off his "I'm Your Papi" t-shirt, laid it on the mat, and placed his title belt on top
Smackdown! - included an opening segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Batista came to the ring in Eddie Guerrero's low rider as Guerrero's music played in the arena; moments later, an emotional Batista praised Guerrero and said he would be missed; to end the segment, Batista placed his sunglasses and world title belt on the hood of the low rider; featured a musical tribute to Guerrero to the tune of 3 Doors Down's "Here Without You"; included several clips from Guerrero's DVD focusing on his childhood, his relationship with his wife Vickie, his tag team with Chavo Guerrero Jr., growing up around wrestling, main eventing WrestleMania 20 and closing the show alongside Chris Benoit, and his Latino Heat character; featured individual pre-taped comments about Guerrero from Vince McMahon, Booker T & Sharmell, the Big Show, John Bradshaw Layfield, and Shane McMahon; included a recap of Guerrero's world title victory over Brock Lesnar, his final match on Smackdown! against Ken Kennedy, and the closing of WrestleMania 20:
Matt Hardy pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the Twist of Fate at 5:43 after avoiding a suplex attempt
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch at 4:00 when Animal pinned Cade following the Doomsday Device
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) at 8:22 with a frog splash after a low blow and three consecutive suplexes (Chavo's return to his pre-Kerwin White persona)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera won an interpromotional cruiserweight battle royal at 5:49 by last eliminating Paul London; order of elimination: Brian Kendrick by Juvi at 1:18 via a spin kick as Kenrick stood on the ring apron; Super Crazy by Nunzio at 1:41; Tajiri by Sho Funaki at 2:06; Funaki by Gregory Helms at 2:13; Kid Kash by Scotty 2 Hotty at 3:44; Helms by London via a dropsault at 3:51; Psychosis & Scotty by Nunzio at 4:01 with a double backdrop as both men stood on the apron; Nunzio by Juvi & London at 5:09; London by Juvi via a headscissors over the top
Chris Benoit pinned Triple H at 14:51 with a crucifix as Triple H attempted to escape the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, the two men shook hands and hugged out of respect; moments later, after Triple H left the ring, Dean Malenko met Benoit in the ring and embraced his friend in a scene similar to that of the end of WrestleMania 20

WWE (Raw) @ Leipzig, Germany - Arena - November 15, 2005
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero
Shelton Benjamin pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the Exploder suplex
Tajiri pinned Nick Nemeth with a kick to the head
Rob Conway pinned Eugene with a roll up
Ashley defeated Candice Michelle and Victoria in a best body contest; WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus was to have defended the title against Victoria but she was moved to the Smackdown! tour instead
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Val Venis & Viscera following the Sweet & Sour
Shawn Michaels pinned Chris Masters (sub. for Carlito Caribbean Cool) with the superkick
Triple H pinned WWE IC Champion Ric Flair in a non-title match with the Pedigree
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle after hitting two FUs

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Rome, Italy - PalaLottomatica - November 15, 2005 (10,000; sell out)
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero; featured World Heavyweight Champion Batista as a guest of Piper's Pit in which both he and Roddy Piper were attacked by Randy & Bob Orton Jr.; moments later, Batista and Piper cleared the ring before Batista imitated Eddie Guerrero as Guerrero's music played
Nunzio pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera to win the title with a backslide after avoiding the Juvi Driver
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich (w/ Christy Hemme)
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Melina after both Jillian Hall and Christy Hemme interfered
Bobby Lashley pinned Sylvan
WWE US Champion Booker T pinned Matt Hardy
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko
Vito won a 13-man battle royal; other participants included Super Crazy, Orlando Jordan, Psychosis, William Regal, Paul Birchill, Paul London, Ken Kennedy, Simon Dean, Brian Kendrick, Sho Funaki, Kid Kash, and Hardcore Holly
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton; after the bout, Taker paid tribute to Eddie Guerrero

WWE (Raw) @ Hamburg, Germany - Colorline Arena - November 16, 2005
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero
Val Venis & Viscera defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch
Tajiri pinned Nick Nemeth with the kick to the head
Chris Masters defeated Eugene via submission with the full nelson
Shelton Benjamin pinned Rob Conway with the Exploder suplex
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4
Candice Michelle & Victoria defeated Ashley & Maria when Victoria pinned Maria following the Widow's Peak
Shawn Michaels pinned Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) with the superkick
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Triple H with the FU after avoiding a chair shot

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Milan, Italry - FilaForum - November 16, 2005 (sell out)
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero; featured World Heavyweight Champion Batista as a guest of Piper's Pit in which both he and Roddy Piper were attacked by Randy & Bob Orton Jr.; moments later, Batista and Piper cleared the ring before Batista imitated Eddie Guerrero as Guerrero's music played
Hardcore Holly, Kid Kash, Paul London, Brian Kendrick, & Sho Funaki defeated Ken Kennedy, Sylvan, Super Crazy, Orlando Jordan, & Psychosis when Holly pinned Sylvan with the Alabama Slam
Bobby Lashley pinned Simon Dean
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich and William Regal & Paul Birchill when Birchill was pinned after sustaining the Snapshot
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Juventud Guerrera
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Melina
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko
WWE US Champion Booker T defeated Matt Hardy via disqualification when the challenger hit Booker with a chair; after the bout, Hardy hit the Twist of Fate on the champion
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton with the tombstone after avoiding a tombstone from Orton

WWE (Raw) @ Manchester, England - Evening News Arena - November 17, 2005 (9,000 paid)
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero; it was immediately following the event that Nick "Eugene" Dinsmore was rushed to the hospital; after being released, he was sent home and suspended indefinately
Shelton Benjamin pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the Exploder suplex at 8:23
Tajiri pinned Nick Nemeth with the kick to the head at 5:11 after applying the Tarantula
Ashley defeated Victoria, Maria, and Candice Michelle in a best body contest
Rob Conway pinned Eugene with a neckbreaker at 9:54
Shawn Michaels pinned Chris Masters at around the 15-minute mark after avoiding the full nelson
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Val Venis & Viscera at 12:29
Triple H pinned WWE IC Champion Ric Flair in a non-title match at 22:16 with the Pedigree
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle in a steel cage match at 19:48 with the FU after Angle accidentally hit himself in the head with a steel chair thrown in the ring by Daivari

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bolzano, Italy - Palaonda - November 17, 2005
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero; featured World Heavyweight Champion Batista as a guest of Piper's Pit, before which Simon Dean came out and insulted the crowd; after challenging an audience member to do 10 push-ups, Dean attacked the fan before Batista came out to make the save
Vito won a 13-man battle royal by last eliminating Orlando Jordan; other participants included Brian Kendrick, Sho Funaki, Paul London, Kid Kash, Hardcore Holly, Ken Kennedy, Simon Dean, Psychosis, Super Crazy, Paul Birchill, and William Regal
Bobby Lashley pinned Sylvan
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury via disqualification
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Christy Hemme) defeated Melina (w/ Jillian Hall)
WWE US Champion Booker T pinned Matt Hardy after Sharmell interfered
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio pinned Juventud Guerrera
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Tyson Tomko & Gene Snitsky
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton, despite interference from Bob Orton Jr.

WWE (Raw) @ Birmingham, England - NIA - November 18, 2005 (sell out)
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri via submission with the full nelson
Val Venis & Viscera defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch when Viscera pinned Cade with a splash after Cade sustained the Money Shot
Victoria & Candice Michelle defeated Maria & Ashley when Victoria pinned Maria with the Widow's Peak
Shelton Benjamin defeated Rob Conway and Nick Nemeth in an elimination match; Conway pinned Nemeth with the Ego Trip; Benjamin pinned Conway with the Exploder suplex
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4; after the bout, Flair dedicated the match to Eddie Guerrero
Shawn Michaels pinned Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) with the superkick at the 19-minute mark after sending Angle into an interfering Daivari on the ring apron
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Triple H with a low blow and the FU in a streetfight

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Ancona, Italy - PalaRossini - November 18, 2005
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero; featured a Piper's Pit segment with guests World Heavyweight Champion Batista and Simon Dean
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Big Vito) defeated Juventud Guerrera
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Christy Hemme) defeated Melina (w/ Jillian Hall)
Bobby Lashley pinned Sylvan Grenier
WWE US champion Booker T defeated Chris Benoit
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Tyson Tomko & Gene Snitsky
Ken Kennedy won a 13-man battle royal; other participants included: Super Crazy, Orlando Jordan, Psychosis, William Regal, Paul Burchill, Paul London, Simon Dean, Brian Kendrick, Sho Funaki, Kid Kash, Hardcore Holly, and Big Vito
The Undertaker defeated Randy Orton

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Nottingham, England - Arena - November 19, 2005 (matinee)
Postponned to April 2006

WWE (Raw) @ Coventry, England - Skydome - November 19, 2005 (matinee)
Included a moment of silence and a 10-bell salute to begin the show in honor of Eddie Guerrero
Shelton Benjamin defeated Nick Nemeth and Rob Conway in an elimination match; Conway pinned Nemeth with the Ego Trip; Benjamin pinned Conway with the Exploder suplex
Ashley & Maria defeated Victoria & Candice Michelle when Victoria was pinned
Tajiri defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via disqualification when Carlito accidentally spat his apple in the referee's face; after the bout, Carlito hit a DDT on Tajiri before spitting the apple in his face
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Val Venis & Viscera when Venis was pinned
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Chris Masters via submission with the figure-4
Shawn Michaels pinned Triple H with the superkick
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) with the FU after Angle accidentally hit Daivari with a steel chair

WWE (Raw) @ Dublin, Ireland - The Point - November 19, 2005 (4,000)
Included a moment of silence in honor of Eddie Guerrero
Shelton Benjamin defeated Nick Nemeth and Rob Conway in an elimination match
Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated Viscera & Val Venis
Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Tajiri
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade after Cade sustained a double chokeslam
Shawn Michaels & WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Triple H & Chris Masters
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria after interference from Candice Michelle and Maria
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU, despite interference from Eric Bischoff and Daivari

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Livorno, Italry - PalaAlgida - November 19, 2005
Ken Kennedy won a 13-man battle royal
Christy Hemme defeated Jillian Hall
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio defeated Juventud Guerrera
Bobby Lashley defeated Sylvan
WWE US Champion Booker T defeated Chris Benoit
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield
The Undertaker defeated Randy Orton

WWE (Raw) @ Dublin, Ireland - The Point - November 20, 2005 (4,000)
Viscera & Val Venis defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch when Viscera pinned Murdoch with a splash after Murdoch sustained the Money Shot
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri via submission with the full nelson
Rob Conway pinned Shelton Benjamin by blocking a sunset flip into the ring and grabbing the ropes for leverage
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko
Shawn Michaels pinned Kurt Angle with an inside cradle after reversing the ankle lock
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via submission with the figure-4
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Triple H with the FU in a streetfight after hitting the challenger with a steel chair

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Helsinki, Finland - Hartwall Arena - November 20, 2005 (8,000)
Featured World Heavyweight Champion Batista as a guest of Piper's Pit, before which Simon Dean came out and insulted the crowd; after challenging an audience member to do 10 push-ups, Dean attacked the fan before Batista came out to make the save
Ken Kennedy won a 10-man battle royal by last eliminating Paul London at around the 5-minute mark; other participants included Vito, Sho Funaki, Brian Kendrick, Super Crazy, Simon Dean, Psychosis, Kid Kash, and Hardcore Holly; London eliminated Dean before Kennedy, who was outside the ring faking a knee injury, slid back in and threw London out
Christy Hemme pinned Jillian Hall at 4:45 with a sunset flip out of the corner
Bobby Lashley pinned Sylvan with a running powerslam
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio pinned Juventud Guerrera at 6:25 by grabbing the ropes for leverage after avoiding a victory roll
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Paul Birchill & William Regal and Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich at 8:30
WWE US Champion Booker T defeated Orlando Jordan, Chris Benoit, and Matt Hardy at 9:36 by pinning Hardy with the scissors kick
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned John Bradshaw Layfield at 12:50 with the 619 and springboard splash
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton with the tombstone at 23:33

WWE @ Sheffield, England - Hallam FM Arena - November 21, 2005 (12,000; sell out)
Nick Nemeth pinned Steve Lewington when the momentum of a Lewington frog splash put Nemeth on top
Sunday Night Heat:
Carlito pinned Taylor Phoenix with a reverse neckbreaker at 4:43 after blocking a dropkick off the top with a dropkick of his own; after the bout, Carlito thought about spitting apple in Phoenix' face but decided not to
Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated Brandon T & Chris Chaos when Snitksy scored the pin following an elevated elbow drop double team
Viscera pinned Lance Cade with the Embalmer at 4:46
Raw - shown on tape delay; included an opening in-ring segment in which Eric Bischoff along with Team Raw, Shawn Michaels, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show, Chris Masters, and Carlito Caribbean Cool, in which he said there were rumors that Smackdown! stars would be in attendance but Todd Grisham, who was outside the arena, said he had not seen anything as of yet; during the segment, Show took exception to Bischoff speaking on his behalf; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Batista, Teddy Long, Bobby Lashley, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio Jr., and John Bradshaw Layfield arrived in JBL's limo, with Batista challenging the Raw team to meet them in the parking lot; Michaels then accepted the challenge and led his team outside, despite Bischoff ordering them not to; moments later, the two teams confronted each other outside and brawled for several moments until Kane and Show dropped Batista onto a car windsheild off-camera; featured a clip of John Cena on MAD TV which would air the following Saturday; included a vignette promoting the return of the Undertaker at Survivor Series; featured the announcement that during WWE Unlimited, Teddy Long and Eric Bischoff agreed that JBL vs. HBK would be a lumberjack match:
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair pinned Trevor Murdoch with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 3:35; after the bout, Triple H appeared on the big screen and cut a promo on facing Flair at Survivor Series
Tajiri fought Rob Conway to a no contest when John Bradshaw Layfield interfered and hit the Clothesline from Hell on both participants before grabbing the mic and calling out Chris Masters; moments later, Eric Bischoff came out and said if JBL wanted a match then he could have a match with Shawn Michaels; JBL accepted and then left through the crowd (the bout began during the commercial break)
Kurt Angle pinned Shelton Benjamin at 7:46 when guest referee Daivari pushed Angle on top as Benjamin had him in a roll up after reversing the ankle lock; prior to the bout, Daivari came out as the surprise guest referee for the contest; after the bout, Angle cut an in-ring promo, saying that Daivari would be his full-time referee from now on, even during his title match against John Cena at Survivor Series; moments later, Cena appeared on the big screen and said he would find out for himself whether or not Angle sucks; Cena then walked into the divas locker room to find Candice Michelle and Maria; moments later, he found Gene Snitsky giving Tyson Tomko a shoulder massage and then was confronted by the Boogeyman, who sang 'London Bridge is Falling Down'; Cena then decided to ask the fans and walked out into the arena and personally asked several fans what they thought of Angle, with each one saying Angle sucks; Cena then cleared the ring of both Angle and Daivari
Val Venis defeated Triple H via disqualification at the 36-second mark after Triple H hit Venis over the head with a steel chair while on the floor; after the bout, Triple H threw his opponent back in the ring and repeatedly hit Venis in the back with the chair; moments later, he hit the Pedigree on Venis
Candice Michelle (w/ Victoria) pinned Mickie James (w/ WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus) at 1:39 when Victoria interfered and kicked Mickie in the back of the head as she was distracted by two masked men who came ringside and abducted Trish, taking her out into the crowd; after the commercial break, it was revealed Melina had Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury kidnap Trish; Melina then challenged Trish to a title match for Survivor Series as the women's champion was tied in a chair; Melina then kicked Trish in the head, knocking the chair over, to end the segment; Jerry Lawler then left the broadcast table to find Trish
Shawn Michaels (w/ Chris Masters, Chris Masters, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane) fought John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio Jr., & Bobby Lashley) to a no contest in a lumberjack match at around 17:30 when Randy Orton hit the RKO on Michaels after JBL sustained the superkick, with all the lumberjacks then brawling in the ring until only Kane and the Big Show remained; moments later, Batista, heavily bandaged, came out to the ring with a steel pipe and took out the tag team champions, eventually hitting a spinebuster on Show to close the broadcast

- 11/22/05: Heartbreak & Triumph: The Shawn Michaels Story by Shawn Michaels & Aaron Feigenbaum was released.

WWE @ Sheffield, England - Hallam FM Arena - November 22, 2005
Velocity - 11/26/05:
Kid Kash defeated Chris Chaos
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Brian Kendrick & Paul London
Sylvan defeated Sho Funaki
Simon Dean pinned Taylor Phoenix
Smackdown! - included an opening segment in which Teddy Long alerted security to the fact that Raw superstars might show up later in the show; featured John Bradshaw Layfield finding a white van in the parking lot and thinking the Raw superstars were inside; when he opened it, he instead found the Boogeyman:
Chris Benoit fought WWE US Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) to a draw at 17:05 when both men's shoulders were counted down by two referees following a superplex from the champion and a cradle by Benoit; after the commercial break, Teddy Long addressed the situation, saying neither man was the US Champion, the title was vacant, and a Best of 7 series would take place between the two men to determine the championship, with the first match taking place at Survivor Series
Chad & James Dick defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich at 3:08 when James pinned Animal with a double leg pick up, as Chad pushed on his partner from the outside for leverage, moments after Chad squirted baby lotion in Animal's eyes
Matt Hardy defeated Ken Kennedy via disqualification at 6:06 when Kennedy shoved a steel chair into referee Charles Robinson as the referee attempted to take the chair away
Melina pinned Christy Hemme at 3:01 after driving Christy's head into the mat; prior to the bout, Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury, who were in Melina's corner, were sent backstage by the referee; after the bout, Nitro & Mercury returned to the ring to celebrate the victory
Juventud Guerrera (w/ Super Crazy & Psychosis) pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio (w/ Vito) to win the title at 3:27 with the Juvi Driver; prior to the bout, Carlito Caribbean Cool and Chris Masters appeared in the crowd and sat ringside; after the bout, Juvi held up a "Latino Heat Lives Forever" fan sign
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) & Rey Mysterio Jr. fought William Regal & Paul Birchill to a no contest at around the 2-minute mark when Shawn Michaels came out of the crowd and hit the superkick on JBL, with security chasing Michaels into the crowd, allowing Chris Masters and Carlito Caribbean Cool to assault Mysterio inside the ring; moments later, Chris Benoit, Road Warrior Animal, John Heidenreich, and Hardcore Holly came out, scaring Masters and Carlito into the crowd
Bobby Lashley pinned Orlando Jordan at 1:00 with the Dominator
World Heavyweight Champion Batista fought Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) to a no contest in a no holds barred match at around the 1:10 mark; during the bout, the ring was surrounded by JBL, Matt Hardy, Simon Dean, Road Warrior Animal, John Heidenreich, Hardcore Holly, Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury, Rey Mysterio Jr., Chris Benoit, Orlando Jordan, Sho Funaki, Ken Kennedy, Sylvan, Paul Birchill, Super Crazy, Psychosis, William Regal, Paul London, Brian Kendrick, Bobby Lashley, Nunzio, Vito, Chad & James Dick, and Kid Kash in the event anyone from Raw attempted to interfere; Raw superstars Tyson Tomko, Shelton Benjamin, Trevor Murdoch, Lance Cade, Gene Snitsky, Shawn Michaels, Val Venis, Viscera, and others came out to stop the contest; during the ringside brawl, members of each the Survivor Series team took turns brawling in the ring with Kane and the Big Show eventually hitting a double chokeslam on Batista through the commentary table to close the show

Survivor Series - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena - November 27, 2005 (15,000)
Sunday Night Heat - included Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary: WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera (w/ Psychosis & Super Crazy) pinned Simon Dean in a non-title match with a kick to the midsection and the Juvi Driver at 4:10 after Psychosis & Crazy stole away Dean's fitness bag as he attempted to grab an item out of it
Pay-per-view bouts - included Joey Styles, Jerry Lawler, & Jonathan Coachman on commentary for the Raw matches and Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary for the Smackdown! bouts; featured a backstage segment in which Eric Bischoff told Vince McMahon he would screw WWE World Champion John Cena like Vince screwed Bret Hart; moments later, Cena appeared and scared Bischoff off; Cena then shook McMahon's hand, with McMahon saying "Keep it up, mah niggah;" as Vince walked off, he passed Booker & Sharmell, with Booker then saying "Tell me he didn't just say that;" featured a preview of Edge's "The Cutting Edge" interview segment, during which he made comments towards Dmitri Young of the Detroit Tigers who was sitting ringside, said all baseball players are addicted to amphetamines and take steroids, and at one point accidentally referred to Young as Mark Henry; Lita then went to the floor with a mic to allow Young to respond, with Young listing all the various world championships Detroit sports teams had won and then asked Edge where his world title was, with Edge & Lita then leaving:
Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Chris Benoit with an Oklahoma side roll at 14:39 with his feet on the ropes for leverage, and Sharmell grabbing Booker's leg's for added leverage, after Benoit failed a diving headbutt; Benoit: 0, Booker: 1
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Mickie James) pinned Melina at 6:30 with a bulldog off the top after Mickie saved the champion from a tackle; WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury were in the challenger's corner early on but were ejected from ringside after the referee caught them trying to drop Trish with the Snapshot; Joey Styles & Tazz provided commentary for the match
Triple H defeated WWE IC Champion Ric Flair at 26:57 in a non-title last man standing match when Flair failed to meet the referee's standing 10-count after sustaining the Pedigree and a sledgehammer blow to the back of the head; after the contest, a bloody Flair was attended to by medics and taken backstage on a stretcher (Triple H: The King of Kings)
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU at 13:56 after the challenger tried to prevent Smackdown! referee Charles Robinson from taking over the officiating duties, with Robinson then counting the pinfall; Daivari was the original referee for the bout but was knocked out early on, with Raw referees Chad Patton and Micky Henson taking over but both were later knocked out as well; during the closing moments of the bout, Cena dropped Daivari, who finally reentered the ring, with a DDT
Teddy Long (w/ Palmer Canon) pinned Eric Bischoff at 5:25 after the Boogeyman interfered and dropped Bischoff with the pumphandle slam; there was both a Raw and Smackdown! referee for the bout but Bischoff sent them to the floor when the Boogeyman's music played to block the Boogeyman's entrance, with the Boogeyman then appearing from behind Bischoff and choking him
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, Randy Orton, John Bradshaw Layfield, Bobby Lashley, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Shawn Michaels, Chris Masters, Carlito Caribbean Cool, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show in an elimination match at 24:01; Michaels pinned Lashley at 7:17 after Lashley sustained a chokeslam from Kane; Batista pinned Kane at 11:41 with a spinebuster after Kane sustained Mysterio's 619; Show pinned Batista at 12:27 after a chokeslam and, alongside Kane, a double chokeslam; Mysterio pinned Show at 14:28 with a springboard sit-down splash after Show sustained a Clothesline from Hell from JBL, the 619 from Mysterio, the RKO from Orton, and a second Clothesline from Hell from JBL; JBL pinned Carlito at 17:35 with the Clothesline from Hell; Mysterio pinned Masters at 19:12 with the 619 and a springboard legdrop; Michaels pinned Mysterio with the superkick, blocking Mysterio's attempted springboard, at 20:30; Michaels pinned JBL with the superkick at 20:44; Orton pinned Michaels with the RKO after Michaels superkicked a steel chair into an interfering JBL; after the bout, several Smackdown! stars came out to congratulate Orton on the victory; moments later, the Undertaker's music hit and a coffin was brought ringside; lightning then hit the coffin, setting it on fire, and the Undertaker emerged from inside; Taker then assaulted several of the Smackdown! wrestlers as Orton and Bob Orton Jr. escaped ringside; all five commentators provided commentary for the match (Taker's return after a 6-week absence)

WWE @ Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena - November 28, 2005
Sunday Night Heat:
Val Venis & Viscera defeated Brad Bradley & Jaymin Oliveris at 5:08 when Viscera pinned Bradley with a splash after Venis hit the Money Shot
Tajiri pinned Lance Cade at 6:47 with the kick to the head
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Rob Conway with a Gory Bomb at 10:01
Raw - included an opening segment in which Eric Bischoff demanded each of the WWE superstars come out to the ring after Raw lost the Survivor Series main event the night before; moments later, Vince McMahon came out instead, saying he told the wrestlers to stay backstage; McMahon then mentioned Bischoff didn't meet any of his goals at Survivor Series and if he didn't achieve a goal of his choice later in the night, McMahon would look for another Raw GM; when Bischoff told Vince he couldn't find anyone to replace him, Shane McMahon came out and said he was born to do the job; featured footage from the recent tours of Germany, England, and Ireland; included an in-ring promo from Triple H regarding his win over Ric Flair at Survivor Series; when Triple H said there was no one alive that could look him in the eye, the Big Show came out; after Show challenged Triple H to fight him then and there, Triple H left the ring:
Shawn Michaels pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the superkick at 13:44
Kurt Angle fought Maria to a no contest after a matter of seconds when John Cena came out to make the save after Angle hit a belly to belly suplex and attempted the ankle lock; moments later, Chris Masters came out and helped in double teaming Cena; prior to the contest, Daivari attacked referee Chad Patton when Patton rejected Daivari's claim to being the referee for the match; moments later, Angle told Maria he didn't want to wrestle her and wanted to give her a hug, which led to the suplex; after the contest, Eric Bischoff announced a triple threat submission match between Angle, Masters, and Cena for later in the show; to end the segment, Angle hit the Olympic Slam on the already injured Cena
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus, Ashley, & Mickie James defeated Victoria, Candice Michelle, & Torrie Wilson at 4:18 when Mickie pinned Victoria with the Stratusfaction; after the bout, Mickie went to the floor and celebrated the win with Trish's title belt before eventually handing it to the champion (Torrie's return after a one month absence)
Trevor Murdoch pinned Shelton Benjamin at 3:12 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Benjamin hit his head on the middle turnbuckle
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated Tyson Tomko & Gene Snitsky at around the 4-minute mark when Show pinned Tomko with the chokeslam (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Chris Masters in a No DQ submission match when Masters tapped out to the champion's STFU at 8:08 after Cena landed two chairshots to Masters' leg; earlier in the night, Masters announced that Daivari would not be the guest referee for the bout, as he is for all of Angle's matches, due to a ruling from Eric Bischoff; after the bout, Vince and Shane McMahon were shown backstage, with Vince telling Shane he would "take out the trash" the following week, referring to Bischoff

WWE @ Cincinnati, OH - US Bank Arena - November 29, 2005
Velocity - 12/3/05:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera defeated Simon Dean
Orlando Jordan pinned TJ Dalton with a double knee to the back at 3:23; after the bout, Jordan threw his opponent to the floor
Ken Kennedy defeated Kid Kash
Tuesday Night Smackdown! - shown live:
Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Chris Benoit with the scissors kick; Benoit - 0, Booker - 2
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show to a no contest when Kane interfered after Mysterio hit the 619 and frog splash; moments later, the Undertaker came out to make the save and cleared the ring but soon sustained the RKO from Randy Orton; Orton, with the help of Bob Orton Jr., put Taker in Eddie Guerrero's low rider parked at ringside and drove it in reverse into the entranceway, causing an explosion
Smackdown! - featured an opening in-ring promo by Randy Orton, with Bob Orton Jr., in which he discussed his attack on the Undertaker from Tuesday Night Smackdown and said he deserved the world heavyweight championship for his accomplishments; moments later, he demanded that Batista give him a shot at the title at Armageddon; included footage from the Smackdown! tour of Europe and the outpouring of support from fans celebrating the life of Eddie Guerrero:
Psychosis & Super Crazy won a 6-team battle royal by last eliminating Chad & James Dick at 6:45; other participants included Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich, Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki, Brian Kendrick & Paul London, and Vito & Nunzio; Nunzio by Animal via a press slam at the 29-second mark; Heidenreich was eliminted at the 57-second mark after Animal threw Kendrick into a crowd that was trying to push Heidenreich over the top; Scotty & Funaki by the Dicks (during commercial break); London by a Dick at 5:30 via being pushed off the top; both Dicks by Psychosis via a double headscissors over the top; due to pre-match stipluations, Super Crazy & Psychosis earned a tag team title shot against MNM at Armageddon; Melina, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury stood at ringside for the duration of the match; the lights flickered briefly during the contest
Chris Benoit defeated William Regal via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 7:28; after the bout, Benoit assaulted Booker T, who did guest commentary for the bout alongside Sharmell, by ramming him head-first into the steel post and applying the Crippler Crossface on the floor; Sharmell attempted to break the hold by hitting Benoit with a steel chair but he scared her from doing so
Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) pinned Matt Hardy with the RKO at 5:16 after avoiding a moonsault; after the bout, the lights went out and the Undertaker's voice could be heard throughout the arena; as the Ortons tried to escape ringside, a lightning bolt struck the stage to scare them back inside the ring; Randy repeatedly tried to escape into the crowd but was scared back inside the ring each time by the Undertaker; moments later, Taker told Orton he would have him inside Hell in a Cell
The Boogeyman pinned Simon Dean with a reverse bodyslam at 1:48; prior to the bout, Dean was interviewed backstage by Kristal and said he wasn't afraid of the Boogeyman but then found the Boogeyman's head in a covered dish, who then sang to Dean before eating worms from the plate; moments later, Dean was dragged out to ringside by security after he refused to have the match; after the match, the Boogeyman ate a mouthful of worms (Boogeyman's TV in-ring debut, Kristal's debut as an on-air talent)
Bobby Lashley pinned Sylvan with the Dominator at 4:18; a vignette showcasing Lashley was shown immediately before the bout
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) & Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match at 12:12 when Show pinned Mysterio following a double chokeslam; JBL walked out of the match at the 4 minute mark after suffering a supposed eye injury; after the contest, Show & Kane attempted to assault Mysterio with a steel chair but Batista made the save and hit both men with the chair to clear them from the ring

WWE (Raw) @ Baton Rouge, LA - River Center Arena - December 3, 2005 (3,500)
The 1st event in Baton Rouge in 2 years; included a segment where Jonathan Coachman introduced Steve Williams to the crowd; moments later, Carlito Caribbean Cool came out and insulted Williams until he was knocked out of the ring
Matt Cappotelli & Mike Mizanin defeated Rob Conway & Gregory Helms
Chris Masters defeated Tajiri
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Lance Cade
Shelton Benjamin defeated Trevor Murdoch
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show (sub. for WWE IC Champion Ric Flair who was facing legal issues) defeated Triple H via count-out in an impromptu match; Triple H cut a promo on Flair, saying he was scared, and was eventually confronted by Show
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle in a streetfight after the challenger swung a chair against the ropes, with the chair bouncing back and knocking him out

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Savannah, GA - Civic Center - December 3, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera defeated Nunzio
Bobby Lashley defeated Vito
Ken Doane pinned Sho Funaki
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Matt Hardy defeated Sylvan
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, Chris Benoit, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield, Booker T, & Randy Orton; Ricky Steamboat was the guest referee for the bout; during the bout, Steamboat fought off an interfering Bob Orton Jr.

WWE (Raw) @ Anderson, SC - Civic Center - December 4, 2005 (2,500; near sell-out)
Included an in-ring segment with Arn Anderson and Jonathan Coachman in which Anderson assaulted Coachman
Matt Cappotelli & Mike Mizanin defeated Rob Conway & Gregory Helms
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko
Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Tajiri
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Lance Cade
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show (sub. for WWE IC Champion Ric Flair who was facing legal issues) defeated Triple H via count-out in an impromptu match; Triple H cut a promo on Flair, saying he was scared, and was eventually confronted by Show
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Chris Masters by pinning Masters with the FU

WWE @ Columbia, SC - Colonial Center - December 4, 2005 (3,000)
Ryan O'Reilly defeated Eric Perez
Velocity - 12/10/05:
Chad & James Dick defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty 2 Hotty
Simon Dean defeated Caprice Coleman
Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Vito & Nunzio
Matt Hardy defeated Sylvan
Smackdown! - included an in-ring promo by Randy Orton, with Bob Orton Sr., in which he said he was sick of the Undertaker's mind games and said he wanted Taker in the ring right now; after calling Taker out, a video package was shown on the big screen of the Undertaker's success in Hell in a Cell against Shawn Michaels, Mick Foley, the Big Bossman, and Brock Lesnar; moments later, Taker's voice told Orton he was on the highway to hell; featured several segments throughout the show of the Undertaker making his presence known to Orton in the backstage area:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) via disqualification at 2:37 when Orlando Jordan interfered as Mysterio attempted the 619; after the bout, Batista made the save for Mysterio against JBL and Jordan; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said the four men would face each other in a tag team contest
Super Crazy (w/ Psychosis & WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Joey Mercury (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Johnny Nitro & Melina) with a moonsault at 4:00 after Psychosis prevented Nitro from interfering; after the bout, Kid Kash came out of the crowd and attacked Juventud, allowing MNM to assault Crazy & Psychosis, with Psyhosis being knocked out with one of the tag title belts and Crazy sustaining the Snapshot
The Boogeyman (sub. for Ken Kennedy) pinned Ray Gordy at the 57-second mark with a pumphandle slam; prior to the bout, Palmer Canon announced that Kennedy was injured and unable to compete but a suitable replacement had been found; after the contest, the Boogeyman spat a mouth full of worms onto his opponent's face
Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Chris Benoit with the scissors kick at 18:53 after hitting Benoit in the back with a steel chair, brought in the ring by Sharmell; Benoit: 0, Booker: 3
Bobby Lashley pinned William Regal (w/ Paul Birchill) with the Dominator at 2:05
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) & Orlando Jordan at 15:39 when Batista pinned Jordan with a spinebuster and the sit-down powerbomb after Mysterio hit the 619; moments prior to the finish, JBL walked out of the match after appearing to have injured his knee following a trip over Jillian

- 12/5/05: Christy Hemme was released.

WWE @ North Charleston, SC - Coliseum - December 5, 2005 (7,500)
Ken Doane defeated Caprice Coleman
Heat:
Trevor Murdoch defeated Scotty Sabre
Gregory Helms defeated Brad Allen
Val Venis defeated Rob Conway
Raw - included an opening segment in which Vince McMahon came out to the ring in a trash truck, saying he promised to "Take out the trash", and asked Eric Bischoff to come out to the ring; McMahon then told Bischoff he would be tried; Jonathan Coachman was brought out in Bischoff's defense and Mick Foley was brought out as the prosecutor; McMahon said the argument would continue throughout the show, at the end of which it would be determined whether or not Bischoff would be fired as Raw GM; featured Bischoff's trial within a courtroom, with Chris Masters as the bailiff; Foley used Stephanie McMahon, Tajiri, Mae Young (w/ the Fabulous Moolah) and Maria while Coachman used Masters, Daivari, and Simon Dean (where the Boogeyman appeared instead, saying Bischoff will soon be gone); included the announcement that Raw would be taping a Holiday with the Troops special to air in 2 weeks time; featured a segment of The Cutting Edge, with Edge and Lita, in which they made fun of the scheduled guest Ric Flair, who failed to appear, over Flair's bad week in the press stemming from a bout of road rage; as the two attempted to talk about Flair's marital life, Michael Hayes and Sgt. Slaughter came out to stop the segment; moments later, Hayes took a mic and verbally abused Edge, saying he had no respect for those that came before him and had never been a main eventer or a world champion; when Edge brought up Hayes' Freebird partner, the deceased Terry Gordy, Hayes said the only reason Edge had the show was because he was "banging Matt Hardy's ex-girlfriend"; Edge then laid out both Slaughter and Hayes before leaving the ring; included MSNBC's Rita Cosby in attendance; featured an in-ring closing segment in which Vince McMahon had Mick Foley and Jonathan Coachman give their closing arguments as to why Eric Bischoff should stay or go as GM, during which Bischoff stepped in and said that his Elimination Chamber idea was very successful and proposed the gimmick match headline the next Raw pay-per-view event; moments later, WWE World Champion John Cena came out and polled the fans as to whether or not Bischoff should be fired; to close the show, McMahon agreed that the world title would be on the line at New Year's Revolution in an Elimination Chamber match but Bischoff wouldn't be there to see it; McMahon then fired Bischoff, with Cena then hitting the FU on the former GM; to close the show, McMahon stuffed Bischoff into the garbage truck and drove out of the arena:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Val Venis & Viscera, Tyson Tomko & Gene Snitsky, and the Heart Throbs at 2:27 when Show and Kane pinned Tomko, Romeo, and Venis following a triple chokeslam; prior to the bout, it was announced that World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Rey Mysterio Jr. would face Kane & Big Show at Armageddon
Victoria (w/ Torrie Wilson & Candice Michelle) pinned Mickie James (w/ WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus) at 4:11 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Trish countered Candice's interference
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Lance Cade with a frog splash at 3:40
Triple H pinned Tajiri with the Pedigree at 2:40
Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) & Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shawn Michaels & Shelton Benjamin at 11:42 when Carlito pinned Benjamin after Benjamin tagged himself in, as Michaels prepared to hit the superkick, and missed a crossbody off the top; after the bout, Michaels tried to console his partner but Benjamin shoved him away and left the ring

WWE - Bagram, Afghanistan - Air Base - December 9, 2005 (5,000+)
Raw "Holiday with the Troops" - 12/19/05; featured an opening in-ring segment where Vince McMahon praised the troops for their efforts and said they were being largely ignored by the media in the States; he then introduced Lilian Garcia who sang "The Star Spangled Banner"; included footage of the WWE superstars visiting Ramstein Air Force Base and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center on their way to Afghanistan; featured a video package on the high number of land mines positioned in the area; included footage of WWE World Champion John Cena and WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus holding a press conference for Afghan TV; featured footage of MSNBC's Rita Cosby documenting the WWE's tour, with comments from Rita, JBL, Triple H, and Vince McMahon; Cosby was later shown in attendance of the show; included video montages of the tour set to "You and Me" by Lifehouse and "Right Here Waiting" by Staind; featured a commercial for the following week's Raw where Kurt Angle would make a major announcement; included a video package on some of the soldiers killed in the line of duty; featured a closing video package set to Scott Stapp's "You Set Me Free":
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the chokeslam at 1:09
Mick Foley pinned John Bradshaw Layfield in a no holds barred match with the Mr. Socko Mandible Claw at 1:58 after a double arm DDT; the match came about after JBL, dressed as Santa Claus, was interviewed in the ring by Jonathan Coachman, with JBL saying he was going to cancel all the holidays; moments later, Foley, also dressed as Santa, came out and said he wanted a no holds barred match against the other Santa; during the contest, both of their costumes were removed
Gene Snitsky pinned Shelton Benjamin at 1:52 with a boot to the face after Benjamin hit his head on an exposed top turnbuckle
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Chris Masters in a non-title match at 4:53 with the FU
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Jonathan Coachman via submission with the figure-4 at 2:01
Candice Michelle & Maria defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley when Candice pinned Ashley with a roll up and grabbing the clothes for leverage at 4:16
Shawn Michaels pinned Triple H in a bootcamp match at 13:35 with the superkick after a catapult sent Triple H face-first into the corner; prior to the bout, Jerry Lawler & Joey Styles mentioned that one of the soldiers on hand, Chris Polumbo, is the brother of former WWE wrestler Chuck Polumbo and was a recipient of the Silver Star (Shawn Michaels: His Journey)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Lewiston, ME - Colisee - December 10, 2005
The 1st show held at the venue; the scheduled bout between Rey Mysterio Jr. and John Bradshaw Layfield did not take place
Bobby Lashley defeated Doug Basham
Sylvan defeated Kid Kash
Paul London defeated Ken Doane
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera defeated Nunzio and Jamie Noble
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Orlando Jordan
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated James & Chad Dick
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Psychosis & Super Crazy
Booker T defeated Matt Hardy
The Undertaker defeated Randy Orton

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bangor, ME - Auditorium - December 11, 2005 (1,500)
The bouts between Booker T and Matt Hardy and John Bradshaw Layfield and Rey Mysterio Jr. were altered due to JBL being unable to attend the show
Sylvan pinned Paul London with his feet on the ropes after London attmepted to climb the ropes and punch Sylvan in the corner
Scotty 2 Hotty pinned Ken Doane (sub. for Ken Kennedy) with the Worm
Matt Hardy pinned Orlando Jordan (sub. for Booker T) with the Twist of Fate
Bobby Lashley pinned Doug Basham with the Dominator (Basham's return match after a 5-month absence)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera, Psychosis, & Super Crazy defeated Kid Kash, Jamie Knoble, & Nunzio when Guerrera pinned Nunzio with the Juvi Driver; the bout was originally scheduled as a match between Guerrerra, Kash, Knoble, and Nunzio
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich and James & Chad Dick when Nitro pinned a Dick after knocking Heidenreich out of the ring after the Dick sustained the Doomsday Device
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Booker T (sub. for John Bradshaw Layfield) in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match; fall #1: Booker scored the pin after blocking a Bronko Buster; fall #2: Mysterio pinned Booker with the 619 and a springboard legdrop; fall #3: Mysterio pinned Booker with the 619 and a roll up after Booker attempted to use a steel chair; after the bout, Juventud Guerrera, Psychosis, and Super Crazy came out to celebrate with a birthday cake for Mysterio
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton with the tombstone after avoiding the RKO; earlier in the bout, Taker hit the tombstone on an interfering Bob Orton Jr.

WWE @ Boston, MA - TD Banknorth Garden - December 12, 2005 (7,500)
Lance Cade pinned Tomasso Whitney
Sunday Night Heat - featured Tommy Dreamer on guest commentary alongside Jonathan Coachman; included a video montage from the WWE Middle East tours set to Scott Stapp's "You Set Me Free":
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Rob Conway with the frog splash at 3:49 after a jumping DDT
Gregory Helms pinned Tajiri with the Shining Wizard at 3:21; after the bout, Tajiri took the microphone, told the fans it was his last match, and thanked them for all their support over the years (Tajiri's last match)
Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated the Heart Throbs when Snitsky pinned Romeo with a boot to the face at 3:46 after Snitksy shoved Romeo off the top as he was being punched in the corner
Trevor Murdoch pinned Val Venis at 5:48 with a bulldog off the top after Venis missed the Money Shot
Raw - included an opening segment in which Vince McMahon said he would take applications for the new Raw GM later in the night and that a series of qualifying matches would take place to decide which five men would compete in the Elimination Chamber match at New Year's Revolution against John Cena for the WWE World Title; featured footage of John Cena promoting his album in Milan, Italy; included a video montage from previous WWE Iraqi tours set to Scott Stapp's "You Set Me Free"; featured both Christopher Nowinski and Dusty Rhodes applying for the GM position:
Kurt Angle pinned WWE IC Champion Ric Flair in a non-title match at 9:42 after hitting him with one of his gold medals as referee Jack Doane pulled a steel chair, which Angle brought into the ring, away from Flair; due to pre-match stipulations, Angle earned a spot in the Elimination Chamber main event of New Year's Revolution; after the bout, Angle cut an in-ring promo saying he was proud that he did not volunteer to participate in the Raw 'Holiday with the Troops' special; moments later, Angle said he might go over to Afghanistan if the troops ever caught Osama bin Ladin; Daivari then appeared on the big screen backstage where he spat on a model of Larry Bird before John Cena appeared and slapped Daivari across the face; Cena then replied to Angle's comments about the US troops; after the commercial break, Edge and Lita confronted Flair backstage
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin at 6:03 with an inside cradle as Benjamin attempted to spit a mouthful of apple into Carlito's face after hitting the Exploder suplex; due to pre-match stipulations, Carlito earned a spot in the Elimination Chamber main event of New Year's Revolution
Shawn Michaels defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show via disqualification at 5:31 when Triple H came ringside with a steel chair and hit Michaels with it on the floor to cost Show the match; due to pre-match stipulations, Michaels earned a spot in the Elimination Chamber main event of New Year's Revolution
Chris Masters defeated Viscera via submission with the full nelson at 3:07; due to pre-match stipulations, Masters earned a spot in the Elimination Chamber main event of New Year's Revolution
Mickie James pinned Victoria with an elevated DDT at 3:16; WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus did guest commentary for the bout; due to pre-match stipulations, Mickie earned a women's title shot at New Year's Revolution
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kane pinned Triple H at 10:23 after the Big Show interfered as the referee was knocked down and assisted Kane in hitting a double chokeslam on Triple H; due to pre-match stipulations, Kane earned a spot in the Elimination Chamber main event of New Year's Revolution
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Daivari (w/ Kurt Angle) in a non-title match at 3:39 via submission with the STFU; Cena was blindfolded with a black hood for the duration of the contest; after the bout, Cena fought off an attack by Angle, clearing him from the ring, before hitting the FU on Daivari to close the show
Dark Match after the show: Kurt Angle defeated WWE World Champion John Cena via disqualification

WWE @ Springfield, MA - MassMutual Center - December 13, 2005 (3,500)
Sylvan defeated Ken Doane
Velocity - 12/17/05:
William Regal (w/ Paul Birchill) pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with a running knee to the head at 4:19 after Scotty threw an interfering Birchill to the floor
Jamie Noble defeated Tamaso Whitney via submission with a dragon sleeper at 2:26 (Noble's TV return after more than a year absence)
Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Arch Kincaid & Scotty Charisma at 5:26 when London pinned Charisma following a Flatliner / enzuiguri combo
Doug Basham defeated Todd Henson via submission with an armbar at 3:21
Orlando Jordan (w/ Jillian Hall) pinned Sho Funaki at 5:01 with a double knee to the back; after the bout, Jordan threw Funaki to the floor (Hall's debut in Jordan's corner)
Smackdown! - featured clips from the Undertaker's Hell in a Cell matches against Shawn Michaels, Mankind; included footage from the Armageddon press conference held earlier in the week; featured music videos for the Tribute to the Troops set to Staind's "Right Here Waiting" and Scott Stapp's "You Set Me Free"; included a backstage fight between Matt Hardy and John Bradshaw Layfield after JBL interrupted Hardy's backstage interview; later in the broadcast it was announced JBL would face Hardy at Armageddon; featured a closing segment in which Randy Orton said he would refuse the Hell in a Cell match with the Undertaker, with Teddy Long coming out moments later and threatening to sue Orton if he didn't live up to the contract he signed; moments later, Orton attempted to leave ringside but was stopped by a number of druids and the Undertaker; as Taker confronted Orton, one of the druids held the urn in the air, revealing himself to be Bob Orton Jr.; Orton then hit two RKOs on Taker, assaulted him with a steel chair, busting him open, and hit him over the head with the urn; to end the show, Orton grabbed the bloody Taker by the hair and told him he would see him at Armageddon:
The Boogeyman pinned Nunzio (w/ Vito) with a pumphandle slam at 1:42; after the bout, Vito attempted to make the save but was scared away; moments later, the Boogeyman forced Nunzio to eat a handful of worms
Kid Kash pinned Super Crazy at 4:45 with a brainbuster after Crazy failed a moonsault; prior to the bout, it was announced Kash would face WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera at Armageddon; Crazy came ringside with Juventud and Psychosis but both men were sent backstage before the bell rang; after the contest, Kash brought a steel chair into the ring and attempted the brainbuster a second time before Juventud and Psychosis came out, scaring Kash from the ring
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) to win the titles at 18:19 when Batista pinned Mercury with the sit-down powerbomb after Mysterio hit the 619 on both Melina and Mercury; after the bout, Mysterio celebrated by holding his title belt against a t-shirt of Eddie Guerrero; earlier in the broadcast, Melina tried to talk Batista out of the match by sleeping with him but after the fact Batista refused to opt out of the match; later in the show, Randy Orton congratulated Batista & Mysterio backstage and shook Batista's hand
Bobby Lashley pinned Paul Birchill (w/ William Regal) with the Dominator at 1:29
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Matt Hardy with the scissors kick at around the 7-minute mark after John Bradshaw Layfield, who did guest commentary for the bout, hit the Clothesline from Hell on Hardy outside the ring as Sharmell distracted the referee; the bout began during the commercial break

WWE (Raw) @ Daytona Beach, FL - Ocean Center - December 17, 2005
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated the Heart Throbs when Romeo was pinned after the clip / lariat combo
Matt Striker pinned Danny Basham with a victory roll and grabbing the ropes for leverage
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated Tyson Tomko & Gene Snitsky when Show pinned Snitsky with the chokeslam
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Torrie Wilson (w/ Candice Michelle) with the Chick Kick
Shelton Benjamin pinned Rob Conway with the Exploder suplex; the match came about when Conway interrupted an in-ring segment between Jack Brisco and local DJ Buckethead and insulted Brisco
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Ken Doane with the frog splash
Shawn Michaels & Ric Flair defeated Triple H & Carlito Caribbean Cool when Michaels pinned Carlito with the superkick
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU in a streetfight; Daivari was the referee for the bout but another referee made the 3-count after he was hit by a steel chair

WWE (Raw) @ Ft. Myers, FL - Germain Arena - December 18, 2005 (matinee) (3,700)
Included Jack Brisco as a guest of Carlito's Cabana with Brisco punching Carlito down as he attempted to spit apple in his face
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Rob Conway with the frog splash
Lance Cade pinned Matt Striker after Striker appeared to have injured his shoulder from a backdrop to the floor into the guardrail; after the contest, paramedics brought a stretcher out to the ring but Striker went backstage under his own power
Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated the Heart Throbs
Ken Doane (w/ Nick Nemeth) defeated Danny Basham after Doane's cornerman interfered
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashley defeated Candice Michelle & Torrie Wilson when Stratus pinned Wilson with the Chick Kick; after the bout, Trish let guest referee Jerry Lawler give her a birthday spank
Trevor Murdoch pinned Shelton Benjamin by using the ropes for leverage
Shawn Michaels & Ric Flair defeated Triple H & Chris Masters when Michaels pinned Masters with the superkick
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) with the FU

Armageddon (Smackdown!) - Providence, RI - Dunkin Donuts Center - December 18, 2005 (8,000)
Sunday Night Heat: Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki via submission with a dragon sleeper at 3:30
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary; included video recaps of the Undertaker's Hell in a Cell battles with Mick Foley, Rikishi, and Shawn Michaels; featured an in-ring segment with Teddy Long & Palmer Canon in which Long thanked the fans for their continued support, with Canon introducing Santa Claus and an elf, with Vito, as Santa, and Nunzio, as the elf, coming out; Santa Vito then said he wouldn't be coming to Providence and Nunzio Elf said he wanted a tag team title or cruiserweight title shot for Christmas; Canon agreed they deserved a present, with the Boogeyman then coming out; Boogeyman then attacked both men, pulled a handful of worms out of Santa's bag, and stuffed them down Vito's mouth; included Josh Matthews at The Friendly Tap bar with former referee Tim White in which footage was shown of the Chris Jericho / Triple H Hell in a Cell match that ended his refereeing career; moments later, White explained that the injury ruined his life, walked off camera with a shotgun, and a gunshot was heard:
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) pinned Matt Hardy at 6:45 with the Clothesline from Hell after throwing Hardy into an unprotected turnbuckle and following with a clothesline in the corner; before the bout, JBL cut a lengthy in-ring promo on Hardy until he was interrupted by Hardy's entrance
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis at 8:56 when Mercury pinned Crazy following the Snapshot
Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Chris Benoit defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell) via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 20:11 after reversing a Bookend attempt into a DDT; Benoit: 1, Booker: 3
Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill in a handicap match at 3:38 by pinning Birchill with the Dominator
Kid Kash pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera to win the title at 9:26 with a brainbuster after avoiding a somersault legdrop off the top
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions - World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match at 8:39 when Kane pinned Mysterio with a chokeslam as Batista and Show fought on the floor
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton Jr.) in a Hell in a Cell match at 30:30 after hitting both Randy and an interfering Bob with the urn before dropping each man with the tombstone; after the bout, Taker climbed the cell and posed with the urn as the show came to a close (Hell in a Cell, The Undertaker's Most Dangerous Matches)

- 12/20/05: Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story by Eddie Guerrero & Michael Krugman was released.

WWE (Smackdown!) @ White Plains, NY - Westchester County Center - December 26, 2005 (2,800; sell out)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash defeated Juventud Guerrera and Jamie Noble
James & Chad Dick defeated Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich
Orlando Jordan defeated Aaron Stevens
Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill in a handicap match
Matt Hardy pinned Booker T moments after Booker sustained a strained groin muscle
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury
The Boogeyman defeated Sylvan
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Chris Benoit defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Randy Orton

WWE @ Bridgeport, CT - Harbor Yard Arena - December 26, 2005 (6,500; sell out)
Trevor Murdoch defeated Mike Mizanin
Sunday Night Heat - featured Tommy Dreamer as guest commentator, subbing for Jonathan Coachman; included a segment of Matt Striker's Classroom in which he talked about New Year's resolutions, saying his resolution was to teach the crowd everything they needed to know:
Lance Cade pinned Val Venis at 6:37 with his feet on the ropes after hitting Venis' injured knee
Tyson Tomko pinned Jason Static at the 42-second mark following two boots to the face
Viscera pinned Rob Conway at 4:46 when Conway failed a bodyslam attempt, with Viscera falling on top for the win
Raw - featured an opening segment in which Vince McMahon announced that the search for a new Raw GM would continue later in the night and that all six participants in the Elimination Chamber would compete in "Beat the Clock" matches, with the wrestler with the quickest win earning the opportunity to enter the chamber last; McMahon then said he would review the Bret Hart DVD later in the broadcast; included The Cutting Edge with Edge & Lita in which a Ric Flair impersonator (Matt Striker) appeared on the big screen, with Edge saying Flair stole everything - from the chops to the nickname to the Wooo; moments later, the real Flair came out and cleared the ring of both Edge and Lita; later in the show, Vince said Flair would defend the IC title against Edge at New Year's Revolution; featured a sit-down backstage promo by Kurt Angle in which he said he was proud to have not gone on the tour of Afghanistan, noting the U.S. troops shouldn't be praised so much for simply doing their job and that no one forced them to join the military; Angle then said they all made him sick and then stormed off; included Torrie Wilson applying for the Raw GM position; featured Mickie James dressing up the women's locker room for Trish Stratus as a Christmas present and kissing Trish underneath the mistletoe, with Trish then walking out of the locker room; included the contract signing between Triple H and WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show for their match at New Year's Revolution, overseen by Jonathan Coachman, during which the two men shared words before Triple H stabbed Show in the face with the pen and smashed Show's right hand with the sledgehammer before he signed the contract and left ringside; featured a video on Stacy Keibler training for "Dancing with the Stars 2"; included a backstage promo by Carlito Caribbean Cool in which he did a Christmas rhyme about winning the world title, then spat an apple at the camera; featured a closing segment in which Vince McMahon showed a brief clip from the Bret Hart DVD of Bret saying he wouldn't change anything he did; moments later, Shawn Michaels came out, with the crowd chanting "We Want Bret", said he would do it all over again and then told Vince to move on and not to let it be a constant topic of conversation; Vince then said that Bruno Sammartino, Pedro Morales, Superstar Billy Graham, and Hulk Hogan all "moved on" but McMahon remained constant, and then asked if Shawn wanted to join that list; McMahon said his New Year's resolution was not to take crap from Michaels or anyone else and that, while he did screw Bret Hart, he could also screw Micheals:
Beat the Clock Match: Shawn Michaels pinned Gene Snitsky with the superkick at 5:56
Beat the Clock Match: Chris Masters fought Chavo Guerrero Jr. to a no contest at around 6:20 when, after Masters realized he would not beat Michaels' time, he released the full nelson and cut an in-ring promo saying that the clock was off but he would still win the WWE World Title at "New Year's Resolution"; moments later, Chavo cleared Masters from the ring
Beat the Clock Match: Daivari defeated Kurt Angle via count-out at 1:16 when Angle chased referee Mike Chioda into the crowd when Chioda refused to count Angle's cover as Daivari laid down for his opponent, with Chioda sliding back into the ring to administer the 10-count
Beat the Clock Match: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Shelton Benjamin in a non-title match at 7:16 via submission with the STFU after hitting the FU; after the bout, Cena fought off an interfering Daivari before he and Kurt Angle were pulled apart by officials; after the commercial break, Benjamin was shown talking to someone on the phone, with the other person on the line saying they would appear the following week; moments later, as Matt Striker spoke to Vince McMahon about applying for the Raw GM position, Vince said Cena would face Angle next week in a First Blood match
Beat the Clock Match: Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Victoria (w/ Torrie Wilson & Candice Michelle) with the Roll of the Dice at 2:36; after the bout, Carlito spat an apple in Victoria's face
Beat the Clock Match: WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kane defeated the Heart Breakers in a handicap match at the 27-second mark by pinning both following a double chokeslam; because Kane earned the quickest win of all the Elimination Chamber participants, he won the right to enter the match last
Dark Match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Kurt Angle via disqualification when Daivari interfered

WWE (Raw) @ Bethlehem, PA - Stabler Arena - December 27, 2005 (2,000)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Rob Conway
Ken Doane (sub. for Gregory Helms) defeated Val Venis
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria
Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage (sub. for Matt Cappotelli)
Trevor Murdoch pinned Viscera with his feet on the ropes
Kane pinned Chris Masters with the chokeslam
Shelton Benjamin & Tatanka defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Jonathan Coachman when Shelton pinned Coachman; Coachman dressed as Carlito for the bout
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Triple H via disqualification
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle in a steel cage match; Daivari served as the second referee outside the ring

WWE @ Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena - December 27, 2005 (3,700)
Aaron Stevens (w/ Beth & Shelly) pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with a Rocker Dropper
Velocity - 12/31/05:
Simon Dean pinned Brian Kendrick with the Simonizer at 5:02 after avoiding the Sliced Bread #2
Paul Birchill (w/ William Regal) pinned John Xavier at 4:32 with a flying knee to the back after a backflip sidewalk slam
Jamie Noble defeated Paul London via submission with a dragon sleeper at 5:34 after a fireman's carry into a gutbuster
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Nunzio & Vito at 3:47 when Heidenreich pinned Nunzio following the Doomsday Device
Smackdown! - included an opening backstage segment between Chris Benoit, Teddy Long, Booker T, and Sharmell in which an injured Booker said that because he could not compete due to injury then he should be awarded the United States title since he was ahead in the Best of 7 Series; Long then argued that perhaps Booker should forfeit the match since he could not compete; eventually Benoit, Booker, and Long agreed that the Best of 7 Series would continue that night with Booker choosing his own substitute; featured a backstage segment with Booker T, Sharmell, and Orlando Jordan in which Orlando offered to be Booker's substitute but Booker and Sharmell rejected him, saying he taps out too often; included a backstage segment with Booker and Randy Orton in which Booker convinced Orton to be his substitute, saying Orton was the future of the business and should get over his loss to the Undertaker at Armageddon; featured an in-ring press conference by Melina in which she said she would be suing Batista for sexual harrassment following the backstage incident they had two weeks earlier; included Sho Funaki conducting a podium interview in the arena with WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash in which Kash cut a promo on Juventud Guerrera, then Funaki himself, saying he would never again be the Cruiserweight Champion before hitting the brainbuster onto the podium stage; featured a vignette promoting the in-ring return of Fit Finlay; included the announcement that a trailer for Kane's "See No Evil" film would be shown before the upcoming movie "Hostel":
Matt Hardy defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) via count-out at 6:16 when the Boogeyman came out and distracted JBL after Hardy sustained the Clothesline from Hell, with JBL and Jillian eventually being scared into the crowd after the Boogeyman threw worms on Jillian; prior to the bout, JBL took a mic and told Michael Cole & Tazz at ringside that he did not have a match at Armageddon, rather he made a statement
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Chad & James Dick at 4:55 when Crazy pinned Chad with the moonsault after Psychosis hit a missile dropkick as Crazy thew Chad in the air
Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Chris Benoit defeated Randy Orton (sub. for Booker T) via disqualification at 21:14 when Sharmell, who did guest commentary at ringside along with Booker T, interfered and hit Benoit with one of Booker's crutches as Orton was caught in the Crippler Crossface; after the bout, Orton hit the RKO on Benoit as Benoit was distracted by Booker and Sharmell on the floor; Benoit: 2, Booker: 3
Bobby Lashley defeated Sylvan via count-out at 1:32 when Sylvan walked out of the match, claiming Lashley punched him in the face
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions - World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Rey Mysterio Jr. to win the titles at 14:03 when Mercury pinned Batista after Mark Henry made his return by interfering and hitting a press powerslam on the champion after the referee was knocked out; after the bout, Henry left ringside with MNM (Henry's surprise return after a nearly 2 year absence)

WWE (Raw) @ Pittsburgh, PA - Mellon Arena - December 28, 2005 (4,500)
Ben Roethlesberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers was in attendance for the show
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Rob Conway with a frog splash
Ken Doane (w/ Mike Mondo) pinned Val Venis
Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick
Trevor Murdoch pinned Viscera
Kane pinned Chris Masters with the chokeslam
Shelton Benjamin & Tatanka defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Jonathan Coachman; Coachman dressed as Carlito for the bout
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Triple H via disqualification after the challenger brought a steel chair into the ring and shoved the referee when the ref tried to take it away
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU in a steel cage match; Daivari served as the second referee outside the ring but eventually interfered and was knocked down by the champion

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Jamestown, NY - Savings Bank Ice Arena - December 28, 2005 (2,200; sell out)
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Nunzio & Vito
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash defeated Sho Funaki and Jamie Noble
The Boogeyman defeated Sylvan
Matt Hardy defeated Aaron Stevens (w/ Beth & Shelly)
Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Chad & James Dick
Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, the Undertaker, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Randy Orton, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury

WWE (Raw) @ Wheeling, WV - WesBanco Arena - December 29, 2005 (3,000)
Val Venis defeated Rob Conway
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Trevor Murdoch
Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated Mike Mizanin & Christian Cage
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus defeated Victoria
Ken Doane defeated Viscera
Shelton Benjamin & Tatanka defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Jonathan Coachman
Kurt Angle defeated Kane
WWE World Champion John Cena & Ric Flair defeated Triple H & Chris Masters

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Buffalo, NY - HSBC Arena - December 29, 2005 (6,000)
The Boogeyman defeated Aaron Stevens (w/ Beth & Shelly)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash defeated Jamie Noble and Sho Funaki by pinning Funaki with a brainbuster
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated Chad & James Dick following the Doomsday Device
Matt Hardy pinned Sylvan with the Twist of Fate
Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan via submission with the Crippler Crossface
Bobby Lashley defeated Nunzio & Vito in a handicap match by pinning Nunzio
William Regal & Paul Birchill defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis when Birchill pinned Crazy
The Undertaker pinned Randy Orton with the tombstone after avoiding Orton's attempt at the move
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury via disqualification after Batista was hit with a steel chair; after the bout, Mysterio hit the 619 on Mercury, Nitro, and Melina

WWE (Raw) @ Erie, PA - Civic Center - December 30, 2005 (2,000)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Rob Conway with the frog splash
Mike Mondo (w/ Ken Doane) pinned Val Venis with a roll up
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria with the Chick Kick at around the 30-second mark
Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage when Tomko scored the pin following the boot to the face
Trevor Murdoch pinned Viscera with his feet on the ropes for leverage
Kane pinned Chris Masters
Shelton Benjamin & Tatanka defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Jonathan Coachman when Tatanka pinned Coachman with the Samoan drop; Coachman dressed as Carlito for the bout
WWE IC Champion Ric Flair defeated Triple H via disqualification when the challenger threw the referee out of the ring
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU in a steel cage match; Daivari served as the second outside referee

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Binghamton, NY - Broome County Arena - December 30, 2005
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash defeated Jamie Noble and Juventud Guerrera
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated two unknowns
Matt Hardy defeated Aaron Stevens (w/ Beth and Shelly)
The Boogeyman defeated Sylvan
Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich defeated James & Chad Dick
Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal & Paul Birchill in a handicap match
Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan
World Heavyweight Champion Batista, the Undertaker, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Randy Orton, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury; after the bout, Eddie Guerrero's music played as the babyfaces celebrated the win

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