WWF / WWE RAW (1993-Present)

2006

1/2/06; East Rutherford, NJ; Continental Airlines Arena
1/2/06 - featured a WWE Unlimited promo from Gregory Helms on Jerry Lawler, taped the previous week; moments later, Helms came out and asked Lawler to get in the ring; Lawler then said Helms was no longer the Hurricane, just a guy that sucks; that led to a brief brawl in which Lawler won and then challenged Helms to a match at New Year's Revolution which was later accepted; included a video montage of the Elimination Chamber matches held at Survivor Series 02 and Summer Slam 03; featured Mickie James confronting Trish Stratus in the shower, taking Trish's towel long enough so she could apologize for kissing her the previous week; before giving the towel back, Mickie complimented Trish's boobs; included Edge & Lita on the interview stage in which he cut a promo on Ric Flair, then showed 'amateur footage' of Flair's road rage incident in which Edge, dressed as Flair, chopped a motorist and put him in the figure-4; Edge then said he would "rescue" the IC title from Flair at the pay-per-view; moments later, Flair appeared and brawled with Edge into the ring, eventually locking the figure-4 on Lita to close the segment; featured a video package on Stacy Keibler's involvement with the upcoming series "Dancing with the Stars"; included footage of Ben Roethlisberger, quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers, attending a live event in Pittsburgh and meeting John Cena, Trish Stratus, Chris Masters, Jonathan Coachman, and Chavo Guerrero Jr.; featured an in-ring promo by Triple H on his match with the Big Show at New Year's Revolution, then cued footage of him jabbing Big Show in the face with a pen the previous week and smashing his hand with a sledgehammer; as a mistake, footage was instead shown from 5 weeks ago of Show confronting Triple H in the ring; moments later, Show came out with a cast on his right hand and stalked Triple H around ringside while demonstrating the cast was rock hard and could be used as a weapon; included the debut of Shelton Benjamin's momma, played by actress Thea Vidale:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kane pinned Shawn Michaels with the chokeslam at 14:02; prior to the bout, Vince McMahon cut an in-ring promo, saying he would no longer take any crap from anyone and would be doing things for his own personal amusement, rather than what's in the best interest of the fans; he then instructed Lilian Garcia to make the ring introductions; pre-match stipulations stated Michaels would be disqualified for using the superkick; during the closing moments of the contest, Michaels prepared to hit the superkick despite the stipulations but McMahon, who sat ringside, threatened to kick him out of the Elimination Chamber match if he used the move; during the commercial break, Michaels was informed by Todd Grisham that McMahon selected him as the first entrant in the Elimination Chamber match
Maria pinned Victoria (w/ Candice Michelle & Torrie Wilson) with a roll up at 1:37 after Victoria hit the corner; Victoria wore a neckbrace for the duration of the match, selling an injury sustained at the hands of Carlito the previous week; after the bout, Ashley attempted to make the save as Maria was triple teamed but was eventually beaten down herself; during the commercial break, Vince McMahon came out and said that as a result of the altercation, there would be a bra & panties gauntlet match at New Year's Revolution
Chris Masters defeated Shelton Benjamin via submission with the full nelson at 4:38
Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) defeated WWE World Champion John Cena in a non-title first blood match at around the 10-minute mark following a chair shot to the head; moments later, the champion caught Angle in the STFU, with Angle tapping out; after the bout, Carlito Caribbean Cool, Daivari, and Chris Masters attacked Cena, with Angle applying the ankle lock until Masters applied the full nelson on Angle and Carlito attacked Daivari; Kane then appeared and hit the chokeslam on Masters, Carlito, and Daivari, and kicked Angle in the face; Shawn Michaels then appeared and hit the superkick on Kane, with Cena then hitting the FU on Michaels to close the show (the bout began during the commercial break)

1/9/06; Hershey, PA; Giant Center
1/9/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which John Cena addressed losing the WWE World Title as well as his mixed reaction from the fans, telling those who boo him that they can kiss his ass and saying he wanted a rematch against Edge for the title later in the night; moments later, Lita came out with the title belt, said Cena would get a title shot at the Royal Rumble, and the only wrestling Edge would be doing later on would be with her; Cena then said he would beat Edge's ass at the Rumble; included a vignette promoting the return of Rob Van Dam at the Royal Rumble; featured a backstage segment with Cena and Vince McMahon in which Vince said the title rematch at the Rumble would be off if Cena interfered in the Edge / Lita segment later in the show; included the first "Big Time" WrestleMania 22 ad, borrowing from the Peter Gabriel song; featured Vince McMahon announcing that Shawn Michaels would face Kurt Angle the following weeks; included footage from Stacy Keibler on "Dancing With the Stars"; featured a closing in-ring segment with WWE World Champion Edge and Lita in which a tribute video was shown to the tune of "Right Here" by Staind; moments later, Edge and Lita stripped down and climbed into a bed inside the ring and prepared to have sex until Ric Flair interrupted and attacked Edge, eventually sustaining a chair shot on the floor; moments later, John Cena came out, chased Edge from the ring, and hit the FU on Lita to close the show:
Ashley defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Mickie James) via disqualification at 1:46 when Mickie interfered and attacked the challenger as Ashley made a cover; after the bout, an upset Trish held Mickie back and calmed her down before leaving ringside alone; moments later, Lilian Garcia mistakenly said Trish was the winner before correcting herself
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Rob Conway at 5:40 with the Frog Splash after the Three Amigos
Chris Masters & Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shawn Michaels & Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) at 16:56 when Angle passed out in Masters' full nelson after Michaels dragged his partner into the ring and hit the superkick on Angle, then a second superkick on Daivari on the floor moments later
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Shelton Benjamin (w/ his mom) pinned Val Venis with the Exploder suplex at 4:35 after Shelton's mom stabbed Venis in the butt with an object from her purse
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Kane pinned Gene Snitsky with the chokeslam at the 53-second mark; after the bout, Kane cut an in-ring promo, saying that was his first casualty on the way to WrestleMania

1/16/06; Raleigh, NC; RBC Center
1/16/06 - featured an opening video package to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day; featured footage from Smackdown! of Kurt Angle winning the battle royal to earn the vacant World Heavyweight Championship; included an in-ring segment with WWE World Champion Edge and Lita in which Edge bragged about the high rating his "Sex Celebration" got the previous week and how many page views WWE.com received after he won the title; as Edge and Lita attempted to finish where they left off the previous week in terms of having sex in the ring, World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle came out to interrupt, saying Edge wasn't going to be a real champion by using cheap tricks; Angle then said his contract on Raw ran out Jan. 1 so he joined Smackdown! when he heard about Batista's injury; moments later, the two had words which led to Angle clearing Edge from the ring; Vince McMahon then came out, sent Edge and Lita to the back to prepare for the match against Ric Flair, and said that while Angle's title would not be on the line in his match with Shawn Michaels, if Michaels was to lose the match his contract on Raw would be terminated; featured a vignette promoting the return of Rob Van Dam during the Royal Rumble; moments later, Carlito Caribbean Cool cut an in-ring promo on RVD and showed footage of attacking him during the Cabana the previous June; when Carlito said no one on either roster could throw him out of the Rumble, Kane came out, kicked Carlito in the face, and threw him over the top to the floor; included footage of Stacy Keibler on "Dancing with the Stars" along with comments from several judges:
Shawn Michaels pinned World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) in a non-title match at around the 17-minute mark with a roll up after Daivari entered the ring and accidentally hit Angle with a steel chair as he and the referee tried to gain control of the weapon; after the bout, Angle and Daivari argued, which led to Daivari slapping Angle and Angle dropping Daivari with an Olympic Slam over the top to the floor; pre-match stipulations stated that if Michaels lost the match he would be fired; during the commercial break, Angle cut a promo backstage for WWE Unlimited in which he said he and Daivari were officially over (the match began during the commercial break)
John Cena fought Chris Masters to a no contest in the Masterlock Challenge when Edge came into the ring, mocked Cena by spinning the world title belt, and then hitting Cena in the face with the belt, busting him open
Candice Michelle, Victoria, & Torrie Wilson defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus, Mickie James, & Ashley at 2:04 when Victoria pinned Ashley with the Widlow's Peak after Mickie attacked her opponent after Ashely inadvertantly knocked Mickie off the apron to the floor; during the heel entrance, a pre-taped clip of Candice was shown, along with part of a Go Daddy.com commercial, in which she said she would appear for the second time during the upcoming SuperBowl; after the bout, Trish argued with Mickie and looked over Ashley
Shelton Benjamin (w/ Mama Benjamin) defeated WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show via count-out at 2:04 when Triple H, who came out of the crowd, began brawling with Show all the way backstage
WWE World Champion Edge (w/ Lita) defeated WWE IC Champion Ric Flair in a TLC match at 16:40 by punching the challenger off the top of the ladder; prior to the bout, Flair embraced his daughter Ashley who sat ringside; after the contest, Edge hit the spear on Flair and attempted to hit a Con-Chair-Two on the bloody IC Champion until John Cena made the save and cleared the ring; only the world title was on the line in the match (The Ladder Match)

1/23/06; Charlotte, NC; Bobcats Arena
1/23/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion Edge, alongside Lita, in which he said he wouldn't be a transitional champion like the Iron Sheik and Mick Foley and wouldn't lose the title 16 times like WWE IC Champion Ric Flair; he then said Flair wasn't in the building, Flair would never again challenge him for the world title, and neither would John Cena after he beats Cena at the Royal Rumble; Cena then appeared, repeatedly called Lita a ho and said Edge would get the beating of his life at the Rumble; included a backstage segment in which Vince McMahon confronted Shawn Michaels and said if Michaels didn't win his match later in the night then he would be out of the 30-man Royal Rumble; Superstar Billy Graham was shown in attendance:
Kane defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via disqualification at 4:43 when Carlito hit Kane over the head with a steel chair
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Ashely defeated Victoria & Candice Michelle (w/ Torrie Wilson) at 4:05 when Ashley pinned Victoria with a crossbody off the top; after the bout, Mickie James jumped in the ring and attacked Ashley
Shawn Michaels pinned Shelton Benjamin (w/ Mama Benjamin) at 13:46 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Jonathan Coachman pinned Jerry Lawler at 3:02 after Lawler became distracted by the Spirit Squad (the Spirit Squad's surprise debut)
The Big Show defeated Gregory Helms, Rob Conway, and Lance Cade in a battle royal at 1:29; had Helms, Conway, or Cade won the match they would have earned a spot in the Royal Rumble match; order of elimination: Cade by Show (1:08); Conway by Show (1:13); Helms by Show; after the match, Triple H came out and said, while Show's win was impressive, he would be the won winning the Royal Rumble and going to WrestleMania to become WWE World Champion
John Cena & WWE IC Champion Ric Flair (mystery partner) defeated WWE World Champion Edge (w/ Lita) & Chris Masters (mystery partner) at 6:20 when Masters submitted to Cena's STFU

1/30/06; Orlando, FL; TD Waterhouse Centre
1/30/06 - featured a backstage promo by Edge, with Lita, to begin the program in which he said he demanded an immediate rematch against John Cena for the WWE World Title later in the night; included an in-ring segment in which Vince McMahon showed footage of Shane McMahon eliminating Shawn Michaels from the Royal Rumble the night before, adding that he abused his power at the Rumble but justified doing so; moments later, Michaels came out, with Michaels challenging Vince to a fight, with Vince refusing but later daring Michaels to punch him, with the threat that if he did he would fire Michaels and sue him; with Michaels distracted, Shane McMahon slid in the ring and hit Michaels in the back with a steel chair before leaving the ring with his father; featured WWE Unlimited footage of Todd Grisham interviewing Shane as he and Vince left the arena, with Shane explaining that he did what he did because Michaels disrespected the McMahon family; included Goldust confronting Shelton Benjamin's momma backstage; featured footage of Candice Michelle shooting her Go Daddy.com commercial which would be televised the following Sunday during the SuperBowl; included a "Trish Stratus Appreciation" in-ring segment put on by Mickie James in which she brought Trish out and had balloons and confetti drop from the rafters; moments later, Mickie introduced the Spirit Squad, who performed a cheer at the entrance; Ashley then came out and told Mickie that Trish didn't love her and that she, Trish, and all the fans thought Mickie was a psycho; Mickie then went to storm off but speared Ashley, with a brief brawl taking place until Mickie hit a spin kick on Ashley, knocking her senseless:
Rob Van Dam pinned Gene Snitsky with the Five Star Frog Splash at 6:09
Triple H pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with a kick to the midsection and the Pedigree at 13:30 after avoiding the frog splash
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Chris Masters at 6:11 when Show pinned Masters following a double chokeslam; during the commercial break, Carlito confronted the referee over the loss until Rob Van Dam came out and chased Carlito backstage
Shelton Benjamin (w/ his momma) pinned Goldust with the Exploder suplex after a kick to the head at 4:10; after the bout, Benjamin confronted Ric Flair backstage, saying he wanted a shot at the IC title (Goldust's TV in-ring return after a 2 1/2 year absence)
Edge (w/ Lita) defeated WWE World Champion John Cena via disqualification at 14:13 when Lita grabbed the title belt and hit Edge in the head with it as the champion prepared to hit the FU

2/6/06; Atlanta, GA; Phillips Arena
2/6/06 - featured an opening video package on WrestleMania and the 8-man tournament which would begin during the show to determine the #1 contender to the WWE World Title for WrestleMania 22; included Maria conducting an in-ring interview with Edge & Lita, with Edge saying he had a world title shot against John Cena scheduled for the following week and neither Edge nor Lita agreeing to discuss why Lita hit Edge with the world title belt the week before, as Edge said he was four moves ahead of everyone else; after Edge and Lita forced Maria to introduce him as the future WWE Champion, Jim Duggan came out and called Lita a Ho before Edge knocked Duggan to the floor with his own 2x4; Cena made the save moments later as Edge prepared to hit the spear on Maria and cleared the ring; featured Eugene meeting Shelton Benjamin's momma backstage in which he thought she was from the movie "Big Momma's House 2"; included Candice Michelle's Go Daddy.com commercial that was censored from being shown during SuperBowl XL; featured a frantic Maria complaining to John Cena backstage about the match, with Cena kissing her to calm her down:
Road to WrestleMania Quarter-Finals: Chris Masters pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kane by blocking a take down and grabbing the ropes for leverage at 3:06
Ashley pinned Mickie James at 1:01 with a roll up after Mickie accidentally hit guest referee Trish Stratus when Ashley moved out of the way; after the commercial break, Mickie apologized to Trish backstage during which Trish's date showed up, visibly upsetting Mickie
Road to WrestleMania Quarter-Finals: Triple H pinned WWE IC Champion Ric Flair in a non-title match with the Pedigree at 12:00 (Triple H: Thy Kingdom Come)
Road to WrestleMania Quarter-Finals: WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show pinned Shelton Benjamin (sub. for Shawn Michaels) with the chokeslam at around the 7-minute mark; prior to the bout, Vince McMahon came out and insisted that Michaels go through on his threat of walking out and that a "Shawn Michaels' Retirement Party" would take place the following week; Vince then said Shawn was out of the tournament because of his upcoming retirement and would be replaced; after the contest, Shelton's momma was attended to by medics and taken backstage on a stretcher after collapsing at ringside (the bout began during the commercial break)
Road to WrestleMania Quarter-Finals: Rob Van Dam pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with the Van Daminator and Five Star Frog Splash at 8:55
WWE World Champion John Cena & Maria defeated Edge & Lita at 4:27 when Maria pinned Lita after Edge accidentally speared his partner; due to pre-match stipulations, Cena earned the right to choose the guest referee for his title match with Edge the following week; Cena then introduced the guest referee as Mick Foley, who came out moments before the show came to a close

Taped 2/13/06; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
2/16/06 - featured Vince McMahon airing a series of clips showcasing moments in Shawn Michaels' career, including the "Lost My Smile" promo from 2/13/97, Michaels & Triple H showing footage of the "Curtain Call" during the 10/6/97 Raw, and the Michaels / McMahon confrontation from the 12/26/05 Raw in which Michaels told McMahon to "Move on" from the Montreal Incident; included an in-ring retirement ceremony for Michaels conducted by McMahon in which McMahon said he was going to put together a tribute video for Michaels and fly his family down but Michaels deserved more; he then brought out the Spirit Squad to give a cheer in Michaels' honor; moments later, Michaels refused to sign the retirement papers, saying he loved the job too much to walk away from it; Michaels then tore up the paperwork, with Vince then slapping him in the face and leaving the ring; as Michaels prepared to fight McMahon, Vince took the mic and said that by not signing the papers Michaels opened the floodgates to his own personal hell; featured the announcement that Bret Hart would be inducted into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame on April 1; included a backstage segment in which Jack, Trish Stratus' boyfriend, found Mickie James in Trish's dressing room wearing a wig to look like the women's champion; moments later, Mickie took off the wig and began screaming for help claiming Jack was hurting her and security took him away; after the commercial break, Mickie told Trish her side of the story to convince her that she had been victimized; featured footage of Stacy Keibler perfoming on "Dancing with the Stars" and earning a perfect score on that week's episode:
Road to WrestleMania Semi-Finals: Triple H fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show to a double count-out at 13:33 when Show grabbed Triple H by the throat and pulled him off the ring apron as both men began fighting on the floor; after the bout, the two continued to brawl at ringside until a bloody Show speared Triple H through the retaining barrier as Triple H attempted to hit Show with a steel chair; moments later, Vince McMahon announced backstage that both men would meet the winner of the RVD / Masters match the following week in a triple threat match
Shelton Benjamin (w/ Momma Benjamin) pinned Eugene with the Exploder suplex at 1:30; due to pre-match stipulations, Benjamin earned an IC title shot for the following week; after the bout, Benjamin cut a promo in the ring saying no one would be calling him "momma's boy" after his match with Ric Flair the following week because they would be calling him champion instead
Ashley pinned Torrie Wilson (w/ Candice Michelle) at 1:22 with a roll up after a botched crucifix attempt; prior to the bout, a clip of Candice Michelle appearing on "The Tonight Show" was shown; after the bout, Candice grabbed the mic and consoled Torrie by telling her and the audience she would be on the cover of the 3/10 Playboy magazine, said it will be the hottest cover ever, and then stripped down to her bra & panties before leaving the ring with Torrie
Road to WrestleMania Semi-Finals: Rob Van Dam pinned Chris Masters with the Five Star Frog Splash at 5:04 after kicking Masters in the face and knocking him off the top
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Edge at 19:45 by catching the challenger coming off the top and hitting the FU; Lita was in the challenger's corner early on but was ejected by guest referee Mick Foley at the 10-minute mark when he caught her trying to untie a turnbuckle pad; she returned late in the contest to help Edge use the title belt as a weapon; after the match, Lita and Edge assaulted Foley

2/20/06; Trenton, NJ; Sovereign Bank Arena
2/20/06 - included pre-taped promos by the Big Show, Rob Van Dam, and Triple H about their #1 contender match in the main event; featured footage of WWE World Champion John Cena touring Bombay, India; included footage of Stacy Keibler on 'Dancing with the Stars'; featured the announcement that GQ Magazine will include a feature on Matt Striker; included the announcement that Eddie Guerrero would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2006; featured Vince McMahon coming out and saying that he would present Marty Jannetty a full-time WWE contract the following week, noting that Jannetty had fallen on hard times, but would only do so if Jannetty joined the Vince McMahon Kiss My Ass Club:
Candice Michelle defeated Ashley, Victoria, Ashley, Torrie Wilson, and Mickie James in a battle royal; Torrie by Victoria via a shove as Torrie stood on the apron at 1:30; Victoria by Ashley & Maria at 2:29; Maria by Mickie after a kick and being shoved out the middle rope at 2:57; Mickie & Ashley by Candice at 3:51 as Mickie attempted to eliminate Ashley with a headscissors; due to pre-match stipulations, Candice became the #1 contender to the women's title and earned a title shot for the following week; after the bout, Candice cut an in-ring promo on WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus, who watched the match from the stage, and said she would soon have the title; moments later, Edge & Lita interrupted, intimidated Candice from ringside, with Edge then cutting a promo on his loss the previous week, saying it was Mick Foley's fault; Edge then said Jim Duggan had accepted a challenge to a match
Edge (w/ Lita) pinned Jim Duggan with the spear; after the bout, Edge used Duggan's 2x4 to land a low blow and then cut an in-ring promo challenging Mick Foley to a match at WrestleMania, saying Foley had 1 week to answer the challenge (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kane pinned Chris Masters at 3:16; after the bout, Masters attacked Kane from behind and applied the full nelson
Shelton Benjamin (w/ Momma Benjamin) pinned WWE IC Champion Ric Flair with the Exploder suplex to win the title at 11:49 after twice hitting the champion with Momma Benjamin's oxygen tank as she faked having heart problems on the floor, distracting the referee
Shawn Michaels defeated Nicky, (w/ Mitch) via disqualification in a handicap match at 5:39 when all five members of the Spirit Squad attacked Michaels; moments later, Marty Jannetty helped make the save and cleared the Spirit Squad from the ring
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Nick Burke with the reverse neckbreaker at the 55-second mark; Carlito did his own commentary for the bout and afterwards said he had plans for WrestleMania that were "money in the bank"
Road to WrestleMania Finals: Triple H defeated Rob Van Dam and WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show by pinning RVD with the Pedigree at 13:04 after RVD hit the Five Star Frog Splash on Show but Triple H prevented referee Mike Chioda from making the 3-count; due to pre-match stipulations, Triple H earned a WWE World Title shot at WrestleMania; after the bout, WWE World Champion John Cena came out and had a face-to-face confrontation with Triple H

2/27/06; Washington DC; Verizon Center
2/27/06- - featured an opening in-ring promo by Edge, alongside Lita, in which he demanded Mick Foley answer his challenge to a match at WrestleMania 22; Foley initially declined but eventually accepted after Edge noted Foley had never won at WrestleMania or even had a classic performance; Foley then said the two should have a hardcore match and chased Edge and Lita away with a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire; included Jonathan Coachman conducting an in-ring interview with WWE World Champion John Cena, with Triple H interrupting before Cena could say a word, noting Cena was nothing more than a transitional champion and wasn't a very good wrestler; Cena replied by saying he agreed he wasn't the WWE's greatest athlete but that he wasn't afraid of Triple H; Vince McMahon then appeared on the big screen and said Cena & Triple H would be tag team partners at Saturday Night's Main Event and would face World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle, Randy Orton, & Rey Mysterio Jr. in a handicap match; featured a closing in-ring segment in which Marty Jannetty was to join McMahon's 'Kiss My Ass Club' in exchange for a WWE contract; Jannetty, however, couldn't go through with it so McMahon chose Chris Masters as Plan B, saying Jannetty would have to break the full nelson; McMahon then kicked Jannetty in the gut while he was in the hold and pulled his pants down, saying Jannetty would join the club after all; Shawn Michaels then made the save but was attacked from behind by Shane McMahon as Shawn attempted to hit Vince with a steel chair; Shane then forced Michaels, knocked out, to kiss McMahon's ass as the show ended:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Val Venis & Viscera at 3:28 when Show pinned Viscera after a double chokeslam
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Rob Van Dam pinned Trevor Murdoch at 4:54 with the Five Star Frog Splash
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Mickie James) pinned Candice Michelle (w/ Torrie Wilson) at 2:09 with a roll up
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin (w/ Mama Benjamin) pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. in a non-title match at 4:07 after Randy Orton interfered and dropped Guerrero with the RKO as Mama Benjamin distracted the referee
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Ric Flair pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool at 6:43 by holding onto the top rope for leverage after punching Carlito in the face while he was chewing his apple

3/6/06; Birmingham, AL; BJCC Arena
3/6/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment with Vince & Shane McMahon, surrounded by a host of security guards, in which Vince said the previous night's Academy Awards was nothing but several hours of ass kissing but said it paled in comparison to Shawn Michaels kissing his ass last week; Vince then thanked everyone who made it possible, noting Chris Masters & Carlito would face the Big Show & Kane for the tag team titles at WrestleMania and that Marty Jannetty would not receive a contract nor would he ever appear in a WWE ring again; he then thanked Shane for making Michaels' face "Crash" into Vince's ass; Vince then showed his cover of Muscle & Fitness to prove why Michaels has no chance of beating him at WrestleMania; Michaels' music then hit, causing Shane and security to go to the ramp in anticipation, with Michaels then coming through the crowd from behind and jumping Vince until he was pulled off by security; Vince then announced that while Shane and Michaels had a streetfight signed for Saturday Night's Main Event, they would compete later in the show in a one-on-one match; included footage from WWE Unlimited in which Smackdown! GM Teddy Long said the Money in the Bank ladder match would be interpromotional and would include three Smackdown! wrestlers with qualifying matches beginning later in the week; featured a backstage segment in which a pregnant Stephanie McMahon confronted Shawn Michaels and apologized on behalf of her brother and father; Stephanie then started having pains, with Michaels sitting her down and getting her something to drink; as he left the room, Stephanie put a powder in Michaels' bottle of water; included a vignette promoting Candice Michelle on the cover of Playboy; featured the public unveiling of Candice's Playboy cover, with Torrie Wilson and Victoria, in which Candice said she was hotter than Trish Stratus and Stacy Keibler, with the commentators laughing as Candice made fun of Stacy coming in third on 'Dancing with the Stars'; Candice then said she was the hottest WWE Diva to appear on the cover of Playboy and said her cover was hotter than both of Torrie's covers combined, with Torrie then saying Candice was acting like the biggest bitch to ever be on the cover; Candice apologized, hugged Torrie, and then - along with Victoria - double teamed Torrie; included a 'This Week in Wrestling' segment focusing on the Hulk Hogan / Don Muraco Saturday Night's Main Event battle from 1986, with clips shown of the King Kong Bundy attack after the contest and the Hogan / Bundy steel cage match held at WrestleMania 2; featured the announcement that Stone Cold Steve Austin will induct Bret Hart into the WWE Hall of Fame and that Chris Benoit, Rey Mysterio Jr., & Chavo Guerrero will induct Eddie Guerrero; included the announcement that Sensational Sherri Martel will be inducted into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame; included a backstage segment in which Trish Stratus told Mickie James she needed space and could not be around Mickie for a while:
Ric Flair defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin (w/ Momma Benjamin) via disqualification at 2:14 when the referee stopped the match after the champion accidentally thumbed him in the eye; Benjamin was tapping out to the figure-4 when the bell rang, causing fans to believe a new champion had been crowned; after the bout, Flair took Momma Benjamin's oxygen tank and twice hit Benjamin with it
Triple H pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kane with the Pedigree at 4:32 after Chris Masters & Carlito Caribbean Cool came ringside, rammed Kane head-first into the steel ringpost, and pushed him back inside the ring
Shane McMahon (w/ Vince McMahon) pinned Shawn Michaels at 3:14 following a right hand punch after Michaels succumbed to the powder Stephanie McMahon put in his drink earlier in the show; after the bout, Shane told Lilian Garcia that Michaels had another match and it would be against Vince
Vince McMahon pinned Shawn Micheals at the 10-second mark; immediately after the contest, the Spirit Squad came out and congratulated the McMahons by lifting them on their shoulders
Kenny (w/ the Spirit Squad) pinned Eugene with a legdrop off the top at 5:27 after Johnny interfered and hit a spin kick as the other Spirit Squad members distracted Eugene and the referee
Lita (w/ Edge) pinned Maria with a DDT at 3:13; after the bout, Edge attempted to spear Maria before Mick Foley came out to make the save; moments later, Lita jumped on Foley's back allowing Edge to hit the spear; Edge then brought two chairs inside the ring, hitting Foley with one of them before landing a Con-Chair-Two; Edge then grabbed the mic and accepted Foley's challenge for a hardcore match at WrestleMania
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show in a non-title match with a kick to the midsection and the FU at 12:35 after avoiding the chokeslam; mid-way through the bout, Carlito Caribbean Cool & Chris Masters came out in an attempt to attack Show but Kane came out and battled with both men to the back; Triple H watched the majority of the bout from the stage and locked eyes with the champion as the show came to a close

3/13/06; Beaumont, TX; Ford Arena
3/13/06 - included an opening in-ring segment with Vince & Shane McMahon in which Vince, citing Shawn Michaels' behavior the week before, ordered Michaels to undergo a public urination test to see whether or not he was on drugs; Vince then ordered Michaels to come out, which he did, and then said if Michaels was proven to be a junkie then he would automatically forfeit his match against Shane McMahon at Saturday Night's Main Event; Vince then had Michaels and a Dr. Feldman go into a blocked off area of the ring to give a sample as Vince gave a public service announcement to the home audience, telling them not to do drugs like Michaels; moments later, after being asked by Vince whether or not he would like to apologize to his family for his actions, Michaels said it was better to be pissed off than to be pissed on and then threw the urine sample at both McMahons before leaving ringside; featured the announcement that WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Torrie Wilson would face Victoria & Candice Michelle at Saturday Night's Main Event; later in the show, Torrie was found knocked out backstage; during a backstage interview, Trish said Torrie had suffered a concussion and would be unable to compete at Saturday Night's Main Event, prompting Mickie James to ask Trish to be her partner and Trish reluctantly accepting; included the announcement that Ted Dibiase would induct Sensational Sherri into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame; featured the announcement that Verne Gagne would be inducted into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame by his son Greg Gagne; included the contract signing for the John Cena / Triple H WWE World Title match for WrestleMania; after the two signed the contract and had words, the Big Show & Kane came out to confront them but were cut off at the pass by Carlito & Chris Masters; Vince McMahon then appeared on the big screen, saying that Triple H, Carlito, & Masters would face Cena, Kane, & Big Show later in the show; featured a vignette promoting the return of Stone Cold Steve Austin at Saturday Night's Main Event; included Vince McMahon telling his son Shane that he was bringing Jim Ross back to call his match with Michaels at Saturday Night's Main Event:
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Victoria (w/ Candice Michelle) with the Chick Kick at 4:20 after Torrie Wilson interfered behind the referee's back and hit a facebuster on Victoria as she attempted the Widow's Peak; after the commercial break, footage of Victoria cutting an in-ring promo on Torrie was shown in which she said she would make Torrie pay for the loss
Edge (w/ Lita) pinned Goldust with the spear at 3:17 after Lita distracted Goldust as he attempted the Shattered Dreams; Cowboy Troy from Nashville Star did guest commentary for the bout; prior to the match, a parody vignette of Mick Foley's WrestleMania performances was shown, put together by Edge, to portray him as the most overrated WrestleMania performer of all time; after the bout, Edge showed a montage of his own WrestleMania performances, specifically TLC 2 and Money in the Bank, and said he would add Foley to his list April 2; Edge the announced that he would have Foley on as a guest of The Cutting Edge during Saturday Night's Main Event
Kenny, Johnny, Nicky, & Mikey (w/ Mitch) defeated Shawn Michaels in a steel cage match at 4:45 when Michaels was pinned after Shane McMahon came out of the crowd and slammed the cage door on Michaels as he attempted to escape; after the bout, Shane assaulted Michaels inside the cage, busting him open, and hit the Van Terminator
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Rob Van Dam with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage at 9:32 after RVD accidentally knocked Ric Flair, who did guest commentary for the match, off the ring apron; prior to the bout, Benjamin blamed Flair for his mamma having to have heart surgury; after the contest, RVD and Flair had words over the loss WWE World Champion John Cena, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated Triple H, Carlito Caribbean Cool, & Chris Masters via disqualification at 5:25 when Carlito & Masters hit Show & Kane in the back with steel chairs as the tag team champions attempted a double chokeslam on Triple H; moments later, Kane & Show stalked Carlito & Masters backstage as Cena and Triple H had a confrontation; Randy Orton then came through the crowd and hit the RKO on Cena to close the show

3/20/06; Memphis, TN; FedEx Forum
3/20/06 - included an opening in-ring celebration with the Spirit Squad, Vince & Shane McMahon for Shane's victory over Shawn Michaels during Saturday Night's Main Event, complete with confetti, balloons, fireworks, and a performance by a jazz band of "When the Saints Come Marching In"; after congratulating his son for the victory, Vince recapped the several month-long rivalry between himself and Michaels, said his match with Michaels at WrestleMania would be no holds barred, and that Michaels would have to face Triple H later in the night; WWE World Champion John Cena then appeared and said that because of what happened to him at SNME, he should get a shot at Triple H later in the night and not Michaels; after Shane and Cena shared words, Vince got in-between the two and said Cena could have Triple H in a tag match pitting Michaels & Cena against Triple H & Shane; featured the announcement that Blackjack Mulligan & Blackjack Lanza would be inducted into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame by Bobby Heenan; Mike Fratello, head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, was in attendance with several members of the team; included an in-ring promo by Mick Foley in which he said Edge was right when he said Foley was living off his reputation; Foley said Edge's attack during SNME made him taste his own blood and he wanted more but he wanted Edge's; moments later, Lita appeared and said Edge was so injured because of the attack Saturday that he was still in Detroit with Foley saying he knew Edge was just waiting to attack him from behind which Edge then tried to do but was held off by Foley applying the Mandible Claw on Lita; featured the announcement that Torrie Wilson would face Candice Michelle in a Playboy pillow fight at WrestleMania and that Mickie James would face WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus; included an in-ring segment with Mickie James in which she said she would be a proper role model for young women once she wins the women's title and then invited Trish Stratus to come out to open an oversized present in the ring; when Trish failed to come out, Mickie raised the box to reveal what appeared to be a person covered with a black sheet; after Trish appeared, Mickie pulled the sheet off to reveal Ashley tied in a chair and gagged; moments later, Mickie won a brawl over Trish, bloodying her own nose in the process, and dropped Trish with a jumping DDT; featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" focusing on the Bret Hart vs. Steve Austin submission match at WrestleMania 13:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kane pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool with a chokeslam at 4:46 after catching Carlito as he attempted a springboard off the ropes
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Ric Flair and Rob Van Dam at 12:05 by pinning Flair as Flair had the figure-4 applied on RVD
Victoria pinned Torrie Wilson with the Widow's Peak at the 43-second mark after Torrie became distracted by Candice Michelle at ringside; prior to the contest, Candice was carried out to ringside on a large bed with an oversized version of her Playboy cover
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Chris Masters via disqualification at 2:19 after hitting Show over the head with a steel chair; after the bout, Masters hit Show in the back with the chair, applied the full nelson, and rammed Show face-first into the ringpost
Triple H & Shane McMahon (w/ Vince McMahon) defeated WWE World Champion John Cena & Shawn Michaels via disqualification after a matter of seconds when Vince grabbed the mic and said the match was over because Cena hit Shane with a closed fist; proir to the match, Michaels was held down by several security guards as he attempted to get at Vince; after the contest, Vince sent Cena backstage and immediately ordered that Michaels face Shane & Triple H in a handicap match
Shawn Michaels fought Triple H & Shane McMahon (w/ Vince McMahon) to a no contest at around the 7:30 mark when John Cena returned to the ring and helped Michaels clear the ring of a half dozen of McMahon's security guards, hitting the FU and superkick, respectively, on the last two; moments later, as the show came to a close, Vince grabbed the mic and said that he would face Cena the following week

3/27/06; Omaha, NE; Qwest Center
3/27/06 - opened with a backstage promo by Vince McMahon in which he discussed his match with WWE World Champion John Cena later in the night as well as the Shawn Michaels vs. Triple H match; featured an in-ring segment in which Mick Foley offered a bouquet of flowers for Lita to apologize for applying the Mandible Claw on her the week before; Foley then said he had a gift for Edge as well and invited both he and Lita to come out; both appeared, with Edge saying Foley was only appearing at WrestleMania for the paycheck and Foley then saying he would be at WrestleMania not for the money but to see Edge bleed; Edge then opened his present from Foley to find a wooden baseball bat inside which he could use at WrestleMania; moments later, Edge confronted Foley in the ring with the weapon but Foley countered with his own bat wrapped in barbed wire and scared Edge and Lita into the crowd, then sat in the ring and chewed on the barbed wire; included a Mick Foley vignette in the style of Edge's "Rated R" movie trailer vignettes; featured the Big Show taking the Masterlock Challenge prior to which Kane scared Carlito into the crowd; after failing to lock the hold on Show, Masters attacked Show from behind but eventually sustained the chokeslam; included the announcement that Michelle Williams from Destiny's Child would be performing "America, the Beautiful" at WrestleMania; featured a vignette showing the background of WWE World Champion John Cena as well as his preparation for the title defense against Triple H at WrestleMania; included the announcement that Tony Atlas would be inducted into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame by SD Jones; featured an in-ring promo by Ric Flair on his Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania in which he said a lot of people said he would never regain the world title after losing it at WrestleMania VIII and that he would regain the title once again; moments later, WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin interrupted, saying Flair had no chance and Benjamin had more athletic ability than everyone else in the match combined; Benjamin then assaulted Flair, with Rob Van Dam then making the save and powerbombing Benjamin off the ladder and then hitting a Rolling Thunder onto Benjamin after laying him across the ladder; after RVD cut a promo on both men, Flair poked RVD in his injured left eye and then rammed the ladder into his face before leaving the ring; included a live shot focusing on the advertising for WrestleMania 22 in New York City; featured a vignette focusing on Triple H preparing for his world title match against John Cena at WrestleMania, his previous WrestleMania performances, and battles against Steve Austin, the Rock, Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, and the Undertaker; included a This Week in Wrestling History segment focusing on William "The Refridgerator" Perry's performance at WrestleMania 2's WWF / NFL battle royal and featured the announcement that WWE World Champion John Cena would induct Perry into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame; included a Mickie James vignette showing her surrounded by candles and Trish Stratus pictures and saying that her new obsession was not only taking the women's title but also causing Trish's destruction before slowly ripping in half a photo of Trish; featured a vignette focusing on the recent altercations between Trish Stratus and Mickie James:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kane defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via disqualification at 2:57 when Carlito pulled the referee into Kane as Kane attempted the chokeslam; after the bout, Kane chased Carlito backstage where he was jumped from behind by Chris Masters, Trevor Murdoch, and Lance Cade, with all four men attacking Kane, throwing him into a room, and then blocking the door with a forklift; moments later, the Big Show appeared and fought off the opposition but was unable to move the forklift; after several minutes of Big Show trying to free Kane from the room by physically moving the forklift, Kane appeared and told Show there was another door
Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H via disqualification at around the 14-minute mark when Vince McMahon, who appeared ringside mid-way through the contest, entered the ring and held Michaels for Triple H to hit with the sledgehammer after Michaels sustained the Pedigree; moments later, Triple H shoved the referee to the mat and was about to hit Michaels with the weapon until John Cena came out and, after a brief staredown during which Triple H put the sledgehammer down, Cena cleared Triple H from the ring; during the commercial on WWE Unlimited, McMahon said that he would have Triple H in his corner during the night's main event and Cena could have Michaels in his (the bell never rang to end the match nor was an official decision announced)
Mikey, Johnny, & Kenny (w/ Nicky & Mitch) defeated Eugene, Viscera, & Val Venis when Johnny pinned Venis at 3:53 after Mikey shoved Venis off the top; after the bout, the Spirit Squad hit Viscera with their megaphone, threw Eugene in the air, and held Venis down as Kenny hit a legdrop off the top onto Venis' shoulder after it was seemingly injured during the finish; moments later, the Squad did a cheer on the stage, saying Vince McMahon would beat John Cena in the main event
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Torrie Wilson defeated Victoria & Candice Michelle at 3:39 when Trish pinned Victoria with the Stratusfaction
WWE World Champion John Cena (w/ Shawn Michaels) defeated Vince McMahon (w/ Triple H) via disqualification in a non-title match at 3:24 after McMahon kicked Cena below the belt while caught in a knuckle lock; prior to the bout, McMahon ordered that both Michaels and Triple H be handcuffed to the ring ropes so they could not interfere; after the contest, Triple H was freed from the cuffs and assaulted and bloodied Cena with a sledgehammer as Michaels watched on; moments later, Michaels sustained a blow with the sledgehammer and a steel chair from McMahon

4/3/06; Chicago, IL; AllState Arena
4/3/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion John Cena in which he discussed his win the previous night at WrestleMania and addressed the many fans who opposed him; moments later, Triple H interrupted saying he underestimated Cena and wanted another shot at the belt; Edge & Lita then appeared with Edge saying Triple H should get at the end of the line and wait his turn while Edge gets his world title shot; after both Triple H and Edge insulted each other, Cena suggested they have a one-on-one match to determine the #1 contender; Edge, saying he was in no condition to have a singles match, said he and Triple H should team up against Cena in a handicap match; Cena, noting that half the crowd wants to see him get his ass beat anyway, accepted the challenge; included a promo by Rob Van Dam on the stage, with the Money in the Bank briefcase, in which he said he wouldn't wait as long as Edge did to cash in the title shot and said what he had in mind was "extreme"; featured an in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels in which he discussed his win the previous night over Vince McMahon and said he might like a world title shot at John Cena as well; moments later, Shane McMahon interrupted and introduced Vince McMahon, who came out in a neckbrace and with his forehead bandaged; Vince then said he had two words for Michaels - with Michaels then leading the crowd by responding with "Suck it" - but Vince said the two words were "divine intervention" and noted that Michaels will never win the war; Vince then announced that Michaels & God would face Vince & Shane at Backlash; included a video package recapping the 2006 Hall of Fame ceremony; featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" focusing on the Clash of the Champions V NWA World Title match pitting Ricky Steamboat against Ric Flair in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match on April 2, 1989; included an in-ring promo by Ric Flair about his performance at WrestleMania until he was interrupted by Armando Allejandro Estrada, with Estrada saying he used to watch Flair on his broken down TV growing up in Cuba but Flair's time was over; Estrada then introduced Umaga, who assaulted Flair inside the ring before lifting him up in a torture rack and dropping backwards (Estrada & Umaga's debut); featured a commercial for Friday Night Smackdown! advertising Rey Mysterio Jr. defending his newly won world heavyweight title against Randy Orton; Ozzie Guillen, owner of the Chicago White Sox, was in attendance for the show:
Kenny & Mikey (w/ Mitch, Nicky, & Johnny) defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show to win the titles at 3:53 when Kenny pinned Show with a legdrop off the top after all five Spirit Squad members interfered and hit the Upsy Daisy
Chris Masters defeated an unknown via submission with the full nelson at the 51-second mark; after the bout, Carlito Caribbean Cool came out, spat a mouth full of apple in Masters' opponent's face and then raised Masters' hand in victory; moments later, Carlito hit the Back Cracker on Masters, stomped him, and spat apple in his face before leaving the ring
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James & Candice Michelle defeated Trish Stratus & Torrie Wilson at 1:40 when Mickie pinned Torrie with the Chick Kick; prior to the bout, Mickie came out with her hair done like Trish's and dressed as her
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 5:00 with the Exploder suplex after avoiding the challenger's frog splash; prior to the bout, Chavo came out on the stage and thanked the fans for all their support and said he was proud of his "family member" Rey Mysterio winning the World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania; he then said his only regret was not having his own title match at the pay-per-view but would dedicate his shot at the IC title to the memory of his late uncle; during the commercial break, Chavo was interviewed backstage for WWE Unlimited and, while crying, said he let everyone down - from the fans to his family to Eddie's memory - and publicly quit Triple H & Edge (w/ Lita) defeated WWE World Champion John Cena in a non-title handicap match at 5:04 when Triple H scored the pin with the Pedigree as Cena attempted the Five Knuckle Shuffle on Edge

4/10/06; Milwaukee, WI; Bradley Center
4/10/06 - included the announcement that WWE World Champion John Cena would face Triple H and Edge in the main event of Backlash; featured an opening in-ring promo by Edge, with Lita, in which he said he was the odds on favorite to win at Backlash since he had defeated Cena before and Triple H tapped out at WrestleMania; moments later, Cena interrupted and said he does have reason to treat the fans as badly as Edge treats them but that would make Cena just like Edge and he didn't want to be an "asshole"; moments later, Triple H appeared and told Edge he beat Mick Foley 6 years ago and that Foley was like a turd that just wouldn't go away so it was premature for Edge to claim he was the one to run Foley off; Triple H then said Edge would be facing he and Cena in a handicap match later in the night; after Edge & Lita stormed off, Triple H extended his hand to Cena but Cena slapped him and left the ring; included a vignette focusing on the upcoming film "See No Evil" starring Kane, which will be released May 19; Kane was to have given a backstage interview following the vignette but walked off as it was being shown; featured footage of Vince & Shane McMahon at a church in which Vince spat holy water ala Triple H and then spoke to God, saying they had much in common, read off several of his own commandments and told God that even he could not protect Shawn Michaels from his wrath; moments later, Vince said he would unleash armageddon on Michaels at Backlash and if he was lying may God strike him down; Shane noticably moved away from his father after he said that; when nothing happened, Vince said God had forsaken Michaels; included an in-ring promo by Carlito Caribbean Cool in which he said he went on a diet and lost about 275 pounds of Chris Masters; moments later, Masters appeared and confronted Carlito on his attack the previous week with Carlito then accepting Masters' Masterlock Challenge; after Carlito sat down in a chair in the ring he tossed his apple up for Masters to catch it; when Masters did, Carlito took the chair and hit it over Masters' head, knocking him out; featured the announcement that Carlito would face Masters at Backlash; featured the announcement that Jim Ross would conduct a sit-down interview with Chavo Guerrero Jr. the following week:
Rob Van Dam pinned Rob Conway with the Five Star Frog Splash at 1:40; prior to the match during the commercial break on WWE Unlimited, Triple H was shown punching Conway in the face on the floor after Conway came out for his match; WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin appeared after the ring introductions to do guest commentary for the bout and during the match made a public challenge for RVD's Money in the Bank title shot at Backlash; after the contest, RVD denied Shelton his shot at the Money in the Bank spot and instead challenged Benjamin for the IC title at Backlash
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Johnny & Mikey (w/ Mitch, Kenny, & Nicky) defeated Kane & the Big Show via disqualification at 13:22 when Kane threw a number of steel chairs into the ring, chokeslammed his opponents and the referee; prior to the bout, Kane was shown in a hallway backstage seemingly in pain and the audience could hear him thinking - "It's happening again Kane. May 19th. You can't stop it. You can't control it."; during the match, it was announced that by executive edict any two members of the Spirit Squad could defend the championship; after the contest, Show confronted Kane in the ring and told him to calm down and that he was out of his mind; Kane then put a choke on Show and after a brief struggle was successful in hitting a chokeslam on his tag team partner
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) defeated Chris Guy (Colt Cabana) via submission with a nerve hold at 1:10 (Umaga's in-ring TV debut)
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James pinned Maria with the Mick Kick at 2:27; prior to the bout, the commentary team was shown eating Subway sandwiches at ringside; after the match, Trish Stratus came to the ring dressed as and acting like Mickie James, said she wanted to be just like her, and then kissed Mickie on the lips, startling the women's champion and scaring her from the ring
WWE World Champion John Cena & Triple H defeated Edge (w/ Lita) in a handicap match when Cena forced Edge to submit to the STFU at 7:49 after Triple H hit the Pedigree on Edge and Cena dropped Triple H with the FU

4/17/06; St. Louis, MO; Savvis Center
4/17/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Vince McMahon in which he announced his new religion, McMahonism, in which he said he was the lord and master of all sports entertainment; he then showed historical religious images as well as photographs of he and Budda and the Pope with McMahon inserted in them; he then said when he and his son Shane were done with Shawn Michaels Michaels would bow before him and if he was lying may he be struck down; moments later, Michaels came out of the crowd and hit the superkick on McMahon; after the commercial break, an angry and injured McMahon, in retaliation for Triple H calling him an old man the previous week, ordered Triple H to face Edge & WWE World Champion John Cena later in the show in a handicap match; included highlights of the Shelton Benjamin / Chavo Guerrero Jr. match from the previous week as well as Chavo's post-match comments saying he quit; featured Jim Ross conducting a sit-down interview with Guerrero about his decision in which Guerrero said it may have just been one loss but it woke him up to the fact that maybe he shouldn't be in the wrestling business anymore and further disappoint his friends, family, and fans; included a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the 4/19/99 Raw and the Rock's funeral for WWF World Champion Steve Austin, with Austin then driving into the arena in a monster truck and crushing Rock's luxury car on the way in; featured an in-ring promo by Matt Striker in which he said it was disgusting that his former students could tell him what happened the previous night on Raw but couldn't tell him about the Bill of Rights; moments later, Carlito Caribbean Cool interrupted, said Striker was stupid, and spat an apple in his face before the two brawled; Chris Masters then appeared and applied the full nelson on Carlito to end the segment; included an in-ring segment in which Trish Stratus, dressed as Mickie James, had a big present in the ring and asked that Mickie come out to receive her gift; WWE Women's Champion Mickie James then appeared, with Trish lifting the box to reveal it was her ex-boyfriend Jack tied up and with tape over his mouth; Trish then said if Mickie was the real Trish Stratus then she would really care what was about to happen to Jack; Mickie then rushed the ring to save her "boyfriend," with Trish dropping her with a spinebuster and leaving the ring; moments later, Mickie went to check on Jack and then hit the Trish Kick on him for "cheating on her;" featured a look at Kane's role in the film "See No Evil;" included the announcement that Kane would face the Big Show and Trish Stratus would wrestle WWE Women's Champion Mickie James at Backlash:
Kane pinned Rob Conway with the chokeslam at the 59-second mark; after the bout, Kane confronted Lillian Garcia on the floor about her mentioning May 19th, even though she never did, and tossed her across the floor; moments later, the Big Show appeared and, after a brief struggle, hit the chokeslam on Kane; because of the altercation, Jonathan Coachman took over ring announcing duties for the remainder of the show
Charlie Haas pinned WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin in a non-title match at 6:54 with a double leg pickup into a roll over; due to pre-match stipulations, Benjamin's match against Rob Van Dam at Backlash would be for the IC title; had Benjamin won, the match against RVD would be for the Money in the Bank world title shot (Haas' surprise return after a 10-month absence)
Shawn Michaels defeated Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) via disqualification at 5:54 when Umaga shoved the referee out of the way as he assaulted Michales who was hung upside down in the corner; after the bout, Umaga dropped Michaels with the thumb strike to the throat until Vince McMahon, who came ringside early in the bout, ordered Umaga backstage; McMahon then tied Michaels in the ring ropes and grabbed a chair from ringside but was scared backstage after two pyro explosions kept him from entering the ring; as McMahon reached the top of the ramp, a line of fire spewed up keeping him from returning ringside
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kenny, Johnny, Mikey, Nicky, & Mitch defeated Rob Van Dam in a handicap match at 1:18 when Kenny scored the pin with a legdrop off the top as the four other Spirit Squad members held RVD in the air; due to pre-match stipulations, RVD's match against Shelton Benjamin at Backlash would be for both the IC title and the Money in the Bank world title shot; had RVD won, the match would only be for the IC title
WWE World Champion John Cena & Edge (w/ Lita) defeated Triple H when Edge scored the pin with the spear at 4:58 after Triple H hit Cena in the head with a sledgehammer

Taped 4/21/06; London, England; Wembley Arena
4/24/06 - included an opening in-ring promo by Edge, with Lita, in which he showed clips of pinning Triple H the previous week and beating John Cena at New Year's Revolution to prove why he is the odds on favorite to win the triple threat match at Backlash; Triple H soon interrupted, followed moments thereafter by WWE World Champion John Cena, with Cena clearing Triple H from the ring; the Spirit Squad then appeared at the entranceway and did a cheer saying that Vince McMahon had made a match pitting Cena, Triple H, & Edge to face the five members of the Spirit Squad later in the night; featured a backstage brawl between Kane and the Big Show which was eventually broken up by Bruce Prichard, referees, agents, Trevor Murdoch, Lance Cade, and others; included a segment on Kane appearing in "See No Evil" in theaters May 19th; featured an in-ring promo by WWE Women's Champion Mickie James, finally dressed as herself, in which she was interrupted by Trish Stratus, also dressed as Mickie; after Trish repeatedly finished Mickie's sentences, the two briefly traded blows before Mickie was knocked to the floor:
Rob Van Dam, Carlito Caribbean Cool, & Charlie Haas defeated Chris Masters, Matt Striker, & WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin at 9:07 when RVD pinned Benjamin with a side kick off the top followed by the Five Star Frog Splash
Candice Michelle defeated Maria, Torrie Wilson, and Victoria in a bikini contest when guest MC Jonathan Coachman awarded Candice the victory despite the crowd's reaction; after the contest, Coachman said her prize was making out with him; moments later, Viscera appeared and said he wanted to do to Coachman what Coachman wanted to do to Candice; he then dropped Coachman with a Samoan Drop, splashed him, kissed Candice, and left ringside with her
Shawn Michaels fought Shane McMahon (w/ Vince McMahon) to a no contest at around the 8-minute mark after Vince hit Michaels with the time keeper's bell on the floor and Shane followed with an elbow drop from the top rope through the commentary table, with Vince then cutting a promo on Michaels saying that God had abandoned him and he and God had no chance in hell of beating the McMahons at Backlash
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Steve Lewington with the thumb strike to the throat at 2:04; after the bout, Ric Flair attacked Umaga, grabbed him by the groin, and then punced him out of the ring; after the commercial break, it was announced Flair would face Umaga at Backlash
WWE World Champion John Cena, Edge (w/ Lita), & Triple H fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad to a no contest at around the 8-minute mark when Cena and Triple H began fighting each other after hitting their respective finishers on the opposition while Edge & Lita watched on from the aisle

5/1/06; Columbus, OH; Nationwide Arena
5/1/06 - included an opening backstage promo by Vince McMahon in which he said he would be taking the night off after defeating Shawn Michaels & "God" at Backlash, and said WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad would be the co-GMs for the night; the Squad then said Kenny would be facing WWE World Champion John Cena later in the show; Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas was in attendance for the show; featured footage from WWE.com Unlimited in which WWE Women's Champion Mickie James attacked Maria during Maria's "Kiss Cam" segment; included a "This Week in Wrestling History" segment, narrated by Vince McMahon, focusing on the McMahons vs. Shawn Michaels & "God" match the previous night at Backlash; featured Mick Foley as a guest of "The Cutting Edge" in which Foley shook Edge's hand out of respect for the match the two had at WrestleMania 22 and had footage shown of Edge spearing him through the flaiming table during the bout; Foley then issued a challenge for a rematch later in the night; Edge then agreed - with Joey Styles prematurely saying "Next week!" - before Edge said he would fight Foley in any kind of match he wanted but next week; included a look at the set used for "See No Evil;" featured a ringside confrontation between Joey Styles and Jerry Lawler, after Styles was told by the Spirit Squad to improve his game, in which Styles slapped Lawler and Lawler shoved Styles to the floor, with Styles then storming off; after the commercial break, Lawler apologized to the fans and asked Styles to come back out so he could apologize for him; Styles then appeared on the stage and said it was WWE that asked him to take Jim Ross' spot and said it was insulting to the wrestlers for him to be told to ignore their moves to "tell a story;" Styles then vented about being pulled from working WrestleMania - because he didn't sound like JR - as well as Backlash, said he was sick of sports entertainment, Vince McMahon's behavior, and the fans that buy into that "crap," and then quit:
Torrie Wilson & Maria defeated WWE Women's Champion Mickie James & Victoria at 2:19 when Maria pinned Mickie after Trish Stratus, her arm in a sling, came out and tripped Mickie as she attempted to suplex Maria into the ring; the four wore cheerleading outfits under the order of the Spirit Squad; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Mickie's title defense the previous night in which Trish suffered a separated shoulder
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey, Nicky, & Johnny defeated Eugene, Goldust & Gene Snitsky at 4:22 when Johnny pinned Eugene with a Johnny-Go-Round spin kick after avoiding the Stunner; prior to the match, footage was shown of the Eugene / Matt Striker altercation at Backlash; during the bout, Vince McMahon was shown watching the match from backstage with Candice Michelle; after the commercial break, Todd Grisham interviewed Eugene about the match, with Eugene insulting Eric Bischoff, until he was attacked by Striker
Kane pinned Rob Conway with the tombstone at 2:48; Kane hit Conway over the head with a trash can and hit the chokeslam but then walked out of the match until guest referee Shawn Michaels grabbed the mic, repeatedly said "May 19th," and then laid the mic on Conway's body so Kane would think he was the one who said it; under orders of the Spirit Squad, Michaels was forced to wear a shirt that had "May 19th" written across it but he hit a low blow on Conway before the match and put the shirt on him prior to Kane's entrance
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Rory Fox with a splash off the top and the thumb strike to the throat at 1:14
WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam & Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin & Chris Masters in an impromptu match at around the 8-minute mark when Carlito pinned Benjamin with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Charlie Haas, who came through the crowd, prevented Benjamin from using a steel chair; the match was originally a Masterlock Challenge for RVD but turned into a tag match when Benjamin attacked RVD, with Carlito then making the save; moments later, Mikey of the Spirit Squad came out and ordered the four to face off in a tag team match; late in the bout, Joey Styles left the commentary position after receiving a note from the Spirit Squad that he was needed backstage; moments later, the Spirit Squad bullied Styles backstage and said he better improve his game or the next week he would have to wear a cheerleading outfit on Raw (the match began during the commercial break)
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kenny (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey, Nicky, Johnny, & Mitch) with the FU at 8:03 after he and guest referee Shawn Michaels laid out the Spirit Squad; Triple H was the initial referee for the match, after being ordered to do it by Vince McMahon who threatened him by not giving him any more title matches, but walked out of the contest late in the match after a confrontation with Kenny and dropping Mitch with the Pedigree; as Triple H walked up the ramp, Michaels came out wearing a referee shirt and the two had a lengthy staredown before eventually glancing at the crowd and going their different ways; Todd Grisham did commentary for the bout alongside Lawler

5/8/06; Anaheim, CA; Arrowhead Pond
5/8/06 - featured the return of Jim Ross as lead Raw play-by-play announcer after a 7-month absence, officially replacing Joey Styles; included an in-ring promo by Triple H in which he demanded WWE World Champion John Cena come out; after the two shared words they finally agreed to a championship match then and there; moments later, Vince McMahon came out and said there would not be a title match, Triple H would get a title shot in the future, but he would have the night off; he then said Cena would team with Shawn Michaels to face all five members of the Spirit Squad later in the night; McMahon then cut Cena's microphone and announced that a fatal fourway match for the IC title would take place immediately; celebrities Luke Perry, Lemmy Kilminster of Motorhead, and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top were in attendance for the show; included a segment on Kane's appearance in "See No Evil" in theaters May 19th; featured Todd Grisham interviewing Samantha Noble, Christina Vidal, and Michael Pagen from "See No Evil" in which they were eventually confronted by Kane, who choked Pagen when he mentioned the film's release date; included the trailer for "See No Evil"; featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the first Saturday Night's Main Event, televised May 11, 1985:
WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam defeated Charlie Haas, Chris Masters, and Shelton Benjamin at 10:35 by pinning Masters with a sunset flip off the top as Masters had the full nelson applied on Haas; prior to the bout, RVD cut an in-ring promo saying he agreed with everything Joey Styles had to say the previous week and said he wanted to hear the chants of "ECW" in recognition of Styles' courage
Matt Striker defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool via disqualification at 2:00 when Eugene interfered and attacked Striker as Carlito was in control of the match; after the contest, Carlito dropped Striker with a modified Flatliner and hit the Back Cracker on Eugene
Mick Foley defeated Edge (w/ Lita) and Tommy Dreamer in a hardcore match at 2:19 when both he and Edge covered Dreamer following a Mandible Claw from Foley and the spear from Edge; prior to the bout, Foley said Edge agreed to any match Foley wanted and Foley wanted a triple threat match; he then introduced Tommy Dreamer as the third participant; Foley and Edge spent the entirety of the match double teaming Dreamer with a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire causing him to bleed profusely; after the contest, Foley and Edge shook hands before leaving the ring with Lita
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James pinned Maria (w/ Trish Stratus) in a non-title match with a DDT at 1:56; after the bout, the champion stomped Maria until Trish attempted to make the save but Mickie targetted her injured shoulder; as Mickie began choking Trish, a blonde woman came out of the crowd and jumped Mickie until she was pulled off by security; Mickie then angrily yelled at the woman as she was held down by security, indicating she knew who she was
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) defeated Kevin Martinson & Tommy Wilson in a handicap match by scoring the pin with a thumb strike to the throat at 2:52
The Big Show fought Kane to a no contest at around 4:40 when Kane became distracted by an image of his old mask on the big screen as he could be heard saying "It's happening again, May 19th"; moments later, he grabbed a steel chair and began assaulting Show with it, hitting him repeatedly from head to toe
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad defeated WWE World Champion John Cena & Shawn Michaels in a 5-on-2 handicap match at 13:48 when Kenny pinned Michaels after hitting him with one of the tag title belts behind the referee's back; after the bout, Kenny struck the referee and used his leather belt to whip Michaels until Triple H came out, Cena cleared the ring of the Spirit Squad, Triple H hit the Pedigree on Cena, and then gave the champion the crotch chop

5/15/06; Lubbock, TX; United Spirit Arena
5/15/06 - featured an in-ring promo by Trish Stratus, her arm still in a sling, in which she called out WWE Women's Champion Mickie James to settle their feud then and there; after the champion came out, she was attacked by the same blonde woman who appeared the previous week, with Trish then saying "Beth" was someone else Mickie had screwed over; Beth then told Mickie she had not forgotten what was done to her and that Mickie is a psycho; featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the 5/17/63 match from MSG pitting Bruno Sammartino against WWWF World Champion Buddy Rogers in which Sammartino won the title and defended it successfully for 7 and a half years; Anthony Michael Hall was in attendance for the show; included footage from the world premiere of "See No Evil", including appearances by Batista, John Cena, the Big Show, Kane, Lillian Garcia, Candice Michelle, Trish Stratus, JBL, Rey Mysterio Jr., Kurt Angle, and Triple H; featured an in-ring promo by Mick Foley regarding his attack on Tommy Dreamer the week before in which he said there was someone who had been calling him day after day demanding an explanation and then introduced that man as Terry Funk; Foley then told Funk that his hardcore match at WrestleMania 22 was the best hardcore match of all time and that ECW was beneath him; he also said there were three things he would give his life for - defending the honor of his wife, defending the honor of his children, and upholding his status as the greatest hardcore wrestler of all time; Foley then accused Funk of not showing up at MSG for the Raw taping in June 2003 to honor Foley alongside Dreamer, Rob Van Dam, and Steve Austin because Funk wanted more money to appear; after sharing more words, Funk goaded Foley into fighthing him by saying his wife was a whore, his kids were bastards, and the WWE sucked; moments later, Foley, Edge, and Lita all helped in assaulting Funk, with Funk sustaining a series of blows from a barbed wire baseball bat, a Mr. Socko Mandible Claw, and a spear; included a career history package on Kane, focusing on his debut, his unmasking, and his recent obsession with May 19th:
Triple H, Shelton Benjamin, & Chris Masters defeated WWE World Champion John Cena & WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam when Benjamin pinned RVD at 12:57 following the Pedigree from Triple H, as Triple H prepared to covered Cena at the same time after hitting the move on him; due to pre-match stipulations, Benjamin won the IC title; prior to the bout, Vince McMahon came out and announced that the WWE World Title would be on the line as scheduled but it would no longer be a one-on-one contest pitting Cena vs. Triple H, rather Cena would team with WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam to face Triple H, Benjamin, & Masters in a handicap Texas Tornado match with both the world and IC titles at stake; after the bout, Triple H hit the Pedigree on referee Mike Chioda
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Johnny & Nicky (w/ Mikey & Mitch) defeated Goldust & Gene Snitsky when Nicky pinned Snitsky at 7:45 after Mikey leapt off a trampoline into the ring and dropped Snitksy with a bulldog
Matt Striker pinned Eugene with a modified neckbreaker at 2:50
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Chris Wellman at 2:02 with a thumb strike to the throat
Shawn Michaels fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kenny (w/ Triple H) to a no contest at around the 6:30 mark when guest referee Shane McMahon attacked Michaels after Kenny sustained the superkick; after the bout, Shane told Triple H to get in the ring with his sledgehammer, given to him earlier in the show by Vince McMahon; Triple H held Michaels' head up as Shane held Michaels and said "I want you to see this coming"; Michaels then moved and Triple H accidentally struck Shane in the face with the sledgehammer; moments later, Vince McMahon came to the ring and called for medical assistance while Triple H left the ring with the weapon; as the show came to a close, Vince angrily stared at Triple H as Hunter mouthed that it was an accident

5/22/06; Las Vegas, NV; Thomas & Mack Center
5/22/06 - featured an opening backstage promo by Vince McMahon regarding Triple H accidentally hitting Shane McMahon with a sledgehammer the previous week, during which he said he would demand a formal apology from Triple H later in the night and if a sincere apology did not come then he would retaliate; included an in-ring promo by Mick Foley, in a suit, in which he insulted people in Las Vegas for relying on luck to lead them to success while he earned everything he received; Foley then said the same of Edge before introducing he and Lita; Foley then said Edge embodied everything that hardcore is about and then presented him with the same WWE Hardcore Title that was given to Foley at Madison Square Garden in 2003 but Edge said he didn't deserve the belt and that Foley was the true Hardcore Champion; Foley said the two should battle one more time to decide who was worthy; Edge agreed but then had Lillian Garcia declare them both as co-Hardcore Champions; moments later, Paul Heyman appeared on the stage and said he was seeing live prostitution on Raw, referring to Foley and not Lita; Foley replied by saying he was a real life action figure and a best-selling author while Heyman had nothing left; Heyman said that while he had no power, he did have a challenge and he challenged the two to face any two ECW names at ECW One Night Stand; while Foley initially said no, Edge agreed to the match after Heyman said Lita was the only one of the three that had nuts; Foley and Edge then went to confront Heyman on the stage but were met by their One Night Stand opponents - Tommy Dreamer & Terry Funk - who assaulted them around ringside before scaring them into the crowd; featured the first announcement on how to enter the 2006 WWE Raw Diva Search; included an in-ring segment with Vince McMahon and Triple H in which Triple H apologized for hitting Shane with the sledgehammer the previous week; Vince said he would only accept the apology if Triple H came out later in the night and attacked Shawn Michaels during the main event; featured comments from movie goers and WWE talent about their reaction to watching "See No Evil"; included a backstage interview with Kane in which he said his mother and adopted family were killed May 19th and said the date has come and gone and he's better now but will take out his pain on his opponent later in the night; included a backstage segment with Carlito Caribbean Cool and Maria in which Gene Snitsky told them he was expecting a date with a showgirl, then came up behind one and started rubbing her feet only to find out it was Goldust in costume; featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the surprise return of Scott Hall to WCW on May 27, 1996, which led to the formation of the New World Order; included an in-ring segment in which Viscera invited Lillian Garcia into the ring, apologizing for dumping her in Las Vegas at Vengeance last year, and said he was ready to settle down; after asking Lillian to marry him, Armando Allejandro Estrada came out and said that while Viscera was ready for some action, Umaga was ready too; Viscera and Umaga battled around ringside, with Umaga eventually winning the fight after striking Viscera in the throat with his thumb:
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin defeated Rob Van Dam via disqualification at 9:42 when the challenger kicked the title belt into Benjamin's face when the champion brought the belt into the ring with intent of using it as a weapon; after the bout, RVD hit the Five Star Frog Splash on Benjamin
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Chris Masters in a non-title match at 6:15 via submission with the STFU after a clothesline to the back of the head; after the bout, Rob Van Dam came out with Cena expecting an immediate title defense but RVD said he didn't want to waste the shot on Raw where he would probably be screwed out of a win; he instead told Cena that his title shot would take place at One Night Stand; a brief brawl ensued, with RVD dropping Cena with the Van Daminator after Cena sent an interfering Masters to the floor
Kane pinned Trevor Murdoch with the chokeslam at the 44-second mark; prior to the bout, Murdoch cut an in-ring promo comparing "The Da Vinci Code" to "See No Evil" and said Tom Hanks was a better actor than Kane; after the match, Kane hit the move two more times; moments later, a picture of Kane's old mask appeared on the big screen, with his own voice telling Kane that while he thought it was going to end on May 19th, it will never be over
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James pinned Torrie Wilson in a non-title match with a jumping DDT at 1:55; after the bout, Trish Stratus came out on the stage, her arm still in a sling, said that Beth Phoenix would not be illegally attacking Mickie anymore because she was now an official member of the Raw roster; Trish then introduced Beth, scaring Mickie to the floor where Beth assaulted her from behind after coming out of the crowd; moments later, Mickie escaped through the crowd
Shawn Michaels fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kenny, Mikey, Nickey, Mitch, & Johnny to a no contest at around the 6-minute mark when Vince McMahon, who watched the match from the stage, ordered Triple H to come out with his sledgehammer and finish Michaels off; after getting in the ring, Kenny stole the weapon away from Triple H, saying he would finish Michaels himself; moments later, Triple H dropped Kenny with a spinebuster and laid out the rest of the Spirit Squad before having a staredown with McMahon, still on the stage, to end the program; prior to the bout, McMahon came out and ordered the referee backstage as there would be no referee for the match; late in the contest, the Spirit Squad targetted Michaels' left knee and locked it in a folding steel chair before Kenny came off the top with a legdrop onto the chair

5/29/06; Tacoma, WA; Tacoma Dome
5/29/06 - featured an opening clip dedicating the show to those who served and died in the Armed Forces; included an in-ring promo by Vince McMahon in which he said Shawn Michaels was injured following the attack from the Spirit Squad the previous week and would be undergoing surgery; McMahon then reviewed the footage of Triple H clearing the ring of the Spirit Squad last week and announced that Triple H would face Kenny later in the show; moments later, McMahon introduced Jonathan Coachman as his new executive consultant; Coachman then came out and ran down the night's scheduled card - WWE World Champion John Cena would face a man he had never faced before, Edge would wrestle the Big Show in a #1 contenders match to determine who will face the WWE World Champion at Vengeance, and WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin would defend against Kane; featured a look at "See No Evil" staring Kane; included the announcement of a WWE vs. ECW 2-hour live TV special June 7; featured an in-ring podium debate between Mick Foley and Paul Heyman, during which time Heyman mocked Foley's use of Mr. Socko and Foley admitted he was a sell out but he sold out to Vince McMahon, someone who actually made money; moments later, Heyman said McMahon allowed him to choose one wrestler from Raw and one from Smackdown!; Foley said the Raw pick was Rob Van Dam and accused RVD of liking ECW for the simple fact he could get away with smoking pot; Foley hinted that the Smackdown! pick was a Mick Foley-wannabe, but Heyman then introduced the pick as someone who embodies the "new" ECW - Kurt Angle; moments later, Angle came out and won a brief brawl with Foley before knocking him to the floor; included a "This Week in Wrestling" feature on Andre the Giant and his North American wrestling debut on June 1, 1971:
Kane fought WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin to a no contest at around the 7-minute mark when Kane's old mask appeared on the big screen as his old music played, with a man in a Kane mask and outfit then coming out to the ring; moments later, the unknown man hit a chokeslam on Kane and then commanded fire to shoot out of the ringposts
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Viscera at the 32-second mark with a diving headbutt and the thumb strike to the throat; prior to the bout, Umaga attacked Viscera from behind as he made his way to the ring and dropped him with a flatliner onto the steel ramp
Torrie Wilson & Beth Phoenix (w/ Trish Stratus) defeated Victoria & Candice Michelle (w/ WWE Women's Champion Mickie James) at 3:06 when Beth pinned Candice with a sit-down slam
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) in a non-title match via submission with the STFU following the Five Knuckle Shuffle and the FU at 3:04; prior to the ring introductions, Jerry Lawler insulted ECW until Rob Van Dam came out to do guest commentary for the bout; after the match, Cena and RVD faced off until Cena threw an interfering Mercury into RVD, knocking both men to the floor (Nitro's surprise return to Raw after a 2-year absence; Melina's surprise Raw debut)
Edge (w/ Lita) pinned the Big Show at 3:54 with a spear after hitting Show in the jaw with a steel chair as the referee was distracted by Lita inside the ring; due to pre-match stipulations, Edge earned a shot at the WWE World Title at Vengeance
Triple H pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kenny (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad) with the Pedigree at 13:03 after fighting off the other Spirit Squad members; after the bout, Vince McMahon came out and told Triple H that he would be joining the "Vince McMahon Kiss My Ass Club" the following week

6/5/06; Pittsburgh, PA; Bryce Jordan Center
6/5/06 - featured an opening backstage segment with Triple H and Shane McMahon in which Shane said he understood Triple H didn't mean to hit him with the sledgehammer and was embarassed that Vince McMahon intended to show off his ass later by forcing Triple H to join the Mr. McMahon Kiss My Ass Club; Shane then said Triple H should go talk to Vince and iron out their problems or it would only get worse; included the in-ring contract signing for Rob Van Dam vs. WWE World Champion John Cena at ECW One Night Stand, overseen by Paul Heyman and Jonathan Coachman; Cena received mostly boos during his entrance; prior to signing, RVD grabbed the mic and said he would have the belt in 6 days and would rename it the ECW World Title; he then said the crowd at One Night Stand would boo him out of the building and that the Chain Gang wouldn't be present, with Hayman agreeing that the rabid crowd at the Hammerstein Ballroom would rub ECW in Cena's face; Cena then took the mic, said he was an ECW fan, but he wouldn't just hand over his title, and that he's been booed out of the building before but still got the job done; Cena then signed the document, with he and RVD shaking hands; Heyman then grabbed the mic and told Cena he would be part of the WWE vs. ECW special Wednesday night and then called for some of the ECW wrestlers that would be part of that night's battle royal - with Balls Mahoney, the Sandman, Terry Funk, Tommy Dreamer, and Balls Mahoney coming through the crowd and into the ring; Cena then instigated a fight but was quickly laid out; moments later, Sabu came out and hit a botched Arabian facebuster off the top onto Cena, laid out on a table; moments later, the Big Show, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Brian Kendrick & Paul London, Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch, Carlito, DH Smith, Charlie Haas, Goldust, Viscera, Gene Snitsky, and many others filled the ring, with the ECW group leaving through the crowd; featured a look at "See No Evil" staring Kane; included a backstage segment in which Triple H went into Vince's office and finding Coachman instead, with Coachman saying Vince was expecting him and he shouldn't be long; Triple H then spotted a photo framed on the wall of when Shawn Michaels joined the Kiss My Ass Club; featured an ad for WWE Wreckless Intent; several members of the Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers were shown sitting front row; included a backstage segment with Vince and Triple H in which Vince said he got an asscial for the night, with Triple H then saying he wasn't kissing McMahon's ass; Vince then said Triple H could face the Big Show later in the night and if he won then Vince wouldn't go through with the Kiss My Ass Club, but the match would happen immediately; featured a backstage segment with Triple H and Vince in which Triple H accused Vince of sending the Spirit Squad out to cost him his match, with Vince saying he was on the phone the entire time and then saying Triple H wouldn't wrestle for a championship if he didn't go through with kissing McMahon's ass:
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin in a non-title match with the Back Cracker at 4:25 after a moonsault off the top to avoid a charge in the corner
The Big Show defeated Triple H via disqualification when WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad attacked Show on the floor at the 58-second mark after Show fell to the floor; stipulations stated Triple H wouldn't have to join the Mr. McMahon Kiss My Ass Club if he won
Eugene (w/ Jim Duggan) pinned Matt Striker with the running clothesline at 1:38; prior to the bout, Striker cut an in-ring promo asking why Eugene thought he could beat him when Striker beat him the last time they met; Eugene then said he had a tutor, with Duggan appearing; after the bout, Striker threw Eugene into the ringsteps until Duggan scared him away with his 2x4; moments later, Umaga, with Armando Allejandro Estrada, appeared, attacked Duggan from behind, and hit a headbutt from the apron to the floor before hitting Duggan with the thumb strike to the throat; Estrada then cut an in-ring promo on Duggan being Umaga's latest victim
Lance Cade defeated Kane via count-out
Johnny Nitro defeated Charlie Haas
Beth Phoenix defeated Victoria

6/12/06; State College, PA; Civic Arena
6/12/06 - opened with an image of John "Earthquake" Tenta, acknowledging his death on 6/7/06; included a backstage segment in which Paul Heyman, in front of an ECW backdrop, announced that Rob Van Dam was officially the new WWE World Champion after the events of ECW One Night Stand and that ECW would recognize Edge as the #1 contender; Heyman then said RVD would christen the WWE World Title as the ECW World Title the following night on ECW's Sci-Fi Channel premiere before then introducing RVD, who appeared on camera with the spinner belt; featured an in-ring segment in which Charlie Haas came out to apologize to Lillian Garcia after accidentally knocking her off the ring apron to the floor the previous week, injuring her wrist; after apologizing to her, Viscera came out and told Haas that while Lillian may accept his apology, Viscera did not; he then dropped Haas with a clothesline and followed with a splash in the corner and a regular splash before leaving the ring; Lillian repeatedly asked Viscera to stop as he assaulted Haas but he ignored her; included a backstage promo by Vince McMahon regarding the assault he sustained the previous week at the hands of Triple H, saying that the Spirit Squad would make sure that Triple H would soon be joining the injured Shawn Michaels on "the highway to Hell"; featured footage of Trish Stratus hosting the 2006 Canada Walk of Fame, with appearances by Pamela Anderson, Dan Akroyd, Eugene Levy, and Brendan Fraser; included a look at Kane's appearance in "See No Evil"; featured an in-ring promo by Mick Foley about the events of ECW One Night Stand until he was interrupted by Ric Flair - who said he wasn't interested in hearing about One Night Stand - he wanted to confront Foley about previous comments he made about Foley's career; Flair then said it was bullshit that Foley became a legend by falling off a cage while he and so many others had to earn that spot; Foley replied by saying the fans were too young to remember Flair vs. Race, Steamboat, or Funk and that Flair couldn't stand the fact that Foley could take him apart any time he wanted; after Flair challenged him then and there, Foley said he was too hurt but did later issue a challenge for a 2 out of 3 falls match at Vengeance which was accepted; included Todd Grisham interviewing WWE Women's Champion Mickie James backstage in which they discussed the fact that Beth Phoenix broke her jaw the previous week; moments later, Randy Orton interrupted and made a challenge for Kurt Angle to face him at Vengeance in a rematch of their bout at ECW One Night Stand; featured a vignette promoting the debut of the Highlanders in which they were shown walking around Times Square; included the announcement that Shawn Michaels & Triple H would face all 5 members of the Spirit Squad in a handicap match at Vengeance; included a backstage promo by Edge & Lita in which they said they would be at ECW's Sci-Fi premiere and that Edge would defeat Rob Van Dam for the WWE World Title at Vengeance:
Kane fought Randy Orton to a double count-out at 3:37 when both men began brawling their way up the ramp to the entrance stage; moments later, Orton attempted the RKO on the stage but was thrown off by Kane; the imposter Kane then appeared from the opposite side of the stage and battled the real Kane before knocking him off the stage to the floor with a chop to the throat
Torrie Wilson pinned Candice Michelle at 3:19 with a facebuster after dumping a pail of water on Candice; numerous water balloons, water guns, and pails of water inside the ring could be legally used during the match; due to pre-match stipulations, Torrie would appear on the cover of the upcoming "WWE Summer Special" magazine
Triple H fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey, Kenny, Johnny, Nicky, & Mitch to a no contest in a gauntlet match at around the 7-minute mark; Vince McMahon watched the match from the entrance stage and after every few minutes ordered a new member of the Spirit Squad to come out and gang up on Triple H; after ordering out Mitch, Mitch was knocked onto the stage by the returning Shawn Michaels, who then superkicked Mitch before running to the ring and aiding Triple H clear the ring; moments later, both Michaels and Triple H gave multiple crotch chops to McMahon before Triple H pulled down his tights and mooned him (Vengeance 06, The New & Improved DX)
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Jim Duggan (w/ Eugene) with the thumb strike to the throat at 1:32 after smashing Duggan's 2x4 over Umaga's own head; after the bout, Umaga tied Eugene's arms in the ropes and made him watch as he assaulted Duggan in the corner
Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool at 3:20 with a standing Shooting Star Press after WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin, who did guest commentary for the bout, prevented Carlito from hitting the Back Cracker on Nitro; prior to the bout, it was announced that Carlito and Nitro would both face Benjamin in a triple threat match at Vengeance
John Cena fought Edge (w/ Lita) to a no contest after Edge escaped into the crowd; prior to the bout, Stevie Richards, Justin Credible, and Balls Mahoney took ringside seats; moments after Edge left the ringside area, Cena laid out all three ECW representatives before cutting a promo saying that he would be on hand the following night for ECW's debut on the Sci-Fi Channel

6/19/06; Rochester, NY; Blue Cross Arena
6/19/06 - featured an opening backstage promo from Vince McMahon in which he said the return of DX would also be the end of DX; moments later, someone attempted to give McMahon a chicken after being told he loves cocks; McMahon was then confronted by someone in an alien costume and several male strippers before Dusty Rhodes appeared and shilled his new DVD, eventually walking off to tell the strippers they should buy it as well; McMahon was then approached by a delivery man who asked him to sign for his penis enlarger pump; after coming to the ring and cutting a promo on the antics of DX, Vince was approached by Shane McMahon who told him Stephanie was in labor and they both had to leave immediately, putting Jonathan Coachman in charge; included footage of Torrie Wilson at a 4th of July themed photo shoot for the cover of the new WWE magazine; featured Paul Heyman confronting Coachman backstage in which he suggested Edge & Randy Orton face WWE World Champion Rob Van Dam & Kurt Angle the following night on ECW TV and that John Cena face Balls Mahoney later in the night on Raw, with Coachman accepting both ideas; included Jim Ross conducting an interview with Kane in which it was announced Kane would face the Fake Kane at Vengeance and Kane alluded to the fact he knew who the Fake Kane was and said he is more disturbed than Kane; featured a 'This Week in Wrestling' segment focusing on Dusty Rhodes' NWA World Title win over Harley Race in Atlanta on 6/21/81; included Maria interviewing Eugene backstage about the condition of Jim Duggan and facing Umaga at Vengeance, with Rob Conway interrupting and insulting Eugene until Eugene assaulted him and left the scene; featured a backstage segment in which Shawn Michaels & Triple H sat with Coachman inside Vince McMahon's vandalized office before eventually throwing Coachman head-first through the wall, pulling his pants down, and spraypainting his ass; included a vignette promoting the debut of the Highlanders in which they were shown breaking into their own hotel room because they didn't know how to use the key card and then accidentally ordered porn; featured a closing segment of the "official" return of DX in which Triple H gave the "Let's get ready to suck it" line followed by Michaels leading the fans to say "Suck it"; the two then admitted that Stephanie was fine and not in labor and, moments later, fought off midget versions of the Spirit Squad before bringing out female versions of the Spirit Squad to do a cheer near the entrance stage; the Spirit Squad eventually came out, with Mikey and Johnny sliding in the ring - thinking they had the backing of the remaining members as well as other heels from the locker room; after Michaels and Triple H hit the superkick and Pedigree, they had the midgets moon the Spirit Squad, with each midget spelling out letters of "Suck it" across their butts:
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James & Candice Michelle defeated Torrie Wilson & Maria in a bra & panties match at 1:27 when Mickie stripped down both Torrie and Maria by herself; after the bout, the champion clotheslined her own partner and ripped her shorts off before briefly wearing Jim Ross' cowboy hat and tearing the shirt off a female fan at ringside
Charlie Haas fought Viscera to a no contest at 2:23 when the Spirit Squad attacked both men, eventually knocking Haas to the floor before all five members threw Viscera up in the air; prior to the bout, Haas told Viscera that Lillian Garcia accepted his apology after dinner and some "pillow talk", with Lillian being shocked that he said that; after the contest, the Spirit Squad cut a promo on DX until Shawn Michaels & Triple H appeared on the big screen, with Triple H telling the Squad to look up before they were doused with green paint
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned John McChestney at 1:06 with the thumb strike to the throat; prior to the bout, it was announced that Umaga would face Eugene at Vengeance; after the match, Estrada attempted to cut an in-ring promo by stopped when the fans started saying his name along with him
John Cena defeated Balls Mahoney (w/ Paul Heyman) via submission with the STFU at 2:28 after a drop toe hold as Mahoney attempted to hit Cena in the head with a steel chair which read "Cena must pay"; after the bout, Cena cornered Heyman until Sabu appeared, threw a chair into Cena's face - knocking him to the floor - and then hitting a springboard legdrop from a chair set up in the ring to the top rope and then onto Cena, who was laid across the commentary table
Randy Orton pinned Snitsky with the RKO at 2:30 after avoiding the boot to the face; after the bout, Jerry Lawler interviewed Orton at ringside about having to wrestle a tag team match the following night on ECW TV as well as facing Kurt Angle at Vengeance
Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin and Carlito Caribbean Cool in a non-title match by pinning Carlito with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage at 2:50; after the bout, Benjamin attempted to attack Carlito but ended up sustaining the Back Cracker
Edge (w/ Lita) pinned Ric Flair with the spear at 1:57 after Mick Foley, who did guest commentary for the bout, applied the Mandible Claw on Flair from the ring apron; after the match, WWE World Champion Rob Van Dam hit a jump kick off the top on Edge before following with the Five Star Frog Splash

6/26/06; Fayetteville, NC; Crown Coliseum
6/26/06 - featured pretaped comments from fans outside the arena on who they thought would win the main event match between John Cena and WWE / ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam; included footage of Mike Mizanin & Ashley deciding on the 8 finalists for the 2006 WWE Diva Search; featured Todd Grisham introducing Torrie Wilson to the ring and unveiling the cover of the WWE Summer Special magazine, with Torrie on the cover, until Edge & Lita interrupted and sent Torrie out of the ring; moments later, Edge said Rob Van Dam as champion is a joke and Cena as the top contender is an even bigger joke; he and Lita then left through the crowd, taking all his t-shirts from a merchandise stand moments later, and exited the arena through the front door; included a clip of Brooke Hogan's music video "About Us," with Randy Orton shown watching at the end of the segment; featured an in-ring segment in which Triple H and Shawn Michaels, dressed as Vince & Shane McMahon, in which they parodied the McMahons and played a clip of Vince McMahon performing "Stand Back" at the 1987 Slammys; moments later, the McMahons appeared on the stage and brought out the Spirit Squad as their back up; after Vince questioned why there was a portapotty on the stage, Triple H said it was because they were all full of crap; feces then dropped from the ceiling onto the McMahons and all five members of the Spirit Squad; included a pretaped Ric Flair promo from his home in Charlotte about Mick Foley's actions at Vengeance, during which he said Foley knew nothing about wrestling and he would get his revenge; featured a vignette promoting the debut of the Highlanders in which they were shown using a public restroom:
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James pinned Trish Stratus at 2:18; after the bout, Melina & WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro came out, with Melina saying she was the new top diva of the WWE and Trish's time at the top was over; moments later, Trish attacked Melina until she was pulled away by Nitro, with Carlito Carribean Cool then coming out to clear Nitro from the ring (Stratus' return match after a 2 month absence)
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Kamala (w/ Kimchee) with the thumb strike to the throat at 2:06 after a headbutt from the middle turnbuckle; midway through the bout, Umaga attacked Kimchee outside the ring, rolled him in the ring, and continued the assault before finishing the match
Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Val Venis & Viscera at 3:06 when Murdoch pinned Viscera after the clothesline / legsweep combo after Viscera became distracted by Charlie Haas kissing Lillian Garcia outside the ring; Haas appeared ringside early in the bout and harrassed Lillian at ringside
Randy Orton pinned Kane with the RKO at 3:16 after Kane knocked the fake Kane off the ring apron; after the bout, Kane won a battle over the fake Kane, hit two chokeslams, hit a third chokeslam on the entrance stage, and then dragged the imposter backstage; following the commercial break, Kane ripped the mask off the imposter and threw him out the arena
John Cena fought WWE / ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam to a no contest at 10:47 when Edge attacked Cena as RVD was caught in the STFU, hit a DDT on Cena, and speared the champion; after the bout, Edge told RVD he would see him the following night (Vengeance 06)

7/3/06; Philadelphia, PA; Wachovia Center
7/3/06 - featured an opening segment in which Triple H and Shawn Michaels were blocked at the arena entrance by Jonathan Coachman and several security guards, with Coachman telling DX they had been barred from the building; included an in-ring promo by Edge, with Lita, in which he said he would defeat WWE World Champion Rob Van Dam for the title the next night on ECW TV and would defend the title at Saturday Night's Main Event; just as Edge prepared to announce his partner for the scheduled 3-way tag team main event, in which Edge, John Cena, and RVD would pick a partner to do battle, Cena came out and cleared Edge from the ring; WWE / ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam then appeared and offered Cena a title rematch instead of the scheduled tag team bout; Edge then objected, saying if Cena won he wouldn't get his scheduled title match the following night; RVD replied by saying the Saturday Night's Main Event title match scheduled for later in the month should happen instead, with the other two men agreeing; featured a vignette promoting the return of Batista later in the week on Smackdown!; included Triple H and Candice Michelle talking outside about the production truck nearby, during which time both of them suddenly went into convulsious as though they were having an orgasm; moments later, two women appeared from underneath the table Triple H and Candice were standing in front of with the implication being the women had gone down on both; featured DX taking over the production truck outside the arena and showing live footage of Vince McMahon using the restroom; moments later, Coachman came in to tell Vince what was going on, and was urinated on in the process; after the commercial break, McMahon attempted an in-ring promo but his mic was repeatedly cut off and distorted, farting sounds were played, and a drawing of a rooster with a voice box saying "I love cocks" was drawn on the screen by DX at the production truck as Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler could be heard laughing; moments later, Triple H played a DX clip with footage of the McMahons and the Spirit Squad being doused with crap the week before; McMahon then announced that DX would face the Spirit Squad in a 2-on-5 handicap elimination match at Saturday Night's Main Event; as McMahon went to leave the ring and demanded his music be played, a clip of him singing "Stand Back" was played instead; included Paul Heyman confronting WWE / ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam backstage in which he said he was concerned about RVD's chances in the main event, with RVD replying that he believes in himself and he believes in ECW; featured a look at the 8 WWE Diva Search finalists Maryse, Amy, Layla, Jennifer, Milena, J.T., Rebecca, and Jen; included Vince McMahon trying to leave in his limo when several fireworks went off inside the limo and Vince stumbled out with his face covered in green; Michaels and Triple H then appeared with small American flags and sparklers and said they hoped they would be allowed in the building the next week; featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the 6-man tag team main event at WCW Bash at the Beach 1996 (7/7/96) and the formation of the New World Order; moments later, Randy Orton appeared at the entrance stage and talked about 18-year-old Brooke Hogan saying she would find out why he's a legend and if Hulk Hogan had a problem with it then Orton would show him why he's the legend killer:
Lita pinned Torrie Wilson with a kick to the mid-section and DDT at 2:34
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Johnny, Kenny, Mikey, Nicky, & Mitch defeated Eugene, Val Venis, Viscera, Gene Snitsky, & Jim Duggan in a non-title match at 5:14 when Kenny pinned Snitsky after he hit a legdrop off the top at the same time Mikey hit a senton off the top; after the match, Shawn Michaels & Triple H were shown at a cookout party in the parking lot and goaded the Spirit Squad into either staying in the ring and smelling like the crap they were rolling in last week or come out there and have the crap beaten out of them
Rory & Robbie McAllister defeated Rob Conway & Matt Striker when Rory pinned Conway with the Scot Drop at 2:19 (the TV debut of the Highlanders)
Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) via disqualification at 2:46 when Melina interfered after the challenger hit the Back Cracker; after the bout, Trish Stratus came out and assaulted Melina before knocking her face-first from the apron to the floor; moments later, DX showed instant replay slow motion footage of Trish running to the ring and rolling around with Melina
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Scott Wright at 1:15 with the thumb strike to the throat; prior to the bout, Shawn Michaels, from the production truck, interrupted Estrada's in-ring promo to plug the new DX t-shirt available from Shopzone; after the match, Estrada attempted to use the mic but DX repeatedly played burping noises each time he went to speak
Edge (w/ Lita) defeated WWE / ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam and John Cena in a No DQ match to win the WWE World Title at 11:16 by pinning RVD after hitting Cena in the head with the title belt immediately after Cena dropped the champion with the FU; after the bout, Edge celebrated for several moments in the ring before finally pulling an injured Lita out and leaving ringside (The Best of Raw 15th Anniversary, Edge: A Decade of Decadence)

7/10/06; Sioux City, IA; Tyson Events Center
7/10/06 - featured the announcement that Hulk Hogan and his daughter Brooke would appear during the upcoming Saturday Night's Main Event; included Edge & Lita trying to check into their hotel room at the Marina Inn Conference Center in which they were told their room wasn't ready; moments later, Edge verbally abused the hotel clerk; featured an in-ring promo by Ric Flair regarding his match with Mick Foley at Vengeance in which he was interrupted by Foley on the big screen who went on a several-minute tirade about how Flair no longer mattered to him and Flair would not get a rematch; when Flair threw his jacket down and challenged Foley then and there, Paul Heyman came out, said he and Foley had mended their fences, showed footage of the Big Show winning the ECW World Title the previous week, and the introduced Show; Show then said he was the only man to hold the WWE, WCW, and ECW World Titles and challenged Flair to a title match the following night on ECW TV, with Flair accepting; moments later, Heyman distracted Flair long enough for Show to grab Flair around the throat, drop him across his knee, and then fling him to the floor; during the commercial break, Paul Heyman spoke with Candice Michelle backstage and offered to let her dance against Kelly the following night on ECW, with Candice saying she would be there but she would rather dance with Kelly; included Mike Mizanin introducing the 8 Diva Search finalists, to the tune of All American Rejects' "Move Along", at the end of which he said their first competition - the Diva bootcamp - would be held Friday on Smackdown!; featured the announcement that Sabu would compete in an extreme rules match and a 10-woman Diva bullriding contest would take place during Saturday Night's Main Event:
John Cena defeated Shelton Benjamin at 11:00 via submission with the STFU after hitting the FU when Benjamin hit his head on the top turnbuckle; prior to the bout, WWE World Champion Edge & Lita came out and did guest commentary at their own "Rated R" commentary table at ringside; after the match, Cena attacked Edge at the commentary table but the champion eventually won control with a jumping DDT and the spear before grabbing the mic and saying he and Lita were leaving the arena and he would see Cena at their title match at Saturday Night's Main Event
Melina (w/ WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro) pinned Trish Stratus with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 3:57 after Trish hit a baseball slide on Nitro; after the bout, Carlito Caribbean Cool made the save and helped clear the ring of Nitro and Melina; moments later, Jim Ross announced that Carlito & Trish would face Nitro & Melina at Saturday Night's Main Event
Robbie & Rory McAllister defeated Rob Conway & Matt Striker at 2:38 when Conway was pinned after sustaining the Scot Drop
Viscera fought Charlie Haas to a no contest at around the 3:30 mark when Lillian Garcia, upset over both wrestlers trying to upstage one another to impress her, got in the ring and told them she wanted to be friends with both of them but nothing more; moments later, Viscera sustained a poke to the eye and accidentally dropped Lillian with a Samoan Drop; as medics fitted Lillian for a neckbrace, Viscera and Haas smiled and left ringside together; after the bout, Edge & Lita were shown drinking mimosas at the hotel bar when the hotel cleark interrupted and told them their room would soon be ready
Randy Orton pinned Val Venis with the RKO at the 20-second mark; prior to the bout, Orton cut an in-ring promo on the fact Hulk Hogan would be at Saturday Night's Main Event and would personally introduce himself to Hogan at the show; after the match, Orton said he was looking forward to meeting Brooke Hogan as well; Todd Grisham was the ring announcer for the match, filling in for the injured Lillian Garcia; moments later, Edge & Lita were shown watching the match from their hotel room when room service arrived; Edge then sent the hotel employee back down because he didn't bring any champagne; after the commercial break, Edge went to answer the door where he was attacked by John Cena, thrown around the room, and eventually hit in the face with the title belt before Cena walked away
Eugene defeated Vince & Shane McMahon in a No DQ handicap match at 5:27 by pinning Vince with a roll up; the No DQ stipulation was not announced until the ring introductions; Todd Grisham was the ring announcer for the McMahons while Vince did the intro for Eugene; prior to the bout, the Spirit Squad came out to be in the McMahons' corner and interfered throughout; late in the bout, as Shane attempted an elbowsmash through Edge's commentary table, Shawn Michaels & Triple H came out on the stage, avoided McMahon's trap net, and distracted him long enough for Eugene to crawl back in the ring and get the win; earlier in the show, Vince & Shane gave Eugene a DX t-shirt backstage before dumping green paint on him and assaulting both he and, later in the broadcast, Jim Duggan

7/17/06; San Antonio, TX; AT&T Center
7/17/06 - featured an opening segment recapping the recent history between DX and Vince McMahon, followed by an in-ring promo by Triple H & Shawn Michaels in which they shilled their merchandise, made reference to Mike Mizanin forgetting his lines the previous week, and then laid a challenge out for Vince & Shane McMahon to face them later in the show; moments later, the McMahons appeared on the stage with Vince saying Shane would face Shawn in a one-on-one match instead, with Triple H and Vince in their respective corners; included a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the 7/23/84 Wendi Richter vs. Fabulous Moolah women's title match from Madison Square Garden, which aired live on MTV; featured a pre-taped promo from Mick Foley in which he again said he would not grant Ric Flair a rematch from their bout at Vengeance; Todd Grisham did guest ring announcing for the night, subbing for an injured Lillian Garcia; included a second promo from Foley at WWE Studios in which he said Flair's efforts against the Big Show were in vain because there would be no rematch; moments later, Flair came out, showed a clip of his match against the Big Show from ECW TV, and then said he wanted Foley in a hardcore match; Flair was then interrupted by WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro & Melina, who said they were close personal friends of Foley, and that while Foley wouldn't take Flair on Nitro would; Flair and Nitro then brawled, with Nitro kicking Flair away from the figure-4 and Flair knocking Melina off the apron, where she appeared to injure her ankle; moments later, Flair cut a promo saying he was sorry Melina was hurt but told both of them to tell Foley he was coming for him; featured a Diva Search segment in which Amy was eliminated and it was announced the divas would compete in a dance-off on Smackdown!:
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin with a roll over and grabbing the ropes for leverage at 3:26; due to pre-match stipulations, Carlito became the #1 contender for the WWE IC Title
Trish Stratus & Torrie Wilson defeated WWE Women's Champion Mickie James & Victoria at 2:47 when Trish pinned Victoria with the Stratusfaction
Robbie & Rory McAllister defeated Jared Steel & Russell Simpson at 1:49 when Rory scored the pin following the Scot Drop; after the bout, the Highlanders cut an in-ring promo challenging the Spirit Squad for the tag team championship
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned John Cena at 5:22 with the thumb strike to the throat after kicking Cena in the face as he attempted to FU an interfering Edge; prior to the bout, Cena was a guest of Matt Striker's Classroom, with Umaga then coming down and interrupting; the two then brawled for several moments before Umaga threw Cena head-first through Striker's chalkboard to begin the match
Randy Orton pinned Eugene with the RKO at 1:34; after the bout, Orton cut an in-ring promo telling Eugene to never again take advantage of the McMahons, and that he would never take advantage of Hulk Hogan's daughter, Brooke; he then showed a clip of RKOing Hogan at Saturday Night's Main Event, referring to it as his all time favorite hit
Shawn Michaels (w/ Triple H) defeated Shane McMahon (w/ Vince McMahon) via disqualification at around the 7-minute mark when, after Vince allowed Triple H to chase him up the ramp, the Spirit Squad came out from underneath the ring and assaulted Michaels; after the bout, Triple H was attacked on the floor while Michaels was assaulted in the ring; moments later, Triple H grabbed a sledgehammer from underneath the ring and, with Michaels, laid out the Spirit Squad before repeatedly crotch chopping towards the McMahons, who stood on the ramp (the match began during the commercial break) (The New & Improved DX)

7/24/06; Cleveland, OH; Quicken Loans Arena
7/24/06 - the episode was rewritten earlier in the afternoon, to exclude Triple H & Vince McMahon, after Stephanie McMahon went into labor; included an opening in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels in which Michaels said Vince & Shane McMahon were at the hospital with Stephanie and that - unbeknownst to them - Triple H was at the hospital as well; Michaels then alluded to Triple H knowing who the father of Stephanie's baby is; moments later, Jonathan Coachman interrupted Michaels, saying Vince put him in charge of the show; after speaking to Vince on his cell phone, Coachman said Vince ordered a match for later in the match between Michaels and himself; featured a pre-taped promo from Mick Foley, taped at WWE Studios, in which he said he would see Ric Flair the following week on Raw and would make Flair pay for the injury he gave Melina the previous week; included a "This Week in Wrestling History" segment focusing on the Great American Bash 89 NWA World Title match between Ric Flair and Terry Funk on 7/23/89; featured an in-ring promo by Flair in which he challenged Foley to be half the man he his before Flair was interrupted by WWE World Champion Edge & Lita; as Edge cut a promo on Flair from the ramp, WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro came out of the crowd and attempted to attack Flair from behind; Flair knocked Nitro down but was eventually double teamed by Nitro, with Melina, & Edge until John Cena came out to make the save; after the commercial break, Coachman told Edge that he and Nitro would team up later in the show to face Cena & Flair; included a promo for ECW TV the following night in which it was announced ECW World Champion the Big Show would defend against Kane; featured Todd Grisham coming out on the stage to announce that Stephanie had just given birth to a daughter, Aurora Rose; included footage of the 2006 Diva contest dance off from Smackdown!, won by Milena; featured an in-ring promo from Hulk Hogan in which he discussed facing Randy Orton at Summer Slam until Orton interrupted; moments later, Hogan challenged Orton to fight him then and there with Jerry Lawler eventually throwing Orton in the ring, after Orton shoved Lawler at ringside, and Hogan then clearing Orton from the ring; included footage of Jerry Lawler throwing out the first pitch at the Cleveland Indians' game Saturday; featured a segment of the 2006 Diva Search in which Maryse was eliminated and Mike Mizanin announced there would be a musical chairs segment on Smackdown!; included the announcement that Shawn Michaels would face Umaga the following week:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey & Kenny (w/ Mitch, Nicky, & Johnny) defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister at 3:18 when Kenny pinned Robbie with a reverse swinging neckbreaker after the other Spirit Squad members interfered behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Lillian Garcia made her return as the ring announcer of Raw
Shelton Benjamin pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool at 7:16 with a low blow behind the referee's back after Carlito did a standing flip off the top rope; due to pre-match stipulations, Benjamin became the #1 contender to the IC title; prior to the match, it was announced Benjamin demanded this rematch from the previous week's show
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James pinned Candice Michelle in a non-title match at 2:13 by grabbing the tights for leverage after the momentum of a flying bodypress by Candice put Mickie on top
Shawn Michaels defeated Jonathan Coachman via disqualification at 3:03 when Umaga, with Armando Allejandro Estrada, assaulted Michaels after Michaels hit the superkick on Coachman, moments after Michaels easily disposed of the interfering Spirit Squad; after the bout, Umaga scared the Spirit Squad from the ring before dropping Michaels with the thumb strike to the throat (The New & Improved DX)
John Cena & Ric Flair defeated WWE World Champion Edge (w/ Lita) & WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) at 10:41 when Nitro submitted to Cena's STFU

7/31/06; East Rutherford, NJ; Continental Airlines Arena
7/31/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment with Vince & Shane McMahon in which they said nothing could take the smile off their faces now that Stephanie gave birth the previous week and at Summer Slam they would face DX in a tag team match; moments later, Micahels & Triple H came out and showed doctored baby photos of Vince, Shane, and Vince's granddaughter; there were multiple production errors during the segment, where theme music played either too early or too late; included Randy Orton hosting a "Orton Knows Best" segment in which he brought out Hogan family lookalikes, dropped "Nick" and "Hulk" with the RKO and then kissed "Brooke;" moments later, as Randy and "Brooke" stared at each other, Randy suddenly slapped Jerry Lawler across the face; after the commercial break, Lawler challenged Orton to face him the next week in Memphis; featured an in-ring promo by Mick Foley, with Melina, in which he insulted Ric Flair until Flair came out; after a lengthy tirade from both men, Flair knocked Foley out of the ring after making light of his road rage arrest; moments later, Jonathan Coachman came out and announced Vince McMahon had authorized Flair to face Foley at Summer Slam, but Foley argued that according to his contract he only wrestled who he wanted to wrestle and he wouldn't waste his time on Flair; included the announcement that John Cena would challenge WWE World Champion Edge at Summer Slam and if Edge was disqualified he would lose the title; featured several clips of the Diva contestants sharing who they would like to see be eliminated; included a 2006 Diva Contest segment hosted by Mike Mizanin in which Rebecca was eliminated; featured footage from the previous Tuesday's WrestleMania fan rally in Detroit:
WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated Shelton Benjamin and Carlito Caribbean Cool at 7:15 by pinning Carlito with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after sending Carlito into Benjamin, knocking Benjamin to the floor
Trish Stratus & Candice Michelle defeated WWE Women's Champion Mickie James & Candice Michelle at 4:15 when Trish pinned Mickie with the Stratusfaction; Torrie Wilson was the guest referee for the bout; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Torrie's photo shoot for the cover of FHM
John Cena defeated Matt Striker via submission with the STFU at 1:00 after hitting the FU; prior to the bout, WWE World Champion Edge & Lita came out and did commentary at their own announce table on the stage
Rory McAllister (w/ Robbie McAllister) pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Johnny with an inside cradle at 4:24; the four other members of the Spirit Squad were in Johnny's corner early on but were sent backstage after the referee caught them trying to interfere
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Shawn Michaels at 11:42 with the thumb strike to the throat after Michaels fought off an interfering Vince & Shane McMahon; prior to the bout, federal agents escorted Triple H out of the building after finding Cuban cigars in his bag, planted there by the McMahons; after the bout, Vince whipped Michaels with his belt and Shane superkicked a steel chair into Michaels' face (The New & Improved DX)

8/7/06; Memphis, TN; FedEx Forum
8/7/06 - featured an opening backstage segment with Vince & Shane McMahon, both dressed as Elvis, in which they recapped last week's match between Shawn Michaels and Umaga and previewed the night's main event of Triple H vs. Umaga; included footage of the recent tour of Australia; featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" segment focusing on the 8/9/80 Shea Stadium card with Andre the Giant vs. Hulk Hogan and WWF World Champion Bob Backlund & Pedro Morales vs. WWF Tag Team Champions the Wild Samoans (the Bruno Sammartino / Larry Zbyzsko steel cage main event was not mentioned during the segment); included Todd Grisham announcing Hulk Hogan sustained a torn miniscus in his right knee and may or may not be able to compete against Randy Orton at Summer Slam; featured an in-ring promo by Ric Flair in which he read from Foley is Good that Mick Foley's favorite match was Flair vs. Terry Funk in their 1989 I Quit Match, with Flair then trying to goad Foley once more into agreeing to a match against him for Summer Slam; moments later, Foley came out and said he made a vow to himself years ago to never do anything to help Flair but he could make a few other vows such as vowing to kick Flair's ass for disrespecting him and Melina and accepted an offer to face Flair in an I Quit match at Summer Slam; Flair then said "May one of us bleed to death in Boston" to end the segment; included a vignette promoting the return of Jeff Hardy; featured a Diva contestant segment in which Erica was eliminated, followed by each remaining contestant cutting a promo on why they should stay in the competition:
Trish Stratus fought WWE Women's Champion Mickie James to a no contest when WWE World Champion Edge & Lita came out just after the bell rang; moments later, Edge ordered Mickie out of the ring, complained that he wasn't getting the respect he deserves and then targetted Trish since she was on the cover of the new WWE Magazine; moments later, Trish sustained a spear from Lita and Edge attempted to hit a spear of his own until Carlito Caribbean Cool made the save
Kane pinned Shelton Benjamin at 2:44 by catching Benjamin coming off the top and hitting the chokeslam; due to pre-match stipulations, Kane became the #1 contender to the IC title; WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro & Melina sat ringside for the bout
John Cena pinned Viscera with the FU at around the 7-minute mark after avoiding a splash; prior to the bout, Cena cut an in-ring promo regarding his facing WWE World Champion Edge at Summer Slam, with Cena then challenging Edge to fight him then and there; moments later, Jonathan Coachman came out and said Edge already has a match scheduled but if Cena wanted a fight he could have Viscera (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE World Champion Edge & Lita defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool & Trish Stratus at 13:19 when Lita pinned Trish after Carlito avoided Edge's spear and Edge accidentally speared Trish instead, with Carlito then battling Edge outside the ring as Lita made the cover; prior to the match, a clip of Edge on "Mind of Mencia" was shown
Randy Orton pinned Jerry Lawler with a low blow and the RKO at 2:07
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada, Vince & Shane McMahon) pinned Triple H with the thumb strike to the throat at 5:12 after Triple H fought off the interfering McMahons; after the bout, Vince dropped Triple H with his own version of the Pedigree to end the show (The New & Improved DX)

8/14/06; Charlottesville, VA; John Paul Jones Arena
8/14/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion Edge, with Lita, in which Edge showed footage taped earlier in the day of both visiting John Cena's home in West Newberry, MA, going through his personal things, and then confronting Cena's dad and slapping him across the face; Edge then recapped the entire Cena-Edge feud and said the story would have a happy ending but it would be for Edge, not Cena; during the segment it was announced Cena would face Carlito Caribbean Cool in a non-title match; included a backstage promo by Mick Foley in which he said he was upset at himself for agreeing to face Ric Flair but was happy in knowing he would end Flair's career at Summer Slam; Foley then said he would be on ECW TV the following night and invited Flair to appear; during the segment, Foley announced that Flair would face WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro later in the night; featured a Diva contestant segment in which Milena was eliminated, with JT, Layla, and Jen moving on to the finals Wednesday night; the three remaining contestants then had a water fight against Torrie Wilson, Candice Michelle, & Victoria, which was won by the WWE divas; included a Randy Orton vignette promoting his upcoming match with Hulk Hogan at Summer Slam; featured an in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels & Triple H in which they were eventually interrupted by Vince & Shane McMahon, surrounded by about a dozen security guards, with Vince saying he would bring the power of Satan upon them; moments later, Triple H reminded the McMahons they were dealing with the Show Stopper, the Main Event, the Game, and the King of Kings and said the McMahons didn't have what it takes to bring them down; included a vignette promoting the return of Jeff Hardy the following week; featured Armando Alljandro Estrada offering the services of Umaga to the McMahons at Summer Slam; included the announcement that Rey Mysterio Jr. would face Chavo Guerrero Jr. at Summer Slam; featured a closing segment in which Randy Orton cut an in-ring promo on facing Hulk Hogan at Summer Slam, with Orton's fake Hogan eventually coming out and interrupting saying Orton would definately beat him at Summer Slam; moments later, the real Hogan came out, cleared Orton from the ring, and then beat on the fake Hogan as Orton watched on; Hogan then cut a promo on Orton saying Hulkamania would win at Sunday's pay-per-view:
Lita pinned WWE Women's Champion Mickie James to win the title at 4:51 after hitting Mickie in the face with the title belt as WWE World Champion Edge, who came ringside mid-way through the match, distracted referee Jack Doane
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Alex Sage with the thumb strike to the throat at 1:26
Ric Flair defeated WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) via disqualification in a non-title match at 2:40 when Mick Foley interfered as Flair attempted to apply the figure-4; after the bout, Melina landed a low blow on Flair, allowing Foley to attack Flair around the ringside area
Eugene & Jim Duggan defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey & Kenny (w/ Mitch, Johnny, & Nicky) in a non-title match at 3:18 when Eugene pinned Mickey after the Highlanders, who came ringside early on, interfered and dropped Mikey with the Scot Drop
WWE World Champion Edge (w/ WWE Women's Champion Lita) defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool (w/ Trish Stratus) via disqualification in a non-title match at 9:12 when John Cena ran out, attacked the champion, and scared Edge into the crowd until Cena was restrained by security

8/21/06; Bridgeport, CT; Harbor Yard Arena
8/21/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion Edge on his win the night before over John Cena; moments later, WWE Women's Champion Lita appeared on the big screen, from the Bridgeport Harbor, in possession of the spinner belt and threw it into the water; Edge then debuted his own version of the WWE World Title belt - a spinner belt like Cena's but with "Rated R Superstar" in the center - and prepared to leave ringside until Jeff Hardy appeared (Hardy's return after a 3 year absence); after Edge insulted Jeff and his brother Matt, Jeff took the champion down and attempted the Swanton until Edge retreated to the floor; included Edge confronting Jonathan Coachman backstage, as Coachman was working out on a Boflex, and said he wanted a match with Jeff in a match later in the show with Coachman agreeing to the request; moments later, Vince and Shane McMahon arrived with Vince sending Coachman out of his office; the sound mic could be seen in the shot; featured the announcement Sabu would face ECW World Champion the Big Show the following night on ECW; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Randy Orton, who cut a promo on Hulk Hogan and said he would beat Ric Flair later in the show and Flair is a bigger star than Hogan; moments later, Carlito Caribbean Cool appeared and said Hogan winning at Summer Slam was cool, with Orton insulting Carlito by calling him a catch phrase and a silly haircut; featured a pre-taped vignette of Triple H and Shawn Michaels in which they were shown at a local hanger inside Vince's private jet; after they walked out of the jet, "DX" was seen spraypainted across the side of the plane and on the tail; after seeing the footage, Vince shoved the TV screen down in his office; included an in-ring promo by Vince, with Shane, in which he said the police had been called on DX and they would wait until Triple H and Michaels had been arrested at the airport; after the commercial break, Vince and Shane were still waiting in the ring when Triple H and Michaels appeared on the roof of WWE headquarters and revealed the side of the building had been spraypainted as well; featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" segment highlighting the debut of the Smackdown! series on Aug. 26, 1999; included a backstage segment with Vince and Shane in which Mick Foley asked Vince how he was doing, with Vince telling Foley he would join the "Kiss My Ass Club" later in the show or someone would be fired; featured Melina speaking backstage with Foley, thanking him for saving her at Summer Slam and showing concern over what would happen to Foley later in the show; included footage from the previous Wednesday's Diva finals in which Layla won; featured the debut of the trailer for "The Marine," starring John Cena; included footage of William Regal joining the "Kiss My Ass Club," from the new Mr. McMahon DVD; featured a closing in-ring segment with Vince and Shane, Foley, and Melina in which Foley said he would not kiss Vince's ass; after Vince threatened to fire Melina, rather than Foley, Foley said no one was worth kissing Vince's ass for except her; a crying Melina then pleaded with Foley not to do it and that it wasn't worth it but Foley said her career was ahead of her; Foley then kissed Vince's ass, with Melina landing a low blow on Foley from behind and - after prompting from Vince - firing him; Vince, Shane, and Melina then walked backstage, with Vince still speaking on the mic; after Vince and Shane walked out of the building, Vince became visibly upset by what DX did to him earlier in the show; moments later, the axl of their limo was yanked off by a chain tied to the car, with the two getting out of the limo to find it had been spraypainted "DX" as well:
Jim Duggan, Eugene, Robbie & Rory McAllister defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mickey, Nicky, Kenny, & Johnny (w/ Mitch) at 6:11 when Rory pinned Nicky following a reverse slingshot suplex; during the bout, it was announced the following week's show would air live on the Sci-Fi Channel and would air again later in the night on USA
Trish Stratus pinned Victoria at 3:02 with a kick to the midsection and the Stratusfaction after avoiding the Widow's Peak
Jeff Hardy defeated WWE World Champion Edge (w/ WWE Women's Champion Lita) via disqualification in a non-title match at 5:01 when Lita pulled Edge out of the ring after he sustained the Swanton; immediately after the bell rang to end the bout, John Cena jumped Edge from behind, chased him through the crowd, and out of the building; after the commercial break, Cena was shown assaulting Edge at the harbor, throwing him into a tree and choking him with a hose, with brief comebacks from Edge, until Cena threw the champion into the water (Hardy's in-ring return after a 3-year absence) (Jeff Hardy: My Life My Rules)
Kane defeated WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) via disqualification at 1:52 when Umaga, with Armando Allejandro Estrada, interfered, with Umaga hitting the thumb strike to the throat; moments later, Kane sat up but Umaga continued to stomp him and then hit the thumb strike from the second turnbuckle, with Kane then bleeding from the mouth
Ric Flair defeated Randy Orton via reverse decision; Orton originally won the match with the RKO at 4:13 but the decision was overturned when he continued to assault the bloody Flair after the bell; after hearing the decision had been changed, Orton set Flair up for the RKO until Carlito Caribbean Cool made the save and knocked Orton to the floor with a springboard elbow

8/28/06; Atlantic City, NJ; Boardwalk Hall
8/28/06 - aired on the Sci-Fi Channel; featured an in-ring promo by Shane McMahon, responding to the harassment his father took from DX the previous week, during which he said Vince would not be appearing on the show and ordered Triple H & Shawn Michaels to face mystery opponents later in the night; WWE World Champion Edge, alongside WWE Women's Champion Lita, then appeared and demanded Shane fire John Cena for throwing Edge into the harbor the previous week; moments later, Cena came out and asked for another title shot, adding he would go to Smackdown if he lost; Edge agreed but said he would be the one to choose when and where the match takes place; included a backstage segment in which Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade, Viscera & Charlie Haas argued with Shane, stating they should be the ones to face DX later in the show; moments later, Shane called Vince at his hotel room; as Vince discussed his dinner on its way, a cage of roosters was brought into Vince's room; featured a backstage segment in which Triple H and Michaels joked about the "Vince Loves" t-shirt until Shane, surrounded by security, walked in; included an in-ring press conference in which WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro & Melina insulted Mick Foley:
John Cena defeated Chris Masters via disqualification at 3:39 when WWE World Champion Edge interfered and hit Cena with a steel chair as Cena had Masters in the STFU; after the bout, Edge assaulted Cena with a ladder and then threw him into a table hoisted against a turnbuckle; moments later, Edge took the mic and said he would face Cena in a TLC match at Unforgiven in Edge's hometown of Toronto (the match began during the commercial break) (Masters' return after a 3-month absence)
Candice Michelle defeated Torrie Wilson in a paddle on a pole match at 2:05; after the bout, the two took turns spanking each other with the paddle
Jeff Hardy pinned Randy Orton at 6:44 with the Swanton after Carlito interfered and spat an apple into Orton's face; stipulations stated the winner would become #1 contender to the WWE IC Title
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey & Kenny (w/ Mitch) defeated Jim Duggan & Eugene at 3:38 when Mikey pinned Duggan after Duggan hit an exposed turnbuckle; Johnny & Nicky were also in the champions corner but were ejected during the match alongside Robbie & Rory McAllister after a brawl broke out between the teams; after the contest, Umaga, alongside Armando Allejandro Estrada, assaulted Duggan & Eugene
WWE Women's Champion Lita pinned Mickie James at 3:13 by holding the ropes for leverage
Shawn Michaels & Triple H defeated Ken Kennedy, WWE US Champion Finlay, & William Regal (mystery opponents) at around the 6-minute mark when Triple H pinned Regal with the Pedigree after Regal accidentally hit Finlay with a steel chair and sustained Michaels' superkick; after the bout, Shane McMahon appeared and said the match wasn't over and ECW World Champion the Big Show was now an additional opponent; moments later, Show, Finlay, Kennedy, and Regal assaulted DX until Vince McMahon appeared, repeatedy hit Triple H in the face with a lead pipe before choking him out with the weapon; Shane then held Michaels up allowing Vince to hit him with a video camera and choke him out with a cable cord; after bloodying both Michaels and Triple H, Vince grabbed the mic and said at Unforgiven DX would face the McMahons & Big Show in Hell in a Cell (the bout began during the commercial break) (The New & Improved DX)

9/4/06; Atlanta, GA; Phillips Arena
9/11/06 - included an in-ring interview by WWE World Champion Edge to begin the show, with the champion sitting atop a ladder and saying John Cena would soon be off his show and would have to wrestle men in dresses over on Smackdown! after their TLC match at Unforgiven; moments later, Cena came out of the crowd, caught Edge as he leapt off the ladder, and hit an FU through a table set up inside the ring; featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the debut of WCW Monday Nitro, held 9/4/95 from the Mall of America; included a backstage confrontation between Trish Stratus and WWE Women's Champion Lita in which Trish challenged her to one final match at Unforgiven, with Lita accepting and the two then brawling; moments later, the fight - which also involved Carlito Caribbean Cool and Randy Orton - was broken up by officials; featured a look at John Cena's involvement in "The Marine;" featured an in-ring promo by ECW World Champion the Big Show, Vince & Shane McMahon regarding Show's handicap match the following night against DX as well as the upcoming handicap Hell in a Cell match at Unforgiven; moments later, Shawn Michaels & Triple H appeared on the stage, scared the McMahons & Show from the ring, and then laid out McMahon's security with a steel chair and sledgehammer; included an in-ring segment with Ric Flair and Maria which was interrupted by Armando Allejandro Estrada, with Estrada telling Flair to officially name Umaga as "the man" since he had defeated Flair; when Flair refused, Umaga came out to the ring; as Umaga prepared to enter the ring, Kane's pyro went off with Kane then coming out and clearing Umaga from the ring; included the announcement that Carlito Caribbean Cool would face Randy Orton, Jeff Hardy would face WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro, and Kane would face Umaga at Unforgiven; featured the announcement that Vince McMahon would face Triple H on Raw the following week from Madison Square Garden:
Jeff Hardy defeated WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) via disqualification at 12:18 when Melina prevented referee Jack Doane from counting Hardy's cover following the Twist of Fate; after the bout, Hardy hit the Swanton on the champion
Super Crazy pinned Chris Masters with a moonsault at 4:00 (Crazy's surprise debut on Raw)
Robbie & Rory McAllister defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch and Viscera & Charlie Haas at 3:15 when Robbie pinned Haas with a sunset flip into the ring as Haas dropped Cade with a German suplex; due to pre-match stipulations, the Highlanders earned a WWE Raw Tag Team Title shot at Unforgiven; WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad stood on the rampway for the duration of the match
WWE World Champion Edge, WWE Women's Champion Lita, & Randy Orton defeated John Cena, Trish Stratus, & Carlito Caribbean Cool at 14:54 when Lita pinned Trish, as Edge held Carlito back from breaking the cover, after Orton dropped Trish with the RKO

9/11/06; New York City, NY; Madison Square Garden
9/11/06 - featured a moment of silence in honor of those lost on Sept. 11, 2001, the presentation of the American flag by the USMC Color Guard 2nd Battalion 25th Marine Regiment, and Lillian Garcia singing "America, the Beautiful" to open the show; included clips from the Triple H / Mick Foley, Shawn Michaels / Undertaker, Triple H / Chris Jericho, and Triple H / Kevin Nash Hell in a Cell matches to promote the upcoming Hell in a Cell at Unforgiven; featured the announcement that Sabu would face ECW World Champion the Big Show in an extreme rules match the following night on ECW TV; included a backstage confrontation between Jeff Hardy and WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy in which Hardy doused Nitro with buckets of paint; Anthony Michael Hall and Toby Keith sat ringside for the event; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Cryme Tyme; included a look at Robert Patrick's role in the John Cena film "The Marine;" featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the 9/13/01 live Smackdown! from Houston, the first show held in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks:
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) defeated Ric Flair via disqualification at 1:06 when Flair began repeatedly hitting Umaga over the head with a steel chair, with Umaga seemingly not being affected by the blows; after the bout, Umaga attacked Flair and hit a Samoan Drop on the floor; moments later, Kane appeared, fought off Umaga, repeatedly hit him over the head with the chair, knocking him to the floor, threw the ring steps into Umaga's face, and then rammed the steps into Umaga on the floor, knocking him into the front row (Umaga & Estrada's MSG debuts)
Roddy Piper, Robbie & Rory McAllister defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad in a non-title impromptu match at around the 8-minute mark when Piper scored the pin after the Highlanders hit the Scot Drop behind the referee's back; the match came about when the Spirit Squad interrupted Piper & the Highlanders' in-ring promo, in which Piper put over the fact he was named the #1 heel of all time in the new "51 Worst Offenders" WWE magazine; the NYPD Pipes and Drums Emerald Society played Piper & the Highlanders to the ring (the bout began during the commercial break) (Piper's first match back in MSG after more than a 3-year absence)
John Cena, Jeff Hardy, & Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated WWE World Champion Edge (w/ WWE Women's Champion Lita), WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina), & Randy Orton at 17:47 when Nitro submitted to Cena's STFU after sustaining the FU; during the bout, the crowd had dueling chants directed to Cena - "Let's go, Cena" / "Cena sucks" and "Go to Smackdown!" / "Stay on Raw" (Hardy's MSG return after an almost 4-year absence; Carlito's in-ring MSG debut)
Super Crazy pinned Chris Masters at 2:58 with a reversal (Super Crazy's MSG debut)
Trish Stratus pinned Mickie James with the Stratusfaction at 3:14 after kicking an interfering WWE Women's Champion Lita off the ring apron; after the bout, Trish and Mickie shook hands and hugged; moments later, Trish took the microphone and thanked the fans for their support (Trish's last match on Raw)
Vince McMahon pinned Triple H in a no holds barred match at 7:00 after hitting Triple H with his own sledgehammer after the outside interference of Shane McMahon, ECW World Champion the Big Show, and Shawn Michaels; prior to the bout, Lance Cade, Trevor Murdoch, Show, and Shane attacked DX backstage, during which Triple H had McMahon's limo door slammed against his head causing him to bleed from the ear (Unforgiven 06, The New & Improved DX)

9/18/06; Montreal, Quebec; Bell Centre
9/18/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment with the new WWE World Champion John Cena in which he cut a promo on winning back the title; the crowd heavily booed Cena during the segment; moments later, Edge, with Lita, interrupted and said he would get his rematch and his title back but when Cena challenged him to a fight then and there Edge said he said no and said he didn't consider Montreal part of Canada and then insulted the crowd until they turned on him; moments later, Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch attacked Cena, with Shawn Michaels & Triple H then making the save; Jonathan Coachman then appeared on the stage and said Cena & DX would face Cena, Murdoch, & Cade later in the show; included Coachman having Shelton Benjamin cut a backstage promo to wish Vince McMahon well, during which Benjamin wished Vince well but then complained that he wasn't in the match and claimed it was because he was black with Coachman then stopping the segment; featured Maria sending a message to Vince, wishing him well, until she was interrupted by WWE Raw Tag Team champions the Spirit Squad, with Johnny dedicating his upcoming match with Ric Flair to Vince; included Lita wishing Vince well and asking she be given back the WWE Women's Title since Trish Stratus was now retired; moments later, she was interrupted by Mickie James who insulted Lita for her and Edge losing their belts before Lita slapped her across the face; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Cryme Tyme in which they were shown beating up a white driver and stealing his car; included DX cutting a backstage promo wishing Vince well, in which they fake cried and showed a short video highlighting the DX / McMahons feud before spraypainting "DX" across the camera lens; featured the announcement that Rob Van Dam would face World Heavyweight Champion Booker T the following night on ECW:
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) defeated Kane via disqualification at 8:01 when Kane hit Umaga over the head three times with a steel chair; moments later, Kane stalked Estrada up the ramp and dragged him backstage; after the commercial break, Umaga attacked Kane backstage as Kane prepared to assault Estrada (The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane)
Ric Flair defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Johnny (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Nicky, Mikey, Mitch, & Kenny) by reversing an inside cradle at 3:07
WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated Randy Orton, Carlito Caribbean Cool, Super Crazy, Chris Masters, and Jeff Hardy at around the 15-minute mark by pinning Masters after Hardy hit the Swanton on Masters and was thrown out to the floor by Nitro; the match came about after Nitro interrupted Orton's in-ring promo in which he claimed to be the future of the business, with Nitro saying Orton had been coasting on his reputation for years; after Orton said he could take Nitro's title and his woman whenever he wanted, Chris Masters came out and argued he was the future of the business, with Nitro, Melina, and Orton then laughing and making fun of Masters for his recent losing streak; Carlito Caribbean Cool then appeared, congratulated Orton for his win the previous night, and then said he was a sore loser before jumping Orton, leading to Crazy and Hardy joining the in-ring brawl; moments later, Jonathan Coachman interrupted the fight to announce all six men would compete for the title (the bout began during the commercial break)
Candice Michelle pinned Lita at 5:44 with a powerbomb off the middle turnbuckle after Lita became distracted by Mickie James at ringside
Edge, Lance Cade, & Trevor Murdoch defeated WWE World Champion John Cena, Triple H, & Shawn Michaels via disqualification at 7:48

9/25/06; Oklahoma City, OK; Ford Center
9/25/06 - a power outage caused the lights in the arena to go out just as the show came on air and delayed Lillian Garcia's ring introduction for the first match; featured footage of the recent tour of Mexico, with footage of Carlito, Super Crazy, DX, John Cena, Edge & Lita; included the announcement that ECW World Champion the Big Show would defend the title against the Sandman the following night on ECW TV; featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the Andre the Giant vs. Gorilla Monsoon boxing match from San Juan, Puerto Rico on 9/23/77; included Shelton Benjamin confronting Jonathan Coachman backstage about not being utilized because he's a black man; Coachman blamed Benjamin himself for not being utilized and then made a match between Benjamin and Jeff Hardy for later in the night; moments later, Coachman spoke with Edge & Lita and agreed to make the Lita vs. Cena match no holds barred, but then said Edge could not touch Cena during the match or he would lose his title rematch; featured the announcement that WWE World Champion John Cena, Batista, & Bobby Lashley would face World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, Finlay, & William Regal Friday on Smackdown!; included footage of WWE World Champion John Cena on MAD TV; featured the announcement of the "Raw: Family Reunion" 3-hour special in 2 weeks; Toby Keith was in attendance for the show; included a vignette promoting the debut of Cryme Tyme in which they were shown beating up a white man beside an ATM machine; featured a look at Kelly Carlson's role in "The Marine;" included Jonathan Coachman introducing Eric Bischoff to the ring who then promoted his new book, Controversy Creates Cash, and said the WWE and Raw would not exist in its current form if it wasn't for him and WCW; moments into his tirade, Bischoff's mic was cut and the introductions for the main event got underway (Bischoff's first appearance after a 9-month absence):
Women's Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Lita pinned Candice Michelle at the 28-second mark after Edge, who Lita chose before the match to be the guest referee, speared Candice; after the bout, WWE World Champion John Cena ran into the ring and scared Edge and Lita to the floor; the power came back on during the commercial break; after the break, Cena cut an in-ring promo until he was interrupted by Edge & Lita on the stage; Cena then insulted Lita when she claimed to be a better wrestler than him and said he could beat her with one arm tied behind his back; Cena then challenged Edge to use his title rematch clause then and there but Edge backed out and instead said he would accept the challenge on Lita's behalf to face Cena later in the night with one of Cena's arms tied behind his back
Kane defeated WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) via disqualification at 1:11 when Umaga, alongside Armando Allejandro Estrada, interfered with a steel chair and attacked the challenger; during the match it was announced Jonathan Coachman had banned Umaga from interfering in the match; after the contest, Estrada held Kane's head against the bottom rope allowing Umaga to slam the steel ring steps against his head
Ric Flair pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Mikey (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kenny, Johnny, Mitch, & Nicky) at 3:36 with a punch to the face and grabbing the tights for leverage after tossing an interfering Nicky onto the other Spirit Squad members at ringside
Shawn Michaels & Triple H defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister, Charlie Haas & Viscera, and Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade in a gauntlet match; Michaels pinned Rory with the superkick at the 16-second mark; after the fall, Triple H dropped Robbie with the Pedigree; DX pinned both Haas & Viscera at 7:20 after Triple H hit the Pedigree on Haas, Michaels hit the superkick on Viscera, and Viscera fell on top of Haas; DX defeated Murdoch & Cade via disqualification at 2:06 when Cade brought a steel chair into the ring in an attempt to hit Michaels with it; after the bout, Triple H cleared the ring with his own chair
Jeff Hardy pinned Shelton Benjamin with an inside cradle at 4:44
Carlito Caribbean Cool & Super Crazy defeated Randy Orton & Chris Masters at 4:24 when Carlito pinned Masters with the Back Cracker; after the bout, Orton snuck up behind Carlito and dropped him with the RKO
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Lita (w/ Edge) in a non-title match at the 47-second mark with the FU; Cena had one arm tied behind his back for the duration of the bout; pre-match stipulations said if Edge interfered in the match he would forfeit his world title rematch; immediately after the bout, Cena - with his arm still tied behind his back - was attacked by World Heavyweight Champion Booker T - accompanied by Sharmell, Finlay, & William Regal as Edge & Lita watched on from the floor; after several minutes of triple teaming Cena, with Finlay using his shillelagh as a weapon, Regal and Finlay forced Cena to kiss Booker's feet; after the Smackdown! heels left ringside, Edge grabbed a mic, cut a promo on the injured Cena, and said he would get his title rematch the following week when he faces Cena in a steel cage match

10/2/06; Topeka, KS; Landon Arena
10/2/06 - included a recap of the John Cena / Edge feud with clips from their matches at New Year's Revolution, the Royal Rumble, Edge costing Cena the WWF World Title at ECW One Night Stand, Edge winning the WWE World Title against John Cena and Rob Van Dam, and their matches at Saturday Night's Main Event, Summer Slam, and Unforgiven; featured a lengthy backstage segment in which DX scared Jonathan Coachman into the women's lockerroom and out of the arena where he was eventually thrown in the arena's dumpster before taking control of the show; included a look at the action scenes in "The Marine;" featured a vignette promoting the debut of Cryme Tyme in which they were shown stealing a doughnut from a black police officer and then out running him; included the announcement that the world premiere of "The Marine" would take place the following day at Camp Pendeleton in San Diego, CA; featured an ad for Eric Bischoff's book Cash Creates Controversy in which Bischoff mentioned stories of Jim Ross, Big Van Vader, Steve Austin, and the Honkytonk Man; included Chris Masters talking with Bischoff backstage during which DX appeared and Bischoff said he mentioned in his book he thought DX was nothing more than a cheap rip off of the nWo:
Shawn Michaels & Triple H defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch, Robbie & Rory McAllister, and Charlie Haas & Viscera in an impromptu Texas Tornado match at 2:57 when Triple H pinned Haas following the superkick and the Pedigree; prior to the bout, DX cut an in-ring promo on Vince McMahon until Jonathan Coachman appeared on the stage and ordered them to face six other men then and there; after the match, Coachman said it wasn't over and he still ran the show, with Triple H replying maybe DX should throw Coachman out of the building and take over the show themselves; Triple H & Michaels then chased Coachman backstage as the show went to commercial (The New & Improved DX)
Jeff Hardy pinned WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) to win the title at 10:37 following a backdrop off the top and the Swanton (Jeff Hardy: My Life My Rules)
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Gene Snitsky with the thumb strike to the throat at 1:10; prior to the bout, it was announced Kane would face Umaga the following week in a Loser Leaves Raw match
Randy Orton pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool at 4:04 by grabbing the tights for leverage after the momentum of a springboard crossbody by Carlito put Orton on top
Sgt. Slaughter pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Nicky (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kenny, Mikey, Mitch, & Johnny) with a roll up at 3:04 after Nicky became distracted by DX on the Titantron saying he forgot some of his attire, with Triple H then holding up a pair of lace panties; the Spirit Squad were forced by DX to wear female cheerleader attire for the match or risk being stripped of their tag team championship
Women's Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Mickie James pinned Victoria at 2:51 with a sunset flip after referee Jack Doane caught Victoria trying to hold onto the ring ropes for leverage; prior to the bout, Lilian Garcia announced that per orders from DX, both women would compete wearing lingerie; after the match, Victoria threw a steel chair down in anger at ringside
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Edge in a steel cage match at 19:11 with the FU; Lita was in the challenger's corner for much of the match but was ejected at the 16-minute mark after sliding a steel chair into the ring for Edge to use; Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch interfered moments later, attacked Cena, and tried to drag Edge out the door so he could win the title but Shawn Michaels & Triple H eventually made the save, with Michaels superkicking Murdoch into the cage door which then slammed into Edge's head (The Greatest Cage Matches of All Time, The Top 25 WWE Rivalries)

10/9/06; Columbia, SC; Colonial Center
Raw Family Reunion - 10/9/06 - special 3-hour edition with an 8pm start time - featured a new opening to the tune of "I Just Wanna Be Loved" by Papa Roach; included Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary for the Raw segments, Michael Cole & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary for the Smackdown! segments, and Joey Styles & Tazz on commentary for the ECW segments; featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion John Cena about the season premiere until he was interrupted by World Heavyweight Champion Booker T & Sharmell in which he said Cena was "a" champion but not "the" champion, citing his win the previous night at No Mercy and his recent attack on Cena several weeks ago on Raw, with Cena then mocking Booker's fake British accent; as the two prepared to square off, ECW World Champion the Big Show came out, with all three then bragging over the movies they've starred in - Show in "The Waterboy" and Booker in "Ready to Rumble;" moments later, the three brawled with Show as the last man inside the ring; Teddy Long, Jonathan Coachman, and Paul Heyman were then seen arguing backstage as the show went to commercial; Steve Spurrier, head coach of the USC Gamecocks, sat ringside for the show; included a backstage promo by Shawn Michaels & Triple H in which Michaels attempted to apologize for a list of things DX did the previous week, with Triple H shooting down each one as not being DX's fault and the duo then shilling their merchandise; featured a trailer for "The Marine;" featured a backstage segment with Long, Heyman, & Coachman in which they tried to get Super Crazy to say their brand was the best; included an ad for Eric Bischoff's Controversy Creates Cash in which Bishoff said he and WCW don't get the respect they deserve; featured Lillian Garcia introducing Columbia natives and WWE Hall of Famers the Fabulous Moolah and Mae Young; included footage of WWE World Champion John Cena training alongside several marines in Paris Island, SC; featured a Cryme Tyme vignette in which they were shown training in the gym for their Raw debut the following week; included a backstage promo by Mitch in which he said he would beat Ric Flair later in the show; featured a backstage segment in which Vince McMahon met with Long, Heyman, and Coachman in which McMahon proposed each brand's champion face off in a triple threat match at Cyber Sunday to determine who is the champion of champions; included footage of the world premiere of "The Marine," held the previous Tuesday at Camp Pendleton in San Diego, CA, with appearances by Candice Michelle, Maria, Ric Flair, WWE World Champion John Cena, Kelly Carlson, Jonathan Coachman, Triple H, and Carlito as well as comments from several members of the military on what they thought of the film; featured Randy Orton as a guest of "The Cutting Edge" in which Edge showed footage of Triple H turning on Orton two years ago and then footage of DX costing Edge the WWE World Title the previous week and proposed Orton join him in ridding Raw of DX, with Orton agreeing:
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Kane at 7:53 with the thumb strike to the throat after Estrada hit Kane in the throat with a wooden board; due to pre-match stipulations, Kane was forced to leave Raw; had Umaga lost the bout he would have had to leave Raw; after the bout, Kane walked backstage as the crowd cheered and chanted his name; after the commercial break, Robbie & Rory McAllister stopped Kane backstage and said even though he lost they were honored to be part of the same show as Kane; Kane then attacked the two and walked out of the arena
ECW World Champion the Big Show pinned WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy in a non-title match at 2:51 with the Show Stopper; after the match, Johnny Nitro came out of the crowd and repeatedly stomped Hardy until Show climbed back into the ring, dropped Nitro with the cobra clutch backbreaker, and flung him across the ring; Joey Styles & Tazz did commentary for the bout
Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch in a streetfight at 5:50 when Triple H pinned Cade with the Pedigree after the superkick from Michaels; prior to the bout, DX said they had a present for Vince McMahon and then showed a photo of Cocky, the USC mascot, on the big screen; Michaels then told Triple H Cocky wasn't in the building because his representation didn't think it was a good idea for him to appear with DX, with Triple H then going on a several-minute tirade about the fun Vince and Cocky could have had together; after the bout, Todd Grisham interviewed Edge, with Lita, backstage about DX arguably costing him the WWE World Title the previous week with Edge saying he would have a special guest on "The Cutting Edge" later in the show (The New & Improved DX)
Chris Benoit defeated Shelton Benjamin in an impromptu match via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 2:48 after avoiding the Exploder suplex; prior to the bout, Benjamin cut an in-ring promo challenging any wrestler from any brand to face him; Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, & JBL did commentary for the match
Batista, Bobby Lashley, & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Finlay, William Regal, & Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 8:45 when Mysterio pinned Chavo following the 619, a spinebuster from Batista, and the frog splash
Women's Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Melina pinned Torrie Wilson in a lumberjill match with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 2:43 after Torrie kicked Kristal after Kristal attempted to trip Torrie from the floor; the lumberjills for the match were the participants scheduled for the following night's ECW Extreme Strip Poker: Ashley, Trinity, Maria, Candice Michelle, Kelly Kelly, and Kristal
World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Rob Van Dam in a non-title match at 4:06 with the scissors kick after Sharmell caused RVD to crotch himself across the top rope; Michael Cole, JBL, Joey Styles, & Tazz did commentary for the bout
Ric Flair (w/ Roddy Piper, Ted Dibiase, IRS, & Arn Anderson) defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Mitch via submission with the figure-4 at the 47-second mark; the remainder of the Spirit Squad was in Mitch's corner but were scared backstage by Flair's cornermen before the match began
WWE World Champion John Cena fought the Undertaker to a no contest at 4:33 when ECW World Champion the Big Show and World Heavyweight Champion Booker T interfered and attacked Taker; after the bout, Taker kicked an interfering WWE US Champion Ken Kennedy and stalked him backstage as Cena trapped Show in the STFU, with Show tapping, and moments later dropping Booker with the FU to close the show; Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, & JBL did commentary for the bout

Taped 10/15/06; Los Angeles, CA; Staples Center
10/16/06 - featured DX's music interrupting Lillian Garcia's ring announcing, with Edge & Randy Orton then coming out, dressed as Triple H & Shawn Michaels; the two then cut a promo on DX until Triple H & Michaels came out, with Triple H showing a photo of Edge's live sex celebration to joke about the size of Edge's genetalia before showing several photographs of a scantily-clad Orton to prove how popular he is in the gay community, with one of Michaels' Playgirl photos thrown in by accident; Orton then challenged Triple H to a match later in the show with Triple H agreeing and the four men brawling until DX sent Orton & Edge to the floor; Nick & Aaron Carter, Three 6 Mafia, and Steve O sat ringside for the show; included the announcement that Matt Striker would face the Sandman and Rob Van Dam would face ECW World Champion the Big Show the following night on ECW; featured comments from fans after seeing "The Marine;" included a backstage segment with Jonathan Coachman, World Heavyweight Champion Booker T & Sharmell, and Cryme Tyme in which Cryme Tyme pickpocketed Booker's wallet; featured an in-ring segment with Johnny Nitro & Melina in which they introduced their Hollywood A-list friend, Kevin Federline; Federline then came out, praised Nitro & Melina, and said the fans needed to stop booing Nitro, Melina, and himself and insulted the crowd until WWE World Champion John Cena appeared; Cena rapped on Federline's lack of talent and how he would be "spearing Britney" if Kevin wasn't around until Cena and Nitro came to blows, with Cena knocking Nitro to the floor; ECW World Champion the Big Show, World Heavyweight Champion Booker T & Sharmell, and Vince McMahon then came out to the ring; McMahon then announced that one of the three men would be defending their title at Cyber Sunday and it would be up to the fans to decide which championship would be on the line; after everyone else left the ring, Cena invited Federline back inside the ring to ask him whose title he would like to see defended, with Federaline saying he wanted to see Cena's title on the line and to see Cena get his ass kicked; moments later, Cena dropped Federline with the FU and left the ring as several referees rushed the ring to check on Federline; included Edge & Lita speaking with McMahon backstage about a DX vs. Orton & Edge match at Cyber Sunday, with the stipulation being the fans could choose the special referee; featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" segment focusing on the 10/17/83 steel cage match between Jimmy Snuka and Don Muraco at Madison Square Garden; included Todd Grisham introducing Steve O and Chris Pontis, from Jackass 2, with Armando Allejandro Estrada interrupting and bringing out Umaga; moments later, Umaga laid out both men and went to leave the ring but saw Steve O laughing at Pontis being beaten up, with Umaga then assaulting Steve O and eventually hitting a splash off the top; Steve O was visibly laughing as Umaga continued to attack him to close the segment; featured an ad for Eric Bischoff's Cash Creates Controversy in which Bischoff spoke about the nWo and being thown out of Hulk Hogan's house:
Cryme Tyme defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey & Johnny (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kenny, Mitch, & Nicky) in a non-title match at 4:00 when Shad pinned Mikey following a Samoan Drop / neckbreaker double team; during the commercial break, Kenny argued with the other Spirit Squad members and left ringside by himself (Cryme Tyme's in-ring TV debut)
WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy defeated Chris Masters, Shelton Benjamin, and Super Crazy at 10:06 by pinning Masters with the Twist of Fate and Swanton
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Rob Conway at 2:08 with the Back Cracker; after the bout, Carlito spat an apple in Conway's face
Women's Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Maria defeated Torrie Wilson, Candice Michelle, and Victoria in a bra & panties match at 1:14 by stripping Torrie
Triple H (w/ Shawn Michaels) pinned Randy Orton (w/ Edge & Lita) with a chairshot to the head behind the referee's back at 9:38 after Michaels hit a low blow on Orton as Orton prepared to hit Triple H with the chair (The New & Improved DX)

10/23/06; Chicago, IL; Allstate Arena
10/23/06 - 700th episode; featured footage from EXTRA, the Jimmy Kimmel Show, E!, and VH1's Best Week Ever of WWE World Champion John Cena dropping Kevin Federline with the FU during the previous week's program; moments later, Federline came out and said he wanted revenge on Cena and then introduced World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell; ECW World Champion the Big Show then came out, agreed with Booker that Cena's title should be on the line at Cyber Sunday, but argued that he was the most dominant champion; WWE World Chamion John Cena then interrupted, insulted Show and said Booker had lost his status as a black man since he said Federline's new album was a treasure; Ron Simmons then walked out and simply said "Damn" before then going backstage; Cena then insulted Federline before going backstage himself; several members of the Chicago Bears were in attendance for the show; included a segment in which several WWE talent and marines commented on who they thought was tougher, John Cena or the character he playes in "The Marine;" featured a comedic "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the 10/27/91 Chamber of Horrors match from WCW Halloween Havoc 91; included Armando Allejandro Estrada & Umaga interrupting Eugene shooting t-shirts into the crowd, with Estrada saying an open challenge was made to Smackdown! and ECW and at Cyber Sunday Umaga would face either Kane, the Sandman, or WWE US Champion Chris Benoit; Eugene then accidentally shot a t-shirt into Estrada's groin before Umaga assaulted Eugene and left him laying; after the commercial break, Jim Duggan checked on Eugene backstage and told him he had to be more tough, with Eugene then knocking Duggan down; featured footage from the recent tour of Japan; included a look at Robert Patrick's role in "The Marine;" featured the announcement that Brooke Hogan's "Undiscovered" CD would be released the following day; included the announcement that WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad would defend against Ric Flair and either Dusty Rhodes, Roddy Piper, or Sgt. Slaughter at Cyber Sunday:
WWE Women's Championship Tournament Semi Finals: Mickie James pinned Melina with a DDT at 3:48
Shelton Benjamin & Chris Masters defeated WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy & Carlito Caribbean Cool at 4:24 when Benjamin pinned Carlito with a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage after Masters ran Hardy into Carlito; prior to the bout, it was announced Hardy would defend against either Carlito, Benjamin, or Johnny Nitro at Cyber Sunday; after the match, Carlito and Hardy argued over the loss
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina & Kevin Federline) in a non-title match at 6:30 with the FU; after the match, Cena stalked Federline around the ring and up the ramp where the Big Show and Booker T attacked Cena, with Show eventually hitting the chokeslam on Cena in the ring with Booker dropping Show with the Book End and hitting the scissors kick on Cena
Cryme Tyme defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey & Nicky (w/ Kenny, Johnny, & Mitch) in a non-title match at 3:00 when Shad pinned Mikey following the G9; after the bout, Kenny hit the flying legdrop on Mikey, grabbed the mic, and said he was sick of the Spirit Squad losing countless matches to Ric Flair and said he would get the job done later in the show
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kenny (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Mikey, Nicky, Johnny, & Mitch) pinned Ric Flair (w/ Sgt. Slaughter, Roddy Piper, & Dusty Rhodes) with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 1:29; after the bout, Flair, Slaughter, Piper, & Rhodes cleared the ring of the Spirit Squad
Randy Orton (w/ Edge & Lita) pinned Triple H (w/ Shawn Michaels) at 6:03 after Eric Bischoff, who was at ringside for the match with Jonathan Coachman, slid a steel chair in the ring for Orton who then hit Triple H over the head with it

10/30/06; Moline, IL; Mark of the Quad
10/30/06 - included an opening segment of The Cutting Edge in which Edge & Randy Orton had on as guests the three men who could potentially be the guest referee for their match against DX at Cyber Sunday - Eric Bischoff, Jonathan Coachman, and Vince McMahon - and each made an argument why the fans should vote for them to official the match; during McMahon's portion, he said Shawn Michaels was not in the arena and that Randy Orton would face Triple H later in the show with Edge, on his birthday, being the guest referee; moments later, McMahon dismissed everyone except Coachman and then confronted Coachman about putting the WWE World Title at risk at Cyber Sunday, with the possibility that by the following week's Raw there might not be a world champion on the show; McMahon then gave the fans the opportunity to vote on who Cena would face in the night's main event - World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, ECW World Champion the Big Show, or Jonathan Coachman; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion John Cena about who his opponent could be later in the night and what title could be on the line at Cyber Sunday, during which Cena goaded Grisham into telling him who he voted Cena to face later in the show with Grisham saying Booker and he hoped Booker would beat him; included a backstage segment in which Torrie Wilson spoke to Carlito about him not having anyone to talk to since Trish Stratus left, with the two agreeing to go out after the show because Carlito needed to talk about "heart stuff;" featured the announcement that the following night's ECW would include an extreme divas Halloween costume contest; included a vignette on the fight scenes in "The Marine;" featured a backstage segment in which Coachman told Bischoff he was ready to face Cena later in the night, if need be, and he would prove it by beating up the next person that walked through a nearby door; moments later, Ron Simmons walked out, looked at Coachman, Coachman ran off, and Simmons said "Damn" to close the segment; included a look at the alligators featured in "The Marine;" featured a promo by Ric Flair on the entrance stage about the three men who could potentially be his partner at Cyber Sunday - Dusty Rhodes, Roddy Piper, and Sgt. Slaughter, with all three men arguing why the fans should vote for them; included a commercial advertising WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale Nov. 11; featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Triple H about DX facing Edge & Orton at Cyber Sunday; included a backstage segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell, and ECW World Champion Big Show argued over which of them should fight Cena later in the show before both agreed it should be Coachman:
Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin and Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) at 2:46 by pinning Benjamin with the Back Cracker; WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy sat at ringside for the duration of the bout and, afterwards, clapped for Carlito's performance before the two men locked eyes
WWE Women's Championship Tournament Semi Finals: Lita pinned Maria with the DDT at 2:15; prior to the bout, it was announced the tournament finals at Cyber Sunday would be contested in either a submission match, lumberjack match, or No DQ match; after the match, Lita got in the face of Mickie James, who did guest commentary for the contest, and said she would take the title at the pay-per-view
Triple H defeated Randy Orton via disqualification at 7:45 when Edge interfered and, with Orton, double teamed Triple H; prior to the bout, Triple H hit Edge, who was scheduled as the guest referee, with the mic and dropped him with the Pedigree, with referee Jack Doane then taking over officiating duties; after the match, Edge twice hit Triple H over the back with a steel chair before Triple H avoided the RKO and threw Orton onto the chair; moments later, Edge dropped Triple H with the spear but Triple H quickly cleared Edge from the ring with the sledgehammer and used the weapon to hit Orton in the mid-section
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) defeated Jim Duggan & Eugene in a handicap match at 1:17 by pinning Duggan with the thumb strike to the throat; Eugene never tagged into the match and didn't break the pin attempt because he was too scared of Umaga
Cryme Tyme defeated Viscera & Charlie Haas at 4:02 when Shad pinned Haas following the G9; prior to the bout, Todd Grisham interviewed Cryme Tyme backstage, during which they stole the flat screen TV from the interview stage; moments later, they brought the TV to ringside; after the contest, they watched the replay on the flat screen with Jerry Lawler
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Jonathan Coachman in a non-title match via submission with the STFU following the Five Knuckle Shuffle and FU at 2:25; Cena's opponent was voted on by the fans; Coachman won 74% of the vote, beating out World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, at 14%, and ECW World Champion the Big Show, at 12%; prior to the bout, Show and Booker attacked Cena outside the ring before doing guest commentary for the match

11/6/06; Columbus, OH; Nationwide Arena
11/6/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment with Randy Orton, Edge, & WWE Women's Champion Lita in which they discussed their victories at Cyber Sunday and showed footage of their win over DX before introducing the man the fans voted in as guest referee, Eric Bischoff; Bischoff then came out, thanked the fans for their support, and said it was because of him that DX suffered their first loss; he then announced Vince McMahon had made him GM of Raw for one night only and said WWE World Champion John Cena, Shawn Michaels, and Triple H all had the night off and that WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy would defend against Johnny Nitro; the new WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ric Flair & Roddy Piper then interrupted with Flair asking Bischoff about the time he confronted him in St. Louis and beat the crap out of him and Piper saying The Cutting Edge was nothing more than a Roddy Piper-rip off, Orton couldn't even rip off his father, and Piper was more controversial than Bischoff; Bischoff then made a match between Edge & Orton against Flair & Piper in a No DQ match for the tag team titles as the night's main event; included a look at the publicity stops WWE World Champion John Cena has done to promote "The Marine," including appearing on "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," "Live with Regis & Kelly," "MAD TV," "The Howard Stern Show," and "The Best Damn Sports Show Period" and being featured in various magazines; featured an ad promoting the continuing Extreme Elimination Chamber qualifying matches which would take place the following night on ECW; included a pre-taped promo, said to be live, of Kevin Federline challenging WWE World Champion John Cena to face him New Year's Day in Miami on Monday Night Raw; featured comments from Ric Flair and Roddy Piper from Piper's upcoming DVD, "Born to Controversy," to recap the history between the two; included a backstage segment in which Shelton Benjamin confronted Carlito Caribbean Cool, with Torrie Wilson, backstage and said the only reason Carlito won the vote at Cyber Sunday was because America is prejucide against minorities and that black men around the world look up to him, with Ron Simmons then appearing and saying "Damn;" featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" segment focusing on the Wrestling Classic, held Nov. 7, 1985; Cindy Margolis, covergirl in the Dec. 06 Playboy magazine, was in attendance for the show; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale the following Saturday:
Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) pinned WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy to win the title in a No DQ match at 9:22 after crotching the champion on the top rope as Hardy attempted the Swanton on an interfering Melina and then hitting Hardy in the face with the title belt; prior to the bout, photos of Nitro & Melina with Kevin Federline and Paris Hilton were shown; Hardy originally won the match via disqualification at 1:29 when the referee caught Melina tripping Hardy but acting-GM Eric Bischoff came out and ordered the match to continue as a No DQ contest
Kenny & Johnny (w/ Mitch, Nicky, & Mikey) defeated Jim Duggan & Eugene at 2:37 when Johnny pinned Duggan with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Duggan knocked another Spirit Squad member off the apron; pre-match stipulations stated the losers of the match had to break up as a team; after the bout, Duggan & Eugene shook hands and parted ways only for Eugene to attack Duggan from behind, throw the referee out of the way, and assault Duggan with his own 2x4 before stomping and screaming his way backstage
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) fought Maria to a no contest at around the 4-minute mark when WWE World Champion John Cena ran in the ring and tackled Umaga to the floor after Umaga knocked Maria out with a Samoan Drop and a running knee in the corner; Maria was forced into the match by Bischoff, who threatened to fire her if she didn't go through with the match; after the match, Todd Grisham asked Cena what he was doing on his night off with Cena cutting a promo on losing the night before, Kevin Federline, and Umaga before dropping Grisham with the FU; moments later, Cena said the next time Umaga wanted to beat up on someone he should try Cena and then accepted Federline's challenge
Chris Masters defeated Jerry Lawler via KO with the full nelson at 1:32 in an impromptu match; after Masters' entrance, Bischoff appeared on the big screen and ordered Jim Ross to face Masters because JR had been insulting Bischoff throughout the show but Lawler took the match instead; moments later, Bischoff ordered Lawler to wrestle the match with one hand handcuffed to the top rope or he would be fired from his commentating position; mid-way through the bout, Masters told the referee to uncuff the injured Lawler
Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin at 2:39 with the Back Cracker after Benjamin became distracted by Cryme Tyme, who did guest commentary for the bout, stealing Benjamin's necklace and t-shirt
WWE Women's Champion Lita pinned Mickie James with the DDT at 1:27; prior to the bout, Jonathan Coachman joined Jim Ross on commentary for the remainder of the show; before the match began, Lita announced Bischoff ordered the challenger to wrestle the match with one arm tied behind her back; after the match, Lita introduced Bischoff as the guest referee for the main event
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ric Flair & Roddy Piper defeated Randy Orton & Edge (w/ WWE Women's Champion Lita) in a No DQ match at 7:14 when Flair pinned Orton after DX interfered and Shawn Michaels dropped Orton with the superkick; Eric Bischoff was the guest referee for the bout until he was knocked out late in the contest; after the match, Edge, Orton, & Lita escaped into the crowd and Triple H dropped Bischoff with the Pedigree; moments later, Triple H brought out the fat male stripper, named Big Dick Johnson, and DX held Bischoff as Big Dick danced for him; DX then closed the show by shoving Bischoff's face into Johnson's ass, which had "DX" spraypainted on it

11/13/06; Manchester, England; Manchester Evening News Arena
11/13/06 - included an opening in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels & Triple H regarding the segment between Eric Bischoff and the male stripper that ended the previous week's episode; after Triple H turned his attention to Edge & Randy Orton, Jonathan Coachman interrupted and said he issued a bounty on DX for $5200 pounds ($10,000 US) for whomever could take DX out of action and then said four men would get an immediate shot at doing so, leading into the opening match of the night; featured a backstage comedy segment in which DX avoided being attacked by Mikey, Nicky, & Mitch of the Spirit Squad; included the announcement that the sixth and final participant for the December to Dismember Extreme Elimination Chamber would be named the following night on ECW; featured footage from WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale the previous Saturday at Ford Field; included a backstage comedy segment in which Eugene confronted DX for the bounty and Triple H handed him a roll of paper towels; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE Women's Champion Lita regarding her match later in the night against Mickie James and her title defense against Mickie at Survivor Series; included a backstage comedy segment in which Triple H fought off an attack from Chris Masters in the restroom; featured footage from a local pub in Manchester; included DX confronting Coachman backstage about not being able to deal with everyone gunning for them, with Triple H playing a highlight package from the various run-ins to the theme from "The Benny Hill Show;" DX then said they would agree to leave the arena; featured DX buying tickets for the show from Cryme Tyme outside the arena; included Carlito talking with Torrie Wilson backstage in which Torrie invited him out to a club and said he could stay at her hotel because they both had early flights in the morning; featured the announcement Ken Kennedy would face the Undertaker in a first blood match at Survivor Series; included the announcement WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy would defend the following week against Johnny Nitro in a ladder match:
Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated Lance Cade, Trevor Murdoch, Viscera, & Charlie Haas in an impromptu handicap match at around the 7-minute mark when Triple H pinned Haas with the Pedigree after Michaels hit the superkick on Viscera, sending him falling onto Cade & Murdoch on the floor; after the bout, a clip from the new Raw vs. Smackdown 2007 video game was shown featuring DX vs. Randy Orton & Edge (the bout began during the commercial break) (The New & Improved DX)
Kenny & Johnny defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister when Kenny pinned Robbie with an inside cradle at 3:14 after shoving Johnny into Rory, sending both men to the floor; after the bout, Johnny seemed to hold a grudge for what happened
Chris Masters defeated Jerry Lawler in a Masterpiece Challenge; after the contest, Todd Grisham joined Jim Ross on commentary to fill in for Lawler
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) via disqualification in a non-title match at 3:29 when ECW World Champion the Big Show attacked Cena, with Show and Umaga double teaming Cena for several minutes before Show dropped Cena with the chokeslam and Umaga followed with the thumb strike to the throat; prior to the bout, the Cena team vs. Show team match at Survivor Series was announced
Jeff Hardy pinned WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) with a crucifix to win the title at 11:57; after the bout, Nitro dropped Hardy with a DDT and assaulted him with a ladder
Mickie James pinned WWE Women's Champion Lita in a non-title match with the DDT at 2:59 by hitting her in the face with a giant sausage after Triple H, who sat ringside with Shawn Michaels, sprayed Lita in the face with mustard; prior to the bout, DX took ringside seats; moments later, Lita ordered that Mickie wrestle the match with her legs bound together, which she did; after the bout, Edge & Randy Orton came out for their match with Jonathan Coachman then ordering security remove DX from the arena
Edge & Randy Orton defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ric Flair & Roddy Piper to win the titles at 4:57 when Edge pinned Flair with the spear as Flair attempted to apply the figure-4 on Orton; Flair wrestled the entire match alone after the challengers attacked Piper on the floor before the match began, with Edge landing a Con-Chair-Two on Piper and Piper having to be helped backstage; after the bout, Triple H & Shawn Michaels came out, cleared the ring of the new champions, and fought off several security guards as the show came to a close

11/20/06; Baltimore, MD; 1st Mariner Arena
11/20/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment with WWE World Champion John Cena, Kane, Bobby Lashley, Rob Van Dam, & Sabu in which Cena addressed the attack he sustained the previous week from Umaga and the Big Show and then challenged Show's team to come out and face his own; moments later, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Edge & Randy Orton, Johnny Nitro, Melina, WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms, and Mike Knox appeared in the crowd, with Edge & Orton putting over the fact they won the tag team titles the previous week and that Nitro would regain the WWE IC Title later in the show; moments later, Ric Flair, Dusty Rhodes, Arn Anderson, & Sgt. Slaughter appeared from another part of the building and said Orton & Edge were pathetic and won the titles in a glorified handicap match; the Spirit Squad then appeared in another area of the crowd and said Flair was pathetic for thinking his team could beat the Squad at Survivor Series; just as Kenny prepared to debut a new cheer, the DX team of Shawn Michaels, Triple H, CM Punk, Matt & Jeff Hardy appeared with Michaels saying they should start the Royal Rumble right now, before Triple H corrected him; Triple H then said Flair's team could beat up the Spirit Squad anytime they wanted and Big Show wasn't coming out because there was an open case of Twinkies backstage; ECW World Champion the Big Show, MVP, Finlay, Umaga, Armando Allejandro Estrada, and Test then walked out on the stage to respond to Cena's challenge; after all of the teams prepared to do battle in the ring, Vince McMahon appeared and stopped the fight, saying the captains of each team would compete in an 8-man tag team match - Cena, Flair, Michaels, & Triple H vs. Show, Orton, Edge, & Kenny - and that there would be other individual matches involving Survivor Series opponents; included Chris Masters confronting Torrie Wilson in the ring as Torrie shot t-shirts into the crowd; moments later, Carlito Caribbean Cool made the save and knocked Masters to the floor but Masters jumped Carlito after he helped Torrie out of the ring and locked him in the Masterlock until Jerry Lawler got in the ring; featured Todd Grisham interviewing Johnny Nitro & Melina backstage about Nitro's first-ever ladder match later in the show, which Melina dedicated to Kevin Federline; Melina then said she and Nitro couldn't wait to see Federline beat John Cena on January 1 in Miami; included a backstage segment in which Johnny volunteered to face Dusty Rhodes later in the show but Kenny turned him down and appointed Nicky instead; moments later, Kenny confronted Ric Flair about the mystery man Flair would get to replace the injured Roddy Piper, with Flair saying he had two words for Kenny - "Whoo" and Ron Simmons then appeared to finish with "Damn;" featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" focusing on the Undertaker's debut on Nov. 22, 1990 at the Survivor Series, as well as his string of WrestleMania victories, his WWE World Titles, and the various stipulation matches he introduced; several members of the Baltimore Ravens sat ringside for the event; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Dusty Rhodes about his match later in the show; featured a backstage confrontation between Cryme Tyme and WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Edge & Randy Orton in which Edge said he was down with black people and that he would leave DX looking like Cryme Tyme - black and blue; included a look at the gore in "See No Evil," newly released on DVD; featured the announcement Rob Van Dam would face Hardcore Holly the following night on ECW in an extreme rules match:
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Sabu with the thumb strike to the throat at 3:04
WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy defeated Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) in a ladder match at 18:29 following a leapfrog legdrop from the top rope and over the ladder, then placing the ladder over Nitro - preventing him from getting up - as Hardy climbed up; prior to the bout, it was announced Matt & Jeff Hardy would team for the first time in over 4 years the following night on ECW (The Ladder Match)
Dusty Rhodes pinned Nicky with the Bionic Elbow at 3:48
WWE Women's Champion Lita pinned Mickie James in a non-title match at 1:22 with the DDT and moonsault; Mickie was forced to wear a blindfold for the duration of the match; after the contest, Lita cut an in-ring promo saying that was proof of how dominant she has been in the past 7 years with the WWE; she then said before her there were no women doing moonsaults or hurricanranas, she sacrified a lot - including breaking her neck - and that without her there would be no Mickie James or Trish Stratus; she then said Survivor Series would be her last match and she would retire as WWE Women's Champion
WWE World Champion John Cena, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, & Ric Flair defeated ECW World Champion the Big Show, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Edge & Randy Orton, & Kenny at around the 8-minute mark when Cena pinned Kenny with the FU; after the bout, every wrestler scheduled for a Survivor Series elimination match brawled in the ring as the show came to a close (the bout began during the commercial break)

12/18/06; Washington DC; Verizon Center
12/18/06 - 3-hour episode - featured a music video promoting the upcoming "Tribute to the Troops" special; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Edge regarding his WWE World Title shot later in the night, with Randy Orton appearing to congratulate Edge and Edge saying his tag team with Orton takes a back seat to getting the WWE World Title back; featured Maria conducting a backstage interview with Chris Masters regarding his attack on Torrie Wilson the previous week and his match later in the night against Carlito Caribbean Cool; included Grisham conducting an interview in the crowd with Vladimir Kozlov; Grisham incorrectly named him "Victor" to close the segment; featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Umaga & Armando Allejandro Estrada as to whether they would like to see John Cena or Edge with the WWE World Title at the end of the night to face Umaga at New Year's Revolution, with Estrada saying he wanted Cena to win; included a backstage segment with Johnny Nitro, Melina, and Kevin Federline regarding Federline's match against Cena Jan. 1; featured a look at "Rocky Balboa," in theaters Wednesday; included Jerry Lawler speaking with Sylvester Stallone, in a studio, regarding the new Rocky sequel; Stallone's comments were pretaped; featured an in-ring promo by Cryme Tyme regarding recent comments made by Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin, before they introduced President George Bush; moments later, a Bush impersonator appeared, flanked by "Secret Service" agents; the Bush impersonator then brought up Kanye West and his allegations Bush doesn't like black people, citing Colin Powell, and Condaleeza Rice, then mentioned George Jefferson as the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence; "Bush" then said if Haas & Benjamin were the greatest tag team in the world then that must mean he was the greatest president in the world; "Bush" then danced to Cryme Tyme's music until they revelead they stole his wallet; included Jim Ross introducing Federline, who then cut an in-ring promo saying he would beat Cena Jan. 1 and added, "Cena, my name is not K-Fed. It's Kevin Federline, bitch!":
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Edge won a 30-man battle royal at 25:18 by last eliminating Shawn Michaels; order of elimination: Carlito Caribbean Cool by Chris Masters after Carlito sustained the spear from Edge on the floor (0:31); the Brooklyn Brawler by Jim Duggan (0:59); Duggan by Viscera (1:05); Sgt. Slaughter by Viscera (1:29); Viscera by Michaels & Triple H (6:17); Robbie & Rory McAllister (during the commercial break); Johnny & Val Venis by Ron Simmons via a double clothesline (9:49); Simmons by Cryme Tyme (9:57); after the elimination, Simmons grabbed the mic and said "Damn;" GTG by Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas (10:39); Shad by Benjamin & Haas (11:00); Haas by Triple H (11:10); Benjamin by Michaels & Triple H (11:16); Jerry Lawler by Masters (11:38); Super Crazy & WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy eliminated themselves (11:57); Eugene by Michaels & Triple H after distracting him by getting him to wave at the TV camera (14:40); Snitsky fell over the top when Masters avoided a boot to the face (14:49); Trevor Murdoch by Ric Flair via a backdrop (14:59); Flair & Kenny Dykstra by Johnny Nitro, Edge, WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Randy Orton, & Chris Masters as Flair attempted to eliminate Kenny (15:54); Masters by Triple H via a clothesline (21:29); Triple H by Edge, Orton, Nitro, & Lance Cade (21:34); Nitro by Michaels (22:30); Cade by Orton (23:55); Orton by Michaels via a backdrop (25:10); Michaels by Edge when, as Michaels thought he had won, Edge came up from the floor onto the apron and pulled Michaels over the top; due to pre-match stipulations, Edge earned a title shot against WWE World Champion John Cena later in the show
Chris Masters fought Carlito Caribbean Cool to a no contest when Carlito jumped Masters from behind as Masters made his way out to the ring, with Carlito fighting Masters into the crowd until Masters ran off; Carlito sustained a gash to his face during the scuffle after he was shoved into a cameraman
Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina), Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Matt Hardy & WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy in a handicap match at 15:50 when Benjamin pinned Matt with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Haas dropped Matt throat-first across the top rope; after the bout, both Matt & Jeff were laid out, with Nitro and Melina eventually standing over Jeff with the IC title as a message prior to Nitro and Jeff's steel cage match at New Year's Revolution
Kenny Dykstra pinned Ric Flair at 5:10 with a sunset flip as Flair went after Dykstra's knee; after the bout, Flair extended his hand to Dykstra, who refused to shake it and left ringside (the first time Kenny is referred to with a last name)
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Edge at 14:07 when, after WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Randy Orton interfered and dropped Cena with the RKO, Shawn Michaels & Triple H appeared with Triple H dropping Edge with the Pedigree; after the bout, Cena shook hands with Triple H and Michaels on the ramp; after the commercial break, it was announced Cena, Triple H, & Michaels would face Umaga, Edge, & Orton later in the night
Victoria pinned WWE Women's Champion Mickie James in a non-title match at 4:25 with the Widow's Peak after kicking the champion in the face; prior to the bout, it was announced Mickie would defend the title against Victoria at New Year's Revolution; after the match, Victoria checked Mickie's name off her check list
WWE World Champion John Cena, Triple H, & Shawn Michaels defeated Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada), WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Edge & Randy Orton via disqualification at 7:17 when Edge hit Triple H over the head with a steel chair outside the ring, moments after Cena and Umaga battled backstage; after the bout, Michaels sustained a double RKO onto the chair before Edge & Orton bloodied Triple H at ringside, with Edge and Orton then both hitting a single Con-Chair-Two on the announce table; several referees along with Mike Rotunda, Dean Malenko, and Steve Keirn intervened before they could do the same to Michaels

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