Shawn Michaels

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[HBK: Going the Distance, by Kirsty Quested]

title History

  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles title w/Marty Jannetty defeating The Batten Twins (May 15, 1986);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Marty Jannetty defeating Buddy Rose and Doug Somers (January 27, 1987);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Marty Jannetty defeating Randy Rose and Dennis Condrey (December 27, 1987);
  • (Tennessee) Southern Tag Team titles w/Marty Jannetty defeating Mike Davis and Tommy Lane (October 26, 1987);
  • (Tennessee) Southern Tag Team titles w/Marty Jannetty defeating Mike Davis and Tommy Lane (November 22, 1987);
  • WWF Intercontinental title defeating The British Bulldog (November 8, 1992 – SNME);
  • WWF Intercontinental title defeating Marty Jannetty (June 6, 1993);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/Diesel defeating The Headshrinkers (August 28, 1994 – Live Event);
  • WWF Royal Rumble last eliminating The British Bulldog (January 22, 1995 );
  • WWF Intercontinental title defeating Jeff Jarrett (July 23, 1995);
  • WWF Heavyweight title defeating Bret Hart in an Iron Man Match (March 31, 1996 – Wrestlemania 12);
  • WWF Royal Rumble last eliminating Diesel (January 21, 1996);
  • WWF Heavyweight title defeating Sycho Sid (January 19, 1997 – Royal Rumble);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/Steve Austin defeating Owen Hart and British Bulldog (May 26, 1997);
  • WWF European title defeating The British Bulldog (September 20, 1997 – One Night Only);
  • WWF Heavyweight title defeating Bret Hart (November 9, 1997 – Survivor Series);
  • (WWE) World Heavyweight title winning the Elimination Chamber (November 17, 2002 – Survivor Series);
  • (WWE) World Tag Team titles w/John Cena defeating Edge and Randy Orton (January 29, 2007 – RAW);
  • (WWE) Unified Tag Team titles w/Triple H defeating Chris Jericho and The Big Show (December 13, 2009 – TLC);

Career Highlights

Mid South Wrestling

  • March 30, 1985 – Superdome Extravaganza: Jake Roberts defeated Shawn Michaels.
  • ~~~Later that night: Brad Armstrong and Shawn Michaels and Terry Daniels beat Thor and Edgar Thomas and Jack Victory.

Texas All-Star Wrestling and American Force

  • September 1, 1985: American Force (Michaels and Paul Diamond) were given the Texas All-Star Texas Tag titles by Chavo Guerrero.
  • November 17, 1985: American Force defeated Ricky Santana and Tony Torres for the Texas All-Star Tag Team title in San Antonio, TX.

NWA: Central States – The “Midnight” Rockers

  • Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty formed a very exciting high-flying tag team known as the Midnight Rockers.
  • May 15, 1986: The Midnight Rockers defeated Brad and Bart Batten for the Central States Tag Team titles.
  • May 22, 1986: The Batten Twins defeated The Midnight Rockers to reclaim the Central States Tag Team titles.

American Wrestling Association – The “Midnight” Rockers

  • March 4, 1986 – AWA Television: Sean Michaels defeated Buddhakhan.
  • ~~~In his introduction, “Sean” Michaels was billed as last year’s Central States Wrestling Rookie of the Year.
  • Ian R. Wilz wrote: I was watching an episode of AWA wrestling on ESPN Classics and they happened to have Shawn Michaels (spelled Sean) debut match in AWA one year after he began wrestling and prior to him forming the Rockers with Marty Jannetty. In his introduction he was billed as last years Central States Wrestling Rookie of the Year. Later on the same show they did a sit down with Larry Zbyszko, where they took a look at Marty Jannetty and then Jannetty came out for an interview and talked about his aerial moves and talked about how him and his friend Michaels were going to form a team called the US Express. – - On the same show, Scott Hall defeated Doug Somers.
  • April 20, 1986 – WrestleRock: Doug Somers and Buddy Rose defeated The Midnight Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels).
  • June 28, 1986 – Battle by the Bay: Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels and Curt Hennig beat Rose and Somers and Alexis Smirnoff.
  • December 25, 1986 – Brawl in St. Paul: The Midnight Rockers defeated Buddy Rose and Doug Somers in a “Steel Cage” match.
  • January 27, 1987: The Midnight Rockers captured the AWA World Tag Team title by defeating Buddy Rose and Doug Somers.
  • May 2, 1987 – SuperClash II: Ray Stevens and Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty beat Buddy Wolfe and Doug Sommers and Kevin Kelly.
  • The Midnight Rockers also worked in Memphis CWA and even had a stint as heels feuding with The Rock’N’Roll Express.

World Wrestling Federation – A Cup of Tea

  • Summer 1987: The Midnight Rockers joined the WWF, but were fired 2 weeks later for “partying too hard”.
  • ~~~The Midnight Rockers wrestled a few matches against “The Shadows” at WWF House Shows before leaving.

American Wrestling Association – The Midnight Rockers

  • December 27, 1987: The Midnight Rockers beat Randy Rose and Dennis Condrey for their 2nd AWA World Tag Team titles in Vegas.

World Wrestling Federation – The Rockers

  • 1988: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty resigned with the WWF and became known simply as “The Rockers”.
  • June 18, 1988 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated The Intruder and Iron Mike Sharpe.
  • June 19, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Steve Lombardi and Terry Gibbs.
  • June 25, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Mark King and Barry Horowitz.
  • July 3, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Terry Gibbs and The Conquistador.
  • July 16, 1988 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Steve Lombardi and Terry Gibbs.
  • July 24, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Chris Duffy and Iron Mike Sharpe.
  • July 30, 1988 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Pete Sanchez and Rick Gantner.
  • August 7, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Tom Burton and Dave Wagner.
  • August 20, 1988 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Trent Knight and Al Navarro.
  • September 4, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Dusty Wolfe and Larry Stephens.
  • October 8, 1988 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Rusty Riddle and Sandy Beach.
  • October 16,  1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Bubba Kirk and Tom Burton.
  • October 16, 1988 – King of the Ring: Shawn Michaels defeated Danny Davis in the 1st round. Ron Bass defeated Shawn Michaels in the quarter-finals.
  • October 29, 1988 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Sandy Beach and Brian Costello.
  • October 30, 1988 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Iron Mike Sharpe and Steve Lombardi.
  • November 19, 1988 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated George South and Gene Ligon.
  • November 24, 1988 – Survivor Series: The Rockers made their PPV debut in the Tag Team elimination match.
  • November 27, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Larry Stevens and Gene Ligon.
  • December 4, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Steve Lombardi and Barry Horowitz.
  • December 25, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Iron Mike Sharpe and Jose Estrada.
  • January 14, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Trent Knight and Rusty Riddle.
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty both participate in the Royal Rumble match.
  • January 22, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Bob Blake and Dale Veasey.
  • February 4, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Dusty Wolfe and Bob Blake.
  • February 12, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Danny Davis and Ross Browner.
  • March 5, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Louie Robinson and Chris Duffy.
  • March 11, 1989 – SNME: Brain Busters (Anderson and Blanchard) vs The Rockers ended in a DOUBLE COUNT OUT.
  • March 18, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Mitch Casey and Iron Mike Sharpe.
  • April 2, 1989 – Wrestlemania 5: The Twin Towers (The Big Bossman and Akeem) defeated The Rockers.
  • April 15, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Barry Horowitz and Danny Davis.
  • April 23, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Chris Duffy and Gary Royal.
  • May 6, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Boris Zhukov and George South.
  • June 10, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Chris Curtis and Jake Milliman.
  • June 18, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Boris Zhukov and Tom Stone.
  • July 2, 1989 - Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Barry Horowitz and Tom Stone.
  • July 8, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Tony Burton and Dusty Wolfe.
  • July 22, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Smitty Austin and Mike Williams.
  • August 5, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Boris Zhukov and Sandy Beach.
  • August 20, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Allen Kinsey and Chris Duffy.
  • August 26, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Tim Patterson and The Black Knight.
  • August 28, 1989 – Summerslam: The Rougeau Brothers and Rick Martel defeated The Rockers and Tito Santana.
  • September 3, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Steve Vega and Steve Lombardi.
  • September 16, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Barry Horowitz and Mike Williams.
  • October 8, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Al Burke and Tom Stone.
  • October, 10, 1989 – WWF in the UK: The Rockers defeated The Rougeau Brothers (Jacques and Raymond).
  • October 28, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Ken Arnold and Mike Scarberry.
  • October 31, 1989 – Saturday Night Main Event: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson in a best 2 out of 3 falls match.
  • November 12, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Alan Reynolds and Barry Hardy.
  • November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: The Ultimate Warriors (Jim Neidhart, Marty Jannetty, Shawn Michaels and The Ultimate Warrior) defeated The Heenan Family (Andre The Giant, Arn Anderson, Bobby Heenan and Haku)
  • November 26, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Bobby Jaggers and Al Burke.
  • December 2, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Barry Horowitz and Consquistador #1.
  • December 16, 1989 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Dale Wolfe and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • December 24, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Larry Lawson and Tony Burton.
  • January 7, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Arvil Hutto and Pat Rose.
  • January 13, 1990 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Lee Peak and Mike Davis.
  • January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels was in the Royal Rumble match won by Hulk Hogan.
  • February 4, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated George South and Mike Davis.
  • February 11, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart ended in a double disqualification.
  • February 17, 1990 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Alan Martin and Pez Watley.
  • March 24, 1990 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Buddy Rose and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • April 1, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Black Bart and The Black Knight.
  • April 1, 1990 – Wrestlemania 6: The Orient Express defeated The Rockers by count-out.
  • April 28, 1990 – SNME: The Hart Foundation vs The Rockers went to a Double disqualification when Demolition interfered.
  • May 5, 1990 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Al Polic and Chris Duffy.
  • April 29, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Paul Diamond and Sonny Austin.
  • May 27, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Boris Zhukov and Nikolai Volkoff.
  • June 10, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Tim Jergen and Tom Bennett.
  • June 16, 1990 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Tony Leone and Tom Stone.
  • July 1, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Paul Diamond and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • July 16, 1990 – Saturday Night Main Event: WWE tag team champions Demolition defeated Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty to retain the titles.
  • July 21, 1990 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Bob Bradley and Al Burke.
  • August 12, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Iron Mike Sharpe and Spike Jones.
  • August 18, 1990 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Black Hart and Tom Bennett.
  • August 27, 1990 – Summerslam: Power and Glory (Hercules and Paul Roma) defeated The Rockers (Michaels and Jannetty).
  • October 1990 – SNME: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty won the Tag Team titles from Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart.
  • ~~~Neidhart had been fired and was filling contractual obligations, which including jobbing the titles to another team.
  • ~~~During the match, the top rope broke causing a bit of confusion and the Rockers winning the match.
  • ~~~The Rockers defended the titles for a week after that, but then Neidhart was re-hired by the WWF.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon decided that the title change never actually happened.
  • ~~~To exlain, a story was sent to Pro Wrestling Illustrated about the rope break causing an “unfair working environment”.
  • ~~~The title reign was annulled, and forgotten.
  • ~~~The title change was edited out of the Main Event broadcast, and thus went down in history that the Rockers never had the belt.
  • October 27, 1990 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Buddy Rose and Kent Carlson.
  • November 22, 1990 – Survivor Series: The Visionaries (Hercules, Paul Roma, Rick Martel and The Warlord) defeated The Vipers (Jake Roberts, Jimmy Snuka, Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels) in a tag team elimination match.
  • November 23, 1990 – Main Event: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart in a best 2 out of 3 falls dark match to win the tag team titles.
  • December 30, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated JT Smith and Tom Stone.
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: The Rockers defeated The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka w/Mr. Fuji).
  • March 2, 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Jerry Oates and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • March 17, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Dale Wolfe and John Allen.
  • March 24, 1991 – Wrestlemania 7: The Rockers defeated Barbarian and Haku w/Bobby Heenan in Los Angles, California.
  • April 6 , 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Pez Whatley and Jeff Sword.
  • April 14, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Louie Spicolli and Mark Ming.
  • April 24, 1991 – UK Rampage: The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty) defeated The Orient Express.
  • April 27, 1991 – Saturday Night Main Event: Shawn Michaels was in a 20 man battle royal won by Mr. Perfect.
  • May 19, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Brian Costello and Dan Johnson.
  • May 25, 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Bob Bradley and Al Burke.
  • June 9, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Tom Bennett and Tom Stone.
  • July 6, 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated The Brooklyn Brawler and Tim Patterson.
  • July 14, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Louie Spicolli and Billy Gatlin.
  • August 3, 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Ed Moretti and Mike Roselli.
  • August 11, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Jim Peterson and The Black Night.
  • September 28, 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Barry Hardy and Duane Gill.
  • October 3, 1991 – WWF at Royal Albert Hall: The Nasty Boys defeated The Rockers.
  • October 13, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Brian Donahue and Mike Midland.
  • October 19, 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Joe Milano and Von Krus.
  • November 16, 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Barry Horowitz and Buenavera.
  • November 24, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Kato and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • November 27, 1991 – Survivor Series: The Beverly Brothers (Beau Beverly & Blake Beverly) & The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags) defeated The Bushwhackers (Butch & Luke) & The Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels). Shawn Michaels walked out on Marty Jannetty during the final moments of the Survivors match.
  • 1992: The Rockers broke up after Shawn Michaels tossed Marty Jannetty through the window of Brutus Beefcake’s “Barber Shop”
  • December 21, 1991 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty defeated Barry Hardy and Brian Donahue.
  • December 28, 1991 – Superstars: Tag team champions The Legion of Doom defeated Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty to retain the titles.

World Wrestling Federation – The Heartbreak Kid

  • January 19, 1992 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels entered at #6 and lasted over 15-minutes before being eliminated by Tito Santana
  • Shawn Michaels picked up Sensational Sherri Martel as his valet, who added ‘sound effects’ to his entrance music “Sexy Boy”.
  • February 15, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Rudy Gonzales.
  • February 23, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Khris Germany.
  • March 7, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Scott Hen.
  • March 15, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Danny Kamo.
  • April 5, 1992 – Wrestlemania 8: Shawn Michaels w/Sensational Sherri defeated “El Matador” Tito Santana.
  • April 11, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Dale Wolfe.
  • April 19, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Louie Spicolli.
  • April, 19, 1992 – UK Rampage: Randy Savage defeated Shawn Michaels to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • April 25, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated George Anderson.
  • May 16, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Sonny Blaze.
  • May 24, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Glen Ruth.
  • June 13, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Craig Brown.
  • July 5, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Jason Speed.
  • July 6, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Ron Cumberledge.
  • July 11, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Chico Martinez.
  • July 21, 1992: Bret Hart defeated Shawn Michaels in the first ever Ladder match in the WWF (Shown on Coliseum Home Video).
  • July 25, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Phil Apollo.
  • August 2, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Red Tyler.
  • August 9, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Tony DeVito.
  • August 29, 1992 – Summerslam: Shawn Michaels wrestled Rick Martel for the love of Sensational Sherri, the match is a no contest.
  • ~~~Sherri had gotten both men to agree not to hit eachother in the face, but tempers flared and Sherri fainted on the outside.
  • ~~~Both Shawn Michaels and Rick Martel fought over who would get to rescue Sherri and carry her to the back.
  • September 19, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Russ Greenberg.
  • October 17, 1992 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Steve Gillespie.
  • October 25, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated Kevin Krueger.
  • November 8, 1992 – SNME: Shawn Michaels defeated the British Bulldog to capture the Intercontinental title.
  • November 15, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Shawn Michaels defeated The Big Bossman by count-out.
  • November 24, 1992 – Survivor Series: Bret Hart defeated Shawn Michaels to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • December 5, 1992 – Superstars: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated John Paul to retain the title.
  • December 13, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Kerry Davis to retain the title.
  • January 3, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Jim Bruznell to retain the title.
  • January 11, 1993 – RAW debut: Shawn Michaels defeated Max Moon.
  • January 24, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Reno Riggins to retain the title.
  • January 24, 1993 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels defeated Marty Jannetty to retain the Intercontinental title.
  • January 30, 1993 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Gary Jackson.
  • February 13, 1993 – Superstars: Tatanka defeated Shawn Michaels.
  • February 22, 1993 – RAW: Tatanka and The Nasty Boys defeated Shawn Michaels and The Beverly Brothers.
  • February 28, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Bob Young to retain the title.
  • March 20, 1993 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Joey Maggs.
  • April 4, 1993 – Wrestlemania 9: Tatanka defeated Shawn Michaels by count-out (HBK retains his IC title).
  • April, 11, 1993 – UK Rampage: Crush defeated Shawn Michaels by count-out (HBK retains his IC title).
  • April 24, 1993 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Dale Wolfe.
  • May 2, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Brian West to retain the title.
  • May 3, 1993 – RAW: “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan defeated Shawn Michaels by Count Out.
  • May 10, 1993 – RAW: “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan defeated Shawn Michaels in a Lumberjack match by Disqualification.
  • May 15, 1993 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Billy Jones.
  • May 17, 1993 – RAW: Marty Jannetty defeated Shawn Michaels to win the Intercontinental title.
  • June 6, 1993 – House Show: Shawn Michaels defeated Marty Jannetty to regain the Intercontinental title.
  • June 7, 1993 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Russ Greenberg.
  • June 13, 1993 – King of the Ring: Shawn Michaels defeated Crush to retain the WWF Intercontinental title.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels also debuted his new bodyguard, Diesel (Kevin Nash) at this event.
  • June 28, 1993 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Kamala.
  • July 18, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Hahn to retain the title.
  • July 19, 1993 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Marty Jannetty.
  • August 8, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Glen Ruth to retain the title.
  • August 29, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Rich Myers to retain the title.
  • August 30, 1993 – Summerslam: Shawn Michaels w/Diesel defeated Mr Perfect by COUNT OUT to retain the IC title.
  • September 18, 1993 – Superstars: Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Dan Dubiel to retain the title.
  • November 24, 1993 – Survivor Series: Shawn Michael led his “Knights” into battle with the Hart Brothers in a losing cause.
  • ~~~Michaels was actually subbing for Jerry Lawler, who was having some legal issues and could not perform.
  • December 6, 1993 – RAW: Shawn Michaels vs The 1-2-3 Kid ended in a Double Count Out.
  • January 22, 1994 – Royal Rumble: Marty Jannetty entered at #18 and made it to the final three with Hart and Luger.
  • Shawn Michaels’ real-life attitude began to show, as he refused to “do the job” and drop the Intercontinental belt.
  • ~~~As a result, figure head WWF President Jack Tunney “suspended him” and stripped him of the title.

World Wrestling Federation – Who IS the Intercontinental champion?

  • Shawn Michaels returned several weeks later to feud with the new Intercontinental champion, Razor Ramon.
  • ~~~In addition, Michaels began showing up on WWF Television with his old IC belt, claiming he was still the champion.
  • March 20, 1994 – WrestleMania 10: Razor Ramon defeated Shawn Michaels in the first ever Ladder match on WWF PPV.

World Wrestling Federation – Shawn Michaels and Diesel

  • Shawn Michaels then took a backseat and began to manage Diesel, who had recently won the Intercontinental title.
  • August 1, 1994 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Razor Ramon.
  • August 28, 1994 – Live Event: Shawn Michaels and Diesel defeated The Headshrinkers to win the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • August 29, 1994 – Summerslam: Razor Ramon w/Walter Payton defeated Diesel w/Shawn Michaels to win the IC title!
  • October 21, 1994 – Jacques Rougeau Retirement Show: Diesel defeated Headshrinker Sionne (aka Barbarian).
  • November 1994: Diesel defeated Bob Backlund for the WWF title and left Michaels, forfeiting the Tag Team titles.

World Wrestling Federation – Shawn Michaels to the next Level

  • Shawn Michaels soon hired Sycho Sid as his new bodyguard.
  • January 22, 1995 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michael won the Royal Rumble even though he drew #1 to enter the match.
  • March 6, 1995 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated The British Bulldog.
  • May 22, 1995 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated King Kong Bundy.
  • April 2, 1995 – Wrestlemania 11: Diesel defeated Shawn Michaels to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.

World Wrestling Federation – Shawn Michaels: Fan Favorite.

  • Shawn Michaels eventually turned ‘good’ and became best friends with WWF champion Diesel.
  • June 25, 1995 – King of the Ring: Shawn Michaels vs Kama w/Ted DiBiase went to a time limit DRAW in the first round.
  • July 17, 1995 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Irwin R. Schyster.
  • July 23, 1995 – In Your House 2: Shawn Michaels defeated Jeff Jarrett w/The Roadie to recapture the Intercontinental title.
  • July 24, 1995 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Jimmy Del Ray to retain the Intercontinental title.
  • August 4, 1995 – Jim Cornette’s Smoky Mountain Wrestling: Shawn Micheals defeated Buddy Landell in Knoxville, TN.
  • August 14, 1995 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Jerry “The King” Lawler by Disqualification.
  • August 27, 1995 – Summerslam: Shawn Michaels defeated Razor Ramon in their 2nd Ladder match to retain the Intercontinental title.
  • September 11, 1995 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Sycho Sid.
  • September 24, 1995 – In Your House 3: Shawn Michaels and Diesel defeated Yokozuna and British Bulldog to win the Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~The following night they were stripped of the titles because Owen Hart showed up late and got pinned in the match.
  • October 9, 1995 – RAW: Yokozuna/Owen Hart/British Bulldogs vs Diesel/Shawn Michaels/Undertaker.
  • Shawn Michaels was attacked (in real life) outside of a night club in Syracuse, New York by a group of “thugs”.
  • October 22, 1995 – In Your House IV: Shawn Michaels is forced to forfiet the title to Dean Douglas due to injuries.

World Wrestling Federation – The Early Return

  • November 19, 1995 – Survivor Series: Shawn Michaels made his return to in-ring action during a Wildcard Survivor match.
  • ~~~Michaels and Ahmed Johnson and Bulldog and Sycho Sid defeated Yokozuna and Owen Hart and Dean Douglas and Razor Ramon.
  • November 20, 1995 – RAW: Shawn Michaels collapsed during a match with Owen Hart after Owen kicked Michaels in the head.
  • ~~~The incident was a work, to write Michaels out of storylines after returning from his injuries too quickly.

World Wrestling Federation – The Boyhood Dream

  • January 21, 1996 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels won the Royal Rumble to earn a WWF title shot at Wrestlemania.
  • January 29, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Yokozuna.
  • February 5, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Diesel defeated Yokozuna and The British Bulldog by Count Out.
  • February 18, 1996 – In Your House 6: Shawn Michaels defeated Owen Hart with his WM title shot on the line.
  • March 4, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated The 1-2-3 Kid.
  • March 25, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Leif Cassidy (Al Snow).
  • March 31, 1996 – Wrestlemania 12: Shawn Michaels defeated Bret Hart in a 60-minute Iron man match (1-0) to win the WWF title!
  • April 8, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Jerry Lawler.
  • April 28, 1997 – In Your House 7: Shawn Michaels defeated Diesel in a “No Holds Barred” match to retain the WWF title.
  • April 29, 1996 – RAW: Diana Smith (Bulldog’s wife) accused Shawn Michaels of making advances towards her the night before.
  • May 13, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Hunter Heurst Helmsley.
  • May 26, 1996 – Beware of Dog: Shawn Michaels vs British Bulldog ended in a DRAW.
  • June 23, 1996 – King of the Ring: Shawn Michaels defeated The British Bulldog to retain the WWF title.
  • July 1, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Marty Jannetty to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • July 1996: Shawn Michaels shocked the WWF when he brought back Sycho Sid to be his partner when Ultimate Warrior left.
  • July 15, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Billy Gunn.
  • July 21, 1996 – International Incident: Owen Hart/Bulldog/Vader defeated Michaels/Sid/Ahmed Johnson (Vader pinned HBK).
  • July 22, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Ahmed Johnson defeated The Smoking Gunns.
  • August 12, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Owen Hart by disqualification to retain the Heavyweight title.
  • August 18, 1996 – Summerslam: Shawn Michaels defeated Vader to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • August 19, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Yokozuna to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • August 24, 1996 – WWF Xperience: Shawn Michaels defeated Goldust in a Ladder match to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • September 6, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Goldust to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • September 22, 1996 – Mind Games: Shawn Michaels defeated Mankind by disqualification to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • September 30, 1996 – RAW: Vader and Jim Cornette defeated Shawn Michaels and Jose Lothario.
  • October 14, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Steve Austin by Disqualification.
  • October 28, 1996 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated The British Bulldog by Disqualification.
  • November 11, 1996 – RAW: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated Shawn Michaels and Sycho Sid.
  • November 16, 1996 – Survivor Series: Sycho Sid defeated Shawn Michaels for the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~Sid smashed a TV camera over Jose Lothario at ringside and Michaels went to check on him and Sid capitalized!
  • December 15, 1996 – It’s Time: Shawn Michaels defeated Mankind.
  • January 19, 1997 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels defeated Sycho Sid to recapture the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • February 10, 1997 – RAW: Shawn Michaels forfeited the title due to a knee injury.

World Wrestling Federation – Shawn Michaels in Limbo

  • March 23, 1997 – Wrestlemania 13: Shawn Michaels joined commentary for the Undertaker vs Sid main event.
  • ~~~Before the match, Bret Hart showed up and accused Shawn Michaels of faking his leg injury to avoid wrestling him.
  • Shawn Michaels then formed a short-lived tag team with Steve Austin but also feuded at the same time.
  • May 26, 1997 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Steve Austin defeated Owen Hart and British Bulldog to win the Tag Team titles!
  • June 2, 1997 – RAW: The Legion of Doom defeated Shawn Micheals and Steve Austin by Count Out.
  • June 9, 1997 – King of the Ring: Shawn Michaels vs Steve Austin ended in a NO CONTEST (Tag titles were vacated).
  • August 3, 1997 – Summerslam: Shawn Michaels refereed the main event between The Undertaker and Bret Hart.
  • ~~~Michaels ‘accidentally’ whacked the Undertaker with a chair, causing him to lose the WWF title to Bret.
  • August 11, 1997 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Mankind.
  • August 18, 1997 – RAW: The Undertaker and Mankind defeated Shawn Michaels and Hunter Heurst Helmsley by Disqualification.
  • September 7, 1997 – Ground Zero: Shawn Michaels battled The Undertaker to a NO CONTEST.

World Wrestling Federation – Degeneration-X.

  • September 1997: Shawn Michaels and Hunter Hearst Helmsley formed Degeneration X with Chyna and Rick Rude.
  • September 20, 1997 – One Night Only: Shawn Michaels defeated The British Bulldog to win the European title.
  • October 5, 1997 – Bad Blood: The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels battled in the 1st (and possibly greatest) Hell in the Cell match ever.
  • ~~~The intense match included the Undertaker chasing and battling Michaels on the roof of the 20′ tall cage.
  • ~~~Taker then threw Michaels off the side of the cage and through the broadcast table.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels pulls out the victory after Kane interfers and costs his “brother” the match.
  • October 13, 1997 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Flash Funk to retain the European title.
  • October 20, 1997 – RAW: Shawn Michaels vs Owen Hart ended in a NO CONTEST.
  • November 3, 1997 – RAW: Ken Shamrock defeated Shawn Michaels by Disqualification.
  • November 9, 1997 – Survivor Series: Shawn Michaels defeated Bret Hart for the WWF Heavyweight title with a lot of controversy.
  • November 24, 1997 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Vader to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • December 6, 1997 – Degeneration-X: Ken Shamrock defeated Shawn Michaels by Disqualification (Michaels retains).
  • ~~~After the match, Owen Hart showed up (first time since Survivor Series) and attacked Michaels to avenge his brother.
  • December 15, 1997 – RAW: The Legion of Doom defeated Shawn Michaels and Hunter Heurst Helmlsey.
  • December 22, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Heurst Helmlsey defeated Shawn Michaels to capture the European title.
  • ~~~This match was a mochary as Michaels and Helmsley faked the match took weak exagerated bumps and Michaels laid down.
  • December 29, 1997 – RAW: Owen Hart defeated Shawn Michaels by disqualification (Michaels retains WWF title).
  • January 18, 1998 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels defeated The Undertaker in a Casket match to retain the WWF title.
  • ~~~During the match, Michaels took a back bump onto the casket that would ultimately lead to his retirement.
  • ~~~Michaels was kept ‘out of action’ until Wrestlemania, where he would wrestle his last match – - until 2002.
  • March 1998: Vince McMahon announced that Mike Tyson would be referee at WM14, but Tyson turned around and joined DX!!!
  • March 29, 1998 – Wrestlemania 14: Steve Austin defeated Shawn Michaels to win the WWF title with Mike Tyson as referee.
  • ~~~Mike Tyson turned on DX and helped “Cold Stone” Steve Austin beat Michaels, ripping off his DX shirt revealing a 3:16 shirt!

Shawn Michaels: Real Life

  • Shawn Michaels married former nitro girl, Whisper, who he was introduced to by WCW’s Kevin Nash.
  • Shawn Michaels, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman and Paul Levesque are collectively known as the Kliq.

World Wrestling Federation – Commissioner HBK

  • 1998: Shawn Michaels took a none-physical on-air role as “Commissioner” of the World Wrestling Federation.
  • November 23, 1998 – RAW: Commissioner Shawn Michaels turned on DX and joined Vince McMahon’s Corporation.
  • That arrangement was short-lived, as Shawn Michaels broke away and became a fan-friendly commissioner to Vince’s dismay.

World Wrestling Federation – WWF Personality

  • Royal Rumble 2002: Shawn Michaels hosted the Royal Rumble PPV at WWF New York.
  • ~~~Rumors circulated of Michaels’ possible return in a storyline with Kevin Nash and Scott Hall when they redebut.

World Wrestling Federation – New World order

  • June 3, 2002 – RAW: Shawn Michaels finally returns, introduced by nWo leader Kevin Nash as the newest member of the nWo.
  • June 10, 2002 – RAW: Shawn Michaels explains why he has returned to the WWE to join the new World order.
  • ~~~Michaels says that his best friend, Kevin Nash, was always there for him.
  • ~~~Michaels the then shocks the audience by superkicking Booker T out of the nWo!
  • July 8, 2002 – RAW: Nash, XPac, Big Show, Benoit and Guerrero def Booker, Goldust, Bubba, Spike, and RVD.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels interfered, superkicking Booker T, allowing Big Show to chokeslam Booker for the win!
  • ~~~During the conclusion of the match, Kevin Nash tore his quadputting himself BACK on the injured list.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Story of Shawn Michaels and Triple H

  • July 21, 2002 – Vengeance: Michaels convinces Triple H to join him on the RAW brand..
  • July 22, 2002 – RAW: Triple H convinced Michaels to reform DX. But HHH tricked and pedigreed him instead!
  • July 29, 2002 – RAW: Michaels walks around backstage, he bumped into Big Show and Booker T separately.
  • ~~~Each instance Shawn seemed to rub the wrestler the wrong way.
  • ~~~Later in the night, Michaels is brutally attacked in the parking lot and had his head thrown through a car window!!
  • August 5, 2002 – RAW: Michaels (wheelchair-bound) talks to Triple H via satelite hookup.
  • ~~~Triple H vows to find out who attacked Michaels and make them pay for what they did!
  • ~~~Michaels shows a security video from last week which clearly shows that it was Triple H himself who attacked him!
  • ~~~A furious Shawn Michaels challenges Triple H to a match at SummerSlam.
  • August 19, 2002 – RAW: The Rock vs Triple H ends in a NO CONTEST when Brock Lesnar (sitting in the front row) interfers.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels also interfers, jumping over the top rope onto Triple H!
  • August 25, 2002 – Summerslam: Shawn Michaels defeats Triple H in a “showstealer”.
  • ~~~After the match, HHH attacks Michaels with a sledgehammer after the match, resulting in Michaels being stretchered out.
  • September 2, 2002 – RAW: Shawn Michaels gives an interview from his wheelchair in San Antonio.
  • ~~~Shawn reports on his condition and warns Triple H of his eventual return by saying “Don’t hunt what you can’t kill”.
  • October 21, 2002 – RAW: Shawn Michaels live at THE WORLD in NY comes out in a wheel chair to give an interview;
  • ~~~Shawn leaps up out of the wheelchair and threatens Triple H that he could attack anywhere, anytime!
  • October 28, 2002 – RAW: Kane defeats Triple H in a Casket match, when Michaels pops out of the casket and superkicks HHH.
  • November 4, 2002 – RAW: Kane and Booker T defeat Triple H and Chris Jericho when Michaels runs down and superkicks HHH.
  • November 17, 2002 – Survivor Series: Michaels def HHH, RVD, Y2J, Booker and Kane in the Elimination Chamber to win the World title!
  • November 25, 2002 – RAW: Rob Van Dam defeats Shawn Michaels by disqualification after HHH interfers and brutalizes Michaels.
  • December 2, 2002 – RAW: Triple H defeats Rob Van Dam in a #1 Contenders match with Shawn Michaels as the referee.
  • December 9, 2002 – RAW: At the end of the show, Shawn Michaels throws Triple H into a dumpster and jumps off a trailer onto him!
  • December 15, 2002 – Armageddon: Triple H defeats Shawn Michaels in a three match series to win the WWE World Heavyweight title!
  • ~~~HHH b HBK in a street fight :: HBK b HHH in a cage match :: HHH b HBK in a ladder match!
  • January 19, 2003 – Royal Rumble: Michaels enters at #1, but is the first to be eliminated also, by none other than Chris Jericho!
  • Febuary 17, 2003 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Jeff Hardy defeats Chris Jericho and Christian.
  • March 3, 2003 – RAW: Shawn Michaels gets brutally attacked by Jericho, who lays down a challenge for Wrestlemania 19!
  • March 24, 2003 – RAW: Chris Jericho showed short clips to prove how similar his style is to Shawn Michaels’ style 10 years ago.
  • March 30, 2003 – Wrestlemania 19: Shawn Michaels defeats Chris Jericho in the sleeper hit match of the night.
  • ~~~After the match, Jericho hugs Michaels and then turns on him with a low blow!
  • April 7, 2003 – RAW: Booker T and Shawn Michaels defeats Chris Jericho and Triple H in a tag team match.
  • ~~~After the match, Jericho, HHH and Flair brutally attack Micheals and Booker until Kevin Nash returns to make the save!
  • April 27, 2003 – Backlash: Triple H/Chris Jericho/Ric Flair defeats Booker T/Shawn Michaels/Kevin Nash.
  • May 26, 2003 – RAW: Triple H defeats Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels when Flair turned on Michaels and reformed the Evolution!
  • June 2, 2003 – RAW: Triple H/Ric Flair/Randy Orton defeat Kevin Nash/Shawn Michaels/Hurricane in a 6man tag.
  • June 15, 2003 – Bad Blood: Ric Flair defeated Shawn Michaels after Randy Orton interfered and whacked HBK with a chair!
  • June 23, 2003 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Kevin Nash defeated Ric Flair and Randy Orton.
  • July 7, 2003 – RAW: Shawn Michaels appears on the HI-LITE reel to apoligize to the Canadian fans for screwing Bret Hart in 1997.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels goes from face-mode to heel-mode, telling the entire city to “get over it” and move on!
  • July 21, 2003 – RAW: Chris Jericho defeated Shawn Michaels after repeated interference from the members of Evolution.
  • August 24, 2003 – Summerslam: Triple H beat Goldberg, Randy Orton, Y2J, Michaels and Kevin Nash in an Elimination Chamber.
  • September 1, 2003 – RAW: Bill Goldberg / Maven / Shawn Michaels beat Triple H / Ric Flair / Randy Orton.
  • September 21, 2003 – Unforgiven: Randy Orton defeated Shawn Michaels after he used a forign object given to him by Ric Flair!
  • September 29, 2003 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Bill Goldberg beat Ric Flair and Randy Orton by disqualification when Rodney Mack interferes.
  • ~~~Mark Henry also comes down and attacked HBK and busts him open, then drags him to the stage and stares down at Goldberg!
  • October 6, 2003 – RAW: Bill Goldberg defeated Mark Henry by disqualification when Rodney Mack ran down and interfered.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels ran down for the attempted save, but got accidentally speared by Goldberg!
  • October 13, 2003 – RAW: Bill Goldberg and Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton, Ric Flair and Mark Henry in a handicap match.
  • ~~~After the match, Shawn Michaels accidentally superkicked Bill Goldberg and proclaimed that now they were even.
  • October 20, 2003 – RAW: Bill Goldberg vs Shawn Michael is a draw when BATISTA appears and “takes out” Goldberg.
  • October 27, 2003 – RAW: Mark Henry beat Lance Storm by disqualification when Shawn Michaels ran in and superkicked Mark Henry!
  • November 3, 2003 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Mark Henry after a little sweet chin music.
  • November 10, 2003 – RAW: Shawn Michales defeated Randy Orton in their second “Legend vs Legend Killer” match.
  • November 16, 2003 – Survivor Series: Team Bischoff defeated Team Austin officially ending Steve Austin’s reign as co-GM of RAW.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels was the last man on Austin’s team to be eliminated and put up and incredible battle!
  • November 17, 2003 – RAW: Shawn Michaels is sent home with a “guity conscious” by General Manager Bischoff.
  • November 24, 2003 – RAW ROULETTE: Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho defeated Batista and Ric Flair in the main event.
  • ~~~Chris Jericho superkicked Shawn Michaels, who landed on top of Batista to score the pinfall!
  • ~~~Batista attacked Shawn Michaels and choked him out, causing him to bleed from the mouth area.
  • December 1, 2003 – RAW: Bill Goldberg and Shawn Michaels and Rob Van Dam beat Batista and Randy Orton and Kane in the main event!
  • December 14, 2003 – Armageddon: Shawn Michaels defeated Batista w/Ric Flair.
  • December 15, 2003 – RAW: Rob Van Dam and Shawn Michaels beat Triple H/Ric Flair/Batista (HBK pinned HHH).
  • December 29, 2003 – RAW San Antonio: Triple H and Shawn Michaels fought in a 40-minute battle which ended in a double pin!
  • ~~~Eric Bischoff, who was acting as referee, declared that in the event of a tie, the title stays with the champion!
  • Janaury 5, 2004 – RAW: Triple H and Shawn Michaels go face-to-face, ending with HHH giving HBK the pedigree in the ring!
  • Janaury 12, 2004 – RAW: Triple H and Michaels go face-to-face again, HBK superkicked The Coach to prove it only takes 1 second!
  • January 25, 2004 – Royal Rumble: Triple H vs Shawn Michaels went to a DRAW in a “Last Man Standing Match (HHH retains title!)
  • Janaury 26, 2004 – RAW: Triple H and Shawn Michaels argue over who the better man is, until they are interrupted by.. Chris Benoit!
  • ~~~Benoit goes on to let them know he doesn’t care which of them is champion, he’s going to take it at Wrestlemania!
  • February 2, 2004 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton in a non-title match after interference from Mick Foley.
  • February 9, 2004 – RAW: During the HHH/Benoit contract signing, HBK superkicked Benoit and signed his name on the contract!
  • February 16, 2004 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Benoit with distraction from Triple H, who attacked HBK after the match!
  • March 1, 2004 – RAW: Randy Orton and Batista beat Shawn Michaels and Chris Benoit when Michaels and Benoit start fighting!
  • March 14, 2004 – Wrestlemania XX: Chris Benoit beat Triple H and Shawn Michaels to capture the World title by making HHH tap out!
  • March 15, 2004 – RAW: Evolution (Randy Orton, Batista and Ric Flair) defeated Shawn Michaels and Chris Benoit in a handicap match.
  • March 29, 2004 – RAW: Ric Flair and Batista defeated Chris Benoit and Shawn Michaels by disqualification with special guest referee Johnny Nitro.
  • ~~~Benoit and Michaels had won the match, but Johnny Nitro changed his mind and ruled that Flair was not the legal man!
  • April 12, 2004 – RAW: Michaels and Foley and Benoit and Benjamin beat Evolution (HHH/Ric Flair/Randy Orton/Batista) in the main event.
  • April 18, 2004 – Backlash: Chris Benoit defeated Triple H and Shawn Michaels in a 3-WAY to retain the World title!
  • May 3, 2004 – RAW: Chris Benoit defeated Shawn Michaels when HHH pedigreed them both and drapped Benoit’s arm over Michaels!
  • May 10, 2004 – RAW: Triple H vs Shelton Benjamin is a NO CONTEST when Shawn Michaels shows up and attacks Triple H!
  • ~~~Eric Bischoff decides to make an example out of Shawn Michaels and suspend him indefinitly for being out of control!
  • May 17, 2004 – RAW: Triple H was in the final two of a #1 Contenders Battle Royal but HBK appeared and caused his elimination!
  • May 24, 2004 – RAW: Triple H and Shawn Michaels brawl throughout the entire night until Eric Bischoff books a Hell in a Cell match!
  • June 7, 2004 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton by Disqualification when Batista interfered.
  • ~~~After the match, Shawn Michaels ran up to the Evolution SkyBox and brawled with Triple H as the show closed.
  • June 13, 2004 – Bad Blood: Triple H defeated Shawn Michaels in a vicious 50-minute Hell in a Cell match!
  • June 14, 2004 – RAW: Jim Ross tries to initiate a handshake between Triple H and Shawn Michaels after their Hell in a Cell match.
  • ~~~Kane showed up and attacked Shawn Michaels (HHH ran away) and put HBK’s head between a folding chair and stomped it!
  • ~~~A bloodied HBK was stretchered out as is out of action with a “crushed larynx” (storyline).

World Wrestling Entertainment – Another Heartbreak Kid Return:

  • August 30, 2004 – RAW: Lita tells Kane that she had signed him to wrestle Shawn Michaels at Unforgiven.
  • September 12, 2004 – Unforgiven: Shawn Michaels defeated Kane w/Lita in a “No disqualification” match.
  • September 13, 2004 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho defeated Christian and Tyson Tomko.
  • ~~~After the match, Christian hit the UnPrettier on Shawn Michaels on the outside ringside floor.
  • September 20, 2004 – RAW: Chris Jericho vs Shawn Michaels ended in a NO CONTEST when Christian and Tyson Tomko interfered.
  • September 27, 2004 – RAW: Christian and Tyson Tomko beat Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho (Christian pinned Michaels!)
  • October 4, 2004 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Christian dispite interference by Tyson Tomko.
  • October 11, 2004 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Chris Benoit and Edge defeated Evolution (Triple H and Ric Flair and Batista).
  • ~~~Edge stole the pinfall on Triple H from Shawn Michaels and celebrated as if he had done all of the work.
  • ~~~Edge turned heel after the match, spearing both Shawn Michaels and Chris Benoit to prove he was superior.
  • October 18, 2004 – RAW: Edge defeated Chris Benoit and Shawn Michaels in a Triple Threat Match.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels suffered a torn meniscus during the 3WAY and needs surgery, which puts him in jeopardy for Taboo Tuesday.
  • October 19, 2004 – Taboo Tuesday: Shawn Michaels (39%) beat out Edge (33%) and Chris Benoit (28%) in the voting for a title shot.
  • ~~~Triple H defeating Shawn Michaels, who put in an incredibly gutsy effort while injured, to retain the World title.
  • October 25, 2004 – RAW: Shawn Michaels gives an emotional speech about being injured and vowing to come back for the fans.
  • December 27, 2004 – RAW: Eric Bischoff announces that Shawn Michaels will be the referee for the Elimination Chamber Match.
  • January 9, 2005 – New Year’s Revolution: Triple H won his 2nd Elimination Chamber match to recapture the World Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~Triple H beat Randy Orton and Batista and Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho and Edge (Shawn Michaels was guest referee).
  • ~~~Edge was eliminated after he speared referee Shawn Michaels, who got revenge by superkicking Edge in the face!
  • January 10, 2005 – RAW: Edge called out Shawn Michaels and they had a pull apart brawl all over the building.
  • January 17, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Christian but was speared by Edge after the match.
  • January 24, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho and Chris Benoit defeated Edge and Christian and Tyson Tomko.
  • January 30, 2005 – Royal Rumble: Edge defeated Shawn Michaels while holding the tights and feet on the ropes in their grudge match.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels was eliminted from the Royal Rumble match by Kurt Angle, who came back and tossed Michaels!
  • ~~~Kurt Angle then assualted Shawn Michaels at ringside, ramming him into the ring steps and applying the anklelock!
  • January 31, 2005 – RAW: Randy Orton and Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H and Ric Flair w/Batista.
  • February 7, 2005 – RAW in Japan: Shawn Michaels defeated Ric Flair after hitting the Sweet Chin Music.
  • February 21, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Randy Orton defeated Edge and Christian.
  • ~~~After the match, Edge attacked Shawn Michaels backstage and viciously speared him.
  • February 28, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Edge in a grueling “Anything Goes Street Fight”.
  • ~~~After the match, Kurt Angle ran in from the audience and viciously attacked an already bloodied Shawn Michaels.
  • March 3, 2005 – SmackDown: A paranoid Kurt Angle was prepared to defend his medels in the Kurt Angle Invitational.
  • ~~~Out of nowhere, Shawn Michaels (dressed as a camera man), attacked Kurt Angle from behind until Secuity broke it up!
  • March 14, 2005 – RAW: The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty) defeated La Resistance (Rob Conway and Sylvain Grenier).
  • March 21, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Robert Conway w/Sylvain Grenier.
  • March 24, 2005 – SmackDown: Kurt Angle brings out the vivacious Sensational Sherri to sing their version of “Sexy Kurt”.
  • ~~~Sherri starts to get emotional after watching an old HBK video so Kurt Angle puts her in the anklelock submission!
  • March 28, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan by disqualification after Kurt Angle showed up to interfere!
  • April 3, 2005 – Wrestlemania 21: Kurt Angle defeated Shawn Michaels in a classic show-stealing Interpromotional match.
  • April 4, 2005 – RAW: Muhammad Hassan and Khosrow Daivari assaulted Shawn Michaels leaving him unconsious in the ring.
  • April 11, 2005 – RAW: Khosrow Daivari (debut) defeated Shawn Michaels after interference from Muhammad Hassan.
  • April 18, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan by disqualification after Daivari interfered and double-teamed HBK.
  • ~~~Suddenly “Real American” music came over the loud speaker and Hollywood Hulk Hogan came down to make the save for HBK!
  • April 25, 2005 – RAW: Mean Gene interviews Shawn Michaels and Hulk Hogan about their upcoming tag match on PPV.
  • Shawn Michaels suffered a Grade 1 concussion during his match against Edge when smashed in the head with Edge’s briefcase.
  • May 2005: Shawn Michaels received the Holy Family Community Service Award from Holy Family University.
  • May 1, 2005 – Backlash: Hulk Hogan and Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan and Khosrow Daivari.
  • May 2, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Shelton Benjamin in a “Gold Rush Tournament” match that was a MOTY Candidate.
  • ~~~The match came to a vicious conclusion when Shelton tried a springboard move but was hit square in the jaw with a SUPERKICK!
  • May 9, 2005 – RAW: Edge defeated Shawn Michaels in a Round #2 “Gold Rush Tournament” match by using the briefcase!

World Wrestling Entertainment – Another Heartbreak Kid Return:

  • June 13, 2005 – RAW: Kurt Angle was drafted to RAW and is immediately challenged by Shawn Michaels for a match at Vengeance.
  • June 20, 2005 – RAW: Triple H and Kurt Angle w/Ric Flair defeated Batista and Shawn Michaels (HHH pinned Batista).
  • June 26, 2005 – Vengeance: Shawn Michaels defeated Kurt Angle in a rematch from Wrestlemania 21.
  • June 27, 2005 – RAW: John Cena and Shawn Michaels and Hulk Hogan defeated Chris Jericho and Christian and Tyson Tomko!!!
  • July 4, 2005 – RAW: Carlito Cool had Hulk Hogan on his Cabana to promote “Hogan Knows Best” but Kurt Angle interrupted.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels and Hulk Hogan defeated Kurt Angle and Carlito Cool | Michaels turned heel and superkicked Hogan!!
  • July 11, 2005 – RAW: Carlito Cool and Chris Jericho fight over who will interview Shawn Michaels but Piper’s Pit returns!!
  • ~~~Roddy Piper interviewed Michaels and asked him why he turned on Hulk Hogan. Michaels superkicked Roddy Piper!!
  • July 18, 2005 – RAW: Hulk Hogan accepted Shawn Michaels’ challenge to a match at Summerslam 2005!
  • July 25, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels went to the ring and cut a promo on Hulk Hogan and vows to prove he’s the ICON.
  • August 1, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels created a vignette of himself impersonating Hulk Hogan’s appearance on Larry King LIVE.
  • August 8, 2005 – RAW: Hulk Hogan went face-to-face with Shawn Michaels and accepted his challenge for a match at Summerslam.
  • August 15, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels cut a super-heel promo against Hulk Hogan and teased the Montreal fans about Bret Hart.
  • ~~~At one point, Shawn Michaels dared Bret Hart to come down, and Hart’s theme music played but he did not make an appearance.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Hulk Hogan defeated Kurt Angle by disqualification after Shawn Michaels interfered and put Hogan in the sharpshooter!
  • August 21, 2005 – Summerslam: Hulk Hogan defeated Shawn Michaels in the main event concluding with an emotional handshake.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Business as Usual:

  • August 22, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels opened RAW with a babyface promo only to be interrupted by newcomer Chris Masters.
  • August 29, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels was on Carlito’s Cabana and was double-teamed by Carlito Cool and Chris Masters.
  • ~~~Ric Flair made the save, setting up a tag match, but Ric Flair was later attacked by a “mystery man” and was taken to hospital.
  • ~~~A bloody Ric Flair returned during the match but ended up submitting to the Masterlock and losing the match for Michaels.
  • September 12, 2005 – RAW: Ric Flair defeated Chris Masters by disqualification when Carlito Cool interfered (Shawn Michaels made the save!).
  • ~~~Chris Masters quickly attacked Shawn Michaels and put him into the Masterlock submission until Michaels passed out!
  • September 18, 2005 – Unforgiven: “The Heart Break Kid” Shawn Michaels defeated “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters.
  • September 19, 2005 – RAW: John Cena/Matt Hardy/Shawn Michaels/Big Show beat Kurt Angle/Edge/Chris Masters/Gene Snitsky.
  • September 26, 2005 – RAW: Carlito Cool and Chris Masters defeated John Cena and Shawn Michaels in a Tables match.
  • October 3, 2005 – WWE Homecoming: Kurt Angle vs Shawn Michaels in a 30-minute Iron Man match ended in a 2-falls-to-2 draw!
  • October 10, 2005 – RAW: Kurt Angle and Carlito Cool and Edge w/Lita defeated John Cena and Shawn Michaels and The Big Show.
  • October 17, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Carlito Cool to qualify to be on the ballot for the Taboo Tuesday main event.
  • October 24, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated The Big Show and Kane in a Triple Threat match to impress the voters.
  • October 31, 2005 – RAW: John Cena vs Shawn Michaels ended in a No Contest when Kurt Angle interfered.
  • November 1, 2005 – Taboo Tuesday: John Cena defeated Kurt Angle and Shawn Michaels to retain the WWE championship!
  • ~~~Fans Choice: 1) Shawn Michaels 46%, 2) The Big Show 16%, and 3) Kane 38% – (Kane and Big Show got the tag title shot)..
  • November 7, 2005 – RAW: Kurt Angle and Chris Masters defeated John Cena and Shawn Michaels by Disqualification.
  • November 11, 2005 – Ted DiBiase’s Power Wrestling Alliance: Shawn Michaels made an appearance and smoke about his faith.
  • November 14, 2005 – RAW Eddie Guerrero Tribute: Rey Mysterio defeated Shawn Michaels in an incredible 1-on-1 match-up.
  • November 21, 2005 – RAW: Team RAW and Team SmackDown met up in the parking lot and Batista was chokeslammed on a car!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels vs John Layfield in a Lumberjack match ended in a No Contest (Team RAW and Team SD! as Lumberjacks).
  • November 25, 2005 – SmackDown: Rey Mysterio and John Bradshaw Layfield vs William Regal and Paul Burchill was a No Contest.
  • ~~~RAW’s Chris Masters and Carlito Cool purchased ringside seats, and distracted security while Shawn Michaels interfered!
  • ~~~Security chased Michaels away while Masters and Cool attacked Mysterio, the SD! locker room ran down to make the save!
  • November 27, 2005 – Survivor Series: Team SmackDown defeated Team RAW in an Elimination match (Randy Orton sole survivor!).
  • ~~~Team SmackDown consisted of Batista, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, John Bradshaw Layfield, Bobby Lashley.
  • ~~~Team RAW consisted of Shawn Michaels, The Big Show, Kane, Carlito Cool and “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters.
  • November 28, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Carlito Cool dispite having “injured” his knee during the match.
  • December 5, 2005 – RAW: Carlito Cool and Kurt Angle w/Daivari defeated Shawn Michaels and Shelton Benjamin.
  • ~~~Shelton Benjamin tried to hotshot but messed up and got pinned and then shoved Shawn Michaels after the match!
  • December 12, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated The Big Show in an “Elimination Chamber Qualyfing” match.
  • December 19, 2005 – RAW from Afganistan: Shawn Michaels defeated Triple H in a Boot Camp Match (No Holds Barred).
  • December 25, 2005: HBK won “RAW MOTY”, “Best RAW Wrestler”, and “Best Overall Wrestler” on the 2005 OWW Awards.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Don’t Cross The Boss:

  • December 26, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Gene Snitsky in a Beat The Clock Match – but his time was beaten by Kane.
  • ~~~Later that Night, Shawn Michaels interrupted Vince McMahon’s personal review of Bret Hart’s DVD: The Bret Hart Story.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels said it was one thing for Bret Hart to be bitter, but Vince McMahon should just “Get Over It” already.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon took offense to Shawn Michaels comments and warned Michaels “Shawn, don’t make me screw you too!”.
  • January 12, 2006: Shawn Michaels appeared on Trinity Broadcasting’s program “Praise The Lord”, which was co-hosted by Sting.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels, with fellow guest Vince Russo, talked about his life, his career, his family and his faith in God.
  • ~~~Shawn stated that he was asked by Vince McMahon to lead the locker room in prayer the day Eddie Guerrero passed away.
  • January 2, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon said he should have fired Shawn Michaels last week and vowed to be a torn in HBK’s side.
  • ~~~Kane defeated Shawn Michaels after distraction from Vince McMahon (HBK was banned from using the Superkick).
  • January 8, 2006 – New Year’s Revolution: John Cena outlasted five other men to win the Elimination Chamber to retain the WWE title!
  • ~~~John Cena defeated Shawn Michaels and Kurt Angle and Chris Masters and Carlito Cool and Kane in the Elimination Chamber.
  • January 9, 2006 – RAW: Chris Masters and Carlito Cool defeated Shawn Michaels and Kurt Angle (they could not co-exist).
  • January 16, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Kurt Angle when Daivari botched his interference and cost Angle the match.
  • January 23, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Shelton Benjamin w/Shelton Benjamin’s Mama.
  • ~~~After: Vince McMahon tried to break Shawn Michaels by giving him a bizarre speech about the old days of doing drugs.
  • January 29, 2006 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels entered at #25 but was targeted by guys who wanted to impress Vince McMahon.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels managed to eliminate both Mercury and Nitro, as well as Shelton Benjamin before Vince McMahon came down.
  • ~~~While Shawn Michaels confronted Vince, Shane McMahon snuck in from behind and threw Michaels over the top rope!
  • January 30, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels challenged Vince McMahon to a match, but Shane McMahon whacked him with a chair!
  • February 13, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon forced Shawn Michaels into “Mandatory Retirement” but Michaels ripped up the papers!
  • February 20, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny and Johnny and Mikey and Nicky) by disqualification in a Handicap match.
  • ~~~By orders of Vince McMahon, The Spirit Squad attacked Shawn Michaels until Marty Jannetty made a shocking save for HBK!
  • February 27, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon tried to force Marty Jannetty to join the “Mr. McMahon Kiss My Ass Club” for a job.
  • ~~~Marty Jannetty refused and ended up taking the Masterlock Challenge until Vince McMahon punched Jannetty in the face!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels ran out, followed by Shane McMahon who whacked Michaels with a chair and made him kiss Vince’s ass!
  • March 6, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon gave an Oscar-style acceptance speech to brag about when he accomplished last week.
  • ~~~Later that night, a pregnant Stephanie McMahon tried to apologize for her family but ended up drugging Shawn Michaels’ water!
  • ~~~Shane McMahon w/Vince McMahon defeated Shawn Michaels after Michaels suffered vision problems and took a vicious beating.
  • ~~~Right after that, Shawn Michaels was forced into another match where Vince simply covered him and got the arrogant 1-2-3.
  • March 13, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon and Shane McMahon forced Shawn Michaels to take a public urine test for drugs live in the ring.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels peed in a cup and rebelled by throwing the liquid into Vince McMahon’s face! Vince booked a Cage match for later.
  • ~~~The Spirit Squad (Kenny/Johnny/Nicky/Mikey) beat Shawn Michaels in a Handicap Cage match when Shane McMahon interfered.
  • ~~~Shawn McMahon ordered the Cage to be raised and then gave the bloody Shawn Michaels a “Coast to Coast”
  • March 18, 2006 – Saturday Night’s Main Event: Shane McMahon w/Vince McMahon defeated Shawn Michaels in a Street Fight.
  • ~~~The highlight of the match was Shawn Michaels superplexing Shane McMahon off a ladder and through two tables at ringside!
  • ~~~The lowlight of the match was the finish where Vince McMahon rehashed the screwjob – thus hinting a Bret Hart return!
  • March 20, 2006 – RAW: Triple H and Shane McMahon beat John Cena and Shawn Michaels by a bogus disqualification ordered by Vince McMahon.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels vs Triple H and Shane McMahon in a Handicap match ended in a No Contest when Cena interfered against orders..
  • March 27, 2006 – RAW: Triple H vs Shawn Michaels ended in a No Contest when Vince McMahon interfered (Cena made the save).
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: John Cena defeated Vince McMahon by disqualification with Triple H and Shawn Michaels handcuffed outside of the ring.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon kicked Cena between the legs for the disqualification and gave Triple H the key and they demolished Cena and Michaels.
  • April 2, 2006 – WrestleMania 22: Shawn Michaels defeated Vince McMahon w/Shane McMahon in a Super Grudge match.
  • April 3, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon claimed that God cheated and helped Shawn Michaels win the match at WrestleMania 22.
  • April 17, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated UMAGA by disqualification when Armando Alejandro Estrada and Vince McMahon interfered.
  • ~~~McMahon took over and was going to further assault Michaels but an “act from God” prevented Vince from entering the ring.
  • April 24, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels vs Shane McMahon w/Vince McMahon was a No Contest in a vicious grudge match.
  • ~~~The McMahons laid out Shawn Michaels on the Announce Table and Shane did his famous flying elbow off the top rope!
  • April 30, 2006 – Backlash: Vince McMahon and Shane McMahon defeated Shawn Michaels and God..
  • May 1, 2006 – RAW: Kane defeated Rob Conway when referee Shawn Michaels put a yellow “May 19th” shirt on Conway.
  • May 8, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny and Mikey and Nicky and Johnny and Mitch) defeated Shawn Michaels and John Cena.
  • ~~~After the match, Triple H came down and gave John Cena the Pedigree and stood over him doing the DX crotch chop!
  • May 15, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels vs Kenny Doane with Shane McMahon as the referee ended in a No Contest.
  • ~~~Triple H was supposed to bash Shawn Michaels with the sledgehammer but instead “accidentally” bashed Shane McMahon!
  • May 22, 2006 – RAW: The Spirit Squad defeated Shawn Michaels in a 5-on-1 Handicap match and also destroyed HBK’s knee!
  • ~~~Vince McMahon ordered Triple H to take out Shawn Michaels with a sledgehammer, but HHH instead attacked the Spirit Squad!

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Return of DX (Suck It, Vince!):

  • June 12, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon gave a “State of the WWE Address” adding that HHH would join HBK on the Highway to Hell.
  • ~~~Triple H took on The Spirit Squad in a Gauntlet match and was getting destroyed when Shawn Michaels returned to make the save!
  • ~~~Triple H and Shawn Michaels got rid of the Spirit Squad and then gave McMahon the “DX Crotch Chop” signalling the return of D-X!
  • June 19, 2006 – RAW: Vince McMahon had his revenge planned for DX but was left the building when he heard Stephanie was in labour!
  • ~~~The Spirit Squad showed up during the show and called out Degeneration-X but they ended up getting covered in green slime!.
  • ~~~Later On: DX (HHH and HBK) had their official in-ring reunion, and admitted that they made up the story about Stephanie – Oops!
  • June 26, 2006 – RAW: Triple H (as Vince) and Shawn Michaels (as Shane) performed a hilarious parody of the two McMahon men.
  • ~~~The McMahons and The Spirit Squad came out to fight HHH and HBK but ended up getting showed with “crap” falling from the ceiling.
  • July 3, 2006 – RAW: Degeneration-X was banned from RAW so they threw a BBQ in the parking lot and made a lot of dumb jokes.
  • ~~~DX hijacked the production truck and messed around with the controls all night, especially during a live Vince McMahon speech.
  • July 10, 2006 – RAW: Eugene defeated Vince and Shane McMahon w/The Spirit Squad after distraction from Degeneration X.
  • July 15, 2006 – SNME: DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated The Spirit Squad (all five members) in an Elimination match.
  • July 17, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels w/Triple H defeated Shane McMahon w/Vince McMahon by disqualification when the Spirit Squad interfered.
  • July 24, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Jonathan Coachman by disqualification when Umaga interfered and destroyed Shawn Michaels.
  • July 31, 2005 – RAW: The McMahons planted illegal cuban cigars in Triple H’s bags and he was hauled off to police headisqualificationuarters.
  • ~~~Umaga w/Armando Alejandro Estrada defeated Shawn Michaels (Vince and Shane McMahon further destroyed Michaels afterwards).
  • August 7, 2005 – RAW: Shawn Michaels was “set up” by the McMahons and taken to jail while Triple H had a match with Umaga.
  • August 20, 2006 – Summerslam: Degeneration-X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Vince McMahon and Shane McMahon.
  • August 21, 2006 – RAW: DX vandalized Vince McMahon’s corporate jet, the side of WWE Headisqualificationuarters and Vince’s private limo!
  • August 28, 2006 – RAW: DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated William Regal and Fit Finlay and Mr. Ken Kennedy (from SmackDown).
  • ~~~After the match: The Big Show came out and destroyed DX. Vince and Shane McMahon joined in on the destruction of HHH and HBK.
  • August 29, 2006 – ECW on Sci Fi: The Big Show challenged DX to show up on ECW next week and face him in a Handicap match.
  • September 4, 2006 – RAW: DX (Shawn Michaels and Triple H) got into an altercation with Vince and Shane McMahon and The Big Show.
  • September 5, 2006 – ECW on Sci Fi: DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated The Big Show by disqualification when Hardcore Holly interfered.
  • September 17, 2006 – Unforgiven: DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated The McMahons and The Big Show in a Hell in a Cell match.
  • September 18, 2006 – RAW: Edge and Trevor Murdoch and Lance Cade defeated John Cena and Triple H and Shawn Michaels by disqualification..
  • September 25, 2006 – RAW: Degeneration-X (Shawn Michaels and Triple H) was forced into a Gauntlet match against three teams.
  • ~~~DX beat The Highlanders in 10 seconds ||| DX beat Charlie Haas and Viscera ||| DX vs Cade and Murdoch ended in a No Contest!
  • October 2, 2006 – RAW: DX defeated Trevor Murdoch and Lance Cade and Charlie Haas and Viscera and The Highlanders in a Handicap match.
  • October 9, 2006 – RAW: DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch in a Street Fight..

World Wrestling Entertainment – DX vs Edge and Randy Orton:

  • October 16, 2006 – RAW: Edge (as Triple H) and Randy Orton (as Shawn Michaels) did a hilarious parody of Degeneration-X!
  • October 23, 2006 – RAW: Randy Orton (w/Edge and Lita) defeated Triple H (w/Shawn Michaels) with help from Eric Bischoff!!
  • November 5, 2006 – Cyber Sunday: Rated RKO (Edge and Randy Orton) defeated DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels).
  • ~~~Fans Chose The Referee for the Match: 1) Vince McMahon – 2) Eric Bischoff (60%) – or 3) Jonathan Coachman.
  • November 6, 2006 – RAW: Ric Flair and Roddy Piper defeated Randy Orton and Edge w/Lita with help from Degeneration-X.
  • November 13, 2006 – RAW: Triple H and Shawn Michaels squashed Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch and Viscera and Charlie Haas.
  • November 20, 2006 – RAW: John Cena and Ric Flair and HHH and HBK defeated Edge and Randy Orton and Kenny Doane and The Big Show.
  • November 26, 2006 – Survivor Series: Team DX defeated Team RKO in a Survivor Series Elimination match with a clean sweep!!!!!.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels and Triple H and C.M. Punk and The Hardy Boyz beat Edge and Randy Orton and Gregory Helms and Nitro and Mike Knox.
  • November 27, 2006 – RAW: Triple H and Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair defeated The Spirit Squad (all five members).
  • December 4, 2006 – RAW: Edge and Randy Orton and MNM w/Melina defeated Triple H and Shawn Michaels and The Hardy Boyz.
  • December 11, 2006 – RAW: Triple H defeated Edge by disqualification after Randy Orton, Shawn Michaels, Kenny and Ric Flair interfered..
  • ~~~DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) and Ric Flair defeated Rated RKO (Edge and Randy Orton) and Kenny Doane in a Six-Man-Tag.
  • December 18, 2006 – RAW: Shawn Michaels participated in a 30-MAN #1 Contenders Battle Royal which was won by Edge.
  • ~~~John Cena defeated Edge to retain the WWE championship after Degeneration-X countered interference by Randy Orton..
  • ~~~John Cena and DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) vs. Rated RKO (Edge and Randy Orton) and Umaga ended in a No Contest.
  • ~~~Edge and Randy Orton destroyed Triple H and Shawn Michaels with multiple conchairtos and left them a bloody mess.
  • Degeneration-X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) won Best RAW Tag Team in the 2006 OnlineWorldofWrestling.com Awards..
  • January 1, 2007 – RAW: HHH and HBK cut intense promos to hype the match with Rated RKO at New Year’s Revolution..
  • ~~~DX then left the building, but Edge and Randy Orton showed up later in the show and viciously attacked Ric Flair!
  • January 7, 2007 – New Year’s Revolution: Degeneration-X (HHH and HBK) vs Rated RKO (Edge and Orton) ended in a No Contest.
  • ~~~The match was a train-wreck and ended early after some botched stuff including Triple H suffering a serious knee injury.
  • January 8, 2007 – RAW: A banged up Edge and Randy Orton bragged about injuring Triple H and finally putting an end to DX.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels said he was going to be by Triple H’s side for surgery but he’ll deal with Rated RKO next week!
  • January 15, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Rated RKO (Edge and Randy Orton) by disqualification in a Handicap match.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels fought intensely and smashed Randy Orton with a conchairto while Edge failed to help Orton!
  • January 22, 2007 – RAW: Edge defeated Shawn Michaels in a Street Fight with help from a bruised Randy Orton..
  • January 28, 2007 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels entered the Royal Rumble at #23 but was eliminated by The Undertaker.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels made it to the final four and eliminated Edge and Randy Orton but lost out to The Undertaker (Winner!)!

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to WrestleMania 23:

  • January 29, 2007 – RAW: John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated Edge and Randy Orton to win the World Tag Team titles!
  • February 2, 2007 – SmackDown: Shawn Michaels asked Royal Rumble Winner The Undertaker to make a decision but he refused.
  • February 5, 2007 – RAW: The Undertaker chose to face Batista so Shawn Michaels challenged John Cena for WrestleMania 23!
  • ~~~IN THE MAIN EVENT: Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton and Edge in a Triple Threat #1 Contenders match!
  • February 12, 2007 – RAW: John Cena and Shawn Michaels and Undertaker and Batista beat Edge and Randy Orton and Mr.Kennedy and MVP.
  • February 16, 2007 – SmackDown: John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated Mr. Ken Kenedy and Montel Vontavious Porter.
  • February 18, 2007 – No Way Out: Shawn Michaels and John Cena defeated The Undertaker and Batista in the main event.
  • February 19, 2007 – RAW: Tension builds between Shawn Michaels and John Cena – with Cena paranoid that Michaels will turn on him.
  • February 26, 2007 – RAW: John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated Rated RKO (Edge and Randy Orton) to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • March 5, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton (Edge and Orton attacked HBK until John Cena made the save).
  • ~~~LATER THAT NIGHT: When John Cena needed help, Shawn Michaels walked to the ring, but hesitated before making the save!
  • March 12, 2007 – RAW: John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated three teams to retain the World Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated Shelton Benjamin and Charlie Haas to retain the World Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch to retain the World Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated MNM (Mercury and Nitro) in a Cage to retain the World Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~John Cena and Shawn Michaels were constantly giving each other the evil eye not trusting the other man.
  • March 19, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels vs. John Bradshaw Layfield didn’t happen because JBL refused to come out of retirement.
  • ~~~JBL instead yelled at Shawn Michaels for losing his Edge, Michaels shot back and knocked JBL out with Sweet Chin Music!
  • ~~~Later that night: Shawn Michaels teased giving John Cena a surprise super-kick and Cena teased doing the F-U on Michaels.
  • March 26, 2007 – RAW: The Undertaker and Batista defeated Shawn Michaels and John Cena in a wild and crazy tag team match.
  • ~~~The Undertaker walked out on Batista and Shawn Michaels surprised John Cena with a superkick out of nowhere!
  • April 1, 2007 – Wrestlemania 23: John Cena defeated Shawn Michaels by Submission to retain the WWE championship.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Backlash:

  • April 2, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and John Cena won a 10-Team Battle Royal to retain their World Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels and John Cena lost their tag team titles in a 2nd 10-Team Battle Royal when Michaels turned on Cena.
  • April 9, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels vs Randy Orton ended in a draw due to Edge’s inteference in a #1 Contenders match.
  • April 16, 2007 – RAW (Italy): WWE champion John Cena defeated Edge and Randy Orton in a Handicap match.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels ran down and tried to super-kick John Cena but accidentally knocked out Edge with the super-kick!
  • April 23, 2007 – RAW (England): Shawn Michaels defeated WWE champion John Cena in a Non-title match in nearly 60-minutes!
  • April 29, 2007 – Backlash: John Cena defeated Randy Orton and Edge and Shawn Michaels to retain the WWE championship.
  • ~~~Thrilling “MOTY” contender – Edge speared Orton, Cena FU’d Edge, HBK kicked Cena (Cena falls on Orton for 1-2-3)..
  • April 30, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels was viciously attacked by a mystery man (The Great Khali) before his match with John Cena.
  • May 7, 2007 – RAW: The Great Khali defeated Shawn Michaels by referee stoppage when Michaels was “injured”.
  • ~~~The Great Khali Tree-slammed Shawn Michaels through the announce table and the referee ended the match.
  • May 14, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Edge (Randy Orton attacked Shawn Michaels and kicked him in the head!).
  • May 2007: Shawn Michaels suffered a serious knee injury but is going to try to gut out his PPV match with Randy Orton.
  • May 20, 2007 – Judgment Day: Randy Orton attacked Shawn Michaels backstage so he was “in no condition to compete”.
  • ~~~Randy Orton defeated Shawn Michaels by referee stoppage. Orton RKO’d Michaels after the match! HBK’s wife was there.
  • May 21, 2007 – RAW: “The Legend Killer” Randy Orton bragged about the injuries he inflicted on Shawn Michaels.
  • June 11, 2007 – RAW: The Mr. McMahon “character” was tragically killed when his private limousine exploded into a ball of flames.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Backlash:

  • October 8, 2007 – RAW: Vince McMahon ordered all the wrestlers to line up and shake the hand of WWE champion Randy Orton.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon wanted Triple H to be first in line, even though he was severely injured earlier by a beat-down from Umaga.
  • ~~~Triple H obviously didn’t show up, but Shawn Michaels made a surprise return and superkicked Randy Orton’s head off!
  • October 15, 2007 – RAW (England): WWE champion Randy Orton defeated Jeff Hardy with help from Mr. Kennedy.
  • October 15, 2007 – RAW (England): WWE champion Randy Orton defeated Mr. Kennedy with help from Jeff Hardy.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Randy Orton vs. Shawn Michaels ended in a No Contest (Mr. Kennedy and Jeff Hardy interefered).
  • October 22, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Jeff Hardy defeated Randy Orton (WWE champion) and Mr. Kennedy.
  • October 28, 2007 – Cyber Sunday: Shawn Michaels defeated WWE champion Randy Orton by disqualification (Orton retains WWE championship).
  • ~~~Fans Chose Randy Orton’s Opponent: A) “Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels (59%), B) Mr. Kennedy, C) IC champion Jeff Hardy.
  • October 29, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels had a confrontation with Vince McMahon, who granted HBK a rematch with Randy Orton.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels then super-kicked Vince McMahon but purposely missed him by a few inches to send him a “message”.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Randy Orton and Umaga defeated Triple H by disqualification in a Handicap match when Shawn Michaels interfered.
  • November 5, 2007 – RAW: Degeneration-X reunited for one night only started the show doing all of their old DX gimmicks.
  • ~~~Triple H and Shawn Michaels were interrupted by Hornswoggle, The Boogeyman, then The Great Khali – who wanted to join.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Degeneration-X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated WWE champion Randy Orton and Umaga.
  • November 12, 2007 – RAW: Vince McMahon hosted a “Face-to-Face” confrontation between Shawn Michaels and Randy Orton.
  • ~~~Randy Orton attacked Shawn Michaels and gave him an RKO since Mr. McMahon wanted him to save the PUNT for Sunday.
  • November 18, 2007 – Survivor Series: Randy Orton defeated Shawn Michaels with an RKO to retain the WWE championship.

World Wrestling Entertainment – vs. Mr. Kennedy:

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road To WrestleMania:

  • Fenruary 18, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels announced the first inductee in the Class of 2008 WWE Hall of Fame – Ric Flair!!
  • February 25, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Lance Cade by Disqualification after Trevor Murdoch interfered.
  • ~~~After the match: “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair came down and challenged Shawn Michaels to a match at WrestleMania 24.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels said he was honored but declined because he didn’t want to be known as the guy who retired Ric Flair.
  • March 3, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair defeated Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch with a pair of figure-4 leglocks.
  • ~~~After the match: Shawn Michaels said he didn’t want to be known as the guy who finally retired “the Nature Boy” Ric Flair.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels said HE was THE SHOWSTOPPER and if Ric Flair keeps pushing it will be HIS show that is stopped.
  • March 10, 2008 – RAW: Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels agreed to a match at WrestleMania 24 and promised to steal the show.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels then said he would be at SmackDown on Friday to help Ric Flair against Edge and The Edgeheads.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Shawn Michaels vs. John Cena ended in a No Contest after WWE champion Randy Orton interfered.
  • March 14, 2008 – SmackDown: Edge and The Edgeheads and Chavo Guerrero beat Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels in a Cage match.
  • March 17, 2008 – RAW: Ric Flair defeated Vince McMahon in a Career Threatening Street Fight with help from Shawn Michaels.
  • March 24, 2008 – RAW: Ric Flair confronted Shawn Michaels about interfering last week even though he asked him to stay away.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: John Cena and Triple H and Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair defeated JBL and The Big Show and Umaga and Randy Orton.
  • ~~~All hell broke loose, and everybody disappeared. Flair low-blowed Michaels and submitted Randy Orton with the Figure-4.
  • March 30, 2008 – WrestleMania 24: Shawn Michaels defeated “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair in a Career Threatening match.
  • ~~~After a phenomenal match; Shawn Michaels said “I’m Sorry, I love you” and put the Nature Boy away with a super-kick!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels left while an emotional Ric Flair soaked it all in enjoying the crowd appreciation along with his family.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to Backlash (Shawn Michaels vs. Batista):

  • March 31, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels cut a short speech about having a lot of conflicted emotions stemming from WM24.
  • ~~~Later that night, Shawn Michaels got “closure” from Ric Flair during a special ceremony in honor of Ric Flair’s Retirement.
  • April 4, 2008 – SmackDown: Batista confronted Shawn Michaels, and made it clear he didn’t like that Michaels “retired” Ric Flair.
  • April 7, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho had Shawn Michaels and Batista on the Highlight Reel to further their ongoing feud.
  • April 11, 2008 – SmackDown: Shawn Michaels and Batista got down to business and intensified their feud leading into Backlash.
  • April 14, 2008 – RAW: [Highlight Reel Interview] Chris Jericho got under Shawn Michaels’ skin, so Michaels super-kicked Jericho!
  • April 18, 2008 – SmackDown: [Highlight Reel Interview] Chris Jericho got under Batista’s skin, so Batista Batista-bombed Jericho!
  • April 21, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels told Batista that he would do whatever it takes to win their match at Backlash.
  • April 25, 2008 – SmackDown: The Undertaker defeated Batista in a No-disqualification match after interference from RAW star Shawn Michaels.
  • April 27, 2008 – Backlash: Shawn Michaels defeated Batista in Grudge match with special guest referee Chris Jericho.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels slipped out of the Batista-bomb but suffered a knee injury before connecting with a superkick!

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to Judgment Day (Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels):

  • April 28, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho sarcastically presented Shawn Michaels with a “Best Actor in Sports Entertainment” award.
  • ~~~Chris Jericho claimed that Shawn Michaels faked the knee injury at Backlash to gain an unfair advantage over Batista.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels limped to the ring and said he was really hurt, but Chris Jericho said he wasn’t going to fall for it again.
  • May 2, 2008 – SmackDown: Batista said that if Shawn Michaels faked the injury that when he sees him again he WILL “hurt him”.
  • May 5, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho defeated John Morrison and Mike Mizanin (champions) in a Non-title match..
  • ~~~Jericho wrestled the whole match until Michaels hit a super-kick to win and then limped backstage – making Jericho think twice.
  • May 12, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho finally admitted that he believes Shawn Michaels legitimately hurt his knee at Backlash.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels, however, changed his tune and confessed that he faked the injury and super-kicked Jericho to prove it!
  • May 16, 2008 – SmackDown: In reference to Shawn Michaels faking an injury, Batista said he might show up at Judgment Day.
  • May 18, 2008 – Judgment Day: Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Jericho (Jericho offered a handshake and Michaels accepted).
  • ~~~BACKSTAGE: Batista warned Shawn Michaels that he was going to hurt him, but he would pick the time and the place.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to One Night Stand (Batista vs. Shawn Michaels):

  • May 19, 2008 – RAW: Batista defeated Chris Jericho to earn the right to face Shawn Michaels at One Night Stand on PPV.
  • May 26, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels vs. Chris Jericho ended in a Double Disqualification in a Judgment Day Rematch.
  • ~~~Jericho applied the Walls of Jericho on the floor and refused to release the hold so the referee threw the match out.
  • ~~~Jericho prepared to whack Michaels with a chair but changed his mind, threw down the chair, and walked away quietly.
  • June 1, 2008 – One Night Stand: Batista defeated Shawn Michaels in a Stretcher Match with Chris Jericho at cheering for Michaels.
  • ~~~Batista set up for a second Batista-bomb, and told Michaels, “I don’t love you, and I’m not sorry” before hitting the move.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels:

  • June 2, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho defeated JBL by disqualification to retain the WWE Intercontinental title (dedicated to Shawn Michaels)
  • June 9, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho invited Shawn Michaels onto the Highlight Reel again and even called Michaels his “mentor”.
  • ~~~Chris Jericho did a complete 360 and turned heel, and throwing Shawn Michaels head first into the big-screen Jeritron 3000!!
  • June 23, 2008 – 2008 WWE Draft: Chris Jericho insulted Shawn Michaels and warned the fans that Shawn would turn on them too.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels (with injured eye) tried to get some revenge on Jericho but accidentally fell face-first on the announce table.
  • June 29, 2008 – Night of champions: Shawn Michaels interfered in a match and cost Chris Jericho the WWE Intercontinental title.
  • June 30, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho said Shawn Michaels took something away from him now he’ll take something away from Shawn.
  • July 7, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels accepted Chris Jericho’s challenge and they had an in-ring confrontation to hype the match.
  • July 14, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho started the RAW show with an intense brawl throughout the arena
  • ~~~LATER: Chris Jericho w/Lance Cade (HBK’s protege) defeated Paul London (another HBK protege) by Submission.
  • July 20, 2008 – Great American Bash: Chris Jericho defeated Shawn Michaels by referee stoppage in a brutal grudge match.
  • ~~~Chris Jericho came out and said Shawn Michaels had a detached retina and joyfully proclaimed that his career was over!
  • July 21, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho bragged about ending Shawn Michaels’ career and now considers himself SAVED!

World Wrestling Entertainment – Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels:

  • August 4, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels said he would be at SummerSlam to give a public announcement about his future.
  • August 17, 2008 – SummerSlam: Shawn Michaels, with his wife Rebecca by his side, announced that he was retiring due to injuries.
  • ~~~Chris Jericho interrupted, and demanded that Shawn Michaels admit to him that it was the eye injury that caused him to retire.
  • ~~~Chris Jericho tried to sucker-punch Shawn Michaels, who ducked, and Jericho “accidentally” punched Rebecca on the mouth!
  • August 18, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho said what happened at SummerSlam with Rebecca was all Shawn Michaels’ fault.
  • August 25, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels challenged Chris Jericho to an unsanctioned grudge match at Unforgiven on PPV.
  • September 1, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho signed the contact to face off in an unsactioned match at Unforgiven.
  • September 7, 2008 – Unforgiven: Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Jericho by referee stoppage in an unsactioned grudge match.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels (The Ladder Match):

World Wrestling Entertainment – Shawn Michaels vs. John Bradshaw Layfield (the setup):

  • October 13, 2008 – RAW: Batista vs. Shawn Michaels ended in a No Contest in a Lumberjack match set up by Chris Jericho.
  • ~~~All of the Lumberjacks attacked Batista and Michaels, but they fought back and cleared the ring before shaking hands!
  • October 26, 2008 – Cyber Sunday: Batista defeated Chris Jericho to capture the World Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~Faned Voted For A Guest Referee: 1) Randy Orton [4%], 2) Shawn Michaels [22%], or 3) Steve Austin [74%]

World Wrestling Entertainment – Triple H and Shawn Michaels vs. John Morrison and Mike Mizanin:

  • October 27, 2008 – RAW: John Morrison and The Miz challenged Degeneration-X to a match at next week’s 3-hour episode of RAW.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Batista and Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Jericho and JBL – (JBL attacked Michaels before the match)..
  • October 28, 2008 – ECW on Sci-Fi: John Morrison and The Miz presented a “Dirt Sheet” segment making fun of Degeneration-X.
  • ~~~The Miz and John Morrison brought out two skinny DX imposters and beat the crap out of them (something DX used to do).
  • November 3, 2008 – RAW: Degeneration-X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated John Morrison and Mike “The Miz” Mizanin.
  • ~~~LATER THAT NIGHT: The Undertaker defeated John Bradshaw Layfield by Countout after JBL got himself counted out.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels came down and threw JBL back into the ring so the Undertaker could drop him with a Tombstone Pile-driver!

World Wrestling Entertainment – Shawn Michaels vs. John Bradshaw Layfield:

  • November 10, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho defeated Shawn Michaels in a Last Man Standing match after interference from JBL.
  • November 17, 2008 – RAW: John Morrison and Mike Mizanin beat Shawn Michaels and Rey Mysterio in a Survivor Series preview.
  • November 23, 2008 – Survivor Series: Team HBK defeated Team JBL in an Elimination Match – (HBK, Rey, and Khali Survived).
  • ~~~TEAM HBK = Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio, Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard and JTG), and the Great Khali.
  • ~~~TEAM JBL = John Bradshaw Layfield, Kane, Montel Vontavious Porter, John Morrison, Mike Mizanin.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Shawn Michaels vs. John Bradshaw Layfield:

  • November 24, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Rey Mysterio defeated John Morrison and Mike “The Miz” Mizanin in a rematch.
  • ~~~After the match; JBL came down to the ring and teased that he would kick Shawn Michaels but kicked Morrison instead!
  • ~~~JBL said he gave Shawn Michaels an offer that morning and what he did was a sign of good faith that it would get done.
  • December 1, 2008 – RAW: JBL revealed that he knew all about Shawn Michaels losing all his money in the stock market this year.
  • ~~~JBL offered to “help” his family by giving Shawn Michaels a job OR a Street Fight – Shawn walked away with his head down.
  • ~~~John Bradshaw Layfield knew that he had Shawn Michaels in a corner and said “Looking forward to doing business with you!”
  • December 8, 2008 – RAW (Slammy Awards): Shawn Michaels vs. Ric Flair at WrestleMania won the Slammy for “Match of the Year”!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels accepted the award, but JBL came out and took the trophy on behalf of Michaels to add to his trophy case.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield and Shawn Michaels:

  • December 14, 2008 – Armageddon: JBL introduced his “employee” Shawn Michaels, who talked about his decision to work for JBL.
  • December 22, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels w/JBL defeated Kane in a Race to the Rumble Qualifying Match to advance to a 4-WAY.
  • ~~~LATER: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Rey Mysterio by disqualification after Shawn Michaels ran down and punched JBL for the disqualification.
  • December 29, 2008 – RAW: JBL defeated Shawn Michaels and Randy Orton and Chris Jericho in a 4-WAY Elimination match!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels pinned Chris Jericho and Randy Orton – then JBL ordered Michaels to lay down so he could be pinned.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels refused, but allowed JBL to flatten him with a clothesline from hell and a pinfall to become #1 Contender.
  • January 5, 2009 – RAW: Orton and Jericho protested JBL’s victory, but Stephanie McMahon refered to overturn the decision.
  • ~~~John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton and Chris Jericho – (Michaels showed that he still has some integrity!)
  • January 12, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels w/JBL defeated World Heavyweight champion John Cena in a Non-title match.
  • January 19, 2009 – RAW: Jerry “The King” Lawler hosted a contract signing between John Cena and JBL w/Shawn Michaels.
  • ~~~John Cena challenged HBK’s decision to go work for JBL. HBK defended himself and reluctantly helped JBL attack Cena.
  • January 25, 2009 – Royal Rumble: John Cena defeated JBL w/Shawn Michaels with an FU to retain the World Heavyweight title!
  • ~~~HBK super-kicked JBL, then super-kicked Cena, before putting JBL on top of Cena – Cena kicked out and hit the FU to win!

World Wrestling Entertainment – A Fight For Financial Freedom (No Way Out):

  • January 26, 2009 – RAW: John Cena defeated Shawn Michaels (representing JBL) in an Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match.
  • February 2, 2009 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield and Shawn Michaels set up a match at No Way Out with massive stipulations.
  • ~~~If Shawn Michaels wins he gets his financial freedom, but he JBL wins then he basically owns Shawn Michaels for life.
  • February 9, 2009 – RAW: “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry w/Tony Atlas defeated Shawn Michaels by Disqualification..
  • ~~~JBL booked Shawn in the match to wear him down – Shawn was intentionally disqualification’d for super-kicking a chair into Mark’s face!
  • February 15, 2009 – No Way Out: Shawn Michaels w/Rebecca defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to win his financial freedom!!!

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to WrestleMania 25:

  • February 16, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and JBL agreed to wrestle next week for the right to challenge the Undertaker’s streak.
  • February 20, 2009 – SD!: Vickie Guerrero ruled that the winner of HBK/JBL would face Vladimir Kozlov for the right to face Taker.
  • February 23, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to earn the right to face Vladimir Kozlov next week.
  • ~~~Vladimir Kozlov made his way to the ring and had a stare-down with Shawn Michaels before flattening him with a choke-slam!
  • March 2, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated “the undefeated” Vladimir Kozlov to earn the right to challenge the Undertaker!
  • March 6, 2009 – SmackDown: The Undertaker accepted Shawn Michaels challenge – and was presented with an HBK highlight reel.
  • March 9, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker had an intense in-ring meeting to hype their WrestleMania showdown.
  • March 16, 2009 – RAW: The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Vladimir Kozlov.
  • ~~~Michaels stole the pin on Undertaker. Taker chased Michaels up the ramp. Michaels returned and super-kicked him!
  • March 20, 2009 – SmackDown: Shawn Michaels defeated Kane (sent by The Undertaker to soften up Shawn Michaels).
  • ~~~LATER: The Undertaker said Shawn Michaels was the prey, and he was the hunter – Michaels will feel the wrath of the Undertaker.
  • March 23, 2009 – RAW: The Undertaker cut a promo on Shawn Michaels, admitting he has never beaten Michaels one-on-one.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels came up on the big screen at a cemetary, where he kicked a tombstone with “16-0″ into a grave and buried it!
  • March 27, 2009 – SmackDown: Shawn Michaels came out dressed all in white, quoting bible verses, and then started to dance!
  • ~~~The Undertaker popped up through a hole in the ring, but Michaels quickly slipped out and retreated backstage to safety.
  • March 30, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels popped out of a casket and said his light will forever outshine Undertaker’s darkness.
  • ~~~The lights went out and the Undertaker appeared out of thin air, but Shawn Michaels somehow disappeared from the ring.
  • ~~~The Undertaker was irritated by this – until Michaels emerged from under the casket and super-kicked him down to the mat!
  • April 5, 2009 – WrestleMania 25: The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels in the match of the year to extend his streak to 17-0..

World Wrestling Entertainment – DX vs. Legacy (SummerSlam):

  • August 3, 2009 – RAW: Legacy (Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase Jr.) defeated Triple H in a Handicap match.
  • ~~~After the match; Triple H said Legacy was too much for him and suggested he might make just one phone call
  • August 10, 2009 – RAW: Triple H traveled to Texas and found Shawn Michaels working as a line cook (aka chef) at a restaurant.
  • ~~~Triple H spent the night trying to convince Shawn Michaels to come back and help him, even helping him flip burgers.
  • August 17, 2009 – RAW: DX were to make thier triumphant return but they were attacked by Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase Jr. .
  • August 23, 2009 – WWE SummerSlam: DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Legacy (Ted DiBiase Jr. and Cody Rhodes).

World Wrestling Entertainment – DX vs. Legacy (Breaking Point):

  • August 24, 2009 – RAW: DX threw a birthday party for Vince McMahon, but it was interrupted by Legacy and Randy Orton.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon and DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Randy Orton and Legacy (Ted DiBiase Jr. and Cody Rhodes).
  • August 31, 2009 – RAW: DX hung out with guest host Dusty Rhodes all night watching the Rise and Fall of WCW DVD.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: WWE champion Randy Orton vs. Cody Rhodes was a No Contest with special guest referee John Cena.
  • ~~~It turned out to be a trick, as Dusty Rhodes apologized to John Cena saying “there’s nothing a father wouldn’t do for his son”
  • ~~~Suddenly, Randy Orton and Cody Rhodes attacked John Cena and they were joined by Ted DiBiase for a triple team assault!
  • ~~~Eventually DX hit the ring, but Dusty took off his boot and whacked HHH in the head while Legacy destroyed Michaels.
  • September 7, 2009 – RAW: DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Randy Orton and Chris Masters by double submission.
  • ~~~Legacy then showed up and had a brawl with DX all the way to the backstage area – where Legacy escaped in a rental car.
  • September 13, 2009 – WWE Breaking Point: Legacy defeated Degeneration-X in a Submissions Count Anywhere match!

World Wrestling Entertainment – DX vs. Legacy (Hell in a Cell):

World Wrestling Entertainment – DX (Shawn Michaels and Triple H):

  • October 5, 2009 – RAW: Guest host Ben Roethlisberger brought his Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line to line up with the Big Show!
  • ~~~DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Unified Tag Team champions Chris Jericho and The Big Show in a Non-title match.
  • ~~~Ben Roethlisberger and his Offensive Line came out in DX gear for a big celebration that made it on many Sports media shows.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Bragging Rights:

  • October 12, 2009 – RAW: Triple H and Shawn Michaels (not present) were named co-captains of of Team RAW.
  • October 19, 2009 – RAW: DX ordered Team RAW to wrestle a 10-Man tag where if one got pinned they’d be replaced by that person.
  • ~~~The Big Show and M.Henry and K.Kingston and J.Swagger and C.Rhodes beat MVP and E.Bourne and C.Guerrero and C.Masters and Primo.
  • ~~~Triple H defeated John Cena – Shawn Michaels vs. Chris Jericho did not get started cause RAW vs. SD! broke out in a brawl!
  • October 25, 2009 – WWE Bragging Rights: Team SmackDown defeated Team RAW when the Big Show turned on Team RAW.
  • ~~~Team SD! = Chris Jericho and Kane and Matt Hardy and Fit Finlay and R-Truth and David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd w/Natalya Neidhart
  • ~~~Team RAW = Triple H and Shawn Michaels and The Big Show and Jack Swagger and Cody Rhodes and Kofi Kingston and Mark Henry.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Cena vs. Triple H vs. Shawn Michaels (Survivor Series):

  • November 2, 2009 – RAW: John Cena did a backstage skit with DX and suggested they won’t get along at Survivor Series.
  • November 9, 2009 – RAW: DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Jerishow (Chris Jericho and The Big Show).
  • November 16, 2009 – RAW: Hornswoggle contunued to infringe on DX trademarks despite being served with a cease and desist order.
  • ~~~Triple H and Shawn Michaels confronted Hornswoggle and invited him to join DX but then turned and Triple H Pedigreed him!
  • ~~~John Cena and The Undertaker defeated DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) and Jerishow (Chris Jericho and Big Show) in a 3-WAY.
  • November 22, 2009 – WWE Survivor Series: John Cena defeated Triple H and Shawn Michaels to retain the WWE championship..

World Wrestling Entertainment – DX vs. Chris Jericho and The Big Show (TLC PPV):

  • November 23, 2009 – RAW: DX was served with documents from Hornswoggle to appear in “Little People’s Court” next week.
  • ~~~DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated The Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd w/Natalya Neidhart).
  • November 30, 2009 – RAW: Triple H w/Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Jericho w/The Big Show – (Jericho must face DX next week!)
  • December 7, 2009 – RAW: Chris Jericho vs. DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) ended in a No Contest when The Big Show interfered.
  • December 13, 2009 – WWE TLC PPV: Triple H and Shawn Michaels beat Chris Jericho and The Big Show to win the Tag Team titles!
  • December 14, 2009 – Slammy Awards: Chris Jericho and The Big Show won the Slammy Award for 2009 “Tag Team of the Year”.
  • ~~~Nominees: 1) DX (HHH and HBK) – 2) Legacy (DiBiase and Rhodes) – 3) The Hart Dynasty – 4) Chris Jericho and The Big Show.
  • ~~~LATER: Triple H presented the Slammy for “Match of the Year” to Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker at WrestleMania 25.
  • ~~~Nominees: 1) Michaels vs. Undertaker – 2) John Cena vs. Randy Orton – 3) Jeff Hardy vs. Edge – 4) RAW vs. SmackDown.
  • ~Shawn Michaels accepted the award, and got a little carried away when he challenged Undertaker to a match at WrestleMania 26!
  • ~~~Jerishow (Chris Jericho and The Big Show) defeated Unified Tag Team champions DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) by disqualification.
  • ~~~DX got intentionally disqualified three seconds into the match, so Chris Jericho loses his rematch and has to leave RAW!

World Wrestling Entertainment – DX and Hornswoggle:

  • December 21, 2009 – RAW: DX took part in a series of comedy sketches with Hornswoggle and a special “Little People’s Court”.
  • ~~~The Big Show asked Santa Clause to allow his best friend Jericho back on RAW, and Santa curiously agreed for some reason.
  • ~~~Hornswoggle showed up and pulled Santa’s beard revealing Chris Jericho! Some Little People came out to defend Hornswoggle.
  • ~~~Big Show and Chris Jericho bullied Hornswoggle and beat up some Little People until Triple H and Shawn Michaels made the save!
  • ~~~Triple H and Shawn Michaels said if Hornswoggle dropped the court stuff they would make him the official DX mascot.
  • December 25, 2009 – SmackDown: DX defeated The Hart Dynasty w/Natalya Neidhart to retain the WWE Unified Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~After the match, DX mascot Hornswoggle came out and joined DX in the ring to wish the fans a MERRY CHRISTMAS!

World Wrestling Entertainment – Shawn Michaels makes peace with the Hitman:

  • December 28, 2009 – RAW: Vince McMahon was about to pull the plug on Bret Hart appearing on RAW to be next week’s guest host.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels came out and convinced Mr. McMahon that “only good things can happen” and Vince agreed to bring Bret back!
  • ~~~LATER: WWE Unified Tag Team champions DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated The Big Show and Chavo Guerrero.
  • ~~~Chris Jericho, who was given a front row seat by the Big Show, jumped the rail and was super-kicked by Shawn Michaels!
  • January 4, 2010 – RAW: Shawn Michaels finally made peace with RAW guest host Bret “Hitman” Hart 12 years after the screwjob.
  • ~~~DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels w/Hornswoggle) defeated Chris Jericho and The Big Show to retain the Unified Tag Team titles.
  • January 11, 2010 – RAW: Shawn Michaels tried to make peace with Mike Tyson (because Tyson knocked Shawn out at WM14).
  • ~~~Mike Tyson turned heel, and aligned himself with Chris Jericho – giving Jericho a chance to earn his spot back on RAW.
  • ~~~DX (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) defeated Mike Tyson and Chris Jericho after Tyson turned on Jericho and knocked him out!

World Wrestling Entertainment – Shawn Michaels and the Royal Rumble:

  • January 18, 2010 – RAW: The Undertaker came to RAW and declined Shawn Michaels challenge to a WrestleMania rematch.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Triple H and Shawn Michaels and Hornswoggle defeated The Big Show and Mike Mizanin and The Flame (Jon Heder).
  • ~~~After the match; Shawn Michaels, Triple H, John Cena, and the Big Show all fought over who would win the Royal Rumble!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels wants to win the Royal Rumble so he can face World champion the Undertaker in a WrestleMania rematch.
  • January 25, 2010 – RAW: DX defeated Legacy (Ted DiBiase Jr. and Cody Rhodes) despite there being obvious tension between them.
  • January 29, 2010 – WWE SmackDown: Shawn Michaels defeated Rey Mysterio by disqualification when Batista interfered (HHH made the save!)
  • January 31, 2010 – Royal Rumble: Shawn Michaels entered the Royal Rumble at #17 before he was eliminated by Batista.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels desperately wanted to win the Rumble so he could face the Undertaker, but he only made it to the final four.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Shawn Michaels obsessed with The Undertaker:

  • February 1, 2010 – RAW: Randy Orton defeated Shawn Michaels in an Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match.
  • February 8, 2010 – RAW: The Miz and Big Show beat DX (c) and Punk and Gallows in a 3-WAY to win the Unified Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~Shawn was distracted by his obsession with the Undertaker – backstage, Shawn super-kicked SD! G.M. Theodore Long!
  • February 21, 2010 – Elimination Chamber: The Undertaker lost in the Elimination Chamber due to interference from Shawn Michaels.
  • ~~~It came down to The Undertaker vs. Chris Jericho when Shawn Michaels showed up and cost Undertaker the championship!

World Wrestling Entertainment – Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker (WrestleMania 26):

  • February 22, 2010 – RAW: Undertaker agreed to wrestle Shawn Michaels, but only if Shawn put his career up against the streak!
  • March 1, 2010 – RAW: Triple H tried to show his faith in Shawn Michaels by getting DX a shot at the Unified Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~ShowMiz (The Big Show and Mike Mizanin) defeated DX (Shawn Michaels and Triple H) to retain the Unified Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels was distracted by The Undertaker’s face on the big screen.. Sheamus attacked Triple H after the match!!
  • March 8, 2010 – RAW: The Undetaker and Shawn Michaels had an in-ring confrontation to hype their match at WrestleMania.
  • March 15, 2010 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated World champion Chris Jericho by countout after interference by Edge!
  • March 19, 2010 – WWE SmackDown: Shawn Michaels came out after Undertaker’s match and tried to attack him on the stage.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels missed his first superkick attempt, avoided a choke-slam, and connected with a successful superkick!
  • March 22, 2010 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Kane in a No-disqualification match despite interference by the Undertaker.
  • March 28, 2010 – WrestleMania 26: The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels in a “Streak vs. Career” match to end Shawn’s career.
  • March 29, 2010 – RAW: Shawn Michaels was given time at the end of the show to deliver his farewell speech to the WWE Universe.
  • ~~~The Undertaker came out and tipped his hat in a show of respect for Shawn Michaels as he gave a speech.
  • ~~~Triple H came out at the end and hugged Shawn Michaels before placing two DX glowsticks on the stage and exiting together.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Retirement:

  • December 13, 2010 – The Slammy Awards: Shawn Michaels accepted the Slammy award for “WWE Moment of the Year”.
  • January 10, 2011 – RAW: Jerry Lawler announced Shawn Michaels as the first inductee into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels came out to address the live crowd but before he could say a word, he was interrupted by Alberto Del Rio.
  • ~~~Alberto said that he would win the Royal Rumble and become Mr. WrestleMania – suddenly he was hit by an HBK superkick!
  • February 28, 2011 – RAW: Shawn Michaels did a taped interview hyping The Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania 27.
  • March 7, 2011 – RAW: Shawn Michaels did more interviews talking about his friendship with Triple H warning he has a dark side.
  • March 11, 2011 – SmackDown: Triple H hyped his match with Undertaker, saying the difference between him and Shawn is “emotion”.
  • March 14, 2011 – RAW: This week Shawn Michaels talked about the Undertaker and wondered if the streak would ever be broken.
  • 2011: Shawn Michaels said on his Twitter that he got the idea for the flying elbow from Eddie Mansfield.
  • April 1, 2012 – Wrestlemania 28: The Undertaker defeated Triple H in a ‘Hell in a Cell’ match.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels was the special guest referee.
  • October 27, 2013 – Hell in a Cell: Randy Orton defeated Daniel Bryan in a ‘Hell in a Cell’ match to win the title!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels was the special guest referee.

Shawn Michaels: Real Life

  • January 6, 2000: Shawn Michaels and Rebecca Curci welcome their son (Cameron Hickenbottom) into the world.
  • August 19, 2004: Shawn Michaels and Rebecca Curci welcome their daughter (Cheyenne Hickenbottom) into the world.