WWE RAW RESULTS
January 17, 2005|
Toronto, ONTARIO, Canada
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler
- HEAT TAPINGS:
- Chris Masters defeated "Textbook" Tyson Dux -dark match-..
- Rhyno defeated Steven Richards..
- Tajiri defeated Wavell Starr..
- Christy Hemme was insulted by Simon Dean..
- Simon Dean defeated Val Venis..
- HIGHTLIGHT REEL: Chris Jericho + Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari + Chris Benoit..
- Chris Jericho announces that he qualified for the Royal Rumble at a house show on the weekend..
- Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari immediately interrupt and come out to the ring..
- Says the difference between Arab-Americans and Canadians is that Canadians deserve to be treated like second class..
- Chris Jericho translates Khosrow Daivari's comments as promoting his new Fozzy CD coming out next week..
- Chris Jericho eventually attacked Hassan & Diavari defending Canadians as well as Americans..
- Muhammad Hassan eventually got the upper hand and put Y2J in the Camel Clutch until Chris Benoit made the save..
- BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair..
- Ric Flair says that he talked to Batista on the phone and that everything is cool after last week..
- Triple H doubts that RIc Flair actually smoothed things over, but Flair tells him not to worry..
- 6-MAN TAG: La Resistance & Maven vs Shelton Benjamin & The Hurricane & Rosey..
- La Reistance managed to hit the Aux Revoir finisher on Rosey and pinned him for the victory..
- BACKSTAGE: Randy Orton & Stacy Keibler..
- Stacy Keibler approaches Randy Orton and Congratulates him on becoming #1 Contender and gives him a kiss..
- IN THE RING: Randy Orton + Triple H + Ric Flair..
- Randy Orton says the single greatest moments in his career happened in Toronto when he won the World title..
- Randy Orton says everything he worked so hard for was taken away from him by Triple H and he wants it back!
- Triple H's music hit and he came out to the stage saying he's heard this from Randy Orton since Unforgiven..
- Triple H says he's beaten Austin, Rock, Mankind, HBK, Kane, Y2J | Randy Orton says he's heard that a million times..
- Triple H says if Randy Orton is sick of it now, then imagine how he's going to feel one night after Royal Rumble..
- Randy Orton challenges Triple H to come to the ring and proove what he's saying..
- Triple H says Randy Orton comes to him, he doesn't come to Randy Orton -- and walks out..
- Randy Orton left the ring and ran after Triple H, who was hiding behind the curtain and attacked Orton!
- Triple H tossed Randy Orton into the ring and grabbed a chair from ringside but Orton fought back!
- Ric Flair came down and got knocked down too and Orton swung a chair at Triple H but missed!
- BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair..
- Triple H walks around backstage pissed off and says when Batista arrives he has something to get off his chest!
- Batista walks through the door and Triple H changes his tune..
- Batista says he has a meeting with Eric Bischoff about something, and Triple H nervously asks to help..
- Batista says it has something to do with the World title match at Royal Rumble..
- INTERVIEW: The Coach & Shawn Michaels + Eric Bischoff..
- Shawn Michaels says the Canadian fans 'haven't forgotten' (well how can they if you keep reminding them)..
- Shawn Michaels talks about winning the Royal Rumble and going to Wrestlemania to win the World title..
- Shawn Michaels challenges Edge to a King of the Ring Qualifying match so he can take away Edge's chances..
- Eric Bischoff comes in and says Shawn Michaels once won the Rumble and beat Bret Hart for the WWF title..
- Eric Bischoff says Shawn Michaels doesn't have to quality and is officially entered in the Rumble..
- Eric Bischoff books Shawn Michaels in a match with Christian, who has Tyson Tomko and the fans on his side!
- Shawn Michaels accepts the offer dispite the odds being stacked against him..
- MATCH: Shawn Michaels vs Christian w/Tyson Tomko..
- Edge came out to the stage before the match to get a closer look at the match..
- Shawn Michaels won after the Superkick but Edge attacked Michaels after the match and speared him!
- MATCH: Batista defeated Viscera with a Spinebuster..
- BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair + Batista..
- Triple H & Ric Flair celebrate Batista's dominance and Congratulate him when he arrives backstage..
- Batista says Eric Bischoff offered him a spot in the Royal Rumble and he accepted it..
- Triple H tried to talk Batista out of it and said by entering the Royal Rumble it seems a little bit selfish..
- Editor's Note: Pot... meet kettle!
- MAIN EVENT: Chris Benoit vs Chris Jericho..
- Chris Jericho won, and in the 'spirit of competition', shakes Chris Benoit's hand afterwards..
- IN THE RING: Trish Stratus + Kane..
- Trish Stratus came out before the match and relished the Canadian reception and bragged about taking Lita out..
- Trish Stratus says that there is a locker room full of men ready to impregnant her while she is out of action!
- Trish Stratus notes that just because Lita's knee is messed up, doesn't mean her uteris is broken..
- Kane hit the ring and snatched Trish Stratus up and yelled at her (Canadian feed goes to commercial)..
- When they came back, Trish Stratus was taken out on a stretcher after a chokeslam!
- Editor's Note: Here in Canada, they have laws against Men Beating Woman, so all the replays were edited out..
- NO HOLDS BARRED: Kane vs Gene Snitsky..
- Gene Snitsky wrapped Kane's neck in a folding chair, but Kane got up and whacked Snitsky with it!
- Kane and Gene Snitsky fought up to the stage where Kane chokeslammed Snitsky off of the stage!
- Kane held onto Snitsky's neck and went down through the production table beside him!!
- As the show ended, audible on the air, Gene Snitsky asked Kane what he thought of it..
- BONUS DARK MATCH: Randy Orton & Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho defeated Triple H & Batista & Edge..
- And that's a wrap folks..
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