WWE tag team legends The Hart Foundation
May 18, 2003 from Charlotte, North Carolina
Announce Team: Jim Ross & Jerry “the King” Lawler (RAW)
Announce Team: Michael Cole & Tazz (SmackDown!)..
QUICK & DIRTY RESULTS:
The FBI & John Cena defeated Chris Benoit & Rhyno & Spanky;
La Resistance defeated Scott Steiner & Test;
Eddie/Tajiri beat Team Angle -Ladder-;
Christian won the Intercontinental Battle Royal;
Torrie Wilson defeated Sable -Bikini Contest-;
Mr. America (Hulk Hogan) defeated Rowdy Roddy Piper;
Kevin Nash defeated Triple H by DQ;
Jazz beat Trish Stratus and Victoria and Jacqueline;
Brock Lesnar defeated The Big Show -Stretcher Match-;
SUNDAY NIGHT HEAT: Hosted by Jonathan Coachman & Al Snow..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Sable said that Torrie Wilson appeals to sex-craved boys like Josh Mathews and made several whorish comments..
VIDEO PACKAGE: A video is shown featuring many former Intercontinental champions and Intercontinental moments..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Eric Bischoff bumped into Sean Morely backstage. Morely said he was here to compete in the Intercontinenatl battle Royal. Bischoff said Chief Morely has never been Intercontinental champion, so I guess “Chief Morely” won’t be involved tonight.. What was the point of spoiling the fact that Val Venis would show up? As if that will get additional buys?!
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Team Angle (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) said that because of Chavo’s injury, Eddie Guerrero either has to face them alone, or forfiet the match!
RINGSIDE SEGMENT: Jerry “The King” Lawler commented that he’s offered Tazz a good amount of money to replace him as MC of the Bikini Contest!
The Hurricane defeated Steven Richards:
JUDGMENT DAY KICKS OFF!: Stone Cold Steve Austin opened the show and said he’ll be watching the event from the skybox.. Stone Cold gave Tazz a beer and said “Let the beer drinking begin!” and headed up to his skybox..
SIX-MAN TAG TEAM MATCH
Johnny Stamboli & Chuck Palumbo & John Cena defeated Spanky & Chris Benoit & Rhyno: Spanky wrestled most of the match before getting the hot tag on Chris Benoit. Spanky was later pinned by the FBI after the Kiss of Death. Spanky had a cut over his eye and was taken to the hospital after the match with a concussion..
UP IN THE SKYBOX Stone Cold Steve Austin was ordering food when Eric Bischoff came in and joined the party. Steve Austin gave Bischoff a hotdog and shared some of his beers with him..
TAG TEAM MATCH
La Resistance (Sylvain Grenier & Rene Dupree) defeated Scott Steiner & Test w/Stacy Keibler: Test powerslammed Sylvain Grenier, but the referee was too concerned with Stacy standing on the ring apron. Grenier drop-kicked Test into Stacy, sending her flying into Scott Steiner’s arms! Test got upset at his partner, giving La Resistance an opportunity to attack him.. Test fought back and went for the Big Boot on Grenier, but accidentally hit Steiner! Scott Steiner stumbled around and got Flapjacked and pinned by La Resistance.. Test and Scott Steiner still didn’t break up but they were teasing that it might happen..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Mr. America entered the arena and bumped into reporter Gregory Helms. Gregory Helms asked Mr. America about his true identity; he said that he had sources that said Gregory Helms & The Hurricane were the same person.. They both agreed their sources are wrong and wished each other well..
Josh Mathews & Eddie Guerrero: Eddie Guerrero said he had the right to find a new tag team partner to take Chavo’s place. Guerrero then introduced Tajiri as his mystery partner..
WWE TAG TEAM TITLE LADDER MATCH
Eddie Guerrero & Tajiri (sub for Chavo Guerrero) defeated Team Angle (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) to win the WWE Tag Team titles!: Tajiri nearly killed himself early on with a plancha, catching his foot on the top rope.. Team Angle set up the ladder and climbed each side until Tajiri did a handspring elbow to know them over. Lots of unique ladder spots during this match that was sub-par by WWE ladder match standards. Tajiri hit Shelton Benjamin with the green mist, knocking him off the ladder.. Guerrero got up the ladder and grabbed both of the belts to WIN THE TITLES!!!
UP IN THE SKYBOX: Stone Cold Steve Austin made fun of Eric Bischoff sipping beer rather than chugging it. Austin said if he didn’t chug the beer, he’d toss him out of the suite into the crowd..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Roddy Piper & Chris Jericho bumped into eachother backstage for a battle of wits. Jericho mocked Piper for pulling that kid’s leg off on SmackDown!..
WWE INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE BATTLE ROYAL
Christian won the vacant Intercontinental title!: They played the historical video package focusing on the history of the Intercontinental title.. Howard Finkel introduced Pat Patterson, who kicked off the launch of the IC Title battle royal. Participants included; Val Venis, Booker T, Christian, Chris Jericho, Lance Storm, Goldust, Test, Kane, and Rob Van Dam.. Kane eliminated Lance Storm.. Everyone ganged up on Kane to eliminate him.. Kane returned to the ring and punched everyone to get revenge for them ganging up on him.. Booker T eliminated Test.. Goldust gave Chris Jericho and Christian his Golden Globe kicks in opposite corners.. Goldust tried to eliminate Booker, but Booker reversed Goldust and threw him over the top.. Goldust & Booker stared eachother down for a few seconds before shaking hands.. Christian tricked Chris Jericho and tossed him over the top rope as he went for the Lionsault.. Christian missed a drop-kick and accidentally hit the referee.. Booker T tossed Christian over the top rope to apparently win the Intercontinental title.. Pat Patterson got up from ringside to present Booker T with the belt.. Christian whacked Pat Patterson, and then whacked Booker T with the IC belt! The referee, Chad Patton, was knocked down and didn’t see Christian go over the top rope.. Christian then dumped Booker T to capture the Intercontinental championship!!
UP IN THE SKYBOX: Stone Cold Steve Austin had gotten Eric Bischoff completely drunk on beers. Austin gave Bischoff a slice of pizza, which he ate.. Austin then offered Bischoff a pickle, and he ate that too, but it was a jalapeno pepper!! Bischoff’s mouth burned so Steve Austin gave him a drink, from the jar the jalapeno came in!!
Torrie Wilson defeated Sable: Lillian Garcia sang Torrie Wilson’s entrance music LIVE as Torrie danced behind a sheet. Torrie had on a bikini made of strings. MC Tazz announced her as the winner without really consulting the crowd. Torrie then gave Sable a lesbian kiss!!
BACkSTAGE SEGMENT: Roddy Piper was upset with Chris Jericho as Sean O’Haire tried to calm him down. Vince McMahon came into the room and gave Roddy Piper a pep talk.
Mr. America w/Zack Gowan defeated “Rowdy” Roddy Piper w/Sean O’Haire: Zack Gowan was there to stop Vince McMahon from interfering. Sean O’Haire tried to hit Mr. America with a pipe but accidentally hit Roddy Piper! Mr. America hit the leg drop and pinned Roddy Piper for the win!
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Stephanie McMahon approached Triple H and quietly told him to be careful out there..
WWE TITLE MATCH
Kevin Nash defeated WWE champion Triple H by DQ (HHH retains his title): Even though it was heavily advertised, Ric Flair & Shawn Michaels were banned from ringside early on. Kevin Nash won the match by Disqualification when Triple H hit Earl Hebner with the sledgehammer. Nash powerbombed Triple H through the announce table after the match.. Earl Hebner suffered a dislocated shoulder during the spot where Triple H hit him with the sledgehammer..
UP IN THE SKYBOX: Stone Cold Steve Austin asked Eric Bischoff, who was looking very ill, if he had jalapenos where he’s from. Bischoff said in Minnesota they’re all Swedish and don’t eat that stuff. Bischoff then ate another jalapeno and threw up over the rail on the fans – ew!
WWE WOMENS TITLE 4-WAY MATCH
Jazz defeated Victoria and Trish Stratus and Jacqueline to retain the WWE Women’s title: Jazz pinned Jacky after a DDT to retain the Women’s championship..
WWE TITLE STRETCHER MATCH
Brock Lesnar defeated The Big Show to retain the Undisputed title: Late in the match, Brock Lesnar drove a forklift down to the ringside area. Lesnar dove off the forklift hitting the Big Show with a crossbody block! Lesnar hit Big Show with an F5 and then used the forklift to get Big Show on the stretcher and accross the line..