January 9, 2005 – San Juan, Puerto Rico
NEW YEARS REVOLUTION QUICK & DIRTY RESULTS
SUNDAY NIGHT HEAT: Hosted by Todd Grisham & The Coach..
WORLD TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
William Regal & Eugene Dinsmore defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko to retain the World Tag Team titles: Nick “Eugene” Dinsmore dislocated his kneecap after a dropkick during the Tag Team title match..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Edge & Christian devised a unique plan to make Christian the World Heavyweight champion tonight..
WWE WOMEN’S TITLE MATCH
Trish Stratus defeated Lita to recapture the WWE Women’s title!: Lita suffered a sprained knee following a dive off the ring apron.
BACKSTAGE: Edge asked Eric Bischoff to be removed from the Elimination Chamber and replaced with Christian. Edge asked Bischoff if he could face the winner of the Elimination Chamber on RAW the next night, but Bischoff refused. Edge bumped into Shawn Michaels, who gave Edge his word he would be a fair referee unless he was provoked..
WWE INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE MATCH
Shelton Benjamin defeated Maven in two straight falls to retain the WWE Intercontinental title: Maven got pinned and then demanded a rematch, but quickly got his shoulders pinned AGAIN..
Muhammad Hassan w/Khosrow Daivari defeated Jerry “The King” Lawler w/Jim Ross:
INTERVIEW: Maria Kanellis interviewed Batista about the Elimination Chamber. Randy Orton interrupted and asked Batista if he’s coming after the World Heavyweight title or if he’s going to be Triple H’s stooge. Batista claimed that he would be going after the World Heavyweight title..
Kane defeated Gene Snitsky after a Tombstone Piledriver:
SENSLESS T&A SEGMENT: The crew of WWE Divas had a chicken fight with Christy Hemme winning..
ELIMINATION CHAMBER FOR THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Triple H defeated Randy Orton and Batista and Chris Jericho and Chris Benoit and Edge to win the vacant World Heavyweight title: The World Heavyweight title was held up on 11/29 after champion Triple H was beaten by Edge and Benoit in a triple threat match. Shawn Michaels was the special guest referee for this match. Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho were the first two entrants into the Elimination Chamber. Triple H’s door opened and he joined the fight. Edge’s door opened and he joined the fight. Randy Orton’s door opened and he joined the fight. Edge speared Shawn Michaels, who then super-kicked Edge, who was quickly pinned by Chris Jericho! Batista’s door opened and he joined the match. Batista Demon-bombed Jericho on top of Benoit, and pinned Benoit to eliminate him. Batista Demon-bombed Jericho again and pinned Jericho to eliminate HIM. Randy Orton RKO’d Batista and pinned him with Triple H standing there watching! HHH could have saved Batista. Ric Flair distracted Shawn Michaels, Batista clotheslined Randy Orton, and HHH hit the Pedigree on Orton for the win! TRIPLE H WINS THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FOR THE 10TH TIME IN HIS CAREER!!!!!! EVOLUTION CELEBRATED WITH BATISTA LIFTING TRIPLE H ONTO HIS SHOULDERS..