WWE SummerSlam 2005


August 21, 2005 – Washington DC (MCI Center)

SUMMERSLAM QUICK & DIRTY:
Chris Masters defeated The Hurricane -Sunday Night Heat-;
Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Orlando -United States Title-;
Edge w/Lita defeated Matt Hardy -Super Grudge Match-;
Rey Mysterio defeated Eddie Guerrero -Ladder Match-;
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene -Eugene Invitational-;
Randy Orton defeated The Undertaker -Grudge Match-;
John Cena defeated Chris Jericho -WWE Championship-;
Batista defeated JBL -No DQ for the World title-:
Hulk Hogan defeated Shawn Michaels -Dream Match-;

SUNDAY NIGHT HEAT: Hosted by Todd Grisham & The Coach..

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Lillian Garcia interviewed Kurt Angle, who said tonight was about righting an huge injustice..

VIDEO PACKAGE: DivaSearch 2005 winner Ashley Massaro went outside to the lines to ask fans who will win the main event. Ashley also asked Moolah & Mae Young their thoughts, Moolah picked Hogan, but Mae Young picked HBK..

VIDEO PACKAGE: They showed clips of John Cena and Hulk Hogan presenting “Best Hissy Fit” at the Teen Choice awards..

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: Dominick (Rey Mysterio’s son) arrived at the building with the social worker Ms. Crabtree before they showed highlights..

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews interviewed Orlando Jordan, who claimed he was not nervous about his match with Chris Benoit)..

SINGLES MATCH
Chris Masters defeated The Hurricane w/Rosey & Super Stacy:

WWE UNITED STATES TITLE MATCH
Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan to capture the WWE United States title in 25 seconds!:

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
Eddie Guerrero & Vicki Guerrero: Eddie Guerrero’s wife told him that he doesn’t care about Dominick and was only doing this to hurt Rey. Eddie wasn’t thrilled to hear his wife say this and went into an obsessed frenzy..

GRUDGE MATCH
Edge w/Lita defeated Matt Hardy by referee stoppage due to Matt Hardy bleeding: These two sworn enemies brawled for several minutes before Hardy got dropped head first on the ring post! Edge further complicated things when he gave an already concussed Matt Hardy a stiff kick to the temple..

LADDER MATCH
Rey Mysterio defeated Eddie Guerrero to win custody of Dominick!: Lots of high-risk stunts for this match making it the show-stealer of the night. Dominick actually interfered in the match, preventing Eddie Guerrero climing the ladder. Guerrero threatened to hit Dominick, but Mysterio came to make the save for his son! Guerrero later climbed up the ladder, which was pushed over by his wife Vicki! Vicki Guerrero tackled Eddie and Rey Mysterio climbed the ladder and got the briefcase! After the match, Rey Mysterio, and wife Angie and Dominick were reunited as a family again….. Rey Mysterio re-entered the ring and knocked Eddie Guerrero out with the briefcase!

NO TIME LIMIT MATCH
Kurt Angle defeated Eugene Dinsmore w/Christy Hemme to win back his Olympic Gold Medels!:

BACKSTAGE SEGMENT
The Divas + Vince McMahon: The WWE Divas were in bikinis washing a “Presidential” limousine and lathering eachother up with soap. The window rolled down and Vince McMahon popped his head out and said “Hey…. why not?” and smirked..

SUPER GRUDGE MATCH
Randy Orton defeated The Undertaker with help from “Cowboy” Bob Orton!:

WWE HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
John Cena defeated Chris Jericho to retain the WWE championship:

WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to retain the World Heavyweight title:

MAIN EVENT
Hulk Hogan defeated Shawn Michaels: The first referee took a bump and everyone was caught looking for Bret Hart to show up. Shawn Michaels put on a great performance and Hulk Hogan juiced (bled) like crazy for the match. Michaels offered to shake hands after the match, which they did, so Michaels is back to being babyface!


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