December 16, 2002
Orlando, Florida
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler

  1. INTERGENDER TAG MATCH: Trish Stratus & Test w/Stacy vs Victoria & Steven Richards..
    • Test pins Richards after some distraction by Stacy Keibler and a big boot to the face!

  2. BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & Chief Morely.
    • Bischoff says that he is going to produce a "Triple H appreciation ceremy" in the main event slot..
    • Morley grimaces and says that he promised the main event slot to Scott Steiner tonight..
    • The two rack their brains trying to figure a way out of this dilema..
    • Bischoff says that Morely created this mess, and is expected to fix it!

  3. BACKSTAGE: Booker T & Goldy Clause + Christian..
    • Booker & Goldust meet backstage and Goldust is dressed as Sanata Clause..
    • Goldust gives Booker his World Tag Team title belt..
    • Goldust thanks Booker for always beleiving in him..
    • Christian steps in and says that next week on RAW, he and Jericho will win their titles back..
    • Goldust gives Christian a present --- New & Improved Ass Cream..

  4. MATCH: Maven vs Chris Nowinski..
    • Nowinski pins Maven while pulling the tights to get the victory..

  5. IN THE RING: Shawn Michaels & Chris Jericho..
    • Michaels recaps what Flair said about him last week; being washed up and such..
    • Michaels proclaimes that the Heartbreak Kid is alive and well!!
    • Michaels says that last night at Armageddon, HBK stole the show!
    • Michaels says that he went down, but he went down in a blaze of glory!
    • Michaels says he feels pretty good tonight and suggests he and HHH make it 3/5 tonight!
    • Michaels calls out Triple H but gets Chris Jericho instead..
    • Jericho mocks Michaels calling him the Has Been Kid..
    • Jericho says that all these fans came to see the KING... of the world!
    • Jericho states that he is better than Michaels ever was and calls himself the TRUE sexyboy!
    • Jericho changes his tone and says he was excited to see HBK return to the ring..
    • Jericho says that Michaels' heart and courage was off the charts..
    • Jericho says that Michaels' performance was also sad, because the old HBK would have won..
    • Jericho says that Micaaels' lost and he is a loser..
    • Jericho says it is embarassing for him because Michaels was the main reason Jericho became a wrestler..
    • Jericho says that Michaels was his hero..
    • Jericho points out that Michaels has been reduced to a shell of his former self..
    • Jericho says that Michaels is pathetic and vulnerable..
    • Jericho says he could kick Michaels' ass right now if he wanted to..
    • Jericho says that he isn't going to waste his time beating the Has Been Kid..
    • Michaels suddenly reacts and superkicks Chris Jericho in the face!!

  6. MATCH: Christian vs Goldust..
    • Christian pins Goldust with both his arms blantantly resting on the corner ropes..

  7. BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Eric Bischoff..
    • Bischoff Congratulated Triple H on his performance last night at Armageddon..
    • Bischoff suggests they have the "Appreciation Ceremy" right now!
    • Triple H asks if there's something he's not telling him..
    • Triple H who will be in the main event spot later..
    • Bischoff admits that it will be the Scott Steiner signing..
    • Triple H gets upset (er jealous) and tells Bischoff not to think of giving Steiner the spot..
    • Triple H says if he does, he will pull a "Stone Cold Steve Austin" on Bischoff..
    • Bischoff says it's not a problem and they will work it out..

  8. BACKSTAGE: Ric Flair, Batista & Three Minute Warning..
    • Ric Flair gives a pep-talk to the trio of monsters before their match with RVD & Kane..

  9. PARKING LOT: Chief Morely & Terri..
    • Morely tells Terri to let him know when Scott Steiner arrives..

  10. INTERVIEW: Coach & Kane & Rob Van Dam..
    • Coach asks the duo about their handicap match tonight with Batista & 3MW..
    • Kane gives an intense response to each question and RVD calmly translates..
    • Kane and Rob Van Dam appear to have some tension between them..
    • Rob tells Kane that he's got to calm down and take things slower..
    • Coach compares it to going to Disney Land and starts singing "It's a Small World, After All"..
    • Kane grabs Coach by the throat and pushes him down saying it's a "Cruel and Painful World"!

  11. HANDICAP TAG MATCH: Kane & Rob Van Dam vs Batista & Three Minute Warning..
    • Kane & Rob Van Dam win the match dispite the odds..
    • Kane looks to possibly be headed for a heel turn..

  12. TAG MATCH: Lance Storm & William Regal vs The Dudley Boyz..
    • Storm/Regal win after Regal uses the brass knuckles on DVon to get the pinfall..

  13. MATCH: DLo Brown vs Jeff Hardy..
    • DLo repeatedly yells "It's because of people like you!" at Jeff during the match..
    • Jeff ends up getting the pinfall even though DLo's foot was on the bottom rope..

  14. BACKSTAGE: Ric Flair & Scott Steiner..
    • Flair says that tonight is Triple H's night and he will be in the main event slot..
    • Flair says that nothing's going to ruin Triple H's ceremony tonight..
    • Flair says that Steiner isn't HALF the man Triple H is..
    • Steiner grabs Flair and tells him to tell Triple H that HE'LL be the main event from now on!

  15. BACKSTAGE: Chad Patton & DLo Brown..
    • Referee Chat Patton approaches DLo and apoligizes saying he didn't see DLo's leg on the ropes..
    • DLo stands up and says it doesn't matter if he apologizes the LOSS is still in the record books..
    • DLo plays the "race" card saying that it's all because he is a "black" man!

  16. PARKING LOT: Stacy Keibler & Test + Raven?..
    • Stacy tells Test that she got him a job as a spokeperson for a bodman deoderant spray..
    • Stacy sprays a little on Test's stomach and smells it, saying it smells great..
    • Test says that if it smells good on him, it will smell good on his testicles!
    • Test & Stacy walk off as Raven walks out from the shadows with an angry look on his face..

  17. MATCH: Booker T vs Chris Jericho..
    • Near the end of the match, Christian runs down and interfers, followed by Goldust..
    • Referee Earl Hebner raises the hand of Booker T (I guess since Christian intefered first)..

  18. BACKSTAGE: Chief Morely & Scott Steiner..
    • Morely says that he made a mistake and gave Steiner the main event slot when Triple H already has it..
    • Morely suggests they do it next week, and gives Steiner the contract for safe keeping..
    • Steiner says that Triple H wants to have his "moment"?
    • Steiner says that that is no problem, which makes Morely happy as he walks off..
    • Steiner proclaims that Triple H WILL have his moment, a moment he'll never forget!

  19. TRIPLE H APPRECIATION CEREMONY: Eric Bischoff & Chief Morely + Triple H & Ric Flair + Scott Steiner..
    • Bischoff & Morely introduce the new World Heavyweight champion, Triple H..
    • Triple H comes out to an even longer entrance then usual..
    • Bischoff introduces a video package featuring Triple H..
    • Triple H says thank you, but that the fans should be thanking him..
    • Triple H says that it's hard to be humble when you are Triple H..
    • Thiple H says that he proves time-and-time again that he is THE BEST..
    • Triple H says that he's beaten everybody in the wrestling industy (Gee, Steiner anybody?)..
    • Triple H runs down the list, HBK, Hogan, Underaker, Kane, Angle, Austin, Rock & Foley..
    • Suddenly Scott Steiner's music hits and out comes Big Poppa Pump himself!
    • Steiner says that Triple H may have beaten a lot of guys, but he can't beat Big Poppa Pump!
    • Steiner says that the RAW contract says that he gets a World Title shot..
    • Steiner says if he doesn't get the title shot, that he'll walk..
    • Triple H says that he knows where Steiner came from and how they did business..
    • Triple H says that in the WWE you have to earn you title shot..
    • Triple H says that Steiner will not get a title shot..
    • Steiner says that he didn't come to the WWE to start at the bottom..
    • Stieenr says that he is going to be the greatest of all-time..
    • Steiner says that Triple H appears to be scared of him..
    • Steiner says that Triple H is The Game... with no Balls!
    • Triple H gives in and accepts the World title match..
    • Triple H reminds Steiner that he is jumping into the shark tank with the biggest shark of them all!
    • Steiner signs the RAW contract making Eric Bischoff a very happy man!
    • Bischoff says that it's official and Triple H will face Scott Steiner at the Royal Rumble!!
    • Steiner says that he has the largest arms in the world, not Triple H!
    • Steiner suggests he get his World title shot tonight!
    • Steiner offers the first punch to Triple H..
    • Triple H takes off his jacket and cirles the ring..
    • Triple H & Scott Steiner butt heads in the center of the ring..
    • Triple H backs up and leaves the ring slowly with a nervous smirk on his face..

  20. RAW goes off the air...

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