February 7, 2005
Saitama, Japan
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler

    • Shelton Benjamin defeated Val Venis to retain the Intercontinental title..
    • Gene Snitsky defeated The Hurricane..
    • Kane defeated Gene Snitsky -dark match-..
    • Muhammed Hassan defeated Rhyno..

  2. IN THE RING: Eric Bischoff (with Translator)..
    • Eric Bischoff introduces himself as the General Manager of RAW and the one of the most powerful men in wrestling!
    • A translator stands side-by-side with Bischoff and translates what Bischoff says into Japanese for the fans..
    • Eric Bischoff announces Ric Flair vs Shawn Michaels, Triple H vs Edge, and Chris Benoit vs Chris Jericho..

  3. SUBMISSIONS MATCH: Chris Jericho vs Chris Benoit..
    • Jim Ross says that the first time Jericho & Benoit fought in Japan was 9 years ago in the Super J Cup!
    • Great match from bell-to-bell with strong Japanese influence (never would have gotten over in America)..
    • After a physical battle, Chris Benoit made Chris Jericho tap out to the crossface..
    • Chris Jericho extended his hand and shook hands with Chris Benoit after the match..
    • WINNER: Chris Beniot..

  4. BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair..
    • Ric Flair says it doesn't matter what country they are in, Evolution rules the wrestling world!
    • Triple H says the whole thing with Batista possibly going to Smackdown! might be a bad idea..
    • Ric Flair says that HHH's idea of Batista going to SD! to win the WWE title is pure genius!

  5. BACKSTAGE: Christian & Tyson Tomko + Stacy Keibler..
    • Christian is talking about himself to a member of the Japanese media..
    • They bump into Stacy Keibler, and the media guy asks if she knows where he can find Randy Orton for an interview..
    • Christian gets upset and says that Randy Orton is not a Legend Killer because he hasn't beaten HIM!
    • Christian tells Stacy Keibler to tell Randy Orton to meet them in the ring later on..

  6. MATCH: Batista vs Maven..
    • Batista squashed Maven and celebrated until an interview with Big Show came up on the big screen..
    • The Big Show cut down Batista saying he was a "Big Fish in a Small Pond" and dares him to come to SD!..

  7. BACKSTAGE: Batista & Eric Bischoff..
    • Batista complains about the Big Show interview being played on the big screen..
    • Eric Bischoff says he will get to the bottom of it and begs Batista not to sign with Smackdown!..
    • Batista cuts Eric Bischoff off and says "You made your point!"..

  8. TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH: La Resistance (Rob Conway & Sylvain Grenier) vs William Regal & Tajiri..
    • Tajiri scored the pinfall after spewing green mist in the face of one of the Frenchmen!
    • Tajiri got on the microphone and shouted some things in Japanese to the appreciative fans!
    • Tajiri and William Regal tried to celebrate with the fans but got mobbed and nearly squashed!

  9. LEGENDS MATCH: Shawn Michaels defeated Ric Flair after hitting the Sweet Chin Music..

  10. ALL AMERICAN DIVA FASION SHOW: Jerry Lawler + Maria Kanellis + Victoria + Christy Hemme..
    • Jerry Lawler introduced the three divas, Maria (cowgirl), Victoria (race car), and Christy (bikini)..
    • Simon Dean saved the world and interrupted and insulted Japanese women because they look like Sumo wrestlers..
    • The great Sumo Champion, Akebono , was sitting in the front row stood up, apparently insulted by the comment..
    • Simon Dean insulted each of the Divas until Jerry Lawler came to the rescue to defend the Divas..
    • Simon Dean calls Jerry Lawler the "Burger King" and offers Lawler some Simon System but Christy crotched him!

  11. ANOTHER EVOLUTION SEGMENT: Evolution (Triple H & Ric Flair & Batista)..
    • Triple H says the Smackdown! guys are laughing at Batista..
    • Triple H says he's looking forward to facing Batista at WM21 but says it might be best if Batista go to SD!
    • Triple H says Batista can win the WWE title on SD! and they could run the entire company..
    • Ric Flair says that it would be bigger than DX, and bigger that the Horsemen (aaahhhhhhhh sell out!!)

  12. INTERVIEW: The Coach & Edge..
    • Edge says everyone is talking about Batista and he (Edge) is being over looked ONCE AGAIN!
    • Edge says the story tonight is about him walking out of Japan as the World Heavyweight Champion!

  13. MATCH: Randy Orton vs Tyson Tomko..
    • Midway through the match, Christian dragged Stacy Keibler down to ringside by the arm to distract Orton..
    • Randy Orton won but was obviously still suffering from the concussion that he received at Royal Rumble..
    • Christian & Tyson Tomko double-teamed Randy Orton and Christian hit the UnPrettier on him!

  14. WORLD TITLE MATCH: Triple H vs Edge..
    • Late in the match, Edge accidentally speared the referee and covered HHH for a visual pin with no ref..
    • Ric Flair brought a chair in the ring, but he got speared too, and Edge swung the chair at Triple H!
    • Triple H ducked and back dropped Edge to the mat..
    • Triple H and Edge began crawling towards the chair until Batista came down and pulled the chair out of the ring!
    • Edge stood on the apron, and Triple H knocked him off, causing Edge to land on top of Batista!
    • Edge went for a spear, but Batista intercepted and gave Edge a brutal spinebuster!!!
    • Triple H recovered, hit the Pedigree just as the referee woke up, and scored the 1-2-3 to retain!
    • Batista raised Triple H's arms but did not take his eyes off of the World title belt......
    • Editor's Note: The crowd was absolutely DEAD for this match even after the conclusion..

  15. And that's a wrap folks..

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