March 7, 2005
Raleigh, North Carolina
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler

    • ???????? defeated Murray Happar (aka Otto Schwanz aka Bo Dupp) -dark match-..
    • Gene Snitsky defeated Val Venis..
    • Chris Masters defeated Caprice Coleman..
    • Rob Conway w/Sylvain Grenier defeated Rhyno..
    • William Regal & Tajiri defeated Simon Dean & Maven to retain the Tag Team titles..

  2. IN THE RING: Shawn Michaels + Kurt Angle..
    • Shawn Michaels said he was hoping he and Kurt Angle could go to Wrestlemania and put on a wrestling classic..
    • Shawn Michaels shows footage of himself showing up on Smackdown! to get revenge on Kurt Angle..
    • Shawn Michaels says it's been a long time since he felt this kind of rage from unanswered questions..
    • Shawn Michaels says dispite Angle's accolates, he's never gone to "the grandest stage" to face Mr. Wrestlemania!
    • Shawn Michaels says Kurt Angle is going to find out why they call him the "Showstopper"..
    • Kurt Angle comes up on the big screen and says his issues with Shawn Michaels goes all the way back to 1996..
    • Kurt Angle explained that Shawn Micheals left the WWF just as Kurt Angle was breaking into the WWF/E..
    • Kurt Angle says everything HBK achieved in his 16-year career, he (Angle) will do it in the next four weeks!

  3. NON (WORLD) TITLE MATCH: Triple H squashed Rosey after hitting the Pedigree..
    • Rosey tried to get revenge for what Triple H did to The Hurricane last week.
    • Triple H reached under the ring and grabbed sledgehammer and whacked Rosey's ribs with it!
    • Triple H grabbed his belt and walked away as Rosey was stretchered out of the ring..

  4. BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair..
    • Triple H comes into the Evolution dressing room with his adrenalyn pumping and stroking his sledgehammer..
    • Ric Flair, looking overwhealmed, says he's worried because in an hour he has to go out and fight Batista..
    • Triple H says that Ric Flair shouldn't worry cause he's the Nature Boy and the Dirtiest Player in the Game!
    • Triple H says that Ric Flair isn't going out alone, he (HHH) will be there too, and he's bringing a friend..

  5. BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & Edge, Christian, Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit & Shelton Benjamin..
    • Eric Bischoff proposes a 6-WAY "Money in the Bank" #1 Contenders Ladder Match for Wrestlemania 21..
    • Eric Bischoff books Chris Jericho vs Edge and Chris Benoit vs Shelton Benjamin for a matches tonight..
    • Eric Bischoff also books Christian against the yet to be announced 6th man ---- next!

  6. MATCH: Christian w/Tyson Tomko vs Kane..
    • Christian comes down to the ring with a ladder standing upright in the entrance way for effect..
    • Kane easily defeated Christian but got knocked in the forehead by Tyson Tomko with the Ladder!

  7. BACKSTAGE: Randy Orton tells Stacy Keibler that his announcement tonight will shock the World!

  8. MATCH: Chris Jericho vs Edge..
    • Again, the ladder stood symbolically in the entrance to remind everyone of the 6-WAY at Wrestlemania 21..
    • With the referee out cold, Edge brought the Ladder in, but Chris Jericho gave him a step-over toehold..
    • Edge recovered and whacked Jericho in the groin with the ladder and got the 1-2-3 victory!
    • During the match, there were small chants of "You screwed Matt", "You screwed Lita", and "We want Matt"..
    • This stems from rumors/reports that Edge had an affair with Lita, which led to Matt Hardy and Lita splitting up..

  9. BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & The Coach..
    • The Coach compliments Eric Bischoff on the "Money in the Bank" Ladder match idea..
    • Eric Bischoff reveals his "Pick Your Poison" plan for the next two weeks involving Triple H & Batista..
    • Eric Bischoff says next week Batista will pick HHH's opponent and in two week's HHH will pick Batista's..

  10. IN THE RING: Randy Orton + Eric Bischoff..
    • Randy Orton talks about how proud he is of his father, Bob Orton, being inducted into the Hall of Fame..
    • Randy Orton says in wrestling, it's not a popularity contest, it's about making an impact..
    • Randy Orton proposes a "Legend Killer vs Legend" match against The Undertaker -- THE CROWD BOOS!
    • Eric Bischoff comes down and Congratulates Randy Orton for making such a brave challenge..
    • Eric Bischoff says that Wreslemania is going to be one hell of a night - with Orton ending Taker's streak!
    • Eric Bischoff says that the Board of Directors will have no choice but to reward him after WM21..
    • Randy Orton says that Eric Bischoff ran WCW and beat RAW in the ratings 86-weeks in a row..
    • Randy Orton says that makes Eric Bischoff a "Legend" and delivers an RKO on Bischoff!!!!

  11. MATCH: Shelton Benjamin vs Chris Benoit..
    • Again, the ladder stood symbolically in the entrance to remind everyone of the 6-WAY at Wrestlemania 21..
    • Chris Benoit did a Suicide Dive early to the outside and landed rough on the Ladder!
    • Chris Benoit eventually made Shelton Benjamin tap out to the Crippler Crossface..

  12. BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & The Coach + Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari..
    • Muhammad Hassan complains about not being included in the "Money in the Bank" Ladder Match..
    • Muhammad Hassan says he deserves to present his abilities on the biggest stage of them all!

  13. BACKSTAGE: William Regal & Tajiri + Trish Stratus..
    • William Regal & Tajiri are shown looking at Christy Hemme's Playboy and giggling..
    • Trish Stratus confiscates it and leafs through with a disgusted look on her face..

  14. IN THE RING: Christy Hemme..
    • Christy Hemme says she has something to say face-to-face and calls out Trish Stratus..
    • Trish Stratus comes down and asks Christy how her head is, and then mochs her Playboy photos..
    • Christy Hemme issues a challenge to Trish Stratus for the Women's championship at Wrestlemania!
    • Trish Stratus starts laughing out loud and then realizes Christy Hemme is serious..
    • Trish Stratus assures Christy it will not be a Ligerie Pillow Fight and vows to "end" her career..
    • Trish Stratus accepts the challenge and asks what makes Christy think she can beat her..
    • Christy Hemme then reveals that Trish Stratus' enemy, Lita, has been training her for action..
    • Lita came down and went nose-to-nose with Trish Stratus..
    • Christy Hemme pulled Trish Stratus' hair from behind and gave her a Twist of Fate!

  15. BACKSTAGE: Triple H & Ric Flair + Eric Bischoff..
    • Eric Bischoff demands that Triple H hand over the sledgehammer or else he'll be banned from ringside..
    • Triple H gives it to Bischoff and Ric Flair freaks out that the "3 Amigos" have been broken up!

  16. MAIN EVENT: Batista vs Ric Flair w/Triple H..
    • Batista pinned Ric Flair after a brutal Spinebuster..
    • Triple H then reached under the ring and retreived a second sledgehammer!
    • Triple H swung down at Batista, who caught the sledgehammed and pulled it away from HHH and broke it in two..
    • Triple H backed away and escaped the ring as Batista proclaimed ---- "Game Over!!!"

  17. BONUS DARK MATCH: Triple H wrestled Batista for 15 minutes after the show went off the air..
  18. And that's a wrap folks..

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