April 18, 2005
New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden
Announcers: Jim Ross & The Coach


  2. BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & Jim Ross..
    • Eric Bischoff declines JR's request to cancel the match but does allow Batista to be in his corner..

  3. GRUDGE MATCH: Chris Benoit vs Edge..
    • The brawl spilled out of the ring and through the crowd and ended up backstage..
    • A crew of WWE officials tried to break them up but they ended up in the Divas locker room..
    • Eric Bischoff comes in and books a Last Man Standing match between Edge & Benoit at Backlash..

  4. IN THE RING: Trish Stratus + Lita + Kane + Viscera..
    • Trish Stratus came out and asked to clear the air and have a fresh start with Lita..
    • Lita comes out on crutches and Trish tells her that she has done a lot of soul searching..
    • Trish Stratus stumbled over her words as the crowd chanted "You Screwed Matt!" loud and clear!
    • Trish Stratus says that she and Lita have a lot of history and realizes that she respects and loves Lita..
    • Lita says Trish is right, there is a lot of history, and that's why she doesn't beleive ONE WORD..
    • Lita says that much like Trish -- paybacks are a BITCH!
    • Kane's pyro hit and Lita smashed the crutch over Trish's back as Kane made her way down to the ring..
    • Trish Stratus limped down the ilse and fell on her backside as Kane grabbed her by the throat!
    • Suddenly, the nearly 500lbs Viscera showed up and attacked Kane as the crowd chanted "Let's Go Mabel!"
    • Viscera left the ring and scooped up Trish Stratus in his arms and carried her backstage licking his lips..

  5. BACKSTAGE: Trish Stratus & Viscera..
    • Trish Stratus thanks Viscera for helping her and tries to walk away but Viscera stops her..
    • Viscera says he was glad to be of service, and he'll be glad when Trish services him..

  6. NON (TAG) TITLE MATCH: William Regal & Tajiri vs The Heartthrobs (Romeo & Antonio)..
    • The Heartthrobs (The Heartbreakers in OVW) answered the open challenge made by Regal last week on HEAT..
    • William Regal & Tajiri did score the pinfall to win the match..
    • The Heartthrobs attacked Regal & Tajiri after the match and gave Tajiri a double leg sweep..

  7. BACKSTAGE: Brian Hebner tells Jim Ross that he can't track down Batista anywhere..

  8. BACKSTAGE: Triple H tells Ric Flair that he paid Batista's limodriver to take a few detours..

  9. INTERVIEW: Todd Grisham & Muhammad Hassan & Khosrow Daivari..
    • Muhammad Hassan says it would be great to take out Shawn Michaels in New York City..
    • Todd Grisham brings up Hulk Hogan's name and Hassan & Daivari claim that Hogan is a selfish American..
    • Muhammad Hassan says he knows for a fact that Hulk Hogan hasn't called Shawn Michaels..

  10. GRUDGE MATCH: Shawn Michaels vs Muhammad Hassan w/Khosrow Daivari..
    • Shawn Michaels won by DQ when Khosrow Daivari interfered and Daivari & Hassan doubled-teamed him..
    • Hulk Hogan's music hit and he cleaned house and posed with Shawn Michaels for the New York fans..

  11. MASTERLOCK $1000 CHALLENGE: Chris Masters vs ??????
    • Chris Masters came down and issued and open challenge to anyone in the crowd to break out of his Masterlock..
    • Chris Masters picked a guy out of the crowd named Roman, who was obviously an Indy wrestler..
    • Chris Masters sinched the Masterlock (Full Nelson) on Roman and wouldn't release it until the bell rang..

  12. MATCH: Shelton Benjamin vs Simon Dean..
    • Chris Jericho came out before the match and announced a match between he and Shelton for Backlash..
    • Chris Jericho brings out guitarist Chris Ward and sang a song for Shelton called "Shelton's a Little Bitch"..
    • Shelton Benjamin wins..

  13. IN THE RING: Christian & Tyson Tomko + Vince McMahon..
    • Christian says he heard the reaction for Hulk Hogan but Hogan didn't beat Chris Benoit last week..
    • Vince McMahon made his first appearance since having surgery on BOTH his quads with no sign of injury..
    • Vince McMahon announces that there will be a draft lottery next month with no exceptions..
    • Christian says it's no secret that he's purposely been held back on RAW and would thrive on Smackdown!..
    • Vince McMahon says that since Christian wants to main event, then next week he'll be in the main event!
    • Vince McMahon books Christian in a match against Batista for the World Heavyweight title..

  14. INTERVIEW: Todd Grisham & Triple H..
    • Triple H says he has proven 10-times over that he is the greatest the business has to offer..
    • Triple H says that the Pedigrees signifies the end and Batista already knows it..

  15. NO DQ MATCH: Triple H w/Ric Flair vs Jim Ross..
    • Triple H toyed with Jim Ross until JR got one shot in, then Triple H got aggressive..
    • Triple H busted Jim Ross open and then Triple H harassed the referee and pushed him around..
    • Triple H repeatedly punched JR, causing him to bleed profusely until Jerry Lawler ran down to plead with HHH..
    • Triple H then punched out Jerry Lawler and gave him the Pedigree and Ric Flair kicked Lawler out!
    • Triple H got back on Jim Ross and punched him until a limousine pulled into the parking lot..
    • Batista got out of the drivers side and went straight to the ring and attacked Triple H..
    • Triple H took control and whacked Batista with a chair and went for a Pedigree..
    • Batista back-dropped Triple H and smashed him with a chair and laid JR's arm on HHH's chest..
    • The referee got down and counted the 1-2-3 giving Jim Ross the upset victory over Triple H!!!!!!!!

  16. And that's a wrap folks..

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