October 17, 2005
Sacramento, California
Announcers: The Coach & Jerry Lawler

    • The Highlanders (Robbie & Rory McAllister) defeated John Williams & Duece Shade in a dark match..
    • Val Venis & Viscera defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch in a Non-title match..
    • Gene Snitsky defeated Rosey..
    • Rob Conway defeated Greg Valentine by DQ when Eugene interfered (Valentine turned on Eugene)..
    • Kerwin White & Nick Nemeth defeated Shelton Benjamin & Matt Striker..

  2. ON STAGE: Vince McMahon + The Coach..
    • Vince McMahon came out to welcome everyone and announced the next pay per view called Taboo Tuesday..
    • Vince McMahon gloated about how proud he was by his wife, Linda McMahon, when she fired Jim Ross last week..
    • Vince McMahon said there was a nasty rumor that a certain individual (Steve Austin) was on his way tonight..
    • Vince McMahon told the fans not to be surprised if he kicked Steve Austin's beer-swilling ass if he does!
    • Vince McMahon then showed a specially-produced video to tribute Jim Ross --- ended up being a mochery..
    • Vince McMahon then introduced the new lead announcer of RAW --- dramatic pause --- Jonathan Coachman!
    • The Coach came out wearing a cowboy had to near dead silence from the crowd, with scattered boos..
    • The Coach thanked Mr. McMahon (his father figure) and proclaimed that business was about to pick up..

  3. BACKSTAGE: Vince McMahon & Kurt Angle + The Hurricane..
    • Kurt Angle bumped into Vince McMahon backstage and asked him to name him the #1 Contender for the WWE title..
    • Vince McMahon said he was on his way to meet with Eric Bischoff -- suddenly The Hurricane swoops in..
    • The Hurricane complained about Jim Ross being fired last week, asking Vince "what's up with that?"
    • Vince McMahon ordered Kurt Angle to attack The Hurricane, and they brawled all the way out to the ring..
    • Kurt Angle destroyed The Hurricane and put him in the Anklelock with no referee in sight..
    • A crew of referees finally ran down and pulled Kurt Angle off of The Hurricane..

  4. BACKSTAGE: Vince McMahon & Eric Bischoff..
    • Vince McMahon asked if Eric Bischoff enjoyed what he just did, and Bischoff said he did (like a yes man)..
    • Eric Bischoff suggested John Cena vs Kurt Angle vs a wrestler chosen by the fans at Taboo Tuesday..

  5. QUALIFYING MATCH: Edge w/Lita vs The Big Show..
    • The winner qualified to be on the ballot at Taboo Tuesday for the opportunity to be in the main event..
    • Late in the match, John Bradshaw Layfield (from Smackdown!) music played and this distracted Edge..
    • The Big Show capitalized and chokeslammed Edge and pinned him to win the match!

  6. BACKSTAGE: Eric Bischoff & Edge & Lita..
    • Edge & Lita complained about JBL's music distracting him and demanded why Eric Bischoff let it happen..
    • Eric Bischoff said it was Edge's fault for calling out JBL, and asked what Edge was going to do about it..
    • Edge told Eric Bischoff to tune into Friday Night Smackdown! to see what he's going to do..

  7. CALITOS CABANA: Carlito Cool & Mick Foley + Linda McMahon..
    • Carlito Cool moched Jim Ross' firing last week by putting a photo of Jim Ross up on the big screen..
    • Mick Foley interrupted and said he finally got to hang out with someone who has worse hair than he does..
    • Mick Foley addressed Jim Ross and started to question why Linda McMahon did what she did..
    • Linda McMahon came up on the big screen and revealed that Jim Ross was going in for colon surgery..
    • Linda McMahon said she heard that JR was planning to sue The McMahon family (Fans chanted "That's not Cool")..
    • Linda McMahon, with all the acting ability of a rookie porn star, told Mick Foley to "Have a Nice Day"..
    • Carlito Cool said that Mick Foley was the uncoolest person he has ever met..
    • Mick Foley said he wasn't cool, and doesn't want to be cool, but fans tell him that he's cool..
    • Mick Foley said that Carlito wears cool shirts and cool pants but the fans say that he's a horse's ass..
    • Carlito Cool threatened to spit apple at Mick Foley, but Foley said it wouldn't be the first time..
    • Mick Foley said that Shawn Michaels will beat Carlito Cool "like a government mule" later tonight..
    • Editor's Note: As much as I love Mick Foley, that whole segment was pointless and stupid..

  8. QUALIFYING MATCH: Shawn Michaels vs Carlito Cool..
    • The winner qualified to be on the ballot at Taboo Tuesday for the opportunity to be in the main event..
    • Jerry Lawler remarked that he always thought Jim Ross was good, but he didn't know how good until tonight..
    • Shawn Michaels won..

  9. IN THE RING: Ric Flair + Triple H..
    • Ric Flair passed Shawn Michaels on his way out and they shook hands on the stage...
    • Ric Flair talked about some of the things Triple H said about him last week..
    • Ric Flair said he has a desire to achieve right now that he hasn't have for the last fifteen years..
    • Ric Flair said he carried the brass ring in his back pocket for years and nobody could take it from him..
    • Ric Flair said Triple H has the ring now, making him the man, but he (Flair) now questions that call..
    • Ric Flair said he was 20 years older and then told the story about when he survived a plane crash..
    • Ric Flair said six months after that plane crash he was standing in a wrestling ring wearing gold..
    • Ric Flair ripped his bandage off and blood immediately began squirting out covering his face..
    • Ric Flair had to whip the blood off his face repreatedly and whipped it on his white shirt..
    • Ric Flair called out Triple H, who came out to the stage, but ran away when Flair chased him with a baseball bat!

  10. INTERVIEW: Maria Kanellis & Carlito Cool..
    • Carlito Cool blammed his loss on Mick Foley and challenged Mick Foley to a match at Taboo Tuesday..

  11. 6-WOMAN TAG: Torrie Wilson & Candice Michelle & Victoria vs Trish Stratus & Ashley Massaro & Mickie James..
    • Torrie Wilson pinned Mickie James to win the match for her team..
    • Mickie James hit a Stratusfaction on Victoria after the match to try to impress Trish Stratus..

  12. IN THE RING: Stone Cold Steve Austin + Stephanie McMahon..
    • Steve Austin drove his truck like a mad man into the building plowing over lighting stands and equipment..
    • Steve Austin said he's been with the WWE for ten years and has never backed down from anybody..
    • Steve Austin said the only person who has always been there for him was Jim Ross..
    • Steve Austin said the way Jim Ross was treated last week was pathetic, and called out Vince McMahon!
    • Stephanie McMahon came out instead and said if Stone Cold lays a hand on any McMahon, JR will never be rehired..
    • Steve Austin said he Stunned all four McMahons at WWE Homecoming, and said it was not Jim Ross' fault..
    • Steve Austin said he was going to take his frustrations out on Vince McMahon, but since Stephanie is here..
    • Steve Austin threatened to to bend Stephanie McMahon over and spank her, but The Coach came to her defense!
    • The Coach said nobody wanted Jim Ross here, or Steve Austin, and told him to get in his truck and leave!
    • Steve Austin called The Coach an ass kisser and vows to whoop Coach's ass, but Stephanie called him back..
    • Stephanie McMahon said she had a proposition for Steve Austin that included getting JR his job back..
    • Stephanie McMahon said if Steve Austin can beat The Coach at Taboo Tuesday then Jim Ross will be rehired..
    • Steve Austin said he'd drink to that and called for some beers and threw himself a beer bash!
    • The Coach nervously reacted to Stephanie's decision as Jerry Lawler laughed confidently in his face..
    • Stephanie McMahon went to the stage, and added that if Steve Austin loses then Austin would be fired!
    • Steve Austin went to the stage and took The Coach's sunglasses, ripped his shirt and stole his cowboy hat..
    • Steve Austin offered The Coach a free shot, but then poured a beer in the hat and putit back on Coach's head!

  13. BATTLE ROYAL: The winner qualifies for the opportunity to be in the 3-WAY main event at Taboo Tuesday..
    • Participants: Kane, Edge, Carlito, Chris Masters, Viscera, Trevor Murdoch, Lance Cade, Antonio, Romeo, Kerwin White..
    • Participants: Shelton Benjamin, Eugene Dinsmore, Tajiri, Rosey, Gene Snitsky, Rob Conway, Tyson Tomko, Val Venis..
    • Eric Bischoff did a speech, then John Cena came out and joined The Coach & The King on commentary..
    • The match finally started, and then quickly went to commercial, when they came back a bunch of people were gone..
    • During the commercial break (a exclusive), The Hurricane hit Rosey, took off his mask and threw it down..
    • The final four were Kane, Chris Masters and The Heart Throbs (who were quickly eliminated by Kane)..
    • Predictably, Kane won the Battle Royal..

  14. BONUS MATCH -- STREET FIGHT: John Cena defeated Kurt Angle..
  15. And that's a wrap folks..

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