January 7, 2008
Uncasville, Connecticut
Mohegan Sun Casino
Announcers: Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler

  1. INTERNET HEAT TAPINGS: Thanks to Jimmy Mailman for phoning in these results...


  2. KICKOFF: Vince McMahon said the first RAW of 2008 would be special because they brought back RAW ROULETTE!!
    • William Regal said he knows Vince was disappointed in him last week but hopes he was happy for what he did later..
    • Vince McMahon was happy and booked Triple H vs. William Regal and spun the wheel, which landed on "First Blood"..
    • Vince McMahon told William Regal to go get ready, and when Regal left the office he was attacked by Triple H!

  3. RAW ROULETTE MATCH: Shawn Michaels & Mr. Kennedy defeated Trevor Murdoch & Charlie Haas..
    • It was Shawn Michaels vs. Mr. Kennedy but when the wheel was spun it landed on a "Strange Bedfellows" match..
    • A few minutes into the match, Charlie Haas put a mask on and briefly wrestled before having it taken off of his head..
    • Shawn Michaels was about to win, when Mr. Kennedy hit the Mindcheck on his partner and pinned Charlie Haas!

  4. MATCH: Hardcore Holly (wearing a Carlito wig) w/Cody Rhodes beat Carlito Cool (wearing a Holly wig) w/Santino Marella..
    • The RAW Roulette wheel landed on "Trading Places" match and they just happened to have a Carlito wig ready to go..

  5. BACKSTAGE: Vince McMahon & Maria Kanellis..
    • Maria Kanellis spin the wheel to decide what kind of match all of the WWE Divas would wrestle in tonight..
    • The wheel landed on "Submissions" match but Vince distracted Maria and changed it to "Ligerie Pillow Fight"..

  6. INTERVIEW: Todd Grisham & Jeff Hardy (Said he would take out Randy Orton for what he did to Matt Hardy)..

  7. BACKSTAGE: Hornswoggle & Vince McMahon (Segment was aborted due to severe technical difficulties)..

  8. BACKSTAGE (BY "VIDEO TAPE"): Hornswoggle & Vince McMahon..
    • Vince McMahon said he won the 1999 Royal Rumble and wants another McMahon to win this year's Royal Rumble!
    • Vince McMahon booked Hornswoggle in a Tag Team Royal Rumble Qualifying match and he can pick his partner..

  9. LIGERIE PILLOW FIGHT: Ashley Massaro returned to WWE and won the WWE Divas Pillow Fight!
  10. BACKSTAGE: Hornswoggle asked Super Crazy to be his partner - he said "I am super, but I am not that crazy!"

  11. FIRST BLOOD MATCH: Triple H defeated William Regal using his bare fist to bust Regal's head open!

  12. BACKSTAGE: Hornswoggle asked Santino Marella to be his partner - he said small people creep him out..

  13. HANDICAP MATCH: Chris Jericho vs. Gene Snitsky & John Bradshaw Layfield ended in a No Contest..
    • JBL whacked Chris Jericho in the head with the ring bell for the DQ and choked him out with electrical cable..
    • JBL wrapped the cable around Chris Jericho's neck and dragged him around the ring and up the isle to the stage..
    • JBL was preparing to hang Chris Jericho from a scaffold but a team of referees finally arrived to break it up..

  14. ROYAL RUMBLE QUALIFYING TAG MATCH: Hornswoggle & Mick Foley defeated The Highlanders (Robbie & Rory)..
    • Hornswoggle came out with an unknown jobber, but Mick Foley showed up and agreed to be Hornswoggle's partner!

  15. STEEL CAGE MATCH: WWE Intercontinental Champion Jeff Hardy defeated Umaga..
    • Randy Orton was lurking around ringside taunting Jeff Hardy and even tossed a chair into the ring over the cage..
    • Jeff Hardy hit the Whisper in the Wind off the top of the Steel Cage on Umaga and covered him to win the Match!
    • Despite the interference and distraction, Jeff Hardy won and stood on top of the cage looking down at Randy Orton..

  16. And that's a wrap folks..

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