January 13, 2006
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz

    • Nunzio & Big Vito defeated Danny Doring & Scott Wright (aka Scotty Charisma) in a dark match..
    • Mr. Ken Kennedy harassed Tony Chimmel and forced him to wear his T-shirt..
    • Jamie Noble defeated Scotty Too Hotty..
    • The Gymini (aka The Shane Twins) defeated Billy Baxx & George Trosky (aka Supreme Lee Great)..
    • Paul Burchill defeated Nick Berk..
    • The Mexicools (Psychocsis & Super Crazy) defeated The Dicks (James & Chad)..

  2. IN THE RING: Batista & Theodore Long..
    • Batista gave an emotional speech about being injured and having no choice but to surrender the World Title..
    • Batista said he enjoyed defending the World title against everybody from The Big Show to Eddie Guerrero..
    • Batista handed the belt over, hugged Theodore Long, Michael Cole, Tazz and thanked the fans for their support..

  3. BACKSTAGE: Batista + well wishers..
    • Batista shook hands with Road Agent Ricky Steamboat, who told Batista he knew he would be back soon..
    • Batista shook hands with Bobby Lashley, Road Warrior Animal, Arn Anderson and a bunch of other crew members..
    • Batista also bumped into Rey Mysterio and they hugged and Batista said Rey would make a great World Champion..

  4. IN THE RING: Theodore Long announced a Battle Royal to crown a brand new World Heavyweight Champion!

  5. BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long & Randy Orton..
    • Randy Orton talked about being World Heavyweight Champion by the end of the night..
    • Randy Orton asked Theodore Long to postpone his match with Chris Benoit so he can be fresh..
    • Theodore Long refused to postpone the match, and told Randy Orton to get ready for his match..

  6. BEST OF 7 SERIES MATCH #7: Chris Benoit vs Randy Orton (sub for Booker T w/Sharmell)..
    • Sharmell & Booker T (on crutches) came out and watched the match from ringside..
    • The story here is that if Randy Orton wins, then Booker T will be awarded the United States title..
    • Chris Benoit quickly tricked the referee into ejecting Booker T & Sharmell from the ringside area..
    • After a very very long match Orlando Jordan ran down, and Randy Orton knocked him off the ring apron..
    • Chris Benoit got the Crippler Crossface on Randy Orton with no referee, Booker T & Sharmell came down..
    • Chris Benoit fought off Booker T and reapplied the Crippler Crossface on Randy Orton, who tapped out..
    • The referee was still knocked out, Booker T whacked Chris Benoit with the United States belt!
    • Randy Orton rolled over and got the 1-2-3 (Booker T grabbed the US belt and celebrated as NEW US Champ!)

  7. BACKSTAGE: ROddy Piper bumped into Jillian Hall and didn't know what to think of her Mole..

  8. PIPERS PIT: Roddy Piper + John Bradshaw Layfield & Jillian Hall + The Boogeyman..
    • Roddy Piper said the first Piper's Pit was held in Philadelphia but couldn't finish his introduction..
    • John Bradshaw Layfield & Jillian Hall came out and JBL said it would be a historic night tonight..
    • John Bradshaw Layfield pointed out there was a shortage of talent on SD! and vowed to steal the show..
    • Roddy Piper awkwardly asked Jillian Hall "Pardon me, but what is that dying on the side of your face?"
    • Roddy Piper remarked that Jillian Hall's mole had more hair on it than George The Animal Steele's bum!
    • Roddy Piper said that John Bradshaw Layfield wasn't his guest, and then introduces.... The Boogeyman!!
    • The Boogeyman came down and JBL threw Jillian Hall at Boogeyman and jumped out the ring..
    • The Boogeyman then licked the mole on Jillian Hall's face and then bit it off and ate it!!!

  9. BACKSTAGE: MNM (Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro w/Melina Perez) & Mark Henry..
    • Melina Perez Congratulated Mark Henry for taking Batista out (No mention of Sexual Harassment lawsuit)..
    • Melina Perez said they have the advantage tonight in the Battle Royal because there are three of them..

  10. 20-MAN BATTLE ROYAL: Kurt Angle won the match to capture the vacant World Heavyweight title!!
    • Participants: John Layfield, Joey Mercury, Johnny Nitro, Mark Henry, Orlando Jordan, William Regal, Paul Burchill,
    • Participants: Bobby Lashley, Rey Mysterio, Matt Hardy, Road Warrior Animal, Paul London, Brian Kendick..
    • Participants: Super Crazy, Psicosis, Nunzio, Big Vito, Simon Dean, Sylvan.... and Kurt Angle!!!!!!
    • Surprise Entrant, RAW's Kurt Angle immediately eliminated John Bradshaw Layfield & Big Vito!
    • Kurt Angle was a machine, eliminating several wrestlers over the course of the Battle Royal..
    • Mark Henry knocked Kurt Angle under the bottom rope, and went to the floor to battle Angle..
    • Mark Henry gorilla press slammed Kurt Angle front-first onto the announce table, which broke..
    • Mark Henry got in the ring and went head-to-head with Bobby Lashley and threw him over the top rope!
    • It came down to Mark Henry and Rey Mysterio -- with Mark Henry eventually eliminating Rey Mysterio!!!!
    • Mark Henry then realized that Kurt Angle was outside the ring and had yet to be eliminated from the match..
    • Kurt Angle entered the ring and battled Mark Henry for several minuted before dumping him over the top rope!
    • Kurt Angle was then given the World Heavyweight title and confetti fell from the ceiling in celebration..

  11. And that's a wrap folks...

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