Very detailed, exclusive WrestleZone.com results for the 4-6-09 edition of WWE Raw including a major superstar return!
Show starts with a video highlight package of Wrestlemania 25 then goes into regular opening to WWE RAW pyro and crowd…
Randy Orton-Vince McMahon In-Ring Segment:
Randy Orton’s music sounds as he walks down the ramp, stepping into the ring and he’s handed a mic. The crowd boos Orton and he begins talking about HHH cheating last night. "Last night proved nothing, HHH knows he cannot beat me on his own, and I will get my revenge. The McMahon family owes it to me, this company owes it to me, and all of you people owe it to me!", Orton proclaims to the crowd. He warns the McMahon family not to get involved again. He continues to talk about beating up Vince, Shane, and Stephanie. Threatens the McMahon family grandchildren and Linda… interupted by Vince’s music sounding and Vince running down the ramp, Orton fleeing the ring as Vince jumps in. Vince grabs a mic, "I’ll give you what you want! Come on Randy! I will not give you another championship match. You don’t deserve it Randy. I will give this… a 6 man match at Backlash – Orton and Legacy vs Vince, Shane, and Triple H." Orton challenges Vince to a match tonight, one-on-one, Vince McMahon hestiates momentarily, then continues on to accept the match, replying "You’re on!"
Miz and Morrison come out first, followed by the Colons. Match begins with the Colons taking an early lead with a quick two count. Carlito tags in Primo. Morrison is first out of the ring and Lumberjacks jump him and throw him back in the ring. Carlto is tagged in by Primo. Carilto pins The Miz with another two count. Both on the top rope and both fall out and are getting beat outside the ring by the Lumberjacks. Morrison does a suicide dive off the top rope to the outside onto all the Lumberjacks. Carilto hits the backstabber on The Miz for the win.
Winners: The Colons
Backstage: Vince & Shane McMahon
Go backstage to see Vince McMahon and Shane walks in. Shane is concerned about the six-man tag match at Backlash, with the chance that Vince gets hurt in his match with Orton tonight. Vince says he "just wants Orton". Shane asks if he’s sure he knows what he’s doing. Vince again says he "just wants Orton". We fade to commercial.
RAW vs SD! Diva Tag-Match
Raw Divas come to the ring first followed by the Smackdown Divas. Gail Kim and Melina start the match. Two count early in the match. Gail Kim tags in Natalia who wastes no time getting another two count, to no avail. Natalia tags in Mickie James. All the Divas are on the outside of the ring fighting excluding Natalia and Mickie. Mickie James with a tornado DDT off the top rope for the win.
Winners: RAW Diva Team
Backstage: Shane McMahon & Triple H
We go back stage to see Shane McMahon walking up to Triple H. He asks HHH to try and talk Vince out of tonight’s match with Orton. HHH says he’d try, but that Shane knows how stubborn he can be. Shane thanks him and we go to commercial.
-All-Star tag-team match is up next.
All-Star Tag-Team Match
We return from commercial with Mysterio and Matt Hardy in the ring with the fight already in progress. Rey Mysterio tags in Jeff Hardy. Matt Hardy quickly tags in Edge. Edge takes control of the match. Jeff with a two count, then tagging in John Cena. Cena teases tagging in Ricky Steamboat then does. Steamboat is still looking good. "You still got it" chant from the crowd. Edge tags in Kane. Steamboat clears the ring of all the heels. Kane tags in Jericho. Steamboat losing momentum. Jericho tags in Big Show. "lets go Steamboat" chant from the crowd. The crowd is really into Steamboat. Big Show tags in Jericho. Crowd begins to clap for Steamboat, trying to get him back to his feet as Jericho holds him in a headlock. Steamboat gets back to his feet. Steamboat tags in CM Punk. CM Punk is on fire and attacks Jericho like a bolt of lightning. Kane with a cheap shot on the outside to CM Punk. Jericho tags in Kane. We go to commercial. We return and CM Punk is pulverizing Kane. Kane with a big boot to stop Punk’s momentum. Kane tags in Matt Hardy. Matt tags in Edge. Edge with a hook of the leg and a quick kick out. Edge tags in Big Show. Big Show purposely tags Edge too hard. Lots of tension between Edge and Big Show throughout the match. Big Show tags in Kane. Kane goes to choke slam CM Punk but Punk reverses into a DDT in midair. Kane tags in Edge. Punk tags in Jeff Hardy. Jeff taking it to Edge. Jeff and Matt are brawling. Jeff tags in Cena. Cena tags in Mysterio. Rey attempts to hit the 619. Jericho interferes and Rey hits the 619 on both Edge and Jericho. Then Mysterio comes off the top and gets the pin for the victory.
Winners: Jeff Hardy, CM Punk, Rey Mysterio, Ricky Steamboat & John Cena
After The Match:
Cena raises Steamboat’s hand and leaves him in the ring for a solo celebration, the crowd eats it up.
Backstage: HHH & Vince McMahon
We go backstage, HHH goes into McMahon’s office, Vince immediately say, "I don’t want to hear it." HHH calls Vince stubborn adding he is proud of him. He asks Vince to do him a favor and finish it as we go to commercial.
-A commercial airs for next week’s three-hour special of RAW, which will be the WWE Draft show. Throughout the night, by the way, the announce team has constantly mentioned next week’s WWE Draft-special edition of RAW.
In-Ring Segment: Vickie Guerrero With Announcements
Chavo Guerrero pushes Vickie Guerrero in a wheelchair and stops at the top of the ramp. Vickie Guerrero has to choose between being the General Manager of Smackdown or RAW. "I have decided to become the permenant GM of Monday Night RAW! RAW has become stale and I believe I can become a breath of fresh air and fairness. Tonight I am so proud to announce my husband Edge will have a mandatory rematch for the title (John Cena vs. Edge at Backlash)." The 6 man match that Vince announced earlier tonight will now be a title match. (Vince McMahon’s & HHH vs. Randy Orton & Legacy). Whoever gets the win in the match gets the title, IE – if Shane McMahon beats Randy Orton, Shane is the new champion, etc. It will also be a Last Man Standing match. Then thanking the crowd for welcoming her as GM and the crowd boos.
-A video package of highlights of WrestleMania 25 airs.
-Backstage we see Legacy and Orton. A reminder that Vince vs. Orton on tonight’s RAW airs.
-A video package airs for "WWE Superstars" debut on WGN.
-A video package of the WWE Hall of Fame airs.
In-Ring Segment: "Santina" & Beth Phoenix/Rosa
Lilian Garcia introduces "Santina", who comes out to the old "Billy & Chuck" theme music. He’s in the same drag as last night. He takes the mic and talks about his "obnoxiously good looking" brother Santino not being allowed to perform in the Diva-battle royal. Santina says it’s ok because his flesh and blood won the match. Santina wants to know if she’ll be on the Sports Illustrated calendar, or maybe a poster of her/him in a string-bikini walking on the beach. She says maybe she’ll meet a nice man and get married and have babies. She can even be "Miss America" one day. Beth Phoenix and Rosa interupt Santina. Santina says she’s never been introduced to Beth or Rosa. He introduces himself. Beth says to cut the crap. She says Santina is embarassing herself. She warns Santina not to be in the women’s dressing room again. She’s mad Santina threw her out of the battle royal last night. She challenges Santina to a match tonight on RAW. Santina says she’s jealous because she’s more of a woman than Beth will ever be. Beth says "woman, the question is are you man enough to face me." Santina accepts and wants to know if she’s woman enough. Santina asks for a referee.
Santina vs. Beth Phoenix
Bell rings. Beth Phoenix taking a quick lead over Santina. Santina jumps out of the ring. Santina runs and jumps back in the ring when Beth chases "her". Beth tries to bodyslam Santina but he’s too heavy and falls on her, pinning her for the win.
Backstage seeing Vince McMahon in his wrestling gear walking to the ring. McMahon vs. Orton up next.
Vince McMahon vs. Randy Orton
Randy Orton’s music hits and out comes Orton by himself scars showing from last night’s match at Wrestlemania due to the sledgehammer. "No Chance" hits as Vince McMahon comes to the ring. Vince stops at the top of the ramp momentarily and there is a quick stare down between McMahon and Orton before McMahon continues to the ring. Bell rings. Vince slaps Orton, then again when Orton gets to his feet. Vince with some stiff punches keeps Orton in the corner. Vince taunting Orton. Vince slams Orton’s head into the announce table twice then kicks him in the face. Vince continues to attack Orton on the outside of the ring. Vince throws Orton back in the ring, then climbs back in himself. Orton with a neck breaker, turning the tables on McMahon. Orton with the upper hand punishing McMahon in the ring. Orton taunting the crowd with a sick look on his face while McMahon is laying face down in the ring. Orton RKO’s Vince again leaving Vince face down in the ring. Orton goes to punt Vince and Shane McMahon interferes. Shane beating up Orton as Legacy interferes. 3 on 1 attack on Shane. HHH runs down the ramp and into the ring, exploding on Cody Rhodes. HHH and Orton left in the ring. Legacy teams up on HHH. Batista’s music hits. Batista runs to the ring, spearing Orton and cleans house. Crowd roaring with excitement. Vince grabs a mic "I’m not going to make it to Backlash and Batista will be taking my place." Batista’s theme hits as RAW ends.
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