Start of the Show:
Before we can even get to the Raw fireworks, Shawn Michaels’ music hits and he makes his way to the ring to a giant reaction from the Montreal crowd. The first thing he says when he gets on the mic is “Who’s your Daddy Montreal?” This starts the usual you screwed Bret chants. HBK says since they have all been so respectful to him, he would like to return the favor. He then starts singing the Canadian National anthem but he says how much he hates this place and how he’s going to kick Hogan in the face. He admits that he is no singer and the crowd is HOT. He then calls himself the showstopper, the main event, the icon… more heat from the crowd. The crowd starts to call him an asshole as he talks about giving the crowd memories. He then recalls the Survivor Series 1997. He handed Canada’s own, Bret “The Hitman” Hart, his most miserable defeat. The crowd chants that they want Bret and HBK asks them if they want him? They roar. He says he’s they are not going to get thim because he screwed him and he’d do it again. HBK then says if Hart were here, if he had the guts, he’d come to this ring, look HBK face to face and HBK would say “Bret, I screwed you once, I’d screw you again..” At this point the music of BRET HART hits. HBK looks worried but nobody in on the ramp yet…. there is a long pause, HBK dances in the ring. The music stops and the crowd is IRATE as HBK says he got their hopes up just a little bit! HBK then says these people will never, EVER hear or SEE Bret Hart inside a WWE ring again. Shawn Michaels talks about Bret some more, then talks about Hogan. Hogan’s music hits but he doesn’t show either. This makes the crowd goes crazy. HBK says Hogan and Bret Hart, even if they WERE coming, aren’t here yet because their limos would never show up on time, that’s just not the way it goes. The crowd chants “Nah nah nah nahhh, Goobye” at Shawn Michaels but he lays in the ring and isn’t going anywhere! HBK says Hogan stood for something that had no realism in his life. He says there isn’t once ounce of realism on Hogan’s body. The crowd then gets REALLY on HBK and starts chanting for him to “shut the f**k up!” HBK asks if they talk to their kids like that. He says all these people do is stand there and talk it while he walks it! HBK gets close to the camera and talks about Hogan some more. He says Hogan is one step away from his star being snuffed out. Don’t believe him? Just ask Bret Hart! HBK leaves the ring as the crowd REALLY laces into him with boos.
The Diva Search finalists are awaiting their big night!
Handi Capped Match
Both Heart throbs go for Big Show separately but to no avail as he tosses them both off. Then they go for him together but that doesn’t work either. They then get on each side of him but he moves and they collide heads! Show then works them down with clubbing blows and ear deafening chops to the chest. He then gives both of them a chop in the corner with the crowd hushed. Show picks up romeo but antonio clips his knee downstairs.
Mid Match Notes:
Both men jump all over the Show and work on him in the corner trying to wear him down but Show is able to toss them off. He side kicks Antonio and then palms the head of Romeo pulling him in the ring! He works them both to the corner where he splashes both of them into an oblivion.
Both men come out of the corner but Show tosses BOTH of them over his shoulder with a double back body drop! He then slaps the choke on both men and slams them to mat pinning both of them at once!
Winner: The Big Show
Eugene comes down to the ring with Christy and he says something on the mic in French to get over. The hometown hero is, as you guessed it, Rene Dupree!
Referee: Jack Doan
The two men lock up but Kurt Angle hits the ring and clobbers Dupree in the back before tossing hjim out of the ring. Angle then takes Eugene down with clubbing blows, stomping the life out of him. When Eugene gets up, Angle gives him the Angle slam. Angle grabs a mic and asks if the people think it’s funny that Eugene has the gold medals. He calls the people in the crowd frogs and then he gets right in Eugene’s face screaming at him telling him the joke is over. Angle is MEGA hot headed as he slams Eugene with a small headbutt before leaving the ring.
Diva Search Elimination:
The girls get on the ramp and Coach says he has to cut one of the ladies before we can crown a champion tonight. Elizabeth is eliminated! Leyla and Ashley are still left and voting is still going on as of this update. (9:40 P.M EST)
Bischoff is with Carlito and Jericho and he talks about how great SummerSlam will be. They talk about “the plan” tonight. Bischoff says Cena is nothing without his chain gang and he says that tonight, they are going to act Canadian to get Cena boo’ed out of the arena. Jericho says he already is Canadian, but he’s from western Canada, nothing like… here. Carlito says he’s from nowehre near. Bischoff tells him to say he’s from south Canada. Carlito says he’s feeling Canadian already “that’s cool, eh?” He says! Bischoff pulls out a Canadian flag and says the crowd will love them.
Handi Capped Match
The music of Eric Bischoff hit in the arena as he made his way to the ring waving a Canadian flag, alongwith Chris Jericho and Carlito, and we are set for the Handicap Match against WWE Champion John Cena.
Mid Match Notes:
When we come back from commercial break, Jericho kicks Cena in the ribs. During the break, Cena slammed Jericho, Bischoff grabbed Cena’s leg, and Cena grabbed him by the collar but Jericho gave him a baseball slide kick followed by a slam on his head on the rail. The boss then slapped Cena in the face. Back to action, Carlito chokes Cena in the corner, Jericho gives him a scoop slam followed by a quick elbow drop. Jericho mounts Cena and punches him before slamming his head off the canvas. Carlito is tagged in and he beats down on Cena. Cena manages a suplex on Carlito but Jericho quickly stops his offense. Cena fights back against Jericho but Jericho gets a thumb to the eye. He tags Carlito back in and they assault Cena. Carlito drops Cena with a neckbreaker as Bischoff and Jericho smile on. Carlito mounts Cena and punches him then covers but only gets a two count. Carlito then places Cena in a rear head lock. Cena gets his feet but Carlito plants him with a spinebuster. 1…2.. kikcout by Cena!
Jericho is tagged in, Carlito holds Cena in place as Jericho nails him with a dropkick from the top rope as Bischoff waves a Canadian flag in the audience.
Diva Search 2005 Winner:
The Coach is in the ring and he introduces the ladies who make their way to the ring. Both are looking stunning as they climb through the ropes. Ashley’s top is about to fall out. She is amazing. Coach gives them congrats and everything and then they run down through the whole Diva competition. After all is said and done The Coach gives us some drama before announcing the 2005 Raw Diva Search Champion… we head to the Titan Tron and we see……. nothing for a few seconds until we see a picture of… ASHLEY! Ashley is the new WWE Diva! She jumps up and down and out she goes! Pics below, top post. Ashley is handed her large check by the Coach as she cries a little bit. Coach asks what she thinks and she screams and thanks all of the fans and says they rule. What can be next for her The Coach asks and she says she’s going to SummerSlam!
Angle is warming up for his match with Hulk Hogan and he looks intense!
Referee: Michael Chioda
The music of Edge hit the arena as he made his way to the ring with the recovering Lita. Val Venis will be his opponent tonight!
The two men circle and lock up but Edge kicks Venis in the gut right away. Edge is FIREd up as he chokes Venis with a boot in the corner. He loses composure for a second and Venis clotheslines him to the mat twice before chopping him on the ropes. Venis then gives Edge a clothesline combo followed by a russian leg sweep.
Mid Match Notes:
The fight goes to the outside which is bad for Venis, who had control but got reverse irish whipped into the ring apron. Edge tosses him in the ring where he whips Venis from corner to corner as Lita looks on in approval. Edge clobbers on Venis in the corner before tossing him off the ropes and giving him a back body drop. Edge places Venis in a bow and arrow before dropping an elbow on his back. Edge continues to work on the back when he gives Venis a snap suplex. Venis mounts some offense with a chin buster followed by a back elbow and a shoulder block. Venis builds momentum but his back gives out on a suplex and Edge drops him with the Edge-O-Cution.
Edge sets up for the spear but he runs right into a knee from Venis. Venis runs a hundred miles an hour at Edge but Edge drops him with a spear. Edge does his submission which ironically starts like the sharpshooter! Venis tries to hang on but has no choice but to tap out!
Stacy is looking herself in the mirror as Rob Conway approaches. He says the mirror does not lie, he really does look this good. He says Stacy looks good too, but he’s not looking to settle down. Stacy says she has a man. Conway asks if it’s the green haired freak. Hurricane shows up and says yes it is and that chicks dig super heroes, not super zeroes! Stacy laughs and hooks Hurricane by the arm and they walk off. Conway looks himself in the mirror and laughs off Hurricane’s comment.
Referee: Michael Chioda
The two men meet up and Conway clubs Hurricane off the bat before dropping him with a back suplex for a quick two count. Rear chin lock applied by Conway but Hurricane works his way up and he gives Conway a cradle avoiding a knee for a two count but Conway knocks him right back down. Conway whips Hurricane off the buckle before kicking him in the side of the head and sending him to the outside.
Mid Match Notes:
Conway meets Hurricane outside the ring where he works him over. He brings it back to the ring where he hits a HIGH swinging neckbreaker on the Hurricane. He covers the Hurricane like 10 times but to no avail. Hurricane cannot mount any offense until he counters with a step in hip lock followed by a flying side kick, a back body drop, and a strong clothesline. Hurricane misses the shining Wizard and Conway nails him with the Ego Trip.
Conway climbs the top rope and he nails a flying top rope elbow on the Hurricane. He covers and gets the victory!
Winner: Rob Conway
Referee: Michael Chioda
Angle ends things short for Hogan’s entrance but Hogan works him over and then gives Angle his sunglasses and bandanna on his head in the corner before clobbering him with a right hand. Hogan tosses Angle to the outside before throwing him into the steel ring post! Hogan punishes Angle outside the ring, breaking the count in the process! Angle gets the upper hand after being tossed back in the ring when he drops an elbow on Hogan. He chokes Hogan with a boot before slamming his head off the buckle and throwing haymakers into his cheek.
Mid Match Notes/Finish:
Angle hits a back suplex on Hogan and he gets a two count. Angle takes control with a side headlock on hogan choking the life out of him. Angle has the lock on forever as Hogan’s head turns a tomato red. The referee checks the arms but after Hogan Hogan points his finger in the air! Hogan works his way back up and he throws elbows followed by a sleeper but Angle gives him another back suplex. Angle sets up for the Angle slam and he nails it.. 1…2… NO! Hogan hulks up after kicking out and Angle nails him but to no avail. YOU! Hogan fires on Angle and then he delivers a big boot to his chin! hogan calls for the fans and they let him hear the cheers. Hogan bounces off the ropes but…. the camera pans and HBK NAILS Hogan with a flying chair across the face. The referee calls for the bell.
HBKL prances around the ring as the crowd boos the maple syrup right out of Canada. He sets up for the sween chin music. He clicks his heels, Hogan turns, HBK is ready. But what is this? HBK stops mid super kick and sweeps Hogan’s legs instead! He places Hogan in the sharpshooter! Raw goes off the air as HBK has Hogan in the sharpshooter and in pain right in the middle of the Montreal ring!
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