WWE RAW Taping Results (09/01) *Spoilers*

Ryan Gray

WWE taped this week’s edition of Raw from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Special thanks to Wrestling News World readers Brent Garrison and Travis for text-messaging the following results. If you are attending a WWE event in the near future and would be interested in assisting with our live coverage please email me your name, mobile number, and show date to wnwryan [at] yahoo.com.

WWE Raw (Airing Tomorrow Night)

* The show opens with a Raw vs. SmackDown 2008 promo followed by a memorial video for “Killer” Walter Kowalski.

* Randy Orton comes out to kick off the show. No pyros to open the show as Orton gets on the mic. He says that he is still injured and that Beth Phoenix, Santino Marella, Cody Rhodes, and Ted DiBiase hurt Raw. He said that CM Punk disgraces the World Heavyweight Championship belt. He says that Beth is embarrassing herself and he could beat Santino. Orton says that DiBiase and Rhodes aren’t priceless but worthless. He says that he would love to take the belt from CM Punk tonight but he is not medically cleared. CM Punk hits the right and says that Orton is jealous of him but he cannot worry about him tonight because he has a Battle Royal later in the show.

* Orton leaves only for JBL to come out and tell Punk that he is going to win the World Heavyweight Championship at Unforgiven. Kane comes out to a babyface pop. He says that Rey Mysterio won’t be at Unforgiven because he’s still in hell. Batista comes out to a huge roar from the crowd. Batista cleans house and goes to the back.

* A five man Battle Royal is announced for later tonight with the Scramble match participants.

* Kofi Kingston b. Charlie Haas who came out as John Cena. Match was pretty one-sided with Kofi dominating.

* Theodore Long and Mike Adamle say that they have an agreement to do the ECW Battle Royal on Raw tonight. The match is up next.

* ECW Champion Mark Henry w/Tony Atlas b. Matt Hardy, Chavo Guerrero, The Miz, & Finlay. Mark Henry dominates by eliminating Chavo and The Miz at once then Finlay. Henry finally eliminates Matt Hardy for the win.

* Chris Jericho is shown backstage signing the legal papers for his match with Shawn Michaels at Unforgiven.

* Jamie Noble w. Layla b. William Regal. Regal dominated throughout most of the match but Noble pulled out the win.

* Candice Michelle, Mickie James, & Kelly Kelly b. WWE Women’s Champion Beth Phoenix, Katie Lea, & Jillian Hall when Candice pinned Beth Phoenix. Before the match Beth addressed Randy Orton insulting her during the opening segment.

* A promo video for the Shawn Michaels vs. Chris Jericho feud is shown. The contract signing for their match at Unforgiven is plugged for later tonight.

* WWE Intercontinental Champion Santino Marella b. D-Lo Brown. D-Lo dominated the match until he missed the Lo Down Frogsplash and Santino was able to steal the win with a pinfall.

* John Morrison & The Miz vs. Cryme Tyme

– Morrison and The Miz attack Cryme Tyme before they get to the ring. Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase add to the attack. JTG gets hit with a DDT. Rhodes and DiBiase take their World Tag Team Championship belts back.

* Raw Battle Royal

– Batista is out first and says his gameplan is to destroy everyone. Orton comes out to ringside to do commentary. JBL, CM Punk, and Kane also enter the match. Rey Mysterio is suppose to, but he is in “hell.” CM Punk eliminates Batista and then JBL. Kane then eliminates Punk for the win.

After the match CM Punk walks over to Orton and throws water in his face. Rey Mysterio comes out next to a huge pop and immediately starts beating on Kane.

* Chris Jericho/Shawn Michaels contract signing

– Jerry Lawler is in the ring as the mediator. Mike Adamle announces that neither of the two are allowed to make contact during the signing or the match will be called off.

Jericho comes out to the ring first. Shawn Michaels is next. They dismiss the security and say they wouldn’t do anything to jeopardize the match. Jericho tells Shawn that he’s not sorry for what he did and his kids won’t be watching because of what he will do to him. They sign the contract and then lay into each other to take Raw off the air.

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