On Monday, January 5, 2004 at 1:30 AM EST Full WWE Sunday Night Heat Results
Date: January 4, 2004
Announcers: Jonathan Coachman and Al Snow
Reported by: Michael Roush of WrestleView.com
The show opens with Steven Richards, sporting a new HBK shirt astride a cart. Test talks to him about the distraction by Victoria being the reason he lost to Richards, and he wants a rematch.
Test vs. Steven Richards
Test comes to the ring first. Then followed by Steven Richards, who gives Victoria her own call out to the ring. Test attacks Steven on the ramp and hauls him back to the ring and pounds him, taking time to blow kisses to Victoria. Steven get caught in a back breaker, but Steven kicks out of it using the top rope. Steven reverses a full nelson slam, but misses a DDT. Steven nails a bulldog and gets a two count. Test powers back, but misses the pumphandle slam. Then Test nails the full nelson slam, but picks up Richards after a two count. Test ties Richards up in the ropes and gets ready for the big boot, but Victoria comes into the ring and slaps Test in the face! Test grabs her and gives her a big kiss. Victoria looks to have genuinely enjoyed it, then gives him a low blow kick. By now, Richards is out from the ropes and schoolboys Test, holding the rope, to get the win!
Rico vs. Brandon Groom
Rico and Miss Jackie come to the ring. They lock up and Rico spanks his opponent. Then they lock up again and Brandon executes a go-behind waistlock. Rico leans over and grinds into it a bit, and Brandon lets go. Rico hits a knee, but gets an Irish Whip reversed and takes a hip lock and a series of offense finished with a dropkick and a clothesline to Rico after Miss Jackie tries to interfere. But then, Rico grabs the tights and tosses Brandon to thhe outside. Rico comes out and puts the boots to him, and tosses him back on the apron, delivering a kick to the sternum. Rico gets a two count and continues the punishment with punches and knees. Rico delivers a kick to the head in the corner. Then Rico goes to the top rope but gets hit with a foot to the chest. Trio of two counts on Rico, then a power slam by Groom. Then Groom goes to the top rope and misses a cross-body block. Rico hits his finisher and gets the three count.
Replay of the Randy Orton/Booker T match from last Monday's RAW, and the interruption by Kane as Booker was about to close the show, followed by Kane's decimation of Booker T.
Tommy Dreamer vs. Matt Hardy Version 1
Dreamer comes to the ring first, followed by Hardy. Lock up, go behind hammerlock by Hardy, but a slap and a slam by Dreamer stops that. Hardy pulls the tights to toss Dreamer out of the ring, but Tommy lands on his feet and pulls Hardy out with him. On the floor, Dreamer delivers a kick to Hardy, but gets tossed into the side of the ring, then rolled back in. Hardy kicks Dreamer in the stomach twice, and keeps putting the boots to him in the corner. Hardy climbs to the top rope, but gets pushed off his feet by Dreamer (ouch!) who climbs the ropes to try to deliver a belly-to-back suplex, but Hardy knocks Dreamer away with an elbow. Hardy sets up for a moonsault, but misses as Dreamer rolls out of the way. Dreamer gets to his feet frst and they trade punches. Dreamer gets the advantage and hits a neckbreaker. Dreamer hits an inverted DDT but only gets a two count. Dreamer goes for the Death Valley Driver but Hardy counters into a Side Effect. Hardy gets a two count then gets the kendo stick. Hardy misses with a swing, and Dreamer nails a backdrop bomb (D'lo Brown's old "Sky High") and picks up the kendo stick. Hardy hits a Twist of Fate on Dreamer who had climbed to the second rope and picks up the pin.
Replay of the end of the title match between HHH and Shawn Michaels on last Monday's RAW, and Stone Cold's return to the ring 'on his own terms'.
Val Venis and Lance Storm vs. La Resistance
Venis and Storm come to the ring with three pieces of arm candy. DuPree and Conway follow with the French Flag. Conway and Storm start, with good move-countermove wrestling. Storm uncorks a big right hand and DuPree gets the tag. More move-countermove until Storm makes a blind tag and Venis hits a scoop slam. Then it's heavy lumber with Venis in the ring, lots of high impact stuff. Venis gets knocked off the ropes by DuPree and Conway gets a two count. Venis rallies out of a neck vise and hits a half nelson slam. Both teams make tags and Storm cleans house on Conway hitting a huge dropkick. Storm hits a roll-through slam on Conway for two. Springboard missile dropkick gets two as DuPree makes the save. Venis gets pulled out of the ring, and DuPree holds Storm's leg while Conway hits a DDT on Storm to get the three count!
What will Mark Henry's favor of Eric Bischoff be? What is Stone Cold's new role on RAW? Find out the answers to these burning questions on RAW tomorrow night!