WWE Taboo Tuesday PPV Results - 10/19/04 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Reported by Brian Farmer of WrestleView.com
On Tuesday, October 19, 2004 at 10:58 PM EST

WWE Taboo Tuesday (RAW) PPV Results - 10/19/04
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Report by: Brian Farmer of WrestleView.com

Internet Voting Result #1: Divas Battle Royal
The Internet fans, seconded heavily by the Bradley Center crowd in Milwaukee, have voted that the Divas will wear Schoolgirl Outfits in the Battle Royal for the WWE Women's Title. That match to come.

- The Worldwide Audience voted Shelton Benjamin as the challenger to theIntercontinental Champion Chris Jericho! Internet voters voted for Shelton Benjamin to a resounding 37% of the total vote, vastly ahead of others.

WWE Intercontinental Championship Match
Chris Jericho (c) vs. Shelton Benjamin

Back and forth action to start, with both competitors feeling each other out. Benjamin flips Jericho to the outside and throws him in for a near fall. Jericho takes control with a boot to the face after a whip into the corner. Consistant offense from Jericho focusing on Shelton's back as the match continues. Jericho goes up top, but Shelton catches him and delivers a superplex. Both men were down for an 8 count, after which Shelton began to take control of the match. An irish whip was reversed into a bulldog. Jericho tried the Lionsault, but landed on Benjamin's knees. Shelton hits a top rope clothesline for a near fall. Shelton missed the Shelton splash, and Jericho tried to apply the Walls of Jericho. Benjamin rolls Jericho up for a two count. Jericho broke out and hit the lionsault for a near fall. Jericho goes for an Irish Whip, but Shelton reverses, then nails the T-Bone Suplex for the win.

Winner & NEW WWE Intercontinental Champion: Shelton Benjamin

After the match, Jericho is shocked at the loss. Benjamin is in the ring with the belt. Jericho snatches it from Shelton's hand, then drapes it on his shoulder and shakes his hand.

- Backstage, Shawn Michaels, Chris Benoit and Edge give one last statement as to why the fans should vote for them in the time remaining. All three give the same basic replies as last night. Interesting tidbit: Michaels states he has a torn miniscus.

Internet Voting Result #2: World Heavyweight Championship
Milwaukee crowd is split between Benoit and Shawn Michaels. However, it's the vote that counts.

Shawn Michaels - 39%
Chris Benoit - 33%
Edge - 28%

Shawn Michaels will face Triple H for the World Heavyweight Championship. Benoit congratulated Michaels, while Edge walked away, obviously upset.

Divas Battle Royal for WWE Women's Title - Schoolgirl Outfits
Trish Stratus (c) vs. Gail Kim vs. Victoria vs. Molly Holly vs. Nidia vs. Jazz vs. Stacy Keibler

Eliminations occur when a diva is thrown out of the ring in any way and both feet touch the floor. Basic diva battle royal action. Nidia eliminated after her shirt is ripped off, revealing her bra. Victoria eliminates Jazz with a baseball slide. Victoria elminates Gail after holding on through a flying head scissors (nicely done). Molly/Trish eliminate Victoria with a double catapult over the top rope. Trish is thrown out, but holds onto ropes with feet, sliding back in. Molly elminates Stacy. While Molly's back is turned, Trish eliminates Stacy.

Winner & STILL WWE Women's Champion: Trish Stratus

- Backstage, La Resistance says it isn't fair that they must face Benoit/Edge, even though they beat them on their home turf in Canada. They state they're wrestling the match "under protest."

Internet Voting Result #3: Kane/Snitsky
After recap of their feud, the results of the "Choose Your Weapons" vote was revealed. Milwaukee was overwhelmingly in favor of the chain. The Voting Results:

Chair - 30%
Lead Pipe - 29%
Chain - 41%

Chain Match
Kane vs. Gene Snitsky

Lita follows Kane out to the ring. Slow start, with staredown, etc. Both men grab the chain in the center and pulling for it. Kane throws chain out of ring. Match went back and forth, with both men using the chain to their advantage. Snitsky controlled the tempo of most of the match with basic offense --punches, kicks, and attacks and chokes with the chain. Snitsky hits a sidewalk slam for a nearfall, but Kane sits up. Irish whip by Kane into a double boot, putting both men down. Both men up. Lita yanks the chain out of the ring. Kane goes for the chokeslam, Snitsky tries to punch out, and Kane throws him to the outside. Outside, Kane takes the chain, but Snitsky kicks the steps into Kane's knees. Snitksy takes a chair into the ring and repeatedly rams Kane in the head with the head of it. Snitsky slips outside and grabs the chain, choking and punching Kane with it. He then chokes Kane with the chair. He folds the head over Kane's neck, climbs to the top, and jumped onto the chair, closing it over Kane's throat. Snitsky gets the pinfall after a long delay, as EMTs hit the ring to attend to Kane, who is coughing up a great deal of blood.

Winner: Gene Snitsky

After the match, the EMTs put Kane on a stretcher and wheel him out, trying to stop the bleeding, as Lita looks on with concern. Snitsky is waiting behind the curtain and attacks Kane as the EMTs get him to the top of the entrance ramp. Lita backs away in fear and concern as Snitsky exits, while the EMTs get Kane back on the gurney.

- Backstage, Edge is ticked that the fans picked "a broken down, injured has been" to face Triple H instead of him. He says it is his destiny to be World Champion, not an 11-time tag champ. Upset, he "thanks the fans very much" (sarcastically) and storms away.

Eric Bischoff vs. Eugene
Coach announces that the match will take place first, and the results of the vote will be given after the conclusion. Eugene hits ringside playing with the manequinns outside the ring (one in a dress, and one in a tux with a serving tray). Bischoff attacks Eugene on the inside to start the match. Bischoff does the "Fit Finlay Spot," claiming to the ref that his knee went out, then gives a karate kick to Eugene, which doesn't phase him. Eugene does the airplane spin spot, then nails Bischoff with a big boot, does the Hogan ear to the fan spot, and nails the leg drop, for the pinfall.

Winner: Eugene

Vote Results:

Dress - 21%
Servant - 20%
Head Shaved - 59%

Coach goes to the ring to "hear the live audience better." Given the poll, Milwaukee overwhelmingly wants Bischoff's head shaved. Coach, who has served as the voting Emcee throughout the night, tries to talk the crowd into something else. Coach says he's been given the authority to break ties between the internet crowd, and says Bischoff will be Eugene's servant for 5 minutes.

This prompts an entrance from Mr. McMahon, who powerwalks to the ring to a huge pop as Eugene jumps up and down clapping. McMahon chastizes Coach for trying to rob the fans of their authority, and states that Bischoff will have his head shaved LIVE! Bischoff refuses to do so and walks away. McMahon says if Bischoff keeps walking, he's fired. A barber chair has been set up outside the ring beside the two manequinns. Bischoff returns and sits in it. McMahon gives Bischoff another chance to leave, and Bischoff walks to the front of the ramp, but Coach convinces him otherwise. Bischoff returns to the barber chair. Eugene uses clippers and scissors to cut Eugene's hair, while Bischoff curses and states he's afraid that Eugene is going to kill him! McMahon walks Coach over to the manequinn with the dress on, and states that the dress is Coach's size. Since he tried to rig the vote, McMahon demands that coach take off his shirt and pants and put on the dress. Bischoff continues to shout in pain and curse at Eugene as Caoch puts on the dress, as McMahon demands that Coach, "button up the dress and not be slut with his business hanging out."

Bischoff jumps out of the chair, but McMahon tells him to get back in. As the hair gets shorter, it gets grayer, and McMahon teases Bischoff for coloring his hair. McMahon chases Coach back to control center, then directs Eugene to take Biscoff to the back to finish the job. Bischoff powerwalks to the back, mullet on head.

- Backstage, Michaels is in the locker room wrapping his knee. Edge storms in, calling HBK selfish and yelling that HBK should have dropped out due to his injury. Edge says HBKs votes would have gone to him, and he would have beaten Triple H, which he says Shawn can't do.

World Tag Team Championship Match
La Resistance (c's) vs. Chris Benoit & Edge

La Resistance hits the ring, and Grenier sings the Canadian National anthem, off key and in its entirety. Benoit then hits the ring, and Edge, still pissed, follows. Benoit & Edge dictated the pace with frequent tags, isolating Sylvain Grenier though the early part of the match. Edge does not appear to have his head in the match, as he went up top for a move, then jumped down to argue with a fan, who was taunting him. All four men ended up brawling on the outside, causing La Resistance to gain control and dominate the latter half of the match, isolating Edge in the ring. Benoit gets the hot tag and goes off on Grenier, but is rammed hard into the turnbuckle and takes a forearm to the back of the head. Benoit makes the tag, but the ref doesn't see it. The ref sends Edge back to the corner. Edge smiles and walks out of the match. As the match contninues, Edge is in the back and grabs his bag, heading for the parking lot. He gets into his car and speeds away, leaving Benoit alone with both members of La Resistance. Back in the ring, Benoit begins to regain control, hitting a superplex on Grenier, but is out himself. Grenier tags in Conway, and they go for the "Au Revoir" finisher, but Benoit knocks Grenier out the ring, hits two German suplexes, knock Grenier off the apron again, and locks Conway in the Crippler Crossface for the submission.

Winners & NEW World Tag Team Champions: Chris Benoit and (to a lesser extent, due to his walkout) Edge

- Backstage, Triple H states that the internet voting is a load of crap, and gives him no chance for strategy. Triple H says he does not believe that Michaels is really injured, and that he will not be fooled and let his guard down. He says he will walk out with the title, and sends the interviewer out, stating he "has thinking to do." JR believes Michaels is really injured. Lawler says he wouldn't believe Michaels if his tongue was notarized.

Internet Voting Result #5: Christy Vs. Carmella
Coach, flowery dress and all, calls out Christy and Carmella. Cubicles are out on the ramp for the ladies to change into the appropriate attire for the match selected. Milwaukee is overwhelmingly in favor of a Lingerie Pillow Fight.

Voting Result:

Aerobics - 10%
Lingerie Pillow Fight - 56%
Evening Gown - 34%

The ladies change in the cubicles, with their shadows visible. After a good long while, the ladies emerge in robes (Carmella first, then Christy much later) and walk to the ring. Winner of the lingerie pillow fight will be determined by pinfall.

Lingerie Pillow Fight
Christy vs. Carmella

Ladies disrobe. Christy pushes Carmlla to reveal that carmella's top has been *ahem* enhanced. Pillows are grabbed and the feathers fly, with the basic hair pulling, rolling, pushing, and pillow fighting. Christy dominates the match, wailing on Carmella with a pillow and getting the pinfall in a short match.

Winner: Christy

After the match, Christy celebrates and leaves ringside.

- A Survivor Series promo airs.

World Heavyweight Championship Match
Triple H (c) vs. Shawn Michaels

Triple H hits the ring with the usual entrance, to a rather quiet response from the Milwaukee crowd. HBK, limping noticeably, walks out and hobbles down the ramp. JR putting over HBK's gallantry. HBK gingerly kneels for the pyro spot halfway down the ramp, and gets in the ring. Facing the camera, he mouths that he's doing it all for you, the fans. Triple H dominates the beginning of the match, focusing all of his offense on the injured left leg and knee of Shawn Michaels. Michaels appears to be in a great deal of pain. The ref repeatedly asked HBK to agree to forfeit, but Shawn refused. Triple H locks on a figure four. Ref repeatedly asks HBK if he wants to quit, HBK begs Mike Chioda not to ring the bell, even pulling him down in the process. Triple H is yelling at Chioda to ring the bell. Shawn is in tears, in pain, and begging Chioda not to ring the bell. Michaels reaches the ropes to break the figure four.

Triple H goes to the outside and tries to wrap Shawn's left leg around the ring post, but HBK kicks him away. Michaels hobbles to his feet at Triple H climbs. After some back and forth, HHH knocks HBK down. He tries to lock on another figure four, but HBK kicks him into the ring post again. Both men up. Shawn lands three atomic drops on to the injured left leg, then hits a clothesline. HBK pulls himself to his feet using the ropes, hitting Trips with multiple right hands and a lariat, covering Trips for a near fall. Triple H kicks HBK in the leg and goes for the pedigree, knocking the ref out of the way, but HBK hits a low blow while the ref's back is turned, and nails a DDT. Michaels hobbles to the corner and climbs to the top rope, and nails the elbow off the top. Michaels is in pain, but is getting pumped up. Michaels is up, pumped, and calling for the Sweet Chin Music. Batista jumps up on the ramp, but is knocked own by HBK. Chin music connects, but HBK can't make the cover. Batista is back up on the apron, distracting the ref as Edge appears out of nowhere and spears HBK, screaming "it should have been me!" as he leaves through the crowd. Triple H crawls over to HBK for the pinfall.

Winner & STILL World Heavyweight Champion: Triple H

- Afterwords, Triple H hobbles up the ramp and celebrates before exiting. Referees and trainers come out to check on Shawn. He hobbles to his feet, giving a curtain call to the fans, who give him a standing ovation. "Sexy Boy" hits as Chioda and a trainer help HBK to the back.

- Backstage, Bischoff, with a grey-haired crewcut, is yelling at staff in the back for "looking at him funny" because of the haircut. Highlights of the evenings votes and matches follow.

Internet Voting Result #6: Flair Vs. Orton
The Milwaukee Crowd wants the steel cage. Internet Vote Results:

Falls Count Anywhere - 20%
Steel Cage - 68%
Submission Match - 12%

The cage lowers. It will be Legend Vs. Legend Killer in a steel cage!

Steel Cage Match
Ric Flair vs. Randy Orton

Winner is determined by escaping the cage, pinfall, or submission. Back and forth brawling starts the match. Flair eventually takes control, ramming Orton into the cage & slicing Orton open. Flair dominates the pace with his usual offsense, as well as using the cage to his advantage. Orton revives himself and eventually rams Flair into the cage, causing him to bleed. Both men are up on on the side of the cage punching, Flair is knocked down and takes a low blow from the top rope. Orton regains the advantage, working over Flair's head. Orton stands on top rope stomping Flair's head, but Flair hits a low blow. Back and forth fighting continues. Flair climbs to the top rope, and is slammed down by Orton in the usual fashion. Orton then clims the ropes and nails Flair with a cross body for a near fall. Orton hits an inverted neck and back breaker on Flair for another near fall. Flair comes back with chops to Orton. He crawls towards the cage door and tries to escape, but Orton catches him and pulls him back in. Flair comes up with brass knuckles and nails Orton. Flair goes for the pinfall, but Orton kicks out at 2 1/2. Flair is shocked, and goes back to the cage door again. Orton catches him again, but Flair grabs a chair that was sitting against the ring. He misses a swing with it, and Orton hits the RKO out of nowhere for the pinfall.

Winner by Pinfall: Randy Orton

After the match, Ortons stands and celebrates. Flair gets to his feet and shakes Orton's hand, staggering all the while. Orton and Flair hug and raise each other's hands in the air. Flair continues staggering and raising hands with Orton, all the while the two are staring at each other with a look of intense respect as the camera fades out...

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