2001: A Wrestling Odyssey (SmackDown 7/5/01) Feb 14, 2018 4:30:54 GMT -5
Post by TheSystem 1.5 on Feb 14, 2018 4:30:54 GMT -5
-Rhyno vs. Saturn goes to a no contest as Rhyno immediately starts a brawl with guest commentator and IC Champion Big Show. Saturn gets involved but Show fights through both men and chokes Rhyno to the edge of passing out before letting go.
-In the back Raven and the mystery woman from last week are interviewed by Kevin Kelly. The mystery woman reveals her intentions as she believes Raven is above being shoved into a niche division and in his behalf challenges Kurt Angle to a match much to Kelly's shock.
-Despite being jumped from behind Crash quickly beats Buff Bagwell with a School Boy.
-Kurt Angle, surrounded by HHH and E&C, cuts a promo accepting Ravens challenge. He changes focus to Fully Loaded and says he can trust E&C but not HHH shrugs but reiterates he's on board...if for one night only.
-Back in the ring, The Right to Censor try to cut a promo but they are cut off before Steven Richards begins by Stacy Keibler. She laments about the humiliation and assaults to her and Torrie Wilson at the hands of RTC but says there's two others that have a bigger problem with it. This cues the return of Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley. They storm the ring and dispose of Richards and Buchanan then aide Stacy in Superbombing Ivory through a table.
-Bubba picks up the mic and says this is merely a distraction from their real focus, taking back the titles and getting revenge on KroniK. He throws the mic down and the three celebrate.
-In the back Dean Malenko is standing in a hallway dressed in a polo shirt and slacks. He announces he'll be retiring soon and that from Fully Loaded to Survivor Series will be his "retirement tour". He thanks the fans, family, and his peers for the years of support. A graphic for his match appears on screen. Him vs.Hayabusa at Fully Loaded.
-Eddie Guerrero defs. Rob Van Dam via submission following a sneaky chair shot to the back of RVDs left knee.
-WWF Champion 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin paces in the parking lot before reiterating his challenge to Sting for the Raw after Fully Loaded. He once again promises either a debate or an ass whooping.
-Somewhere else in the back Dawn Marie speaks on behalf of Impact Players complaining about their lack of air time.
-Raven defs. Kurt Angle via pinfall following a Raven Effect.
-Chris Jericho returns and cuts a promo
-Finlay and William Regal def. Sabu and Ultimo Dragon via submission
-Promo reel: Juventued Guerrera, Rikishi, Impact Players
-Impact Players def. Holly Cousins via Pinfall
-Post-match they continue to beat on Crash and Molly Holly returns getting into a catfight with Dawn Marie
-Jazz storms into Commissioner Regals office and demands to given a match at Fully Loaded. Regal tells her the cards full but she will be defending her Women's Title in a Gauntlet Match on the Heat before the PPV.
-Lita vs. Jacqueline never starts as Jazz jumps Lita during her entrance. The attack ends with Jazz locking in The Bitch Clamp until security forces her to break the hold. She holds the title up to boos from the crowd.
-Fully Loaded promo.
-Funaki def. Albert via pinfall to retain his Hardcore Title
-Psicosis def. Essa Rios via pinfall.
-Scott Steiner promo for Fully Loaded
-D-Von Dudley (accompanied by Bubba, and Stacy Keibler) def. Bull Buchanan (accompanied by Steven Richards and Ivory) via DQ.
-Tajiri def. Spike Dudley
-The Hardys and APA def. Team WWF (Kurt Angle, HHH, Edge and Christian) via pinfall.
-Despite the loss, Angle declares that they worked great together and he's still confident in their teams chances at Fully Loaded.