WWF RAW 9/24/2001
WWF Raw is War Results
September 24, 2001
Live from: Columbus, Ohio
Commentators: Jim Ross and Paul Heyman
Reported by: Paul Nemer of WrestleView.com
Raw starts with highlights of last night’s main event when Kurt Angle was announced as the new World Wrestling Federation champion. They showed when his family went in the ring and celebrated with him.
Undertaker, Kane & Bradshaw vs Dudleyz & Test
Bradshaw goes after Test. Back suplex by Bradshaw. Test fights back and pressures him into the corner and tags Devon. Bradshaw does a fall away slam on Devon. Kane gets the tag from Bradshaw. Boot to the face on Devon, followed by a sidewalk slam. Kane goes on the top rope and clotheslines Devon. Test went in and delivered a kick to the face of Kane. Bradshaw goes in and fights against Bubba. The referee breaks up the fight. It’s not Bubba hammering on Kane. Test gets the legal tag in and puts Kane in the corner and beats on him. Kane fights back. Power slam by Kane. Devon gets the tag and so does the Undertaker. Taker knocks down Bubba and Devon. Test knocks down Taker. Kane goes in and throws Test to the outside. Undertaker was about to chokeslam Devon, but Bubba made the save. Bradshaw came in and clotheslined Bubba. Undertaker did the last ride on Devon and got the 1,2,3, while Kane and Test were on the outside.
Winners: Undertaker, Kane & Bradshaw
Torrie Wilson was shown in her locker room. Stacy Keibler knocks and comes in. She asked Torrie what she sees in Tajiri, because he is in the WWF and he’s short. Torrie said it’s her business and she at least has a man. Stacy said she can have a man anytime she wants. Stacy says that she will get a man to take on Tajiri tonight.
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A limo pulls up and it’s the new Intercontinental champion, Christian. Christian asks this security guard to escort him to the locker room because everyone wants to talk to him.
The Alliance were in the locker room. Shane tells the alliance, once Austin comes in, they should all shake his hand. He said Austin was screwed. He did not lose, and he has the video tape to prove it. He said that Austin had his hand under the ropes. Tonight will be a night about revenge! Stephanie comes in and says “Are you all here for my birthday”. Shane said it’s about revenge! Stephanie said that tonight is about leadership by example. She said there was one person that showed him leadership, a man that did what he said he was going to do and that’s Rob Van Dam. Stephanie said tonight it will be The Rock vs Rob Van Dam for the wCw title and Booker T wasn’t happy about it because he wanted a rematch. Shane McMahon said that there will be another match tonight. Booker T against Kurt Angle for the WWF title.
Tajiri w/Torrie Wilson vs Tazz w/Stacy
The match starts with Tazz applying a head lock. Tajiri kicks Tazz in the face. Spinning kick on Tazz. Tajiri puts him in the corner and delivers a chop to the chest. Tazz fights back. Super kick by Tajiri, followed by an elbow shot. Tarantula by Tajiri. Tajiri delivers a kick to the face of Tazz. Stacy goes on the apron and kisses him. Torrie pulls her off and slapped her. That allowed Tazz to apply the Tazzmission and get the win.
Shane was talking to Booker T. He said that he knows they got screwed last night. But Booker T is a 1,2,3,4,5 time! wCw champion. But tonight, he will be the WWF champion for the first time.
About the Booker T vs Kurt Angle match tonight. William Regal will not allow Shane McMahon to be at ring side.
Rhyno vs Jeff Hardy
The match starts with both men locking up and then Jeff twists Rhyno’s arm. Rhyno knocks down Jeff Hardy. Hardy gets up and fights back and throws Rhyno to the outside. Hurricanrana by Jeff on the outside. Jeff sends Rhyno back in the ring. Devastating spine buster by Rhyno. Rhyno goes on the top rope and jumps, but Jeff moved out of the way. Both men were down. They get up at the same time and Jeff does a reverse heal kick. Belly to belly suplex by Rhyno. Jeff fights back and delivers a jaw breaker. Jeff goes on the top rope and goes for the swanton bomb, but Rhyno gets out of the way. Rhyno gets up and was about to gore Jeff, but Jeff moves out of the way. Jeff goes on the second rope and jumps, but Rhyno catches him with the gore in mid air and gets the win.
Winner: Still U.S. champion, Rhyno
Storm and Ivory were talking, then Hurricane interrupts. He said evil comes in all shapes and sizes, “what’s up with that?”. Hurricane tells Ivory to leave in a nice way using his Hurricane language. Hurricance tells Storm that he’s thinking of having Molly Holly as his full-time side kick and then she can finally see the heralight.
Kanyon asks RVD for advice. He said what if Austin takes his frustrations on him? RVD told him not to worry. He said that he will become the wCw champion and Booker T will become the WWF champion. Kanyon thanks him and tells him “Who better than RVD?”.
Hurricane Helms, Storm & Ivory vs Spike, Molly & Big Show
Spike came out dressed like the Big Show.
Big Show squares off against Helms. Very funny segment. Big Show basically blocks every move Helms had. Helms tags Ivory in and Show held her by the head and tagged Molly Holly. Molly delivers a couple of chops to the chest of Ivory. Ivory takes down Molly. Roll up by Molly, 1,2 but Ivory kicked out. Storm gets in and Molly made the tag to Spike. Spike then chases Helmson the outside. Spike gets in the ring and Storm was waiting for him and delivered a jaw breaker. Hurricane put on his cape and went on the top rope and did a cross body. Head scissors take down by Spike on Helms. Big Show gets the tag and he takes down Storm and Helms. Ivory low blowed him, then Molly came in and took her down. Helms tried to powerbomb show and Show just back body dropped him. Show legally tagged Molly and put Molly on his shoulders and Molly jumped on Ivory and got the win.
Winners: Spike, Molly & Big Show
Earl Hebner went in Shane’s locker room. Shane said that he screwed the Alliance last night. Shane played the tape from last night and Austin was clearly shown with his right hand under the ropes touching the edge of the ring apron. Earl said it’s an honest mistake but the decision stands. Shane told him that he better not make anymore mistakes and if he was Earl he would be careful when Austin arrives to the arena.
Kurt Angle vs Booker T
The match starts with both men exchanging small moves, then Kurt delivers a suplex. Head lock by Booker T. Kurt Angle fights back and applies the ankle lock, but Booker T grabs the ropes. Enziguri kick by Booker T. Kurt gets up and Booker T knocks him right back down. Booker T works on the neck of Kurt Angle and drives his knee on his neck. Booker chokes Kurt on the ropes. Booker T applies a sleeper hold. A minute after, Kurt Angle fights his way back up, but Booker T knocks him back down. Booker delivers a couple of chops to the chest of Kurt Angle. Kurt fights back and they exchange fists. Clothesline by Angle, followed by a belly to belly suplex. Belly to back suplex by Kurt. Angle was going for the Angle slam, but Booker T pushes him on the referee and the referee goes down. Booker T kicks Kurt Angle and gets the WWF title and nails Kurt Angle with it. Booker T covers, 1,2 but Kurt Angle kicks out. Booker T was going for the Book end, but Angle reverses it and does s modified German suplex, 1,2 but Booker T kicks out. Angle and Booker T exchange moves and then, Angle manages to surprise him with the ankle lock and he taps out.
Winner: Still WWF champion, Kurt Angle
WWF Boot of the Week: Highlights of the intercontinental title match from last night’s Unforgiven.
Christian vs Chris Jericho
Greetings to all his fans in Columbus. Just like Christopher Columbus discovered America, last night, we discovered that Christian was superior to Edge. Christian was about to do a solo 5-second pose, but Chris Jericho’s music hits and he came out.
Jericho attacks Christian and puts him in the corner and delivers a few hits. Mistle drop kick by Jericho. Jericho does a couple of chops to the chest of Christian, but Christian fights back and delivers a neck breaker. Christian puts Jericho in the corner and beats on him. Christian kicks Jericho, then Jericho fires back with a clothesline. Christian got the ring bell and nailed Jericho with it and the referee disqualified him. Christian gets two steel chairs and was about to do a one man conchairto, but Jericho moves out of the way. Jericho does the Walls of Jericho on Christian and the referee calls for back up and the other referees came out.
Winner: by DQ, Chris Jericho
X-Pac was sitting in Regal’s office and had his feet up on the table and talking on the phone. Regal walks in and asks him what he’s doing. X-Pac said he wanted to know what it was like being the commissioner, sitting down and doing nothing. X-Pac said he went out to congratulate Kurt Angle last night, just to get his face on TV. He said he has two titles and can’t get some TV time. Regal called him a horrible little creature… Then Regal booked himself against X-Pac tonight.
They showed a clip of Jennifer Holliday signing “America The Beautiful” from last night’s Unforgiven.
RVD was shown getting ready for his match. Raven and Torri came to him for help because he scooped low to fight Saturn over a mop. RVD told him he is Raven, “Quote The Raven, Nevermore” He made him feel better.
Stephanie came in and said that she sees greatness all over Rob Van Dam and when he defeats Rock tonight, he will become the leader of the Alliance. RVD said he doesn’t know if he would be the leader, but he will show them that he’s R.V.D.
Matt Hardy w/Lita vs Kanyon
Kanyon choved Matt and Matt fires back. Take down by Matt. Kanyon was on the apron and pulled Matt’s head on the ropes. Lita slapped Kanyon. He goes back in the ring and Kanyon delivers some kind of face buster, 1,2 but Matt kicked out. Matt rolls him up, 1,2 but Kanyon kicked out. Russian leg sweep by Matt. Both men are down. Both men get up and Matt knocks down Kanyon. Matt goes on the top rope, but Kanyon catches up to him and hits him. Matt pushes Kanyon from the top rope and Matt does a leg drop. Kanyon rolled to the outside, which allowed Matt to do a baseball slide. Lita does a hurricanrana on Kanyon. Back in the ring, Matt was going for the twist of fate, but Kanyon pushes him and he bumps into Lita, who was standing on the apron. Kanyon delivered the Flatliner and got the win.
Diamond Dallas Page was shown smiling for a few seconds. He said “it’s me, it’s me, it’s DDP”. He said the last time we saw him, he got his ass kicked by the Undertaker. But that was a good thing. He said he has done some soul searching and he found the real him, the real DDP. He said “I will help you, like you.”
Al Snow was shown at WWF New York with the five finalist from the WWF Tough Enough. He asked each person about their thoughts on why they should be selected.
Michael Cole interviews the Rock. He asks him about his match against Rob Van Dam tonight. “Finally, The Rock has come back to Columbus”. The Rock said last night was a very special night for him. He walked in as wCw champion and walked out as wCw champion. He said tonight will be a very special night. Not only will he be facing RVD for the WCW title for the first time, but 25 years ago, from the testicles of Vince McMahon, something horrifying and terrifying came out, which was Stephanie McMahon. Rock warns Stephanie not to get involved in his match tonight, because if she does, he will smack that million dollar candy ass. He said he is happy it’s her birthday. He wants to sing her a very special birthday song. Happy birthday to Steph, you’re a ho with big breast, so take the night off from hooking, if you smell what the Rock is cooking.”
X-Pac vs William Regal
The match starts with both men locking up, then Regal takes down X-Pac. Knee to the face of X-Pac by Regal. Back body drop by Regal. Regal delivers several punches on X-Pac. X-Pac fights back and knocks down Regal. Suplex by X-Pac, 1,2 but Regal kicked out. X-Pac put Regal in the corner and delivered a couple of chops to the chest of Regal. Regal tried to fight back, but X-Pac knocked him down with a clothesline. X-Pac puts Regal in the corner and delivered the bronco buster. Then Regal got up and did his finisher and got the win.
Winner: William Regal
The Rock vs RVD
Once both wrestlers came to the ring, Stephanie’s music hits and she came out to ring side.
The match starts with both men locking up and Rock puts RVD in a head lock. RVD sends Rock to the ropes and Rock takes him down, but he gets right back up. They lock up again, but this time, RVD puts Rock in a head lock. Rock tried to go for the Rock Bottom early in the match, but RVD managed to escape. RVD sends Rock to the outside. RVD goes to the outside and Rock clotheslined him. RVD fought back and through Rock on the security rails and did a spinning kick from the apron on the Rock. RVD sends Rock back in the ring and goes on the top rope, jumps and nails the Rock. Rock kicked RVD and delivered a fisherman suplex, 1,2 but RVD kicked out. RVD fought back again and sent Rock back to the outside. RVD removed everything off the announcing table and was about to clothesline the Rock or something, but Rock back body dropped him on the table. Rock sends him back in the ring. Spine buster, 1,2 but RVD kicked out. RVD delivers an elbow shot on Rock. Stephanie slapped The Rock and RVD rolled him up, 1,2 but Rock kicked out. Rock delivers a few right hands, followed by a DDT. Rock does the sharpshooter on RVD. Stephanie goes on the apron and the referee goes to talk to her. Rock lets go of the hold and chases Stephanie and brings her in the ring. He was about to Rock bottom her, but RVD hits him from behind. RVD slams the Rock. RVD went on the top rope, and Stephanie was arguing with the referee and she pushes the referee and he hits the ropes and RVD lost his balance. Rock did the Rock bottom on RVD and got the win.
Winner: Still wCw champion, The Rock
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