SvR Meets B/R: Welcome to Monday Night Raw, Week One
We start off the first Monday Night Raw after the draft with what could be the best match thus far in the series. RAW starts off with a Triple Threat match for the Intercontinental Championship between Carson, Ste and Adrian. Then we start up the beginning of the eight man-four team tournament for the World Tag Team Championships on Raw. Who will be paired up, and who will prevail as the new World Tag Team Champions?
Since one of the three dual-branded championships has already been decided. We have a fatal four-way elimination match for the ECW Championship tonight between four superstars, two RAW's, and two Smackdowns.
Who will the new champions be on RAW? And how will this set up going into Judgment Day?
Carson hits the Backstabber on Ste.
A Second Backstabber
Carson hits a second Backstabber on Ste.
Ste gets retribution hitting Carson with the "Edgeucution."
Second Time's the Charm
And again a second time...
Adrian Sneaks the Frog Splash
On an already downed Carson, can he steal a win?
Your winner and NEW Intercontinental Champion...
Adrian sneaks the pin on Carson, following the Frog Splash, before Ste can get back in the ring and stop the pin,and wins the Intercontinental Championship.
We Open the World Tag Team Championship Tournament
He he is with Carson and Ste going up in a tag match against Shane Howard and WCW World Heavyweight Champion CB. Here we see Carson and Ste using teamwork and a nice Drop Toe Hold and Elbow Drop combination.
CB hits the Spinebuster on Ste.
A Little Poetry in Motion
CB and Shane team up and hit Ste with the Poetry In Motion.
Shane Seals the Win
With a Twin Leg Drop on Carson for the pinfall. Shane and CB advance to the finals of the World Tag Team Championship Tournament.
We Begin the Second Round of the Tournament...
He he is with Ross and the newly crowned Intercontinental Champion, Adrian, in their first-round matchup.
A Raw RAW appearance
An appearance for AkD and Joe Burgett, as they team up to face Ross and Adrian.
Joe tries to hit the Sunset Flip pin on Adrian to steal a quick pin.
Adrian hits the Frog Splash on Joe Burgett. Can he steal himself a second win?
Joe and AkD display some more teamwork on Adrian.
AkD Returns the Gold Standard
And he hits the Pay Dirt on Adrian for the pinfall.
The First Round of the Tournament is Complete
Joe Burgett and AkD of Smackdown advance to the finals of the World Tag Team Championship Tournament. Will Smackdown hoist both Tag Team Championships?
RAW Continues with a Fatal Fourway Elimination Match
For the ECW Championship, four superstars are represented, Carson and Ross from Raw and JLB and GHD from Smackdown.
A Twist Of Fate for Gilligan
Ross hits Gilligan with the Twist Of Fate.
And Another for JLB
JLB Goes Old School on Ross
Gilligan hits JLB with the Stunner and then the pin, eliminating his Smackdown partner.
And another Stunner for Ross
Ross the opportunist
He hits both Gilligan and Carson with the moonsault and covers Carson.
Third Time's the Charm
Gilligan hits Ross with the third Stunner of the match to get the pinfall.
Your Winner and NEW ECW Champion..
Gilligan brings the ECW Championship back to Smackdown.
A Two Vs. Two Elimination Tag Match for the World Tag Team Championships
The match is set. A two vs. two Elimination Tag Team Match between CB and Shane vs. AkD and Joe Burgett.
A Little Poetry In Motion for AkD
Trouble In Paradise for AkD
And a Second Time for the Pinfall
Shane eliminates AkD after his second Trouble In Paradise.
An RKO for CB
Joe Burgett, now the lone man on his team, hits CB with the RKO.
And follows it up...
He follows up with a Punt to the Head.
CB Reverses his Fortune
He's hitting the People's Sharpshooter on Joe.
Shane and CB Go Extreme
He's hitting the Extreme Legdrop on Joe.
Shane Seals the Win
He's hitting Joe with the Twin Legdrop.
And your winners and NEW World Tag Team Champions are...
CB and Shane win the World Tag Team Championships.
After the match, it is announced that at Judgement Day, there will be a fatal four-way elimination match for the WWE Championship between CB, Shane, Ross, and Ron Johnson. How will the newly crowned Tag Champs fare with their impending rivalry coming closer...at Judgement Day? Tune into Raw next week to find out.