RAW came from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
– The show kicked off with an Evolution celebration for HHH, but is spoiled by Randy Orton. Eric Bischoff enters and makes a Number 1 contendership match for later. Batista v Orton!
1. Shelton Benjamin beat Maven to earn a Royal Rumble spot.
2. Muhammed Hassan beat The Hurricane.
– Triple H says he has Batista’s back in tonight’s number one contender match.
3. Edge beat Rhyno to qualify for the Rumble.
– Edge and Shawn Michaels argue and brawl, setting up a possible ‘Mania match.
– Kane attacks Simon Dean, but then Snitsky comes down, and the two do a number on the Big Red Machine.
4. Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho beat Christian and Tyson Tomko.
5. Christy Hemme beat Maria in a pillow-fight.
6. Randy Orton beat Batista to become number one contender after Triple H’s interference backfired.