MAY 14 RAW RECAP: ORTON STANDS TALL
Gaining momentum for Judgment Day was the name of the game as emanated from the Hampton Coliseum.
Just days before he will faceat Judgment Day, took on in his farewell match on Raw. HBK was victorious, but it was Michaels’ own pay-per-view opponent, , who was standing tall when all was said and done.
also may have the mental edge heading into Judgment Day. Through an interpreter, Khali told WWE Champion to come get his championship back. When The Champ took him up on the offer, Khali laid him out for the third week in a row.
As for Bobby , well, after being physically provoked by the McMahons (thus voiding their no contact clause), it looked like he would finally get his hands on them. Instead, when Lashley chased them after his win over , he ended up taking the World Championship to the head.
Also on Raw,& continued to show the good sportsmanship they have been exhibiting as of late. After Murdoch’s loss to , Cade entered the ring, but instead of attacking, the Southerners shook hands once again with The Hardys.
Santino Marella also continued to impress, once again defeating . Piggybacking off last week’s title defense, the Intercontinental Champion was victorious over “The Masterpiece” in a non-title match this week. However, after the bout, Masters viciously attacked Marella and put him in the Master Lock, screaming “you shouldn’t have messed with me!”
It was announced thatwill battle at Judgment Day, and moments later, the newly liberated Caribbean Superstar defeated . When the match was over, Flair stormed to the ring, but the Southpaw from San Juan took off through the crowd before the “Nature Boy” could get to him.
And with Women’s Champion Michelle defeated . After the bout, Candice motioned to the A-list Diva that she wanted the Women’s Championship.on commentary,