Since Monday Night RAW was pre-empted for the U.S. Open on USA Network, there were some matches that aired on the Saturday morning WWF Mania show. Those contests were taped in Worcester, Massachusetts in mid-August. Here were the results of those bouts:
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are live from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. McMahon announces that 18,062 fans are in attendance, setting a record for the Pittsburgh Civic Arena. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, this was the reported attendance figure with 17,000 of those fans paying to attend the show.
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are in the booth and they are taped from Worcester, Massachusetts, the site of the final Wrestling Challenge tapings, as well as from Portland, Maine. It is SummerSlam Sunday!
Date: September 21, 2003
Location: Giant Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler
It’s another Raw exclusive pay per view, based around the idea of finding the least interesting story possible. Is it Shane McMahon and his electric testicles vs. Kane or a barely mobile HHH managing to drag out his second World Title defense against Goldberg? You know, that guy known for his long matches. There’s also the option of the battling announcers, which is always a big winner. Let’s get to it.
–A video package hypes tonight’s Shawn Michaels-Jerry Lawler main event by playing up King Mabel’s attack on Michaels at the end of last week’s show. Lawler tells Michaels that he is not superman and that he will finish what Mabel started on tonight’s broadcast.
–Vince McMahon and Ted DiBiase are doing commentary and they are live from Worcester, Massachusetts. The tapings drew a sold out crowd of 4,500 fans according to thehistoryofwwe.com. This RAW also debuts a new entr
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are the announce team and they are concluding the tapings in St. Louis, Missouri.
–A video package recaps last week’s tag team title match between Owen Hart & Yokozuna and Razor Ramon & Savio Vega. Also, WWF Champion Diesel and Sir Mo cut dueling promos against each other for their match, with Diesel saying that he is going to welcome Mo to the “castle of coolness.”
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are concluding the tapings in Louisville, Kentucky.
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are doing commentary that are in St. Louis, Missouri.
–Todd Pettengill hypes tonight’s tag team title match between Owen Hart and Yokozuna and Razor Ramon and Savio Vega.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are tonight’s commentary team and they are taped from Louisville, Kentucky.
–Vince McMahon recaps how the Blu Brothers cheated on last week’s show to defeat Savio Vega and the 1-2-3 Kid. That set up today’s six man tag team match where the Blu Brothers and Uncle Zebekiah will face Savio, the Kid, and Razor Ramon.
–McMahon and Dok Hendrix are our commentary team and they are taped from Evansville, Indiana. According to thehistoryofwwe.com these tapings drew 5,000 fans.
-The ending of the Shawn Michaels-Jeff Jarrett match at In Your House 2 is shown, with Vince McMahon going nuts about how Michaels is now a three-time Intercontinental champion.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are live from Louisville, Kentucky. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, these RAW tapings drew 4,181 fans.
–Irwin R. Schyster and Shawn Michaels cut dueling promos against each other for tonight’s main event, with Michaels saying that he is going to do what lots of Americans want to do in slapping around the tax man.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are concluding the tapings in Danville, Pennsylvania.
–Vince McMahon recaps Sid’s cowardly behavior that dates back to a sneak attack on Shawn Michaels the night after WrestleMania XI. Sid says that he will tell the audience later tonight why he does not fear a lumberjack match against Diesel at In Your House 2.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler are tonight’s commentary team and they are still taped from Danville, Pennsylvania.
–Vince McMahon recaps how Shawn Michaels and Jeff Jarrett had an altercation at the end of last week’s show after Jarrett defended the Intercontinental title against Savio Vega.
–Sid and Bam Bam Bigelow cut promos against each other for tonight’s feature match. Sid promises to give Bigelow a Ph.D. in pain, while Bigelow promises to set Sid on fire, with a fireball included as part of the promo.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler, who is guzzling what is supposed to be mouth wash, are doing commentary and they are still in Danville, Pennsylvania.
–Vince McMahon recaps the “kiss my foot” match that took place at The King of the Ring. It is a great exercise in McMahon overselling something as he narrates all the events with a sense of urgency as if the match is unfolding again.
–McMahon and Shawn Michaels are doing commentary and they are live from Danville, Pennsylvania. Lawler is not present because he is still recovering from the ill-effects of the King of the Ring. According to historyofwwe.com the show drew a sellout crowd of 2,700.