WWE Raw 7/23/12 Results: 1,000th Episode and Three Crazy Hours
Old school meets new school.
Remember: This Raw is three hours long. Actually, Raw is moving three hours permanently starting tonight.
WWE Monday Night Raw - Historic 1,000th Episode, live on USA Network
St. Louis, Missouri
July 23, 2012
Commentators: Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler
Recap by Fred Richani and Jorge Estrella
We get an awesome video package of some of the most memorable Raw moments, including obscure ones with dancing and midgets. This was all to the new theme "Tonight is The Night" by Outtasight. Not as manly as Papa Roach, but catchy nonetheless. Well done, WWE production team.
We get a fancy, shmancy new set.
Note: I believe "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, arguably the biggest star in Raw history, couldn't make it tonight due to film commitments. #Austin316
WWE Chairman Vince McMahon thanks the fans and introduces DeGeneration X.
Michael Cole puts over DX's legacy and once again, uses the fake awful word ATTITUDINAL. WTF IS ATTITUDINAL! The energy with this crowd is something else tonight. HBK says he forgot something. He says it's not his underwear. Triple H says he doesn't know either. They cheaply plug the merchandise they're wearing. HHH says he has his underwear on. HHH asks HBK: Did there used to be more of us DX members? Crowd pops big for this. Could we see the old DX members? HHH asks did there used to be more of us?
Out comes Billy Gunn, X-Pac, and Road Dogg Jesse James in an army tank. Nice to see HHH forgive Bad Ass Billy for those ridiculous shoot interview comments years back during his TNA days. A nice moment indeed for this Attitude Era baby like myself. We get pyro and crotch chops! Road Dogg does the old New Age Outlaws intro but bleeps himself with Bad a**. HHH asks the crowd ARE YOU READY. No, he said ARE YOU READY?! Let's get ready to suck it! HHH makes a bald joke, saying he's the only one that still has hair.
Gunn is about to say "If you're not down with that...," but HBK cuts him off and says that's his deal. HHH says let HBk do it because he'll lose his smile and pose for Playgirl. HBK says he was young--and needed the money. HHH says do it together. Before they can,