WWF Raw 5/18/98
Vince McMahon Interview. Vince McMahon was accompanied by
both Gerald Brisco
- and Pat Patterson. He stated as a result of a clothesline last
week on RAW, Stone Cold Steve Austin supposedly suffered a mild
McMahon also announced Austin would be barred from the arena, for
his own protection. Some footage was shown of Austin receiving
some heat whenever he was attempting
to enter the arena. Dude Love then came down, and basically said
he would defeat Austin
in their upcoming In Your House World Title match, since he has a
tremendous advantage. McMahon called out Dustin Runnels. He first
him blaming a promoter for his problems was ridiculous. McMahon
said Runnels could
prove himself by wrestling Dude Love later in the show. If he
won, he would
become the number one contender, but if he lost, he will have to
work 30-days without pay. Runnels began to attack Dude Love, but
was overpowered with it being 4 on 1.
Cameras went backstage, where Jerry Lawler brought an
unknown person into the arena,and the unknown person were
continuosly shown backstage throughout the show's first hour.
Val Venis defeated Scorpio with a Body Splash from the
-Val Venis struggled, due to the way Scorpio stuck onto him.
However, after Scorpio missed a moonsault, Venis countered with a
body splash from the top-rope
for the win.
Cameras went backstage, where Stone Cold Steve Austin
attacked a security official so he could enter the arena. After
the attack, Nashville police went around searching for him.
Stone Cold Steve Austin Interview.
-Stone Cold Steve Austin called out Vince McMahon, Gerald Brisco,
and Pat Patterson. Austin challenged the three to a street fight,
and they accepted
-Sable called out Marc Marc Mero and told him she wanted to
split. However, Mero told Sable since she is under his contract,
she would have to remain by his side.
Terry Funk defeated Marc Mero w/Sable with a D.D.T.
-After Mero attempted a low-blow and the T.K.O., he was unable to
obtain a victory, because Sable was distracting the referee. Funk
caught Mero from behind with a D.D.T.
for the win.
Chainz and Skull defeated LOD 2000 via Pinfall.
-The referee was distracted with Chainz and Hawk outside the
ring. 8-Ball came in, and switched positions with Skull. 8-Ball
rolled up Animal for the Disciples of Apocalypse
to obtain the victory.
Al Snow turned out to be Jerry Lawler's protection. Lawler
made him sit in the crowd, while he worked on getting Vince
Dude Love w/Pat Patterson and Gerald Brisco defeated
Dustin Runnels by making him submit to the Mandible Claw.
-Dude Love easily defeated Runnels by making him submit to the
Mandible Claw, which means Runnels will go on 30-days without
pay. During and after the match,
Stone Cold Steve Austin was shown observing the match in his
locker room. Police officials came in, and pulled out their
handcuffs. When WWF returned from
a commercial break, Vince McMahon was taunting Austin (who was
Togo and Teioh w/Yamaguchi San and Sho (Kaientai) defeated
The Headbangers by
Disqualification. With excellent teamwork, Kaientai was able to
stay on top. All three
-members then began to attack Mosh, leaving Taka Michinoku &
Bradshaw to interfere. Kaientai
got the win by Disqualification.
A couple of footages were shown. Stone Cold Steve Austin
was in a police car. Also, Paul Bearer & Kane visited a
doctor's office, where they received DNA tests.
The New Age Outlaws defeated Owen Hart and Rocky Maivia
via Pinfall, retaining the WWF Tag Team Titles.
-Before the match D-Generation did their normal interview. X-Pac
hyped up the crowd, Hunter Hearst Helmsley did his Michael Buffer
impression and made up
a sexual joke, and The New Age Outlaws presented themselves. To
finish things off, DX
criticized The Nation. Before the match stated, mayhem broke
around the ring. In the match itself, after Chyna distracted the
referee, Faarooq nailed Rocky Maivia
with a piledriver. Jesse James then secured the pin for him and
Billy Gun to retain the WWF Tag Team
Stone Cold Steve Austin was released from Nashville
Kevin Kelly interviewed the doctor who conducted DNA tests
to determine the biological father of Kane. The doctor announced
Paul Bearer is the official father.
Paul Bearer and Kane then made thier way down to the ring. The
moment Bearer criticized Undertaker's mother, Undertaker came in.
A fight broke out
between the three. Vader went after Kane, while Undertaker went
after Paul Bearer.
Street Fight Match -- Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Pat
Patterson and Gerald Brisco resulted in a No Contest.
Sgt. Slaughter was the special guest referee. After Stone Cold
Steve Austin gave the
-finger to Slaughter, Slaughter attacked him from behind, giving
Brisco the beginning advantage. However, Austin was still able to
dominate Brisco, Gerald, and eventually Slaughter. Dude Love came
in, and him
and Austin started to battle it out. A masked fan started to
attack Austin, and was eventually revealed to be Vince McMahon.
Dude Love then helped out Vince
McMahon, giving Austin the Mandible Claw. The show went off the
air with Austin lying on the floor.