DX-plosive reunion

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September 29, 2008

Shawn Michaels' mystery partner revealed as WWE Champion Triple H, HBK & The Game def. World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho & Lance Cade by disqualification; Triple H and Shawn Michaels attacked Cade with a sledgehammer and a splash from a ladder. (WATCH | PHOTOS)
After teasing out the mystery all night, Shawn Michaels revealed the WWE Champion as his tag team partner in a mini DX reunion. In spite of having Triple H by his side, Shawn Michaels was double-teamed by Jericho and Cade, leading to the World Heavyweight Champion and his protege being disqualified. Afterward, The Game came back into the ring, attacking Cade with a sledgehammer and setting him up for HBK's splash from atop a ladder.

The Great Charli (Charlie Haas disguised as The Great Khali) def. Deuce with an aerial maneuver; the real Great Khali emerged and destroyed Haas. (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Continuing to impersonate other WWE Superstars, Charlie Haas came to the ring dressed up as the monstrous Great Khali, even impersonating the Punjabi Giant's speech with Ranjin Singh as his interpreter. The Great Charli defeated his opponent, despite Deuce's history as a former WWE Tag Team Champion. Before he could properly celebrate, however, the real Punjabi Giant came to the ring, responding to Haas' greeting with a vicious beating.

Women's Champion Beth Phoenix & Jillian def. Candice Michelle & Kelly Kelly when The Glamazon pinned Kelly. (PHOTOS)
Though Beth and Candice will face off one-on-one this Sunday at No Mercy, on Raw, they faced one another in tag team competition. Taking revenge for her recent defeat at the hands of Kelly Kelly, The Glamazon decimated the Diva, gaining momentum for her title defense on Sunday.

Raw General Manager Mike Adamle announced that if Rey Mysterio loses his No Mercy match to Kane, then he must remove his mask; Randy Orton interrupted, but was in turn cut-off by JBL, who was attacked by Batista. (PHOTOS)
Adamle explained to the WWE Universe that earlier in the evening, he told Kane he would grant a request to him if the Big Red Monster won his match. Since Kane was indeed victorious, Adamle added a stipulation to the 7-footer's match against Rey Mysterio: If the Ultimate Underdog is defeated, he must remove his mask in the middle of the ring. Directly afterward, Adamle was interrupted by Randy Orton, demanding that the GM re-suspend CM Punk. Before he could finish, however, JBL made his entrance, taking exception to the Legend Killer's certainty that he will once again become World Heavyweight Champion. But in an act of retaliation for earlier in the evening, Batista entered the ring and speared the self-made millionaire.

Kane, Cody Rhodes, Ted DiBiase & Manu def. Rey Mysterio, CM Punk, Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne when Kane chokeslammed Kofi. (WATCH | PHOTOS)
The multi-generational team of the World Tag Team Champions & Manu were joined by the Big Red Monster in their match against a group of men they all have ill will toward. In spite of Kane's earlier claim that he would "massacre" Rey Mysterio, it was Kofi Kingston who felt the wrath of the 7-footer, who trampled over the competition on his way to victory.

Jamie Noble & Mickie James def. Paul & Katie Lea Burchill when Jamie forced Paul to tap out. (PHOTOS)
Earlier in the night, Jamie Noble searched for a tag team partner for his match against the Burchill siblings, but was turned down by Jillian, who went so far as to mock the Superstar with her rendition of Beck's "Loser." But her performance was interrupted by the entrance of Dolph Ziggler, who continued his habit of introducing himself to various Raw Superstars. Just prior to the match, things got even worse for Noble as the 2008 King of the Ring -- and Noble's rival for Layla's affections -- William Regal took a seat on the entranceway, with the lovely Diva at his side. Before the bell rang however, former Women's Champion Mickie James rushed to the ring, and with her help, Noble was able make Paul Burchill tap out.

The Miz (w/ John Morrison) def. JTG (w/ Shad) with a Reality Check. (PHOTOS)
Stemming from The Miz & Morrison's ongoing WWE.com rivalry with Cryme Tyme, the self-proclaimed "chick magnet" faced off against JTG, defeating the Brooklynite with a distraction courtesy of John Morrison.

Batista def. Intercontinental Champion Santino Marella with a Batista Bomb in a non-title match; JBL ran in and took out Batista with the Clothesline from Hell. (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Marella again used the Honk-A-Meter to display his progress in beating the Honky Tonk Man's record Intercontinental Title reign, and also brought out the Brain-Barometer to demonstrate his mental power's supposed superiority over Batista. The Animal was all business as he worked over the Italian Superstar, finishing him off with a Batista Bomb. After Batista pinned the Italian Superstar, Women's Champion Beth Phoenix distracted The Animal, allowing his No Mercy opponent, JBL, to brutally assault him.

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