Raw Rewind: 8 December 1997

Craig Wilson

Raw Is War Logo (1998)

This week in #Rawrewind we revisit the Raw is War from the night after ‘D-Generation X: In Your House’ from the Civic Center in Portland, Maine. On the previous evening’s PPV Taka Michinoku won the lightheavyweight title, Jesse James and Billy Gunn retained the tag titles by defeating LOD via DQ and in the main Ken Shamrock defeated WWF Champion HBK via DQ.

All the previous Raw Rewinds can be located here.

Champion Roll Call:

WWF Champion: Shawn Michaels
WWF Intercontinental Champion: Stone Cold Steve Austin
WWF Tag Team Champions: The Legion of Doom
WWF European Champion: Shawn Michaels

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Raw Rewind: 1 December 1997

Craig Wilson

Raw Is War Logo (1998)

This #Rawrewind feature the Raw is War from before ‘In Your House: D-Generation X’. On the show there will be two lightheavyweight tournament semi-finals tonight to decide who will meet in the final at ‘IYH: DX’, The Rock will take on Vader in singles action, Jeff Jarrett will make his in-ring return and Jim Neidhart will take on Triple H.

All the previous Raw Rewinds can be located here.

Champion Roll Call:

WWF Champion: Shawn Michaels
WWF Intercontinental Champion: Stone Cold Steve Austin
WWF Tag Team Champions: The Legion of Doom
WWF European Champion: Shawn Michaels
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Raw Rewind: 24 November 1997

Craig Wilson

Raw Is War Logo (1998)

In this #Rawrewind we review the show from 24 November 1997 featuring a main event of Shawn Michaels v Vader in a non title match. Elsewhere, DX bring out a midget dressed as Bret Hart, Billy Gunn and Jesse James get a tag title shot and the feud between The Rock and Stone Cold continues to heat up.

All the previous Raw Rewinds can be located here.

Champion Roll Call:

WWF Champion: Shawn Michaels
WWF Intercontinental Champion: Stone Cold Steve Austin
WWF Tag Team Champions: The Legion of Doom
WWF European Champion: Shawn Michaels

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Raw Rewind: 17 November 1997

Craig Wilson

Raw Is War Logo (1998)

In this #Rawrewind we take in the episode recorded on 11/11/2013 but broadcast the following Monday. The show features the sit-down interview with Vince McMahon where he states that “Bret screwed Bret” whilst in the main event Rocky Maivia will take on Dude Love and we’ll also see another lightweight championship tournament match.

All the previous Raw Rewinds can be located here.

Champion Roll Call:

WWF Champion: Shawn Michaels
WWF Intercontinental Champion: Stone Cold Steve Austin
WWF Tag Team Champions: The Legion of Doom
WWF European Champion: Shawn Michaels
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Raw Rewind: 10 November 1997

Craig Wilson

Raw Is War Logo (1998)

In this #Rawrewind we take in the show the night after the 1997 Survivor Series. So, Bret Hart is gone and Shawn Michaels is the new WWF World Champion. Elsewhere on that event, Stone Cold regained the IC title and Goldust walked out on his country during the Team Canada v Team USA match.

All the previous Raw Rewinds can be located here.

Champion Roll Call:

WWF Champion: Shawn Michaels
WWF Intercontinental Champion: Stone Cold Steve Austin
WWF Tag Team Champions: The Legion of Doom
WWF European Champion: Shawn Michaels
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Raw Rewind: 3 November 1997

Craig Wilson

Raw Is War Logo (1998)

In this #Rawrewind we take in the 3 November 1997 show, the last one before Survivor Series 1997. The lightheavyweight Championship tournament kicks off with Super Loco taking on Aguila, Vader taking on British Bulldog ahead of Team USA v Team Cananda at the Survivor Series and a main event of Ken Shamrock taking on European Champion Shawn Michaels.

All the previous Raw Rewinds can be located here.

Champion Roll Call:

WWF Champion: Bret Hart
WWF Intercontinental Champion: Owen Hart
WWF Tag Team Champions: Legion of Doom
WWF European Champion: Shawn Michaels
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Raw Rewind: 27 October 1997

Craig Wilson

Raw Is War Logo (1998)

In this week’s #Rawrewind we take in the show from 27 October 1997 featuring a main event of WWF Tag Team Champions The Legion of Doom defending their tag titles against Los Boricuas. On the undercard Bret Hart puts his title on the line against Ken Shamrock and Ahmed Johnson challenges IC Champion Owen Hart.

All the previous Raw Rewinds can be located here.

Champion Roll Call:

WWF Champion: Bret Hart
WWF Intercontinental Champion: Owen Hart
WWF Tag Team Champions: The Legion of Doom
WWF European Champion: Shawn Michaels
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