WWE SMACKDOWN! RESULTS
April 4, 2002|
Blue Cross Arena
Rochester, New York
Announcers: Michael Cole/Tazz
- KICKOFF: Vince McMahon.
- Vince says he will announce the #1 contender for the WWF title tonight.
- New Smackdown! Opening.
- No new set, no new theme music..
- IN THE RING: Kurt Angle + Chris Jericho + The Rock.
- Angle assumes Vince will choose him to get the title shot at Backlash.
- Angle begins to list reasons why he should get a shot at Triple H.
- At reason number 5, Chris Jericho's music hits and out comes Y2J.
- Jericho says that if anyone deserves a title shot, it's him.
- Jericho tells the crowd that he is not a "has been".
- Jericho and Angle agree to wrestle tonight for the title shot.
- Just then, the Rock's music hits and The Rock comes to the stage.
- The crowd chants for Rocky!
- Fiinnnally the Rock has come back to Rochester!!!!!!!!
- Rock tells Angle & Jericho that nobody deserves a title shot more than the Rock..
- Rock pauses..
- Rock says "Maybe there IS someone else........"
- The crowd chants "Hogan! Hogan! Hogan!"
- Rock suggests that Hollywood Hulk Hogan deserves a WWF title shot..
- Jericho & Angle both protest the idea...
- Rock reminds Jericho/Angle that this is a NEW Smackdown!
- Rock says that from now on Smackdown! will be known as "the People's Show"!
- Rock says that the people should tell everyone who they want to get the title shot..
- Rock counts to three..
- The crowd chants "Hogan! Hogan! Hogan!"
- BACKSTAGE: Scotty & Albert.
- Scotty & Albert talk about their Tag Team Title match tonight..
- TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH: Billy & Chuck w/Rico vs Scotty & Albert.
- Rico keeps interfering..
- Albert chases Rico around the ring but is clothelined by Chuck..
- Rico runs in and spin kicks Scotty..
- Billy pins Scotty for the win!
- Rico gets into the ring and celebrates..
- Scotty & Albert set Rico up for the W.O.R.M.
- Albert turns on Scotty by kicking him in the face!
- Albert tells Scotty that for six months he's held him back..
- INTERVIEW: Mark Lloyd & Vince McMahon.
- Mark greets Vince McMahon.
- Vince asks who he is?!
- Mark introduces himself..
- Vince asks him if he's ever worked for Ric Flair..
- Mark says No.
- Vince welcomes Mark to Smackdown!
- Mark asks Vince if he's made up his mind yet..
- Vince announces that Hulk Hogan will get the title shot at Backlash..
- BACKSTAGE: Chris Jericho & The Rock.
- Jericho is upset that Hogan was chosen for the shot..
- Jericho finds The Rock and says it's all his fault..
- Jericho talks about how he beat Rock twice in the past..
- Rock tells Jericho to try to beat him.. tonight!
- MATCH: Diamond Dallas Page vs Christian.
- Hard fought match..
- Late in the match, Christian takes a temper tentrum..
- Christian hits the unprettier on DDP for the win!
- Christian leaves ringside yelling "I'm a winner!"
- BACKSTAGE: Kurt Angle & Edge.
- Angle is backstage whining about Vince McMahon not picking him..
- Edge approaches Angle..
- Edge shows Angle a bunch of pictures that he found..
- As Angle holds them up the crowd sees writing on the back..
- "YOU SUCK",
- "YES, I DO SUCK",
- "AND IM A DORK",
- "IT'S TRUE",
- "PS: I HAVE NO TESTICLES.
- IN THE RING: Triple H & Hulk Hogan.
- Triple H talks about Ric Flair making a title match on RAW.
- Triple H vs Undertaker.
- Triple H says that Vince changed it to Triple H vs Hulk Hogan.
- Triple H tells Undertaker that he will get a shot after he's done with Hogan.
- Triple H turns his attention to Hulk Hogan.
- Suddenly Jimi Hendrix music blares over the sound system..
- Hulkamania comes out dressed in Red & Yellow for the first time since his WWF return..
- Hulk talks about Wrestlemania 1 (w/Mr T taking on Piper/Orndorff)
- Hulk talks about Wrestlemania 3 (defeating Andre The Giant)
- Hulk talks about Wrestlemania 18 (fighting the Rock)
- Hulk says that it doesn't get any better than the undisputed title..
- Hulk says that if the fans believe in him, then he's gonne TAKE IT!
- Triple H agrees that it doesn't get any better than the Undisputed Championship.
- Triple H says it would be an honor to be in the ring with Hogan..
- HHH says he's a bit sad because he will have to hurt someone he's looked up to his whole life..
- HHH says that Hogan is just another "Obstacle".
- HHH says that that is not a threat or a warning.. it's a fact!
- HHH says not even the "Immortal" Hulk Hogan will come between he and the Undisputed Title..
- Hulk says that even though some people say Hulkamania is dead, it always rises up again..
- Hulk asks HHH "whatcha gonna do, when HULKAMANIA runs wild on you?!"
- Hulk and HHH stare eachother down before HHH leaves the ring..
- Hulk poses for the crowd..
- MATCH: Edge vs Kurt Angle.
- Edge locks Angle into the ropes and spears him twice..
- Angle goes outside the ring and gets a steele chair..
- The two men battle it out for a minute..
- Edge tries to spear Angle but Angle holds the chair in the way..
- The referee DQs Angle..
- Angle tries to followup with chairshots but the ref stops him..
- Angle retreats as Edge gets to his knees..
- BACKSTAGE: Torrie & Billy Kidman + Tajiri.
- Kidman approaches Torrie..
- Kidman says that he knows he and Torrie have a past..
- Kidman says he know she will be out there during his CW title match with Tajiri..
- Kidman says he just wants her to know he's going out there to take the title..
- Kidman & Torrie hug..
- A jealous Tajiri enters and tells Torrie to give him a kiss..
- Tajiri drags Torrie away..
- CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE MATCH: Tajiri w/Torrie vs Billy Kidman.
- Late in the match, Torrie picks up the CW title..
- Tajiri see that it is missing and is distracted..
- Billy Kidman rolls up Tajiri to win the WWF CW title!!
- After the match Tajiri yells at Torrie in Japanese..
- BACKSTAGE: Vince McMahon & Hardcore Holly.
- Vince says that he wasted a draft pick on Maven because he wanted the Hardcore Title..
- Vince says Maven went and lost the title..
- Vince tells Hardcore Holly to punish Maven..
- There is a knock at the door as Holly leaves..
- Stacy Keibler walks in..
- Stacy offers to be Vince's executive assistant..
- BACKSTAGE: Vince McMahon & DVon Dudley.
- DVon expresses his anger about getting separated from his brother..
- Vince says that he wanted the Dudley Boyz, but Flair ruined it..
- Vince says the he thought DVon was the best Dudley brother..
- Vince tells DVon to get out of his office and not to come back til he was ready to be a Superstar..
- DVon leaves..
- BACKSTAGE: Al Snow & Maven.
- Al Snow tells Maven that he's probably going to get an ass-whoopin' from Hardcore Holly..
- Al Snow wishes Maven luck..
- MATCH: Maven vs Hardcore Holly.
- Maven really takes a beating from Hardcore Holly.
- Holly wins the match.
- MAIN EVENT: The Rock vs Chris Jericho.
- Very good PPV-quality match..
- Late in the match, the referee gets knocked out..
- Jericho sets up Rock for the people's elbow..
- Rock jumps to his feet and set up Jericho for the real people's elbow!
- Kurt Angle runs in and attacks The Rock!
- Jericho tries to pin Rock but only gets a 2-count..
- Edge runs down and attacks Kurt Angle.. they fight through the crowd..
- Rock eventually wins after a Rock Bottom!
- Smackdown! goes off the air..
Smackdown! goes OFF THE AIR....
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