WWE SMACKDOWN! RESULTS
July 8, 2004|
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz
- VELOCITY TAPINGS:
- Carly Colon defeated Wavell Starr -dark match-..
- Rene Dupree defeated Nunzio..
- Sakoda defeated Funaki..
- Billy Gunn & Hardcore Holly defeated The Basham Brothers..
- MATCH: Mark Jindrak vs Rob Van Dam..
- Rene Dupree came out (with Fifi) and joined Michael Cole & Tazz at the announce position..
- Michael Cole stated that Theodore Long & Mark Jindrak have parted ways "mutually" (not sure what that means)
- Rob Van Dan wins -- Much to the dismay of Rene Dupree at ringside..
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & John Bradshaw Layfield..
- Bradshaw says that Canada loves him and he loves to wrestle for the Canadian fans..
- Bradshaw says that he highly doubts that Eddie Guerrero cares as much for International fans as him..
- Bradshaw says he is concerned about the Cage match next week, because he doesn't deserve such a barbaric match..
- Bradshaw says that his heart and the JBL Fan Club will inspire him to get him through it unscathed..
- Bradshaw tries to start a J! B! L! chant but it doesn't catch on so good..
- Bradshaw says he will wrestle another popular champion tonight, El Gran Luchador (The Mexican Champion)..
- Bradshaw says that for the first time ever, it will be Champion vs Champion..
- Bradshaw also agrees to pay for all of El Gran Luchador's medical bills..
- TAG TITLE MATCH: The Dudley Boyz vs Paul London & Billy Kidman..
- They finally made Bubba Ray Dudley stop wearing those cutoff shorts that make him look retarded..
- Clips are shown of Billy Kidman & Paul London beating The Dudleyz by DQ on last week's Velocity..
- Paul London pushed DVon off the top rope and then hit a WASSUP Heatbutt drop on Bubba!
- Billy Kidman hit the Shooting Star Press on Bubba and pinned him to win the WWE Tag Team titles!
- BACKSTAGE: Paul London & Billy Kidman + The Dudley Boyz..
- Paul London & Billy Kidman celebrate their victory with Mysterio, Holly, Gunn, Torrie, Funaki and others..
- The Dudley Boyz show up and the scene gets very tense, but they instead shake hands with Kidman & London..
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Kenzo Suzuki & Hokuto..
- Kenzo Suzuki (through interpretor) says John Cena humiliated and dishonored him last week..
- Kenzo Suzuki says he is misunderstood, and says that he has great appreciation for America..
- Kenzo Suzuki forces a smile on his face and looks in the camera and says "God Bless of America"
- US TITLE MATCH: John Cena vs Booker T..
- John Cena comes out and gives his traditional rap, but is attacked by Kenzo Suzuki..
- John Cena battles Kenzo and tosses him out of the ring, but then Luther Reigns attacked him from behind!
- The match was rescheduled for later on..
- CHAMPION VS CHAMPION: John Bradshaw Layfield vs El Gran Luchador (Shannon Moore under a mask)..
- Late in the match, a second El Gran Luchador showed up and pushed JBL out of the ring and left a banana peel..
- Bradshaw got back in the ring and yelled at the referee for "leaving a banana peel laying around"..
- The second El Gran Luchador then pulled a switcharoo (we're to assume it is Eddie Guerrero)..
- Bradshaw clued in that it was Eddie Guerrero, and ran away from the ring getting counted out..
- El Gran Luchador got on the mic and said he and Eddie Guerrero are tight, and Eddie will win the WWE title!
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Booker T..
- Booker T says it was a shame that John Cena was beat up earlier, because he'll only use it as an excuse..
- Booker T says he'll win the United States title because he's a bigger star than John Cena!
- BACKSTAGE: Rey Mysterio & Scotty Too Hotty & Spike Dudley + The Dudley Boyz..
- The Dudley Boyz show up and request to talk to their little brother in private..
- Bubba Dudley says they lost their Tag Team titles tonight, and doesn't want Spike to lose..
- DVon Dudley says they offered to help Spike last week in his WWE title match with Bradshaw..
- Bubba Dudley says that they have Spike's back tonight and have a plan for him in his match..
- Spike Dudley says he didn't want their advice when they were champs, and still doesn't now that they're not..
- 6-MAN TAG: Rey Mysterio & Spike Dudley & Scotty Too Hotty vs Chavo Guerrero & Jamie Noble & Akio..
- Lots of wannabe X-Division action ending with Jamie Noble pinning Spike Dudley for the win..
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Paul Heyman..
- Paul Heyman says he couldn't care less about the Dudleyz losing the titles because he has his own problems..
- Paul Heyman says he has something to say to the Undertaker -- in public -- in the ring -- next!
- IN THE RING: Paul Heyman..
- Paul Heyman says he now realizes that he's made a few mistakes, but none as grande as deciding to take on Undertaker..
- Paul Heyman then blames it all on the Dudley Boyz, who took his advice and misunderstood it..
- Paul Heyman says that as a gesture of good faith, he would like to return the urn back to the Undertaker..
- Paul Heyman begs the Undertaker to ignore the content of his character and see the context of his apology..
- US TITLE MATCH: John Cena vs Booker T..
- GM Kurt Angle was wheeled down to ringside by Luther Reigns before the match got started..
- Midway through the match, Kurt Angle got out of his wheelchair and whacked John Cena with his cane!
- Quote of the Night: Since when does a GM get interfere in a wrestling match! - Michael Cole..
- A few minutes later, John Cena fell outside the ring and bumped into Kurt Angle, who fell on the floor!
- Luther Reigns entered the ring and attacked John Cena causing the Disqualification..
- Kurt Angle grabbed the microphone and officially stripped John Cena of the US title for laying a hand on him!
- Smackdown! goes off the air......
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