WWE SMACKDOWN! RESULTS
February 24, 2005|
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz
- VELOCITY TAPINGS:
- Shannon Moore & Frankie Kazarian defeated Nunzio & Big Vito -dark match-;
- Paul London defeated Spike Dudley..
- Rene Dupree defeated Scotty Too Hotty..
- Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Mike Kruel & Fred Sampson..
- Booker T defeated Kenzo Suzuki..
- TAG TITLE MATCH: Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio vs The Basham Brothers..
- Rey Mysterio messed up the 619 and accidentally took out Eddie Guerrero -- but they rebounded..
- Rey Mysterio managed to hit the 619 a minute later, and Eddie Guerrero hit a frog-splash for the win!
- BACKSTAGE: Orlando Jordan & The Smackdown! Divas..
- KURT ANGLE INVITATIONAL: Kurt Angle vs Matt Martel (aka Matt Striker)..
- Matt Martel tries to get under Kurt Angle's skin by asking him about losing the #1 Contenders match to John Cena..
- Kurt Angle attacked Matt Martel and tortured him with several submissions and kicks to the head..
- Kurt Angle won with the ankle lock submission to retain his medels..
- IN RING INTERVIEW: Tazz & Kurt Angle..
- Tazz asks Kurt Angle about being challenged by RAW's Shawn Michaels to a match at Wrestlemania 21..
- Kurt Angle briefly paused before pushing the microphone away and walking out of the ring..
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & John Heidenreich..
- Josh Mathews asks John Heidenreich why he got himself disqualified during his match with Booker T..
- John Heidenreich read a poem that explained that Booker T now knows how brutal he can really be..
- BACKSTAGE: John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan..
- John Layfield is having problems getting dressed due to all his injuries, cuts and bruises..
- John Layfield says even though he's in pain, nothing is going to stop him from "having the moment"..
- CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE: JBL's Cabinit & A ton of Exras + JBL + The Big Show + John Cena + Theodore Long..
- The whole ringside area was decorated, with a bunch of Divas & Models standing around drinking champaign..
- There was also a legion of tuxedo-wearing men, played by various independent wrestlers such as Juan Xavier..
- Orlando Jordan introduced the guest of honor -- John Bradshaw Layfield -- as the longest reigning champion in 10 years..
- Orlando Jordan says it's fitting that they're in Philadelphia, a city that lacks class.... AND CHAMPIONS..
- Oh yeah, I forgot to tell you there was a five-string-quartet and an opera singer --- Hall of Shame here I come..
- Orlando Jodean uncovered a portrait of JBL holding his championship belt ----- as the fans chanted Cena! Cena! Cena!
- JBL then took the mic and cut a promo using all his old material that we've heard a hundred times before..
- JBl then declares that the party is just getting started..
- Suddenly The Big Show appeared and destroyed the tuxedo extras (indy wrestlers) and the tables of food..
- The Big Show made it to the ring and grabbed JBL by the throat, but the Basham Brothers attacked him from behind!
- JBL's Cabinit quadrupal-teamed The Big Shw under John Cena hit the ring and cleaned house on the Cabinit..
- John Cena then smashed the portrait over JBL's head and knocked him out of the ring..
- Theodore Long came out and books a match between The Big Show & John Cena against JBL & Orlando Jordan..
- CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE MATCH: Chavo Guerrero vs Sho Funaki..
- Chavo Guerrero pinned Funaki to retain the Cruiserweight title..
- After the match, Pual London briefly attacked Chavo Guerrero before Guerrero escaped with his belt..
- HANDICAP MATCH: The Undertaker vs Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak,
- Luther Reigns forced Mark Jindrak to start the match, and continually refused to tag into the match..
- The Undertaker made Mark Jindrak tap out to the triangle choke, and Luther Reigns didn't even get involved..
- Luther Reigns and Mark Jindrak briefly argued before coming to blows and had to be pulled apart by officials..
- IN THE RING: Theodore Long + Carlito Cool + Linda McMahon..
- Theodore Long says that he's had a lot of fun as General Manager of Smackdown!, but tonight might be his last night..
- Theodore Long says no matter what the board of director decides, he is proud to be the General Manager..
- Carlito Cool then hits the ring and proclaims that Theodore Long's reign of terror is FINALLY over!
- Linda McMahon comes on the big screen via sattelite (I'm betting TAPED) and explains that the board met on the issue..
- Linda McMahon says Theodore Long made some questionable decision but they were for the benefit of the SD! fans..
- Linda McMahon says that the board has decided to retain Theodore Long as GM, and tells Carlito to STOP CALLING!
- Theodore Long snatched the apple out of Carlito Cool's hand and takes a bite out of it..
- Theodore Long says that Carlito works for HIM and tells him to bring his gear to SD! next week!
- TAG MATCH: John Layfield & Orlando Jordan vs John Cena & The Big Show..
- John Cena hit the FU & Five Knuckle Shuffle on Orlando Jordan and pinned him for the win!
- And that's a wrap folks...
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