WWE SmackDown! 2009 04 10

April 10, 2009 – Austin, Texas
Announcers: Jim Ross & Todd Grisham

IN THE RING
Matt Hardy + Jeff Hardy + General Manager Theodore Long: Matt Hardy said there was a lot of great unbelievable WrestleMania moments this past Sunday and specifically hyped the Undertaker-Shawn Michaels match. Matt said the greatest WrestleMania moment of all-time happened on Sunday when he beat his brother Jeff in an Extreme Rules match with an Extreme Twist of Fate. Matt said Jeff was an extreme disappointment. Matt said for years he was known as the “other” Hardy but on Sunday he proved to the world that he was the superior Hardy and that he always has been. Matt said beating Jeff will never be enough. amd added that he must erase Jeff from the WWE. Matt said he won’t stop, and invited Jeff out to the ring to apologize to the people and then apologize to him for attempting to be his brother. Matt said if Jeff doesn’t apologize he will leave the ring straped to a stretcher and he’ll never wrestle again. Jeff Hardy hit the ring to get some revenge, but Matt quickly retreated to escape harm. Theodore Long came out and said he was back in charge of SmackDown!. Long plugged the draft and said one of the Hardys may leave SmackDown! next week. Long booked Hardy vs. Hardy in a stretcher match tonight!

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW
Eve Torres & Kofi Kingston: Kofi Kingstop talked about making a wrestling ring in his backyard when he was a kid and then talked about competing at WrestleMania 25. Kofi talked about facing the Big Show tonight, and predicted that maybe tonight will be the night Kofi Kingston shocks the world..

SINGLES MATCH
The Big Show defeated Kofi Kingston by knockout: A valiant effort by Kofi Kingston..

HIGHLIGHT REEL: WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2009..

IN THE RING
Santino Marella + The Great Khali & Ranjin Singh: Santino Marella said there was a lot of Divas who were upset that his twin sister, Santina, became Miss WrestleMania on Sunday. Santino said even his girlfriend confronted Santina on RAW this week. Santino said there was more than one Marella to be jealous of. Santino issued a challenge to anyone in the back, and the Great Khali answered the call.. Ranjin Singh said Santino didn’t have to wrestle him as long as he hooks Khali up with his sister for a Khali Kiss-cam segment.. Santino said he would speak for his sister and say NO. Khali kept up the pressure, and Santino said he can’t talk about his sister like that!

SQUASH MATCH
The Great Khali w/Ranjin Singh defeated Santino Marella:

HIGHLIGHT REEL: The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania 25..

DIVAS MATCH
Gail Kim defeated Michelle McCool:

THE CUTTING EDGE
Edge + John Cena: Edge said he hasn’t slept in a week. Edge said he expected the biggest win of his life at WrestleMania 25.. Edge said his moment was stolen from him by his guest, John Cena! World Heavyweight champion John Cena came out and proclaimed THE CHAMP IS HERE!! Edge said the World Heavyweight title keeps his heart beating. Edge said he can handle all the problems in his life as long as he has the World title. Edge said Cena stole that from him. Cena told Edge to get over it. Cena said they have gone at it for years and the people love it because they always raise the bar. Cena said Edge could be talking about a great rivalry, but instead chose to say Cena ruined his life. Cena said if that’s all he had to say then Edge was wasting his time. Cena got up to leave and Edge blurted out “I HATE YOU!” Edge listed everything that he hates about John Cena. Edge said the years have exhausted Cena just as much as it has him. Edge said it was finally going to end. Edge said he would be the one left standing. Cena shouted “NO!” Cena said Edge may be a better wrestler, maybe smarter, and more able to use his resources. Cena said it was a match based on punishment, and pointed out that he was tougher than Edge. Cena told Edge to finish it right now, and they both took off their shirts and sized each other up. Cena offered Edge the first shot, but Edge backed off and left the ring and slowly walked backstage. ..

NON (UNIFIED) TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
Legacy (Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase) defeated Unified Tag Team champions The Colon Brothers (Carlito & Primo): After the match, Ted DiBiase & Cody Rhodes beat the crap out of both Colons until Randy Orton made his way to the ring. Orton kicked Primo on the shoulder, and then kicked Carlito on the shoulder.

IN THE RING
Randy Orton & Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase Jr.: Randy Orton talked about the scheduled 6-Man Tag Team match at Backlash to determine the WWE champion.. Orton talked about Batista’s surprise return on RAW, and reminded the fans that he was the one who put Batista on the shelf in the first place. Orton said Legacy was a well oiled machine while Triple H’s team is full of hotheads who will probably get disqualified. Orton said at Backlash he will take his rightful place as the WWE champion.

STRETCHER MATCH
Matt Hardy defeated Jeff Hardy: After several attempts, neither Hardy could push the other on a stretcher accross the line. Late in the match, Jeff did a swanton off the top rope and landed on the stretcher! Matt smashed Jeff with a chair and pushed him up the ramp and accross the line to win the match! Once again, Jeff’s risk-taking cost him an important victory! Matt kicked the stretcher with Jeff on it so it rolled down the ramp and collided with the ring!