August 1, 2002
Charlotte, North Carolina
Announcers: Michael Cole/Tazz

    • Hardcore Holly defeated Albert.
    • Farooq defeated Mike Awesome.
    • Billy Kidman defeated Funaki.
    • Billy & Chuck defeated Hurricane & Shannon Moore.

  2. OPENER: Rey Mysterio vs Tajiri..
    • Tajiri gets a crazy amount of offense in during this match..
    • Rey wins after a top rope hurancanrana..

  3. IN THE RING: Kurt Angle + Hulk Hogan + Stephanie McMahon.
    • Kurt apologizes to everyone who though he was jumping last week..
    • Kurt says that the loyal Smackdown fans would have no reason to watch if he wasn't on it..
    • Kurt says that last week he had to let off some steam because of Brock Lesnar..
    • Kurt says that Brock thinks he'll be the new #1 Man on Smackdown!
    • Kurt challenges Brock to come out and find out who the #1 Man really is!
    • Instead, Kurt was interrupted by Hulk Hogan!
    • Hulk remembers how Brock F5ed HIM last week too..
    • Hulk says that if anybody is going to wrestle Brock tonight, it's him!
    • Kurt asks if Hulk is gonna challenge him to a game of shuffleboard?!
    • Kurt tells Hulk that if he has a problem with it, to come down and bring it..
    • Hulk makes his way to the ring and goes face-to-face with Kurt..
    • Stephanie McMahon appears on the stage and stops the wrestlers from going to blows..
    • Steph says that the most entertaining wrestlers can be found on Smackdown!
    • Steph sets up a match between Kurt Angle vs Hulk Hogan with the winner facing Brock next week..
    • Kurt says he is okay with that because he already made Hogan tap out once before..
    • Kurt assures Hogan that he will make it quick..
    • Hulk attacks Kurt and backdrops him over the top rope!

  4. BACKSTAGE: Stephanie & Eric Bischoff..
    • Stephanie enters her office to find Eric Bischoff..
    • Steph tells Eric get the hell out of here!
    • Eric says that just because we're competitive, doesn't mean they can't be friends..
    • Eric is worried that Steph is too upset..
    • Eric said that he first thought he'd be at a disadvantage taking on a McMahon..
    • Eric brags about stealing storm, christian, test & jericho this past week..
    • Steph yells for security, who comes and takes Eric away..
    • On the way out, Eric asks what Steph main event will be?!
    • Steph says that her main event will be Edge & The Rock!
    • Steph tells security to kick Eric out and keep him out!

  5. MATCH: Brock Lesnar w/Heyman vs Mark Henry.
    • Brock wins after a belly-to-belly suplex followed by an F5..
    • Brock and Paul go backstage and run into Hulk Hogan..
    • Brock tells Hogan that he hopes he beats Kurt tonight cause he really REALLY wants to fight the Hulkster next week..

  6. BACKSTAGE: Billy & Chuck + Rico..
    • As Brock walks away from Hogan is passes by Billy & Chuck..
    • Billy & Chuck are bickering about the tag team titles being on RAW..
    • Chuck suggests they might as well not be a team anymore..
    • Rico steps in an tells them to stop with the nonsense..
    • Rico says that Billy & Chuck are the best tag team around..
    • Rico assure them that everything will work itself out..
    • Billy & Chuck walk away still bickering like a.. married couple?

  7. BACKSTAGE: Rico & John Cena.
    • Cena comes out of a dressing room and sees Billy & Chuck walking away upset.
    • Rico asks why Cena is grinning..
    • Cena tells Rico that his boys look like they're in trouble..
    • Rico says that the only one who's in trouble is him (John Cena)..
    • Cena makes fun of Rico's "look"..
    • Rico takes a swing at Cena but it's blocked!
    • Cena pretends to take a swing at Rico, who ducks in fear!
    • Rico stomps away in a fit!

  8. BACKSTAGE: Rico + Kurt Angle + Brock Lesnar..
    • As Rico is storming off he bumps into Kurt Angle..
    • Kurt tells Rico to watch where he's frickin goin'!
    • Kurt meets up with Brock Lesnar in the hallway..
    • Brock tells Kurt that he hope HE wins cause he wants to face HIM next week on Smackdown!

  9. MATCH: Kurt Angle vs Hulk Hogan..
    • Late in the match, Angle gets the anklelock on Hogan..
    • Hogan reverses the hold and kicks Angle!
    • Angle falls backwards into the referee, knocking him out..
    • Angle goes outside the ring and gets a steel chair..
    • Angle runs towards Hogan, who lifts his foot and kicks the chair into Angle's face!
    • Hogan hits the leg drop and goes for the pin, but no referee!!
    • Brock Lesnar runs down and Hogan punches him off the apron..
    • Angle picks up the chair again and whacks Hogan in the back with it!
    • This time the referee saw it, and disqualifies Kurt Angle!!
    • Angle begs the referee not to disqualify him..
    • Angle goes after Hogan again..
    • Hogan hulks up for the crowd and goes after Angle!
    • Brock reaches in and trips Hogan..
    • Brock enters the ring and gives Hogan the F5!

  10. MATCH: Rikishi vs DVon w/Batista..
    • Batista repeatedly interfers in the match..
    • Rikishi pulls DVon to the corner, and Batista runs into the ring..
    • Rikishi savat kicks Batista out of the ring!
    • Rikishi wins the match after a Bonzai drop..
    • Rikishi gives DVon the stinkface after the match..
    • Batista comes into the ring again, and gives Rikishi a spine buster!!
    • DVon hits a headbutt from the top rope for good measure!

  11. BACKSTAGE: Stacy Keibler & Stephanie McMahon.
    • Steph gets mad at Stacy for allowing Eric Bischoff into the arena..
    • Stacy said she had no idea..
    • Steph asks if Stacy is THAT imcompatent?!
    • Steph says that if Eric Bischoff every enters a Smackdown arena again, Stacy will suffer the concequences..

  12. IN THE RING: Jamie Noble & Nidia..
    • Noble says that he won the Cruiserweight title so they could say they were better than all 'you' rednecks!
    • Noble says that nobody is showing them respect..
    • Noble & Nidia go outside the ring and confronts Michael Cole..
    • Noble says he saw Cole eye-ballin' Nidia..
    • Noble says it's Cole's lucky day, and tells Nidia to 'give him some sugar'..
    • Nidia crawls over the announce table and straddle Michael Cole's lap and tries to lick and kiss him..
    • Cole tries to resist the, umm, attack?!
    • Noble tells Nidia to ram her toung down his troat!
    • Nidia kisses Cole big time..
    • Noble pulls Nidia off calling the crowd a bunch of perverts..
    • Noble tells Cole to start talkin' good about them and there's a lot more in it for him..

  13. BACKSTAGE: Billy Kidman, Hardcore Holly & Mike Awesome + Stephanie McMahon..
    • Stephanie catches Kidman, Holly & Awesome watching a tape of RAW..
    • Stephanie tells the trio to take a little more pride in their own show, Smackdown!

  14. MATCH: John Cena vs Rico..
    • Cena wins the match..
    • Cena gets up and slaps Rico in the face!
    • Billy & Chuck run down and attack Cena..
    • Billy & Chuck hit their version of the "doomsay device"

  15. IN THE CROWD: Eric Bischoff..
    • RAW GM ERIC BISCHOFF comes through the audience with a 'back row' ticket..
    • Eric pays a front row fan to trade seats with him..
    • Eric gets the crowd to chant "WATCH RAW! WATCH RAW! WATCH RAW!"

  16. IN THE RING: Stephanie McMahon..
    • Stephanie comes down staring at Bischoff in the front row..
    • Steph pretends not 'just notice' Bischoff in the front row..
    • Steph says it's very clever that he purchased his own ticket..
    • Steph tells the crowd that Edge & Rock are not facing eachother tonight!
    • Steph says that the two will be a team tonight..
    • Steph says Edge/Rock will take on her newly aquired talent tonight!
    • Steph introduces Eddie Guerrero & Intercontinental Champion Chris Benoit!
    • Bischoff jumps the rail and tries to get into the ring!
    • Tazz points out that this is not the first time Guerrero & Benoit walked out on Eric Bischoff..
    • Two security guards snatch Bischoff and drag him from the arena..

  17. MAIN EVENT: Edge & Rock (Undisputed Champion) vs Guerrero & Benoit (IC Champion)..
    • After a long exciting match, Brock Lesnar makes his way to ringside..
    • Rock sets Benoit up for the Rock Bottom, but spots Lesnar out of the corner of his eye..
    • Benoit sneaks up behind Rock and slaps the crippler crossface on Rock!
    • Rock is forces to tap out to Benoit!
    • Lesnar backs up the ramp not taking his eyes off of Rock, stops on the stage..
    • Suddenly Hulk Hogan comes out behind Lesnar and whacks him with the steel chair!!

  18. Smackdown! goes OFF THE AIR....

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