March 25, 2004
Grand Rapids, MI
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz

    • Rico defeated Jamie Noble (dark)..
    • Billy Gunn & Hardcore Holly defeated Akio & Sakoda.
    • Mark Jindrak defeated Tyson Dux..
    • Scotty Too Hotty & Rikishi defeated The FBI (Nunzio & Johnny Stamboli)..

  2. Click here to read the full results of the WWE Draft Lottery which took place on RAW this week..

  3. IN THE RING: Kurt Angle (new General Manager) + Booker T..
    • Triple H's music hits but instead Kurt Angle comes out wearing a suit, confusing Michael Cole & Tazz..
    • Kurt Angle announces that he is the NEW General Manager of Smackdown! as the crowd chants "YOU SUCK!"..
    • Kurt Angle explains how he traded Triple H back to RAW in exchange for three major superstars..
    • Kurt Angle says he has aquired The Dudley Boyz as well as Booker T on Smackdown!..
    • Booker T comes out and says he's not happy that he has been brought to Smackdown! against his will..
    • Booker T says he enjoyed wrestling on RAW because the RAW fans appreciated him and respected him..
    • Booker T says that Smackdown! is the minor leagues compared to RAW -- and that he doesn't want to be there..
    • Booker T says he's better than each and every member of the Smackdown! roster, including Eddie Guerrero..
    • Kurt Angle contradicts, saying that Smackdown! is the MAJOR LEAGUES, but agrees that Booker T is a huge Superstar..
    • Kurt Angle agrees that the Smackdown! fans don't appreciate talent..
    • Kurt Angle asks the Smackdown! fans to give Booker T a warm welcome but they only boo him!

  4. MATCH: Rob Van Dam vs Charlie Haas..
    • Taped Interview: Rob Van Dam says that he is stoked to being on Smackdown!, calling himself "Mr. Thursday Night"!
    • Charlie Haas thought he had RVD beaten but he got pinned with a surprise small package win!

  5. MATCH: Billy Kidman vs Rene Dupree..
    • Rene Dupree comes out in a fansy blue robe initialed "RD" accompanied by his poodle --- Fifi!
    • Rene Dupree picks up the victory in his first appearance on Smackdown!..
    • John Cena's music hits after the match, and US Champion John Cena comes out to confront Rene Dupree..
    • John Cena introduces Rene Dupree to Tazz (he's a thug), and Michael Cole (he's gay!)..
    • John Cena gives Rene Dupree some advice regarding the Smackdown! wrestlers..
    • John Cena finishes his rap insulting Rene Dupree and France..

  6. INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Scott Too Hotty & Rikishi + Theodore Long..
    • Rikishi says that since Paul Heyman quit, then it only means Smackdown! is the land of opportunity..
    • Theodore Long comes in and says Scotty & Rikishi are good, but they aren't GREAT..
    • Theodore Long gives them one of his cards, offering his services..

  7. SMACKDOWN! LOCKER ROOM: Eddie Guerrero & Superstars + Booker T..
    • Eddie Guerrero greets the Smackdown! wrestlers including new additions Rob Van Dam, Spike Dudley & Booker T..
    • Booker T, still not looking happy, says that he liked being on RAW because it was the best competition..
    • Booker T says that Eddie Guerrero is just a minor league champion..
    • Eddie Guerrero fired back with his latino heat saying that wrestlers have bled and sweat to be on the SD! roster..
    • Booker T gets in Eddie Guerrero's face, and they have a brief pull-apart brawl..

  8. TAG MATCH: The Dudley Boyz (Bubba & DVon) vs The Basham Brothers (Doug & Danny)..
    • The Bashams are now wearing regular black tights as opposed to the cool shiney leather pants..
    • The Dudleyz win the match after hitting a 3D in their first appearance on Smackdown!..

  9. OFFICE OF THE GM: Kurt Angle & Booker T..
    • Booker T barges into the office of the General Manager and says he hates being on Smackdown!..
    • Kurt Angle says that SD! is about respect, and Eddie may not respect Booker now, but will by the end of the night..
    • Kurt Angle books a WWE title match between Eddie Guerrero & Booker T tonight!

  10. CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE MATCH: Chavo Guerrero w/Chavo Sr vs Spike Dudley w/The Dudleyz..
    • Chavo Guerrero wins the match and retains the CW championship..
    • The Dudleyz console Spike Dudley who is visibly upset with the loss..

  11. IN THE RING: John Bradshaw Layfield..
    • Bradshaw comes out, introduced at John Bradshaw Layfield, wearing a suit and clean white cowboy hat..
    • Bradshaw explains that he was horribly misunderstood last week (when he chose his job over his friendship with Farooq)..
    • Bradshaw said he new when Paul Heyman quit the WWE, he thought he could get Ron Simmons his job back, but he's not!
    • Bradshaw says he has a stock portfolio that has beat the stock market 7 straight years..
    • Bradshaw says he's an announcer on Fox News and has a radio show coming out soon about finance & politics..
    • Bradshaw says he could not walk away from everything he's got right now..
    • Bradshaw says if the fans (booing) were in his shoes, they would do the exact same thing..
    • Bradshaw says people like him own huge companies, and run the government..
    • Bradshaw says he has never been scared of failure, and has never failed..
    • Bradshaw says in the WWE, he's drank a lot of beer, met a lot of troops, but that stuff hasn't gotten him anything..
    • Bradshaw concludes by saying that "business... is about to pick up!"..

  12. BACKSTAGE: Booker T & Hardcore Holly..
    • Hardcore Holly confronts Booker T about disrespecting the Smackdown! wrestlers..
    • Hardcore Holly says that when Eddie Guerrero gets done with Booker, a list of SD! wrestlers are next in line!

  13. WWE TITLE MATCH: Eddie Guerrero vs Booker T..
    • After a very long match, Eddie Guerrero hit a frog splash and went for the pin..
    • Bradshaw appeared out of nowhere, still wearing a suit, and viciously attacked Eddie Guerrero!
    • The referee disqualified Booker T and awarded the match to Eddie Guerrero, who retains his title!

  14. Smackdown! goes off the air......

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