April 8, 2004
San Antonio, TX
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz

    • Doug Basham defeated Paul London;
    • Billy Gunn & Hardcore Holly defeated Eddie Craven & Russell Simpson;
    • Nunzio defeated Billy Kidman, Rey Mysterio & Akio to become #1 Contender for the CW title;

  2. IN THE RING: John Bradshaw Layfield..
    • Bradshaw says the ignorant crowd prooves why he left Texas and moved to New York City..
    • Bradshaw says today will be a great day because he'll be the recipient of the "Great American" award..
    • Bradshaw says he will proove, without a shadow of a doubt, that he deserves the award..
    • Bradshaw says last week Eddie Guerrero committed a crime by stealing his $1000 hat and destroying it..
    • Bradshaw pulls a latino fan (ROH's Fast Eddie) and offers to pay him $1000 if he can wax his car in 60 seconds..
    • Bradshaw watches the fan do the job, but with 15 seconds left, he tips the wax over onto the hood of the car!
    • Bradshaw says that people like the fan can't look to people like him for a handout..
    • Bradshaw says that people like the fans, should strive to be people like him..
    • Editor's Note: Fast Eddie is in TX-based Indy wrestler who is legally blind and has worked for ROH & Wildside..

  3. NON (TAG) TITLE MATCH: Scotty Too Hotty & Rikishi vs The Dudley Boyz (Bubba & DVon)..
    • The Dudleyz thwarted the W.O.R.M. and nailed Sctty with a 3D for the victory!!!!

  4. BACKSTAGE: Kurt Angle & Charlie Haas + The Big Show..
    • Charlie Haas says he was an All-American and deserves to win the "Great American" award..
    • Charlie Haas then worries about not doing as well as Shelton Benjamin on has done on RAW..
    • Kurt Angle says Charlie Haas can proove that he deserves it in his tag team match tonight..
    • The Big Show shows up and says that there's only ONE Great American, and that is HIM!

  5. CW TITLE MATCH: Chavo Guerrero w/Chavo Sr. vs Jamie Noble..
    • Chavo Guerrero pins Jamie Noble with his hand on the ropes for leverage (retains his title)..

  6. BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long & Orlando Jones, Shannon Moore & Spike Dudley..
    • Theodore Long says everybody is anxious to see who he'll turn into a Superstar..
    • Theodore Long says he's looking for someone with mad mad dollar bills signs in their eyes..
    • Theodore Long gives Orlando Jones & Shannon Moore a player card..
    • Theodore Long says he's looking for the exact opposite of Spike Dudley..
    • Spike Dudley says he may not have a big physic, or a pretty boy face, but he can whoop Theodore's butt!
    • Spike Dudley challenges Theodore Long to face him in the ring tonight..
    • Theodore Long declines at first but then changes his mind and accepts the challenge..

  7. BACKSTAGE: Booker T & Rob Van Dam..
    • RVD asks what is with Booker's attitude lately..
    • Booker T says that was the RAW Booker, but now he is the Smackdown! Booker..
    • Booker T brings up how Kurt Angle treated RVD like crap last week after his match with Charlie Haas..
    • Rob Van Dam says that he's got Booker's back on Smackdown!, just like he did on RAW..

  8. NON (US) TITLE MATCH: John Cena vs Danny Basham & Doug Basham..
    • The Bashams tried to pulls a switcharoo, but John Cena noticed and punked out both Bashams..
    • John Cena won the match as GM Kurt Angle was shown taking notes in his office..

  9. TAG MATCH: Booker T & Rob Van Dam vs Charlie Haas & The Big Show..
    • Booker T is repeatedly caught out of position as Rob Van Dam was desperately needing a hot tag..
    • Eventually Booker T just dropped off the apron and walked out on Rob Van Dam!
    • A few minutes later RVD hit a frog splash on Charlie Haas, but Big Show chokeslammed RVD!
    • Charlie Haas pinned RVD and celebrated as if he were the one who did the damage!

  10. BACKSTAGE: Kurt Angle & Rob Van Dam..
    • Kurt Angle tells RVD that he had no idea Booker T was going to walk out on him..
    • Kurt Angle books a match between RVD and Booker T for next week's Smackdown!..

  11. MATCH: Rene Dupree w/Fifi vs Orlando Jordan..
    • Rene Dupree wins after hitting a French Tiger Driver (I personally named this move :)..

  12. BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long shadow boxing getting ready for his match..

  13. BACKSTAGE: Kurt Angle & Eddie Guerrero..
    • Eddie Guerrero comments on how great the Great American trophy looks..
    • Kurt Angle tells Eddie Guerrero that he won't be defending the WWE title tonight..
    • Kurt Angle tells Eddie Guerrero to take the night off (so he won't mess up the award ceremony)..

  14. MATCH: Theodore Long (in headgear and boxing gloves) vs Spike Dudley..
    • Theodore Long says Spike Dudley needs a warm-up match, and brings out Johnny Stamboli..
    • WARM UP MATCH: Spike Dudley defeated Johnny Stamboli..
    • As Spike & Theodore prepared to hook it up, Mark Jindrak appears and attacks Spike Dudley from behind!
    • Mark Jindrak is Theodore Long's new protege..

  15. GREAT AMERCAN CEREMONY: Kurt Angle & Booker, Charlie Haas, John Cena, Big Show, Bradshaw + Eddie Guerrero..
    • Kurt Angle announces that John Cena won the poll and was about to award the trophy to him..
    • Bradshaw interrupted and said he had one last piece of proof that he is the true Great American..
    • ~Bradshaw showed a video piece of him staking out the Texas/Mexico border trying to stop Mexicans from crossing..
    • ~Bradshaw caught one particular Mexican (played by indy wrestler/trainer Rudy Boy Gonzales) and kicked his backside!
    • Back in the ring, Kurt Angle was convinced and instead awarded the Great American trophy to John Bradshaw Layfield!
    • Kurt Angle realizes that Eddie Guerrero had stolen the trophy and replaced it with a cheesy replica!
    • Bradshaw calls out Eddie Guerrero and demands that he return the trophy IMMEDIATELY!
    • Eddie Guerrero comes out with the trophy attached to the hood of his low-rider..
    • Eddie Guerrero threatens to smash the trophy over the hood of Bradshaw's white stretch limo..
    • Eddie Guerrero brings the trophy into the ring and compliments Angle on how cool the trophy is..
    • Eddie Guerrero leans on it and accidentally breaks the wing off the eagle statue placed on top!
    • Eddie Guerrero chases Bradshaw & Kurt Angle out of the ring and smashes the trophy into pieces with a chair!!

  16. Smackdown! goes off the air......

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