July 22, 2004
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz

    • John Heidenreich defeated Shannon Moore..
    • Johnny Stamboli defeated Danny Basham..
    • Hardcore Holly defeated Akio..
    • Rob Van Dam defeated Rene Dupree (Dupree suffered a bloody lip during the match)..

  2. IN THE RING: Kurt Angle & Luther Reigns..
    • Luther Reigns wheels out General Manager Kurt Angle in a wheelchair even though he scaled a steel cage last week!
    • Kurt Angle says he is an extraordinary human being capable of doing extraordinary things..
    • Kurt Angle says he despises anybody who brings disgrace and embarassment to the WWE..
    • Kurt Angle says he sucked it up and did the impossible, making sure Eddie Guerrero didn't embarass the WWE..
    • Kurt Angle says that afterwards, his doctors told him that he hurt his knee more and risked permanent peralysis..
    • Kurt Angle says it was worth it to maintain Kurt Angle's Smackdown!..
    • Kurt Angle brags about stripping John Cena of the US title, and JBL being an honorable WWE champion..
    • Kurt Angle says he could fire Eddie Guerrero on the spot, but he won't, but he DOES have to beg for his job!
    • Kurt Angle asks ring announcer Tony Chimmel (who is from Philadelphia) to enter the ring with his microphone..
    • Kurt Angle says that Tony Chimmel was the ring announcer for his last match in the WWE when Eddie beat him!
    • Kurt Angle says that the last image was of Tony Chimmel declaring Eddie the winner with a smile on his face!
    • Kurt Angle calls Tony Chimmel a cheater and a liar, and says that is grounds for immediate dismissal!
    • Kurt Angle tells Tony Chimmel to convince him not to fire him on the spot -- on his knees!
    • Tony Chimmel drops to his knees and "sincerely apologizes if he offended him in any way"..
    • Kurt Angle says it wasn't good enough and says "Tony Chimmel, you're fired!" cause he's not a good begger!
    • Kurt Angle says that Eddie Guerrero will be begging for his job before the night is over..

  3. #1 CONTENDERS MATCH: Chavo Guerrero vs Jamie Noble vs Spike Dudley..
    • They played up the fact that Spike Dudley and Rey Mysterio have recently become very good friends..
    • Spike Dudley pinned Chavo Guerrero to become #1 Contender to Rey Mysterio's Cruiserweight title..

  4. BACKSTAGE: Kurt Angle & Torrie Wilson & Sable & Miss Jackie & Dawn Marie..
    • The Smackdown! divas are begging to be used more on Smackdown! and feel they've been ignored lately..
    • Kurt Angle books a Fatal Fourway Ligerie Match between Torrie vs Sable vs Jackie vs Dawn Marie!

  5. MATCH: Bubba Dudley w/DVon Dudley vs Billy Kidman w/Paul London..
    • DVon pushed Billy Kidman off the top rope and Paul London chased him backstage..
    • Bubba Dudley hit the Bubba-bomb on Billy Kidman in the ring for the victory!

  6. INTERVIEW: Funaki (Smackdown! #1 Announcer) & Kurt Angle + Booker T..
    • Kurt Angle says that there is finally a super star on Smackdown! that he can be proud of..
    • Kurt Angle says he is proud to present Booker T the United States championship belt..
    • Kurt Angle says technically he can't do it yet, but immediately after the show it will be official..
    • Kurt Angle says he's going to let Booker T hold the belt until then..
    • Funaki complains that that isn't fair!
    • Kurt Angle yells at Funaki and calls him a disgrace to Smackdown! so he FIRES HIM!!!
    • Editor's Note: You know, whenever a GM goes on a firing spree, Vince McMahon always shows up..

  7. BACKSTAGE: Spike Dudley & The Dudley Boyz..
    • The Dudleyz Congratulate their little brother on becoming CW #1 Contender and claim they are now #1 Contenders too..
    • Spike Dudley once again tells his brothers to stay out of his business and not interfere in his matches!
    • DVon Dudley tells Spike Dudley that he's facing Spike's good friend Rey Mysterio tonight..

  8. IN THE RING: John Bradshaw Layfield..
    • JBL sucks up to the fans and the city of Philadelphia and brags about defeating Eddie Guerrero in a Cage last week..
    • JBL then turns on the crowd and insults all their sports teams and the "Italian Stallion" Rocky Balboa..
    • JBL introduces a nameless wrestler who "respesents Philadelphia" and challenges him to a match..
    • JBL says if the guy can beat him, he'll grant him a WWE title shot at SummerSlam..

  9. MATCH: John Bradshaw Layfield vs Philadelphia Jobber (played by Mike Kruel)..
    • JBL squashes the kid with a powerbomb and a clothesline from hell (pointless segment)..

  10. IN THE RING: John Bradshaw Layfield + The Undertaker..
    • JBL gets back on the microphone and says he'll be in the main event at SummerSlam but he has no challenger..
    • JBL says there is nobody worthy enough to wrestle him at SummerSlam..
    • Suddenly the lights went out and the Undertaker's music played over the sound system..
    • The Undertaker walked to the ring as JBL paniced in the ring and begged Undertaker not to enter..
    • Why isn't anyone bringing up the fact that Bradshaw used to be one of Undertaker's followers? Oops I just did!
    • JBL freaks out and says he didn't even know Undertaker was there, but he respects Undertaker..
    • JBL says he was going to announce it later, but he already has a challenger for SummerSlam -- Shannon Moore!
    • JBL keeps babbling on as the Undertaker silently stares accross the ring at him..
    • JBL threatens to fight, but then has seconds thoughts, but Undertaker lays him out with a choke-slam!
    • The Undertaker grabs the microphone and says "You.... Me........ SummerSlam!"

  11. LIGERIE 4-WAY: Torrie Wilson vs Sable vs Miss Jackie vs Dawn Marie..
    • All four divas play to the crowd before the match while taking off their robes..
    • Kurt Angle comes out to the stage to say that the four Divas are USELESS and fires all four of them!

  12. NON (CW) TITLE MATCH: Rey Mysterio vs DVon Dudley w/Bubba Dudley..
    • Bubba Dudley tried to interfere so Billy Kidman & Paul London ran down and took care of him!
    • Billy Kidman pushed DVon Dudley off the top rope and Rey Mysterio pinned DVon for the win!

  13. MATCH: John Cena vs Luther Reigns..
    • John Cena says Kurt Angle is so mad cause his wife is cheatin' on him with Double-A batteries..
    • John Cena cuts his usual rap insulting both Kurt Angle and Luther Reigns..
    • The referee was knocked out and Booker T walked down to ringside with the United States belt in his hand..
    • Booker T got up on the apron but accidentally whacked Luther with the US title belt!
    • John Cena rolled up Luther Reigns for the victory!

  14. IN THE RING: Kurt Angle + Vince McMahon + Eddie Guerrero..
    • Kurt Angle comes to the ring in a wheelchair, but gets in the ring with the use of a crutch..
    • Kurt Angle calls out Eddie Guerrero to beg for his job and learn that you don't cross the boss..
    • Vince McMahon's music hits and Vince strides out to the ring to confront Kurt Angle..
    • Vince McMahon says he also believes that nobody should "cross the boss"..
    • Vince McMahon says it seems like Kurt Angle is enjoying pulling the wool over everybodys eyes..
    • Vince McMahon says Kurt Angle fooled the fans, the wrestlers, the board of directors, and even Vince himself!
    • Vince McMahon says you don't fool with mother nature, but it's career suicide to fool with Mr. McMahon!
    • Vince McMahon says he was expecting the Humanitarian award this year for hiring a handicap for GM..
    • Vince McMahon asks for the resignation of Kurt Angle as General Manager of Smackdown!..
    • Kurt Angle gets down on his knee and says he has nowhere else to go and begs to keep his job!
    • Vince McMahon tells Kurt Angle to get to his feet and then yells "Kurt Angle's You're Fired!!!"
    • Kurt Angle swings his crutch at Vince McMahon, but misses, and Vince picks it up and chases Kurt around the ring!
    • Vince McMahon says there's nothing wrong with Kurt Angle! and starting tonight, he's back on the active roster!
    • Vince McMahon books a match at Summerslam between Kurt Angle and Eddie Guerrero !!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • Eddie Guerrero drives down to the ring in a his convertable and gloates to towards Kurt Angle..
    • Vince McMahon stops and checks out Eddie 's car, and asks to "go for a ride" with him..

  15. Smackdown! goes off the air......

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