July 29, 2004
Cincinatti, Ohio
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz

    • Hardcore Holly defeated Carly Colon -dark match-;
    • John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Shannon Moore..
    • Mark Jindrak defeated Scotty Too Hotty..
    • Chavo Guerrero defeated Funaki..
    • The Full Blooded Italians defeated The Basham Brothers..

  2. IN THE RING: Booker T + Kenzo Susuzki + Luther + Dupree + Haas & Gunn + John Cena + Vince + Theodore Long..
    • Booker T said Kurt Angle promised him that he would be given the United States championship..
    • Booker T says that Kurt Angle isn't in charge, but demands for whoever IS in charge to come out and declare him champion!
    • Kenzo Suzuki came out with his interpreter Hiroku and says something in Japanese..
    • Hiroku says that since he loves America so much, that he should be named U.S. Champion..
    • Rob Van Dam joined them in the ring and make his arguments why he should be U.S. Champion..
    • Luther Reigns followed, and then Rene Dupree, then Charlie Haas, Billy Gunn and finally John Cena..
    • John Cena did a rap, insulting all the U.S. Champ wannabees in the ring..
    • John Cena says the fans know that he's the Champ, and he's going to take care of business tonight!
    • All eight wrestlers started to brawl, and this brought out Vince McMahon and demanded they get under control..
    • Vince McMahon introduces the new General Manager of Smackdown! ----- Theodore Long!!!!!!
    • Theodore Long came out and thanks Vince McMahon, and calls all the wrestlers in the ring a bunch of children..
    • Theodore Long says there is only one man who obviously deserves the United States championship..
    • Theodore Long says that Booker T has been hatin' on Smackdown! since he got there, so it isn't him!
    • Theodore Long says his Smackdown! will be the "land of opportunity" and have an 8-man elimination match for the US title..

  3. CW TITLE MATCH: Rey Mysterio vs Spike Dudley..
    • Rey & Spike shook hands at the beginning of the match, but were at eachothers throats a few minutes in..
    • The Dudley Boyz showed up as DVon distracted the referee while Bubba tripped Rey Mysterio!
    • Spike Dudley nailed the Dudley Dawg on Rey Mysterio and pinned him to win the Cruiserweight title!!!
    • When Spike Dudley found out that his brothers interfered, he yelled at them for going back on their word!
    • After the match, Spike Dudley explained that he didn't want his brothers to interfere, and apologized..

  4. BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long + Smackdown! Divas + Kurt Angle..
    • Theodore Long official rehires all the Divas back and promises that as long as he's GM, they won't be underutilized..
    • Theodore Long entered his office and found Kurt Angle sitting there in the dark..
    • Kurt Angle says he did a lot of good things as GM, and it was a tough job, so he doesn't envy Long one bit..
    • Kurt Angle points out that Theodore Long is the first black General Manager in WWE history..
    • Theodore Long takes exception to the comment and says that the "first black" thing went out in 1999..
    • Theodore Long says he's going to book Kurt Angle his first match back tonight..
    • Kurt Angle says that in his emotional state he shouldn't be in the ring competing..
    • Kurt Angle says he didn't bring his wrestling gear either..
    • Theodore Long says that since Kurt Angle is on the active roster and forgot his gear then he'll be fined $1000!

  5. TAG TITLE MATCH: Billy Kidman & Paul London vs The Dudley Boyz..
    • Rey Mysterio appeared late in the match and whacked Bubba Dudley with a steel chair!
    • Paul London pinned DVon Dudley in the ring to win the match and retain the Tag Team titles!

  6. IN THE RING: Eddie Guerrero + Kurt Angle..
    • Eddie Guerrero drives his lowrider out with something in the backseat covered by a black sheet..
    • Eddie Guerrero says he knows Kurt Angle was embarassed last week but he'll be embarassed AGAIN at SummerSlam!
    • Eddie Guerrero says "why wait?" and suggests they take care of things tonight on Smackdown!
    • Eddie Guerrero gets some crew guys to carry the mystery contents from the backseat of his car..
    • Eddie Guerrero explains that he walked by Kurt Angle's old office and stole all his stuff..
    • Eddie Guerrero says he will give it back but Angle has to come out to claim it -- face to face!
    • Eddie Guerrero says that he'll put all of Kurt Angle's stuff on auction and give the proceeds to charity!
    • Eddie Guerrero shills for Angle's fake leg cast, a display case with Angle's championship belt, etc etc..
    • Eddie Guerrero also shills the red, white & blue wheelchair, a framed poster, and his olympic gold medels!
    • Eddie Guerrero auctions off the Olympic Gold Metels live and they sell for $1 to a guy in the front row!
    • Kurt Angle comes out and demands that Eddie Guerrero give back his stuff..
    • Kurt Angle says he has a better idea, and threatens to steal Eddie 's lowrider..
    • Eddie Guerrero warns Kurt Angle not to do it because the car has an anti-theft device built in..
    • Kurt Angle calls Eddie 's bluff and turns the key, and power flies out of the steering wheel into Angle's face!
    • Eddie Guerrero ques Kurt Angle's music and leads a YOU SUCK chant..

  7. HISTORICAL VIDEO: John Bradshaw Layfield profile including clips and video of him growing up in Texas..

  8. US TITLE ELIMINATION: John Cena vs Booker vs Suzuki vs Dupree vs Haas vs RVD vs Raines vs Gunn..
    • Charlie Haas was the first person eliminated when he was pinned by Rene Dupree..
    • Rene Dupree was eliminated by Luther Reigns..
    • Hiroku tried to interfere, so John Cena kissed her, and Kenzo Suzuki whacked him with the US belt and got DQ'd!
    • Billy Gunn was pinned after John Cena hit the FU on him..
    • Luther Reigns was pinned by John Cena..
    • Booker T pinned John Cena, then scissors kicked RVD and pinned him too!
    • Booker T officially becomes the NEW WWE United States champion!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • The controversy is that RVD punched Booker, and they counted that as a "legal tag" making Booker legal..

  9. Smackdown! goes off the air......

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