February 24, 2005
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz

    • Shannon Moore & Frankie Kazarian defeated Nunzio & Big Vito -dark match-;
    • Paul London defeated Spike Dudley..
    • Rene Dupree defeated Scotty Too Hotty..
    • Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Mike Kruel & Fred Sampson..
    • Booker T defeated Kenzo Suzuki..

  2. TAG TITLE MATCH: Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio vs The Basham Brothers..
    • Rey Mysterio messed up the 619 and accidentally took out Eddie Guerrero -- but they rebounded..
    • Rey Mysterio managed to hit the 619 a minute later, and Eddie Guerrero hit a frog-splash for the win!

  3. BACKSTAGE: Orlando Jordan & The Smackdown! Divas..
  4. KURT ANGLE INVITATIONAL: Kurt Angle vs Matt Martel (aka Matt Striker)..
    • Matt Martel tries to get under Kurt Angle's skin by asking him about losing the #1 Contenders match to John Cena..
    • Kurt Angle attacked Matt Martel and tortured him with several submissions and kicks to the head..
    • Kurt Angle won with the ankle lock submission to retain his medels..

  5. IN RING INTERVIEW: Tazz & Kurt Angle..
    • Tazz asks Kurt Angle about being challenged by RAW's Shawn Michaels to a match at Wrestlemania 21..
    • Kurt Angle briefly paused before pushing the microphone away and walking out of the ring..

  6. INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & John Heidenreich..
    • Josh Mathews asks John Heidenreich why he got himself disqualified during his match with Booker T..
    • John Heidenreich read a poem that explained that Booker T now knows how brutal he can really be..

  7. BACKSTAGE: John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan..
    • John Layfield is having problems getting dressed due to all his injuries, cuts and bruises..
    • John Layfield says even though he's in pain, nothing is going to stop him from "having the moment"..

  8. CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE: JBL's Cabinit & A ton of Exras + JBL + The Big Show + John Cena + Theodore Long..
    • The whole ringside area was decorated, with a bunch of Divas & Models standing around drinking champaign..
    • There was also a legion of tuxedo-wearing men, played by various independent wrestlers such as Juan Xavier..
    • Orlando Jordan introduced the guest of honor -- John Bradshaw Layfield -- as the longest reigning champion in 10 years..
    • Orlando Jordan says it's fitting that they're in Philadelphia, a city that lacks class.... AND CHAMPIONS..
    • Oh yeah, I forgot to tell you there was a five-string-quartet and an opera singer --- Hall of Shame here I come..
    • Orlando Jodean uncovered a portrait of JBL holding his championship belt ----- as the fans chanted Cena! Cena! Cena!
    • JBL then took the mic and cut a promo using all his old material that we've heard a hundred times before..
    • JBl then declares that the party is just getting started..
    • Suddenly The Big Show appeared and destroyed the tuxedo extras (indy wrestlers) and the tables of food..
    • The Big Show made it to the ring and grabbed JBL by the throat, but the Basham Brothers attacked him from behind!
    • JBL's Cabinit quadrupal-teamed The Big Shw under John Cena hit the ring and cleaned house on the Cabinit..
    • John Cena then smashed the portrait over JBL's head and knocked him out of the ring..
    • Theodore Long came out and books a match between The Big Show & John Cena against JBL & Orlando Jordan..

  9. CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE MATCH: Chavo Guerrero vs Sho Funaki..
    • Chavo Guerrero pinned Funaki to retain the Cruiserweight title..
    • After the match, Pual London briefly attacked Chavo Guerrero before Guerrero escaped with his belt..

  10. HANDICAP MATCH: The Undertaker vs Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak,
    • Luther Reigns forced Mark Jindrak to start the match, and continually refused to tag into the match..
    • The Undertaker made Mark Jindrak tap out to the triangle choke, and Luther Reigns didn't even get involved..
    • Luther Reigns and Mark Jindrak briefly argued before coming to blows and had to be pulled apart by officials..

  11. IN THE RING: Theodore Long + Carlito Cool + Linda McMahon..
    • Theodore Long says that he's had a lot of fun as General Manager of Smackdown!, but tonight might be his last night..
    • Theodore Long says no matter what the board of director decides, he is proud to be the General Manager..
    • Carlito Cool then hits the ring and proclaims that Theodore Long's reign of terror is FINALLY over!
    • Linda McMahon comes on the big screen via sattelite (I'm betting TAPED) and explains that the board met on the issue..
    • Linda McMahon says Theodore Long made some questionable decision but they were for the benefit of the SD! fans..
    • Linda McMahon says that the board has decided to retain Theodore Long as GM, and tells Carlito to STOP CALLING!
    • Theodore Long snatched the apple out of Carlito Cool's hand and takes a bite out of it..
    • Theodore Long says that Carlito works for HIM and tells him to bring his gear to SD! next week!

  12. TAG MATCH: John Layfield & Orlando Jordan vs John Cena & The Big Show..
    • John Cena hit the FU & Five Knuckle Shuffle on Orlando Jordan and pinned him for the win!

  13. And that's a wrap folks...

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