WWE SMACKDOWN!

2006

1/3/06; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Wachovia Arena
1/6/06 - included a backstage segment in which Orlando Jordan confronted Booker T & Sharmell, saying he wanted to give them a second chance to pick him as a substitute against Chris Benoit; after refusing the offer, Booker said the only way Jordan could get respect is to earn it; featured a backstage press conference by World Heavyweight Champion Batista in which he denied Melina's sexual harrassment charges; moments later, Mark Henry interrupted and confronted Batista; included a vignette promoting the in-ring return of Fit Finlay; featured an in-ring segment in which Simon Dean made an open challenge, with Paul London & Brian Kendrick coming out to answer it; Dean then said the challenge wasn't to face him but rather to face his new tag team, the Gymini; the Gymini then made their way out, assaulted London & Kendrick in and out of the ring, and finished by press slamming both men to the floor (the Gymini's debut); included a backstage promo by Bobby Lashley in which he said he would be in the Royal Rumble and his goal was to win the match and face Batista at WrestleMania; featured a video package on Lashley's undefeated streak:
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) pinned Matt Hardy in a falls count anywhere match at 5:24 after hitting Hardy in the back with a trashcan and then over the head with the weapon, knocking Hardy off a ladder onto the hood of JBL's limo; mid-way through the bout, Hardy put JBL through the announce table; after the bout, the Boogeyman came out of JBL's limo, stalked JBL and Hall around ringside, and stuffed a handful of worms down Jillian's skirt
Mark Henry (w/ Melina) defeated Rob Eckos, Rob Trusky, & Gus Harlatcher in an elimination match at 2:41; Trusky submitted to a Torture Rack backbreaker at the 47-second mark; Harlatcher was pinned after a facebuster at 1:42; Ekos was pinned with a standing powerslam; after the bout, Michael Cole interviewed Melina & Henry in the ring with Melina saying Henry was there for her protection
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash pinned Juventud Guerrera with the brainbuster at 6:09 after the challenger missed the 450 splash and further injured his left knee; prior to the bout, Ken Kennedy made his TV return after a month's absence and did guest commentary for the bout (Juventud's last match with the company)
Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Chris Benoit defeated Randy Orton (sub. for Booker T) via disqualification at 10:46 when Orlando Jordan interfered, stole a crutch from Booker T - who did guest commentary for the bout - and hit Benoit with it as Orton prepared for the RKO; Sharmell was at ringside with Booker but was ejected early on when Orton was afraid she would cost him the match as she did the week before; Benoit: 3, Booker: 3
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated World Heavyweight Champion Batista & Rey Mysterio Jr. in a steel cage match at 17:05 when Nitro pinned Mysterio after Mark Henry pulled the cage door off and assaulted both challengers with it; after the bout, Henry climbed to the top of the cage and posed as the show came to a close

1/10/06; Philadelphia, PA; Wachovia Center
1/13/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment with World Heavyweight Champion Batista and Teddy Long in which the champion said he was injured over the weekend in a match against Mark Henry and that the injury would require surgury and he would be out of action indefinately; before forfeitting the title and handing it over to Long, Batista said that the new title holder would not be the man until he beat Batista and that when he returned he would reclaim the title; after the commercial break, Batista said goodbye to Ricky Steamboat, Bobby Lashley, Road Warrior Animal, Josh Matthews, Arn Anderson, Rey Mysterio Jr., and several others backstage on his way out; moments later, Teddy Long announced in the ring that a battle royal would be held later in the show to crown the new champion; included Randy Orton trying to get out of his US title match against Chris Benoit so that he could be in the battle royal; featured John Bradshaw Layfield & Jillian Hall meeting with Roddy Piper backstage in which they convinced him to let JBL be his guest on Piper's Pit instead of the Boogeyman; included footage of Eddie Guerrero's family being presented with the Star of the Mountain Award from the city of El Paso; featured JBL & Jillian Hall as guests of Piper's Pit in which, after JBL cut a lengthy promo, Piper addressed Jillian's mole before bringing out his real guest, the Boogeyman; moments later, JBL slid out of the ring as the Boogeyman began licking Jillian's mole, eventually biting it off and chewing it as Jillian ran backstage; included a vignette promoting the in-ring debut of Fit Finlay the following week:
Best of Seven Series for the US Title: Randy Orton (sub. for Booker T) pinned Chris Benoit at 28:07 after Booker T, who came ringside moments earlier with Sharmell, hit Benoit with the title belt as Orton was caught in the Crippler Crossface; before Booker & Sharmell came out, Orlando Jordan attempted to interfere but was knocked off the apron by Orton; Booker & Sharmell were at ringside early in the contest but were sent backstage at the 4-minute mark after Benoit convinced referee Nick Patrick Booker had interfered; after the bout, Orton signalled to Booker that he owed him; due to pre-match stipulations, Booker won the US Championship; Benoit: 3; Booker 4
Kurt Angle (w/ Daivari) (surprise participant) won a battle royal by last eliminating Mark Henry (w/ Melina) at 24:59; other participants included: Matt Hardy, Bobby Lashley, Brian Kendrick, Paul London, Super Crazy, Psychosis, Simon Dean, Road Warrior Animal, Orlando Jordan; WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury, Sylvan, John Bradshaw Layfield, Rey Mysterio Jr., Nunzio, Paul Birchill, William Regal, and Vito; order of elimination: JBL by Angle via a clothesline at the 9-second mark after a German suplex; Vito by Angle at the 13-second mark via a backdrop; Animal by Henry via a clothesline at 2:48; Dean by Regal & Birchill via a double backdrop (during commercial break); Nunzio by MNM via a modified Snapshot to the floor at 7:23; Jordan by Angle at 7:43 after a German suplex; Regal by Angle at 7:55; Crazy (off camera); Birchill by Angle at 8:00 via a belly to belly suplex; London by Lashley at 8:27; London by Lashley at 8:46; Psychosis by Lashley via a overhead backbreaker throw; Lashley by Henry via a kick as Lashley stood on the apron at 10:40; Kendrick by Henry at 10:47; Sylvan by Hardy via a Twist of Fate across the top rope at 15:19; Hardy by Henry via a throw after blocking a Twist of Fate attempt at 15:28; Nitro by Mysterio via a headscissors as MNM attempted to eliminate Mysterio at 15:40; Mercury by Mysterio via a headscissors at 15:48; Mysterio by Henry via a throw after catching Mysterio in a springboard at 18:16; Angle eliminated Henry with a leg choke, pulling Henry out over the top; at around the 10-minute mark, Henry press slammed Angle through the announce table, taking him out for several minutes; due to pre-match stipulations, Angle won the vacant World Heavyweight Championship

1/15/06; Florence, SC; Coliseum
1/20/06 - included Kurt Angle being congratulated backstage by William Regal, Road Warrior Animal, Paul London, Brian Kendrick, Matt Hardy, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Mark Henry on his World Heavyweight Title victory the previous week, with both Rey and Henry saying they were looking forward to facing Angle for the title at the Royal Rumble; featured the announcement that JBL would meet the Boogeyman at the Royal Rumble; included an in-ring celebration by WWE US Champion Booker T & Sharmell on Booker's title victory in the Best of 7 Series over Chris Benoit in which Orlando Jordan interrupted, saying he should have been the one to represent Booker and not Randy Orton; moments later, Jordan demanded a match with Booker, with Booker and Sharmell both laughing at the challenge until Jordan knocked Booker to the mat; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said that since Booker was still not able to compete, he would allow one more substitution and Jordan would face Randy Orton later in the night; featured footage from Raw of Daivari costing Kurt Angle his match against Shawn Michaels, then Angle saying he and Daivari were done during a backstage interview; included footage of Batista's surgery at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham, AL and comments from both Batista and Dr. Jeffrey Dugas about his recovery; featured a vignette promoting the return of Rob Van Dam during the Royal Rumble match:
Bobby Lashley pinned John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) with a kick to the midsection and the Dominator at 3:24 after the Boogeyman appeared at ringside and grabbed JBL's foot, distracting him
Matt Hardy defeated Finlay via disqualification at 5:48 when Finlay refused to stop forearming Hardy in the ring ropes; after the bout, Finlay grabbed the mic and said to the referee that he would give him something to disqualify him for; moments later, Finlay dragged Hardy's head onto the steel ring steps and stomped it (Finlay's debut)
Mark Henry (w/ Melina) pinned Rey Mysterio Jr at 11:57 with a powerslam mere seconds after Mysterio hit a Frog Splash; due to pre-match stipulations, Henry earned a World Heavyweight Title shot for the Royal Rumble
The Gymini (w/ Simon Dean) defeated Paul London & Brian Kendrick at 2:33 when Kendrick was pinned following the Cross Trainer; prior to the bout, Ken Kennedy came out and teased throwing out some of his new t-shirts then told the fans to buy it themselves before joining Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary
Randy Orton pinned Orlando Jordan with the RKO at 12:58 after Booker T, who came ringside moments earlier with Sharmell, hit Jordan with a crutch as Jordan was on the top rope; after the bout, Chris Benoit came out and cleared the ring of both Orton and Booker; later in the show it was announced Benoit would face Orton next week in a no holds barred match
World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle defeated Daivari via disqualification in a non-title match at 2:14 when Melina jumped on Angle's back as Daivari was caught in the ankle lock; Mark Henry came out to watch the contest prior to the match beginning; after the bout, Angle applied the ankle lock on Melina until Henry attacked him, hit a powerslam, and knocked Angle out of the ring by hitting him with the ring steps; moments later, Daivari held the ropes open for Melina to leave the ring and then cut an in-ring promo saying he was Henry's new manager

1/24/06; Greenville, SC; Bi-Lo Center
1/27/06 - featured a backstage promo by Matt Hardy regarding his participation in the Royal Rumble match; included a backstage segment with Randy Orton, WWE US Champion Booker T & Sharmell in which they discussed Orton's upcoming match with Chris Benoit, during which Booker offered to interfere on behalf of Orton but Orton turned him down, citing he could beat Benoit without help; Orton then said he might cash in on the favor Booker owed him during the Royal Rumble match; featured footage from the previous week's Smackdown! tour of Mexico, the appearance of El Hijo del Santo, and Rey Mysterio Jr. and Chris Benoit reflecting on Eddie Guerrero during the tour; included a vignette promoting the return of Rob Van Dam in the Royal Rumble match; featured a video package highlighting Benoit's victory in the 2004 Royal Rumble match; included a backstage promo by Road Warrior Animal regarding his participation in the upcoming Royal Rumble match; featured a backstage segment with John Bradshaw Layfield and Jillian Hall in which they discussed the Boogeyman and him recently biting off Jillian's facial growth; included a backstage promo by Bobby Lashley regarding his participation in the upcoming Royal Rumble match; featured a backstage segment with Melina and Teddy Long in which Melina took off her boot to show off how swollen her ankle was because of World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle's ankle lock; Melina then said Long did nothing when she was sexually harassed by Batista and he better do something to Angle; included Kristal conducting a backstage interview with Mark Henry & Daivari regarding Henry's win earlier in the show and challenging Angle at the Royal Rumble:
Mark Henry (w/ Daivari) pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. with the powerslam at 8:30; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Mysterio speaking of the late Eddie Guerrero the previous Tuesday during the Royal Rumble press conference in Miami, FL, during which Mysterio dedicated his performance in the upcoming Rumble match to Guerrero; Daivari provided guest commentary for the bout
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated James & Chad Dick and Nunzio & Vito when Crazy pinned Nunzio following a wheelbarrow / facebuster double team at around 6:10 (the bout began during the commercial break)
Chris Benoit defeated Randy Orton via submission with the Crippler Crossface in a no holds barred match at 26:08 after avoiding the RKO and hitting Orton over the head with a trash can lid
Sho Funaki defeated Finlay via reverse decision; Finlay originally won the match at 2:44 with the Celtic Cross but the referee changed the call when Finlay continued to assault Funaki after the match; after the bout, Finlay grabbed the mic and said he wasn't here to fit in or get along, he was here to fight; moments later, Finlay dropped Funaki with a second Celtic Cross
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) fought Scotty 2 Hotty to a no contest at around the 1:40 mark when the Boogeyman's music and lighting began after JBL hit the Clothesline from Hell; moments later, with JBL alone in the ring, thousands of worms began falling from the ceiling into the ring; the Boogeyman then appeared, with JBL then tripping and sliding all over the worms until he escaped the ring; the Boogeyman then ate two handfulls of worms as JBL & Jillian ran backstage
World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) in a handicap match at around the 9-minute mark when Mercury submitted to the ankle lock after Angle knocked Nitro to the floor; after the bout, Mark Henry & Daivari appeared, with Angle and Henry fighting in the ring until Angle dropped Henry with the Angle Slam; moments later, Angle applied the ankle lock but Henry powered out of it and pushed Angle to the floor as the show came to an end (the bout began during the commercial break)

1/30/06; Orlando, FL; TD Waterhouse Centre
2/3/06 - included an in-ring segment to begin the show in which Teddy Long announced that Kurt Angle would defend the world title against the Undertaker at No Way Out; moments later, Long introduced the 2006 Royal Rumble winner Rey Mysterio Jr., with Rey coming out in a low rider and thanking Eddie Guerrero for helping him in the Royal Rumble match; Randy Orton then interrupted and challenged Mysterio for the WrestleMania world title shot before telling Mysterio and Guerrero was in hell; Mysterio then assaulted Orton until several referees pulled him off; featured the Undertaker cutting an in-ring promo on facing Kurt Angle for the title at No Way Out, with Angle eventually coming to the ring and cutting a promo on Taker; moments later, Taker said Angle would rest in peace at the pay-per-view, with the lights then flickering and Taker disappearing; included Josh Matthews interviewing WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms backstage, with Nunzio interrupting and challenging Helms to a title match which was accepted; featured a backstage segment with William Regal & Paul Birchill in which they told Palmer Canon they wished to split as a team, with Birchill expressing intentions of taking a pirate persona:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis at 10:13 when Mercury pinned Crazy after Melina hit Crazy in the head with her boot as he attempted the moonsault off the top
Bobby Lashley pinned Chad Dick (w/ James Dick) with the Dominator at the 58-second mark after assaulting both his opponent and James; prior to the ring introductions, John Bradshaw Layfield cut an in-ring promo saying he was done wrestling gimmick matches or monsters just because WWE wanted to make new stars; after the bout, JBL hit the Clothesline from Hell on Lashley because his ring intro interrupted JBL's promo
Tzuki pinned Octagoncito with an arm drag into a crucifix at 2:58
Chris Benoit defeated Finlay (sub. for WWE US Champion Booker T) via disqualification at 5:58 when Sharmell, who stood ringside as Booker did guest commentary, hit Benoit with one of Booker's crutches as Finlay was in the Crippler Crossface; because of Booker's injury, Finlay was allowed to defend the title on his behalf; after the contest, Booker and Finlay double teamed Benoit; after the commercial break, the Boogeyman confronted Booker & Sharmell backstage
Mark Henry (w/ Daivari) & Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle & Rey Mysterio Jr. when Orton pinned Mysterio by blocking a sunset flip attempt at around 13:30; moments before the finish, Angle and Henry battled into the crowd and backstage; after the bout, Orton took the mic and said Mysterio had as much chance of winning the world title at WrestleMania as Eddie Guerrero had of coming back to life; moments later, Mysterio accepted Orton's challenge to a match for the WrestleMania world title shot (the bout began during the commercial break)

2/7/06; Columbus, GA; Civic Center
2/10/06 - featured footage from the previous week's Japanese tour; included a backstage promo by Randy Orton in which he discussed his statement the previous week about Eddie Guerrero being in hell before coming out to the ring in a low rider; Orton said he only said what he said to get under Rey Mysterio's skin to the point where Mysterio would put his world title shot up for grabs; Orton then prepared to read a passage from Guerrero's autobiography, to prove he wasn't a saint, but Mysterio ran out and attacked Orton at ringside, eventually dropkicking Orton's head into the ringpost before Rey was taken backstage by officials; featured a backstage segment with Ken Kennedy, Palmer Canon, and the juniors during which Paul Birchill made his TV debut in his pirate persona; included Booker T & Sharmell attempting to leave the arena and finding the trunk of their car full of worms:
Chris Benoit defeated Matt Hardy, John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) and Orlando Jordan at 16:53 when Hardy submitted to the Crippler Crossface; due to pre-match stipulations, Benoit earned a US title shot for No Way Out; WWE US Champion Booker T & Sharmell did guest commentary for the bout; immediately after the match, Teddy Long confronted Booker & Sharmell backstage and told them that he would not allow any more substitutions and if Booker could not compete at the pay-per-view then he would be forced to forfeit the championship; after the commercial break, JBL was confronted backstage by Bobby Lashley who issued a challenge for No Way Out, which Jillian accepted on JBL's behalf
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Paul London & Brian Kendrick in a non-title match at 5:16 when Mercury pinned Kendrick following the Snapshot behind the referee's back while Melina grabbed London to prevent him from breaking the cover; the match was made when the champions came out and issued an open challenge to any two superstars backstage
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Nunzio with the Shining Wizard at 4:16; Kid Kash watched the match from the aisle and during the contest it was announced he would challenge Helms for the title the next week
Octagoncito & Pequeno Violencia fought Mascarita Sagrada & Tsuki to a no contest at 2:37 when Finlay came out and assaulted several of the participants and dropped Tsuki with the Emerald Fusion; after the bout, Finlay cut a promo saying he came to fight and didn't care about how big or small everyone else was
The Undertaker defeated Mark Henry (w/ Daivari) via disqualification at 13:18 when MNM interfered; moments later, Taker hit a chokeslam on Daivari and laid out the tag team champions but was jumped from behind by Henry and triple teamed until Kurt Angle made the save; Angle was eventually knocked down by Henry, who then was sent to the floor by Taker; Taker then dropped the belt to the champion, with Teddy Long then appearing and ordering that Taker & Angle would face MNM & Henry the following week in a handicap match

2/14/06; Norfolk, VA; Scope
2/17/06 - featured a vignette profiling the Undertaker's history in the WWE to promote his world title match with Kurt Angle at No Way Out; included a backstage confrontation between Paul Birchill and Ken Kennedy in which Birchill put a sword to Kennedy's throat after Kennedy said the pirate gimmick wouldn't get over; featured a vignette profiling World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle's amateur and professional career to promote his title defense against the Undertaker at No Way Out:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Sylvan with the 619 and springboard legdrop at 4:57; after the bout, Randy Orton appeared and said that the only reason he wasn't going to beat Rey up at that moment was because of the concussion he sustained the previous week; he then said, unlike Eddie Guerrero, Mysterio would never main event WrestleMania
The Boogeyman pinned Orlando Jordan at the 45-second mark with the pumphandle slam; prior to the bout, Jordan cut an in-ring promo saying he should be the one getting a US Title shot at No Way out and not Chris Benoit and then made an open challenge to anyone backstage
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Scotty 2 Hotty (sub. for Kid Kash who had a family emergency) with the Shining Wizard at 3:45; after the bout, the champion cut an in-ring promo saying he could do the same thing to any cruiserweight at any time he saw fit; moments later, Brian Kendrick, Paul London, Nunzio, Sho Funaki, Psychosis, and Super Crazy all came out and assaulted the champion with many, and Scotty, hitting their respective finishers on Helms; after the commercial break, Helms was iced down backstage and confronted by Teddy Long who said all the cruiserweights would face Helms at No Way Out in a one-fall match for the championship
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) & Finlay defeated Chris Benoit & Bobby Lashley at 14:54 when JBL pinned Benoit with the Clothesline from Hell after WWE US Champion Booker T, who did guest commentary with Sharmell, hit Benoit in the back with a steel chair
Matt Hardy pinned Simon Dean at 3:15 with the Twist of Fate; the Gymini were in Dean's corner early on but were sent backstage at the 1-minute mark; after the commercial break, Hardy told Melina backstage that he accepted her open challenge to face any two Smackdown! stars and he would have a mystery partner to face MNM at No Way Out
World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle & the Undertaker defeated Mark Henry (w/ Daivari), WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) in a handicap match at 15:37 when Nitro submitted to Angle's ankle lock; after the bout, Taker hit the chokeslam and the tombstone on Henry as a signal to Angle; as the show came to a close, Angle and Taker had a staredown in the center of the ring

2/21/06; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
2/24/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Randy Orton regarding his victory over Rey Mysterio Jr. at No Way Out and his world heavyweight title shot at WrestleMania, during which he said he would become the greatest wrestler of his generation, just as his father and grandfather did before him; moments later, as Orton said he was the best, Chavo Guerrero Jr. came out of the crowd and attacked Orton, eventually hitting the frog splash before he was escorted from ringside by security; included William Regal confronting Paul Birchill backstage about his new gimmick, with Birchill eventually handing Regal a fake bomb and lighting it; featured an in-ring promo by Rey Mysterio Jr. in which he talked about Eddie Guerrero being inducted into the Hall of Fame and then discussed losing his WrestleMania world title shot to Randy Orton, apologizing to all those he dedicated the match to, including Guerrero; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said that the referee's decision was final and Orton would be in the main event but Mysterio would be part of the match too and it would be a triple threat contest; included a video montage on Mark Henry, detailing his success over the past 2 months; featured an in-ring segment with Kristal in which she prepared to disrobe as a preview to the new Divas magazine when she was interrupted by Jillian Hall; moments later, Kristal stripped Jillian down, with Jillian running backstage, and finally disrobed for the crowd; included a recap of Batista's appearance at No Way Out; featured a highlight package on the Kurt Angle / Undertaker match at No Way Out; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said a rematch between Angle and Taker would take place the following week on Smackdown!:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Matt Hardy & Tatanka at 7:24 when Mercury pinned Hardy with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Melina prevented Hardy from using the Twist of Fate by grabbing onto his leg
The Boogeyman defeated Chad & James Dick in a handicap match by pinning Chad with a double handed sit-down chokeslam; Booker T & Sharmell did guest commentary for the bout; after the contest, the Boogeyman spat worms onto Chad's face before scaring Booker & Sharmell into the crowd; moments later, the Boogeyman opened a bag he had with him and dumped worms all across the commentary table (the Dicks' final TV appearance)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Psychosis with his feet on the ropes at 5:26 after causing the challenger to crotch himself on the top rope
Rey Mysterio Jr., WWE US Champion Chris Benoit, & Bobby Lashley defeated Randy Orton, John Bradshaw Layfield, & Finlay at 15:55 when Mysterio pinned JBL with the 619 and a springboard splash; prior to the bout, Orton held Teddy Long up backstage, refusing to go out and complaining about Mysterio being added to the WrestleMania main event and Undertaker getting a world title rematch, until Long threatened to take him out of the WrestleMania match if he didn't go out and compete in the match; JBL sustained a broken hand late in the bout after Benoit kicked the steel steps into it outside the ring

2/27/06; Washington DC; MCI Center
3/3/06 - featured a video package on WWE US Champion Chris Benoit; included footage of Benoit breaking John Bradshaw Layfield's hand the previous week, as well as JBL's surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University; featured the announcement that Benoit would defend the US Title against JBL at WrestleMania; included the announcement that Kristal would face Jillian Hall the following week; featured a backstage segment with Paul Birchill and William Regal in which Birchill, after turning down Regal's request to drop the pirate gimmick, said he would have a match next week and he hoped his opponent will be Regal; included a video package on the Kurt Angle / Undertaker match at No Way Out:
Tatanka pinned Booker T (w/ Sharmell) with a roll up at 7:26 when Booker became distracted by the Boogeyman in the front row, sitting right behind Sharmell who was on guest commentary, and foaming at the mouth; moments prior to the finish, Booker hit the scissors kick on Tatanka
Randy Orton pinned Super Crazy with a clothesline and the RKO at 5:56 (the debut of Orton's new theme song performed by Killswitch Engage)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated Matt Hardy & Road Warrior Animal (mystery partner) in a non-title match when Mercury pinned Hardy following the Snapshot at 7:37 after Nitro prevented Mercury from sustaining the Doomsday Device, in which Animal went up top and Hardy lifted Mercury on his shoulders; after the bout, Animal argued with Hardy for the loss before attacking his injured knee and ramming it into the ringpost
Bobby Lashley fought Finlay to a double disqualification at 2:02 after each grabbed steel chairs and blocked each other's use of the weapon; after the bout, the two were held apart by nearly a dozen security guards and referees, with both men repeatedly breaking free to brawl with the other before being restrained
The Undertaker defeated World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle via disqualification at 28:42 when Mark Henry, with Daivari, interfered and attacked the challenger as he had Angle covered following the tombstone; after the bout, Henry assaulted Taker on the floor before eventually hitting a splash from the Spanish announce table onto Taker on the regular announce table, smashing it

3/7/06; Mobile, AL; Civic Center
3/10/06 - featured an opening music recap of the previous week's Angle / Taker world title match and the assault by Mark Henry to the challenger; included an in-ring promo by Mark Henry & Daivari in which Henry said Undertaker stole his title shot and the only reason Kurt Angle still has the title is because of his interference; moments later, Angle interrupted to accept Henry's challenge with a brief brawl errupting until Randy Orton came out to help double team Angle, prompting Rey Mysterio Jr. to help make the save; after the babyfaces cleared the ring, Teddy Long came out and announced that Henry & Orton would face Mysterio & Angle later in the night; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Mike Mizanin; included an in-ring promo by John Bradshaw Layfield in which he thanked the fans for their support as he recovered from hand surgery, then cut a promo on Steve Austin who had badmouthed JBL on WWE.com, said his headlining WrestleMania 21 made it the most successful WrestleMania to date, and ultimately challenged Austin to a beer drinking contest at Saturday Night's Main Event; JBL then showed footage of Chris Benoit breaking his hand weeks earlier before saying he would take the US title at WrestleMania as payback; featured footage from the recent tour of Australia; included an in-ring promo by Booker T & Sharmell in which they read several letters from civic groups explaining that the Boogeyman is a poor role model and mistreats worms; moments later, Teddy Long appeared on the big screen to address Booker's problem, saying he would have to face the Boogeyman the following week on Saturday Night's Main Event; worms and red smoke came out of Booker's bag, causing Booker to go out to the floor where he was confronted by the Boogeyman in the aisle; Booker & Sharmell escaped through the crowd as the Boogeyman entered the ring and began eating the worms; featured footage of Batista appearing at the 1st annual Arnold Classic Wrestling Challenge in Columbus, OH; included footage from Candice Michelle's Playboy photo shoot (the issue went on sale 3/7); featured a pre- promo by Road Warrior Animal in which he badmouthed Road Warrior Hawk, John Heidenreich, and Matt Hardy and said he was done with tag teams and would face Hardy the following week; included the announcement that Bobby Lashley would face Finlay the following week in a lumberjack match where a winner would be declared:
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Bobby Lashley fought Finlay to a no contest when the two began brawling in the aisle before the bout began, were pulled apart by security, and then brawled their way backstage; moments later footage was shown of the two in the parking lot where Finlay assaulted Lashley with a steel pipe, busting the windows of a car, and Lashley attacked Finlay on the roof of the vehicle before eventually tipping the car over and Finlay narrowly avoiding being pinned underneath
Paul Birchill pinned William Regal with a backflip sidewalk slam at 3:54 (Birchill's in-ring debut in the pirate gimmick)
Kristal defeated Jillian Hall in a bra & panties match at 2:11 (Kristal's in-ring debut)
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms via submission with the Crippler Crossface in a non-title match at 6:24; late in the bout, Helms attempted to walk out of the match but was confrontd in the aisle by Brian Kendrick, Paul London, Kid Kash, and Jamie Noble and shoved back inside
World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle & Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Randy Orton & Mark Henry (w/ Daivari) to a no contest at around the 13-minute mark after Henry splashed referee Nick Patrick in the corner and, with the help of Daivari, prepared to splash Mysterio through a table in the ring; moments later, Angle attempted to make the save but sustained the RKO from Orton and was then splashed through the table; after Orton left the ring, the Undertaker's music played and, while he did not appear, he issued a challenge for Henry to face him in a casket match at WrestleMania

3/14/06; Bossier City, LA; CenturyTelCenter
3/17/06:
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Finlay pinned Bobby Lashley in a lumberjack match after hitting him with his shillelagh after Lashley speared an interfering Sylvan as Sylvan had a steel chair in his hand
Paul Birchill & Kristal defeated William Regal & Jillian Hall
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Matt Hardy defeated Road Warrior via reverse decision after Road Warrior used a foreign object to pin Hardy (Road Warrior Animal's debut as "Road Warrior")
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan
World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle, Rey Mysterio Jr., & Randy Orton defeated Mark Henry, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury

3/20/06; Memphis, TN; FedEx Forum
3/24/06 - included an opening stage promo by Randy Orton in which he appeared through Rey Mysterio Jr.'s gimmick entrance and cut a promo on Kurt Angle and Rey Mysterio costing him a win at Saturday Night's Main Event, saying both men were jealous, and that he would be the new world heavyweight champion at WrestleMania; featured a backstage interview with John Bradshaw Layfield in which he said the attack from Steve Austin during Saturday Night's Main Event left him with a broken nose and that he had acquired the services of William Regal to deal with Chris Benoit later in the night; included a backstage promo by Mark Henry on the Undertaker in which he said he would end Taker's WrestleMania winning streak in exchange for Taker stealing his title shot and injuring Daivari and said he would hurt Kurt Angle in their non-title match; featured an in-ring segment with Teddy Long, Booker T & Sharmell in which Long threatened to fire Booker if he didn't sign his contract to face the Boogeyman at WrestleMania; after Booker signed the contract, Long said the match would be a handicap match in which Booker would team with Sharmell against Boogeyman; included a spring break vignette promoting the debut of Mike Mizanin; featured a vignette on Mark Henry:
Bobby Lashley won a battle royal by last eliminating WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) at 15:38; due to pre-match stipulations, Lashley earned the final spot in the WrestleMania 22 Money in the Bank ladder match; order of elimination: Road Warrior Animal by most of the participants at the 11-second mark; Scotty 2 Hotty by Kid Kash at 1:12; Kash by Tatanka after being shoved off the top rope at 1:41; Nunzio by Paul Birchill following a clothesline as Nunzio was on the ring apron at 2:33; the Gymini by Bobby Lashley via a double clothesline from behind at 2:57; Simon Dean by Lashley via a throw onto Gymini on the floor at 3:09; Funaki by Jamie Noble at 3:21 following a catapult; Orlando Jordan by Psychosis via a dropkick to the back at 7:23; Sylvan by Brian Kendrick & Paul London via a double superkick at 7:24; Kendrick by MNM at 8:44; Jamie Noble by MNM at 8:46; Psychosis & London eliminated each other following a headscissors over the top by Psychosis at 9:01; Super Crazy by Birchill at 9:16; Birchill by Tatanka following two chops at 9:31; Tatanka was eliminated after Mercury pulled down the top rope during a charge at 12:26
Finlay pinned Rey Mysterio at 15:02 after Randy Orton interfered and hit the RKO on Mysterio as Mysterio was in mid air attempting a standing senton into the ring
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated William Regal (sub. for John Bradshaw Layfield) via submission with the Crippler Crossface in a non-title match at around the 7:30 mark following a dragon suplex; prior to the bout, Regal was escorted to ringside by John Bradshaw Layfield & Jillian Hall, who then watched the bout from the hood of JBL's limo (the bout began during the commercial break)
Mark Henry pinned World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle in a non-title match at around the 13-minute mark with a splash after Rey Mysterio Jr. accidentally hit a standing senton into the ring on Angle when an interfering Randy Orton moved out of the way; after the bout, Angle shoved Mysterio to the mat and turned his attention to Orton on the floor; moments later, Mysterio dropkicked Angle into the ropes and hit the 619 as the show came to a close (the bout began during the commercial break)

3/28/06; Kansas City, MO; Kemper Arena
3/31/06 - included an opening in-ring promo by Rey Mysterio Jr. in which he called out Randy Orton, with World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle coming out instead saying he wanted Orton and he would hold onto his title at WrestleMania; Orton appeared moments later, referred to Angle as a "paper champion" and Mysterio a "charity case", and said he wasn't wrestling tonight because he was saving himself for WrestleMania; as Orton attempted to leave, Teddy Long came out and announced that Mysterio would face Angle later in the main event before having security escort Orton out of the arena; featured a This Week in Wrestling History segment focusing on William "The Refridgerator" Perry's performance at WrestleMania 2's WWF / NFL battle royal and featured the announcement that WWE World Champion John Cena would induct Perry into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame; included a vignette of Mike Mizanin at Titan Towers; featured an in-ring segment with Mark Henry, dressed in a suit while the ring was decorated as a church, in which he reviewed each of the men who failed to defeat the Undertaker at WrestleMania and said that was the past and he would be the one to finally end the Undertaker's winning streak; included a vignette of Candice Michelle's Playboy photo shoot:
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Road Warrior Animal in a non-title match via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 2:03 after avoiding being hit with a pair of brass knuckles; moments later, Benoit was confronted backstage by John Bradshaw Layfield & Jillian Hall, with JBL saying he took a title from Eddie Guerrero and at WrestleMania he would do the same to Benoit; Benoit responded by saying he's glad to see JBL's broken hand is healed because he would need it to tap out
John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) pinned Daniel Cross at the 48-second mark after twice hitting the Clothesline from Hell
Paul Birchill defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell) via count-out at 2:56 when Booker became distracted by the Boogeyman's music and smoke and went underneath the ring to find him; moments later, the Boogeyman appeared under the opposite side of the ring, threw Sharmell over his shoulder, and carried her backstage; later in the show, Booker eventually found Sharmell in a dark hallway in the arena surrounded by hundreds of worms and pulled her to safety as the Boogeyman looked on
Bobby Lashley, Matt Hardy, & Tatanka defeated Finlay, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) at 6:25 when Hardy pinned Mercury with the Twist of Fate
Super Crazy & Psychosis defeated Kid Kash & Jamie Noble at 4:58 when Crazy pinned Kash with a back flip uranage off the top
World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match at 15:23 via submission with the ankle lock into a heel hook after avoiding the 619; moments later, Randy Orton appeared in the ring and dropped Mysterio with the RKO as Angle looked on from the floor; moments later, Orton took the mic and said he would do the same to Angle at WrestleMania; the two briefly brawled before Angle avoided the RKO, dropped Orton with the Olympic Slam, and applied the ankle lock, with Orton tapping as the show came to a close

4/4/06; Peoria, IL; Civic Center
4/7/06 - included a backstage segment in which Booker T & Sharmell served Teddy Long with a 100-foot restraining order for the Boogeyman, saying that if the Boogeyman came near them again then Long would go to jail; featured a series of clips detailing Rey Mysterio Jr.'s "Road to the Championship", with clips of him winning the 2006 Royal Rumble, his loss to Randy Orton at No Way Out, being added to the WrestleMania world title match, and beating Orton for the championship; included a vignette promoting the debut of Mike Mizanin, featuring him at Titan Towers, throwing water balloons off the roof, talking to executives, and taking a pilates class; the vignette had a disclaimer from Palmer Canon that the views expressed did not reflect those of himself, the network, or the affiliates; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long, Kurt Angle, Chris Benoit, Bobby Lashley, Matt Hardy, Finlay, Booker T, and Randy Orton in which Long announced he was bringing back the King of the Ring tournament and the first match in the tournament would be held the following week pitting Angle against Orton:
Brian Kendrick & Paul London defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) in a non-title match at 9:35 when London pinned Mercury with a modified roll up as Mercury tried to turn him over in a Boston Crab
Gunner Scott (Brent Albright) pinned Booker T (w/ Sharmell) at 2:52 with a roll up into a bridge as Booker became distracted by the Boogeyman's music and smoke; after the bout, Teddy Long came out and said that even though Booker had a restraining order on the Boogeyman, the Boogeyman made his presence felt anyway; Long then raised Scott's hand in victory; after the commercial break, Scott was congratulated backstage by Chris Benoit
Chris Benoit defeated Simon Dean via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 3:08; after the bout, a vignette was played on the big screen inviting one and all to participate in next week's celebration party for the new WWE US Champion John Bradshaw Layfield
World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Randy Orton at 21:36 with the springboard legdrop after twice hitting the 619; prior to the bout, Kurt Angle confronted Orton backstage and slapped him in the face; after the commercial break, Kristal interviewed the champion backstage during which Mysterio brought in his wife, son, and daughter and thanked them for all their support (The History of the World Heavyweight Championship)
Paul Birchill pinned William Regal at 3:22 with the backflip spinebuster; due to pre-match stipulations, Regal had to dress however Birchill wanted; had Regal won, Birchill would have had to wear whatever Regal chose
The Undertaker fought Mark Henry to a no contest at around the 3-minute mark when the Great Khali appeared with Daivari as Taker battled Henry on the floor; moments later, Taker confronted Khali in the ring and threw two punches, neither of which hurt Khali; Khali then tore the turnbuckle pad off with one hand, threw Taker in head-first, and landed a series of headbutts to the back of the head before dropping Taker with a boot to the face (Khali's surprise debut)

4/11/06; Green Bay, WI; Resch Center
4/14/06 - included an opening in-ring promo by Booker T & Sharmell in which they inspected the King of the Ring throne and crown and then blamed Teddy Long for him losing to "Gunner Something" the previous week when the Boogeyman's music played in the arena; Booker said he would win the KOTR tournament and Sharmell said Booker was born to sit on the throne; Booker then put on the crown and cape and "knighted" the audience; moments later, Bobby Lashey ran out and speared Booker to the mat; several members of the Green Bay Packers sat ringside for the show; featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the Taz vs. Sabu match at Barely Legal 97, ECW's first ever pay-per-view; included footage of the Bret Hart / Bam Bam Bigelow match from the finals of the 1993 King of the Ring tournament and the Steve Austin / Jake Roberts finals from the 1996 edition, as well as the "Austin 3:16" comment; featured a look at Rey Mysterio's quest to win the World Heavyweight Title; included a vignette promoting the debut of Mike Mizanin, with footage of him at Titan Towers; prior to the vignette, Palmer Canon said Mizanin's comments did not reflect those of the network; featured an in-ring promo by Daivari & the Great Khali regarding the Undertaker; included a look at the film "See No Evil", starring Kane, which will be released May 19:
Brian Kendrick (w/ Paul London) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina & WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Joey Mercury) at 3:06 with a victory roll moments after London ran in the ring and dove onto an interfering Mercury on the floor
Paul Birchill (w/ William Regal dressed as a buxom wench) pinned Rasheed Brown at 1:00 with the backflip spinebuster after Birchill sent Brown into Regal on the ring apron, knocking him to the floor as he attempted to interfere with a pair of brass knuckles; prior to the bout it was announced that Regal would have to continue to wear the outfit until Birchill lost a match
Matt Hardy pinned Road Warrior Animal with the Twist of Fate at the 18-second mark; the two brawled around ringside for several moments before the match officially began
WWE US Champion John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall) defeated Chris Benoit in a steel cage match at 18:47 by escaping the cage after landing a low blow behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, which was scheduled as a regular singles match, Teddy Long came out and announced that it would be held inside a steel cage; footage was then shown of the controversial finish of their match at WrestleMania; JBL was to have spent the night celebrating his title victory but Benoit elected to take advantage of the rematch clause; after the contest, JBL appeared to be upset with Jillian for accidentally slamming the cage door on his head late in the match
The Gymini (w/ Simon Dean) defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis at 2:55 when Crazy was pinned following a modified overhead belly to belly suplex after the Gymini switched places in the ring
King of the Ring Quarter Finals: Kurt Angle defeated Randy Orton via submission with the ankle lock at 8:14 after avoiding the RKO; after the bout, Angle twice reapplied the hold until several referees swarmed the ring

4/17/06; St. Louis, MO; Savvis Center
4/21/06 - featured JBL "A Great Champion for a Greater America" vignettes focusing on his WWE World Title victory over Eddie Guerrero at the 2004 Great American Bash, his catching illegal immigrants during the 4/8/04 Smackdown, and winning the US Title from Chris Benoit at WrestleMania 22; included a recap of the Kurt Angle / Randy Orton match the previous week during which it was announced Orton sustained a broken ankle from the post-match attack and he would be out of action for an undetermined amount of time; featured a "This Week in Wrestling History" segment focusing on Steve Austin driving a monster truck onto the Rock's luxury car during the 4/19/99 Raw and then driving it into the arena where he assaulted the Rock; included Teddy Long announcing that Kurt Angle would challenge World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. during next week's episode; featured a segment promoting Kane appearing in "See No Evil" in theaters May 19th; featured Mike Mizanin trying to get into the arena to crash JBL's celebration party but was blocked at the front door by Palmer Canon and security, with Canon saying the Miz was officially cancelled and ordering security to escort him away from the building; included JBL's in-ring celebration of winning the US title, with Jillian Hall arranging for a high school marching band and red, white, and blue balloons; after JBL came out in a limousine Hummer he yelled at Jillian for not doing enough and fired her, with Jillian running backstage crying; moments later, JBL made a public challenge to the winner of the Mysterio / Angle match for a title shot; Kurt Angle then appeared followed by Mysterio; after sharing words, both men attacked JBL before having their own staredown as the show came to a close:
King of the Ring Quarter Finals: Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Matt Hardy with the scissors kick at 18:26 after avoiding the Twist of Fate by hitting a low blow as Sharmell distracted the referee; after the bout, Booker posed beside the King of the Ring throne at the entrance and put on the crown
Paul London (w/ Brian Kendrick) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Joey Mercury (w/ Melina & WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Johnny Nitro) at 8:43 with a cradle as Mercury bent down to give MNM's snapshot gesture
Chris Benoit & Bobby Lashley defeated Finlay & Orlando Jordan at 6:07 when Lashley pinned Jordan with a spear and the Dominator
The Great Khali (w/ Daivari) pinned Sho Funaki at the 56-second mark by placing one foot on Funaki's face after a two-handed choke throw (Khali's in-ring debut)
The Gymini (w/ Simon Dean) defeated Paul Birchill & William Regal at 2:30 when Regal was pinned with the Cross Trainer after Birchill refused to tag into the match and walked out of the contest

4/22/06; London, England; Wembley Arena
4/28/06 - featured a series of "Kurt Angle's Winner's Choice" segments focusing on his world title victories over the Rock, Steve Austin, the Big Show, Brock Lesnar, and the World Heavyweight Title battle royal from January; included a segment on the Lakota tribe during which it was announced Tatanka would undergo an initiation the following week; featured a segment on Kane appearing in "See No Evil" in theaters May 19th; included an in-ring promo by Daivari & the Great Khali regarding the Undertaker, during which Khali scared Kristal, who held the microphone, from ringside; featured a backstage pull-apart brawl between Jillian Hall and Melina:
WWE US Champion John Bradshaw Layfield pinned William Regal with the Clothesline from Hell at 10:53; the champion came out wearing a red, white, and blue jacket and cut a lengthy in-ring promo on England before Regal interrupted and cut his own promo on America
Super Crazy, Brian Kendrick, & Paul London defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) when London pinned Helms by reversing a suplex attempt into an inside cradle at 3:57
King of the Ring Quarter Finals: Bobby Lashley defeated Mark Henry via count-out at 6:08 when Henry knocked himself out after falling to the floor and hitting his head against the commentary table; after the bout, Henry assaulted Lashley on the floor and splashed him against the steel ringpost
Finlay (surprise participant) (sub. for Booker T) pinned Gunner Scott at 3:47 with the Emerald Frosien after Booker interfered on the floor and kicked Scott in the face; Booker & Sharmell did guest commentary for the bout; after the match, Chris Benoit came out to scare Finlay and Booker from the ring as they double teamed Scott
Kurt Angle defeated World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. via disqualification at 14:48 when Mark Henry interfered and attacked the challenger as Mysterio was caught in the ankle lock; after the bout, Henry assaulted Angle outside the ring before laying him across a table and hitting a running splash from the ring apron through the table on the floor; Angle was attended to by medical personnel as the show came to a close

5/2/06; Cincinnati, OH; US Bank Arena
5/5/06 - featured the announcement that World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. would defend against WWE US Champion John Bradshaw Layfield at Judgment Day; included an in-ring promo by Mysterio which was interrupted by JBL who mentioned the illegal immigrant strike and said that Mysterio's people do have a place in America, to pick up trash and mow lawns; after Mysterio said he would take on anybody at any time, JBL introduced him to his opponent for later in the night, Mark Henry; featured a segment focusing on "The Rebirth of Tatanka" in which he participated in an inipi ceremony; included Teddy Long confronting Daivari & the Great Khali backstage in which he handed Khali a contract to face the Undertaker at Judgment Day which Taker had already signed; several players of the Cincinnati Bengals were in attendance for the show; featured a segment on Kane appearing in "See No Evil" in theaters May 19th; included the announcement that Taker would face the Great Khali and Jillian Hall would face Melina at Judgment Day:
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Gunner Scott with a kick to the face and the scissors kick at 5:29 after Sharmell grabbed Scott's foot from the floor; it was announced prior to the bout that Booker earned a bye into the finals of the King of the Ring due to the injuries Kurt Angle sustained the previous week; after the match, Booker climbed on the commentary table, said he would have beaten Angle down just like he did Scott, and that he will win the King of the Ring
Brian Kendrick & Paul London fought WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) to a no contest when the champions attacked the challengers from behind with the title belts before the match began; moments later, the champions hit the Snapshot on London and two Snapshots on Kendrick
King of the Ring Quarter Finals: Finlay pinned Chris Benoit at 20:24 with the Celtic Cross after jabbing Benoit in the throat with a steel chair; after the contest, Finlay sat in the King of the Ring throne at the entranceway
The Gymini (w/ Simon Dean) defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty 2 Hotty at 3:27 when Scotty was pinned following the Crash Diet
Super Crazy, Nunzio (w/ Vito), and Kid Kash fought to a no contest at around the 2-minute mark when Daivari & the Great Khali came ringside, with Khali assaulting all three participants; the match was to have determined who would face WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms for the title at Judgment Day
Mark Henry pinned World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match at 5:18 with a powerslam after catching Mysterio attempting a springboard crossbody into the ring; WWE US Champion John Bradshaw Layfield did guest commentary for the match; after the bout, Henry dragged Mysterio to the entranceway, thew him into the stage, and attempted to splash Mysterio off the stage to the floor but JBL intervened and promised Henry a title shot if he left Mysterio alone; moments later, JBL told Mysterio that he would be facing the Great Khali the following week in Mysterio's hometown; JBL stood over Mysterio's motionless body as the show came to a close

5/9/06; San Diego, CA; ipayOne Center
5/12/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE US Champion John Bradshaw Layfield regarding his upcoming title shot against World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. as well as Mysterio's match later in the night against the Great Khali; he went on to say that Mysterio's family could all come work for him and that hispanics were responsible for prostitution, drugs, and drive bys; moments later, Mysterio attacked JBL from behind until he was pulled off by referees while JBL ran backstage; members of the San Diego Chargers were in attendance for the show; included Kurt Angle confronting Teddy Long backstage in which Long said he couldn't give Angle a match against Mark Henry later in the show because he wasn't medically cleared but would make a match between the two at Judgment Day; featured footage from the world premiere of "See No Evil", including appearances by Batista, John Cena, the Big Show, Kane, Lilian Garcia, Candice Michelle, Trish Stratus, JBL, Rey Mysterio Jr., Kurt Angle, and Triple H; included the announcement that MNM would defend the Smackdown! tag team titles against Paul London & Brian Kendrick at Judgment Day; featured an in-ring promo by MNM regarding their upcoming title defense against London & Kendrick, along with footage of the incident the two teams had the previous week, until Jillian Hall interrupted; as Jillian prepared to walk to the ring and fight Melina, London & Kendrick attacked the champions from behind and depantsed them; moments later, Jillian pulled down Melina's skirt and left ringside with London & Kendrick; included a look at Kane's appearance in "See No Evil" in theaters May 19th:
Super Crazy defeated Kid Kash and Nunzio at 4:34 by pinning Nunzio with a victory roll while at the same time avoiding a crossbody off the top by Kash; WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms did guest commentary for the bout; due to pre-match stipulations, Crazy earned a title shot against Helms at Judgment Day
The Gymini defeated Joey Ryan & Mike Wellington at 3:19 when Ryan was pinned following a double throw into the air
King of the Ring Semi Finals: Bobby Lashley pinned Finlay with a spear at 16:22 immediately after Finlay hit Lashley in the back with a steel chair; prior to the bout, Booker T & Sharmell came out, with Booker cutting a promo on Kurt Angle, challenging Angle to come out and face him even though he knew Angle had left the building; Booker then counted Angle out of the ring and awarded himself the winner of the match; Booker & Sharmell returned at around the 8-minute mark as Booker watched the match from the King of the Ring throne located at the entrance way; after the match, Lashley grabbed the microphone and told Booker he was sitting in his seat
Mark Henry pinned Paul Birchill with the powerslam at 3:38 after hitting two splashes in the corner and then grabbing the mic to cut a promo on facing Kurt Angle at Judgment Day (the debut of Henry's new music)
The Great Khali (w/ Daivair) pinned World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match with a double choke throw and placing one foot on Mysterio's face at 3:20; prior to the bout, the champion attacked John Bradshaw Layfield at ringside, who did guest commentary for the match; Mysterio's family was shown at ringside throughout the contest; after the match, JBL grabbed the mic and told Mysterio he let all his family and fans down and that he would face another challenge next week against an unnamed opponent

5/16/06; Albuquerque, NM; Tingley Coliseum
5/19/06 - featured an opening promo by WWE US Champion John Bradshaw Layfield, from his limo parked in the aisle, in which he said Rey Mysterio's machismo would cost him the World Heavyweight Title at Judgment Day and that Mysterio would "play with fire and get burned" against his mystery opponent later in the show; included footage from the Judgment Day press conference, featuring comments from Mark Henry, Booker T, JBL, and Rey Mysterio Jr.; included comments from various WWE talents regarding Kane's appearance in "See No Evil"; featured a pre- promo from Kurt Angle about his match with Mark Henry at Judgment Day; included a vignette promoting the return of Tatanka the following week; featured an in-ring promo by the Great Khali & Daivari regarding Khali's match with the Undertaker at Judgment Day:
Paul London, Brian Kendrick, & Jillian Hall defeated Melina, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury at around the 12-minute mark when Jillian pinned Melina with a crossbody off the top (the bout began during the commercial break)
Bobby Lashley pinned Jared Steel at 2:13 with the spear; after the bout, Lashley went to sit in the King of the Ring throne at the entrance stage but Booker T & Sharmell came out for the next match, with Sharmell holding Booker back as he tried to get at Lashley
Chris Benoit & Gunner Scott defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell) & Finlay at 18:13 when Scott pinned Booker with a crucifix after Booker & Sharmell became distracted by Bobby Lashley sitting in the King of the Ring throne at the entranceway; prior to the bout, it was announced that Finlay would face Chris Benoit at Judgment Day
Mark Henry pinned Matt Hardy with the standing powerslam at 2:28; after the bout, Henry twice splashed Hardy in the corner before cutting an in-ring promo on facing Kurt Angle at Judgment Day
World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Kane (mystery opponent) to a no contest in a non-title match at around the 5-minute mark; after Mysterio's entrance, JBL came out for guest commentary and said the champion had gone through so much lately that he didn't even know what day it was; when Mysterio replied "May 19", Kane made his entrance; late in the bout, Kane hit the chokeslam on Mysterio but became distracted when his old mask appeared on the big screen and his own voice could be heard saying "It's happening again"; JBL then climbed in the ring to calm Kane down, saying it was Mysterio who said May 19; after hearing those words, Kane hit a chokeslam on JBL as well and left the ring as the show came to a close

5/23/06; Bakersfield, CA; Rabobank Arena
5/26/06:
Bobby Lashley pinned WWE US Champion John Bradshaw Layfield to win the title in an impromptu match at 1:22 with a spear after avoiding the Clothesline from Hell; prior to the bout, JBL cut an in-ring promo challenging World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. to a rematch from Judgment Day to prove Mysterio beating him was an upset; moments later, Mysterio appeared, bragged about the win, and said he didn't see JBL facing all challengers as he himself has done; after JBL said he would take on anyone, Mysterio brought out Lashly as JBL's opponent
Tatanka pinned Simon Dean
Chris Benoit fought Mark Henry to a no contest
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Brian Kendrick & Paul London defeated Nunzio & Vito
Finlay pinned Paul Birchill
World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned John Bradshaw Layfield; stipulations stated JBL would retire if he lost (JBL's last match for 19 months)

5/30/06; Portland, OR; Rose Garden
6/2/06 - featured Mike Mizanin opening the show as the new "host" of Smackdown!, in which he ran down the night's top matches; included a look at Kane's involvement in "See No Evil"; featured a vignette promoting the return of Batista in 35 days; included a pre promo from Bobby Lashley regarding his US Title victory the previous week and facing Booker T later in the night; featured the Great Khali & Daivari as guests of Piper's Pit in which Khali eventually attacked Roddy Piper, choked him, and dropped him with a chop to the head after Piper knocked Daivari to the mat; included a vignette promoting the return of Ken Kennedy next week; featured a vignette focusing on Sabu; included Tazz cutting a promo on Jerry Lawler in which he challenged Lawler to a match at ECW's One Night Stand for Lawler's recent insults directed at both him and ECW:
Kurt Angle defeated World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. via count-out in a non-title match at 19:16 when Mysterio crawled onto the apron but failed to meet the 10-count from referee Charles Robinson after sustaining a belly to belly suplex over the top; after the bout, Angle shook Mysterio's hand and handed him the world title before leaving the champion in the ring; Paul Heyman did guest commentary for the match and announced during the bout that Sabu would challenge Mysterio for the World Heavyweight Title at ECW's One Night Stand (Angle's last match on Smackdown! before leaving for ECW)
Matt Hardy pinned Nunzio with the Twist of Fate at 4:37; after the bout, Vito came out, wearing a black dress, to help Nunzio to his feet; after seeing Vito in the dress, Nunzio became scared and went backstage, with Vito following him and trying to explain
Jillan Hall pinned Kristal by blocking a victory roll attempt at 2:36; Ashley did guest commentary for the bout; during the match it was announced that the 2006 Diva Search would take place on Smackdown! as well as Raw; after the contest, Michelle McCool came out and cut a promo, saying Ashley wasn't the only new diva on Smackdown! and that things were about to get a whole lot hotter (Ashley's Smackdown! debut)
Mark Henry pinned Paul Birchill after two standing powerslams at the 53-second mark; prior to the bout, Henry's attack on Chris Benoit the previous week was recapped and it was announced Benoit had taken an indefinate sabbatical from the ring after sustaining the injury; after the match, Henry knocked Birchill to the floor, repeatedly rammed him into the steel ringpost, and trapped him in the ring ropes and pulled back on his neck, causing Birchill to bleed from the mouth
Finlay pinned Caden Matthews with the Celtic Cross at 1:48; after the bout, Finlay's midget came out from underneath the ring and assaulted Matthews until Finlay pulled him off and scared him back under the ring
WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley pinned Booker T (w/ Sharmell & William Regal) in a non-title match with the running powerslam at 5:29; after the bout, the champion was triple teamed for several minutes by Booker, Finlay, and Regal; moments later, Booker sat on his throne inside the ring and forced Lashley to kiss his feet to end the show

6/6/06; Wheeling, WV; WesBanco Arena
6/9/06 - opened with an image of John "Earthquake" Tenta, acknowledging his death on 6/7/06; featured an in-ring segment in which William Regal replayed footage of last week's assault on WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley and then introduced King Booker; however, Regal was then attacked from behind by Lashley; moments later, Teddy Long came out and announced that Lashley would face Regal later in the show with the stipulation being that if he could beat Regal then he could get King Booker; Lashley was held back by officials during the segment, including Michael Hayes and Steve Lombardi; included a vignette promoting the return of Batista; included a look at Kane's appearance in "See No Evil"; featured Michael Cole & Tazz discussing news which broke on WWE.com earlier in the week about Paul Heyman offering World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. a spot in the new ECW; included a vignette promoting the return of Ken Kennedy later in the show; featured Mike Mizanin hosting a bikini contest between Ashley, Kristal, Michelle McCool, and Jillian which was won by Ashley; featured Rey Mysterio Jr. and Chavo Guerrero Jr. talking backstage about whether or not Rey should jump to ECW as well as Rey trying to talk Chavo into coming out of retirement; included an in-ring segment in which Michael Cole was to have interviewed Rey Mysterio Jr. about his decision on whether or not to jump to ECW but Tazz came into the ring first, cut a promo on facing Jerry Lawler at One Night Stand, and said that he was done with Smackdown! and would be going to ECW for good; moments later, Tazz left the ringside area after hugging Paul Heyman in the aisle; Heyman then came into the ring, relieved Cole of his duties, and spoke of the various names who would be headlining the new ECW; Mysterio then came out and thanked Heyman for giving him his first break in the US but said Smackdown! was his home now; Heyman then said he appreciated the consideration and wished Mysterio the best of luck at One Night Stand as well as in his non-title match scheduled for moments later, saying that he thought Mysterio would need it:
Super Crazy (w/ Psychosis) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Paul London) with a backflip uranage off the top; after the bout, the Great Khali and Daivari came out with Khali destroying the tag team champions and Super Crazy as Psychosis ran backstage
Vito pinned Nunzio with a right hand punch to the face and a jumping DDT at 1:45
WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal via count-out in a non-title match at 7:18 following a spear on the floor as Regal attempted to use a steel chair as a weapon; Booker T & Sharmell watched the match from Booker's throne beside the entrance stage; due to pre-match stipulations, Lashley earned a match against Booker the following week
Mark Henry pinned Raymond Roe at the 54-second mark after twice hitting the standing powerslam; after the bout, Henry cut a promo about the return of Batista in 28 days and said it would be the biggest mistake Batista ever made
Ken Kennedy pinned Scotty 2 Hotty with a Swanton off the top at 2:29; after the bout, Kennedy grabbed the mic and announced himself the winner (Kennedy's TV return after a 6 month absence)
Finlay pinned World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match after hitting him with the shillelagh and dropping him with the Celtic Cross at 7:25 after Mysterio kicked an interfering Sabu on the ring apron; after the bout, Sabu continued to attack Mysterio, knocking him to the floor and springboarding off a chair in the ring onto the top rope and then crashing through a table on the floor he laid Mysterio across moments earlier; Paul Heyman did guest commentary for the bout

6/13/06; Trenton, NJ; Sovereign Bank Arena
6/16/06 - featured an opening segment in which Mike Mizanin announced that WWE US Champion Bobbly Lashley would face Booker T and World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. would battle WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms later in the show; included a vignette following Batista's surrendering of the World Heavyweight Title and his return to the ring in 21 days; featured a vignette of Sylvan acting as a representative of Quebec and trying to sell it as a vacation spot; included a look at Kane's appearance in "See No Evil"; featured Michael Cole conducting an in-ring interview with Chavo Guerrero Jr. about whether or not he would come out of retirement, with Mark Henry coming out moments later and assaulting Chavo by hitting two standing powerslams and then ramming his back into the steel ringpost on the floor:
World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms in a non-title match at 6:55 with the 619 and a springboard Fameasser; prior to the bout, John Bradshaw Layfield made his debut as the new color commentator of Smackdown!, replacing Tazz
WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley fought Booker T (w/ Sharmell) to a no contest in a non-title match when Finlay and William Regal jumped the champion as he made his way to the ring, with Finlay repeatedly hitting Lashley's knee with his shillelagh; moments later, Booker stomped the knee several times before Matt Hardy and Gunner Scott came out to hold the three heels off; it was announced later in the show that the match would be rescheduled for later in the show
Ken Kennedy pinned Nick Berk with the Green Bay Meatpacker at 2:13
The Great Khali (w/ Daivari) defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis in a handicap match at 2:03 by pinning Crazy with one foot on his chest following a double choke throw; late in the bout, Psychosis slid in the ring with a steel chair but opted not to use it and ran into the aisle without making the save for his partner
Finlay & William Regal defeated Matt Hardy & Gunner Scott at 14:32 when Finlay pinned Scott after hitting him over the head with his shillelagh; Ashley, beside Mike Mizanin in the crowd, introduced the participants prior to the bout; after the match, Finlay's midget came out from underneath the ring and assaulted Scott, Hardy, and Regal before Finlay could pull him off
Vito defeated Scott Wright via submission with a modified Stump Puller at 2:54; prior to the bout, footage of Vito visiting a local gym was shown in which he again was wearing a dress
WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley pinned Booker T (w/ Sharmell) in a non-title match at 16:00 by catching Booker running off the ropes and hitting a running powerslam

6/20/06; Albany, NY; Pepsi Arena
6/23/06 - featured an opening segment in which host Mike Mizanin announced that WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley would face Booker T in a rematch from last week and that World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. would defend against Mark Henry later in the show; included a vignette promoting the return of Batista in 14 days; featured Sylvan advertising the province of Quebec as a tourist site; included Michael Cole conducting an interview with Chavo Guerrero Jr., who was backstage, in which he said Rey Mysterio would defeat Mark Henry later in the show:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Super Crazy & Psychosis at 6:25 when Kendrick pinned Psychosis after avoiding a somersault legdrop off the top, when Psychosis tagged himself into the match as Crazy prepared to finish Kendrick off; after the bout, Crazy and Psychosis briefly brawled in the ring before Crazy left ringside
Tatanka fought Simon Dean to a no contest at around the 2-minute mark when the Great Khali & Daivari appeared and assaulted both men before covering Dean as the Undertaker would do
Finlay pinned Gunner Scott at 4:23 after hitting him with a shillelagh as referee Charles Robinson was busy taking away a shillelagh belonging to Finlay's midget; after the bout, Finlay scared the midget back underneath the ring
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) defeated WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley via disqualification in a non-title match at 20:38 when the champion hit an interfering William Regal as well as Booker with a steel chair after fighting off an interfering Finlay; later in the broadcast, Booker & Sharmell told Teddy Long that Booker would never again wrestle Lashley, with Long telling them that Booker would battle Lashley next week in a steel cage match
Ken Kennedy pinned Sho Funaki with a senton off the top at 2:54
World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Mark Henry via disqualification at 15:28 when Chavo Guerrero Jr. hit the steel ringpost with a steel chair and then threw the chair onto Henry so that referee Nick Patrick, who had been knocked down moments earlier, thought Henry used the weapon on Mysterio

6/27/06; Roanoke, VA; Civic Center
6/30/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Mark Henry in which he listed off the names of men he injured and said Chavo Guerrero Jr. and World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. would pay for what they did to him the previous week; moments later, Chavo came out and said Henry's attempts to goad him into coming out of retirement wouldn't work; Henry then said he spits on the Guerrero name and if Eddie Guerrero were still alive he would spit on him too; Chavo then ran to the ring but was beaten down by Henry and sustained several Vader Bombs off the middle turnbuckle until Rey Mysterio Jr. slid in the ring and covered Chavo to absorb the blow; Henry continued to assault Rey on the floor before hoisting Chavo up in a torture rack backbreaker; included a vignette promoting the return of Batista next week; featured footage of Mike Mizanin and Ashley determining the 8 finalists of the 2006 WWE Diva Search; included footage of Mike Mizanin winning on NBC's Fear Factor; featured a vignette showing Sylvan Grenier acting as an ambassador of Quebec:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms defeated Super Crazy via disqualification at 4:34 when Psychosis interfered and attacked the champion as Super Crazy had a submission hold applied on Helms; after the bout, Psychosis attacked Crazy but was eventually cleared from the ring by a dropkick
Jamie Noble & Kid Kash defeated Malik Yamah & Marty Garner at 3:55 when Kash pinned Garner following a powerbomb / clothesline off the top double team (the Smackdown debut of the Pitbulls tag team)
Finlay pinned Matt Hardy with the Celtic Cross at 7:04 after dropping Hardy face-first across an exposed turnbuckle; late in the bout, Finlay's midget appeared underneath the ring and threw a can of Guinness beer to John Bradshaw Layfield at the commentary table
Ken Kennedy pinned Gunner Scott with the senton bomb at around the 3-minute mark; after the bout, Kennedy attempted to announce himself as the winner but was interrupted by the Great Khali & Daivari; after Kennedy left the ring, Khali hit a double choke throw on Scott, with Daivari then stuffing Scott inside a bodybag; Daivari then issued a challenge to the Undertaker on behalf of Khali for a Punjabi Prison match at the Great American Bash (the match began during the commercial break)
Vito defeated Simon Dean via submission with an armbar at 3:25; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Vito shopping at a local department store in a dress
WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell, Finlay, & William Regal) in a steel cage match at 15:04 by escaping over the top

7/3/06; Philadelphia, PA; Wachovia Center
7/7/06 - included an in-ring promo by Sylvan acting as an ambassador of Quebec; featured the announcement that Batista would face Mark Henry and WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley would defend against William Regal and Finlay at the Great American Bash; included clips of Henry assaulting Chris Benoit 6 weeks ago and attacking Kurt Angle a month before, as well as Batista beating John Bradshaw Layfield in a no holds barred match at Summer Slam 05 and Triple H at WrestleMania 21; included Kristal interviewing Tatanka about his upcoming match against the Great Khali, prior to which she was shown insulting Ashley not realizing the camera was on her; featured footage of the recent Smackdown! tour of Puerto Rico and Panama; included a look at the 8 WWE Diva Search finalists; featured Michael Cole, from the commentary table, interviewing Mark Henry backstage about the rumors that Batista would call him out later in the show, with Henry saying it would be the shortest comeback in the history of wrestling; included a closing segment in which Batista came out to the ring and demanded Henry come out to face him then and there; after Henry appeared, Rey Mysterio Jr. jumped him from behind but was eventually thrown to the ground as Batista and Henry brawled around ringside, with Batista eventually dominating with the use of the steel ring steps and a steel chair (Batista's return to Smackdown! after a 6-month absence):
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) won a 14-man battle royal by last eliminating William Regal and Matt Hardy at 13:50; order of elimination: Super Crazy by Finlay at 3:07; Psychosis by Finlay at 3:16; after their eliminations, Crazy and Psychosis brawled up the aisle; Kid Kash by Matt Hardy at 3:34; Jamie Noble by Simon Dean at 7:48; Dean by Sho Funaki via a clothesline at 7:52; Funaki by Ken Kennedy via a clothesline at 7:56; Scotty 2 Hotty by Booker, Regal, & Finlay at 8:05; Kennedy by Hardy at 8:30; WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Paul London by Finlay via a blow to the face knocking London off the apron at 9:51; WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick by Regal via an overhead suplex at 10:01; Finlay by Hardy via a backdrop at 10:21; due to pre-match stipulations, Booker earned a shot at the World Heavyweight Title at the Great American Bash; after the bout, Regal repeatedly said "All hail, King Booker" from the floor as Booker celebrated inside the ring; after the commercial break, World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio commented on defending the title against Booker at the Great American Bash as well as the attack both he and Chavo Guerrero Jr. sustained the previous week at the hands of Mark Henry
Ken Kennedy pinned Super Crazy with an electric chair and the senton at 7:05 after Crazy became distracted by Psychosis at ringside
The Great Khali (w/ Daivari) fought Tatanka to a no contest when Khali kicked Tatanka off the ring apron before the match began and assaulted him; moments later, Daivari went to open the casket he brought to ringside but white smoke came out and the lights flickered; the voice of the Undertaker was then heard and he accepted the challenge for a Punjabi Prison Match at the Great American Bash
Vito defeated Psychosis via submission with an armbar at 5:52 after hitting a DDT when Super Crazy came ringside and distracted Psychosis; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Vito wearing women's clothing during the recent tour of Puerto Rico
Jamie Noble & Kid Kash defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki at 3:50 when Noble pinned Scotty following a spear / clothesline double team
WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms in a non-title match at around 5:30 with a press slam into a powerslam (the bout began during the commercial break)

7/11/06; Minneapolis, MN; Target Center
7/14/06 - featured footage of Vito wearing a dress and shopping at the Mall of America; included Sgt. Slaughter hosting the Diva Contest Bootcamp:
Matt Hardy defeated Ken Kennedy
Jamie Noble defeated Paul London
Finlay pinned WWE US Champion Bobby Lashley to win the title at 10:04 after Finlay's midget appeared from under the ring and slid a second shillelagh into the ring after Lashley stole Finlay's shillelagh away and threw it near the entrance way
World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated William Regal

7/18/06; Corpus Christi, TX; American Bank Center
7/21/06 - featured Mike Mizanin hosting an in-ring dance-off between the Diva contest contestants, won by Milena; included a backstage segment with Matt Hardy, Sho Funaki, Tatanka, and Sylvian Grenier in which Grenier told the others to vacation in Quebec:
Kid Kash defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick
Ashley & Jillian Hall defeated Michelle McCool & Kristal
Bobby Lashley defeated WWE US Champion Finlay via disqualification when the champion hit Lashley with a steel chair after Lashley fought off an interfering William Regal; after the bout, Lashley threw Regal across the floor and grabbed Finlay by the throat until the midget gave Lashley a low blow, with Finlay then hitting Lashley with his shallalagh
Super Crazy pinned Psychosis with a rolling crucifix at 4:40; WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms did guest commentary for the bout, during which he said he would be defending the title at the Great American Bash but didn't know who he would face; prior to the match, it was announced a WrestleMania 23 Fan Rally would be held the following Tuesday at Ford Field; after the bout, Crazy motioned to Helms he wanted his belt
World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Booker T (w/ Sharmell) in a non-title match with the 619 and springboard legdrop at around the 12-minute mark after Chavo Guerrero Jr. interfered and tripped Booker as he attempted the scissors kick, moments after Sharmell tripped Mysterio as he attempted the 619 (the bout began during the commercial break)

7/25/06; Detroit, MI; Joe Louis Arena
7/28/06 - featured an opening package highlighting the Rey Mysterio / Booker T World Heavyweight Title match from the Great American Bash; included footage from the previous Tuesday's WrestleMania 23 fan rally at Ford Field, with appearances by John Cena, WWE World Champion Edge, World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, Batista, Randy Orton, ECW World Champion the Big Show, Shawn Michaels, and Gene Okerlund; featured Michael Cole interviewing Chavo Guerrero Jr., who was not in the arena, about his actions at the Bash with Chavo saying he didn't owe anyone an explanation but would be on Smackdown! the following week to teach Rey Mysterio the true meaning of the name "Guerrero"; included an in-ring celebration of King Booker's World Heavyweight Title victory in which balloons fell from the rafters and he and Sharmell were brought to the ring on a carriage; moments later, as Booker attempted an in-ring promo, Rey Mysterio Jr. attacked Booker, knocked him into his own throne, and then hit the 619; featured Mike Mizanin hosting the Diva Search segment in which JT won the musical chairs contest; included Paul Heyman confronting Teddy Long backstage about his using the Big Show during the Great American Bash, with Heyman then challenging Long to appear on ECW TV next week and bring along a Smackdown! star to face Big Show; Long accepted and picked Batista as the SD! representative:
Ken Kennedy defeated Batista via count-out at 3:37 when Kennedy punched Batista off the apron after Batista accidentally clotheslined the steel ringpost; prior to the bout, it was announced Kennedy received 20 stitches to the head following his match against Batista at the Great American Bash; before Batista's entrance, Kennedy demanded to be introduced as the man that beat Batista at the Bash
Vito defeated Simon Dean via submission with a standing armbar at 3:12; prior to the bout, footage of Vito wearing a dress on the streets of Detroit was shown
Sylvian pinned Tatanka with a low blow and TKO at 6:32; late in the bout, Sylvian kicked out of Tatanka's Samoan Drop; after the match, Sylvian grabbed Tatanka's headdress and threw it on the floor
Michelle McCool (w/ Kristal) pinned Jillian Hall (w/ Ashley) at 2:43 with both feet on the ropes for leverage after avoiding a cartwheel legdrop
WWE US Champion Finlay pinned William Regal with a roll up at 5:31 after the champion's midget landed a low blow on Regal using the shillelagh
Sylvester Terkay (w/ Elijah Burke) defeated Matt Hardy via submission with a modified standing armbar at 2:51 (Terkay & Burke's TV debut)
World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 8:19 with the scissors kick after Chavo Guerrero Jr. came out of the crowd and pulled the challenger off the apron and into the ringside barrier (Great American Bash 06)

7/31/06; East Rutherford, NJ; Continental Airlines Arena
8/4/06 - featured backstage clips of the 2006 Diva contestants cutting 30-second promos to argue why they should be voted in by the fans, with each one interrupted by a stagehand throwing a pie on their face; included an in-ring promo by Chavo Guerrero Jr. in which he said he attacked Rey Mysterio at the Great American Bash because Rey was leeching off the Guerrero name and couldn't win or retain the world heavyweight title without help from a Guerrero; moments later, Mysterio came out and brawled with Chavo until Vickie Guerrero appeared and broke the fight up, saying they were embarassing her; featured Teddy Long speaking with Montel Vontavius Porter about Porter possibly working for Smackdown!:
William Regal defeated WWE US Champion Finlay via disqualification at 5:03 when Finlay stole his shillelagh away from Regal and hit Regal in the midsection with the weapon; after the bout, Finlay fought off an interfering Bobby Lashley with the weapon before leaving ringside as Lashley dropped Regal with a running powerslam
Elijah Burke (w/ Sylvester Terkay) defeated Scott Wright via submission with a Rings of Saturn after a Russian legsweep at 3:03; prior to the bout, Terkay - who Wright was to have fought - told Burke to take his place in the match; after the bout, Terkay assaulted Wright before locking him in a submission hold
Kristal pinned Ashley at 2:00 by grabbing the tights for leverage; during the bout, Ashley broke her hand
Tatanka pinned Sylvian with a modified urinagi at 4:28; prior to the bout, a vignette was shown recapping Tatanka's journey with the Lakota tribe
Batista pinned Ken Kennedy with the sit-down powerbomb at 8:39; after the bout, Michael Cole attempted to interview Batista at ringside but Batista told him to save his congratulations until after he regains the World Heavyweight Title
Vito defeated the Brooklyn Brawler via submission with a standing armbar at 2:40; prior to the bout, footage of Vito working out at a Brooklyn gym was shown
KC James & Idol Stevens (w/ Michelle McCool) defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki at 5:34 when Stevens pinned Funaki following a catapult / missile dropkick double team (James & Stevens' TV debut)
The Undertaker defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) via disqualification in a non-title match at 13:06 when the Great Khali, with Daivari, interfered and attacked Taker after Booker sustained the chokeslam; moments later, Taker clotheslined Khali to the floor before grabbing the mic and challenging him to a last man standing match for Summer Slam

8/8/06; Nashville, TN; Gaylord Entertainment Center
8/11/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Daivari, with the Great Khali, in which he rejected the Undertaker's challenge to a last man standing match at Summer Slam; moments later, Taker came out and, following a brief brawl, dropped Khali with a chokeslam; included Chavo Jr. and Vickie Guerrero talking backstage in which Chavo repeatedly said Rey Mysterio Jr. was not a member of the Guerrero family and was stealing the name; featured Teddy Long telling Daivari backstage that while the Undertaker would not face Khali at Summer Slam, he would face him in a last man standing match the following week on Smackdown!; included Luke Perry acting as a guest judge for the Divas talent contest, with the crowd choosing Layla the winner; featured Vickie Guerrero speaking with Rey Mysterio backstage in which she asked him to forgive Chavo, with Rey saying he would try but couldn't promise anything; included the announcement that Batista would challenge World Heavyweight Champion Booker T at Summer Slam; featured Teddy Long speaking to Montel Vontavius Porter about Porter working for Smackdown!; included a vignette promoting the return of the Boogeyman:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Tatanka in a non-title match with the Shining Wizard at 4:54 when referee Charles Robinson didn't notice Tatanka's foot outside the ring during the cover
KC James & Idol Stevens (w/ Michelle McCool) defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick in a non-title match at 5:17 when Stevens pinned Kendrick with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage after James kicked Kendrick in the head as he had Stevens covered
Ken Kennedy fought Rey Mysterio Jr. to a no contest at around the 14-minute mark when, after Chavo Guerrero Jr. came out, Chavo accidentally shoved Mysterio into Vickie Guerrero, knocking both down; moments later, Chavo looked over Vickie until she shoved him away and yelled at both Rey and Chavo for their behavior
Vito defeated Sylvian via submission with the standing armbar at 3:29
Sylvester Terkay (w/ Elijah Burke) defeated an unknown via TKO with a standing armbar at 1:30; after the bout, Terkay held his opponent up so Burke could land a kick
Batista & Bobby Lashley defeated WWE US Champion Finlay & William Regal when Batista pinned Regal at around the 10-minute mark with a spinebuster; World Heavyweight Champion Booker T & Sharmell did guest commentary for the bout; after the match, Batista cut an in-ring promo directed towards Booker saying he would need his belt back at Summer Slam (the bout began during the commercial break)

8/15/06; Washington DC; Verizon Center
8/18/06 - featured footage of the finals of the 2006 Divas contest, held at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City, in which Layla defeated Jenn and JT to win; MVP was shown watching the show from one of the sky boxes, surrounded by several women; included a video package highlighting the relationship between Rey Mysterio Jr. and Eddie Guerrero; featured Kristal interviewing WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick backstage regarding their recent non-title loss to Idol Stevens & KC James, during which Stevens & James - alongside Michelle McCool - attacked the champions; included a video package highlighting the relationship between Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Eddie Guerrero; featured Vickie Guerrero pleading with Teddy Long to not let the Chavo / Rey match take place at Summer Slam; included a vignette promoting the return of the Boogeyman; featured a closing segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell, asked Batista to come out and kiss his feet or face humilation at Summer Slam; moments later, Batista stomped Booker's foot and cleared him from the ring before putting on Booker's robe as the show came to a close:
Batista pinned Sylvian with the sit-down powerbomb at the 45-second mark; Sylvian never had the chance to take off his jaket
Sylvester Terkay (w/ Elijah Burke) pinned Scotty 2 Hotty at 3:17 with a modified delayed suplex; after the bout, Terkay briefly locked Scotty in a standing armbar
Ken Kennedy pinned Tatanka with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 8:33 after raking Tatanka's eyes to avoid the Samoan Drop
The Undertaker defeated the Great Khali (w/ Daivari) in a last man standing match at 16:00 after busting him open, hitting him twice over the head with a steel chair, and dropping him with the chokeslam (The Undertaker's Most Dangerous Matches)
Vito defeated Scott Fowler via submission with the standing armbarat 2:43; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Vito visiting the Washington Monument in a dress
Bobby Lashley defeated WWE US Champion Finlay via disqualification at 13:19 when William Regal - who came out mid-way through - pulled the referee out of the ring as the challenger had Finlay covered following a running powerslam and attacked Lashley; after the bout, Lashley cleared the ring of both Finlay and Regal and then threw a steel chair into Finlay's face

8/22/06; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Wachovia Arena
8/25/06 - included Michael Cole & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; featured an opening video recapping SummerSlam; included an in-ring segment with World Heavyweight Champiion Booker T, along with Queen Sharmell, WWE US Champion Finlay, and William Regal, with Booker claiming he proved his superiority to Batista at SummerSlam, with the champion then officially "knighting" Finlay and Regal to his court; moments later, Bobby Lashley rushed the ring and attacked Finlay, but was triple-teamed until Batista cleared the ring, with Teddy Long then announcing a handicap match between the five for later; featured an ad promoting 'McMahon' on DVD; included Ashley Massaro and Mike Mizanin talking backstage and Miz claiming the arena was full of "Mizfits;" included Miz conducting an in-ring interview with Diva Search Winner Layla, with Miz cutting her off and announcing he would make his in-ring debut the next week; featured a trailer for 'The Marine,' starring John Cena; included Vickie Guerrero coming to the ring to Eddie Guerrero's music, and stating it was the last time it would be heard because it was time for her to move on and focus on her family, with Vickie then apologizing for interfering in Rey Mysterio and Chavo Guerrero Jr.'s business; moments later, Mysterio came to the ring, with Vickie hugging him until Chavo attacked Rey in the ring, with Vickie preventing him from using a steel chair and then hitting Rey in the head with the chair herself, with Chavo then delivering a brainbuster to Rey on the chair and leaving with Vickie; featured free agent Montel Vontavious Porter, accompanied by two women, arriving to his front row seat; included a vignette for the Boogeyman's return; featured a vignette for Jimmy Wang Yang, who claimed he was a redneck and not an Asian stereotype:
Ken Kennedy pinned Matt Hardy at 12:13 with a neckbreaker after guest commentator WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms interfered and dropped Hardy throat-first across the top rope
Sylvester Terkay (w/ Elijah Burke) pinned Tatanka at 4:22 with a roundhouse kick as Tatanka was arguing with referee Nick Patrick
WWE Tag Team Champion Paul London (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick) defeated KC James (w/ Michelle McCool & Idol Stevens) via disqualification at 2:48 when Jamie Noble & Kid Kash interfered, with all three tag teams then brawling until referees intervened
Kristal pinned Jillian Hall at 2:43 with a roll up and grabbing the jeans for leverage; a video insert aired during the bout, with Kristal advising Layla to watch her dominate the match; a second video insert aired with Jillian claiming she'd settle her problems with Kristal tonight; after the match, Montel Vontavious Porter was shown at his seat applauding Kristal's win
Vito defeated Sylvan via submission at 3:59 with the single-arm kimura; after the match, Vito addressed Montel Vontavious Porter, who was laughing at Vito from his front row seat, with MVP getting on the ring apron, answering a phone call from his agent, and refusing to compete without a big-money contract
Batista & Bobby Lashley defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell), WWE US Champion Sir Finlay, and William Regal in a handicap match at 8:50 when Batista pinned Booker with a spinebuster as Booker attempted to hit Batista with his scepter

8/29/06; Reading, PA; Sovereign Center
9/1/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment between Rey Mysterio Jr. and Vickie Guerrero in which Vickie said she hit Rey with the chair the previous week because it was time for her to move on with her life and Mysterio was nothing but a piece of her past; she then said she was the new business manager of Chavo Guerrero Jr. before slapping Mysterio across the face, leaving the ring, and then appearing on the stage with Chavo to close the segment; included a segment focusing on John Cena's starring role in "The Marine;" featured a vignette promoting the debut of Jimmy Wang Yang; included Michael Cole interviewing MVP in the front row, with MVP saying he wasn't hiding behind his agent and would happily get in the ring to beat up the likes of Batista and Bobby Lashley; he then said Teddy Long needs to get the money offer right and then left the ringside area; featured a vignette promoting the return of the Boogeyman; included a closing segment in which Teddy Long oversaw the contract signing for the Batista / World Heavyweight Champion Booker T title match scheduled for the following week; after signing, Booker attempted to attack Batista but sustained two spinebusters onto a table set up inside the ring, with the second sending him through the table:
Matt Hardy pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms in a non-title match with a double leg pickup into a roll over at 8:46 after Helms attempted to hit Hardy with the belt
Mike Mizanin pinned Tatanka with a backslide and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage at 5:26 (Mizanin's TV in-ring debut)
Ken Kennedy defeated Bobby Lashley and WWE US Champion Finlay to win the title at 18:04 by pinning Lashley with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage as Lashley had Finlay covered following the spear and running powerslam
Vito defeated William Regal via count-out at 2:49 when Regal walked out of the match after Vito stuck his head underneath his dress; prior to the bout, MVP was shown taking a ringside seat alongside two women
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Jamie Noble & Kid Kash in a non-title match at 5:41 when Kendrick pinned Noble by reversing a powerbomb attempt into a sunset flip; after the bout, Idol Stevens & KC James, accompanied by Michelle McCool, attacked the champions, with Noble & Kash eventually dropping Kendrick with a double brainbuster as Stevens & James dropped London with a double DDT; moments later, the two teams had a staredown in the ring as the champions were laid out beneath them

9/5/06; Columbus, GA; Civic Center
9/8/06 - included a look at John Cena's role in "The Marine;" featured a vignette focusing on World Heavyweight Champion Booker T; included a vignette promoting the debut of Jimmy Wang Yang; featured a vignette focusing on Batista's quest to regain the World Heavyweight Title:
Finlay pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. with the Celtic Cross at 13:46 after avoiding the 619; after the bout, John Bradshaw Layfield attempted to interview Mysterio inside the ring but Mysterio left the ring after JBL claimed the Guerrero family wanted nothing to do with him
WWE US Champion Finlay pinned Danny Giomondo in a non-title match with the Green Bay Plunge at 2:24; after the match, Kennedy brought out Teddy Long and said that since he had beaten everyone on Smackdown! he was considering leaving for Raw; Long said Kennedy had not beaten everyone and then ordered him to face the Undertaker at No Mercy
Ashley, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Michelle McCool, KC James, & Idol Stevens when Kendrick pinned James at 5:18 with a sunset flip off the top after a dropsault from London
Bobby Lashley pinned William Regal at 4:15 with the spear; prior to the bout, Regal cut an in-ring promo on Vito, who did guest commentary for the match, saying that he was originally scheduled to face Vito but threatened to sue for sexual harassment if he didn't get a different opponent; during the match, JBL did no commentary and tried to stay away from Vito; after the bout, Vito climbed on the ring apron and shook Lashley's hand
Mike Mizanin pinned Matt Hardy with a roll up at 4:00 after WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms interfered and shoved Hardy off the top rope; after the bout, Hardy chased Helms backstage
Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Tatanka with the frog splash at 4:19
World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Batista at 12:25 after Finlay hit the challenger over the head with his shillelagh, moments after Batista attacked William Regal who had been hiding at ringside with a pair of brass knuckles; after the match, Finlay bloodied Batista with the shillelagh, a steel chair, and an exposed turnbuckle

9/12/06; Worcester, MA; DCU Arena
9/15/06 - the last episode to air on UPN before moving to The CW Network; featured an opening in-ring segment in which Finlay, with his midget covered by a sheet, cut a promo on attacking Batista the previous week and busting him open; moments later, Bobby Lashley came out and said Finlay was a bastard for what he did and that his luck just ran out; Teddy Long then appeared and said Finlay would face Lashley later in the show, with the winner receiving a World Heavyweight Title shot at No Mercy; Lashley then shoved Finlay into the midget, with the midget - still covered by the sheet - attacking Finlay until Finlay kicked him in the head and threw him to the floor; included a vignette promoting the debut of Jimmy Wang Yang; featured a look at John Cena's role in "The Marine;" included a vignette from MVP in which he cut a promo on Teddy Long and said Long needed to bring him to Smackdown!; featured a backstage confrontation between Booker T and Vito in which Teddy Long stepped in and announced the two would meet the following week; included the announcement Rey Mysterio Jr. would face Chavo Guerrero Jr. the following week:
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Matt Hardy in a non-title match following a low blow at 6:21
Mike Mizanin pinned Scotty 2 Hotty at 4:54 with a swinging neckbreaker
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Paul London & Ashley) defeated Idol Stevens (w/ KC James & Michelle McCool) and Kid Kash (w/ Jamie Noble) by pinning Kash following a tornado DDT at 3:10; during the bout, it was announced Paul Heyman had invited World Heavyweight Champion Booker T to appear on ECW next week; after the bout, the Pitbulls and James & Stevens argued
WWE US Champion Ken Kennedy pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match at 17:47 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Mysterio became distracted by Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Vickie Guerrero on the stage with Rey's son Dominick; after the bout, Rey hugged his son at ringside as Chavo and Vickie looked on
Vito pinned William Regal at 4:58 by blocking a sunset flip into the ring and sitting on Regal's face
Sylvester Terkay (w/ Elijah Burke) defeated Todd Smith via submission with a standing armbar at 2:34
Bobby Lashley defeated Finlay via disqualification at 13:15 when referee Charles Robinson caught Finlay hitting Lashley with his shillelagh; after the bout, Finlay, William Regal, and World Heavyweight Champion Booker T - who did guest commentary for the bout alongside Sharmell - triple teamed Lashley until Batista cleared the ring with a pipe and chased Finlay backstage; moments later, Lashley speared Booker to end the show; due to pre-match stipulations, Lashley earned a World Heavyweight Title shot at No Mercy

9/18/06; Montreal, Quebec; Bell Centre
9/22/06 - the debut episode on the CW Network, with a new opening video package; featured an opening segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Booker T & Sharmell confronted Teddy Long backstage, refusing to face Vito later in the show; Long then said Vito had stepped aside and Booker would instead be facing the Undertaker; included an in-ring promo by Leyla in which she danced until she was interrupted by Kristal, slapped to the mat, and beaten down; moments later, Jillian Hall made the save and ripped off Kristal's shirt before doing the same to Leyla; Jillian then closed the segment by taking off her own shirt and posing for the crowd; featured a recap of the Rey Mysterio Jr. / Chavo Guerrero Jr. feud and the recent involvement of Vickie Guerrero; included a backstage promo from Mike Mizanin regarding his winning streak; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Jimmy Wang Yang in which he said he could have made his debut tonight but he feels a little out of place in Montreal so instead he'll wait until Smackdown! comes to Tulsa, OK the following week; included a backstage promo by Rey Mysterio Jr. regarding the betrayal of Chavo Jr. and Vickie Guerrero; featured a look at the fight scenes in "The Marine;" included 2006 Divas contestant Marise welcoming the viewing audience back after a commercial break; featured a backstage promo by Elijah Burke and Sylvester Terkay; included footage of Batista's recent promotional tour of Manilla, Philippines; featured Teddy Long speaking with WWE World Champion John Cena backstage about his becomming the new WWE World Champion, with Cena saying he owed Long for helping him get the match; Long then said Cena could pay him back by teaming up with Batista & Bobby Lashley to face World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, William Regal, & Finlay the following week; included the announcement that Batista would face Finlay and Rey Mysterio Jr. would take on Chavo Guerrero Jr. at No Mercy:
Batista & Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal & Finlay at 7:21 when Lashley pinned Regal with the spear after Batista kicked Finlay into the front row and stole away Finlay's shillelagh before Regal could use it as a weapon
Matt Hardy pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms in a non-title match at 5:42 with a low blow and roll up
Mike Mizanin pinned Sho Funaki at 2:23 with the Mizard of Oz
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) to a no contest at around the 5-minute mark when several referees swarmed the ring to break up the fight; moments later, Mysterio broke free of being held back and jumped Chavo to close the segment
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Kid Kash & Jamie Noble and KC James & Idol Stevens (w/ Michelle McCool) at 5:04 when London pinned Noble with a roll over following a clothesline from James
Sylvan pinned Tatanka at 3:44 by blocking a sunset flip into the ring and grabbing the ropes for leverage; prior to the bout, Sylvan cut an in-ring promo in French; Sylvan was welcomed as the babyface in the match
The Undertaker defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) via disqualification at 12:08 when Booker escaped an attempt at the tombstone and hit a low blow; after the bout, Booker hit Taker in the face with the title belt; moments later, Booker & Sharmell attempted to leave ringside but Booker was thrown back in the ring by Bobby Lashley, with Booker then sustaining a chokeslam and the tombstone from the Undertaker; the Undertaker then stared at WWE US Champion Ken Kennedy on the floor, who provided guest commentary for the bout

9/26/06; Tulsa, OK; Convention Center
9/29/06 - included an opening segment showing the attack of King Booker, Finlay, & William Regal on WWE World Champion John Cena the night before on Raw; featured an in-ring promo by Cena, addressing the Smackdown! fans and being back on the show after several years, and said it was like hosting Saturday Night Live; after mentioning Tony Chimel, JBL, and Michael Cole, Cena went into SNL host mode and said "We've got a great show for you, Toad the Wet Sprocket is here!" before then putting over the night's 6-man tag main event; included Ashley backstage introducing a vignette on the WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick; featured a look at Kelly Carlson's role in "The Marine;" included a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on the Andre the Giant vs. Gorilla Monsoon boxing match from San Juan, Puerto Rico on 9/23/77; featured WWE US Champion Ken Kennedy cutting an in-ring promo on facing the Undertaker at No Mercy, during which he played a short video in tribute to the Undertaker and then said he couldn't wrestle Taker because it would be wrong of him to blemish Taker's legacy by beating him; moments later, Taker appeared, confronted Kennedy in the ring, and said he would rest in peace; as Taker turned his back and prepared to leave the ring, Kennedy looked like he was about to fling the hanging microphone into Taker but sparks flew off the mic, scaring Kennedy from the ring; included an ad for Eric Bischoff's book, Cash Creates Controversy; featured a backstage promo by Teddy Long in which he said Smackdown's debut on the CW was the 2nd highest rated show for adults on Friday night and that Booker T and Bobby Lashley would compete in "Pick Your Poison" matches the following week; included a backstage promo by Jimmy Wang Yang promoting his debut match later in the show; featured a backstage promo by Vito; included footage of the press conference held earlier in the week to announce MVP signing a contract with Smackdown!, during which it was announced MVP would make his in-ring debut at No Mercy:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Elijah Burke (sub. for Sylvester Terkay) (w/ Sylvester Terkay) at 3:51 with the 619 and springboard legdrop after knocking Terkay down on the floor; prior to the bout, Terkay told Burke to take his place in the match; during the bout, it was announced the Mysterio / Chavo Guerrero Jr. match at No Mercy would be a falls count anywhere match; Chavo and Vickie Guerrero were shown watching the bout backstage; after the match, Terkay attacked Mysterio from behind and dropped him with a muscle buster
KC James & Idol Stevens (w/ Michelle McCool) defeated Kid Kash & Jamie Noble when James pinned Kash at 3:26 after McCool reversed Kash's small package behind the referee's back; due to pre-match stipulations, James & Stevens earned a tag team title shot for No Mercy (Kash's last match before being fired the following day)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Matt Hardy with a DDT and frog splash at 4:37 after Hardy knocked an interfering WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms to the floor and then sustained a low blow from Vickie; during the bout, it was announced Hardy would face Helms at No Mercy
Mike Mizanin pinned Tatanka at 3:42 with a roll up
Sylvan pinned Jimmy Wang Yang at 3:47 by putting both feet on the ropes for leverage (the in-ring debut of the Jimmy Wang Yang character)
WWE World Champion John Cena, Batista, & Bobby Lashley defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell), Finlay, & William Regal at around the 18-minute mark when Lashley pinned Booker with the spear as Booker attempted the scissors kick on Batista; prior to the bout, all six men brawled around ringside for several minutes before the bell sounded; imemdiately after the bout, Edge slid in the ring behind Cena, dropped the champion with the spear, and then posed in the crowd as the show came to a close (the bout began during the commercial break)

10/3/06; Wichita, KS; Kansas Coliseum
10/6/06 - included an opening backstage promo by World Heavyweight Champion Booker T and Bobby Lashley in which they announced the other's opponent for the night, Booker choosing Lashley to face Batista and Lashley choosing Booker to wrestle Finlay; featured a backstage segment in which former 2006 Diva contestant Maryse welcomed the viewing audience back from a commercial break; included a trailer for "The Marine," starring WWE World Champion John Cena; featured a backstage segment in which Booker T asked Finlay to lay down for him in their match, with Finlay hesitant to agree; included an ad for Eric Bischoff's book Cash Creates Controversy in which Bischoff mentioned stories of Jim Ross, Jesse Ventura, Big Van Vader, Steve Austin, and the Honkytonk Man; featured footage from the No Mercy press conference held the previous Monday, with comments from Matt Hardy and WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms regarding their upcoming match; included a promo on the stage by MVP regarding his in-ring debut at No Mercy; featured a pre- promo by WWE US Champion Ken Kennedy in which he said he was not scared of the Undertaker's tricks and he would pin Taker at No Mercy; included a backstage promo by Michelle McCool, Idol Stevens, & KC James regarding their tag team title shot against Brian Kendrick & Paul London at No Mercy, as well as Michelle's upcoming match against Ashley; featured footage of the world premiere of "The Marine," held the previous Tuesday at Camp Pendleton in San Diego, CA, with appearances by Candice Michelle, Maria, Ric Flair, WWE World Champion John Cena, Kelly Carlson, Jonathan Coachman, Triple H, and Carlito as well as comments from several members of the military on what they thought of the film:
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Matt Hardy defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) & WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms at 6:57 when Mysterio pinned Helms with the springboard legdrop following a double 619 on both he and Guerrero followed by the Twist of Fate
Elijah Burke (w/ Sylvester Terkay) pinned Tatanka at 5:08 with a modified Russian legsweep after Terkay punched Tatanka from the floor behind the referee's back; after the bout, Terkay dropped Tatanka with a belly to belly suplex
Finlay pinned World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) in a non-title match at 4:21 after hitting him in the leg with the shillelagh as the referee was distracted by Sharmell on the ring steps, screaming after being chased around ringside by Finlay's midget carrying a mouse
Batista fought Bobby Lashley to a no contest at 3:47 when World Heavyweight Champion Booker T and Finlay interfered and all four men brawled with each other until several referees, as well as Ricky Steamboat, Dean Malenko, and Mike Rotundo intervened; moments later, Teddy Long appeared and changed the No Mercy main event, stating all four men would now compete for the world title; after the commercial break, all four men had a confrontation in Long's office, with Long then ordering Batista & Lashley to face Booker & Finlay later in the show
Sylvan pinned Jimmy Wang Yang at 3:53 by blocking a victory roll and grabbing the ring ropes for leverage; prior to the bout, Yang cut an insert promo saying he likes NASCAR, cold beer, and butt whoopin
Michelle McCool (w/ Idol Stevens & KC James) pinned Ashley (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick) at 3:03 by grabbing Ashley's skirt for leverage when the momentum of a flying crossbody by Ashley put Michelle on top for the win
Batista & Bobby Lashley defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) & Finlay via disqualification at 8:20 when William Regal interfered; after the bout, Batista hit a spinebuster on Regal, Booker, Lashley, and Finlay

10/10/06; Jacksonville, FL; Veterans Memorial Arena
10/13/06 - featured a "This Week in Wrestling" segment focusing on Steve Austin pouring cement into Vince McMahon's Corvette during the 10/12/98 Raw held at Long Island's Nassau Coliseum; several members of the Jacksonville Jaguars sat ringside for the show; included footage of McMahon ordering the Booker T / John Cena / Big Show match for Cyber Sunday; featured a backstage segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Booker T argued with Teddy Long for putting him in a title match the following week; included Michael Cole interviewing Bobby Lashley, from the backstage area, about his #1 contender triple threat match later in the show, the winner of which will face Booker T for the title the next week; featured footage of WWE World Champion John Cena training alongside several marines in Paris Island, SC; included an ad for Eric Bischoff's Controversy Creates Cash in which Bishoff said he and WCW don't get the respect they deserve; featured a backstage segment in which former 2006 Diva contestant Maryse welcomed the viewing audience back from a commercial break; included Cole interviewing Finlay, from backstage, about the triple threat main event; featured a Raw recap music video to "I Just Wanna Be Loved" by Papa Roach; included Cole interviewing Batista, from backstage, about the triple threat main event; featured a look at the stunts used in "The Marine":
Chris Benoit (mystery opponent) defeated WWE US Champion Ken Kennedy via submission with the Crippler Crossface to win the title at 16:51 after Kennedy became distracted by the Undertaker at the entrance stage; prior to the bout, Kennedy cut an in-ring promo saying Teddy Long agreed that if he beat his unnamed opponent, a person Long claimed Kennedy had never defeated, he would allow Kennedy to jump to Raw
Vito pinned William Regal at 4:16 by blocking a sunset flip attempt
MVP fought Kane (mystery opponent) to a no contest when Kane assaulted MVP on the floor, with MVP eventually poking Kane in the eye and running backstage; prior to the match, MVP complained about not having any competition with Teddy Long then coming out and saying he had someone in mind and brought out Kane; the referee attempted several times to start the match but MVP repeatedly stopped him so he would have more time to stretch in the corner
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Jamie Noble at around the 6-minute mark with the 619 and springboard legdrop; prior to the match, Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Vickie Guerrero came out on the stage to watch the contest; after the bout, Chavo cut a promo saying the feud between them would never be over until one of them was gone from Smackdown! and then challenged Rey to an I Quit Loser Leaves Smackdown! match the following week; moments later, Mysterio agreed (the match began during the commercial break)
Jimmy Wang Yang, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick (w/ Ashley) defeated Sylvan, KC James & Idol Stevens (w/ Michelle McCool) at 3:16 when Yang pinned Sylvan with a moonsault onto a standing Sylvan
Batista defeated Bobby Lashley and Finlay at 15:31 by pinning Finlay with the sit-down powerbomb; World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell, did guest commentary for the bout; due to pre-match stipulations, Batista earned a world title shot for the following week; as the show came to a close, Michael Cole informed Booker that WWE World Champion John Cena and ECW World Champion the Big Show would be in attendance the following week to see Booker's title defense against Batista

10/15/06; Los Angeles, CA; Staples Center
10/20/06 - Mindy Sterling - Frau Farbissina from the "Austin Powers" films - was shown in the crowd; featured comments from fans after seeing "The Marine;" included a backstage promo by William Regal in which he said he was done being humiliated and embarassed and introduced Dave Taylor as the man that would help him regain his standing as one of the world's greatest wrestlers; featured a recap of the Rey Mysterio / Chavo Guerrero feud leading up to the I Quit match to be held later in the show; included a Divas Dance Off between Kristal, Jillian Hall, Layla, and Ashley hosted by Mike Mizanin and judged by Nick & Aaron Carter; the Carters picked Layla as the winner but Mizanin announced Kristal the winner, with the two women then brawling around the ring; featured a look at the explosion scenes in "The Marine":
Kane defeated MVP via disqualification at 2:52 when MVP landed a low blow as Kane attempted the chokeslam
Elijah Burke (w/ Sylvester Terkay) pinned Vito at 3:32 after Terkay kicked Vito in the face behind the referee's back as Vito's head was laid across the bottom rope
William Regal & Dave Taylor defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki at 4:49 when Taylor pinned Scotty with a float-over butterfly suplex after a running knee to the head by Regal; after the bout, Taylor threw Scotty to the floor as Regal locked Funaki in the Regal Stretch (Taylor's WWE TV debut)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. in an I Quit match at 13:36 when Mysterio submitted after his leg became hooked on a steel rafter near the entrance stage and he sustained several steel chair shots to his already injured left knee as he hung upside down; after the bout, Mysterio was taken backstage on a stretcher (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
The Undertaker pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms in a non-title match with the chokeslam and tombstone at 2:12; mid-way through the bout, Ken Kennedy came ringside but was thrown into the steel steps by the Undertaker; after the match, Kennedy attacked Taker but was knocked down and escaped backstage as Taker gave the signal for the tombstone
Batista defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) via disqualification at 6:28 when ECW World Champion the Big Show, who sat at ringside for the bout with WWE World Champion John Cena, knocked Cena down on the floor and attacked Batista moments after Batista tackled Booker into Show outside the ring; after the bout, Cena and Batista cleared Show and Booker from the ring, with Teddy Long then appearing and said if it was up to him he would have Cena & Batista against Show & Booker for the following week's show

10/24/06; St. Louis, MO; Scottrade Center
10/27/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Batista about Finlay being a thorn in his side until Paul Heyman, flanked by his two security guards, came out and said Batista wasn't a world champion because he was being held back on Smackdown! but he would be appreciated in ECW; after Batista thought about leaving for ECW, he shook Heyman's hand but then gave the thumbs down signal and laid out Heyman's security until ECW World Champion the Big Show and World Heavyweight Champion Booker T came out, with WWE World Champion John Cena making the save and helping Batista clear the ring; included a segment in which several WWE talent and marines commented on who they thought was tougher, John Cena or the character he playes in "The Marine;" featured Kristal conducting a backstage interview with WWE US Champion Chris Benoit against his possibly facing Umaga at Cyber Sunday until Benoit saw Vickie Guerrero nearby and confronted her about the Rey / Chavo situtation, with Vickie telling Benoit he didn't know Eddie Guerrero as well as he thought he did; included a backstage segment in which MVP told Teddy Long he was too sick to compete, with Ken Kennedy then confronting Long about wanting a big math and Long, against Kennedy's wishes, putting him in a no holds barred match against Kane later in the night; featured footage of WWE World Champion John Cena being attacked by World Heavyweight Champion Booker T and ECW World Champion the Big Show the previous Monday on Raw; included Chavo Guerrero Jr. speaking with Vickie backstage in which he told her to keep her friends close and her enemies closer, in reference to Chris Benoit; featured an ad for Eric Bishoff's Controversy Creates Cash in which he said DX was a nWo rip-off; included an in-ring promo by Chavo Jr. & Vickie Guerrero in which Chavo repeatedly showed footage of Rey Mysterio Jr. losing the I Quit match the previous week until WWE US Champion Chris Benoit came out, with Chavo & Vickie leaving the ring and walking off without even looking at Benoit; featured footage from the recent Smackdown! tour of the Philippines; included Teddy Long announcing MVP & Ken Kennedy would face the Undertaker & Kane the following week; featured a look at John Cena's character in "The Marine":
William Regal & Dave Taylor defeated Bobby Lashley & Tatanka at 2:47 when Regal pinned Tatanka by throwing him out of the corner as Tatanka punched him in the corner and added leverage from Taylor on the outside; after the bout, Tatanka argued with the referee over the loss before punching him on the floor and then attacking Lashley and eventually landing a low blow before leaving ringside; during the match, Taylor suffered a torn meniscus in his left leg
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Matt Hardy in a non-title match at 4:06 with a crucifix and grabbing the bottom rope for leverage
Ken Kennedy (sub. for MVP, who claimed to be sick) pinned Kane in a No DQ match at 8:39 after MVP interfered and hit Kane in his injured knee as he attempted the chokeslam, with Kennedy falling on top and MVP pushing down on Kennedy for added leverage during the cover
Kristal won a 5-diva battle royal by last eliminating Layla at 1:52; Jillian Hall by Michelle McCool via a shove off the apron at the 27-second mark; Ashley by Michelle at the 32-second mark; Michelle by Kristal via a dropkick at the 50-second mark; Layla by Kristal after guest referee and ring announcer Mike Mizanin pulled Layla off the ring apron as she attempted to suplex Kristal out of the ring; Kristal was dressed as a gold digger, Michelle as a nurse, Jillian as Elvis, Layla as a bunny, and Ashley as a fairy for the match; after the commercial break, Mizanin said costing Layla the match was payback for embarassing him at No Mercy; moments later, the Boogeyman came out to the ring, with Mizanin throwing Kristal in front of him and running backstage as the Boogeyman poured worms over Kristal's face before she also ran off (the Boogeyman's surprise return following WrestleMania)
WWE World Champion John Cena & Batista defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) & ECW World Champion the Big Show at 13:45 when Batista pinned Booker with the sit-down powerbomb; during the final moments of the match, Show refused to tag in for Booker, walked away from the ring, and watched the rest of the match from the aisle

10/29/06; Milwaukee, WI; Bradley Center
11/3/06 - included an opening in-ring promo by Rey Mysterio Jr., on a crutch, in which he said while he did give up in his I Quit match against Chavo Guerrero Jr., he did not give up on the fans; moments later, Chavo and Vickie Guerrero came out with the dented chair Chavo used to assault Rey's knee during their match and Chavo asked Rey to autograph it for him; after Chavo wrote "I quit" on the chair, he attacked Rey and targetted the already injured knee, hitting it with the chair; as Vickie attempted to hit Rey with the chair, WWE US Champion Chris Benoit came out, scaring both Chavo and Vickie out of the ring; featured a look at Kelly Carlson's role in "The Marine;" included the announcement Batista would face Finlay the following week; featured Teddy Long appointing Batista as the bodyguard of World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell, for the night - against the wishes of Booker; included footage from the Cyber Sunday press conference held the previous Tuesday in Cincinnati; featured a look at the alligators featured in "The Marine;" included the announcement that Cryme Tyme, Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade, the Highlanders, and Viscera & Charlie Haas would compete at Cyber Sunday with the fans deciding the stipulation featured a backstage segment in which Batista walked into the hallway and pretended to fight off several men from Raw and Smackdown!, to protect Booker T, while Booker and Sharmell listened to the "struggle" from inside his locker room; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale Nov. 11; featured Batista leading Booker & Sharmell to his limo, after which he fought off several men who supposedly were there to attack Booker; included a closing in-ring segment in which Batista challenged Finlay to face him then and there, with the two then brawling in the aisle for several minutes until they were pulled apart by referees and officials, including Mike Rotundo and Steve Keirn:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick (w/ Ashley) defeated KC James & Idol Stevens (w/ Michelle McCool) in a non-title at 5:18 when London pinned Stevens with a Shooting Star Press off Kendrick's back
The Undertaker & Kane defeated Ken Kennedy & MVP in a No DQ, no count-out match at 11:53 when Taker pinned Kennedy with the tombstone after hitting him with a chokeslam, as Kane did the same to MVP; Taker & Kane originally won the match at 4:44 via count-out when Kennedy & MVP walked out of the match after being knocked to the floor but Teddy Long came out and ordered that the match be restarted as a no-count out match; the match, after being restarted, Taker & Kane won via disqualification at 3:15 when Kennedy hit a low blow on Kane as Kane attempted the chokeslam on MVP but Long again came out and ordered the match continue as a No DQ, no count-out encounter (total match time: 15:08)
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Jimmy Wang Yang (w/ 2006 Diva Search finalist Amy) with a roll up at 3:20 after Yang beame distracted by Sylvan on the ring apron; after the bout, Sylvan attacked Yang until Matt Hardy came out to make the save against Sylvan and Helms
Mike Mizanin & Kristal defeated Vito & Layla at 1:54 when Kristal pinned Layla with a roll up after Layla hit the corner; after the bout, the Boogeyman came out and scared Mizanin & Kristal to the floor until Vito & Layla threw them back inside the ring; moments later, Boogeyman grabbed Kristal, as Mizanin ran from the ring, and spat worms into her face
Bobby Lashley pinned Jamie Noble with a running powerslam at 1:14; prior to the bout, Tatanka appeared at the entrance stage wearing new black and white face paint; after the match, Tatanka cut a promo saying he didn't owe Lashley or anyone else an explanation of what he did the previous week, but he and his people were owed an explanation for what they suffered through

11/6/06; Columbus, OH; Nationwide Arena
11/10/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell, in which Booker cut a promo on becoming the "Champion of Champions" from his win at Cyber Sunday and then said he was sad because he had no opponents left to defeat; moments later, Teddy Long came out with two photographers and congratulated Booker on the win as the photographers took shots of the champion posing; Long then said he owed Batista a big favor for protecting Booker and the world title the previous week and Batista would receive a title match at Survivor Series, but Booker might not be the defending champion; Long then said Booker would defend the title then and there against Bobby Lashley; included a look at the publicity stops WWE World Champion John Cena has done to promote "The Marine," including appearing on "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," "Live with Regis & Kelly," "MAD TV," "The Howard Stern Show," and "The Best Damn Sports Show Period" and being featured in various magazines; featured a backstage segment between Teddy Long and MVP in which Long told him he would be facing Kane the following week in a streetfight; included a backstage segment in which WWE US Champion Chris Benoit confronted Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Vickie Guerrero about their behavior having something to do with Eddie's estate, with Vickie cutting him off and saying Chavo would be the new US Champion at the Survivor Series; included an ad promoting Eric Bishoff's Controversy Creates Cash in which he talked about the nWo and being thrown out of Hulk Hogan's home; featured an in-ring promo by Ken Kennedy in which he challenged the Undertaker to a match at Survivor Series, said Taker was holding him back and not letting him expand his legacy on Raw or ECW, and said Taker's career would end exactly 16 years after he made his debut at the 1990 Survivor Series; moments later, Taker came out and the two briefly brawled in the ring until Kennedy bloodied and repeatedly hit Taker in the face with the hanging microphone; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale the following day; featured a look at Batista filming scenes for "Smallville," which would air the following Thursday; included clips throughout the show detailing the history between Batista and Finlay; featured a backstage segment between Mike Mizanin and Kristal in which Kristal yelled at him for not getting rid of the Boogeyman, with Miz saying he had challenged the Boogeyman to a match the following week:
World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Bobby Lashley in an impromptu match at 13:48 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Lashley grabbed an interfering Sharmell; during the match, it was announced Lashley would participate at the Survivor Series and team with John Cena, Kane, Sabu, & Rob Van Dam against the Big Show, Test, MVP, Finlay, & Umaga; after the bout, Booker attempted the scissors kick on Lashley but Lashley avoided the move and clotheslined Booker to the floor
Matt Hardy & Jimmy Wang Yang (w/ Amy) defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms & Sylvan at 7:23 when Hardy pinned Helms with a Twist of Fate from the middle turnbuckle; during the bout, it was announced Hardy and Helms would be opposite sides at Survivor Series, Hardy teaming with his brother Jeff, CM Punk, and DX and Helms teaming with Mike Knox, Johnny Nitro, Randy Orton, and Edge
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated KC James (w/ Michelle McCool) in a non-title match via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 3:45 after hitting the diving headbutt
The Boogeyman pinned TJ Dalton at 1:12 with a double choke slam; after the bout, the Boogeyman spat worms on his opponent (Boogeyman's return match following WrestleMania)
Batista pinned Finlay at 15:37 with a spinebuster after throwing him into an interfering World Heavyweight Champion Booker T on the apron, knocking Booker to the floor

11/14/06; Manchester, England; Evening News Arena
11/17/06 - featured footage of Rey Mysterio Jr.'s knee surgery in San Diego after sustaining a torn ACL and PCL, with comments from Dr. David Chao about the severity of Mysterio's injury and the announcement Mysterio would be out 4-6 months but was expected to fully recover; included a recap of the confrontation the previous week between Ken Kennedy and the Undertaker to build toward their first blood match at Survivor Series; featured a pre- promo by Kennedy in which he said it was no longer the Undertaker's yard, it was Kennedy's; he then showed the bloody mic leftover from last week's attack; included footage from ECW of Bobby Lashley signing the contact to participate in the Extreme Elimination Chamber; featured a backstage segment in which Lashley thanked Teddy Long for the opportunities he gave him on Smackdown! and said the door was always open for him to return; included footage from WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale the previous Saturday at Ford Field; featured Teddy Long meeting with an injured MVP backstage following MVP's match with Kane in which Long told him he would be facing Kane in a rematch the following week in a steel cage match:
The Boogeyman fought Mike Mizanin & Kristal to a no contest in a handicap match at around the 2-minute mark when Mizanin was scared to the floor, with the Boogeyman then scaring Kristal with worms after Kristal suffered an apparent knee injury
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Tatanka via submission with the Sharpshooter in a non-title match at 6:02; after the bout, Chavo Guerrero Jr. attacked Beniot from behind and hit him in the knee with a steel chair before referees came out and pulled Chavo away
William Regal pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Paul London (w/ Ashley) at 4:52 with a running knee to the head; late in the bout, London fell to the floor and onto Ashley, with WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick coming out to check on Ashley during the finish; after the match, Ashley got up and checked on London with Kendrick hesitantly doing the same moments later
MVP pinned Kane in a streetfight at 13:28 after MVP and an interfering Ken Kennedy rammed the steel ringsteps into Kane's face; after the bout, the Undertaker came out, scaring MVP and Kennedy to the floor; moments later, Kennedy threw MVP back in the ring, with MVP then sustaining a double chokeslam from Taker and Kane
Matt Hardy pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms in a non-title match with the Twist of Fate at 3:31
Batista & Bobby Lashley defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) & Finlay at 16:45 when Batista pinned Booker with a spinebuster

11/21/06; Long Island, NY; Nassau Coliseum
11/24/06 - featured footage from the Survivor Series press conference held the previous Monday in Philadelphia, with comments from Teddy Long, Edge, WWE Women's Champion Lita, ECW World Champion the Big Show, World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, and Batista; included a backstage segment in which Vickie Guerrero confronted WWE US Champion Chris Benoit about speaking to her attorney behind her back, with Vickie attempting to slap Benoit in the face before he grabbed her hand; featured a backstage segment in which Ken Kennedy spoke with MVP, still recovering from his steel cage match, in which he apologized to MVP and said tonight was a time of giving thanks and later on he would be giving thanks to the Undertaker; included a video package highlighting the history between King Booker and Batista; featured an in-ring promo by Ken Kennedy in which he discussed his match with the Undertaker at Survivor Series and showed various clips of their altercations over the past several weeks; moments later, the Undertaker appeared behind Kennedy in the ring, scaring him to the entrance stage; Taker then grabbed the mic and said "Survivor Series. First blood" as blood began to pour onto Kennedy; included a look at the gore in "See No Evil," now available on DVD; featured a closing in-ring segment with World Heavyweight Champion Booker T and Sharmell in which he had Teddy Long agree that Batista's title shot at Survivor Series would be his last, since he had faced and defeated him in the past; after Long signed Booker's "royal decree," Batista came out and did the same before Booker assaulted him with the table set up in the ring; Batista briefly regained control before Booker hit him in the throat with his sceptor and then broke it over his head:
MVP defeated Kane in a steel cage match at 7:29 by escaping over the cage after kicking Kane off the top rope
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Jimmy Wang Yang (w/ Amy) in a non-title match at 5:45 with the Nightmare on Helms Street after dropping Yang face-first onto the top rope
William Regal (w/ Dave Taylor) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Paul London & Ashley) at 7:11 with a running knee to the head after Kendrick hit a plancha to the floor on Taylor after Taylor knocked down London and Ashley at ringside
Finlay pinned WWE US Champion Chris Benoit in a non-title match at 17:25 with the Celtic Cross after hitting Benoit with his shillalagh as the referee was distracted by Vickie and Chavo Guerrero Jr. at ringside; after the bout, Chavo twice hit the frog splash on Benoit before both he and Vickie yelled at Benoit and told him to stay out of their business
The Boogeyman fought Mike Mizanin to a no contest at around the 3-minute mark when Mizanin left the ring and the Boogeyman hit the double chokeslam on the referee after dropping worms on the referee's shoulder; after the bout, the Boogeyman dropped worms out of his mouth onto the referee's face

11/28/06; Buffalo, NY; HSBC Arena
12/1/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Teddy Long in which he announced Kane would face MVP in an Inferno match and the Undertaker would face Ken Kennedy in a Last Ride Match at Armageddon; moments later, Long introduced the new World Heavyweight Champion Batista, who spoke about having to give the title up in January and what it felt to regain it; moments later, Booker T, with Sharmell, interrupted and said he was using his rematch clause for another shot at Batista, with Batista agreeing and the two men squaring off for a match until Finlay came out; Finlay told Booker he didn't deserve a rematch because he never beat Finlay and that Finlay should be the one facing Batista for the title; Long then ordered Batista to face both Booker and Finlay later in the night in a triple threat match; included a backstage segment in which MVP and Ken Kennedy argued over what happened at Survivor Series, with MVP saying before he walked off that the two could have helped each other against Taker and Kane; featured a recap of Chris Benoit knocking Vickie Guerrero off the ring apron at Survivor Series, with backstage comments from Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Vickie, crying and wearing a neckbrace; included Batista telling Long backstage his mystery partner for Armageddon would be WWE World Champion John Cena; featured a look at Kane's role in "See No Evil," available on DVD:
Johnny Nitro & Joey Mercury (w/ Melina) defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick (w/ Ashley) in a non-title match at 5:53 when Mercury pinned London following the Snapshot after William Regal & Dave Taylor attacked London at ringside and Regal knocked London down with the running knee to the head; during the bout, it was announced thousands of new seats were available for WrestleMania 23 (MNM's return match after a 6-month absence; Mercury's in-ring return after a 6-month absence)
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell) and Finlay at 20:38 by pinning Finlay with the sit-down powerbomb; after the bout, Booker and Finlay argued backstage over the loss until Teddy Long told them they would be facing Batista & a partner of his choosing at Armageddon (Batista: I Walk Alone)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned WWE US Champion Chris Benoit in a non-title match at 11:58 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Benoit narrowly avoided running into Vickie on the ring apron
Kristal pinned Layla at 2:38 after grabbing Layla by the hair and throwing her down to the mat; prior to the bout, it was announced the Boogeyman had been suspended after attacking the referee last week
The Undertaker fought MVP to a no contest at around the 5-minute mark when MVP threw an interfering Ken Kennedy in the ring to be attacked by Taker, with Kane then coming out to attack MVP; after the bout, Taker & Kane laid out their opponents but Kennedy escaped through the crowd and MVP went backstage to avoid chokeslams

12/2/06; Florence, SC; Civic Center
12/8/06 - featured an opening segment in which Ken Kennedy came out, walking past a hearse parked near the entrance as a message from the Undertaker, and cut an in-ring promo about facing Kane later in the night as well as his Last Ride Match against Taker at Armageddon; moments later, the Undertaker's music played and the lights dimmed as the hearse - without a driver - backed up to ringside; moments later, Taker came out of the back of the hearse, scaring Kennedy to the floor and escaped through the crowd; included pre- comments from WWE World Champion John Cena, said to have been during Raw, in which he commented on teaming with World Heavyweight Champion Batista against King Booker & Finlay at Armageddon; featured pre- backstage comments from Batista about the match, with King Booker & Finlay being shown backstage talking about the match and Finlay's match later in the show against Batista; included Kristal conducting a backstage interview with WWE US Champion Chris Benoit in which it was announced Benoit would defend the title against Chavo Guerrero Jr. at Armageddon, with Vickie Guerrero - in a neckbrace - then confronting Benoit and slapping him for what he did to her at Survivor Series; featured MVP speaking backstage with Teddy Long regarding MVP's Inferno match against Kane at Armageddon in which Long said if MVP backed out of the match then he would be fired and then said MVP would have a chance to soften up Kane when MVP & Ken Kennedy face Kane & the Undertaker the following week; included comments from fans about what they were looking forward to on the "See No Evil" DVD; featured a backstage vignette of Kane beside a Christmas tree, with presents underneath, in which he had chestnuts in his hand and sang the first line of "The Christmas Song," alluding to his Inferno Match at Armageddon:
William Regal & Dave Taylor defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick (w/ Ashley) in a non-title match at 9:46 when Taylor pinned Kendrick with a butterfly suplex into a cover after Regal tripped Kendrick as he stood on the apron, distracted by London helping Ashley on the floor
World Heavyweight Champion Batista defeated Finlay via disqualification in a non-title match at 19:35 when Finlay hit Batista from behind with his shillalagh as the champion attempted to put an interfering Booker T into the commentary table; after the bout, Finlay and Booker double teamed Batista, assaulting his injured arm with the ringpost, a steel chair, and the shillalagh
Jimmy Wang Yang (w/ Amy) pinned Jamie Noble at 3:45 with a moonsault onto a standing Noble; during the bout, WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms did guest commentary; due to pre-match stiupulations, Yang earned a title shot against Helms at Armageddon
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Sylvan in a non-title match via submission with the Crippler Crossface at the 55-second mark; after the bout, Benoit kept the hold applied until the bell sounded several more times
Mike Mizanin pinned Scotty 2 Hotty at 2:48 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage as Scotty attempted the Worm; after the bout, Mizanin attacked Scotty and attempted the Worm until the Boogeyman appeared, assaulted Mizanin at ringside, and scared him off with a mouthful of worms
Kane defeated Ken Kennedy via disqualification at 8:22 when MVP interfered and helped double team Kane as Kane attempted the chokeslam; after the bout, the Undertaker's gong sounded, with Kane disappearing and Kennedy fleeing through the crowd; moments later, with MVP alone in the ring, Kane's music sounded and flames shot up from all four corners of the ring as the show ended

12/12/06; Boston, MA; TD Banknorth Garden
12/15/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion John Cena in which he welcomed his hometown crowd and hugged his dad, seated ringside, before giving Michael Cole everything he asked for Christmas - a hard salami, a topless photo of David Hasselhoff, and a bag of salty nuts; moments later, while discussing the main event at Armageddon, Booker T, Sharmell, and Finlay appeared at the entrance stage and said they would give Cena the same beating they gave World Heavyweight Champion Batista; as they approached the ring, a bandaged Batista ran out to hold the two off from the ring and Cena; Teddy Long then appeared and said Finlay would face Cena later in the night; included footage of the Aramageddon press conference the previous Tuesday at the Richmond Coliseum, with comments from Chavo Guerrero Jr., WWE US Champion Chris Benoit, Kane, Booker T, Finlay, and Batista; featured a vignette at the history of the Inferno Match; included a backstage segment with MVP, yelling at his agent over the phone, before he spoke with Ken Kennedy about their tag team match later in the show and their respective matches at Armageddon; featured a backstage vignette of the Undertaker and Kane surrounded by smoke; included a look at the upcoming "Tribute to the Troops," set to Creed's "You Set Me Free;" featured an in-ring segment with Mike Mizanin and Kristal in which Mizanin ate various disgusting foods to prove he wasn't afraid of facing the Boogeyman at Armageddon; after eating pig tongue and monkey brain, Mizanin went to eat worms and couldn't stomach them; moments later, the Boogeyman appeared from underneath the tray of worms, scaring Mizanin and Kristal out of the ring:
Jimmy Wang Yang, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick (w/ Ashley) defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms, William Regal & Dave Taylor at 5:26 when Yang pinned Helms with a moonsault off the top onto a standing Helms, moments after Regal & Taylor walked out of the match; during the bout, it was announced London & Kendrick would defend against Regal & Taylor at Aramgeddon
Matt Hardy pinned Joey Mercury with the Twist of Fate at 4:01
The Undertaker & Kane fought Ken Kennedy & MVP to a double count-out at around the 8-minute mark when Taker assaulted MVP near the entrance stage and backstage as Kennedy stomped Kane in the aisle; moments later, Kennedy got in Taker's hearse - parked in the aisle - and attempted to run Kane over until the lights flickered and Taker appeared in the passenger seat, scaring Kennedy out of the car (the bout began during the commercial break)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Sho Funaki with the brainbuster and frog splash at 1:57; prior to the bout, Chavo cut an in-ring promo on WWE US Champion Chris Benoit hitting women, prompting Benoit to appear, with Benoit saying he wouldn't apologize for accidentally knocking Vickie off the apron at Survivor Series and wouldn't apologize for what he would do to Chavo at Armageddon; after the bout, Benoit applied the Sharpshooter on Chavo and refused to break it even when slapped by Vickie; moments later, Benoit broke the hold and stared Vickie down, with Vickie curling up in a ball in the ring and screaming
Vito pinned Sylvan at 3:26 with a roll up into a bridge
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Finlay in a non-title match with the FU at 14:58 after kicking a steel chair into his face, despite interference from Finlay's midget; both World Heavyweight Champion Batista and Booker T were banned from ringside for the duration of the bout; after the match, Booker came through the crowd and, with Finlay, double teamed Cena until Batista made the save and sent Booker and Finlay to the floor

12/19/06; Hampton, VA; Coliseum
12/22/06 - included Michael Cole & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; featured an opening backstage segment with Booker T & Finlay, along with Sharmell, meeting with Teddy Long and requesting a rematch against WWE Champion John Cena & World Heavyweight Champion Batista, with Long instead giving them a match against the Undertaker & Kane; included a video package promoting Tribute to the Troops on Christmas night; featured a backstage segment with Finlay convincing Booker that they could defeat Taker & Kane; included a promo for The Best of WWE Magazine; included WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms claiming he would move up to the heavyweight division due to having no competition, with the Boogeyman then coming to the ring and attacking Helms, who escaped through the crowd, and Boogeyman eventually shoving worms into ring announcer Tony Chimel's mouth at ringside; featured Layfield cutting an in-ring promo at his disgust in Long's decision making, including the dangerous matches held as of late, noting MVP being set on fire at Armageddon and laying in a burn unit as a result, with Layfield then calling Long to the ring to no response, and Layfield then claiming the sick fans were responsible for the decline of the country; included Cole conducting an interview with Vladimir Kozlov in the crowd, with Kozlov noting he loved WWE and America and looked forward to competing; featured a promo for See No Evil on DVD:
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Sylvan (dressed as Santa Claus) at 1:42 with the sit-down powerbomb; prior to the bout, Batista addressed the fans, wished them a happy holiday season, spoke of teaming with WWE World Champion John Cena at Armageddon before being interrupted by Santa, who threw gifts to the crowd and announcers before attacking Batista with a pipe and leaving the ring, until Teddy Long ordered him to compete
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) via disqualification at 11:15 when Vickie hit the champion in the back with the title belt as he had the Crippler Crossface applied; after the bout, Chavo yelled at Vickie and poked her in the chest repeatedly until she fell to the mat and further njured her neck, with Benoit then checking on Vickie until Guerrero attacked him with the title belt
Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina & Joey Mercury) pinned Matt Hardy at 8:45 with a backslide and putting his feet on the middle rope for leverage; prior to the match, Mercury, with a severely lacerated face due to injuries sustained at Armageddon, came to the ring to discuss his injuries, with the crowd giving him applause, and Mercury stating that Matt & Jeff Hardy were responsible for ruining his sight and good looks, with Matt coming to the ring and stating Mercury was injured during a dangerous match and that what happened was unfortunate, with Mercury then introducing Nitro to face Hardy
Ashley & Layla defeated Kristal & Jillian Hall at 3:09 when Ashley pinned Hall with the Starstruck elbow The Undertaker & Kane defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell) & Finlay at around the 14:30 mark when Taker pinned Finlay with the tombstone after Taker & Kane hit simultaneous chokeslams on Finlay & Booker, respectively (The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane)

12/29/06:
Featured a special "Best of Smackdown! 2006" episode showing the best moments from Smackdown! over the past year

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