WWE SMACKDOWN! RESULTS
December 30, 2004|
New Orleans, Louisiana
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz
- VELOCITY TAPINGS:
- Orlando Jordan def Matt Johnson -dark match-..
- Kenzo Suzuki def Paul London..
- Chavo Guerrero def Billy Kidman..
- Reigns & Jindrak def Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas..
- KICKOFF: Theodore Long announces that tonight will be the 2004 Night of Champions with all titles on the line..
- US TITLE MATCH: John Cena vs Rene Dupree..
- John Cena says that his New Year's Resolution is to "change the game" and to "start a revolution"..
- John Cena says that from now on his fans will be forever known as the Chain Gang..
- John Cena left thing ring and walked into the crowd and hugged a bunch of them and gave away his jersey..
- John Cena then def Rene Dupree to retain the United States title..
- BACKSTAGE: John Bradshaw Layfield & Amy Webber + Joy Giovanni..
- Amy Webber makes fun of Joy Giovanni for eating too much over the Holidays and gaining so much weight..
- Joy Giovanni shot back saying Amy Webber must have eaten turkey cause her chin looks like a gizzard..
- John Layfield cut her off and told her to never talk to his Image Consultant like that again!
- The Big Show came to Joy's rescue and challenged JBL to pick him to def end the WWE title against!
- KURT ANGLE INVITATIONAL: Kurt Angle vs Matt Stryker (from Ring of Honor)..
- Before the match, Kurt Angle made his case for JBL to choose him to def end the WWE title against tonight..
- Kurt Angle made Matt Styker (who isn't really from Louisiana) tap out to the Anklelock Submission..
- BACKSTAGE: Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam + Booker T & Eddie Guerrero..
- Rey & RVD discuss the tag team division and who deserves the tag team title shot tonight..
- Booker T & Eddie Guerrero come in and request that they give them the tag title shot..
- Rey & RVD says that they'll think about it..
- BACKSTAGE: Daniel Puder & Smackdown! Wrestlers + Hardcore Holly..
- Tough Enough Champion Daniel Puder enters the SD! Lockerroom and is greeted by several wrestlers..
- Hardcore Holly shows up and bullies Daniel Puder for thinking he belongs in this locker room..
- Hardcore Holly says the guys in this locker room trained longer than 8 weeks to earn their spot..
- Daniel Puder says Hardcore Holly has never main evented Wrestlemania, then predicts he'll win the Royal Rumble..
- BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long & John Bradshaw Layfield (with his Cabinet)..
- JBL says he'll proove that he's the greatest WWE champion by picking his challenger tonight randomly..
- JBL picks a name out and tries to put it back, but Theodore Long orders him to face that wrestler!
- WWE TITLE MATCH: John Bradshaw Layfield vs Shannon Moore..
- JBL gave the piece of paper to the ring announcer, who announces Shannon Moore!
- JBL won the match in less than a minute, followed by Theodore Long coming down to the ring!
- IN THE RING: JBL & Theodore Long & Amy Webber & Joy Giovanni & Orlando Jordan + Kurt Angle + The Big Show..
- Theodore Long ordered to see the bowl full of names, and Amy Webber tried to run away with the bowl..
- Joy Giovanni ran down and tackled Amy Webber to stop her from escaping..
- Theodore Long revealed that all the names in the bowl read "Shannon Moore"..
- Theodore Long then booked JBL in a WWE title match against Kurt Angle at Royal Rumble!
- Kurt Angle says SD! needs a roll model for a champion, who will not decieve the public, like HIM!
- Theodore Long then adds that it will be a triple threat match including the Big Show!
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Carlito Caribbean Cool..
- Corlito Cool says his New Year's Resolution is to get Theodore Long removed as General Manager..
- IN THE RING: John Heidenreich + The Undertaker..
- John Heidenreich says he isn't afraid of the Undertaker and brags about costing Taker the WWE title twice!
- John Heidenreich says he spared Undertaker last week, but Royal Rumble will be his final resting place!
- John Heidenreich says he fears no man --- living or dead!
- The Undertaker comes on the big screen and says that John Heidenreich will REST IN PEACE at the Royal Rumble..
- A crew of minions drags a casket out to the ring whick causes Heidenreich to freak out in the ring..
- John Heidenreich cautiously puts his hand on the casket, on to have it open and Undertaker pop up from inside!
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak..
- Luther Reigns says that Rey & RVD will choose them because they respect competition..
- The Basham Brothers show up and then Booker & Eddie show up and they all argue about who is better..
- CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE MATCH: Sho Funaki vs Spike Dudley..
- Funaki pinned Spike Dudley to "proove" that his title victory at Armageddon was not a fluke..
- BACKSTAGE: SD! Sluts + John Cena..
- Three of Smackdown!'s models approach John Cena if they can 1) See it, 2) Touch it, 3) Play with it..
- They then crouch down and spin John Cena's new turn-table United States championship belt..
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam..
- Rob Van Dam jokes that they've decided to give Dawn Marie and Torrie Wilson the title shot..
- Rey Mysterio says that they've actually decided to give Booker T & Eddie Guerrero the shot..
- TAG TITLE MATCH: Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam vs Booker T & Eddie Guerrero..
- Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam win this long incredible match to retain their tag team titles..
- And that's a wrap folks...
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