WWE SMACKDOWN! RESULTS
March 31, 2005|
Announcers: Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler
Tazz was absent due to the death of his father
- VELOCITY TAPINGS:
- Brent Albright & Martin def Mike Foxx & Eddie Craven -dark match-..
- Akio def Nunzio..
- Mark Jindrak def Billy Kidman..
- Luther Reigns def John Blitzken (aka Biohazard)..
- Bob Holly & Charlie Haas def Jared Steele & Russell (Psycho) Simpson..
- OPENING MATCH: Eddie Guerrero vs Danny Basham w/Doug Basham..
- Eddie Guerrero specifically asked Rey Mysterio not to come down to the ring for the match..
- Doug Basham was interfering, so Rey Mysterio ran down, but accidentally cost Eddie Guerrero the match!
- Eddie Guerrero confronted Rey Mysterio after the match but cooler heads prevailed in the end..
- BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long & John Bradshaw Layfield..
- JBL warns Theodore Long to keep John Cena away from him or he'll take him out and ruin the WM21 main event..
- JBL says at Wrestlemania 21 he will do what he always does and walk out as the WWE Champion..
- CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE BATTLE ROYAL: Paul London wins the Cruiserweight title!
- Participants: Chavo Guerrero (c), Paul London, Spike Dudley, Akio, Nunzio, Scotty Too Hotty, Funaki, Billy Kidman..
- Chavo Guerrero was eliminated within seconds when everyone ganged up on him and tossed him out!
- Paul London skinned the cat, and flipped Billy Kidman over the top rope to win the Cruiserweight title!
- BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long & Carlito Cool..
- Carlito Cool comes in and suggests to Theodore Long that he put him back in the ring tonight..
- Theodore Long agrees and decides to book Carlito Cool in a match with John Cena in the main event!
- BACKSTAGE: Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio..
- Rey Mysterio pleads with Eddie Guerrero to believe that what happened earlier was an accident..
- Eddie Guerrero says he doesn't know why he's doubting Rey, and suggests Rey face Doug Basham later..
- MATCH: Booker T def Luther Reigns..
- Sharmell (Booker's wife) gives Booker T a pep-talk before his match in his hometown of Houston..
- BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long & Cowboy Bob Orton..
- Theodore Long finds Hall of Famer Cowboy Bob Orton in his office and welcomes him to Smackdown!..
- Bob Orton says he's afraid Randy Orton is in over his head and requests to speak to the Undertaker tonight..
- Theodore Long reluctantly agrees and shakes Cowboy Bob Orton's hand..
- IN THE RING: Cowboy Bob Orton + The Undertaker + Randy Orton..
- Cowboy Bob Orton says after 20 years it's great to be in a WWE ring once again..
- Cowboy Bob Orton brags about molding Randy Orton into one of the greatest wrestlers in the ring today..
- Cowboy Bob Orton then asks The Undertaker to come down to the ring and listen to what he has to say..
- The Undertaker came out and took off his jacket but Bob Orton says he doesn't want any trouble..
- Bob Orton says that Randy Orton showed respect by calling out Undertaker but disrespect by slapping him..
- Bob Orton says when he watched Undertaker drop 'that Frenchman' on his head (last week) he got worried..
- Bob Orton asks The Undertaker to put the beast back to sleep and just have a man-to-man match at WM21..
- The Undertaker says it took one slap accross his face to seal the fate of Randy Orton..
- Bob Orton gets down on one knee and begs The Undertaker to have mercy on his son..
- The Undertaker looked to attack Bob Orton, but Randy Orton showed up and gave Undertaker an RKO!!!!
- Randy Orton and his father escaped and gloated about having put one over on The Undertaker!
- MATCH: Rey Mysterio w/Eddie Guerrero vs Doug Basham w/Danny Basham..
- Eddie Guerrero unintentionally (intentionally?) caused Rey Mysterio to fall off the top rope..
- Rey Mysterio confronted Eddie Guerrero after the match but once again cooler heads prevail..
- INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Kurt Angle..
- Josh Mathews asks if Kurt Angle's strategy going into WM21 has changed after failing last monday..
- Kurt Angle takes acception to Josh Mathews and attacks him and throws him around the backstage area..
- Kurt Angle drags Josh Mathews out to the ring and continued the assault busting Josh's head open..
- Josh Mathews foubt back in desperation but only got a vicious angleslam in the middle of the ring!
- Kurt Angle then put the anklelock submission on Josh Mathews, causing him to scream in pain and tap out..
- Kurt Angle gets on the mic and warns Shawn Michaels that this is what will happen at Wrestlemania..
- Kurt Angle shows another video package about Kurt's obsession with being better than Shawn Michaels..
- IN THE RING: Michael Cole + The Big Show + Akebono..
- The Big Show weighs in at 493lbs and Akebono weighs in at 504lbs to the shock of Big Show..
- The Big Show says it will be the first time he faced anybody that outweighed him, but he will still win at WM21..
- Akebono says since Big Show honored him by doing a Sumo match, he will do a WWE-style match tonight!
- MATCH: Akebono def Fast Eddie Vegas with The Big Show sitting at ringside..
- MAIN EVENT: John Cena vs Carlito Carribbean Cool..
- Midway through the match JBL brought four police officers down to arrest John Cena for vandalism..
- The police officers tackles and handcuffed John Cena and escorted him out as JBL berated him verbally..
- JBL tapped John Cena on the chest, causing Cena to lunge at JBL, who retaliated with a kick to the crotch!
- JBL stood over John Cena doing the "You Can't See Me" hand signal in Cena's face!..
- And that's a wrap folks...
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