Here are the results from this week's SmackDown tapings from Madison Square Garden, courtesy of Mike Johnson from PWInsider.com:
* They dropped the Scramble match and announced a Fatal Four Way as the main event with Chris Jericho vs. Kane vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Jeff Hardy. No Great Khali or John Morrison.
* Chris Jericho came to the ring in a suit. Jericho said that while things may have changed regarding what show he is on, what remains the same is how clueless and pathetic the fans are by not knowing how great he is. He said he had a mission statement for everyone and that was he was taking over. Smackdown is now his show and there is nothing anyone can do about it.
Jericho said its a travesty he has to compete in a Fatal Four Way because he should already be the number one contender. He said he would go on to Judgment Day to win the World title and nothing would stop him.
World champion Edge came out and mockingly introduced Jericho to the crowd. Edge pointed out that Jericho is a former World champ who lost his belt to John Cena. He said Jericho has never beaten Cena while Edge beat him in a Last Man Standing bout to become nine time World champion.
Edge told Jericho it was his show and he was the main event. He said that no one who was drafted over was going to rock the boat. The fans chanted for John Cena. Edge told Jericho to save his speeches because Smackdown wasn't his to take...because it was Edge's show.
CM Punk came out and introduced himself and reminded everyone he was Mr. Money In The Bank. He said everyone must remember him from such moments as this and they showed the clips of the night he cashed in and beat Edge. Punk said that later tonight....Jericho cut him off and said no one cares about what Punk has to say. Jericho told him he had no right to get involved and to leave right now.
Punk didn't leave so Jericho said he had enough with being disrespected and walked out. Punk tried to speak and this time Edge said no one cares about what Punk said to say. Edge tried to walk off but Punk stopped him. Punk said it was a new era on Smackdown because Vickie Guerrero is no longer Smackdown GM.
Punk said that the new GM Teddy Long told Punk to come out and tell Edge that he would be competing against Punk tonight. Edge blew him off and said it would be non-title. Punk reminded Edge he could cash in for a title match anytime he wants. He said he was going to take out Edge with the GTS and then cash in to become the new World champ tonight.
* John Morrison pinned Shelton Benjamin with the Moonlight Drive.
* Backstage, Chris Jericho complained to Teddy Long that he should be the number one contender after beating three legends at Wrestlemania. Great Khali showed up and Jericho said that he knows Khali respects him. Singh told Jericho that Khali thinks he should stop whining and get over himself. Jericho walked out disgusted.
* Fatal Four Way: Hardy nailed Kane with the swanton but Jericho pulled him out of the ring and covered him. Kane eliminated. Kane destroyed Hardy on the floor. Rey went for a springboard splash but Jericho nailed him with a chair and got DQ'd. Final two are Rey and Hardy. They go back and forth and have some great exchanges. In the end, Rey hits the West Coast Pop but Hardy turns it into a pin combination for the clean pin. Really good.
* Chris Jericho stormed into Teddy Long's office but only found Maria who was "waiting to show off her clothing line." Jericho complained and stormed off as Edge showed up. Edge then complained to Maria about having to wrestle and said he was going to call his wife. Maria looked exasperated.
* Cryme Time came to the ring and cut a promo. They put over being in their hometown on their first official night on Smackdown. They said they were going to have a Brooklyn Breakdown dance contest with the Divas. The competitors were Layla and Eve. Layla was incredible. Eve won the fan vote since she was a face. Layla slapped Eve down and there was a brief catfight.
* Backstage, Sherri from the View had a Ric Flair style robe and told MVP she would show him around the View on Monday.
* United States champ MVP defeated Dolph Ziggler. Sherri was at ringside and slapped Ziggler at one point when he asked for a kiss.
* Backstage, Chris Jericho was screaming at Teddy Long. John Morrison walked past him and Jericho asked him what he was looking at. Morrison said "a loser" so Jericho slapped him and they had a brief pull apart. CM Punk walked through the middle of it with a smirk on his face.
* CM Punk defeated Edge with the GTS in a non-title match. Punk was about to cash in his briefcase, but before the bell was rung, Umaga came in from the crowd and laid out Punk with the Samoan Spike. Umaga left through the crowd. Edge grabbed the briefcase and was about to hit Punk with it, but Jeff Hardy ran out, nailed Edge and gave him the Swanton. Hardy stood over Edge to end the show, and Punk grabbed the briefcase (which he never cashed in) when he left.
Dark Match: Batista, John Cena and Rey Mysterio defeated Randy Orton, Chris Jericho and Edge.
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