Smackdown starts off with a recap of Armaggedon (Mysterio d. Batista, Undertaker d. AJ Styles, JBL d. Hassan, Val Venis won the United States Battle Royal & more) The theme music hits, the fireworks go off around the whole building and the twin-trons show that tonight Stephanie McMahon will have an in ring announcement about the condition of Batista after the Ambulence Match as we cut to backstage ----------- - Backstage Stephanie McMahon enters Randy Orton's dressing room. Stephanie tells Orton that its good to have the World Heavyweight Champion on Smackdown. Orton asks what she wants. Stephanie tells him that since he missed the last 4 weeks of action on Smackdown that the next 3 weeks he's been bookedfor matches. Matches that will lead up to his title defense at Royal Rumble. Stephanie McMahon tells him that his opponent tonight is Davari. - Armaggedon Rematch: Muhammad Hassan (w/ Davari) vs JBL Another well fought back and forth match by the two. Midway through the match Randy Orton walked down to the ring to watch the match. While standing on the ramp Orlando Jordan nailed Orton from behind and through him in the ring. Hassan, JBL, Davari, & Jordan all procceded to beat down on Orton and the ref called the match a DQ. - Backstage JBL, Hassan, Davari & Jordan are all talking backstage. JBL tells Davari to beat the hell out of Randy Orton. JBL then tells an angry Hassan that when he takes the belt from Orton at Royal Rumble he'll give him the first title shot. Hassan cheers up a bit and pats JBL on the shoulder. - Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy vs Stevie Richards & Simon Dean Nice Tag Team match which ended with Matt hitting Richards with a Twist of Fate and Jeff hitting the Swanton Bomb for the win. Winners: Matt & Jeff (The Hardy Boyz) - Backstage Randy Orton is pacing back and forth when Stacy Keibler enters his dressing room. Stacy asks if theres anything she can do for him. Orton tells her that the next few weeks are going to be a little unfair and that he fears he could finally lose his World Heavyweight Championship. - Twin Tron shows a Preview of the Royal Rumble which then advertises Randy Orton vs J.B.L for the World Heavyweight Championship - - The monitor then shows a Re-Cap of the match of the year candidate Undertaker vs AJ Styles from Armaggedon. It then says that next week on Smackdown AJ Styles & Undertaker will be in the same ring to exchange any words that they may have for each other. - Stephanie McMahon makes her way to the ring. Stephanie says that what happened to Batista at the hands of two illegal immagrants was disgusting. Stephanie says Batista will not be back in the ring until the Royal Rumble match. Stephanie then promises to make Rey's life a living hell. Rey Mysterio then heads to the ring. Rey said that Batista started it and he was just retaliating. Rey told Stephanie that she could try to do whatever she wants to him, but he will prevail through everything. Stephanie says that tonight the main event will be Johnny Nitro & Joery Mercury vs Rey Mysterio & Juventud in a Non Title match. Stephanie says this is the beginning of the end for Rey Mysterio. - Randy Orton vs Davari (w/ Muhammad Hassan) Short match, with Hassan trying to interfere only to get clotheslined out by Orton. Orton hit the r.K.o onto Davari for the quick pin. Winner: Randy Orton - Smackdown Diva Krystal comes out to the ring and grabs a microphone. Krystal is about to introduce the new Womens Champion but from the crowd Melina attacks her beating her senseless and not getting off of her until Womens Champion Trinity rushes the ring. Trinity knocks Melina out of the ring and holds up the Womens Championship to the crowds delight. Trinity then helps Krystal up and kissing her on the lips just like she did to Melina at Armaggedon! - A preview stated that Sabu is coming to Smackdown played. - Lashley vs Rob Conway (United States Champion Val Venis on commentary) Solid match with Lashley picking up the victory eventually with the Dominator. After the match Lashley stared down Val VenisWinner: Lashley - (Non Title Match) MNM vs Rey Mysterio & Juvi Very long match, with many nice team manuvers by Mysterio & Juvi. Juvi picked up the win for the team by rolling up Nitro for the win. Winners: Rey Mysterio & Juvuntud - After the match Rey challenges MNM to a rematch next week with the titles on the line...after stalling for a while they finally accept the challenge as Smackdown goes off the air.