Smackdown Recap 10.31.08
Smackdown Recap from San Diego, CA:Friday's Halloween edition of SmackDown opened with General Manager Vickie Guerrero, Big Show, and Chavo Guerrero all next to a casket. Vickie made comments taunting the Undertaker, then selected Chavo Guerrero to face him later in a Casket match. Commentators Jim Ross and Tazz were both dressed in costumes for Halloween. Tazz was sporting a marine costume and Jim Ross was a sailor.
Carlito & Primo Colon vs. The Miz & John MorrisonIn tis match, Morrison was able to pin Carlito for the victory. During the match Referee Charles Robinson made a mistake as he counted to three and rang the bell for the wrong finish. Carlito and Primo headed backstage confused over the loss.
Winners: The Miz & John Morrison win via pinfall over Carlito and Primo Colon.
Jimmy Wang Yang vs. The Brian KendrickKendrick was back in the ring this week, with bodyguard Ezekiel Jackson at ringside. During the contest, Ezekiel Jackson interfered, prompting the ref to ring the bell and disqualify Kendrick. Afterwards, Kendrick and Ezekiel attacked Yang in the ring.
Winner: Jimmy Wang Yang wins due to disqualification when Ezekiel Jackson interfered.
Baackstage, Great Khali and Runjin Singh are shown walking on their way out to the arena. Kung Fu Naki comes up to them, and Khali speaks in his language. Singh translates as "size matters" and they continue on their way to the ring.
The Great Khali came to the ring along with his translator/manager, Singh. Khali and Singh launched T-shirts to the crowd before doing their Kiss Cam segment. The camera finds a woman from the audience dressed as a witch. Khali doesn't want to kiss her at first, but the crowd encouraged it. Khali gave the woman a kiss, then she asked for French Kiss. Khali told the woman to remove her mask, then plants a kiss on her causing her to faint.
Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy, & Rey Mysterio vs. Mark Henry, MVP, & Kane The match was back and forth for the most part, with Rey Mysterio able to take out Kane on the outside. Jeff Hardy was the hero, winning the match with a Swanton Bomb off the top rope.
Six Man Tag match
Winners: Rey Mysterio, Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy win by pinfall over Kane, Mark Henry & MVP.
An angry Vladimir Kozlov made his way to the ring. Kozlov informs the fans and WWE he should have been in the title match at Cyber Sunday. Kozlov demanded a title match against HHH next. The Game comes out to the ring to confront him. Kozlov and HHH exchanged words and got in each others' faces. Eventually, Kozlov left the ring and Triple H posed in the ring.
Michelle McCool, Brie Bella, & Maria vs. Victoria, Natalya, & MaryseIn this Halloween six diva tag match, Maria was able to secure a pinfall victory after using a top rope cross-body maneuver.
Winners: Maria, Michelle McCool and Brie Bella win by pinfall over Victoria, Natalya & Maryse.
Tazz and Jim Ross informed WWE fans that on next week's Smackdown, R-Truth will challenge Shelton Benjamin for the United States Championship.
Chavo Guerrero vs. Undertaker Special Halloween main event saw Chavo Guerrero taking on the Deadman in a Casket match. During the match, Big Show came out to wait at the top of the ramp. Undertaker was able to beat up Chavo enough to finally hit his trademark Tombstone Piledriver. Undertaker then rolled Chavo into the casket and slammed the lid shut to win the match. After the victory, Undertaker was attacked by the Big Show, and Smackdown left the air.
Winner: The Undertaker wins the Casket Match over Chavo Guerrero.