* A WrestleMania XXIV video package is shown.
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* Shelton Benjamin b. Hurricane Helms to retain the US Title.
* A video clip from Armageddon is shown.
* WWE Champion Jeff Hardy appears on the screen to cut a promo like he has in recent weeks. He talks about facing The Big Show later tonight.
* Triple H comes out and cuts a promo about Armageddon. He calls out Vladimir Kozlov for costing him the title at the pay-per-view. Chavo Guerrrero is shown backstage on the screen instead. He says that Vickie Guerrero has ordered that if Hunter lays a hand on Kozlov again he will not be allowed in the Royal Rumble and will never get a WWE title shot again. Hunter insults Chavo by saying that the Guerreros he knew would say it to his face. Chavo teases going to the ring. Vickie comes out to major heat. She announces Chavo vs. Triple H for right now.
* Triple H b. Chavo Guerrero in a short squash match
* Carlito w/Primo & The Bella Twins b. The Brian Kendrick w/Ezekiel with a Backstabber.
* A vignette airs promoting the upcoming return of Umaga to SmackDown.
* Edge is shown backstage whining to Vickie Guerrero about Jeff Hardy as WWE Champion. Big Show walks in and explains to Edge how he protected Vickie while he was gone. They talk about Show’s match against Jeff Hardy for later tonight.
* Maria and Michelle McCool are shown backstage. Maria is the special referee for the title match between McCool and Maryse tonight. They talk about how they’ve known each other for four years. Michelle talks about how Maria has screwed up a lot of things lately and asks her not to screw up the match for her tonight.
* Maryse b. Michelle McCool for the Divas Title
* A Tribute to the Troops video package is shown.
* The Great Khali w/Ranjin Singh b. MVP
* Ken Kennedy comes out and mocks MVP in a promo to promote his Behind Enemy Lines movie.
* Vladimir Kozlov b. Jimmy Wang Yang in a squash match.
* Big Show is shown in the back lacing his boots. Edge walks up. Big Show says he’s going to do what Edge can’t which is beat Jeff Hardy. He asks how the marital relationship is between Edge and Vickie. He walks off leaving Edge standing there.
* WWE Champion Jeff Hardy b. Big Show