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* The show opens with ECW Champion Matt Hardy out saying how proud he is of Jeff for his title win at Armageddon. Chavo Guerrero comes out and says Jeff stole the title from Edge. He then challenges Matt to a title match. Teddy Long comes out and says the match starts now.
* ECW Champion Matt Hardy b. Chavo Guerrero to retain the title
– Hardy get the win via pinfall after hitting twist of fate.
* Finlay b. Gavin Spears
– Spears comes to the ring with no reaction while Finlay and Hornswoggle come out to a nice pop. Finlay gets the win with a Celtic cross. Before the match began Hornswoggle stole Matt Striker and Todd Grisham’s Slammy.
* Alicia Fox is shown on the screen dancing. Mark Henry comes on dressed as Santa and says a poem about Hornswoggle. CM Punk and Kofi Kingston and then shown with Ricky Ortiz.
* Jack Swagger, The Miz & John Morrison b. Ricky Ortiz, CM Punk, & Kofi Kingston
– Ortiz botched a flying forearm. They re-shot the spot which will most likely be edited on television. Swagger pins Ortiz for the win.