* Most of the upper level is tarped off.
* A WrestleMania video package is shown.
* There is a steel cage hanging above the ring.
SmackDown: (Airing 12/05)
* Edge b. Kung Fu Naki in a squash match.
* Maria b. Michelle McCool
* The Bella Twins, Primo Colon, & Carlito are backstage with Maria celebrating her win. Michelle McCool goes up to Maria and kicks her.
* The Big Show cuts a promo on his steel cage main event match with The Undertaker tonight.
* MVP is out to the ring next. He cuts a promo talking about his losing streak. He complains about them taking away his “cool” entrance with his music and pyros. He says that’s alright because he’s going to pay someone back. Gregory Helms’ music cuts him off. Justin Roberts announces him as he makes his return to SmackDown.
* Gregory Helms “Hurricane” b. MVP
* Triple H & Jeff Hardy in a tag team gauntlet match is up next. Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins are their first opponents. Triple H hits Curt Hawkins with a pedigree. Then Jeff hits him with a swanton bomb followed by a pinfall for the win.
John Morrison & The Miz are their next opponents. The match goes back and forth for approximately ten minutes. During the match Jeff Hardy and Triple H get in each others face and they finally go at it. Security comes out and separates them and takes them to the back. That’s the end of the tag team gauntlet match.
* Edge is backstage telling Vickie how much he loves her. Jeff Hardy interrupts. Triple H comes in and attacks Hardy. They hype the triple threat match at Armageddon. Edge & Vickie make out. Triple H vs. Jeff Hardy is announced for the December 12th edition of SmackDown.
* Matt Hardy vs. Chavo Guerrero
* They roll out a red carpet and set up Christmas decorations. The Great Khali comes out with a long Santa hat on and Ranjin Singh is dressed up like an elf. They do the kiss cam. Eve comes out in a “Santas little helper” outfit and she kisses Khali.
* The Undertaker b. The Big Show in a cage match.