SmackDown opens with two huge announcements. First Theodore Long announces that World Heavyweight Champion Edge will defend his title against Rey Mysterio at No Way Out. He then announces a SmackDown Elimination Chamber match at No Way Out for a title shot at WrestleMania XXIV. The competitors are revealed as Batista, Undertaker, MVP, Finlay, The Great Khali, and Big Daddy V.
Ric Flair defeats MVP via DQ in a Career Threatening Match
After the match MVP works over Flair’s knee and pins it between the ring and the stairs. Flair screams in agony as several referees escort MVP to the back. Flair is assisted to the back.
Chuck Palumbo comes out and apologizes for hurting Michelle McCool on last week’s SmackDown. Palumbo blames it on Jamie Noble. Michelle comes out and slaps Palumbo.
Rey Mysterio & CM Punk defeat Edge & Chavo Guerrero
Finlay & Hornswoggle defeat Deuce & Domino
Eve Torres introduces Batista. She asks him about the SmackDown Elimination Chamber match at No Way Out. He tells her that he plans on winning the match and he will be going to WrestleMania XXIV to get a title shot.
Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins defeat Shannon Moore & Jimmy Wang Yang
Kane & The Undertaker defeat Big Daddy V & Mark Henry
After Undertaker and Kane go to the back Batista comes out and takes out Big Daddy V and Jamie Noble (who came out with Mark Henry and Big Daddy V).