WWE “Smackdown” TV Results
Results by Matt Boone for WrestleZone.com
WWE “Smackdown” TV Opener: Edge Is Back!
The show begins with a cold open of the arena audience applauding. Justin Roberts is in the ring and introduces Edge. Edge comes out to his hometown fans in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to an enormous pop. They definitely love Edge here in Toronto. The television announcers at ringside finally chime in, as Josh Matthews and Michael Cole hype up Edge being on the show some more as Edge continues to soak in the applause from the fans. “Damn I missed that,” Edge says to kick things off. Edge talks about how it’s nice to be in a WWE ring again. He talks about how bad he misses being a wrestler, as he starts getting a bit choked up. Edge talks about how he’s hosting “The Cutting Edge” with Mark Henry and Randy Orton later tonight on Smackdown.
Cody Rhodes Interupts
As he continues to talk, he is interupted by Cody Rhodes. Rhodes plugs Edge’s appearance on “Haven” tonight after Smackdown, saying he’s surprised Edge didn’t do it himself as a cheap plug. He tells Edge it sounds like he’s sucking up to all the fans. Edge tells Rhodes to quit bitching about injuries and masks over your face. He tells him to quit blaming everything on everybody else. Rhodes tells Edge it sounds like he’s bitter. Rhodes says the last time he saw Edge he was winning at WrestleMania. He says he has since become the Intercontinental champion, and last Monday he beat Randy Orton. He says Edge hasn’t done anything. Rhodes gets a paper bag out and hands it to Edge. He says he doesn’t want him to put it on, he says he wants him to take it home as a reminder of what Smackdown has become – the new home of Cody Rhodes. Edge says if Rhodes’ is the new face of Smackdown, than Smackdown needs the paper bag worse. He says he can’t believe Dusty Rhodes has anything to do with you. He says he’s going to leave because if he doesn’t, he’s going to fall asleep of boredom. He walks off to the back, ignoring Rhodes as he yells demands for him to come back.
Ted DiBiase Attacks Cody Rhodes
Edge is gone now and Rhodes continues babbling to the fans, telling some specifically who needs paper bags over their heads. Someone in the crowd wearing a paper bag clotheslines Rhodes hard. He removes the bag to reveal a seething mad Ted DiBiase. DiBiase jumps the guardrail and commences to kickin’ Rhodes’ ass. DiBiase whoops on him for a while, viciously, and then goes out and grabs a paper bag. He tries putting it over Rhodes’ head, but Rhodes runs away to the back. The segment ends there. We get some replays as the announcers sell it further on commentary.
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