Thanks to Wrestlezone.com reader Travis for the following results from Miami, Florida:
– Smackdown opens up with CM Punk and Paul Heyman at Sun Life Stadium. Punk is wearing The Rock's Miami Hurricanes football jersey, and talks about how The Orange Bowl is gone. He says that the WWE Dwayne used to wrestle for is gone also. Punk then proclaims that The Rock can never go home, and he will show him that at The Royal Rumble. This was a great promo by Punk, and the crowd really got into it.
– The Rock comes out for a promo and begins to talk to his hometown of Miami. He begins to talk about Miami and his college football days, but is interrupted by Team Rhodes Scholars. They say that they will become Tag Team Champions soon and deserve this time. The Rock then begins to make fun of Cody Rhodes, bashing on his moustache and his lisp. Sandow interrupts and says he will let him stay in the ring if he answers three correct questions. The first is who was the 18th President, and Rock answers Rutherford B. Hayes, which is correct. Cody then asks The Rock what movie won Best Picture in 1993, and Rock answers correctly with Schindler's List. The Rock interrupts and asks Damien What happens when you combine a geological aggregate of minerals with its lowest form? He answers Rock Bottom and is hit with one by The Rock. The Rock then gets Cody Rhodes and connects with a People's Elbow. The crowd goes crazy, and that ends the segment. (Note: This may be edited for a later part of the show, as Booker T came out after and said The Rock will be in this very ring tonight.)
Lillian Garcia introduces Smackdown GM Booker T. Booker T comes out to announce two matches for tonight. He books Randy Orton vs. Antonio Cesaro, as well as The Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio. Big Show comes out and is upset he has to fight Del Rio. He calls out Booker T's actions, and says Booker has it in for him. Show then says the only reason Del Rio is getting the match is because he is Latino, and they are in Miami. Alberto Del Rio sprints out and cleans the ring of The Big Show.
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