WWE taped this week’s edition of Smackdown tonight from the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Below are full results:
* The show opens with Chris Jericho talking about defending the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship at WWE‘s TLC PPV. He says tonight’s Batista vs. Kane match will determine the new number one contender for the World Heavyweight Championship. Jericho says he should be in the match. Teddy Long comes out
and sets up Jericho vs. The Undertaker in a non-title match for later in the night.
* The Hart Dynasty b. Cryme Tyme
* Vickie Guerrero and Eric Escobar demand to Teddy Long that he get a shot at the Intercontinental Championship in a backstage segment. Long makes the match against John Morrison, but says it will be his only shot.
* CM Punk brings Festus out with a brown paper bag. Punk introduces Festus under a new gimmick and says his friends gave him pills in the past, which caused him to act like they did. Punk says what is inside the bag comes out December 1st and he’s scared it will be available to the public. The pulls out the new Jeff Hardy DVD which brings out Matt Hardy.
* Mickie James is asked what she thinks of Michelle McCool’s video last week. James says she doesn’t care how juvenile Layla and McCool get and she’s not leaving Smackdown.
* Batista b. Kane via count count out to become the number one contender to the World Heavyweight Championship
* WWE Intercontinental Champion John Morrison b. Eric Escobar to retain. After the match, Vickie was furious as Escobar and spit on him. The fight spews to the back with Escobar telling Vickie she makes him sick when she kisses him. He “breaks up” with her.
* World Heavyweight Champion The Undertaker b. Chris Jericho by disqualification. Batista was on commentary for the match. Batista interfered when Undertaker was going for the Tombstone. The show ended with Batista beating down Undertaker.
* After the match, CM Punk came out and started beating up Undertaker with Jericho and Batista. Kane came out and made the save.