Sunday, December 12, 2004 in Atlanta, GA
– The opening WWE promo hits. A video package for Armageddon tonight is shown with The Undertaker, Booker T and Eddie Guerrero talking about JBL’s WWE Championship reign. They say that JBL’s time is over. It closes with The Undertaker uttering the famous “Rest…In…Peace” words.
– We then go to the arena in Atlanta, GA where a huge display of impressive pyro goes off to start the show. Michael Cole & Tazz are at ringside and then pass it off to the Spanish Announce Team.
WWE Tag Team Championship Match
Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio (c’s) vs. Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki
The match starts with Rob Van Dam and Kenzo Suzuki. They lock up and RVD counters a bridge from Suzuki. Suzuki fights back with a kick to the gut followed by a hard right. RVD comes off the ropes, flips over Suzuki’s back and then takes him out with a big kick. Mysterio gets the tag and both RVD/Mysterio do the 420 (a double leg drop). Mysterio takes out Suzuki with a springboard cross body, but only gets a two count. Suzuki then launches Mysterio into the corner with force and tags in Rene Dupree. Dupree also launches Mysterio into the corner as a big “USA” chant starts up. Mysterio fights back sliding under Dupree, but Dupree responds with a huge big boot. Mysterio gives Dupree a head scissors, Durpee falls on the second rope, Mysterio goes for the 619, but Suzuki cuts him off on the ring apron. Mysterio attempts a sunset flip on Suzuki off the ring apron and RVD assists with a big dropkick knocking Suzuki to the outside. Dupree hits a baseball slide on Mysterio, but RVD sets Dupree up on the guard railing and hits a spinning leg drop off the ring apron. Mysterio throws Dupree back in the ring, but only gets a two count. RVD gives Dupree a monkey flip from the corner and Mysterio follows it up with a dropkick to the chin.
RVD attempts the Rolling Thunder, but Dupree cuts if off by standing up and hitting a big punch to the gut. Dupree takes out RVD with a rather stiff dropkick for a two count. Mysterio takes out Dupree from the top rope, but Dupree is able to fight back with a clothesline following an assist from Suzuki. Suzuki (who got the tag) works on RVD in the corner and taunts at the crowd. Suzuki applies a headlock on RVD. RVD fights out, gives Suzuki a kick to the jaw and tags in Mysterio. Mysterio takes out both Suzuki and Dupree. Mysterio gives Dupree 10 hard punches in the corner. Mysterio tries to jump in the air off the corner, but Dupree catches him, Suzuki gives Mysterio a Stunner on the top rope and Dupree throws Mysterio back hard on the mat. Torrie Wilson then comes out and chases Hiroko to the back. Back in the ring, Suzuki gives Mysterio a big knee to the throat. Mysterio crawls under Suzuki’s legs, goes to tag in RVD, but Suzuki pulls him back out to the middle and tags in Dupree. Dupree gives Mysterio a snapmare and connects with a dropkick to the back. Dupree cuts off Mysterio from tagging in RVD again as Suzuki gets the tag. Suzuki works on Mysterio with a bear hug followed by a big back suplex. Dupree gets the tag as Mysterio gets close to the corner. Dupree knocks RVD off the ring apron and then tags in Suzuki again. Suzuki takes out Mysterio with a big clothesline. Mysterio fights back with some stiff kicks, crawls over to RVD, but Suzuki pulls him back to the opposite corner. Suzuki gives Mysterio a big scoop slam and Dupree gets the tag. Dupree does the French Tickler dance and gives Mysterio a headbutt off the ropes. Mysterio gives Dupree a huricanranna into the steel post. RVD gets the tag and he gives Dupree a combination of punches and kicks. RVD gives Dupree a big dropkick followed by a split-leg moonsault for a two count. Mysterio knocks Suzuki off the ring apron as RVD gives Dupree the Rolling Thunder. As RVD hits the Rolling Thunder, Mysterio connects with a leg drop over the top rope. Mysterio dropkicks Suzuki into the corner, but Suzuki tosses him to the outside. RVD takes out Suzuki with a dropkick and takes out Dupree with a jumping charge. Mysterio dropkicks Dupree onto the second rope. RVD drop toe holds Suzuki onto the second rope as well. Mysterio gives Dupree the 619. RVD throws Suzuki to the outside and then gives Dupree the Five Star Frog Splash for the 1, 2, 3.
Winners & STILL WWE Tag Team Champions: Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio
– A promo with Daniel Puder talking about how he would beat Mike Mizanin tonight in the Dixie Dogfight was shown.
– Kurt Angle is now on his way out to the ring with two cops holding his Olypmic Gold Medal. Angle gets on the mic and said before himself, Luther Reigns and Mark Jindrak destroy the Big Show tonight, he would have another Kurt Angle Invitational. His opponent comes out and it is…Santa Claus. He gets in the ring and Angle said it is a pleasure to meet him. Angle said he knows Santa is busy and has to get back to the North Pole with Tazz and the other elfs. He said that isn’t a knock because he likes Tazz. Angle said he hates Santa because he isn’t a true hero like himself. He said he wants to make Santa tap out. The bell rings and Angle gives Santa the Angle Slam. Angle applies the Ankle Lock as the Santa taps out. Kurt Angle is announced as the winner. One of the cops puts his Olympic Gold Medal around his neck and he celebrates in the ring. Angle leaves the ring with the cops.
– A promo with Mike Mizanin talking about how he would beat Daniel Puder tonight in the Dixie Dogfight was shown.
– A video package with the past contestants in the $1,000,000 Tough Enough was shown. They also show the tests involving Big Show, Kurt Angle, Torrie Wilson, Puder winning an Arm Wrestling Contest and the ever famous Cross-dressing Contest.
– The Tough Enough Dixie Dogfight between Daniel Puder & Mike Mizanin is up next. It will consist of three rounds at one minute each.
Tough Enough Dixie Dogfight
Daniel Puder vs. Mike Mizanin
Al Snow is at ringside with Michael Cole & Tazz. Before the match starts, SmackDown GM Theodore Long comes out to the ring. Long gets on the mic and said his job as GM of SmackDown is to bring the fans must see events. He said tonight is one of those events with the next chapter in the $1,000,000 Tough Enough contest. Long said the match will consist of three rounds at one minute each. Thomas Mischou will be supervising the match and George Chip will be the referee. Long then introduces both Mike Mizanin and Daniel Puder. They run down a few rules for the match and here we go.
Round 1: Mizanin goes right after Puder. Puder backs Mizanin into the ropes as it gets broken up. Puder lands a few right hands on Mizanin, but Mizanin fights back almost knocking Puder down (the referee rules it as a slip). Puder stays in close with Mizanin. Mizanin lands a few lefts and rights as the first round expires. Both go to their respective corners. Al Snow feels Mizanin looked better.
Round 2: Both come out of the corners and Mizanin goes after Puder yet again. Puder gets in a cheap shot to Mizanin’s back. They point out that would cost Puder points in a real boxing match. Mizanin looks to be tired as Puder lands a few more rights. Time expires and both go to their respective corners. The fans boo this round. Michael Cole feels Puder looked better this time around. They show a replay of the cheap shot to Mizanin’s back.
Round 3: Here is the final round. Both come out of the corners and both exchange a few punches. Mizanin wraps his arms around Puder as the referee breaks it up. Puder misses a few rights as Mizanin backs away. Mizanin lands a hard right and then wraps around Puder again. Puder hits a big right and time expires. The fans boo yet again.
Theodore Long gets on the mic and said the decision of the winner would be up to the crowd tonight. Mizanin gets a good reaction from the crowd. Puder gets a much bigger reaction instead. Long announces Daniel Puder as the winner. Al Snow gets in the ring and gets on the mic. He asks Mizanin what he would have done different. Mizanin said he should have watched his hard rights. Al Snow looks at a few replays with Puder. Puder said he fought his fight tonight, but would rather do it without gloves. The plug the voting on WWE.com for this week on SmackDown.
Winner: Daniel Puder
– Backstage, Booker T and Eddie Guerrero are talking. Guerrero said he wants JBL just as much as Booker does. He points out they don’t have to pin JBL tonight to become WWE Champion. Guerrero said he could pin Booker tonight. Booker laughs and said he has to be kidding him. He said he could hit Guerrero so quick with the Scissor Kick and beat him to become WWE Champion. Guerrero said despite all that, they forget The Undertaker is involved. Booker said he would take him down tonight and proposes they team up – Guerrero take out JBL and Booker take out The Undertaker. Undertaker then appears behind both guys as they stop talking. He pushes by them and Booker/Eddie argue.
The Basham Brothers vs. Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas
The match starts with Charlie Haas and Danny Basham getting into a shoving contest. The bell officially rings and it starts with Hardcore Holly and Doug Basham. Holly applies a headlock on Doug, but Doug fights back with an arm drag. Holly gets in a schoolboy on Doug after a missed charged in the corner for a two count. Danny Basham gets the tag and he gives Holly a chop and punch in the corner. Holly fights back with a back suplex. Charlie Haas gets the tag and he works on Danny in the corner. Haas gives Danny a firemans carry, but Danny fights back by nailing Haas’ head off the corner. Doug gets the tag and Haas gives him two big arm drags followed by applying an arm bar submission. Doug fights back with a kick to Haas’ back and then applies a headlock submission. Haas knocks Danny off the ring apron. Haas jumps to the corner, but Danny trips him up and Haas hits the back of his head hard on the mat. Danny gets the tag, Doug hits a scoop slam and both Bashams give Haas a few elbow drops that result in a two count.
Doug gets the tag and he works on Haas’ neck again. Haas rolls out of it, but Doug takes him down with a big clothesline. Danny gets the tag, goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. Haas fights back with a big T-Bone Suplex. Haas tags in Holly and Doug gets the tag as well. Holly takes out both Bashams quickly. Holly gives Danny a big back body drop and Doug a standing dropkick. Holly takes out Doug with a jumping clothesline off the top rope. Doug knocks Haas off the ring apron, but Holly gives him a powerslam for a two count. Dawn Marie runs out and she checks on Charlie Haas. Miss Jackie comes out and she gets in Dawn Marie’s face. Haas tries to break up the fight. In the ring, Danny rolls up Holly in a small package for the 1, 2, 3.
Winners: The Basham Brothers
After the match, Holly gets in Haas’ face about screwing up the match. Haas tries to apologize, but Holly won’t take it.
– A promo for the Royal Rumble on January 30 was shown. It had a West Side Story theme that turned out to be a Vince McMahon nightmare.
– Up next is John Cena defending the WWE United States Title against Jesus in a Street Fight Match.
WWE United States Championship – Street Fight Match
John Cena (c) vs. Jesus w/ Carlito Caribbean Cool
Before the match, John Cena came out with the new WWE United States Title that had a spinning plate. The match started when Carlito spit some apple in the face of John Cena. Cena smiled and then went after Jesus as the bell rang. Cena landed some hard rights on Jesus as the crowd gets hyped up. Cena chokes Jesus on the bottom rope when Carlito throws a Kendo Stick into the ring. Jesus nails it over Cena’s back, but Cena fights back charging at Jesus. Cena grabs the kendo stick and nails it over Jesus’s head and side a few times. Cena eventually breaks the stick over the arm of Jesus as the crowd starts a big “CENA” chant. Cena then spots Carlito and starts to go after him. Carlito runs to the back and Cena tells him he is next. Cena lands a few hard rights on Jesus, who is over the ring barricade. Cena taunts at Carlito to come after him. Cena connects with a big boot on Jesus, who is busted open at this point. Cena climbs over the ring barricade and Jesus gets in a few shots to Cena’s ribs. Cena fights back taking down Jesus and choking him with a few cables. A fan in the crowd offers Cena a drink of beer and he has some. Cena picks up a trash can from the crowd and throws it at Jesus. They continue to fight into the crowd as they climb up the steps. Cena tries to throw Jesus over a guard railing, but Carlito gets in a cheap shot on Cena. Jesus quickly goes down the steps, but Cena grabs another trash can and puts it over him. Cena lands a few chops on Jesus, but Carlito gets involved once again hitting a few forearms to Cena’s back.
Cena throws Jesus over the guard railing to the ringside area. Cena gets up on the guard railing, jumps and drives Jesus’ head into the ground. Cena grabs a trash can lid and street sign, nailing Jesus over the head with each. Cena pumps up his shoes and taunts at Jesus. Cena puts Jesus up on his shoulders and connects with the FU. Cena goes for the cover…1, 2, 3.
Winner & STILL WWE United States Champion: John Cena
After the match, Carlito gets in the ring and tries to take Cena’s chain. When he turns around, Cena cuts him and takes the chain away from Carlito. Carlito gets on his knees begging for Cena not to hit him. Cena picks up Carlito and knocks him out with the steel chain. Cena gets the US Title and spins the plate up on the turnbuckle celebrating. He then heads to the back still celebrating with the new United States Title.
– Backstage, Miss Jackie is with Charlie Haas. She said she can’t believe Dawn Marie got involved in his tag team match with Hardcore Holly against The Bashams, costing them the match. Miss Jackie said she would finish off Dawn for good tonight and promises Charlie that she would make it up to him later tonight. They both kiss.
Special Guest Referee: Charlie Haas
Miss Jackie vs. Dawn Marie
The match starts with both Dawn Marie and Miss Jackie getting in two slaps. Both throw each other down. Dawn lifts Jackie over the top rope, but Jackie catches herself on the ring apron. Jackie gets back in, but Marie gives her a few hard fists to the face. Dawn charges Jackie in the corner a few times and then rakes her eyes over the ropes. Jackie takes Dawn off her feet and lands a few rights. Jackie rolls up Dawn from behind, but Dawn counters it into a roll up of her own for the 1, 2, 3.
Winner: Dawn Marie
After the match, Miss Jackie complains to Charlie Haas. Haas gets on the mic and said the rumors are true, he is having an affair with Dawn Marie. He said making love to Miss Jackie is like making love to a dead wet fish. Haas said Dawn is as hot as Atlanta on the fourth of July. Haas then gets down on one knee with the engagement ring, but then blows off Dawn calling her a big slut. He tells both women to kiss and make up because he wants nothing to do with them. Jackie starts to cry as Dawn has a confused look on her face. Haas leaves the ring staring both women down.
– Backstage, Big Show is shown making his way to the ring. Joy walks up and wishes him good luck, kissing him.
3 on 1 Handicap Match
Big Show vs. Kurt Angle, Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak
The match starts with Big Show taking on Mark Jindrak. Jindrak taunts at Big Show and shows off his body. They lock up, Jindrak pushes away and flexes his arm. Big Show grabs Jindrak, lifts him in the air and slams him back down hard. Big Show lands a big chop in the corner, puts Jindrak in the other corner and lands another chop. Big Show lifts Jindrak in the air, allowing Jindrak to land in the other corner. Jindrak crawls over and tags in Kurt Angle. Angle gets in Big Show’s face and Big Show pushes him down. Both lock up and Big Show pushes Angle into the ropes again. Angle tags in Luther Reigns and Reigns goes after Big Show with some hard kicks. Big Show responds with another big chop in the corner on Reigns. Big Show knocks Angle off the ring apron and lifts Jindrak inside. Big Show gives Jindrak and Reigns a double headbutt. Angle grabs Big Show’s head and bounces it off the top rope, allowing Jindrak and Reigns to take him down. Angle gets the tag and works on Big Show’s ribs. Jindrak gets the tag and he works on Big Show’s ribs as well with some stiff kicks. Jindrak hits a standing dropkick to Big Show’s head. Jindrak chokes out Big Show in the corner with his boot followed by tagging in Reigns. Reigns also chokes Big Show with his boot and follows it up with some elbows to the back. Jindrak gets the tag again and Jindrak/Reigns give Big Show a double suplex.
Angle gets the tag and applies a front face lock on Big Show. Big Show attempts to counter, lifting Angle in the air. Reigns comes in and kicks Big Show in the leg, allowing Big Show to drop Angle. Angle chokes Big Show on the bottom rope and tags in Reigns soon after. Reigns lands a few kicks to Big Show’s ribs, but eventually gets back on his feet. Jindrak gets the tag, but Big Show takes him out with a big headbutt. Angle quickly gets in the ring and takes out Big Show, allowing Jindrak to apply a neck submission. Big Show gets back on his feet, but Reigns comes in to help Jindrak lauch Big Show to the other corner. Big Show takes out Jindrak with a firemans carry and gives both Reigns/Jindrak a scoop slam. Angle gets in and Big Show looks to hit the chokeslam when Jindrak/Reigns break it up. Big Show takes out Jindrak and Reigns with a double clothesline. Big Show lifts Jindrak onto his shoulders and falls on his back, allowing Jindrak to hit face first on the mat. Reigns and Angle go after Big Show. Angle gives Big Show the Angle Slam. Big Show counters out of an attempted Ankle Lock. Big Show launches Jindrak over the top rope and gives Reigns a big boot. Angle grabs the steel steps, but Big Show kicks them out of his hands. Big Show then picks up Jindrak and gives him a big F-5 (yes, the F-5). Big Show covers Jindrak and gets the 1, 2, 3.
Winner: Big Show
– Michael Cole & Tazz plug the WWE’s return to the Middle East on December 23rd on SmackDown. A video package of the WWE’s visit last year to Baghdad, Iraq was shown.
– Backstage, Funaki interviews himself regarding his WWE Cruiserweight Title Match against Spike Dudley tonight. Spike walks up and calls him pathetic. He said he has a question for Funaki. Spike asks him how it feels to try so hard, but never win the gold. Funaki says “knock knock.” Spike does the usual response and Funaki says “Armageddon your Cruiserweight Title tonight.” That match is up next.
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match
Spike Dudley (c) vs. Funaki
The match starts with Funaki taking down Spike on the mat quickly. Funaki tries to go after Spike again, but Spike backs into the corner. Funaki lands two small packages, but gets a two count on each. Tazz points out that Michael Cole can relate to those moves since he has a small package. He is on fire tonight. Funaki gives Spike a snapmare and applies an armbar. Spike fights back with a right hand, but Funaki sends him through the second rope. Funaki gives Spike a baseball slide, throws him back in the ring, goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. Spike catches Funaki with an elbow in the corner, goes up to the top, Funaki cuts him off and throws him off the top into the mat. Funaki lands a low dropkick on Spike that results in a two count. Fuanki connects with two right hands on Spike, Spike sends him into the corner, Funaki jumps over the top and lands on the ring apron. Spike gets up on the top, Funaki lands a few punches to the ribs, but Spike pushes him off the top and Funaki lands hard on the outside.
Spike throws Funaki back in the ring, goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. Spike jumps on the rib’s of Funaki and then applies an abdominal stretch. Funaki counters into a hip toss, Spike lifts up Funaki, but Funaki falls on his chest with impact for a two count. Spike picks up Funaki and connects with a big knee to the gut. Spike then applies another abdominal stretch on Funaki. Funaki fights back with a few punches, but Spike throws Funaki into the corner. Funaki responds by putting Spike in the corner. Spike is hanging from the corner, Funaki goes up to the top, jumps and Funaki slams his feet hard on the chest of Spike. Funaki gives Spike a big back body drop followed by a clothesline. Funaki hits a quick bulldog off the ropes, but only gets a two count. Funaki catches Spike with a kick to the back of the head, but gets a two count yet again. Funaki goes up to the top, jumps and connects with a big cross body. Funaki gives Spike a stiff right hand, attempts a Tornado DDT, Spike counters and gives Funaki a small spear. Spike attempts the Dudley Dog, Funaki counters and rolls up Spike for the 1, 2, 3.
Winner & NEW WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Funaki
After the match, Funaki hugs Michael Cole, Tazz and both members of the Spanish Announce Team in celebration. Spike walks to the back in shock as Funaki continues to celebrate in the ring.
– Backstage, JBL is staring at his WWE Championship. Doug Basham walks up and said he would walk in and out as the champ. Danny Basham agrees and shakes JBL’s hand. Amy says no matter what happens, she would still be his image consultant. Orlando Jordan comes up and JBL thanks him for being by his side since the beginning. JBL goes to leave when Orlando stops him, saying he has this one tonight. They hug and JBL leaves the room. JBL heads down the hallway nervous as his music hits in the arena.
WWE Championship – Anything Goes Fatal Four Way Match
JBL (c) vs. The Undertaker vs. Booker T vs. Eddie Guerrero
The bell rings, all four men are in the ring and JBL rolls out right away. Undertaker goes after Booker T and takes him out with a big boot. Taker grabs Eddie Guerrero and nails his head off the corner. Taker launches Guerrero into the opposite corner as JBL covers Booker. Taker breaks up the pin attempt as JBL leaves the ring, gets back in on the other side, Taker gets back in and JBL is between Taker, Booker and Guerrero. All three get in their own respective shots on JBL. Taker lands a few hard rights on JBL in the corner as Booker and Guerrero talk strategy. Taker goes for the cover, but Booker and Guerrero break it up. Both Booker and Guerrero double team Undertaker in the corner. Guerrero chokes out Taker with his boot. Both take out Taker and then Booker holds Taker allowing Guerrero to land a right to his ribs. Guerrero works on Taker’s knee as JBL looks on from the outside. Booker nails Taker into the guard railing on the outside as JBL gets in the ring and gives Guerrero a suplex. Booker gets back in, holds JBL and Guerrero connects with a dropkick.
Booker gives Taker a big side slam and Guerrero hits a splash over the top rope from the ring apron. Guerrero goes for the cover, but Booker breaks it up and asks him what that was all about. JBL rolls up Booker and Guerrero breaks that up. Taker gets back in the ring and headbutts Guerrero in the corner. Taker lands a few hard kicks on Booker in the other corner, grabs JBL and lands a side slam of his own. Guerrero breaks up the cover and Taker throws him over the top rope. Taker connects with a big DDT on Booker, goes for the cover and JBL breaks it up. JBL rolls to the outside and Taker follows. Taker throws JBL into the steel steps and lands a few hard rights. Guerrero then jumps on Taker’s back and applies a sleeper. Booker lands a few kicks on JBL on the ground as Taker flips Guerrero off his back. Booker goes after Taker, but Taker sends him over the guard railing into the crowd. JBL gives Taker a thumb to the eye and clears off the announcers table, using the anything goes stipulation. Taker counters a powerbomb attempt from JBL into a back body drop. Back in the ring, Taker approaches Guerrero. He lands a few hard rights and then chases referee Brian Hebner out of the ring. Taker gives Guerrero a big back body drop, goes for the cover, but Guerrero grabs the bottom rope. Booker gets involved and Taker cuts him off. Taker misses a big boot in the corner on Booker, JBL comes in and gives Booker a swinging neckbreaker. JBL gives Booker some hard rights that take Booker off his feet each time. Guerrero breaks up a pin attempt by JBL as Taker takes him out with a headbutt. Taker chokes Guerrero using the bottom rope, but Booker breaks it up.
Booker lands a few rights on Taker, goes off the ropes, but Taker catches him and hits a big spinebuster. Taker grabs Booker by the arm, looks to go up to the top, Guerrero charges and Taker gives him a big boot. Taker once again goes up to the top, balances on the ropes, jumps and comes down hard on Booker’s arm. Taker drives Booker face first into the mat, goes for the cover, but Guerrero breaks it up. Guerrero gives Taker a few hard rights in the corner, but Taker grabs him and tosses him over the top rope. Taker follows Guerrero to the outside, Guerrero tries to run away, but Taker throws him back in the ring and leaves part of his body exposed on the ring apron. Taker lands an elbow followed by a leg drop across Guerrero’s throat. JBL then comes out of no where and gives Taker a big clothesline. JBL sends Booker into the steel steps, throws him back in the ring and hits a big boot for a two count. JBL takes the tape off his wrists and starts to choke Booker with it, once again using the anything goes stipulation. Guerrero gets a ladder from under the ring and takes out Taker with it. JBL grabs his WWE Title, gets back in the ring, but Booker takes him out with a heel kick. Booker takes out Guerrero with a heel kick and gives Taker one as well, sending him over the top rope. Booker clothesline JBL over the top rope and gives Guerrero the scissors kick, goes for the cover…1…2…kick out! Booker goes to the outside and takes out JBL. Taker tries to come from behind, but Booker takes him out with a kick. JBL tries to powerbomb Booker into the announcers table, but Booker’s legs get caught up in some cables. JBL then hits an elbow drop on Booker to break the table. Soon afterwards, Undertaker gives JBL a Last Ride on the spanish announce table, smashing it to pieces.
Back in the ring, Undertaker goes for the Tombstone on Guerrero, Guerrero counters out of it, goes off the ropes, Taker catches him and connects with a big chokeslam. Taker signals for the end, lifts him up on his shoulders, Guerrero comes up with the WWE Title and nails it over Taker’s head. Guerrero goes up to the top, jumps and connects with the Frog Splash. Guerrero hits another Frog Splash on Taker, goes for the cover…1…2…Taker throws Guerrero off his chest. Guerrero can’t believe it as Taker sits up. Guerrero gives Taker a low blow and then drives the ladder from the outside into his ribs. Guerrero knocks out Taker with the ladder. Guerrero sets up the ladder, jumps off the top and connects with the Frog Splash. Guerrero favors his knee, goes for the cover, 1…2…JBL pulls the referee out of the ring. Taker gets back on his feet when Guerrero knocks him out, sending Taker over the top rope to the outside. Guerrero sets up the ladder again, JBL charges, Guerrero ducks and JBL hits the ladder with impact. Guerrero hits his three suplexes, goes for the cover, but Booker breaks it up. Booker gives JBL the scissors kick, goes for the cover, but this time Taker breaks up the count. Taker takes out Guerrero with a big boot followed by a leg drop. Taker gives Booker a big chokeslam. Taker gives Guerrero a chokeslam as well. Taker grabs JBL and gives him a chokeslam. Taker looks at the crowd and signals that it is over. Taker grabs JBL, goes for the Tombstone, but Heidenreich hits the ring and takes out Taker to break it up. Heidenreich gives Taker some elbows on the mat followed by a spinning side slam. JBL crawls over, gets an arm over Booker’s chest…1…2…kick out. JBL covers Guerrero…1…2…kick out. Taker then sits up, but Heidenreich pulls him out of the ring and applies a cobra clutch. Back in the ring, JBL gives Booker a big Clothesline from Hell and goes for the cover…1…2…3.
Winner & STILL WWE Champion: John Bradshaw Layfield
After the match, JBL grabs the WWE Title and is escorted to the back through the crowd by security. The Undertaker is shown shocked on the outside of the ring. Guerrero is shown with a confused look on his face as Booker is just starting to recover. The PPV goes off the air with a shot of The Undertaker with a confused look still on his face…
credit: Adam Martin, WrestleView.co
|What did you think of Armageddon?
Thumbs Up – 22%
Thumbs In the middle – 16%
Thumbs Down – 21%
Didn’t See It – 40%
Divas match – 8%
Dudley-Funaki – 20%
Handicap match – 3%
Bashams-Holly/Haas – 2%
Cena-Jesus – 12%
Tag Title match – 5%
Boxing match – 4%
Main Event – 46%