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WWE SmackDown! February 22, 2008 Results

The 445’th edition of WWE SmackDown came to you from the San Diego Sports Arena in Rey Mysterio’s Hometown of San Diego, CA (5 Nights After No Way Out).

Match Results

  • Money-in-the-Bank Qualifying Match: Shelton Benjamin (ECW) def. Jimmy Wang Yang (SmackDown) by pin following Pure Gold.
  • Jesse & Festus def. Deuce N’ Domino by Jesse pinning Domino following the Festus Launch.
  • Big Daddy V (ECW) def. Shannon Moore (SmackDown) by pin following the V Elbow.
  • Non-Title: Batista def. MVP by pin following the Batista Bomb.
  • Kane def. The Great Khali by pinfall counter to the Khali Vice Grip*.
  • Chuck Palumbo def. Matt Jackson (jobber) by pin following Full Throttle.
  • Non-Title: Rey Mysterio** def. Chavo Guerrero by roll-up.

Match Quality

  1. MVP Vs. Batista
  2. Kane Vs. The Great Khali
  3. Chuck Palumbo Vs. Matt Jackson
  4. Shelton Benjamin Vs. Jimmy Wang Yang
  5. Rey Mysterio Vs. Chavo Guerrero
  6. Jesse & Festus Vs. Deuce N’ Domino
  7. Big Daddy V Vs. Shannon Moore


*Kane kicked off the turnbuckle while in the Khali Vice Grip and knocked The Great Khali onto his back for the three count and the win.

**Rey Mysterio was forced to compete by SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero against ECW Champion Chavo Guerrero, despite Rey Mysterio’s completely torn biceps (which he underwent surgery for today and is expected to be out until this summer).

Shelton Benjamin from ECW is the third man to qualify for the Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match. This will be the third time that Shelton Benjamin has competed in the Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match. He will join Jeff Hardy & Mr. Kennedy from RAW. Five spots remain in the match.