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WWE SmackDown! April 18, 2008 Results

The 453’rd edition of WWE Friday Night SmackDown came to you from The O2 Arena in London, England.

Match Results

  • Non-Title: MVP (SmackDown) def. Tommy Dreamer (ECW) by pin following the Ballin’ Boot.
  • Hornswoggle (with Finlay) (SmackDown) def. Matt Striker (ECW) by pin following the Tadpole Splash.
  • Chavo Guerrero (ECW) def. Jamie Noble (SmackDown) by pin following the Frog Splash.
  • Big Show def. Mark Henry by DQ after The Great Khali attacks Big Show.
  • Cherry (with Michelle McCool) def. Victoria (with Natalya) by roll-up.
  • Vladimir Kozlov def. Leroy Kincaid (jobber) by pin following the reverse DDT.
  • Non-Title: The Undertaker & Batista fight to a Double Count-Out.

Match Quality

  1. MVP Vs. Tommy Dreamer
  2. Big Show Vs. Mark Henry
  3. Batista Vs. The Undertaker
  4. Vladimir Kozlov Vs. Leroy Kincaid
  5. Chavo Guerrero Vs. Jamie Noble
  6. Cherry Vs. Victoria
  7. Hornswoggle Vs. Matt Striker


It was announced at the end of SmackDown, that on next week’s edition of the show from Greensboro, NC (2 days before Backlash), The Undertaker will defend the World Heavyweight Title in his first title defense since winning the title at WrestleMania and he will defend it against Batista.

Cherry’s match on the show was her first match on WWE Television ever.

Matt Hardy joined Cole & Coach for commentary during the MVP Vs. Dreamer match.

Edge, Curt Hawkins, & Zack Ryder sat in the front row at ringside for the Batista Vs. The Undertaker match.