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WWE SmackDown January 2, 2009 Results

The First SmackDown of 2009 (#450) came to you from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ.

Match Results

  • Finlay (ECW) & The Great Khali (SD) (with Hornswoggle) def. Curt Hawkins (SD) & Zack Ryder (SD) by The Great Khali pinning Zack Ryder following the Punjabi Plunge.
  • The Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson def. Jesse & Festus by Ezekiel Jackson pinning Jesse following the Yurinagi.
  • Vladimir Kozlov def. Hurricane Helms by pin following a modified chokebomb.
  • Kizarny (in his debut) def. MVP by pin with a roll through double-arm DDT.
  • The Hardys (SD & ECW) def. Edge (SD) & Big Show (SD) by Jeff Hardy (SD) pinning Edge (SD) following the Swanton Bomb.

Match Quality

  1. The Hardys Vs. Edge & Big Show
  2. Vladimir Kozlov Vs. Hurricane Helms
  3. MVP Vs. Kizarny
  4. Jesse & Festus Vs. The Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson
  5. Finlay & The Great Khali Vs. Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder


During the main event, Big Show walked out on Edge.

Jeff Hardy Vs. Edge for the WWE Title at the Royal Rumble was confirmed. Also, seven more competitors for the Royal Rumble Match were announced- Big Show, Shelton Benjamin, R-Truth, & The Undertaker from SmackDown, Randy Orton & Chris Jericho from RAW, & Finlay from ECW. This is in addition to Triple H & Vladimir Kozlov from SmackDown and The Miz & John Morrison from ECW.

On next week’s show, Triple H will compete in "Triple Jeopardy". He will compete in a Tables Match, a Handicap Match, & a Last Man Standing Match all in the same night. Also on next week’s show, Primo & Carlito will defend the WWE Tag Team Titles against The Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson.