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WWE SmackDown January 16, 2009 Results

The 492nd edition of WWE SmackDown came to you from Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, NE.

Match Results

  • Matt Hardy (ECW) & Finlay (with Hornswoggle) (ECW) def. Jack Swagger (ECW) & Mark Henry (with Tony Atlas) (ECW) by Matt Hardy pinning Jack Swagger following the Twist of Fate.
  • R-Truth def. The Brian Kendrick by pin following the Axe Kick.
  • Last Man Standing Match: MVP Must Win For Triple H To Keep His Rumble Spot: MVP (with Triple H) def. Big Show following a sledgehammer shot by Triple H.
  • Victoria’s Last Match: Michelle McCool def. Victoria by pin with the Styles Clash.

Match Quality

  1. Last Man Standing Match
  2. Matt Hardy & Finlay Vs. Jack Swagger & Mark Henry
  3. R-Truth Vs. The Brian Kendrick
  4. Victoria Vs. Michelle McCool


Edge also hosted The Cutting Edge with guest- WWE Champion Jeff Hardy. However, when Jeff came out, his pyro exploded in his face in another "accident". Medics and various superstars, including Matt Hardy tended to Jeff. He was then wheeled out on a stretcher as Edge & Vickie Guerrero looked concerned.

Vickie announced that Triple H will face Vladimir Kozlov on next week’s SmackDown.

Both R-Truth & The Brian Kendrick were announced for the Royal Rumble Match.

Jack Swagger Vs. Matt Hardy for the ECW Title was announced for the Royal Rumble.