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WWE SmackDown January 23, 2009 Results

The 493rd edition of WWE SmackDown came to you from the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, NE.

Match Results

  • Non-Title: The Undertaker def. Shelton Benjamin by submission to the Devil’s Gate.
  • The Great Khali (SD) def. Chavo Guerrero (ECW) by pin following the Punjabi Plunge.
  • Michelle McCool & Natalya def. The Bella Twins by DQ after Maria attacked Michelle McCool.
  • No DQ: Edge (SD) (with Jack Swagger & Mark Henry) def. Matt Hardy (ECW) by pin following the Spear.
  • WWE Tag Team Champions Vs. World Tag Team Champions: Non-Title: World Tag Team Champions The Miz & John Morrison (ECW) def. WWE Tag Team Champions Primo & Carlito (SD) by The Miz rolling up Carlito.
  • 2-on-1 Handicap Match: Vladimir Kozlov & Big Show def. Triple H by Vladimir Kozlov pinning Triple H following the kneeling chokeslam.

Match Quality

  1. Primo & Carlito Vs. The Miz & John Morrison
  2. The Undertaker Vs. Shelton Benjamin
  3. 2-on-1 Handicap Match
  4. Edge Vs. Matt Hardy
  5. The Great Khali Vs. Chavo Guerrero
  6. The Bella Twins Vs. Michelle McCool & Natalya


Both Chavo Guerrero & The Great Khali were announced as participants in the Royal Rumble Match. This means there are 23 announced participants and 7 spots are open for unannounced participants and/or surprise entrants.

Divas Champion Maryse returned to SmackDown from her dislocated kneecap and sat in on commentary with J.R. & Tazz for the Divas Tag Match.