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WWE SmackDown’s 500th Episode Match Results

SmackDown’s 500th Episode Special came to you from the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, TX.

Match Results

  • Non-Title: Triple H def. Vladimir Kozlov by pin following the Pedigree.
  • United States Championship: MVP def. Shelton Benjamin (c) by pin following the Playmaker to win the United States Title.
  • Shawn Michaels (RAW) def. Kane (RAW) by pin following Sweet Chin Music.
  • Extreme Rules: Jeff Hardy def. The Brian Kendrick (with Ezekiel Jackson) by pin following the Swanton Bomb.
  • Non-Title: The Undertaker (SD) def. John "Bradshaw" Layfield (RAW) by submission to the Devil’s Gate.

Match Quality

  1. The Undertaker Vs. John "Bradshaw" Layfield
  2. Shawn Michaels Vs. Kane
  3. Jeff Hardy Vs. The Brian Kendrick
  4. United States Championship
  5. Triple H Vs. Vladimir Kozlov


It was originally announced earlier today on, but was also announced on SmackDown that JBL will defend the Intercontinental Title against Rey Mysterio at WrestleMania. This will be the first time the Intercontinental Title has been defended at a WrestleMania since WrestleMania X8 in 2002 where Rob Van Dam defeated William Regal to win the title.

Also originally announced on, but announced again on SmackDown was the next Hall of Fame inductees- The Von Erich family. Every single male Von Erich will be inducted (even Jack Von Erich, who died at the age of 7). They will be inducted by Michael Hayes.

It was announced on SmackDown that the match between Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy at WrestleMania will now be Extreme Rules.