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WWE SmackDown May 1, 2009 Match Results

The 506th edition of WWE SmackDown came to you from Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY.

Match Results

  • John Morrison def. Shelton Benjamin by pin following the Moonlight Drive.
  • #1 Contender’s Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match: Jeff Hardy def. Kane, Chris Jericho, & Rey Mysterio (in that order) to become the #1 Contender for the World Heavyweight Title.
  • Brooklyn Breakdown Dance-Off: Eve def. Layla
  • United States Championship: MVP (c) (RAW) (with Sherri Shepherd) def. Dolph Ziggler (SD) by pin following the Playmaker to retain.
  • Non-Title: CM Punk def. Edge by pin following the GTS.

Match Quality

  1. CM Punk Vs. Edge
  2. #1 Contender’s Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match
  3. United States Championship
  4. John Morrison Vs. Shelton Benjamin
  5. Brooklyn Breakdown Dance-Off


As a result of winning the Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match, Jeff Hardy will challenge Edge for the World Heavyweight Title at Judgment Day on May 17.

United States Champion MVP will be a special guest on "The View" this Monday morning.

The order of elimination for the Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match was as follows:

  1. Chris Jericho elim. Kane by pin following the Swanton Bomb by Jeff Hardy.
  2. Rey Mysterio elim. Chris Jericho by DQ following a mid-air chair shot.
  3. Jeff Hardy elim. Rey Mysterio with a roll-up counter after Rey Mysterio hit Droppin’ Da Dime on Jeff Hardy.