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* Jimmy Wang Yang defeated Eric Escobar.
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* Triple H came out and cut a promo about Randy Orton. Triple H called Orton a disease and said he was the cure.
* Triple H defeated Vladimir Kozlov. Nothing special here. Triple H won with the Pedigree.
* MVP defeated Shelton Benjamin with the Playmaker to become the new United States Champion. Good match here with MVP deserving the win.
* Shawn Michaels defeated Kane with Sweet Chin Music. Shawn got a huge pop for appearing on SmackDown.
* Jeff Hardy defeated The Brian Kendrick in an Extreme Rules match. Good match with some nice spots. Hardy won with the Swanton.
* WWE did an announcement for the Von Erichs going into the Hall of Fame this year.
* The Undertaker defeated JBL in a non-title match. Not a bad match here. Taker won with his Hell’s Gates submission move.
* Vickie Guerrero got some huge heat as she announced the winner of the Triple Threat match at WrestleMania will be the Champion of her heart. John Cena came out and got involved, turning Big Show and Edge against each other after they formed some kind of truce. Edge accidentally speared Vickie which led to Show chokeslamming Edge and leaving with Vickie.
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