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Re: BKB Star. Presents: World Wrestling Entertainment 2006
Extremely pleased with all of the feedback, guys. Honestly didn't expect to see that much, and was quite surprised to see some people review, so thanks. I'm glad the Edge vs Flair match went down well, because it was a bitch to write. As some of you seem to have noticed, I enjoy writing matches like Helms vs Benjamin and much prefer writing those type of simple matches where you can showcase both a wrestler's ability and athleticism to put on a fun contest, rather than going out there with a whole bunch of gimmicks. Call me weird like that, but I enjoy it more.
As for Wolfy's point on Cena, I noticed it too while writing the show. I considered adding in a promo from him, but decided that since the focus of the night was on Flair to just leave it. I was hoping the ending would do enough for Cena.
Anyway, thread is moving a little slower thanks to school being back, however SmackDown! is indeed done. Until then, here's a preview...
January 20th, 2006 | Preview
This week Friday Night SmackDown! rolls into the Florence Civic Center in Florence, South Carolina for what is guaranteed to be a huge night for the SmackDown! crew.
Two weeks ago ‘The World’s Strongest Man’ Mark Henry made the ultimate impact when he made his return to Friday Night SmackDown!, making Batista’s business his business by interrupting his tag team steel cage match with Rey Mysterio against MNM by tearing the door off the cage and beating the holy hell through Batista. Henry threw ‘The Animal’ around into the cage, hit him with the door and absolutely clubbed him, leaving the World Heavyweight Champion down and out, with Henry standing atop the steel cage as the show went off the air. To follow that up, Friday Night SmackDown! General Manager Theodore Long last week proclaimed Batista would not be in the building. He did however let us enjoy a high profile match as our main event, with Mark Henry taking on Rey Mysterio, the number one contendership for Batista’s World Heavyweight Championship being on the line. After an affair which showcased the strengths of both men the big man ultimately prevailed, setting up a huge match with Batista at the Royal Rumble. That however was not enough for ‘The World’s Strongest Man’ as he threw Mysterio to the outside after the match and began to tore away at the protective mats on the outside, looking to complete his decimation, only for Batista to come charging out, despite apparently not being in the building! The two giants brawled off as the show came to an end, Batista getting the upper hand as we closed away. With these events in mind and Batista confirmed to be in the building tonight after being medically cleared, just what exactly can we expect to see between these two unstoppable beasts?
The rivalry between Booker T and Chris Benoit is a long, complicated tale. After competing against one another for the United States Championship back in WCW in a best of seven series the two became the best of friends, sticking together through thick and thin. Almost a decade later Benoit once again held the gold last year after winning the gold from Orlando Jordan in just twenty-three seconds. Despite his wife Sharmell pleading with Booker to do anything possible to get his hands on the gold, Booker said no. He wanted to do things the honourable way... or at least that’s what he told us. Finally, the ultimate double cross came as the charade ended before our very eyes on Friday Night SmackDown! in November of last year. Booker had just won the United States Championship thanks to an ‘unknown’ assist from his wife Sharmell when Booker’s so-called ‘friend’ Chris Benoit confronted her, asking her why she felt the need to interfere in Booker’s matches when he told her not to. Booker seemingly chastised his wife, only to suddenly turn around and absolutely drill Benoit with the gold, leaving him laying. After the pair had a match that went to a double pin draw, SmackDown! General Manager Theodore Long decreed that the title become vacant, with it to be decided in a best of seven series between the pair, reminiscent of their series in WCW. Booker starts out extremely strong, taking what looked to be an unassailable three-nil lead. However, Benoit was able to launch a comeback, winning the next match before Booker was injured at a WWE live event. Teddy Long decided the series had gone too long to end just right then and there, so he decided to allow Booker a substitute, meaning the series could continue. Two men came forward: Randy Orton and Orlando Jordan. While Booker laughed in the face of Jordan, telling him he had accomplished nothing besides tapping out to Chris Benoit three times in under twenty-five seconds, he accepted the offer from ‘The Legend Killer’. Orton was hungry, coming off a loss in Hell in a Cell to The Undertaker at Armageddon, though that couldn’t stop him from allowing Benoit to make it three apiece, with the seventh and final match being set for last week. With the US Title finally set to find a home Orton and Benoit looked to put on a wrestling classic, especially when Booker and Sharmell were booted from ringside. However the match degenerated into chaos when the referee was knocked from his feet, with Booker making his way back down to the ring, only to be locked into the Crippler Crossface. This wasn’t the end of it though, with Orlando Jordan then jumping in the ring and assaulting Benoit with the US Title before Orton nailed the RKO and got the three count from the recovered official, stealing the US Title for Booker. After these events Booker T has promised us a celebration tonight, saying he plans on sharing his insight into what happened last week with the world. With the issue with Benoit still seemingly going on, what will go down between the pair this Friday, and what will we see of Orlando Jordan?
For weeks The Boogeyman has been making John Bradshaw Layfield’s life a living hell, much to the amusement of the SmackDown! fans. Boogeyman has not only physically assaulted JBL, but has also psyched him out, using his worms to get into the mind of Layfield. Last week their story was set to come to an end when the pair were set to go one-on-one, only for JBL to get a doctor’s certificate excusing him from the match on the grounds of him being allergic to worms. As JBL smiled smugly at Teddy Long, an old enemy of his in Matt Hardy suggested to Teddy that JBL should compete against Boogeyman this week if he were to get the Royal Rumble slot he had complained about for weeks. With Teddy agreeing to the idea JBL now finds himself in a compromising position. Does he wrestle The Boogeyman and risk being eaten alive, or does he walk away on a spot in the Rumble and subsequently, a chance at main eventing WrestleMania 22?
Six other men all interested in showing what they’ve got in the lead-up to the Royal Rumble are Rey Mysterio, Matt Hardy, Bobby Lashley, Finlay and The Bluebloods. This week they will all get their chance as in six man tag team action, Mysterio, Hardy & Lashley take on Finlay & The Bluebloods. While Mysterio is coming off a losing effort last week against Mark Henry, the little man has the heart of a champion and will no doubt want to bounce back, as will Matt Hardy after his unsuccessful run at JBL a few weeks ago. The Bluebloods will look to continue their form after a win last week, while Lashley and Finlay may have their own problems after Finlay blasted Lashley with his shillelagh in his debut match last week, causing him to lose via disqualification. Not all of these men can get what they want, so the question has to be asked: which team will come out victorious?
Last week a man who in his short time on Friday Night SmackDown! has made quite the impact made his return in one Mr (Ken) Kennedy. Kennedy had a lot to say, informing viewers of his impending return to the ring at the Royal Rumble in the Royal Rumble Match. While since his return match is set for the Rumble he won’t be in action tonight, we have heard that Kennedy has requested himself some time to voice his opinion again this week. What will the upstart have to say?
Also in action this week will be Juventud and Nunzio as they vie for a shot at the Cruiserweight Championship at the Rumble. While Juventud is looking to regain the gold he lost to the champ Kid Kash back at Armageddon, Nunzio is looking to get the gold he held twice in 2005. In other championship related news, WWE Tag team Champion, Johnny Nitro will be taking on Shannon Moore this week, with his entourage in tow, no doubt. Who will win these two exciting contests?
With these question in mind SmackDown! is set to be a huge show this week, so be sure to tune into Friday Night SmackDown! this week, 9/8C on The CW Network.
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