SmackDown! Results -- 1/30/03
- The Rock to face Hulk Hogan at No Way Out!
Just one week after Hulk Hogan made his jaw-dropping return to
SmackDown!, Mr. McMahon unveiled his own huge surprise. The WWE
Chairman declared that he would not be facing Hogan at No Way Out,
but The Rock will!
Although he was not in Green Bay, Wisc., The Rock appeared live on
SmackDown! via satellite. The Great One stated that the showdown at
No Way Out will be one to remember, saying that in one corner will
stand the greatest Superstar to ever enter the ring, and in the
other: Hulk Hogan!
The Undertaker demanded to face the Big Show on SmackDown!, but Paul
Heyman's craftiness got in the way. Heyman said the Big Show had a
message to deliver to the Dead Man, and he sent it by singing
telegram! Heyman recruited Brian Kendrick, a Shawn Michaels trainee
who will do anything to make his way into WWE, to cajole the
Undertaker in the ring. But all Kendrick got was a Last Ride for his
1.A-Train (Albert) def. Rey Mysterio
2.Eddie Guerrero def. John Cena
3.Billy Kidman def. Shannon Moore
Shannon Moore's woes continued with a loss to Cruiserweight Champion
Billy Kidman. After the match, Matt Hardy lashed out at the champ by
hitting him with two Twists of Fate!
4.Bill DeMott def. Rikishi
5.Team Angle (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) def. Edge & Chris
Team Angle earned the opportunity to take home more WWE gold next
week. Kurt Angle's understudies Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin
became the No. 1 contenders to WWE Tag Team Champions -Los Guerreros-
by defeating Edge and Chris Benoit. Of Course, Benjamin was able to
get the pinfall on Benoit after Angle knocked the Crippler out cold
with a shot from the WWE Championship!