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* A WrestleMania XXIV video package is shown.
* “Michael Hayes” Haas b. Mike ? in a dark match with a DDT.
* DJ Gabriel w/Alicia Fox b. Unknown Jobber
– DJ Gabriel gets the win via pinfall after a shoulder take down off the middle rope.
* Jack Swagger b. Tommy Dreamer in an All American Challenge match.
– Jack got the win via disqualification. After the match he goes backstage and demands a rematch. Teddy Long announced Jack Swagger vs. Tommy Dreamer in an Extreme Rules match for next week.
* Matt Striker is out to talk about the Team Batista (Batista, R-Truth, ECW Champion Matt Hardy and World Tag Team Champions CM Punk & Kofi Kingston) vs. Team Orton (Randy Orton, Cody Rhodes, Intercontinental Champion William Regal, United States Champion Shelton Benjamin and Mark Henry) match at Survivor Series.
* Mark Henry, Cody Rhodes & William Regal b. Matt Hardy, Finlay & Kofi Kingston vs. in a six man tag match
– Mark Henry comes out first with Tony Atlas. The rest follow. Mark Henry gets the win following the world’s strongest slam.
Dark Main Event:
* Matt Hardy b. Mark Henry
Following the six man tag match, Mark Henry comes back to the ring and says he didn’t get Hardy. Hardy comes back to the ring for the dark main event. Henry loses via countout.