– WWE is taping this week’s edition of SmackDown at the Save Mart Center on the campus of Fresno State in Fresno, California. Special thanks to reader Ryan Bohamera for sending text-message updates.
* A WrestleMania XXIV video package is shown.
* Jamie Noble b. Shiba
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* An opening video recapping the Jeff/Matt Hardy saga is shown.
* Edge comes out with Vickie Guerrero. He poses for the pyro, but it doesn’t go off. He cuts a promo about the Elimination Chamber match at No Way Out. He says he suffered an injury from The Undertaker. Big Show comes out and interrupts. He says that there’s no way out for Edge on Sunday. Vickie announces a Fatal Four Way match for tonight with Big Show vs. The Undertaker vs. Vladimir Kozlov vs. Triple H. Chavo Guerrero comes out.
* MVP b. Chavo Guerrero
– The match ends in disqualification as Shelton Benjamin comes out and attacks MVP. Chavo Guerrero connects with a frog splash.
* A WrestleMania 13 video package is shown.
* An Undertaker video promo is shown on the screen. He talks about how he’s going to administer pain in the Elimination Chamber Match at No Way Out and victory is his destiny.
* The Bella Twins are shown backstage with Carltio & Primo Colon. The Miz & John Morrison interrupt. Whichever teams wins their next tag match gets a date with The Bellas tomorrow night.
* The Miz & John Morrison b. Carlito & Primo Colon
– The Bellas comes to the ring with the Colons. After the match, The Bellas leave with The Miz & Morrison.
* Jeff Hardy is shown arriving in a red Ferrari shaking hands with everyone backstage. He’s on his way out next…
* Jeff cuts a promo about betrayal and how he’s moving onto this Sunday.
* R-Truth b. Ezekiel Jackson
– R-Truth enters through the crowd.
* Maria joins Eve backstage who is talking about fighting Michelle McCool tonight.
* A WrestleMania 3 video package is shown.
* Maria b. Michelle McCool
– Eve comes out and interferes which causes Maria to roll up McCool for the win.
* Triple H is backstage with Todd Grisham. He talks about his new t-shirt and goes onto say how the Elimination Chamber is dreaded but he likes the pain it brings. He says he’ll walk out champion on Sunday.
* Big Show vs. The Undertaker vs. Vladimir Kozlov vs. Triple H in a Fatal Four Way Match
– All four men hit finishers then Edge runs out and interferes. He spears Big Show. SmackDown goes off the air as Edge stands over them all with the WWE Championship belt.