United States Championship - Montel Vontavious Porter

March 20, 2009 - June 01, 2009

After overcoming a 20 week losing streak, Montel Vontavious Porter rebounded in early 2009. His winning ways culminated in a victory over Shelton Benjamin on SmackDown's 500th episode.

This WeekIn 2002

May 9, 2002
Batista makes his debut on SmackDown as the tag partner of Reverend D-Von, decimating the team of Faarooq and future Evolution-mate Randy Orton.