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SmackDown Gets ‘Hardcore Legend'

After debuting on color commentary for SmackDown at Backlash, WWE.com has learned Mick Foley will be coming to Friday nights for good.

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WWE Mobile on AT&T exclusive: HBK's explanation

Friday night on SmackDown, Shawn Michaels had a choice to make: Leave well enough alone or ensure that his Backlash battle with The Animal stayed confirmed. In a shocking move, HBK chose the latter, nearly knocking Batista's head off with Sweet Chin Music to help Undertaker defeat The Animal and retain the World Heavyweight Championship. You can hear what HBK had to say about the incident right now, exclusively on WWE Mobile on AT&T.

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And on the seventh day, he rested ... in peace

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Unfortunately for Batista, seven wasn't quite heaven on Friday Night SmackDown. In the seventh chapter of the epic war between Undertaker and Batista, The Phenom evened the score of their rivalry, taming The Animal and retaining the World Heavyweight Championship -- with an unexpected assist from Shawn Michaels.

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Backlash battle plans

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- With Backlash just 48 hours away, Edge and his entourage kicked off Friday Night SmackDown with a bold prediction -- the World Heavyweight and ECW Championships would soon be returned to their rightful owners within the family ranks. But before the titles...

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Lucky Seven

1-2-3. No, we're not counting a pinfall -- that's World Heavyweight Champion Undertaker's record against Batista over the last 13 months. Friday on SmackDown, it's do-or-die time for The Phenom, as he goes one-on-one with The Animal for the World Heavyweight Championship. It's the proverbial game seven of their series -- with the Rated-R Superstar, Edge, lurking in the next round at Backlash.

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