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Summer fizzles, but SmackDown sizzles
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And Batista makes three

CINCINNATI -- The math didn't seem to add up right with regards to SmackDown's two main events last Friday night. When all was said and done, the only number that made any sense was three -- which is precisely what SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long settled on. As a result, at Unforgiven, The Great Khali will put his World Heavyweight Title on the line in a Triple Threat Match, against Batista and -- hopefully -- Rey Mysterio.

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Ballin' out of control

CINCINNATI -- Matt Hardy has spent the summer of 2007 embroiled in a bitter rivalry with Montel Vontavious Porter over the United States Championship around MVP's waist. But since being forced to team together two weeks ago —a surprise move that resulted in them winning the WWE Tag Team Championship -- their rivalry has taken several strange twists of fate, as our fans played witness to last Friday on SmackDown.

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WWE Mobile on AT&T exclusive video

Our fans saw The Great Khali nearly crush the skull of Rey Mysterio at the end of Friday Night SmackDown. WWE Mobile caught up with Batista after the cameras stopped rolling for an update on Rey's condition. Find out what The Animal had to say with WWE Mobile on AT&T.

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Summer fizzles, but SmackDown sizzles

CINCINNATI -- Summer may be unofficially over after Labor Day, but the first Friday Night SmackDown after the holiday weekend proved that tensions remain hotter than ever as Unforgiven approaches. What started with a main-event pair of grudge rematches in the Queen City this week ended with a potential harbinger of what lies ahead at the pay-per-view extravaganza on Sept. 16.

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Is Rey Mysterio moving TOO fast?

After 10 months of rehabbing his surgically repaired knee, here's how Rey Mysterio spent his first seven days back in WWE: 1) He made a triumphant return over Chavo Guerrero at SummerSlam; 2) he defeated two opponents in a Championship Competition at his first SmackDown back, thereby distinguishing himself as the No. 1 Contender to The Great Khali's World Heavyweight Championship at Unforgiven; and 3) he accepted a challenge from Chavo Guerrero for another "I Quit" Match this Friday night on SmackDown.

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