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Who's really on the Edge?

TAMPA, Fla. -- The battle lines have been drawn: Friday night in Roanoke, Va., it will be World Heavyweight Champion Batista vs. No. 1 Contender Edge in a battle for the richest prize on SmackDown.

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Rated "T" for Tombstone

TAMPA, Fla. -- The night after Thanksgiving marked Edge's return to SmackDown, and his presence alone was enough to ensure that chaos would ensue. That said, however, no one could have expected the chain of events that occurred on Friday night.

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Finlay's true colors?

When Finlay came to the aid of Hornswoggle at Survivor Series and chopped down The Great Khali with his shillelagh, the Irishman opened a Pandora's Box he should have left alone -- Mr. McMahon's tough love. Despite the helping hand from Finlay, Hornswoggle still found himself in action again this past Monday night when he faced Carlito in one-on-one action.

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Lord of the Bling

TAMPA, Fla. -- Showing his true colors when he attacked his former tag team partner Matt Hardy last week on SmackDown, after the duo lost the WWE Tag Team Championship, the United States Champion MVP arrived in Tampa to receive a special gift from JBL. The high-flying Rey Mysterio had something to say, however, and he spoiled the ceremony.

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WWE Mobile on AT&T exclusive video

After Edge screwed him at Survivor Series, Undertaker attempted to get back at the Rated-R Superstar on SmackDown by attacking him after the return of The Cutting Edge. A frenzied Edge managed to flee The Phenom's wrath; however, the same couldn't be said for his new love interest, Vickie Guerrero.

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An Extreme Thanksgiving

TAMPA, Fla. -- The day after Thanksgiving is the busiest retail shopping day of the year, earning it the nickname "Black Friday." On SmackDown, however, Black Friday took on a new meaning, as Superstars from the Land of the Extreme made their presence felt against the Blue Crew...

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Matt Hardy undergoes surgery

TAMPA, Fla. -- SmackDown Superstar Matt Hardy underwent an emergency appendectomy at a Tampa area hospital tonight. Doctors expect the surgery to keep Hardy out of action anywhere from 1-3 months.

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Matt Hardy recovering after emergency surgery

After the vicious attack at the hands of United States Champion MVP last week on SmackDown and missing Survivor Series this past Sunday, things took a turn for the worse for Matt Hardy's well-being when he arrived in Tampa, Fla. Tuesday night.

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Rated-R reasoning?

Survivor Series was supposed to be the night when Batista and Undertaker finally put an end to their rivalry, a night when one man proved his dominance against the other. Instead, thanks to the return of a very bitter Edge, it turned into a night The Phenom will never forget, and one that even The Animal -- who was victorious inside Hell in a Cell thanks to the Rated-R Superstar's shocking return -- probably wishes had ended differently.

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