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SmackDown: blue without JBL?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- From a podium stationed inside a red-carpeted ring last Friday, WWE's self-proclaimed "wrestling god" instructed our fans to save their ticket stubs and mark down "the last day JBL will be on SmackDown." To be honest, John Bradshaw Layfield didn't sound like a man who was too broken up about trading in his color commentary duties for returning to ring action on Monday Night Raw. But maybe he's just trying to hide his true feelings on the subject.

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WWE Mobile on AT&T exclusive video

This past Friday night, JBL gave his farewell address to the SmackDown faithful. Never shy to say how he feels, the "wrestling god" had a lot of negative things to say as he prepares to head to Monday Night Raw to continue his in-ring career. Nothing, however, could compare to the diatribe he unleashed on his now-former broadcast colleague, Michael Cole, moments after SmackDown ended. WWE Mobile cameras caught the scene as the former WWE Champion unleashed a tirade you have to hear to believe.

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Three for all

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- For months, one could liken Batista to the Energizer Bunny; no matter what was thrown in his path, he just kept going and going and going. On Friday night, however, our fans finally found out what it takes to drain The Animal's battery: Three men, a wheelchair-bound General Manager, two steel chairs … and a lot of stroke.

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Greetings and goodbyes

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- As 2007 cools down, WWE Superstars continued to heat things up in Upstate New York. Rey Mysterio teamed with ECW Champion CM Punk & Kane to defeat Big Daddy V, Mark Henry & United States Champion MVP on SmackDown.Both Punk and Mysterio were looking for...

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