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It was first reported on WWE.com that SmackDown Superstar MVP suffered only first-degree burns during his Inferno Match with Kane at Armageddon. It now appears however that the original diagnosis may have been inaccurate. WWE.com learned on Tuesday that the cocky newcomer remains in the burn unit of a Richmond Hospital. There, he iis receiving treatment for an infection and severe blistering of the burned area.

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Joey Mercury's face, a raw, inflamed mess with blood still seeping out from his stitches, was scarlet red around his nose and left eye with hundreds of flakes of dry blood clinging to various places on his face.

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Gregory Helms won the Cruiserweight Championship in an Open Invitational Match at last January's Royal Rumble. Since then, he has become the longest reigning champion in sports-entertainment today, and has eclipsed former WWE Champion JBL's mark of 10 months as the longest reign in SmackDown history. After defeating Jimmy Wang Yang at Armageddon Sunday night, Helms will continue to add to that mark as he heads into 2007.

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The war between Mr. Kennedy and the Phenom came to an ominous close in a rare Last Ride Match at Armageddon, as Kennedy was thrown into a sleek, dark hearse headed towards damnation.

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On paper, the tag team main event of Armageddon had all the makings of an explosive blockbuster. By the time the match was over, the elite competitors involved delivered on the high expectations. Making WWE history as the first set of reigning World Champions to tag, Batista and John Cena disposed of bitter rivals King Booker and Finlay at Armageddon.

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The heat was on Montel Vontavious Porter from the moment he entered the ring for his Inferno Match with Kane at Armageddon…but it wasn't just from the fans who were trying to boo him out of the Richmond Coliseum. It was the eight-foot, 500-degree flames surrounding the ring that ultimately claimed him Sunday night. Though he'd be transported to a local burn unit for treatment, one thing was clear: MVP may have lost a lot more than a grueling contest to the Big Red Monster.

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If you didn't know any better, you would've thought that Chris Benoit and Chavo Guerrero had been lifelong enemies. The two former best friends and virtual family members relied on years of experience and mountains of toughness in providing one of the most physical battles of the night. In the end, misplayed interference from an "ailing" Vickie Guerrero contributed to another successful title defense for the Rabid Wolverine.

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Christmas came early to WWE fans as SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long presented a special holiday treat in the form of a Ladder Match for Brian Kendrick and Paul London's WWE Tag Team Championship. London and Kendrick have beaten the best teams SmackDown has to offer, and at Armageddon, the champions climbed a 12-foot ladder to retain their gold and earn the respect they rightfully deserve.

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At Armageddon, The Miz's incredible undefeated streak was finally broken by his terrifying rival, Boogeyman. Before the match began, The Miz told the "worm-eating freak," that he was about to get a reality check, but when the dust settled it was Boogeyman that picked up the pinfall for the win.

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The sexiest women on television certainly didn't disappoint as they donned their hottest lingerie to compete in the first-ever Naughty or Nice Diva Lingerie Contest. Kristal, Layla, Jillian and Ashley joined Santa Claus in the ring to reveal their skimpy lingerie much to the delight of the Richmond fans.

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As the clock ticks down to Armageddon, WWE crew members prepare for one of the most harrowing events in sports-entertainment — the Inferno Match.

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Following his fiery confrontation in with Kane in the Inferno Match at Armageddon, MVP surprisingly received only first-degree burns to his back. According to WWE medical staff, MVP was able to leave The Richmond Coliseum in this condition because the 500-degree flames engulfed the large surface area of his body rather than being concentrated on one area of his anatomy.

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At Armageddon, former United States Champion Mr. Kennedy will face Undertaker in a rare and brutal Last Ride Match. With no rules, disqualifications, pinfalls or submissions, the only way to win is to pummel an opponent until he can be shoved into a hearse and driven out of the arena.

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MVP remains in burn unit

It was first reported on WWE.com that SmackDown Superstar MVP suffered only first-degree burns during his Inferno Match with Kane at Armageddon. It now appears however that the original diagnosis may have been inaccurate. WWE.com learned on Tuesday that the cocky newcomer remains in the burn unit of a Richmond Hospital. There, he iis receiving treatment for an infection and severe blistering of the burned area.

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Update on Joey Mercury

Joey Mercury's face, a raw, inflamed mess with blood still seeping out from his stitches, was scarlet red around his nose and left eye with hundreds of flakes of dry blood clinging to various places on his face.

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Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms def. Jimmy Wang Yang

Gregory Helms won the Cruiserweight Championship in an Open Invitational Match at last January's Royal Rumble. Since then, he has become the longest reigning champion in sports-entertainment today, and has eclipsed former WWE Champion JBL's mark of 10 months as the longest reign in SmackDown history. After defeating Jimmy Wang Yang at Armageddon Sunday night, Helms will continue to add to that mark as he heads into 2007.

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Undertaker def. Mr. Kennedy (Last Ride Match)

The war between Mr. Kennedy and the Phenom came to an ominous close in a rare Last Ride Match at Armageddon, as Kennedy was thrown into a sleek, dark hearse headed towards damnation.

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World Heavyweight Champion Batista & WWE Champion John Cena def. King Booker & Finlay

On paper, the tag team main event of Armageddon had all the makings of an explosive blockbuster. By the time the match was over, the elite competitors involved delivered on the high expectations. Making WWE history as the first set of reigning World Champions to tag, Batista and John Cena disposed of bitter rivals King Booker and Finlay at Armageddon.

Read Full Story»

Kane def. MVP (Inferno Match)

The heat was on Montel Vontavious Porter from the moment he entered the ring for his Inferno Match with Kane at Armageddon…but it wasn't just from the fans who were trying to boo him out of the Richmond Coliseum. It was the eight-foot, 500-degree flames surrounding the ring that ultimately claimed him Sunday night. Though he'd be transported to a local burn unit for treatment, one thing was clear: MVP may have lost a lot more than a grueling contest to the Big Red Monster.

Read Full Story»

United States Champion Chris Benoit def. Chavo Guerrero

If you didn't know any better, you would've thought that Chris Benoit and Chavo Guerrero had been lifelong enemies. The two former best friends and virtual family members relied on years of experience and mountains of toughness in providing one of the most physical battles of the night. In the end, misplayed interference from an "ailing" Vickie Guerrero contributed to another successful title defense for the Rabid Wolverine.

Read Full Story»

WWE Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick vs. William Regal & Dave Taylor

Christmas came early to WWE fans as SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long presented a special holiday treat in the form of a Ladder Match for Brian Kendrick and Paul London's WWE Tag Team Championship. London and Kendrick have beaten the best teams SmackDown has to offer, and at Armageddon, the champions climbed a 12-foot ladder to retain their gold and earn the respect they rightfully deserve.

Read Full Story»

Boogeyman def. The Miz

At Armageddon, The Miz's incredible undefeated streak was finally broken by his terrifying rival, Boogeyman. Before the match began, The Miz told the "worm-eating freak," that he was about to get a reality check, but when the dust settled it was Boogeyman that picked up the pinfall for the win.

Read Full Story»

Naughty or Nice Diva Lingerie Contest

The sexiest women on television certainly didn't disappoint as they donned their hottest lingerie to compete in the first-ever Naughty or Nice Diva Lingerie Contest. Kristal, Layla, Jillian and Ashley joined Santa Claus in the ring to reveal their skimpy lingerie much to the delight of the Richmond fans.

Read Full Story»

Behind the inferno

As the clock ticks down to Armageddon, WWE crew members prepare for one of the most harrowing events in sports-entertainment — the Inferno Match.

Read Full Story»

MVP burn update

Following his fiery confrontation in with Kane in the Inferno Match at Armageddon, MVP surprisingly received only first-degree burns to his back. According to WWE medical staff, MVP was able to leave The Richmond Coliseum in this condition because the 500-degree flames engulfed the large surface area of his body rather than being concentrated on one area of his anatomy.

Read Full Story»

Armageddon press conference

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WWE.com follows MVP

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JBL's last ride

At Armageddon, former United States Champion Mr. Kennedy will face Undertaker in a rare and brutal Last Ride Match. With no rules, disqualifications, pinfalls or submissions, the only way to win is to pummel an opponent until he can be shoved into a hearse and driven out of the arena.

Read Full Story»