SuperSmackDown LIVE's Champion vs. Champion showdown ends in controversy

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February 21, 2012

ROCKFORD, IL  – In a roller coaster Champion vs. Champion Match between WWE Champion CM Punk and World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan, the involvement of two WWE General Managers turned SuperSmackDown's main event upside down.

The Match between WWE Champion CM Punk and World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan ended in a Double Pin (WATCH | PHOTOS)
When Sheamus’ involvement in the main event between CM Punk and Daniel Bryan caused the World Heavyweight Champion to lose, Interim Raw GM John Laurinaitis came to the ring and restarted the match!

Moments later, when Bryan used the ropes to win, SmackDown GM Theodore Long started it again!

Then, with both determined General Managers at ringside, the explosive match ended with both Superstars pinning each other at the same time.

As a result, SuperSmackDown went off the air in absolute controversy, with Laurinaitis holding Bryan’s hand in the air and Teddy holding Punk's.

David Otunga def. Ezekiel Jackson (WATCH | PHOTOS)
After losing to David Otunga on Raw SuperShow, Ezekiel Jackson demanded a rematch on SuperSmackDown LIVE. But after The Personification of Domination failed to end things with the Torture Rack, Otunga turned the tides, throwing his opponent to the canvas for his second triumph in 24 hours.  

Mark Henry def. Big Show by Count-out (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes interrupted Big Show's clash with Mark Henry to show a video of The World's Largest Athlete losing to Sumo Wrestler Akebono at WrestleMania 21. Though the giant hit the WMD on The World's Strongest Man, he was so embarrassed by Rhodes' display that he chased him away from the ring, allowing the out-cold Henry to pick up the win by count-out.

The Great Khali def. Drew McIntyre (WATCH | PHOTOS)
The Great Khali made quick, but brutal, work out of The Chosen One, hitting McIntyre with the devastating Punjabi Plunge for the three-count. 

United States Champion Jack Swagger & Dolph Ziggler def. Kofi Kingston & R-Truth (WATCH | PHOTOS)
In a whirlwind match, the echoing screams from Vickie Guerrero outside the ring provided enough commotion for Dolph Ziggler to hit the Zig Zag on Kofi Kingston for the huge tag team victory.

SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long introduced Interim Raw GM John Laurinaitis to his "special" office (WATCH)

Sheamus def. The Miz (WATCH | PHOTOS)
The Miz emerged at the start of SuperSmackDown LIVE, congratulating his one-time NXT Rookie World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan, for main-eventing the upcoming WrestleMania. But, Sheamus soon interrupted to put a stop to their buddy fest. After Bryan slapped The Great White and exited the ring, Miz took the opportunity to attack The Celtic Warrior from behind. For his trouble, Sheamus expelled him from the ring. 

As a result of their altercation, SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long made a match between Sheamus and Miz. After a tremendous showdown, the No. 1 contender to the World Heavyweight Championship hurled his prey to the canvas for the three-count.

MATCH RESULTS

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