Lost in Jeopardy
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- As WWE Champion Jeff Hardy addressed the WWE Universe following his involvement in a hit and run accident, SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero retaliated against Triple H for the humiliation she endured last week by forcing him to compete in Triple Jeopardy -- a series of three matches against unknown opponents.
Jeff Hardy involved in a hit and run accident (PHOTOS)
In a pre-recorded message, Jeff Hardy addressed the WWE Universe concerning the hit and run accident that he and his girlfriend were the victims of late last night. He assured his fans that he would return to SmackDown the following week and defend his championship against Edge at Royal Rumble on Jan. 25. SmackDown aired exclusive footage from a police car on the scene of the WWE Champion's accident (WATCH).
Triple H def. World Tag Team Champion John Morrison (Triple Jeopardy Tables Match) (PHOTOS)
The King of Kings set the tone early in his Triple Jeopardy bouts, reigning supreme over John Morrison by hurling the Shaman of Sexy off the top turnbuckle and onto the unforgiving table outside the ring. After the match, The Miz distracted The Game while Chavo Guerrero attacked him from behind, putting Triple H through a second table.
Triple H def. World Tag Team Champion The Miz & Chavo Guerrero (Triple Jeopardy Handicap Match) (PHOTOS)
Chavo Guerrero abandoned The Miz, refusing to accept his partner's tag before leaving the squared circle entirely. This paved the way for 12-time World Champion to close the book on his second match of the night, hitting the self-proclaimed "Chick Magnet" with his devastating Pedigree.
Big Show def. Triple H -- (Triple Jeopardy Last Man Standing Match) (PHOTOS)
Although The Game was somehow able to come back from Big Show's vicious chokeslam onto the announce table, he could not beat the count following The World's Largest Athlete's dreaded knockout punch. After the match, Vickie Guerrero emerged with the glare of victory in her eye.
Undertaker def. United States Champion Shelton Benjamin (Non-title) (PHOTOS)
As the athletic Benjamin was attempting to spring himself backward from the turnbuckle, The Deadman caught him in midair, executing the lethal Tombstone to seal the Gold Standard's fate.
The Bella Twins def. Michelle McCool and Victoria (Divas Tag Match) (WATCH | PHOTOS)
The moment Brie tagged her sister into the match, Nikki scored a quick pinfall on the battle-weary
VIP Lounge with guest Mr. Kennedy (WATCH | PHOTOS)
MVP confronted Mr. Kennedy about his recent microphone abuse at the fledgling Franchise Playa's expense. This was abruptly interrupted when MVP found his VIP Lounge furniture being repossessed. After Mr. Kennedy suggested that things could be worse, Boogeyman emerged to attack the Ballin' Superstar and introduce him to his worms.
WWE Tag Team Champions Carlito & Primo def. The Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson (WWE Tag Team Championship Match) (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Shortly after Ezekiel Jackson was dropkicked out of the ring from behind, Carlito hit the Backstabber on The Brian Kendrick for the championship victory.