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June 11, 2010

TAMPA, Fla. -- Sometimes when anger takes hold of a person, he can't be stopped. Kane exemplified this in extreme form by chokeslamming his way through a slew of SmackDown Superstars in his quest for vengeance for his injured brother, The Undertaker. (WATCH Kane vows vengeance)

Big Show def. CM Punk by Disqualification (PHOTOS | WATCH)
In their first one-on-one encounter ever, Big Show and CM Punk were eager to prove their mettle before they collide for the World Title at Fatal 4-Way. It didn't take long to see that The World's Largest Athlete was clearly the more dominate force. But when he attempted to rip the mask off CM Punk, Luke Gallows and the mysterious hooded S.E.S. stranger attacked him, resulting in an immediate disqualification win for Big Show. Punk and Serena followed up with a few cheap shots of their own. As the S.E.S. continued its assault on Big Show, Kane entered the arena to put an exclamation point on his night of carnage by chokeslamming the hooded stranger, Gallows and the 500-pound Big Show! Only Punk and Serena escaped his wrath.

Drew McIntyre exchanged words with Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston (PHOTOS | WATCH)
After calling out SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long, Drew McIntyre delivered another shocking message directly from Mr. McMahon. Because of Matt Hardy's actions on Raw and last week's SmackDown, Hardy is suspended from all WWE programming. After the news, Kofi Kingston emerged, insisting Drew "shut up." But when the "Chosen One" took issue, Kofi blasted him with Trouble in Paradise. 

Drew McIntyre vs. SmackDown General Manger Theodore Long announced (WATCH)
After ranting in the ring about Teddy turning a blind eye to his misfortunes, McIntyre later confronted Long in his office to deliver even more news from Mr. McMahon. Next week it will be Drew vs. Teddy in a match on SmackDown! And if Teddy doesn't show, he's fired!

Christian def. Dolph Ziggler (PHOTOS | WATCH)
With Official SmackDown Consultant Vickie Guerrero at his side, Dolph Ziggler hoped for a victory similar to the one he enjoyed over Christian in a recent 2-on-1 Handicap Match arranged by Vickie on "WWE Superstars." Although Christian got the win with a sunset splash, that didn't stop Ziggler from capitalizing on an assault from Curt Hawkins and Vance Archer. With their 30-day contract to make an impact on SmackDown expiring at midnight, the duo made a final push to join the roster by leveling Captain Charisma from behind. After the assault, Ziggler locked Christian in his infamous sleeper hold, while Vickie smiled gleefully from outside the ring.

Women's Champion Layla def. Tiffany in a Non-Title Match (PHOTOS | WATCH)
With NXT Rookie Kaval at their side, and Michelle McCool's parents in attendance, the "self-professed" co-Women's Champions poked fun at the appearance of the WWE Universe before the match began. Once the action got underway, Women's Champion Layla got down to business and dispatched of Tiffany in quick order. When Tiffany turned her attention to McCool, knocking her from the ring apron, Layla capitalized, hitting her with a neckbreaker for the win.

Rey Mysterio def. World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger in a Non-Title Match (PHOTOS | WATCH)
In their first one-on-one match ever, Rey Mysterio used not one, but three 619s to overcome World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger, giving him an important victory just nine days before Fatal 4-Way. After the loss, "The All-American American" vented his frustrations by attacking the masked Superstar. However, Kane interrupted the assault and brutally chokeslammed both Swagger and Mysterio.

Fatal 4-Way confrontation (PHOTOS | WATCH)
At the start of the night, Rey Mysterio, Jack Swagger, CM Punk and Big Show confronted each other in the ring about their impending World Title Match at Fatal 4-Way. (Preview) Ultimately Kane got the last word, when he appeared on the arena screen vowing vengeance for his brother, The Undertaker. (WATCH) He went on to back up his words as the night progressed.

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