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LAREDO, Texas -- An injured Edge, forced to surrender the World Heavyweight Championship. The Great Khali, winning the title in an unbelievable Battle Royal. Batista and Kane, doing battle in an astonishing No. 1 Contender's contest. Truly, Friday's SmackDown was an evening of epic proportions, made possible by the man who had his biggest night as General Manager, Theodore Long.

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He's the United States Champion, and the recipient of the richest contract in SmackDown history. If you believe his hype, he's half-man, half-amazing. And if you ask him, Montel Vontavious Porter will tell you something else: that he's better than you.

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LAREDO, Texas -- With all apologies to Lionel Richie for modifying the title of one of his greatest hits above…it really was that kind of night on Friday Night SmackDown. In the course of two hours, our fans saw Edge relinquish the World Heavyweight Championship, The Great Khali win it in a Battle Royal, and perhaps the most epic Triple Threat Match in WWE history made for The Great American Bash.

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LAREDO, Texas -- After learning he would be out of action for longer than anticipated due to a torn pectoral muscle, Edge arrived in Laredo to unwillingly surrender the World Heavyweight Championship to SmackDown's General Manager Theodore Long.

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LAREDO, Texas -- Winning a 20-Man Battle Royal that starred the best the Friday night brand has to offer, The Great Khali left the Laredo Entertainment Center with his gargantuan paws gripping the World Heavyweight Championship. With the crowning of the most monstrous World Champion ever, SmackDown's Superstars came to the stark realization that if they ever wish to climb the mountain toward championship gold, they'll need to scale the tallest peak in sports-entertainment history.

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Just more than two years ago, the World Heavyweight Championship came to SmackDown when then-champion Batista was selected in the 2005 Draft Lottery. As the richest prize in sports-entertainment, the World Heavyweight Championship instantly became the object of desire of the SmackDown Superstars. But since becoming the (pun intended) gold standard on Friday nights, the title has seemingly become a curse to anyone who holds it.

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LAREDO, Texas -- In a twist of irony for the Ultimate Opportunist, tonight was a night of ultimate defeat for former World Heavyweight Champion Edge, and great opportunity for the new gold bearer on SmackDown, The Great Khali.

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LAREDO, Texas -- A new World Heavyweight Champion walks tall among us this night, and his name is The Great Khali.

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LAREDO, Texas - As our fans walked into the Laredo Entertainment Center Tuesday night, many were expecting the final SmackDown before The Great American Bash to be a wild night. But boy, were they ever surprised at just how wild it got.

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LAREDO, Texas -- To say it was a huge night for The Great Khali is the biggest of understatements. After stripping an injured Edge of his World Heavyweight Championship, SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long ordered a 20-Man Battle Royal to determine the successor to the gold. The 7-foot-3 colossus not only proved to our fans in the Laredo Entertainment Center that he was more than up for the supersized task, he also made a monstrous impact on the entire SmackDown roster.

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A great Long night for SmackDown

LAREDO, Texas -- An injured Edge, forced to surrender the World Heavyweight Championship. The Great Khali, winning the title in an unbelievable Battle Royal. Batista and Kane, doing battle in an astonishing No. 1 Contender's contest. Truly, Friday's SmackDown was an evening of epic proportions, made possible by the man who had his biggest night as General Manager, Theodore Long.

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An 'eternal' question

He's the United States Champion, and the recipient of the richest contract in SmackDown history. If you believe his hype, he's half-man, half-amazing. And if you ask him, Montel Vontavious Porter will tell you something else: that he's better than you.

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Once, twice, three times a shocker

LAREDO, Texas -- With all apologies to Lionel Richie for modifying the title of one of his greatest hits above…it really was that kind of night on Friday Night SmackDown. In the course of two hours, our fans saw Edge relinquish the World Heavyweight Championship, The Great Khali win it in a Battle Royal, and perhaps the most epic Triple Threat Match in WWE history made for The Great American Bash.

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Giant change to Friday nights

LAREDO, Texas -- After learning he would be out of action for longer than anticipated due to a torn pectoral muscle, Edge arrived in Laredo to unwillingly surrender the World Heavyweight Championship to SmackDown's General Manager Theodore Long.

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The whole world in his hands

LAREDO, Texas -- Winning a 20-Man Battle Royal that starred the best the Friday night brand has to offer, The Great Khali left the Laredo Entertainment Center with his gargantuan paws gripping the World Heavyweight Championship. With the crowning of the most monstrous World Champion ever, SmackDown's Superstars came to the stark realization that if they ever wish to climb the mountain toward championship gold, they'll need to scale the tallest peak in sports-entertainment history.

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Curse of the Champions?

Just more than two years ago, the World Heavyweight Championship came to SmackDown when then-champion Batista was selected in the 2005 Draft Lottery. As the richest prize in sports-entertainment, the World Heavyweight Championship instantly became the object of desire of the SmackDown Superstars. But since becoming the (pun intended) gold standard on Friday nights, the title has seemingly become a curse to anyone who holds it.

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Edge stripped

LAREDO, Texas -- In a twist of irony for the Ultimate Opportunist, tonight was a night of ultimate defeat for former World Heavyweight Champion Edge, and great opportunity for the new gold bearer on SmackDown, The Great Khali.

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Khali's greatest victory

LAREDO, Texas -- A new World Heavyweight Champion walks tall among us this night, and his name is The Great Khali.

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Taken aback in Texas

LAREDO, Texas - As our fans walked into the Laredo Entertainment Center Tuesday night, many were expecting the final SmackDown before The Great American Bash to be a wild night. But boy, were they ever surprised at just how wild it got.

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Superstars talk big about The Great Khali

LAREDO, Texas -- To say it was a huge night for The Great Khali is the biggest of understatements. After stripping an injured Edge of his World Heavyweight Championship, SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long ordered a 20-Man Battle Royal to determine the successor to the gold. The 7-foot-3 colossus not only proved to our fans in the Laredo Entertainment Center that he was more than up for the supersized task, he also made a monstrous impact on the entire SmackDown roster.

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