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Wedding plans for SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long and WWE Diva Kristal are in full bloom, and another piece of the puzzle was put together Friday night. During SmackDown, the GM asked long-time friend and associate Ron Simmons to be his best man. Genuinely touched by the request, Simmons accepted, needing only to give Long a one-word answer: "DAMN!"

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PUNJAB, India -- The sun was just setting over the Indian province of Punjab. The dirt roads were empty, the marketplace was deserted and the denizens of the community had gathered in the center of the sand-shrouded city.

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It's been a little over two months since Mark Henry returned to SmackDown and destroyed Undertaker after the Deadman had just defeated Batista. In that time, every WWE Superstar that's stood in the World's Strongest Man's path has ended up just like Undertaker: incapacitated.

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FRESNO, Calif. - As a child growing up in Cameron, North Carolina, Matt Hardy dreamed of one day becoming a WWE Superstar and taking the sports-entertainment world by storm. Years later, having cemented himself as one of WWE's toughest competitors and most popular Superstars, Matt can certainly say he has achieved his dream. Tonight on SmackDown, Matt Hardy will fulfill another lifelong dream, when he teams with childhood idol and fellow Carolinian, Ric Flair.

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FRESNO, Calif. -- Indian music enveloped the Save Mart Center in Fresno Friday Night, as there was a Punjabi "Championship Celebration" for the new World Heavyweight Champion, The Great Khali. The giant, along with translator Ranjin Singh, plus numerous dancers and worshippers from India, partied Punjabi-style inside the ring -- that is, until Batista came to crash the party.

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To our fans, new Cruiserweight Champion Hornswoggle is an entertaining leprechaun who lives under the ring and is most often seen helping fellow Irishman Finlay during his matches. To Jamie Noble, however, the little guy is nothing more than a big nuisance and the reason for quite possibly the worst week of Noble's life.

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FRESNO, Calif. -- The Great Khali had reason to hold a "Championship Celebration" on SmackDown Friday night. In just over a week, he established his monstrous dominance in a 20-Man Battle Royal to win the World Heavyweight Title, then defeated two of WWE's mightiest Superstars at The Great American Bash.

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FRESNO, Calif. -- Well, that didn't quite work out like Jamie Noble expected. Earlier this week, Noble told WWE.com that he planned to get revenge on Hornswoggle for pinning him and "stealing" the Cruiserweight Championship at The Great American Bash. Come Friday night, Noble was deemed the No. 1 contender for the gold and got his chance; but when SmackDown invaded the Save Mart Center, Noble was once again on the short end of the stick, losing via count-out to the pint-size pugilist.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Hornswoggle finally found his pot of gold at The Great American Bash, in the form of the lustrous Cruiserweight Championship of the World. With one plop of his four-foot frame, Finlay's sullied sidekick scored big on Sunday, becoming the smallest champion in WWE history.

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To steal a line from the late WWE Hall of Famer Gorilla Monsoon, a battle between Batista and Kane is like the irresistible force meeting the immovable object. Unfortunately for them, the Triple Threat Match for the World Heavyweight Championship showed that there is something more powerful than either: the unstoppable monster wearing the World Heavyweight Title.

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The Best Damn Best Man Ever

Wedding plans for SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long and WWE Diva Kristal are in full bloom, and another piece of the puzzle was put together Friday night. During SmackDown, the GM asked long-time friend and associate Ron Simmons to be his best man. Genuinely touched by the request, Simmons accepted, needing only to give Long a one-word answer: "DAMN!"

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Live from Punjab

PUNJAB, India -- The sun was just setting over the Indian province of Punjab. The dirt roads were empty, the marketplace was deserted and the denizens of the community had gathered in the center of the sand-shrouded city.

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Who will answer the World's Strongest Challenge?

It's been a little over two months since Mark Henry returned to SmackDown and destroyed Undertaker after the Deadman had just defeated Batista. In that time, every WWE Superstar that's stood in the World's Strongest Man's path has ended up just like Undertaker: incapacitated.

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Tar Heel Tandem

FRESNO, Calif. - As a child growing up in Cameron, North Carolina, Matt Hardy dreamed of one day becoming a WWE Superstar and taking the sports-entertainment world by storm. Years later, having cemented himself as one of WWE's toughest competitors and most popular Superstars, Matt can certainly say he has achieved his dream. Tonight on SmackDown, Matt Hardy will fulfill another lifelong dream, when he teams with childhood idol and fellow Carolinian, Ric Flair.

Read Full Story»

Who's ready to clash after The Bash?

FRESNO, Calif. -- Indian music enveloped the Save Mart Center in Fresno Friday Night, as there was a Punjabi "Championship Celebration" for the new World Heavyweight Champion, The Great Khali. The giant, along with translator Ranjin Singh, plus numerous dancers and worshippers from India, partied Punjabi-style inside the ring -- that is, until Batista came to crash the party.

Read Full Story»

Not so Noble in defeat

To our fans, new Cruiserweight Champion Hornswoggle is an entertaining leprechaun who lives under the ring and is most often seen helping fellow Irishman Finlay during his matches. To Jamie Noble, however, the little guy is nothing more than a big nuisance and the reason for quite possibly the worst week of Noble's life.

Read Full Story»

Party Crasher

FRESNO, Calif. -- The Great Khali had reason to hold a "Championship Celebration" on SmackDown Friday night. In just over a week, he established his monstrous dominance in a 20-Man Battle Royal to win the World Heavyweight Title, then defeated two of WWE's mightiest Superstars at The Great American Bash.

Read Full Story»

Irish eyes smile on Hornswoggle again

FRESNO, Calif. -- Well, that didn't quite work out like Jamie Noble expected. Earlier this week, Noble told WWE.com that he planned to get revenge on Hornswoggle for pinning him and "stealing" the Cruiserweight Championship at The Great American Bash. Come Friday night, Noble was deemed the No. 1 contender for the gold and got his chance; but when SmackDown invaded the Save Mart Center, Noble was once again on the short end of the stick, losing via count-out to the pint-size pugilist.

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Luckily charmed

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Hornswoggle finally found his pot of gold at The Great American Bash, in the form of the lustrous Cruiserweight Championship of the World. With one plop of his four-foot frame, Finlay's sullied sidekick scored big on Sunday, becoming the smallest champion in WWE history.

Read Full Story»

Who can stop Khali?

To steal a line from the late WWE Hall of Famer Gorilla Monsoon, a battle between Batista and Kane is like the irresistible force meeting the immovable object. Unfortunately for them, the Triple Threat Match for the World Heavyweight Championship showed that there is something more powerful than either: the unstoppable monster wearing the World Heavyweight Title.

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