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In the giving mood
SAN ANTONIO -- On a special live edition of SmackDown, CM Punk played the role of "The Grinch," ruining John Cena's Christmas week by smashing him with a steel chair for the second night in a row.
John Cena def. Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler & Official SmackDown Consultant Vickie Guerrero in a 2-on-1 Handicap Match (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Not happy just standing in the corner watching, Official SmackDown Consultant Vickie Guerrero had no problem joining the fray in a 2-on-1 Handicap Match. But when she meddled too much, Cena shocked the WWE Universe by planting a kiss on her! Next, Cena turned his attention to Ziggler, dropping him with an Attitude Adjustment for the pinfall. With Vickie livid at the loss, Cena was poised to dispatch of her with the same maneuver. However before he could, CM Punk rushed the ring and smashed the Raw Superstar in the gut with a steel chair, then blasted him again for good measure. It was the second night in a row that Punk delivered such a dastardly deed.
Christmas Eve replay
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Rey Mysterio & Kofi Kingston def. Alberto Del Rio & Jack Swagger (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Although Rey Mysterio failed to capture the World Title at WWE TLC (PHOTOS), The Master of the 619 came up big on a first-ever live SmackDown on USA Network. With potent partner Kofi Kingston in his corner, the duo kept up an exciting offense, including an awesome double aerial assault from the top rope onto Alberto Del Rio and Jack Swagger outside the ring. To finish the tag team war, Kingston blasted Swagger with Trouble in Paradise, then The Ultimate Underdog finished off The All-American American with a splash from the top rope.
Kane rejected World Heavyweight Champion Edge's challenge to a rematch (WATCH | PHOTOS)
All of new World Heavyweight Champion Edge's mind games with Kane finally paid off when he captured his tenth World Championship at WWE TLC (PHOTOS). When Edge challenged Kane to a title rematch on SmackDown, The Big Red Monster says he will no longer play the game on Edge's terms. Instead, the former champion declared that he will get back his title under his terms and when he is ready.
WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella def. Chavo Guerrero (WATCH | PHOTOS)
With a lethal Cobra strike, Santino Marella downed Chavo Guerrero. Just before the match, Santino attempted to get a kiss from old flame Beth Phoenix, but it was fellow WWE Tag Team Champion Vladimir Kozlov who received a holiday kiss under the mistletoe (WATCH).
Big Show offered his rendition of "The Night Before Christmas" (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Despite breaking a chair with his crushing mass, Big Show's spirit could not be dampened as he offered a big dose of holiday cheer with his version of a Christmas classic. But "Dashing" Cody Rhodes put the brakes on the fun by rushing into the ring, attacking Hornswoggle and trashing the holiday decorations. The World's Largest Athlete quickly came to the rescue, sending Rhodes back into the night.
Randy Orton def. WWE Champion The Miz by Disqualification (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Just like he did at WWE TLC, Alex Riley inserted himself into the action (WWE TLC photos). However on this night, Riley's interference cost WWE Champion The Miz his match with The Viper. After the bout, with Miz still reeling from an RKO, The Viper was poised to punt his foe. When Riley tried to come to his aid, he too was met with a crushing RKO from WWE's Apex Predator.