On the official SmackDown premiere, WWE Champion Triple H defeats The Rock with the help of special guest referee Shawn Michaels.
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Sept. 9, 1999
The Undertaker and Big Show defeat The Rock N' Sock Connection (The Rock and Mankind) in a Buried Alive Match to become World Tag Team Champions.
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April 12, 2001
Jeff Hardy appears to be in trouble against Triple H with the Intercontinental Title on the line before Matt Hardy makes a huge match-changing save.
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July 26, 2001
Kurt Angle defeats Booker T for the WCW World Heavyweight Title.
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Sept. 26, 2002
Edge and Eddie Guerrero go all-out in a brutal match, using ladders to batter each other, with Edge the victor.
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Oct. 24, 2002
Rey Mysterio and Edge win their tag-team match against Los Guerreros (Eddie and Chavo Guerrero), decided behind the referee's back.
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May 29, 2003
Team Angle (Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin) fails to recapture the WWE Tag Team Championship from Eddie Guerrero and Tajiri.
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June 5, 2003
In front of his family, Rey Mysterio looks to win the Cruiserweight Title from Matt Hardy. He does.
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June 12, 2003
Brock Lesnar shocks the WWE Universe as he superplexes Big Show and destroys the ring. The Heavyweight Title match ends in a No Contest due to the ring collapse.
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Sept. 11, 2003
Eddie Guerrero won his Parking Lot Brawl against John Cena with the help of his returning nephew, Chavo.
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Sept. 18, 2003
In one of the greatest matches ever contested on SmackDown, Brock Lesnar defeats Kurt Angle in a 60 minute Iron Man match for the WWE Championship.
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July 15, 2004
Eddie Guerrero and JBL create an instant classic inside a steel cage in a bout for the WWE Championship. John Bradshaw Layfield won, escaping over the top, with the help of El Gran Luchador (Kurt Angle in disguise).
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March 3, 2006
The Undertaker and Kurt Angle go one-on-one for the World Heavyweight Championship. Mark Henry interfered with the match, causing Angle to lose by disqualification.
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Nov. 4, 2011
Randy Orton beats Cody Rhodes in a vicious, anything goes Street Fight.
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June 14, 2013
The bickering trio of Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) and Randy Orton pull it together to beat The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins).
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