Smackdown Preview for January 19, 2007



Preview:Anything goes
January 19, 2007


The bitter rivalry between Chavo Guerrero and Chris Benoit will see a new battle as the two men square off in a No Disqualification Match for the United States Championship as announced by General Manager Theodore Long.

After securing the fastest time in the Beat the Clock Sprint by messing with Undertaker, what will Mr. Kennedy do now that he is the No. 1 contender to the World Heavyweight Championship?

Redemption for Mercury?

Joey Mercury has vowed to attack Matt Hardy “again and again” until he gets what he wants from SmackDown’s General Manager. He has blamed Hardy for his injured face, and Hardy was victim to Mercury’s first attack last week. On Friday, Mercury will finally get the chance to extract “revenge” for Hardy’s actions when the two meet in singles action.

Long’s announcement has learned that SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long has a major announcement to make on Friday night. Sources report that the announcement could have an impact on one the main events for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view. has also posted a story on Ashley and The Miz attending a CW network event and a new video segment called “Around the Ring” with Michael Cole and JBL.

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