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The top level non-camera side of the building is tarped off. The cage is already hanging from the ceiling (Rey Mysterio and Jeff Hardy vs. Chris Jericho and Edge).

Dark Match:

* Drew McIntyre defeated Jamie Noble. This match opened the overall show. The ECW and WWE Superstars taping took place after the dark match.


* Vince McMahon is out to open SmackDown. He complains about Milwaukee, shows a video of the Donald Trump firing and brings out Teddy Long. Long announces that the main event with be "Rage in a Cage" with Edge & Chris Jericho vs. Jeff Hardy & Rey Mysterio with CM Punk as the special guest referee. McMahon then put Smackdown general manager Teddy Long on probation.

* R-Truth b. Shelton Benjamin
- Truth gets the win via pinfall.

* They did a backstage segment with Rey Mysterio, Vince and Long.

* Later tonight we will have John Morrison vs. Punk.

* Michelle McCool & Alicia Fox b. Melina & Gail Kim

* Vince and Punk were backstage. Vince is watching everything.

* We'll see Dolph Ziggler vs. The Great Khali in a No DQ at The Bash.

* Morrison beat Punk. Punk hit The GTS afterward.

* Josh Matthews interviewed Chris Jericho backstage.

* Jim Ross & Todd Grisham rundown The Bash in the ring.

* Edge & Chris Jericho b. Jeff Hardy & Rey Mysterio
- Solid match with lots of back and forth action.

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