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Since his return to action in July, Batista has been on a mission to reclaim the World Heavyweight Championship. The Animal sat triumphantly in King Booker s royal throne on Friday, but will Batista slay the King at SummerSlam to regain the gold he forfeited over eight months ago? Can King Booker maintain order in his kingdom and come to SmackDown as the reigning champion?

SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long refused to call off the match between Rey Mysterio and Chavo Guerrero, leaving Vickie in despair. Which man will emerge the victor in their very personal battle at SummerSlam? Will the family-like bond between Mysterio and the Guerreros endure beyond this Sunday?

The Phenom was the last man standing on SmackDown, as Undertaker was finally able to slay his foe, The Great Khali. Will the Punjabi Warrior be present this Friday? After conquering the monster Khali, what is the next step for SmackDown s dominant Deadman?

Tune in to SmackDown this Friday night at 8/7 CT on UPN to find out.

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