New Match Added To Armageddon PPV, MVP's Losing Streak Extends To 20, Mania
— Following tonight’s edition Smackdown, WWE announced on the company website that an additional match has been added to Sunday’s Armageddon pay-per-view. Following the lead of last month’s Survivor Series pay-per-view, they will feature another inter-brand Divas battle. This time, it will be a mix of babyface Divas from Raw & SmackDown vs. heels from the same two brands. WWE Divas champion Michelle McCool, Mickie James, Kelly Kelly and Maria will team up to take on Maryse, Natalya, Victoria and Jillian. For a preview of the match, click here.
— R-Truth bounced back from his surprising loss to Dolph Ziggler at Monday’s Raw to defeat Montel Vontavious Porter on tonight’s edition of SmackDown. As a result of his loss to R-Truth, MVP’s losing streak has reached twenty consecutive losses in a row, including twenty clean pinfall losses. Here is the updated “MVP Loss-A-Meter”:
08-29 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Jeff Hardy.
09-05 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Shelton Benjamin.
09-07 Unforgiven – Pinned twice; by Jeff Hardy, and by Triple H at the conclusion of the match.
09-12 SmackDown – Lost Fatal Four Way Match to Jeff Hardy when Kendrick was pinned.
09-19 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Triple H.
09-26 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Triple H in tag match vs. Triple H & Jeff Hardy.
10-03 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Jeff Hardy in All Star Eight-Man Tag Team Match.
10-10 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Jeff Hardy.
10-17 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to R-Truth.
10-24 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Kung Fu Naki in tag match vs. R-Truth & Kung Fu Naki.
10-31 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Jeff Hardy in six-man tag match vs. The Hardys & Rey Mysterio.
11-03 Raw – Pinfall loss to Matt Hardy in tag match vs. The Hardys.
11-07 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to The Great Khali.
11-14 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Kung Fu Naki.
11-21 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to James Mason.
11-23 Survivor Series – Pinfall loss to The Great Khali. Also pinned JTG during the match.
12-02 ECW – Pinfall loss to Matt Hardy.
12-05 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to Hurricane Helms.
12-08 Raw – Pinfall loss to MVC (Most Valuable Charlie).
12-12 SmackDown – Pinfall loss to R-Truth.
— The WrestleMania special that aired on MyNetworkTV the day before the premiere of Friday Night SmackDown on the station in early October will replay next Thursday night at 8:00 p.m. The initial airing drew a disappointing number, scoring a 1.2 broadcast rating. The magic show following the program actually drew a better number, scoring a 1.4 broadcast rating.
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