Michael Cole and Tazz welcome you to the Smackdown special. They also throw up a Tale of the Tape comparing the biggest and smallest competitors in the WWE,who will be meeting tonight, Big Show and Rey Mysterio.
They get off to a quick start with the first match, Booker T and Chris Benoit, in the second match of a best of 7 for the US Title. Booker T had one the first match. The series came about when the the title was held up due to a dual countout of both competitors. Benoit gets ahead quick, laying in some punches and snapping off a few suplexes. Booker T fights back, getting ahead of Benoit, slamming him into the turn buckles and hitting a high elbow off the ropes. Benoit responds with thunderous chops to the chest. Booker is the victim of more Suplexes at the hands of Benoit. Booker got the first pin attempt, 2 only. Benoit kicks out and regains control, but Booker fights back quick. Before Booker gets the upper hand, Benoit backdrops him over the ropes. Benoit goes for a suicide dive, but Booker gets out of the way.
Back to the match, Boojer has Benoit stretched out, Benoit gets out of it, but is slowed by a jumping heel kick to the head. Booker goes for the pin, 2 count. Booker lands a side slam, but can't get the pin. Benoit is being dominated. Benoit fights back, landing chops and backing Booker into a corner, Booker tries to fight back, but gets caught with more chops. Benoit lands a German suplex, followed by a series of belly to belly suplexes. Benoit pins Booker for a 2 count. Booker gets up and catches Benoit with a Bookend, but cannot get the pin. Benoit hits a quick clothesline as Booker comes off the ropes. Benoit lands a German suplex then goes to climb the ropes, but is distracted by Sharmell. Benoit remains in control, climbs the ropes and lands his signature flying headbutt. He still cannot keep Booker down for 3. Booker tries to suplex Benoit over the ropes, but he lands on the apron and tries to hit a German off the apron, Booker fights out and throws Benoit to the floor. Booker roles Benoit in and tries for the pin, but Benoit gets his houlder up. Benoit then lands another German suplex. Booker recovers and lands the scissors kick and gets the pin. Booker T now has a 2 match to none lead in the series.