From ProWrestlingNews.com, but rewritten for your pleasure:
SMACKDOWN [Airing September 30]: -Kurt Angle, Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns came out to hype Angle's match at No Mercy, but Theodore Long came out and said anybody interfering in that match will be fired. -Hardcore Holly beats up JBL backstage during an interview. -MATCH: The Dudley Boyz def. Rico & Charlie Haas when Haas got left alone. Why? Dawn Marie fought with Jackie and Rico went to break it up. -John Cena cut a promo hyping the Final Match in the Best of 5 Series at No Mercy with Booker T -Heidenreich climbed the "Fist" on the stage and read a poem. People tried to talk him down. -MATCH: Hardcore Holly def. JBL by DQ. JBL cut a promo afterwards and said he's not afraid of the Undertaker, but the Taker came on the OvalTron and talked about beating all of JBL's cronies. Orlando Jordon is shown hung on the Undertaker "symbol" (not a cross, nope), and JBL is scared. -MATCH: Booker T def. Paul London. Afterwards Booker was gonna nail London with a chair, but Billy Kidman (who watched the match from the ramp) talked him out of it, then hit London himself. -MATCH: Nunzio def. Spike Dudley with a roll-up. Johnny Stamboli & the Dudleyz were all at ringside, so expect the match to be full of shenanigans. -MAIN EVENT: Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak def. Eddie Guerrero & Rob Van Dam. Luther took out Eddie and got the pin. Angle hits the ring and we get a brawl afterwards.
VELOCITY [Airing October 2]: -Carlito Caribbean Cool beat a jobber -Johnny Stamboli beat Akio -The Bashams beat some jobbers -Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree beat Funaki & Shannon Moore
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On paper, it DOES look like an off week compared to the last month. Perhaps this is because of Cena, Taker, and a few other regulars not having matches, which means people like Holly do instead. Seriously, what are they doing with Cena these days?? I don't even like him anymore and haven't since about a year ago. His rapping really sucks now.
WWE tried too hard to make him a babyface. Instead of doing his same schtick, just directed towards heels instead of faces, he now sucks up to the crowd and makes poop jokes (because Vince knows that that's what people REALLY want).
The answer to WWE's financial problems...
Never 'Wiener of the Day', and is actually quite bitter about it.
I know the idea is big guy vs big guy, but why not match Shaq up with a mouthy smaller guy that can make him look better while getting some mainstream rub out of the deal? The Miz would actually be the perfect foil, but he is already kind of somebody.