Here are the results for this Friday's WWE Smackdown, the first show of 2009...
- An Umaga return promo video is shown.
- The Great Khali & Finlay defeated Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins.
- Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson defeated Jesse & Festus.
- Vladimir Kozlov defeated Hurricane Helms.
- Jim Ross is in the ring and announces that Triple H, Big Show, Vladimir Kozlov, and Shelton Benjamin are in the Royal Rumble. Benjamin comes out and says he should be announced as the winner and that no one compares to him. The Undertaker comes out a chokeslams him.
- WWE Champion Jeff Hardy & ECW Champion Matt Hardy defeated Edge & Big Show.