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Finish Botched During Tonight’s Intercontinental Title Match (Video)

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• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (April 21, 2005) – WWE SmackDown!

On this day in 2005, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.

It was broadcasted from the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE Judgment Day 2005’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

– Booker T vs. Big Show

– Matt Morgan vs. Jobber (Zack Ryder)

– Booker T & The Big Show vs. Kurt Angle & JBL

– World Tag Titles: MNM vs. Rey Mysterio & Eddie Guerrero

– John Cena vs. Orlando Jordan

• Finish Botched During Tonight’s Intercontinental Title Match (Video)

At tonight’s WWE Live Event from Moline, Illinois (which was titled ‘The Shield’s Final Chapter‘), Finn Balor defeated Elias to retain the Intercontinental Championship.

However, the original finish for the match was botched by the referee as Balor was supposed to pin Elias during a sequence, but the referee stopped the count thinking Elias was supposed to kick out.

You can watch the botch below:

        
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