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What You Won't See On 8/2 Smackdown - Booker T Honored, Dark Matches

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Booker T Honored

Booker T was honored prior to Thursday's WWE Smackdown taping in his hometown of Houston, Texas. His wife Sharmell, local politicians and students from his wrestling school joined more than 100 fans in honoring the WWE Hall of Famer outside of the Toyota Center. Micael Cole hosted the 15-minute ceremony that saw the City of Houston declare July 25, 2013 Booker T Day.

Pre-Show Dark Match

Erick Rowan & Luke Harper of The Wyatt Family beat Brodus Clay & Tensai in a dark match prior to Thursday night's Smackdown taping. Bray Wyatt cut a promo after the match. He said this was a message to all those boys that like to fancy themselves as monsters because soon there will be none left.

Dark Match Main Event

After this week's Smackdown was filmed, World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio beat Dolph Ziggler in a street fight. The match saw Del Rio use a steel chair to capture the win.

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