DEADLOCK Podcast: Revisiting WWE SmackDown! 2006 Christmas Special, Batista Battles Santa Claus, King Booker & Finlay vs The Brother Of Destruction In Main Event, Joey Mercury’s Face Destroyed By Ladder at WWE Armageddon 2006, Top 5 Draft Returns

On this festive episode on WWE Smackdown!, Batista takes on Santa Claus in an impromptu match. Of course, this was not your typical Santa – it was Sylvan the whole time, dressed in a Santa costume. Despite the unconventional matchup, Batista took down the jolly old man. In the main event, King Booker and Finlay teamed up to battle The Undertaker & Kane. Booker and Finlay were going to divide and conquer The Brothers of Destruction! In addition to the main event, Joey Mercury returns after a brutal ladder match at WWE Armageddon where he took a ladder shot to the face and was left bruised and battered. Despite his injuries, Joey Mercury was ready to continue his rivalry with the Hardy Boyz, whom he blamed for the injury. Plus, the Top 5 Draft is back with “The Top 5 Video Game Series!”

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