WWE taped this week’s Smackdown telecast last night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The show will air this Friday on SyFy. Thanks to Wrestling News World.com for the results.
-World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus comes to the ring and cuts a promo on Alberto Del Rio. David Otunga interrupts and demands Sheamus apologize for running into John Laurinaitis last week. Del Rio then hits the ring, leading to Otunga giving Del Rio the chance to pick Sheamus’ opponent for later tonight. Sheamus lays Otunga out with the Brogue Kick to end the opening segment.
-Sin Cara defeats Heath Slater via pin fall.
-Damien Sandow defeats Ezekiel Jackson via pin fall.
-Dolph Ziggler approaches Alberto Del Rio backstage, wanting to be Sheamus’ opponent for later tonight and Del Rio agrees to it.
-Ryback defeats two enhancement talents via pin fall.
-World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeats Dolph Ziggler via pin fall. Jack Swagger tried to interfere on Ziggler’s behalf but to no avail.
-United States Champion Santino Marella and Zack Ryder defeat Titus O’Neil and Darren Young via pin fall. After the match, Big Show attacked Marella and Ryder, laying them both out, including throwing Marella into the large WWE sign on top of the entrance ramp.
-Cody Rhodes defeats Tyson Kidd via pin fall. Intercontinental Champion Christian was on commentary.
-WWE Champion CM Punk vs. Kane ends in a DQ when Daniel Bryan interferes. John Laurinaitis then announces that it will be Punk vs. Bryan vs. Kane at No Way Out. After Bryan tries and fails to get AJ to leave her, he gets laid out by Punk with the GTS to end the telecast.