SmackDown Match Preview, Venue For First 2012 SmackDown
— WWE.com is advertising the following for tonight’s episode of SmackDown: “Former Legacy allies World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton and Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes do battle tonight on SmackDown. Plus, the volatile Mark Henry goes up against Ezekiel Jackson.”
Other matches that will air include:
* Sin Cara vs. Tyson Kidd
* Kelly Kelly vs. Natalya
* Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett
* Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne vs. Jinder Mahal and The Great Khali
— Triple H, Michael Rapaport and Parker Posey star in WWE Studios’ new crime drama, Inside Out, out today in select theaters.
— The first SmackDown taping of 2012 takes place January 3 at the Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas.