WWE taped the August 22, 2014 WWE SmackDown episode from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, AZ. Here are WWE SmackDown spoilers.
* Adam Rose defeated Fandango with the Party Foul.
* Cesaro defeated Kofi Kingston with The Neutralizer.
* Randy Orton kicks off SmackDown with a promo talking about Roman Reigns. Orton says Reigns won a battle but not the war. He says tonight’s main event against Rob Van Dam is an example of what he will do to other Superstars.
* Seth Rollins vs. Jack Swagger is up next. Rollins hits a Curb Stomp outside of the ring and wins by count out.
* After the match, Bo Dallas comes out and tells Swagger to keep Bo-lieving and don’t be a Jack Zero.
* Backstage segment with The Miz asking Kane for another shot against Dolph Ziggler. Kane says it won’t happen but puts Miz in a match with Roman Reigns tonight.
* Rusev squashed Sin Cara.
* Backstage segment with Rob Van Dam. Randy Orton attacks him from behind and they brawl to the ring. They continue fighting and both get counted out. Orton continues to viciously attack RVD after the match and hits the draping DDT from the barrier.
* Natalya vs. Paige in a non-title match is next. AJ Lee comes out and takes the Divas Title. Paige grabs the title back but Natalya takes advantage and gets the win with a Sharpshooter.
* Stardust and Goldust defeated Erick Rowan and Luke Harper. After the match, Rowan and Harper beat them up.
* Roman Reigns defeated The Miz with a spear. After the match, Randy Orton came out and had a staredown with Reigns. They brawled to end SmackDown.