WWE taped this week’s edition of Smackdown tonight from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Thanks to Wrestling News World and reader Jason Fox for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results:
Smackdown (Airing Friday On SyFy):
* The ring is decorated for The Undertaker’s funeral after he was “buried alive” at Sunday’s Bragging Rights pay-per-view.
* World Heavyweight Champion Kane comes out with Paul Bearer to open the show. Kane says The Undertaker is never coming back and he wants the fans to thank him for removing the false hope from their lives. He gets a ton of heat from the Milwaukee crowd.
* Alberto Del Rio interrupts the segment and says the only funeral tonight is going to be for the World Heavyweight Championship. He attacked Kane but Rey Mysterio came out, chasing Del Rio off. Mysterio hit 619 on Paul Bearer but Kane threw him out of the ring. Edge comes out and spears Kane.
* Backstage, Alberto Del Rio tells Teddy Long he wants to be the number one contender. Instead, Long books Del Rio vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Edge in a triple threat match for later tonight with the winner getting Kane for the World Heavyweight Championship at Survivor Series next month.
* WWE United States Champion Daniel Bryan b. WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler w/Vickie Guerrero (who was dressed like a cougar). Bryan pinned Ziggler.
* Josh Mathews interviewed Paul Bearer backstage, but Kane ended up by starring at Mathews until he left.
* Backstage, Kelly Kelly is starring in a mirror. “Dashing” Cody Rhodes comes in and says he needs the mirror more than she does. Big Show comes in and wants a match with Cody. Cody says he’s a tag team wrestler and will only face Show if he can find a partner. Kelly Kelly whispers in Show’s ear.
* Jack Swagger w/eagle mascot b. Kaval.
* Teddy Long and Hornswoggle come out for a Divas Halloween costume contest. Alicia Fox is Cleopatra, Kelly Kelly is Little Bo Peep, The Bella Twins are Batman and Robin, Melina is Spider-Woman, Rosa Mendes is a leprechaun, Layla is Beyonce and Michelle McCool is Lady Gaga. Long setup a match between the Divas.
Kelly Kelly, The Bella Twins & Melina b. Alicia Fox, Rosa Mendes, Layla & Michelle McCool
* Backstage, Edge and Rey Mysterio talked abotu tonight triple threat match.
* Cody Rhodes talks to Drew McIntyre about The Nexus, saying they are pathetic.
* Big Show & Kofi Kingston b. “Dashing” Cody Rhodes & Drew McIntyre. After the match Rhodes and McIntyre got into it and seemingly broke up their tag team with Rhodes telling McIntyre he got in his way.
* Edge b. Rey Mysterio & Alberto Del Rio in a triple threat match to become the number one contender for the World Heavyweight Championship.