WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Below are full results:
Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy):
* The show begins with a video of Mark Henry taking out Kane and Big Show. We see footage from last week when Sheamus said he would accept a fight. Sheamus vs. Mark Henry is announced for SummerSlam.
* Sheamus b. The Great Khali
* Backstage, Randy Orton admits to Josh Mathews he is anger issues but at SummerSlam, Christian is going to help him work through them.
* Natalya b. AJ and continues the assault after the match. After her attack, she gets on the mic and says she agrees with Beth Phoenix’s philosophy.
* Debuting new music, Daniel Bryan vs. Tyson Kidd. Winner via LeBell Lock, Daniel Bryan. Wade Barrett was on commentary for the match.
* Zack Ryder comes out for a new talk show segment. WWE Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson comes out and interrupts. Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase interrupt. Teddy Long ends up coming out and informs Ryder he will face Jackson up next.
* WWE Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson b. Zack Ryder via submission.
*Triple H comes out and Zack Ryder is still in the ring from his defeat. Hunter informs Ryder when he made him Teddy Long’s assistant he meant for him to do small jobs such as fetch coffee and sharpen pencils. The segment goes back and forth and ends with Hunter giving Ryder a pedigree off-air.
* Mark Henry b. Vladimir Kozlov. Henry goes ballastic after the match which brings Sheamus out for the save.
* WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty & JTG b. The Usos & Trent Baretta
* World Heavyweight Champion Christian & R-Truth b. Randy Orton & John Morrison when Christian pinned Orton.