WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Spring Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Thanks to WNW reader Sean Atkins for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results:
Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy):
* World Heavyweight Champion Edge comes to the ring to open the show. He’ll face Brodus Clay in the opening bout. Edge hit the Spear on Clay to win the match. After the match, Alberto Del Rio came in and started attacking the World Heavyweight Champion. Christian came out and made the save before Teddy Long came out. Long announces Del Rio will face Christian in a Steel Cage Match later tonight.
* WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston vs. WWE United States Champion Sheamus. Winner via Brogue Kick, Sheamus.
* Backstage, Big Show and Kane attempt to chokeslam one another but neither can execute the move.
* “Dashing” Cody Rhodes b. Trent Barreta in a squash match. Rhodes had new entrance music.
* Layla b. Kelly Kelly
* Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater vs. Big Show & Kane for the WWE Tag Team Championship. Winners via disqualification, Big Show & Kane. After the match, a brawl ensues with The Corre dominating Show and Kane.
* Jack Swagger b. Chris Masters in the ankle lock submission.
* Rey Mysterio b. Ted DiBiase after hitting 619.
* Christian b. Alberto Del Rio in a Steel Cage Match by escaping the cage. After the match, Del Rio and Brodus Clay took out Christian. Edge made the save but ended up getting beat down as well with chair shots to his arm to end the show.