WWE taped this week’s WWE SmackDown Tuesday night from the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. Below are full results:
* The Usos defeated Darren Young and Titus O’Neil
* Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter open up SmackDown this week and talk about “Real Americans.” Alberto Del Rio interrupts and shows a video of he and Ricardo Rodriguez doing a spoof of Zeb and Swagger’s “We The People” YouTube videos. Del Rio was playing the role of Swagger, while Ricardo was dressed up as Zeb Colter. Apparently it came off very funny to the live crowd.
* Kane and Daniel Bryan beat Drew McIntyre and Heath Slater. Bryan won with the No Lock on Slater. Team Hell No dominated most of the match. Bryan was way over with the fans.
* Matt Striker interviews Dolph Ziggler, who is with AJ Lee and Big E Langston backstage. Ziggler mentions that history will be made tonight after he beats Alberto Del Rio. He and AJ kiss to end the backstage segment.
* Damien Sandow comes out and cuts a promo about Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, and that it forgot about Ryback.
* Ryback defeated Damien Sandow in a three minute squash match. Ryback won with the Shellshock.
* Ricardo Rodriguez came to the stage and told everyone in the crowd to deliver the “Albertoooo” a long as they could when Del Rio came out.
* Matt Striker interviewed Big Show backstage about what happened after Raw. Show said he’ll take out anyone, but he blames Sheamus and Orton for what happened. He put up his fist and said that’s his answer for all of them.
* A Fandango vignette aired hyping his debut tonight.
* Alberto Del Rio defeated Dolph Ziggler by submission with the Cross Armbreaker in an excellent back and forth match. Ricardo dumped a bucket of water on AJ. AJ chases Ricardo around the ring and AJ and Big E got sent to the back for it.
* AJ is backstage drying off and Daniel Bryan tells AJ she looked like a wet puppy. AJ said that she’s with the next World Champion now and Bryan’s reign ended in 18 seconds. Bryan said that being with Ziggler, she should be used to 18 seconds.
* Mark Henry defeated Yoshi Tatsu with the World’s Strongest Slam. This was a quick squash match.
* Backstage, Matt Striker tells Sheamus that Big Show blamed him and Orton for his attack at the hands of The Shield. Sheamus said it’ll be his fault when he kicks Show’s head off his shoulders tonight.
* Tamina defeated Kaitlyn (w/Layla) in a non-title match. Tamina got the win after a Samoan drop.
* Backstage, Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow were watching the monitor talking about Kaitlyn’s match. Cody Rhodes asked what Damien Sandow thought of Kaitlyn as a woman. Sandow replied that she’s done her best despite being a result of an inferior gene pool.
* Justin Gabriel came out for a match against Fandango. Lilian Garcia could not pronounce Fandango’s name. Fandango ended up leaving once again.
* Backstage, Teddy Long tried to teach Booker T how to say Fandango.
* Sheamus vs. The Big Show ended in a no contest. The Shield came out and attacked Sheamus. Randy Orton came down to help out and The Big Show got into the ring to help clear out The Shield. Big Show hit an Knockout Punch to Sheamus, but Randy Orton struck Show with an RKO to end the show.
Off-Air & Dark Match Main Event
* The Shield returned and beat down Randy Orton and Sheamus until Ryback made the save. It became a six-man tag which ended in a DQ after Roman Reigns brought in a chair. Orton, Sheamus and Ryback hit their finishers sending the fans home happy.