WWE taped the January 3 WWE SmackDown episode from the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Here are full WWE SmackDown spoilers.
* Bad News Barrett defeated Darren Young with the Bullhammer Elbow.
WWE SmackDown Spoilers
* Erick Rowan and Luke Harper vs. Cody Rhodes and Goldust for the WWE Tag Team Titles will take place later tonight.
* The Shield come to the ring to kick off SmackDown with a promo and say they’re stronger than ever. Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns vs. The Usos is up first. Dean Ambrose interferes and causes the disqualification but CM Punk makes the save. Vickie Guerrero comes out and makes a six-man match for the main event.
* R-Truth defeats Fandango when Cameron and Naomi appear on the stage and provide distraction.
* Renee Young is backstage with Big E Langston. He talks about Brock Lesnar attacking Mark Henry on RAW. Apparently Henry challenged Lesnar on RAW. Curtis Axel appears. Axel vs. Big E will take place later tonight.
* Goldust and Cody Rhodes retain the WWE Tag Team Titles over Erick Rowan and Luke Harper via roll-up.
* Nikki Bella defeated Aksana.
* Big E Langston defeated Curtis Axel with a Big Ending.
* CM Punk and The Usos defeated The Shield when Punk hit the GTS on Ambrose.
* They re-tape a Bad News Barrett segment from earlier. Barrett has a new podium.