WWE taped this week’s edition of Smackdown tonight from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Thanks to WNW reader Sammy Spoiler for sending text-message updates. Below are full results:
Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy):
* World Heavyweight Champion Christian comes out to open the show. He cuts a promo about winning the World Heavyweight Championship at Extreme Rules. This leads to Mark Henry, The Great Khali and Randy Orton coming out. Teddy Long comes out and says he’s going to leave it up to the fans to decide who Christian faces tonight. The crowd goes with Christian vs. Orton.
* Backstage, The Great Khali is shown talking to Jinder Mahal.
* Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan. Winner via Brogue Kick, Sheamus.
* Backstage, Layla is shown talking to other Divas.
* Cody Rhodes comes out with two guys wearing suits. The two guys pass out the paper bags to fans in the front row. Rhodes cuts a promo but doesn’t work a match.
* Big Show vs. Ezekiel Jackson. Kane comes out during the match. Jackson wins with a clothesline after outside interference from The Corre. Kane was taken out prior to the finish.
* Layla b. Alicia Fox. Kharma makes her way down to the ring. Fox is destroyed with an Implant Buster.
* Backstage, dissension with Ezekiel Jackson and The Corre continues. A brawl erupts.
* Sin Cara vs. Tyson Kidd with Chavo Guerrero on commentary. Cara goes over with the Spanish Fly he’s been using.
* Backstage, Teddy Long discusses Christian vs. Randy Orton for the World Heavyweight Championship later tonight.
* Randy Orton b. Christian to become the new World Heavyweight Champion. I’m told the match was outstanding and the crowd went nuts when Orton won the belt.