WWE taped this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown from the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Below are full results:
WWE Smackdown (Airing on SyFy):
* John Cena opens the show with a promo. He wishes Daniel Bryan well before turning his attention to The Wyatt Family. Cena mocks Bray Wyatt’s singing by singing “He’s got no pearls in his pants.” He then says that he accepts Bray’s challenge to a match at Payback, and tells Bray to choose his opponent for tonight. Bray appears on the Tron and talks about how Cena keeps making jokes.
* A vignette for Bo Dallas airs.
* The Usos b. Cody Rhodes & Goldust. Cody was upset after taking the loss and left without Goldust.
* El Torito w/ Los Matadores b. Heath Slater w/ 3MB & Hornswoggle
* Nikki Bella b. Natalya. Eva Marie was the special guest referee for the match. After the match, Natalya was upset with Eva.
* Backstage, Renee Young speaks with Dolph Ziggler, who cuts a promo on facing Batista.
* Dolph Ziggler b. Batista by disqualification when Batista hit a low blow on Ziggler. After the match, Batista hit a Batista Bomb and continued attacking Ziggler outside the ring, eventually hitting another Batista Bomb onto the guardrail. Officials then came out to tend to Ziggler.
* It is announced that Bo Dallas will debut on Smackdown next week.
* Sheamus b. Titus O’Neil. Prior to the match, Titus cut a promo about how Sheamus shouldn’t be US Champion since he’s not from America, and how his skin is the color of hot mayonnaise.
* Santino Marella w/ Emma b. Damien Sandow. After the match, Sandow grabs a mic and says that he’s always been handcuffed, but he always put up with it in the past. His mic gets cut off and Sandow storms up the ramp shouting about being held back and pretending he’s handcuffed.
* Cesaro w/ Paul Heyman b. R-Truth
* John Cena w/ The Usos b. Erick Rowan w/ Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper. Smackdown ends with Bray and Cena staring each other down.