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WWE is taping this week’s WWE Smackdown tonight from the Landon Arena in Topeka, Kansas. Below are ongoing results:
WWE Smackdown (Airing on SyFy):
* CM Punk opens the show with a promo. He discusses what happened on Raw with Curtis Axel, then turns his attention to Brock Lesnar and his upcoming Money in the Bank Ladder match. He is soon interrupted by Alberto Del Rio, who tells Punk to get off “his” show. This brings out Teddy Long, who makes Punk vs. Del Rio official for later tonight.
* Backstage, Paul Heyman tells CM Punk that he doubts he can handle Del Rio on his own tonight. Heyman tells Punk he wants to be in his corner at Money in the Bank, but Punk refuses.
* The Usos b. Team Rhodes Scholars. Prior to the match, Damien Sandow cut a short promo. After the match, The Shield appeared on the Tron and cut a promo on their match with The Usos at Money in the Bank.
* Alicia Fox b. Kaitlyn when AJ Lee provided a distraction, skipping around the ring.
* Backstage, Kaitlyn tracks down AJ Lee. AJ runs away. The Bella Twins appear and make fun of Kaitlyn.
* Randy Orton b. Christian
* Dolph Ziggler b. Drew McIntyre. After the match, 3MB attempts to attack Ziggler, but Ziggler eludes them.
* Fandango b. Justin Gabriel
* Zeb Colter, Antonio Cesaro & Jack Swagger cut a promo together.
* CM Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio ended in a double countout. Paul Heyman was on commentary for the match. Heyman was attacked by Del Rio during the match, causing Punk to get involved. Punk brawled with Del Rio over the barricade, eventually resulting in a double countout. Punk brought Del Rio back to the ring and hit a GTS to end the show.