WWE taped this week’s WWE Smackdown tonight from the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. Below are full results:
WWE Smackdown (Airing on SyFy):
* Chris Jericho‘s Highlight Reel opens the show with Ryback as his guest. Ryback talks about his recent change in attitude and how the fans don’t respect him. Teddy Long comes out to announce that Ryback will face Chris Jericho later tonight. Ryback reacts by attacking Jericho.
* Kofi Kingston b. Cody Rhodes
* It is announced that Triple H & Brock Lesnar will have a face-to-face confrontation on next week’s Raw.
* Backstage, Zeb Colter says that the next match is “Real American versus Affirmative Action.”
* Jack Swagger vs. Big E Langston ended when Alberto Del Rio, who was on commentary for the match, threw a ladder into the ring. The ladder is used as a weapon as Del Rio and Dolph Ziggler join the brawl. Del Rio ends up standing tall, so he climbs the ladder and poses with the World Heavyweight Championship.
* Dean Ambrose vs. Daniel Bryan ended when The Shield and Kane interfered. Kofi Kingston ran out to aid Team Hell No in the resulting brawl.
* A taped segment airs in which Mark Henry shows off his strength by pulling two tractor trailers.
* Backstage, Randy Orton says he will send The Big Show a message at Extreme Rules.
* The Big Show b. Tensai. After the match, Big Show tried to hit Brodus Clay with a WMD, but Randy Orton ran out and hit an RKO on Big Show.
* Backstage, AJ makes fun of Kaitlyn for texting her secret admirer. Natalya interrupts, interested in finding out who the admirer is. The Great Khali puts on a fake mustache and Rey Mysterio mask in order to go “undercover” and find out the admirer’s identity.
* Chris Jericho b. Ryback by disqualification when Ryback crotched Jericho on the turnbuckle post. Upset over his loss, Ryback grabbed Jericho and threw him over the announce table to end the show.