WWE taped this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown from the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas. Full results are below:
* Dean Ambrose opens the show with a promo regarding his choice of stipulation for his match against Seth Rollins at WWE SummerSlam. Rollins interrupts, briefcase in hand, and Ambrose announces the stipulation: a Lumberjack match. Rollins says he gets to choose Ambrose’s opponent tonight, and Rollins chooses Randy Orton.
* Backstage, Seth Rollins challenged Dolph Ziggler to a match.
* Seth Rollins b. Dolph Ziggler
* Mark Henry & Big Show b. Ryback & Curtis Axel
* Sin Cara b. Damien Sandow
* Paige b. Natalya
* Chris Jericho cuts a promo regarding his match against Bray Wyatt at SummerSlam.
* Rusev b. Big E
* A promo by Stephanie McMahon was advertised on the big screen but never taped in front of the live audience.
* Dean Ambrose vs. Randy Orton ended when Seth Rollins interfered, attacking Ambrose.
The show was heavy on recap videos.