WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Kevin Eperjesi for sending in results. Below are full taping results:
Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy)
* Daniel Bryan opens the show by coming to the ring with AJ and cutting a promo. AJ says that she loves him and he is the best boyfriend ever. Sheamus interrupts and tells Bryan that he will be winning the World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania XXVIII.
* Mark Henry b. R-Truth
*In a backstage segment, Zack Ryder & The Great Khali are added to Teddy Long‘s team at WrestleMania XXVIII. Hornswoggle was added as team mascot.
* AJ b. Brie Bella
* Zack Ryder w/ Hornswoggle b. Jack Swagger w/ Vickie Guerrero. Hornswoggle and Vickie got into an argument, which distracted Swagger long enough to allow Ryder to hit the Rough Ryder.
* Kane b. Big Show by DQ when Cody Rhodes interfered. Show chased Rhodes into the crowd, which distracted Kane. Randy Orton ran into the ring and delivered an RKO to Kane.
* Brodus Clay b. Heath Slater
*Christian came out to do commentary for the next match.
* The Great Khali vs. Dolph Ziggler originally ended when John Laurinaitis called for the bell when Ziggler applied a submission that Khali didn’t submit to. Teddy Long came out and reversed the decision, leading to Dolph Ziggler losing by countout. Kofi Kingston and Santino Marella came out and threw Ziggler back into the ring, and Khali hit him with a brain chop.
* CM Punk & Sheamus b. Daniel Bryan & The Miz when Sheamus hit a Brogue Kick on The Miz.