WWE taped this week’s WWE Smackdown tonight from the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Below are full results:
WWE Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy):
* The Big Show b. R-Truth. Sheamus & Antonio Cesaro were on commentary. After the match, Sheamus and Big Show had a staredown, and Cesaro attacked Sheamus from behind.
* Backstage, The Big Show told Booker T that Antonio Cesaro pushed Sheamus into him, violating the “no contact” clause. Booker didn’t buy it, and said the match was still happening this Sunday.
* Rhodes Scholars b. The Usos
* Backstage, The Big Show met up with David Otunga to discuss the legal repercussions Sheamus could face as a result of allegedly breaking the “no contact” clause.
* The Big Show & David Otunga make their way to the ring to present their case. They say that they will be speaking with the Board of Directors if Booker T fails to act. Booker T & Sheamus interrupt. Sheamus gets into the ring with a chair and says that if the clause has been broken, there’s no reason for him to not use the chair right now. Big Show backs off and concedes that the match is still on. Sheamus then hits Otunga with a Brogue Kick.
* Backstage, The Shield assaults Randy Orton and puts him through a table.
* Kaitlyn b. Aksana
* Backstage, Matt Striker reveals that The Shield‘s attack on Randy Orton left him with a separated shoulder and a possible concussion.
* Team Hell No are the guests on this week’s episode of Miz TV. They discuss their match at WWE TLC before being interrupted by The Shield on the TitanTron. The Shield begins to walk to the ring from the crowd, but Ryback comes to the ring and scares them away.
* Tyson Kidd, Justin Gabriel, The Great Khali, & Hornswoggle b. Primo, Epico, & The Prime Time Players
* Kofi Kingston b. Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match.
* Antonio Cesaro b. Sheamus by countout. As the match ended, Big Show brought William Regal to the stage and hit him with a chair. Big Show taunted Sheamus, knowing that he couldn’t touch him before WWE TLC, to end the show.