WWE taped this week’s WWE Smackdown tonight from the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Below are full results:
WWE Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy):
* Big Show comes to the ring to open the show. He announces that he wants to be in contention for the World Heavyweight Championship before being interrupted by Randy Orton. Orton announces that they will face each other tonight. Orton is then interrupted by Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez. Del Rio asserts that he wants a title shot as well. Orton hit Del Rio with an RKO and stared down Big Show to end the segment.
* Antonio Cesaro b. Santino Marella to retain the United States Championship.
* Beth Phoenix b. Natalya. After the match, Eve comes out and announces that Beth is suspended because she is suspected to have something to do with the backstage attack on Kaitlyn at Night of Champions. Booker T interrupts and reverses Eve’s decision, nullifying the suspension.
* The Miz comes to the ring to host Miz TV. He invites Sheamus onto the show. Sheamus is quickly interrupted by Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero. The segment ends in a brawl, with Sheamus clearing the ring.
* Rhodes Scholars (Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow) b. The Usos
* Ryback b. Tensai
* Big Show b. Randy Orton. Before the match, Alberto Del Rio attacked Orton. After the match, Big Show hit Orton with a WMD.