WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the i wireless Center in Moline, Illinois. Below are full results:
WWE Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy):
* Alberto Del Rio, Ricardo Rodriguez, & David Otunga open the show. Ricardo Rodriguez is sporting a neck brace. They demand that action be taken against Sheamus for his recent actions, and call for the Brogue Kick to be banned. Booker T interrupts and asks the WWE Universe if they want the kick banned. The crowd affirms that they do not want it banned. Booker says he’ll address this further at a later time.
* Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara b. Cody Rhodes & The Miz
* Hornswoggle and Daniel Bryan appear in a backstage segment involving Hornswoggle stepping on Bryan’s foot and running away.
* Daniel Bryan b. Zack Ryder with the No Lock. However, he refused to release the hold, causing the referee to reverse the decision. Bryan then lost his temper.
* Damien Sandow comes to the ring and cuts a promo on Randy Orton. Orton interrupts and informs Sandow that he his his opponent for tonight.
* Randy Orton b. Damien Sandow by countout when Sandow left the ring and fled up the stage. Dolph Ziggler was on commentary for the match and attacked Orton after. Sandow ran down to join the assault on Orton, but received an RKO as Ziggler escaped.
* David Otunga confronts Booker T in his office and demands a ban on the Brogue Kick. Booker tells Otunga that he will face Sheamus tonight.
* The Prime Time Players b. Primo & Epico to become the #1 Contenders for the WWE Tag Team Championships. Kofi Kingston & R-Truth were on commentary for the match.
* Wade Barrett b. Yoshi Tatsu in a squash match.
* Sheamus b. David Otunga. Alberto Del Rio was at ringside for the match. Booker T interrupted mid-match and said that the Brogue Kick has been banned.