WWE taped this week's Smackdown last night from the Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, California. Below are full results:
Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy):
* Triple H comes out to the open the show. He announces three matches for later tonight. Randy Orton vs. The Great Khali, Ezekiel Jackson vs. Cody Rhodes for the WWE Intercontinental Championship and Daniel Bryan vs. Alberto Del Rio.
World Heavyweight Champion Christian comes out and threatens a lawsuit against Hunter if he doesn't change his SummerSlam match against Orton. Hunter tells Christian not only will he face Orton at SummerSlam, he will work tonight against Sheamus and that match is up next.
* Sheamus b. World Heavyweight Champion Christian when Christian intentionally got himself counted out.
* Beth Phoenix & Natalya b. AJ & Kaitlyn
* Backstage, Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase give Teddy Long grief as Zack Ryder and Aksana are shown in his office.
* Backstage, Mark Henry is shown with Johnny Curtis
* Sin Cara b. Tyson Kidd
* Alberto Del Rio b. Daniel Bryan via submission. After the match, Wade Barrett attacked Daniel Bryan
* Cody Rhodes w/Ted DiBiase b. Ezekiel Jackson to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship
* Randy Orton cuts a promo backstage about his title match at SummerSlam.
* Mark Henry b. Johnny Curtis. After the match, Sheamus got in Henry's face.
* Randy Orton b. The Great Khali. After the match, World Heavyweight Champion Christian came out to confront Orton to end the show.
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