WWE taped this week's Smackdown tonight from the GIANT Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Below are full results:
Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy):
* Teddy Long opens the show by addressing Christian's claim that his foot was under the ropes when he was pinned by Randy Orton at WWE Capitol Punishment last Sunday. He calls Christian to the ring who says he deserves another title shot. Teddy informs him he must earn it and he'll face Kane tonight. The winner will be the new number one contender.
* Sin Cara b. Ted DiBiase
* Cody Rhodes b. Daniel Bryan. Prior to the match, Daniel said looks aren't everything and showed a photo of "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes on the big screen. He said while Dusty may not have been the best looking guy, he had charisma and was a good person - something Cody is not. Ted DiBiase came out when the match got underway.
* Backstage, Johnny Curtis cuts a promo at catering.
* Backstage, Matt Striker asks Big Show about Mark Henry attacking him at Capitol Punishment. Show says he will get Henry back but as soon as the words come out of his mouth, Henry takes him out.
* WWE Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson b. Wade Barrett to retain.
* Backstage, Jack Korpela is with World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton. Orton says the fact Christian is getting another chance at the number one contendership again tonight is comical. However, he'll beat him again if he has too.
* Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel run into Wade Barrett backstage and say they are going to do something he can't, win.
* Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel b. The Usos
* Jinder Mahal vs. Yoshi Tatsu never got underway as Mahal took him out and grabbed the mic. Mahal informed the crowd The Great Khali was done playing games and they were going to dominate on Smackdown.
* Kane b. Christian via disqualification when Mark Henry attacked Kane. World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton came out and Teddy Long made it a tag team match. Christian & Mark Henry b. World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton & Kane when Henry pinned Orton after a World's Strongest Slam. Due to the victory, Christian gets the World Heavyweight Championship shot against Orton at WWE Money in the Bank.
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