WWE taped this week’s Smackdown from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Below are full results:
WWE Smackdown (Airing tonight on SyFy):
* Booker T opens the show by addressing the incident on Raw in which Sheamus stole Alberto Del Rio‘s car. He says that Sheamus should apologize, and Sheamus comes out. Del Rio quickly interrupts him, telling him that he wants to press charges on Sheamus. He gets mad that Booker is giving Sheamus any punishment for his actions. Booker responds by making Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Championship tonight.
* Sin Cara b. Cody Rhodes. Before the match, Rhodes cut a promo berating Sin Cara for wearing a mask. During the match, Rhodes kept trying in vain to remove his mask.
* Christian b. Antonio Cesaro. After the match, Cesaro assaulted Christian.
* Randy Orton b. Jack Swagger
* Jinder Mahal b. two jobbers. He continued his assault after the match. Ryback ran out and chased Jinder away. He then turned his attention to the jobbers and hit his finisher on them.
* Chris Jericho came out for the Highlight Reel. Vickie Guerrero came out without Dolph Ziggler, and Jericho introduced her as Ziggler’s mother. They bicker for a while and Jericho shows the crowd a recap of his Tout, which caused Ziggler to lose. Ziggler then jumps the barricade and assaults Jericho from behind, hitting the Zig Zag and hitting him with the Money in the Bank briefcase.
* Darren Young & Titus O’Neil w/ AW b. Primo & Epico by disqualification to become the #1 contenders to the WWE Tag Team Championships. Champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth were on commentary for the match and caused the disqualification after AW threw water on them.
* Backstage, Eve approached Booker T looking for a job again. Booker began to tell her that there were none available, but Kaitlyn walked in. Booker informs the two that they will have a match next week, with the winner becoming his assistant.
* Rey Mysterio b. The Miz in a non-title match. In a dark segment after the match, Triple H came out and gave The Miz a Pedigree.
* Daniel Bryan comes to the ring to cut a promo on his upcoming match at SummerSlam. He is interrupted by Kane, followed by AJ Lee. AJ tries to get Bryan to shake Kane’s hand, to which he continuously replies “No!” A brawl breaks out between Kane and Bryan, ending with Bryan escaping through the crowd.
* Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Championship ended in a no contest. Before the match, police officers come out to apprehend Sheamus. They begin to attack Sheamus, and Del Rio comes out to join in on the assault as well. Del Rio locks in the Cross Armbreaker to end the show.