WWE taped this week’s episode of Smackdown from the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Below are full results:
WWE Smackdown (Airing on SyFy):
* Batista opens the show with a promo. Daniel Bryan interrupts, which brings out Kane. Kane attacks Bryan until a returning Big Show makes the save. Vickie Guerrero comes out and announces Bryan & Big Show vs. Batista & Kane later tonight.
* Christian b. Dolph Ziggler. Alberto Del Rio was on commentary and distracted Ziggler during the match, allowing Christian to get the win.
* The Usos b. Ryback & Curtis Axel
* Natalya & Eva Marie b. AJ Lee & Tamina. Natalya made AJ tap out to the Sharpshooter.
* The Shield comes to the ring to cut a promo about how they need to become the team they used to be. A breakup is teased as Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins come to blows, but they all end up reuniting.
* Sheamus b. Alberto Del Rio
* Big E b. Jack Swagger w/ Zeb Colter & Cesaro
* Alexander Rusev & Lana appear in a promo.
* Daniel Bryan and Big Show cut a promo before their tag team match. They call themselves The Beard and The Giant.
* Daniel Bryan & Big Show b. Batista & Kane. Show hit Kane with a WMD, allowing Bryan to roll him up for the win. After the match, Bryan led the crowd in Yes chants while sitting on Big Show's shoulders to end the show.