WWE taped this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Below are full results:
* Daniel Bryan opens the show by welcoming back Dolph Ziggler, Ryback & Erick Rowan, following their rehiring on Raw. Triple H & Stephanie McMahon soon interrupt, informing the three Superstars that they can earn a spot in the Royal Rumble match if they win their matches tonight.
* Dolph Ziggler b. Bad News Barrett in a non-title match, earning Ziggler a spot in the Royal Rumble match.
* Renee Young interviews Roman Reigns on his entry in the Royal Rumble match.
* Ryback b. Rusev by countout, earning Ryback a spot in the Royal Rumble match. Rusev attacked Ryback after the match, but Ryback was able to get the upper hand before Rusev ran off.
* Brie Bella w/ Nikki Bella b. Naomi. Paige & Natalya were on commentary for the match.
* Luke Harper b. Erick Rowan
* Backstage, The Miz Damien Mizdow discuss their entries in the Royal Rumble match. Miz then criticizes Mizdow for his antics with X-Pac on Raw.
* Daniel Bryan b. Kane w/ Joey Mercury & Jamie Noble in a No Disqualification match. After Bryan gets the win, Big Show comes out and attacks Bryan.The locker room empties and a roster-wide brawl begins in the ring. The babyfaces send the heels out of the ring and stand tall to end the show.