WWE taped this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown from the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Below are full results:
* Dolph Ziggler opens the show, still holding Bad News Barrett's Intercontinental Championship. He says that he never got a rematch when he lost the Intercontinental Championship, but he announces that he'll get his shot at WrestleMania when he takes part in the Ladder match for the title. He says that one person still missing from that match is Daniel Bryan. Barrett interrupts and demands that Ziggler return his title. Meanwhile, Luke Harper sneaks up from behind and takes out Ziggler. Harper, Barrett & Ziggler brawl over the title, causing Dean Ambrose to run out and join in. R-Truth sneaks in while the others are brawling and escapes with the belt before anyone notices.
* Tyson Kidd & Cesaro b. Los Matadores
* Ryback b. Kane w/ Big Show. Kane then got a mic and told Ryback to stay in the ring, because he has to compete again.
* Big Show w/ Kane b. Ryback after Kane interfered, allowing Show to get the win.
* Bray Wyatt cuts a promo directed at The Undertaker.
* The Bella Twins come out to cut a promo. Nikki Bella says that it's "Give Divas A Chance," not "Give AJ A Chance." She's been representing the Divas while AJ Lee's been at home, but if she wants another chance, she'll give her one.
* AJ Lee w/ Paige b. Brie Bella w/ Nikki Bella
* Backstage, Daniel Bryan says that the Ladder Match for the Intercontinental Championship might be a show-stealer at WrestleMania, and he's looking forward to see who wins.
* The New Day b. The Miz & Damien Mizdow. Miz & Mizdow tagged themselves in throughout the match, leading to more dissension between the two.
* Backstage, Jack Swagger tells Renee Young that he's going to shut Rusev up tonight.
* Backstage, Roman Reigns responds to Paul Heyman's promo from Raw. He says that he knows Brock Lesnar will hurt him, but he's going to take everything he has and come back with more.
* Rusev b. Jack Swagger. After the match, Curtis Axel appeared on the tron and cut a promo about Axelmania and how he's coming for Rusev's United States Championship.
* Dolph Ziggler & Dean Ambrose b. Bad News Barrett & Luke Harper. After the match, Barrett attacked Ambrose & Ziggler. He then turned his attention to R-Truth, who was at ringside with the Intercontinental Championship. Truth went to give it to Barrett, but Ambrose attacked Barrett. Truth then fought off Harper and escaped up the ramp. Truth ran into Daniel Bryan at the top of the ramp and gave him the title. Bryan celebrated with the title but Stardust attacked him from behind. Stardust climbed the ladder on the stage and posed with the title to end the show.