— In the pre-show match at the WWE Main Event and SmackDown tapings in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Great Khali defeated Arya Davairi (Shawn’s brother) and Kraven Knight in a handicap match. Hornswoggle was with Khali. The two “jobbers” worked as security on RAW this week as well.
— In the post-show match at the WWE Main Event and SmackDown tapings in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship took place. Bryan locked in the Yes Lock and Orton teased tapping, but The Shield ran in for the DQ. RVD, Dolph, and Kofi made the save. RVD frog splash capped off the crowd pleasing finishers on Rollins to end the show. RVD chants followed. The faces shook hands at ringside as Bryan’s music played to end the night.
— The following matches were taped Tuesday night in Minneapolis, Minnesota for this week’s WWE Main Event broadcast:
* Fandango (w/Summer Rae) vs. Justin Gabriel
* R-Truth vs. Damien Sandow
* The Prime Time Players vs. Rowan and Harper (w/Bray Wyatt)
— The following matches were taped Tuesday night in Minneapolis, Minnesota for this week’s WWE SmackDown broadcast:
* Rob Van Dam (w/Ricardo Rodriguez) vs. Randy Orton
* Dolph Ziggler vs. Ryback
* Curtis Axel (w/Paul Heyman) vs. Kofi Kingston (Non Title)
* Naomi (w/Carmen) vs. Brie Bella (w/Nikki)
* The Real Americans vs. The Usos
* The Big Show vs. 3MB – Handicap Match
* Seth Rollins vs. Daniel Bryan