Welcome to live coverage of WWE Smackdown and we are shown a video package of the NAO leaving CM Punk in their tag match on this past week’s Raw.
The New Age Outlaws vs. Rhodes Brothers
Goldust and Road Dogg start things off, Goldust with a big right hand to kick off this match. Dogg apologizes and wants to shake hands, he kicks him in the gut and lands several right hands. Goldust with an uppercut and backs him into the corner where he lands right hands. He lands the backwards elbow off the middle rope, but Gunn is tagged in. Shortly after, Goldust sends him to the floor. Dogg gets the tag, but runs into a power slam suplex. Cody gets the hot tag and clears house. A big uppercut to Gunn and he rolls him up for a count of 1. Cody with a high knee and then a spring board double missile drop kick for a count of 2 as Dogg breaks it up. Goldust clotheslines Dogg to the floor and Gunn with a big kick to Cody. Gunn goes for the Fameaser, but blocked and Cody goes for “Cross Rhodes” but blocked. Gunn with a big power slam for a count of 2. Gunn lifts him up and goes for the “Fameaser”, but blocked and Cody hits the disaster kick. Vickie interrupts and starts talking, she talks about the Royal Rumble match about everyone against each other. Gunn rolls up Cody off the distraction for the win.
Winners: New Age Outlaws
CM Punk is does a backstage promo with Renee Young. Punk calls out all three members of The Shield for later tonight.
Paul Heyman comes out to the ring and talks about how Big Show can't hurt him because Brock Lesnar would not let that happen. He says Lesnar will be on RAW and all of a sudden Big Show's music hits. Show chases off Heyman and Paul books it to the crowd. Big Show shows replay where he tossed Lesnar on RAW. Show says this time he will knock Lesnar out.
Before their match, Rey says Del Rio is worried about Batista returning, instead he should be worried about him.
Rey Mysterio vs. Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio with a big right hand and put the boots to him. Del Rio works the arm and goes for a drop kick, but slides to the floor. Rey with a drop kick and a dive to the baseball slide to the floor. Back in the ring, Rey with a shoulder block and off the top rope he is taken down. Del Rio with a kick to the gut as Rey hangs upside down. Del Rio has him in a body lock, but Rey fights out and sets him up for 619. Del Rio with a clothesline to cut him off for a count of 2. Del Rio with right hands to the face and taunts the crowd. Del Rio puts him on the top rope and tries to pull the mask off (Almost does) Del Rio sets him up upside down in the corner, but misses the shoulder block in the corner. Rey with a dive off the top rope for a count of 2. As Rey makes his way up, Del Rio catches him with a kick and locks in a head lock. Rey fights out of it, he is sent into the corner hard and Del Rio lands right hands. He puts Rey on the top rope and tries to suplex him off the top, Rey pushes him off. Rey with a senton and a head takeover. He tries to go for 619, but reversed into a back breaker by Del Rio. ADR with right hands then a roll up, but Rey kicks him in the head for a count of 2. Rey on the top rope, but Del Rio catches him with a kick to the side of the head for a count of 2. Del Rio goes for the arm bar, but blocked and Rey with a big DDT off the top rope for a count of 2. Del Rio with a works the arm and goes for the arm bar, but blocked and sent into a 619! He goes for the splash off the top rope and eats knee’s to the ribs by Del Rio. ADR goes for the super kick, but reversed into a roll up for the win.
Winner: Rey Rey
After the match, Del Rio beats Rey down even more. Del Rio locks Rey in the cross arm breaker and won't let it go until the referee breaks it.
Naomi vs. Tamina Snuka
Sunka tries to send her out of the ring and after a struggle she is sent flying to the floor. Snuka throws her into the rope and goes for a front splash that almost lands on her neck for a count of 2. (Scary Moment) Sunka locks in a chin lock, then Sunka uses the ropes to send Naomi throat first. Snuka throws her into the corner and toss her from the second rope. Naomi with a right hand followed by an elbow. Naomi with a heel kick and a big butt buster. AJ distracts her, but Cameron takes her out. Snuka grabs her hair and Naomi rolls Snuka up for 2. Naomi with a kick to the side of the head followed by a leg split moonsult for the win.
Mae Young highlight video package is shown, RIP.
We get a recap of the RAW main event and The Wyatt Family makes their way out to the ring. Bray talks about how he wanted to be his father so bad, but he was never there for him. He betrayed Bray and said that his father called him a sheep. He said Abigail saved him and gave him hope. Bray ends the promo by saying he gave Bryan a chance to walk with the reapers, but now he will burn with saints.
CM Punk is once again in the back with Renee Young. He says he's calling out The Shield and The New Age Outlaws tonight. He says it's a gift for The Authority to do what they want.
Fandango vs. Big E. Langston
Lnagston gets the advantage and nails a back breaking suplex that leads Fandango to go to the floor to regroup. Back in the ring, Fandango with right hands, but Langston with a big shoulder tackle followed by a spear in the corner. He goes for it again, but Fandango puts the boots up and sends him out of the ring. He sends him into the ring post and into the barricade. Fandango taunts the crowd and sends him back in the ring. Fandango controls the acton until Langston fights out of a submission old and sends him to the floor. Langston knocks him off the apron and lands a series... (Continues on next page)