Here’s SmackDown! in case you missed it:
From The Times Union Center in Albany, New York:
Hosted by Josh Matthews and Michael Cole.
John “Bradshaw” Layfield (JBL) is still in Argentina.
This week began with “A Real American” Jack Swagger and Zeb Coulter wanting everyone to admit that they share the same beliefs as him and Swagger. Coulter announced that he and Swagger are creating a new Bill of Rights for legal citizens. Coulter told everyone that they are the problem, and that he and Swagger are the solution. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Alberto del Rio appeared, and aired a video spoofing the ones that Swagger and Coulter post on YouTube. In the video, Ricardo spoofed Coulter and del Rio spoofed Swagger.
1. A NON-TITLE TAG TEAM MATCH: The 3MB (Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntyre) vs. WWE Tag Team Champions Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan).
THE WINNERS VIA SUBMISSION: TEAM HELL NO.
Michael Cole announced that recently, Natalya Neidhart and Alicia Fox were in Rwanda, Africa as part of the Nothing But Nets campaign to end malaria there. For more information and if you would like to be involved in that program, go to www.NothingButNets.net. Thank You.
2. Damien Sandow vs. RyBack.
THE SPECIAL GUEST COMMENTATOR FOR THIS MATCH, AND THE REST OF THE SHOW: Brad Maddox.
THE WINNER: RYBACK!!!
In footage that was caught after Old School RAW went off the air, The Shield (Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns) appeared and triple powerbombed The Big Show!!!
3. A NON-TITLE MATCH: WWE World Heavyweight Champion Alberto del Rio with Ricardo Rodriguez vs. Dolph Ziggler with A.J. Lee and Big E Langston.
THE WINNER VIA SUBMISISSION: ALBERTO DEL RIO!!!
4. Yoshi Tatsu vs. “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry.
THE WINNER: “THE WORLD’S STRONGEST MAN” MARK HENRY!!!
5. A NON-TITLE DIVAS MATCH: Tamina Snuka vs. WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn.
Layla stood at ringside to observe this match.
THE WINNER: TAMINA SNUKA!!!
6. Justin Gabriel vs. Fandango.
Fandango was unhappy with the way SmackDown! Ring Announcer Lillian Garcia pronounced his name. He told her to “Breathe in the A’s, but her attempts didn’t make him happy, and he refused to wrestle, again (Do you remember when Damien Sandow pulled this kind of crap last year?). SmackDown! General Manager Booker T was flat-out disgusted with Fandango’s attitude.
7. THE MAIN EVENT: Sheamus vs. The Big Show.
Before the start of the main event, a video from “A Real American” Jack Swagger and Zeb Coulter aired with a disclaimer from WWE.
NOTE: After Sheamus Brogue Kicked The Big Show off the ring, The Shield appeared and just when they were about to enter the ring, Randy Orton arrived to protect Sheamus. The Shield attacked Orton and Sheamus, but Big Show fought them off and ran them out of the ring. Big Show then knocked out Sheamus, and was RKO’ed by Orton!!!
THE WINNER VIA DISQUALIFICATION: SHEAMUS!!!
Match #3 is the highlight match of the night!!!!!
Alberto del Rio, Dolph Ziggler, Sheamus and The Big Show are the wrestlers of the night!!!!!!
Alberto del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez making fun of Jack Swagger and Zeb Coulter, and the announcement of Natalya Neidhart and Alicia Fox’s charity work in Africa are the highlight moments of the night!!!!!!!!!!!!
ANALYSIS: One word about this week: HUH???!!!