WWE Smackdown Recap: The Road To WrestleMania Heats Up, New Member Added To Team Teddy
Winner: Mark Henry
A video package is shown, showcasing the latest Hall of Fame inductee: Yokozuna.
A video recap of Zack Ryder trying to get on Team Teddy from this week's Monday Night Raw. Teddy Long, Kofi Kingston, Santino and Aksana are shown watching it. Ryder comes into the scene and tries to convince the team that he deserves to be apart of the group. Teddy says that it sounds like a good plan, but he isn't sure it makes sense because of Ryder's situation with Eve. Long says that he doesn't want any distractions on his team.
Ryder says that he has something that might convince Teddy. Ryder then waves Hornswoggle in and he shows up with a Team Teddy flag that has Long's face on it. Teddy says that he could use a mascot but a mascot and a rally still aren't big enough. Ryder then asks Teddy if he wants big and then introduces The Great Khali, who is decked out in Zack Ryder gear. Ryder says that if he's in, so is Khali. Teddy asks Khali if that's true and Khali says, 'Woo woo woo. You know it.' The team is then made official and they all chant along with Ryder.
AJ w/ Daniel Bryan vs. Brie Bella w/ Nikki Bella
AJ starts off the match with a kiss from Daniel Bryan. Soon after, Brie is slammed to the mat before getting more coaching from Bryan. Brie gets AJ in a headlock before being whipped into the ropes, hitting a back elbow. AJ then runs into Brie, however her throat is draped over the top rope. Brie only gets a two count.
Brie straddles AJ and is looking to get a pin out of the position. However, AJ counters with a pin attempt of her own. Brie then clotheslines AJ and regains the advantage, before lacing AJ up in a modified chin lock. AJ fights her way back up to her feet and lands some kicks and punches before Brie knees AJ in the gut. Brie then sends AJ into the ropes, looking for a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. However, AJ reverses the move and hits a leg-scissors into a variation of the LeBell lock. Brie begins screaming in pain and asks Nikki for help. Nikki gets on the ring apron and distracts the referee while Bryan joins her and tells her to get down.
AJ unlocks the hold and asks both Bryan and Nikki what they are doing. Brie then looks to blindside AJ, but AJ ducks and Brie hits Nikki. AJ then slips behind Brie and rolls her up for the victory.
After the match, Bryan gets into the ring and stands up in the corner of the ring, chanting 'YES' in celebration. As both AJ and Bryan walk to the back, Bryan continues to give AJ advice.
In the ring, Nikki grabs a microphone and tells Brie that she should have listened to her advice. Nikki says that the WWE Universe doesn't know a lot about the Bella Twins, like the fact that they disagree on a lot of things. As an example, Nikki says that she supports Team Teddy while her twin sister supports Team Johnny. Therefore, she wants the crowd to help her show support for Team Teddy right now. She then leads the crowd in a T-E-D-D-Y chant before the Bellas head to the back.
Before the commercial break, a promo for the main event is shown once again.
Back from the break and Vickie Guerrero comes out to introduce a member of Team Johnny: Jack Swagger.
Jack Swagger vs. Zack Ryder w/ Hornswoggle
Ryder starts out with a side headlock, followed by a toe hold into a front face lock. Swagger escapes the hold and locks Ryder up in a key lock. Swagger is then pushed off and both men hit the ropes until Swagger swings through Swagger and rolls him up for a two count. When both men get up, Ryder hits a drop kick.