WWE Smackdown Recap: The Road To WrestleMania Heats Up, New Member Added To Team Teddy
Slater is then picked up once more and Clay delivers an over-head suplex. Clay then splashes Slater with his signature move, picking up the victory as we head into commercial break.
Winner: Brodus Clay
Backstage, Zack Ryder is shown telling Eve that everything they planned worked and that he's going to WrestleMania. Eve corrects him, saying that they are going to WrestleMania. Ryder then tells Eve that she's not just beautiful but she's also smart. Eve then seems disrespected and asks Ryder if he thinks that beauty can't come with brain. Eve then tells Ryder that he can forget about that dinner they had planned before he can explain. She then walks away after saying that she'll just go with someone else. As Eve walks away, she is seen smiling at the thought of her manipulation.
Back from the break, Christian's music is playing as he is going to be at ringside during the next match for commentary.
The Great Khali w/ Teddy Long vs. Dolph Ziggler w/ John Laurinaitis & David Otunga
Ziggler starts the match out, looking to avoid Khali's big strikes. Ziggler lands some shots to Khali's mid-section but is sent into the ropes and clubbed for his trouble. Dolph heads to the outside and asks Laurinaitis if he has his back. Khali then drags Ziggler back into the ring and delivers a clothesline. Ziggler is sent into the corner and delivers a huge chest to his chest. He then does the same in another corner.
Khali goes in for more but Ziggler lands a drop kick to the knee. With Khali on his hands and knees, Ziggler lands a leaping elbow drop before locking in a front face lock. Ziggler is then pickedd up and slammed by Khali. Ziggler tries to find attack, but Khali lands a couple of clotheslines. However, Ziggler ducks a third and locks in a sleeper hold. Before Khali can even fight his way out of it, Laurinaitis rings the bell and Ziggler is declared the winner.
Teddy gets into the ring and says that Smackdown! doesn't roll like that. Teddy then says that Dolph has until the count of ten to get back in the ring or he will lose the match. The referee starts the count and Team Johnny continue to believe they have won the match. At the count of ten, Khali is declared the winner.
Winner: The Great Khali via count out.
After the match, Kofi Kingston and Santino run down and send Ziggler into the ring where Ziggler is clubbed and sent to the canvas. Teddy Long, Kofi, Santino and Khali then celebrate in the ring with Khali's music playing.
In the back, Daniel Bryan with AJ and The Miz are seen walking towards the ring, with The Miz telling Bryan that he needs this victory tonight before the break.
C.M. Punk & Sheamus vs. The Miz & Daniel Bryan w/ AJ
Sheamus and Bryan start the match off. However, as Sheamus comes in for the lock up, Bryan tags The Miz in and steps out to the ring side area. Sheamus then goes on the attack, landing a huge clothesline on the former WWE champion. Sheamus quickly tags Punk while grabbing Miz' arm. Punk comes in with a double axe handle off the top rope.
Punk sends Miz into the ropes and tags Sheamus back in quickly. As Miz returns, Sheamus flies over the top rope and lands a huge shoulder tackle. Sheamus then picks The Miz up and lands the Irish Curse back breaker. As Sheamus goes for the pin, Bryan comes in and breaks up the count. Sheamus then chases Bryan back into the corner and drags him into the ring by the neck before Bryan quickly escapes the ring. As this happens, Miz capitalizes and sends Sheamus out of the ring. With Sheamus on his knees on the outside, Bryan delivers a big front drop kick before the commercial break.