WWE Smackdown Recap: Sheamus Vs Bryan, Sandow Debut, Ryback
Broadus Clay does his full entrance. There is a new part at the beginning where he introduced his dancers by name as Cameron and Naomi, The Funkadactyls. The crowd pops for him. Booker T says Shucky Ducky. Vickie Guerrero comes out to a sea of boos. She says her man will derail the funk train, Jack Swagger. Ziggler is with him.
Broadus Clay vs. Jack Swagger
Broadus Clay hits an early belly to belly. Swagger kicks the knee and takes Clay down to one knee but he gets up. Ziggler distracts on the outside and allows Swagger to hits a running splash which sends Clay to the outside. Ziggler tries to capitalize and leaps off the apron but Clay blocks him with his head. Back in the ring, Clay catches Swagger and hits a fall away slam. Clay runs the ropes looking for a splash but Swagger wisely rolls out of the ring. Swagger grabs Ziggler and Vickie and they leave.
Winner by Count out: Broadus Clay
Clay brings some young fans in the ring and they dance.
-Cena, Laurinaitis recap from RAW
Matthews says Cena exasperated his injuries from Extreme Rules. Cole says Laurinaitis snapped under pressure. Laurinaitis is not at Smackdown, he's taken a "personal day."
Bryan and Del Rio argue in Eve's office. Bryan is mad that Del Rio cost him the match earlier. Del Rio says he's next in line for a World Title match. Bryan says he gets Punk next. Bryan demands another match with Sheamus. Eve says he doesn't make demands. She says she'll check with the doctors to see if Sheamus can compete tonight. She kicks them out.
Damien Sandow walks toward the ring. He makes his debut, next.
Damien Sandow comes out to "Hallelujah." Lilian Garcia announces him as the self-professed intellectual savior of the masses. Derrick Bateman is already in the ring. Sandow grabs a mic on the apron and introduces himself. He says tonight was supposed to be a special night. The crowd "what"s him and he says thank you for your irrelevant opinion. He says in order to be a true role model he cannot and will not engage the miscreant in the ring. He says Bateman is a simple-minded ignoramus who is no different than the fans in attendance. He says he won't compete for everyone's good, you're welcome. Sandow walks backward with his arms outstretched, up the ramp.
Bateman grabs a mic and says he earned this match on Smackdown so he wants a match. Ryback's music hits.
Ryback vs. Bateman
Bateman attacks Ryback with kicks but Ryback no-sells and sends him into the ropes and hits him with a big boot. Ryback slams his head on the mat a few times. The crowd chants "Goldberg." Ryback Gorilla Presses Bateman then transitions into a sit-down spine-buster. Ryback picks him up by his face, hits the ropes and delivers a stiff clothesline. Ryback yells "finish him" and hits his signature modified Samoan Drop and gets the pin.
Winner by pin: Ryback
Ryback yells "feed me!"
Kane & Cody Rhodes vs. Big Show & Randy Orton
Orton locks up with Cody and takes control with a shoulder block and a clothesline, both of which take Cody down. He tags Show who chops Cody across the chest and rams him in the corner with his butt. He slams Cody and tags Orton. Orton gets 2. Orton hits a standing dropkick. Cody kicks the knee, falls to the mat and punches Orton and escapes with a tag to Kane. Kane takes control with knees in the corner. Orton gets a knee up and runs to tag Show. Show cleans house and stomps Kane in the corner. Show sends him into the ropes but Kane scouts him when he bends down and DDTs Show.