Welcome to this week's WrestlingInc.com WWE SmackDown recap.
Teddy Long's music hits and he says John Laurinaitis has been fired, to loud cheers. Tonight's GM is Mick Foley. The Big Show's music hits and he comes to the ring. He says he doesn't care that Laurinaitis got fired. The only person he cares about is him. Show congratulates John Cena. Show congratulates John Cena. He says Cena had help from his cronies and in a fair match he would crush Cena. He is moving on though and throwing his hat into the Money in the Bank match. He says nobody can stop him from becoming champion. Brodus Clay's music hits and he walks out with his dancers.
Clay charges into the ring and Show starts kicking him. Show hits the ropes but Clay knocks him down with a shoulderblock. Clay hits body shots in the corner as David Otunga runs in from behind and clips Clay's already injured left knee. Show takes advantage and kicks the bad knee. Show keeps kicking him while he's down. The crowd chants "you can't wrestle" at Show. Clay makes it to one knee, Show grabs his Mohawk, measures him and hits the WMD and knocks Clay out. Show yells at the fans and leaves up the ramp.
Otunga gets in the ring and tells Clay somebody better call his momma. He says he'll call her himself. He says "hit the music" and he begins to mock Clay's dancing and starts posing as the Funkadactyls look on from ringside.
-Ryback is next.
Lilian introduces two jobbers who cut a promo on Ryback. Ryback's music hits.
Ryback vs. 2 jobbers
Matthews says Ryback can bench-press 600 lbs. Ryback decimates his competition and powerbombs one guy, then the other on top. He does his double Running Samoan Drop for the win.
Winner by pin: Ryback
Ryback chants "Feed me more!"
Foley and Yoshi talk backstage as Vickie Guerrero interrupts them. Vickie tells Foley that she heard that next week she is running both shows and Foley better be nice to her or she will make him her assistant. Foley says he has a better one in mind and The Great Khali shows. Foley and Khali dance as Khali's music plays. Foley starts to do the Dude Love (dance).
Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio
They trade offense, Christian gets in a flurry but Del Rio takes over with a kick in the head. Christian launches Del Rio out of the ring and comes flying off the top with a well-placed crossbody.
During the commercial, Christian ran into the steel steps and Del Rio has taken over. Back in the ring, Del Rio works over the left arm. Del Rio gets 2. Del Rio goes up top but Christian cuts him off with a hurricanrana off the top. They both feel the effects. Christian goes up top but Del Rio ducks the splash and Christian belly-flops. Del Rio misses with the charging Pele kick in the corner, Christian hits a monster DDT off the second rope for 2. Del Rio barely kicks out after a dropkick from the second turnbuckle.
Christian looks for the Killswitch but Del Rio rolls through and gets 2. Del Rio misses off the second rope, Christian waits for the spear but Del Rio hits him with a Superkick. More counters, Ricardo causes a distraction and Del Rio hits the Pele kick to the side of Christian's head up top and applies the cross-armbreaker for the win.
Winner by submission: Alberto Del Rio
Cody Rhodes runs to the ring and attacks Christian from behind. He goes for the left arm and sends Christian into the steel in the corner. He screams at Christian that he's stealing his time.
-AJ storyline recap video
Kane is in the ring as Lilian announces the special guest time-keeper, AJ. She sits at ringside as Kane looks over at her in a confused way. Daniel Bryan makes his entrance.
Daniel Bryan vs. Kane
Kane catches Bryan and slams him early. Bryan pulls the ropes down and Kane falls to the outside. Bryan dropkicks Kane into the steel post. He hits another dropkick in the ring. Kane hits his own dropkick and gets 2. Bryan looks for the Yes Lock but Kane counters with a sideslam for 2. Bryan hits a drop toe-told into the turnbuckle and slips coming off the top. Bryan goes up top again and connects with a front dropkick as AJ looks on with concern. Bryan gets 2.
Kane overpowers Bryan wit shots in the corner and a big boot to the face. Bryan counters a chokeslam and takes out the knee. Bryan connects with a kick to the head with Kane on his knees and gets 2. Bryan goes up top and comes down with a headbutt but Kane catches him around the neck. Bryan applies a choke to Kane with his legs wrapped around the big man. Kane throws him off and Bryan applies the Yes Lock as AJ rings the bell with Kane inches away from reaching the rope. The ref explains to Bryan that Kane didn't tap, Kane hits a chokeslam for the win.
Winner by pin: Kane
AJ smiles and skips up the ramp.
Mick Foley makes his entrance. He gets his usual cheap pop by mentioning Baltimore, then Heath Slater's music hits. He says he's here to protest. He was embarrassed on Monday by Cyndi Lauper. Foley says he will give him something to be embarrassed about. Zack Ryder makes his entrance.
Zack Ryder vs. Heath Slater
Slater bumps around for Ryder who gets 2. Slater takes over with kicks and a neckbreaker for 2. Foley looks on from ringside. Ryder hits the Ruff Ryder for the win.
Winner by pin: Zack Ryder
Ryder celebrates with Foley in the ring.
Foley and Ryder run into Damien Sandow backstage. Sandow berates them and they don't know what he is talking about. Sandow says "You're Welcome," Foley responds with "Have a Nice Day."
-video of AW helping Titus and Darren win at No Way Out
The Uso's make their entrance. AW hypes up his team and introduces them.
The Uso's vs. The Primetime Players
Young and Jey start things off. Jey hits a nice shoulderblock and tags Jimmy. The Uso's make more quick tags and double-teams. AW cheerleads on the outside, Young tags in Titus. Titus slows things down. Jimmy hits a back bodydrop and the running Stinkface to Titus, Young breaks the pin. Jey comes in and hits a Superkick to Young and they go to the outside. In the ring, Jimmy hits a Samoan Drop and goes up top but AW distracts the ref as Young pulls Jimmy's leg from the outside. Titus capitalizes with a sit-down spinebuster for the win.
Winners by pin: The Primetime Players
Titus and Young dance in the ring.
-No Holds Barred promo: DVD out July 3rd
All hell breaks loose backstage as Primo punches AW in the face and he and Epico brawl with Titus and Young. Refs pull them apart as Rosa Mendes eggs them on.
Santino comes to the ring. He wants to show the best signs in the crowd. There is on that says 'I Love Santino." He invites her to the ring. She has on a cobra sock and a Santino shirt. Their cobras 'kiss.' She plants a big kiss on him and he falls out in a frozen trance. He has lipstick all over his face and looks like Jack Nicholson's "Joker" at the end of Batman.
-Sheamus vs. Ziggler is next
-CM Punk entrance on Jimmy Fallon footage
Dolph Ziggler vs. Sheamus
Neither man is able to get the upper hand. Sheamus hits a quick takedown into a headlock. Sheamus hits a rolling Senton and gets 2. Ziggler fights back with punches and pulls the ropes down as Sheamus falls to the outside. Ziggler hits a dropkick through the ropes and flies off the apron but Sheamus catches him and throws him over his head into the security wall.
Back in the ring, Sheamus launches Ziggler over the top and follows with slamming him into the steel steps. Vickie distracts him and Ziggler hits a Fame-asser from the steps. Ziggler hits a neckbreaker back in the ring for a 2. Ziggler hits a jumping elbowdrop or another 2. Dueling Sheamus and Ziggler chants, Ziggler hits a drop toe-hold in the ropes and a kick to the temple from the apron for 2. Ziggler hits a neckbreaker for a 1 and a half. Vickie screams on from ringside. Ziggler applies a headlock. Sheamus works his way up and hits several axehandles and a knee lift.
Ziggler hits a DDT for 2. Both men struggle to get up. Sheamus goes up top and punches Ziggler in the face and comes off with a shoulderblock for 2. Sheamus hits the forearms-in-the-ropes spot. He brings Ziggler in the hard way. Sheamus catches Ziggler with a Brogue Kick for the win.
Winner by pin: Sheamus
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