Welcome to the WrestlingInc.com WWE SmackDown Recap.
We begin with a clip of Zack Ryder's internet show hyping his win on RAW, making him tonight's GM.
-Opening video and pyro
Zack Ryder is introduced. He welcomes us to 'ZackDown,' he wants to do the world's largest fist-pump with crowd. Alberto Del Rio interrupts and calls him a joke and a clown. Ryder says someone wants to get their hands on him right now. Sin Cara makes his entrance.
Sin Cara vs. Alberto del Rio
Sin Cara starts off quick but Del Rio uses his size and power to take over. Del Rio makes a cover and gets 2. Del Rio misses in the corner and Sin Cara hits him with a flurry of kicks and a DDT for 2. Del Rio sends him in and catches him for another 2. Del Rio misses with a leg drop through the ropes and Sin Cara flies through and out onto him.
Del Rio is in control. He drops Sin Cara's arm and shoulder across his knee and gets 2. Del Rio keeps Sin Cara grounded. Del Rio continues to soften the arm for his finisher. Del Rio misses in the corner and Sin Cara hits a hurricanrana and a spinning DDT. Sin Cara goes up top and misses with the Senton. Del Rio applies the cross armbreaker and Sin Cara quickly taps.
Winner by submission: Alberto Del Rio
-John Cena: 'Tout'
Teddy Long congratulates Ryder in the back. Big Show says Ryder is doing a terrible job. He says he should be the GM. Khali shows up and Ryder says he's Show's opponent. Khali does Ryder 'Woo Woo' gimmick.
-WWE Rewind: Epico & Primo fight with Primetime Players from 2 weeks ago
Both teams make their entrances.
Young and Primo trade shots in the ring. Primo hits a hurricanrana and drop toe-holds him on the ropes. Young drops Primo across the ropes and takes over as AW cheers him on. Young drops a leg across Primo on the apron. Young gets 2. Young his a snap mare and a flurry of leg drops and kicks for 2. Rosa bounces up and down at ringside.
Primo rolls Young up in a small package to steal the win.
Winner by pin: Primo
-RAW 1000 Moments: Edge Retires
Zack Ryder tells Sheamus he's got responsibilities and a show to run and if he and Del Rio mix it up tonight, he will call the match up. Jericho shows up to berate Ryder and his power. Sheamus challenges Jericho to a match. Ryder makes the match.
Cody and Christian lock up and Cody gets the better of it with a shoulderblock. Cody stomps Christian on the mat. Christian tags Santino but Cody begs off and tags Ziggler. Santino hits an armdrag into an armbar and tags Christian back in.
They go back and forth. Ziggler tags Cody. Christian fights out of the corner but is unable to mount offense; Ziggler tags back in and stays in control. The quick tags continue as Cody tags in and delivers a delayed suplex. Both men tag their partners and Santino goes to work. He goes for a Cobra but Cody attacks him from behind. Cody and Christian mix it up outside and Ziggler hits the Zig Zag on Santino for the win.
Winners by pin: Cody Rhodes & Dolph Ziggler
-RAW Rebound – RAW is AJ
Big Show vs. The Great Khali
The big men lock up and trade chops. Big Show hits a WMD as Khali plays to the fans and knocks him out.
Winner by pin: The Big Show
Tyler Reks w/ Hawkins vs. Ryback
Reks starts off strong but Ryback no-sells him in the corner. Ryback hits a big boot and throws Reks out of the ring. Ryback hits a belly-to-belly in the ring and a vicious clothesline. Ryback hits his signature slam for the win.
Winner by pin: Ryback
-RAW 1000 Moments: Hugh Jackman
Damien Sandow vs. Justin Gabriel
Sandow grounds Gabriel early and drops an elbow for 2. Sandow goes to a reverse chinlock. Gabriel speeds things up with kicks. Sandow moves in the corner and hits knees to the head and his finisher for the win.
Winner by pin: Damien Sandow
-RAW Rebound: Anonymous GM
-Money in the Bank Card
Sheamus vs. Chris Jericho
Jericho slaps Sheamus and Sheamus goes to work on him. Jericho escapes outside but Sheamus gives chase. Back in the ring, Sheamus gets 2. Jericho hits a dropkick from the second ropes. Sheamus does his chops in the ropes spot and launches Jericho into the announcers.
During the Break: Jericho sent Sheamus into the steps and the announcer's booth. Back in the ring, Sheamus hits a combination of power moves. Sheamus hits a back breaker and gets 2. Sheamus hits a rolling Senton for 2. Jericho hits a springboard dropkick after Sheamus misses with the Brogue Kick. Jericho connects with the Lionsault and gets 2. Sheamus catches Jericho and hits a backbreaker for another 2. Jericho applies the Walls but Sheamus reaches the ropes.
Jericho gets the Walls again. Sheamus is in the center of the ring, he refuses to tap. Sheamus powers out and drops him with the White Noise but Jericho kicks out. Jericho ducks a Brogue Kick and hits the Codebreaker but Sheamus kicks out. Sheamus powers himself to the top and leaps off but Jericho catches him with the Codebreaker in mid-air. Sheamus kicks out. Both men struggle to get up. Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick for the win.
Winner by pin: Sheamus
Del Rio attacks Sheamus on the stage with a big kick to the head from behind. He applies the cross arm-breaker across the stage as refs come down to check on Sheamus.
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