Super SmackDown Live begins with a recap of the Survivor Series situation and the Cena-AJ storyline. Also, Randy Orton faces Alberto Del Rio in a Falls Count Anywhere Match. We go to crowd shots as Josh Mathews welcomes us to the show. We go to the ring as Michael Cole introduces Sheamus.
Cole sends to cell phone footage of Sheamus and Big Show at a bar. Big Show attacks Sheamus from behind as he talks to William Regal. Show throws Regal and stomps Sheamus down in the bar as patrons watch. We return to the ring where Sheamus is pacing and he takes Cole's mic and tells him it's not a good idea to be in the ring right now. He tells Big Show he's still standing and invites Show to finish what he started. Show appears on the TitanTron. Show says Sheamus should thank him for even being able to make it to Survivor Series. Show says he's not scared and Sheamus has nothing to offer him. Sheamus tells him to grow a pair and find out how a real Irishman does it. Wade Barrett's music hits and he comes to the stage.
Barrett says Sheamus should worry about him and questions his sanity. He says Sheamus will be in no condition to face Show at the PPV. Sheamus tells him to shut his mouth and come to the ring for a fight. Barrett backs up the ramp and goes to the back as Sheamus' music plays. Miz and Kofi walk toward the arena in a split-screen as we go to commercial.
We return to Wade Barrett in the back. He is approached by Booker T. Booker tells him that he has made a match for tonight pitting Barrett & Show against Sheamus & Regal. Barrett thanks Booker with an arm around him and walks off.
-We go to ringside where JBL touts the match and calls SmackDown the A-Show. We go to the ring for Miz' entrance followed by Kofi.
WWE Intercontinental Championship: Miz vs. Kofi Kingston (c)
Miz and Kofi lock-up and exchange counters and go-behinds. Kofi hits a double kick out of the corner and monkey-flips Miz in the middle of the ring. Kofi clotheslines Miz over the top rope and slides out but Miz moves and they trade shots. Kofi hits a running punch from the barricade and sends Miz back in for 2. Miz drops Kofi across the top rope in the corner and gets the upper hand as we go to commercial.
We're back as Miz works Kofi's left leg in the ring. Kofi fights out with legs to the throat and takes Miz down for some ground-and-pound. Kofi connects with the Boom Drop and sets up in the corner but Miz counters the Trouble in Paradise. They do a series of counters and Miz applies a Half Boston Crab to the injured left leg but Kofi reaches the ropes. Miz kicks Kofi's balance off the top in the corner and they trade shots. Kofi knocks Miz off and flies off with a Frog Splash for the win.
Winner by pin and STILL WWE Intercontinental Champion: Kofi Kingston
Miz is 0-4 against Kofi. Kofi celebrates in the ring as Miz looks on. Miz walks around and ponders the situation and puts his hand out to Kofi. Kofi answers with a dropkick that takes Miz out of the ring and he throws a fit and walks up the ramp. We go to commercial.
Sin Cara & Rey Mysterio vs. The Prime Time Players
Young starts things off with Cara and gets the upper hand on him. Young gets 2 on Cara and tags Titus. Young tags back in quickly and resumes control. Cara gets a boot up in the corner and hits a DDT off the ropes to create some space but Titus beats him in the ring. Cara kicks Titus in the head and makes his tag to Rey who speeds things up against Titus. Rey knocks Young off the apron for good measure. Rey hits a split leg off the top and a legdrop to Titus' legs. Titus is set up for 619 but Young interferes with Rey causing Cara to launch himself onto Young on the outside. Titus hits a sit-down powerbomb on Rey in the ring for the win.
Winners by pin: The Prime Time Players
Matt Striker interrupts the in-ring celebration. Titus blows his whistle and takes the mic and proceeds to conduct the interview. They do the "millions of dollars" shtick. Titus makes Striker say it too. They say Matt has the right to do the dance with them but they banish him for not being good. The PTP continue to celebrate as their music hits. We go to commercial.
We return to the footage that Vickie Guerrero revealed last night on RAW involving AJ and John Cena. Josh and JBL discuss things at ringside. Vickie has new footage from an anonymous source that we will soon see.
-We go to Booker's office with Teddy Long. Teddy recites his sentiments from last week about the volatile situation on RAW. Booker asks Teddy if Vickie could make matches like him. Teddy seems unsure at first and then complies. Booker accuses him of being a suck-up but then laughs and says he was just kidding.
-We go to the ring for Wade Barrett's entrance followed by The Big Show and then to commercial.
Big Show and Wade Barrett stand side by side in the ring as we return and they await their opponents. We see the bar footage again. William Regal is out followed by Sheamus.
Sheamus & William Regal vs. Big Show & Wade Barrett
Sheamus and Regal charge the ring and begin to stomp-out Show after Regal takes out Barrett. Show and Barrett are both taken to the outside as Sheamus and Regal stand tall in the ring. Barrett and Show slowly get their bearings back and Show tags out to avoid Sheamus. Wade and Sheamus circle each other as Wade gets in some kicks and strikes and backs Sheamus in the corner. Sheamus fights out and takes Barrett down with a headlock and hits a shoulderblock for 2. Regal tags in and goes to work on Barrett. Sheamus tags in and quickly back out after a 2 on Barrett. More quick tags from the faces as they keep Barrett away from his corner. Show scolds the ref from the apron. Show seems rejuvenated in his role lately. Wade gets an opening on Regal and sends him into Show who hits a headbutt on Regal and tags in legally. Show drops a huge elbow on Regal they double team him as Sheamus protests. Sheamus comes around the corner on the outside to keep them off Regal. Back in the ring, Show stays in control of Regal as we go to commercial.
We're back. Barrett drives Regal's back into the corner as he screams out in agony. Show tags back in for more punishment on Regal. Regal writhes in pain. Show lands chops to the chest in the corner and hits a big boot to a seated Regal and then tags Barrett. Barrett drops a knee and gets 2. Regal fights up from a headlock and powerslams Barrett to escape. Regal hits a running elbow out of the corner to Barrett's face and both men make their respective tags. Sheamus turns it up against the Show as the crowd cheers. Sheamus finally knocks Show off his feet with a flying axe-handle and hits a shoulderblock from up top. Sheamus pounds his chest and knocks Barrett off the apron which gives Show just enough time to deliver a giant spear. Regal comes in off the tag and gives Show all he has. Show hits him with the KO for the win.
Winners by pin: Wade Barrett & The Big Show
-Josh & JBL send to video of Del Rio & Orton's recent confrontations including the melee from Monday.
-We go to the back as Matt Striker interrupts Del Rio and Ricardo. Del Rio says the only reason Orton got the best of him was due to attacking him from behind. He says that one on one, he will beat Orton. Del Rio dismisses Striker. Rosa Mendes shows up and wishes Del Rio luck as we go to break.
We return to footage of Brad Maddox on RAW from last night.
-We go to Striker who is standing by with Randy Orton backstage. Orton says that he is about to embark on one of his most brutal matches so Del Rio calling him names doesn't concern him. He puts Del Rio over a little and says they are going to get sick and twisted. Orton says this is one of his favorite types of matches because he enjoys showing people how sadistic he can get. His music plays and he walks off the shot. We go to the ring where Orton appears from behind the curtain and starts to make his entrance as we go to break.
We return as Orton poses on the ropes. Ricardo Rodriguez introduces Alberto Del Rio.
Falls Count Anywhere: Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio
JBL says this is Pacquiao vs. Mayweather without the gloves. They lock-up and Orton sends Del Rio into the corner. Del Rio reverses things and hits kicks in the corner. Ricardo produces a chair from under the ring and hands it to Del Rio. Orton kicks it out of his hand. Del Rio sets the chair up in the corner in between the ropes. Orton hits a standing dropkick and sends Del Rio out of the ring. Orton stalks Del Rio on the outside and drives his head into various surfaces at ringside. Del Rio fights back as Ricardo fiddles with the ring apron again. Del Rio avoids Orton and escapes through the fans. Orton gives chase and they fight to the back as we go to commercial.
Orton and Barrett continue to brawl backstage as we return. They fight back toward the arena. Orton goes for a DDT across the steel security rail but Del Rio fights out and gets the upper hand on Orton. They brawl up the steps and Orton makes a cover for 2. Del Rio hits a Superkick and makes a cover for 2. Del Rio poses, mocking Orton as we go to commercial.
We're back. Orton is laying on the floor at ringside as Del Rio sets up a steel step in the ring. Del Rio continues to send Orton into things at ringside and makes a cover on the floor for 2. They fight up the ramp toward Del Rio's Ferrari. Orton launches a charging Del Rio over his head and onto the top of the ramp for 2. Ricardo jumps on Orton's back but Orton gets rid of him on the stage. Orton hits a kick to Ricardo's abs and stuffs him into the phone booth on the British themed stage. Orton makes his way down the ramp and sends Del Rio in the ring. Orton hits a series of clotheslines as Del Rio bumps. Orton hits his patented powerslam and sends Del Rio head-first into the chair in the ropes in the corner. Orton picks up the chair and hits Del Rio across the back and hooks the far leg for 2. Orton coils but Del Rio counters the RKO with a backbreaker and gets 2. Orton fights Del Rio off on the apron. He attempts to suplex Del Rio over the top and onto a table set-up at ringside. Del Rio counters and hits his patented kick to the head of Orton. Orton teeters and falls back onto the table. Del Rio goes out and makes the cover on the broken table but Orton somehow kicks out.
Del Rio grabs a mic and tells Orton, who is laying on his back in the ring, to stop trying to be the Apex Predator because that part had already been taken by Del Rio. He tells Orton to get read to tap out and snaps on the Cross Arm Breaker. Orton struggles and reaches the mic and hits Del Rio across the head with it to release the hold. Orton is slow to get up and Del Rio sends him in shoulder-first to the steel post. Del Rio picks up Orton on the apron and goes for the signature Orton DDT in the ropes but Orton hops off the ropes and tries to fight Del Rio off, only to get face-planted on the steps in the ring. Del Rio grabs a chair and reaches back over his head to deliver a stiff blow to Orton but Orton gets up and hits the RKO onto the steps and makes the cover for the win.
Winner by pin: Randy Orton
Orton celebrates in the ring as Super SmackDown Live goes off the air.
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