Tonight's episode of Smackdown opens up with JBL and Michael Cole on commentary.
John Cena's music hits and he comes down to the ring. A recap of RAW's main event is shown, and Cena says tonight is more important than that because it's the last Smackdown of 2013. He says that the crowd is going to help the WWE Universe ring in the New Year, and then hypes the crowd up.
He says they have to have fun tonight, because once the New Year starts it's all about resolutions and no fun. He says a bunch of funny resolutions he has, one of which is to do a hip hop album with the Great Khali. Cena says he also wants to gain 40 pounds, and he can do it tonight by winning back the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. He says that maybe Orton will walk down to the ring and answer his challenge.
The Shield's music hits, and they come down to the ring through the crowd. Cena readies himself for a fight as the Shield surround the ring and climb up on the apron. They attack Cena and quickly overcome him. Mark Henry's music hits and he runs down to the ring. He takes it to the Shield briefly, but they quickly overcome him as well. Then, Big E. Langston's music hits and he runs down. He tosses Reigns out of the ring. Cena and Langston toss Ambrose out of the ring and Henry tosses out Rollins.
Kane walks out on the stage and says they need to work out their issues before the New Year. He announces that later, Ambrose will face Langston, Reigns will face Henry, and Rollins will fight Cena.
Back from commercial and the Usos are making their entrance.
Harper and an Uso start off. Harper gets back dropped outside. He comes back inside, and the Uso takes it to him. The Uso goes up top and leaps off, taking Harper out. He hits Harper with a super kick. Rowan tags himself in, and Harper hits the Uso with his discus clothesline amid the confusion. Harper hits a big splash and then pins the Uso for the win.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
Bray Wyatt gets into the ring and hits one of the Usos with Sister Abigail.
Then, Renee Young is backstage with Randy Orton. She asks him if he has any New Year's resolutions. He says he may enter the Royal Rumble, win it, take Wrestlemania off, and then induct himself into the Hall of Fame and retire as champion.
Ziggler walks up and says his resolution is to be the guy that final shuts Orton up. Orton says it sounds like somebody wants an RKO, and Kane walks up and steps between them. He says he won't tolerate displays of aggression and says that they will settle it in the ring.
They lock up and shove each other around briefly. Cesaro breaks it up. Cody locks in a side headlock and takes Cesaro down. Cesaro reverses and wrenches Cody's arm behind his back. Cody gets out and locks in a front face lock. Cesaro reverses and locks back in Cody's arm. Cesaro gets sent outside, and Goldust taunts him. The two teams stare each other down, and Cesaro and Cody go back inside. Cesaro strikes Cody into the corner. Cody comes back with a pin attempt. They exchange forearms briefly, and Cesaro sends Cody to the outside.
Cesaro tosses Cody back in and gets a one count. He hits Cody with gut shots in the corner. He hits Cody with a running uppercut. Cesaro hits a vertical Suplex. He locks Cody in a head/neck submission. Cody gets out. He hits Cesaro with a kick and a clothesline. Cody drops Cesaro to the mat and clubs him in the back. He hits Cesaro with a clothesline. Swagger gets up on the apron, and Cody hits him off. Cesaro clubs Cody in the back and rolls him up off the distraction for the win.
Winner: Antonio Cesaro
Back from commercial and the Prime Time Players are dancing in the ring.
Young and Ryback start off. Ryback kicks Young in the gut. He tosses Young behind him. Young lands on his feet and takes out Ryback's legs. Titus tags in and uppercuts Ryback. Ryback fights back with strikes and kicks. Titus hits a shoulder tackle. He clubs Ryback in the back. Ryback hits a back elbow. Axel tags himself in. He stomps on Titus in the corner. Axel clubs Titus in the back and hits a chop. Titus fights back with chops of his own. Axel hits a dropkick. He chokes Titus with his boot. Ryback tags in and kicks Titus in the back. He locks in a front face lock. Titus gets out, but Ryback takes him to his corner and attacks. Axel tags in.
Axel hits a stomach shot. He slaps Titus in the back of the head. Titus comes back with a big boot. Young tags in and takes it to Axel. He tosses Axel behind him and hits Ryback off the apron. Young hits a northern lights Suplex, and Ryback breaks up the pin attempt. Young and Titus clothesline Ryback out of the ring. Titus follows Ryback outside, and Young is able to get a quick pin on Axel for the win.
Winners: Prime Time Players
Randy Orton comes down to the ring.
Randy Orton vs. Dolph Ziggler
They lock up with a collar and elbow tie up. Ziggler backs Orton to the corner. Orton shoves him away and goes outside for a breather. Orton goes back inside and they tie up again. Orton hits a clothesline. He poses to the crowd. They circle each other and Orton slams Ziggler's head into the corner. Ziggler fights back with strikes. Orton lands a headbutt. He hits Ziggler with a vertical Suplex. Orton whips Ziggler and charges. Ziggler puts his elbow up. He mounts Orton in the corner and punches him in the head repeatedly. Ziggler lands a snap mare and drops an elbow. Orton comes back with punches to the head. Ziggler hits a dropkick, and Orton goes back outside as things go to commercial.
Back from commercial and Ziggler is trying to crawl into the ring before a 10 count. He makes it in at eight. Orton stomps On Ziggler's arm. He stomps on Ziggler's chest and then drops a knee on him. Orton pulls Ziggler's hair back and then locks in his head. Ziggler gets out, but Orton hits a knee to the gut. He locks Ziggler's head back in. Ziggler fights out and hits a flurry of offense. . He hits Orton with a neckbreaker and drops an elbow on his chest. Orton dodges the famouser, and Ziggler dodges Orton's scoop powerslam. Ziggler hits a DDT. He goes up top, and Orton crotches him. He punches Ziggler in the head and climbs up.
Ziggler fights back with gut shots. He headbutts Orton off. Ziggler hits a missile dropkick. Ziggler tosses Orton shoulder first into the turnbuckle. He charges Orton in the corner and hits a few strikes. Orton hits a thumb to the eye and an RKO for the win.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match, Orton slams Ziggler headfirst into the announce table, and then tosses him into the steel steps. He strikes Ziggler a few times and then sends him into the ring post. Orton tosses Ziggler into the timekeeper's area and then hits his draping DDT using the barrier instead of the ropes.
Then, the Shield are shown. They say that their 2014 will be just like their 2013. They each talk about how they're going to beat their opponents.
Daniel Bryan comes down to the ring for a match as things go to commercial.
Daniel Bryan vs. Damien Sandow
The two tie up and Bryan kicks Sandow in the chest in the corner. Sandow locks in a side headlock. He hits Bryan with a shoulder tackle. Bryan hits a knee to the gut. Sandow kicks out Bryan's leg and tosses him outside. Sandow follows and slams Bryan into the barrier. He sends Bryan back inside and hits a headbutt. Sandow lands a bodyslam, and then the elbow of disdain. He locks Bryan in a submission. Bryan gets out, but Sandow hits him with a back elbow. He slams Bryan's head into the corner and hits a headbutt. Bryan comes back with a flying clothesline. He hits Sandow with his corner running dropkick. Bryan sets Sandow up top and hits a hurricanrana. He kicks Sandow in the chest multiple times, but Sandow ducks the head kick and gets a pin attempt. Bryan kicks him in the back of the head and then hits the running knee to the head for the win.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
After the match, the lights go out and the Wyatt Family appears on the stage. Bray Wyatt cuts one of his usual promos and says that he is a god before blowing his lantern out.
Back from commercial and the Shield are coming in through the crowd.
Dean Ambrose vs. Big E. Langston
Mark Henry and John Cena come out after Langston makes his entrance.
Langston rams Ambrose into the corner. He whips Ambrose and charges, but Ambrose puts a boot up. Ambrose hits a clothesline. He punches Langston in the head. Ambrose drops an elbow. He hits Langston in the chest against the ropes, and then dropkicks him. Ambrose locks in Langston's head from behind. Langston fights out, but Ambrose hits a knee to the gut. He goes up top, and Langston tosses him off. Langston hits several clotheslines and a belly to belly Suplex. Langston hits a splash. He stalks Ambrose briefly, but gets tossed outside. Ambrose tosses him back inside and Langston hits a running body block. He hits Ambrose with the Big Ending for the win.
Winner: Big E. Langston
Reigns gets in the ring and stares at Langston. Henry comes in and backs Langston up as things head to commercial.
Mark Henry vs. Roman Reigns
They tie up, and Henry shoves Reigns back. Reigns kicks Henry in the gut and strikes him in the jaw. Henry powers Reigns to the ropes and shoves him outside. Henry follows and hits a headbutt. He rams Reigns into the apron and sends him back in. Henry hits Reigns in the head. He hits Reigns with a headbutt and then whips him. Henry hits a big boot. He kicks Reigns in the head, who rolls to the apron. Reigns gets a cheap shot, followed by a flying clothesline. He punches Henry in the head several times and then locks his head in. Henry fights out and tosses Reigns to the mat. He hits Reigns with a pair of shoulder tackles and the Junkyard Dog headbutt. Reigns comes back with a Samoan drop. Reigns lands his Superman punch. He hits Henry with the spear for the win.
Winner: Roman Reigns
John Cena gets in the ring as things go to commercial.
John Cena vs. Seth Rollins
They chain wrestle briefly. Cena locks in Seth's arm behind his back. Rollins reverses out and locks in a side headlock. Cena gets out and hits a hip toss. Rollins rolls outside and talks with Reigns and Ambrose. Seth gets back inside and kicks Cena in the stomach. Cena fights back with strikes. Seth kicks Cena in the back. He punches Cena in the face and then kicks him in the corner. Seth punches Cena in the stomach. Cena fights back with strikes of his own. He goes for a bulldog, but Seth shoves him off and hits a clothesline. He locks in Cena's head from behind. Seth gets on his back and forces Cena to the mat. Cena fights to his feet and backs Seth to the corner to break the hold.
Cena charges, but Seth puts his boot up. He kicks Cena in the head and gets a two count. Seth hits a neckbreaker for another two count. Back from commercial and Seth is still in control of Cena. He punches Cena in the head and talks trash to Henry and Langston. He power whips Cena into the corner. Seth hits Cena in the back and goes for a whip, but Cena reverses and power whips Seth into the corner. Cena hits his pair of shoulder tackles and goes for a side slam, but Seth flips out and sends Cena into the corner. Seth mocks Cena with the you can't see me sign and then hits him in the face.
Seth goes for a move, but Cena reverses into the side slam. He hits the five knuckle shuffle and goes for the AA, but Rollins lands on his feet and hits a big counter. Seth hits a flying strike in the corner. Seth goes for another, but Cena moves and hits a neckbreaker for a near pin fall. Cena goes up top and Seth bounces against the ropes, sending Cena off. Seth hits a standing shiranui for a near pin fall. Cena comes back with a power bomb for a near pin fall. Cena picks Rollins up for the AA, but Seth grabs the ropes. Seth hits an enziguri for a near pin fall. Seth goes up top and leaps off, hitting Cena with a knee. Seth charges at Cena, and Cena grabs him and locks in the STF. Seth grabs the ropes.
Ambrose tries to get involved, but Langston takes him back outside. He tosses Ambrose over the announce table. Reigns hits Langston with his Superman punch. Henry attacks Reigns and sends him over the announce table and into Ambrose. Back in the ring, Rollins leaps off the top rope and Cena catches him. Cena hits the AA on Rollins for the win.
Winner: John Cena
The faces celebrate in the ring as the show ends.
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