This week's episode of Smackdown opens with JBL and Josh Mathews on commentary. The Real Americans are in the ring with Zeb Colter.

Colter calls Big Show a bully for attacking him two weeks ago and shows footage. Then, he says Rey Mysterio isn't much better and says he wonders what Mysterio is running from. He gives Big Show and Rey Mysterio the tag team name of the Border Hopping Bullies. He also suggests El Gordito and the Jumping Bean, and Tacos Supremos, Hold the Salsa. He says that they're a big part of the problem in the country, and then leads the we the people chant.

Real Americans vs. Rey Mysterio and Big Show

Show and Swagger start. Show shoves him. He hits Swagger in the stomach and clubs his back. Swagger tags Cesaro in. He backs Cesaro into the corner, and tosses him across the ring. Show tosses Cesaro again, and then whips him into the corner. Show hits a body slam. He clubs Cesaro in the back. Show whips Cesaro, and then lifts him up and slams him on the mat. He tosses Cesaro outside. Mysterio tags in. He takes Cesaro and Swagger both out on the outside as things go to commercial.

Back from commercial and Cesaro has Mysterio's head locked in. Mysterio fights out and gets a pin attempt. Cesaro kicks out and hits the Cesaro swing. Swagger tags in, and they double elbow Mysterio. Swagger tosses Mysterio into his corner. He slingshots Mysterio between the bottom rope and the ring. Swagger locks in Mysterio's arms behind him. Swagger sends Mysterio into the corner and charges. Mysterio puts a boot up. He sends Swagger face first into the turnbuckle. Swagger comes back with a knee to the gut. Cesaro tags in. They try and double team Mysterio, but Mysterio hits both of them with a DDT at once.

Show tags in. He shoves Swagger and slaps Cesaro in the chest. Show tosses both Swagger and Cesaro across the ring at the same time. He tosses Swagger outside. Mysterio hits Cesaro with the 619, and Show hits him with the knockout punch. Mysterio tags in and stands up on Show's shoulders. He leaps off and collides with Cesaro for the win.

Winners: Big Show and Rey Mysterio

Paul Heyman comes out after the match and tells Show to cherish every single moment of the celebration because there will be nothing for him to celebrate at the Royal Rumble. To his credit, Show was able to stop a takedown by Lesnar and toss him over the top rope. Due to this, beating Show this Sunday won't be enough. Heyman says that after Lesnar wins the match, he will go on to conquer the WWE Universe.

Brodus Clay vs. The Miz

Wade Barrett rises up on his Bad News Barrett podium before the match and talks about the ten-man tag team main event. He says it would be a main event match in any era, but he has bad news. In the mean time, the crowd has to sit through one of the worst matches in WWE history, Miz vs. Clay. He chants Miz is awful as the bell rings.

Clay and Miz fight as the crowd starts chanting Miz is awful. Clay takes control on Miz as Barrett continues to talk about how terrible the match is. Miz battles back briefly, but Clay lands a Suplex. Barrett tells Clay he's putting everyone to sleep, and that he should dance again. Miz lands a DDT off the distraction for the win.

Winner: The Miz

Miz walks over to Barrett and starts shaking his podium, calling him down. Barrett talks some more trash as Miz yells up at him.

Then, Royal Rumble by the Numbers is shown.

Back from commercial and AJ Lee and Tamina Snuka are in the ring.

AJ Lee (with Tamina) vs. Cameron (with Naomi)

Lee knees Cameron in the gut. She sends Cameron into the corner and kicks her stomach. Lee whips Cameron into another corner and charges. Cameron puts her boots up. She hits Lee with a flying clothesline and a dropkick to the head. Cameron drops a leg for a two count. Tamina talks some trash, and Cameron kicks her through the ropes. Lee lands a flying knee to the head off the distraction for the win.

Winner: AJ Lee

After the match, Snuka attacks Cameron and tosses her out of the ring. Lee and Naomi start fighting, and Naomi quickly overcomes Lee. Snuka and Lee escape up the ramp.

Then, Batista's return on RAW is recapped. This is followed by a recap of Batista's attack on Del Rio later in the evening.

Then, the Shield is shown. They cut a promo on the Royal Rumble and how they're going to defeat everyone in the match because they're hungry. Roman Reigns says that he is going to win the match and headline Wrestlemania.

Curtis Axel and Ryback vs. Los Matadores

Ryback and Diego start off. Ryback slams him to the mat. He drops a leg on Diego and gets a one count. Axel tags in. He and Ryback double club Diego in the back. Diego fights back with strikes to the head. Axel hits a dropkick. He slams Diego into the corner and tags in Ryback. Ryback body slams Diego. He hits Diego with a splash. Ryback clubs Diego in the back. He goes up top and leaps off at Diego, but Diego puts his legs up. Axel and Fernando tag in. Fernando chops Axel. He takes Axel down and hits Ryback off the apron. Fernando spikes Axel's head to the mat. Ryback breaks up the pin attempt. Ryback back drops Diego outside. Fernando kicks Ryback out of the ring. Axel rolls Fernando up for the win.

Winners: Ryback and Curtis Axel

El Torito attacks Curtis Axel after the match and hurricanranas him out of the ring. He takes Ryback out with a crossbody from up top as the Matadores escape up the ramp.

Back from commercial and CM Punk comes out and into the ring. What has happened between him and Kane in recent times is shown.

Punk cuts a promo on Kane, being the number one entrant in the Royal Rumble, and Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. Kane comes out after the promo and wishes Punk luck in the Royal Rumble on Sunday. Kane tells him he has a .00000186 percent chance of winning, but he's sure that being best in the world will tip the scales a little more in Punk's favor.

Punk says he's sad of what's become of the big red monster. He says that when Kane handed in his mask he also handed in his manhood. He then talks about how he will defy the odds and win despite being the number one entrant.

Back from commercial and Daniel Bryan betraying Bray Wyatt is recapped, followed by a recap of Bryan's promo on RAW Monday.

Prime Time Players vs. The Wyatt Family

Young and Harper start off. Harper strikes Young in the corner. Young fights back with headshots. Harper lands a big boot. Rowan tags in. He tosses Young behind him and punches him in the corner. Harper tags in and boots O'Neil off the apron. Rowan hits Young with a body avalanche, and Harper lands a big clothesline for the win.

Winners: The Wyatt Family

Bray gets in the ring after the match and hits Young with Sister Abigail. He picks up a mic and cuts a promo on how he is not just going to beat Daniel Bryan; he is going to hurt him.

Bryan's music hits and he comes out on the apron. He tells Bray to listen to the crowd. He cuts a promo about how Bray is going to be trapped in the prison of his madness on Sunday.

Back from commercial and Fandango is finishing up his entrance.

Kofi Kingston vs. Fandango

Fandango locks in a side headlock. Kofi shoves him off. Fandango lands a shoulder tackle. Kofi comes back with a back elbow. Kofi kicks Fandango and tosses him outside. Emma is shown in the crowd with her Emmalution sign. Kofi follows, and Fandango clotheslines him. Fandango tosses Kofi back inside and punches Kofi in the face several times. He whips Kofi, and Kofi counters with a dropkick. Kofi hits two slaps to the chest and a dropkick. Fandango hits a kick to the head. Fandango goes up top. Kofi gets to his feet and Fandango leaps over him. Kofi hits Trouble in Paradise out of nowhere for the win.

Winner: Kofi Kingston

Back from commercial and the feud between Randy Orton and John Cena leading to Sunday is recapped.

Cody Rhodes, Goldust, Big E. Langston and the Usos vs. The Shield and the New Age Outlaws

Rollins and Jimmy start off. Rollins attacks him in the corner. Jimmy hits a shoulder tackle. They leap frog each other a few times, and Jimmy slams Rollins butt first to the mat. Jey tags in and the Usos double-team Rollins. Rollins strikes Jey back to his corner and tags in Ambrose. Jey hits Ambrose with a super kick. He hits Ambrose with a strike to the chest. Jimmy tags back in. He chops Ambrose. Jey tags back in. He drives his shoulder into Ambrose's stomach. Langston tags in. He drives his shoulder into Ambrose's stomach and tosses Ambrose behind him. Ambrose leaps at Langston. Langston catches him and hits several backbreakers.

Langston charges Ambrose in the corner. Ambrose puts his boots up and tags in Reigns. Reigns lands a flying clothesline. He headbutts Langston in the corner and kicks him several times. Ambrose tags back in. He weaves Langston's arm around the ropes and hits body shots. Langston lands a belly to back Suplex. Cody tags in. He takes it to Ambrose. Rollins tags in. Cody takes it to him briefly. Gunn tags himself in, and he attacks Cody from behind as things go to commercial.

Back from commercial and Rollins is in control of Cody. Cody gets a quick pin attempt. Rollins knocks him down to the mat. Gunn tags in. He kicks Cody in the chest and drops a fist on him. Gunn locks in Cody's head from behind. Cody fights out, but Gunn strikes him in the back of the neck. Reigns tags in. He stomps Cody in the gut, and then pushes the back of Cody's neck with his boot. Cody fights back with right hands to the head, but Reigns pushes Cody against the ropes and hits him in the back.

Ambrose tags in. He punches Cody in the head several times, and then locks in his head against the ropes. Ambrose slams Cody to the mat. He stomps on Cody's fingers. Ambrose sets Cody up top and clubs his back. Ambrose climbs up, and Cody hits him off with elbows. Rollins tags in. He runs over to Cody and goes up. Cody headbutts him off to the outside. Reigns tags in. He tries to take Cody off, but Cody kicks him away and hits a moonsault. Goldust and James tag in. Goldust has the hot tag. He spinebusters James. Gunn tries to get involved. Goldust hits him with a hurricanrana and clotheslines him outside. Goldust hits James with his scoop powerslam.

Goldust signals for cross Rhodes, but Rollins leaps off the top and takes him out. Langston clotheslines Rollins and picks him up for the Big Ending, but Reigns spears him. One of the Usos Superkicks Reigns. That same Usos tosses Rollins out of the ring. The other Usos goes up top and hits Reigns with a splash. That same Uso tosses Ambrose out of the ring as Reigns rolls outside. The Usos go for a double dive. Gunn grabs and trips one of the Usos, and the other one takes out Rollins and Ambrose. Gunn hits the Uso in the ring with the famouser. Cody hits Gunn with the disaster kick. James hits Cody with a pumphandle slam. Goldust rolls up James, and the Shield breaks up the pin attempt. Everyone starts brawling, and the ref calls for the bell.

No Contest

Everyone continues to fight. More wrestlers run out enter the ring. Punk runs out and joins in the fight as the show ends with everyone brawling.

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