* SmackDown kicks off with Batista coming to the ring for a promo. Batista says the fans begged him to come back and did nothing but boo him when he does. Batista starts knocking Daniel Bryan. We get a RAW replay. Batista goes on about Bryan until Triple H comes out, to a babyface reaction. Triple H tells Batista to leave his wife out of this. Batista says he wouldn't have anything if he didn't marry Stephanie McMahon. Triple H wants to know why it's personal with Batista. Batista brings up how Triple H has lost every match they've been against each other in. Triple H says he made Batista into The Animal but he got soft and quit, and we haven't seen the Animal yet since he's been back. Triple H books Batista vs. Sheamus for tonight.
* The Shield is out next. Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose defeated Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntyre in a match that actually saw 3MB get a lot of offense in. Kane came out after the match with The New Age Outlaws. Ryback and Curtis Axel are also out as Kane has booked a match.
* Rollins and Ambrose defeated Ryback and Axel when Rollins countered a Perfectplex into his finisher. After the match, Roman Reigns pulls Ryback into the ring for a big Superman punch and a triple powerbomb.
* Sin Cara defeated Damien Sandow with a roll up.
* Batista and Sheamus are out next. Batista plays the coward heel and walks away from the ring. Back and forth match that saw a small CM Punk chant. Batista uses a steel chair and gets disqualified. Batista rolls Sheamus back into the ring and nails a Batista Bomb. He takes the mic and asks Triple H if he's happy now. Batista says he will be champion and for us to deal with it. Sheamus apparently had a bruise on his face and a busted elbow from a shot into the ring post.
* Bray Wyatt cuts another good promo about everyone wearing a mask. Bray says he's going to slay a giant tonight and then taunts John Cena.
* Vickie Guerrero is out for commentary on the next match. The Bella Twins defeated AJ Lee and Tamina Snuka after Tamina shoved AJ off the apron and brought her into the ring on a tag. After the match, AJ stared at Tamina with a sad look on her face.
* We get a clip of Santino Marella and Emma on a date at a restaurant. Santino says they're friends with benefits but Emma is oblivious to what he says. He tries to talk but she wants to have a staring contest. Emma says they will always be best friends and Santino starts choking. Emma gives him some wine but he spits it all over her. Santino leans to the side and starts puking.
* Promo video for Brock Lesnar vs. The Undertaker.
* Mark Henry defeated The Miz. This was a physical match in and out of the ring. Henry gets the win with a World's Strongest Slam.
* Bray Wyatt defeated Big Show with Sister Abigail in a short match that saw interference from Erick Rowan and Luke Harper. The Wyatt Family poses over Show to end SmackDown.