WWF SMACKDOWN!

2010

12/29/10; East Rutherford, NJ; IZOD Center
1/1/10 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read fans from 50 states and 22 countries had bought tickets to WrestleMania 26; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the WWE had more live events in Europe in 2009 than the NBA, NHL, MLB, and NFL combined:
Beat the Clock Challenge: CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows) pinned Matt Hardy at 7:20 with a kick to the head and the Go To Sleep; prior to the match, Punk, alongside Gallows, cut an in-ring promo in which he spoke of the New Year's resolutions the fans were making and then led the crowd in a pledge admitting they were tired of damaging their bodies and would not smoke, drink, or do drugs in 2010; Punk then said he would save a member of the crowd the following week and his message would continue to grow until the youth all lived under his straight edge lifestyle; Punk then said he would go on to win the Beat the Clock challenge and regain the World Heavyweight Title at the Royal Rumble; after the contest, Hardy attempted to fight off an interfering Gallows until Punk assaulted Hardy from behind, allowing Gallows to hit the 12th Step
Beat the Clock Challenge: Kane fought Dolph Ziggler to a time-limit draw at 7:20; CM Punk & Luke Gallows were shown watching the match backstage; Ziggler had Kane in a sleeper when the match ended; after the contest, Ziggler dropped Kane with the Zig Zag
The Great Khali pinned the Carolina Panther with the tree slam at the 18-second mark and putting one foot on his chest during the cover; the Panther wore a Carolina Panthers jersey for the match, stemming from the Panthers beating the New York Giants days earlier in the last game at Giants Stadium
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre defeated John Morrison via disqualification at 4:48 when, after Morrison twice moved the referee out of the way while attacking McIntyre in the corner, the champion shoved Morrison into the referee, with the ref thinking Morrison did it intentionally; after the match, Morrison jumped McIntyre from behind in the aisle, with the two fighting until referees came out to break up the fight
Mickie James pinned Beth Phoenix with a roll up at 1:03 after WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool accidentally kicked Phoenix in the head from the ring apron; McCool, who wore a "Piggy James loves food" T-shirt, and Layla, who wore a "We love the Glamazon" T-shirt, sat ringside for the match; after the bout, McCool & Layla double teamed Mickie until Phoenix began fighting McCool, eventually clearing her from the ring and kicking Layla off the apron; moments later, Phoenix slapped Mickie's hand but then dropped her with the Glam Slam
Beat the Clock Challenge: Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Chris Jericho at 7:19 with an inside cradle; prior to the match, Jericho cut an in-ring promo claiming he was bigger than Smackdown and the WWE and that he and the Big Show would regain the WWE Unified Tag Team Titles from Triple H & Shawn Michaels the following Monday on Raw; Jericho then said his resolution would be to win every title in the WWE, and he would beat Mysterio to go on to the Royal Rumble where he would beat the Undertaker; Punk & Gallows were seen watching the match backstage
Beat the Clock Challenge: Batista fought R-Truth to a no contest at 7:20 when Rey Mysterio Jr., who sat ringside for the match, pulled referee Charles Robinson out of the ring as Batista had Truth covered following the sit-down powerbomb; stipulations stated the winner of the Beat the Clock series - Mysterio - would earn a World Heavyweight Title match at the Royal Rumble; after the match, Mysterio ran up to the entrance stage and stared at Batista; moments later, Vickie Guerrero came out, said Mysterio cheated Batista out of a victory, and said Mysterio would face Batista in a singles match the following week to determine the true #1 contender

1/5/10; Louisville, KY; Freedom Hall
1/8/10 - featured an opening segment in which Batista came out to the entrance stage, asked for his music to be cut and for a spotlight to be put on him, and then asked for his music to start back up; moments later, Batista cut an in-ring promo in which he said 2010 was starting off just like 2009 with him being screwed out of title opportunities; he then called for Teddy Long to come out and tell him why he was being mistreated, and said if Long didn't then he walk out of the show and take the crowd with him since they paid to see him; Mysterio then appeared and said Batista was nothing but an arrogant crybaby and that his interference during R-Truth's match with Batista was payback for Batista interfering in his title match two weeks earlier against World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker; Mysterio then said Batista was scared that Mysterio would beat him again, prompting Batista to say he would not only beat him in their match later in the show but also make sure Mysterio didn't walk out of the ring; included an ad promoting "The History of the World Heavyweight Championship;" featured a backstage segment with Beth Phoenix, WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool, and Layla - with McCool wearing a "Team Lay-Cool" T-shirt - in which McCool and Layla apologized for the previous week's altercation in the ring and then showed off a trough of lettuce they made for Mickie James; Phoenix then told them to get serious and said she would be facing Layla later in the show; included a backstage segment with Chris Jericho, Tyson Kidd, David Hart Smith, and Natalya Neidhart in which Jericho praised them for making an impact at his expense weeks earlier; Smith & Kidd then said what happened to Bret Hart Monday would never happen to them because they're better than the best; featured an in-ring segment in which CM Punk, alongside Luke Gallows, reminded the audience that he said the previous week he would save somemone in the WWE Universe; moments later, Punk spotted a fan in the crowd and had Gallows help him over the barricade; the man identified himself as James, with Punk then saying James had nothing to fear anymore and told James to accept him as his savior; James then said he had tried a few times to stop smoking, with Punk saying that wasn't good enough and that James he would stop using his body as a sewer; moments later, Punk said there was one thing left to do and then shaved James bald as he sat in the ring; after Punk finished, he said James had evolved above everyone else in the crowd and was now better than them; included a video package promoting Maria being part of 'The Celebrity Apprentice,' with comments from Maria, Donald Trump, Sinbad, and Bret Michaels; featured a backstage segment with Long and Maria regarding her being part of 'The Celebrity Apprentice;' moments later, Vickie Guerrero walked in, praised Maria, and then showed her the new line of WWE Mattel action figures and belts; the Great Khali, alongside Runjin Singh, then appeared and said he wanted to get all the figures and even Vickie's, which reminded him of the cows back home in India; Khali then mooed at Guerrero; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 100 photos of divas were viewed on WWE.com; featured an ad promoting "The Marine 2;" included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre regarding his controversial disqualification win the previous week over John Morrison, during which McIntyre said he would go on to win the Royal Rumble; moments later, Morrison appeared and dared McIntyre to keep bragging, with McIntyre saying he was done with Morrison and was moving on to bigger and better things; Morrison then slapped McIntyre and fought with him until officials pulled them apart:
Dolph Ziggler defeated Kane via count-out at 6:22 when he slid back into the ring after he applied a sleeper on Kane outside the ring; late in the match, Kane kicked out after sustaining the Zig Zag
Chris Jericho, David Hart Smith, & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) defeated R-Truth & Cryme Tyme at 10:41 when JTG submitted to Jericho's Walls of Jericho after avoiding a dropkick off the top
Luke Gallows (w/ CM Punk) pinned Matt Hardy at 5:44 with a boot to the face and the 12th Step after Punk distracted Hardy from the ring apron
Beth Phoenix pinned Layla (w/ WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool) with the Glam Slam at 1:44; after the bout, Layla grabbed Phoenix leg, allowing McCool to attack Phoenix until Mickie James helped make the save; moments later, Mickie dropped Phoenix with a kick to the face
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Batista to a no contest at around the 10-minute mark; at the 8-minute mark, Batista had Mysterio set up for the sit-down powerbomb but World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker's gong sounded, the lights went out, and Batista was down on the mat when they came back on; moments later, Mysterio hit the 619 and set Batista up for the springboard splash only for the gong to sound again, lights go out, and Mysterio was down when they came back on; stipulations stated the winner would challenge Taker at the Royal Rumble; after the bout, Taker appeared at the entrance stage as the show went off the air

1/12/10; Green Bay, WI; Resch Center
1/15/10 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read 70% of Royal Rumble winners over the past 10 years have gone on to win the world title at WrestleMania; included a backstage segment in which Josh Matthews interviewed Batista regarding his steel cage match later in the show against Rey Mysterio Jr., with Batista refusing to speak about either Mysterio or World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker; featured an ad promoting WWE 2010 Hall of Fame tickets going on sale the following day; included an in-ring promo by Taker in which he said his dominance would continue into the new decade, what Batista and Mysterio experienced the previous week was a warning, and that whomever survived the steel cage match later in the show would not survive him at the Royal Rumble; Taker then discussed the challenges made by Shawn Michaels to face him in a rematch at the following WrestleMania, with Taker saying he would be on Raw to give his answer personally; featured footage of John Cena appearing at the Fiesta Bowl the previous week and serving as the grand marshal at University of Phoenix Stadium, with comments from Cena and Fiesta Bowl officials; included a backstage segment in which Mysterio was wished good luck by Maria, Jimmy Wang Yang, and Slam Master J; moments later, Matthews conducted an interview with Matthews regarding his upcoming match with Batista; featured a trailer for "The Marine 2":
Chris Jericho pinned John Morrison at 10:41 with the Code Breaker after Morrison glanced at WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre, who appeared ringside early in the match; Jericho's face was heavily bruised as a result of being punched by Mike Tyson during the previous week's Raw; prior to the match, Jericho cut an in-ring promo saying Tyson's punch didn't change the fact he was the best at what he did and was the face of Smackdown!; Jericho then said he would go on to win the Royal Rumble and regain the world title; during his entrance, Morrison gave a pair of his glasses to a ringside fan; after the match, McIntyre ran his shoe across Morrison's face
CM Punk & Luke Gallows defeated Cryme Tyme, Matt Hardy & the Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh), and Tyson Kidd & David Hart Smith (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 6:49 when Gallows pinned JTG with the 12th Step; prior to the bout, Punk, alongside Gallows, cut an in-ring promo about the fact he saved a member of the WWE Universe the previous week and would not stop his crusade until all the fans had joined; Gallows then spoke of his personal struggles and said all the fans needed to get past their own was Punk and the straight edge lifestyle; Punk then said he would win the Royal Rumble and it would be an accomplishment for the straight edge society; moments later, Punk spotted a man in the crowd and had Gallows help him into the ring; the man then identified himself as "Trevor" and said he couldn't count the number of drinks he's had this year; Punk then had Trevor accept the straight edge lifestyle into his life; Gallows then shaved Trevor's head, with Punk then saying Trevor made the first good decision in his life and the three men then raising their hands together; stipulations stated the winners would earn a shot at the WWE Unified Tag Team titles; after the bout, Trevor celebrated with Punk & Gallows in the ring
Mickie James defeated Beth Phoenix via disqualification at 3:04 when Phoenix began assaulting Mickie as she was hung upside down in the Tree of Woe; after the bout, WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool and Layla came in the ring, with Phoenix walking off and allowing them to double team Mickie in the ring; Mickie briefly made a comeback but eventually sustained McCool's Faith Breaker
Kane pinned Dolph Ziggler with the chokeslam at 12:32; prior to the bout, Josh Matthews conducted a backstage interview with Ziggler in which Ziggler said he was on a roll, would beat Kane, and would then focus on winning the Royal Rumble
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Batista in a steel cage match at 7:13 when Mysterio climbed over the top and kicked the door into Batista's face while coming down the other side; stipulations stated the winner would challenge World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker at the Royal Rumble (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010, WWE Superstar Collection: Rey Mysterio)

1/19/10; Greenville, SC; Bi-Lo Center
1/22/10 - featured the announcement John Morrison would challenge WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre the following week; included an ad promoting "WWE The Music Vol. 10: A New Day;" featured a graphic on how to donate to AmeriCares in the wake of the Haiti earthquake; included clips from Rey Mysterio Jr. winning the 2006 Royal Rumble; featured a promo by CM Punk, alongside Luke Gallows, at the entrance stage in which he noted they would challenge WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Shawn Michaels & Triple H the following week and would take the titles because they are straight edge; Punk continued to preach until he was ringside, then asked who in the crowd wanted to join his straight edge society, with a young woman then jumping the barricade and running around the ring to get Punk's attention; she was quickly stopped by security and taken up the aisle until Punk called off security and asked her to come in the ring; the woman identified herself as "Sarina" and that she was desperate to change; Punk then had her sit in a chair in the ring, accepted Punk as her savior; following the commercial break, Punk shaved Sarina's head inside the ring and said she was now better than the WWE Universe; included a clip of Mysterio beating Kurt Angle and Randy Orton to win the World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania 22; featured an in-ring segment with WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & Layla in which they said McCool was supposed to face Mickie James at the Royal Rumble but that was now off because Mickie was leaving Smackdown! forever; they then showed off the food they had in the ring for a going away party, including cakes in the shapes of pigs; moments later, Maria came out to the ring and said the only thing McCool & Layla were good at was torturing Mickie and that they should be the ones leaving the show; Mickie eventually came out and said she had dealt with women like McCool & Layla all her life and that she looked like a real woman, as did Maria and all the other women in the crowd; Mickie then said the only people that will tell her where to go are the WWE Universe and that she would be at the Rumble to teach them some manners; the four women began fighting in the ring, with Beth Phoenix then coming out, thinking about who to go after, throwing Maria to the floor, and then helping triple team Mickie in the ring; moments later, McCool took a pig off one of the cakes and shoved it into Mickie's face, then dumped a bowl of punch over her head; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame sold out in 35 minutes; featured clips of Mysterio beating Batista the previous week in a steel cage match; included an ad promoting "The Best of Raw: 2009;" featured a closing in-ring promo by Mysterio in which he referenced winning the World Heavyweight Title four years ago and said World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker was the only thing standing between Mysterio and reliving his dream; Mysterio then called Taker out to tell him face-to-face that he wasn't afraid; moments later, Taker appeared, with Mysterio saying he wasn't afraid of him in their last title match and would beat Taker for the title at the Rumble; Taker then said he admired Mysterio's courage but no one beats the grave and Mysterio was digging his own; the champion then left the ring, with Mysterio taking the mic and saying he wasn't like Taker's other victims; Batista then attacked Mysterio from behind and dropped him with the sit-down powerbomb as Taker returned ringisde; Batista then left through the crowd as the show ended:
Finlay defeated Batista via disqualification at 1:25 when Batista began eye gouging Finlay on the floor; after the match, Batista threw Finlay over the announce table and then continued to assault him at ringside by ramming him into the ringpost, steel steps, and ringside barrier; moments later, Batista took the mic and said what he did to Finlay is what he would do to 29 other men at the Royal Rumble - then proceeded to stomp Finlay while pretending he was WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Shawn Michaels & Triple H and John Cena; Batista then said he would win the Rumble and take the World Heavyweight Title back from the Undetaker at WrestleMania, thus ending his undefeated WrestleMania streak
John Morrison & R-Truth defeated Chris Jericho & WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre at 17:41 when Truth pinned Jericho with a scissors kick after Morrison kicked Jericho in the head from the ring apron behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, it was announced Morrison's match with McIntyre the following week would be No DQ; it was also noted Jericho was on the cover of the current issue of "Men's Fitness;" following the entrances, Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage and said the previously scheduled handicap match pitting Jericho & McIntyre against Morrison would now be a tag team match involving R-Truth
Cryme Tyme fought Mike Knox & Charlie Haas to a no contest at the 50-second mark when Kane appeared and knocked the four wrestlers to the floor
The Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) & Matt Hardy defeated David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 2:20 when Hardy pinned Kidd with an inside cradle after avoiding a double team move and sending Kidd into Smith on the apron; late in the match, Natalya distracted Khali from ringside and tried to lure him backstage

1/26/10; Cincinnati, OH; US Bank Arena
1/29/10 - featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Batista regarding his attack the previous week on Rey Mysterio Jr. and his participation in the Royal Rumble; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE.com had more than 4.3 billion page views in 2009 - beating CBS.com, NBC.com, Fox.com, ABC.com, UFC.com, NBA.com, and Nascar.com; featured an ad promoting WWE The Music Vol. 10 "A New Day;" included a "Did you know?" graphic which read, since 1988, more than half of the Royal Rumble winners have gone on to win the world title at WrestleMania; featured a video package recapping the history of the Royal Rumble match; included a backstage segment in which Batista confronted WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Shawn Michaels and told him to stay out of his way in the Rumble, with Michaels replying that he always thought Batista was overrated; Batista then acted like he was going to attack Michaels, with WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Triple H then walking by:
WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Triple H defeated CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Sarina) via disqualification at 11:59 when Sarina jumped on Triple H as he attempted the Pedigree on Punk; prior to the bout, Rey Mysterio Jr. interrupted Triple H & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Shawn Michaels' in-ring promo prior to their scheduled title defense against Punk & Gallows, and said Michaels was overlooking the fact Mysterio would be the World Heavyweight Champion after the Royal Rumble; Michaels agreed that the Undertaker would still be the champion after the Rumble, with Triple H saying Mysterio was looking for a fight but Hornswoggle wasn't around this week; as Mysterio and Michaels came face to face, Punk, Gallows, & Sarina came out, with Punk then saying his Straight Edge Society would be tag team champions by the end of the night; Triple H responded by saying he doesn't drink, smoke, or do drugs but he doesn't look like he just got done with a weeklong crack binge with Amy Winehouse; as Punk went to cut Triple H off, Teddy Long appeared and said he had seen an opportunity to change things around; Long then said Mysterio would face Michaels and Triple H would face Punk; after the match, Punk & Gallows assaulted Triple H before Punk prepared to shave Triple H's head; moments later, Michaels came out to make the save and cleared Gallows from the ring, with Punk then putting Sarina between he and DX, eventually leaving her alone in the ring with them; Michaels then teased the superkick on her, with Sarina then escaping to the floor and joining Punk and Gallows
R-Truth pinned Chris Jericho at 8:13 with a roll over after holding onto the ropes to avoid the Code Breaker
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre pinned John Morrison in a No DQ, No Count-Out match at 11:32 after raising his knees to block Starship Pain and following with a double underhook DDT onto the title belt; prior to the match, Morrison cut an in-ring promo on McIntyre, saying he doesn't appreciate what he's been handed
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool pinned "Mickie James" (Layla dressed as Piggy James) in an impromptu match at the 54-second mark with a roll up after the challenger hit the corner; prior to the match, McCool showed footage of her smashing a pig cake into Mickie's face the previous week, said Mickie was gone from Smackdown!, and then issued an open challenge to any woman in the back to face her then and there for the title; moments later, Layla came out as "Piggy James" and said she couldn't stop crying the previous week because she didn't get enough cake to eat, then accepted the title shot
WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Shawn Michaels fought Rey Mysterio Jr. to a no contest at 15:48 when, after Michaels hit the superkick on Mysterio as Mysterio attempted a springboard, Batista ran out, hit a spear on Michaels, and dropped Mysterio with a spinebuster; moments later, WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Triple H made the save and toppled to the floor taking Batista with him; moments later, as Michaels and Mysterio struggled to their feet, World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker appeared in the ring and hit a double chokeslam on both men as the show ended

2/2/10; Memphis, TN; Fed-Ex Forum
2/5/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Chris Jericho in which he said he should have won the Royal Rumble and deserved to be in the main event of WrestleMania after beating four men at WrestleMania 25; Jericho then said that while Edge had been out recovering for 7 months, Jericho was selling out arenas and carrying the company on his back and was too good to settle for nothing at WrestleMania; he said Teddy Long told him he would have to qualify for the Elimination Chamber and then told Long to come out and make the situation right; Jericho then went backstage when Long didn't show and demanded to be shown where Long's office was, walking past David Hart Smith, Tyson Kidd, and Natalya Neidhart before storming into Long's office where he found Edge instead of Long; Edge said Jericho created the monster and caused him to come back for revenge, with Jericho saying he would make Edge regret it and Edge saying he would make Jericho regret it instead; included a video package recapping the Elimination Chamber; featured footage from after Monday Night Raw went off the air in which John Cena tended to an injured Bret Hart and raised his arm; moments later, Batista returned to the ring, attacked Cena from behind, assaulted him around ringside, hit him with the ring steps, and dropped him with a powerbomb onto the ring steps inside the ring; included a backstage segment with CM Punk, Luke Gallows, and Sarina in which Punk reminded them that there is no Straight Edge Society without him and that he needed their support and devotion to overcome Batista later in the show, after his attacks on Hart and Cena; featured an ad promoting "The Best of Raw: 2009;" included a "Did you know?" graphic which read in 2009 2.3 billion photos were viewed on WWE.com; featured a backstage segment of "Word Up" with Cryme Tyme in which the word of the day was "king," in reference to Elvis Presley, BB King, and Jerry Lawler, who appeared late in the segment; included an ad for WWE NXT; featured a closing in-ring segment of "The Cutting Edge" in which Edge said he was happy to be back home, defied doctors' odds, returned to the ring months early, and was now on his way to WrestleMania; Edge then showed footage of his fight with WWE World Champion Sheamus during Raw and was on course to introduce World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker as his guest for the night until he was interrupted by Jericho; Jericho said Edge didn't deserve to win the Rumble, with Edge reminding him that he eliminated Jericho en route to win the match and said he was sick of Jericho's catchphrases and persona; Punk, Gallows, and Sarina then came out, with Punk insulting both Edge and Jericho and saying he's had the most success against Taker and would win the Elimination Chamber; moments later, Taker appeared in the ring and, alongside Edge, cleared Jericho, Punk, Gallows, and Sarina from the ring; Edge then sized Taker up for the spear but Taker turned around and the two faced off as the show ended:
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: John Morrison defeated WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre and Kane at 8:25 in a No DQ match by pinning Kane with Starship Pain after McIntyre hit Kane with the title belt and the double underhook DDT and Morrison kicked McIntyre in the face
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: R-Truth pinned Mike Knox with the Lie Detector at 1:35
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Sarina) defeated Batista via count-out at 1:48 when Batista walked out of the match before the two locked up
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: Chris Jericho pinned Matt Hardy with the Codebreaker at 6:59 after holding onto the ropes to block the Twist of Fate; prior to the bout, Hardy congratulated Maria backstage for her work on 'Celebrity Appearance,' with Maria wishing him good luck in his match; Hardy busted his mouth open during the bout
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James & Beth Phoenix defeated Michelle McCool & Layla in an impromptu match at 2:38 when Mickie pinned Layla with a roll up, moments after Beth knocked down her own partner, knocked down McCool, and then walked out of the match; prior to the bout, Mickie cut an in-ring promo regarding her title win at the Royal Rumble until she was interrupted by Phoenix who said while Mickie spent the night beating up little girls, she was in the Rumble match with 29 men; Phoenix congratulated Mickie on her win but said she would take the title any time she wanted; Vickie Guerrero then appeared, said she would determine who faces who when, and said Mickie & Beth would face McCool & Layla in a tag team match; McCool & Layla then appeared, wearing "Simply Flawless" sweatshirts, and shook Vickie's hand on their way to the ring
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dolph Ziggler at 10:38 with a reversal into a victory roll; after the bout, Mysterio fought off Ziggler and hit the 619

2/9/10; Baton Rouge, LA; River Center
2/12/10 - featured an ad promoting "John Morrison: Rock Star;" included a backstage segment in which Michelle McCool & Layla confronted WWE Women's Champion Mickie James, with Mickie eventually tossing their pie into the face of Vickie Guerrero; featured Josh Matthews conducting an in-ring interview with Batista, with Batista taking the mic and forcing Matthews from the ring; moments later, Batista sat on the top rope, then began walking around the ring until he stared at a fan wearing a John Cena T-shirt; Batista then climbed back into the ring, dropped the mic, and went to leave; he eventually stopped, returned to the ring - as if he was going to give an explanation for his recent actions - but again dropped the mic, kicked it away, and left ringside; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 26 to the tune of Kevin Rudolf's "I Made It;" featured a segment in which Teddy Long addressed the fact Batista didn't want to talk to the fans and said Batista would face Edge; included a video package noting Ted Dibiase as the first inductee into the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame, afterwards it was announced the next inductee would be announced Monday on Raw; featured an ad promoting WWE NXT:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Sarina) at 14:53 by reversing the Go To Sleep into a hurricanrana and roll up; after the bout, Gallows and Sarina assaulted Mysterio in the ring, with Gallows eventually putting Mysterio on Punk's shoulders so Punk could hit the Go To Sleep
Kane fought WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre to a double count-out in a non-title match at 6:58 when both men began brawling on the floor after falling out of the ring; prior to the bout, McIntyre cut an in-ring promo saying he said he didn't care who his opponent would be because he's undefeated and unstoppable; following Kane's appearance, McIntyre said he had nothing to prove to Kane and that Kane could get his match, just the following week; Kane then attacked McIntyre to start the match; after the contest, McIntyre attacked Kane in the ring and attempted to use the title belt as a weapon but Kane dropped him with the chokeslam and then laid the title belt on his body (McIntyre's first appearance with new theme music)
Michelle McCool & Layla defeated WWE Women's Champion Mickie James in a handicap match at 3:01 when McCool scored the pin with a kick and the Faithbreaker after Mickie knocked Layla to the floor; the bout was scheduled as Layla vs. Mickie but, within a minute of the bell ringing, Vickie Guerrero came out and announced the bout was now a handicap match also involving McCool
The Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) & Matt Hardy (w/ Maria) defeated David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) when Hardy pinned Kidd with a reversal of a roll up at 2:10, moments after Maria attacked Natalya on the floor; following their entrance, Hardy took the mic and introduced Maria as his Valentine, with Maria then coming out and hugging Hardy
R-Truth defeated John Morrison at the 53-second mark when Morrison tweaked his right ankle while flipping over Truth's back; prior to the bout, Morrison gave his sunglasses to a ringside fan; both men shook hands to open the match; after the contest, Truth, a trainer, and the referee tended to Morrison in the ring and helped him to his feet
Chris Jericho pinned World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker in a No DQ non-title match with the Codebreaker at 7:35, moments after Edge - who did guest commentary for the match - interfered and hit the spear on the champion after Jericho sustained the powerbomb; prior to the bout, Edge cut an in-ring promo regarding his win at the Royal Rumble, the fact he would not have to compete in the Elimination Chamber, and the potential to challenge any one of 12 men that would compete in the Chamber; Edge then indicated he might want to face Taker at WrestleMania and alluded to his match the following week against Batista until he was interrupted by Jericho; Jericho then referenced seeing Edge suffer the injury that took him out of action 6 months and said he should do himself a favor by facing the WWE World Champion at WrestleMania because Jericho would walk out of the Elimination Chamber with the World Heavyweight Title; Jericho then said bad things would happen to Edge again if he continued to antagonize him; late in the match, Taker threw Jericho into Edge at the commentary table and kicked Edge in the face moments later

2/16/10; Kansas City, MO; Sprint Center
2/19/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Chris Jericho, wearing a suit, in which he routinely faces the odds and comes out on tops - from beating the Rock and Steve Austin in the same night to beating Shawn Michaels in a ladder match and, last week, pinning the Undertaker; Jericho then said he would again beat the odds by winning the World Heavyweight Championship Sunday in the Elimination Chamber; moments later, Edge interrupted, said beating Taker was bigger than a hole in one, a no hitter, and knocking out Muhammad Ali but that Jericho only won the match after Edge's interference; Jericho then said he was going to win the Elimination Chamber and told Edge to worry about the winner of the Raw Elimination Chamber and to leave him alone; as Edge faced off with Jericho, the lights in the arena briefly dimmed; with Jericho distracted, Edge dropped him with the spear, clearing Jericho from the ring; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Rey Mysterio Jr. regarding his upcoming participation in the Elimination Chamber, with Mysterio discussing the attack he sustained the previous week from CM Punk's Straight Edge Society; featured a video package highlighting Ezekiel Jackson winning the ECW title from Christian earlier in the week on ECW, followed by the announcement Jackson was coming to Smackdown!; included a video package announcing Antonio Inoki being inducted into the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame; featured an ad promoting WWE NXT; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with John Morrison regarding the release of his DVD, upcoming participation in the Elimination Chamber, and his injury the previous week; moments later, R-Truth walked in, talked about teaming up later in the show, and facing each other Sunday; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the Elimination Chamber is held together by 2 miles of steel chair and weighs more than 16 tons; included a backstage segment in which Teddy Long was shown laughing at what happened to Vickie Guerrero the previous week, with Vickie then appearing and making fun of Long being knocked oub recently by Shawn Michaels; Long said he planned to hold Michaels responsible; moments later, WWE Women's Champion Mickie James appeared and apologized to Vickie for what happened the previous week, with Vickie saying Mickie would be defending the title against Michelle McCool the following week and that Vickie would be the guest referee; featured a video package hyping the Elimination Chamber; included an ad promoting "John Morrison: Rock Star;" featured a backstage segment in which Maria blamed herself for her match earlier in the show, with Matt Hardy trying to calm her down; moments later, Hardy went to kiss Maria until McCool & Layla walked in, mocking both of them for not being able to win a match or keep a relationship; Hardy eventually called the two children and told them to grow up before walking off:
Kane pinned Dolph Ziggler at 7:21 with the chokeslam; prior to the bout, it was announced Kane would challenge WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre at Elimination Chamber; McIntyre appeared ringside late in the bout; after the match, McIntyre attempted to drop Kane with the double underhook DDT but Kane cleared the champion from the ring
Cryme Tyme defated Caylen Croft & Trent Baretta at 4:56 when Shad pinned Baretta with a reversal into the STO (Croft & Baretta's Smackdown! debut)
CM Punk & Luke Gallows (w/ Sarina) defeated John Morrison & R-Truth at 11:20 when referee Charles Robinson stopped the match, moments after Morrison accidentally kicked the ringpost and was deemed unable to defend himself; prior to the bout, Punk cut an in-ring promo in which he said he would fill the fans' void with Straight Edge and reclaim the World Heavyweight Title; early in the bout, pyro representing World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker went off in the aisle, distracting all the participants; after the match, Punk continued to assault Morrison until Truth made the save; Gallows then jumped Truth, dropping him with the 12th Step; moments later, Rey Mysterio Jr. ran out to make the save but was soon beaten down by Punk and Gallows, with Gallows eventually laying Punk across his knee so Punk could hit a kneedrop off the top; no official winner of the match was announced
David Hart Smith, Tyson Kidd, & Natalya Neidhart defeated Matt Hardy, the Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh), & Maria at 4:12 when Natalya pinned Maria with a tornado clothesline after pulling Maria into the ring as the four men fought on the floor
Edge fought Batista to a no contest at around the 10-minute mark when, after Edge blocked Batista's spear by hitting his own, the lights in the arena went out; when they came back on, World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker appeared in the ring and dropped Edge with a chokeslam as Batista left ringside; moments later, as Taker walked up the ramp, Chris Jericho came out of the crowd and dropped Edge with the Code Breaker as Edge struggled to his feet; Jericho and Taker then locked eyes as the show ended

2/23/10; Milwaukee, WI; Bradley Center
2/26/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho in which he said Monday was his chance to celebrate his championship win but it was spoiled by Edge; moments later, Edge interrupted and talked up Jericho's accomplishments while at the same time reminding him of being speared by Edge, with the crowd then briefly chanting "Spear;" Edge then said the spears were getting to Jericho mentally and said Jericho was questioning whether he could beat him, then saying he wanted Jericho at his best at WrestleMania; Jericho replied by saying Edge would never spear him again, then sucker punched him and attempted the Code Breaker but Edge avoided it and took the champion down with the spear, clearing him from the ring; included a WrestleMania 26 ad to the tune of Kevin Rudolf's "I Made It;" featured a video package to the tune of Placebo's "Running Up that Hill" recapping Shawn Michaels challenging the Undertaker to a WrestleMania rematch during the 2009 Slammy Awards, Taker later rejecting Michaels' challenge, Michaels trying to win the 2010 Royal Rumble, tension between he and Triple, and superkicking Taker during the Elimination Chamber - followed by Michaels and Taker's segment from Raw in which Michaels agreed to put his career on the line to get the rematch; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured a WrestleMania 26 ad; included an in-ring promo by WWE US Champion & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin in which he said he and the Big Show needed a match for WrestleMania and sent a message to Teddy Long to find some opponents; moments later, Long appeared and said if Show was there, he would make a tag team title match for later in the show; Long then said Miz would see singles action and made a match between Miz and Edge for later in the show; featured an ad promoting "John Morrison: Rock Star":
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison and R-Truth (w/ David Otunga) at 12:19 when, after Morrison hit Starship Pain on Truth, Ziggler pulled Morrison out of the ring and pinned Truth himself; prior to the bout, AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" was played as the camera focused on the Money in the Bank briefcase hung above the ring
Michelle McCool (w/ Layla) pinned WWE Women's Champion Mickie James at 4:28 with a boot to the face to win the title after guest referee Vickie Guerrero slapped the champion in the face as Mickie had the challenger covered; Beth Phoenix was shown watching on backstage during the match
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Kane pinned WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre in a non-title match with a stomp to the face at 5:12; prior to the bout, AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" was played as the camera focused on the Money in the Bank briefcase hung above the ring; during McIntyre's entrance, he cut a promo while walking to the ring, noting his undefeated streak and his win over Kane at Elimination Chamber; McIntyre then said he would go on to win Money in the Bank while and hold both the WWE IC and World Heavyweight Titles, his undefeated streak still intact; after the match, McIntyre threatened referee Charles Robinson as the fans chanted "You lost;" moments later, McIntyre took his belt and yelled at the commentary team before leaving ringside (McIntyre's first loss)
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Shelton Benjamin pinned CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Sarina) at 4:56 with Paydirt after Rey Mysterio Jr. pulled an interfering Gallows off the ring apron, distracting Punk (Benjamin's return to the Smackdown! brand)
Edge pinned WWE US Champion & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin with the spear at 11:33; Daniel Bryan was shown watching the match backstage

3/2/10; Wichita, KS; Intrust Bank Arena
3/5/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Edge in which he said he was concerned about World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho and that Jericho kept saying the same lines week after week only to get speared by Edge, prompting the fans to chant "Spear" in response; moments later, WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show interrupted, said he and Mike Mizanin would find out later in the show who they would defend against at WrestleMania, and said Edge's luck would run out later in the show when Show faces him in the ring; Show then said he eats pieces of crap like Edge for breakfast, with Edge then clarifying that Show eats pieces of crap for breakfast and threatening to spear him; moments later, Show charged at Edge only to fall over the top rope to the floor; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre in which McIntyre told Long to clarify to the crowd that he did not lose his first match the previous week, with Long then turning to the camera and saying per order of Vince McMahon, McIntyre is still undefeated; Long then said McIntyre would get another chance to qualify for Money in the Bank by facing Matt Hardy; featured a WrestleMania 26 ad to the tune of Kevin Rudolf's "I Made It;" included a backstage segment in which John Morrison and Slam Master J were shown watching Morrison's DVD, with J then admitting he was using Morrison's parkour to workout as well; moments later, Morrison spoke with R-Truth and David Otunga, with Truth saying he talked Otunga down after their brawl on NXT; Truth and Morrison then spoke about their tag team match later in the show and said it was their last chance to get to WrestleMania; the two then tried to come up with names for their team and ultimately agreed that they wanted to be called the next WWE Unified Tag Team Champions; featured an ad promoting "Shawn Michaels: My Journey;" included a backstage segment with Rey Mysterio Jr. and his daughter; moments later, Tiffany walked in and Mysterio thanked her for looking after her since he had a match; featured a backstage segment with Jericho and Show in which Jericho congratulated Show on his teaming with Miz and said he wanted Show to take Edge out and that he owed it to him; Show then said Jericho was just trying to use him; included an Undertaker-Michaels WrestleMania commercial to the tune of Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave;" featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read fans from all 50 states and 24 counties had purchased tickets to WrestleMania 26; included a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero, WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool, and Layla in which they celebrated McCool's title win the previous week, with McCool & Layla giving Vickie a "Simply Flawless" T-shirt; moments later, Beth Phoenix walked in and asked when she was getting her women's title shot, with Vickie saying she was the most dominant diva on Smackdown!, not Phoenix, and Phoenix wasn't getting a title shot unless Vickie said so; Vickie then said Phoenix shouldn't cross her, citing what happened to Mickie James:
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Matt Hardy (w/ Justin Gabriel) pinned WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre in a non-title match with a reversal of a roll over at 7:58; after Hardy and Gabriel left ringside, McIntyre stared at the WrestleMania sign above the ring before throwing a fit at the commentary table and telling Matt Striker, "I swear to God, I will be at WrestleMania"
Shelton Benjamin pinned Dolph Ziggler at 4:36 with Paydirt after sending Ziggler head-first into the top turnbuckle with a catapult
Ezekiel Jackson pinned Jimmy Wang Yang at 1:32 by catching Yang coming off the top and hitting the uranage (Jackson's return to the Smackdown! brand)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Luke Gallows (w/ CM Punk & Sarina) at 11:14 by falling on Gallows as Gallows attempted a powerbomb; prior to the match, Punk cut a promo saying Mysterio's popularity stems from parents being unable to be proper role models themselves; Punk then said Mysterio was not a superhero but a neglectful parent himself who robbed Punk of the chance to win Money in the Bank for the third time; Punk said Gallows blames himself for Punk's loss but it wasn't his fault and that Gallows was not only fighting for himself and Punk but for the entire Straight Edge Society; Darren Young, Punk's NXT rookie, was shown watching the match backstage; after the match, Punk attempted the Go To Sleep on Mysterio but Mysterio escaped and slid out of the ring
John Morrison & R-Truth defeated David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) and Cryme Tyme at 8:23 when Truth pinned Kidd with the Lie Detector; stipulations stated the winners would challenge WWE Unified Tag Team Champions - WWE US Champion Mike Mizanin & the Big Show at WrestleMania
Edge pinned WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show with the spear at 5:34; after the bout, World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho ran out and attempted to attack Edge from behind with the title belt but instead sustained the spear; moments later, Edge grabbed the mic and lead the crowd in chanting "Spear"

3/9/10; Seattle, WA; Key Arena
3/12/10 - featured an opening segment in which Rey Mysterio Jr., alongside his wife, son, and daughter, came out to the ring; Mysterio then took the mic and introduced Dominik, Angie, and Alyia, then saying - as WWE superstars - they sometimes miss out on very special days; Mysterio said it was his daughter's 9th birthday, with the crowd then chanting "Happy birthday" before Mysterio led them in singing "Happy Birthday;" moments later, CM Punk, Luke Gallows, & Sarina interrupted, with Punk finishing the song as Angie covered her daughter's ears; Punk then said he was happy they were all their and then challenged Mysterio to a match at WrestleMania and immediately; Punk then said the world had seen Dominik grow up before their eyes but he had probably never heard Mysterio squeal like a pig as someone stomped his surgically repaired neck; he then said Angie and Rey had shared the best of times, but it would be the worst of times when Punk was done with him; Punk called Mysterio a coward, then dropped to his knees so he could be at Rey's level before slapping Mysterio across the face; Mysterio then had his family leave the ring and left ringside with them as Punk continued to sing "Happy Birthday" to Alyia; included a video package regarding the Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels match at WrestleMania, to the tune of Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave," mixed with comments from John Cena, Punk, WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show, Triple H, MVP, Mysterio, and World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long and WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre in which Long said Vince McMahon had again erased his loss the previous week and was back in a third Money in the Bank qualifying match, noting McMahon had handpicked his opponent; Long then said he couldn't drop the match but he could make it an IC title defense as well; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read fans from all 50 states and 24 countries had already bought tickets to WrestleMania; featured an ad promoting "Shawn Michaels: My Journey;" included a backstage segment with Long and Tiffany in which he said he was happy to have her on Smackdown! and that Mickie James was recovering well from a knee injury; Vickie Guerrero then walked in and said Tiffany was the reason ECW was cancelled and replaced by NXT; Vickie then made a match for later in the show between Tiffany and WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE Magazine is the #1 sports magazine sold at Walmart; included a closing segment of the Highlight Reel in which Jericho introduced Edge as his guest; following Edge's introduction, the crowd chanted "Spear," with Edge then prompting the crowd to keep chanting; Jericho responded by mentioning Edge's history with injuries, noting he was out hurt when Jericho faced Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania 19 in that same city; Edge responded by saying Jericho lost at the WrestleManias he missed, against both Michaels and Christian; Edge then said he takes risk in the ring and has no regrets; Jericho responded by saying Edge can't succeed on his own and the best success he ever saw was when he was with Guerrero; he then noted Edge rushed through recovery and came back sooner than anyone expected but it would ultimately cost him at WrestleMania; Jericho said he would beat Edge, hurt him, and send him home for another 6 months; Edge replied by saying he would take the title after dropping Jericho with the spear, with Jericho then punching Edge in the mouth and then with one of the stools set in the ring; the champion then attempted to throw Edge face-first into the JeriTron 5000 but Edge reversed it and dropped Jericho with a DDT; Edge then attempted the spear but Jericho blocked it by hitting him across the face with his title belt; Jericho then took the mic and began chanting "Spear" while pointing to the crowd, then dropping to his knees and saying it in Edge's face; Jericho then held up the belt as the show ended:
R-Truth (w/ David Otunga) pinned WWE US Champion & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Daniel Bryan) with the Lie Detector at 6:06 after Bryan pushed Miz's feet off the ropes as he had Truth covered; prior to the bout, Miz cut an in-ring promo in which he questioned if Truth & John Morrison really had a chance against he and the Big Show at WrestleMania, then saying he and Show would prove they have no shot by beating them in singles matches
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre pinned Aaron Bolo with the Future Shock DDT at the 32-second mark; Audioslaves' "Be Yourself" was played before the match as the camera focused on the Money in the Bank briefcase hung above the ring; after the bout, McIntyre confronted Matt Striker at the commentary table to make it clear he was now going to WrestleMania
WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show pinned John Morrison at 5:06 with the punch to the face as Morrison attempted the Flying Chuck
Cryme Tyme fought David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) to a no contest at around the 1:20 mark when the Undertaker's gong sounded, the lights went out, and Taker appeared in the ring when they came back on; moments later, Taker assaulted all four men, dropped Kidd with the powerbomb and Smith with the tombstone; Taker then locked JTG in the Hell's Gate
Tiffany defeated WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool (w/ Layla & Vickie Guerrero) via disqualification at 1:30 when Guerrero knocked Tiffany to the floor while outside the ring; after the bout, McCool continued to assault Tiffany in the ring until Beth Phoenix ran out, knocked McCool and Layla to the floor, and then dropped Vickie with a clothesline; moments later, Phoenix attempted the Glam Slam on Vickie until McCool and Layla ran back in the ring, with Phoenix again scaring them to the floor while Vickie escaped backstage
Kane defeated Luke Gallows (w/ CM Punk & Sarina) via disqualification at 7:33 when Punk attacked Kane after Kane dropped Gallows with the chokeslam; during the bout, Darren Young was shown watching on backstage; after the match, Punk dropped Kane with the Go To Sleep, with Rey Mysterio Jr. then slowly walking out to the ring, chasing Punk to the floor, and assaulting him around ringside and into the crowd; eventually, Dean Malenko and referees held Mysterio back as Punk ran backstage

3/16/10; Los Angeles, CA; Staples Center
3/19/10 - featured an opening segment in which Todd Grisham & Matt Striker reviewed the previous week's in-ring altercation between CM Punk and his Straight Edge Society and Rey Mysterio Jr. and his family; moments later, Mysterio came out to the ring and cut a promo on Punk, saying he crossed a line and that he would accept Punk's challenge to a match at WrestleMania; Mysterio then said he wanted Punk in a streetfight so he could teach him a lesson; Punk, Luke Gallows, & Sarina then appeared at the entrance stage with Punk saying he would keep a safe distance because Mysterio was obviously upset that he was shown to be a coward the previous week; Mysterio then called Punk a monster and threatened to come out to get Punk, with Punk saying Mysterio wouldn't get the match he wanted at WrestleMania if he touched Punk before the show; Punk then said he saw a lot of potential in Mysterio if he would just learn to embrace Straight Edge, then showed still photos on the big screen from the previous week to detail the moment he realized he could save Mysterio so he could be the father his family wants and needs; Punk later said Mysterio would face Gallows later in the show, with Mysterio getting his streetfight at WrestleMania if he won but if he lost, and then lost at WrestleMania, then he would have to join Punk's group; Mysterio responded by saying he would beat Gallows, as he had done before, and then told Punk "May God have mercy on your soul;" included a WrestleMania 26 ad to the tune of Kevin Rudolf's "I Made It;" featured an Undertaker-Shawn Michaels WrestleMania commercial to the tune of Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave;" included footage of Vince McMahon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long and WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre in which Long noted McMahon had erased McIntyre's earlier losses and said McIntyre would put his undefeated streak up later in the show against the Undertaker; Kevin Rudolf was shown in attendance; featured an in-ring segment of The Cutting Edge in which Edge introduced World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho, who came out alongside Wade Barrett; Edge then said he and Jericho had exchanged attacked in the past week but it would end at WrestleMania with the spear; Jericho responded by saying Edge was simplifying it too much, he knew Edge wasn't 100%, and that he would target Edge's tendon to put him out of wrestling; Edge replied by saying he might still be hurt but not he nor Jericho knows for certain, with Edge blindsiding the champion and fighting with Barrett until the two cornered him; Edge eventually fought them off, threw Jericho to the floor, and dropped Barrett with the spear in the ring; moments later, as Edge turned around, Jericho dropped him with the Code Breaker, stomped his leg, and then said "Spear" into the mic before holding up his title belt; included a backstage segment of Word Up with Cryme Tyme in which the word of the day was "Show Down," with JTG then correcting Shad that it was really "Slim Jim Show Down" to promote the Slim Jim WrestleMania contest; featured an ad promoting Steve Austin's "Damage," on DVD Tuesday; included the announcement all the Money in the Bank ladder match participants would compete in a tag team match the following week and the show would feature footage from WrestleMania Axxess:
Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger defeated MVP & Matt Hardy when Ziggler pinned MVP at 5:54 with the Zig Zag after Hardy knocked Swagger to the floor; after the bout, Ziggler pulled a ladder out from under the ring, climbed it, and grabbed the Money in the Bank briefcase which was suspended above the ring
Beth Phoenix & Tiffany defeated WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & Layla at 3:34 when Phoenix pinned McCool with the Glam Slam after avoiding the Faith Breaker; McCool & Layla wore tank tops before the bout which read "Glama Man?"; after the match, Vickie Guerrero came out, sent Tiffany backstage, and demanded an apology from Phoenix for what happened the previous week; Phoenix said she already did backstage, with Guerrero saying she wanted it in front of everyone; Guerrero then said Phoenix would face her the following week in the ring
John Morrison & R-Truth defeated David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 1:39 when Truth pinned Kidd with the Lie Detector
Luke Gallows (w/ CM Punk & Luke Gallows) pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 8:37 when, as Punk distracted the referee, Sarina tripped Mysterio as he attempted a springboard into the ring; after the match, Mysterio knocked Gallows to the floor and assaulted him at ringside and on the commentary table as Punk sat on the apron and watched; Mysterio backed off but then jumped on Gallows as Punk and Sarina stood feet away; stipulations stated Mysterio would get a streetfight with Punk at WrestleMania if he won and that, if he lost, Mysterio would have to join Punk's Straight Edge Society if he lost his match at WrestleMania
The Undertaker pinned WWE IC Champion Drew Mcintyre in a non-title match at 2:14 with the chokeslam and tombstone; after the contest, Shawn Michaels appeared at the entrance stage and attempted to hit the superkick but Taker blocked the move; moments later, Michaels escaped a choke, hit the superkick, and yelled at Taker as the show went off the air (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)

3/22/10; San Jose, CA; HP Pavilion
3/26/10 - featured footage from WrestleMania Axxess; included an Undertaker-Shawn Michaels WrestleMania commercial to the tune of Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave;" featured a WrestleMania 26 ad to the tune of Kevin Rudolf's "I Made It;" included Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler hosting at Axxess; featured a video package recapping the feud between Edge and World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho; included a video package recapping the feud between CM Punk and Rey Mysterio Jr.; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE Unified Tag Team Champions - WWE US Champion Mike Mizanin & the Big Show regarding their match at WrestleMania against John Morrison & R-Truth and Show's match later in the show against Truth; included a WrestleMania 26 ad; featured an ad promoting Steve Austin's "Damage;" included an in-ring promo by Jericho regarding his title defense against Edge at WrestleMania, during which he said his DNA was superior to Edge and Edge's poor DNA was why he kept getting injured; eventually, Edge ran out, with the two brawling until Jericho slid out of the ring to avoid the spear; moments later, Edge grabbed Jericho's belt in the ring as Jericho looked on from the aisle; featured a segment on the WrestleMania Reading Challenge, with comments from Miz, Kingston, Mark Henry, Matt Hardy, John Morrison, MVP, and more; included a video package recapping the Bret Hart vs. Vince McMahon rivalry to the tune of "Human" by Civil Twilight; featured a video package recapping the feud between John Cena and WWE World Champion Batista; included a WrestleMania Recall focusing on WrestleMania 21 and the debut of Money in the Bank; featured a video package recapping the rivalry between Michaels and Taker; included an ad promoting the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame on USA:
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre, Dolph Ziggler, Kane, Shelton Benjamin, & Matt Hardy (Smackdown!) defeated Christian, Evan Bourne, Kofi Kingston, MVP, & Jack Swagger (Raw) at 17:04 when McIntyre pinned Christian with the Future Shock after Ziggler made the blind tag and Christian dropped Ziggler with the Unprettier; prior to the match, footage was shown from WWE Axxess, including an appearance from Bret Hartafter the bout, McIntyre pulled a ladder out from under the ring and went to climb it to the Money in the Bank briefcase above the ring, only for the other 9 men to come back into the ring and shove him off, then tip the ladder on top of him (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool, WWE Divas Champion Maryse, Layla, Vickie Guerrero, & Alicia Fox defeated Beth Phoenix in a handicap match at 2:24 when Guerrero scored the pin after McCool kicked Phoenix in the face; the match was scheduled for Phoenix vs. Guerrero but Guerrero changed it to a handicap match following her entrance; after the match, the divas held Phoenix down as Guerrero went up top for a frog splash; moemnts later, Mickie James, Eve, Gail Kim, & Kelly Kelly made the save; eventually, Phoenix and Guerrero were left alone in the ring, with Phoenix stripping Guerrero down to her panties, which read "Excuse me" and Vickie then running backstage
WWE Unified Tag Team Champion the Big Show (w/ WWE Unified Tag Team Champion & WWE US Champion Mike Mizanin) defeated R-Truth via disqualification at 3:22 when Morrison & Truth hit a double DDT on Show as Show attempted the chokeslam on Truth; prior to the bout, Morrison introduced Truth, with Truth then introducing Morrison; moments later, the two made fun of Miz & Show, noting Show's WrestleMania record was 0-10 and that he and Miz had no chemistry; after the bout, Truth his a scissors kick on Show and Morrison followed with the Flying Chuck; moments later, Truth hit Miz with the Lie Detector and Morrison followed with Starship Pain

3/30/10; Las Vegas, NV; Thomas & Mack Center
4/2/10 - featured a backstage segment with World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger passing by Tony Atlas, Mickie James, and Slam Master J, with Atlas congratulating Swagger on his win; moments later, Swagger passed Shelton Benjamin, with Swagger saying he should be known as the gold standard now; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Shad Gaspard regarding his attack earlier in the show on JTG, with Shad saying there was no more Cryme Tyme and that it was now his time; featured footage of WWE World Champion John Cena filming an episode of Nickelodeon's "True Jackson VP," which would air Saturday; included a music video recapping Shawn Michaels' farewell speech at Raw and highlights of his career to the tune of the Verve Pipe's "Colorful;" featured a backstage segment with WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool, Layla, and Vickie Guerrero in which they discussed Vickie's frog splash at WrestleMania; moments later, Swagger interrupted and said he wanted time on the mic later in the show, with Swagger thanking her and then kissing Vickie on the cheek; included an in-ring segment with CM Punk, Luke Gallows, & Serena in which Gallows told the fans that then and there was the moment to make a change in their lives for the better; moments later, Serena said Punk was perfect in every way and deserved the fans' respect; she then said she saw demons in the crowd and saw an angel in Punk; Punk took the mic and said Las Vegas needed to be saved more than any city, mentioned that you can buy a drink anywhere at any time and smoke anywhere you want; Punk then said Rey Mysterio Jr. needed Straight Edge and Punk and needed to be saved, then challenged Mysterio to a rematch and put his hair on the line should Mysterio beat him; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 in Atlanta on April 3, 2011; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Chris Jericho in which Long refused to reverse the decision earlier in the show between Jericho and Swagger but offered Jericho a rematch for later in the show, which Jericho refused, citing he was injured; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with David Hart Smith, Tyson Kidd, & Natalya Neidhart regarding Stu Hart being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and getting involved in Bret Hart's match with Vince McMahon at WrestleMania; moments later, Swagger walked into the camera view and held up his title belt; included an ad promoting "Shawn Michaels: My Journey;" featured footage of Jericho throwing a fit at ringside during the commercial break after losing the title to Swagger earlier in the show; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read photos of the Undertaker vs. Michaels match at WrestleMania had already been viewed 16 million times on WWE.com; featured an in-ring promo by Swagger in which he read a prepared statement regarding his title win earlier in the show, the fans being witness to it, his amateur background, and winning Money in the Bank at WrestleMania; Swagger then said the fans now had a replacement for Michaels as the greatest wrestler on the planet; moments later, Jericho interrupted and told Swagger to give him back the belt, then saying he would take it back when he healed up; Edge then appeared and said Swagger should face him to prove what kind of champion he really was, then noting Swagger would only have the belt because of what Edge did to Jericho; eventually, Long came out to the entrance stage and said Jericho would face Edge the following week to determine who challenges Swagger; following Long's announcement, Jericho dropped Edge with the Codebreaker, with Swagger then sliding back into the ring and dropping Jericho and then Edge with the gutwrench powerbomb:
Jack Swagger pinned World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho in an impromptu match to win the title with the gutwrench powerbomb at the 10-second mark; prior to the bout, Jericho cut an in-ring promo bragging about his win over Edge at WrestleMania and then discussing Edge hitting the spear on him from the commentary table into the barricade and the fans chanting "Spear" after the fact; moments later, Edge came out and said he wanted an immediate rematch, with Jericho saying Edge lost and would have to go to the back of the line; Edge then attacked the champion, ripping off his jacket and shirt, revealing taped ribs; Edge dropped Jericho with the DDT and followed with the spear; as Edge left ringside, Swagger ran out, hit him with the Money in the Bank briefcase, grabbed the mic, and called for a referee to come out so he could cash in his title shot; referee Mike Chioda eventually ran out and spent several moments clearing the ring, despite Swagger's objections and the fans chanting "Ring the bell;" after the bout, Swagger passed by Edge's body in the aisle, briefly stopping to stare at him (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)
John Morrison & R-Truth defeated Cryme Tyme at the 44-second mark when Morrison pinned Shad with Starship Pain; after the bout, Cryme Tyme briefly argued before Shad kicked JTG in the face, followed with several knees, and then a right hand punch; moments later, after a referee came out to try to stop the fight, Shad dropped JTG with the STO; eventually, referees tended to JTG in the ring
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre fought Matt Hardy to a no contest in a non-title match when McIntyre attacked Hardy before the match, rammed his head into the ringpost, and then dropped him with the Future Shock in the ring; McIntyre then held up his title belt while looking down at Hardy's body
Dolph Ziggler defeated the Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) via submission with the sleeper at 2:26; late in the bout, Singh appeared to be yelling at the referee to notice Khali's foot was under the bottom rope; after the bout, Khali took the mic and, with Singh translating, said he was going to go home, spend time with friends and family, regroup, and then come back to be world champion
Beth Phoenix & Tiffany defeated WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & Layla (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 3:08 when Phoenix pinned Layla with the Glam Slam after avoiding a spin kick
Kane defeated Daniel Bryan, Heath Slater, Michael Tarver, Skip Sheffield, Wade Barrett, Darren Young, David Otunga, & Justin Gabriel in a handicap elimination match at 8:42; Kane pinned Barrett with the chokeslam at 2:22; Kane pinned Slater with the chokeslam at 7:40; the remaining men were disqualified for ganging up on Kane; prior to the bout, Kane cut an in-ring promo saying he was bored and so he decided he wanted to take on all the NXT rookies in a single match; after the bout, Kane was furhter assaulted, with Gabriel hitting the 450 splash; moments later, Kane struggled to his feet and stalked the rookies backstage

4/6/10; Chicago, IL; AllState Arena
4/9/10 - featured a backstage segment with Chris Jericho and Wade Barrett in which Jericho argued he should still be World Heavyweight Champion; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger walked in, with Jericho trying to physically take the belt away and saying Swagger wasn't the true champion; included an in-ring promo by Shad Gaspard in which he discussed attacking JTG the previous week, then saying the crowd should be more like him and stand up for what they want in life; moments later, JTG ran out, with Shad sliding out to the floor; as JTG joined him on the floor, Shad immediately kicked him in the face and laid him out; featured an in-ring segment with CM Punk, Serena, Luke Gallows, and Darren Young in which Punk, Serena, & Gallows preached Straight Edge to the audience, with Punk then saying he saw lonliness in Young's eyes and noted he was last in the NXT rankings; Punk then said he could save Young by cutting his hair and having him join the Straight Edge Society; Young intially agreed but then changed his mind, with Young then being triple teamed until Punk grabbed the cutting shears; Rey Mysterio Jr. then ran out, beat Punk to the shears, and attempted to cut Punk's hair until he was pulled to safety by Gallows; Mysterio then grabbed the mic and accepted Punk's challenge to a rematch at Extreme Rules, with Punk's hair at stake; included an ad promoting "Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology;" featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Dolph Ziggler in which he asked Ziggler how it felt to put the Great Khali to sleep as he did the previous week, with Ziggler then putting Matthews in the hold, putting him to sleep, and walking off; included a backstage segment with Swagger and Edge in which Swagger said, if the two were to meet at Extreme Rules, he would put Edge back on the injured list; Edge replied by saying he would hit Swagger with the spear and win the title; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 5,000 schools and libraries in the US, Canada, and the UK were involved in the WrestleMania Reading Challenge:
World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger pinned John Morrison in a non-title match at around the 11-minute mark with the gutwrench powerbomb after sweeping Morrison off the apron to the floor; prior to the bout, Swagger cut an in-ring promo saying he deserved to be champion and was now the best natural athlete in the WWE, following Shawn Michaels' retirement; after Swagger said there was no one in the WWE that could stop his momentum, Morrison came out and said Swagger had the belt but had done nothing to be a champion, noting he lost to Randy Orton earlier in the week on Raw; Swagger replied by saying Morrison was bitter because he was living in the shadow of WWE US Champion & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin; the match was stopped mid-way through after Swagger suffered an accidental cut to his face (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre pinned Matt Hardy in a non-title match at 10:17 after ramming Hardy face-first into the metal grading under the ring and following with the Future Shock DDT on the floor; prior to the bout, McIntyre grabbed the mic but, after several moments, said he wouldn't waste his breath on the fans
David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) defeated Trent Barretta & Caylen Croft at 3:19 when Barretta submitted to Smith's Sharpshooter; prior to the bout, Barretta & Croft cut an in-ring promo proclaiming themselves the 'Dude Busters;' following the entrances, footage was shown of the Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart vs. WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid match taped 11/1/86 at the Boston Garden, which is featured on "Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology"
Edge fought Chris Jericho to a double count-out at 19:27 when both men began brawling into the crowd; Jericho's ribs were heavily taped for the match; stipulations stated the winner would challenge World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger at Extreme Rules; Swagger was shown watching on backstage early in the contest; after the match, Jericho threw Edge into the steel ring steps; moments later, Jericho attempted to hit Edge with a chair in the ring but Edge countered by hitting the spear

4/13/10; London, England; O2 Arena
4/16/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Chris Jericho in which he argued that Randy Orton shouldn't be challenging for the World Heavyweight Title at Extreme Rules and that he himself deserved a title rematch but isn't getting one because Teddy Long can't do his job; Jericho then called for Long to turn in his resignation and said he should be able to face the winner of the Orton vs. Swagger match immediately after their bout; Edge interrupted and said Jericho should give up his rematch clause because he was in no condition to beat Orton or Swagger, while Edge said he knew he himself could; Long eventually appeared and said Jericho would get his rematch later in the show but it would be a triple threat match also involving Edge; included a backstage segment with Long and World Heavyweight Champoin Jack Swagger in which Swagger was upset over the title match Long booked him in for later in the show; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read 100 million photos of WWE Divas were viewed on WWE.com in the past month; included an ad promoting "Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology;" featured an ad promoting the WWE Draft; included a backstage segment with Jericho and Wade Barrett in which they discussed Jericho's title match later in the show; featured a backstage segment with Edge and Josh Matthews in which they discussed Edge's title shot later in the show:
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre defeated Kane via disqualification in a non-title match at 3:11 when, as McIntyre attempted to leave ringside, Matt Hardy ran out and threw McIntyre back into the ring; prior to the bout, McIntyre cut an in-ring promo saying the fans didn't like him but he didn't like the fans; after the match, Kane dropped McIntyre with the chokeslam; after the decision was announced, Kane did the same to Hardy
Dolph Ziggler defeated R-Truth via submission with the sleeper at 2:11; prior to the bout, Ziggler took the mic and said Teddy Long told him to apologize after he put Josh Matthews in the sleeper the previous week; Ziggler then gave an insincere apology; after Truth's entrance, he told Ziggler he had no heart or soul and called him out on being insincere
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Layla) pinned Mickie James at 4:21 in a non-title match with a boot to the face after Mickie attacked an interfering Layla; after the match, McCool continued to assault Mickie until Beth Phoenix ran out, with Phoenix then scaring McCool, Layla, and Guerrero into the crowd
Rey Mysterio Jr., David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) defeated CM Punk, Luke Gallows, & Darren Young (w/ Serena) at 13:20 when Smith pinned Punk with the running powerslam after Mysterio hit Punk with the 619; prior to the bout, Young and Gallows argued backstage, with Gallows saying he would shave Young's head the first chance he got; moments later, Punk and Serena walked in, with Punk calming both men down and telling them to fight in front of the world, not in the hallway; WWE US Champion & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin provided guest commentary for the bout
JTG pinned Caylen Croft (w/ Trent Barretta) at 3:14 with the Shout Out; mid-way through the match, Shad Gaspard appeared ringside; after the bout, Shad attacked JTG but JTG made the comeback and cleared Shad from the ring
World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger defeated Edge and Chris Jericho at 15:57 by pinning Jericho after Edge dropped Jericho with the spear, with Swagger then pulling Edge out to the floor and making the cover himself; Jericho's ribs were heavily taped for the match; after the contest, Swagger pulled Edge into the ring and dropped him with the gutwrench powerbomb before then holding up the title belt; after Swagger left ringside, Jericho climbed back into the ring, locked Edge's foot in the ring steps, and then ran and stomped it (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)

4/20/10; Uncasville, CT; Mohegan Sun Arena
4/23/10 - featured an ad promoting Monday's draft on Raw; included a backstage segment with CM Punk, Serena, Luke Gallows, and Teddy Long in which Punk complained about Rey Mysterio Jr. cutting his hair on Raw, with Long saying Punk & Gallows would face Mysterio & Kane later in the show; featured an in-ring promo by Chris Jericho, alongside Wade Barrett, inside a steel cage; Jericho said he would end Edge's career in their cage match at Extreme Rules; moments later, Edge interrupted and limped out to the ring, saying he was banged up but nothing would stop him from facing Jericho at Extreme Rules; Edge then climbed in the cage, talked about recovering from a broken neck to return to the ring, and eventually fought with Jericho & Barrett; after fighting both men off, Edge scared Jericho to the floor, with Jericho closing the door behind him and leaving Barrett inside with Edge; Edge then threw Barrett into the cage and followed with the spear; included a trailer for 'MacGruber;' featured a video package hyping the last man standing match at Extreme Rules between WWE World Champion John Cena and Batista; included footage of Mysterio cutting Punk's hair during Raw:
John Morrison pinned World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger in a non-title match with Starship Pain at 12:18 following a kick to the head; prior to the bout, Swagger cut an in-ring promo on his win the previous week against Edge and Chris Jericho and said he dominated the Undertaker Monday on Raw; Swagger then showed a video package highlighting his dominance over Taker in the match, with no mention of the fact Taker won, and then spoke about his upcoming extreme rules match with Randy Orton at Extreme Rules
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler defeated R-Truth & Matt Hardy at 7:23 when the referee stopped the bout after deeming Hardy unable to defend himself; late in the match, McIntyre stomped Hardy after putting his head on the ring steps; after the bout, a trainer, the referee, and Truth tended to Hardy at ringside until McIntyre jumped Truth from behind and threw Hardy into the ring steps; McIntyre then got in Hardy's face and said it was the last time he wanted to see him
JTG pinned Mike Knox at 1:45 with the Shout Out; after the bout, Shad Gaspard, who provided guest commentary for the match, attacked JTG and whipped him with a leather strap; moments later, Shad yelled at JTG that it was now his time (Knox's last appearance)
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & Layla (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Beth Phoenix & Mickie James at 3:01 when Layla pinned Mickie with a neckbreaker; prior to the bout, it was noted Phoenix would face McCool in an extreme makeover match at Extreme Rules; after the bout, Mickie was thrown to the floor as Layla pulled a ironing board out from under the ring and helped McCool throw Phoenix through it; McCool then followed by kicking Phoenix in the face before she and Layla covered Phoenix's face in lipstick (Mickie's last appearance)
CM Punk & Luke Gallows (w/ Serena) defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & Kane at 10:32 when Punk pinned Mysterio by blocking a roll up attempt as Mysterio tried to avoid the Go To Sleep; prior to the bout, Punk cut a promo on his way to the ring in which he said he would defeat Mysterio at Extreme Rules and then said someone in attendance would get their head shaved; after the match, Mysterio fought off Punk, knocked him into a barber's chair at ringside, and tried to cut his hair until Serena pulled Punk to safety

4/27/10; Hershey, PA; Giant Center
4/30/10 - featured a backstage promo by World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger in which he talked about being invited to the White House by George W Bush; included a backstage segment in which Chris Jericho was shown insulting someone until he was knocked out with a punch, with it then being revealed he was talking to Big Show; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE superstars had visited 300 military installations, hospitals, submarines, and the Pentagon in the past 6 years; included a backstage promo by Shad Gaspard, in a suit, in which he talked about the new faces coming from Raw and said it was his time, not theirs; featured a backstage promo by Swagger in which he talked about leading his team to three consecutive national wrestling championships in college; included an in-ring promo by Edge in which he said he didn't want to go to Raw and considered Smackdown his home and loved the fans; moments later, Christian interrupted, with the two then discussing their longtime friendship and partnership before Christian said Edge was lying to the fans before he came out and was using the fans to get what he wanted; eventually, Edge admitted that he had been lying to the fans in recent months and enjoyed every second; Christian responded by saying he knew Edge used him when they were a tag team and that he didn't want to see them team up again, but rather face off; Edge replied with no but then attacked Christian from behind and attempted the spear until Christian blocked it; the two men continued to brawl until Edge escaped the Killswitch and left the ring; Christian then took the mic and led the crowd in chanting "Na Na Hey Hey;" featured an ad promoting the WrestleMania 26 DVD available Tuesday; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Edge regarding a possible match with Christian; after Edge said no, Show appeared and knocked Edge out with a punch; featured a backstage promo by Swagger in which he said he turned down scholarships from top universities; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE.com had more page views and monthly unique visitors than ABC.com, UFC.com, NBC.com, CBS.com, and Fox.com for the first quarter of 2010; featured a backstage promo by Chris Masters in which he flexed his pecs to the Smackdown theme song; included an in-ring promo by Dolph Ziggler regarding the attack he gave Hornswoggle on Monday, during which he said Hornswoggle would never again be on Smackdown; featured Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Matt Hardy regarding the attack he sustained the previous week from WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre, during which he said he would come back to get revenge; moments later, McIntyre attacked Hardy from behind and dropped him with the Future Shock on the floor; included a backstage promo by JTG in which he said he was after championship gold; featured a backstage promo by Swagger in which he said he graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a 4.0 GPA and was invited back to give the commencement address at the 2010 graduation; included a closing in-ring promo by Swagger in which he talked about his childhood, high school, and college accomplishments; Swagger then said his greatest achievement came when he won the world heavyweight title and he would keep the title until he retired; Long eventually interrupted and introduced Show as the new top contender to Swagger's title; the crowd followed with a brief chant of "Knock him out," before Show ran down Swagger's accomplishments and said he needed to add early retirement to the list; Show then knocked Swagger out with a punch to close the broadcast:
Kofi Kingston pinned Chris Jericho at 9:31 with the spin kick to the face; prior to the bout, Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage to discuss the draft and introduce Kingston as one of the new names on Smackdown; following his entrance, Jericho cut an in-ring promo in which he said he had been the face of Smackdown and would move on to be the face of Raw until he was eventually interrupted by Kingston (Kingston's Smackdown debut)
Kane fought Chavo Guerrero Jr. to a no contest when Kane dropped Guerrero with a chokeslam before the match began; prior to the bout, Guerrero cut an in-ring promo on his return to Smackdown until he was interrupted by Kane's entrance; after the match, Kane took the mic and welcomed Guerrero back
Cody Rhodes pinned John Morrison at 11:10 with a reversal into Cross Roads (Rhodes' TV return after a month absence; his Smackdown debut)
WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Michelle McCool & Layla (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 3:37 when Kelly pinned Layla with a legdrop to the back of the head after Phoenix dropped Layla with a slingshot suplex (Kelly's Smackdown debut)
Rey Mysterio Jr. & MVP pinned CM Punk & Luke Gallows (w/ Serena) in an impromptu match at 5:06 when MVP pinned Gallows with the 305 after Mysterio hit Gallows with the 619; prior to the bout, Punk, alongside Gallows & Serena, cut an in-ring promo in which he spoke about his win over Mysterio at Extreme Rules until MVP interrupted from the entrance stage; MVP then talked about being back on Smackdown and that the show had become boring since his VIP Lounge was replaced by Punk's weekly tirades; a brawl soon ensued and MVP was double teamed until Mysterio made the save and helped clear the ring; during the commercial break, a match was set up between the two teams; after the bout, the same hooded man that attacked Mysterio at Extreme Rules jumped Mysterio from behind before leaving through the crowd

5/4/10; North Charleston, SC; Coliseum
5/7/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Matt Hardy in which he showed footage of his recent attacks at the hands of WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre; as Hardy began discussing McIntyre, McIntyre came out on the entrance stage, said Vince McMahon designated him as the chosen one and - as a result - he was untouchable; Hardy then called for McIntyre to get in the ring, with the two brawling until referees intervened and pulled Hardy away; moments later, McIntyre jumped Hardy from behind and repeatedly punched Hardy in the head until more referees came out; McIntyre then went to the floor and continued his assault until the referees, Ricky Steamboat, Tony Garea, and Mike Rotunda came out and Teddy Long told McIntyre to stop; when McIntyre refused to listen to Long's commands, Long suspended him and then ordered that McIntyre was stripped of the title; when McIntyre again refused to stop the attack, Long fired him; McIntyre was ejected from ringside as a trainer tended to Hardy on the floor; cameras then showed McIntyre arguing with the referees backstage until he was sent out of the arena; following the commercial break, Josh Matthews conducted a backstage interview with Long regarding Hardy's injuries, firing McIntyre, and his plans for the IC title, with Long saying he didn't know what he was going to do; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 26 on DVD; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read MVP was the spokesperson for the National Guard's Youth ChalleNGe Program; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Long in which he said a four-men tournament would be held to determine the new IC champion; Long announced Christian vs. Cody Rhodes and Dolph Ziggler vs. Kofi Kingston for later in the show, with the winners meeting the following week for the title; featured a video package recapping Big Show knocking out Chris Jericho, Edge, and World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger the previous week:
MVP pinned Luke Gallows (w/ CM Punk & Serena) at 3:51 with the Play of the Day after Rey Mysterio Jr. attacked Punk at ringside and escaped through the crowd; following the commercial break, Punk cut an in-ring promo claiming Mysterio was a coward until Mysterio came out on the entrance stage and asked where Punk's masked man was hiding; Punk replied by saying he didn't know what Mysterio was talking about and that he was blaming others for his own problems; the two continued to argue until Mysterio challenged Punk to a third match, with Mysterio joining the Straight Edge Society if he lost and Punk shaving his head if he lost; after Punk agreed, Mysterio challenged Punk to lead by example and shave his head then and there; Punk said no, with Mysterio saying Punk thought he was better than Gallows and Serena (debut of MVP's new finisher)
Michelle McCool & Layla (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Kelly Kelly & Tiffany at 2:45 when Layla pinned Tiffany with the neckbreaker after McCool kicked Layla in the back of the head
WWE IC Title Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler at 11:57 with the spin kick to the head after escaping the sleeper; during the bout, Cody Rhodes was shown watching on backstage
WWE IC Title Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: Christian (w/ Heath Slater) pinned Cody Rhodes at 13:42 with the Killswitch after ramming Rhodes shoulder-first into the ringpost; during the bout, Kofi Kingston was shown watching on backstage
Kane defeated World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger via disqualification in a non-title match at 5:11 after Swagger repeatedly rammed Kane's ribs into an exposed turnbuckle; prior to the bout, Swagger cut an in-ring promo on his long list accomplishments and said Big Show was busy during that time taking the short bus to school; early in the match, the Big Show came out to join the commentary team wearing a suit; after the contest, Swagger held up the title belt as while looking at Show; moments later, Swagger turned around only to be kicked in the face by Kane; Swagger fought Kane off by throwing him into the ringpost but then sustained a chokeslam through the commentary table from Show; Show then stood in the ring with the belt to close the broadcast

5/11/10; Buffalo, NY; HSBC Arena
5/14/10 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which reads WWE houses 100,000 house in its video library which powers WWE Classics on Demand; included a backstage segment with World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger in which he directed several men unloading boxes from a truck; featured a backstage segment with CM Punk, Serena, & Luke Gallows in which Punk said he saw doubt in Serena and Gallows' faces the previous week and that he didn't want them to come ringside with him later in the show against Rey Mysterio Jr., but he wanted them to see why he was the leader of the Straight Edge Society; included an in-ring segment in which Swagger - surrounded by trophies, medals, and awards he had won over the years - talked about his achievements, history as a Boy Scout, and that he brought a 32-year-old doctor to prom as his date; eventually, the Big Show interrupted, with Show saying he was sincerely impressed by Swagger's accomplishments; Show then went about "accidentally" destroying Swagger's national Scrabble and ballroom dancing awards; Swagger replied by attacking Show but Show cleared him from the ring and then broke several of the trophies and awards while Swagger looked on helplessly from the floor; Show then held up the title belt in the ring while Swagger watched; featured an ad promoting the WrestleMania 26 DVD; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers all US military personnel free tickets to live events in the US; featured a backstage segment with WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre and Teddy Long in which Long announced McIntyre would face Show the following week; included an ad promoting Buzz Aldrin hosting the following week's Raw:
WWE IC Championship Tournament Finals: Kofi Kingston pinned Christian at 12:01 with the spin kick to the face immediately after kicking out of a roll up from Christian; prior to the bout, Teddy Long - in possession of the title belt - addressed the fans before the entrances of the participants; after the contest, Long presented Kingston with the belt, with Kingston and Christian then shaking hands before Christian left the ring so Kingston could celebrate; moments later, Drew McIntyre came out, with Long then taking the mic and threatening to have security escort McIntyre out of the building; McIntyre then handed Long a note which Long read and then dropped on the mat; Long then asked Kingston for the title belt, which Kingston eventually did, and handed the belt to McIntyre; McIntyre left the ring and held up the title as Kofi looked on; after the commercial break, Matt Striker took the mic and read aloud the note, from Vince McMahon, in which he overruled Long's firing of McIntyre and stripping him of the title belt (Wrestling's Highest Flyers)
Shad Gaspard pinned Jesse Guyver with the STO at 1:40
MVP & JTG defeated Caylen Croft & Trent Barretta at 4:21 when MVP pinned Barrett with the Play of the Day
Michelle McCool & Layla defeated WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix in a handicap match at 2:07 when Layla scored the pin after Phoenix and McCool collided heads in the ring, with McCool then falling to the floor; the match was originally scheduled for Rosa Mendes vs. Phoenix but, prior to the bout, Vickie Guerrero appeared at the entrance stage, ordered Mendes from the ring, and said McCool had elected to get her title rematch with Phoenix and that it would be at stake as a handicap match; it was noted Phoenix was wearing a brace on her left knee after injuring it against Mendes the previous week; as a result of her pinfall, Layla won the title (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)
Kane pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 1:29 with the chokeslam
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated CM Punk via disqualification at 10:34 when the masked man came into the ring after Mysterio prevented Serena from interfering; late in the bout, Luke Gallows came ringside; after the bout, the masked man and Gallows hoisted Mysterio on Punk's shoulders so he could hit the Go To Sleep; the Straight Edge Society then held up their right hands, with Punk raising Mysterio's as the show went off the air (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)

5/18/10; Ottawa, Ontario
5/21/10 - featured an opening in-ring segment with CM Punk, Luke Gallows, Serena, and three men seated on stools in which Gallows & Serena praised Punk's teachings, said Punk would overcome Rey Mysterio Jr. at Over the Limit, and that the three men would be healed by Punk; the three then raised their hand and took Punk's oath; moments later, Punk, Gallows, & Serena shaved the men's heads; moments later, Mysterio appeared at the entrance stage and showed on the big screen what Punk would look like bald after he beats him at the pay-per-view; after the commercial break, footage was shown of Punk, Gallows, & Serena attacking the three men in the ring; included a backstage promo by the Big Show in which he mentioned knocking World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger out 3 weeks ago was just one of his many accomplishments; featured a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero and Christian in which they talked about the return of the Peep Show later in the broadcast, with Christian saying Bret Hart, the Mountie, the Brooklyn Brawler, Jared from Subway, and Lester (?) were the top picks for his guest; Christian then said his guest was none of the above; included a backstage promo by Show in which he bragged about putting Swagger through the commentary table with the chokeslam; featured an in-ring segment of the Peep Show with Hornswoggle as the guest in which he taught him to speak Canadian with the words eh, hoser, hockey, and beer; Vickie soon interrupted, alongside Chavo Guerrero Jr., and said she was shutting down the show and that Christian was teaching Hornswoggle about the most useless country in the world; Christian replied by getting Hornswoggle to chant "moose;" Chavo then went to climb in the ring, with Dolph Ziggler then jumping Christian from behind and Chavo following with the frog splash; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre regarding whether he deserved to be reinstated as the champion, with Kofi Kingston interrupting and saying he earned the IC title and wanted it back; featured a video package hyping the WWE World Champion John Cena vs. Batista I Quit match at Over the Limit:
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & WWE Women's Champion Layla defeated Kelly Kelly & Tiffany at 2:02 when McCool pinned Tiffany with a reversal into the Faithbreaker
JTG pinned Caylen Croft (w/ Trent Barretta) at 2:35 with the Shout Out; prior to the bout, Croft & Barretta cut an insert promo on the match
Vance Archer & Curt Hawkins defeated Brent Roberts & Jeremy Barner at 1:17 when Hawkins scored the pin following an elbow drop off the top after a reverse DDT from Archer; after the bout, Archer & Hawkins cut an in-ring promo in which they said they had 22 days left in their contract to make an impact
Kofi Kingston pinned World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger in a non-title match at 11:44 with a springboard crossbody after the Big Show came out on the entrance stage, distracting Swagger; prior to the bout, Swagger cut an in-ring promo in which he said he would disrespect Show at Over the Limit just like Show disrespected him the previous week; after the match, Show celebrated with Kofi before showing Swagger a "Did you know?" graphic on the big screen which read "KOFI JUST BEAT YOU"
Rey Mysterio Jr. & MVP defeated CM Punk & Luke Gallows (w/ Serena) at 10:30 when Mysterio pinned Punk with a hurricanrana into a roll up after fighting off Punk's masked man on the ring apron; after the bout, Mysterio showed his version of a bald Punk on the big screen
The Big Show defeated WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre via disqualification in a non-title match at 3:51 when World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger attacked Show after Show dropped McIntyre with the chokeslam; after the bout, Swagger targetted Show's hand until Show punched a steel chair out of Swagger's hand and cleared him from the ring

5/25/10; Cleveland, OH; Quicken Loans Arena
5/28/10 - included an opening in-ring promo by Teddy Long in which he spoke of Fatal 4 Way, said the Big Show qualified for a spot in the World Heavyweight Title match by virtue of beating World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger via disqualification at Over the Limit, and that CM Punk would face Kane and the Undertaker would face Rey Mysterio Jr. in qualifying matches later in the show; moments later, McIntyre interrupted, protested that he shouldn't have lost the IC title at the pay-per-view, and that Long couldn't do his job right; Long replied by mentioning Matt Hardy, with McIntyre then handing Long a note from Vince McMahon which read Hardy had been suspended without pay as a result of his actions at Over the Limit; McIntyre then told Long that if he didn't start doing his job then the next letter Long would read would inform him of his termination; as Long prepared to go backstage, Hardy came out but was held back by Long and security, with McIntyre then taking the mic and telling Hardy he was the reason he was suspended; featured an ad promoting WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches 2009-2010; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has been making wishes come true with the Make-A-Wish Foundation for more than 25 years; featured a backstage segment with CM Punk, his head covered by a towel, Serena, and Luke Gallows in which Serena & Gallows reassured Punk that he looked good after getting his head shaved; included a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero, Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer in which Guerrero yelled at them before they said they were going to make an impact; moments later, Dolph Ziggler walked in with Vickie thanking him for his actions the previous week and then hitting on him; Vickie then said Ziggler & Chavo Guerrero Jr. would face Christian & Hornswoggle later in the show; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 26 on DVD; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured the announcement McIntyre would challenge WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston the following week; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with co-WWE Women's Champions Michelle McCool & Layla in which they told Matthews to go away, noted the women's title was the oldest in the WWE, and made fun of Beth Phoenix - then singing a parody of Jay-Z's "99 Problems" which went "We got 99 problems but Beth ain't one;"; featured an ad promoting WWE Classics On Demand; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels WrestleMania 26 photos have been viewed more than 20 million times on WWE.com:
The Big Show & WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger & Drew McIntyre at 13:47 when Show pinned McIntyre following the punch to the face; during his entrance, Swagger took the mic and repeatedly said "and still the World Heavyweight Champion, Jack Swagger;" Swagger's ribs and back were heavily taped for the match
Fatal 4 Way Qualifying Match: CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Serena) pinned Kane at 13:57 with a kick to the head and a botched Go To Sleep after Gallows punched Kane behind the referee's back; Punk came out with a towel over his head before the match, then took the towel off to reveal he was wearing a mask to conceal his bald head
Christian & Hornswoggle defeated Dolph Ziggler & Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 4:15 when Christian pinned Guerrero with the Killswitch after avoiding the frog splash; after the bout, Ziggler locked the sleeper on Christian until Christian passed out
Luke Gallows (w/ Serena) pinned MVP at 4:16 with the 12th Step after the masked man came out from under the ring and dropped MVP with a DDT onto the apron as Serena distracted the referee; prior to the bout, MVP threw powder in the air by the commentary table
Fatal 4 Way Qualifying Match: The Undertaker pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 10:43 by catching Mysterio attempting a springboard moonsault from the middle rope and hitting the tombstone

6/1/10; Dallas, TX; American Airlines Center
6/3/10 - featured an opening backstage statement by Teddy Long in which he announced the Undertaker was found by Kane in a vegetative state and an investigation was ongoing to find out why and who was responsible for the attack; included an in-ring segment in which druids brought a casket out to ringside, with Kane then appearing; moments later, Kane cut a promo from a podium in the ring in which he said Taker would likely no longer walk among them and that his brilliance had been extinguished by an act of cowardice; Kane then said those responsible would soon also be gone and sent to hell; he then knocked over the podium and did Taker's kneeling pose before speaking toward the open empty casket beside the ring; featured an ad promoting the following Raw's 3-hour episode; included a backstage segment with Long and Vickie Guerrero in which Vickie said Long had to take action and determine who should replace Taker at Fatal 4 Way, then arguing it should be Dolph Ziggler; Long said every man on the roster would take part in a battle royal later that night to fill the void; featured an ad promoting WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches 2009-2010; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which noted the WWE's numerous awards for their support of the US troops, including the "USO's Legacy of Hope," "Corporate Patriot," and "Secretary of Defense Exceptional Public Service Award;" included a recap of the season finale of NXT; featured a backstage segment in which Kane confronted CM Punk about Taker, with Punk saying he didn't have anything to do with Taker's attack; included a backstage segment with Kane and Rey Mysterio Jr. in which Kane questioned if Mysterio had anything to do with Taker's attack; featured a backstage promo by Swagger, wearing his Oklahoma Sooners jersey, in which he called for the crowd to stand so he could sing the University of Oklahoma fight song; moments into the song, Kane approached Swagger from behind to question if he had anything to do with Taker's attack; included a WWE Classics On Demand 'This Week in History' segment focusing on the career of the Junkyard Dog and noting his passing on this week in 1998; featured a backstage segment with the Big Show and Hornswoggle in which Kane walked in, scaring Hornswoggle away, and confronted Show as to if he had anything to do with Taker's attack; included a video package mixing Kane's in-ring comments earlier in the show with footage of Taker:
World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger pinned MVP in a non-title match at 14:50 with a roll up after avoiding a kick in the corner; prior to the bout, Swagger came out wearing an Oklahoma Sooners jersey; there were sporadic chants of "Let's go Swagger" during the match; following the contest, MVP was attacked in the ring by Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer, with Archer dropping MVP with the reverse DDT and Hawkins following with the elbow drop off the top
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Drew McIntyre with the SOS at 13:25; early in the bout, Matt Hardy was shown taking a front row seat; during the final moments, McIntyre slapped Hardy at ringside, with security then holding Hardy back from jumping the barricade; after the match, Hardy ran into the ring, dropped McIntyre with the Twist of Fate, and then ran back into the crowd to avoid security
Kelly Kelly pinned Rosa Mendes with a Rocker Dropper at 2:57; during the bout, WWE Women's Champions Michelle McCool & Layla appeared at the entrance stage to mock Kelly
Rey Mysterio Jr. won a 16-man battle royal by last eliminating Kane at 19:36; other participants included: Christian, Drew McIntyre, MVP, WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, Finlay, Chris Masters, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Curt Hawkins, Luke Gallows, Vance Archer, Trent Baretta, Caylen Croft, and JTG; CM Punk & Serena escorted Gallows ringside before the match but went backstage at the 2-minute mark after Punk was attacked by Mysterio on the floor; order of elimination: Baretta by Gallows (7:22); Masters by Kane via a clothesline (7:27); Croft by Gallows (7:33); JTG by Kane via a clothesline (7:37); Kingston and McIntyre following a clothesline by Kingston (8:17); Ziggler by Christian (9:20); Christian by Finlay after Christian became distracted by Ziggler (9:30); Guerrero by Mysterio via a headscissors over the top rope (14:04); Archer by MVP & Finlay (15:41); MVP by Finlay (15:45); Finlay by Kane (15:49); Hawkins by Mysterio via a head scissors (16:01); Gallows by Kane via a choke throw after fighting off Punk's masked man (17:02); Kane by Mysterio via a head scissors; stipulations stated the winner would earn a spot in the World Heavyweight Title match at Fatal 4 Way (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)

6/8/10; Tampa, FL; St. Pete Times Forum
6/11/10 - included an opening in-ring promo by Rey Mysterio Jr. on his battle royal win the previous week and said he would regain the World Heavyweight Title at Fatal 4 Way; World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger eventually interrupted, saying Mysterio didn't earn anything and only capitalized on Undertaker's misfortune; Swagger went on to say it would take a miracle for Mysterio to take the title, with Mysterio replying it would take only one 619; moments later, CM Punk, alongside Luke Gallows and Serena, came out with Punk saying he was the victim of an assassination attempt on Raw and was beaten down by 36 armed men; Punk said he was only walking because he was extrordinary and would become a four-time champion at the pay-per-view; Mysterio replied by telling Punk to take off his mask; as Punk responded, the Big Show came out, said he would beat up the other three, and would take the title; Show then said he would take off Punk's mask later in the show, with Kane then appearing on the big screen and saying he would find who was responsible for injuring Taker; the camera then panned to an open casket Kane was standing beside, with Kane then saying it might have been more than one of those standing in the ring because it would take more than one person to do what was done to Taker; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE Mobile is available in 52 countries on more than 100 operators worldwide representing more than 1.2 billion subscribers; included footage from Raw of the Season 1 NXT rookies attacking WWE World Champion John Cena, Punk, and Gallows and destroying the ring and ringside area; featured an ad promoting The Undertaker's Deadliest Matches; included a backstage segment in which Kane spoke to the closed casket as though it was Taker and said he would find those responsible; featured an in-ring segment in which Drew McIntyre called for Teddy Long to appear; after Long appeared, McIntyre told him not to speak and instead watch the big screen as footage was shown of Matt Hardy attacking him the previous week on Smackdown and then Hardy beating McIntyre on Raw, pulling out some of his hair in the process; McIntyre then repeatedly cut off Long from speaking, then saying - per Vince McMahon - Hardy was now suspended from all WWE programming; as Long went to reply, McIntyre took his mic away and threw it to the floor before backing Long into the corner; McIntyre then prepared to tell Long something until WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston interrupted, saying everyone in the arena was sick of McIntyre's constant complaining; moments later, the two began brawling until Kingston knocked McIntyre onto the apron and then hit the spin kick to the face, sending him to the floor; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE programs are broadcast in 30 languages to more than 145 countries and are available in more than 500 million homes worldwide; featured a backstage segment in which Long tried to call McMahon on the phone, with McIntyre taking the phone away and telling Long he would face Long the following week in a match or be fired per McMahon:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger in a non-title match at 15:18 after twice hitting the 619 and following with the springboard legdrop; after the bout, Swagger jumped Mysterio from behind and assaulted him until Kane came out and dropped Swagger with the chokeslam; Kane then grabbed Mysterio and dropped him with the chokeslam as well
WWE Women's Champion Layla (w/ WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & Kaval) pinned Tiffany (w/ Kelly Kelly) in a non-title match at 1:44 with the Lay Out neckbreaker after Tiffany knocked McCool off the apron; prior to the match, McCool & Layla cut an in-ring promo in which they made fun of the crowd's hygene; during the segment, the two noted McCool's parents were in the crowd, with her mom and dad being shown on camera; during Tiffany and Kelly's entrance, it was noted Kelly's mom was also in attendance
Christian pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 7:45 with a sunset flip from the middle turnbuckle after escaping the sleeper by ramming Ziggler into the corner; following Christian's entrance, Guerrero appeared at the entrance stage to introduce Ziggler; immediately after the match, Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer attacked Christian from behind, with Archer dropping him with the reverse DDT and Hawkins hitting the elbow drop off the top; after the two left the ring, Ziggler applied the sleeper on Christian; moments later, Ziggler and Guerrero hugged in the ring
The Big Show defeated CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Serena) via disqualification at 7:15 when the masked man interfered as Show attempted to pull off Punk's mask; after the bout, Show was attacked by the Straight Edge Society until Kane appeared; moments later, Punk and Serena ran backstage as Kane dropped the masked man and Gallows with the chokeslam; moments later, Kane dropped Show with the chokeslam as well

6/15/10; Raleigh, NC; RBC Center
6/18/10 - featured an opening promo by CM Punk in which he came out to the ring claiming he would win the World Heavyweight Title at Fatal 4 Way and said he wished he could take credit for putting the Undertaker in a vegitative state; moments later, Punk said the WWE Universe was better for Taker not being around, with the lights then flickering in the arena; Taker then appeared in the ring and faced off with Punk only to then reveal himself as Luke Gallows in disguise; Kane then came out, only to be jumped from behind by World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger; Kane was then assaulted in the ring by Punk, the masked man, Gallows, and Swagger and sustained several bombs off the middle turnbuckle from Swagger until Rey Mysterio and the Big Show ran out to make the save; Mysterio followed by hitting the 619 on Kane and Show followed with the chokeslam; Show then yelled at Kane that he had nothing to do with Taker's injury and that nothing would stop him from taking the world title; included footage of Vince McMahon introducing Drew McMIntyre as a future world champion during the 9/25/09 episode; featured a backstage segment with WWE Women's Champions Michelle McCool, Layla, and Kaval; moments later, Rosa Mendes walked in and said she should be part of their group, with the two then making fun of her; included footage of Drew McIntyre having Teddy Long erase his loss to Kane the previous week, from the 3/5/10 episode; featured a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero, Chavo Guerrero Jr., and Dolph Ziggler in which Ziggler showed off shorts and a tool belt she bought Ziggler; Vickie then told Chavo he had a match up next before having Ziggler hang up a framed photo of he and she; Chris Masters then walked in but left when he realized Vickie was too distracted to talk to him; included footage from the 5/7/10 episode of McIntyre attacking Matt Hardy, with Long then stripping McIntyre of the IC title and then firing him; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWEUniverse.com consistently ranks higher than Facebook in terms of average time per visit; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston regarding his title defense at Fatal 4 Way against McIntyre; featured footage from the 5/14/10 episode in which McIntyre forced Long to strip Kingston of the title and give it back to McIntyre; included footage from the previous week's episode and the fight between Kingston and McIntyre; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Swagger in which he dedicated his upcoming win at Fatal 4 Way to his father, noting it would be Father's Day; included an ad promoting The Undertaker's Deadliest Matches:
Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer defeated Christian & MVP at 7:40 when Hawkins pinned Christian following the reverse DDT / elbow drop off the top double team behind the referee's back; after the match, MVP attempted to make the save but also sustained the reverse DDT / elbow drop off the top
JTG pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 3:38 with the Shout Out; prior to the bout, Chavo came out still taping up his wrist as he was given notice about the match just minutes earlier; after the contest, three kids danced in the ring with JTG
Drew McIntyre pinned Teddy Long at the 9-second mark; stipulations stated Long would be fired if he didn't compete; initially Long didn't appear until his theme music played for the second time; after he did appear, McIntyre brought out his own security force to make sure there would be no interference from Matt Hardy or WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston; McIntyre then forced Long to his knees and made him say McIntyre was the chosen one; moments later, McIntyre had Long lay down so he could pin him; after the bout, Long - who appeared to be crying - was set up for the DDT only for Kingston to run out; Kingston was held back by McIntyre's security and McIntyre landed several blows until Hardy ran out of the crowd and jumped McIntyre from behind; Hardy was then held by security as McIntyre assaulted Hardy and dropped him with the DDT in the ring; moments later, McIntyre dropped Kingston with the same move in the ring
Kelly Kelly (w/ Tiffany) pinned WWE Women's Champion Layla (w/ WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool) in a non-title match at 2:22 with the K2 after avoiding the neckbreaker
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Chris Masters at 3:01 with a kick to the knee and Zig Zag after reaching the ropes to force the full nelson to be broken; prior to the bout, Guerrero introduced Ziggler at the entrance stage
The Big Show & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger & CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows) at 9:47 when Mysterio pinned Swagger after landing on him while reversing the gutwrench powerbomb; after the bout, Kane appeared, attacked Gallows in the aisle, and dropped Swagger and Punk with the chokeslam; moments later, Kane dropped Mysterio with the tombstone before taking the mic and saying Sunday would be a fatal night for whomever was responsible for attacking the Undertaker; moments later, an open casket was seen at the entrance stage with flames shooting up around it

6/22/10; Manchester, NH; Verizon Wireless Arena
6/25/10 - featured an opening backstage statement by Teddy Long & Vickie Guerrero in which Long said World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. would defend his title at Money in the Bank, with Vickie saying they would soon determine which eight men would compete at Money in the Bank for a title shot; Vickie then said Vince McMahon was incapacited, with Drew McIntyre then walking in and confronting Long; Long then said he was given approval by the WWE Board of Directors to run the show any way he wanted, that he would reinstate Matt Hardy, and that McIntyre would face Hardy later in the show; after Long told McIntyre to get out, Vickie chimed in by saying the same; included a backstage segment in which Kane, in front of an casket, said he would finally get his revenge later in the show when he faced CM Punk; featured a backstage segment in which Hardy was shown being greeted by backstage workers and JTG; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read 100 million video clips had already been watched on YouTube.com/WWE; featured an in-ring promo by Cody Rhodes, alongside Husky Harris, in which he said he was the most handsome WWE superstar, then showing a Divas poll on WWE.com in which agreed; Rhodes then said Harris represented the average male; after Harris left ringside, Rhodes went to the floor and made fun of individual fans for their looks, comparing them to his own, then made fun of Todd Grisham and Tony Chimel at ringside; moments later, Rhodes said Long and Guerrero should consider him for Money in the Bank and then said he would now be referred to as 'Dashing' Cody Rhodes; included a backstage segment with Dolph Ziggler and Guerrero in which Ziggler said their relationship wasn't a two-way street and that he wanted an IC title shot or he and Vickie were through; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Alberto Del Rio in which he said he was honest while everyone else was a liar; included the announcement Mysterio would appear on the following week's show to address the fans:
The Big Show defeated Jack Swagger via disqualification at 10:34 when Swagger refused to break an ankle lock after Show reached the ropes; prior to the bout, Swagger cut a promo from the entrance stage in which he said he had filed a formal protest against the WWE for him having to defend the World Heavyweight Title against three men at Fatal 4 Way and that he was cheated out of the title; Swagger said he would get his rematch for the title at Money in the Bank; after the match, Show repeatedly tried to stand on his injured ankle as Swagger left the ring
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, MVP, & Christian defeated Dolph Ziggler, Vance Archer, & Curt Hawkins at 11:53 when Christian pinned Ziggler with the Killswitch after holding onto the ropes to avoid the Zig Zag
Matt Hardy pinned Drew McIntyre with the Twist of Fate at 15:49; after the bout, Teddy Long appeared on the big screen and said McIntyre's visa had expired and McIntyre was in the country illegally; Long then ordered security to eject McIntyre from the building, with two men coming out and leading McIntyre backstage (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)
Kelly Kelly (w/ Tiffany) pinned Rosa Mendes at the 16-second mark with the K2; prior to the bout, Mendes jumped rope in the ring; following Kelly's entrance, WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool, WWE Women's Champion Layla, and Kaval came ringside, with McCool & Layla joining the commentary team; during the bout, Striker wished Layla a happy birthday; after the contest, Kelly took Rosa's jump rope and jump roped in the ring before throwing it at McCool & Layla; moments later, Kelly and Tiffany faced off with McCool and Layla until McCool and Layla left ringside with Kaval
Kane fought CM Punk to a no contest in a No DQ match at the 6-minute mark when, after Kane assaulted Punk in the lobby of the arena and knocked him outside, Punk ran across the street; prior to the bout, Punk cut an in-ring promo in which he claimed he wasn't responsible for the Undertaker's injuries; early in the match, Kane fought off Luke Gallows and the masked man, eventually putting Gallows through the commentary table with a chokeslam; Serena briefly appeared ringside during the bout

6/29/10; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Mohegan Sun Arena
7/2/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Jack Swagger in which he discussed his attack the previous week on the Big Show and the upcoming Money in the Bank event, noting his own Money in the Bank win at WrestleMania and then winning the World Heavyweight Title; Swagger then said he was cheated out of the title at Fatal 4 Way and no one cared; Show then interrupted, saying Swagger should have finished the job he started the previous week; Show then said he would come break Swagger's jaw, with Cody Rhodes then attacking Show from behind and helping Swagger double team him on the floor and in the ring; eventually, World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. ran out to make the save, clearing both Swagger and Rhodes from the ring; included the announcement Kane, Matt Hardy, Rhodes, Christian, WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, and Show would be part of the Smackdown! Money in the Bank match and that two other participants would be part of the match as well; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE programming is watched by more than 15 million people each week in the US; included a backstage segment with CM Punk, his arm in a sling, Serena, and Luke Gallows in which Serena told Punk to go ahead and admit something to Kane, following Kane's attack and Punk having to be in surgery for 10 hours; after Serena left, Punk told Gallows that Gallows needed to end the issue with Kane later in the show; featured an in-ring segment of the Peep Show with Hardy as the guest, and three ladders set up in the ring and the Money in the Bank briefcase suspended from overhead; the two discussed Hardy's history in WWE and the fact the two have participated in Money in the Bank but neither has won, with Christian saying they both deserved to win but only Christian would; Christian said neither of them were "chosen" like Drew McIntyre, to be handed opportunity after opportunity without deserving it, and both men followed by simultaneously saying they would win; moments later, Christian went to leave the ring but turned back around and walked into a punch from Hardy, who then threw Christian into one of the ladders; included a vignette promoting the debut of Alberto Del Rio in which he said he was honest while everyone else was a liar; featured a backstage segment showing Rhodes primping in front of a mirror before then interviewing himself about his attack on Show earlier in the show; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more than 100,000 hours in its video library which powers WWE Classics On Demand; featured an ad promoting "Ricky Steamboat: The Life Story of the Dragon;" included a WWE Classics On Demand segment focusing on WWF World Champion Yokozuna's bodyslam challenge won by Lex Luger on 7/4/93; featured a vignette on Alberto Del Rio in which he spoke about inspiring others:
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 6:53 with the spin kick to the face as Ziggler was speaking to Vickie, sitting ringside; prior to the bout, Vickie met with Ziggler backstage, with Vickie saying a win would get him a title match; moments later, Ziggler became distracted by Rosa Mendes working out nearby; after the bout, Vickie left ringside, leaving Ziggler alone in the ring
Kane defeated Luke Gallows (w/ CM Punk, his arm in a sling) via disqualification at 1:27 when the masked man attacked Kane; after the bout, Kane assaulted the masked man and Gallows before bringing Punk into the ring; moments later, Serena ran out with a mic and said Punk had nothing to do with the Undertaker's injury because on May 31, the day Taker was injured, Punk was saving her; moments later, Serena showed surveillance footage from a bar showing her having several drinks and a guy hitting on her until Punk & Gallows walked in to protect her; Kane then shoved Punk aside and left the ring; Punk then yelled at Serena in the ring for showing the footage
MVP pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the Play of the Day at 2:04; prior to the bout, footage was shown of MVP and WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston meeting fans two weeks earlier at Toys R Us in Times Square; during his entrance, Guerrero cut a promo saying Vickie Guerrero's "gringo boyfriend" couldn't get the job done but he would and would deserve an IC title shot after his win
Kelly Kelly (w/ Tiffany) pinned WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool (w/ WWE Women's Champion Layla) in a non-title match with a roll up at 1:48 after McCool became distracted by Tiffany on the floor; prior to the bout, McCool & Layla jumped Tiffany from behind and threw her into the barricade
World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. & the Big Show defeated Jack Swagger & Cody Rhodes via disqualification at 10:34 when Swagger refused to break an ankle lock as Mysterio was in the ropes; prior to the bout, Mysterio cut an in-ring promo about his title win and said Swagger wouldn't take it from him; after the contest, Swagger kept the hold applied until Show crawled back in the ring, with Swagger keeping the hold applied as he dragged Mysterio out the opposite end of the ring (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)

7/6/10; Atlanta, GA; Philips Arena
7/9/10 - featured an opening in-ring segment with Teddy Long and Drew McIntyre in which McIntyre told Long that his citizenship issues had been resolved and then apologized for his actions against Long in recent months; Long then called McIntyre a liar and that he was only acting that way because Vince McMahon wasn't around to protect him; McIntyre replied by saying he was going to nominate Long for the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame and that it would be a big weekend for both of them in Atlanta, with Long being inducted and McIntyre main eventing WrestleMania as the World Heavyweight Champion; Long then noted the upcoming Money in the Bank match and said McIntyre could win if he was in it, then told McIntyre to get down on his knees and beg for it before then showing footage from three weeks earlier in which McIntyre made Long beg; Long then made McIntyre praise him and say it was an honor and priviledge to have Long as his boss before saying that alone won't get him in the ladder match; Long said McIntyre could earn a spot in the match by beating WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston later in the show; included a vignette on Alberto Del Rio in which he spoke about inspiring others; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. and trainer Dr. Michael Sampson regarding the injury Mysterio sustained the previous week at the hands of Jack Swagger; moments later, Swagger walked in, yelled at everyone to get out, and then dragged Mysterio out of the room by using the ankle lock; Swagger then continued to drag Mysterio down the hall using the hold before swinging him against the wall; Swagger eventually dragged Mysterio into the arena while applying the hold but let go and went backstage when the Big Show ran out to make the save; included an ad promoting "Ricky Steamboat: The Life Story of the Dragon;" featured a backstage segment in which CM Punk, his arm in a sling, and Luke Gallows walked past Rosa Mendes working out; included a vignette promoting the debut of Alberto Del Rio in which he spoke of his intelligence; featured an in-ring segment with Punk and Gallows in which Gallows told Serena to come out and explain her actions from the previous week; moments later, Serena came out and said the past week had been the hardest in her life and that Punk meant everything to her, then saying she did what she did to protect Punk from Kane; Gallows insulted her, saying she was supposed to set an example for women around the world and that if it were up to him, she would be kicked out of the Straight Edge Society; Punk then took the mic, noting it was his decision to make and that Serena was forgiven; after Gallows left the ring, Serena told Punk she would never fail him again with Punk adding that she better not; moments later, the two hugged as Gallows looked on from the entrance stage; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Kelly Kelly regarding her upcoming match at Money in the Bank against WWE Women's Champion Layla; moments later, Layla interrupted with WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool then jumping Kelly from behind and the two leaving her laying; moments later, Kelly was tended to by referees and Tiffany; featured Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Show regarding Swagger's recent attacks on both Show and Mysterio, during which Show said he would make Swagger suffer:
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. and MVP at 9:16 when MVP submitted to the sleeper; Vickie provided guest commentary for the match but left the broadcast area when Chavo tried to win the match for himself instead of Ziggler; late in the match, MVP had Chavo covered following the Play of the Day but Vickie pulled the referee to the floor; the Money in the Bank briefcase was shown above the ring prior to the match
Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer defeated Christian & Matt Hardy at 2:55 when Hawkins pinned Hardy following the reverse DDT / elbowsmash off the top double team after Christian yanked his partner over the top rope to the floor and left ringside
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Drew McIntyre pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 12:59 with the Future Shock after ramming Kingston into the ringpost as both men were on the ring apron; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised Summer Slam Axxess tickets going on sale the following day; stipulations stated McIntyre would earn a spot in the Money in the Bank match if he won; the Money in the Bank briefcase was shown above the ring prior to the match
Cody Rhodes pinned JTG with Crossroads at 2:41 (Rhodes' debut with new theme music)
The Big Show fought Jack Swagger to a double count-out at 4:07 when Show fought Swagger in the aisle and followed him up the ramp; after the match, Swagger attacked Show's leg on the entrance stage; Show was tended to by referees as Swagger went backstage; moments later, Kane grabbed Swagger and dragged him into a room, then interrogating Swagger about the Undertaker's injuries; Swagger repeatedly said he wasn't at fault and would prove it the following week

7/13/10; Louisville, KY; Freedom Hall
7/16/10 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Facebook fans than the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, and MLB; included a backstage segment with the trainer and World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. in which Mysterio's injured ankle was tended to; moments later, Josh Matthews conducted an interview with Mysterio about the injury, during which Mysterio initially said he would go out later in the show and forfeit the belt to Swagger before emphasizing that he would be defending the title as scheduled during Money in the Bank; moments later, Swagger was shown speaking on the phone with someone that said they would be at the arena in 30 minutes to help Swagger with the Kane situation; featured highlights from the WrestleMania 21 Money in the Bank match and Edge cashing in his title shot against WWE World Champion John Cena at New Year's Revolution 06; included a vignette promoting the debut of Alberto Del Rio in which he spoke of his intelligence; featured highlights from the WrestleMania 25 Money in the Bank match and CM Punk later cashing in the title shot to win the World Heavyweight Title from Jeff Hardy; included an in-ring segment with CM Punk, Luke Gallows, Serena, & the masked man in which Punk bragged about his Money in the Bank victories and said he was leading a superior society; moments later, the Big Show interrupted by bringing out a step ladder and a larger ladder, said Punk was trying to put the crowd to sleep and he was there to entertain; Punk's group went to the floor as Show discussed his participation in Money in the Bank; moments later, Show went to climb the ladder but broke the bottom rung; he then called for his own special ladder to be brought out which weighed 350lbs. and could carry 2,000lbs.; Punk interrupted by comparing Show to King Kong and that if Kane hadn't injured him, he would be the one winning Money in the Bank; moments later, Gallows & the masked man attacked Show as Punk went to climb Show's ladder as the briefcase hung overhead; Show then threw Gallows and the masked man to the floor, followed Punk up the ladder, held him in place, and took off Punk's mask, revealing his bald head; featured an ad promoting 'Satan's Prison: The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber;' included a backstage segment in which Swagger was shown speaking on the phone with the person that was on their way to the arena; included a vignette promoting the debut of Del Rio in which he discussed his bravery; featured a backstage segment in which a limo was shown arriving to the arena and a man (Jimmy Golden) climbed out and joined Swagger; included a "Did you know?" graphic which noted the WWE's numerous awards for their support of the US troops, including the "USO's Legacy of Hope," "Corporate Patriot," and "Secretary of Defense Exceptional Public Service Award;" featured a closing in-ring segment with Swagger and the other man in which Swagger introduced the man as his father and then showed photos on the big screen of them working out, competing in a fishing tournament and a chicken wing eating contest the same weekend the Undertaker suffered his injuries; moments later, Kane interrupted, saying Swagger was a liar and then putting a choke on him; Swagger fought back and applied the ankle lock until Mysterio ran out and dropped Swagger with the 619; Kane then put Swagger's father in a choke as Swagger dropped to the floor and watched Kane drop his father with a chokeslam; Swagger then yelled at Kane and slowly walked backstage as Kane dropped his father with the tombstone:
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston fought Cody Rhodes to a no contest in a non-title match at the 10-minute mark when Kane appeared and dropped both men with the chokeslam; prior to the bout, footage was shown of the attack Kingston sustained on NXT against Nexus; after the match, Kane took the mic and said Jack Swagger was a liar and he would condemn him later in the show; the Money in the Bank briefcase was hung above the ring for the bout
Drew McIntyre pinned Christian at 11:29 with the Future Shock after putting his thumb in Christian's eye and then dropping him throat-first across the middle rope; the Money in the Bank briefcase was hung above the ring for the bout
Kelly Kelly (w/ Tiffany) & Chris Masters defeated WWE Women's Champion Layla & Trent Barretta (w/ Caylen Croft) at 1:35 when Kelly pinned Layla with the K2 after Layla became distracted by Rosa Mendes, who appeared ringside late in the bout jumping rope to show Layla how she was working out
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Matt Hardy with the Zig Zag at 10:57 after Hardy narrowly avoided colliding with Guerrero on the ring apron; prior to the bout, Hardy cut a promo saying he felt at home on a ladder and would cash in his Money in the Bank title shot Sunday and would leave the pay-per-view as world champion; the Money in the Bank briefcase was hung above the ring for the bout

7/20/10; Little Rock, AR; Verizon Arena
7/23/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Kane in which he discussed winning Money in the Bank on Sunday and then taking the title from Rey Mysterio Jr., then saying he did it all for the Undertaker but couldn't celebrate because Taker remains unresponsive; Kane then said Taker's attacker was still at large and would not rest until he found the person responsible; video clips of Kane and Taker aired throughout Kane's promo; included Josh Mathews conducting a backstage interview with Jack Swagger regarding his upcoming Best 2 out of 3 falls match against Rey Mysterio Jr., with the winner advancing to challenge Kane at Summer Slam, during which Swagger complained about being cheated out of the title at Money in the Bank; Swagger then said he would put Kane in the hospital just like Kane put his father there; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has been making wishes come through with the Make-A-Wish Foundation for more than 25 years; included a vignette promoting the debut of Alberto Del Rio in which he discussed his bravery; featured a backstage segment with WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & WWE Women's Champion Layla in which they celebrated Layla's title defense at Money in the Bank and gave each other a necklace; moments later, Teddy Long walked in and said Layla would defend the title the following week against Tiffany; included a backstage segment in which WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, alongside Michael McGillicutty, had a neckbrace removed; featured a backstage segment in which Big Show gave Rosa Mendes a high five; included an ad promoting 'Satan's Prison: The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber;' featured a grooming tip segment hosted by Cody Rhodes in which he gave tips on how to trim nose hairs; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Mysterio regarding his upcoming match with Swagger; featured a "Don't try this at home" PSA; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers all US military personnel free tickets to all live events in the US; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Del Rios in which he said most people were mentally and physically weak and didn't take pride in themselves:
Drew McIntyre & Cody Rhodes defeated Christian & Matt Hardy at 13:22 when McIntyre pinned Hardy with a boot to the head, moments after Hardy accidentally punched Christian in the face; Hardy's ribs were heavily taped and Christian had a black eye as a result of Money in the Bank; after the match, Christian extended his hand for Hardy to shake, with the two shaking hands and Hardy apologizing for hitting Christian
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston at 14:53 in a non-title match via submission with the sleeper after Guerrero grabbed Kingston's leg from the floor, allowing Ziggler to hit the Zig Zag; Michael McGillicutty escorted Kingston to the ring but was ejected by Guerrero at the 4-minute mark; Ziggler's left arm was heavily taped following Money in the Bank; after the contest, Ziggler took the title belt and celebrated with it in the ring until the referee took it from him
The Big Show pinned the Masked Man (sub. for Luke Gallows) (w/ CM Punk, Gallows, & Serena) at 1:33 with the punch to the face; late in the bout, Show unmasked his opponent, revealing him as Joey Mercury, and put the mask on his own face
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Jack Swagger in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-1; fall #1: Mysterio won via disqualification at 11:13 when Swagger refused to break the ankle lock after Mysterio reached the ropes; fall #2: Mysterio submitted to the ankle lock at 16:07 after Swagger blocked the 619; fall #3: Mysterio pinned Swagger with a crucifix at 19:33; stipulations stated the winner would earn a World Heavyweight Title shot at Summer Slam; after the bout, Swagger attacked Mysterio's knee until World Heavyweight Champion Kane ran out and dropped Swagger with the chokeslam; moments later, Kane helped Mysterio to his feet and raised his hand in victory before leaving the ring; Kane then returned to the ring and attempted the chokeslam but Mysterio blocked it and hit the 619 before escaping up the ramp as the show came to a close

7/27/10; Corpus Christi, TX; American Bank Center
7/30/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Kane, with a casket beside him in the ring, in which he said he visited the Undertaker and that Taker opened his eyes and named Rey Mysterio Jr. as the man who attacked him; Kane then recapped the Undertaker beating Mysterio to earn a spot in Fatal 4 Way, only to be injured and for Mysterio to take his spot and win the title; he continued by saying he would destroy Mysterio at Summer Slam; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Cena designed a new 7-Eleven coffee cup and all proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation; featured grooming tips by Cody Rhodes in which he spoke about the importance of facials; included a vignette promoting the debut of Alberto Del Rio in which he spoke of excellence; featured a backstage segment with CM Punk, Luke Gallows, Serena, and Joey Mercury in which Punk yelled at the Straight Edge Society for letting him down week after week; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Jack Swagger in which Swagger said his dad was still in the hospital and spoke about his No DQ match with Mysterio later in the show, saying he would throw Mysterio into the Gulf of Mexico; featured a backstage segment with Kelly Kelly & Tiffany walking past Rosa Mendes and saying hi; included a vignette promoting the debut of Del Rio in which he said he achieved everything he set his mind to:
Christian pinned Drew McIntyre at 13:12 by reversing the Future Shock into an inside cradle
The Big Show defeated Luke Gallows (w/ CM Punk, Serena, & Joey Mercury) via disqualification at 1:47 when Punk attacked Show on the floor; moments later, Punk, Gallows, and Mercury triple teamed Show on the floor, with Gallows and Mercury holding Show in place as Punk and Serena stomped Show's left hand; during the segment, Punk took off the sling on his arm; following the commercial break, footage was shown of Show being tended to for the injury to his hand
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston via disqualification in a non-title match at 13:49 when, after Vickie slapped Kofi behind the referee's back, Kofi assaulted Ziggler in and out of the ring; stipulations stated Ziggler would challenge Kingston for the title the following week if he won; after the bout, Kingston threw Ziggler over the commentary table and repeatedly punched him before throwing him against the barricade; Kingston was then pulled away by referees
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool (w/ WWE Women's Champion Layla) pinned Tiffany (w/ Kelly Kelly) at 2:38 with the Faith Breaker after pulling her off the top rope; following the ring entrances, Vickie Guerrero appeared and said that McCool, not Layla as scheduled, would defend the title; after the bout, Teddy Long appeared on the big screen and said there could only be one women's champion and that McCool and Layla would have to decide who the champion would be or he would decide for them
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Jack Swagger to a no contest in a No DQ match at the 14-minute mark when, after the two fought outside the arena, Mysterio sent Swagger into the Gulf of Mexico with a hurricanrana; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Kane appeared, grabbed Mysterio by the throat, and threw him into the water

7/28/10; Laredo, TX; Energy Arena
8/6/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Rey Mysterio Jr. in which he spoke about the attack he sustained the previous week from Kane and that he was not responsible for the Undertaker's injuries; Mysterio then said he knew exactly who attacked Taker, with Drew McIntyre then interrupting; moments later, McIntyre said he admired Mysterio for taking out the Undertaker but he knew he didn't do it alone; McIntyre said he could take out anyone he wanted, noting his assault on Christian the previous week, and then challenged Mysterio to a match later in the night to add him to his list; moments later, Mysterio agreed and left the ring; included the trailer for "Legendary," staring John Cena; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Alberto Del Rio in which he spoke about not being held back by limitations; included a backstage segment in which Teddy Long was speaking with Rosa Mendes until WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & WWE Women's Champion Layla interrupted and complained to Long about the fact he was forcing there to be just one women's champion; after McCool reluctantly gave over her belt, the two argued over the other belt until they broke it in half; McCool & Layla were then happy that they could still share the title; featured the announcement the Big Show would face CM Punk, Luke Gallows, & Joey Mercury in a handicap match at Summer Slam; included an in-ring segment in which Punk, alongside Gallows, Mercury, & Serena, cut an in-ring promo about the severed tendons in the Big Show's hand the Straight Edge Society caused the previous week; eventually, Gallows, Mercury, and Serena gloated over the injury until Punk stared them down, told them he didn't say they could be happy, and told them to get down on their knees; Punk then said happiness is weakness and would cause them to slip; Punk then had them stand up and told them to be better than everybody and not to be happy unless he said so; Punk finished by saying "Satisfaction is the death of desire;" featured an ad promoting the WrestleMania 26 World Television Premiere the following night on NBC; included a vignette in which Cody Rhodes gave grooming tips for eyebrows; featured a backstage segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Kane was shown standing beside an open casket surrounded by candles, with Kane then cutting a promo on facing Mysterio at Summer Slam:
Cody Rhodes pinned Matt Hardy at 10:15 with Crossroads
Dolph Ziggler pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston (w/ Vickie Guerrero) to win the title at 10:45 with the Zig Zag after Vickie climbed in the ring to argue with the referee after Kingston hit the spin kick to the face; after the bout, Kingston assaulted Ziggler in the ring and threw him over the top to the floor; moments later, Kingston continued to attack Ziggler at the commentary table and around ringside, repeatedly using the steel ring steps; as Kingston went backstage, Ziggler was tended to by Vickie, a trainer, and referees (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)
CM Punk, Luke Gallows, & Joey Mercury (w/ Serena) defeated MVP, JTG, & Chris Masters at 3:03 when Gallows pinned MVP with a boot to the face after Punk, from the apron, struck MVP in the back of the head as he ran the ropes
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Drew McIntyre at 14:33 with a springboard into a roll up; after the bout, Mysterio took the mic to say who he thought attacked the Undertaker, with World Heavyweight Champion Kane then appearing and pushing a casket ringside; McIntyre attacked Mysterio from behind, then left the ring; moments later, Kane stood above Mysterio with Mysterio then sliding out of the ring, avoiding the open casket, walking up the ramp, and accusing Kane of being responsible for attacking Taker

8/17/10; Bakersfield, CA; Rabobank Arena
8/20/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Rey Mysterio Jr. in which he thanked the fans for their support following his loss at Summer Slam and said World Heavyweight Champion Kane showed that he was the one behind the Undertaker's assault; moments later, Alberto Del Rio interrupted, spoke about making his Smackdown debut, and noted he and Mysterio were national icons; but Del Rio then said his bloodline came from kings while Mysterio's came from the streets; Mysterio responded by saying Del Rio hadn't earned the respect from him or the crowd, with Del Rio responding that he would make Mysterio respect him; Mysterio followed by challenging Del Rio to a match for later in the night, with Del Rio accepting and then trying to attack Mysterio only for Mysterio to fight back and hit the 619; included a vignette in which Cody Rhodes gave tips on how to use moisturizers; featurted a trailer for "Legendary," staring John Cena; featured a video package recapping Summer Slam Week in LA, with comments from fans, MVP, Miz, WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & WWE Women's Champion Layla, the mayor of Los Angeles, Evan Bourne, Matt Hardy, Randy Orton, Carmen Electra, and Eve regarding the festivities, appearances, and volunteer work; included a backstage segment with WWE Women's Champion Layla & WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool in which they said Teddy Long was going to punish them for what they did at Summer Slam against WWE Divas Champion Layla; after they left, Hornswoggle was seen hiding in their lockerroom; featured a backstage segment with Luke Gallows, Joey Mercury - his shoulder heavily taped - and Serena in which Gallows & Mercury argued over CM Punk not helping them at Summer Slam; moments later, Serena said she would team with them to face the Big Show later in the night; Punk then walked in and said none of them deserved anything, then said they would be out of the group if they lost their match; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read "WWE Summer Slam" was the #1 search term on Google Sunday; featured an in-ring promo by Kane in which he said Taker's pride was his downfall and, as highlights of their history aired on the big screen, Kane said he came to the WWE to end Taker's legacy but ultimately added to it; Kane then said Taker was slowly losing his grip over the years, adding his plan began at Summer Slam 2000 when Taker unmasked Kane and their match at WrestleMania 20 wasn't the right time for Kane to capitalize; moments later, Kane said he knew it was the right time when he saw Taker show Shawn Michaels mercy at WrestleMania 26 and that he would replace Taker as the devil's favorite demon; included a backstage segment in which Jack Swagger complained about being a former world champion and being left off Summer Slam, then losing the previous week to MVP; moments later, it was revealed he was talking to Rosa Mendes, who wasn't paying attention to him; MVP then appeared and said the only thing Swagger's been good at as of late was complaining, with Swagger saying he was better than MVP at everything; the two agreed to compete with either Swagger hosting the VIP Lounge for a night or MVP throwing a party and Swagger picking up the tab; featured a backstage segment with Kane and Long in which Long said Taker would return to Smackdown the following week; included an ad promoting Raw's 900th episode on Aug. 30:
Kofi Kingston defeated WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) via disqualification at 8:43 when Vickie climbed on the ring apron and shoved Kingston off the top rope; after the bout, Kingston knocked Ziggler to the floor and confronted Vickie, causing her to repeatedly scream; moments later, Vickie began laughing that Kingston couldn't hurt her, with Ziggler then jumping Kofi from behind; Ziggler then hit the Zig Zag in the ring and locked Kingston in the sleeper; eventually, Kingston stomped Kingston in the side of the face as he lay asleep; moments later, Kingston was tended to by referees and officials
Luke Gallows & Serena (w/ Joey Mercury) defeated the Big Show & Kelly Kelly at 3:08 when Serena pinned Kelly by reversing the K2 into a fireman's carry and gutbuster; stipulations stated Gallows & Serena would be kicked out of the Straight Edge Society if they lost; after the bout, CM Punk appeared at the entrance stage and clapped for the victory (Serena's in-ring debut)
Christian pinned Drew McIntyre with a crucifix at 12:26; prior to the bout, Cody Rhodes - wearing a suit - came ringside to provide guest commentary for the match; after the bout, McIntyre confronted Christian on the floor, with Rhodes then jumping Christian from behind and the two double teaming Christian until Matt Hardy, wearing a protective boot, ran out to make the save; Hardy attacked both men but was eventually attacked himself, with the boot being removed and McIntyre dropping Hardy with the Future Shock as Rhodes dropped Christian with Crossroads
Alberto Del Rio defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. via submission with an armbreaker at 10:03; prior to the bout, Ricardo Rodriguez was introduced as Del Rio's personal ring announcer; moments later, Del Rio drove out to the entrance stage; after the bout, Del Rio briefly reapplied the hold (Del Rio's TV in-ring debut) (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)

8/18/10; Fresno, CA; Save Mart Center
8/27/10 - featured a trailer for 'Legendary,' staring John Cena; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Rosa Mendes in which Rosa was shown training; moments later, Hornswoggle was shown hiding in Long's office; Hornswoggle eventually told Long that he's been spying on WWE Women's Champions Michelle McCool & WWE Women's Champion Layla; after the two failed to communicate, Long said he had an idea for them; featured an ad promoting the following week's 900th episode of Raw; included a vignette of Cody Rhodes in which he gave shaving tips; featured a backstage segment in which McCool and Layla were shown getting a photo shoot as Kaval watched; the two women then discussed facing WWE Divas Champion Melina the following week on Raw and made fun of her costume at Summer Slam; included a look at the media coverage of WWE's debut in China; featured a closing in-ring segment in which the Undertaker cut a promo saying he may look dead but wasn't dead yet and that the ring was still his yard; Taker then said World Heavyweight Champion Kane would pay for his betrayal and that he would take back the title; moments later, Kane interrupted to say Taker was not even a shadow of his former self, he was now the dominant brother, and had nothing left to prove; Taker responded to Kane's claim that he was now the devil's favorite demon, with Taker saying the devil refers to him as sir and Kane was not worthy of holding the title or being his brother; Kane then said he vowed on the grave of their mother that Taker would never rest in peace:
World Heavyweight Champion Kane pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title No DQ match at 9:29 after hitting a chokeslam onto a steel chair in the ring as Mysterio attempted a springboard into the ring; after the bout, Mysterio was tended to by the trainer at ringside until Alberto Del Rio interrupted, said Mysterio looked like a dying dog and that someone needed to put him down; Del Rio then threw Mysterio into the barricade before locking him in the armbar; moments later, Del Rio left ringside only to return with a steel chair, trap Mysterio's arm in it, and further assault it
CM Punk (w/ Serena, Luke Gallows, & Joey Mercury) defeated JTG via submission with the Anaconda Vice at 1:57 following the Go To Sleep; after the bout, Punk brought in his followers and said he leads by example and expected Gallows to do the same against the Big Show later in the show
Kofi Kingston defeated WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) via count-out at 14:12 when, as both men struggled to their feet on the floor, Vickie stopped Ziggler from getting back in the ring; stipulations stated Kingston would win the title if Ziggler was disqualified; after the bout, Kingston chased Ziggler through the crowd
Jack Swagger defeated MVP via disqualification in an amateur wrestling match at 2:12 when MVP punched Swagger; the winner of the bout would be the man with 5 takedowns and it was billed as the Jack Swagger Sr. Invitational; after the contest, Swagger attacked MVP on the floor and applied the ankle lock; stipulations stated Swagger would host the VIP Lounge if he won and MVP would throw a party with Swagger paying the bill if he won
Alberto Del Rio defeated Carlos Sanchez via submission with the armbar at 2:31; prior to the bout, Ricardo Rodriguez was introduced as Del Rio's personal ring announcer, with Del Rio then driving out in a Jaguar classic car
The Big Show (w/ Joey Mercury & Serena) pinned Luke Gallows (w/ Kelly Kelly) at 2:23 with the right hand punch; during and after the bout, CM Punk was shown watching on backstage

8/31/10; Albany, GA; Times Union Center
9/3/10 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez introduced Alberto Del Rio, with Del Rio then driving out to ringside; after entering the decorated ring, Del Rio showed footage of his attack the previous week on Rey Mysterio Jr., then said he was celebrating because he forced Mysterio out of WWE; with a wait staff standing behind him, Del Rio destroyed a pinata after comparing it to Mysterio; Del Rio then proposed a toast with champagne until Christian interrupted; Christian said he knew who Del Rio was, then calling him 'Juan Bradshaw Layfield' before saying he was Enrique Iglesias; eventually, Christian confronted Del Rio about his attack on Mysterio; Del Rio then sent his staff out of the ring and faced off with Christian before opting to leave the ring, saying he would make Christian pay at another place and time; moments later, Drew McIntyre came out of the crowd and attacked Christian and knocked him to the floor, with Del Rio kneeling over Christian before going backstage; included a trailer promoting 'Legendary,' staring John Cena; featured footage from the recent debut in China to the tune of 'Soul Survivor (2012)' by Angels & Airwaves, with comments from Randy Orton, WWE World Champion Sheamus, WWE US Champion Mike Mizanin, Chris Jericho, Cena, Rey Mysterio Jr., the Big Show, Jui Li - the Chinese WWE host, and Mark Henry; included a backstage segment with a psychologist, Hornswoggle, and Teddy Long in which they discussed trying to get Hornswoggle to speak English; after the psychologist tried using electroshock therapy, Hornswoggle put the electrodes on the psychologist and turned it on high; featured Jack Swagger, along with his father, hosting an in-ring segment of the VIP Lounge; eventually, Swagger's dad said Swagger should do push-ups and let the crowd chant along with; after Swagger did roughly 30 push-ups, MVP interrupted, said the VIP Loung was under rennovations and began throwing furniture out of the ring; Swagger used his father, confined to a wheelchair, as a shield before MVP dropped the father with the Play of the Day and caused Swagger to fall over the top rope to the floor; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Raw has aired more episodes than 'Survivor,' 'Amazing Race,' and 'American Idol' combined; featured a closing backstage promo by World Heavyweight Champion Kane in which he said the Undertaker's existance would end at Night of Champions when he defends against and defeats Taker; Kane then said Taker's powers were now his, with druids then pushing a casket ringside; moments later, Kane arose from inside the casket and said he had seen weakness several times from Taker in recent weeks, proving he was the phoenom no more, and that there was nothing that could stop him; Taker then appeared and went after Kane in the ring, only for the lights in the arena going out and Kane disappearing; Taker opened the casket at ringside, showing it empty, with Kane then appearing on the big screen and cutting a promo on their upcoming match:
Christian pinned Drew McIntyre at 4:14 with a double leg pickup into a roll over
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool (w/ WWE Women's Champion Layla) pinned Kelly Kelly in a non-title match at 2:18 with a reversal into the Faith Breaker; Layla provided guest commentary for the bout
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Chris Masters in a non-title match with the Zig Zag at 2:04
The Big Show defeated CM Punk & Luke Gallows in a handicap match at 9:58 when Gallows submitted to a modified Camel Clutch after a powerbomb into an overhead throw; Joey Mercury was in Punk & Gallows' corner but left ringside mid-way through after being injured by Show; after the bout, Punk dropped Gallows with the Go To Sleep
Cody Rhodes pinned Matt Hardy at 7:32 with Crossroads; prior to the bout, Rhodes cut a promo on Hardy, saying he wasn't following his grooming tips and was fat; Hardy responded by stealing Rhodes' jacket, which had a mirror on the back

9/7/10; Baltimore, MD; First Mariner Arena
9/10/10 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which the Undertaker appeared in the ring and cut a promo saying World Heavyweight Champion Kane was always a disturbed freak of nature that he often had to protect from others and himself; Taker then said Kane only thinks he has momentum on his side and that he would take Kane's title, then challenged Kane to a no holds barred stipulation; CM Punk then appeared at the entrance stage, said Taker deserved a standing ovation, and that the fans would never see him again after Night of Champions; moments later, Punk said Taker was on a downward spiral, a man who had a few too many matches, and that he would prove the power of the dark side was nothing against the power of straight edge, with Taker responding that Punk would rest in peace; included an ad promoting 'Legendary,' staring John Cena; featured a backstage segment with WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & WWE Women's Champion Layla, alongside Kaval, in which McCool and Layla argued over who should face WWE Divas Champion Melina at Night of Champions; Kaval then asked them to be quiet so he could get ready for his debut on Smackdown, with the two women making fun of Kaval's voice until he walked away; included a video package recapping the history between Taker and Kane, dating back to 1997; featured an extended look at 'Legendary,' with comments from Cena, Devon Graye, Patricia Clarkson, and Danny Glover; included grooming tips by Cody Rhodes in which he spoke about the importance of facials; featured a backstage segment in which the Big Show pretended to interview himself as Josh Matthews regarding his match with Punk at Night of Champions; moments later, Kelly Kelly appeared and laughed at Show, with Matthews then walking in looking for his missing microphone, with Kelly then telling Show to give it back to him:
Jack Swagger defeated MVP via submission with the ankle lock at 8:20, moments after injuring MVP's ankle by using the steel ring steps on the floor
Alberto Del Rio defeated Matt Hardy via submission with the armbar at 11:11 after dropping Hardy's arm over the top rope and then ramming him shoulder-first into the ringpost; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; prior to the match, Del Rio drove out in a white Bentley; after the contst, Del Rio attempted to further injure Hardy until Christian ran out to clear him from the ring
Drew McIntyre pinned Kaval at 3:58 with the Future Shock after blocking a top rope move to the floor and sending Kaval into the barricade; after the bout, WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & WWE Women's Champion Layla came out to help Kaval backstage (Kaval's Smackdown debut) (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)
Kofi Kingston & Chris Masters defeated WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Kaitlyn) & Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 2:48 when Kingston pinned Ziggler with the spin kick to the face, moments after the referee failed to notice Ziggler tagging in Guerrero; prior to the bout, it was announced Ziggler would defend against Kofi Kingston at Night of Champions and Kingston would win the title if Ziggler was disqualified or counted-out
The Undertaker defeated CM Punk via submission with the Hell's Gate at 14:34, moments after sustaining Punk's Go To Sleep; prior to the bout, Luke Gallows & Joey Mercury came out with Punk but he told them to go backstage; after the contest, World Heavyweight Champion Kane was heard laughing as his pyro went off at the entrance stage (Smackdown: Best of 2009-2010)

9/21/10; Bloomington, IL; US Cellular Coliseum
9/23/10 - the final episode to air on MyNetworkTV; featured an ad promoting 'Legendary,' staring John Cena, on DVD at Walmart the following Tuesday; included an ad promoting Smackdown moving to SyFy; featured footage of the Undertaker sitting alone backstage and coughing; included backstage footage of Alberto Del Rio standing over an injured Christian, saying he told him he would pay him back; moments later, several referees and a trainer tended to Christian as Del Rio walked away; featured a backstage segment with Hornswoggle, Trent Barretta, Caylen Croft, and Teddy Long in which Barretta & Croft held up a "Smackdown moving to SyFy Oct. 1" box and started packing up in Long's office; included a backstage segment in which Luke Gallows approached CM Punk, with Punk telling Gallows to get out and that he wasn't worthy of Straight Edge; moments later, Gallows pinned Punk against the wall and said he didn't have the right to pass judgement; Gallows then said he would beat Punk later in the night and celebrate with a beer; featured an ad promoting the WWE's charitable efforts; included an in-ring promo by Del Rio in which he bragged that all his opponents end up in the hospital, noting Christian as well as Rey Mysterio Jr.; Del Rio then said Mysterio would return to Smackdown the following week and wanted another match with Del Rio but Del Rio wasn't interested in fighting; moments later, Christian came out and fought with Del Rio until Ricardo Rodriguez grabbed Christian's leg, allowing Del Rio to gain the upperhand and apply the armbreaker and then assault Christian with a steel chair on the floor; Christian was then tended to by referees and trainers; featured a backstage segment showing Taker by himself; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Jack Swagger regarding Smackdown's debut on SyFy the following week in Swagger's home state of Oklahoma, with Swagger then showing off his college jersey; moments later, Hornswoggle, Croft, & Barretta stuffed Swagger's things in their moving box and walked off without him noticing; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which noted the WWE's numerous awards for their support of the US troops, including the "USO's Legacy of Hope," "Corporate Patriot," and "Secretary of Defense Exceptional Public Service Award;" included a backstage segment showing Taker alone; featured a backstage segment in which Croft & Barretta took Rosa Mendes's jump rope and packed it in their moving box; moments later, Vickie Guerrero ran backstage looking for Kaitlyn, with Hornswoggle, Croft, & Barretta then locking Vickie in the moving truck and it driving off; included a backstage segment showing Taker by himself until the door opened; Taker initially told the person to get out until he looked to see who it was, then appeared to become invigorated and rolled his eyes back in his head; featured an in-ring promo by Kane in which he challenged Taker to a match at Hell in a Cell and said he would again defeat him; moments later, several druids brought a red casket ringside; Kane acted as though Taker was inside and went to open the lid only to find Paul Bearer inside instead; Taker's gong then sounded and the lights went out, with Taker then appearing in the ring and quickly overpowering Kane before clearing him from the ring; as Kane retreated up the ramp, Taker eventually turned to Bearer and went down on one knee saluting the urn Bearer held up in the air (Bearer's surprise return after a 6-year absence); included a closing ad promoting John Cena and Nexus appearing on the following week's live show:
World Heavyweight Champion Kane pinned Chris Masters in a non-title match at 6:07 with the tombstone; after the bout, Kane cut an in-ring promo in which he bragged about his win over the Undertaker at Night of Champions; moments later, Kane went out to the crowd, saying he could smell Taker's fear throughout the arena, that he would have a challenge for Taker later in the show, and would destroy his legend and soul
WWE Tag Team Champions Drew McIntyre & Cody Rhodes defeated Tyson Kidd & David Hart Smith (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 7:35 when McIntyre pinned Kidd with the Future Shock after causing Kidd to land face-first across an unprotected turnbuckle
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Kaval at 4:35 with the frog splash after avoiding a hurricanrana off the top
The Big Show defeated Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer in a handicap match at 1:15 when Archer submitted to Show's modified Camel Clutch
CM Punk pinned Luke Gallows at 3:35 with the Go To Sleep after Gallows hit the corner face-first
MVP defeated WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler via count-out at 11:33 when Ziggler walked out of the match; Vickie Guerrero & Kaitlyn escorted Ziggler to the ring before the bout but returned backstage at the 3-minute mark after Kaitlyn shoved Vickie to the ground during an argument

10/1/10; Oklahoma City, OK; Ford Center
10/1/10 - shown live - debut on the SyFy Network; featured a new show opening to the tune of Green Day's "Know Your Enemy;" included an in-ring segment in which Jack Swagger, wearing a cape, came out with an eagle mascot - the Swagger Soaring Eagle - to celebrate his return to Oklahoma; the ring was decked out in red, white, and blue with several of Swagger's college jerseys and jackets on display; Swagger said he put Oklahoma on the map and didn't even get a parade on his return; Swagger said he and his mascot had moved from Oklahoma to Texas, then saying Texas would beat Oklahoma the next day in their college football game; Swagger said he was the king of Oklahoma and put a crown on his head as the eagle bowed before him; moments later, Edge interrupted to say Swagger, his cape, and the eagle were stupid; Edge then punched the eagle as Swagger went out to the floor, then dropped the eagle with the spear; featured a backstage segment with Nexus in which Wade Barrett said any Smackdown wrestlers who touch them would be suspended indefinitely and that they would be the lumberjacks when John Cena faces World Heavyweight Champion Kane later in the show; included an ad promoting 'Legendary' on DVD; featured a vignette in which WWE Tag Team Champion Cody Rhodes gave tips on how to apply deodorant; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown had been seen 2.9 billion times in the US since its debut in 1999; featured a video package recapping Paul Bearer's return the previous week; included an ad promoting "Breaking the Code: Behind the Walls of Chris Jericho;" featured an in-ring promo by Alberto Del Rio; during Del Rio's entrance, footage was shown of his attack on Christian the previous week and it was announced Christian underwent surgery as a result; moments later, Del Rio asked for Rey Mysterio Jr. to come out, with Del Rio's ring announcer Ricardo Rodriguez carrying out a chihuahua wearing a Mysterio mask; Del Rio then apologized to 'Rey' and kissed him on the cheek, only for the real Rey to run out to the ring; Mysterio dominated a brief fight and attempted the 619 only for Rodriguez to grab Rey's foot, allowing Del Rio to escape to the floor; Mysterio then hit the 619 on Rodriguez as Del Rio went backstage (Mysterio's return after a month absence); included a video segment recapping the WWE's 25-year relationship with the Make-a-Wish Foundation, showing the multiple wishes granted over the years with the likes of Steve Austin, Bret Hart, Rock, Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, Ric Flair, Batista, Ted Dibiase, as well as current stars, mixed with comments from WWE Divas Champion Layla, John Cena, Triple H, and Make-a-Wish Foundation's David Williams regarding the impact the superstars have had on the organization:
MVP fought WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) to a no contest at 1:40 when Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, David Otunga, & Michael Tarver came out and assaulted Ziggler on the floor; moments later, they surrounded MVP in the ring before eventually ganging up on him, ending with Gabriel hitting the 450 splash; moments later, the Big Show walked out and fought with Nexus but was eventually beaten down and knocked to the floor; John Cena then ran out and was beaten down until Show hit Slater with a steel chair and cleared the rest of Nexus from the ring; Wade Barrett then appeared on the big screen from backstage, saying that was the last time Cena would receive a beating from Nexus since Cena would join the group at Hell in a Cell; Barrett then showed he was standing beside Teddy Long, then said he was close friends with David Howe, the president of SyFy and fellow countryman, and Howe had allowed Barrett to call the shots during the show; Long then announced Show would face Nexus in a 5-on-1 handicap match and that Cena would face World Heavyweight Champion Kane; after the commercial break, Michael Cole joined Todd Grisham & Matt Striker on the commentary team
Natalya Neidhart, Kelly Kelly, Brie & Nikki Bella defeated WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool, WWE Divas Champion Layla, Maryse, & Alicia Fox at 2:35 when Maryse submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter; during Natalya's entrance, it was noted she would challenge McCool at Hell in a Cell; the commentary team promoted Mick Foley's 'Countdown to Lockdown' book during the match; late in the bout, Hornswoggle came out from under the ring and chased Layla until McCool kicked him in the face
Wade Barrett, David Otunga, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, & Michael Tarver defeated the Big Show in a handicap match at 1:34 when referee Charles Robinson stopped the match as Show was caught in a headscissors from Barrett, as well as armbars and leglocks from the other members; after the bout, Gabriel twice hit the 450 splash on Show; after the commercial break, footage was shown of Show struggling to return backstage after the attack
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned CM Punk with the tombstone at 4:20
WWE World Champion Randy Orton pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Cody Rhodes (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Drew McIntyre) in a non-title match at 2:23 with the RKO; after the bout, Orton dropped McIntyre with the RKO only to be attacked by Sheamus and be kicked in the face
John Cena fought World Heavyweight Champion Kane to a no contest in a non-title lumberjack match at around the 8-minute mark; Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Michael Tarver, & David Otunga were the lumberjacks for the match; after Cena and Kane fought with the lumberjacks, the lights went off in the arena and Undertaker's gong sounded; moments later, Taker and Paul Bearer appeared in the ring; Taker then brawled with Kane into the crowd before returning to the ring and dropping Kane with the chokeslam; Kane escaped to the floor as Taker signalled for the tombstone

10/5/10; Topeka, KS; Landon Arena
10/8/10 - featured Todd Grisham, Michael Cole, & Matt Striker on commentary; included a clip from Rey Mysterio Jr. and Alberto Del Rio’s first confrontation to promote their match later in the night; featured an ad promoting ‘Legendary’ on DVD; included a vignette in which WWE Tag Team Champion Cody Rhodes gave tips on keeping your teeth clean; featured an ad promoting WWE Classics on Demand’s “Rocktober,” focusing on the Rock; included an in-ring promo by the Big Show in which he promoted his movie ‘Kucklehead’ which premieres Oct. 22 and then announced he was the team captain for Smackdown’s team at Bragging Rights; Show then introduced Hornswoggle as the team mascot, with Hornswoggle coming out wearing a viking helmet and blonde braids, Smackdown T-shirt, and blue face paint; Show then said he would be keeping a close eye on the Smackdown talent to choose his team; moments later, Trent Barretta & Caylen Croft came out and said they wanted to be on the team, with Show saying he didn’t know who they were; after Show said he had to think about it, Barretta & Croft said they could get traded to Raw and be part of Mike Mizanin’s team, then taking off their Smackdown shirts to reveal Raw shirts; Show responded by hitting a double chokeslam; featured footage of Del Rio injuring Mysterio in August to promote their match later in the show; included an in-ring segment in which Paul Bearer introduced World Heavyweight Champion Kane and bragged about Kane’s victory over the Undertaker at Hell in a Cell; moments later, with music playing in the background, Kane spoke of tricking Taker as the crowd chanted “Undertaker” and said Taker now answers to him; Kane finished by saying that he and Bearer were just warming up and that it wasn’t over for Taker; featured a clip showing Del Rio hitting a pinata wearing Mysterio’s face to promote their match later in the show; included a “Did you know?” graphic which read “Smackdown” was added to the Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary in 2007; featured an ad promoting WWE’s support of the American military and the annual Tribute to the Troops events, with comments from Art Myers, director of Armed Forces Entertainment, Shawn Michaels, Gen. David Petaeus, President George W. Bush, President Barack Obama, John Morrison, Chris Jericho, John Cena, and several soldiers; included a clip of Del Rio bringing out a chihuahua dressed as Mysterio and Mysterio attacking Ricardo Rodriguez the previous week to promote Mysterio vs. Del Rio later in the show; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Del Rio regarding the upcoming match:
Edge pinned Jack Swagger at 10:17 with the spear after Swagger hit his head on the middle turnbuckle; prior to the bout, Teddy Long came out and introduced Edge as the newest member of Smackdown, with Edge then appearing and shaking Long’s hand; during the segment, Cole referred to events on Monday Night Raw as happening “last night;” during Swagger’s entrance, he said he owed Edge payback for ruining his return to Oklahoma the previous week and noting his mascot was an endangered species; Edge replied by saying he could make Swagger look stupid in just three seconds; the Swagger Soaring Eagle escorted Swagger ringside before the bout but was taken backstage on a stretcher early in the match after sustaining a spear which knocked him to the floor; after the bout, Edge took the mic and said he flipped the bird
WWE Divas Champion Layla (w/ WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool) pinned Kelly Kelly (w/ Natalya Neidhart) with the Layout at 2:18; after the bout, Layla tried to attack Natalya but Natalya went to put her in the Sharpshooter until McCool pulled Layla out to the floor
WWE Tag Team Champions Drew McInyre & Cody Rhodes defeated Kofi Kingston & Kaval in a non-title match at 3:08 when Rhodes pinned Kaval with a Hot Shot and Crossroads
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned MVP at 12:07 with the Zig Zag after Kaitlyn came ringside and tripped MVP from the floor; Vickie Guerrero escorted Ziggler to the ring before the match but returned backstage mid-way through; after the contest, Vickie came out to the entrance stage as Ziggler tried to profess to her Kaitlyn meant nothing to him
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Alberto Del Rio at 13:21 with the 619 and a splash off the top after causing Del Rio to collide with Ricardo Rodriguez on the apron; Rodriguez served as Del Rio’s ring announcer for the bout (Del Rio’s first TV loss)

10/12/10; Portland, OR; Rose Garden Arena
10/15/10 - featured an opening outside shot of the arena with the Undertaker shown standing mid-way up the building; included Michael Cole, Todd Grisham, & Matt Striker on commentary; featured an in-ring promo by Teddy Long in which he addressed the Raw team chosen for Bragging Rights and said the Smackdown team would be determined through a series of qualifying matches throughout the night; included an ad promoting 'Legendary' on DVD; featured a backstage segment with the Big Show and Hornswoggle in which Kaval walked in and said he wanted to be part of the Smackdown team at Bragging Rights, during which Show said Kaval wasn't ready enough to last 5 minutes in the ring with him; Kaval then challenged Show to a match and, that if he could last 5 minutes, he would earn a spot on the Bragging Rights team; Show then agreed; included a videotaped promo by Paul Bearer in which he challenged the Undertaker to a Buried Alive match against World Heavyweight Champion Kane at Bragging Rights; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read "More than 60,000 teens are expected to participate in this year's WrestleMania Reading Challenge which started this week; included another shot of Taker outside the arena; featured an ad promoting WWE's efforts with the Make-a-Wish Foundation; included an ad promoting 'Knucklehead;' featured a backstage segment in which Edge walked past Rosa Mendes as Mendes was working out; included another look at Taker standing atop the arena; featured a vignette in which Cody Rhodes gave nail grooming tips; included a backstage segment in which Taker was shown entering the arena; featured a closing segment in which Kane & Bearer came out to the ring, with Kane saying Taker would fail at Bragging Rights and it would again eat away at the fans who cheer him; moments later, the crowd began chanting "Undertaker," with Taker's gong then sounding and Taker walking out to the ring; Taker then stared down Kane before assaulting him in the ring and clearing him to the floor; as Kane & Bearer looked on, Taker caused Kane's flame pyro to shoot out from the ringposts; moments later, Taker caused a lightning strike to knock the urn out of Bearer's hands:
Bragging Rights Qualifying Match: Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Cody Rhodes at 10:35 with the 619 and springboard splash
Bragging Rights Qualifying Match: Jack Swagger (w/ the Swagger Soaring Eagle) defeated MVP via submission with the ankle lock at 2:14 after MVP attacked the mascot on the floor; the Big Show provided guest commentary for the bout
Bragging Rights Qualifying Match: Alberto Del Rio defeated Chris Masters via submission with the armbar at 2:25; Roberto Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; Show provided guest commentary for the bout; after the bout, Del Rio approached Show at ringside, with Show extending his hand and Del Rio instead winking at him and walking off
Bragging Rights Qualifying Match: Edge pinned WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler in a non-title match at 12:56 by hitting the spear as Ziggler came off the top rope; during the bout, Vickie Guerrero & Kaitlyn were shown watching on backstage; Show provided guest commentary for the match; after the contest, Edge and Show shook hands at ringside
Bragging Rights Qualifying Match: Kaval fought the Big Show to a 5-minute time-limit draw at 5:02; stipulations stated Kaval would become part of Team Smackdown if he could last the 5 minutes; after the commercial break, Tyler Reks came out, said Kaval was a joke, and he deserved a spot on Team Smackdown; moments later, Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage and said Reks couldn't face Kaval because Kaval's already had a match; Kaval then took the mic and said if Reks wanted his spot on Team Smackdown, he could take it from him
Bragging Rights Qualifying Match: Tyler Reks pinned Kaval at the 55-second mark with a fireman's carry into a DDT; due to stipulations, Reks earned Kaval's spot on the team (Reks' first TV match in nearly a year)
Bragging Rights Qualifying Match: Kofi Kingston pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Drew McIntyre at 2:19 with the spin kick to the head

10/19/10; Edmonton, Alberta; Rexall Place
10/22/10 - featured an opening in-ring segment with Teddy Long, alongside the Bragging Rights trophy, as well as the Raw and Smackdown Bragging Rights teams, with Alex Riley in R-Truth's spot on the Raw team; Long then said he would let the superstars make the matches for the night; moments later, Miz said himself, Ezekiel Jackson, & Sheamus would be in six-man tag team action later in the show; Show said Kofi Kingston, Rey Mysterio Jr., & himself would be the opponents; Edge followed by saying he wanted a match with CM Punk and John Morrison challenged Alberto Del Rio; Jack Swagger followed by saying he wanted to face Santino Marella; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read John Cena is the first celebrity to join Michael Jordan on the Make-a-Wish Foundation Ambassador Council; featured a video package recapping John Cena having to join Nexus and being in Wade Barrett's corner to challenge WWE World Champion Randy Orton at Bragging Rights; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler, alongside Vickie Guerrero, regarding his altercation with WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan on Raw and facing Bryan at Bragging Rights; featured a trailer promoting 'Knucklehead;' included a vignette in which WWE Tag Team Champion Cody Rhodes gave tips on fighting chapped lips; featured an ad promoting 'Wrestling's Highest Flyers;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was the #1 entertainment show on cable TV the previous week and SyFy's most watched Friday show in more than 5 years; featured an ad promoting WWE with comments from Cena, Maria, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush, Nancy O'Dell, John Legend, Shaquille O'Neal, Triple H, Kid Rock, Snoop Dogg, Jeremy Piven, Carl Edwards, Nicole Scherzinger, Ben Stiller, and Floyd Mayweather, WWE appearances by Adam Sandler, the Osbournes, Bob Barker, Mike Tyson, William Shatner, Jon Heder, Mickey Rourke, and Donald Trump, WWE superstars in media, and a look at their charitable efforts; after the ad, the commentary team urged fans to speak out against recent political comments against WWE by visiting WWE.com:
The Big Show, Rey Mysterio Jr., & Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Mizanin, Sheamus, & Ezekiel Jackson at 8:38 when Mysterio pinned Miz with a splash from Show's shoulders after Show hit the chokeslam
Jack Swagger (w/ Swagger's Soaring Eagle) defeated Santino Marella via submission with the ankle lock at 2:52 as Santino attempted to hit the Cobra; early in the bout, Hornswoggle came out to counter the interference of the Soaring Eagle, with Marella at one point hitting the Cobra on the Eagle on the floor and Hornswoggle following with a frog splash off the steps
Alberto Del Rio defeated John Morrison via submission with the armbar at 4:30 after lifting his knees to block Starship Pain; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout
Edge defeated CM Punk via disqualification at 13:14 when Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley pulled Edge to the floor and rammed him into the barricade as Edge prepared to hit the spear; prior to the bout, it was noted that Punk's recent attack on Evan Bourne would put Bourne out of action about 4 months; after the contest, Kofi Kingston, Tyler Reks, John Morrison, Alberto Del Rio, Ezekiel Jackson, Jack Swagger, Santino Marella, Sheamus, the Big Show, and Rey Mysterio Jr. joined in a brawl, which ended with Edge dropping Punk with the spear and Team Smackdown celebrating in the ring
Natalya Neidhart & Kelly Kelly defeated WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool & WWE Divas Champion Layla at 2:21 when Layla submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter; prior to the bout, it was noted Natalya would face Layla for the title at Bragging Rights; Layla was dressed as Natalya, with a beard, and McCool was dressed as Bret Hart for the bout; after the contest, Natalya pulled the fake beard off Layla
WWE World Champion Randy Orton pinned World Heavyweight Champion Kane (w/ Paul Bearer) in a non-title match at 11:44 with the RKO; late in the bout, Kane attempted the chokeslam only for the lights to go out and the Undertaker's gong to sound; when the lights came back on, Kane looked around for Taker, allowing Orton to hit the RKO; after the contest, Orton went backstage as the crowd chanted "Taker;" the gong then sounded again and the lights dimmed; moments later, Taker pulled himself out from under the ring and dragged Kane down with him as the show ended

11/2/10; Bridgeport, CT; Harbor Yard Arena
11/5/10 - featured an ad promoting 'Knucklehead' on DVD; included a 'Did you know?' graphic which read, including Smackdown vs. Raw 2011, WWE has released 49 video games and has sold more than 50 million games globally; featured a backstage segment with Hornswoggle and Teddy Long, with Vickie Guerrero then coming in calling Kaitlyn a hussie and saying she wanted revenge; moments later, Long said Vickie would face Kaitlyn later in the show; included a backstage segment showing Rey Mysterio Jr. being ganged up on by David Otunga, Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Nexus regarding their attack on Mysterio, with Otunga saying Wade Barrett was in the UK and they attacked Mysterio because they could; it was later announced Kofi Kingston would replace Mysterio as a result of the attack; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 tickets going on sale Nov. 13; featured an ad promoting Steve Austin's 'Hunt to Kill' on DVD; featured a 'Stand Up for WWE' segment with comments from Dennis Miller, Ryan Phillippe, Florence Henderson, Bob Barker, Jeremy Piven, Jon Lovitz, Cedric the Entertainer, Jewel, Johnny Knoxville, and Maria Menounos in which they talked about the individual experiences working with WWE; after the segment, the commentary team urged fans to visit WWE.com for more information on how fans can help; included a backstage segment with MVP and Kaval, discussing MVP's IC title shot the following week; after Kelly Kelly walked past and wished MVP good luck in his match, Nexus attacked both men and laid them out:
Edge fought Alberto Del Rio to a no contest at around the 13-minute mark when, as Edge prepared to hit Del Rio with the spear, David Otunga, Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel came out and attacked both men; prior to the bout, Ricardo Rodriguez was introduced but Edge scared him from the ring, with Rodriguez then providing Del Rio's ring announcing from the apron; after the contest, Nexus assaulted both participants and cleared them from the ring; moments later, Otunga cut an in-ring promo saying Nexus was taking over Smackdown; the Big Show, Rey Mysterio Jr., World Heavyweight Champion Kane, and Edge then cleared Nexus from ringside; following the commercial break, Teddy Long came out to the entrance stage to announce Nexus would face Kane, Edge, Mysterio, Del Rio, & Show in the main event
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated JTG in a non-title match at 2:16 via submission with the sleeper after hitting the Zig Zag and opting not to make the cover; after the bout, Kaitlyn ran out to the ring to congratulate Ziggler, with Vickie Guerrero then appearing, yelling at Kaitlyn, and then slapping her across the face; moments later, the referee intervened, with Vickie then eventually leaving the ring
MVP defeated Drew McIntyre and Cody Rhodes at 13:15 by pinning McIntyre with a running boot to the face after throwing Rhodes to the floor; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler the following week
Vickie Guerrero pinned Kaitlyn at 3:07 with her feet on the ropes for leverage after blocking a kick; Kaitlyn used the NXT Season 3 theme song as her entrance music; after the bout, Vickie yelled at Kaitlyn that WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler was her man
Tyler Reks pinned Chris Masters with the Burning Hammer at 2:56
World Heavyweight Champion Kane (w/ Paul Bearer), Edge, the Big Show, Kofi Kingston (sub. for Rey Mysterio Jr.), & Alberto Del Rio defeated David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, Husky Harris, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel at 18:51 when Edge pinned Otunga with the spear after Edge hit the spear on Kane; early in the bout, Del Rio walked out of the match after Show accidentally knocked him off the apron to the floor

11/9/10; Manchester, England; Evening News Arena
11/12/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Edge in which he said he would walk into WrestleMania as the World Heavyweight Champion and said he had a plan to win the title from Kane at Survivor Series; moments later, Edge cut a promo on facing David Otunga later in the show and said Otunga would soon be in the unemployment line; Otunga, Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel then came out and surrounded the ring until Vickie Guerrero interrupted, saying Teddy Long was detained by customs and she was in charge of the show; Vickie then said Otunga would lose his match if any members of Nexus stepped into the ring; Vickie then said Nexus could remain ringside but would be joined by the entire Smackdown roster; Vickie told the two to get in the ring and shake hands before their lumberjack match later in the show, telling Edge to either shake Otunga's hand or he would be replaced in the Survivor Series title match; the two shook hands, with Edge then hitting a spear sending Otunga from the apron onto the other members of Nexus on the floor; included a backstage segment showing Alberto Del Rio driving into the parking lot; featured an ad promoting 'Knucklehead' on DVD; included a backstage segment with Harris, Slater, McGillicutty, & Gabriel in which they talked about not wanting to risk their careers to help Otunga, with Otunga then walking in and saying it was the biggest night of his life and he needed their help; featured an ad promoting the following Monday's 'Old School' Raw; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was the #1 TV show on all cable TV the previous Friday; featured a backstage segment with Kane & Paul Bearer, with dramatic music in the background, with Kane cutting a promo on the fans, the Undertaker, and facing Edge at Survivor Series; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 tickets going on sale the following day; featured a 'Stand Up for WWE' segment with comments from Vickie, Maryse, WWE Divas Champion Layla, Natalya Neidhart, Alicia Fox, Eve, Brie & Nikki Bella, and WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool; included a backstage segment, with dramatic music, showing Kane searching for Bearer only to find the urn on the ground; featured an ad promoting 'The John Cena Experience;' included a promo at the entrance stage by Cody Rhodes in which he made fun of the UK fans' teeth before giving a bottle of mouthwash and a toothbrush to ringside fans and then introducing a vignette in which he gave tips on how to floss; Rhodes finished the segment in the arena by saying "God save the queen and God save your teeth!"; featured a backstage segment showing Kane searching for Bearer in a hallway; featured a behind-the-scenes look at 'Knucklehead' with comments from Melora Hardin, Mark Feuerstein, Big Show, Wendie Malick, Bobb'e J Thompson, and Dennis Farina:
Alberto Del Rio defeated Kofi Kingston at 11:33 via submission with the armbreaker after ramming Kingston's arm into the ringpost; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the bout, Rey Mysterio Jr. ran out and hit the 619 on Del Rio, sending him to the floor
Natalya Neidhart defeated WWE Divas Champion Layla in a non-title match via submission with the Sharpshooter at 3:27
David Otunga pinned Edge in a lumberjack match at 9:52 after World Heavyweight Champion Kane interfered behind the referee's back, as the lumberjacks fought on the floor, and dropped Edge with the chokeslam; lumberjacks for the match included Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel, Rey Mysterio Jr., Kofi Kingston - his arm bandaged after his match earlier in the show, Jack Swagger, Drew McIntyre, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Goldust, WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler, Chris Masters, Finlay, Tyler Reks, Primo Colon, Tyson Kidd, Alberto Del Rio, MVP, Cody Rhodes, and Kaval; prior to the bout, the Smackdown lumberjacks cleared the Nexus members from ringside into the aisle; stipulations stated Otunga would be kicked out of Nexus if he lost
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned MVP at 8:34 with the Zig Zag and pulling the challenger's foot off the bottom rope during the cover, with the referee never noticing MVP's foot on the ropes; during the bout, there were dueling chants for both men
The Big Show pinned World Heavyweight Champion Kane (w/ Paul Bearer) in a non-title match at 14:36 with the chokeslam after Kane became distracted by Edge and a tied-up Paul Bearer at the entrance stage; during the bout, Bearer was shown tied up in a wheelchair backstage while watching the match; late in the contest, Edge wheeled Bearer out to the entrance stage and then took him backstage after the bout

11/23/10; Jacksonville, FL; Veterans Memorial Arena
11/26/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Kane in which he spoke of Edge abducting Paul Bearer two weeks ago and facing Edge at Survivor Series; Kane then said he was willing to not press charges against Edge if he would only bring back Bearer, then promising not to destroy Edge; moments later, Kane said his outer character was not him and that he was a warm, caring human being that only wants to be with his family for the holidays; Edge then came out with an empty wheelchair and told Kane to ask him politely for Bearer, then correcting him when Kane didn't say 'please;' the fans then chanted 'On your knees' at Kane before Edge returned backstage with the wheelchair, citing Kane wasn't sincere enough; included an ad promoting 'Knucklehead' on DVD; featured a backstage segment with Kane and Teddy Long in which Kane apologized for intimidating Long the previous week and wrecking his office, then asking Long to do what's right in helping reunite Kane and Bearer; Edge then appeared on a TV screen, said he - like Long - didn't have a father, and was then shown with Bearer tied up; after Edge told Kane where they were in the arena, Bearer said the fans and Edge didn't deserve fathers and even if they had one, they'd still be bastards; included an ad promoting the 3-hour King of the Ring on Monday; featured a backstage segment in which Kane searched for Bearer; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Alberto Del Rio regarding being knocked out by the Big Show at Survivor Series and facing Show later in the show in a King of the Ring Qualifying Match; featured an ad promoting 'The WWE Championship: A Look Back at the Rich History of the WWE Championship;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the WWE's debut in China won a prestigious commemorative plate of appreciation from the EXPO 2010 Shanghai Organizing & Executive committees; featured a bakstage segment in which Swagger blamed the Swagger Soaring Eagle for his loss; moments later, Hornswoggle, dressed as a Native American, was shown with Rosa Mendes bringing him an overcooked turkey to eat; Hornswoggle then took his fork and knife as though he was going to go after the eagle instead, then pulling out a bow and arrow and - off camera - shooting the eagle with it; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 tickets; featured an ad in which Gene Okerlund promoted the Old School clothes on WWEShop.com; included a backstage segment with Kane and Long in which Kane blamed Long for Edge's actions; Edge then appeared on Long's TV from the parking lot and said he wanted to give Bearer back to Kane before there was an accident; Edge then asked for Kane to come out; when Kane did, Edge ran down a the wheelchair and drove off, Bearer still tied up in the back seat:
King of the Ring Qualifying Match: Kofi Kingston pinned Jack Swagger (w/ the Swagger Soaring Eagle) at 17:22 with the spin kick to the face after blocking the ankle lock and sending Swagger face-first into the ring post (the Eagle's return after a month absence)
King of the Ring Qualifying Match: Alberto Del Rio defeated the Big Show via count-out at 8:03 after Show became distracted by Del Rio's ring announcer Ricardo Rodriguez on the floor before then knocking him out with a punch; Show came out wearing a 'Knucklehead' T-shirt; as Del Rio went to leave the ring, Edge and Paul Bearer, still tied up in his wheelchair, were shown mid-way up the arena with Edge saying he wanted Kane to come out so they could have a conversation; moments later, Kane appeared at the entrance stage and threatened Edge, with Edge noting he could shove Bearer down the stairs; Kane eventually offered Edge a title rematch, which Edge accepting before saying he was taking Bearer to the hot dog stand; Kane went through the crowd but found only an empty wheelchair once he walked through the other side of the curtain
King of the Ring Qualifying Match: Drew McIntyre pinned MVP with the Future Shock DDT at 5:23 after MVP further injured his arm attempting a flip out of the corner
Kelly Kelly pinned Michelle McCool (w/ Layla) at 1:03 with a reversal; prior to the bout, McCool & Layla cut a promo on how bad their week had been and that McCool was from Jacksonville, with the two then making fun of the crowd; Kelly was then introduced and it was noted she too was from Jacksonville; after the bout, Kelly was double teamed until Beth Phoenix ran out to make the save, eventually dropping McCool with the Glam Slam
King of the Ring Qualifying Match: Cody Rhodes pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 8:24 with Crossroads after Alberto Del Rio, who provided gust commentary for the bout, rammed Mysterio crotch-first into the ringpost after the referee was knocked down; prior to the bout, Rhodes gave Matt Striker his T-shirt; after the contest, Del Rio stood in the ring, smiled, and looked down at Mysterio

11/30/10; Norfolk, VA; Scope
12/3/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Rey Mysterio Jr., with tables, ladders, and chairs set up in the ring and at ringside, in which he noted Sheamus's King of the Ring victory on Raw and said he wanted to win the tournament but was cheated out of it by Alberto Del Rio; moments later, Mysterio alluded to perhaps facing Del Rio in a ladder match as he scaled a ladder set up in the ring; Del Rio then drove out to the aisle and reminded Mysterio of what happened the last time he was around Del Rio and a chair; with Mysterio then on top of the ladder, he said he was better than ever and was injured far worse by men greater than Del Rio; Mysterio then challenged Del Rio, with Del Rio scaling the other side of the ladder and rejecting the offer; after Mysterio said Del Rio didn't make the rules and said he already spoke to Teddy Long to make the match official - Mysterio vs. Del Rio at TLC; Del Rio said the match wasn't going to happen because he already beat Mysterio, with Del Rio winking before Mysterio slapped him and knocked him off the ladder; in the brawl that ensued, Mysterio eventually knocked Del Rio to the floor before hitting a legdrop from the apron and putting Del Rio through a table set up on the floor; included an ad promoting 'Legendary' and 'Knucklehead' on DVD; featured a pre-taped backstage segment with WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero in which Vickie badmouthed NXT Season 3 winner Kaitlyn before finding her and Kaitlyn saying she was the newest diva on Smackdown; included an ad promoting the 2010 Slammy Awards; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE Classics on Demand features programming from more than a dozen wrestling organizations, including WWE, NWA, ECW, AWA, WCCW, and WCW; included a backstage segment in which Kane went looking for Bearer only for Edge to wheel Bearer away; featured a segment in which Kane went looking for Edge and Bearer on the concourse, with Edge shoving a wheelchair down the stairs and Kane chasing after it thinking it was Bearer; after Kane found the empty wheelchair, Edge was shown running off with Bearer upstairs; included an ad promoting 'The John Cena Experience' on DVD; featured a video package recapping the WWE's Make-A-Wish Foundation contributions over the past 25 years, with comments from Triple H, Layla, Mark Henry, and others; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read fans from 30 countries and all 50 states had already purchased tickets for WrestleMania 27:
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) & Drew McIntyre defeated MVP & Kaval at 11:23 when Ziggler pinned Kaval with the Zig Zag after McIntyre struck Kaval in the back of the head behind the referee's back as Kaval had a dragon sleeper on the champion; immediately after the bout, World Heavyweight Champion Kane came out, dropped both MVP and Kaval with the chokeslam, took the mic, and said the show would not continue unless Edge returned Paul Bearer to him; moments later, Edge appeared on the big screen and said Kane needed to come get Bearer from the loading dock; Kane then went running backstage as Bearer called for him (MVP's last appearance)
Kofi Kingston pinned Jack Swagger at 14:50 after hitting the spin kick to the head as Swagger stuck his head between the ring ropes to grab at Kingston on the floor; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender for the WWE IC Title
Cody Rhodes pinned Chris Masters at 2:57 with Crossroads
Layla (w/ Michelle McCool) pinned Rosa Mendes with a kick to the head and Lay Out at 1:05; after the bout, Hornswoggle came out from under the ring to make the save for Rosa, with McCool & Layla then getting down on their knees so they would be at Hornswoggle's level; Beth Phoenix then ran out, threw Layla into the barricade, and shoved McCool over Hornswoggle in the ring; McCool then cleared Layla from the ring before shaking Hornswoggle's hand; moments later, the Swagger Soaring Eagle came out after Hornswoggle and kicked him in the face before Phoenix dropped the Eagle with the Glam Slam; Hornswoggle then followed by hitting the frog splash
Edge pinned World Heavyweight Champion Kane in a non-title match at 13:21 with the spear, moments after Kane returned to the ring to avoid being counted-out after he became distracted by Paul Bearer on the big screen, begging for Kane to save him backstage; stipulations stated the winner would determine what kind of match the two would have at TLC; after the bout, Edge stood in the aisle, took the mic, and said their match would be a TLC bout; Edge then returned backstage and appeared to come out with Bearer in the wheelchair but, when Kane saw the man's face, it was just someone Edge dressed up to look like Bearer; Kane then kicked the man in the face before assaulting him on the ramp; the real Bearer then appeared on the big screen, tied to his wheelchair and trapped on a tow truck; Kane then ran backstage but Edge drove off in the tow truck before he could save Bearer

12/7/10; Dayton, OH; Nutter Center
12/10/10 - featured Michael Cole, Josh Matthews - replacing Todd Grisham - & Matt Striker on commentary; included an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Kane in which he said Edge, not he, was the true monster, begged Edge to return Paul Bearer, and said the issue had to end tonight; moments later, Edge appeared on the big screen beside a tied up Bearer and with a steel chair in hand; Edge then said he needed to tune up his TLC skills by swinging the chair around a bit, eventually hitting Bearer in the back with the chair; Kane then ran backstage and confronted Edge, standing over Bearer and holding the chair; Edge then hit Bearer again with the chair, only to run off and reveal he assaulted a dummy instead; Edge then ran off with Bearer in his wheelchair, with Kane chasing after; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE programming is available in more than 600 million homes worldwide; included an ad promoting 'Legendary' and 'Knucklehead' on DVD; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov, with Santino singing Queen's "We Are the Champions" as Kozlov held up a lighter; eventually, Chavo Guerrero Jr. interrupted and said he would find a partner to beat Marella & Kozlov, with Marella accepting; included a vignette on Kofi Kingston to promote his match with WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler later in the show; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Ziggler regarding the upcoming title defense; included a backstage segment with Kane and Edge in which Edge made Kane think he shoved Bearer off a ledge, only to then run off with Bearer still tied to his wheelchair; featured an ad promoting SyFy's 'Ice Quake' movie which would air the following night; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has granted more than 5,000 wishes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation in the past 25 years:
Jack Swagger defeated Kaval via submission with the ankle lock at 5:27; late in the bout, Kaval appeared to suffer a legit leg injury, leading to the finish; after the bout, Swagger took the mic and cut an in-ring promo saying Kofi Kingston's win over him the previous week shouldn't have stood, citing he was in the ropes when Kingston kicked him in the head and thus the move was illegal; Swagger then said he was protesting the title match later in the show because he wasn't part of it
Hornswoggle (w/ Rosa Mendes) pinned the Soaring Eagle with the frog splash at 2:28; late in the bout, the Eagle attempted MVP's Ballin move
Kofi Kingston defeated WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) via disqualification at 12:44 when Jack Swagger prevented the cover and locked Kingston in the ankle lock on the floor after Kingston hit the spin kick to the back of the head; prior to the bout, Vickie introduced the champion at the entrance stage; after the bout, several more referees came ringside to force Swagger to break the hold
Chris Masters defeated Cody Rhodes in a Masterlock Challenge
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Drew McIntyre (mystery partner) & Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 3:10 when Santino pinned Guerrero with the Cobra after Chavo tagged himself in and missed the frog splash; prior to the bout, Guerrero came out on the entrance stage to introduce McIntyre as his partner; after the contest, McIntyre dropped Guerrero with the Future Shock
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart (w/ Beth Phoenix) defeated Layla (w/ Michelle McCool) in a non-title match via submission with the Sharpshooter at 2:00 after Phoenix prevented McCool from interfering
Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio in a handicap match at 7:09 when Mysterio scored the pin with the 619 and splash off the top; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer; the bout was scheduled as Del Rio teaming with World Heavyweight Champion Kane but, after Kane failed to appear, Teddy Long came out to the entrance stage and said Del Rio would wrestle the match by himself; Kane eventually appeared ringside at the 2-minute mark, with he and Edge then brawling their way backstage, leaving Del Rio with Mysterio; it was announced during the match that the Del Rio vs. Mysterio bout at TLC would be a chair match; after the contest, Kane confronted Edge backstage and tipped several ladders and a table over a ledge, thinking it was just another trick from Edge; moments later, Kane realized Paul Bearer was atop the table that he threw

12/14/10; Lafayette, LA; Cajundome
12/17/10 - Michael Cole had his two Slammys, won Monday, at the commentary table for the duration of the show; featured an opening in-ring promo by Edge in which he recapped what had been going on the previous weeks with World Heavyweight Champion Kane & Paul Bearer, then showing a recap video set to 'The Benny Hill Show' theme; Edge then said he wish he could forget it all happened, then saying Kane was evil and he did it all to get at Kane at his own game and eventually take the title from Kane at TLC; included a clip of WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin appearing on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' on Wednesday; featured an ad promoting the following night's 'Tribute to the Troops;' included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Edge in which Long debated whether Kane would even appear at TLC to face Edge; moments later, Alberto Del Rio walked in and said he could take Edge in Kane's place; Rey Mysterio Jr. then appeared and said he was also deserving of a title shot and he would show Del Rio who was dominant at TLC; Long then said the three would face off in a triple threat TLC match if Kane doesn't appear at the pay-per-view; after Del Rio argued over what would happen if Kane did appear, Long said all four men would compete in the TLC match; featured Jack Korpela conducting a backstage interview with Miz, alongside Alex Riley, regarding his match later in the show against Mysterio, during which Miz mentioned his multiple media appearances throughout the week and being part of Tribute to the Troops the next night; included an ad promoting 'Legendary' and 'Knucklehead' on DVD; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown vs Raw has sold more copies than Medal of Honor, NBA Live, Harry Potter, Resident Evil, and Guitar Hero; included a 'Str8 Outta Brooklyn' segment in which JTG in which he discussed the TLC event; featured a backstage segment with Drew McIntyre and Kelly Kelly in which McIntyre said he wouldn't have let Tyson Kidd talk to her the way he did on Raw; Kelly said she wasn't naive, with McIntyre saying the man everyone sees on TV isn't the real him; moments later, Kaitlyn walked in and said Kelly had plans that night; included a segment in which Cody Rhodes gave tips on blowdrying; featured an ad promoting Raw, Smackdown, and Tribute to the Troops on USA the following week; included an in-ring promo by Michelle McCool & Layla in which they protested their upcoming tables match at TLC against WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix; moments later, Natalya & Beth interrupted and brought out a giant wrapped gift, with Natalya & Beth eventually showing it to be a table with ugly representations of McCool & Layla; the four women then brawled with Natalya & Beth eventually clearing the other two from the ring and scaring them off by holding up the table; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE programming airs in 145 countries and 30 languages each week; included a vignette promoting Ezekiel Jackson being on the show the following week:
Kofi Kingston & Kaval defeated WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) & Jack Swagger at 10:54 when Kingston pinned Ziggler with the spin kick to the face, moments after Kaval and Swagger fell out to the floor; after Kingston & Kaval left ringside, Swagger knocked Ziggler to the mat, resulting in Vickie yelling and screaming at Swagger until he left the ring
Cody Rhodes pinned Chris Masters with Crossroads at 1:08
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. in a non-title match at 13:17 after lifting his knees to block a springboard splash in the ring, moments after Mysterio fought off an interfering Alberto Del Rio; moments later, Edge ran out to make the save; after the four men brawled, Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage and said Edge & Mysterio would face Miz & Del Rio later in the show
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Tyler Reks in a non-title match at 3:39 when Santino pinned Guerrero with the Cobra and a roll up
Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. fought WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) & Alberto Del Rio to a no contest at around the 6-minute mark when, after Miz sustained the 619 and spear, World Heavyweight Champion Kane - who moments earlier was shown standing over bodies backstage - attacked Kane; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the match, the entire Smackdown locker room came out to break up the fight between Edge and Kane; both men fought off the other wrestlers before Edge then dropped Kane with the spear

12/21/10; San Antonio, TX; AT&T Center
12/21/10 - shown live on the USA Network - featured a backstage segment with Big Show, dressed as Santa Claus, and Rosa Mendes in which they gave out gifts and were joined by Hornswoggle, dressed as an elf; included an ad promoting 'The John Cena Experience;' featured an ad promoting the following night's extended 'Tribute to the Troops' special; included a “Did you know?” graphic which read WWE provides Raw, NXT, Smackdown, and pay-per-views to the American Forces Network, which is broadcast to military bases in 177 countries and U.S. Navy ships at sea; featured an in-ring segment with Show, Rosa, and Hornswoggle in which Show read a holiday rhyme recapping the events of TLC before the three gave out gifts to ringside fans; moments later, Cody Rhodes assaulted Hornswoggle in the ring before kicking the gift boxes in the ring and leaving ringside as Show threatened him; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Beth Phoenix in which she discussed the injury she sustained at TLC; moments later, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov walked in, with Santino checking to see how Beth was doing and then tried to goad her into a kiss; after she asked whether he was seeing Tamina on Raw, Santino said that was Raw and he was on Smackdown; Beth then told Santino to close his eyes, then kissed Kozlov instead, leaving lipstick on his face; after Beth walked away, Santino yelled at Kozlov, saying that Kozlov kissing Beth after Beth kissed Santino was like Kozlov kissing Santino; featured an in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Edge in which he discussed his TLC win over Kane, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Alberto Del Rio two days earlier; eventually, Kane interrupted at the entrance stage and said Edge's story woudn't end on a happy note; Edge responded by cutting Kane off and challenging him to a title match then and there; Kane appeared to accept the challenge but eventually backed off, saying he wasn't playing by Edge's rules any longer and would get the belt back under his terms; included a vignette promoting Ezekiel Jackson; featured a 'Tribute to the Troops' music video set to Kid Rock's "Born Free" with photos and videos of soldiers, WWE superstars and other celebrities meeting with the soldiers; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read fans from 30 countries and all 50 states had already purchased tickets for WrestleMania 27; featured a backstage segment with Kelly Kelly and Drew McIntyre in which McIntyre again said the man he is in the ring isn't who he really is; included a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero & WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler in which they discussed their upcoming match against John Cena before Vickie made Dolph help her stretch; featured an ad promoting 'Knucklehead' and 'Legendary' on DVD; included the announcement Edge & Mysterio would face Kane & Del Rio the following week:
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) via disqualification in a non-title match at 13:52 when Riley broke the cover after Orton dropped Miz with the RKO; after the match, Orton knocked Riley to the floor and attempted to punt Miz but instead dropped Riley with the RKO when he tried to intervene
WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Vladimir Kozlov) pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the Cobra and a roll up at 2:54
Drew McIntyre pinned Kaval with the Future Shock at the 26-second mark after assaulting Kaval before the match began (Kaval's last appearance)
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Kofi Kingston defeated Alberto Del Rio & Jack Swagger at 13:41 when Mysterio pinned Swagger after Swagger sustained the 619, spin kick to the head from Kingston, and a slingshot splash; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer John Cena defeated WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero in a handicap match at 13:29 by pinning Ziggler with the FU after kissing Vickie; after the bout, Cena hoisted Vickie up for an FU only for CM Punk to appear and twice hit Cena with a steel chair before leaving the ring

12/28/10; Rochester, NY; Blue Cross Arena
12/31/10 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Vickie Guerrero, alongside WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler, in which Vickie said she was filing a complaint against John Cena for hoisting her up for a FU the previous week, said it gave her vertigo, and that she couldn't be more than 2 and a half feet above the ground per doctor's orders; moments later, Kofi Kingston interrupted, noting the controversial ending of the IC title ladder match at TLC and Vickie's interference; Jack Swagger then came out and said he was cheated at TLC and the belt should be his; Ziggler told the two the only thing that mattered was that he was still champion, with Kingston and Swagger saying they were due a rematch; Ziggler then said he and Vickie were VIPs at Teddy Long's New Year's Eve party, with a brawl then taking place and Kingston remaining as the last man in the ring; Long then appeared at the entrance stage, said all of them were invited to Long's party, and that Ziggler would face both Kingston and Swagger in a title match later in the show; included a backstage segment from Long's party in which Alberto Del Rio yelled at Conor O'Brian for harassing Rosa Mendes; moments later, Long asked those on hand to talk about their New Year's Resoluvions, with Drew McIntyre saying he would be champion and a better person; Chavo Guerrero Jr., acting drunk, said everyone was a jerk before Long told Chavo he was drinking non-alcoholic champagne; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read that in 2007, the word 'Smackdown' was added to Mirriam-Webster's Dictionary; included a backstage segment in which Chavo vented to the Soaring Eagle about how no one likes him; Long then asked for more resolutions, with Michelle McCool & Layla interrupting and complaining that they didn't really lose at TLC because they couldn't break the table; WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix then walked in, with the four women arguing until Long ordered the two teams to face off later in the show; featured a backstage segment with Chavo and Kaitlyn in which Chavo tried to change his voice by inhaling helium; Chris Masters and Hornswoggle were then shown comparing pecks; Big Show was then shown speaking with Kelly Kelly in which he told her to be careful with McIntyre; Cody Rhodes then interrupted and argued with Show about their match earlier in the night, with Long saying there would be no fighting at the party but said Alberto Del Rio would face Rey Mysterio Jr. in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match and Kane would challenge World Heavyweight Champion Edge in a last man standing match; included a backstage segment in which Long congratulated the superstars and divas for it not ending in a fight, as every other WWE party had; Chavo then began to argue, with Show pouring punch over his head and a food fight erupting involving JTG, Tyler Reks, Curt Hawkins, Hornswoggle, and others; featured an ad promoting 'Bobby The Brain Heenan;' included a "Did you know?" graphic stating WWE Magazine is 27 years old, older than WrestleMania itself:
The Big Show defeated Cody Rhodes via count-out at 2:51 when Rhodes left ringside to avoid the chokeslam
Drew McIntyre defeated Trent Barreta at 4:30 when the referee stopped the bout after Barreta failed a tope and knocked himself out on the floor; after the bout, another referee came out to tend to Barreta on the floor; moments later, McIntyre dropped Barreta with the Future Shock on the floor before wishing him a happy New Year
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Kane & Alberto Del Rio at 12:44 when Edge pinned Del Rio with the spear after Mysterio hit the 619; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated Michelle McCool & Layla at 9:40 when Phoenix pinned McCool with the Glam Slam
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Kofi Kingston and Jack Swagger at 16:13 by pinning Kingston with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage immediately after Kingston hit the spin kick to the face on Swagger

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