The following results are from a recent WWE SmackDown TV Taping. The taping took place at the Baton Rouge River Center on May 29th, 2012 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and will air on Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 8pm Eastern on the SyFy Network.
In Ring Segment
Sheamus comes out to open up the show and says that in a couple of weeks he defends his title against Alberto del Rio at WWE No Way Out. David Otunga’s music hits and he comes out and show Sheamus a replay of him running into John Laurinaitis on RAW and demands that he apologizes for his actions and that he could have injured Mr. Laurinaitis further. Alberto del Rio’s music hits and he comes out and cuts a small promo. Otunga says that he has to power to announce that tonight Alberto del Rio can choose Sheamus’ opponent. Sheamus hits Otunga with the Brogue Kick, as Del Rio exits the ring.
Sin Cara defeated Heath Slater.
Damien Sandow defeated Ezekiel Jackson. Following the match we cut to a backstage segment where Dolph Ziggler requests to Alberto del Rio that he faces off against Sheamus tonight, to which Del Rio agrees to.
2 On 1 Handicap Match
Ryback defeated two enchancement talents.
Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler. Following the match we cut to Matt Striker in the back with CM Punk, who discusses his upcoming match with Kane.
Tag Team Match
Santino Marella and Zack Ryder defeated Titus O’Neil and Darren Young. Following the match, The Big Show came out and attacked Santino and Ryder. Big Show slammed Ryder onto the ring steps, before throwing Santino through the WWE sign on the entrance ramp. Following this, we then cut to a backstage segment where Daniel Bryan tells AJ that CM Punk is using her to keep the WWE Championship around his waist.
Cody Rhodes defeated Tyson Kidd. Christian was on commentary for the match.
WWE Championship Match
CM Punk vs. Kane was declared a no contest due to interference from Daniel Bryan. Kane hit a chokeslam on Punk and then hit one on Daniel Bryan. John Laurinaitis came out and announced that at WWE No Way Out, CM Punk will defend his WWE Championship against Kane and Daniel Bryan. AJ was at ringside and Daniel Bryan attempted to get her to leave with him, however she left by herself. Bryan then went back to the ring and slapped Punk, however Punk got the upper hand and hit the GTS to end the show.
Post-SmackDown Dark Match (Non Televised Match)
John Cena defeated John Laurinaitis, David Otunga and The Big Show.