Location: Denver Colorado
Date: July 13th 2012 ( Taped: July 9th)
Commentators: Michael Cole & Booker T & Josh Matthews
VIDEO PACKAGE: Zack Ryder winning the 20 Man battle royal to be tonight’s Gm
IN RING SEGMENT
Zack Ryder + Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez + Sin Cara: Zack Ryder came down. Ryder wanted to first organize the world’s largest fist-pump with all the fansRyder promised this would be the greatest Smackdown ever. Alberto Del Rio walked out with Ricardo Rodriguez to interrupt. Del Rio called Ryder a “clown.” While Ryder is busy as the Internet Champion, Del Rio said he’ll be the real World Champion after Sunday. Ryder said someone wants to get his hands on Del Rio, and he’s his opponent right now and that person was Sin Cara.
Alberto Del Rio ( w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) defeated Sin Cara:
Teddy Long & Zack Ryder + Bg Show + The Great Khali: Teddy Long congratulated Ryder for doing a great job tonight. Big Show disagreed and thought Ryder was doing a terrible job. He said HE should be GM tonight. He went to knock Ryder out, but Great Khali showed up to stop him. Ryder introduced Show to his opponent for tonight.
Primo ( w/ Epico & Rosa Mendez) defeated Darren Young ( w/ Titus O’Neil & Abraham Washington):
1000TH RAW MOMENT: Christian’s was Edge’s retirement in April of 2011.
Sheamus & Zack Ryder + Chris Jericho: Sheamus was talking to Zack Ryder backstage.Chris Jericho walked up and said he could smell the fake tan on Ryder. Sheamus challenged Jericho to a match but Jericho said he’s just there as an observer. Ryder and Jericho debated about whether or not the match was a good idea, and Ryder made it for tonight.
TAG TEAM MATCH
Dolph Ziggler & Cody Rhodes defeated Christian & Santino Marella: Money in the Bank Preview Match
VIDEO PACKAGE: A.J./Daniel Bryan/CM Punk love triangle.
Big Show defeated The Great Khali:
Ryback defeated Tyler Reks ( w/ Curt Hawkins): Reks got the mic and said he’d hand Ryback his very first loss tonight.
1000th RAW MOMENT: Hugh Jackman hosting Raw in September 2011.
Damien Sandow defeated Justin Gabriel:
VIDEO PACKAGE: Money In the Bank Preview
NON ( WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE) MATCH
Sheamus(c) defeated Chris Jericho: Great Match. After it ended When Sheamus reached the top of the ramp, Alberto Del Rio’s music hit. His car came out to its usual spot in the arena, but Del Rio attacked Sheamus from behind with a kick to the head. Del Rio kicked Sheamus off the stage and applied the cross arm-breaker on Sheamus against the stage.