WWE SmackDown 08 24 2012

WWE Smackdown
Location: Bakersfield, California
Date: August 24th 2012 ( Taped: August 21st)
Commentators: Michael Cole & Josh Matthews

Randy Orton + Sheamus + Booker T + Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez: Randy tells us who he is. He likes to take the glass, smash it into a million pieces and then beat up the person who came up with the term. Randy says that he thrives on confrontation. Alberto Del Rio says that he should mind his own business and that Randy’s win on Monday was tainted. Orton says that is too bad. He says that he deserves to face Sheamus for the World Championship. Randy invites those people to come out to the ring right now and confront him. Orton waits for a moment and the first person to accept the Randy Orton verbal challenge is the World Champion Sheamus and he is ready to talk. . . fella. Sheamus tells Randy that he is not out here to disagree with him. He says that Bertie has had his chances and he has blown them time after time. On Raw, we saw Orton beat Bertie fair and square. At SummerSlam, he beat Del Rio fair and square. Sheamus says that Orton should be in the front of the line to face him and he wants Orton in the front of the line to face him for the World Championship.Smackdown General Manager Booker T makes his way to the ring.Booker wants them to put the brakes on because they are talking about something monster and huge. Randy Orton versus Sheamus for the World Championship. Booker asks the fans of they want to see it. Booker says that he wants to see it too. Booker says that Randy has all of the credentials but he needs to talk about Monday night. Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez join the party and he wants to know what Orton is doing in there because the title is his. Alberto tells Booker that Sheamus is a cheater and Orton is a crazy animal. Booker starts to speak and Alberto cuts him off. Alberto says that he should have been the World Champion by now because everyone knows that Sheamus cheated. The referee robbed him at SummerSlam. Then the next night, he was put in a match against Randy Orton and the only reason why Orton won because Sheamus cheated again.. He wants to know if Booker is aware that Sheamus is a cheater and a thief.Alberto says that he never lost the match because he was in control and he was destroying Sheamus. Alberto reminds Booker of the protest he filed and he says that he is waiting for an answer. Randy says that Alberto is embarrassing himself. Alberto says that there is a conspiracy and Booker is a cheater and criminal just like Sheamus. Alberto says that Booker, Sheamus, Orton, and everyone is against him.Booker tells Alberto to calm down. Booker tells Randy that he will always be in line for a title shot, but the person who was in line next is Alberto Del Rio. That was until Alberto came out and ran his mouth. Booker says that he changed his mind. Tonight we will have a rematch from Raw between Alberto and Randy. The winner of the match will be the number one contender for the World Title

Ryback defeated Jinder Mahal:

Layla El defeated Alicia Fox:

Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Gurrero + Sheamus + Teddy Long: Dolph Ziggler is in the back with Vickie Guerrero and his briefcase. He says that he is the best in the world. Vickie reminds everyone that he was the man to send Chris Jericho packing. Ziggler wants to know why AJ made her put the briefcase on the line. Vickie tells Dolph that she will take care of AJ. Sheamus says that he wants to be in the ring fighting someone. He wants Dolph to cash in his briefcase tonight. Dolph says that when he cashes in the briefcase, it will be on his terms. If Sheamus is still the champion, he won’t see it coming. Teddy Long interrupts the conversation/ He is going to suggest a match between Dolph and Sheamus tonight.

Heath Slater defeated Sin Cara:

Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) by disqualification: Vickie goes to ringside and gives Dolph the briefcase and Ziggler hits Sheamus in the shoulder and the referee calls for the bell. Sheamus gets to his feet and Ziggler thinks twice about cashing in and he leaves with Vickie.

VIDEO PACKAGE: Wade Barrett:

Santino + Antonio Cesaro & Aksana: Santino makes his way to the ring and we see how he lost the United States Title against Antonio Cesaro. Santino says that he was the United States Chapmion for 166 days, 14 hours, 33 mintues, and 22 seconds.He says that every moment this last week, he feels like he is becoming less and less American. This morning, he woke up and he could not remember how apple pie tasted, so he ate an apple pie, but that is not the point. Santino says that he feels like he let everyone down when he lost the United States Title. He knows that Aksana is gorgeous and there are not too many cobras as gorgeous as Aksana. Santino blames the cobra for losing the title. Santino says that he cannot be angry at the cobra. It is not about how many times you fall down, it is how many times you get back up. Antonio Cesaro comes out. It is time to learn the way to say the word that best describes himself in five languages. The word is winner. Santino power walks up to the stage. Santino blocks a kick and he punches Antonio. Santino gets the cobra uncoiled but it has a mind of its own and goes after Aksana. Cesaro with a forearm and then he takes care of Santino.

Kofi Kingston & R-Truth defeated Primo & Epico ( w/ Rosa Mendes): Prime Time Players were at ringside.

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Matt Striker & Kofi Kingston & R-Truth + Prime Time Players ( Titus O Neil & Darren Young) + The Usos ( Jimmy & Jey) + Primo & Epico + Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel: Matt Striker is with Kofi Kingston and R Truth. Matt asks Kofi who their next opponents are. He says that they are willing to take on all comers and they won’t discriminate. Titus O’Neil and Darren Young stop by. Darren wonders where Little Jimmy is. Titus says that Kofi and Truth are not the real tag team champions. It is time for the Millions of Dollars Dance. The Usos enter and say that they are going to be the next champions. Epico and Primo join in the argument. The next team to throw their pair of hats into the ring are Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel. Kofi and Truth start throwing punches and we have ten men fighting in the back until the referees break it up.

Alberto Del Rio ( w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) defeated Randy Orton: Sheamus was at ringside. After the match, Sheamus gets up from the announce table. Alberto pushes Ricardo down to get his shoe and he throws it at Sheamus. Sheamus goes into the ring and he takes Alberto down. Ricardo gets involved and he grabs Sheamus, allowing Del Rio to hit a round kick. Del Rio hits Sheamus in the head with Ricardo’s other shoe. Dolph Ziggler’s music plays and he comes to the ring and he is going to cash in the briefcase, but before he can hand the case to the referee, Randy Orton hits an RKO on Ziggler.