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By Mike Johnson on 2012-08-10 08:15:00
Smackdown opened with GM Booker T coming out and requesting Sheamus apologize for taking Alberto Del Rio's car on Raw. Del Rio showed up and said he wanted to press charges. Booker announced Sheamus vs. Alberto would take place tonight, yes, two weeks before the PPV, for the title.

*Sin Cara defeated Cody Rhodes.

*Christian defeated Antonio Cesaro but was laid out after,

*Randy Orton pinned Jack Swagger with the RKO.

*Backstage, Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins demanded more chances. Booker told them they didn't look like they could handle it after losing to Ryback on Raw.

*Jinder Mahal won a handicap match. Ryback hit the ring and ran off Mahal, then destroyed Mahal's opponents.

*The Highlight Reel with Chris Jericho only featured Vickie Guerrero as Dolph Ziggler wasn't there. Jericho ripped on Vickie until Dolph hit the ring from the crowd and laid out Jericho with a shot from the Money in the Bank briefcase.

*The Primetime Players defeated Primo and Epico by DQ. No Rosa.

*Booker T set up Eve Torres vs. Kaitlyn for next week and the winner becomes his assistance.

*Rey Mysterio pinned WWE Intercontinental champ The Miz in a non-title bout. They did a dark segment where HHH came out and nailed Miz with a Pedigree after.

*Daniel Bryan cut a promo about Summerslam, leading to Kane's arrival. AJ came out and demanded Bryan shake hands with Kane and Bryan kept saying no. They brawled and AJ loved it.

*Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio never took place as Sheamus was attacked by Del Rio and some hired goons. They went off the air with Sheamus being laid out.

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