WWE Smackdown Results (1/6) – Teddy Long Gives Drew McIntyre A Second Chance, Daniel Bryan’s First Title Defense

Bill Pritchard

Zack Ryder is in Teddy Long's office and he says he can't be his assistant anymore since he is United States Champion and now he has to deal with Kane. He says he has someone in mind for a replacement and Drew McIntyre walks in and has Teddy backpedaling, but Zack says it's not him and points at Santino. Drew says he wants a chance but Santino says Drew was supposed to be fired last week, and they argue until Teddy says they will have a match tonight. He says Santino gets the job if he wins, and Drew might not get fired if he wins, then they leave and Aksana comes in and flirts with Teddy as we go to a commercial.

Alicia Fox is in the back asking AJ about her New Year and Daniel Bryan comes over and asks if they don't think he can beat the Big Show tonight. He says he already beat him once to win his championship, then Alicia walks away and Bryan asks how she is friends with Alicia. AJ tries to reason with him and says she was just concerned, but Bryan tells her he is going to win again, and they can go celebrate after his match then he kisses her on the forehead and walks away.

Over The Top Battle Royal
Hornswoggle vs Heath Slater

Hornswoggle kicks Slater in the leg then gets him to one knee and kicks him in the head, but Slater throws him across the ring and chokes him in the corner. Slater puts him on the top turnbuckle but Hornswoggle slaps him in the head and tries to hit a tornado DDT, but Slater tries to throw him on the apron. Hornswoggle holds on and pulls his hair to eliminate Slater, but Slater runs in and attacks him until Justin Gabriel runs out for the save and hits a 450 splash then makes sure Hornswoggle is OK.

Winner – Hornswoggle

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