WWE is taping the August 2nd episode of Friday Night Smackdown tonight in Texas. Thanks to Wrestlezone reader Drew Hawk for sending in the following live report.
-Michael Cole is out with Alex Riley, who looks to be the newest members of the WWE commentary family.
-Alberto del Rio comes out to start Smackdown, to name her SummerSlam opponent. Before he gets to that, he praises Vickie Guerrero and runs down Booker T, which draws a ton of heat from his home crowd. The champ attempts to name Ricardo as his opponent for the world title, but Vickie comes out tells him he's the lost the privilege to name his own challenger. She announces a triple threat match between Rob Van Dam, Christian and Randy Orton, with the winner becoming #1 contender to the world title at SummerSlam.
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