-The Divas segment is filmed again, for some reason.
-Ryback bullies a small local worker backstage, who wants to get in the ring with him. Good luck, kid.
-Vickie Guerrero tells Ricardo Rodriguez that he's not allowed in Rob Van Dam's corner because she's afraid of what Alberto del Rio will do to him… tonight when they're in a match against each other.
(2) Santino def. Damien Sandow
-Michael Cole interviews Paul Heyman, who begs the WWE Universe not to order Night of Champions, because if they do CM Punk will slaughter him, and it will be the last time they ever see him again. Paul leaves as the crowd chants "goodybe".
(3) Alberto del Rio def. Ricardo Rodriguez. Alberto refuses to release the Cross Arm Breaker, so Rob Van Dam comes out and hits him with a Frog Splash. RVD celebrates with the world title.
(4) Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler ends with an attack by Shield, following The Usos to even the odds. Vickie Guerrero books a 6-man tag instead.
(5) The Shield def. Dolph Ziggler & The Usos
-WWE Hall of Famer Edge is out to host the Cutting Edge, and brings out his guests Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton. Edge asks the champion what it's like to be a sell-out, and Orton says he's just jealous because he is a 10-time champion; Edge reminds him that he's done it 11 times. Our host says that he knows what is best for business, and leaves the ring as Orton and Bryan go at it. Daniel Bryan gets the champion in the YES Lock and he taps out. Bryan holds the WWE Championship and celebrates with the crowd as the Smackdown taping comes to an end.
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