*SPOILERS* WWE SmackDown Tapings Results For Friday
WWE taped Friday’s episode of SmackDown on Sunday night from Mexico City, Mexico. Credit to Rajah.com reader Jimi for this report:
* WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio opens up the show and talks about it being a historic edition SmackDown (as the first one taped from Mexico). Del Rio says he does not plan to wrestle tonight – but Teddy Long comes out and says he’ll wrestle the Big Show.
* Mark Henry defeated John Morrison with the World’s Strongest Slam.
* Teddy Long announces Sheamus vs. Christian and Zack Ryder vs. Dolph Ziggler for the United States Title at Vengeance.
* Wade Barrett defeated Daniel Bryan in a great match.
* Sheamus and Zack Ryder beat Christian and Dolph Ziggler in what was said to be an excellent tag match. Ryder and Sheamus were both over big time with the Mexican crowd.
* WWE Intercontinental champion Cody Rhodes comes out with his “baggers” and cuts a promo to cut a promo hyping his match with Randy Orton at Vengeance. Orton comes out and ends up hitting the RKO on one of the baggers.
* Blue Sin Cara defeated Black Sin Cara in a Mask vs. Mask match. The original Sin Cara used the La Mistica for the win in a great match. Both were over with the crowd. After the match, Black Cara’s mask had to be removed by force.
* Mexican wrestling legend Mil Mascaras came out to a huge ovation. Triple H was joined by Carlos Cabrera in the ring to announce Mascaras as the first member of the WWE Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012.
* WWE Divas Champion Natalya and Beth Phoenix come out to talk about Vengeance. Eve Torres, who will face Phoenix at the PPV, comes out. Eve attacked Beth before fleeing the ring.
* Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio by DQ in the main event after Ricardo Rodriguez interfered. Mark Henry came out after the match but Big Show stopped him from entering the ring and they stared each other down to end the show.
* Dark Match Main Event: Alberto Del Rio and Randy Orton go at it until Cody Rhodes interfered. Blue Sin Cara ran out and saved Randy Orton and the two celebrated to end the show.
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