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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Spoiler-free Preview & Spoilers for 8/5/11

Taped last night in Lexington, Kentucky:

1. Sheamus vs The Great Khali

2. Natalya vs A.J.

3. Daniel Bryan vs Tyson Kidd

A Randy Orton interview

Zack Ryder's State of the Showski Address

4. A match made during the address

5. Mark Henry vs Vladimir Kozlov

6. Michael McGillicutty, David Otunga, & JTG vs The Usos & Trent Barreta

A Johnny Curtis vignette

7. Randy Orton & John Morrison vs Christian & R-Truth

The participants of match #4 followed by full spoilers after the jump.


Match #4 is Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson vs Zack Ryder in a non-title match.

Full spoilers:

1. Sheamus defeated The Great Khali with the Brogue Kick

2. Natalya defeated A.J. with the Sharpshooter.  After the match, Natalya turned heel by cheapshotting A.J. and said "Beth Phoenix, I'm with you. The days of cute Divas are over."

3. Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd with the LeBell lock after a rope break escape from the Sharpshooter.  WOOOOOWWWWW!

Randy Orton interview about his anger management issues.  And Summerslam.

Zack Ryder's State of the Showski Address: Ezekiel Jackson interrupts because he's angry about last week's handicap match.  Blah blah, Teddy Long comes out and makes ZEKE VS ZACK in a non-title match.

4. ZEKE beat ZACK, presumably with the FULL BODY SLAM.

Aksana (AKA the "What is Llama?" girl, now with dark hair) tried to seduce Teddy Long.  Yay.

In an off air segment during the time allotted for a break, Triple H lectured Zack Ryder and pedigreed him.  Yeah.

5. Mark Henry defeated Vladimir Kozlov in what was apparently a squash match.  We got our third WORLD'S STRONGEST PILLMANIZER after the match.  Then Sheamus ran in to prevent any further injury.  Then, backstage, Sheamus cut a promo about his Summerslam match with Henry.  At least something on Smackdown has direction.

6. Michael McGillicutty, David Otunga, & JTG beat The Usos & Trent Barreta.  Yes, they did.  I'm sure somebody cared.

A Johnny Curtis vignette aired promoting his debut on next week's show.

Christian and R-Truth cut exactly the promo you'd expect.

7. Christian & R-Truth defeated Randy Orton & John Morrison when Christian pinned Orton with...something.  The report I read didn't say what.

Post-taping dark match is the same one they've been doing the last few weeks.

Christian finally got to successfully defend the World Heavyweight Championship by rolling up Orton for the pin while Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase distracted him. Then Orton hit all three with RKOs and celebrated while Christian sold being knocked out to end the show.

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