WWE Smackdown is taping in Topeka, KS later tonight, for airing on 07/05/13. We will have results of the taping as soon as they are available, later tonight.
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- CM Punk starts things off with a video showing how he and Curtis Axel defeated the Primetime Players. Punk discusses winning Money in the Bank. He brings up Brock Lesnar. Del Rio interrupts and says he wants Punk off the show. Punk fires back. Teddy Long makes a match for Punk vs. Del Rio later tonight.
- Punk and Paul Heyman backstage. Heyman wants to be in Punk's corner at Money in the Bank but Punk declines.
- The Usos def. Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes. The Shield cut a promo from the Titantron after the match, promising to bring justice to The Usos at Money in the Bank.
- Alicia Fox def. Kaitlyn after AJ Lee skipped to the ring for a distraction.
- There was a backstage skit involving AJ, The Bellas, and Kaitlyn.
- Recap of Daniel Bryan/Kane/Orton saga.
- Backstage, Christian and Orton interviewed and discussed their upcoming match against each other.
- Wyatt Family Promo aired.
- Randy Orton def. Christian via RKO.
- Teddy Long informed Paul Heyman he would be on commentary for Punk vs. Del Rio, and would not accept "No" for an answer.
- Dolph Ziggler cut a promo about Del Rio and losing the title.
- Dolph Ziggler def. Drew McIntyre. Zig-Zag for the pin. After the match, 3MB attacked Ziggler, but he managed to elude them.
- Mark Henry video for his match against John Cena at Money in the Bank.
- Fandango def. Justin Gabriel via pinfall.
- Zeb Colter, Antonio Cesaro, and Jack Swagger cut a promo about the 4th of July.
- Alberto Del Rio vs. CM Punk ended in a double count-out. Del Rio attacked Heyman during the match, causing Punk to leap at him from the announcers' table and into the barricade. This caused the double count-out. After the match, Punk hit a GTS on Del Rio to end the night.
- After the taping concluded, Del Rio cut a promo about how he is the champion. Dolph Ziggler ran in and cleared the ring.