WWE Smackdown tapes tonight in Providence, RI, for airing on July 19th, 2013. We will have results/spoilers of the taping posted as soon as possible.
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Show starts with Teddy Long saying Vince McMahon is giving him a job evaluation. Booker T returns and says he's back and Teddy's services are no longer needed. Vince McMahon came in and said there can be only one GM, so Teddy made Curtis Axel vs. Chris Jericho for the Intercontinental Championship. Booker T made Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton.
Brad Maddox showed up and announced the Smackdown return of Rob Van Dam. Vince turned around and announced Vickie Guerrero would be the new GM of Smackdown. Huge heat.
1) Dolph Ziggler def. Jack Swagger
Ziggler cut a promo on AJ. Backstage, AJ flipped out. Big E had to restrain her and they almost had a romantic moment but he stopped it from happening.
2) The Shield (Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns) vs. The Usos went no contest after Dean Ambrose ran in. Mark Henry made the save and turned face.
3) Daniel Bryan def. Wade Barrett via submission
Miz TV with Paul Heyman.
4) Curtis Axel def. Chris Jericho. Ryback attacked Jericho after the match.
Damien Sandow cut a promo about how he didn't screw Cody Rhodes at Money in the Bank. Sandow offered Cody a spot as "Guardian of the Case." Cody was not amused and attacked Sandow. Sandow retreated.
5) Rob Van Dam def. Darren Young
6) Randy Orton def. Alberto Del Rio
Daniel Bryan & Rob Van Dam & Randy Orton def. The Shield