The following was taped on Thursday in Houston, Texas.
WWE Smackdown tapings for July 2, 2013:
* Vickie Guerrero announces Randy Orton vs. Rob Van Dam vs. Christian for the show with the winnner moving on to face Alberto Del Rio at Summerslam for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
* Cody Rhodes def. Jack Swagger. After the match, Damien Sandow attacked Cody Rhodes while he was giving a post-match interview.
* Big E Langston def. Sin Cara.
* CM Punk def. Fandango.
* WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee def. Kaitlyn. Layla turned on Kaitlyn.
* Christian def. Randy Orton and Rob Van Dam to advance to face Alberto Del Rio at Summerslam for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Orton hit RVD with an RKO and Christian rolled up Orton for the pin.