The following was taped on Tuesday, May 24 in Spokane, Washington:
WWE Smackdown for May 27:
-World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton came out to the ring and was quickly followed by Christian. Christian congratulated Orton on the win Sunday but mentioned it could have gone either way. Christian challenged Orton for a title shot again but he’s interrupted by Sheamus. Sheamus wants a shot so Mark Henry comes out as well. Teddy Long comes out and makes a triple threat match between Christian, Sheamus, and Mark Henry with the winner being the number one contender.
-Sin Cara def. Chavo Guerrero
-Daniel Bryan def. Cody Rhodes via Submission. Bryan interrupted Rhodes as he was handing out paper bags. After the match Rhodes gave him Cross Rhodes outside.
-Booker T invites Michael Cole into the ring and makes fun of him for kissing Lawler’s foot. Booker T gives him breath mints.
-Kane def. The Great Khali. Jinder Mahal came out and shoved Ranjin Singh after. Khali came to his aid only to give him a Brain Chop. Khali left with Mahal.
-Ezekiel Jackson def. Heath Slater via DQ when The Corre interfered.
-Alicia Fox & Tamina def. Kaitlyn & AJ w/ Natalya
-Sheamus def. Christian & Mark Henry to become the number one contender. Randy Orton was sitting at commentary. Henry shoved Orton after the match so Orton RKO’d him. Christian argued with the referee and ate a Brough Kick for the loss.
-Randy Orton def. Christian via DQ. Sheamus and Mark Henry ran in for the disqualification.