The following was taped on Tuesday, January 3 in Little Rock, Arkansas:
WWE Smackdown for January 6:
* Cody Rhodes def. Booker T to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
* Hornswoggle def. Heath Slater in an Over The Top Rope Challenge. Slater beat Hornswoggle down after the match. Justin Gabriel made the save.
* Hunico def. Ted DiBiase.
* Wade Barrett says he’ll be in the Royal Rumble while Randy Orton is recovering at home. Sheamus comes out, and he goes face to face with Barrett. Jinder Mahal came out, and he beat on Sheamus with Barrett. Barrett hits the Winds of Change, and Mahal applies the Camel Clutch. They announce that Sheamus will take on Jinder Mahal next week.
* Santino Marella def. Drew McIntyre. Marella won the right to be Teddy Long’s assistant on the show.
* Primo and Epico def. Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston in a non-title match.
* Tamina def. Natalya.
* Daniel Bryan def. Big Show via DQ to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Mark Henry interfered at the end. Bryan ran away from a WMD, and he goaded Henry into pushing him for the DQ.