The following was taped on Tuesday in Bakersfield, California.
WWE Smackdown for August 24:
* Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio was announced in a #1 contendership match.
* Ryback def. Jinder Mahal.
* WWE Divas Champion Lalya def. Alicia Fox.
* Heath Slather def. Sin Cara.
* WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus def. Dolph Ziggler via DQ.
* WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston and R-Truth def. Primo and Epico.
* Alberto Del Rio def. Randy Orton to become the new #1 contender for the WWE World Heavyweight Title. Sheamus attacked Del Rio after the match. Del Rio then got the better of Sheamus and Dolph Ziggler ran down looking to cash in his briefcase. Randy Orton then caught Ziggler with an RKO.