The following took place on Wednesday in Rochester, New York.
Thanks to Eric “Blade” Haber of Monday Night Mayhem for sending in this report.
WWE Smackdown for December 28:
* Show opens with Sheamus calling out Big Show. Big Show tells Sheamus he comes up short when it counts the most. Booker T announces that a random drawing will take place tonight to see who will face Big Show. Santino’s name is picked. Santino’s music hits and he never comes out. Big Show heads to the back.
* Brodus Clay def. Epico.
* Backstage, Sheamus is giving Santino tips to beat the Big Show tonight. He tries to teach him how to use the Brogue Kick and Santino hurts himself.
* Wade Barrett, Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes def. WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston and WWE Tag Team Champions Kane and Daniel Bryan.
* Backstage, Booker T says Santino is out. He promises a title match tonight and picks another random name. Booker says Big Show will find out who it is later tonight.
* Backstage, we see that Ricardo Rodriguez is the one who gets the shot tonight against Big Show. Big Show shows up laughing, puts his belt on Ricardo and demands Ricardo announce himself as the new champion. Big Show then knocks out Ricardo. Booker T is upset.
* WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro def. Zack Ryder.
* Dolph Ziggler w/ Big E. Langston and AJ Lee def. The Miz.
* Backstage, Booker T is still upset. Brad Maddox wants another opportunity. He gives him one last chance tonight. Alberto Del Rio shows up and is upset about what happened to Ricardo. Booker T makes Del Rio vs. Big Show tonight for the title.
* Sheamus def. Brad Maddox.
* The Usos def. The Prime Time Players.
* WWE World Heavyweight Champion Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio ends when Big Show tries to walk out and Sheamus tosses him back in the ring. Del Rio with a kick to Big Show and Sheamus finishes him off with a Brogue Kick.