The following was taped on Tuesday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
* Luke Harper def. Curtis Axel.
WWE Smackdown tapings for January 15, 2015:
* Daniel Bryan interview by Byron Saxton.
* Daniel Bryan def. Kane via DQ. J & J Security interfered. Big Show and Seth Rollins run down and chase Bryan away. Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns come out to back up Bryan. Triple H sets up a six man tag team match for later in the night.
* Bray Wyatt promo saying he will win the 30 Man Royal Rumble match.
* The Miz, Damien Mizdow & Alicia Fox def. WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos & Naomi. It was announced that The Usos will defend the WWE Tag Team Championships at the Royal Rumble against Miz and Mizdow.
* Roman Reigns interview by Renee Young.
* Paul Heyman cuts a promo. Seth Rollins interrupts. Heyman tells Rollins that he can protect him when The Authority is gone.
* Natalya def. WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella in a non-title match.
* Big Show announces he is entering the 30 Man Royal Rumble match. Kane then interrupts Big Show and announces he is also entering the match.
* Bad News Barrett def. Sin Cara to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
* Dean Ambrose announces he is entering the 30 Man Royal Rumble match.
* Daniel Bryan, Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose def. Big Show, Kane & Seth Rollins. After the match, Triple H announces that Daniel Bryan vs. Kane will take place next week and that if Bryan loses, he is out of the 30 Man Royal Rumble match.