The following was taped on Tuesday night in Providence, Rhode Island.
WWE Smackdown tapings for April 23, 2015:
* The show opens with a promo from WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins. Rollins said he won’t need help from J&J Security or Kane this Sunday at Extreme Rules. Kane interrupts saying he can either be Seth’s biggest asset or biggest threat. Rollins said Kane should be fired if he costs him the title and that Kane was only given the “gatekeeper” role because Triple H felt bad for him. He calls Kane a suit, mocks him for losing to John Cena and says he should just do what he is told. Kane brings up laying down for Rollins on RAW two weeks ago and wants him to return the favor tonight.
* Kane vs. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins in a non-title match ended in a no contest. Rollins refused to lay down until Kane threatened him. When Rollins lays down, Kane said he was just messing with him and then books Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose.
* During Ambrose’s entrance, Luke Harper attacks Ambrose. Roman Reigns runs out for the save. Reigns and Ambrose vs. Rollins and Harper takes place later tonight.
* Dolph Ziggler & Neville def. Bad News Barrett & Sheamus.
* Bray Wyatt backstage promo.
* Naomi def. Natalya.
* Prime Time Players backstage promo.
* Ryback def. Rusev via DQ. Rusev used the chain on Ryback to cause the DQ. After the match, Rusev put Ryback in The Accolade using the chain.
* Kofi Kingston def. Cesaro.
* Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose def. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins and Luke Harper in a tag team main event.
* Post-Taping: Sheamus and Bad News Barrett run out. Dolph Ziggler and Neville hit the ring next. Big Show comes out and takes out Neville, Ziggler and Amborse. Reigns then takes out the heels and Big Show with a spear.