The following took place on Tuesday in Phoenix, AZ.
WWE Smackdown Taping for August 28:
– The show opens with new WWE World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk coming out and saying he doesn’t use painkillers even after a TLC match. Jeff Hardy comes out and Punk challenges him to a “Loser Leaves Town” stipulation in the main event tonight. Teddy Long confirms the main event.
– Matt Hardy & John Morrison def. The Hart Dynasty.
– Drew McIntyre vs. R-Truth never began when McIntyre attacked him before the bell even rang.
– Backstage, Melina tells Maria that she saw Dolph Ziggler with another woman in Los Angeles. Ziggler tells Maria that was his sister.
– Melina def. Layla.
– Backstage, Mike Knox was cutting a promo when he was attacked by Finlay.
– Chris Jericho vs. JTG turned into a tag match that saw Chris Jericho & Big Show def. Cryme Tyme.
– WWE Intercontinental Champion Rey Mysterio def. Kane via DQ when Kane threw Mysterio into the steel ring post. After the match, The Great Khali came out and attacked Kane, while Dolph Ziggler ran out and attacked Mysterio.
– CM Punk def. Jeff Hardy to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in a Steel Cage “Loser Leaves Town” match. After the match, Hardy was giving a farewell speech and Punk attacked him. Undertaker then did a run-in and gave Punk a chokeslam.
– Announced for Breaking Point was Rey Mysterio vs. Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Intercontinental Championship and CM Punk vs. The Undertaker for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in a Submission match.