The following was taped on Tuesday, August 9 in Sacramento, California:
WWE Smackdown for August 12:
-Triple H came out and booked Cody Rhodes vs. Ezekiel Jackson for the Intercontinental Championship later tonight. He also booked Alberto Del Rio vs. Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton vs. The Great Khali. Christian came out to complain about his Summerslam match. Christian told him to change it or he’d sue the company. Triple H says he doesn’t respect Christian as a champion and told him the match was still on.
-Sheamus def. Christian via Count-Out. Christian never entered the ring and intentionally got counted out.
-Beth Phoenix & Natalya def. Kaitlyn & AJ
-Johnny Curtis had a segment with Mark Henry. They will fight later in the night.
-Sin Cara def. Tyson Kidd. The report says that no one noticed the difference between this Sin Cara and the real one.
-Alberto Del Rio def. Daniel Bryan via Submission
-Cody Rhodes def. Ezekiel Jackson to become the new WWE Intercontinental Champion
-Mark Henry def. Johnny Curtis. Sheamus stopped Henry from destroying Curtis after the match. Sheamus said that “Shamu” (Henry) will be taking on a Great White Shark at Summerslam.
-Randy Orton def. The Great Khali. Christian came out after the match and said that he’s the best thing going today.