The following was taped on Tuesday, August 16 in Bakersfield, California:

WWE Smackdown for August 19:

-Cody Rhodes def. Ezekiel Jackson to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship

-Justin Gabriel def. Tyson Kidd

-Alberto Del Rio def. Daniel Bryan via Submission (non-title)

-Kelly Kelly & AJ def. Natalya & Alicia Fox

-Mark Henry won a Battle Royal to become the #1 Contender for the World Heavyweight Championship. The Battle Royal also featured Johnny Curtis, Yoshi Tatsu, Zack Ryder, Cody Rhodes, Ezekiel Jackson, The Great Khali, Heath Slater, William Regal, Justin Gabriel, The Uso Brothers, Jinder Mahal, Tyson Kidd, Ted DiBiase, Wade Barrett, Sheamus, and Sin Cara. Orton and Henry had a staredown afterwards.

Dark Match Main Event:

-Randy Orton & Sheamus def. Alberto Del Rio & Christian