On Tuesday September 13th, the WWE taped an episode of SmackDown live from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The episode will air on Friday, September 16th at 8pm EST on the SyFy network. According to a Wednesday report by WrestleZone.com, SmackDown opened with Edge coming out for WWE’s “Edge Appreciation Night”. Edge is from Toronto and received a huge ovation from the fans. Edge talks about how great it is to be back in Toronto and on SmackDown.
WWE intercontinental champion Cody Rhodes comes out and interrupts Edge. He talks about how he defeated Randy Orton on RAW and that Edge should wear a bag. Edge and Cody exchange insults before Cody leaves. As he is handing out bags to the crowd, a fan hits Cody Rhodes. The fan turns out to be Ted Dibiase Jr.
In the opening match of the night, Daniel Bryan defeated Sin Cara via DQ. Sin Cara attacks Bryan in the corner and refused to stop attacking him as the ref instructed. After the match, Sin Cara continues to beat on Bryan until another Sin Cara comes down to the ring and they have a stare down.
Backstage segment with Teddy Long and Zack Ryder. Ryder continues the no contact policy between Mark Henry and world champion Randy Orton. Trish Stratus comes in and says she wants to talk to Long.
In the second match of the night, Beth Phoenixdefeated AJ Lee. After the match, Beth cuts a promo and talks about how she will beat up Kelly at the Night of Champions PPV on Sunday September 17th. Beth says she will become the Divas champion.
Backstage segment with Trish and Edge talking. Christian comes up and interrupts them. He apologizes to Edge for his rant at SummerSlam and they hug each other. Edge tells Christian again that he needs to stop whining.
Sheamus and Justin Gabriel team up to take on Wade Barrett and Christian. Sheamus and Gabriel win their tag-team match.
The Great Khali defeated Heath Slater by DQ. After the match, Jinder Mahal comes out and attacks Khali. But Khali fights back and choke slams both Mahal and Slater.
R-Truth defeats Evan Bourne. Both The Mizand Kofi Kingston were doing commentary during the match. These 4 men will fight for the tag-team titles on Sunday at the Night Of Champions PPV.
Edge comes out at the end of SmackDown to do his formerin-ring segment “The Cutting Edge”. He invites both Mark Henry and Randy Orton to come out. The segment closes the show. After SmackDown is over both Henry and Orton start fighting. Mark gets the best of the brawl as he hits two world’s strongest slams on Orton and then poses with the belt.
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