Dark Main Events Take Place Before SmackDown Tapings, NXT and Dark Match from Hershey
- In a rare move, WWE held the dark main events before the SmackDown tapings began tonight in Hershey. The first match saw CM Punk defeat Chris Jericho in an Anything Goes match. The second match saw Randy Orton, Sheamus and John Cena defeat Lord Tensai, Kane and Dolph Ziggler.
- Dean Ambrose defeated a local wrestler in the dark match before tonight’s WWE tapings in Hershey, Pennsylvania at The Giant Center.
- The following matches were taped tonight for this week’s WWE NXT:
* Johnny Curtis vs. Percy Watson
* Maxine vs. Kaitlyn
* The Great Khali and Ezekiel Jackson vs. Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins
* Tyson Kidd vs. Michael McGillicutty vs. Derrick Bateman