Full *Spoilers* For This Week’s WWE SmackDown – 5/18/2012
- Thanks to Angela Bennett for the following WWE SmackDown spoilers from tonight’s tapings in Hershey, Pennsylvania:
* Dean Ambrose defeated a local wrestler.
* CM Punk defeated Chris Jericho in an Anything Goes match.
* John Cena, Randy Orton and Sheamus beat Lord Tensai, Kane and Dolph Ziggler.
SmackDown, Airing Friday:
* Attendance looks low but there is a lot of Daniel Bryan chants. Heat for Michael Cole as he comes out with Booker T to the announcers table.
* John Laurinaitis opens the show and talks about facing John Cena at Over the Limit. Laurinaitis wants sympathy and wants the fans to pray for him. WWE Champion CM Punk interrupts to a huge pop.
Punk comes out and is glad that Laurinaitis will finally be terminated after John Cena beats him on Sunday. Punk wishes Laurinaitis the best in his future endeavors to a big pop from the crowd. Punk goes on ripping Laurinaitis until he’s had enough. Laurinaitis tells everyone to go to hell and announces Punk vs. Kane for tonight.
* WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston and R-Truth beat Darren Young and Titus O’Neil.
* Zack Ryder is backstage filming his YouTube show when Damien Sandow is shown walking to the ring.
* Sandow comes out as Yoshi Tatsu waits in the ring. Sandow cuts a promo and doesn’t think Tatsu is worthy of wrestling him tonight. Yoshi taunts Sandow and calls him a chicken. Sandow lays Tatsu out with a modified neckbreaker and leaves.
* A Big Show video airs.
* Backstage segment with Sheamus and Randy Orton hyping up the four-way title match at Over the Limit.
* Daniel Bryan beat Zack Ryder with the Yes Lock.
* Kane beat CM Punk by DQ with Daniel Bryan staying out for commentary. Bryan tried to interfere with a chair shot but hit Kane instead. Kane, thinking Punk hit him with the chair, laid the WWE Champion out.
* Santino Marella beat Cody Rhodes in a champion vs. champion match.
* Randy Orton defeated Sheamus in the main event with a roll-up. The title was not on the line. After the match, they shook hands but Orton left Sheamus laying with a RKO.