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The following was taped this week to air on Friday’s episode of SmackDown:
*The entire roster is assembled and Johnny Ace cuts a promo about Triple H’s job as COO then introduces the new World Heavyweight champion, Mark Henry. Henry cuts a promo and says it took him 15 years to win the title and he won’t lose it for 15 more years. HHH comes out but before he can speak, Christian jumps in and says that as a former three time champion, he’s a leader and should get a title shot. HHH makes Christian vs. Henry in a Lumberjack Match as the main event tonight with the entire roster as Lumberjacks. The winner will face Randy Orton at the PPV.
*Sheamus defeated Heath Slater with the Brogue Kick.
*Christian ties to talk to Great Khali and get him to help him during the match when he’s a Lumberjack tonight.
*Wade Barrett pinned Justin Gabriel.
*Matt Striker interviews Randy Orton, who said that he was either getting his title back or going to Hell.
*Christian tried to get Ezekiel Jackson on his side in the main event.
*Beth Phoenix and Natalya defeated AJ & Kaitlyn.
*WWE Intercontinental champion Cody Rhodes defeated Randy Orton by DQ. After the match, Orton continues to beat Cody with the mask and hits him with the timekeeper’s bell, then a chair. Rhodes is a bloody mess. A trainer comes down and cleans off the blood. Orton grabs Cody and gives him an RKO on the announcing table. Orton leaves and returns, then gives him another one. There’s blood everywhere.
*Christian talks to Sheamus and gives him a potato as a peace offering, since Irish people love them. He asks Sheamus for help. Sheamus says no problem and bites the potato, then spits it on Christian. He says potatoes are from Idaho, not Ireland.
*Great Khali defeated Jinder Mahal.
*Sin Cara defeated Daniel Bryan. The other Cara came out and nailed the Cara that started the match, then took his place and won.
*WWE Tag Team champions Air Boom defeated the Usos.
*Christian tries to get Zack Ryder’s help. Ryder gets a phone call from Hugh Jackman and walks off, ignoring Christian.
*World champion Mark Henry pinned Christian in a Lumberjack Match.