Spoilers for the 12/28 WWE Smackdown
Dec 19, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
Footage was shown of the closing moments of the Sheamus versus Big Show Lumberjack match from the December 24th episode of Raw.
Show starts with an in ring promo with Sheamus. Sheamus challenges Big Show for a World Title match tonight. Big Show comes out and says that Sheamus can’t beat him when it counts. Big show says that the locker room is full of losers and no one is worthy of a title shot.
Booker T comes out and says that every superstar’s name will be in a tumbler including Sheamus and the name that gets picked gets a World Title match tonight. The whole locker room comes out to see which name gets picked. The name that gets picked is…Santino Marella.
Brodus Clay defeated Epico
Backstage segment with Sheamus and Santino with Sheamus trying to teach the Brogue Kick to Santino. While trying the Brogue Kick, Sheamus pulls his hamstring.
Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes, and Damien Sandow defeated Kane, Daniel Bryan and Kofi Kingston when Barrett pinned Kofi.
Backstage Booker T picked another name from the tumbler due to Santino’s injury. Show wanted to know who his opponent would be, but Booker said he will find out soon
Back to Booker’s office. The new opponent for Big Show is Ricardo Rodriguez, who Teddy Long brings to the office. Big Show laughs and tells Ricardo to announce himself as World Champion. As Ricardo does his introduction, Show gives Ricardo the WMD.
Antonio Cesaro defeated Zack Ryder
Dolph Ziggler defeated The Miz with the Zig Zag after a distraction from Big E Langston and AJ.
After the match, Miz says that no matter who AJ is with on New Years Eve, it will end with a bang. This caused Dolph and Langston to go back to the ring and Langston gave Miz the Big Ending.
Backstage Booker and the doctor check on Ricardo. Brad Maddox asks for one more chance, Booker says Maddox gets one last shot. Alberto Del Rio comes to check on Ricardo and threatens to go after Big Show. Booker T offers Alberto the World Title match.
Sheamus defeated Brad Maddox
The Usos defeated the Primetime Players via a small package after the Usos did “twin magic”
Big show defeats Alberto Del Rio by DQ when Sheamus attacked Big Show as he tried to leave.
The rest of the locker room comes out to prevent Big Show from leaving and throw him back to the ring where Alberto hits Big Show and then Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick on Big Show to end the program.
Credit: Eric Buttaccio & PWInsider