Spoilers: WWE SmackDown Tapings for 1/7/16

Jan 5, 2016 - by Marc Middleton

– Thanks to Tano Rodriguez for the following WWE SmackDown spoilers from tonight’s tapings in Laredo, Texas. These are for the first SmackDown episode on the USA Network.

* Mauro Ranallo and Byron Saxton make their way down to join Jerry Lawler on commentary

* John Cena kicks off SmackDown and comes out to a big pop. Cena cuts a promo and wants his rematch against WWE United States Champion Alberto Del Rio because of how their recent RAW match ended. Del Rio refuses Cena’s request and taunts him

* Kalisto defeated Alberto Del Rio in a great non-title match

– The Miz is out for Miz TV but is interrupted by WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day. They talk about Chris Jericho but are interrupted by Dolph Ziggler, then Goldust. R-Truth and Neville also come out. This leads to a match

* Dolph Ziggler, Goldust, R-Truth and Neville defeated The New Day and The Miz. Ziggler was the last man standing after the match

* Becky Lynch vs. WWE Divas Champion Charlotte with Ric Flair is next. Charlotte retains after an assist from Flair

* Kevin Owens vs. Dean Ambrose for the WWE Intercontinental Title ends in a double count out as they brawl around ringside and to the back

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