The following took place on Tuesday in Lexington, KY.
WWE Friday Night Smackdown Tapings for October 16:
- No Jim Ross this week as it was Michael Cole and Todd Grisham on commentary.
- Dolph Ziggler def. Finlay and Mike Knox to earn a spot on Team Smackdown at Bragging Rights.
- Cryme Tyme def. The Hart Dynasty to earn spots on Team Smackdown.
- Eric Escobar w/Vickie Guerrero def. Matt Hardy.
- Kane will be part of Team Smackdown at Bragging Rights.
- An in-ring “Dirt Sheet” took place with John Morrison and The Miz taking shots at each other.
- Drew McIntyre def. R-Truth to earn a spot on Team Smackdown at Bragging Rights.
- Rey Mysterio def. Batista. After the match, CM Punk ran out and gave Mysterio a GTS. Batista then ran off Punk.
- Post-Taping Bonus Match: WWE World Heavyweight Champion The Undertaker def. CM Punk.