WWE taped this week’s edition of SmackDown at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. Below are full taping results courtesy of Wrestling News World reader Derico Walker:
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* SmackDown opens with the Cutting Edge. Jeff Hardy is the special guest. Several ladders are in the ring. Jeff gets several big pops. He climbs one of the ladders and tells Edge that if he wants to talk to him, he’s going to have to do it while he’s up there. Edge climbs the ladder and says that no matter how high Jeff gets he’ll knock him back down. He pushes Jeff off the ladder onto the ground.
* John Morrison b. Shelton Benjamin
- John Morrison gets the win after connecting a Starship Pain.
* Chris Jericho b. R-Truth
- Chris Jericho comes out and says he’s going to expose Rey Mysterio. R-Truth comes out and asks Jericho what’s up and calls him a hypocrite. He then asks if he thinks he’s a thug and says things are about to get bad and that’s the truth. Jericho gets the win after a Codebreaker. After the match Rey Mysterio comes out and attacks.
* CM Punk b. Umaga
- Punk gets the win with Go to Sleep.
* Todd Grisham & Jim Ross hype Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view.
* Layla, Candice Michelle, & Alicia Fox b. Melina, Eve, & Gail Kim in a 6 Diva Tag Team Match
- Layla gets the win with a pin on Melina.
* The Great Khali b. Dolph Ziggler
- Khali gets the win with a chokeslam.
* John Cena is shown on the screen and gets a huge pop.
* Edge b. Rey Mysterio
- Edge gets the win with a spear. After the match Edge tries to attack Rey with a ladder but Jeff Hardy comes to the save. This ends this week’s edition of SmackDown.