WWE Smackdown Quick Results April 27, 2012 from Grand Rapids, MI (Taped)
* Daniel Bryan kicked off the show with a promo. He talked about getting rid of AJ and his guest referee job on Raw. He said he would fix everything on Sunday because Sheamus couldn't beat him once, let alone two out of three times. Alberto Del Rio interrupted and said he would be the next World Champion after the Extreme Rules PPV. Big Show interrupted and went after Bryan and Del Rio who both bailed. Ricardo Rodriguez tried to bail as well but Show caught him. He then chokeslammed Ricardo.
(1) Alberto Del Rio defeated IC Champion Big Show in a non-title match. Cody Rhodes ran in and interfered to cause a DQ. After the match, Cody hit show with a Kendo stick, then a chair. He pulled his belt off and tried to him with it, but Show kicked him. Show then whipped him with his belt, Cody finally took off.
* Backstage, Johnny Ace talked with Eve about her taking care of things for him. Eve suggested everyone get name tags because she doesn't know any of the crew. Ace said it was a good idea and called Teddy Long over. Ace told Teddy he now answers to Eve. She told Teddy to go get a name tag.
* Damien Sandow cut a promo and said salvation was one week away.
(2) Divas Champion Nikki Bella defeated Alicia Fox after Twin Magic.
* Backstage, Darren Young and Titus O'Neal walked up to Yoshi Tatsu and mocked him. Ezekiel Jackson walked up and said he was Yoshi's partner tonight. O'Neal and Young made fun of Jackson and took off.
* Backstage, Teddy Long was in a maid's outfit with a giant name tag on his chest. Aksana walked in and Teddy thanked her for being there for him. Ace and Eve then walked in and told Aksana she would be the guest ring announcer for Antonio Cesaro's tryout match later tonight. Eve told Teddy he was going to be on commentary at the Teddy table. Ace said he would be talking to Teddy via a headset, and told Teddy not to say anything except what he told him to say.
(3) Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Yoshi Tatsu & Ezekiel Jackson. Teddy was on commentary, but only responded when Ace told him to over the headset. Squash match.
* Michael Cole interviewed Randy Orton about his rivalry with Kane ahead of Extreme Rules. Jinder Mahal came out and put himself over. He then took an RKO.
(4) Antonio Cesaro (Claudio Castagnoli) defeated Tyson Kidd in a try-out match. Squash match. After the match, Teddy was forced to get in the ring and raise Cesaro's hand. Cesaro and Aksana made out and Teddy then left the ring, crying.
* The Brock Lesnar hype video from Raw aired.
(5) Great Khali defeated Cody Rhodes. Cody went for the Diaster Kick, but Khali hit the Punjabi Plunge for the win.
* Backstage, Abraham Washington continued where he left off on Raw, and tried to convince Epico and Primo that they need him. He said he needed to know by Monday if they wanted him or not. Ryback walked up and Washington wants to work for him as well.
(6) Ryback defeated Jacob Kaye in a squash match.
* Backstage, Kaitlyn tried to talk to AJ and told her Bryan never did anything for her. AJ slapped her and Kaitlyn took off.
(7) World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Mark Henry in a non-title match. Sheamus won clean with a Brogue Kick. After the match, Daniel Bryan came out on the ramp. Sheamus tried to get Bryan to come down to the ring, but nothing from Bryan. Sheamus said the question is will he kick Bryan's ass at Extreme Rules to remain the World Champion. He then lead the crowd in a "YES" chant to end the episode.
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