* Sheamus defeated Michael McGillicutty. The match got crazy as they tried some comedy with a water bottle. McGillicutty ended up wearing wrestling headgear and pinning the referee. Sheamus grabbed him and got the win.
* The Miz and Michael Cole open the show talking about CM Punk. They will reveal later whether or not CM Punk can compete on January 7th. They interview Antonio Cesaro.
* Matt Striker wants a word with The Great Khali but is stopped by Natalya and Hornswoggle.
* Antonio Cesaro defeated The Great Khali with the United States Title on the line. Striker interviewed him after the match and he cut an anti-USA promo.
* Wade Barrett loses a non-title Gauntlet Match. He defeated Justin Gabriel, JTG and Yoshi Tatsu but Kofi Kingston pinned him. Kofi vs. Barrett in an Intercontinental Title rematch is announced for SmackDown.
* SmackDown opens with Randy Orton talking about the Royal Rumble. Sheamus comes out and they argue about who will be the last one. Big Show and Antonio Cesaro come out to interrupt. Booker T makes Orton and Sheamus vs. Show and Cesaro for tonight's main event.
* The Miz beat Heath Slater.
* Natalya, Hornswoggle and The Great Khali beat Primo, Epico and Rosa Mendes.
* Wade Barrett beat Kofi Kingston to retain the Intercontinental Title.
* Tamina Snuka beat Layla.
* Randy Orton and Sheamus beat Big Show and Antonio Cesaro. Orton and Sheamus had a staredown to end the show.