- The dark match before tonight's WWE Main Event in Nashville saw Bo Dallas defeat a local indie wrestler. Dallas cut a promo before the match.
- The dark segment in between tonight's Main Event episode and the SmackDown tapings saw Kane come out, wearing his mask. Kane beat down Big Show, who had just won his Main Event match. Kane brought Show in the ring for a chokeslam and then beat him up outside of the ring with the steel steps.
- Titus O'Neil defeated local wrestler Cordell Walker in a dark match in between tonight's WWE Main Event and the SmackDown tapings.
* Triple H kicks off SmackDown and talks about Evolution reuniting on RAW. Evolution is the dominant three-man team in WWE history, not The Shield. Triple H announces Evolution vs. The Shield for Extreme Rules.
* Big E defeated Alberto Del Rio by disqualification.
* Paul Heyman comes out to massive boos. Heyman yells over and over and over and over again about how Brock Lesnar ended The Streak. This gets huge heat from the crowd.
* Paige vs. Aksana is up next. Paige gets dominated most of the match but wins with her Scorpion Cross Lock.
* El Torito defeated Hornswoggle by pinball.
* Alexander Rusev defeated R-Truth by submission. Xavier Woods and Lana were at ringside. Woods hit the ring and attacked Rusev after the match but got squashed.
* Backstage interview with Sheamus.
* Fandango vs. Santino Marella is up next. Emma and Layla were at ringside. Santino wins with a roll-up.
* Batista defeats Sheamus in a very physical match with the Batista Bomb to end SmackDown.
No single wrestler will lower or raise ratings. It's done. It's past that. The only thing that will grow this audience again is a top to bottom, fundamental change of the entire product. The look, the feel, the approach, everything.