WWE SmackDown Spoilers for Friday 7/27/12 — Opening Segment: “Awesommmeeeee.” The Miz music hits and he gets cheers and boos as he comes out. Christian quickly joins Miz and says he’s invoking his WWE Intercontinental Championship rematch clause … right now! Of note: No word on who the new SmackDown GM will be, since AJ Lee was only names Raw GM.
Match 1. The Miz def. Christian to keep the IC belt. Miz pulled the tights to get the pin.
Match 2. Ryback def. Jinder Mahal (via count-out for some reason)
Match 3. Sheamus def. Cody Rhodes via the Brogue Kick. Good pop for Sheamus and heat for Cody. Dolph Ziggler came out with his MITB briefcase mid-match to tease a post-match cash-in but never had the chance. As Ziggler was leaving, Chris Jericho came out wearing a PINK Ziggler shirt (!!!) and there Dolph into the ring back towards Sheamus. Y2J also came in and gave Ziggler a Codebreaker to emphatically end the post-match segment.
Match 4. Antonio Cesaro def. Santino Marella (non-title match). Cesaro pinned Santino after a failed Cobra attempt.
Match 5. Damien Sandow def. Yoshi Tatsu – post-match Triple H came out and Pedigreed Sandow for the live crowd only.
Match 6. Main Event — Fatal Four-way World Heavyweight Championship #1 Contender’s Match — Alberto Del Rio def. Rey Mysterio, Daniel Bryan and Kane.
Mysterio hit a double 619 on ADR and Daniel Bryan, but Ricardo interfered and pulled Rey off Bryan before a three-count. Alberto recovered with RR’s help to secure the pin and the win.
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