WWE SmackDown 8/3/12 Spoilers — Vince McMahon kicks off the show by announcing that Booker T is the new General Manager for Friday Night SmackDown. Cut to Alberto Del Rio, who comes out and says he won’t wrestle until SummerSlam. Sheamus interrupts and then Booker comes out to make his first orders as GM. Alberto Del Rio will face Randy Orton, and Sheamus will battle Tensai … tonight!
Match 1. Sheamus def. Tensai.
Booker T names Teddy Long Senior Advisor to the GM and then lets Teddy tell Eve there are no further openings in his administration.
Match 3. Antonio Cesaro def. Santino Marella (non-title match).
Backstage, Matt Striker interviews Daniel Bryan about being psychoanalyzed on Raw. Bryan reveals a No! No! No! t-shirt and says he wants the crowd to stop chanting Yes! Interesting.
Match 3. Daniel Bryan, The Miz, and Dolph Ziggler def. Chris Jericho, Kane, and Christian — Bryan rolls up Jericho for the pin and the win.
Randy Orton tells Matt Striker he’ll beat Del Rio tonight.
Match 4. Ryback def. Jinder Mahal by Disqualification. Mahal popped Ryback with a microphone and then ran off.
A.W. and the PTP’ers are backstage.
Match 5. Darren Young def. R-Truth — A.W. was there doing his normal routine, so I guess his reprimand wasn’t related to TV time.
Layla chats up Booker and Cody Rhodes steps in. Cody hopes there are no hard feeling since he ended Booker’s career. Booker books Cody vs. Sin Cara for next week.
Match 6. Randy Orton def. Alberto Del Rio by Disqualification. Ricardo interfered to stop an RKO, and RR and Del Rio retreated. Sheamus came back and threw Del Rio back into the ring to eat the RKO anyway. Orton stands tall to close the show.