WWE taped Friday's episode of WWE SmackDown on Tuesday night from Bridgeport, Connecticut. The following live report is courtesy of PWInsider.com:
*World champ Big Show defeated R-Truth. Sheamus and Antonio Cesaro were at ringside doing commentary. Cesaro knocked Sheamus into Show.
*Big Show went to Booker T demanding that Sheamus lost his Chair Match at TLC.
*Team Rhodes Scholars defeated The Usos.
*Big Show, flanked by David Otunga, demands that the TLC title match be canceled. Booker T refuses and Otunga threatens legal action and Booker's job. Sheamus hits the ring with a chair and says that if the match is canceled, he has no reason not to beat Show with a chair right now and threatens them with one. Show backs down and the match is still on Sunday.
*Backstage, The Shield attacks Randy Orton.
*Kaitlyn defeated Aksana.
*Miz TV with Daniel Bryan and Kane. They talk about TLC. The Shield arrives to attack them by Ryback shows up and instead the two sides have a staredown.
*Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd & Hornswoggle & Great Khali defeated Prime Time Players & Epico & Primo.
*WWE Intercontinental champ Kofi Kingston defeated Alberto Del Rio.
*WWE United States champ Antonio Cesaro defeated Sheamus by countout when Show dragged William Regal out and beat him with a chair, leading to Sheamus running out of the ring to help him.
*Sheamus defeated World champ Big Show by DQ.