– WWE taped this week’s edition of SmackDown at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia. Special thanks to reader Nick Moore for sending text-message updates.
* Drew McIntrye b. Jimmy Wang Yang
SmackDown: (Airing Friday, July 24th)
* Jeff Hardy cut a promo to open SmackDown.
* Jeff Hardy b. Chris Jericho
– Solid match throughout.
* Melina & Michelle McCool are backstage. Melina throws makeup in Michelle’s face.
* Dolph Ziggler b. Finlay by countout.
– Finlay is counted out after Dolph connects with a backbreaker.
* The Great Khali b. Mike Knox
– Khali gets the win after Kane comes out and stands at the top of the ramp, creating a distraction.
* CM Punk cuts a promo calling out the fans. Jeff Hardy came out and they have a standoff.
* Eve b. Natalya
– Eve got the win with a moonsault.
* Promos of Chris Jericho and Kane talking to The Great Khali separately are shown.
* R-Truth b. Charlie Haas
* Rey Mysterio b. CM Punk via disqualification
– Mysterio gets the win after Dolph Ziggler interferes. Ziggler attacked Mysterio while Jeff Hardy came out to the rescue. CM Punk came back and hit Go To Sleep on Hardy to end the show.