– Thanks to Ryan for sending these live SmackDown spoilers for this week from tonight’s tapings in Laredo, Texas:
* Goldust defeats an unknown star with his finisher.
WWE SmackDown, Airing Friday:
* Teddy Long opens SmackDown and talks about the #1 contendership to the World Title. Batista interrupts him then Rey Mysterio interrupts Batista. Mysterio vs. Batista for the #1 contender spot is made for tonight.
* CM Punk, Drew McIntyre and Luke Gallows defeat Matt Hardy, R-Truth and John Morrison in six-man action after Punk pinned Hardy.
* Segment with Mickie James, Maria and Beth Phoenix. Maria vs. Beth is made for tonight.
* Eric Escobar comes out and cuts a promo until Vickie Guerrero interrupts him. Kane vs. Eric Escobar is made for right now.
* Kane defeats Eric Escobar with a chokeslam. Vickie taunts Escobar after the match.
* Chris Jericho comes out and cuts a promo. The Great Khali comes out for a match with Jericho.
* The Great Khali beats Chris Jericho by count out. Jericho ran away when Khali came out to cause the count out. Khali dances to celebrate.
* The Hart Dynasty defeats Jimmy Wang Yang and Slam Master J with The Hart Attack. Smith hits a triply belly-to-belly in the match. They cut a promo on DX. DX vs. The Hart Dynasty is announced for the Christmas edition of SmackDown.
* Michelle McCool, Layla and Beth Phoenix cut a promo.
* Beth Phoenix defeats Maria.
* Rey Mysterio defeats Batista to become the new #1 contender to the World Heavyweight Title. Rey comes out to the biggest reaction of the night and gets the win with a rollup.
Dark Main Event:
* Batista is left in the ring when the lights go out and The Undertaker appears. Taker defeats Batista with the Tombstone to send everyone home happy.