Welcome Bleachers to another fantasy Smackdown show!
Before we begin I will give a quick recap of last week's show.
Sheamus opened the show inside Teddy Long's office complaining about not being in the World Heavyweight title picture. Sheamus demanded to be included in the title hunt, but Long would have none of it and sent Sheamus packing. William Regal then met with the "Celtic Warrior" and discussed a mysterious "opportunity" with him.
Our first match of the evening was Ezekiel Jackson vs. Heath Slater. Short and sweet, the match was a squash. Jackson had full control until The Corre interfered and left Jackson down in the ring.
Jinder Mahal made his debut against Trent Barreta. This was also a squash as Mahal was impressive in his debut.
William Regal and Sheamus finished up their discussion. They seemed to be on the same page and even shook hands with each other.
Christian took on Mark Henry in a decent match. Henry jumped Christian early and gained the advantage. After minutes of back and forth action, Christian hit the Killswitch for the win.
A scheduled match between Ted DiBiase and Sin Cara turned into a handicap match when Chavo Guerrero came down to the ring and interjected himself in the match. Chavo eventually sold his partner DiBiase out as Sin Cara picked up the win. DiBiase, however, got the last laugh when he helped Sin Cara take out Chavo.
In the main event, Cody Rhodes took on the World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton in a PPV-quality match. After several big spots and back and forth action, Randy Orton hit two RKO's to go for the victory. But before the referee could finish the count, Sheamus interfered and destroyed Randy Orton.
We closed the show with William Regal backstage saying "Well done...well done."
Now, with the recap out of the way, lets kick off Friday Night Smackdown!