Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2012, marked the night that the WWE had their weekly tapings for “Friday Night SmackDown” and below are the SPOILERS for the episode that will air on Feb. 22, 2012, on SyFy.
Please don’t read any further if you truly don’t want to know what happens before Friday because it is all in detail from here on.
Alberto Del Rio kicked off the show and said it’s time for WrestleMania. He addressed Jack Swagger’s State of the Union address and said this county was built by hard working immigrants. He said America is great and Swagger is nothing but a “real jackass.”
Del Rio called Swagger out. Randy Orton’s music hit and the place absolutely popped. Orton went to talk in the ring and a Randy chants start. Orton said Swagger robbed him of his shot and he wants to take out his anger on Swagger tonight. Orton asked Del Rio to step aside for tonight.
Booker T came out and said his plan tonight is champion vs champion – Del Rio vs. Wade Barrett. Booker granted Orton’s wish by booking him in a match against Swagger.
Sheamus defeated Damien Sandow. A pretty decent back and forth match. Sheamus won with the Brogue Kick.
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The announcement for WrestleMania 30 being held in New Orleans was shown.
Kaitlyn and Layla beat Tamina and Aksana. Kaitly won with a hard spear on Tamina.
Jack Swagger (w/Zeb Colter) beat Randy Orton. Swagger has gotten rid of all the red white and blue in his entrance. A good match with Orton. Swagger is bringing a new intensity to his matches and is finally looks like he belongs. In the end, Zeb distracted Orton, who was punched by Swagger. Swagger rolled up Orton for the win.
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The Miz defeated Cody Rhodes. Miz won with a nice reversal into the figure four.
Alberto Del Rio (w/Ricardo Rodriguez) beat Wade Barrett. Following the ring entrances, Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter came out and stood on the ramp to watch. It was the best match of the night. Del Rio won by making Barrett tap to the Cross Arm Breaker. The taping ended with Del Rio standing in the ring jawing to Swagger with the WrestleMania logo in the back.
“WWE SmackDown” airs every Friday night on SyFy at 8:00 pm EST. The SPOILERS above are for this week’s episode which will air on Feb. 22, 2012. Wrestling fans in the Orlando area can find SyFy by tuning into Direct TV channel 244.
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