During tonight’s live edition of WWE SmackDown! from Charlotte, North Carolina, Mark Henry successfully defended the World Heavyweight Championship against Daniel Bryan in the Steel Cage Match main event. Big Show did not appear at the show, however, he will be facing Henry at the TLC PPV on December 18.
An ad ran during tonight’s show promoting the 2011 Slammy Awards, which will air in two weeks on Monday, December 12, 2011 in a three-hour event during the RAW timeslot from 8-11PM EST.
The following matches were taped on NXT prior to SmackDown! tonight: Percy Watson vs. Tyler Reks, Johnny Curtis and Tyson Kidd vs. Trent Baretta and Yoshi Tatsu, and Maxine vs. Alicia Fox. Taped for Superstars was Ted DiBiase vs Heath Slater.