Following last night’s SmackDown! tapings from Houston, WWE actually held three dark matches. The first of which was a 41-man Battle Royal, which featured Sheamus winning after he had eliminated most of the roster. At the end of the match, it was left to Sheamus and The Miz and Christian got involved in the match, only to get a Brogue Kick for his effort.
The second dark match at the show featured John Cena defeating Alberto Del Rio by disqualification when both Del Rio and Mark Henry attacked Cena. The Big Show made the save, causing Teddy Long to make the main event a tag team match featuring Del Rio and Henry vs Big Show and Cena, which the latter team won after Cena hit Del Rio with the AA and Big Show chokeslammed Henry. Both men pinned their opponents to send the fans in attendance home happy.