– C.M. Punk cuts a promo on the fans for already breaking their New Year’s Resolutions. He tries to get them to pledge his Straight Edge Lifestyle and claims to save someone’s life from the audience next week. He promises to win tonight’s Beat The Clock Challenge and then go on to defeat The Undertaker for the World Heavyweight Title at the Royal Rumble.
– C.M. Punk beats Matt Hardy in 7:20. Luke Gallows fought Hardy afterwards and Punk joined in, the two of them leaving Hardy laying.
– Dolph Ziggler and Kane go to a 7:20 draw. Ziggler has Kane in a choke as the time expires, then lays him out with a back cracker afterwards.
– Khali wins a squash match against the Caroline Panther.
– Drew McIntyre beats John Morrison by DQ to retain the Intercontinental Title. McIntyre shoves Morrison into the referee as the referee admonishes Morrison, drawing the DQ. Morrison attacks McIntyre in the aisle afterwards and a bunch of referees broke them up.
– Mickie James beats Beth Phoenix. Michelle McCool and Layla El do commentary. McCool hits Phoenix by accident for the finish. The heels try to attack Mickie afterwards but Beth makes the save, only to then attack Mickie herself.
– Chris Jericho politely informs us plebians that he will be the face of everything in WWE and win every title in 2010.
– Rey Mysterio beats Chris Jericho in 7:19 with a small package. A great little match between these two, as always.
– Natalya & Hart Dynasty beat Maria, Slam Master J & Jimmy Wang Yang. Natalya puts Maria in the Sharpshooter.
– Batista and R-Truth go to a 7:19 draw. Mysterio watches the match from ringside. Batista gets distracted and yells at Rey rather than trying to pin Truth in time. He does hit a powerbomb for the pin but the time had expired.
– Vickie Guerrero comes out to announce that everyone has to follow the rules on Smackdown. She says Mysterio cheated and so there will be a #1 contender’s match next week, Mysterio/Batista, winner getting the Undertaker title match at the Rumble.
Tags: batista, rey mysterio, Smackdown, WWE