WWE Smackdown Spoilers 4/12/12 - CM Punk Injured, Major TLC Changes

Last night's WWE Smackdown spoilers from last night's tapings in North Charleston, South Carolina. The show will air on Friday night on SyFy (US) and on Sky Sports (UK).

During the tapings it was announced that WWE Champion CM Punk's injury sustained on RAW will keep him out of WWE TLC pay-per-view and he won't be able to defend his title against Ryback. Instead, WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & Daniel Bryan will take on The Shield (Reigns, Ambrose & Rollins) in a six-man match.

Sheamus and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Big Show kick-off the show to sign an agreement that they won't touch each other until the TLC pay-per-view. They argue and Show wrestles next;

1) WWE World Heavyweight Champion Big Show defeated Daniel Bryan in a non-title match.

Post-match, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns of The Shield come out and attack Bryan until Kane makes the save. Numbers game gives The Shield the advantage and Kane ends up being put through the table.

2) Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal defeated Brodus Clay & The Usos. Damien Sandow comes out to the ring and says he is looking for an apprentice. He brings a fan into the ring for questioning for the role but he ends up dismissing him quickly. The Miz interrupts and they have words.

3) Randy Orton defeated Wade Barrett when Kofi Kingston came out and distracted Barrett.

4) The Great Khali & Hornswoggle defeated Primo & Epico. Rosa Mendes and Natalya were arguing at ringside.

WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro came out to cut a promo but gets attacked by R-Truth. R-Truth vs Cesaro for the US Title is announced for TLC.

5) Sheamus defeated Alberto Del Rio in the main event by submission. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Big Show came out during the match and watched from the ramp. After the match, Show ran into the ring and dared Sheamus to hit him. Instead, Sheamus threw Ricardo Rodriguez into him, as the show ended.


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