WWE Smackdown for November 1, 2013 was taped on Tuesday evening in Tampa, Florida at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
New WWE Heavyweight Champion John Cena opened the show, talking about how he won the belt at the Hell in a Cell PPV and how he is back on Smackdown!
Cena is interrupted by Zeb Colter, Jack Swagger and Antonio Cesaro (The Real American’s). Damien Sandow comes out and calls Cena a hypocrite, running him down. WWE Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes and Goldust also come out and the main event is set for the show featuring: Cena, Cody and Goldust vs. Sandow, Cesaro and Swagger.
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* There’s a pre-match promo with The Shield where Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins end up staring at Dean Ambrose and teasing tension like on RAW.
* Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose vs. The Usos is up next. They tease more tension in The Shield. Big E Langston comes out and stands at ringside for The Usos. The Usos end up getting the win clean by pinfall. After the match, Big E has a staredown with The Shield, mainly Roman Reigns, until they retreat through the crowd.
* There’s a segment with Dolph Ziggler trying to sell WWE Shop merchandise.
* Erick Rowan and Luke Harper vs. Darren Young and Titus O’Neil is up next. Harper and Rowan dominate and manhandle Young early on. Wyatts get the win. After the match, Bray Wyatt comes in the ring and hits Young with a nasty looking Sister Abigail.
* MizTV with The Miz is up next. New WWE Champion Randy Orton is the special guest. Right in the middle of a question, Orton lays The Miz out with a RKO and smiles.
* The Bella Twins and Natalya defeated AJ Lee, Tamina Snuka and Alicia Fox when Natalya made AJ tap to the Sharpshooter.
* They air a Survivor Series promo.
* Another taped interview with Triple H talking about Big Show’s lawsuit. Triple H says Big Show is now banned from WWE for life.
* John Cena, Cody Rhodes and Goldust vs. Damien Sandow, Jack Swagger and Antonio Cesaro is up next. Cody and Goldust were acting hesitant to interact with Cena. This was described as one of the best multi-man matches in some time. Cena gets the win for his team by pinning Swagger.