Despite previous reports, tonight’s WWE SmackDown on SyFy will not be pre-empted. The Hurricane Sandy benefit concert with Billy Joel, Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen will air at 11pm after SmackDown and Haven.
Matches taped for tonight’s show include Sin Cara vs. Darren Young, Rey Mysterio vs. Titus O’Neil, David Otunga vs. The Great Khali, Wade Barrett vs. Randy Orton, R-Truth vs. Justin Gabriel plus Big Show and The Miz vs. Sheamus and Kofi Kingston in the main event. The Miz will also host an episode of MizTV with special guest Sheamus.
WWE is focusing on the following points for tonight’s show:
* Can Wade Barrett stop WWE’s Apex Predator?
* After losing the World Title, where does Sheamus go from here?
* After failing at HIAC, what does The Miz have to say for himself?
* Are Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara back on track to capture the WWE Tag Team Titles?
* Does SmackDown General Manager Booker T have his house in order?