* WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton opens SmackDown. Orton talks about how he cemented his legacy at TLC by becoming the first WWE World Heavyweight Champion. He says The Authority did nothing to celebrate his accomplishment other than giving him a match with an undeserving troll. John Cena comes out.
Daniel Bryan also comes out to confront Orton. Bryan says Orton is scared to give him a rematch. Bryan says he's better than Orton. Bryan says when Cena wins the belt, he will finally get his fair shot at the title. Orton says they are both idiots and that will never happen. The Shield and CM Punk also come out. Vickie Guerrero announces that The Authority has ordered The Shield vs. Punk, Cena and Bryan in the main event.
* Big E Langston vs. Jack Swagger is next. Big E gets a quick win with Mark Henry at ringside.
* Brie Bella vs. Tamina Snuka is next. AJ Lee is on commentary and Nikki Bella is at ringside. Brie defeated Tamina in a sloppy finish. After the match, Brie approached the announcers table and shoved AJ.
* A Bad News Barrett segment airs.
* Sin Cara defeated Drew McIntyre.
* Brodus Clay comes out with no music to face Tensai. Tensai got the win when Xavier Woods, Cameron and Naomi came out to interrupt. After the match, Brodus attacks Tensai and Xavier makes the save.
* Erick Rowan and Luke Harper defeated Cody Rhodes and Goldust in a non-title match. After the match, The Wyatt Family goes to attack Cody but Daniel Bryan makes the save to a big pop. Bryan challenges them to a six-man match and doesn't care about having another match later.
* Bryan, Goldust and Rhodes defeat The Wyatts in a solid tag team match.
* Damien Sandow comes out ripping Christmas. The Miz comes out and Sandow defeats him with a quick roll-up.
* Fandango defeated Kofi Kingston.
* Daniel Bryan gets taken out backstage by The Wyatt Family so the main event will be Cena and Punk vs. The Shield in a handicap match.
* Cena and Punk beat The Shield by DQ. The referee called for the bell when all three members were beating on Punk and wouldn't stop. At the end, Reigns speared Cena and Punk got hit with the triple powerbomb. Big E Langston ran out and made the save, cleaning house to end SmackDown.