Found September 07, 2013 on
Embedded in the videos below are several highlights from the September 6th, 2013 episode of WWE Smackdown.
Rob Van Dam vs. Randy Orton
Dolph Ziggler vs. Ryback
Naomi vs. Brie Bella
Big Show vs. 3MB – 3 – on – 1 Handicap Match
AJ makes an alliance with Alicia Fox, Layla and Aksana
Daniel Bryan vs. Seth Rollins
Paul Heyman talks about the possibility of facing CM Punk:
Kofi Kingston vs. Curtis Axel
COO Triple H offers WWE Superstars an open forum
The Usos vs. The Real Americans
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