The landscape has changed

January 14, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the second week in a row, Wade Barrett invaded SmackDown … and this time he didn’t come alone. After Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel came to Barrett’s aid in a match with Big Show, Ezekiel Jackson stunned the entire WWE Universe by bodyslamming The World’s Largest Athlete. The shocking night is sure to reshape the entire SmackDown landscape for weeks to come.

Rey Mysterio & R-Truth def. Alberto Del Rio & “Dashing” Cody Rhodes

Before they got down to business in their tag team encounter, all four Superstars looked toward the opportunity to square off in the Royal Rumble Match (WATCH). Once their match got underway, it was past Rumble winner Rey Mysterio who gained the victory for his team when he stunned “Dashing " Cody Rhodes with a 619 followed by a splash from the top rope. The victory certainly sent a strong message that Rey is ready to rumble.