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Yellow, black and blue
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Just like they did on the Oct. 1 season premiere on Syfy, The Nexus invaded SmackDown. However, this time the night ended in the biggest 10-Man Tag Team Match in SmackDown history, with the blue brand claiming a victory.
Edge, Kofi Kingston, Alberto Del Rio, Big Show & World Heavyweight Champion Kane def. David Otunga, WWE Tag Team Champion Justin Gabriel, WWE Tag Team Champion Heath Slater, Michael McGillicutty & Husky Harris in a 10-Man Tag Team Match (WATCH | PHOTOS)
After The Nexus threatened to take over SmackDown at the start of the night, the blue brand's Superstars defended their turf in a massive 10-Man Tag main event. Despite Alberto Del Rio inexplicably walking away from the battle, and obvious differences amongst themselves, the blue brand was able to thwart The Nexus. In the closing moments of the war, The Rated-R Superstar avoided a chokeslam from his own teammate -- World Heavyweight Champion Kane -- then Speared both The Big Red Monster and David Otunga to get the win for his team. Can the No. 1 contender take his momentum into Survivor Series against Kane? (Preview)
Tyler Reks def. Chris Masters (WATCH | PHOTOS)
In his continued quest to make a name for himself, Tyler Reks went up against Chris Masters. Using his strength and power, Reks picked up an impressive and dominating win against The Masterpiece.
Official SmackDown Consultant Vickie Guerrero def. NXT Rookie Diva Kaitlyn (WATCH | PHOTOS)
After Official SmackDown Consultant Vickie Guerrero attacked her NXT Rookie Diva Kaitlyn earlier in the night, the two squared off in an official match. By using the ring ropes for leverage, Vickie was able to pin Kaitlyn and get the win.
The Nexus attacked Rey Mysterio, MVP and Kaval (WATCH)
Because of a brutal attack by The Nexus, Rey Mysterio would not go on to compete in the massive main event 10-Man Tag Team Match. And not content with just one dastardly deed, the yellow and black clad members also assaulted MVP and Kaval from out of nowhere, leaving them cowering for cover.
MVP def. "Dashing" Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre in an Intercontinental Championship Qualifying Match (WATCH | PHOTOS)
Former tag team champions, Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre tangled with each other and MVP for a chance to become the No. 1 contender to the Intercontinental Championship. After a hard-fought struggle, MVP claimed victory by pinning McIntyre. Next week, MVP will face Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler in a title match on SmackDown. It will not be the first time the two have met for Ziggler's title. On the Oct. 1 debut on Syfy, MVP faced Ziggler for his championship, but the match ended when The Nexus attacked. (WATCH)
Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler def. JTG (WATCH | PHOTOS)
In commanding fashion, Intercontinental Champion Dolp Ziggler hit JTG with the Zig Zag then put him away with a sleeper hold. After the decisive victory, NXT Rookie Diva Kaitlyn came out to the ring to congratulate Ziggler. Infuriated and jealous, Vickie Guerrero charged into the ring. After screaming "Dolph was mine first," Guerrero viciously slapped Kaitlyn across the face, knocking her to the canvas. Still livid, Guerrero had to be kept at bay by the ref to prevent more chaos. Afterward, SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long agreed to give Guerrero a match with Kaitlyn later in the night.
Edge vs. Alberto Del Rio ended in a No Contest (WATCH | PHOTOS)
After driving himself to ringside in a Rolls Royce, Alberto Del Rio took on Edge one-on-one for the first time ever. However, just when it looked like the No. 1 contender to World Heavyweight Champion Kane was going to put away The "Essence of Excellence," The Nexus invaded SmackDown, with David Otunga, Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, Michael McGillicutty and Husky Harris all attacking. But after Otunga declared The Nexus was taking over SmackDown, Big Show, Rey Mysterio and Kane joined Edge in helping drive off the arm banded rebels.