Just 48 hours prior to the Night of Champions pay-per-view, the following action took place on Smackdown...
- Jeff Hardy defeated Chris Jericho.
Backstage, Melina throws make-up in the face of Michelle McCool.
- Dolph Ziggler defeated Finlay by countout.
- The Great Khali defeated Mike Knox after Kane came out and stood at the top of the ramp, creating a distraction.
- Eve defeated Natalya.
- R-Truth defeated Charlie Haas.
- Rey Mysterio defeated CM Punk via disqualification after Dolph Ziggler interfered. Ziggler attacked Mysterio, while Jeff Hardy came out to the rescue.
CM Punk hit Go To Sleep on Hardy to end the show.