|Friday Night Smackdown|
|Date||December 18, 2009|
|Venue||Laredo Entertainment Center|
|Previous episode||December 11, 2009|
|Next episode||December 25, 2009|
- Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
- (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
- CM Punk, Drew McIntyre and Luke Gallows defeat Matt Hardy, R-Truth and John Morrison in six-man action after Punk pinned Hardy.
- Eric Escobar comes out and cuts a promo until Vickie Guerrero interrupts him. Kane vs. Eric Escobar is made for right now.
- Kane defeats Eric Escobar with a chokeslam. Vickie taunts Escobar after the match.
- Chris Jericho comes out and cuts a promo. The Great Khali comes out for a match with Jericho.
- The Great Khali beats Chris Jericho by count out. Jericho ran away when Khali came out to cause the count out. Khali dances to celebrate.
- The Hart Dynasty defeats Jimmy Wang Yang and Slam Master J with The Hart Attack. Smith hits a triply belly-to-belly in the match. They cut a promo on DX. DX vs. The Hart Dynasty is announced for the Christmas edition of SmackDown.
- Beth Phoenix defeats Maria.
- Rey Mysterio defeats Batista to become the new #1 contender to the World Heavyweight Title. Rey comes out to the biggest reaction of the night and gets the win with a rollup.
- Dark Match: Batista is left in the ring when the lights go out and The Undertaker appears. Taker defeats Batista with the Tombstone to send everyone home happy.
- Teddy Long opens SmackDown and talks about the #1 contendership to the World Title. Batista interrupts him then Rey Mysterio interrupts Batista. Mysterio vs. Batista for the #1 contender spot is made for tonight.
- Segment with Mickie James, Maria and Beth Phoenix. Maria vs. Beth is made for tonight.
- Michelle McCool, Layla and Beth Phoenix cut a promo.