- The Undertaker will defend the World Heavyweight Title at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view against the winner of a Beat the Clock Challenge that will take place on this week’s Friday Night SmackDown. Below are matches for the challenge:
* Matt Hardy vs. CM Punk, Kane vs. Dolph Ziggler, Chris Jericho vs. Rey Mysterio and Batista vs. R-Truth
Other matches taped last night for this week’s SmackDown include The Great Khali vs. a local wrestler, Mickie James vs. Beth Phoenix, The Hart Dynasty vs. Maria, Jimmy Wang Yang & Slam Master J plus John Morrison vs. Drew McIntyre for the WWE Intercontinental Title.
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