The 79th edition of WWE Superstars came to you from the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and from the Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Three nights before Wade Barrett, with his newest recruit, John Cena, in his corner, challenges Randy Orton for the WWE Title at Bragging Rights, Wade Barrett & The Nexus would make their WWE Superstars debut as Wade Barrett, David Otunga, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel would invade Superstars! In a rematch from two weeks ago on WWE Superstars, Darren Young would go one-on-one with the 2008 King of the Ring William Regal!
- Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov def. Jey & Jimmy Uso by Santino Marella pinning Jey Uso following the Cobra Strike.
- William Regal def. Darren Young by pin following the Regal Knee.
- Non-Title: Drew McIntyre & "Dashing" Cody Rhodes def. MVP & Chris Masters by "Dashing" Cody Rhodes pinning MVP following Cross Rhodes.
WWE Superstars kicks off with tag team action as, three nights before he is one of seven members of Team RAW in the Bragging Rights Elimination Tag Match, Santino Marella and his tag team partner, Vladimir Kozlov would face Jey & Jimmy Uso! In the end, it was miscommunication between Jey & Jimmy Uso that would allow Santino Marella to hit the Cobra Strike on Jey Uso en route to picking up the win! With their being question regarding Santino Marella being the “weak link” of Team RAW, how will Santino fare this Sunday at Bragging Rights?
Then it was time for a rematch from two weeks ago on WWE Superstars as former Nexus member Darren Young would go one-on-one with the 2008 King of the Ring William Regal! In the end, it was the same result as two weeks ago as, despite an impressive effort by Darren Young, it was William Regal blasting Young in the skull with a vicious knee en route to picking up the win!
Then it was time for The Nexus to make their debut appearance on WWE Superstars as Wade Barrett, Darren Young, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel appear just three nights before Wade Barrett, with John Cena in his corner, challenges Randy Orton for the WWE Title at Bragging Rights! Wade Barrett states that he will become fortieth WWE Champion in history at Bragging Rights before reminding everyone that, if John Cena does not follow his orders at Bragging Rights, then Cena will be fired! Barrett then proclaims that The Nexus is the most “dominant” group in the WWE and, after Bragging Rights, he will be the most “dominant” WWE Champion! Will Wade Barrett indeed be the new WWE Champion after Bragging Rights? What will be John Cena’s role in the title match this Sunday night?
Then it was time for the main event as the WWE Tag Team Champions Drew McIntyre & “Dashing” Cody Rhodes would face the team of “The Ballin’ Superstar” MVP and “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters in a non-title match! In the end, it was “Dashing” Cody Rhodes hitting the Cross Rhodes on MVP en route to picking up the win!