- WWE Hall of Famer Mil Mascaras turns 74 years old today while Hall of Famer Jesse Ventura turns 65, former WWE Diva Cherry turns 41 and current WWE Superstar Heath Slater turns 33.

- Austin Aries was missing from last night's WWE NXT live event in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was advertised to wrestle Hideo Itami but was replaced by Angelo Dawkins for an unknown reason. Aries also did not appear at Wednesday's NXT TV tapings but No Way Jose did further their feud with a promo against Aries.

- As seen below, 62% of fans gave last night's WWE SmackDown a thumbs up with over 6300 votes:

- Goldust noted on Twitter that he's thinking about starting a podcast. He wrote:

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