- WWE has announced that Shinsuke Nakamura will open this week's SmackDown with a message for the WWE Universe. Above is a promo for this week's show from Des Moines, Iowa, which will also feature Charlotte Flair vs. SmackDown Women's Champion Naomi with the title on the line.

- WWE taped the following matches tonight in Kansas City for this week's Main Event episode:

* Rhyno vs. Titus O'Neil

* Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik vs. Tony Nese and Drew Gulak

Main Event spoilers for this week are at this link.

- We've noted how WWE has plans for RAW Tag Team Champions The Hardys to eventually bring their "Broken" gimmicks to the company. Matt Hardy picked up a singles win over Sheamus on tonight's RAW from Kansas City and did several "Broken" taunts and gestures during the match. Below is a quick clip from the match and a graphic for Sunday's match at Payback with Matt's "Broken" face:

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