- As noted, last night's WWE SmackDown saw Shinsuke Nakamura defeat Kevin Owens in the main event to earn a spot on the men's Team SmackDown at Survivor Series for the 5-on-5 Traditional Elimination Match. In the video above, Nakamura says it's such an honor to be on team blue and last week they hit RAW with a surprise but at Survivor Series, it won't be a surprise when they beat them. Nakamura then mocks RAW General Manager and Team Captain Kurt Angle by using his "it's true, it's damn true!" line.
- The following matches and segments were taped for tonight's WWE NXT episode:
* Nikki Cross vs. Taynara Conti
* Fabian Aichner vs. Johnny Gargano
* NXT Tag Team Champions SAnitY defend against The Authors of Pain
* NXT Champion Drew McIntyre & Andrade "Cien" Almas contract signing for Takeover
* Heavy Machinery vs. two enhancement talents (may not air this week)
NXT spoilers for tonight are at this link.
- As noted, the feud between Sin Cara and WWE United States Champion Baron Corbin continued on last night's SmackDown as Cara pummeled Corbin until he was disqualified in their third straight non-title match. Cara became enraged after Corbin tried to take his mask off. Cara tweeted the following warning to Corbin after the show: