Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

The 12/8 SmackDown will be taped tonight at the Florence Civic Center in Florence, South Carolina. WWE is taping SmackDown on a Saturday because they are heading off on yet another overseas tour and the first show of the tour is in Lisbon, Portugal on Monday.

Flash Funk is scheduled to make his return to WWE on Monday's show in Portugal. He will be wrestling Gregory Helms. Also, there will be another show held in Portugal the very next day and he will be wrestling Sylvan.

After the MNM vs Hardy Boyz match takes place at this Sunday's ECW PPV, both Johnny Nitro and Melina will be heading back to RAW whereas Joey Mercury will transfer from SmackDown over to ECW as a singles heel.