- WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat turns 61 years old today while NXT trainer Norman Smiley turns 49, former WWE star Aaron Aguilera turns 37 and Masato Tanaka turns 41. Also, today would have been the 75th birthday of former WWE star 'The Missing Link' Dewey Robertson.
- WWE taped the following matches for tonight's SmackDown:
* Dolph Ziggler vs. Batista
* Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio