- In the video above, NXT General Manager William Regal talks about this week's Hideo Itami vs. Tyson Kidd match. Regal also talks about NXT moving to Wednesday nights next week with Adrian Neville vs. Sami Zayn for the NXT Title. Regal says next Wednesday will be special as we'll also have Baron Corbin vs. Bull Dempsey.
- Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham, who still works for ESPN, turns 39 years old today.
- WWE taped the following matches for tonight's SmackDown:
* Adam Rose vs. Big E
* The Ascension vs. two local wrestlers
* Alicia Fox vs. Naomi
* Goldust & Stardust vs. The Miz & Damien Sandow vs. The Usos
* Sin Cara vs. Bad News Barrett
* Seth Rollins and Big Show vs. Roman Reigns and a partner