– Former WWE Tag Team Champion Doug Basham turns 45 years old today while former WWE star Ricky Ortiz, who is now married to former WWE star Layla, turns 41.

– WWE taped the following for tonight’s SmackDown:

* Rusev vs. Sin Cara
* Dana Brooke vs. Becky Lynch
* Kofi Kingston vs. Aiden English
* The Usos vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson
* R-Truth and Tyler Breeze vs. Fandango and Goldust
* Cesaro and Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz
* Appearances by Chris Jericho, Dean Ambrose, Bob Backlund, Darren Young, AJ Styles, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns and others

– Zack Ryder and Heath Slater had this Twitter exchange on WWE’s “new era” yesterday: