- As seen on tonight's WWE SmackDown, James Ellsworth defeated WWE World Champion AJ Styles in a Ladder Match to earn his SmackDown contract from Commissioner Shane McMahon. You can see video from the match above. As noted, Ellsworth recently announced at an indie show that he was offered a WWE deal and is working with the company full-time.
- WWE taped the following match tonight in Ottawa after SmackDown went off the air, for this week's WWE Main Event episode:
* Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss
Main Event spoilers for this week are at this link.
- After the Main Event tapings in Ottawa, the quick dark main event saw Dean Ambrose and Kane take on Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper. The finish saw Ambrose hit Dirty Deeds and Kane hit a chokeslam for the win.