– New WWE SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon will be starting a week early as he appears on this Thursday’s SmackDown.
– WWE taped the following matches tonight in Grand Rapids for this week’s Main Event episode:
* Sheamus vs. Titus O’Neil
* Becky Lynch vs. Alicia Fox with Natalya on commentary
* Jack Swagger, Apollo Crews, Goldust and R-Truth vs. The Ascension and The Vaudevillains