– WWE held another dark match at tonight’s TV tapings in Toledo, Ohio. The match saw Darren Young defeat Heath Slater before the SmackDown tapings began. Young had WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund in his corner while Bo Dallas was with Slater. Young picked up a quick win with Backlund’s Chicken Wing submission and Backlund “went berserk” in a post-match promo.
– It’s now confirmed that WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler will return to commentary on this Thursday’s SmackDown. He came out at tonight’s TV tapings in Toledo, Ohio. Lawler had been suspended until domestic charges against he and fiancee Lauryn McBride were dropped.
– WWE taped the following matches tonight in Toledo for this week’s Main Event episode:
* Cesaro vs. Curtis Axel
* Baron Corbin vs. Sin Cara
* Goldust and R-Truth vs. The Ascension
* WWE United States Champion Rusev vs. Apollo Crews in a non-title match
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