– WWE announced on this week’s episode of Talking Smack that The Usos would defend the SmackDown Live Tag Team Championships against American Alpha on next Tuesday’s episode of SmackDown Live in Boston. Keep in mind that the match will be called off if one of the teams goes to RAW in the Superstar Shakeup on Monday night.
– Violinist Lee England Jr appeared on this week’s episode of SmackDown Live to perform Shinsuke Nakamura’s theme song as he made his main roster debut. After the show, he posted this backstage photo with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon:
“Once again @WWE @shinsukenakamura we did it again!!! Thanks #VinceMcMahon @_lawi_ and @jumpman23 for the love.. #WWE #SMACKDOWN WRESTLEMANIA #NXT #ART #VIOLIN #MUSIC.”