PWInsider provided the following backstage notes from tonight’s SmackDown:
* There is no sign of Sanity, Andrade “Cien” Almas or Zelina Vega, so they won’t be making their arrivals on the show.
* There is no sign of Randy Orton.
* Former ECW personality Jeff Jones is visiting at the taping.
* Asuka defeated Sonya Deville before the show.
* Nikolai Volkoff is also backstage.