Below are a couple of backstage notes for tonight’s SmackDown 1000th episode, courtesy of PWInsider.
* The word making it’s rounds backstage is that Batista arrived to the venue late.
* Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins are both backstage. It will be interesting to see if they appear as the Edgeheads on the show.
* WWE is not bringing back the “fist” entrance ramp for the event.
* WWE is selling a special edition Evolution t-shirt tonight.