-- New Japan Pro Wrestling is planning a tour of the US west coast as early as next year. The promotion ran an east coast tour this year. NJPW president Naoki Sugabayashi addressed the company's expansion plans recently, saying, "Recently, we have been dispatching our performers to Mexico, and we are also inviting their performers here. We have done events on the East Coast of America, and are hoping to do more on the West Coast."
-- Here are tonight's confirmed WWE SmackDown matches:
* Non-Title Champion vs. Champion Match: Zack Ryder © vs. Cody Rhodes ©
* Kofi Kingston vs. Primo