- Former WWE NXT trainer and WWE Superstar Nick "Eugene" Dinsmore turns 40 years old today.

- EVOLVE announced today that former WWE NXT Superstar Sami Callihan (Solomon Crowe) will return their promotion in Orlando, Florida during WWE Royal Rumble weekend. More details will be revealed soon.

- WWE taped the following matches for tonight's SmackDown:

* Ryback vs. WWE United States Champion Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match
* Titus O'Neil vs. Tyler Breeze
* The Lucha Dragons vs. The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods) in a non-title match
* Becky Lynch vs. Brie Bella
* Dolph Ziggler vs. Kevin Owens

Full WWE SmackDown results for tonight are here.

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