— PWinsider.com is reporting that Olympic Gold Medalist Gable Steveson was spotted in Pittsburgh, PA today – the site for tonight’s Friday Night Smackdown, making it possible that he is there for the show. He shares a similar collegiate wrestling background with Kurt Angle, who is having a birthday celebration tonight on the show. The report speculates that Steveson could be on TV tonight in a segment related to Angle.
— The Street Profits and Johnny Gargano are also in town for Smackdown. Gargano, as reported earlier in the week, is scheduled to team up with Kevin Owens to take on The Usos tonight in a non-televised dark match.