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- After Raw went off the air, Dolph Ziggler's team attacked Ryback and John Cena. Cody Rhodes was isolated, and received signatures from Ryback, Cena and Wade Barrett.
Afterwards, Cena gave Barrett the microphone. Barrett said this is the first time he has ever been cheered and he will forever wear the Union Jack.
Ziggler came out to shout at Wade, but Cena hit him with the AA, and allowed Wade to carry on after telling Ziggler to show some manners. Barrett then promised to beat Sheamus on WWE Main Event and also promised to be the first English champion. Barrett then thanked the crowd and left to the back.
- Friday's Smackdown show drew a 1.96 rating for Syfy network, up from the 1.93 rating it did the week before. Smackdown averaged 2.878 million viewers compared to the 2.820 million averaged during the previous episode.
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- William Regal wrote the following about his commentary work on NXT which caused speculation that Hunico had been suspended when he's really just out with an injury:
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- Wade Barrett was asked on Twitter why he wraps his knuckles. He replied:
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