- Seth Lesser, better known as former WWE Superstar Simon Gotch of The Vaudevillains celebrates his 37th birthday today. The current MLW performer was born on October 18, 1982.
- John Nord, who worked in WWE as The Berzerker in the early 1990s and has a 20-year career that also included runs in Mid-South Wrestling, the AWA, WCCW, All Japan and WCW, celebrates his 60th birthday today.
- WWE broadcast team member McKenzie Mitchell (@McKenzieNMitchell) hosts two new "WWE Now" videos on WWE's official YouTube channel that were released on Friday. The first video, which you can view above, features several of the key free-agency acquisitions from the post-WWE Draft scene sounding off following their signings with RAW and Friday Night SmackDown.
In the second video, dubbed "4 Things To Know Before Tonight's SmackDown," McKenzie runs down some of the top matches scheduled for this week's blue brand show on FOX from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Click the following link for a complete preview of tonight's WWE Friday Night SmackDown On FOX show right here on DailyWrestlingNews.com!