– The crowd at Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings from Manchester, England was said to be not as loud and into the show as the crowd at Monday’s RAW in the same building. Attendance was also down from Monday.
– Brad Maddox defeated El Local (Ricardo Rodriguez) in the dark match prior WWE TV tapings in Manchester, England.
– There was a fan dressed as Superman in the crowd at Monday’s WWE RAW. That same fan was in the front row at today’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Manchester and WWE security gave him a t-shirt to cover up with.
– After today’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Manchester, England, William Regal was introduced as the special referee for the dark main event. Regal came out in a suit and received a huge pop from the crowd.
The dark main event saw John Cena defeat Alberto Del Rio with the World Heavyweight Title on the line. After the match, Regal took the mic and praised Cena before attacking him and laying him out. Cena came back and hit Attitude Adjustments on Regal and ring announcer Tony Chimel. Regal received another huge pop when he left the ring.