Matches for Tonight’s WWE NXT Episode, Natalya Films at SmackDown, Birthdays

Alexa Bliss

– WWE’s Billy Kidman turns 42 years old today; wrestling veteran Paul Diamond turns 55; and WWE Cruiserweight Classic participant Lince Dorado turns 29.

– WWE NXT taped the following matches for tonight’s episode:

* Finn Balor vs. Elias Samson
* Alexa Bliss vs. Rachael Ellering
* Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Alex Riley
* NXT Women’s Champion Asuka vs. Adrienne Reese (may air next week)
* NXT Tag Team Champions Chad Gable and Jason Jordan vs. John Skyler and Corey Hollis

– Natalya tweeted the following and indicated she filmed some kind of interview backstage at SmackDown last night in Des Moines:

Backstage Big Cass and Vince McMahon Story, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson Heat, WWE Star Saves Career Backstage, Huge WWE Plans for Women In the Works, Bad News for New WWE Stars, Huge Update on The Undertaker’s WWE Status, Possible WrestleMania 33 Plans for The Rock, Who Was “Wasted” at WrestleMania 32?, War Games at WWE SummerSlam?, Big Daniel Bryan Update, WWE Women Character Changes, Roman Reigns Feuding with WWE NXT Star?, Lots of “Bullet Club” Backstage WWE Updates, Must See New Lana & AJ Lee & Maryse, Lots of New GIFs & Exclusives, More