– WWE Hideo Itami's race is over. PWInsider reports that Itami ended up with the company from the Smackdown taping on Tuesday night. The word is that Itami requested his release.
Itami was one of the big names in WWE for NXT, having signed in 2014 and competing at Andre the Giant Battle Royal at Wrestlemania 31. However, an injury put him out of action for over a year, leaving him until June 2016 He did not return to NXT television until April 2017, then rose to 205 Live in November of that year.
Itami moved his social media account to KENTA on the last day.
– The site also reports that Asuka defeated Charlotte Flair in a dark game after Smackdown. The match was described as "short but good," with Asuka winning by Asuka Lock.