SmackDown Notes: Highest Gate Ever for SmackDown, Match Cut, Cena Works Dark Match

SmackDown Gate

Last night’s WWE SmackDown at Madison Square Garden drew the highest grossing ticket gate in the history of SmackDown, according to Ariel Helwani.

The show was essentially sold out, selling around 13,132 tickets, according to WrestleTix.

Women’s Match Cut

A women’s tag team match, with Zelina Vega & Carmella taking on Liv Morgan & Toni Storm was cut from last night’s SmackDown due to time constraints, according to Fightful Select.

A Happy Corbin and Kevin Owens segment was also planned for the show, but was cut earlier in the day, while the women’s match was cut during the show.

Zelina Vega, who lost her father on 9/11, tweeted after the match was cut:

John Cena

John Cena wrestled in a dark match after last night’s SmackDown went off the air, teaming with Rey & Dominik Mysterio to defeat Roman Reigns & The Usos.