Samoa Joe Trains With MMA Fighter (Video), Austin Aries’ New Role, More

– The dark match prior to Tuesday’s SmackDown Live saw The Hype Bros defeat Breezango with The Hype Ryder. As we noted earlier, WWE is now taping Main Event on Mondays and Superstars has been dropped in favor of 205 Live.

– As seen on Tuesday’s WWE 205 Live premiere, Austin Aries has joined Corey Graves and Mauro Ranallo for weekly commentary. Aries is currently out of action from NXT after suffering a broken orbital bone.

– NXT Champion Samoa Joe and MMA star Josh Rafferty had a training session on Tuesday as Joe prepares to head out on an international tour with NXT. The Muscle Madness Youtube page, which has also recently published videos featuring John Cena and Ryback, posted the following on Wednesday morning: