Tonight’s WWE SmackDown Matches, JR Posts Update On Steve Austin, Sgt. Slaughter

– Matches for tonight’s WWE SmackDown include Rey Mysterio vs. Cody Rhodes, Kaitlyn vs. Natalya, Damien Sandow vs. Sheamus, Titus O’Neil & Darren Young vs. Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel, Kane vs. Alberto Del Rio and Randy Orton vs. Dolph Ziggler in the main event.

– Jim Ross posted the following update on Steve Austin Thursday night, confirming our reports from Wednesday about Austin being able to resume action movie roles in early 2013:

“Old friend @steveaustinBSR called today to check in. Rehabbing his knee. Will be back ‘killing’ bad guys 1st of year. A JR’S HOT BBQ fan.”

– WWE Legend Sgt. Slaughter will paying in the Jimmy Fund golf event on September 20th at the Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Hamden, Connecticut.