Exclusive: Who Produced Matches For This Week's Smackdown Live (8/21)?

This week's Smackdown Live episode was the first following a momentous Summerslam, and had many eyes on it in the wake of big storyline changes.

Fightful.com has learned several producers for segments on the Tuesday night staple. WWE Hall of Famer Michael Hayes produced the Randy Orton vs. Jeff Hardy match, which saw Hardy utilize a big Swanton. As we've mentioned before, Hayes has a knack for helping find creative spots like we saw in that match.

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Contrary to rumors, Jason Jordan didn't produce the Peyton Royce vs. Naomi match, a returning Tyson Kidd did. However, that's not to say that he didn't shadow or help out. The night's main even match was produced by Jamie Noble, which saw New Day win the Smackdown Tag Team Championships from the Bludgeon Brothers.

Becky Lynch's polarizing promo was produced by Sarah Stock, but it's important to note that and direction by Vince McMahon can nullify the producer's better judgment. Dave "Fit" Finlay was working as a producer on the latest version of the Rusev & Lana vs. Zelina & Andrade Cien Almas match.

You can hear more about the production assignments for this week's episode of Smackdown Live on the Fightful Select Weekender Podcast, which airs on Sunday this week. 

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