* It was reported recently that one of Paul Heyman's pitches before being removed from the writing team was for a barbed wire match at the next SmackDown! PPV, No Way Out. However, once Heyman was removed, the possibility of such a match occurring seemed to take a huge hit.
More evidence that WWE was, and possibly still is, planning such a match comes from the iNDemand preview for WWE No Way Out:
"Conflict has a new battleground in the first ever barbed wire steel cage match. There's no place to run. There's no way out. SmackDown presents WWE