As reported last night, during a European broadcast, WWE advertised Randy Orton vs. CM Punk for the November 7th house show event in Rome, Italy, which means Orton's in-ring return date is less than a month away. WWE's also advertising a World Heavyweight Championship match between Chris Jericho and Batista at the November 6th house show in Milan, Italy.
As reported last night, WWE has plans to debut a new character speaking carny -- the secret language of carnival workers. On last night's edition of SmackDown, vignettes promoting the debut of WWE developmental wrestler Sinn Bowdee began to air. He was shown at a carnival talking carny. The vignette referred to him as Kizarny, his new WWE ring name.
CBS9.com has a story on SmackDown star Carlito. He talks about his father Carlos Colon, Vince McMahon, and teaming with his brother Eddie Colon. "If you work hard dreams can come true," Carlito said. "Don't expect to be as good as Carlito 'cause that's shooting too high. But at least aspire to be like Carlito." You can see the video piece at CBS4.com.
Some evening news broadcasts following SmackDown on MyNetworkTV featured a story on MVP talking about how he discovered his heart condition through WWE's Wellness Policy cardio testing. MVP noted that he could have died had the heart condition not been discovered.
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