Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- New advertisements for upcoming SmackDown live events have Randy Orton booked with Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio in three-way matches. With the exception of the period where he's away shooting 12 Rounds: Reloaded, Orton will remain in the main event picture.
- Wrestling legend The Great Muta pitched the idea to team with Ric Flair for a September 23rd All Japan Pro Wrestling show. The sides couldn't come to financial terms because of the state that All Japan is currently in. The most they were willing to offer for the match was $15,000.
- Expect Santino Marella to get his rematch for the WWE United States Title against Antonio Cesaro at Night of Champions. No word yet what the Intercontinental Title match will be but the rest of the title matches look to be CM Punk vs. John Cena for the WWE Title, Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Title, Kaitlyn vs. Layla for the Divas Title and a four-way Tag Team Title match with Kofi Kingston & R-Truth vs. The Usos vs. Primo & Epico vs. Titus O'Neil & Darren Young.
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