Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

- The official YouTube account of TNA Wrestling has released footage of Dixie Carter presenting the individual who portrays X Division Champion Manik, TJ Perkins, with an official TNA Wrestling contract.

- Sam Shaw, who has not appeared on TNA Wrestling programming since June at Slammiversary, has not returned to the promotion's Louisville, Kentucky based developmental league Ohio Valley Wrestling—he was assigned there late last year after being awarded a contract through "Gut Check." According to his Twitter account, he is currently residing in Florida and appearing for various independent groups during his hiatus.

- Mickie James has been announced to appear at Hammer Town Comic Con at the Hamilton Convention Centre 1 Summers Lane Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, taking place on Saturday, October 5.

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