- As noted earlier, WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel was forced to withdraw from his match with Big E. Langston on tonight's WWE Hell In A Cell Kickoff show. WWE announced moments ago that Kofi Kingston will now face Damien Sandow on the Kickoff show.
- Dave Meltzer of F4WOnline.com reports that Axel was injured on last Monday's RAW. Apparently Axel blew out both of his hips during the match in a "freak accident."
- Big E. Langston issued the following tweet after it was announced that his match tonight was off:
Big E Langston (@BigELangston) October 27, 2013