Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

- Both Layla and Richie Steamboat are still under contract to WWE. There were reports that Richie had been cut but he's still out with a back injury that could be career-ending. It's been speculated that Layla is out due to medical reasons or some kind of injury but The Wrestling Observer reports that she's dealing with personal issues.

- Batista will start working WWE live events this weekend, with the shows in Phoenix, AZ on Saturday, and Las Vegas, NV on Sunday. We would appreciate a report for either of these events, so if you are attending one, please send us a report by clicking here.

- Regarding the name changes for Big E and Cesaro, that is a Vince McMahon decision.

- Shane McMahon currently owns 1,541,224 shares of WWE stock, which is worth more than $35 million. After selling a lot in the past year, Stephanie McMahon currently owns 661,678 shares worth more than $14 million.

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