- Seth Rollins was the latest guest on the Pro Wrestling Illustrated Podcast, which features exclusive excerpts from Rollins' "Hot Seat" interview with Al Castle, most of which is featured in the October issue of PWI, available on newsstands and at pwi-online.com. Rollins tackles a number of subjects in the interview, including his thoughts on the WWE brand split, the current Ring of Honor product, backyard wrestling, the controversial NJPW match between Ricochet and Will Ospreay and more. Rollins also discussed WWE's new attitude toward independent wrestlers.
The latest episode of the PWI Podcast also features Al and PWI Senior Writer Dan Murphy discussing the post-brand split WWE landscape and the top matches booked for SummerSlam. The PWI Podcast is available for streaming at pwi-online.com or on iTunes.
- The Star has an excerpt at this link from Pat Patterson's upcoming book, Accepted: How the First Gay Superstar Changed WWE. In the excerpt, Patterson discussed coming out to his parents for the first time.
- The Miz will be appearing at the Cricket Wireless Store in Fresno, Ca this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 6460 N Blackstone Ave Suite 101, ahead of that evening's live event at the Save Mart Center.