- As we first reported at the end of August, John Cena will be taking a hiatus from WWE in mid-October to film the second season of American Grit, although he is scheduled to work the Survivor Series pay-per-view in November. His first scheduled live event after his hiatus is the WWE SmackDown live event at Madison Square Garden on Monday, December 26th. WWE World Champion AJ Styles, Dean Ambrose, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, SmackDown Women's Champion Becky Lynch, Intercontinental Champion The Miz, Dolph Ziggler and Naomi are also scheduled to appear. The pre-sale is underway at Ticketmaster, you can purchase tickets using pre-sale code WWEHOLIDAY. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Saturday at 10am ET.

- AJ Styles topped ESPN's latest WWE Power Rankings. Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins, The Miz and Dean Ambrose rounded out the top 5.

- Becky Lynch and The Big Show will be appearing at Wizard World Comic Con Austin in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas this weekend. Lynch will be appearing on Friday, while Big Show will be there on Saturday. Both Superstars will be signing autographs and posing for photos before participating in a Q&A. We would appreciate reports from their Q&As, so if you are attending one, please send us a report by clicking here.

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