– Curtis Axel will defend the WWE Intercontinental Championship against R-Truth in a WWE Battleground rematch on this week’s episode of Smackdown. WWE will tape this week’s Smackdown on Tuesday night from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
– Goldust is under a new WWE Performer’s Contract that limits his independent dates. David Herro wrote on Facebook that Goldust had to regrettably pull out of his scheduled appearance at GLCW Blizzard Brawl 9 in December due to his deal. Click here for more information on the show.