Battleground Rematch On Smackdown, Goldust's WWE Contract

- 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.

  • jdl

    Goldust needs one last solid run, a match with Cody at Mania, then a long term gig as a trainer down at NXT. Few people in this industry know how to sell a gimmick on camera and in the ring better than he can.