– Former TNA star Alex Shelley has indeed been in serious talks with WWE. As of this past weekend, he has not signed a contract and is still booked for New Japan’s tour in September. Word is that Shelley and WWE are close to a deal and that his signing is imminent.
– The current target date for Mark Henry to return from shoulder surgery is late fall. Henry has been saying that if the shoulder doesn’t fully recover that he may retire but he is expecting to return.
(Partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)