- Paul Heyman will join the current WWE RAW live event tour beginning with tonight’s show in White Plains, New York. He will be in CM Punk’s corner as he faces Big Show. Joey Styles noted on Twitter that he would also be in attendance for the show.
– The WWE SmackDown brand will kick off weekend events in Canada tonight with a show in Sarnia, Ontario. With Randy Orton being away filming 12 Rounds: Reloaded, the new main event for tonight will be Dolph Ziggler vs. Wade Barrett vs. Sheamus. Kane and Daniel Bryan will defend against Kofi Kingston and R-Truth.
– One of the biggest independent wrestling shows of the year will take place tonight in Fishkill, NY with the Northeast Wrestling promotion. A pre-show autograph signing will take place with Hulk Hogan. Other names advertised include Roddy Piper, Matt Hardy, Lita, Goldust, Vader, Jim Duggan, Angelina Love, Velvet Sky and others.
– Another big independent show will take place tonight in Melrose, Massachusetts with the Millennium Wrestling Federation, the group that features John Cena Sr. They will be celebrating their 11th birthday. Stars advertised include WWE’s Teddy Long, Ron Simmons, The Boogeyman, Big Daddy V, Al Snow, Little Guido, Paul Bearer and others.