- As reported Sunday, Randy Orton was caught on camera using the middle finger gesture during his match against Dolph Ziggler at Night of Champions. According to F4WOnline.com, Orton’s flippant action stemmed from a group of fans ringside chanting “Orton sucks.” He also yelled obscenities. Following the match, Orton reportedly threatened a fan that he would “kick his ass” after the show.
– During a commercial Monday night on Raw promoting this week’s episode of WWE Saturday Morning Slam on The CW, it was announced that Zack Ryder will be in action. The program will also feature segments on WWE Champion CM Punk and The Miz.
– On Sept. 30, SmackDown ring announcer and songstress Lilian Garcia will perform during halftime at Metlife Stadium – the site of WrestleMania XXIX – when the New York Jets take on the San Francisco 49ers. Garcia was at the Jets’ facility in New Jersey on Monday doing media and rehearsing for the appearance.
– It was announced at Raw Monday in Bridgeport, Connecticut at Webster Bank Arena that a SmackDown taping will be held at the venue on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Ticketmaster.com is holding a pre-sale with the code WWEBridgeport.