Following his backstage fight with Sin Cara this past Tuesday at the Smackdown taping in Worcester, MA, WWE star Simon Gotch of the Vaudevillians is not on the road as initially scheduled for this weekend’s WWE live events. Gotch’s partner Aiden English appeared on tonight’s live event in Newark, NJ, losing to Apollo Crews in a singles bout, unaccompanied by Gotch.

Sin Cara is on the road and worked tonight’s event in Newark, teaming with Jack Swagger.

The Vaudevillains were drafted to Smackdown, while Cara was drafted to Raw this past Tuesday.

PWInsider.com is working to confirm Gotch’s status for this week’s TV tapings and beyond.

Tampa Bay local media have a story on Titus O’Neil joining some of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in bringing together the youth community with the police department in the area for “Champions of Character Day” on Thursday. You can read that by going here.

WWE has announced that The Usos will face Breezango on the Battleground Kickoff. Previously announced for the card:

Dean Ambrose vs. Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins (WWE Championship Triple Threat Match)
John Cena, Enzo Amore & Big Cass vs. The Club
Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens
The New Day vs. The Wyatt Family
Sasha Banks and a partner to be named vs. Charlotte & Dana Brooke
Intercontinental Champion The Miz defends against Darren Young
United States Champion Rusev defends Zack Ryder
The Highlight Reel’ with Randy Orton
Becky Lynch vs. Natalya

Here are this week’s WWE Network new additions:

The Raw Preshow at 7:30 PM Eastern will be hosted by Scott Stanford and an undisclosed panel of analysts

This Monday following Raw, it will be a brand-new WWE Ride along featuring the Club, Chris Jericho and Mark Henry.

Tuesday at 7:30 PM it will be the Smackdown Live Preshow show hosted by Scott Stanford and an undisclosed panel of guests

Wednesday at 8 PM Eastern, it will be a brand-new WWE NXT , which will feature the following:

Shinsuke Nakamura versus Wesley Blake

Billie Kay versus Santana Garrett

TM-61 versus Adrian Nails and Rob Ryzin

No Way José versus Steve Cutler

William Regal announces Samoa Joe’s number one contender for NXT Takeover : Back to Brooklyn”

Wednesday at 9 PM Eastern it will be the third episode of WWE’s Cruiserweight Classic which will feature the following first round matches:

Zack Sabre Junior versus Tyson Dux

Drew Gulak versus Gurv Sihra

Anthony Bennett versus Tony Nese

Raul Mendoza versus Brian Kendrick

WWE will have two live events today in Wildwood, New Jersey and Salisbury, Maryland.

NXT will have a live event in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Finn Balor, Sam Zayn, Cesaro and more have been added to the roster going to Manila on September 9. For more on that event go here.

Roman Reigns makes a surprise return at a WWE Live Event in Newark, Delaware : July 22, 2016

Becky Lynch recaps her first San Diego Comic-Con experience

AJ STYLES – Mattel WWE Interview at SDCC 2016!

WWE’s AJ Styles and Becky Lynch Talk Toys, Games, and Karl Anderson’s Wife – Comic-Con 2016

Later today, Marvel will have their San Diego Comic Con panel in regards to the feature films slate and it is heavily implied that the cast of “Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” will be there. This would include former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dave Bautista. “Guardians of The Galaxy: Volume 2” will release next April.

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