WWE has made clear the Shane McMahon – Brock Lesnar storyline will continue. It has been announced that Raw Commissioner Stephanie McMahon has fined Brock Lesnar $500 for attacking Shane at Summerslam. Shane McMahon announced on Smackdown that this is far from over.

WWE.com reporting that Finn Balor underwent successful surgery to repair his torn labrum in his shoulder yesterday. Finn Balor is likely to be out of action six to nine months.

Set for Backlash on September 11 live on the WWE Network from Richmond, Virginia:

AJ Styles versus Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Championship

Six Pack Challenge to crown the first Smackdown Women’s Champion: Natalya versus Becky Lynch versus Alexa Bliss versus Naomi versus Nikki Bella versus Carmella

The finals of the Smackdown Tag Title Tournament

WWE Shop has a brand-new Becky Lynch hat and goggles as well as Sasha Banks sunglasses. They also have preorders for the new Smackdown Titles. The Women’s title will be in stock September 9 and The Tag Team Titles will be available December 9.

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If you haven’t seen this week’s Talking Smack on WWE Network, I highly suggest you do. Not only do you get one hell of a brawl between Carmella and Nikki Bella on the set, but the Miz cuts one hell of a promo on Smackdown GM Daniel Bryan which can be partially seen down below

Announced for next week’s Smackdown Live

Heath Slater and Rhyno will compete in the Smackdown Tag Team Championship tournament

Sports Illustrated has an interview with NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura talking inspiration, Samoa Joe and more. Check that out by going here.

Tonight at 8 PM Eastern on WWE Network, it will be a brand-new WWE NXT which will feature more action from Brooklyn:

Tye Dillinger versus Wesley Blake

The Authors of Pain with Paul Ellering versus TM 61

Tonight at 9 PM Eastern on WWE Network, it will be the final action from the second round of WWE Cruiserweight Classic:

Lince Dorado versus Rich Swann

Zack Sabre Jr. versus Drew Gulak

Johnny Gargano versus TJ Perkins

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