- Randy Orton, who is currently serving a 60-day suspension for his second violation of WWE's Talent Wellness Program, is scheduled to compete in a future World Heavyweight Championship Match. On September 18 at the SmackDown taping at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he will face Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio in a Triple Threat Match for the belt.
WWE Chief Operating Officer Triple H is advertised to make a special appearance at the event.
- Former WWE developmental wrestler Marcus Owens stated on Twitter that he will be filming a new reality series for VH1 next month in Atlanta, Georgia. He was released from his contract with the wrestling organization earlier this year.
- Evenue.com is holding a pre-sale for the September 11 SmackDown taping at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The passcode is SHEAMUS.