Cody Rhodes To Face Kane At WWE NXT Taping, Batista Appearing At Comic-Con

- Former WWE talent Dave Bautista (a/k/a Batista) stated on Twitter that he will be appearing at this week's San Diego Comic-Con to promote The Man with the Iron Fists, a film he appears in. He will be tweeting announcements regarding the movie in the ensuing days.

- WWE will hold a Raw live event at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York on Saturday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m. Ticketmaster.com is holding a pre-sale through Friday at 11:59 p.m. with the passcode WPWWE. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.

- Former WWE talent Shane Helms (a/k/a The Hurricane) turns 38 years old on Thursday.

- Cody Rhodes announced Wednesday via Twitter that he will wrestle Kane at Thursday's WWE NXT taping at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. The WWE Divas are also scheduled to appear and WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will call all the action. (Event Information)

Rhodes noted that this will be his first encounter with The Big Red Monster.

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(source: PWInsider.com)