Booker T Running SmackDown from Houston, Dreamer’s HOH Shaping Up Nicely, More
- WWE’s shop website has several new Basics t-shirts up and a lot of Back to School supplies.
- Tommy Dreamer has announced that former WWE Superstar Big Daddy V and TNA Knockout Winter will be appearing on his debut House of Hardcore event from Poughkeepsie, New York on October 6th. Dreamer will also be wrestling. V and Winter join the roster that already includes Sandman, Luke Gallows, Chris Masters, Rhino, Sami Callihan, Daivari, Jazz, Hale Collins, Rick Steiner, Scott Steiner, The Young Bucks, Eddie Kingston, Carlito, Paul London and Brian Kendrick. WWE Hall of Famer Edge will also be appearing. Edge is being billed under his real name – Adam Copeland.
- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings take place from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas – the hometown of new SmackDown General Manager Booker T. Confirmed for this week’s show is Sin Cara vs. Cody Rhodes and Chris Jericho’s Highlight Reel with special guests Vickie Guerrero and Dolph Ziggler. Advertised locally is John Cena vs. Big Show and John Laurinaitis. WWE is also advertising Triple H and AJ Lee to make appearances.