– This week’s Smackdown dark main event featured Dolph Ziggler and Randy Orton defeating Bray Wyatt and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz.
– IGN reports that publisher BOOM! Studios will launch a new ongoing comic book series titled “WWE” in January 2017. Written by Dennis Hopeless (Avengers Arena, Spider-Woman) and drawn by newcomer Eduard Petrovich, the story follows Seth Rollins as he tries to win the WWE World Title while dealing with his former partners in The Shield, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns.
WWE #1 will also feature a backup story on The New Day, drawn by Rob Guillory (Chew) and written by Ross Thibodeaux (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2016 Annual). The 32 page full-color comic has a price tag of $3.99. Before that, WWE and BOOM! will release a one-shot issue called “WWE: Then. Now. Forever.” on November 9th.
– As seen this week on WWE RAW, Drew Gulak and Lince Dorado teamed up to lose to Rich Swann and Cedric Alexander while Tony Nese lost to Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins. WWN Live issued the following in their e-mail alerts regarding WWN-contracted talents Nese and Gulak working RAW:
“WWN is very proud that WWN contracted wrestlers Drew Gulak and Tony Nese wrestled on WWE Raw last night in Cruiserweight Division matches. Both Gulak and Nese are now featured on the WWE.com Raw Roster section. This is another step in the building relationship between EVOLVE/WWN and WWE. We are very happy to say that Gulak and Nese will continue to wrestle in EVOLVE while they compete in the WWE Cruiserweight Division. Gulak is set to team with Tracy Williams to challenge EVOLVE Tag Team Champions DUSTIN & Drew Galloway at EVOLVE 70 on October 15th in Orlando, FL. The losing duo can never team again. Tony Nese returns to EVOLVE on November 12th in Queens, NY and November 13th in Joppa, MD.”
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