Good morning! Stranger in the Alps here, filling in for the intrepid Brian Bayless, who is on assignment.
Updated Hell In A Cell card for this Sunday:
The Big Show vs. Rusev
Brie Belle vs. Nikki Bella – Loser Becomes the Winner’s “Bitch”
Dolph Ziggler vs. Cesaro – Intercontinental Championship
Sheamus vs. The Miz – United State Championship
John Cena vs. Randy Orton – Hell in a Cell Match
Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins – Hell in a Cell Match
NXT Star to Try Out a New Gimmick
Tye Dillinger has been trying out a new gimmick at NXT house shows. It was described as a cross between Ravishing Rick Rude and Fandango.
Justin Roberts to Write a Book
Justin Roberts told TMZ that he plans on writing a book about his life. He wants it to be part inspirational and part instructional. He does not yet have a publisher for the planned work.
WWE Extras Pay Rate
Reddit user MetsFan4Ever, a former WWE backstage worker, is disputing the WON report that WWE cut its pay rate for extras. The Observer reported pay was cut from $250 to $100 but the Reddit user says this is false and the pay for independent wrestlers and extras was only cut by $50, and talent now gets $200. He also noted that people who appear as Adam Rose‘s Rosebuds at live events receive $100.