-- Ticketmaster.com is holding a pre-sale for the October 15 Raw in Nashville, Tennessee at the Bridgestone Arena beginning Thursday at 10:00 a.m. with the passcode MARK. The venue's official website is advertising a WWE Championship Match between CM Punk and John Cena.
-- Tyler Reks announced on Facebook and Twitter Wednesday that he has been granted his release from WWE. He cited his desire to be a full-time father, writing, "I realized recently that being a Superstar means sacrificing certain things, including time with my family. As a new father, my heart broke every time I had to leave to go on the road. I didn't ever want to miss another moment with my daughter, so I made the decision to be a full time dad and hang up my boots."
Curt Hawkins addressed his former tag team partner's career decision via Twitter, writing, "Lucky for all of you I'm not a Dad (yet), I'm just a determined kid who loves the wrestling business. I'm here to stay. See you at the show."
JTG also tweeted the following: "@GabeTuft: I just want to say thank you to WWE. for allowing me to be part (cont) http://tl.gd/ivnr2p "q .The locker room will miss you bro