-- As seen on this week's edition of WWE SmackDown
, Drew McIntyre was fired by Teddy Long. McIntyre was fired after losing a match to Justin Gabriel. He has since been removed from the SmackDown roster page. According to backstage reports, John Laurinaitis is expected to re-hire McIntyre when he takes over WWE SmackDown next week.
-- David Otunga vs. The Great Khali is confirmed for Monday's RAW.
-- John Laurinaitis tweeted the following:
“#BigJohnny and #TheBigRedMonster? I like it. #SmackDown”
Aksana wrote the following about a possible match against Kane:
“@WWERawGM, No real man would put a woman in harm’s way”