— Look for Wade Barrett to return to action in August after having shoulder surgery. We noted before that WWE is planning on pushing Barrett and may be holding the Money in the Bank ladder match at SummerSlam so Barrett can win it and hold the briefcase for a title shot.
— As noted before, WWE Champion CM Punk will be appearing at the Chicago Comic Con on August 11th. Punk was announced today as one of the event’s headliners.
— WWE has a new article up looking at who could challenge Sheamus for the World Heavyweight Title next. They list Alberto Del Rio, Big Show, Daniel Bryan and members of Team Laurinaitis. They also wrote the following about Brock Lesnar possibly taking Sheamus on:
“And finally, there is also the 500-pound elephant in the room. Just one week ago, the thought of a Brock Lesnar-Sheamus title bout may have seemed like nothing more than a fantasy. But Lesnar’s shocking presence Monday night opens up the imagination to all kinds of possibilities. Though his intentions are not clear as this moment, his very name adds fuel to the fires of speculation as the WWE Universe plays a very real game of “Who’s Next?” in line to challenge for the World Heavyweight Championship.”