Notes: Neville Free to Wrestle Anywhere, WWE in Saudi Arabia, Rowan Update, more

— The WWE’s Raw roster is set to embark on a crazy schedule over the next week. There was no house show last night and none tonight, but the crew heads to Rochester, NY for a live event on Sunday before Monday’s Raw in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. After that, they hop on plane for a live event in London, England on Wednesday before going to Osaka, Japan and Shanghai, China.

— Neither Randy Orton or Daniel Bryan are wrestling this weekend for the Smackdown brand. This is just a part of the limited schedule that both men have earned.

— As reported earlier today, former WWE star Neville is no longer under contract to the company after sitting out for much of the last year. There was some confusion on whether he was now serving a 90 day non-compete clause that WWE always invokes which would prevent him from wrestling elsewhere, but according to Dave Meltzer at f4wonline, that is not the case and he is free to work with anyone else effective immediately. With Cody Rhodes referencing Neville this week, it’s possible he could appear at All In next week.

— According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Erick Rowan could be sidelined approximately eight months due to his torn biceps that will require surgery. The injury came at a terrible time for him and Luke Harper as most believe it was “their time” after being stuck with no storylines since being repackaged as the Bludgeon Brothers.

— The rumor is that WWE will be returning to Saudi Arabia to do another supershow there on November 2, which if true, would interestingly be the Friday immediately after the women’s Evolution PPV. There are a lot of people who share the opinion that WWE is holding the all women’s event to reduce the backlash they will face and will continue to face with their ongoing agreement with Saudi Arabia.

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