Shawne Merriman/WWE Update
We noted last week during our coverage of Triple H's NXT Takeover conference call, that Shawn Merriman has been in talks with WWE, and the company does indeed want to work with Merriman, but it's up to him as to what he wants to do.
In a new interview conducted for The Miami Herald, Triple H spoke more on Merriman's WWE status and had the following to say:
Backstage News on Stephanie's Raw Title Announcement
According to PWInsider.com, WWE reportedly received a negative Daniel Bryan update over the weekend and are now uncertain whether or not he will be medically cleared to return to the ring at Money in the Bank. WWE had previously been working under the impression that Bryan would be cleared in time for the PPV, which is why they have not stripped him of the WWE World Title.
Because Bryan's PPV status is now up in the air, Stephanie McMahon made the announcement on Raw last night so WWE has a plan B in case Bryan cannot compete at Money in the Bank.
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