WWE RAW news: NXT update, main event for Main Event, Smackdown, mask vs. hair

- It was announced that on Thursday's NXT show, Ric Flair will be in Charlotte's corner and Bret Hart will be in Natalya's for their womens' title tournament final. Hart had a schedule conflict and a week ago, he wasn't going to appear but they must have cleared things up.

- Paige vs. Alicia Fox is also official for the Payback PPV. 

- Tag champions The Usos vs. Luke Harper & Erick Rowan in a non-title match is the main event for WWE Main Event this week.

- For WWE Payback, it will be Torito vs. Hornswoggle in a mask vs. hair match, which explains Hornswoggle growing his hair long. 

- On WWE Smackdown this week, it will be US Champion Sheamus vs. I-C Champion Bad News Barrett in a non-title battle of champions. 

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