- A local promo during tonight's RAW in the St. Louis area advertised Bret Hart for the upcoming 1000th RAW episode from the Scottrade Center.

- PWInsider.com reports that "The Brooklyn Brawler" Steve Lombardi played Doink the Clown on tonight's RAW. Lombardi has played the character many times in the past.

- As noted earlier, Paul Heyman responded to Triple H's challenge for SummerSlam on behalf of Brock Lesnar. Heyman stated via satellite on RAW tonight that Lesnar will appear on the 1000th episode of RAW on July 23rd to confront Triple H directly. You can check out video of Heyman's promo below:

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