- Last week on Raw, a dejected Jack Swagger revealed he would be taking some extended time off following his latest loss—his last win was on the June 7, 2012, edition of WWE Superstars. Despite the angle, The All-American American is in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the site of tonight's Raw, according to the official Twitter feed of Live Audio Wrestling.
- Live tonight in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, WWE will pay tribute to the first-ever Intercontinental Champion, Pat Patterson. WWE.com has published an article profiling the WWE Hall of Famer, which also acknowledges his contributions behind-the-scenes.
- Juanita Wright, who portrayed Dusty Rhodes' valet Sapphire in the World Wrestling Federation, passed away sixteen years ago today at the age of 61. Fritz Von Erich, legendary wrestler, patriarch of the Von Erich family, and owner of the World Class Championship Wrestling territory, passed way fifteen years ago today.
- Bret Hart arrived to the Bell Centre today for Raw with a police escort. (Thanks to Jesse)
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