- Tonight marks the one year anniversary of the three-hour Raw episodes, first implemented on the Raw 1000 show. WWE listed the top 10 matches of the three-hour format at this link, with the above match of Chris Jericho vs. CM Punk as No. 5.

- A contract signing between John Cena and Daniel Bryan for their match at SummerSlam will open tonight's RAW.

- Brad Maddox hyped that his second Raw will be better than his first on Twitter, writing:

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