- As noted, Santino Marella was backstage at Monday's RAW. He was also backstage at SmackDown last night in Ottawa. While he wasn't used for a retirement announcement on TV, Santino did make some charity appearances for WWE on Monday and Tuesday.
- WWE has released a new Hulk Hogan t-shirt for this week's Japan tour here. They also have a summer sale at this link with huge markdowns on summer merchandise, superstar themed sunglasses, towels, muscle tees and more.
"I guess it's a double-edged sword. It should no longer be a surprise, but then every time I go out [and do something else], it's, 'Look at what this wrestler can do.' When I was told that I couldn't be in the ring anymore, the idea of having another outlet, a way to express myself, became very important to me."
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