- We noted earlier that WWE Cruiserweight Classic competitor Kota Ibushi worked tonight's WWE NXT TV tapings in a match against Murphy. Ibushi came out with CWC graphics in his entrance, so it appears the match will air on August 3rd. Fellow CWC competitor Sean Maluta also worked tonight's tapings, against the returning Hideo Itami. Their match will air on August 10th. This is Itami's first NXT TV match since returning from the shoulder injury.
- WWE Hall of Famer George "The Animal" Steele, who has been dealing with kidney problems, noted on Twitter that he is now at home after spending 105 days in the hospital. Steele tweeted today:
I broke down emotionally today. JESUS let me return home after 105 days in the hospital.— George Steele (@georgesteele) July 13, 2016
- As seen below, Triple H revealed the opening video for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic: