- Damien Sandow turns 34 years old today. Also, today would have been the 92nd birthday of Karl Gotch and the 81st birthday of Haystacks Calhoun.
- Fort Minor's "Welcome" has been announced as one of the theme songs for this year's WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view.
- WWE NXT taped the following matches for tonight's show:
* Bobby Roode arrives
* Hideo Itami vs. Sean Maluta
* NXT Women's Champion Asuka vs. Aliyah
* NXT Tag Team Champions Dash and Dawson vs. TM-61
* Mojo Rawley vs. Chris Atkins