- As noted, Gran Metalik defeated Tajiri and Kota Ibushi defeated Cedric Alexander to advance in the WWE Cruiserweight Classic last night. Above and below are post-match reactions with the two talking to Andrea D'Marco. Ibushi says it was an honor facing Alexander and he liked their match so much. Regarding his win over Tajiri, Metalik called it one of his greatest triumphs and says he's ready to show America and Mexico that he will be standing tall in the end.
- WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan turns 63 years old today while ECW Original Bill Alfonso turns 59.
- As seen below, 69% of Twitter fans gave last night's CWC episode a thumbs up with over 5,600 votes while 65% gave this week's WWE NXT episode a thumbs up with over 3,400 votes:
Did you enjoy tonight's episode of @WWE_CWC?— WWE (@WWE) August 11, 2016
Did you enjoy tonights episode of NXT?— WWE (@WWE) August 11, 2016