- As noted, WWE released a new WWE Backlash promo, which is the first SmackDown branded pay-per-view since the draft last month, which you can watch above. The trailer features a new logo for the event at the 0:27 mark.
- Former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Scott Steiner took to Twitter and wants to be featured in WWE 2K17, as seen below:
The @WWE can remember my birthday. ...let's see if they can remember to put me in 2k17 and beating Goldberg a**...— Big Poppa Pump (@ScottSteiner) August 11, 2016