- Above is video from this week's Talking Smack with Dolph Ziggler talking to Daniel Bryan and Renee Young about why he's angrier than WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz, and their title match at Sunday's Backlash pay-per-view.
- Former WCW World Heavyweight Champion David Arquette turns 45 years old today while former WCW star Lodi turns 46 and former ECW World Champion Raven turns 52.
- We noted earlier this summer that Shelton Benjamin's WWE return was nixed due to a torn rotator cuff that was discovered. Benjamin revealed on Twitter that he underwent surgery on Wednesday. He tweeted:
Surgery complete. Back home. Still loopy. Happy the healing process in finally underway.— Shelton J. Benjamin (@Sheltyb803) September 8, 2016