- As noted, WWE has been bringing back some former stars following the brand extension. One of the names that will be returning is Brian "Curt Hawkins" Myers, and PWInsider reports that he will be appearing on the SmackDown brand.
- Former WWE Diva Lisa Marie Varon, f.k.a. Victoria, teased something for this Thursday's SmackDown after her friend wrote that the show on Tuesday "is gonna be really cool if you're a fan of @REALLiSAMARiE. She wrote:
Smackdown on Tuesday is gonna be really cool if you're a fan of @REALLiSAMARiE... Just saying....— Adam Raymond (@stitchedupadam) August 1, 2016
I was told by @stitchedupadam that this week's WWE Smackdown is a must see. Not sure why. Hmmmm— Lisa Marie Varon (@REALLiSAMARiE) August 1, 2016