- Above is backstage video from Saturday's WWE live event with Rusev hyping tonight's Flag Match at the WWE Battleground pay-per-view. The Bulgarian Brute says he's bringing John Cena and the USA down tonight.

- WWE United States Champion AJ Styles tweeted the following as he prepares for his first title defense against Kevin Owens at Battleground tonight:

- We noted earlier how Mr. Money In the Bank Baron Corbin sent warnings to Shinsuke Nakamura as well as Randy Orton & WWE Champion Jinder Mahal going into tonight's pay-per-view. Corbin also had this exchange with Nakamura for their match:

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