– Following a lengthy absence due to injury and a 60-day suspension from his second violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program, Rey Mysterio is advertised for next Tuesday’s SmackDown taping at the Valley View Casino in San Diego, California.
– Continuing WWE’s parade of Legends to promote the 1000th episode of Raw on July 23, two-time WWE Champion Bob Backlund appeared on Monday’s show as he trapped Heath Slater in his trademark Crossface Chickenwing. It was his first appearance on WWE programming since the 15th anniversary episode of Raw on December 10, 2007.
– The Ticketmaster.com pre-sale code for SummerSlam Axxess on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Nokia Plaza at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles is WWESTAPLES. The pre-sale is already ongoing and will conclude on Friday. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday.
– Vickie Guerrero offered her thoughts on Monday’s Raw via Twitter: “Great night tonight! @HEELZiggler shined with perfection! I cant wait to bring home the briefcase from Money in the Bank on Sunday.”
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