Backstage SmackDown Fallout, Clay vs. Sandow News, JR On CM Punk & Steve Austin, HBK
– WWE is plugging a Tout video from Brodus Clay where they say he is training for a SummerSlam match. The video shows Clay working out in Los Angeles and at the end, he just yells Sandow. We noted before that Clay vs. Damien Sandow was penciled in for SummerSlam but still hasn’t been officially announced.
– There are just a handful of tickets left for Mick Foley’s post-SummerSlam comedy event in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Several WWE Superstars and Divas will be in attendance. Foley teased that some would be sitting among the fans.
– As noted before, Jim Ross did a sit-down interview with CM Punk and Steve Austin for WWE ’13 earlier this week. Ross called the interview “respectfully combative, a classic.”
– Shawn Michaels was asked to comment on speculation that he is coming out of retirement. He tweeted:
“Same speculation different day!!”
– Dolph Ziggler, Eve Torres and others are featured in the latest WWE Backstage Fallout from SmackDown: