– WWE announced on this week’s episode of Raw that Santino Marella will face Antonio Cesaro for the United States Title in a SummerSlam pre-show match.
– WWE also announced that WWE Tag Team champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth will defend the titles against The Primetime Players at the show.
– Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.89 rating with 2.728 million viewers. The numbers were down slightly from the previous week, which did a 1.91 rating with 2.783 million viewers.
– “Rowdy” Roddy Piper returned on this week’s WWE Raw for a “Piper’s Pit” segment.