- The first theme song for WWE’s 2012 SummerSlam pay-per-view is “Don’t Give Up (Rhythmic Remix)” by Kevin Rudolf.
– As seen at WWE No Way Out, Abraham Washington ditched Primo, Epico and Rosa Mendes to side with new #1 contenders Titus O’Neil and Darren Young. AW wrote the following on Twitter:
“AW doesn’t only stand for #AllWorld, it also stands for the #ArtofWar. The Colons were nothing but pawns and I’m the King. #CheckMate! For those of you who question my tactics, Tough S#!T, The PTP’z are the future of the #WWE. Can anybody out there say #MillionsOfDollars? I told the #Colons that I would give them the ultimate spotlight tonite and I delivered. Too bad they had to see them on their backs,lol!!!”
– As noted before, Dean Ambrose worked weekend RAW live events against Alex Riley. WWE Champion CM Punk posted a photo of Ambrose walking down the ramp and called him “our secret weapon.”
– John Cena, Sr. had a brief spot in the WWE Title match at Saturday night’s WWE Supershow in Lowell, Massachusetts. CM Punk and Daniel Bryan were fighting on the floor when Punk held Bryan and allowed Cena, Sr. to headbutt him in the chest. Cena, Sr. is a regular at WWE events in the Northeast.