WWE Network has uploaded more 1988 NWA World Championship Wrestling to the service the last 24 hours including the great episode where they explain Barry Windham’s turn to become a Four Horsemen (April 30), one of the best explanations of a heel turn in the history of the business.

Today on WWE Network, it will be a brand-new edition of Ride Along featuring Enzo, Big Cass and the Dudley Boyz at 9:00 PM

Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady were interviewed by CBSSports.com to promote Summerslam at this link.

Charlotte and Ric Flair did an interview with BrBothampbell of ESPN in which they discuss the former WWE Women’s Champion getting into the business, changing the game and her legacy beyond being Ric Flair’s daughter. You can check that out by going here

Here is Sasha Banks’ appearance on SportsCenter last night

Fox Sports has an article written by WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross with WWE Legends talking about their SummerSlam memories. You can check that out by going here.

Here are the community events happening today in the New York City area in promotion for SummerSlam:

“Be a STAR” Bullying Prevention Rally – Thursday, Aug. 18
Earlier this year, WWE and The Boys & Girls Clubs of America launched a multi-year partnership focusing on youth development and bullying prevention efforts around Be a STAR, WWE’s anti-bullying initiative. WWE Superstars Sin Cara, Natalya, Darren Young and Sami Zayn will speak about the importance of bullying prevention to more than 150 members of the Columbus Boys & Girls Club in the Bronx.

Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game – Thursday, Aug. 18
WWE, an international partner of the Special Olympics Global Play Unified Campaign, will host a Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game at the Navy Yard Boys & Girls Club in Brooklyn for 150 Club members. Special Olympics athletes will participate in a basketball game where WWE Superstars Big Show, R-Truth, Mark Henry, Zack Ryder and Naomi, WWE announcer Corey Graves and WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel will serve as honorary coaches.

Here are the signings/personal appearances scheduled for today:

Seth Rollins will be at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., from 4 to 7 p.m. His schedule is as follows:

4 p.m.: Photo ops
5 p.m.: Autograph signing
6:30 p.m.: Q&A panel

Please note: Tickets are required for admission, autographs and photo opportunities. Availability is limited. Advanced purchase is suggested — please visit here for ticket and schedule information.

Bayley will be at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. Her schedule is as follows:

5 p.m.: Photo ops
5:45 p.m.: Autograph signing
7:30 p.m.: Q&A panel

Please note: Tickets are required for admission, autographs and photo opportunities. Availability is limited. Advanced purchase is suggested — please visit here for ticket and sc

The Miz & Maryse – Thursday, August 18
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Toys“R”Us Bay Parkway
8973-95 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11214

Cesaro – Thursday, August 18
2-4 p.m.
Toys“R”Us Middle Village
66-26 Metropolitan Ave.
Queens, N.Y. 11379

WWE.com has an article on in-house band CFO$ creating some of your favorite superstar entrance themes. You can read that by going here.

WWE also posted videos of the band creating themes to their YouTube channel:

Titus O’Neil tweeted the following

The former Ryback has applied to trademark ‘Conversation with The Big Guy’ for use as a podcast about wrestling, fitness, entertainment and more.

WWE filed SEC paperwork today, reporting that Vince McMahon’s trust sold 1.547 million shares of WWE stock for the purposes of estate planning.

WWE released the following trailer for the animated film Surf’s Up: Wavemania, which will feature Vince McMahon, John Cena, Paige, Triple H and The Undertaker voicing the characters of the Wave Five, a surfing group. The film will be released next year:

Officially announced for Saturday’s NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II from the Barclays Center:

Shinsuke Nakamura versus Samoa Joe for the NXT Championship

Bayley versus Asuka for the NXT Women’s Championship

Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano versus The Revival (Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder) for the NXT Tag Team Championship

No Way José versus Austin Aries

Bobby Roode versus Andrade “Cien” Almas

The debuting Ember Moon, formerly known as Athena Reese, versus Billie Kay.

NXT will be taping before the Takeover special matches that will air next week on television.

Videos from NXT




Videos from the Cruiserweight Classic



Cruiserweight Classic Exclusives

The final three matches for the second round will take place next week :

Lance Dorado versus Rich Swann

Zack Sabre Jr. versus Drew Gulak

Johnny Gargano versus TJ Perkins

The next round of the Cruiserweight Classic be taped next Friday with the finale airing as a live special on September 14. Both those tapings at Full Sail University are sold out.