– As noted, Rusev vs. John Cena in a Flag Match is now official for the July 23rd WWE Battleground pay-per-view after a debuting Rusev interrupted Cena’s return promo on last night’s SmackDown. Video from the segment can be seen below:
– WWE Cruiserweight Champion Neville tweeted the following Independence Day diss to America:
Traitors. Spineless SWINE.
ANYWHERE > 🇺🇸
HAVE A MISERABLE 4TH.
— KING (@WWENeville) July 5, 2017
– We noted earlier that Lilian Garcia made a special appearance before last night’s SmackDown in Phoenix to sing the National Anthem before the show hit the air. WWE posted this better video of the performance:
— WWE (@WWE) July 5, 2017