Paul Heyman On Renee Young Filling In On RAW, Alexa Bliss Turns 27, NXT

- The NXT crew will have their usual spot shows in the next few days. This evening, there will be a NXT live event at the University Area CDC Gymnasium in Tampa, Florida. On Friday, NXT runs the Citrus Springs Arena in Citrus Springs, Florida for a house show. On Sunday, NXT will be at the Cocoa Armory in Cocoa, Florida.

- RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss celebrates her 27th birthday today. Bliss was born on August 9, 1991.

- As noted, Renee Young will be filling in for Jonathan Coachman on commentary for this coming Monday night's WWE SummerSlam 2018 "go-home" edition of WWE RAW. Paul Heyman tweeted the following reaction to the news on Thursday morning: