– Speaking of social media, WWE’s YouTube channel placed at No. 6 for the week ending 7/18 drawing 2,717,904 views. The channel was behind The Warner Sound, SourceFed, Shut Up Cartoons, Machinima Prime and ENTV. The channel also came in at No. 6 last week.
– At today’s New Japan show in Yamagata City, two new champions were crowned.
First, the team of Forever Hooligans (Alex Koslov & Rocky Romero) defeated current IWGP Jr. Tag Champions Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV to become the new IWGP Jr. Tag Team Champions.
Then, Shinsuke Nakamura defeated current IWGP Intercontinental champion Hirooki Goto to become the new IWGP Intercontinental champion.
Also on the show, IWGP Tag Champions Tenzan & Kojima retained their titles over Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka, KUSHIDA defeated Low-Ki, Naito & Karl Anderson defeated Okada & Takashashi & finally, Hiroshi Tanashashi successfully retained the IWGP World Title over Masato Tanaka.