– Michelle McCool and Layla said tonight on Raw that they never got their Divas Championship rematch against Natalya and therefore are using it at Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. WWE.com has specified that the match will be a 2-on-1 Handicap Match.
– The Star-Ledger has a story on Sheamus’ prior employment as the bodyguard of U2 front man Bono. The U2 bandmates would frequent the Lily’s Bordello pub in Dublin, Ireland: “He came in all the time. It was his favorite spot when he got off tour because he wouldn’t get hassled,” Sheamus recalls. “He was a really cool guy, and took time to say hello to everybody.”
– Chris Masters, who has been largely relegated to WWE Superstars since his return to World Wrestling Entertainment in 2009, is reportedly scheduled for a push following the Royal Rumble.
– Matches taped tonight in Detroit, Michigan for this Thursday’s episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America were: R-Truth vs. Tyson Kidd; David Hart Smith and Yoshi Tatsu vs. Primo and Zack Ryder.
– Percy Watson beat William Regal in a dark match prior to tonight’s Raw taping in Detroit, Michigan. The NXT season two contestant between Regal following the Showtime Splash.