-- WWE has reportedly been looking at cutting costs that won't have a direct impact on their product, such as using less pyro at shows.
-- WWEDVDNews.com reports that WWE will be releasing a four-disc DVD and three-disc Blu-ray set on January 31st, 2012 called "RAW and SmackDown: The Best of 2011." The synopsis reads like this:
"For the WWE Universe, there are 4 hours of appointment television every week, as Raw on Monday nights and SmackDown on Friday nights continue to offer the most shocking, surprising, athletic, humorous, and dramatic moments on television. Now for the first time ever, the best of Raw and SmackDown are offered in one release–Raw and SmackDown: The Best of 2011. This 4-Disc DVD and 3-Disc Blu Ray release will include more than 11 hours of the best of Raw and SmackDown.
Includes the best, most outlandish, and controversial moments of the season including: The Rock's return to WWE to become the most electrifying host in WrestleMania history Edge's shockingly sudden retirement CM Punk's game-changing antics and interviews and his caustic rivalry with John Cena The stunning removal of Mr. McMahon from power and Triple H's ascension to WWE COO Randy Orton's World Heavyweight Championship reign on SmackDown, and more!"
-- Below is footage of CM Punk on The Today Show in Australia this past week:
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** SPOILERS ** WWE SmackDown Results For This Week
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