-- As noted before, WWE has hired Eric Pankowski as Senior Vice President of Creative and Development. A source close to the situation described this hire as being related to the story from yesterday about Kevin Dunn taking more initiative with the WWE Network.
-- The 2012 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view from St. Louis was a sellout of 18,121 fans with 15,000 paid and a $950,000 gate.
-- Sheamus, Randy Orton, CM Punk, The Miz, John Cena, Chris Jericho, Kane, Zack Ryder, R-Truth, Daniel Bryan, Kofi Kingston and Mark Henry are featured on the cover of the 2012 Royal Rumble DVD and Blu-ray. We posted it earlier this morning, you can check it out at this link.
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