- Jim Ross noted on his Twitter that Shawn Michaels made a surprise appearance at FCW earlier today to speak to the wrestlers. Ross called the appearance "a super surprise," and said that his message was "memorable to all."

- You can already pre-order WWE '13 for the PS3 on Amazon.com. Amazon lists the release date as October 30, 2012.

- CM Punk commented on the ratings for RAW since he won the WWE Championship. Earlier today a fan wrote on Twitter, "@CMPunk Killing ratings since TLC. Worst ratings from the champ since shawn Micheals."

Punk replied, "That Micheals guy sure did suck!.. You a wrestling fan or a ratings fan? I'll take cross over seg telling a good story over covering a non-wrestler with condiments any day."

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