- Bret Hart commented on his WWE Royal Rumble appearance via Twitter:

"Great seein everyone at RoyalRumble! Special shout out to my old pal Steve Lombardi. We had a great time talking about the good old days. Steve was my first ever match in WWE. Oct 84! Thanks for the memories bro!"

- PWTorch reports that Friday's episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 2.08 cable rating, up from last week's 2.03 rating. TVByTheNumbers reports that Friday's show averaged 3.029 million viewers, up from the 2.89 million viewers the show averaged the previous week.

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