- As noted earlier, CM Punk will not be appearing at this weekend's WWE live events ahead of The Royal Rumble. He will be appearing at the Wizard World Portland Comic Con on Friday, and noted on his Twitter that he will be at Saturday's UFC on FOX card at the United Center in Chicago, IL.

- The pre-sale for the WWE live event on Saturday, March 15th at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas is currently underway. You can purchase tickets at this link using pre-sale code ROAD2WM.

- WWE stock continues to be on a tear. It is up another 1.82% today and closed at $20.75. At one point today, the stock hit $20.90, which is a new 52-week high.

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