- Jim Ross spoke with Ted Gruber of ChicagoNow.com about his one-man event in Chicago this Saturday at the House of Blues and mentioned there are no plans for CM Punk to appear as a special guest. Ross said:

"There are no plans for CM Punk to be at my show but stranger things have happened. I honestly don't know but he knows how I think of him. I hold him as high regard as a performer and more importantly as a man."

JR also discussed his show on Saturday, special moments in Chicago, wrestlers using social media and more. You can check out the full interview by clicking here.

- 2014 WWE Hall of Famer Lita spoke with LehighValleyLive.com to promote an appearance at the Lehigh Valley Fan Fest and talked about life after wrestling:

"I enjoy the really simple things in life, I'm having my own adventure. It's being in a really great place mentally where I'm happy. I really appreciate every day as Amy."

- Early betting odds have been released for Sunday's WWE Payback pay-per-view and they have El Torito over Hornswoggle, Sheamus a slight favorite over Cesaro, Bad News Barrett the favorite over Rob Van Dam, John Cena the slight favorite over Bray Wyatt and Paige over Alicia Fox. The Shield and Evolution have been going back and forth over who's the favorite to win their match but as of this writing, Evolution is the favorite.

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