Tajiri's WWE Release, 6 RAW Matches, More WWE Notes Inside

Kurt Angle vs. Ric Flair, Shelton Benjamin vs. Carlito, Chris Masters vs. Viscera, Shawn Michaels vs. Big Show and Triple H vs. Kane will all take place on RAW this week. These will be qualifying matches to be entered into the Elimination Chamber on January 8th from Albany, NY. This weeks RAW is NOT the overseas Afghanistan show as that will air the following week.

MNM vs. Batista & Rey Mysterio for the tag titles will main event SmackDown! this week.

Several WWE live events have been added to WWE.com's event section. Upcoming tours include New York, Philadelphia, North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia.

WWE.com has re-posted their Tajiri story. It reads "WWE and Tajiri have reached an agreement on his release. Monday Night RAW in Boston on Dec. 12, 2005, will be Tajiri s final appearance. Tajiri has decided to go back to his native Japan to work on writing a book. In addition, Tajiri plans to write news columns upon his return. WWE wishes Tajiri the best in all his future endeavors."