— As noted earlier, CM Punk has an ongoing bet with WWE ring announcer Tony Chimel regarding the Stanley Cup Finals. The bet is that if Punk’s Chicago Blackhawks win, Chimel has to announce The Straight Edge Superstar as hailing “from the home of the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago, Illinois.” However, should Chimel’s Philadelphia Flyers win, Punk has to cut a promo in Chicago stating “this city isn’t nearly as good as Philadelphia.”
— John Cena issued praise to one NXT Rookie in particular in a Twitter post yesterday. He wrote of Kaval, “After seeing profiles of nxt2. Keep an eye on kaval. I see somethin there.”
— Former WCW performer was allegedly kidnapped Monday night while driving through the Mexican state of Michuacan in the middle of drug wars. He was reportedly held for 23 hours before being released.
— As noted earlier, this week’s episode of Monday Night RAW did a 3.2 cable rating. In an update, the show did hours of 3.11 and 3.32. The show averaged 4,535,000 viewers over the course of two hours.