— WWE returns to the River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on January 8th, 2012 at 5 PM.

— Jim Ross commented on his firing on his Twitter account last night, writing, “Going home early tonite. Thx to all who appreciated my work. It was fun… I may have lost my ‘spot’ but I’ll never lose my dignity. Proud of my body of work & WWE Universe.

“I’m amazed & grateful @ the support all of you have given me tonite. I’m proud of my on air contributions at WWE. More proud of ur support… Look, last wk I did what was called for..and regretted it. In OKC I got canned. I’m a big boy & can handle it w/o any lectures.

“I obviously wasn’t aware I was being canned. I agree, it was embarrassing. So were many things on Raw.”

— The Miz posted this video about the return of Awesome Truth on his YouTube channel last night:

Devin Cutting contributed to this article.