- The announced attendance for the 2013 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view was 15,103. The show was a legitimate sellout from the US Airways Center in Phoenix.
- Bret Hart made a cameo at Sunday's Royal Rumble pay-per-view in a backstage segment with World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez.
- Shelton Benjamin and Carlito did not return in the Rumble match, despite previous reports. PWInsider reports that the two ended up being booked at the same hotel WWE used because they were in town for an indy show.