- There will be no Papa Shango in the Royal Rumble this year. A rumor was posted yesterday after Wade Barrett joked about it on his Twitter. Barrett has joked about Shango being a surprise entrant for the past three years now.
- The Rock is training for his Royal Rumble match with WWE superstar Michael McGillicutty. He tweeted the following on Thursday:
“One of my favorite ring training partners: @WWE 3rd generation beast Joe Hennig. #TalentedToughAndHumble”