-- WWE contacted Mark Henry on Monday and told him to come to the SmackDown tapings. He was originally set to replace Randy Orton in the Elimination Chamber match. Plans were changed during the afternoon hours after WWE realized Henry wasn't physically read to compete. The decision was then made to have Santino Marella replace Orton.
-- Jack Swagger recently tweeted that WWE will be coming to Brazil this coming May with shows in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
-- Linda McMahon is currently trailing Democratic candidate Chris Murphy by 9 points in the Connecticut Senate race.
-- Mick Foley’s WrestleMania Weekend Raffle has officially begun at http://www.celebritiesforcharity.org/raffle/mick-foleys-wrestlemania-weekend-raffle/ Fans can buy raffle tickets for $2 each and there is a 5-ticket minimum. As noted earlier, all proceeds from the raffle go to the RAINN organization. The winner and a guest will receive the following:
* 2 tickets to the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony
* 2 Club Level seats for WrestleMania 28
* 2 tickets to RAW on April 2nd
* Breakfast with Mick Foley
* Lunch with Eve Torres and three other WWE Divas
* 3 nights lodging at the Intercontinental hotel in downtown Miami
* Travel allowance of $3,000 to put towards airfare
* $500 to put towards other expenses