-- WWE SmackDown stars Daniel Bryan and Big Show are not advertised for tonight's Smackdown TV taping. They will be joining the RAW crew on their tour of Spain. Daniel Bryan is replacing Chris Jericho in matches against WWE champion CM Punk, while Big Show is scheduled to team with John Laurinaitis in handicap matches against John Cena. The tour stars tomorrow in Seville, Spain and concludes Saturday in Barcelona.
-- In an interview with The Slate, Arn Anderson teased a major announcement at tonight's SmackDown tapings, which have Triple H and John Cena advertised.
He said: "You have to expect some major announcements with those two on the show. I'm glad Columbia is the site for whatever they have planned. We will give the fans the best possible show possible."
Anderson is an agent for WWE. He also said that he thinks today's WWE schedule is harder than during his era with the international travel and promotional work. He added: "When you sit down and look at that on a calendar, it's pretty intense. What they call off days now are travel days and trying to get home as much as you can. The schedule they have now is actually harder than we had."