— It was announced on RAW this week that Bob Backlund will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2013. We reported last week that Backlund was under consideration for a Hall of Fame induction. Backlund joins Mick Foley as the first two members of the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame class.
— As announced on RAW this week, if The Shield interferes during The Rock vs. CM Punk match at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view this Sunday, CM Punk will be stripped of the WWE title.
— A second WWE WrestleMania 29 Axxess pre-sale password has been released – APPWM.