More On A New WWE Hire, Royal Rumble DVD, More


— As noted before, WWE has hired Eric Pankowski as Senior Vice President of Creative and Development. A source close to the situation described this hire as being related to the story from yesterday about Kevin Dunn taking more initiative with the WWE Network.

— The 2012 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view from St. Louis was a sellout of 18,121 fans with 15,000 paid and a $950,000 gate.

— CM Punk appeared on Colt Cabana’s podcast and confirmed that WWE is working on a DVD about his career that will be released later in 2012. You can check out Colt’s podcast at

— Sheamus, Randy Orton, CM Punk, The Miz, John Cena, Chris Jericho, Kane, Zack Ryder, R-Truth, Daniel Bryan, Kofi Kingston and Mark Henry are featured on the cover of the 2012 Royal Rumble DVD and Blu-ray.

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