Backstage News On Jake Roberts Not Working The Royal Rumble, Darren Young Gets Stitches

– There were never any real plans internally for Jake “The Snake” Roberts to work the 30-man Royal Rumble match this year. WWE had Jake work the Old School RAW as a way to set the stage for his Hall of Fame induction. Officials saw that as something bigger than a quick appearance in the Rumble match.

– As seen on Friday night’s SmackDown, Darren Young was busted up in the segment where Titus O’Neil turned heel. Young noted on Twitter that he had to get 8 stitches. He tweeted:

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