– NXT standings following the Jan. 18 episode are as follows: Byron Saxton (3-3), Brodus Clay (2-2), Johnny Curtis (2-3), Derrick Bateman (1-3). Conor O’Brian possessed the best record at the time of his elimination as he was 3-1.
— Derrick Bateman scored 4 immunity points via this week’s NXT Rookie Challenge, How Well Do You Know Your WWE Pro?. He now possesses 8 points, while the remaining Rookies have 0.
— Rick Morris, host of The FDH Lounge on SportsTalkNetwork.com, announced the following on Twitter: “exclusively on THE FDH LOUNGE (Tuesdays, 7-10 PM EST on SportsTalkNetwork.com), Bob Barker confirms he’ll be at WrestleMania 27 April 3.”
The long-time host of The Price Is Right won the 2009 Slammy Award for Raw Guest Host of the Year.
— R-Truth celebrates his 39th birthday today.