– Alex Riley is still working through a hip injury he suffered during WWE’s tour of Mexico earlier this month. He underwent an MRI following the tour and was cleared to wrestle this past week. He returned to action at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping as he took part in the post-broadcast 41-Man Battle Royal.
— WWE will hold a live event at the Pan American Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico on Sunday, January 22, 2012. The event is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.
— Maryse Ouellet celebrated her release from WWE’s shackles Friday at a night club in Los Angeles, California. She posted a photo on Twitter of a cake that reads “Congratulations on your release Maryse Be Sexy.” She captioned the pic as “lets get this party started.”
Meanwhile, Eve Torres praised her longtime rival. She tweeted, “(Maryse) is an incredible performer & a beautiful woman inside & out. She taught me how to have fun in the ring. #ThankYouMaryse.”