— In anticipation of tonight’s Royal Rumble, Kofi Kingston returns to a place he considers home in Boston to visit his mother and other family members. WWE.com has posted a Rumble Diary capturing Kingston’s day throughout Beantown.
— Shawn Michaels tweeted the following regarding tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view: “After church I got flooded w/lots of calls. Let’s just say I’m looking 4ward to the Rumble. At the very least it shud b fun 4 all.”
— Six spots remain for tonight’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match as thirty-four WWE Superstars have thus far been announced. The following sixteen male wrestlers are not advertised for the show: Chavo Guerrero, Christian, Cody Rhodes, Curt Hawkins, Evan Bourne, Finlay, Goldust, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Joey Mercury, Michael Tarver, Skip Sheffield, Triple H, Trent Barreta, Tyler Reks and Undertaker.