Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
— WWE will run a rare live event on Monday night on December 29 in Richmond, Virginia. RAW will take place at the same time in Washington, D.C. WWE is doing this because the weekend after Christmas is one of the best weekends to draw, especially with children getting tickets as Christmas presents, etc.
— As previously reported, former Executive Vice President of Talent Relations, John Laurinaitis was on the WWE tour of Japan. According to sources, Laurinaitis was the one that ran the tour. Laurinaitis is one of the agents with the most experience working in Japan, along with Dean Malenko, but Malenko was not on the tour. Paul Heyman helped Laurinaitis with some of the booking on the tour.