- Dave Kapoor, who portrayed The Great Khali's mouthpiece Ranjin Singh, has been unable to fulfill his duties as head creative writer of Raw in recent weeks due to a medical issue.
According to ProWrestling.net, Kapoor suffered a burn of some sort which has prohibited him from traveling. Ed Koskey, head creative writer of SmackDown, has filled in for Kapoor at Raw events in the meantime.
- WWE will hold a Raw live event in Laredo, Texas at Laredo Energy Arena on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. John Cena, CM Punk and Ryback headline.
- During Monday's Raw broadcast, WWE aired a vignette teasing the debut of a new Superstar called "Fandangoo." It displayed the words Fabulous, Angelic, Noble, Dapper, Astonishing, Naughty, Graceful, Opulent and Outstanding. A voice then asked, "Do you mind if I cut in?"