- Batista was said to be very upset about having to forfeit his World Title and being out of action for a couple of months. He was broken up backstage at Tuesday's SmackDown! taping and asked management if he could work through the triceps injury. Management declines his request, as having him work through this kind of injury would have been too great of a risk. He is not expected to return until after WrestleMania.
- Shawn Michaels has told friends that he plans to wrestle for at least a few more years. Some think that he hiding some sort of pain, as his recent matches have been much slower in a protective style.