– With WWE Champion CM Punk scheduled to defend against Ryback in a TLC match on the January 7th episode of WWE RAW, the big issue remains the status of Punk’s surgically repaired knee and whether he’ll be medically cleared to compete.
WWE will reveal whether Punk will compete on 1/7 this Wednesday night on Main Event. There will alo be an announcement on tonight’s RAW regarding what will happen Punk can’t compete on January 7th.
– Evan Bourne, who has been out of action since early 2012, informed his Twitter followers on Sunday night that he won’t be back in action for the Royal Rumble:
If you didn't know, the Royal Rumble is my personal favorite PPV/match! But no matter how hard I train, my foot will not be ring ready by RR
— mattsydal (@findevan) December 30, 2012
– Injured WWE Superstar Curt Hawkins is the latest wrestler to use Diamond Dallas Page’s DDP Yoga program. He tweeted on Sunday:
Did some @DDPYoga this weekend for the first time since my injury. Felt great. I'm at the end of my recovery for certain.
— Brian Myers (@TheCurtHawkins) December 31, 2012
Hawkins has been out since October, when he tore his PCL and meniscus.