More On Rey Mysterio’s Absence, RAW Backstage Fallout, SmackDown Rating

– With Rey Mysterio still off WWE television, we can confirm that he’s tending to a family matter that’s required him to be home in San Diego. WWE is being completely supportive of his situation and there is no heat on Mysterio for needing time away.

– Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown (12/28) had 2.66 million viewers, which is back in the normal range for the show after last week’s spike due to the Tuesday night airing on the USA Network.

– Here’s the latest Backstage Fallout from Monday’s RAW: