— Snoop Dogg is pushing his Twitter followers to vote for Brodus Clay in the ongoing NXT competition. Voting is taking place at WWE.com as the first elimination will be made on tonight’s show. He wrote:
“Brodus clay get ur vote on WWENXT.com represent tha homey @brodusclay. nudoknowthat.”
Prior to becoming a professional wrestler, he worked as a bodyguard for Snoop Dogg. The Brodus Clay ring name is a play on Snoop Dogg’s real name, Cordozar Calvin Broadus.
— Comcast’s On Demand service is offering the following Royal Rumble matches for $1.99 apiece: 1988, 1989. 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2008.
— New Japan Pro Wrestling announced the following dates for their upcoming tour of the United States: Friday, May 13 in Rahway, New Jersey at the Rahway Rec Center; Saturday, May 14 in Brooklyn, New York at a yet to be announced venue; Sunday, May 15 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the “ECW Arena.”