– WWE will not have any house shows this weekend. Everyone has the Christmas weekend off, but they will be back to work on Monday in Chicago for the live RAW taping. SmackDown tapings then take place on Tuesday.
– The latest “Bring It Back” campaign on WWE.com is for the King of the Ring tournament to be brought back to pay-per-view with its own event. They wrote: “Although the King of the Ring tournament has been contested several times since 2002 on both Raw and SmackDown, making it the focus of a high-profile pay-per-view gave it a divine energy. By winning this contest of extreme intestinal fortitude at such a large scale event, a Superstar instantly set himself apart from the pack. Although, it did not give the winner a championship title straightaway, it laid the ground work for greatness, propelling him to a level of competition where the WWE Title would surely be decided.”
You can check out the full article, including some classic King Of The Ring pictures, here. Would you like to see this event return to pay-per-view? Sound off in the comments below this article.
– WWE is partnering with K-Mart for a contest to promote the 2012 WWE Royal Rumble. Beginning on January 8th and running through January 29th–the day of the show–Kmart is offering $10 off a future WWE merchandise purchase if you spend $30 on WWE merchandise in the store. That includes WWE/Mattel toys, THQ’s WWE video games and WWE t-shirts and apparel.