– The Staples Center in Los Angeles will host the 2009 WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view on August 23rd.
– JBL’s wife, Meredith Whitney, has been voted CNBC’s Power Lunch “Power Player” of the Year.
– Devin sent the following: The Smackdown house show in Barstow, California on February 8th, 2009 has been canceled. The Smackdown house show in Bakersfield, California has been moved to February 8th, 2009 at the Rabobank Theater. It was originally going to be held at the Rabobank Arena on February 9th, 2009.
– Jared sent the following: The WWE.com Legacy themes for January and February will be Battle Royals/Royal Rumbles and International events, respectively.
– The Times of India has an article up about the top 10 NRI (Non-Resident Indian) newsmakers for 2008 and the former WWE champ The Great Khali has made it to the list in the eighth position. The entry for Khali, real name Dilip Singh Rana, reads as follows. “One of the largest athletes in the World Wrestling Entertainment and World Heavyweight Champion, Khali calls himself after the Hindu Goddess Kali. This towering giant at seven feet three inches enjoyed a hero’s welcome during his visit to India this year. He also landed up film contracts.”