– In another sign that WWE is serious about this new PG stuff, Dave Meltzer reports that the company has banned Bra & Panties matches. With February already here and not a peep about WWE & Playboy this year, there is belief among some that WWE’s annual partnership with Playboy has ended.
– WrestleMania 25 in Houston is nowhere close to being sold out, but they are well past a $5 million advance. The AXXESS event’s sales are very strong and this year’s Hall of Fame has grossed more at this point than the final gross was for last year’s Hall of Fame.
– WWE officials were upset when word got out about Matt Hardy’s heel turn that was done at the Royal Rumble. The news was reported all over the internet that weekend and they were especially pissed because they apparently changed the original idea because it was leaked.