– WWE Hall of Famer and former WWE Champion Sgt. Slaughter revealed, via his official website, that he had signed a new deal with WWE as their Ambassador. Slaughter will be doing good will work for the company, which includes appearing at WWE AXXESS events.
– SmackDown superstars CM Punk and Rey Mysterio are backstage at RAW, but their role for tonight has not been revealed as of press time. One source within the company believes the two are there to promote WrestleMania 26 bout, which has yet to be announced as well.