– As noted, WWE referee Charles Robinson suffered a foot injury in the WWE Championship match between AJ Styles and John Cena at Sunday’s Royal Rumble PPV event. He noted in a recent WWE.com interview that he tore his plantar fasciitis at around 7 minutes into the match but decided to keep going. He will be out of action for 12 days but will be back for the Elimination Chamber PPV.
– Karl Anderson recently spoke with Eugene Weekly to promote Sunday’s RAW live event at the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon. During the interview, he talked about his road to WWE. He noted that he came out from wrestling in barns and UAW halls to working for WWE. He said that he knows what it’s like to wrestle when there are no cameras around. You can read the entire interview here.
– WWE issued the following on Thursday:
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that its Board of Directors today declared the Company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for the dividend will be March 15, 2017, and the payment date will be March 27, 2017.