- As noted, Tamina Snuka represented Team BAD by herself at last night's WWE live event in Houston, Texas as Sasha Banks and Naomi were nowhere to be seen. As you can imagine, fans chanted for Sasha all throughout Tamina's match with Brie Bella. This led to Tamina yelling back at the crowd about how they don't deserve to see Sasha. We've reported that Sasha was pulled from the ring after her December 28th RAW match with Becky Lynch due to an undisclosed injury. Sasha dismissed the reports on her Tumblr.
- WWE is teasing a United States Title match between Kalisto and Alberto Del Rio for Monday's RAW in New Orleans after the big non-title upset on SmackDown. They posted this teaser for Monday:
Thursday night on SmackDown, John Cena introduced Kalisto as U.S. Champion Alberto Del Rio's opponent, and after The Essence of Excellence refused to put his title on the line, The Lucha Dragon scored an upset victory over the boastful League of Nations member.
Following Kalisto's non-title win over Del Rio — perhaps the biggest accomplishment in his career thus far — is the masked marvel in line for a U.S. Title opportunity?
- Former NBA star Tracy McGrady of the Houston Rockets was ringside for Friday's WWE live event in Houston. Current Rockets star Dwight Howard was also in attendance, as seen in this photo with Titus O'Neil: