- Above, Kofi Kingston (Patriots) and former WWE Superstar, Elijah Burke (Jaguars), go up against each other in Madden 19. The game would go into the second half tied, but it would come down to the final play where Kingston would get an intercept to seal the game and get the victory.
- Jeremy Borash announced WWE Halftime Heat would be live this Sunday from the WWE Performance Center during halftime of Super Bowl 53 with WWE Hall of Fame Shawn Michaels and Vic Joseph calling the action. It will be NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa, NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano, and Adam Cole vs. Velveteen Dream, Ricochet, and Aleister Black.
#HalftimeHeat will be LIVE this Sunday from the @WWEPC in Orlando. @KingRicochet @VelveteenWWE & @WWEAleister vs @JohnnyGargano @ProjectCiampa & @AdamColePro— Jeremy Borash (@JeremyBorash) January 31, 2019
Plus @VicJosephWWE & @ShawnMichaels call the action! pic.twitter.com/7g9zDuvU2D
- As noted, Hideo Itami requested his release from WWE and will receive it soon. He'll have a 90-day no compete clause afterwards and is expected to head back home to Japan. On social media, numerous WWE Superstars have been sending messages to Itami, including WWE Champion Daniel Bryan, who wrote "No, THANK YOU" and posted a link to a ROH match between the two of them at Glory by Honor V in 2006.
THANK YOU.— KENTA (@HideoItami) January 30, 2019