On Monday Night Raw, WWE set forth the story line where Lana was dumped by Rusev, only to fall into the arms of Dolph Ziggler. The two shared a kiss in the middle of the ring that generated a really good reaction from the audience. The reason for adding an interesting story is because the creative department wanted to protect the Russian sympathizer because it will feel like a bit of a drop to go from feuding with John Cena to feuding with anyone else.
May 19, 2015
It appears that WWE has changed their minds in regards to utilizing Daniel Bryan on television. Initially, he was supposed to make an appearance at Payback, while sticking around for a couple of days to do episodes of Monday Night Raw and Smackdown. However, management has opted to pull him off the road completely, so that the former world heavyweight champion can focus on rehabbing his injuries and making a comeback.
May 15, 2015
The last time we saw Stephanie McMahon on WWE TV was the episode of Monday Night Raw that took place the night after Wrestlemania. She had been written off because she was doing a global tour with Eisenhower USA Fellowship, an international leadership exchange program for outstanding professionals. That is part of her job as a Brand Ambassador for the company. She will be making her return this week on Raw.
May 9, 2015
While his vision is being questioned by the internet wrestling community, one thing that Vince McMahon can definitely see clearly is the fact that fan interest in his product has sunk to the lowest point that it has been at since 2015 started. The latest episode of Monday Night Raw drew the least amount of viewers since the final episode of 2014. Hopefully, something like this will encourage WWE to try new things that might draw back their fans.
May 5, 2015
Several years back, Kurt Angle laid out a challenge to anyone in WWE to wrestle him. Out came John Cena, and the rest is history. When it came time for the creative department to come up with a way for Sami Zayn to make his debut on Monday Night Raw, the team opted to use the Cena debut as a template. Fortunately for them, Bret Hart was in the house, so they used his legendary status and popularity to further excite the Montreal audience.
May 5, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Beth Phoenix has been avoiding WWE, which has fueled speculation that there is some sort of backstage heat between the two sides. In reality, though, there is no tension. Beth simply has opted to move to the next chapter in her life and focus on raising a child with Edge. She even paid a visit to see Natalya a couple of years ago when Monday Night Raw was in Toronto.
April 28, 2015
While talking about the abilities of Adrian Neville, JBL stated that Owen Hart was a high flying but not anything like this. Innocently, Booker T added to that by stating that Hart did not defy gravity, which is a term used frequently for Neville. That drew the ire of fans, who immediate took to social media to bash Booker, who ended up issuing an apology. WWE decided to take it a step further by removing the comments on the replay of Monday Night Raw.
April 28, 2015
The eight participants of the King of the Ring tournament have now been officially announced. In the first round, Dean Ambrose will take on Sheamus. The surging Adrian Neville will take on Luke Harper. Two veterans in Stardust and R Truth are the next match. The remaining match will see Wade Barrett taking on Dolph Ziggler. The first two rounds will take place on Monday Night Raw, while the remaining two rounds will be on the WWE Network.
April 27, 2015
Vince McMahon is still desperately wanting to boost the number of subscribers for the WWE Network, so he has decided to bring back one of the best gimmicks that his company has ever created. The King of the Ring tournament is making a comeback, and it is starting on the next episode of Monday Night Raw. The preliminary rounds will be held on television, but the semifinals and finals will be shown on Tuesday on their online video service.
April 27, 2015
On the surface, Seth Rollins defeated Randy Orton at Extreme Rules to retain the WWE Heavyweight Championship. Things might not be that way tomorrow on Monday Night Raw because the creative department made sure to make the ending as convoluted as possible. Orton hit the RKO, but it was on Kane instead of Rollins, who also hit the RKO as well. That leaves open the possibility for another rematch between the two performers.
April 26, 2015