For those that missed Monday Night Raw, Vince McMahon made a shocking announcement at the end of the episode when he informed Roman Reigns that he would be defending the WWE Heavyweight Championship during the actual Royal Rumble match. The belief is that this will be a good way to take the title off of Reigns and allow him to have his big moment at Wrestlemania when he regains the title.
January 5, 2016
World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that Vince McMahon will be making another return to Monday Night Raw this week. The belief is that he will be coming back to help Roman Reigns generate more support from the audience. McMahon wanted to avoid being utilized as an on screen character but felt compelled to do so because he really feels that Reigns needs the help to get over with WWE fans.
December 26, 2015
At Wrestlemania, the Anoa'i Family was in attendance because they thought that Roman Reigns was going to win the WWE Heavyweight Championship. That didn't happen. They were in attendance at Monday Night Raw this week in Philadelphia, which suggests that management did not do a title switch at the last minute. They had enough time to inform the family of their plans.
December 17, 2015
As some of you may already know by now, Antonio Cesaro has suffered some sort of shoulder injury and will more than likely need surgery to repair it. Reports have surfaced that the injury might have been aggravated during his WWE Heavyweight Championship tournament match against Roman Reigns on Monday Night Raw. Cesaro is said to be needing approximately six months in rehabilitation.
November 23, 2015
A post on YouTube where WWE highlights the ten best moments from the episode of Monday Night Raw that aired on October 19, 2015. Steve Austin makes a shocking return. Seth Rollins teams up with former Shield allies in Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. Xavier Woods gets put through a table.
October 20, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, Roman Reigns cut an extremely long promo. It got to the point where fans were growing restless and started acting out. To his credit, Reigns played it off and kept going. Reports have surfaced that there are those backstage in WWE that feel that management should not put Reigns in a position like that. They feel that he was being set up to have the audience turn on him even more so than before.
October 14, 2015
In an attempt to lure in more viewers, WWE advertised the main event tag team match featuring Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Kane ahead of time, something that they don't normally do. That plan did not work all that well because Monday Night Raw lost approximately 200,000 viewers this week.
June 30, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, it appeared that Bo Dallas randomly decided to interrupt Roman Reigns before being attacked. The reason why the segment happened is because the creative department wanted to do the joke where Reigns would say the Dallas catchphrase. Many of the writers thought it would be humorous to Vince McMahon. It has long been a tradition for the creative department to try to amuse the man that signs their paychecks.
April 21, 2015
While he had the biggest opportunity of his career taken away from him minutes away from it happening, Roman Reigns is in good standings with WWE. The long term plan is to still build him up to be the top star in the company. That is why the creative department has been instructed to protect him during matches. During the triple threat match on Monday Night Raw, Reigns was taken away from the ring, so that he would not take the loss.
April 7, 2015