When it comes to television ratings, Vince McMahon is probably one of the most paranoid people in the entertainment industry. It is being said that he is going crazy backstage nowadays because WWE has seen a drop in their numbers. To combat this, the CEO is reaching into his pockets and bringing in the heavy hitters. Brock Lesnar and Undertaker are being added to several episodes of Monday Night Raw.
September 30, 2015
In October, WWE is doing an episode of Monday Night Raw in Dallas. They are hoping to receive a huge spike in the ratings by bringing in some very big name players. Undertaker, Steve Austin, Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels have all been signed for the show. An official announcement has been made by the company that all four of them will be involved in some sort of segment throughout the night.
September 23, 2015
Something big is supposed to happen on Monday Night Raw tonight, as rumors spread that WWE was going to be setting up huge matches at Wrestlemania. However, those plans are being changed at the moment. The writers are left to scramble a bit before the show starts since Undertaker decided to go back home to Texas instead of making an appearance. Sting, however, is still there.
August 24, 2015
After his brutal battle with Brock Lesnar at Summerslam, Undertaker collapsed on the way back to the locker room. He managed to make it back to the hotel without having to go to the hospital. Some felt that he was fine, but he must be pretty hurt to cancel his appearance on Monday Night Raw. The Phenom reportedly left New York this morning. He is heading back to his home in Texas.
August 24, 2015
Rumors are floating around that the reason why the main event of Monday Night Raw felt like it was just thrown together is because it was. Management was so focused getting things right with Brock Lesnar and Undertaker that they simply threw together a main event filled with big name guys that would send the audience home happy. The goal was selling the main event of Summerslam.
July 21, 2015
The next episode of Monday Night Raw might receive a bit of a boost in the ratings, as the Undertaker is now reportedly scheduled to make an appearance. The former world heavyweight champion is rumored to be starting a story line for a potential match at Summerslam. No confirmation yet on who his opponent will be, but it is expected to be a big deal.
July 16, 2015
It looks like Bray Wyatt is tougher than your typical wrestler. Despite suffering a serious ankle injury on Sunday afternoon, he still managed to put on a pretty good match with the Undertaker. WWE wanted him to take some time off, so he was removed from the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. However, the third generation star has decided to step back into the ring. He worked the dark match main event at the Smackdown taping yesterday.
April 1, 2015
Since he is coming off of a huge match with Undertaker at Wrestlemania, many were under the assumption that Bray Wyatt was going to be featured prominently on Monday Night Raw as a way to capitalize on the momentum. However, WWE opted to keep him off television instead. His injury is the biggest reason for that, as management does not want to jeopardize his future. Wyatt may be kept out until after Extreme Rules.
March 31, 2015
Next week, Monday Night Raw is taking place in Los Angeles. The event will be the go home episode right before Wrestlemania, and tickets are now completely sold out. Management has already secured Brock Lesnar for the evening. They are now targeting Sting and Undertaker for appearances as well because they know that the hype for Wrestlemania is not nearly at the level that they were hoping it to be.
March 18, 2015