Some fans who watched Monday Night Raw were rather upset with Chris Jericho because they believed that the former world heavyweight champion made a racial comment regarding the Usos. Jericho stated that they were his "back of the bus" boys. Well, several WWE stars chimed in on social media and explained that the term was describing wrestlers who partied at the back of the bus after live events.
January 12, 2016
There are rumors floating around right now that Konnan was backstage when Monday Night Raw was filmed in San Diego this week. The root of the speculation is due to the fact that the former United States Heavyweight Champion was spotted hanging out with a couple of the wrestlers afterwards. There is a chance that he did not attend the show since he has major backstage heat within WWE for comments that he has made about the promotion.
October 27, 2015
A lot of wrestlers are also fans of professional wrestling. Xavier Woods took to social media after doing a segment with the Dudley Boyz on Monday Night Raw. He said it was such an honor to take their finishing move in front of a sold out audience in Brooklyn. Woods also had a blast doing the comical entrance routine with the trombone. He said it was the best night of his life.
August 25, 2015
It looks like Ryback is actually going to make a return to WWE much sooner than we initially thought. Rumor has it that he is currently in Washington and could be making an appearance on Monday Night Raw. The belief is that he is coming back early because he does not want to lose his spot on the card, which is something that wrestlers frequently do.
August 10, 2015
For those of you that are wondering why Natalya has not been used by WWE on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown as much recently, it is because they want the divas division story line to consists of three teams of three wrestlers. Once the payoff has happened, then there is a good chance that she makes her return if the creative department can figure out something for her.
August 9, 2015
In a very classy move, WWE has announced that they will be airing an hour long special tribute to Dusty Rhodes after Monday Night Raw. While no details have been revealed just yet, the belief is that it will include several highlights from his career. There may also be interviews with wrestlers, perhaps even Cody Rhodes and Goldust.
June 12, 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
As many of you already know, wrestlers are required to work in NXT before they get a chance to work on the main roster in WWE. Apparently, the front office is trying that out with the creative department as well. Jimmy Jacobs is said to be leaving ROH, so he can start writing for the developmental program. There, he will work very closely with Triple H. If he does well, then he might start writing Monday Night Raw and Smackdown.
March 20, 2015
During a recent interview, Mr Anderson was asked about what it was like to lose his push while working for WWE. He stated that it was really unfair that the company punishes performers for getting injured. You lose your spot on the ladder when that happens, so a lot of wrestlers will try to work through the pain to prevent that from happening. Anderson also stated that he was treated a lot differently when he was switched to Monday Night Raw.
February 27, 2015
Due to the segment with Triple H last night, a surprisingly large amount of WWE fans are wondering if Sting was actually on hand for Monday Night Raw. He definitely was not there in person, as management simply hired local wrestlers to portray fake versions of his character. The contract between the two sides only call for a certain amount of dates to be worked, so it would not make much sense for management to waste it on decoys.
February 11, 2015