- WWE announced on the Raw Pre-Show that The New Age Outlaws will defend the WWE Tag Team Championship against The Usos on this week's episode of Monday Night Raw in Chicago, Illinois.
- The expert panel for the Pre-Show was Josh Mathews hosting Booker T, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan and Alex Riley.
- Loud CM Punk chants already started during a pre-show interview with Jerry Lawler talking to Los Matadores after they beat Curtis Axel & Ryback in a bout taped for this week's episode of WWE Superstars.
- The announced attendance for this week's Raw was a legitimate sold out crowd of 13,731 from the Allstate Arena.
- Does Chris Jericho think Punk will return on this week's Raw?
— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) March 3, 2014