RAW Results 5/26/14 – You’re The One Who Bought A Ticket, So Shut Up!

RAW Results May 26, 2014
From Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee
Reported on by Kendra Bunyon For Wrestling News World

Pre-Raw Commercial

The Shield and Evo in the ring for contract signing. Will Bryan surrender the WWE WHC tonight?

Raw Starts

Video

“A hero is someone who has given his life to something bigger than oneself.” Joseph Campbell

Video for veterans and patriots who gave their lives for our freedoms.

In Ring Segment

Steph and Trip to the ring. Trip in his power suit, Steph in charcoal skinny pants, black blazer and black top. They hold hands to the ring.

Steph – Welcome to a historic edition of Monday night RAW. I feel great about tonight. Tonight is all about choices. Bryan has the choice as to whether he does the right thing and surrenders the WWE WHC.

“YES!” “YES!” “YES!”

Steph – You guys got it, yes, it’s the right thing to do. Bryan knows it, because he knows that he’s your Champ. You all believe in him, cheer for him, and want to see the Champ compete in the ring night in and night out, and Bryan just can’t physically do it. (heat) Really, we didn’t want to be right on this. His heart and mind are there, Bryan wants to be your Champ, and says you’re why he’s Champ, but his body is, well, it’s B+. So I know that despite Bryan wanting to do the right things.

“Daniel Bryan!”

Steph – Right! Chant for him! Cheer for him. You want the WWE WHC to be defended by Bryan each night, but he can’t. So Bryan will do the right thing and surrender the WWE WHC.

“NO!” “NO!” “NO!”

Trip – I’m sure he doesn’t want to, he just can’t compete for you. He just can’t do it. So hopefully he makes the right choice here. Steph said tonight’s about choices, and every generation has performers that rise to the top, that become stars. Some burn out and become a flash in the pan like Bryan, and then there are those who become legends. They become legends because they stand the test of time. Month after month, year after year, generation after generation…

“CM Punk!”

Trip – That remain dominant because of their ability to adapt. The ones who don’t, like a Daniel Bryan, just perish. The ones that last to become legends live in your hearts and minds forever, and that’s Evolution. This Sunday at Payback, The Shield will find out in a No Holds Barred Elimination Match, they will find out that you cannot stop Evolution. But tonight, there will be a contract signing in this ring. The Shield will have a choice and could decide not to show up at Payback, and go on to hopefully go on to become legends. Or they can sign to face go at Payback, and they can perish.

Steph – And speaking of Payback, and The Shield, there is the matter of the GM Brad Maddox that needs to be addressed. Brad, please come on out, everyone wants to see you. There he is. Come on!

Maddox comes out.

Steph – Be quick about it.

Trip – Yeah.

Steph – Don’t want to take all day.

Trip – TV time is money, let’s go.

Trip – Brad, let me explain where the dilemma is for us now. In Rollins’ match with Batista, I said that no one could be downhere who was not here in an official capacity. I banned everyone. In the guise of what’s what’s best for business, I was the official ring announcer, Orton with official time keeper, but then you, in your infinite wisdom made a choice, and that choice was not what was best for business. You let Ambrose and Reigns be the official guest commentators for that match. Would you like to explain why you made that choice.

Maddox – I didn’t want The Shield to be guest commentators, they forced me to. I didn’t have a choice.

Steph – Shhhhh! Brad look, I heard what happened. You were roughed up and you felt like you didn’t have a choice, but right now we feel like we don’t have a choice.

Fire erupts! Out comes Kane! Trip punches out Maddox. Then Steph and Trip back off. Kane into the ring and puts a foot on Maddox’s neck and kicks him back.

Steph (with a maniacal grin) – Teach him a lesson Kane.

Kane with a hand around Maddox’s neck lifts him to his feet, looks into Maddox’s eyes, then chokeslams him straight to hell. Steph is all smiles. Kane lifts Maddox by his hair, set him up and lands the tombstone. Steph and Trip step over to look at Maddox. Steph is still smiling. Kane calls fire from all four.

Steph – I’m sorry, can you lower the music and bring the lights up. Lights up. Thank you, I’m sorry, Brad, we didn’t get to finish our conversation, you’re fired!

Steph leaves her mic on Maddox’s stomach, then the three leave the ring. Video recap of the tombstone. On stage the three watch as Maddox is tended to in the ring.

Announce Segment

Tonight Bray has a message for the Cenation.

Commercial

Video

Bolieve!

Cesaro vs RVD

Cesaro and Heyman in the ring. RVD out in a tiger singlet. Video of Bad News Barrett attacking RVD last week on RAW. Before the bell, Barrett’s music hits and he comes out, mic in hand.

Barrett – Ladies and gentlemen, today is officially the first day of summer! (Actually, no, it isn’t!) But, I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news! See, summer is the time to dig out your old swimsuits, only to discover that your stomachs have expanded and now sag over the waistband. Even better than that, at the Payback PPV, your precious RVD is going to discover that his Indian summer is well and truly over, and I will still be your IC Champion. Thank you very much!

Upper cut to RVD, then a suplex. Barrett to announce, “It’s me, it’s me, it’s BNB!” RVD kicks Cesaro in the face, then on him with blows on the mat. Gut wrench on RVD who sells it. Cesaro with a running upper cut in a corner. Blows to RVD, then another corner upper cut. Cesaro chokes RVD in the ropes with a foot, then whips him. RVD gets a back elbow up, then a kick back at Cesaro. Cesaro from the ring, over the top. RVD with a moonsault off the apron, but Cesaro catches him and lands him on the barricade!

Commercial

Cesaro pins RVD for two, three time, then for one, once. Cesaro raises RVD, then lands an AA-esque move. Facelock on RVD on the mat. RVD up with blows and free. They exchange blows, until RVD with a back kick on Cesaro. Both men are down and the ref counting, but then RVD on Cesaro for two.

Cesaro ducks a clothesline, but then eats a back kick. Rolling thunder on Cesaro, but then Cesaro fights back. RVD up and with a summer sault off the top onto Cesaro. Cesaro out, so RVD out onto him. Barrett is nervous about the fight getting too close, so he gets up and takes a huge back kick from RVD! Back in the ring with RVD landing another big kick, then split legged moonsault on Cesaro for two.

Cesaro misses and RVD takes him down. RVD over to climb, but Barrett is there and gets kicked. German suplex on RVD for three.

Winner – Cesaro (9:39)

Sheamus’ music, he rushes the ring, and lands a brogue kick on Cesaro for three. Cesaro on the mat, so Sheamus takes his hand and shakes it, but Cesaro sells being out cold.

Commercial

WWE Rewind

Eva Marie and Nikki faced the Dactyls on Smackdown, with Summer Rae as the Special Guest Ref who wouldn’t count for Eva Marie, but then counted her out terribly fast.

Eva Marie vs Summer Rae

Nikki and Eva Marie in the ring. Out comes Summer Rae dancing in a fringed yellow outfit. Video of Summer Rae on RAW last week, kidding Fandango in front of Layla.

Eva Marie slaps Summer Rae. Eva Marie fakes an injury, then attacks her. Eva Marie blows a kiss to someone, but then Summer Rae comes back to attack Eva Marie in a corner. Eva Marie tossed by her hair across the ring for two.

Eva Marie slammed face down by her hair as Summer Rae laughs. Eva Marie slammed down again a couple times. “Daniel Bryan!” chants, but only a couple and they stop quickly. Fandango’s music hits, and he comes out dancing with Layla. On stage they start making out and Summer Rae is upset by this. Summer Rae screams up at that, getting pissy. Eva Marie grabs Summer Rae and rolls her up for three.

Winner – Eva Marie (1:56)

Summer Rae pitches a fit in the ring. (If you have a chance, find a picture of Layla’s dress online, it’s the most interesting dancing dress I’ve seen on any of Fandango’s partners, just wild!)

Backstage Segment

Orton – Everything is set to go smooth with this contract signing, when he comes back… (Goldust and Cody come in.) Can we help you? This is Triple H’s office. In case you’re not aware.

Cody – Yeah, we noticed we’re not on the show, just like last week, so we’re here to tell Triple H, here in his office, that we’re offering an open challenge to any tag team on the roster.

Batista – I don’t think he’d have time for you anyway.

Orton – And, besides, wasn’t it you? I beat you a year ago and got you fired all in the same night. You’re lucky to be here. (To Goldust) So are you.

Cody – I remember that, and I remember when Goldy came back and we beat The Shield and got our jobs back. The Shield! The same team that beat Evo at Extreme Rules and most likely the same team that will beat Evo at Payback.

Orton – Cody, it’s nice to see that you and your brother took advantage of that momentum.

Cody – Momentum? You want to talk momentum? Ten years ago you were Triple H’s glorified lap dogs, and ten years later, you’re still his glorified lap dogs.

Batista – Who you calling a lap dog?

Orton – That was uncalled for.

Trip – Hey, what’s going on here?

Cody – We want action! This is a problem, and if facing the skinny jeans sell out and RK-Blow is, then so be it.

Trip – You guys are looking for a match, then so be it. You guys can face Orton and Batista. Is that good?

Cody – That’s perfect.

Trip – Now this won’t be any ordinary match though. This will be, interesting. (To Orton and Batista) You guys up for a little work out?

Orton – I’m up for it.

Trip – Good, now get out of my office.

Goldust – Come on Cody.

Batista – Who’s he calling a skinny jeans sell out?

Orton – He doesn’t know what’s coming.

Commercial

Video

“The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.” President John F. Kennedy

They go on to show memorials for fallen soldiers.

McIntyre vs El Torito

3MB in the ring, Hornswoggle getting McIntyre ready for his match. Los Matadores out with El Torito. Hornswoggle has been in the WWE 8 years today, and JBL was forced to retire.

El Torito drew a line on the mat with his toe, then jumped the line and twerked. El Torito bounces off the ropes, is caught by McIntyre, but then lands an arm drag. McIntyre comes back and slams El Torito to the mat. McIntyre on his hands and knees, crawling at El Torito. McIntyre gets El Torito to his feet, then slams him down by tossing him. 3MB talks smack at El Torito. McIntyre with El Torito under one arm, then gets him up for a delayed, but then across his shoulders and climbs, but Los Matadores on the apron distract. 3MB attacks them. El Torito pulls McIntyre’s foot out, so he eats corner, then pins for three.

Winner – El Torito (2:25)

3MB in and surround El Torito. Hornswoggle attacks him from behind. Hornswoggle goes after his hood, but can’t get it off. Hornswoggle then pulls his tail off. El Torito runs around outside the ring holding his bum. Up the ramp as he holds his bum and JBL yells about how disgusting it was that they did that to El Torito.

Commercial

Video

Recap of El Torito losing his tail.

Backstage Segment

Los Matadores are yelling at the doctor to do something, but he says he’s not a veterinarian. They put an ice pack on his bum.

DEP!

Bray – Tennessee, we’re here!

The Wyatt Family heads to the ring. Video recap of Bray singing and Harper counting to ten over Cena last week on RAW. All three into the ring, the arena dark, but an eerie spotlight on them.

Bray – He’s got the whole world in his hands. He’s got the whole wide world, in his hands. He’s got the whole world in his hand. He’s got the whole world in his hands. Hahahaha! Never, ever have those words been more true that they are right now. I truly got the whole world in my hands. The world has come to lean on me, and they lean on me because they know that deep down, I only want what’s best for all of you. The problem with that is that sometimes the best might not be the easiest. Sometimes in this world, we all must make sacrifices. Most of us don’t even know it, but we do it every day. We go to work, we break our backs, just so we can keep our children fed. We suffer while another man points a finger in our face and tells us who to be, and how to act! When are you going to understand that all that is pointless. The poison has already set in. We all know that to only way to cure that is with the anti-venom, so what say you people of Knoxville, am I the snake? (“NO!”) Or am I the cure? (“YES!”) I know what role I must play in this world. I am the necessary evil that this world needs! In the end, in the end, if you are my brother or my sister, you will stand right beside me. But if you are my enemy, you will fall at my feet. I think we all understand, right here, right now, that John Cena is enemy to us all! (“YES!”) Don’t you worry boys and girls, because at Payback, I will be the last man standing! (pop) But why should Cena be the only man punished in all this corruption, I don’t believe that’s right. I’m no fool, I know that to get to the King, you must first go through the pawns. Hahaha!

“Cena!” chant by the women and children.

Bray – Cena is the King. Speaking of Kings, Mr. Jerry Lawler. May I have a word with you please? Come on Jerry, I don’t bite! Hahaha!

King (from announce) – I don’t think so.

Bray – So this is a no? How unfortunate. Go! Go!

Harper and Rowan leave the ring and the lights all come up as they head for King.

Bray – Now Jerry, this can be easy or it can be very difficult.

JBL – King, stay there.

Bray – I just want to have a talk. Just a simple little talk. Don’t you move Michael Cole.

JBL – Come on you guys, he’s had a heart attack.

Bray – Don’t you go playing hero Mr. JBL, or you’ll be next!

Rowan’s hand is on King’s shoulder, looking down at him from behind his mask.

Bray – Sit down, that’s right JBL, stay in your pretty little seat. Come on JBL, don’t be a coward!

JBL is up, removes his jacket and heads for the ring! Harper attacks JBL with a forearm. Rowan grabs JBL and throws him into Harper’s clothesline.

Bray – Now look what you’ve gone and done Jerry! Just come in the ring with me. Just share a conversation, that’s all I want Jerry. Come on!

King to his feet and heads to the ring.

Bray – Come on Jerry! Hahaha! Set him up right here! Come on Jerry, I ain’t got all day.

Cole – King’s been sick, there’s no reason for this. JBL needs medical help out here.

“Jerry!” chants.

Cole – I hope this crowd doesn’t encourage Jerry to do something foolish here tonight.

Rowan has a chair in his hands as King is in the ring. He sets it up for Jerry.

Bray – Come on Jerry, have a seat. There’s no need to be afraid Jerry, I just want to ask you a few questions. Now, Jerry, it is safe to say that you and Cena are very good friends. Yeah, I’m sure you are. I’m sure it’s safe to say that you’ve helped John Cena attain a lot of his goals here, become the hero he is today. How did you do that? Because you’ve sat in that very seat and fed them all this nonsense about how Cena is such a great man, and the wonderful things he does for the world! Never once did you question his morality. You just bought up his garbage like everyone else, and it has grown and it has grown until now it’s out of control Jerry Lawler. Do you feel guilty about this Jerry? How do you feel remorse for destroying millions of his lives, all in his corrupt name? How does it feel to be a liar Jerry? And did you really think that you were just going to get away with all this? Hahaha! For what happens next Jerry, I’m very sorry that it had to be you, but this is that necessary evil that we have been talking about Jerry Lawler.

King to his feet, but Rowan with one arm, Harper with the other, and King in a headlock. Off comes Bray’s hat, and he goes to the corner and gets ready, he starts to back bend, but Cena’s music hits. Cena slides into the ring and starts fighting Harper and Rowan as Bray keeps King behind him, held prisoner in the corner. Clotheslines to Harper and Rowan.

Bray – John, don’t do it!

Harper and Rowan get the upper hand with Cena. He’s on the mat and they’re beating on him. Blows and stomping. Bray holds King with a foot to the side of his neck/face.

Bray – Cena, at Payback, I’m going to hurt you. I’m going to end you at Payback John Cena, but right now, I want you to watch your friend fall, and I want you to understand that this is all your fault!

Cole – Please don’t Bray! Please don’t Bray! Please, don’t!

Bray gets right over in front of Cena, where Harper and Rowan are holding him tightly, his held pulled up so he has to watch, and Bray smiles at Cena, and suddenly the Usos are there! The Usos and Cena take out Rowan, Harper and Bray. The fans are mixed, some screaming for Cena, others booing him in a huge way.

Cena – Enough is enough! You have just the crossed some serious lines Bray Wyatt. When you first got here you had a lot of people very excited, including me. Look at ya. You look different.

Bray (off mic) – I’m a god! Hahahaha!

Cena – You’re intriguing, charismatic, and when you speak, people listen, but Bray, do you even listen to yourself? You just said you are a god! (Cena has a smile on his face, I think he broke kayfabe and was looking at Bray more in awe of his work, then disgusted by what he’s been saying and doing.)

Bray – Hahahaha!

Cena – Abraham Lincoln once said, if you want to test a man’s character, you give him power. You’ve had a taste of that power and it’s made you sick Bray. It’s made you sick. You look at what you just tried to do. Because an innocent man doesn’t think the same way you do, you try to eliminate him.

Bray (off mic) – They’re not so innocent John.

Cena – That is not a necessary evil Bray. That’s just plain evil.

Bray glares at Cena, losing his smile for the first time.

“Cena!” chants and boos.

Cena – I believe in who I am, and I believe in what I do. And I believe whether the family likes it or not, you need to be stopped. Payback is not about winning. Payback is not about losing. Payback is about being the last man standing. You have accused me of living a lie, you’ve attacked my resolve, and now you want to punish innocent people for what they believe in? You take a look at me my man, because at Payback, I bring you to justice. Bray Wyatt, justice may be blind, but for you, Payback will be a bitch!

Bray drops to his knees, arms wide, head back, smile on his face. They go to JBL who is still out cold in front of announce, and only now being attended to and woken. JBL, the man of the clothesline from hell, is out from one clothesline?

Commercial

Announce Segment

Cole says thank goodness King’s okay. King says JBL’s been shaken up and taken out back. No one should be in the ring with those three.

Ryder vs Rusev

Ryder out waving a huge US flag.

Ryder – Today is Memorial Day in the United States.

Rusev’s music cuts him off.

Lana – Typical Americans, always dwelling on past glories. To forge and they lead society, you must have progressive vision, just like our elite fearless leader Vladimir Putin.

“USA!” chants.

Lana – Pathetic Americans. Those of you who are not willing to move forward or simply are embarrassing patriots will require disciplinary action to its highest level. Compliance with Mother Russia and her super athlete is not a choice, it’s your future. Behold your destiny!

Rusev out and in front of Lana. He takes the mic and speaks in his native language. They head to the ring.

Rusev behind Ryder, takes him down, but then Ryder with blows. Rusev right back on Ryder and takes him down. Blows on Ryder from behind on the mat. Lana yells to rush him. “USA!” chants. The accolade and Ryder taps out.

Winner – Rusev (0:38)

Rusev won’t let go, so Big E runs to the ring. Rusev backs Big E into a corner, kicks it him. Rusev backs off, but Big E fights back and ends up clotheslining Rusev over the top to the floor. Lana is yelling, and even Rusev yells smack at Big E. Big E waves the stars and stripes in the ring, staring at Rusev and Lana.

Backstage Segment

Steph is talking to ADR off mic.

Commercial

Video

“True courage is being afraid and going ahead and doing your job anyhow.” General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.

Orton & Batista vs The Brotherhood

Orton and Batista to the ring. The Brotherhood out to face them.

Batista kicks at Cody, slams him face first into the corner, then shoulder blocks on Cody. Cody whipped into the corner, but gets his feet up, then comes off the bottom ropes with an elbow to the back of his head. Cody drops down and lands his big slap. Goldust tags in, but backed into the heel corner. Orton tags in and on Goldust, but Goldust pins for two, then slams Orton for another two.

Cody tags in and off the top onto Orton. Orton fights back in a corner, on Cody with blows, but Cody free and pulls Orton down for blows and stomps. Orton fights back with a head butt, but Cody with blows. Orton with a high knee, then stomps Cody in the gut. Batista tags in and keeps Cody from tagging out, then pinning for two. Cody with blows to Batista’s guts, but Batista lifts o. Goldust gets the tag and takes Batista down to the mat. Goldust’s upper cut, but Batista comes back with his spine buster for two.

Orton tags in and poses.

Commercial

Batista pulls Goldust up and lands a blow to his back. Batista working slowly, pulls Goldust up, bounces him off the ropes and Goldust with blows on Batista and cheap blows on Orton, but is caught before getting to Cody, and slammed to the mat for two.

Goldust takes Batista down and both are on the mat. Both tag out and Cody takes Orton down, rushes Orton in a corner over the top, stays on the apron, slingshot missile drop kick on Orton for two.

Disaster kick on Batista on the apron. Cody goes for a disaster kick on the legal Orton, but eats an RKO. Orton struts around a bit, then hits another RKO on Cody for three.

Winners – Orton & Batista (10:14)

Orton and Batista start to celebrate, but then Justin on mic.

Justin – Ladies and gentlemen, I was just informed that the match we just saw, was in face, an elimination match. Therefore, Cody Rhodes must exit ringside. This next match is Orton and Batista versus Goldust in a No Holds Barred Match.

No Holds Barred Handicap Match – Goldust vs Orton & Batista

Goldust looks completely shocked by these turn of events.

Goldust from the ring, Orton and Batista coming from each side of the ring. Goldust after Orton, then Batista attacks from behind. Knees from Orton on Goldust against the barricade. Batista lands Goldust back first on the top of the barricade. Batista then sends Goldust across in front of announce and back first into the barricade. Goldust rolled in and Orton is all smiles. Orton sets up his through the ropes DDT, but Goldust reverses and sends Orton over the top. Spear from Batista, then Orton on Goldust. Batista shakes the ropes, then thumbs up, followed by thumbs down. Batista bomb on Goldust, and pins him for three

Winners – Orton & Batista (2:35)

Orton and Batista pose on the corners. Video recap of the high points of the matches. Batista and Orton look back at Goldust who has three refs around him.

Video

Bolieve!

Commercial

Bo Dallas vs Sin Cara

Sin Cara is already in the ring. JBL is back out, he had to save the show from Cole and King. Bo to the ring completely drenched in water.

Bo – I am Bo Dallas! And Monday night RAW is the summit on the top of the mountain of my dreams! On my journey to the top I’ve learned that we don’t conquer the mountain, we conquer ourselves! All you have to do is Bolieve!

Firemans carry takedown on Sin Cara. Bo out to slap hands, and takes Sin Cara’s feet through the ropes. Sin Cara flies out onto Bo. Back in the ring with chops to Bo. Sin Cara whipped hard for two. Suplex on Sin Cara, then Bo’s rolling knees, the third being a big knee to the side of the head. Back elbow to Sin Cara’s head. Sin Cara kicks back, then an enziguri. Chops to Bo, then a slingshot off the second rope on Bo for two.

Springboard back elbow on Bo, then Sin Cara takes Bo down. Sin Cara climbs, but Bo moves. Sin Cara eats the corner. Bo hits the running Bo dog for three.

Winner – Bo (2:44)

Bo out to run around the ring, his arms held high. Bo back into the ring and grabs the mic.

Bo – Thank you so much. So much to all of my Bolievers, I couldn’t have done it without you. The thing is, you don’t get satisfaction from victories, you get satisfaction from effort. If you give it your all, and everything you’ve got, you’re already a winner. All you’ve got to do it Bolieve!

Video recap of the high points of the match.

Commercial

Video

Recap of Kane’s attack on Maddox to start the show.

In Ring Segment

Steph to the ring.

Steph – Earlier tonight Trip and I talked about it being a night of choices and how important it is to have an active WWE WHC. Before further ado, before we say who that Champion is, it’s time for Daniel to do the right thing, so Daniel, it’s time.

“YES!” “YES!” “YES!”

Bryan out with a huge smile, both belts and a soft collar. Bryan leads the “YES!” “YES!” “YES!” with one arm to the ring and in. Steph hand him her mic, but has another.

Steph – Daniel I have to say how great it is to see you standing here and doing so well. It must be a very long, long, long road to recovery. Daniel, I could just strip you of the WWE WHC right now, but to do so would make you a martyr, and these people cheer for you enough, but that being said, all kidding aside, it’s really important to hear from you, why you know this is the right decision. You know that these people deserve an active Champion, epic Championship matches and unforgettable Championship moment, and you just can’t give it to them right now. You’re just not physically able to do it right now. Daniel, I know that you’re not a selfish man, you need to do the right thing for them. Not for me, for them, and surrender the WWE WHC.

“NO!” “NO!” “NO!”

Bryan – You know, becoming the WWE WHC at WrestleMania XXX was the payoff to years of hard work and sacrifice. But Steph has a point, that it’s with a heavy heart that I announce that the injury to my neck was worse than they thought. In part because of a man, I mean a demon, who you claim you have no control over, but clearly, as we saw earlier tonight, you’re a liar!

Steph – Well, no one’s lying about your condition.

Bryan – I know, and with that said, I acknowledge that there’s no shame in handing over the Championship, healing, and coming back to be Champion again.

Steph – You’re right Daniel, there’s no shame, and I can personally guarantee that you’ll have that Championship opportunity as soon as you’re well. You can do this all over again, I know you can.

Bryan – Oh, yeah, I’d love to do this all over again! Every bit of it, that would be fantastic. But, like I said, there’s no shame in handing these over because these people deserve an awesome WWE WHC. But you tried to put this on me. It’s not about me. This is about you. You have wanted to strip me of this Title ever since I beat your husband and won this Title at WrestleMania XXX. You’re not doing this for them, you’re doing this for you, and it would negate everything if I just handed this over to you. If I just handed this over it would negate everything I fought for, everything these people fought for, every time anyone chanted “YES!” in defiance of you, in defiance of your husband, in defiance The Authority. Every time they chanted “YES!” because I wasn’t getting opportunities. Every time they chanted “YES!” because you didn’t give them what they want. If I handed this back to you right now, that would be throwing that all back in their face.

“YES!” “YES!” “YES!” Steph wipes off her face because Bryan was right up in there.

Bryan – So I’m going to tell you a word that you’re not used to hearing. A word that you probably never heard, ever since you were a kid. You want me to give you back the WWE WHC? (Right up in Steph’s face) “NO!” “NO!” “NO!” “NO!” “NO!” “NO!” “NO!” “NO!”

Steph – Well, I was afraid that this was going to happen, that you were going to let your ego get in the way of good common sense. I mean, you’re actually buying into what these people are doing, and they’re messing with your brain. Maybe your injury messed with your brain, I don’t know. Look I didn’t bring this up before, but I wanted to be extra sensitive because of your delicate condition, but two weeks ago when you were being loaded into an ambulance on RAW, your wife Brie, she put her hands on me. I know you didn’t see it, so let’s take a look.

Video recap of Brie snapping and pushing Steph.

Steph – You’re smiling, you approve of that, but you can’t put your hands on your boss. Not only am I Brie’s boss, but I’m your boss. For every action, there’s an equal and opposite reaction. Only, in this case, the equal reaction doesn’t measure up, so Daniel, I’m going to give you one more chance to do the right thing. This Sunday at Payback, you decide if you surrender the WWE WHC, or if I take action against your wife, and make sure that she is fired!

Steph smiles at Bryan, then leaves the ring. Bryan glares at her the whole way.

Commercial

WWE Extreme Moment

RAW last week Fox beat Paige, and then celebrated.

Fox vs Emma

Fox bounces to the ring in black and white with red trim. Emma stomps out in purple and black. Fans are dancing along with her. She badly skins the cat into the ring.

They lock up. Fox pushes Emma and tells her to get out of here. Emma comes back with a clothesline. Emma whipped but moves and Fox eats corner. DelEmma locked on, then the Emma-mite sandwich. Fox yells, “I’m out of here you rookie!” Fox on the ramp, Emma after her and is taken down hard. Emma onto the apron, her head hanging off, takes a kick from Fox. Fox gets two for it all.

Fox taunts Emma in a corner, laughs at her, slaps her a bit, but Emma fights back. Fox with a big kick, but Emma moves and Fox’s leg is all the way up, she’s basically in a standing split. Emma rolls Fox up for three, then quickly flees the ring.

Winner – Emma (2:10)

Fox out, grabs Emma by her hair, then slams her head first into the barricade. (unprotected head shot?) Emma rolled in and Fox lands her gut wrench back breaker (badly). Fox then lifts Emma, runs and drops her through the ropes. Fox gets some serious heat for this. Fox over to announce, slaps staff around, then grabs the bell and beats on it over. “I am not a loser!” More bell banging, and she throws it down. Another slap to another guy ringside. Fox with a finger L to her forehead calls everyone else losers. Back over to the timekeepers area, really roughly pushes a guy’s headset off, then drags him over the barricade roughly. She pulls his shirt off, then gives him an uber wedgie, ripping his black skundies in the process. She yells at the camera to get out of her face, then stares into it as she fluffs her hair, then slaps her own face a couple times. She flips up the ring skirt, gabs a couple of sodas, shakes them up. She yells at a guy who is yelling at her, “You’re the one who bought a ticket, so shut up!” She drinks some Sunkist, then throws it at Emma. She then shakes up too colas, drinks some, dumps the rest on herself, and goes over to kiss the guy who got the wedgie.

Commercial

Davy Crockett vs Adam Rose

Sandow comes out as Davy Crockett, right down to the coon skin cap. The announcers are singing the theme song. Video of Crockett being told that he needed to be with the rest of the rosebuds. Crockett wasn’t impressed. Crockett is selling his character on the apron, then the Exotic Express comes out dancing, led by Adam Rose. Down to the ring, up on the ropes, falls back to get carried around the ring.

Arm bar on Rose who flips out and continues to roll around Crockett in the ring. Forearm to Rose’s back, then Rose plays in the ropes, kicking Crockett in the face for two. The Real Americans’ music hits and they come out with the lemon. Crockett tries to steal the win, but then Rose with the party foul for three.

Winner – Adam Rose (1:37)

Swagger on Rose, splashing him in the corner, then knees to Rose. A big clothesline to Rose. Zeb yells at Swagger to teach Rose to be a real American, but a HUGE spinebuster on Swagger and Rose is all over Swagger who does everything he can to flee the ring. “Nobody touches my lemon!”

Commercial

Sheamus vs ADR

Sheamus out to the ring. Sheamus will face Bad News Barrett on Smackdown this week. Video recap of Cesaro attacking Sheamus during his match with ADR. Neutralizer on the floor outside the ring. Cesaro shook Sheamus’ hand while he was out. Earlier Sheamus took Cesaro out, then shook his hand the same way. ADR to the ring.

They lock up. Sheamus backed into a corner, then they muscle around. They’re really all out on each other. Sheamus on ADR’s ribs with kicks. Rolling senton on ADR for two.

Sheamus up, comes off the second ropes with a knee to ADR’s face for two.

ADR on the apron and take the forearms ADR out, so Sheamus out sending him into announce. ADR rolled in, and he’s on Sheamus as he comes through the ropes. Sheamus knocked to the floor.

Commercial

Sheamus chokes in the ropes, then calls for more from ADR. Sheamus up with blows on ADR. Double ax handles to ADR, twice, but then Sheamus shoulder first into the post. While out there, ADR kicks Sheamus in the head from the apron, but only gets two for it.

ADR with blows on Sheamus as he’s on his knees. Irish curse back breaker on ADR for two.

ADR kicks Sheamus in the head when Sheamus grabs at ADR. Sheamus comes back with white noise, but doesn’t cover him. Sheamus slams ADR into the corner, then slams him hard to the mat. Sheamus is seething, calls for the brogue, but then dizzy and doesn’t hit it. ADR with a big enziguri. Another sick kick to Sheamus’ head for a long two that has ADR cussing.

Sheamus looks rocked, on his knees, but ADR pulls him up. Sheamus with the brogue kick and the three.

Winner – Sheamus (9:53)

Heyman – And the winner of this match is the big, stupid dummy who likes to kick people in the face, Sheamus. Was that not a big enough announcement for you? My client, Brock Lesnar conquered Underaker’s undefeated streak at WrestleMania! See that a big announcement. It’s historic, it had meaning. This match wasn’t historic, it had no meaning, it wasn’t against a Paul Heyman Guy, but at Payback you get to face a Paul Heyman Guy! Why do you look at me that way. Do you have a problem with me Sheamus?

Cesaro attacks Sheamus from behind, beats on him on the mat with blows to the head. Refs into the ring pull Cesaro off Sheamus. Sheamus up with a wild swing, but Cesaro rushes him and takes Sheamus down with blows and knees to Sheamus’ head in a corner. Sheamus again after Cesaro with wild blows. Finally Cesaro sets up and hits the neutralizer on Sheamus. Heyman pulls Cesaro from the ring and tells Cesaro that now he has the advantage.

Commercial

Contract Signing

Cole in the ring and starts announcing the contract singing. The Shield to the ring through the crowd, the way they always do.

Ambrose – Tonight is historic. Tonight is the last time you will see The Shield and Evo in the same ring at RAW. At Payback one team is not just going to be eliminated from a match, but one team and that team, Evolution, will be eliminated from this business forever!

As Ambrose is yelling Rollins and Reigns are busy throwing chairs from the ring.

Rollins – Besides, who are we really kidding with this nonsense out here. This thing with Evo has gone way beyond the six of us sitting across a table from each other signing silly piece of paper. Let’s rearrange this place! Get rid of this stuff, and let’s get down to business.

Ambrose and Reigns continue to toss chairs, then Reigns tosses out the table. Rollins is getting ready to sign the contract when Evo’s music hits. Trip out in jeans and an Evo shirt. Orton in ring gear and Evo shirt. Batista is still just in his ring gear.

Trip – I want everybody to be aware of what they’re witnessing here. I want you aware of what you’re about to sign. You sign that, and what all of you are witnessing is the last time you will see The Shield ever on Monday night RAW. It’s a shame. I gotta tell you, it’s a shame. You guys could have had it all. I’m a pretty fair judge of talent, and you don’t have to look any further than the two guys standing next to me to know that. And I remember looking at you guys, watching the ink dry on the contract that allowed you to come here and live your dream. I remember thinking to myself that these guys are the future of the WWE and you threw it all away. Ironically, I’m going to stand here and watch the ink dry on the contract that Sunday, at Payback, sends you right back to obscurity. So, I’m going to ask you one more time, are you sure you want to sign that? You sure you want to ensure that Sunday is the last we ever see of The Shield?

“Hounds of Justice!” chants as Rollins opens the contract and signs. He hands it to Ambrose who drops the pen, but then signs. Then Reigns signs. Reigns steps up to the ropes and tosses the contract and pen to Trip’s feet. Trip picks it up, hands it to Orton who signs. Batista over and signs. Trip signs last, after Batista picks up the pen he drops.

Trip – You’re going to be nothing, but a statistic…

Reigns hushes Trip, or makes some sort of shhh noise into the mic, and the fans go wild!

Reigns – Get in the ring and fight.

The Shield is ready, Evo up on the apron. Evo glares at The Shield, then Trip looks at Batista, then Orton. Then they get into the ring, and they fight! Trip with Ambrose, Rollins with Orton, and Reigns with Batista outside the ring. Trip sets up for a pedigree, but takes a body drop over the top and out. Orton goes for an RKO, and he ends up outside as well. Rollins runs, flips over the top and out. Rollins basically lands on his feet between Orton and Trip who both fly back, but are barely touched. Momentum brings Rollins into the barricade.

In the ring Ambrose turns to take a huge clothesline from Batista. Reigns in with his Superman punch on Batista! Batista sells the move as Reigns reaches out through the ropes, but Trip has hi trusty sledge and lands the top in Reigns’ gut. Trip in and the other two on him, beating Trip down, but then Rollins takes an RKO and Batista takes Ambrose down. Evo pacing the ring as The Shield sells it all. Trip holds his sledge as Reigns tries to get up. Trip with the sledge to the side of Reigns head/neck, knocking him from the ring. Sledge to Rollins. The the sledge to Ambrose’s head as he tries to get up. Outside they clean off announce, and Batista is actually careful with the monitors, unlike some others. Trip and Orton lift Reigns, then Batista joins and they triple power bomb Reigns through the table.

Evo poses, Trip with his sledge, as a lot of fans yell a lot of nastiness, most of it at Trip! Video recap of the high points of the fight.

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  • Jesse Sherwood

    Welcome to this week’s Raw Watch Party! I want to open this week by thanking all of my brothers and sisters in the Armed Forces for their sacrifice and service, and have a blessed Memorial Day.

  • Danny Philippi

    First, that us remember that today is about the sacrifice of the United States military to preserve our freedoms and give the world its security blanket. Now, WNW Nation, what is up?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Oorah Danny! And not much here. I’m sick, but I will be pushing through it for Raw!

  • CJ Blaze

    I’m never here this early but I will be in and out for awhile. How’s life?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Rough today, but otherwise decent!

      • CJ Blaze

        It’s been a long day for me… Raw is the only exciting thing today besides the Memorial Day service this morning.

        • Jesse Sherwood

          I… don’t go to services anymore. Too much pain in them.

          • CJ Blaze

            I had to play in the band, otherwise I probably wouldn’t have because of my grandpa but oh well.

    • Gesus Oliver

      Hear? Really CJ, really? Really?

      • Jesse Sherwood

        Gesus! How’s it going?

        • Gesus Oliver

          Quite good almost home!!!! How about yourself mister?

          • Jesse Sherwood

            Sick, but hoping Raw helps me get over it. Otherwise it has been a decent day.

          • Gesus Oliver

            I spent 4 days at the lake in the sun not sure who is more drained me or the poochie.

    • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

      Typo much?

      • CJ Blaze

        Oh my, just seen it

        • Gesus Oliver

          They not teach the difference in grammar school?

          • CJ Blaze

            I wasn’t in school today so my brain = dead

        • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

          Seen it? Wow boy! And you’re one I don’t have to check for typos on WWENews!

          • CJ Blaze

            LOL, I’ll be sure to check! I always do that with here/hear for some reason -_-

          • David Jr.

            You have to check typos for me?

          • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

            Nope! I’ve not found any issues in your articles. There’s been a few people who I always check, and a couple who I have found the rare typo, and still a few others who I completely edit before they post.

  • David Jr.

    Good Evening, all.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Evening David! How is your night going?

      • David Jr.

        Ok, but today is the one year anniversary of my father’s passing.

        • Jesse Sherwood

          I’m sorry man. I’ll keep you and your family in my thoughts.

          • David Jr.

            Thanks.

  • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

    Sorry I’m late! Was booting a troll off WWENews.net!

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Oh, joy! Got to love those kinds of days!

      • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

        First one in a while. First comment on Disqus, and signed up to be a butt. I don’t put up with that crap.

    • Gesus Oliver

      Not sure why this reminded me but I’ve had to deal with two ticks on my poochie. Quite annoyed with trolls and ticks.

      • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

        Stacy had a tick on his glove the other day when he was out mining. We’re watching Dragon closely. Glad he’s white!

        • Gesus Oliver

          I’m zoo happy Emma is white too just scary to find!

          • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

            Her fur is much thicker than Dragons, and she’s a lot bigger!

          • Gesus Oliver

            I was on the boat with her and felt a bump pulled the fur and he was just digging in. So gross.

          • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

            They really are.

    • CJ Blaze

      Sounds like fun! Haha

      • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

        They come in waves, so keep your eyes open – both here and the other sites.

        • CJ Blaze

          Will do. I always scope out the comments, makes me feel like a hall monitor.. “Hey, you the one saying something mean?!” LOL

          • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

            That’s kind of what we’re doing.

            Stop bullying him! No cussing! Stopping running in the halls!

  • Danny Philippi

    Any thoughts on tonight’s Raw? What do you want happen?

    • CJ Blaze

      I’m hoping to see Barrett in a match, as he wasn’t last week. Hopefully some good final build to Payback

      • Danny Philippi

        Who do you want Barrett to squash before his Intercontinental title match this Sunday?

        • CJ Blaze

          Hmm, good question. Feed him 3MB

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    Good evening guys. My apologies for missing last week, but Raw looked less than stellar and I was a bit burned from working late. I can’t wait for tonight though

    • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

      It was a quiet Monday here, always is with a taped show. But tonight should be fun!

      • Navin T. Ramkissoon

        Most definitely.

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    What matches do you think will be added to the Payback Card Tonight? I can see The Usos vs Harper and Rowan, Adam Rose vs Swagger and maybe Paige vs Alicia Fox?

    • CJ Blaze

      That’s all most likely unless they don’t want Rose/Swagger yet

    • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

      Paige vs Fox makes a lot of sense, as does Usos vs Harper & Rowan. Not sure the other one is exciting enough.

  • Danny Philippi

    WWE Raw Pre-show on WWE Network to start in two minutes!

  • Gesus Oliver

    Okay ladies and gents! I’m home now with a full keyboard. Time to grace you all with my wrestling brilliance!

  • Danny Philippi

    WWE Raw Pre-show panel: Josh Matthews, Booker T, Alex Riley, and Santino Marella.

    • Gesus Oliver

      I was just going to turn it on until I read Santino. thank you danny for doing the dirty work no one else wants to do.

      • Danny Philippi

        Glad to, Gesus. They are recapping Raw from last week and the Stephanie McMahon/Daniel Bryan feud, now.

  • CJ Blaze

    I really don’t want them to strip Bryan, but if it’s necessary then I hope they don’t do something stupid.

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    If Bryan is stripped of the title tonight, who would you like to see get a run with the WWE WHC?

    • Navin T. Ramkissoon

      I don’t want Bryan to be stripped of the title, its just a worst case scenario that I am putting forward here

    • David Jr.

      Batista. If you were at last Smackdown’s open thread, you’d know why.

  • CJ Blaze

    WWE Superstars: The Titus O’Neil Show

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Well, now that I am back again, what does everyone think of the rumor that the WWEWHC could be decided in a MITB match?

    • CJ Blaze

      I’m not completely against it, but I’m kinda undecided.

    • Gesus Oliver

      Makes me happier that I’m not going to payback.

      • Jesse Sherwood

        I don’t put much stock in these sorts of things, but this is one I think could be great. Have MITB earlier in the night for a case, and then one later on for the Title. Then we could have a crazy cash in after that!

        • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

          But then there wouldn’t be someone running around with a case a a weapon for months, something that always adds a bit of interest to whoever has it.

          • Jesse Sherwood

            True… But then again, the “carry the case for months” has been done a lot. Kane was the last person to do it in the same night, and that was quite a while back!

          • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

            It all depends on who carries it as to how well it works. I still think Edge was one of the best.

          • Gesus Oliver

            I love when Anderson cashed it in…oh….

          • Gesus Oliver

            Personally I don’t wanna spend another year of “will he cash it in tonight?” as a writer and avid WNW reader and fan I don’t wanna have to put up with it.

    • Danny Philippi

      That would be terrific.
      In the WWEWHC title match, put in John Cena, Bray Wyatt, Roman Reigns, Randy Orton, Cesaro, and a returning Chris Jericho. I

  • BrooksOglesby

    Here’s to hoping that anyone but The Demon Kane leaves Raw with the WWE WHC. I don’t need any more embarrassing “Daniel & Brie running from a literal demon” storylines in the main event any time soon.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Brooks! Did you win?

    • Gesus Oliver

      Don’t forget to plug your video!

  • Danny Philippi

    For those following, the Eastern Conference Finals Game 4 (IND at MIA) is tonight.
    And the Western Conference Finals Game 5 (CHI at LA) is tonight as well.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Who’s up in the NBA?

      • Gesus Oliver

        WNBA > NBA #heel

        • Jesse Sherwood

          At times in San Antonio, I’d have agreed with you.

      • Danny Philippi

        Heat are up 2 games to 1 against IND.
        Spurs are up 2 games to 1 against OKC.

        • Jesse Sherwood

          I watched the Spurs last night… BAKA IBAKA!

    • David Jr.

      Chicago and LA is game 4, Kings lead series 2-1.

      • Gesus Oliver

        I watched the hawks game on saturday. I’m still trying to forget. I wish I had as many bloody mary’s as my wife did.

        • David Jr.

          I’m a Wings fan and even though we aren’t in the same conference anymore, anytime the Blackhawks lose, I like it.

          • Gesus Oliver

            It’s a fight mister!

          • Jesse Sherwood

            ROUND ONE…. FIGHT!

  • Andrew

    hey guys

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Hey Andrew!

      • Andrew

        whats up

        • Jesse Sherwood

          Not much. Trying to keep well.

    • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

      Andrew!

      • Andrew

        whats up?

        • Gesus Oliver

          oh no, we don’t need a conspiracy Andrew….

        • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

          Hopefully a solid Raw!

          • Andrew

            yeah i hope so too!

    • Gesus Oliver

      Howdy!

      • Andrew

        what up

        • Gesus Oliver

          seriously, we don’t need you showing up next week in civil war garb spouting conspiracies.

  • Danny Philippi

    Love the new Cesaro jacket. Vintage King of the Ring, I mean King of Swing.

    • Gesus Oliver

      I nearly died when I saw it. Anyone who has listened to me at all in the last few years know I’m a huge KOTR mark.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    So… We have a contract signing between Evolution and The Shield tonight… Odds on who goes through the table? I have:
    20-1 HHH
    15-1 Ambrose
    12-1 Orton
    7-1 Reigns
    4-1 Batista
    3-2 Rollins

    • Gesus Oliver

      what about our hopes an dreams? what are the odds?

      • Jesse Sherwood

        1-1.

        • Gesus Oliver

          I’m gonna be rich. 1000 shares of napster on that please!

          • Jesse Sherwood

            So you win a penny. YAY!

    • Danny Philippi

      I put a dollar fifty on Reigns going through the table. Shock value heading into the rematch.

  • Danny Philippi

    Knox-ville! Knox-ville!
    WHO’S THERE?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      BRADEN WALKER!

    • Gesus Oliver

      I have a union buddy there. I just found out. Quite jealous.

  • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

    I just want to throw this out there. We’ve started selling some WNW logo merch. Actually, I’ve been working on it today. There’s more to come, but here’s a start. http://wwenewsnet.spreadshirt.com/

  • Scott

    Whats up everyone! Looking forward to a good Raw. Hopefully well get an update on DBrys condition

    • Jesse Sherwood

      That is being advertised, so get hyped!

  • Danny Philippi

    One minute!

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Then.
    Now.
    Forever!

  • Jesse Sherwood

    I love these videos WWE does for the troops. Oorah!

  • Craig

    And it begins!!!
    Will punk make it back for payback or is he finished??
    Hopefully he’s back but if not I’ll get over it

    • Jesse Sherwood

      He’s done. If he was going to return, it would have been long before now.

      • Craig

        Yeah I know!! Sad but true!!!

  • Jesse Sherwood

    And we open with The Authority! Must mean Bryan is up first!

  • Andrew

    im so praying somehow daniel bryan doesnt get stripped

    • Jesse Sherwood

      It has to happen. They can’t be without a champion until potentially SummerSlam.

      • Andrew

        yeah i know but once he return how confident are we that he gets it back? he hasnt had a very long reign and knowing wwe he may not get it back

        • Jesse Sherwood

          90% in my eyes. If he doesn’t, then WWE is dropping a huge ball and faces alienating their fans.

          • Andrew

            i too think he will get it back but but it would be terrible if he doesnt

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    They are getting straight down to business

  • Danny Philippi

    Timer is set.

  • David Jr.

    While I’d rank James Earl Jones and Morgan Freeman’s higher. Keith David has a great voice.

  • Gesus Oliver

    4 mins into raw and I’m ready starting to get pooped. Not looking good. Sorry if I clock out early. Not a commentary on Raw itself, just a busy weekend lol.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      If you do, then take it easy man!

      • Gesus Oliver

        I’m debating on taking an energy drink to get my sleep schedule back on track. not quite sure.

    • David Jr.

      Are you tired, run-down, listless? Do you poop out at parties? Are you
      unpopular?

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    Stephanie does the condescending promo so well doesn’t she

    • ldb

      Vince , Shane, and Steph are gold. They could always draw the heat or just perform.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      She does! She is a perfect “Mean Girl” heel.

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    Who do you think has the most pressure to deliver at Payback- Cena vs Wyatt or Evolution vs The Shield?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Both are equal. They have become such big matches that they have to deliver.

  • packerpf

    Woohoo for holidays; first raw I’ve been able to watch in forever.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Wait, there’s an issue with Maddox?

    • CJ Blaze

      That’s what I’m saying

    • David Jr.

      Yes.

  • Gesus Oliver

    wait Brad Maddox is still a “GM”?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Apparently!

  • Danny Philippi

    Brad Maddox sighting? HE’A ALIVE and soon to be FIRED!

  • Gesus Oliver

    What’s a Brad Maddox?

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Shhhh… It’s ok Brady Boy… YOU’RE FIRED!!!

    • Gesus Oliver

      Stephanie kiss my butt club?

      • Jesse Sherwood

        I’d prefer a Kane Electrode Club!

        • Gesus Oliver

          Don’t we all ;)

  • ldb

    He’s still “corporate” Kane?

  • packerpf

    Kane needs to hit the gym

  • Gesus Oliver

    okay, seriously who do you think was a worse GM Mike Adamle or Brad Maddox at the end of the day?

    • Navin T. Ramkissoon

      Adamle

      • Gesus Oliver

        Why?

        • Navin T. Ramkissoon

          He did not have any charisma and appeared totally at sea for huge portions of his run

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Adamle. He can’t even remember peoples names!

      • Gesus Oliver

        I might have to disagree.

        • Jesse Sherwood

          At least Maddox has a personality. Adamle made a pile of excrement seem like it had Macho Man levels of charisma.

          • Gesus Oliver

            What GM would you go back and watch? Adamle or Maddox on the network?

          • Jesse Sherwood

            Am I being forced a la Clockwork Orange?

          • Gesus Oliver

            Yup

          • Jesse Sherwood

            Maddox. Adamle would literally kill me.

          • Gesus Oliver

            I’d rather watch Adamle for comedic effect than just sit through the torture of Maddox.

  • Gesus Oliver

    So does this make him Corporate Monster Kane?

  • CJ Blaze

    Pyro fail

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    lmao they screwed that segment

  • Dustyn

    Who will be the new GM?

    • Gesus Oliver

      Daniel Bryan?

    • CJ Blaze

      People Power

      • Gesus Oliver

        Bring back the cart!!!!!!

      • Dustyn

        I would love to see him return!

        • CJ Blaze

          I watched No Way Out 2012 yesterday so that’s what reminded me lol

    • David Jr.

      hopefully, No one, with the Authority, GM’s are useless.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Honestly, there’s no need for one right now with Steph and HHH on every Raw.

    • BlazeKing

      Stephanie McMahon…

  • Bryan

    Pyro botch

  • Tom Mayer

    I just preordered brad Maddox definitive 3dvd set

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Wait, you aren’t getting the 2 disk Blu Ray with all of his FCW matches?

      • Tom Mayer

        Already sold out

      • K!NG

        Does it include the OVW set

        • Jesse Sherwood

          Only if you preorder from dot com!

    • BlazeKing

      At least he had enough matches to fill a full 3 dvd set, lol.

      • Tom Mayer

        True, well at least the segments with Kane anyway lol

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    where is david otunga?

    • K!NG

      holding jennifer hudsons bags

      • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

        lol and where is she?

      • Jesse Sherwood

        And waiting out his contract while practicing law. He’s still unbeaten, I think.

  • Scott

    So what do we think? Bryan surrenders the titles or no?

  • savokes

    What’s going on everybody? glad to be back, albeit a few minutes late!

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Hey Savokes! Glad to see you!

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    According to WWE.com Paige vs Alicia Fox has been added to the Payback Card

    • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

      hmmm interesting

  • Danny Philippi

    The best WWE General Manager was who?
    A. Vickie Guerrero
    B. Eric Bischoff
    C. Teddy Long
    D. Other

    • Gesus Oliver

      Stone Cold and Bischoff.

    • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

      D.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      D. William Regal

      • Gesus Oliver

        He’s a jobber.

        • BlazeKing

          One that put over Dean Ambrose in FCW might I add.

    • David Jr.

      I don’t like GM’s I like Presidents, give me President Jack Tunney over any GM.

    • Tom Mayer

      Funaki, numba 1smackdown gm

    • Scott

      Mick Foley ( i know technically the comissioner)

  • K!NG

    Boleive

  • Gesus Oliver

    Is it bad I hold my hand up for the Bo vignettes like I did for the Straight Edge Society?

  • Bryan

    Why are my comments ways deleted? Im just trying to participate in conversation but I see my comments are always gone.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      There have been no comments deleted tonight.

    • packerpf

      cause you’re a terrorist duh..

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Are you sure they are actually being submitted? Also, if you are linking to any other sites or anything like that, our spam filter may be catching them.

      • David Jr.

        Could it be because he’s not registered with Disqus?

        • Jesse Sherwood

          Possibly.

        • Jesse Sherwood

          PM via Twitter.

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    BNB Is Growing on Me. Heh Who would have thought

    • Gesus Oliver

      if you didn’t think he’d grow on you, I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news!

  • James Larochelle

    Greetings Programs. Sorry I’m late but I gotsta eat.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Hey James!

    • Gesus Oliver

      Wrestling first food second, a very distant second.

      • BlazeKing

        If you ain’t doing both at the same time, you’re doing it wrong!!!

  • James Larochelle

    Wow!

  • ldb

    that looked nasty

    • Tom Mayer

      Neck drop on barricade? Was thinking the same

      • ldb

        yup. rough

  • Scott

    That couldnt have felt good

  • Danny Philippi

    This match will show there are more superstars worthy of being U.S Champion or Intercontinental Champion than being considered the interim WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Sadly, it will. And I think WWE has a very unique chance to build up the midcard now that the WWEWHC is on a back burner.

      • ldb

        I agree. The build they are giving the US title has been nice. They could do the same with the IC and draw the attention away from the lack of Main belt.

    • Tom Mayer

      Hell, give the top tier title a break this summer, focus on mid card stories :p

      • Mike McCarthy

        Well, though WWE tries to pick which programs are top tier, if you were to intentionally make no top tiers, the fans would just choose which of the programs is top tier. There will always be a program getting the most reactions and there will always be a main event at the end of every PPV.

        • Tom Mayer

          Wwe is notorious for half assing mid card story work for the past 12 years since the brand split, and then ignoring their mid card titles, this is a perfect chance to elevate them

          • Jesse Sherwood

            I can agree there. But please reign in the language.

          • Tom Mayer

            My bad Jesse, it’s such a figure of speech, I didn’t even pay attention, sorry man

          • Jesse Sherwood

            It’s fine. I just have to keep things PC, and we’ve been having a few issues lately. Otherwise I would normally look over it. :)

  • Mike McCarthy

    hello everyone

    • CJ Blaze

      Hey!

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Hey Mike! Glad to see you man. Hope your day is going well.

  • K!NG

    that was about as good as a HBK SCM

  • ldb

    RVD has looked pretty decent this time.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Nice! It’s rare that we see a bridging suplex win a match!

    • K!NG

      well thats the 3rd time he has won with it. I think its a way to sell Cesaro’s strength.

  • Mike McCarthy

    This has been a great segment.

  • Mike McCarthy

    I’m torn, putting Sheamus over Cesaro would be a mistake but I also think putting the US title back on Cesaro is a bad move.

    • CJ Blaze

      I’m in the same boat.

      • Mike McCarthy

        they’re gonna have to go with a screwy finish

    • K!NG

      A good match between the two no matter who wins or loses is what matters. In WWE you can look like gold even in defeat.

    • Tom Mayer

      That is why they shouldn’t be I a program together, as a win or loss against each other really does nothing for either

  • Danny Philippi

    This segment > last segment x100!

  • beast incarnate

    I really hope Brock Lesnar returns to claim the world titles either tonight or payback.

  • Danny Philippi

    My client, Cesaro, got brogue kicked in the effing face!

  • James Larochelle

    I’d be fine if we didn’t see a contract signing as a main event segment ever again. Weak sauce.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      I’ve got betting lines on who goes through the table below!

      • James Larochelle

        Tough call.

      • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

        reigns!

        • Jesse Sherwood

          7-1 odds.

  • BlazeKing

    Prepare yourselves:

    Eva Marie is having a match, next… Oh no.

    • Andrew

      oh yuck smh!!

      • BlazeKing

        Well, at least they’re doing it now instead of being a buzzkill later. I guess they get credit for that?

    • packerpf

      good to know, time for break.

    • Mike McCarthy

      It’s a rarity for this many people to get so upset when they see a girl so attractive.

      • Guest

        shes very pretty shes just a horrible wrestler

      • packerpf

        she looks too fakey, she’s not even top 5 hottest in wwe right now and her ring work sucks.

      • BlazeKing

        Nothing wrong with being eye candy. You just have to have a general knowledge of how to conduct business in the ring as well. Eva Marie in New Jersey on Raw would’ve generated boos that would shake the arena.

  • Mike McCarthy

    Can a referee not check her nails? These are the important questions….

  • K!NG

    Eva Marie is smoking hot

  • Danny Philippi

    This upcoming segment is the reason Maffew still needs to make Botchamania videos for YouTube.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Evil Marie in a match… BAKA!!!

  • Mike McCarthy

    Eva Marie ranked lower on the Maxim list than Stephen Colbert.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      And that’s… A GOOD THING!

      • Mike McCarthy

        He’s one handsome man.

  • Guest

    Oh Mercy No. Eva and Nikki

  • K!NG

    wheres joey styles when you need someone to yell CAT FIGHT!!!!!

    • Tom Mayer

      In the wwe warehouse looking for al snows head

      • K!NG

        Id give up my life saving to spend a weekend at the WWE warehouse

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    lmao kisses? turrible

  • hollywood

    Eugh CM Punk chants when will the fans get it in their head this fire doesn’t burn and cheer someone else. God save us on sunday.

  • Danny Philippi

    Game 4 between Miami and Indiana has tipped off.

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    lmao they NEVER let eva finish her matches

  • BlazeKing

    Cole called for this match to end as quickly as possible, lol.

  • CJ Blaze

    I hope those two NEVER get put in a match together again

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Layla… Get a fashion consultant.

  • BlazeKing

    LOL!!!! They gave Eva a dirty win!!!
    Ok, i’m done….

  • K!NG

    whatever layla is wearing would look better on my bedroom floor

    • hollywood

      Baka

      • Jesse Sherwood

        Hey, that’s my line! :)

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    lmaoooo

  • savokes

    YES! 2 zingers from Cody!

  • Mike McCarthy

    Brotherhood vs. Stooges

  • K!NG

    LOL that is why cody is the future

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    randy orton couldnt help but laugh

  • BlazeKing

    Damn Cody!!! “Skinny Jean Sellout” lmao!

  • Mike McCarthy

    what did he call Orton?

    • CJ Blaze

      R-K-Blows

    • Jesse Sherwood

      RK-Blows!

      • Mike McCarthy

        Awesome, but I would’ve gone with Duffel bag Dumper

  • Jesse Sherwood

    YES! Cody is ripping on Orton and Batista so hard that I am surprised they aren’t in pieces in the floor!

    • K!NG

      HHH telling him he has big legs at the end there lol

      • Jesse Sherwood

        Well, HoBotista is looking a bit chunky…

  • ldb

    Cody is my hero for now. Awesome lines. Get that hobo.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      HoBotista needs to go off into space again.

      • ldb

        at least it aint long till lift off.

  • David Jr.

    Batista up for a workout in a match? I’d say no.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      He never is! He gets winded walking to the ring!

      • David F

        He kept up with Ziggler pretty well on Smackdown

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    Do you guys think that Cody can break the glass ceiling and eventually become WWE World Heavyweight Champion one day? Or is he still not quite there yet?

    • CJ Blaze

      I think he’s there, they just need to give him the ball so he can run with it.

    • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

      His time will come

    • Tom Mayer

      I’m sure Vince and Hhh want to slap some face paint on him and give him a speech impediment

    • Mike McCarthy

      He’ll never hold it as a face. Heel Cody was my favorite wrestler.

  • James Larochelle

    I’m smelling new t-shirt opportunities!

  • Mike McCarthy

    Brotherhood wins after Shield interference

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    I just switched to direct tv literally 3 days ago…loving it!

    • Mike McCarthy

      I switch a month ago and hating it.

      • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

        anything is better than comcast

  • Danny Philippi

    Heat up 10-2 early on.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    3 1/2 MB!

  • Mike McCarthy

    ….are they still doing this?

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Drew vs. El Torito… BAKA!!!

    • James Larochelle

      I was wondering if I heard that right.

  • Cory S

    My best friend is making his WWE debut tonight during Adam Rose’s entrance!!! I’m so pumped for him…#supportindependentwrestling

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Awesome! Has he said what he will be wearing?

      • Cory S

        yes he has…he told me not to mention anything until after hahaha. even though i doubt anybody from WWE watches these chats

        • Jesse Sherwood

          They actually do. We’ve had a few interesting things happen in them. Heck, Sheamus directed a Twitter shot at a comment posted on here just a couple of weeks ago.

          • Cory S

            well in that case i for sure won’t be saying anything

          • Cory S

            HE MADE IT!!!

    • Tom Mayer

      Awesome man, be sure to tell him the wnw Monday crew wishes him success

  • Mike McCarthy

    What a strange alliance though, you think Heath would remember Hornswoggle giving him an Attitude Adjustment.

  • K!NG

    Seriously i can see Cody Rhodes being a top heel in WWE.

  • K!NG

    This will put some butts in the seats…

  • William Regan

    Yes. This is exactly what i want to see. El torito vs. drew mcintyre. I can’t believe they put this bull on tv…

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    From Eva Marie to El Torito. Raw is not firing tonight at all

    • Mike McCarthy

      Unless Drew finally wins a singles match on Raw.

      • Jesse Sherwood

        That would literally be a miracle.

      • ldb

        1/2 a match

    • Jesse Sherwood

      One can hope they are getting the feces out early.

  • packerpf

    Drew kind of reminds me of Brian Kendrick in the face

    • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

      character from zelda

    • Mike McCarthy

      Except Drew doesn’t have a big black escort.

    • BlazeKing

      You know who else he looks like? The pirate version of Paul Burchill, hahaha!!!

  • CJ Blaze

    Time to go get some watermelon…

  • James Larochelle

    3 hours provides for great content don’t it?

  • Jesse Sherwood

    #DontHinderJinder

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    really?

  • Mike McCarthy

    …think we’re getting a midget rubber match on Payback Pre-Show?

    • Tom Mayer

      Only if reyrey is involved

  • packerpf

    I know they have to do stuff for the kids, but come on…

    • David Jr.

      Midgets belong in wrestling.

  • K!NG

    so when is WWE gonna do rey vs el torito

    • Tom Mayer

      How can he? He’s el torito :p

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Anyone else see a Hair vs. Mask match between Hornswoggle and El Torito at Payback?

    • James Larochelle

      Anybody WANT to see?

      • Jesse Sherwood

        Actually… I kind of do. The WeeLC match was pretty fun. As long as they don’t go overboard with little people again, then it might be fun!

    • K!NG

      lol that would be interesting.

  • CJ Blaze

    I gave this program a chance, and that ended at Extreme Rules. Now I’m done

  • Danny Philippi

    That segment was utter bull crap.

  • Gesus Oliver

    Wow so raw sucks so far.

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    I just turned to the basketball game I’m afraid to turn back to raw

  • tone

    Drew M. your career is over……

    • Gesus Oliver

      JTG.

    • William Regan

      His career has been over. Remember when Vince said he was the future?

      • Jesse Sherwood

        That was so long ago… It’s almost like a dream…

  • Gesus Oliver

    Let’s see if Wyatt’s can get this inevitable train wreck back on track.

  • James Larochelle

    Let’s follow with a Rusev match for the crap trifecta

    • Gesus Oliver

      I’m glad I’m not the only one that’s bored as heck!

  • Danny Philippi

    Heat now only up 18-13 midway through the first.

  • K!NG

    Anyone else notice WWE switched the dates of MITB and the Battleground PPV?

  • William Regan

    20 of the greatest wrestling factions? Worth getting just to see freebirds vs. von erichs.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      AMEN!

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    wasnt drew mcintyre supposed to get “repackaged’

    • Jesse Sherwood

      He was in plans to be, but like most things in WWE, they changed quickly.

      • David Jr.

        Does anyone think Drew McIntyre should get a push?

        • Jesse Sherwood

          I do. Drew has all of the tools he needs to be successful, but he blew his first big chance.

          • David Jr.

            Ok, I was really curious if someone did.

  • James Larochelle

    Oy vey…this is one of the most shocking moments?

  • Tom Mayer

    That was a shocking moment?

  • savokes

    wow, it has to continue? hah

  • K!NG

    i feel bad for the announcers trying to have to sell this to us

    • Tom Mayer

      If they could ever sell that, I’m sure gm could use their services at this point

      • K!NG

        LOL

  • Danny Philippi

    Back to serious storylines! DEP!

  • William Regan

    Dep!!!!

  • Cubed56

    just got caught up with raw. not sure of its been discussed already, but how awesome would it be for Cody to turn on Goldust tonight and join evolution. Also Happy Memorial Day to all.

    • savokes

      interrrestinggggg

      • Cubed56

        i think it would be exactly what cody needs. Unfortunately neither vince or hhh are fans of the rhodes family

        • savokes

          hmmm, I just really loved his two zingers to Batista and Orton

          • Cubed56

            me too. thats the perfect set up though so you dont see it coming

  • Scott

    What…..the……..I was waiting for the trainer to pull out a hand…..

    • Tom Mayer

      Hah

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Good play sir.

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    Can Bray finally get Raw back on the right track?

  • packerpf

    10!

  • savokes

    On a much larger scale than it already is…do you think these crowds might turn Cena heel just by the cheering and singing along with Bray that gets louder and louder every week? Whatever the WWE is trying to do by “stopping” the Bray love….it’s not quite working out the greatest

    • Cubed56

      well so far cena has stayed the same boring course.

      • savokes

        Case in point with this promo as well…snake or cure? and they cheered for “cure”

        • Cubed56

          and for the part where he said cena is the enemy of us all

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Cena still has another 2 – 2 1/2 years before he turns heel. He has to get that HH level of heat despite being a face before he can turn.

      • savokes

        I hear that…just my curious brain working

  • ldb

    Bray do you Bolieve?

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    this could get ugly

  • packerpf

    no need to tell JBL not to be a hero he hasn’t in forever.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    JBL JUST GOT CLOTHESLINED TO HELL!!!!

    • savokes

      hahaha, was writing the same thing

  • James Larochelle

    Wasn’t expecting that.

  • William Regan

    Holy swerve….

  • Tom Mayer

    How uncharacteristically heroic of jbl :p

  • Andrew

    wow i didnt expect jbl to do that

  • Jesse Sherwood

    JBL just learned how Jake Roberts felt all those years ago!

  • Cubed56

    for the first time, im bored with a wyatt promo

  • K!NG

    If you want the wyatts to get a heel reaction this is the way to go

  • Tom Mayer

    Cheap hometown heat, lazy segment writing

    • K!NG

      Cheap but effective

  • Cubed56

    “morality”, interesting word used to be honest, considering cenas personal life

    • savokes

      dude, i was sitting here thinking just the same thing…i thought “i wonder if he would call out Cena’s divorce’

      • BlazeKing

        He could also be talking about him & Nikki on Total Divas fornicating and shacking up while John doesn’t want to get married ever again nor have kids.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Wyatt calling out Jerry for “feeding” us poison is great! Kind of a great commentary on the “Magic Headsets.”

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Harper pulling a Clockwork Orange on Cena is great!

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    they are selling this well

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Usos vs. Wyatts for the Tag Titles? What do you guys think?

    • CJ Blaze

      I think so

    • William Regan

      I think it’ll happen…but i don’t think the Usos will drop the titles to them yet.

  • Cubed56

    bray bettter win sunday imo, or this feud was all for not

  • Tom Mayer

    Serious cena time, rolls eyes

    • Jesse Sherwood

      I’d take serious Cena over corny Cena any day of the week.

      • Tom Mayer

        I’d rather he went heel or went away at this point

        • Jesse Sherwood

          As I said below, I think we have about 2 to 2 1/2 years before that happens. Remember the reactions Hogan got right before he turned heel and formed the NWO? He was getting booed resoundingly in every arena he went to, and he was still a clear face. Cena has to hit that point before he will turn. We are starting to see that now, but it went 2 years with Hogan before a turn was triggered. Thus, my estimate.

          • K!NG

            i feel bad for anyone that faces cena cause the crowd barley chants for them. all the-crowd does in his matches is chant lets go cena and cena sucks. basically cena sells because people come to watch him cause they like him and people come to watch him lose cause they hate him.

  • savokes

    John Cena “bolieves” in who he is??? hah

  • William Regan

    As much as we love the Wyatts, we forget that they are heels. So this was a necessary segment.

  • K!NG

    now thats what i like to hear

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    lol jbl still down

  • Avalanchian

    Oh….. Cena said the B word.

  • Cubed56

    better to see that side of cena, but its still the same thing we’ve seen how many times before.

    • savokes

      haha, did that 1/2 a compliment taste like acid in your mouth Cubed? ;)

      • Cubed56

        not quite that bad, damn close though

        • savokes

          lol

  • Danny Philippi

    This segment was like a baby horse. First steps, spectacular sight. After step ten, falls back onto a bed of straw.
    Still better than most of Raw, so far.

  • K!NG

    JBL prlly asked the writers let harper do that to him

    • Jesse Sherwood

      I hope so. Harper has the sickest looking clothesline I’ve seen since JBL.

  • K!NG

    HBK at legends house… im in on that one lol

  • David Jr.

    They just advertised WWE Legend’s House at 8 pm next Thursday, I thought NXT Takeover started at 8.

  • Danny Philippi

    Heat up 38-29 with under 7:00 left in the 2nd. 17 points for Bosh so far.

  • Scott

    This Raw is pretty flat so far. Hoping Shield/Evolution and Bryan segments will deliver! Heard Cody had a good promo…..missed it

  • Jesse Sherwood

    OHHH RADIOOOO!!!!

  • Dustyn

    Rusev?

  • CJ Blaze

    Ryder!

  • savokes

    RYDER!

  • Scott

    Wow!!! Must be facing Rusev

  • Danny Philippi

    Ryder getting served to Rusev.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Ryder is getting an entrance! *Marking out*

    • Dustyn

      First time in a while. I don’t think he even gets an entrance at a house show lol!

    • K!NG

      i was hoping he came out and turned heel lol

  • Tom Mayer

    Job squad engaged

  • BlazeKing

    Well, at least Ryder got on Raw…

  • ldb

    Maybe Bray wins and sings “ring around the rose y pocket full of posies, ashes ashes we all fall down. Burn.”

  • Cubed56

    Ryder’s gonna play the owen hart role in the reformation of the nation of domination

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    seriously when will they give this guy a legit feud

    • James Larochelle

      I guess we have his feud.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    How did I know… At least he is moving on from squashing every African American superstar.

    • James Larochelle

      The second we saw the flag his fate was sealed.

  • William Regan

    Why does every russian sound like the Borg in WWE?

  • ldb

    Somebody find Dell wilkes to bring down the Bulgarian Russian.

  • Scott

    Better legs….Stacy Keibler or Lana?

    • Dustyn

      Lana

    • Tom Mayer

      Lana because she’s not a stick figure

    • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

      lana

  • Danny Philippi

    This episode of Monday Night Raw is sponsored by the same people that sponsor EJ’s Neat-o Stat of the Night on TNT.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    This… Shouldn’t be happening this week. Ryder needs to pick up an upset!

    • Dustyn

      Maybe a Hacksaw run-in?

    • K!NG

      at least a black guy isnt getting beat this week

      • Jesse Sherwood

        You were saying?

        • K!NG

          he stood tall

        • K!NG

          it should make rapper Wale happy now

          • Jesse Sherwood

            I’ll say this, I’m glad they are finally giving Big E a feud. I think this could be interesting.

          • K!NG

            me too i hate how they stop and go with guys pushes

  • James Larochelle

    Would have been awesome to see him pull a Shockmaster and trip up.

  • Scott

    Did Rusev just quote Goldmember? Maasha and Faasha

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    yawns…

  • Tom Mayer

    Rusev, have a bud light lime bro

  • packerpf

    best part of rusev is lana

  • Mike McCarthy

    I’m back, DirecTV decided I wasn’t gonna get to see the Wyatt’s tonight, what happened?

    • BlazeKing

      What happened, feed cut out?

      • Mike McCarthy

        yup

        • BlazeKing

          When mine usually cuts out due to heavy rain or clouds, I switch from the HD channel to the SD one and it’s usually fine. The HD channel runs on a frequency that’s more easily knocked out. You may have to adjust the guide settings on the box in order to see the SD channels since everything is defaulted to HD channels.

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    finally build a damn feud

  • Mike McCarthy

    THREE AINT ENOUGH MAN I NEED FIVE

  • K!NG

    if the crowd is gonna always chant USA to every foreigner they might as well play of it

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Looks like Big E is back in the picture!

  • Mike McCarthy

    Big E’s cool….still hoping for Nation of Domination 2.0

    • Cubed56

      who are the members in your reformed version

      • Jesse Sherwood

        Well… Here’s mine! *Cheap Plug*

        http://www.wwenews.net/nation/

        • David Jr.

          Curious, why you didn’t include Big E?

          • Jesse Sherwood

            Because I think if we get a New Nation, they would need to be heels to get over. And I don’t think Big E works as well as a heel. Plus, he has a way to get over as a face better than the ones listed.

          • David Jr.

            Makes sense, I for one have been calling for a Kofi Kingston heel turn for a while now.

        • Cubed56

          same as I mentioned above, I’d rather see it without truth and woods

          • Jesse Sherwood

            I think if they let Truth go heel like he did when he and Miz were “fired”, he could pull some of the better promos for the group, and help mentor the younger guys. I will concede Woods, though. He just doesn’t fit as well.

          • Cubed56

            agreed, with woods. I didn’t think about that side of truth though. Hell if they allow that side of truth, id like to see him be the leader, since Henry unfortunately cant be counted on anymore due to injury after injury

      • Mike McCarthy

        Big E, R-Truth, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston & Mark Henry.

        • Cubed56

          That seems to be the consensus, honestly i could do without woods and truth. Mark Henry, Big E, Kofi, Titus O’neill, and Ziggler would be mine.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    ADR as champion? NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

    • ldb

      said the whole wrestling nation

    • Danny Philippi

      IF ADR’s champion, I’ll watch Impact. lol

      • Mike McCarthy

        I’ve only see Impact once before, but that’d be the one thing that’d finally get me to switch sides.

    • James Larochelle

      If ADR gets crowned, we vomit…

    • K!NG

      Id be fine with him if he wasnt the same guy he was back in 2010.

    • Andrew

      ugh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! no!!

    • savokes

      If he gets crowned champ, i’ll take it as he enziguried steph in the head and gave her a concussion as well

    • Tom Mayer

      Honestly I’d rather see cena as champ again

    • Mike McCarthy

      I never would’ve thought ADR would be ruined without Ricardo.

  • savokes

    just imagine ADR getting the WWEHC

  • Scott

    Wtf did I just see? If they give the belt to ADR i think Im done for a while

  • Cubed56

    Love it, hope to god they crown ADR the champ if Db surrenders the title.

    • savokes

      ………..

      • Cubed56

        lol, just going against the grain, since everyone else is up in arms about it. Obviously i dont actually want that to happen.

        • savokes

          i figured lol

  • Tom Mayer

    Xpac heat aka Batista heat aka ADR heat

    • Mike McCarthy

      I’m still baffled that I’m the only one that calls it Ryback heat

      • Tom Mayer

        But ryback only garners indifference :p

      • K!NG

        Ryback use to get a good reaction but id rather have Xpac heat then the marc mero reaction rusev gets

        • Mike McCarthy

          not a good heel reaction.

          • K!NG

            no deff not he made a much better face.

          • Mike McCarthy

            He would’ve been a good champion as face, but the heel turn ruined him.

          • K!NG

            yeah he got put in a hard spot because Cena was Injured and then as soon as he returned Punk got injured plus right when punk got healthy the rock returned. He did very well for being as green as he was and being put in the main event so quick.

  • ldb

    quick get the oxygen

  • K!NG

    when orton is done with the evolution story line i hope he goes back to being the legend killer for awhile

  • savokes

    any chance there is a legit outcome to this match?

  • Cubed56

    I still think that evolution has one of the best entrance songs of all time

  • ldb

    I call batistia stiffs cody for the skinny jeans

  • Mike McCarthy

    Triple H said this wouldn’t be an ordinary match….did they just not give it a stip?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      I’m betting we see a flood of interference from Steph.

  • William Regan

    Batista’s excitement for this match is overwhelming. Yes, I’m being sarcastic

    • Mike McCarthy

      ….at least he’s humble….Also sarcastic

  • savokes

    at least “bootista” hasn’t had “enough” yet tonight….

  • ldb

    clothesline…..take a break……bodyslam …..take a break

    • Jesse Sherwood

      I bet WWE keeps a defibrillator on hand just for him!

  • savokes

    i wish we could get one “marquee” match with no commercial interruptions, it just breaks up the flow

  • Scott

    Batista already winded

  • Tom Mayer

    I hope Batista gets a good share of evolution merchandise sales so he can stop looking like he lives out of a travel lodge room shared with 7 other people

    • Scott

      HAHAHAHAHA!

    • Jesse Sherwood

      #HoBotista

  • Danny Philippi

    Five months ago, Batista had pop for his return to WWE, Orton was WWEWHC and the Rhodes Bros. were tag team champs. Now that’s sad.

    • CJ Blaze

      It’s all Bootista’s fault lol

    • Tom Mayer

      He had pop? When?

  • James Larochelle

    Kings score. 2-0 over Hawks with 8 minutes left in 1st

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Hawks are getting the Voldemort curse!

      • James Larochelle

        Ava Kadavera?

    • Cubed56

      loving it

    • David Jr.

      Looks like New York vs. Los Angeles is a pretty good possibility, I think the NHL will like that.

  • Danny Philippi

    King James with a ill dunk while fouled. Heat up 49-41 with 36.8 seconds left.

  • William Regan

    Think Dave and Randy have the same tattoo artist?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      They don’t. I have a booking with Randy’s artist Kate Alexander next month when I go to St. Louis for a VA appt.

      • Cubed56

        what you getting?

        • Jesse Sherwood

          Getting her to expand my Valkyrie on my back to a full back piece. Moon in the background with a field of weeping lilies. There’s a grave in the field that a knight is kneeling at and sorceress is next to him with her hand on his shoulder. The grave will have my grandma’s name and dates on it.

          • William Regan

            Good luck to you. She does great work. I love Randy’s tats

          • Jesse Sherwood

            Thanks. She is supposed to give me a quote then and if I like her concept of it, we will at least do the outline then!

          • Cubed56

            very nice

  • K!NG

    Anyone else when you were a kid watching wrestling ever wonder what the wrestlers use to do during the commercials? My bro n me thought they just took a break lol

  • Mike McCarthy

    Suits AND Graceland back-to-back. I feel like the USA network loves me…

    • savokes

      my top 2 fave shows on USA right now

      • Mike McCarthy

        Suits is my fave show on all of television.

        • Cubed56

          got to go with sons of anarchy for that

    • Cubed56

      graceland is a very underrated show

      • Mike McCarthy

        I never thought it’d be able to replace Burn Notice, but it didn’t disappoint.

        • Cubed56

          honestly i think it way better

          • savokes

            I would tend to agree, and i loved burn notice…but Graceland is still a baby, we need to see where they go with this now…

          • Cubed56

            true, i do actually think they progressed the story a little too fast at the end of last season

          • savokes

            right…theres only so many times you can do a “rogue agent that gets freed by the straight edge agent and everything is kind of ok” storyline, show after show

          • Cubed56

            I just didn’t understand why they let it be known who jangles was so early, and why the tape was discovered at the very end, that should’ve been the beginning of season 2

          • savokes

            I actually wished jangles wasn’t offed so early, and i agree with the tape….that could have been a mid-season cliffhanger

          • Cubed56

            agreed, except i wouldnt say cliffhanger, you could see all that stuff coming, it couldve just been used later on to further the story and create more seasons

          • Mike McCarthy

            The best shows don’t need cliffhangers to carry them.

          • Cubed56

            the thing is they weren’t cliffhangers, everyone knew it was coming, just why use that part of the story so early

          • Mike McCarthy

            I feel like they’d only do it if they had bigger and better plans for the next season.

  • Navin T. Ramkissoon

    I am turning it in for the night guys. I have lost nearly all hope for Raw tonight sad to say. Its been too inconsistent for my taste. I may pop in a bit later to read what has happened with the contract signing and with Daniel but I don’t think I can make it to the end of Raw. Anyways irregardless for those of you sticking with Raw I hope you enjoy it and I will catch you next week. I am out of here. Take care

    • James Larochelle

      Good night. Take it easy.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Night Navin!

  • ldb

    do we get a codysault tonight?

  • K!NG

    Rhodes Vs Orton…. Sounds like im back in the 80s lol

  • Mike McCarthy

    There’s that stip!!!

  • K!NG

    if its no holds barred why does cody have to leave ?

    • Mike McCarthy

      because the boss said so

    • William Regan

      Yeah, no dq so why would it matter if Cody comes back? I swear they over think these things sometimes

    • Eddie Edwards

      Just seen your comment. I said the same thing

  • Dustyn

    Any electrical boxes around?

    • K!NG

      lol im not the only one who remembers

      • Dustyn

        I think it was Orton and Batista too.

        • K!NG

          it was and flair

          • Dustyn

            Ok

    • Tom Mayer

      Loolollolol

  • Eddie Edwards

    If its no holds barred why doesn’t Cody help Goldust?

    • James Larochelle

      It’s no holds barred for Evolution only.

  • Cubed56

    Jesus! Why are they burying one of the best young talents they got in Cody? Honestly i hope he signs with JJ’s new promotion

  • packerpf

    batista’s weak spear

    • K!NG

      still better then Christians lol

  • Tom Mayer

    No holds barred, wheres the shield?

  • Mike McCarthy

    notice how everybody in the front row just doesn’t give a s**t

    • William Regan

      Notice how the balding guy in the ring also doesn’t give a s…

      • Mike McCarthy

        this might be the best comment I’ve ever read on here.

    • Danny Philippi

      YES!YES!YES!

  • Mike McCarthy

    I AM A BOLIEVER

  • David Jr.

    Bo Dallas, my 2nd favorite son of my favorite IRS agent.

  • savokes

    I wonder who they’ll feed to Bo, most of the jobbers have been on…cept for Woods and Truth

    • Mike McCarthy

      Hunicara

      • savokes

        mmmm

      • savokes

        you sir, get the prize!

    • James Larochelle

      Sin Cara again?

  • Danny Philippi

    Bo Dallas vs. Kofi Kingston, I hope. But most likely it’ll be a Smackdown rematch

    • Danny Philippi

      Told ya, so!

  • William Regan

    Don’t stop Bo lieving

    • James Larochelle

      Hold on to that feeling

  • Mike McCarthy

    Called it

  • Cubed56

    Is he Tebowing?

  • Danny Philippi

    Bo doing the TEBOW!

  • K!NG

    Bo Dallas is acting like CPT.America

  • Avalanchian

    He just Tebow-ed. Time to bury him

  • K!NG

    Bo is one hell of a athlete

    • James Larochelle

      Bo knows sports?

      • David Jr.

        Are we talking Dallas or Jackson here?

  • Tom Mayer

    We’ve got the blue ranger, where is Adam rose and his putty patrol

    • BlackLotus

      lol Adam Rose is Goldar?

      • Tom Mayer

        Swagger can be rito

        • Jesse Sherwood

          Does that make Zeb into Lord Zedd?

          • Tom Mayer

            We the people…make our monsters grow!

    • CJ Blaze

      3MB can be like Bulk and Skull or whatever their names were

      • Tom Mayer

        With Vince McMahon as zordon and hornswaggle as alpha five

        • Jesse Sherwood

          This whole line has me cracking up!

  • Jesse Sherwood

    I hate to say this… But Bo is growing on me. I could see him as an antithesis to Bray Wyatt in a couple of years. Which is kind of ironic considering…

    • Mike McCarthy

      Don’t be ashamed of BOLIEVING, and you gotta feel like that’s where they’re going with this.

    • K!NG

      There dad was the same way. He was in the US express as a baby face then does a 180 as IRS. He was gold in both roles

      • David Jr.

        Don’t forget his run as a member of the Varsity Club in WCW.

        • K!NG

          Im from upstate NY how could i forget the Syracuse jacket lol

        • Dave Barton

          My personal favorite for papa Rotunda was when he was Captain Mike. :-)

    • David Jr.

      Kendra brought up basically the same point on Friday. I wonder if that’s why they did his character to be the opposite of Bray.

      • K!NG

        Bo is the one who came up with the character i think as bray came up with his own character as well.

        • Jesse Sherwood

          And those are the ones that typically work best, as the worker truly invests in them.

    • Cubed56

      that would be awesome

  • Kleck

    Sign of the night: Bo Leave

    • Mike McCarthy

      They were chanting it on NXT last week.

  • Danny Philippi

    Wow! The contract signing AND Daniel Bryan’s possible relinquishing of the WWEWHC in one hour. Why couldn’t have it been the first hour?

  • Mike McCarthy

    Daniel Bryan up next.

  • James Larochelle

    He needs a haircut.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Agreed. He looks too much like his brother right now.

  • Bryan

    Haha this Bo Dallas gimmick is gold!

  • Mike McCarthy

    I need a shirt that says Bolieve….

  • James Larochelle

    The Bo-Dog…man the writers musta wracked their brains on that one.

  • William Regan

    Can they call it a Bo dog? Isn’t that a copyrighted website?

  • K!NG

    Anyone looking forward to watching the movie Foxcatcher?

  • Danny Philippi

    A Contract Signing ending Raw? That never happ .. hahahahahah!

  • Avalanchian

    I just want to see these new wrestlers actually put on a wrestling match instead of like 3 moves then finish. I want to just see their talent from the start.

  • Cubed56

    I like Bo Dallas, but does his gimmick almost seem like a straight version of Richard Simmons to anyone else? Minus the ridiculous exercising obviously.

  • William Regan

    Bolieve in the Buzzards!

  • savokes

    I enjoy Bo, I just don’t think that finisher is realistic….so you beat the hell out of someone, and they you, for 20-25 minutes, then you have the power and ability to run up the ropes and do a flying bulldog? i just don’t know….

    • K!NG

      WWE ive noticed is getting more simple with there finishers…

    • William Regan

      And for the last 15 years, we had to swallow a firemans carry slam as a finisher….( channeling my inner Miz ) Really? Really?

      • savokes

        i hear ya on that one

  • James Larochelle

    Important recap right there.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Sounds very muted…

    • Avalanchian

      Yes today’s audio has been awful

    • K!NG

      i noticed it wasnt that big of a pop n i got my volume up

      • Jesse Sherwood

        Aye. I think it is the house mics. They seem to be low.

  • Avalanchian

    I wonder if Kane comes out for this.

  • Scott

    Bryan in a soft collar this soon? Thats a good sign of a good prognosis

    • Jesse Sherwood

      That’s standard for the surgery he had. He was in it when he was released from the hospital.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Awesome champion? The Miz for champ!!!

    • K!NG

      He was better then most gave him credit for.

      • Jesse Sherwood

        I agree. He was annoying as champion, but it was the right kind of annoying.

        • Mike McCarthy

          exactly what people never realized…

    • Shashank Bhandari

      I thought that too!!

    • Mike McCarthy

      God please.

    • Cubed56

      NO! NO! NO!

  • Mike McCarthy

    So instead of surrendering it he’s going to give it to someone else?

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Now the pops are getting louder!

  • Mike McCarthy

    The biggest pop a replay has ever gotten.

  • James Larochelle

    Oh come on….

  • Mike McCarthy

    …….are you kidding me…..

  • Mike McCarthy

    Two weeks in a row WWE doesn’t deliver on what they advertise.

  • savokes

    womp womp

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Anyone else get the feeling Brie is pregnant and this is how she will be written off TV?

    • CJ Blaze

      Hmm.. She hasn’t worked a TV match lately

      • K!NG

        She worked the European shows

        • CJ Blaze

          Oh. Well who knows

      • Jesse Sherwood

        I know… Which makes me think it more.

    • Scott

      You bring up an interesting point

    • Mike McCarthy

      I really hope not, Kharma wrestled while pregnant without knowing….and I hate to mention what happened there…

      • Jesse Sherwood

        Yeah, I know… But this storyline seems too convenient. And when you consider it has been a month since their nuptials…

  • ldb

    that’s worse than Big show’s iron clad contract

  • http://tbrickert.wordpress.com/ TB rickert

    And in WWE fashion they stunk it up.

  • Avalanchian

    Wow what a weak ending to that dispute.

  • Cubed56

    Cue the return of Vince or Shane this Sunday please!

    • Scott

      That would be awesome!

  • David Jr.

    So earlier they advertised WWE Legends House for 8 on thursday, now they advertise NXT Takeover for 8, which is it?

  • William Regan

    Adrian Neville on Raw??? Feeling it!!

  • Scott

    Calling it…Brie puts Steph in the Yes Lock and quits

    • Avalanchian

      Then we get a stupid lawsuit angle.

  • James Larochelle

    If we’re going to go with a weak “you put your hands on the boss” storyline, how about we try “sue the boss for physically assaulting an employee” follow up? Both are equally ridiculous when you’re talking about wrestling.

  • ldb

    Hate to miss the shield, but see you guys later. Somebody put tell evolution The Shield is made by intelligent design. Remember those who didn’t forget our freedom isn’t free in your prayers tonight.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Night ldb!

  • Danny Philippi

    In all my years of watching WWE programming, I have never been so disgusted with a storyline in my life. It is not the fault of Bryan, Stephanie, or even Triple H. It has everything to do with the incompetent creative forces in WWE. Vince is the best mind in pro wrestling history. But he’s on the back nine of his life and no one has been able to pick up where Vince will leave off. No backbone means no structure.

  • Mike McCarthy

    They got Bret for Takeover!!!

  • Mike McCarthy

    EMMA!!!!!!

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Emma!

  • William Regan

    Tarantula!!!!

  • K!NG

    tajiri is proud

  • Jesse Sherwood

    “She returned my crown. It’s a little worse for wear!” Did she defecate in it King?

  • http://tbrickert.wordpress.com/ TB rickert

    That boot was the best part of the evening so far

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Emma gets a win!

  • Mike McCarthy

    Emma wins!!!!! This is awesome!!!

  • Avalanchian

    Emma!!!!!!!!

  • Jesse Sherwood

    That was a nasty bump into the rail!

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    love this alicia fox gimmick

  • K!NG

    this is called the fox freak out

  • K!NG

    Not bad for a former wedding planner

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Boy… This ref needs to be canned. He can’t count a fall right, he can’t see a submission, and he can’t control the Divas!

    • James Larochelle

      Sounds like the perfect ref…all he needs is to miss a tag.

  • Mike McCarthy

    This is awful

  • Avalanchian

    Should have had Paige come save Emma to try and build up some type momentum for the ppv

  • David Jr.

    This Alicia Fox character reminds me alot of people I know.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Ok…. This is getting stupid!

  • K!NG

    Wedgie TIME !!!!!! cole feels like he is back in high school

  • bryan

    Wedgie time!

  • Scott

    This is painful to watch

  • Danny Philippi

    She needs to be locked up with Sam Shaw and Gunner.

    • David Jr.

      Who?

  • Gesus Oliver

    Did anyone catch that match for Main Event? Uso’s v who?

    • Mike McCarthy

      Harper & Rowan

      • CJ Blaze

        Thanks

        • Gesus Oliver

          You’re welcome!

          • CJ Blaze

            :P

  • savokes

    she’s channeling her inner SCSA

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    she looks nice wet…

  • Cubed56

    What is the point of this?

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Announce is begging to go to commercial! That has to be a first!

  • CJ Blaze

    “You’re the one that bought a ticket, now shut up!” XD

  • Cubed56

    Great, it goes from bad to worse!

  • K!NG

    This is the howard stern concept… people will tune in to see how crazy Alicia fox will go next lol

  • James Larochelle

    Big night for NXTers on Raw tonight.

  • Mike McCarthy

    This content with Alicia is great, but Alicia shouldn’t be the one doing it.

  • William Regan

    That was one wrestling move that looked painful….the wedgie!!!

  • Mike McCarthy

    Was there something on Raw about Adrian Neville? I thought I read a comment.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Guys, as a serious point tonight, BIG victory for Zeb’s family this weekend. Amelia’s Law was passed in TN, which helps toughen up their 3 Strikes laws and parole laws for chronic nonviolent crime. For those of you who don’t know, Zeb’s granddaughter was killed in an accident with a guy who was paroled early despite having a 9 page rap sheet two years ago. This law will help keep people such as the man who hit her in jail.

  • CJ Blaze

    There it is

  • James Larochelle

    4-0 Kings.

  • Danny Philippi

    I guess this is what WWE is doing now that TNA is on the decline and GWF hasn’t gained liftoff. Better not be doing this when Monday Night Football returns Sept. 8.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    CALLED THIS! Mask vs. Hair!

  • David Jr.

    Jesse you called it.

  • savokes

    really Jesse…how did you call the mask v hair match? inside info?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Nope, just figured when Hornswoggle pulled the mask of El Torito it would happen.

      • savokes

        you should apply for a job at WWE Creative…

        • Jesse Sherwood

          I wish I could be on there. I could probably do better than 90% of the guys they have now!

          • savokes

            agreed

  • Dustyn

    Oh Sandow!

  • James Larochelle

    Oh god…

  • K!NG

    WTF

  • Cubed56

    Are you f***ing kidding me?!

  • Meh

    Damian Haas!

  • K!NG

    so is he now our residential redneck?

  • Gesus Oliver

    It was funny at first but now Sandow is getting the Charlie Haas treatment. Just stupid.

    • K!NG

      no body did it better then big show

  • BlazeKing

    This right here isn’t Damien Sandow, It’s Idol Stevens!!!!!

    • Jesse Sherwood

      It’s the death of a superstar.

  • Danny Philippi

    Is this as bad as Oklahoma on WCW?

  • David Jr.

    Sorry DP, stealing your thing,
    Best Damien Sandow gimmick?
    A. Easter Bunny
    B. Evil Santa
    C. Magneto
    D. Sherlock Holmes
    E. Davy Crockett
    F. Why Am I asking this?

    • Cubed56

      G. None, its all a disgraceful waste of a talented wrestler

      • Jesse Sherwood

        AMEN!

        • savokes

          I swear, i’ll keep going back to Sandow being the worker that wasn’t outed for the wellness violation a while back…it’s the only logical explanation

          • Jesse Sherwood

            I agree. It just seems too odd that he is being humbled this far.

        • Cubed56

          hopefully its an extended humbling for pissing someone off, otherwise its a damn shame

      • David Jr.

        Well at least the Easter Bunny was years before he debuted as Damien Sandow.

    • Avalanchian

      Magneto

    • Danny Philippi

      Go ahead! Make my day!

    • Scott

      Magneto….MASTER OF MAGNETISM!!

    • Mike McCarthy

      B.

      • Mike McCarthy

        I’ve never seen a bad episode of Raw Christmas.

  • Shashank Bhandari

    Its Party Time :D

    • Jesse Sherwood

      ALL THE TIME!

  • Cubed56

    And the crowd goes………….o wow no reaction, again.

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    adam rose gimmick reminds me of orlando jordan..no disrespect

  • Danny Philippi

    PHIL BROOKS! PHIL BROOKS! PHIL BROOKS! PHIL BROOKS!

    • Jesse Sherwood

      VOLDEMORT! VOLDEMORT!

  • Val Parfenoff

    anyone see emma gettng a push soon?

    • Avalanchian

      She deserves it because she looks good in the ring. But they need to ditch her goofy act 1st.

      • Val Parfenoff

        why u think they had her win tonight?

        • Jesse Sherwood

          Because they needed a reason to make Fox go crazy. That’s the only reason, which is sad considering Emma and Paige’s match in NXT!

          • Val Parfenoff

            just dont see why they arent pushing her more

  • Cubed56

    Never thought id be so happy to see Jack Swagger!

  • Mike McCarthy

    ………so Adam Rose and Curtis Axel have the same exact finisher

  • William Regan

    Now, last week i said i saw Zack Ryder as a rosebud, wearing the white 70′s outfit. Now the 70′s guy is completely different. Oh yeah, they read this site

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Ryder is the Bunny now!

  • Jesse Sherwood

    TN, home of REAL AMERICANS!

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    crowd is dead

  • Scott

    Raw has been very heel heavy….hoping Shield will send the crowd home happy

  • Dustyn

    Haha, “Nobody touches my lemon”

  • Mike McCarthy

    …….my name is Leo Kruger….and I’m a real american. BOOK IT NOW!

    • Cubed56

      its the only thing that could save him from being an afterthought in a very short time

  • Paulie

    Debut against swagger….concussion in 3 2 1

  • Steve pritchard

    Adam rose has the dumbest gimmick in the world. Seems like the guy can work in the ring a little bit . Hope his gimmick doesn’t destroy what little promise he has.

  • Danny Philippi

    Heat now thumping Indiana 83-64.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Quarter?

      • savokes

        4th

      • Steve pritchard

        4th

    • Steve pritchard

      They should have just give the HEAT a pass to the finals. I’m so over the pacers. Time for the HEAT / SPURS rematch from last year . I think San Antonio has they’re number this time .

    • David Jr.

      It’s looking like the Miami Heat will represent the East for the 4th straight year. Last team to do that in either conference, Boston Celtics 84-87.

      • William Regan

        I beg to differ…u see Ibaka return last night for the thunder? Changed the whole series

        • David Jr.

          What does the Thunder have anything to do with Miami making the finals?

          • Jesse Sherwood

            He’s saying that the Thunder looked done until last night, and now it looks plausible they could come back and win.

          • David Jr.

            All I said was Miami was going to make the finals four a fourth consecutive year, The only team that can prevent that is Indiana, and that looks highly unlikely.

          • James Larochelle

            Think the Habs can do the same against the Rangers?

          • Jesse Sherwood

            I don’t follow hockey at all, so I couldn’t say.

          • savokes

            nah, Rangers have that series…but it doesnt matter, any team from the East won’t even be able to keep up with LA or CHI

          • James Larochelle

            Yeah the western conference final really looks like the real Cup Final

          • Steve pritchard

            The thunder lost the first two games the last time they beat the spurs . But I hope for a rematch from last years finals. I’m a huge heat fan . But it would be nice to see Tim Duncan get his. 5th ring before he retires . Duncan is one my favorite all time players.

          • David Jr.

            Tim Duncan is the energize bunny and one of the most underrated players in NBA history. Does not nearly get the respect he deserves.

          • Steve pritchard

            Amen ! If he’s not in the hall of game . Someone should seriously be drug tested!

          • David Jr.

            He’ll definitely make the Hall of Fame, he’s probably the greatest Power Foward in NBA history.

          • Jesse Sherwood

            And I’m a huge Spurs fan. I think they will adjust their game plan tomorrow and take it in 6.

          • Steve pritchard

            Agreed. . I think the spurs get it done in the finals this year. .

          • William Regan

            Nothing. Its obvious the heat were going to the finals after they got help from the refs to beat the nets. But they won’t win. Because i totally think the thunder or spurs can beat the heat. James and Wade can’t keep up with KD and Westbrook.

          • David Jr.

            Miami has had a cake walk to the finals, so to finally face a challenge, I agree with that.

          • Cubed56

            they more then kept up with them two years ago when Durant, Westbrook, and Ibaka were healthy, they also had Harden. Now the spurs are laying out the blueprint for guarding Durant, Westbrook isnt quite as explosive since his knee surgery, and Ibaka was on pure adrenaline last night, hes not 100%

        • Jesse Sherwood

          BAKA IBAKA! But even saying that, it didn’t really seem out of reach until the third. Then SA just couldn’t seem to get anything to drop.

      • Steve pritchard

        Definitely the best team in the east by far. But I think the spurs mean business this time. I don’t see a 3 peat happening. . But what do I know ? I picked the spurs in 6 games last year. . I sure needed that $100 . Lol

  • Mike McCarthy

    Can we take a moment to acknowledge that Shelton Benjamin, Harry Smith and Vance Archer are all part of a faction in NJPW.

    • Danny Philippi

      Better off there then their previous employer.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Hmm… I need to look up some videos after Raw.

  • Eddie Edwards

    Nobody touches my lemon

  • William Regan

    They should’ve put cena’s program toward the end. This is a pretty weak go home show. And no Heyman on mic….whose client, Brock Lesner, beat the streak at Wrestlemania 30.

  • Ken

    Is it weird that I find Alicia Fox to be oddly attractive whenever she flips out?

    • James Larochelle

      Not weird at all.

  • savokes

    did you guys just hear that pin drop in TN?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Yep. ADR is the last person they should send out to a TN crowd.

  • Scott

    Why do they keep shoving Alboreto Del Rio down our throats?!?! He’s had more than enough chances to get over and has failed. Crowd couldnt care any less about him

    • Mike McCarthy

      He’s the jobber for Main Event/Upper Midcard workers.

  • Danny Philippi

    What sucks more?
    A. Bad Raw
    B. Blowout in East Final (MIA def. IND)
    C. Blowout in West Final (LA def. CHI)
    D. We go back to work tomorrow

    • Mike McCarthy

      D.

    • Scott

      A & D

    • Cubed56

      well since D doesnt apply to me, im gonna say A cause the other two are going the way i want them too

      • Steve pritchard

        D definitely applies to me. I don’t really follow hockey but I’m looking so forward to a spurs /heat rematch. I think the spurs have they’re number this time. On another note. . Raw really sucked tonight.

    • Mike McCarthy

      If Chicago loses, then we can start talking about CM Punk’s return….if it ever does happen.

      • Tom Mayer

        Punk will demand his ice cream bars and a World Series win for the cubs

        • Steve pritchard

          If he’s demanding a World Series title from the cubs . He might as well retire right now .

      • Steve pritchard

        I hope your right! Tonight was a testament to how bad they need him back. #rawsuxwithoutpunk

  • Tom Mayer

    I don’t blame the talent for this weak raw, this is all production and booking. Just not keeping my interest tonight

    • Steve pritchard

      They’re just short handed when it comes to talent right now . I think they pick it up in a big way after payback. I’ve just got a gut feeling something big happens with this Bryan/steph angle. Don’t know what it is ? But it’s got “swerve” written all over it.

  • Stoney

    RIP Drew McIntyres WWEs career

    • Mike McCarthy

      because it’s Memorial Day right? His career died a while ago.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Brad Maddox is the #2 trend on FB!

    • Tom Mayer

      Yup his DVD set is a best seller at best buy

  • Scott

    WWE really could use the return of either Vince, Shane, Brock, or as a longshot Sting right now. Something other than Shield/Evolution and Wyatt/Cena while Bryan is out. They need a “big fight” feel

    • Tom Mayer

      Steve Blackman

    • Mike McCarthy

      Jillian Hall.

    • Scott

      The Boogeyman!

    • Avalanchian

      Big Show vs Henry vs Khali vs Rusev vs Big E vs Tensai vs Funkasaurus…. Doesn’t get bigger than that.

  • Scott

    Is Sheamus hulking up? Lol

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Sheamus just Hulked up!

    • Tom Mayer

      No it’s not hulking, it’s fella’ing up, fella

  • Jesse Sherwood

    ADR is being really reckless and stiff with his kicks.

  • David Jr.

    This has to be the one millionth time these two have had a match together.

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    that fan standing up

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Heyman on the Mic!

    • William Regan

      Hey, if it worked the first time, can we try it again? Can we get CM Punk? Or is that asking too much?

      • Jesse Sherwood

        LOL! That’s like asking for Drew McIntyre to be WWEWHC… It won’t ever happen.

  • William Regan

    Dude…did the WWE just answer my comment?

    • Scott

      Ask and you shall receive!

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Yep!

  • James Larochelle

    I can’t wait to see what kind of pen they’re going to use the! !!

    • William Regan

      Knowing batista, it’ll prolly be a feather

  • Scott

    Think of the pop The Shield will get when they reform after splitting up for a few years. Will be huge!

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Alright guys… Any adjustments to the lines? Who goes through the table?
    20-1 HHH
    15-1 Ambrose
    12-1 Orton
    7-1 Reigns
    4-1 Batista
    3-2 Rollins

    • Mike McCarthy

      I’d swap Orton and Batista as well as Ambrose and Reigns.

    • savokes

      reigns and HHH….by way of reigns spearing him into it

    • Tom Mayer

      Batista is arguing about the table destruction, that is a good card monty table going to waste

    • David Jr.

      Batista, blows out signing the contract, falls through the table.

    • James Larochelle

      My gut says Ambrose.

    • Tom Mayer

      Batista gets winded picking up the pen, watch for it

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Based on the replies we have received, the lines are now:

      15-1 HHH
      10-1 Ambrose
      6-1 Orton
      9-1 Reigns
      2-1 Batista
      4-1 Rollins

  • Danny Philippi

    Starting to get a migraine. Hanging in there, though. Must feel this way being a Cowboys fan in December.

  • Scott

    This is really disorganized

  • Mike McCarthy

    Plot twist: we have calm, sophisticated contract signing with no physical altercations.

  • Scott

    Are they live tonight?

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Yep!

  • William Regan

    Triple power bomb thru a table?

  • Cubed56

    Got a bad feeling this may be the last time we see The Shield together on Raw

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Aww… They tossed the table!

  • savokes

    welp, there goes the table, haha

  • AJ Harte

    I know it’s early, but I would love to hear DEP during a Bo Dallas promo. The new brother vs brother rivalry! Maybe next year.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      That’s what I’m thinking. about this time next year, they can face off.

  • William Regan

    Triple h, pretty good judge of talent. Joke of the night

  • Mike McCarthy

    Batista was too winded to get his shirt back on

  • savokes

    funny thing is…Cody was right. Orton and Batista come off as HHH lackey thugs. HHH does all the talking and directing

    • David Jr.

      Even though Triple H may talk for too long sometimes, he’s still way better on the mic than Batista and Orton.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    They are having problems with The Shield’s mic.

  • Avalanchian

    I see Kane interfering in their match.

  • savokes

    evolution through the table

  • Tom Mayer

    I call orton, through batista

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Sledge!

  • savokes

    different table Jesse

  • Cubed56

    what are the chances after this ending that The Shield loses on Sunday?

    • Avalanchian

      2%

  • Scott

    Weakest Raw I can remember since 2010……

  • Danny Philippi

    YES! Dollar fifty looking good now.

  • Tom Mayer

    Reigns will bring the broomstick to Chicago, and Hhh will freak out like cena

  • https://www.facebook.com/jmccrary Jerry McCrary

    I called it..reigns through table

  • William Regan

    Did i call it? Triple power bomb thru the table.

  • Avalanchian

    Adapting or perishing. The Shield just experienced the sledgehammer so now they have learned and will adapt to win Sunday.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    Like the Shield fists with the Sledge! That was an interesting way to do it.

  • Mike McCarthy

    Weakest Raw since the Raw roster was trapped in Europe and the show revolved around MacGruber vs. Kozlov……even though R-Truth was blown up

  • Jesse Sherwood

    I AM GROOT!

  • savokes

    Well, let’s see how all this shakes out on Sunday…have a good night everyone!

    • Jesse Sherwood

      Later Savokes!

  • James Larochelle

    Welp. That’s all for me. G’nite programs.

    • Jesse Sherwood

      See you James!

  • Gesus Oliver

    Well raw was a joke

    • Jesse Sherwood

      It was rough, but there were a couple of shining moments.

      • Gesus Oliver

        Like

        • Jesse Sherwood

          The contract signing, the Bryan/Steph saga, and Bray’s promo.

          • Gesus Oliver

            The contract signing better be good it’s the main event. Brays promo was over shadowed by super Cena bull honky. All week we were promised by wwe to have an answer this week and guess what? We now have to wait for Sunday.

    • William Regan

      It wasn’t that bad…but we all know payback will be taken over with CM Punk chants.

      • Jesse Sherwood

        Voldemort?

        • William Regan

          Oh yeah! In Tom Riddle’s home town. U know Creative is dreading this.

          • Jesse Sherwood

            Yep… Last time was pretty rough, but a PPV will be even worse.

          • Gesus Oliver

            It ruined my live experience.

        • William Regan

          They’re gonna pop for bray and the shield. But i betcha when Bryan comes out to surrender/or not surrender, that’s when its gonna get real loud for voldemort. I can’t believe they’re gonna do a segment like that and not expect that kind of fan reaction.

  • Danny Philippi

    Simply put, tonight was the lowest of low for WWE creative. PAYBACK has to be better, RAW has to be better next week, and WWE has to pick it up. If not, who knows. Who the f**k knows. Hoping for a safe week for everyone. Good night and good riddance.

    • Steve pritchard

      Couldn’t have said it better ! I can’t help but think they’re setting up something big with the Bryan / steph angle at payback . I know I’m probably wrong. . But I just can’t help but feel they have something planned with that . Maybe someone returns or who knows. I think it added a little more intrigue to payback . Btw when I said someone returning ! I didn’t mean punk . I’m thinking lesnar.

  • Jesse Sherwood

    It’s been fun everyone, but I’m going to crash! Good night!

    • William Regan

      Good night, till next time!

  • Giles

    Just a quick note you made an error during the description of the Rusev match you wrote “Rhodes Scholars behind Ryder, takes him down,” Rhodes Scholars? ((:

    • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Kendra Bunyon

      Sorry, when I’m trying to keep up with Raw, I always make some interesting typos. I think my favorite is when I forget to add in the second wrestler in the title to the match! I have no clue where Rhodes Scholars came from! I have little three letter formulas for certain names, words, and other things, just to make it easier to keep up with the speed of it all. All I have to type in is ‘gww’ and I have the entire verse for Bray. As Rhodes Scholars haven’t been around in over a year, I think it’s time to remove it from my files!

  • Ken

    Is it wierd that I’m starting to find Alicia Fox’s post match meltdowns to be kind of hot?

  • M.C. Elroy

    It shames me that this show was dedicated to all the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the United States. The show certainly made me want to leave the WWE Universe and launch myself into an unknown galaxy.