Dolph Ziggler Doesn’t Return
World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler didn’t return on WWE Monday Night Raw as advertised. Michael Cole said on commentary that Ziggler wasn’t there and is still recovering from his concussion. Ziggler was at live events in Bethlehem (results) and Poughkeepsie (results) over the weekend.
Triple H vs. Curtis Axel
Triple H said in a backstage segment with Stephanie McMahon before “leaving” this week’s Raw that he’ll be at next week’s show, in the ring to face Curtis Axel. Next week’s WWE Raw will take place from The Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia.
CM Punk/Chris Jericho at WWE Payback
CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho for WWE Payback was “made official” with a “contract signing” between Paul Heyman and Jericho on this week’s Monday Night Raw.