Every year before WrestleMania, I write about the big angles and how they’re moving along every Monday night/Tuesday morning up until the big show. It’s always a fun post to write because I pay more close attention to Raw during this time period so that I don’t miss anything.
With Raw’s declining ratings, it feels like there’s a need out there for some Monday Night Quarterbacking where just the top level highlights are hit. With a three hour Raw, I don’t blame you if you don’t want to watch the entire thing. I’ll write about the top three most important things every week.
1. No John Cena means it’s the CM Punk show.
Punk was all over this show. The show started with he and Paul Heyman in the ring together talking about how they still would not face John Cena at Hell In A Cell. Heyman wanted to be the new Raw GM since AJ was
suspended on probation for slapping him in the face. This brought out Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero and then Daniel Bryan and Kane. It was nice to see Ziggler out there with the champ, but the segment made the silly GM deal seem much bigger than it really is. Absolutely no one cares about the gimmick anymore and rather than put some heat on Punk as a guy who should be the target of many, it was about whether Heyman or Guerrero should replace AJ, who was still calling the shots all show long, so it absolutely made no sense.