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Alberto Del Rio
Live from Grand Rapids, Michigan this is the Raw Deal for episode #1047. Follow me on Twitter @johnreport. Thank you.If you missed my review of WWE Payback you can read it by clicking right here. I really enjoyed the event and thought it was the best WWE pay-per-view of 2013. The matches were entertaining with some interesting booking decisions too.Raw began with Guy Voiceover talking over images from WWE Payback including the three title changes, CM Punk’s return and John Cena’s victory over Ryback.The announcers for the show are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and John Bradshaw Layfield. Cole didn’t mention the city they’re in. Apparently they don’t do that if the city is small.Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez made their entrance. The crowd booed them a bit. Del Rio won back the World Title at Payback by attacking the head of Dolph Ziggler repeatedly. JBL defended Del Rio’s actions while Cole & Lawler questioned his actions in trying to hurt Ziggler.Del Rio called himself a re...
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UPDATE: There are conflicting reports on what went down between Triple H and Daniel Bryan backstage at RAW Monday night. As seen on RAW, Randy Orton defeated Daniel Bryan after the referee stopped the match as Bryan appeared to be injured. It was later revealed that he suffered a “stinger”. As reported, the finish was a legit “shoot” as the original...
– Following his victory on Raw last night, Christian was interviewed for the WWE App about his return. Christian was happy to finally be back in a WWE ring, and noted that he wanted a spot in the Money in the Bank ladder match in July because he wanted to focus on winning the world title again.
– Vince McMahon and Triple H are scheduled for the July 15th RAW from the Barclays...
- As noted before, Daniel Bryan legitimately suffered a stinger in his match against Randy Orton on Monday night’s RAW. WWE officials stopped the match because of this.The planned finish had Bryan defeating Orton to help set up Bryan’s main event run this summer.We also noted how WWE’s website aired a video of Triple H explaining that Bryan confronted him about the decision...
The following is on tap for tonight’s edition of WWE RAW…
* WWE Payback fallout.
* WWE Intercontinental champion Curtis Axel vs. Triple H.
* The latest between The McMahons and Triple H.
* CM Punk returns to RAW.
* Mark Henry’s announcement.
* New World Champion Alberto Del Rio appears.
Tonight’s WWE RAW opens up with a video package looking at the Payback pay-per-view from last night.
- We go to the ring and Justin Roberts introduces Ricardo Rodriguez to some boos from the crowd. Ricardo introduces the new World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio and out he comes to a mixed reaction.
Del Rio asks everyone how their weekend was. Del Rio says everyone is talking...
- As noted before, Daniel Bryan legitimately suffered a stinger in his match against Randy Orton on Monday night’s RAW. WWE officials stopped the match because of this.
The planned finish had Bryan defeating Orton to help set up Bryan’s main event run this summer.
We also noted how WWE’s website aired a video of Triple H explaining that Bryan confronted him about the decision...
Randy Orton has turned into a refreshingly candid interview which is probably not what you would have expected a few years ago. Orton is out promoting 12 Rounds but he recently sat down to talk about his WWE past, present, and future.