Originally written on Between The Ropes  |  Last updated 8/27/13
For full coverage of last night’s show, be sure to check out the complete Raw Rundown. The Triple H and Randy Orton opening felt very old school. What I mean is that, the heels came out to put over their ongoing ‘victories,’ then the face came out and played to the crowd. Good dynamic between Triple H w/Randy Orton against Daniel Bryan. I’m not going to say Orton can’t carry a segment like this on his own… but his subdued promo style really does lend itself to having a mentor like Triple H. Great way to establish a story for the night. Dolph Ziggler was painfully absent from TV last night (save for his appearance on stage at the end of the show). He main-evented last year’s TLC, captured his second World Heavyweight Championship back in April, and now creative can’t even be bothered to involve him in a storyline. Keep in mind this is at a time where WWE is already without two major stars. Shame. Things stayed interesting in the mid-card for another night. Damien Sandow and Cody Rhod...
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