Make sure to check out the WWE Raw Rundown for everything that happened on last night’s show. Also, listen to Brian and Steve discuss their opinions on the latest Between the Ropes podcast!
Raw opened solid again last night. The deeper Triple H digs into his villainous power-trip authority figure, the better he gets. We can complain about egos and self-promotion all we want, but who else in the company could play this role to such perfection? Fans absolutely hate him, and not just because they’re supposed to. They hate him for being so misguided. They hate him because he’s believable.
Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan repeated their performances from previous weeks of Raw/Smackdown. While I’m a little tired of simply seeing Orton dominate Bryan on a weekly basis at the hands of The Shield, I’m willing to give it a pass. Why? Because these men are completely engaging. Bryan and Orton are selling this angle with incredible promos right now, and the fans can’t get enough.
Speaking of angles...