5/16 Raw TV Updates – Steel Cage, Contract Signing, Tag Match

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor


Raw TV Updates: WWE announced another installment of The Usos vs. Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows for Raw. WWE World Hvt. champion Roman Reigns will be in the Usos’s corner and A.J. Styles will be in Karl & Luke’s corner.

WWE has presented this tag match on the last two Smackdown episodes reinforcing the feud between The Club (Styles) and The Family (Reigns).

– Also of note from live correspondent Kyle Knapp, a steel cage is hanging above the ring in Greensboro, N.C.

– WWE announced more items for Raw on the WWE Network pre-show.

  • Usos vs. The Club
  • Sami Zayn vs. Cesaro singles match
  • Kalisto vs. Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match
  • Women’s Title contract signing between Charlotte and Natalya
  • Becky Lynch vs. Dana Brooke (Brooke’s Raw in-ring debut)
  • Dean Ambrose calls out Chris Jericho

WWE Raw TV Preview 5/16

WWE returns to Greensboro, N.C. on Monday night for the final Raw episode leading into the Extreme Rules PPV.

The main focus is on WWE World Hvt. champion Roman Reigns and A.J. Styles heading into their PPV title match. Styles missed the weekend house show tour due to an injury, but he tweeted that he will be ready for Raw.

The other big item WWE has set up for Raw is follow-up on Chris Jericho putting Dean Ambrose in a straight-jacket on the last Smackdown. WWE has yet to announce a match between them for Extreme Rules.

Plus, the former Colons (Primo & Epico) are scheduled to return to Raw TV as the Shining Stars representing Puerto Rico.

It’s also Week 3 of Shane and Stephanie McMahon running Raw together. The question is whether Stephanie will continue to be a nice person or crack from the pressure of playing nice with Shane.

The full advertised roster includes Reigns & The Usos, The Club (A.J. Styles & Karl Anderson & Doc Gall0ws), Jericho, Ambrose, Kevin Owens, IC champion The Miz (w/Maryse), tag champs New Day, and Women’s champion Charlotte (w/Ric Flair in Flair Country).

Plus, ring announcer Lilian Garcia is scheduled to return to Raw.


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