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Raw Updates: On the Raw pre-show, WWE announced the following items for Raw:
- John Cena-A.J. Styles contract signing for Raw
- MITB preview match: Cesaro vs. Sami Zayn
- New Day & Big Cass & Enzo Amore vs. The Club & Vaudevillians in an eight-man tag match
WWE Raw TV Preview 6/13
WWE returns to New Orleans on Monday night for the final hype leading into the Money in the Bank PPV.
The top advertised item a Shield reunion. Dean Ambrose’s “Ambrose Asylum” talk show segment has been un-cancelled, bringing together Ambrose, WWE World Hvt. champion Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins for an interview. This will set up Reigns vs. Rollins for the WWE Title at MITB on Sunday.
Also, Raw will feature the final build-up to the highly-anticipated John Cena vs. A.J. Styles match at MITB. The match-up has captivated the Raw audience through the first two weeks, based on quarter-hour TV ratings, setting up the final hype tonight on Raw also involving The Club’s Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows.
Also in-play is whether WWE names the seventh man in the MITB ladder match. WWE established the first six of seven contestants early in the build-up, leaving the seventh spot open for a few weeks.
Plus, floating out in Injury Land waiting to return is Bray Wyatt, who tweeted about New Orleans two weeks ago to tease his potential return.
Concerning authority figures, Shane McMahon is advertised for this week’s Raw. This follows Stephanie McMahon declaring last week on Raw that she will run WWE, not Shane.
The full advertised talent roster includes:
- Reigns, Rollins, Cena, Styles.
- Ambrose, Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, Alberto Del Rio.
- Sheamus, The Club, Stephanie McMahon, Shane McMahon.
- Arena Website: WWE tag champs New Day, U.S. champion Rusev, Kalisto, Women’s roster.
Advertised for the live crowd in New Orleans is a bonus tag match of Cena & Reigns vs. Styles & Rollins.
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There is a house in New Orleans
They call The Compound
it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God, I know I'm one pic.twitter.com/p5S7PrRiAA
— Bray Wyatt (@WWEBrayWyatt) June 4, 2016