WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for Jan 18
January 18, 2016 - WWE
Days before Brock Lesnar creates an trembler during a Royal Rumble, he will broach tremors on WWE Raw. The Beast Incarnate is set to seem on WWE‘s flagship uncover with his eyes on a bullion in Roman Reigns’ possession.
Columbus, Ohio, will play horde to a final Raw before a Royal Rumble pay-per-view.
Championships guarantee to be during a heart of a series of a stories that unfold. Becky Lynch will wait an answer to her challenge. Kalisto will pursue a pretension he so quickly owned. And a 30-man Royal Rumble for a WWE pretension is in need of combined hype.
Lesnar will seem with Paul Heyman during his side on Chris Jericho’s Highlight Reel segment, as WWE announced on a website.
— Paul Heyman (@HeymanHustle) January 18, 2016
With WWE uninformed off furloughed India, several Superstars will have to conflict by jet lag. Fortunately, Monday’s Raw won’t be fighting with football for a audience’s attention.
How will WWE demeanour to beget movement before the Royal Rumble? What bouts will a association supplement to a card?
Injury reports, backstage updates and James Wortman‘s five-point preview on WWE.com offer copiousness of answers.
News, Potential Spoilers
The women’s multiplication might be staid to move behind some faces fans haven’t seen in a while.
Natalya has been absent from WWE shows for months now. She did, though, lapse to make an impact during a new live event.
As noted on ProWrestling.net, Natalya seemed during a residence uncover in Charleston, West Virginia, on Jan. 16. She saved Becky Lynch during a beatdown from Team B.A.D. Perhaps WWE has Lynch and Natalya continue their fondness onscreen on Monday’s Raw and beyond.
Summer Rae done a lapse of her possess when she wrestled for a initial time in months. She took on Charlotte during dual live events in India, as listed on ProFightDB.com.
Raw could use some accumulation when it comes to a women’s division, as Charlotte and Lynch have been a usually women spotlighted for some time.
Paige expected won’t be means to assistance with that issue. In an talk with Channel Guide Magazine, Paige revealed that she’s now out of movement with a concussion.
With Paige not in any ongoing storylines, a chances are aloft that WWE takes a time with putting her behind into action.
Rusev is healthy adequate to compete, yet he is apparently not during 100 percent. Dave Meltzer mentioned on Wrestling Observer Radio (h/t RingsideNews) that The Bulgarian Brute suffered a non-serious knee damage final week.
Rusev refuted a report:
It’s foolish American propaganda. I’m not injured. Just since we didn’t go kick adult Brock It doesn’t meant I’m injured. we go to India now.
— Rusev (@RusevBUL) January 12, 2016
But we we know we Americans skip me abrasive your favorite @wwe superstars. Because we are hypocrites. Injured HA! I’m never injured
— Rusev (@RusevBUL) January 12, 2016
He’s positively not too harm to wrestle. As seen on CageMatch.net, Rusev competed in dual matches during WWE‘s debate of India. However, a fan’s sketch from one of a bouts showed a powerhouse sporting a knee brace:
Rusev denied he had a teenager knee injury. Guess he’s wearing a pad for fun. pic.twitter.com/3k80N9IGou
— DTAM (@DeathToAllMarks) January 15, 2016
This could all supplement adult to a lighter effort for Rusev, with WWE disposition some-more on a other members of The League of Nations.
It doesn’t demeanour like Zeb Colter is display adult anytime soon. According to a Wrestling Observer Newsletter (h/t WrestleZone.com), there are no skeleton for Zeb Colter to seem on WWE TV during this time.
As for who will seem Monday night, James Caldwell noted on Pro Wrestling Torch that The Dudley Boyz, The Wyatt Family, Kevin Owens and Alberto Del Rio are among those advertised for Monday’s show.
Final Royal Rumble Build
On final week’s SmackDown, Lynch done it transparent that she wants a pretension shot opposite Charlotte. She challenged a Divas champ to a compare during a Royal Rumble.
— WWE (@WWE) January 15, 2016
Look for Charlotte to accept.
This compare has been brewing for weeks now. And with a Rumble reduction than a week away, a time is right to make it official.
It’s not transparent nonetheless if a United States Championship will be on a line during a PPV. WWE could have another pretension invulnerability on TV or wait for a Rumble, yet it looks like Kalisto will sojourn a No. 1 contender.
Kalisto mislaid a belt to Del Rio on final week’s SmackDown, finale a blink-of-an-eye reign. WWE.com teased him removing a rematch, however. Wortman asked, “Can a masked loser contend with a machinations of The League of Nations and shortly win behind a pretension that was stolen from him?”
As for a Intercontinental Championship, Dean Ambrose and Kevin Owens have been bustling sharpening their argument of late.
Ambrose finished a final SmackDown by severe Owens to a Last Man Standing compare during a Royal Rumble. The compare is already official, per WWE.com. Expect WWE to have a dual rivals continue their assault opposite any other, serve hyping their imminent collision.
Heath Slater’s new organisation should get some courtesy from WWE Creative, too.
Wortman teased involvement from a organisation for Monday’s Raw. He wrote: “Expect The Social Outcasts to be a trending subject once Raw goes on a air.”
Lesnar and Reigns guarantee to be a show’s focal points, though. The Beast Incarnate stormed into a ring final Monday, wiping out everybody in front of him, Reigns included.
Revenge should be on Reigns’ mind on Monday. The WWE pretension will be on Lesnar‘s.
And as a dual favorites to win a Rumble, Raw’s spotlight will certainly comfortable them for most of a night.