Highly touted prospects Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns have cracked the main roster in a faction now known as "The Shield." In Boondock Saints fashion, the group's mission statement is to rid WWE of injustice.
There are still many unanswered questions following Raw, 24 hours removed from the Survivor Series pay-per-view event. Once again, the 3 NXT alums dressed in black attacked Ryback and put him through a table, with no explanation of who, what or why. At this point, building intrigue through mystery is a great strategy, which is why I'm looking forward to the eventual "explanation" even more.
Two weeks ago, Jerry "The King" Lawler suffered a heart attack on live TV. On tonight's episode of Raw, fans had the chance to hear from The King himself, who shared some shocking details about his condition immediately after awakening at the hospital.
After 15 years, it appears the infamous Montreal Screwjob may finally be put to rest. The events of that fateful November night will certainly live on in the minds of wrestling fans, who continue to debate and scrutinize just how much of what transpired had been planned in advance.
On Monday's Raw, the first four participants in the Money in the Bank ladder match for a WWE Championship contract were announced: John Cena, Big Show, Kane and Chris Jericho. The stipulation was placed on the match that only former WWE Champions could be entered into the contest.
A series of unfortunate circumstances -- Alberto Del Rio's concussion, Chris Jericho's suspension, Randy Orton's wellness policy violation -- created an opportunity for Dolph Ziggler to rise through the WWE ranks.
In the wake of John Laurinaitis' ousting as general manager and executive vice president of talent relations, though, it seems a few more faces from the past may be making appearances. Tonight's show opened with Mick Foley coming to the ring to announce he would be guest hosting Raw and Smackdown this week, as the Board of Directors has been reaching out to past authority figures while searching for a new one.
By the end of Sunday's WWE pay-per-view event, there was certainly a way out for John Laurinaitis. The now-former on-screen employee of WWE was fired by Vince McMahon and then sent through the Spanish announce table by a victorious John Cena in his cage match against Big Show.