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*OFFICIAL* Raw Discussion Thread: 1st July 2013
« on: 1 July 2013, 09:14:13 PM »
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Last week, CM Punk seemed unsure of how he felt about receiving assistance from Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel in fending off a 2-on-1 attack from The Prime Time Players. This week, the pair of "Paul Heyman Guys" will team up to face Young & O'Neil in tag action. With Brock Lesnar's recent attack on Punk causing friction between Punk and Heyman, a tag team victory could be just thing to smooth things over within Heyman's circle.

Mark Henry relished in fooling the entire WWE Universe into believing he was retiring. Now The World's Strongest Man declares he will dethrone WWE Champion John Cena at Money in the Bank and walk off with his title. Will Henry’s prediction come true on July 14? Will he finally capture a title that has eluded him his entire career? Or, is Henry's championship claim just another big lie? Who will make the next move as the WWE Title Match at Money in the Bank fast approaches?

Dolph Ziggler doesn’t want to accept the fact that he lost the World Title to Alberto Del Rio at WWE Payback. Ever since, he's been hell-bent on letting the WWE Universe know it. On Friday's SmackDown, The Showoff crashed Del Rio's "Championship Fiesta" and smashed Ricardo Rodriguez with a guitar. Will Del Rio ever get to relish in regaining the World Title, or will Ziggler continue to chase him all the way to their Money in the Bank match?

First it was Divas Champion AJ Lee who infuriated Kaitlyn by donning a muscle suit to mock her last week on Raw. On SmackDown, the Hybrid Diva got a measure of retribution when her AJ outfit led to a distraction, causing AJ to lose her match to Natalya. As tensions boil over in an emotional war between the two former best friends, what will happen next?

Last week’s Raw marked a milestone moment in Daniel Bryan’s career when he forced Randy Orton to tap out. On SmackDown, The Viper scored a win over Kane when Bryan shoved Kane back into the ring to continue the match — and right into the waiting fangs of The Viper and an RKO. The loss brought a smile to Bryan's face. How will The Big Red Monster respond this week? Tune in to find out.
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Re: *OFFICIAL* Raw Discussion Thread: 1st July 2013
« Reply #1 on: 2 July 2013, 09:31:07 AM »
As I mentioned in the Shoutbox, I want to like the AJ/Kaitlyn feud, but the way it is progressing looks too predictable and unconvincing.

Ryback was made to look weak by having him demand the referee stop the match. I'm not sure that was a wise direction to go in for his character.

The interactions with the McMahons, Triple H, Vickie Guerrero, and Brad Maddox I would assume is going to lead to Vickie getting fired as the Managing Supervisor of Raw.

Good to see Dolph Ziggler back in action, but it was sad that it was Ziggler's match that the crowd used to attempt to imitate the crowd from the Raw after WrestleMania.

WWE is always great at the video packages they produce, but I was surprised that a Sting one was included - for the obvious reason of him being in TNA, so I would have thought that they would avoid mentioning him (with that said, it obviously didn't stop mentions of Hulk Hogan either).

I liked seeing Fandango back in the ring, but I have no interest in anything involving Sheamus. Sadly, I would assume from the count-out victory that they probably intend on a feud between the two. Does Jerry "The King" Lawler have to keep calling Summer Rae "Mrs. Fandango" though? He is always corrected and the fact that he continues saying it is not funny in any way.

I had no interest in John Cena as usual, but I'd like to think that his match with Mark Henry at Money In The Bank will result in a Henry victory and courtesy run before an actual retirement.
Quote from: CM Punk
Please, if you say ‘Because it’s your destiny’, I swear to jeebus I’m going to start drinking.