Welcome to Monday Night Raw for the 23rd of July, and tonight promises to be a big show!
Roman Reigns will face Bobby Lashley in the main event tonight, with the winner going on to face Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. Some may say this match is redundant, seeing as Lashley already beat Reigns just over a week ago. And you’d be 100% correct. This is a bizarre way for WWE to go, seemingly to just stretch the program out. If Reigns is to win, then Lashley’s win was pointless and we’re going down a road we’ve already been down and nobody wants to travel. Why Seth Rollins hasn’t just been pushed into the main event against Lesnar is anyone’s guess. Anyway, these two had a fun match at Extreme Rules, so I expect something just as good tonight.
Elsewhere on tonight’s Raw, Stephanie McMahon has a huge announcement to make. Rumours are rampant as to what the announcement could entail, with the two most popular theories being Women’s Tag Team titles, or an all-women’s PPV event. Personally I would much rather have the former, because there simply isn’t enough interesting stories with the females right now to justify a full PPV – we know how boring some cross-brand cross-gender PPV’s can be, so an all-women’s show with only a couple of worthwhile storylines could be a bust. On the other hand, Women’s Tag Team titles is an awesome idea and long overdue.
Also on tonight’s show is Finn Balor Vs. Drew McIntyre and more in regards to Sasha Banks and Bayley’s new storyline. There’s more to come but those are the heavy hitters. Remember to download the Ringside News app, follow us on Instagram, and enjoy the show!