WWE has a loaded show in store for Portland, Oregon this week. RAW is always an exciting show, and that is very true as WWE rounds the corner before the Royal Rumble on January 27th.

WWE already has record in the bank for this week’s show, as Cody Rhodes vs Shinsuke Nakamura stands out as a key attraction. CM Punk will also return to the red brand this week, and it’s anyone’s guess what he will do to hype his upcoming Royal Rumble event.

Sean Sapp noted the spoilers behind Fightful’s paywall regarding the lineup for this week’s show. It appears that WWE has some big plans for this week’s episode of RAW.

WWE RAW Spoiler Lineup For 1/8/24:

  • Drew McIntyre’s address to the audience
  • Tommaso Ciampa vs. Finn Balor match
  • Kofi Kingston vs. Ludwig Kaiser showdown
  • In-ring interview with Nia Jax conducted by Michael Cole
  • Clash for the Women’s Tag Titles: Chelsea Green & Piper vs. Katana Chance & Kayden Carter
  • The Miz takes on JD McDonagh
  • Seth Rollins delivers a promo
  • Otis faces off against Ivar
  • Cody Rhodes goes head-to-head with Shinsuke Nakamura

WWE RAW (1/8) Backstage Notes:

  • Javier Bernal will square off against Bronson Reed in a match during the Main Event tapings preceding WWE Raw
  • Duke Hudson and Myles Borne are set to compete in a match during the Main Event tapings before WWE Raw
  • Chad Patton is assigned as the referee for the main event
  • The referee for the women’s tag title match is yet to be confirmed
  • CM Punk isn’t officially listed in the internal rundown but is expected to make an appearance
  • Johnny Gargano, Damian Priest, Dominik, Akira Tozawa, Valhalla, and Otis are all scheduled for the show

Other WWE RAW (1/8) Spoilers:

  • The main event is scheduled to span three segments, plus an additional one before the match
  • The women’s title match is planned for two segments.

We will have to see how everything pans out when the show goes live. If anything, it will make for a night of headline-grabbing action. For more updates, please keep checking back with us here at Ringside News.


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