23 Years ago today, WWF aired the very episode of WWE Monday Night Raw on January 11, 1993.
Earlier today, Sting was announced as the first inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016. WWE Hall of Fame 2016 takes place on April 2, 2016, the night before WrestleMania 32.
Below is what Sting tweeted regarding the Hall of Fame induction:
Well it’s official – I have accepted the invitation to be inducted into the WWE HOF! HONORED!!!!
Word is that Ric Flair will be inducting Sting into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Tonight’s WWE Raw starts with the WWE roster standing on the stage and out comes Vince & Stephanie. Vince talks about how anyone on that stage could be the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion at Royal Rumble 2016. Vince says it could even be “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar. Reigns comes out to a huge pop! Stephanie tells Reigns will have a long night tonight. Vince says Dean Ambrose will be involved in the first match tonight and suddenly Sheamus attacks Ambrose. Sheamus will take on Dean Ambrose in the very first match.
The match ends in a Double Count-Out. Kevin Owens attacks Dean Ambrose after the match. Still to come on Raw:
– Chris Jericho’s Highlight Reel With WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day
– Mr. McMahon’s Version of “One Versus All” For WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns
– Titus O’Neil def. Stardust
– Chris Jericho sets up New Day vs. The Usos on The Highlight Reel.
– The Usos def. New Day
– The Wyatt Family vs. Social Outcast ends in a no-contest when Ryback interferes. Ryback & Social Outcast clear the ring.