• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (May 27, 1996) – WWF Monday Night RAW
On this day in 1996, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Monday Night RAW’.
It was broadcasted from the Cumberland County Memorial Auditorium in Fayettville, North Carolina and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House 8: Beware of Dog 2’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. The Ultimate Warrior vs. Goldust
2. The Smoking Gunns vs. The BodyDonnas
3. Vader vs. Ahmed Johnson
• WWE To Reveal 3 Things On Tonight’s RAW
WWE is set to reveal 3 things on tonight’s Memorial Day edition of Monday Night RAW. Below is what WWE posted about it:
1. Brock Lesnar to announce blockbuster decision
“‘Beast in the Bank’ Brock Lesnar has been circling Universal Champion Seth Rollins and WWE Champion Kofi Kingston like a shark, and per Paul Heyman, “The Purveyor of Paranoia” will finally reveal which World Champion he will cash in on this Monday night on Raw.
Might The Conqueror seek payback against Rollins, who defeated Lesnar for the Universal Title at WrestleMania? Or will he look to end Kingston’s 11-year WWE Championship journey in heartbreak and destruction, mere days before he is set to defend it against Dolph Ziggler at WWE Super ShowDown?”
2. Future of the United States Championship to be addressed
“In the conclusion of the United States Championship Match at WWE Money in the Bank, the referee issued a three-count that awarded Rey Mysterio the star-spangled title. However, Samoa Joe’s left shoulder was clearly off the mat, resulting in no small amount of controversy.
In a self-recorded proclamation aired during Monday Night Raw, Joe said he is willing to “gift” Rey a chance to hand him back the title.
“Rey, I’m giving you the opportunity to lead by example. To be the man that I know you hope Dominick grows to be,” Joe said, once again invoking the name of Mysterio’s son. “Because if you don’t, just imagine the example that I will set for you.””
3. Who will be Becky Lynch’s next challenge?
“After defeating Lacey Evans at WWE Money in the Bank to retain her Raw Women’s Championship, Becky Lynch bested The Lady of WWE in back-to-back tag team matches on Raw and SmackDown LIVE.
Despite these setbacks, The Sassy Southern Belle affirmed in a WWE.com interview Tuesday night that she has unfinished business with The Man and that she is “the future Raw Women’s Champion.” Will Evans earn another opportunity to battle Becky, or will another challenger emerge?”