REWIND-A-RAW 7/12/21: ThunderDome Era Ends, Paul Orndorff


John Pollock & Wai Ting review WWE Raw with the final broadcast from the ThunderDome and chat about the passing of Paul Orndorff, the fallout to UFC 264 with Conor McGregor, and more.

[00:00:00] Intro & Announcements

[00:12:06] NEWS OF THE DAY:

  • Paul Orndorff passes away at 71
  • Conor McGregor has surgery for broken leg
  • Ariel Helwani speaks on his three years at ESPN 
  • NJPW releases full card for Wrestle Grand Slam
  • ROH Best in the World 
  • Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley on 8/29 in Cleveland

[00:49:55] WWE Raw: On the final WWE broadcast from the ThunderDome, it was the Raw go-home show for Money in the Bank. The episode was highlighted by a Falls Count Anywhere match between John Morrison and Ricochet, Omos had his first singles match on Raw, a surprising finish involving Bobby Lashley and Xavier Woods, the second most-famous 18 second match involving Sheamus, and a VIP Lounge to close the era.

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