A review of the post-Fastlane edition of the show with Shane McMahon’s explanation for his attack on The Miz and confirmation of their match at WrestleMania, Randy Orton drops a “Dixie Carter” reference, Becky Lynch speaks, Vince McMahon meets with Kofi Kingston with a big match set up for next week and Daniel Bryan teams with Rowan to take on Kevin Owens and Mustafa Ali.
Roman Reigns returns to in-ring action as The Shield teams up for one last time, Vince McMahon toys around with Kofi Kingston’s dreams of becoming WWE Champion, Daniel Bryan vs. Kevin Owens vs. ??? steals the show despite an unfavourable set-up, and the latest chapter in the Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte vs. Ronda Rousey feud leaves many viewers dissatisfied.
Days before he faces Daniel Bryan at Fastlane, Kevin Owens faces Rowan as a returning Mustafa Ali helps even the odds, Charlotte calls Becky Lynch out, R-Truth issues a US Title Open Challenge answered by Samoa Joe, Rey Mysterio and Andrade. Plus, health updates on Tommaso Ciampa, Asuka, and Joey Janela.
Monday’s episode of Raw built towards the reunion of The Shield and the announcement of their match for this Sunday’s Fastlane event, Triple H’s reaction to Dave Batista after his attack on Richard Fliehr, King Kong Bundy passes away, Arn Anderson firing details and Torrie Wilson joins the WWE Hall of Fame.
John Pollock and Wai Ting look back at WWF Raw Is War and WCW Monday Nitro from July 13, 1998 in this special double review. Raw continued the mystery of whether The Undertaker was in CAHOOTS with his brother Kane ahead of a scheduled tag team match with Steve Austin, while Nitro brought us the fallout from Goldberg’s first WCW title win the week prior.