The WWE RAW Review: August 29, 2016

August 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

WWE Raw on the USA Network – August 29, 2016 Live from Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center RAW opened with a memorial graphic for Mr. Fuji, who died yesterday at the age of 82. They also showed a Fuji video package during the second hour of the show. The show kicked off with Corey Graves standing in the ring as Roman Reigns, Kevin Owens, Big Cass, and Seth Rollins sat in chairs set up in the ring. I enjoyed the opening segment quite a bit, which is usually a rarity. I thought all involved did a good job of setting the stage for the night’s big main event, which we found out was [...]

WWE RAW 8/29/16 Preview: Crowning A New Universal Champion

August 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tonight WWE RAW rolls into the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas where we will see the crowning of a new WWE Universal Champion. One week ago, Finn Balor unfortunately had to relinquish the newly minted championship not even 24 hours after becoming the inaugural Universal Champion. Balor’s injury created an opportunity for eight men to have a shot at becoming the new champion. Seth Rollins took out Sami Zayn. Kevin Owens bested Neville. Big Cass defeated a bruised Rusev via count-out. And finally, Roman Reigns vanquished Chris Jericho. With that, the stage was set for tonight and the huge [...]