The following matches and events are advertised for Monday’s WWE Raw television show.
-WWE Champion Dean Ambrose vs. Intercontinental Champion The Miz.
-Rusev vs. Titus O’Neil for the U.S. Championship.
-Team USA vs. Team World in a 16-man elimination match.
-At least one former general manager is teased.
Powell’s POV: No wrestlers are officially advertised for the elimination match. The official preview also touts that Raw is hosting a huge cookout. Here’s hoping the preview writer is just being cute and we’re not getting some sports entertainment wackiness on the Independence Day show. Join me on Monday night for live coverage of Raw (or check in for the results while you’re out enjoying the holiday).
The Best of The Boom features Eric Bischoff joining Jason Powell in this March 20, 2019 discussion on whether there are similarities between Verne Gagne's booking during the AWA's dying days and Vince McMahon's WWE booking today, AEW, a Turner network shakeup, and more...