There is a lot in the works for tonight’s WWE RAW as the show celebrates it’s 20th Anniversary. There are many rumors and reports hitting the web as to what past superstars and legends may or may not appear, so instead scouring the web for all this info before watching RAW live from Houston, Texas tonight here it is in one shot. If you want to read a preview of the Rock and CM Punk’s feud continuing on WWE RAW tonight, click here.
This former WWE and UFC Heavyweight Champion signed a big money contract last year with WWE which saw Lesnar get a cushy schedule of limited dates. If WWE wants to use one of Lesnar’s expensive dates to peak interest as they get on the road to Wrestlemania, tonight would be a good night. Lesnar could likely call out Triple H and set up a rumored Summerslam rematch between the two men. Lesnar is expected to be a one of the top stars at this year’s Wresltemania, read about the three possible match-ups for him at MetLife Stadium in April.
The Hardcore Legend was revealed over the weekend as the first name for the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2013 at Madison Square Garden. WWE would have likely announced Foley's upcoming induction on the night before Wrestlemania 29 on RAW tonight if the good news did nit no leak through a published report in the New York Post. WWE could usher out Foley to get an emotional pop or maybe even a chance to call out CM Punk in the same way Ric Flair did last month. R
Bret ‘the Hitman’ Hart
This one is not very likely as there is not many reports indicating the Hitman will be on RAW, but he does have a new DVD release with WWE covering rare matches from his Hall of Fame career. So maybe Hart puts on his pink and black jacket again to get fans buzzing about his new DVD.
‘The Hearbreak Kid’ lives in Texas, not in Houston. So if Michaels has some unsaid rule about traveling across state lines in his retirement, there is a good chance we could see HBK in the home of the Rockets. Michaels has been on a shortlist of speculative names for an appearances on RAW tonight. Michales most recently appeared at WWE NXT taping in Florida, where he introduced the new NXT Tag Team Championships.
This 2-time WWE Hall of Famer left TNA last year in controversial fashion and even with a standing lawsuit from TNA against WWE over supposedly stealing talent, Flair is expected to appear on RAW tonight. Several reputable sources have confirmed that ‘the Nature Boy’ will be on hand tonight, and will confront WWE Champion CM Punk for his insults directed towards past legends during his incendiary promo on last week’s RAW. Flair may be in his 60’s but the 16-time World Champion is going to wrestle this month except not in WWE, read that story here.
The former WWE Champion has confirmed that he will not be present for tonight’s RAW. ‘The Rated R Superstar’ stated on Twitter, that he will not be at RAW20 as he is dealing with a loss in the family.
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