The March 24, 2014 edition of WWE's Monday Night Raw emanates live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Stephanie McMahon comes out to start the show and says people think she and Triple H went too far with Daniel Bryan last week, but they had to show everyone who is in charge.
She says Bryan will lead them nowhere and that her family has been doing what's best for business since the beginning. [Note: The boos were so loud that it was difficult to hear what she was saying.] Stephanie says her husband is the most powerful man in the business and he will again become champion.
Randy Orton comes out and says he will not argue with her, but he makes it clear that he is not responsible for what happens to Triple H at WrestleMania 30 and that she should tell him to walk away from the title match. He says Bryan deserves to get beaten and HHH should go out a winner.
Batista comes out and says they are all missing the point. He is the next WWE World Heavyweight Champion and they can all deal with it. He says he respects Hunter, but HHH has never beaten him, and neither will Orton. He calls Orton a suck-up and makes a comment that Stephanie has been drooled on a lot. Stephanie slaps him and leaves while Orton laughs. Batista spears him and holds the titles over his head.
Christian defeats Dolph Ziggler, Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio in a Fatal 4 Way match to become the No. 1 Contender for the Intercontinental Championship. Captain Charisma earned the win when he surprised Ziggler with the Killswitch. He fights Big E. for the belt Tuesday on Main Event.
Sin Cara (w/Scooby Doo) defeats Damien Sandow in a squash. This was nothing but promotion for the new WWE and Scooby Doo movie.
Los Matadores (w/El Torito) defeat Ryback and Curtis Axel when Diego rolls up Axel off an almost immediate distraction from The Shield, who came to ringside through the crowd as soon as the match started. The Shield attack Axel and Reigns spears Ryback. The three triple powerbomb him.
Michael Cole welcomes Triple H for an in-ring interview and Triple H says everyone got what they were asking for after Hunter was forced to make this match with Bryan after Occupy Raw. He says all he sees in the crowd nowadays is a bunch of people who cry when they don't get what they want, and he's sick of whining fans who just send him tweets when they are upset. He says he will start the "Reality Era" as of this moment, and the reality is he will beat Daniel Bryan, end the Yes Movement and then take the title.
Cody Rhodes (w/Goldust) defeats Fandango (w/Summer Rae) with a Disaster Kick. Goldust mocked Summer Rae with some dancing on the outside of the ring.
Hulk Hogan comes out to a huge pop [Note: This was easily the biggest pop of the night.] and cuts a promo about WrestleMania and his match with Mr. T. He welcomes Arnold Scwarzenegger and Joe Manganiello [whose name Hogan completely butchered, by the way] and the three compliment each other for a little while and promote the actors' new movie, Sabotage.
Arnold talks about how he was friends with Andre The Giant and asks if there are two more spots for him and Joe in the battle royal at Mania. The Miz comes out and says he is a fan of Arnold's but he has no business here. Joe tells Miz to make them leave and shoves him. Miz tries to sucker punch him, but Joe and Arnold each hit him and Hulk tosses him out of the ring.
Big Show defeats Titus O'Neil with a spear and the KO Punch.
The Shield walk up to Stephanie and Triple H backstage and ask where they stand given what happened on Smackdown. Triple H says they can settle their business with the Outlaws, but Kane is the Director of Operations. Stephanie says they can get revenge on The Real Americans tonight and then talk later.
John Cena is washing his face and trying to stay calm when he sees a sheep mask in the mirror. He turns around but sees no one, so he turns back to the mirror and tries to calm himself down.
Cena fights Luke Harper (w/The Wyatt Family) to a no contest when the lights go out as Cena tries to set up an Attitude Adjustment. The Wyatts attack and when the lights come back on, Cena is tied up in the ropes with a sheep mask on his face. Bray says this is his true face. [Note: This moment earned a "This is awesome!" chant.]
Naomi (w/Cameron) defeats AJ Lee (w/Tamina Snuka) by count out when the Divas Champion simply leaves the ring and walks up the aisle with Tamina. Vickie Guerrero comes out and says she and AJ have history, but she is willing to forget it. She calls AJ a "real bitch" and tells her she will defend her title at WrestleMania in the Vickie Guerrero Divas Invitational. Her opponents are more or less the entire Divas division, including Tamina.
[Note: At some point during the show, WWE showed a tweet from Daniel Bryan that he is not medically cleared to appear on Raw. WWE also announces that Razor Ramon is the latest inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2014.]
The Shield (w/Roman Reigns) defeat The Real Americans (w/Zeb Colter) when Rollins knees Jack Swagger in the face. Cesaro tries to attack after the bell but Reigns lays him out with a Superman Punch and spears him on the floor. The Shield triple power bombs him through the table. [Note: The Shield got the second-biggest pop of the night and it looks like they've pretty much made a face turn at this point.] Kane comes out after the match and says The Shield will face him and the New Age Outlaws at Mania, and they can believe that they will annihilate The Shield.
Paul Heyman comes out with Brock Lesnar and puts over the streak for a while before Brock grabs the microphone and says he is simply here to fight. He calls out the Undertaker, and some druids emerge with a casket. Heyman tries to tell Brock to back away, but Lesnar kicks the lid and opens it to see that no one is inside.
Brock gets angry and chases off the druids. He tells Heyman he is not playing games and is going to leave. Heyman says it's typical for the Undertaker to not show up for a fight, but the casket then opens and Taker is inside. Heyman screams and runs away and tries to get Brock to leave, but the two start throwing punches in the ring. Taker clotheslines Lesnar onto the casket and stands tall in the ring. Brock points at the WrestleMania sign and Taker does his throat slit gesture. The two stare each other down as the show goes off the air.
The dark match main event was The Shield vs. The Wyatt Family, which ended in a disqualification win for The Shield when all the Wyatts attacked at the same time. The Shield fought them off to end the night, then Seth Rollins got on the microphone and thanked the crowd for their energy and for always being good to The Shield. He called them a symbol of excellence and said The Shield is the symbol of excellence in the ring. He led the crowd in doing The Shield's fist pose to send everyone home.© 2017 Mstars News, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.