There is no wrestling event bigger in 2016 than WrestleMania 32, and it is just one week away now. On Monday Night Raw, the go-home show for the big pay-per-view, all superstars and divas will look to get that last shot in and stand tall. Just about every big name in WWE is scheduled to be there, and it’s going to be interesting to see who has the last say before it’s time clash in Dallas.
WWE.com has released their full preview for this week’s Monday Night Raw, and it seems as if they are going to pack as much as humanly possible into three hours. Sure, there is still SmackDown, but seeing as how it is taped and not live, nothing earth-shattering will happen on it.
Who is the true authority in WrestleMania‘s main event?
Roman Reigns and Triple H have battled it out for weeks now with one getting the upper-hand on the other on different shows. The past couple of weeks, Reigns has stood tall after being taken out by Triple H back in February and forced to sit on the sideline for a while.
It’s quite expected that Triple H will best Reigns on Monday Night Raw this week, and anyone that has watched wrestling for a long time, knows what that means. Typically, the one standing tall at the end of the build-up is the loser at the pay-per-view.
To what extreme will Ambrose go to slay The Beast?
At the end of SmackDown on Thursday, there was a rare alliance between Brock Lesnar and Dean Ambrose (or anyone other than Paul Heyman). As recapped by WWE.com though, it was very short-lived as after Lesnar took out The Wyatt Family, he took out Ambrose as well.
Ambrose will look to get his revenge on Monday Night Raw and try to weaken Lesnar a little bit more before their No Holds Barred Street Fight at WrestleMania 32. Being in Brooklyn on Monday, Ambrose may introduce the world to some of the weapons he plans on using against Brock Lesnar.
Are we approaching The Undertaker’s final WrestleMania?
Everyone thought it was a death sentence for Shane McMahon when he was placed in a Hell in a Cell match with The Undertaker. With the control of Monday Night Raw, and essentially WWE, on the line, Shane-O Mac is not going to give up without a fight.
Now though, Vince McMahon has upped the odds by saying that if The Undertaker loses, it will be the last time he ever competes at a WrestleMania. There are rumors swirling that this may end up being the unannounced retirement match for The Undertaker, but that’s far from confirmed.
Both “The Deadman” and Shane McMahon are expected on Raw and will have one more face-off before they enter the demonic structure.
Will Jericho accept Styles’ challenge?
AJ Styles laid out the challenge for yet another match with Chris Jericho, but he wants this one to happen on the grand stage of WrestleMania. They’ve had three big battles since Styles entered WWE in late January, but now, there is one more that needs to be done.
It’s expected that Jericho will accept Styles’ challenge for WrestleMania 32, and the two superstars will get a good 15-20 minutes to really showcase their talents.
How will the “Total Divas” even the odds?
Emma is back on WWE’s main roster, and she has already found some extremely strong allies in Tamina Snuka, Lana, Naomi, and Summer Rae. The team is looking to face off with the ladies from Total Divas, but that team is one diva short and needs to find another partner.
The team from the popular reality show consists of Paige, Brie Bella, Alicia Fox, and Natlaya, and they need a little bit of help. Sports Keeda is reporting that they could find the help in the form of Nikki Bella who is rumored to return to the ring on Monday.
Who will gain the upper hand before WrestleMania‘s Intercontinental Title Ladder Match?
This is the match that very well could steal the show at WrestleMania 32, and that isn’t very surprising. The seven talents in the match are going to put it all on the line so that they can prove to the world and WWE that they deserve a great push. Monday night may see an all-out brawl between all seven of them before the evening is over.
Only SmackDown remains before WrestleMania 32 after Monday night, but it will be Raw that really gives the last big stands for all those competing at the event on Sunday. Brock Lesnar, Dean Ambrose, Charlotte, The Undertaker, Shane McMahon, Sasha Banks, Triple H, Roman Reigns — who is going to stand tall by the end of the go-home show for the biggest pay-per-view of the year?
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