WWE Raw Monday Night Raw Live Preview: The New Year kicked off in the most engaging fashion last week, and here we are back with all the news and updates regarding the WWE Monday Night Raw. With only a few hours to go before the latest episode of the WWE Raw, we bring forward the live preview along with the rumours and news regarding the clashes and all the developments that have taken place over the week.
WWE Raw Live Rumour and Match Card: January 9, 2017
The centre of attraction of this episode of the WWE Monday Night Raw is the feud between Charlotte and Bayley. With the victory over Nia Jax last week, Bayley has set a title showdown with Charlotte Flair. The WWE news and rumours have come up with the information that the title encounter will perhaps be held in the WWE Royal Rumble 2017. Besides this, we might get yet another subplot to this new development where we might find a new conflict fuming between Sasha Banks and Nia Jax. Jax reportedly is not happy with the intervention of Sasha Banks during her match with Bayley which eventually brought up her defeat. So, we might expect something to happen in that line in this edition of the WWE Raw.
Shifting our focus on the live preview of the WWE Monday Night Raw to the Cruiserweight Championship, it can be stated that there has been an intriguing development involving Neville. A Rich Swann vs Neville encounter is on the cards although there has been no information regarding the exact timing of the match. But the WWE rumours have stated that the authority might not take too much time to set up the match and could happen this week only, despite thelack of any confirmation. But one thing is for sure; the Neville episode is going to be one of thing to look out for on tonight’s show of the WWE Raw.
Yet another exciting section of the WWE Raw tonight is going to be the return of The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels. We have reported earlier that there are possibilities of Shawn Michaels making a comeback inside the ring in the WWE Royal Rumble 2017 and with the latest developments revealing the fact that Shawn Michaels will be there inside the ring tonight, possibilities of a grand comeback in the Royal Rumble can’t be wiped away at all. So the section involving The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels is expected to be a big hit tonight.
Besides this, we have the handicap showdown for the United States Championship which will be fought between Roman Reigns, Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens. There are chances that we might find a joint winner in the form of Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens. But chances are also there that we might see Roman Reigns keeping hold of the title with a little bit of help from Seth Rollins. However, everything is in a state of speculation, and chances are there we might see joint winners which will a path-breaking incident in the recent developments in the WWE Monday Night Raw.
WWE Monday Night Raw 9th January: Telecast Details
The show will be telecasted live from the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana from 06:30 AM IST (next day) on Ten 2. The live streaming of all the proceedings will be available on Ten Sports Live. And a repeat telecast of the show will be available on Ten 1 from 4 PM and 6 PM IST. The show will begin at 08:00 AM EST in the USA.