Raw Five-Point Preview: Dec. 10, 2012
As 2012 comes to a close, the entire landscape of WWE is undergoing a huge change as WWE Champion CM Punk finds himself unable to defend his title at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs, and The Shield is scheduled for its first official match. What will unfold on the last Raw before the final pay-per-view event of the year? Here are five things to watch for tonight at 8/7 CT on USA Network. Plus, don't miss the return of Disney's The Muppets as Social Media Ambassadors!
How long will CM Punk’s reign last?
But things can change in the blink of an eye in WWE, and Punk’s recent surgery is a perfect example. ( ARE LONG TITLE REIGN’S CURSED?) With Punk no longer defending his title at WWE TLC as per Mr. McMahon ( FULL STORY), just how long can he hold on to his title? When will The Second City Saint be back at 100 percent and ready to compete again? Do you think the recovering CM Punk should relinquish the WWE Championship? ( VOTE NOW) On Monday’s Raw, will the WWE Universe know more about the fate of the WWE Championship?
Is Cena poised to capture the World Heavyweight Title?
Who is next in The Shield’s sights?
On Raw, The Shield brutalized WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane. Then in the trio’s first appearance on SmackDown, they brutalized Team Hell No once again. At WWE TLC, the monstrous Ryback will join forces with Team Hell No to battle The Shield. Before the big clash, with The Shield be looking for one more opportunity to strike against its TLC opponents? Are they really on a mission of justice in WWE? If so, who is next to feel its wrath?
Will AJ Lee continue her winning ways?
Who most needs to gain momentum before WWE TLC?
It’s the last Raw before the final pay-per-view of the year and every Superstar is going to be looking for ways to increase his chances for victory at TLC. Dolph Ziggler will be fighting to prevent John Cena from seizing his championship contract. Sheamus will be looking for a way to dethrone World Heavyweight Champion Big Show and get the World Title back in his possession. Wade Barrett will be eager to wrest Kofi Kingston’s Intercontinental Championship from him. And Team Hell No, along with Ryback, will be looking to squash The Shield. Who wants it most? Tune in Monday at 8/7 CT on USA Network. ( VOTE NOW: WHO NEEDS THE MOST MOMENTUM?)