Raw Five-Point Preview: March 17, 2014

Raw Five-Point Preview: March 17, 2014

Last week's Raw saw the unprecedented occupation of the ring by dozens of members of Daniel Bryan's "Yes!" Movement. Although Bryan achieved his ultimate goal — a chance at the WWE World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania — he first must get past Triple H, who is eager to squash Bryan's big dream. As The Road to WrestleMania heats up, what will unfold this week? Get exclusive pre- and post-Raw analysis available only on WWE Network. Catch the Pre-Show at 7:30 p.m. ET and Backstage Pass immediately after Raw.

1. Bow down to The King

Triple H ridicules the "Yes!" Movement for occupying Raw and promises to crush Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania: SmackDown, March 14, 2014

Triple H shares his plan for Daniel Bryan and the "Yes!" Movement at WrestleMania 30.

Although Daniel Bryan got what he wanted from WWE COO Triple H, it’s clear it’s not going to be an easy journey for him to get to the WWE World Heavyweight Title Match at WrestleMania. On SmackDown, The Game vowed to deal with Bryan this week on Raw. Will Triple H enlist others to do his bidding, or will he handle matters himself?

Get "Yes!" Movement gear

2. Big Red Reprisal?

Big Show vs. Kane: SmackDown, March 14, 2014

Big Show and Kane clash in the main event of SmackDown.

While Triple H has Bryan in his sights, the Director of Operations has some unresolved issues with The Shield. On SmackDown, the trio defied orders to help Kane in his losing battle with Big Show.  The chaotic night left The Big Red Monster seething. Will The Shield face repercussions on Raw?

3. Cenation leader's next move?

John Cena calls out Bray Wyatt: Raw, March 3, 2014

Bray Wyatt sends a cryptic message to John Cena.

Bray Wyatt’s cryptic words have done little to rattle John Cena. While Bray may speak in riddles, Cena has been more direct: "Success in this company is earned. And change will come and it will go through me,” he said on the March 3 edition of Raw. With Cena confirmed to be at this Monday’s Raw, what will unfold next in their war of words before their collision at WrestleMania?

4. Who's next for The Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal?

Hulk Hogan announces The Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal: Raw, March 10, 2014

Hulk Hogan announces that the very-first Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal will occur at WrestleMania 30.

As WrestleMania approaches, additional Superstars continue to be named for the high-profile Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. With the huge opportunity to compete on The Grandest Stage of Them All, who will make the next move to impress in hopes of getting a bid?

The Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal preview

5. A new strategy for The Viper & The Animal?

Triple H agrees to face Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 30: Raw, March 10, 2014

After some initial resistance, Triple H finally agrees to go one-on-one with Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 30.

The hunt for WWE’s prized possession could change drastically come The Show of Shows. If Bryan can get past Triple H, he’ll square off with WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton and Batista in a Triple Threat Match. Could The Viper or The Animal look to make a preemptive strike to let the so-called “B+ player” know what he could be up against?

Get exclusive pre- and post-Raw analysis available only on WWE Network. Catch the Pre-Show at 7:30 p.m. ET and Backstage Pass immediately after Raw.

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