Raw Five-Point Preview: Dec. 14, 2015
With a little help from The League of Nations, Sheamus escaped WWE TLC with the WWE World Heavyweight Championship — a stolen victory that sent Roman Reigns into a destructive rampage that not only laid out The League of Nations, but WWE COO Triple H. After the frustrated Big Dog brutalized The Game last night, will Reigns face severe consequences tonight from The Authority? WWE.com has some theories.
Will Roman Reigns be punished?
Frustrated after The League of Nations robbed him of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, a battle-ravaged Roman Reigns unleashed his fury on Sheamus’ “lads” before utterly dismantling WWE COO Triple H with a Superman Punch and a succession of steel chair strikes. Then, The Big Dog continued the attack by driving The Game through the Spanish announce table and Spearing the staggered COO at ringside.
Following Reigns’ aggressive actions, it seems likely that The Big Dog will face severe consequences on Raw. How exactly will The Authority deal with the powerhouse? We’ll find out tonight.
Will the ECW Originals return to Philadelphia?
Despite being well versed in the art of furniture smashing, the ECW Originals are no doubt a little worse for wear after suffering a defeat in their Tables Match against The Wyatt Family at WWE TLC, one night before Raw returns to the haven of hardcore and the birthplace of ECW, Philadelphia.
As The Dudley Boyz, Tommy Dreamer and Rhyno reel from their loss to The Eater of Worlds and his macabre followers, will they make an appearance in the City of Brotherly Love tonight?
What’s Ambrose’s next move?
Kevin Owens might still be calling himself a prizefighter after WWE TLC, but the “prize” portion of that moniker is a little less applicable after WWE TLC, where Dean Ambrose earned a decisive victory over the brawler to become Intercontinental Champion for the first time.
The Lunatic Fringe surely has big plans as he brings his newly won title to Raw, and there’s a good chance Owens won’t like any of them. Grab some popcorn and a soda, WWE Universe: The most unstable Intercontinental Championship reign in history is just beginning.
Will the unicorns’ magic run out?
By way of a well-placed toss of his trombone, Xavier Woods helped The New Day cling to their WWE Tag Team Championships last night at WWE TLC. WWE’s resident unicorns now ride to Raw with their tandem titles, but after The Usos and The Lucha Dragons put the champions through their paces in one of last night’s most spectacular contests, could Raw mark the beginning of the end for The New Day?
Is Charlotte the dirtiest player in the Divas division?
Charlotte undoubtedly had an epic Divas Championship victory celebration with her dad, two-time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, last night in Boston, but Becky Lynch was decidedly less enthused after WWE TLC. After witnessing her best friend retain her title by way of an assist from her father and an exposed turnbuckle, the Lass Kicker questioned Charlotte’s new attitude, and there are certainly many members of the WWE Universe that share Becky’s concerns. Now that she’s turned back Paige, will Charlotte continue to bend the rules on Raw?
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