This past Monday night, WWE presented its first episode of Monday Night Raw in the new year. Needless to say, the show featured a number of monumental moments and historic happenings that kicked off 2013 on a very high note for the flagship show.
However, this should come as no surprise, as WWE has had the tendency to provide strong shows on the first week of January in recent years. Each show set the tone for the remainder of the year, and this week's electric edition was certainly no exception.
While watching the show, I noticed a handful of highlights that could be seen as interesting or intriguing to any ordinary WWE viewer. For those of you who may follow me on Twitter, you'll know that I have an obsessive knack for fun facts regarding various past WWE events.
Here, I'll attempt to entertain and enlighten you with knowledge as I present my observed monumental, record-breaking, history-making moments from the first Raw of 2013.