After a fortnight away, the WWE Champion finally returned to Monday Night Raw this week—and he was not alone.
The Great One was accompanied by an overwhelming sense of expectation and a real pressure for the WWE to deliver after a worrying decline in both the quality and the viewership of the company’s flagship show in recent weeks.
But would such anticipation prove to be a burden to the champ?
For me, it most definitely did not. In my eyes Raw put on a much better show this week and my recently-wavering faith in WrestleMania’s ability to deliver this year has once again been restored.
With plenty on offer to discuss, this article identifies and analyses five of the biggest talking points to come from this week’s showing of Monday Night Raw.