Rewind-A-Raw 7/20/20: RK-Show, Ric Flair Off Raw, BTE

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John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss WWE Raw and the fallout from The Horror Show at Extreme Rules, the NY Post’s story on Ric Flair, and your feedback.


  • Report on Kairi Sane finishing up with WWE after Monday’s tapings
  • Ric Flair confirms his wife Wendy Barlow has COVID-19
  • Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows on Being the Elite
  • Bobby Fulton undergoes surgery after learning cancer has returned
  • Friday Night SmackDown rating
  • Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa at UFC 253 on September 19th

On Monday’s Raw, the show built up to the Unsanctioned Match between Randy Orton and Big Show in the final hour. The show also featured Bayley taking on Kairi Sane in a non-title match, a ruling by Stephanie McMahon regarding the Raw women’s title, Mustafa Ali moves to Raw, The Street Profits are back, a new member of the Hurt Business acquires a title, and an update on Rey Mysterio’s optic nerve!

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June 17th Ali was quietly traded to Raw according to PWInsider

I think the Good Brothers stuff was filmed last Wednesday and they knew they were going to bury both Paul’s anyway

Sunday night on her IG Story Rhea Ripley was one of the NXTras what a fall for her

And shout out to Wai, Black don’t crack

Listening to Meltzer and Alvarez Ron Simmons was supposed to revamp the Nation of Domination? From 1997 that’s one way to get that 18-49 demo

I’m only half an hour in to the show but on the talk of artificial crowd noise, football (soccer) resumed in the UK in June with artificial crowd noise on TV and it’s scarily good. I imagined it’d be a constant generic buzz, but the ‘crowd’ reacts to all of the events of the match such as fouls and goal scoring opportunities. There are definable chants you associate with each team. I even heard the polite clap the crowd gives an injured player as he’s carried off the pitch.

We do have the option to turn off the ‘crowd’ noise too, which means all you can hear is a stream of swearing for 90 minutes. Yesterday gave us this classic moment -