What You Didn’t See On RAW: Live Arena Report


The following news items are compiled from several live reports sent in from fans who attended Monday’s Raw from the Wachovia Arena in Wilkes-Barre, PA:

Dark Match: Jamie Noble defeated Heath Slater after reversing a powerbomb into a pin. Slater is a former FCW Heavyweight champion. He came out with a microphone and cut a cocky promo on his way to the ring. Solid match.

WWE Superstars Taping:

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— Ted DiBiase wrestled Evan Bourne in what was said to be a great match.

— It was also announced that Cryme Tyme will face the Hart Dynasty on this week’s show. That match will be taped at Tuesday’s ECW & SmackDown tapings.

Live Notes:

— The arena was almost completely full. Roethlisberger and his teamates got a ton of media attention during the week and there was a big event “buzz” ini the arena.

Randy Orton made two entrances. After Raw went to commercial, he checked the Divas out as they left and he made his way to the back. A minute later he came out again.

After RAW Went of the air:

— After Raw went off air, DX and the Pittsburg Steelers posed in the ring for a few minutes before slapping some hands at ringside. They then posted at the top of the ramp before heading to the back.

— Big Show then emerged from the ring announcers area and made his way to the back jawing with some fans.

— The scheduled dark match main event between Cena & DX vs. Oron & Legacy never took place.