Dec 19, 2016 09:46 PM EST
WWE Raw: Roadblock Fallout; What's Next for Newly Crowned Champions?
With the dust recently clearing for WWE Roadblock, WWE Raw is expected to contain announcements concerning the recently concluded pay-per-view. The event is going to be shown live at it takes place in the Schottenstein Center at Columbus, Ohio.
One announced match for WWE Raw, according to Wrestling Inc, is a rematch between the Bulgarian Brute Rusev and Big Cass. Their WWE Roadblock encountered ended in a count out victory for Rusev when Rusev attacked Big Cass' tag team partner Enzo Amore at ringside. Cass did not make it back to the ring in time for the 10 count, resulting in a victory for Rusev.
The next challengers for newly crowned champions Charlotte and the team of Sheamus and Cesaro are also expected to be revealed at WWE Raw but it is expected the former champions will invoke their rematch clauses. Charlotte continued her pay-per-view undefeated streak when she defeated Sasha Banks to capture the Raw Women's Championship at WWE Roadblock in a 30 minute Ironman match. In the first match, Sheamus and Cesaro defeated the New Day, a week after they made history with the longest tag team title reign.
With the next pay-per-view being WWE Royal Rumble, according to WWE.com, participants are expected to be announced for the 30 man Royal Rumble match at WWE Raw. Goldberg and Brock Lesnar were previously announced as part of the match where the winner gets a title shot in the main event of Wrestlemania.
With the ending of WWE Roadblock seeing United States Champion Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins dismantling Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho, WWE Raw is expected to see a tag team match between the four. The pair of Owens and Jericho have been teasing a break-up but revealed at the pay-per-view they are still friends.The show is also expected to reveal Owen's next challenger for his Universal title.
Watch highlights of the Owens/Reigns match:
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