As reported earlier, WWE announced on Friday’s SmackDown episode that Ryback, Randy Orton & Sheamus would take on The Shield at this year’s WrestleMania pay-per-view event. We also noted that Ryback will most likely be pulled from that match and replaced by The Big Show.
WWE.com may have spoiled that change as they have a photo that shows The Big Show in Ryback’s place in a promotional image for the bout. You can check out the photo below.
Before the possible spoiler that came out this afternoon, word coming out of WWE this weekend was that despite the six-man match announced on SmackDown, it will be Ryback vs. Mark Henry in a singles match at WrestleMania 29.
– Some within WWE would not be surprised if Jimmy Uso gets released, which couldn’t be good for his brother Jey. Jimmy was arrested for his second DUI last week.
Tonight’s WWE RAW will take place from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – the hometown of 2013 Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino.
Confirmed for tonight’s show is Chris Jericho vs. The Miz vs. Wade Barrett for the Intercontinental Title plus an appearance by Triple H to respond to Brock Lesnar’s stipulation challenge from last week.
WWE is advertising The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar to appear tonight. WWE Champion The Rock will not be there. Advertised locally is The Shield vs. John Cena, Sheamus and Ryback, likely the dark main event.
WWE is focusing on the following points for tonight’s show:
* What will The Game say to Brock Lesnar?
* Who will leave RAW as IC Champion?
* Who will make the next move for momentum – The Rock or John Cena?
* Can Alberto Del Rio or Jack Swagger find an edge going into WrestleMania?
* Has CM Punk gotten inside The Undertaker’s head?