Tonight’s WWE Raw Preview: Superstar Shake-Up Begins, Banks vs Bayley, Lashley Has ‘Unfinished Business’ & More


It is set to be an action-packed episode of WWE Raw tonight as the two-night Superstar Shake-Up kicks off as Raw emanates from the XL Center in Hartford, CT.

The entire landscape of WWE is set to change this week as the Superstar Shake-Up begins which will see general managers, Paige and Kurt Angle attempt to bolster their rosters by taking new talent from the opposing brand. Will tag teams be split up or old alliances brought back together?

So far two matches have been announced ahead of time with Woken Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt set to face The Revival, with the winners heading to the Greatest Royal Rumble event for a Tag Team Championship match against The Bar. Whilst former best friends Sasha Banks and Bayley are set to continue their feud by facing each other one on one tonight.

Last week also saw the return of Bobby Lashley to WWE, who claimed he had “unfinished business” in the company. Will we find out what that business is, or will he be switched to SmackDown Live before he gets the chance to explain?

WWE is also promoting that Ronda Rousey will be live on Raw tonight, teasing that she might face punishment from the McMahon family following her actions at WrestleMania and then again on Raw last week against Stephanie. is hyping up the following points ahead of tonight’s show:

  • Both brands get shaken up
  • Who will battle Sheamus & Cesaro at the Greatest Royal Rumble?
  • Bayley and Sasha Banks settle their differences
  • Will Roman Reigns get his hands on Samoa Joe
  • Will Ronda Rousey face repercussions after attacking Stephanie McMahon?
  • What unfinished business does Bobby Lashley have in WWE?