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WWE news following 1/22 Raw: Will Rollins miss WrestleMania? IC title match set & more

WWE news following 1/22 Raw: Will Rollins miss WrestleMania? IC title match set & more

Will Seth Rollins miss WrestleMania? Intercontinental title match set for next week & more WWE news following 1/22 Monday Night Raw.


WWE presented Monday Night Raw this Monday, January 22, 2024, live from the Smoothie King Center in New-Orleans, Louisiana. The results of the show are available here.

Seth Rollins refuses to miss WrestleMania despite his injury

The World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins kicked-off Monday Night Raw, addressing the WWE Universe about the state of his injury. He confirmed that he suffered a torn MCL and said he would have to go trough surgery according to the doctors; but he does not intend to miss WrestleMania. Indeed, a surgery would put him out of action for 3 to 4 months, but he said he made the promise of bringing and defending his championship at WrestleMania, and he wants to keep that promise. We will see what that means for him in the next weeks. Will he be able to compete at WrestleMania? Will he undergo surgery after the event? Who will be his opponent if he’s performing? Many questions are still not answered at this point.

Gunther wants the World title and is set to defend the Intercontinental championship next week

The Ring General has already announced that he would enter the Men’s Royal Rumble match this Saturday. During this week’s episode of WWE Raw, he confronted Seth Rollins to tell the World Heavyweight champion that he would go after him if he wins next week-end. Later in the night, we learned that the leader of Imperium will defend his Intercontinental championship next week on Raw, against Kofi Kingston. Can the member of The New Day dethrone the longest reigning IC champion in the history of WWE?

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The Judgment Day prepare to defend the Tag Team titles next week on Raw

Another title match has been set for next week’s episode of WWE Raw, as Damian Priest and Finn Bálor of the Judgment Day will put the Raw and SmackDown Tag Team championships on the line against DIY. Damian Priest lost to Drew McIntyre in the Raw main event this week, and Finn Bálor helped Dominik Mysterio to defeat The Miz by causing distractions. Will they still be champions after next week’s episode of Monday Night Raw?

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