– Recent Raw live events have featured WWE Champion The Miz defeating Randy Orton. Orton then gets his heat back by quickly defeating Alex Riley in a match ordered by the Raw General Manager.
— Some SmackDown talent are backstage at tonight’s Raw taping in Detroit, Michigan. The show was rewritten this morning.
— CBS Detroit features an article on CM Punk promoting tonight’s Raw and it’s noted that he’ll face John Cena at the event. It has not been disclosed whether the match will occur during the television broadcast.