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Why Did The Undertaker Kick Off Raw Last Night?

– The reason The Undertaker opened Raw last night was to try to compete with the finale How I Met Your Mother on CBS. It was expected to do big numbers in the ratings and it was WWE’s way of competing. This segment led to The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar getting into it, but Lesnar got the better of the exchange and Lesnar laid out Taker with the F5.

– WWF Wrestlemania VI was held back in 1990 at the kyDome, in Toronto, Canada. The main event saw The Ultimate Warrior defeat Hulk Hogan to retain his Intercontinental Title and win the WWF Title.

– WWF Wrestlemania X-Seven went down back on this day in 2001 from Houston, Texas. The attendance was 67,925 and the main event saw Steve Austin defeat The Rock to win the WWF Title.

– Sable returned to the WWE after a 4-year absence in 2003 at a Smackdown taping in Spokane, Washington.

– WWE Hall Of Fame Ceremony was held at the Rosemont Theater, in Rosemont, Illinois back in 2006. The class had Verne Gagne, Eddie Guerrero and Bret Hart inducted.

– WWE Wrestlemania 23 went down in 2007 from Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. This was the biggest buyrate in WrestleMania history (1.2 million buys) The main event saw John Cena defeat Shawn Michaels to retain the WWE title.

– Finally, WWE Wrestlemania 28 was held back on this day in 2012 from the Sun Life Stadium, in Miami, Florida. There was 78,363 in attendance to see The Rock defeat John Cena in the main event.

– Current WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton turns 34 today. He was born on April 1, 1980.

– Former TNA wrestler, Jesse Sorenson turns 25 today. He was born on April 1, 1989.

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Tags: Brock Lesnar RAW The Undertaker

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