www.411mania.com
|  News |  Columns |  TV Reports |  Video Reviews |  Title History |  Hall of Fame |  News Report |  The Dunn List |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// Stefanie Knight Packs Her Hot Body in a Bra and Panties for Instagram Selfies
MUSIC
// RZA Gives Raekwon Ultimatum To Agree to Terms for Wu-Tang Album
WRESTLING
// While Evolution Started The Battle, Could The Shield Win The War Games?
MMA
// MMA's 3R's: TUF Nations Finale and UFC on Fox 11
GAMES
// Royce Gracie Set to be Playable Character for EA Sports UFC




 HOT TOPICS
//  CM Punk
//  John Cena
//  Triple H
//  Hulk Hogan
//  Randy Orton
//  Christian
SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » Wrestling » News

Advertisement
Live Fan Report From Last Night’s WWE Old School Raw
Posted by Larry Csonka on 01.07.2014



Credit: Josh Arnold and prowrestling.net:

Quick note to start, it was announced Raw would be coming back to Baltimore on April 1. The presale password for Ticketmaster is WWERAW.

Before Raw started, Cole and JBL had their introductions. JBL came out doing the Vince McMahon power walk.

Overall, the crowd seemed pretty energetic and into the show. I've read reports where the crowd sounded flat, and at times, it did (Curtis Axel vs. Big E Langston, Sin Cara vs. Del Rio), but for the most part the crowd was extremely receptive to the legends and the matches.Going back and watching a couple things off my DVR, the crowd was definitely louder in person than what came across TV (except for the couple of times mentioned before). I was seated in the far end of the arena in the 200's, opposite the entryway, and it was hard to hear some of the bumps in the ring, which could have worked the other way in the crowd not coming through on television as well.

After Raw went off the air, C.M. Punk said a few things to put over Jake "The Snake" Roberts and thanked the crowd for coming out.

The dark match was a WWE World Heavyweight Title match between Randy Orton and John Cena. The match went longer than I expected and was much more than just a simple by-the-numbers dark match to send the crowd home. The crowd was almost as hot for that match as they were for Punk vs. Roman Reigns.

Demographically there were fewer kids and more "smart" fans in the crowd than the house show in Fairfax, Virginia the night before. Chants before the show seem to be divided between the younger fans chanting "YES!" and the older fans doing the Ric Flair "WOOO."





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

Top 10 Horror Documentaries

Why S.H.I.E.L.D. Can't Top Arrow

Hot Babe's Underwear Selfie


comments powered by Disqus





www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.