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There was a lot of interest in Monday’s episode of WWE Raw due to it being the first show with Triple H as Head of Creative. The show was sold out from Madison Square Garden and will likely see an increase in the ratings. It was also the go-home edition of Raw for Saturday’s SummerSlam.

Vince McMahon announced his retirement from WWE last Friday. It was later revealed in an SEC filing that he actually resigned. Many fans had high hopes for Raw to be a different show.

That wasn’t the case, as it felt like another episode of Raw. As previously reported, WWE isn’t expected to make any major changes for now because they want to show stockholders the company is stable without McMahon in charge.

While speaking on today’s Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted the show was largely written and approved last Thursday before McMahon left.

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“This is probably not the show to judge anything by because this show was largely written before Vince left,” Meltzer said. “It was written a lot on Thursday…nobody ripped up anything. There are a few minor changes is what I was told. Essentially, this was the show that had been approved. They’re not making any big changes or anything like that just yet and of course, they’re going to SummerSlam with the ideas in mind. The interest in this show was gigantic, they sold out.”

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