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WWE RAW Preview: Everything confirmed for this week (08/01/24)

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As the WWE Universe eagerly anticipates the next episode of Monday Night RAW on January 8, 2024, several high-octane matches and appearances are set to electrify the arena.

Here’s a comprehensive preview of what fans can expect from this thrilling WWE RAW episode.

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WWE RAW Preview: CM Punk’s Return

The enigmatic CM Punk is slated to make a much-anticipated return to RAW. Known for his unapologetic and outspoken nature, Punk’s presence is bound to create waves.

Following his recent intense encounter with World Heavyweight Champion Seth “Freakin” Rollins, the WWE Universe is buzzing with speculation about what Punk will bring to the table this time.

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Cody Rhodes vs Shinsuke Nakamura: A Rematch with High Stakes

Cody Rhodes is set to face the crafty Shinsuke Nakamura in a rematch that promises to be a spectacle. Nakamura, known for his psychological warfare, had previously used underhanded tactics against Rhodes.

This upcoming match offers Rhodes a chance for redemption and to prove his mettle against Nakamura’s cunning.

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WWE RAW Preview: Women’s Tag Team Title Showdown

The WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, Kayden Carter and Katana Chance, are gearing up to defend their titles against former champions Piper Niven and Chelsea Green.

This match follows a heated confrontation during the champions’ celebration, setting the stage for an intense battle for the coveted gold.

Tommaso Ciampa vs Finn Bálor: A High-Stakes Matchup

In a match with significant implications, Tommaso Ciampa will go head-to-head with Finn Bálor. This encounter stems from a challenge laid out by R-Truth, representing The Judgment Day, to General Manager Adam Pearce.

The outcome of this match could potentially lead to a WWE Tag Team Title Match for Ciampa and his ally, Johnny Gargano, against The Judgment Day.


  • What time does WWE RAW start on January 8, 2024?
    • The show begins at 8/7 C on USA.
  • What are the key matches for this episode of RAW?
    • CM Punk’s return, Cody Rhodes vs Shinsuke Nakamura, the Women’s Tag Team Title match, and Tommaso Ciampa vs Finn Bálor.
  • Can CM Punk challenge Seth Rollins for the World Heavyweight Championship?
    • While not confirmed, Punk’s return could potentially lead to a championship challenge.
  • Where can I watch WWE RAW?
    • WWE RAW airs on the USA Network.
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