Title This: WWE Raw Reaction December 30th, 2013

Josh Isenberg

John Cena vs. Randy Orton

WWE Raw ReactionWWE Royal Rumble will have a rematch between the two guys. So, is this now the biggest match in WWE history or was last month? The only difference is there is no fancy stipulation to talk about. Maybe they will focus on the championship itself and really push forward the fact that these are your two top dogs. (Unfortunately) I would love to see someone else be added, but it is the Royal Rumble where world championships are NOT the main story. Cena vs. Orton is another match that will be decided in controversy. It will be a transitional match, one that is only there because Batista comes back and Lesnar will be in the picture somehow also. I am alright with this. Speaking of Batista, I am really excited for him to sit at the big boys table again when he returns. He has the look, the music and the history behind him to immediately put himself into a world championship picture. He was the face of Smackdown, along with Edge, when he held the World Heavyweight Championship. He was better and bigger than Orton. Batista needs to work with the big names, names like Punk, Bryan, Cena, Orton, Lesnar and more. Four years away from WWE is a long time.

Grade: B+

Daniel Bryan Followed The Buzzards

How about Daniel Bryan joining "the family?" This was a shocker to me to end Raw. WWE knows that they need to use him in a different capacity right now because of all the returning star power. This is a brilliant way to repackage him in ways and keep him over with the crowd. My question is this: Will The Wyatt's be heels or faces? Do not be surprised if they try and take down The Authority. The more I think about it, the more I can see Bryan and The Wyatt's take on a packaged team of Triple H, Kane, etc at Mania. The history between Kane and Bryan, Triple H and Bryan, and other facets are already in place. They have been building something for a while now. Maybe, just maybe, WWE does the right thing that the fans WANT to see. They want to see more Wyatt's and more Bryan.

Grade: A

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