Associated Press Article About 20 Years of WWE Raw, Quotes From Paul Heyman and Jerry Lawler

Josh Isenberg

WWE RawThe Associated Press recently released an article about World Wrestling Entertainment and their 20th Anniversary of WWE Monday Night Raw. The article, which can be read here, has many great pieces to it, including Paul Heyman's opinion of the company. Here are some of the highlights:

Heyman on watching WCW and WWE at the same time, and WWE's Attitude Era:

"We were editing the ECW television show. We had 'Nitro' on one monitor and 'Raw,' on the other," WWE personality and former ECW owner Paul Heyman said. "When I saw Steve (confront) Mike Tyson, I realized we have entered into a new era and Steve Austin is leading the way."

The article also has quotes from WWE Champion CM Punk, who says about Raw that "It's successful because it changes with the times. It's not just a wrestling show, it's a complete spectacle."

Jerry Lawler on him being the voice of the show and calling more matches than anyone else in the 20 years:

"I'm the voice of the fans. I just try and react to what I see like most of the fans would."

 

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