In the buildup to the latest WWE international house show, Super Show-Down in Melbourne, Australia (which, stunningly WWE had the restraint to not call it the Super Show Down Under), the marquee match announced for the Oct. 6 card is Triple H vs. The Undertaker.
WWE is touting it as the rekindling of one of the company’s all-time great rivalries, and while their WrestleMania 27 and 28 matches were among the highlights of those Manias, it’s highly debatable that their feud would be near the top of either competitor’s list of greatest rivalries. In any case, it’s happening and to hype it up Triple H dropped quite the promo on last week’s Raw about “the era” being back for one night at least, and about the importance of that last match at WrestleMania 28.
The special guest referee in that match was Shawn Michaels, whose rivalry with the Undertaker was actually as big as they’re making H’s out to be. This coming Monday, Michaels will make a special appearance on Raw to discuss his thoughts on the match, and probably do some good ol’ fashioned crotch chopping with is old buddy Trips.
However, Michaels will apparently not be alone as far as being a special guest on Raw. PWInsider reports The Undertaker himself will also be in the building for Raw.
We have confirmed The Undertaker is also slated to be at next week’s Raw taping. Whether Undertaker appears on the Raw broadcast remains to be seen, but we have confirmed with multiple WWE creative sources that he will be at the taping.
It’s important to highlight the part where PWInsider notes that while he’ll be in the building, it’s not confirmed that he’ll make an in-ring or on-screen appearance during Raw. While we’ve been teased by Taker appearances on Raw before this year during the entire buildup to WrestleMania, this seems far more likely to happen given that, well, the match is actually booked publicly and WWE loves creating “moments,” and a staredown between Triple H and The Undertaker with Shawn Michaels seems to be the type of thing they’d want to do.