What's it going to cost us, Trips?
What’s it going to cost us, Trips?

Just a couple of weeks out from Summerslam, everything seems to be coming to a head. Lesnar and Cena were nowhere to be seen, but they were hardly missed – as WWE delivered on a very strong video package to bring the hype for their clash to a fever pitch. In other news… as if closing Raw with a Divas segment for the second week in a row wasn’t odd enough (awesome, but definitely out of the norm), Heath Slater defeated the Money in the Bank briefcase holder in a clean victory! Crazy stuff.

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Joshua Schlag

For most of the last 30+ years of my life, I've been watching WWE. As a kid, Monday Night Raw hooked me from the start. From Bret Hart and Razor Ramon, to Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock, to CM Punk and Daniel Bryan.. I've witnessed the ups and downs and I'm proud to have enjoyed pro wrestling through the years.

Though I now watch in a much different fashion than I did when I was a kid (finding out Vince McMahon was the owner and Jack Tunney no more than a figurehead was like finding out Santa Claus did not exist), I feel like I have a much greater appreciation for the hard work pro wrestlers do and the things they sacrifice to entertain us.

It's still real to me, dammit!