The Biggest Fight of the Summer is almost here, as both Brock Lesnar (via Paul Heyman) and John Cena threw down the verbal gauntlet on this go-home edition of Monday Night Raw! Only Lesnar took it a step further, disrespecting and threatening a ring full of WWE Legends as they celebrated Hulk Hogan’s 61st birthday.

In addition, Stephanie McMahon pulled some silly crap that got Brie Bella arrested… Eva Marie defeated the Divas Champion, AJ Lee… and Chris Jericho convinced us that his match against Bray Wyatt actually means something. Who else is ready for Summerfest?

Hosted By: Joshua Schlag (@thesteelcage / @schlizzag)

Featuring: ‘The Beast from the Middle East’ Darrell Johnson (@zazzumplop), Derek (@cap_kaveman), and ‘A Bomb’ Adam Hess (@ahess49)

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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!