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WWE History: 5 greatest Raw after WrestleMania shockers

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Lesnar's thunderous return!
Lesnar's thunderous return!

It has been a long while since the Monday Night Raw after WrestleMania gained notoriety for being a night when the crowd takes over the show. Fans from more than 60 countries flock in to watch The Grandest Stage Of Them All, and many of them stay back for the Raw that emanates on the night after 'Mania.

This show is infamous for boasting the rowdiest and the most engaging crowd of the year. The insane crowd engagement results in a show for the ages. Let's take a look at 5 shocking moments from the history of these "After 'Mania Raw" shows.

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#5 Warrior addresses the crowd

Warrior's Hall of Fame speech
Warrior's Hall of Fame speech

When The Ultimate Warrior was announced as an inductee for the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2014, the wrestling world gasped in astonishment.

The Warrior and WWE had been bitter enemies for a long while, and Vince McMahon had produced a DVD to demonize Warrior, titled "The Self Destruction of The Ultimate Warrior". The two parties somehow came to an agreement, and Warrior was finally inducted by Linda McMahon, on the night before WrestleMania 30.

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Warrior came down to the ring on the Raw after 'Mania and gave a heartfelt speech, which has now become infamous for being the final public appearance of The Warrior. The promo felt as if Warrior knew that something was coming up.

A day after, Warrior died of a sudden heart attack, and it was fitting that he got a chance to address his issues, make peace with longtime enemies, and get inducted into the famed Hall of the WWE at the very last moment.


WWE made sure that Warrior's family wouldn't have to struggle after his death, and has been involving his wife Dana in backstage ongoings. Now, Dana has also taken up a creative writer role in WWE, and is doing her bit to keep the Warrior's legacy alive.

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