–Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler, and Jim Ross are calling today’s action and they are still in Valparaiso, Indiana and on the campus of Valparaiso University.
–Vince McMahon recaps the events of the Shawn Michaels-Razor Ramon ladder match at SummerSlam and how Sid looks to “tear down the Heartbreak Hotel” tonight while Ramon faces the newly turned British Bulldog.
–To kick off the “new fall season” of Monday Night RAW the company abandons the intro that RAW used for the better part of two and half years and replaces it with an introduction of wrestlers battling on the top of Titan Towers in Connecticut. The highlight is Shawn Michaels dancing atop a platform and then diving on top of Kama. Later footage from this opening would be used for D-Generation X’s Titantron video in 1997.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in the booth and they are taped from Portland, Maine. SummerSlam is only a day away!
–Footage of Kama beating up a Creature of the Night on Superstars is shown. The Undertaker’s battle with Tatanka is seen as the first opportunity for the Undertaker to get revenge for the attack. The Undertaker pledges to take Tatanka out to send a message to the Million Dollar Corporation and Kama.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are tonight’s commentary team and they are concluding the brief tapings in Worcester, Massachusetts. This is the “go home” show for SummerSlam and it the last to feature the old RAW opening that has been a staple for more than a year since the company would have a new one when they returned after the U.S. Open.
–Vince McMahon recaps how Shawn Michaels and Jeff Jarrett had an altercation at the end of last week’s show after Jarrett defended the Intercontinental title against Savio Vega.
–Sid and Bam Bam Bigelow cut promos against each other for tonight’s feature match. Sid promises to give Bigelow a Ph.D. in pain, while Bigelow promises to set Sid on fire, with a fireball included as part of the promo.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler, who is guzzling what is supposed to be mouth wash, are doing commentary and they are still in Danville, Pennsylvania.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in the booth and they are concluding the tapings in Wheeling, West Virginia. Hendrix relives his Freebird days by dancing to Michaels theme music in the announce booth.
–A video package recaps how the Shawn Michaels-Rad Radford feature match was set up on last week’s show.
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are broadcasting today’s edition of the show and they are still in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
–Jim Ross narrates a video package that puts over Adam Bomb and Jean-Pierre LaFitte, announcing that both men will face each other on today’s show.
–Ross and Stan Lane are doing commentary and they are kicking off a new set of tapings in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The tapings were done on June 7 and according to historyofwwe.com they drew 2,000 fans.
–Jim Ross recaps the events on last week’s show that led to today’s Razor Ramon & Savio Vega-Blu Brothers main event.
–Ross and Pettengill are handling commentary and are still in Springfield, Massachusetts.
–A video package plays up the ongoing Bret Hart-Jerry Lawler feud, including Bret’s challenge to Lawler on Monday Night RAW.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are the commentary team for today’s show and they are taped from Danbury, Connecticut.
–A video package hypes today’s Sid-Bob Holly feature match, with Sid saying that Holly has made the biggest mistake of his life by agreeing to face him.
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are doing commentary and they are inaugurating a new set of tapings in Springfield, Massachusetts. The tapings were held on May 17 and drew 2,800 fans according to historyofwwe.com.
–Vince McMahon puts over the In Your House pay-per-view as the lead-in for today’s show.
–McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in the booth and they are concluding the tapings in Des Moines, Iowa. Hendrix repeats his claim from last week’s show that Henry Godwinn is likely working with the Million Dollar Corporation to weaken WWF Champion Diesel before tomorrow’s big show. Hendrix is also careful to call Sid “Super Sid” instead of “Psycho Sid.”