Tonight on WWE RAW, there were a number of newsworthy developments, including:
– The main event for WrestleMania has been changed. John Cena defeated Randy Orton in a non-title match to earn a WWE title shot at the event. The WWE title match will now be a triple threat match with Randy Orton defending the WWE title against Triple H and John Cena.
– Shawn Michaels announced that the legendary Ric Flair as the first confirmed member of the WWE Hall of Fame’s Class of 2008. As reported earlier, the ceremony will take place in Orlando the night before WrestleMania and will air on the USA Network at 11PM (eastern).
– It’s been teased for weeks and now it’s official – Maria is posing for Playboy. Santino Marella came to the ring with Maria and pulled out a Playboy contract. He then revealed that she could only pose if she defeated WWE Women’s champion Beth Phoenix in a non-title match. Maria pinned Phoenix after Candice Michelle made her return to WWE and distracted the women’s champion.
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