Priorities aren’t exactly WWE’s strong suit. With one episode of “Monday Night Raw” and “Smackdown Live” left before “Wrestlemania XXXIV”, we have thirteen matches set for the show. However, despite the card being stacked, there’s one more match that hasn’t been announced yet and it’s kind of a big deal. Now why is that the case?

Maybe if they did something:

John Cena's unfiltered rant on The Undertaker: Raw, March 26, 2018

According to the “Wrestling Observer Newsletter” by way of, the Undertaker vs. John Cena match hasn’t officially been announced because there’s so much else going on. Between the Ronda Rousey in-ring debut, AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura and Daniel Bryan returning to the ring, Vince McMahon doesn’t feel that the match needs to be announced yet. Here are Dave Meltzer’s comments from the Newsletter:

“They had Danielson have his checkup by Dr. Maroon eight days earlier because Vince was so adamant that he didn’t want to wait until what would have been this week to shoot the angle and then next week have the match which I can get. But with Undertaker and Cena is actually doing the exact same thing. The idea is with Daniel Bryan’s return and Ronda Rousey’s match you know Nakamura and AJ and Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns I think maybe he [Vince] figures, ‘hey it’s a loaded up card we can wait until the last week to push the Cena and Undertaker thing.’

I don’t know, I’d want to do a couple weeks build for that one. The last I’ve checked and I haven’t checked in several days, there were seats available. I don’t think any of the WWE shows were sold out but I think RAW was close and they were pushing tickets for the Hall of Fame. They were pushing hard tickets for SmackDown for New Orleans and Mania’ has a lot of tickets left as well. This isn’t the best year at all for those tickets.”

Here are this week’s “Raw” results, with Cena’s latest challenge.

Opinion: I’m really not sure this idea holds up. Bryan was only cleared to return to WWE last week and Styles vs. Nakamura is on “Smackdown Live”. Why would that have anything to do a major “Monday Night Raw” angle? There have been several weeks to set the match up and I really don’t see why the match needed to be set up at the very last minute. It’s a big match and it would make sense to give the fans something to want to come and see.

Cena has been at this for weeks now.

John Cena wants The Undertaker to return for one more match at WrestleMania: Raw, March 12, 2018

Are you excited for the match? Has WWE built it up properly? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his Amazon author page with 26 wrestling books. His latest book is the WWE Grab Bag.

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