There’s one more to go. This has been a very busy month for the WWE. Between WrestleMania 34, the Monday Night Raw/SmackDown Live after WrestleMania, the Superstar Shakeup, two international tours including the Greatest Royal Rumble and Backlash, it’s been a hectic time. There’s a lot to get through before Sunday’s pay per view though and WWE has you covered with what matters most. has released its official preview for this week’s Monday Night Raw. The show will focus on the fallout from the Greatest Royal Rumble while also looking at the build up for this Sunday’s Backlash 2018 pay per view. Brock Lesnar is still the Universal Champion and Braun Strowman has won the Greatest Royal Rumble. At the moment, Lesnar doesn’t have a next challenger for the Universal Title. Here are the stories listed in the preview for tonight’s show:

Monster Among 49 Men makes history.

Braun Strowman makes history as first-ever Greatest Royal Rumble Match winner: WWE Now

Brock Lesnar bests Roman Reigns in controversial Steel Cage match

Roman Reigns belts Brock Lesnar with multiple steel chair strikes: Greatest Royal Rumble

The Era of Wokenness begins

Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt deliver a "wonderful!" tag team attack: Greatest Royal Rumble (WWE Network)

Who will dare step to Ronda Rousey?

Rousey lends helping hand to Natalya, targets Mickie's arm: WWE Now

The Architect leaves Saudi Arabia with the Intercontinental Championship

Scars tell the story for Seth Rollins after brutal Ladder Match: WWE Exclusive, April 27, 2018

Opinion: If nothing else, I’m glad this week is the final show before Backlash as I could go for a show without anything to build towards for a while. The rapid fire nature of April has been a grind and it would be very nice to have a week of downtime for a change. Monday Night Raw (and SmackDown Live) for that matter are a lot to take in every week and having the stakes be so high week in and week out is a bit much.

What is next for Brock Lesnar? Which of these stories interests you the most? 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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