Tonight on Monday Night Raw, there was a highly mysterious segment in which Corey Graves revealed some damaging information to Kurt Angle. So what exactly was going on here? What did Graves tell Angle?
In the segment, Angle reads something on his phone saying that he is a horrible general manager and that he is an embarrassment to the WWE. Graves says that he loves what Kurt Angle is doing as general manager, but he wanted to give him a heads up.
That’s all we really know at this time, but most fans seem to think this has something to do with Stephanie McMahon. McMahon is due to return any week now, and she has been known to feud with the general manager of Raw, as she did recently with Mick Foley.
The way the segment was set up, it seems that Angle is likely reading comments Stephanie McMahon made about him, whether in a private email or in some sort of meeting; someone then leaked those comments to Corey Graves, and Graves passed this information on to Mick Foley.
The obvious implication is that Stephanie McMahon is getting ready to fire or reprimand Kurt Angle. Why? Well, when the WWE posted this clip on their Twitter account, they set is up by saying that Corey Graves “seems to have found some scandalous information about” Kurt Angle, which suggests that Stephanie McMahon was responding to a specific piece of information. What that information is is anyone’s guess, but one theory that has been posed, somewhat jokingly, is that Stephanie has just found out that Kurt Angle’s neck was actually completely fine when he won his gold medal.
Stephanie McMahon has been absent from WWE programming since WrestleMania, when she was thrown into a table during Seth Rollins’ match with Triple H. Within the WWE storyline, she has been absent because she was injured during this match, although in reality, she went on vacation with her family after WrestleMania. She has since returned to work, and so the WWE has likely just been waiting to introduce her until there is a good story for her. Now, it appears they have found their angle.
Some others believe this might have something to do with Adam Cole, who is a free agent and whose move to WWE has been rumored.
Check back in next week for more about the storyline involving Kurt Angle on Monday Night Raw.