Despite less than ideal weather conditions last Monday, WWE Raw went off without a hitch in Salt Lake City, Utah. Unlike in 2015, when WWE had to cancel the live arena portion of the Raw following the Royal Rumble due to a snowstorm in Hartford, CT.
"That night stands out to me because it was the first night I encountered Brock Lesnar in person," recalled Graves. "I found myself in a conference room sitting beside him and there was an awkward silence because neither of us knew each other or what to make of one another other than I was as terrified of him in person as I had been for years on television. So, I did what any reasonable human would do in that situation. I complimented him on his jacket, which led to a surprisingly fun little exchange and conversation with Brock Lesnar, who did not decide to tear me limb for limb. Allegedly, the now WWE Champion paid a significant amount of money to keep the bar wide open for everybody to make sure they made the best of a crappy situation."
WWE ended up airing full matches from the 2015 Royal Rumble event along with a sitdown interview with Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar on the January 26, 2015 episode of Raw.
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