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Undertaker & Shawn Michaels confirmed for Jan. 9 WWE Raw in New Orleans

It was rumored, then confirmed and now it’s 100% official. WWE announced during the Jan. 2 edition of Raw that Undertaker and Shawn Michaels will appear on the Jan. 9 episode from New Orleans.

Now we can start guessing what they’ll be doing on the show... and by “start”, I mean “continue”.

Early guesses focused on setting up and selling Royal Rumble, which will take place in the state both Legends call home, Texas. There’s also the matter of trying to keep Raw’s ratings from falling too far behind SmackDown’s - especially on a night when the red brand will be competing with the Alabama/Clemson rematch in the College Football Playoff final.

Since the initial reports, we’ve also heard from multiple sources that New Orleans will host WrestleMania in 2018. Having two men who starred in arguably the most famous Mania feud on hand might be a good time to make that official, as well.

What do you think Taker & HBK will get up to in the Big Easy (other than selling Michaels’ new flick, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone, that is)?

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