The atmosphere backstage at Raw last night was described as being business as usual despite Vince McMahon not being there due to his daughter Stephanie going into labor yesterday. Paul Heyman was backstage at the show along with the normal WWE agent and creative writing team crew. Vince was in constant contact via phone with WWE officials at the event in Cleveland.

Hulk Hogan arrived early to the arena around 4pm in Cleveland to lay out his scheduled promo with Randy Orton. Hogan’s daughter Brooke did not attend the event, but VH1 cameras were shooting footage for “Hogan Knows Best” most of the day.

Video from the WrestleMania 23 Fan Rally earlier today in Detroit that was hosted by Mean Gene Okerlund can be seen at has an article up with Ricky Steamboat where he talks about WrestleMania returning to Detroit next year.

A look back at WrestleMania III can be seen at

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