WWE sent out the following press release today: WWE Presents "RAW Live" UNITED STATES NEW YORK Madison Square Garden 28 December 2008 JOHN CENA vs. CHRIS JERICHO STEEL CAGE MATCH FOR THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP SHAWN MICHAELS vs. RANDY ORTON The WWE returns home and New York City will explode as the WWE Universe will decide the fate of World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho and John Cena when they collide in a 18 foot steel cage match, in which two men battle and flesh meets steel and bodies and careers are ended. The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels will face "The Legend Killer" Randy Orton in a "Sweet Chin Music" vs. the "RKO" match. Who will be victorious and who will be defeated? Plus 20 other WWE Raw superstars including "The Animal" Batista, Rey Mysterio, "The self-proclaimed Wrestling God" JBL, "The Big Red Machine" Kane, WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix, CM Punk, Kofi Kingston and many more.
Super Crazy will debut for AAA this weekend.
There will be a convention featuring a reunion of the original ECW roster members being put together for the Allentown, PA area next year.
The following matches are scheduled for tonight's edition of WWE Smackdown:
- Jeff Hardy vs. THE Brian Kendrick
- The Bella Twins and Michelle McCool vs. Maryse, Natalya and Victoria
- Vladimir Kozlov vs. Matt Hardy
- Jesse and Festus vs. John Morrison and The Miz
- Shelton Benjamin vs. HHH