Here are some news items regarding the June 28th 2021 edition of WWE RAW…
* Damian Priest made his return in the battle royal that opened the show. Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com noted that “we are told he had been off TV dealing with some personal matters.” It was previously reported that Priest was dealing with a back injury prior to Wrestlemania 37.
* In regards to Randy Orton not appearing, Mike Johnson wrote that “there was no clear indication backstage last night” as to why Orton wasn’t on the show.
* Karrion Kross, Scarlett, and Shotzi Blackheart were backstage but did not wrestle during Main Event. Lucha House Party vs. Mace/T-Bar and Drew Gulak vs. Veer were the matches taped for Main Event.