We have reached the midway level of September, and RAW has actually picked up tempo. The build-up to WWE Conflict on the Citadel continues, with a variety of that’s set to occur on the purple model this week.
So what would be the fallout from final week’s weird ending to RAW? What is going to occur this week to proceed to peak our pursuits? There could possibly be massive surprises that WWE has in retailer for us on the purple model this week:
#5. What shock awaits within the first-time-ever match-up on RAW?
In a first-time-ever match-up, Bobby Lashley is ready to tackle AJ Styles. It is a massive match that we might have liked to see at a present like Conflict on the Citadel, however for no matter purpose, it is occurring on RAW.
To offer somewhat context, final week, Lashley defended the title in a superb bout towards Ciampa. The match was nearly sabotaged because of 2-time Grand Slam Champion The Miz. Nonetheless, AJ Types got here out to counter The Miz and within the course of, Lashley managed to retain his title once more.
Types has now been granted a title shot. An enormous shock can be to see Types win the US Title from “The All Mighty” Bobby Lashley, who has had arguably one of the best run of his profession this 12 months (regardless of spending a variety of 2021 as WWE Champion).
It could be barely shocking if The Miz interfered on this match.
#4. What is going to Riddle must say within the Unique interview?
Riddle hasn’t been seen since SummerSlam 2022 when he was taken out by Seth Rollins regardless of already being injured. He solely made it worse for himself when he referred to as out Rollins regardless of his match being postponed resulting from an damage.
This week on RAW, we are going to see Riddle in an unique and presumably pre-taped interview. The King Of Bros is anticipated to announce that he will likely be match to return for Conflict on the Citadel 2022.
Nonetheless, it might be a shock if he declared that he was removed from able to return.
#3. A weird twist to the automobile crash story
One of many background storylines on RAW final week was that of the automobile crash. We noticed a variety of commotion within the background with the automobile crash whereas Kevin Owens was being interviewed. Nikki A.S.H. and Doudrop had been amongst these seen inspecting the scene.
It wasn’t an enormous deal per see, however WWE wished it to be behind our minds. The ending of RAW noticed AJ Types beat The Miz earlier than The Phenomenal One was distracted by what was occurring within the crowd.
On the entrance row, the returning Dexter Lumis was seen being handcuffed and compelled away by the safety group. Placing two and two collectively, many people have merely assumed that Lumis is behind the automobile crash. However a shock can be if there’s a new twist that includes one other celebrity and never Lumis.
#2. Seth Rollins to be occupied with The Avenue Earnings?
Since Summerslam 2022, Seth “Freakin” Rollins has been occupied by The Avenue Earnings. He mocked them and advised them that they wanted to interrupt up, and the seeds of a breakup have seemingly been planted within the course of.
He additionally defeated Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins in glorious matches, proving each superstars’ singles potential. Nonetheless, provided that it has been a mini-feud, not an excessive amount of has been made from it. It is going to be fascinating to see how issues play out.
However it might even be shocking if his mini-feud with the previous tag group champions continues.
#1. A shocking end result within the Ladies’s Tag Group title event
Within the first-round of the Ladies’s Tag Group title event qualifier, Asuka and Alexa Bliss will group as much as face Nikki A.S.H. and Doudrop.
Asuka and Alexa Bliss have been occupied with Bayley’s newly-formed faction. They may group up with RAW Ladies’s Champion Bianca Belair at Conflict on the Citadel to face Bayley, Iyo Sky, and Dakota Kai.
Whereas Asuka and Alexa Bliss are anticipated to win the competition, it might be barely shocking if Nikki A.S.H. and Doudrop advance as a substitute. This might probably occur through interference from Iyo Sky and Dakota Kai.
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