Ahead of their forthcoming title match on WWE RAW, Damian Priest of Judgment Day has sent a daring proclamation to World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins. At Night of Champions in Saudi Arabia, Rollins, nicknamed "The Visionary," bested AJ Styles in a heated finale to clinch the World Heavyweight Championship tournament.
Unveiling a defiant streak, Rollins committed to being a battle-ready champion on WWE RAW, issuing an Open Challenge for the upcoming edition of the renowned red brand. Unhesitatingly accepting the challenge, Damian Priest, previous United States Champion, is set to give Rollins a run for his money.
His objective is clear — to cut Rollins' reign as World Heavyweight Champion short when they face off in the imminent edition of the red brand. In a pre-match gesture, Priest took to Twitter to send a concise yet impactful, three-word message to Rollins: "I will rise!
Ripley Celebrates Priest's Title Shot
This electrifying development in WWE has stirred Rhea Ripley, Priest's stablemate in Judgment Day, who expressed excitement for Priest's upcoming title shot. Ripley's recent triumphs include her victory over Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania 39, which won her the SmackDown Women's Championship, and a successful title defense against Zelina Vega at Backlash in Puerto Rico.
Ripley's formidable streak continued at Night of Champions, where she triumphed over Natalya in just over a minute. Despite the setbacks of Dominik Mysterio and Finn Balor at WrestleMania 39 and Priest's absence from the card entirely, Ripley is buoyant.
Priest's previous showdown with Bad Bunny at WWE Backlash may have ended in a loss, but he has a renewed opportunity for victory on the forthcoming RAW. Expressing her enthusiasm for the World Heavyweight Championship match, Ripley tweeted, "LETS GOOOO!!!
🔥⚖️". In his impressive career, Priest has held the United States and North American Championship during his stint in NXT. As the wrestling world watches, time will unravel whether the seasoned veteran can spring a surprise and wrest the World Heavyweight Championship from Rollins in the upcoming edition of WWE RAW.
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