In a recent episode of WWE's Monday Night Raw, a significant shift occurred within the ranks of Judgment Day. Damian Priest made a surprising declaration as the new leader of the faction, an announcement that aligns with Rhea Ripley’s preference for him to lead at the Survivor Series Pay-Per-View Event.
This leadership change was just one part of a transformative week for Judgment Day, which also welcomed two new members: JD McDonagh and Drew McIntyre. McDonagh's integration into the group seems straightforward, but McIntyre's inclusion could spell trouble, particularly for Dominik Mysterio.
This development followed a high-stakes match where Cody Rhodes and Jey Uso faced off against Finn Balor and Damian Priest of Judgment Day. In a dramatic turn of events, McIntyre intervened in the match, attacking Jey Uso and aligning himself with the faction, signaling a significant heel turn.
This heel turn for McIntyre, a former fan favorite, wasn't entirely unexpected. His recent frustrations with WWE’s faces, especially after receiving no support during his bout with Roman Reigns, were evident. Moreover, his disdain for Jey Uso – instrumental in Reigns retaining his title – paved the way for his alliance with Judgment Day.
This new alignment was underscored by a shared moment between McIntyre and Ripley, hinting at a potential on-screen rapport.
Judgment Day's Tense Dynamics
Social media interactions, particularly on X (previously known as Twitter), have further fueled speculation about this new alliance.
A notable post by Ripley, featuring a photo from the episode showcasing McIntyre’s heel turn, followed by McIntyre's post of their handshake, has fans buzzing about their chemistry. This dynamic shift within Judgment Day raises questions about Dominik Mysterio's future in the faction.
Mysterio, who has been overshadowed by McIntyre's presence, could face internal conflict and possibly betrayal due to perceived neglect by Ripley. This tension may lead to unforeseen twists in the storyline, keeping fans on the edge of their seats.
As Judgment Day evolves, the WWE Universe eagerly anticipates the impact of McIntyre's heel turn and its ripple effects within the faction.