Jey Uso, a prominent figure in the WWE, is diligently striving to carve a niche for himself as a top-tier singles competitor. Despite his evident potential, Uso has yet to accumulate a significant number of solo victories to solidify his standing.
His journey on the red brand reached a notable milestone on December 18, 2023, during an episode of Monday Night RAW. Uso achieved a notable victory over Ludwig Kaiser, albeit with a strategic assist from Kofi Kingston. This win marked a pivotal turn in his singles career.
More recently, in an electrifying match on WWE RAW, Uso, alongside Kingston, triumphed over Imperium's Giovanni Vinci and Ludwig Kaiser. The match concluded prematurely due to Vinci's unforeseen need for medical attention.
Woods' Potential Return
Xavier Woods' current recovery from injury has been a topic of much speculation, with updates indicating a "week-to-week" status.
This opens the door to intriguing possibilities, especially considering Uso's growing alliance with Kingston. Should Woods return to the ring, it's conceivable that he might align with Uso and Kingston, forming a formidable trio.
With the support of Woods and Kingston, Uso could very well set his sights on his first singles championship. Presently on RAW, the World Heavyweight Championship seems like a natural target for Uso. However, considering his ongoing feud with Imperium, a strategic shift in focus towards Gunther's Intercontinental Championship could be a more tactful move.
This would allow Woods and Kingston to engage Vinci and Kaiser, thereby advancing the storyline. Wrestling journalist Bill Apter offered his insights on Uso's performance against Ludwig Kaiser on RAW. Despite Uso's victory, Apter remains skeptical about his readiness for the main event spotlight.
"I don't see that. When Jey Uso was on RAW last night... It was a good match. But Main Event Jey Uso, to me, did not seem like 'Main Event' Jey Uso. He got murdered in a lot of that match. He really did. I don't see him as a choice for the rumble," Apter remarked.
The direction of Uso and Kingston's partnership and their potential contention for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships remains uncertain. As WWE plots its next moves, fans eagerly await the unfolding of these dynamic storylines.