Triple H took over the reins of WWE’s Creative Division and made some drastic changes to the overall product. Under Triple H’s leadership, WWE is working to restore the prestige of mid-card titles on both Raw and SmackDown.

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WWE announced during SmackDown tonight that United States Champion Bobby Lashley will put his title on the line against AJ Styles next week on Raw. The August 15th episode of Raw emanates from the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

Lashley successfully defended his title against Ciampa last week on Raw. The Almighty faces perhaps his toughest challenge to date in the form of The Phenomenal One.

The U.S. Championship match is the only bout made official so far for Raw next week. WWE will announce more matches in the buildup to the show. Keep reading Ringside News for more.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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