Austin Theory survived a triple threat math against Seth Rollins and Bobby Lashley to win the United States Championship at the Survivor Series premium live event. The champ is set to defend his title next week against The Almighty.
Bobby Lashley earned the right to challenge Theory for the United States Championship by winning six-pack elimination match. The Almighty eliminated Seth Rollins in the closing moments of the match for the win.
Both the challenger and the champion shared their thoughts on the upcoming bout during an interview with WWE Digital Exclusive. Lashley praised Theory for finally finding his footing.
The champion, on the other hand, had some strong words for the challenger. Theory said Lashley did beat five of the top guys on the roster but he won’t able to keep his jealousy of Theory in check.
It remains to be seen who will walk out as the United States Champion on the 30th anniversary edition of RAW next Monday. You can check out the lineup for the show by clicking here.
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