It worked the first time. WWE runs quite a few events at any given time and that can make for some fast turnarounds. Sometimes the amount of events and shows can put a strain on the roster as they might not be able to keep things fresh every single time. It doesn’t help if a match is repeated multiple times, but it can still work near the beginning. That was the case this week after TV ended.
According to PWInsider.com, United States Champion Bobby Lashley successfully defended his title against Theory in this week’s post SmackDown dark match. This was a rematch from Money In The Bank, when Lashley defeated Theory to win the title. The two are scheduled for a rematch at Summerslam later this month. Theory did appear on this week’s show, interrupting the Bloodline’s opening segment by taking a lap around the ring and then leaving.
— Zachary Mayberry (@zdmay) July 9, 2022
Opinion: That is the kind of thing that makes sense for WWE, as Lashley is pretty much the top star on Monday Night Raw and one of the biggest names in all of WWE. It is a good idea to put him on the show and give the live fans a bit of a special moment. The fact that SmackDown did not even have twelve minutes of live wrestling meant that something needed to be done to wrap up the night.
What do you think of the match? What is next for both of them? Let us know in the comments below.
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