Finn Bálor will defend his WWE United States Championship against Theory tonight. We’ll also have a double commitment ceremony with Dana Brook and Reggie, as well as Akira Tozawa and Tamina being joined by R-Truth. RK-Bro will also face The Street Profits.
Theory makes his way to the ring. He’ll fight for the WWE United States Championship next.
WWE United States Championship: Theory vs. Finn Bálor (c)
The bell rings, and they lock up. Bálor wrenches the arm, but Theory punches out. Theory applies a side headlock, but Bálor whips him off. Theory quickly shoulder blocks him down. Bálor chops the chest and hits some shoulder thrusts in the corner. Bálor puts him in the corner and chops him again. Bálor hits a snapmare and kicks him in the back. Bálor continues to chop the chest before whipping him to the opposite corner and hitting a running chop. Theory fights back and hits a backbreaker. Theory punches away at him and gets a two-count. Theory applies a chin lock. Bálor fights up, so Theory pulls him down for a two-count. Theory puts the chin lock back on, but Bálor gets out with a jawbreaker. Bálor hits the ropes, but Theory sweeps the feet. Theory goes outside, hangs Bálor off the apron, and hits a neckbreaker on the floor.
We come back from the break to see Theory take Bálor down and hit a big stomp to the chest. Bálor fights back and hits a flying forearm. Bálor sweeps the feet and hits a vicious double stomp to the midsection. Bálor chops the chest, but Theory comes back with a sidewalk slam for a near fall. Theory takes a few moments to taunt the crowd and talk some trash, so Bálor drops him with a DDT. Bálor kicks him in the ribs and has him on the apron. Bálor goes to suplex him into the ring, but Theory blocks it. Theory snaps him off the top rope and goes for a rolling thunder dropkick, but Bálor counters into a powerbomb for a near fall.
Bálor chops and kicks away at Theory, so Theory hits a throat thrust. Theory drives him into the top turnbuckle. Bálor quickly takes him down and viciously stomps away at him. Bálor backs up and charges for a Sling Blade. Bálor hits a Woo Dropkick in the corner. Bálor goes to the top rope, but Theory sweeps the feet. Theory hits a WILD springboard Spanish Fly for a near fall. Wow!
Theory signals for the end and lifts him, but Bálor hits a falling elbow drop. Bálor clotheslines him out of the ring and hits a somersault senton. Bálor gets Theory in the ring and goes to the top rope. Theory avoids a Coup de Grace and hits the A-Town Down for the win!
Winner by Pinfall and new WWE United States Champion: Theory
Theory celebrates with the WWE United States Championship. The Hurt Business, T-Bar, Commander Azeez, Apollo Crews, and Alpha Academy come down to celebrate with him. WWE Chairman Mr. McMahon comes out to the stage and is happy. Theory celebrates with McMahon and takes some selfies.
Posted by: Admin / RAW TelevisionApril 18th, 2022