Bring on the Beast. Tonight on Raw, the original Fatal 4-way match from Day 1 took place, in order to determine who the new No. 1 contender for the WWE Championship would be. The winner of that match would earn the right to face Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship at the 2022 Royal Rumble.
In the end, Bobby Lashley defeated Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, and Big E to earn the opportunity.
Check out the highlights from Day 1 that led to this match:
A true clash of the titans is set for Royal Rumble! Newly crowned WWE Champion Brock Lesnar will go head-to-head with Bobby Lashley.
After Universal Champion Roman Reigns was unable to compete at WWE Day 1 due to COVID protocols, the intimidating Lesnar insisted he be added to the WWE Championship Match at the inaugural Premium Live Event. Out of the furious free-for-all of the Fatal 5-Way, The Beast overcame Lashley, Big E, Seth “Freakin’” Rollins and Kevin Owens to claim the WWE Title and once again stand on top of the mountain.
Two days later, The All Mighty stormed back onto Raw and reestablished himself as the next challenger to The Conqueror by emerging victorious in a Fatal 4-Way Match against Owens, Rollins and Big E, the very match originally scheduled for WWE Day 1. Lashley earned the opportunity on the same night the WWE Champion reunited with his advocate, Paul Heyman.
It’s the match we all wanted and it’s the match we’re all getting. Fans have been waiting and hoping for Lashley and Lesnar to go one-on-one since the birth of the “All Mighty” and it’s finally going to happen. This is going to be an early match-of-the-year candidate and I can’t wait to see it!
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