Bobby Lashley Retains, Dexter Lumis Appears Again, Theory's Back In A Big Way | RAW Fight Size

Here is your post-Monday Night Raw fight size update for August 15, 2022:

- Bobby Lashley successfully defended the WWE United States Championship on Monday. One week after he retained the gold against Ciampa, he put it on the line against AJ Styles. In a first-time clash between the two veterans, Lashley emerged victorious at the conclusion of a hard-fought match.

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- Lashley had a little help in evening the playing field during his title match. The Miz and Ciampa came to ringside, and they distracted the champion. When The Miz was about to attack Styles, Dexter Lumis appeared in the crowd, and he hopped the barricade. Security officials restrained him, but the distraction neutralized The Miz's interference. Lumis also appeared in the crowd during the August 8 episode.

- Theory returned to WWE RAW and bounced back in a big way. Dolph Ziggler confronted him back stage, and the two foes brawled to set up their clash in the main event. Ziggler threw everything he had at Mr. Money in the Bank, but Theory put him away with the ATL to end the show standing tall. In doing so, he won his first match on WWE TV since WWE Money in the Bank.

- Alexa Bliss and Asuka defeated Nikki A.SH. and Doudrop to move to the next round in the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship Tournament.

- Speaking of tag teams, Ciampa and The Miz faced the new team of Cedric Alexander and Mustafa Ali. Before the match, The Miz gave The Blackheart a necklace with a trading card of the two of them as the pendant. Once the bell rang, Ciampa and the former WWE Champion displayed impressive chemistry and picked up the win.

- Drew McIntyre made a rare appearance on Raw and vowed to dethrone Roman Reigns when they collide at Clash at the Castle. He got into a heated exchange with Kevin Owens, who stated that it's time to bring back The Prizefighter and emphasized that he's coming for all the gold. McIntyre said they're wrestlers in a wrestling ring, and he challenged Owens to a match, which he won by disqualification when The Usos attacked him.

- The Judgment Day kicked off the show, and Damian Priest agreed to take on Edge without Finn Balor and Rhea Ripley by his side next week. He made it clear that he intends to send Edge back into retirement next week. Rey Mysterio attacked the group from behind, but when he refused to hit Rhea Ripley, the trio laid him out. Balor stomped a chair onto his stomach with the Coup de Grâce.

- Ezekiel's dad shared a picture of the whole family surrounding Elias' brother while he was laying in a hospital bed. He vowed to gibve Kevin Owens a piece of his mind for hurting Ezekiel, who is expected to be out for the foreseeable future.

- Riddle revealed that he is medically cleared, and he caught Seth Rollins by surprise by storming to the ring. They brawled, and The Original Bro sent Rollins running. He then challenged Rollins to a match at WWE Clash at the Castle, and the company confirmed the match for the show.

- Veer came again and squashed local talent Beaux Keller.

- Dakota Kai picked up more momentum by defeating WWE 24/7 Champion Dana Brooke in a singles match.

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- On Raw Talk, Damian Priest said he hoped Edge got to see what The Judgment Day did to Rey Mysterio, but that assault would pale in comparison to the punishment that awaits the Hall of Famer next week. He stated that The Judgment Day will end him.

- In a WWE Digital Exclusive, Bobby Lashley discussed his win over AJ Styles. He stated that he'd face anyone, any time, any where. Lashley noted that his matches have showcased the depth of the roster, and he's ready to take on anyone. He also credited Styles by calling him one of the best of the best.

- On Raw Talk, Bayley, Dakota Kai, and IYO Sky discussed their recent success. Bayley said they're doing exactly what they said they would. She stated that "you don't even wanna know" at WWE Clash at the Castle. Fresh off her win on Monday, Kai said they're successfully taking over, and they plan to keep winning when they face Alexa Bliss and Asuka next week. Likewise, SKY said the division is ours now.

- Drew McIntyre appeared on Raw Talk and said that being on Raw was like being home again, much like he'll be back in his neck of the woods at WWE Clash at the Castle. He vowed to take the titles from Roman Reigns. McIntyre also commended Kevin Owens' intensity and noted that Owens brought a new fire out of him. He stated that Owens would get the first shot at the gold if he wins at WWE Clash at the Castle.

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