Road Dogg: I Don't Care That Austin Theory Lost A Lot With The Briefcase, He Was Having Great Matches

Austin Theory won the Money in the Bank briefcase at WWE Money in the Bank, giving him a title shot at any title at any time.

Theory decided to use his guaranteed title match on Seth Rollins and the WWE United States Title on the November 7 episode of WWE Raw, unsuccessfully cashing in the Money in the Bank briefcase. Before cashing in his briefcase, Theory was thwarted on multiple cash in attempts and constantly losing on television.

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Road Dogg defended all of the losing while he held the briefcase, putting over the match quality.

"Sometimes, people get over through defeats. If you think about Austin Theory, working a bunch, having great matches, hadn't won any of them. I don't think about that. This is where I'm going to anger more people. Austin Theory is putting on some bangers. Don't you get over by having great matches? If wrestling is so good and profitable and marketable, then why isn't his ability to wrestle greatly getting him over? I would argue that it is getting him over. The kid is a stud athlete, good looking, and can go. Sure, he's losing some matches, so has Seth Rollins, so has everybody," he said on his Oh You Didn't Know podcast.

Road Dogg continued, "His character is getting established. He's going to put on great wrestling matches. He lost the briefcase, to me, that was the thing that kept his heat. Now, I don't want to see him lose so much. When you have that briefcase, you can beat me every day until Sunday, but at the right time, when that champion is down on his luck just enough, here I come, and that's all you have to say in every promo. 'You got beat last week, how do you feel?' 'I feel I'm the youngest ever Money in the Bank winner and I'm going to cash this in and become the champion, how do you feel?' My point was, he's putting on great matches. I will watch next week when he has a great one, I probably know he's going to lose, but I don't care because he's going to have a great match."

Theory began showing more of an edge on television after losing the Money in the Bank briefcase. He would go on to win the WWE US Title at WWE Survivor Series in a triple threat match with Seth Rollins and Bobby Lashley.

Fans can find Theory's comments on his character change by clicking here.

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