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Austin Theory beats Finn Balor to win United States Title on WWE Monday Night Raw

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After several months of trying to impress Vince McMahon, Austin Theory (now known as Theory) has won the WWE United States Champion. Theory defeated Finn Balor to win the title on Monday Night Raw.

After the match, Theory celebrated in the ring with some of the heel roster and then he went to the stage to celebrate with McMahon.

Theory is being pushed as the next big star and Vince McMahon reportedly believes that he can be the next John Cena. Theory is on a similar path as John Cena. When Cena started in WWE, he lost matches on TV for months and was eventually booked to win the United States Title, which was considered a stepping stone to the World Championship.

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As for Balor, WrestlingNews.co reported in January that the company no longer sees him as a top star and his role is to help put over younger talent.

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