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WWE Raw: New number 1 contender set for Samoa Joe’s United States Championship

This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw kicked off with a Fatal 5-Way elimination match to determine who would be the number 1 contender for Samoa Joe’s United States Championship. It was Braun Strowman vs. The Miz vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Cesaro vs. Ricochet who had the opportunity to become number 1 contender. Ricochet won the match and he will challenge Samoa Joe for the United States Championship at Stomping Grounds on Sunday.

Eliminations in the Fatal 5-Way: Strowman eliminated Cesaro via pinfall, Strowman eliminated Lashley via pinfall, Ricochet pinned Strowman thanks to Lashley and Cesaro, Ricochet pinned The Miz.

Here is the updated card for Stomping Grounds:

WWE Universal Championship
Seth Rollins (Champion) vs. Baron Corbin

WWE Championship – Steel Cage Match
Kofi Kingston (Champion) vs. Dolph Ziggler

WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Becky Lynch (Champion) vs. Lacey Evans

WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
Bayley (Champion) vs. Alexa Bliss

Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre

WWE United States Championship
Samoa Joe (Champion) vs. Ricochet

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Tony Nese (Champion) vs. TBD






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