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
Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre
WWE United States Championship
Samoa Joe (Champion) vs. Ricochet
WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Tony Nese (Champion) vs. TBD