Top Star accepts Austin Theory’s open challenge for the WWE US Title

Top Star accepts Austin Theory’s open challenge for the WWE US Title

The WWE United States Title will be on the line in a first-ever match on Monday’s post-Elimination Chamber edition of RAW.

Tonight’s Elimination Chamber post-show press conference opened with WWE United States Champion Austin Theory retaining his title inside the Chamber by defeating Seth Rollins, Bronson Reed , Mount Ford, Damian Priest and Johnny Gargano. Theory pinned Rollins to keep after Logan Paul made a surprise appearance to take Rollins out. Theory launched an Open Challenge for his title during the press conference.

The theory explained that nobody is on his level, nobody does it like him, but if there is someone who thinks maybe they can get on his level, then he will give them a chance under Monday. Theory didn’t think there would be anyone to accept the Open Challenge because no one is the present, and no one is forever like him. The theory said it doesn’t matter who answers the challenge, because they’re going down A-Town.

WWE Hall of Famers Edge and Beth Phoenix then came to the press conference to discuss their Elimination Chamber win over Finn Balor and Rhea Ripley. Prior to Edge’s departure, he accepted Theory’s Open Challenge and said that since Monday’s RAW is in Ottawa, a place he hasn’t wrestled in 17-18 years, and that he won’t hasn’t held the gold in a while, so he’ll drop to the plate. Edge joked that Theory was a John Cena fan, which means he’s clearly stupid, but then added that he respects Cena because Cena has a work ethic, which he doesn’t think Theory has. Edge continued and said he might have to sink Theory’s teeth down his throat on Monday.

WWE then confirmed Edge vs. Theory for Monday’s RAW.

“After defeating five other competitors in the Elimination Chamber on Saturday, United States Champion Austin Theory announced he wanted to face a tough opponent during the WWE Elimination Chamber press conference. As Raw emanates from “Ottawa, Canadian Edge was quick to take on Theory’s challenge. Incidentally, The Rated-R-Superstar also won his WWE Elimination Chamber match. Can Theory add another legend to his roster, or Will Edge put the brash young Superstar in his place? Don’t miss Raw this Monday at 8/7 C in the US!”, WWE wrote.

The only other match announced for Monday’s RAW from the Canadian Tire Center in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is Mustafa Ali vs. Dolph Ziggler.

Below are related excerpts from tonight’s press conference:

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