1/13 WWE RAW Preview: Main Event Fist Fight, Lashley Vs. The Bulgarian Brute

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WWE has shared the following Quick Hits for tonight’s episode of RAW on WWE.com:

  • WWE Champion Brock Lesnar returns to Raw one week after declaring for the Men’s Royal Rumble Match
  • Rusev to bring back “The Bulgarian Brute” against Bobby Lashley on Raw
  • Aleister Black and Buddy Murphy resume their rivalry on Raw next week
  • Big Show, Samoa Joe & Kevin Owens to battle Seth Rollins & AOP in a fistfight
  • Randy Orton and AJ Styles set to battle on Raw

WWE’s full preview can be found HERE; we have included a few excerpts below:

Big Show, Samoa Joe & Kevin Owens to battle Seth Rollins & AOP in a fistfight

We’ve already seen what happens when Kevin Owens, Samoa Joe & Big Show battle Seth Rollins & AOP in a match: utter and complete chaos. So might as well make it official for next week. As revealed at the end of Raw, the two trios will go head-to-head in what’s being billed not as a bout but as the first-ever “fistfight” in WWE history. The circumstances are fitting since these are some of the Superstars most likely to take the figurative gloves off in a match anyway. Might as well make it official.

WWE Champion Brock Lesnar returns to Raw one week after declaring for the Men’s Royal Rumble Match

Brock Lesnar is setting out to make history as the first WWE Champion to voluntarily enter the Men’s Royal Rumble at No. 1. And as the field begins to fill out, The Beast is sticking around. Lesnar will appear live on next week’s Raw just one week after declaring for the Rumble, potentially bringing him face-to-face with some of the newer entrants on Team Red’s side. Or, perhaps he’ll just show up to remind the rest of the roster what they’re signing up for should they throw their hat into the ring as well.

Rusev to bring back “The Bulgarian Brute” against Bobby Lashley on Raw

The drama portion of Rusev, Bobby Lashley and Lana’s love triangle has passed. Now comes the savagery. After insulting the new “Mr. and Mrs. Bob” long enough to goad Lashley into a challenge, Rusev accepted in the most ominous fashion possible, promising to bring back The Bulgarian Brute against his tormentor. And, with Liv Morgan implying she might be rearing her head as well, it’s looking like this web is coming no closer to untangling.

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