Bobby Lashley Ruins No. 1 Contender Bout Between Kingston And McIntyre, Rematch Announced For 5/31 RAW

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With Kofi Kingston’s non-title win over WWE Champion Bobby Lashley last week, he reinserted himself into the title picture that has been dominated by “The All Mighty” and Bobby Lashley in recent months.

This week on WWE RAW, Kingston confronted “The Scottish Warrior” when he tried to talk his way into yet another WWE Championship match. He made his case as to why he should be the one to challenge Lashley; after all, he pinned the champion, someone McIntyre has been unable to do recently. Here, Adam Pearce booked a match between the two contenders, and he stated that the winner would earn the right to face Lashley at WWE Hell in a Cell.

The match itself featured the clash of McIntyre’s remarkable power and Kingston’s renowned athleticism. “The Scottish Warrior” gained the upper hand and grounded the high-flying star. Kingston continued to rally and utilize his acrobatic offense to counter “The Sexy Scotsman.” The two competitors exchange pin attempts, and Kingston constantly refused to give up, no matter what McIntyre threw at him.

Later in the bout, Kingston dove to the outside and sent McIntyre crashing into Lashley and MVP, who were sitting at ringside. The collision prompted Lashley to storm the ring and attack his challengers, ending the match in a no contest. Kingston and McIntyre then teamed up on Lashley by blasting him with both their finishers.

Later in the show, Pearce announced that McIntyre will face Kingston again next week to determine Lashley’s next challenger.

In another update, Pearce informed Lashley that he’d be suspended for 90 days without pay if he interfered in the match next week; he’ll suffer the same punishment if MVP gets involved in the rematch between McIntyre and Kingston.

WrestleZone will provide more details about the WWE Championship picture as they become available.

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