This week’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw focused on the fallout from the SummerSlam pay-per-view, and US Champion AJ Styles challenged Universal Champion Seth Rollins to a non-title match.
The match ended in a DQ after The O.C. got involved, and Ricochet tried but failed to make the save for Rollins.
It was Braun Strowman who came out and cleaned house, and AJ Styles later took to Twitter to challenge him to a US Title match next week on Raw.
Strowman later accepted the challenge and vowed to end AJ’s United States Title reign.
— Braun Strowman (@BraunStrowman) August 13, 2019
WWE then confirmed the match for Raw when the following announcement was posted:
“The O.C. have been making a lot of noise on Raw since capturing the United States Championship and the Raw Tag Team Titles, but it seems like all that noise has woken up a monster.
As AJ Styles, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson pummeled Universal Champion Seth Rollins during Raw’s Champion vs. Champion main event, Braun Strowman joined frequent O.C. foe Ricochet in helping The Beastslayer even the odds, sending a powerful message to The Phenomenal One and his cruel cohorts.
In a WWE.com interview following the physical altercation with The Monster Among Men, Styles challenged Strowman to a match next week, where the United States Title will be on the line. Strowman accepted the challenge via Twitter.
Will Strowman soon wear WWE’s star-spangled title around his waist, or are The O.C. looking to set a trap for the battle-ready behemoth? Don’t miss Raw next Monday night, live at 8/7 C on USA Network.”
— WWE (@WWE) August 13, 2019