Brock Lesnar may not officially be “blue” anymore. After The Beast Incarnate beat Big E and four other men for the WWE Championship at WWE Day One, PWInsider is reporting that the new champ will now internally find his home on the RAW brand, but he will be advertised as a free agent. Also according to the report Brock is scheduled to appear on RAW tonight.
Update: WWE has since announced Lesnar will be on RAW and will kick off this week’s show.
After Universal Champion Roman Reigns was unable to compete at WWE Day 1 due to COVID protocols, Brock Lesnar was added to the WWE Championship Match at the inaugural Premium Live Event and triumphed over Big E, Bobby Lashley, Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens to win the WWE Title.
Tonight, the triumphant Beast returns to the red brand when he kicks off what is sure to be an absolutely chaotic Monday Night Raw. Don’t miss all the action tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network.
At the Day 1 PPV event, Lesnar pinned Big E clean in the ring despite having Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins and Bobby Lashley to contend with. A full recap of the match from our play-by-play coverage is below:
WWE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: BIG E (C) VS. BROCK LESNAR VS. SETH ROLLINS VS. KEVIN OWENS VS. BOBBY LASHLEY W/MVP
Rollins and Owens attack Lesnar. Lesnar hits three German suplexes on both. Big E and Lashley fight outside the ring. Lesnar tries to F5 Rollins Owens makes the save. Lesnar suplexes Owens again. Big E hits the ring and destroys Lesnar with a lariat. Big E hits another that sends Lesnar flying out of the ring. Lashley drives Big E into the ring post. Lashley Spears Lesnar through the barricade. Lesnar is out cold. Lashley tries to suplex Rollins but again, Owens makes the save. Double superkick by Rollins and Owens. Lesnar falls to the outside area. Rollins lands a dive, sending Lesnar flying again. Rollins holds Owens in place as Owens hits a frog splash off the apron.
Owens and Rollins hit Lesnar and Lashley with the ring steps. Owens and Rollins clear off the announce table. Rollins and Owens try to suplex Lashley through the table but Lashley fights them off. Big E uranage suplexes Lashley through the commentary desk. Owens and Rollins DDT Lesnar on the ring steps. Owens surprises Big E with a popup powerbomb. Big E kicks out. Owens tries a swanton but Big E gets his knees up.
Rollins appears out of nowhere and immediately hits a frog splash. Big E kicks out. Rollins Tries the Stomp but Lesnar hits the ring and turns it into an F5. Lesnar F5s Big E and then Owens. Lesnar turns around and eats a Spear from Lashley. Kick out by Lesnar. Lashley traps Lesnar in the Hurt Lock. Big E breaks it up and tries to hit the Big Ending but Lesnar escapes and hits an F5 for the win.
Winner and NEW WWE Champion, Brock Lesnar!