WWE Champion Bobby Lashley held an open challenge on Monday Night Raw this week in Dallas, eager to find a new opponent after he ran right through Kofi Kingston at Money in the Bank just one night before in Fort Worth. With rumors of Goldberg being in the plans running rampant, it was reasonable to expect he may answer the call.
Instead, we got another face we haven’t seen in some time, who has been quiet about exactly what led to his extended absence: Keith Lee!
Lee disappeared from television back in January and it was never quite clear exactly why. There were rumors and reports that it was health related, then then it was about creative having nothing for him, then a potential issue with WWE over clearing him for a return. Lee himself sent out multiple tweets that were all vague or cryptic and led to more and more confusion. He did promise to eventually tell everyone what was going on.
There must be some kind of story, because his fiancée tweeted the following:
Either way, Lee would wrestle a fairly standard match against Lashley but would ultimately lose via pinfall.
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