According to the “local competitor” Twitter account, Knight’s opponent was Ray Jones, an independent wrestler who has not wrestled for WWE since 2017, when he lost to The Brian Kendrick as “Tripp Bradshaw”. Jones also appeared in WWE as a security guard and other extras. In addition to his WWE appearances, he appeared on several episodes of “AEW Dark,” “AEW Dark: Elevation” and even “AEW Dynamite,” losing to Powerhouse Hobbs in a match in early August, and then competing. A trio of matches against FTR and Wardlow at the end of the month. Despite the loss, Jones proudly shared footage of the match His Instagram.
LA Knight’s victory was overshadowed by Bra Wyatt and a Firefly Funhouse segment that suggested the upcoming Mountain Dew Pitch Black match could mark The Fiend’s return. When Wyatt wrestled Three live events Against Jinder Mahal, the former WWE Champion has yet to compete on WWE programming, instead choosing to cut long promos and introduce new side characters to his growing backstory, this time uncle howdy, whose identity has been at the center of fan speculation as of late. Wyatt and Knight are finally set to clash on January 28 in San Antonio, TX.