Backstage News On How WWE Views The Judgment Day

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The Judgment Day is on a roll and WWE management continues to have big goals for the group.

For over one year now, The Judgment Day has been a fixture on WWE’s Monday Night Raw brand while also spreading their wings to NXT recently as well. While the group was featured heavily in the second half of 2022, they weren’t carrying around titles like they are now.

When Rhea Ripley won the Smackdown Women’s Title, which is now known as the Women’s World Title, at WrestleMania 39, she was the first person in the group to win a title since they were formed.

Damian Priest won the Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match at Money in the Bank, which means he is Senor Money in the Bank that gets to carry around the coveted briefcase with a contract in it for a championship match any time he wants. It’s not a title, but it certainly could lead to Priest winning gold at some point in the next year.

Finn Balor isn’t currently holding a championship, but he is getting another shot at Seth “Freakin” Rollins’ World Heavyweight Title at SummerSlam on August 5th.

On last night’s episode of NXT, Dominik Mysterio won singles gold for the first time by beating Wes Lee to become the NXT North American Champion. It was a cheap win thanks to distractions from Balor & Priest while “Mami” Ripley knocked out Lee with a title belt to the head, which led to Dom’s pinfall win.

According to WRKD Wrestling on Twitter, WWE values The Judgment Day a lot as a group with long term appeal.

“WWE see Judgment Day as the successor to The Bloodline’s storyline, in terms of fan interest and longevity.”

“The Judgment Day’s segments frequently gain major interest in the quarter hour ratings and will continue to be a center point of shows moving forward.”

As mentioned there, The Bloodline is falling apart while The Judgment Day is as strong as ever although Priest and Balor have shown signs of tension in the past. For now, they appear to be on the same page.