Veteran Star Debuts New Ring Gear On WWE Raw

Who got themselves some fresh new attire on last night's WWE Raw?

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Finn Balor made a big change to his ring attire on last night's WWE Raw, ditching his signature trunks for a pair of full-length tights.

The Irishman, who had worn trunks stretching all the way back to his formative years on the independent scene over a decade ago, appears to have tweaked his in-ring aesthetic to better fit his role in The Judgment Day. Thus, Balor decked himself out in black full-lengths with a purple bandana hanging out of one of his pockets.

This was for a tag team match pitting Balor and Judgment Day stablemate Priest against rivals Rey and Dominik Mysterio. Although the Mysterios had promised to teach the heels a lesson, they had to settle for a disqualification victory, with Finn getting disqualified after Rey bumped for a non-existent chairshot behind the referee's back (borrowing from Eddie Guerrero's playbook).

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The Judgment Day scored revenge later in the evening, destroying the Mysterios in a backstage ambush. Thus, the feud continues.

Raw's 6 June episode saw Balor turn heel and cement himself as The Judgment Day's new leader, compelling existing members Rhea Ripley and Priest to turn on Edge. Edge is yet to return to WWE programming following a ConChairTo-led beating.

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Andy has been with WhatCulture for six years and is currently WhatCulture's Senior Wrestling Reporter. A writer, presenter, and editor with 10+ years of experience in online media, he has been a sponge for all wrestling knowledge since playing an old Royal Rumble 1992 VHS to ruin in his childhood. Having previously worked for Bleacher Report, Andy specialises in short and long-form writing, video presenting, voiceover acting, and editing, all characterised by expert wrestling knowledge and commentary. Andy is as much a fan of 1985 Jim Crockett Promotions as he is present-day AEW and WWE - just don't make him choose between the two.