Damian Priest Confirms Talks Regarding WWE Return To Major Market

Damian Priest

Damian Priest was recently asked about the possibility of WWE bringing a premium live event to a major market for the first time in 18 years.

The sports entertainment giant has fans across the world, and in recent years, it’s become more common to see large events held in locations across the globe. Not only do they have a partnership with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to host shows such as Crown Jewel, they also held a premium live event on UK soil for the first time since 1992 when they presented Clash at the Castle in Cardiff, Wales.

Speaking in a new interview with the Kick Rocks podcast, Damian Priest was asked about the possibility of the company coming to Puerto Rico for one of its premium live events. While the Judgement Day star didn’t offer much information, he did confirm that there have been talks to hold a PLE there.

“We’ve had some conversations about it. I’ll just keep it at that. Stay tuned.”

WWE last held a premium live event (then pay-per-view) in Puerto Rico in January of 2005 when they presented New Year’s Revolution.

Damian Priest Will Compete Inside The Elimination Chamber

One of the company’s latest international offerings is coming up on February 18th when Montreal, QC, Canada hosts the Elimination Chamber.

Ahead of the January 30th episode of Monday Night Raw, it was announced that United States Champion Austin Theory would defend his championship inside the Chamber at the event, and that multiple qualifying matches would be held to determine his challengers.

On the February 6th episode of Raw, Damian Priest went head to head with The Street Profits’ Angelo Dawkins in one of the qualifying matches. Both men have been known for tag team action in recent months, but Preist has held the United States Championship on one occasion, losing the belt to Finn Balor in February of 2022 before Balor became his ally in The Judgment Day.

In the end, Priest was victorious over Dawkins on February 6th, securing his spot inside the Chamber and granting him the opportunity to capture the US Title once again.

The full list of men competing inside the Elimination Chamber is as follows:

  • Austin Theory
  • Johnny Gargano
  • Damian Priest
  • Bronson Reed
  • Montez Ford
  • Seth Rollins

h/t Fightful