Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2020/08/23/keith-lee-joining-wwe-raw-roster/
On Saturday night in the main event of NXT TakeOver: XXX, Keith Lee was defeated by Karrion Kross for the NXT Championship. Lee became NXT Champion on the Great American Bash edition of NXT on the USA Network during-which he defeated Adam Cole.
One month following his title victory, Lee dropped the championship to Karrion Kross who debuted on NXT TV in late April. Prior to the SummerSlam main event, a video package aired promoting a Keith Lee appearance on the 8/24 edition of Monday Night RAW. NXT founder and senior producer Paul “Triple H” Levesque commented on the tweet of Keith Lee’s next appearance and confirmed that Lee is joining the Monday Night RAW roster.
— Triple H (@TripleH) August 24, 2020
Keith Lee debuted with the WWE in 2018 and in his two years in the company, he has held the North American Title, NXT Title and has had several spotlighted moments within the company such as his Royal Rumble face-off with Brock Lesnar and his performance in the 2019 5-on-5 men’s Survivor Series match.