Last night on WWE RAW, Bobby Lashley made his long-awaited return to WWE, interrupting Elias and layed him out with a stalling vertical suplex. It was Lashley’s first WWE appearance in 11 years. Lashley has since competed for TNA/Impact Wrestling in two stints from 2009-2010 and 2014-2018, winning the TNA/Impact Championship multiple times. Lashley has also gotten into the world of MMA, competing for the Strikeforce and Bellator promotions. It is unknown if Lashley will be wrestling for WWE full-time, or will continue to compete in MMA
Jeff Hardy made his return to in-ring action after undergoing rotator cuff surgery last fall. Hardy competed in a 6-Man Tag Match, teaming with Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins and Finn Balor against The Miz and The Miztourage, and appearing in a backstage segment with his brother, “Woken” Matt Hardy, and Bray Wyatt.
Samoa Joe returned for the first time since going out with a foot injury back in January, interrupting Roman Reigns and setting up a match between the two at the Backlash PPV on May 6th