Backstage reaction to Damian Priest’s match with Seth Rollins from the 6/5/23 edition of WWE RAW

As seen during the June 5th 2023 edition of WWE RAW, Seth Rollins defeated Damian Priest to retain his world heavyweight title. There was also a tease of dissension between Priest and his Judgment Day partner Finn Balor.

According to Mike Johnson of, there was “lots of praise internally” for Priest’s work during his match. After RAW went off the air, Rollins put over Priest on the microphone and the two shook hands.

It was previously reported that Priest has been praised by WWE officials for making the efforts to “level himself up” in the company.