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'Y&R' Spoilers: Victor Ready To Strike Ashland Locke – Showdown Imminent?

Young and the Restless spoilers tease an imminent battle of the business titans. Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) values his family and his empire. He will not take threats lightly, including Ashland Locke (Robert Newman).

Victor admitted that he never fully trusted the Locke-Ness Monster. Ashland is deeply entrenched in the Newman family business. Moreover, he is married to Victor's daughter, Victoria Newman Locke (Amelia Heinle).

Victor took steps to prove his suspicions of his son-in-law. Michael Baldwin (Christian Leblanc) is gathering intel on Ashland in Peru. Victor asked Adam Newman (Mark Grossman) to spy on Locke at work as well.

Victor will enlist another recruit in his battle against the Locke-Ness monster. Y&R spoilers for the week of February 21 to 25 reveal Victor will turn to Nate Hastings (Sean Dominic). The good doctor may be useful in exposing Ashland's big lie. 

Ashland got away with all his crimes so far. Will Victor be the one to take Ashland down on Who Will Be the Victor on Young and the Restless?

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Y&R: Victor Gets the Upper Hand

Victor Newman has suspected that Ashland Locke has faked his illness. He hired Michael Baldwin to investigate Locke's ties to the clinic in Peru — the very clinic where he received the lifesaving treatment. 

Y&R spoilers for the week of February 21 to 25 tease Michael will report damaging information on Locke. Perhaps Ashland was never sick at all.

Now Victor will plan Ashland's downfall. Young and the Restless spoilers for the week suggest Victor will confide in Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott). Adam also knows there is something brewing between Locke and Victor.

YR: Victor Newman

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Yet, another Newman may enter the fray. Y&R spoilers for the upcoming week imply that Victoria's doubts about Ashland will increase. Vik will try to force Locke's hand to get a confession out of him.

Ashland certainly will be feeling the pressure. He knows someone in Peru asking questions about him. Ashland may fear Victor is closing in on the truth. Can Ashland get away with his latest lie on the CBS soap?

Who Will Be the Victor on Young and the Restless?

Ashland Locke had a ruthless reputation that earned him the nickname Locke-Ness Monster. He started his empire by stealing an inheritance from a woman who mentored him. 

His real name is not even Ashland Locke. He stole the identity of a friend. That said, it would come as no surprise that he would fake an illness to gain control of Newman Enterprises.

Young and the Restless: Victoria Newman - Ashland Locke

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However, Ashland may have made a critical error going after Victor's legacy. Perhaps Ashland believed Victor would not be on top of his game since he retired as CEO of Newman Enterprises. 

Ashland may have targeted Victoria, thinking she would be an easy mark. However, you can't expect to get away with attacking Victor's legacy or family on The Young and the Restless.