WWE.com has announced that Raw Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley will defend her title against Asuka in a WrestleMania 37 rematch at WrestleMania Backlash on May 16. This will be their second rematch after Charlotte interfered in the first, causing a double disqualification. Ripley defeated Asuka to win the title during the second night of WrestleMania 37.
Opinion: This isn’t the biggest surprise in the world and that isn’t a bad thing. It makes sense to have these two face off again, though it also would not surprise me at all to see Charlotte added to the title match. There are still two episodes of Monday Night Raw left before the show and I can’t imagine Charlotte being left off of back to back pay per views. Odds are it changes, even if it doesn’t sound all that appealing.
How do you see the match going? Will Charlotte be added? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.
Keep up with the LATEST WRESTLING RUMORS! Click here to sign up for the exclusive Wrestling Rumors daily newsletter, delivered right to your inbox.