— It was announced on Monday that Ronda Rousey will be challenging Nia Jax at WWE’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view for the RAW Women’s Championship. Both women have now taken to Twitter to comment on the news that they’ll be facing off at the June 17th event at the Allstate Arena in Illinois:
This challenge came earlier than expected… but I was born ready…I’ll see you at #MITB, @NiaJaxWWE. https://t.co/DPy0sY5hPG
— Ronda Rousey (@RondaRousey) May 14, 2018
If I’m going to be the best #Raw Women’s Champion, I want to square off against the best. Let’s see how Rowdy @RondaRousey can get. #IrrestibleForce #MITB https://t.co/NhFkFftlYE
— Lina Fanene (@NiaJaxWWE) May 14, 2018
Jax and Rousey were both at an NBCUniversal media event today to announce the news, where Rousey said they are both “very civil and professional,” and they have the same goal of trying to “lift the women’s division.”
— WWE uploaded a video today with Cathy Kelley previewing tonight’s episode of RAW. RAW is being taped in London, England at the O2 Arena this afternoon, and we have live results from that ongoing right now.
— WWE was in Ireland last weekend for a live event at the 3Arena in Dublin. This marked former Universal Champion Finn Balor’s return to his home country, where he defeated Baron Corbin in a singles match. WWE posted the below video looking at Balor’s return and his warm reception: