– With Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka for the WWE RAW Women’s Championship, a third match for the “WWE WrestleMania Backlash” on May 16 was announced as part of yesterday’s “Monday Night RAW” edition.
WWE WrestleMania Backlash
Ort: „Thunderdome“ im Yuengling Center in Tampa, Florida, USA
Date: 16. May 2021
Triple Threat Match
Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Braun Strowman
WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
Bayley vs. Bianca Belair (c)
WWE RAW Women’s Championship
Triple Threat Match
Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka
– Jinder Mahal and Indus Sher (Rinku & Saurav) returned to the ring at yesterday’s “Main Event” tapings. Mahal was accompanied by the two Indians to his match against Jeff Hardy. Both Jinder Mahal and Indus Sher have only been in action since summer 2020 at the “WWE Superstar Spectacle” special for the Indian market last January.
– A non-title match between WWE Champion Bobby Lashley and Drew McIntyre has been announced for next week’s “Monday Night RAW” issue.
– At yesterday’s “Monday Night RAW” there was a reunion with two new and well-known faces. On the one hand, the imminent return of Eva Marie was announced, on the other hand, Mansoor officially joined the main roster. In autumn of the previous year it was already leaked that Eva Marie had signed a contract with the market leader. Mansoor was meanwhile only in the “Main Event” and “205 Live” in use. He suffered his first defeat since 23 August 2019 against Sheamus yesterday after 49 straight wins.
– According to information from the PWInsider, this year’s “Extreme Rules” is scheduled for July 18, 2021. Like WrestleMania Backlash on May 16 and Money in the Bank on June 20, Extreme Rules will take place at the Yuengling Center in Tampa, Florida.
– For today’s edition of NXT, three matches and the return of Finn Balor have been announced so far. The current line-up follows:
WWE „NXT #582“
Ort: Capitol Wrestling Center im WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, USA
Date: 04. May 2021
NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship
Tag Team Street Fight
Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart (c) vs. The Way (Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell)
Singles Falls Count Anywhere Match
Leon Ruff vs. Isaiah „Swerve“ Scott
Tag Team Match
Timothy Thatcher & Tommaso Ciampa vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake)
Also announced for the show:
* The return of Finn Balor.