On January 22nd, 2018, RAW will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Monday night. The special episode is a “celebration of the longest running weekly episode show in television history.” It’ll focus on returns, memorable moments and more.

In a promotional package that aired during the January 8th edition of the show, WWE confirmed a list of returns for the night, including two women.

Those women have starred in two reality shows, won multiple Divas championship – including one being the longest reigning – and run various businesses. In case you didn’t guess it, it’s none other than the Bella Twins!

Nikki and Brie Bella will be making their long awaited returns to WWE television on January 22nd, 2018. Although there is no confirmation on whether or not the team will be competing in the ring, fans are excited enough to see two of their favorite stars return.

The promotional clip that aired during the show can be seen below:

The last time we saw Nikki Bella on WWE television was during Wrestlemania 33 where she defeated The Miz and Maryse alongside John Cena – whom would then go on to propose to her afterwards.

Brie Bella left us at Wrestlemania 32, where alongside Team Total Divas members Paige, Natalya, Eva Marie and Alicia Fox, she would defeat Team B.A.D. and Blonde, which consisted of Lana, Summer Rae, Tamina, Naomi and Emma.

Alongside the Bella Twins we will see male stars such as The UnderTaker, D-Generation X, Jim Ross, Jerry “The King” Lawler, The Dudley Boyz, Ric Flair, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, The New Age Outlaws, JBL, Ron Simmons, and Stone Cold Steve Austin.

Many of our favorite current stars such as Alexa Bliss, Asuka and more are also confirmed to be on the show.

RAW’s 25th Anniversary will air on Monday, January 22nd at 8/7c on the USA Network!

Will you be tuning in to the show? Are you excited for the Bellas’ return? What do you think they’ll be doing? Who else would you like to show up? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

  • YESSS, I’m excited. I want them to announce they’re entering the Rumble only for Iconic Duo to attack them from behind. We need this feud! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/61ac45448548b185d609a7caa5fa03799da3f637af7427aff5643e7b5e55c882.jpg

    • A?.

      God please no, let this feud happen on Smackdown, not Raw.

      • Duh, Raw 25 is just a dual branded show.

        • A?.

          Oh really? I wasn’t aware of that.

    • Kelly/Asuka ???RainbowGoddess!

      As long as Iconic Duo win and Peyton lays out Nikki and pins her! And this is the Bellas retirement match!

        • Kelly/Asuka ???RainbowGoddess!

          The Bellas will gain nothing from winning. A WM win will go further for the Iconic Duo.

          • Duh

          • wysna

            Oh but when AJ won her last Wrestlemania match, miss thing up there was complaining about how, since she’s leaving, AJ should’ve not won. It’s deliciously hypocritical.

          • IconicTrio

            AJ’s matches were abominable to watch (for me personally) and always a massive disappointment. She had one good match with Kaitlyn, who I credit for that tbh.

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          • Mykiiey

            I agree! Once AJ turned mega heel. She truly starting regressing badly in the ring.

          • Darren C. #Savees

            Because the babyface is supposed to carry the match

          • Gerg

            Agree… both Brie and Nikki had their Wrestlemania moments. But part of me thinks WWE would give them their moments as a tag team winning their last match ala Trish

          • Darren C. #Savees

            Nikki has been winning every feud since her SummerSlam return, even not deserving

      • #FlairfortheGold

        I could have done without the second part and I’m pretty sure a lot of people could have too… just saying lol

      • Jaded

        Lol, you seriously want the Bella’s to put someone over while you Stan for Asuka ? How hypocritical can you be, let’s start from Asuka losing her very first match.

        • IconicTrio

          Asuka’s a beast in the ring and being built up on the MR. The Bellas (well Nikki) don’t really need any rub. They are incredibly popular as it is.

      • IconicTrio

        If they MUST win then it should be by roll up or something. Billie & Peyton could be commodities if they’re not buried early. Of course I’m biased lol

      • Rom

        YESSSSSS. please. I don’t want to keep on watching the freaking Bellas. I mean COME ON, so many talented female wrestlers in the industry… The Bellas can take the reality spot and everyone can be happy.

    • Divo’s Champion

      That would be so awesome!!

    • Jaded

      Saw brie’s latest instagram post, I don’t think she’s ring ready at all.

      • AlexV

        Well what happened?

      • HouseOfMaryse

        Returning doesn’t mean wrestling. Maria returned to not wrestle.

        • ssilva872

          Yes and no.

          Maria returned to get that WWE funded maternity leave as well as rehab for her drug addict baby daddy.

          She probably wanted to be on Total Divas… ?

          • John Finnie

            As you said +1 for that savage af reply & youre prob right

          • YonceLuvsDivas

            I think Maria just came for the benefits. I doubt she’ll actually wanna return.

          • HouseOfMaryse

            Bruh ?? you right you right

          • KatyaMenelli

            LOL right. Maria wasn’t having it bringing a baby into this word and being on TV as her job

          • Summer_Slay

            TEA

      • Monkey Tennis

        Brie wasn’t ring ready when she was wrestling.

        • ssilva872

          ?????

          I don’t really agree but +1 for being blunt AF!

        • Justin Bebier

          What do you mean?

          http://i.imgur.com/REGkMFb.gif

          Ohh….

        • Typical Heel

          ????????????? the truth, Brie’s been COMPLETELY riding on the coattails of Nikki’s work, i don’t think she’s anywhere near as good as even Nikki at this point

          • Mykiiey

            Which has been a back and forth thing for them. When they first debuted Nikki was always the better in ring performer, but Brie edged her out by improving and got the Divas title first, while Nikki got the thank you for committing quick run. When they came back Brie had improved a lot and Nikki was looked at as the one who needed work. Nikki returns from her knee injury a beast in the ring, and got the Divas title. After that poor Brie didn’t really get to show off in the ring til her retirement match. They both love the ring. No matter what we’ve heard from the dirt sheets. You see their faces when they’re near the ring and they love it. However I feel like Nikki loves it way more and will always come back even when she doesn’t need too!

          • Typical Heel

            I agree i think Nikki is more passionate about wrestling than Brie, they even display this on Total Divas whenever they talk about wrestling

        • YonceLuvsDivas

          Screaming

    • I think we all want this to happen. I’m ready for Iconic Duo to beat the Bellas at Mania

  • Darryl lee

    Oh boy……..

  • Kelly/Asuka ???RainbowGoddess!

    So the Bellas will be on RAW? 13 women, and Mickie will really disappear when the Bellas return. I see Bellas, Bayley and Sasha continuing the feud against Paige, Mandy and Sonya.

    • No, Raw 25 will have wrestlers from both brands appear.

      • Kelly/Asuka ???RainbowGoddess!

        Good send the Bellas to SD to put over Ruby and her squad and Iconic Duo.

        • conan_kun

          Remember Nikki is SD woman, unless they let her to be free agent.

          • Kelly/Asuka ???RainbowGoddess!

            I forget she’s a SD girl. She’s been gone since last april

  • Crazy. #RIPMae

    They’re most likely here to announce that they’ll be in the women’s Royal Rumble. Hopefully all the girls aren’t piled up into one segment.

  • Randall

    Ugh..

  • Kelly/Asuka ???RainbowGoddess!

    Tbh do we really need the Bellas back? There’s nothing else for them to really do. They are welcome to be jobbers though.

    • HouseOfMaryse

      If you want the iconic duo to solidify being iconic.

      • Damn!

        I’m scared if the Iconic Duo will end up jobbing to them instead

        • HouseOfMaryse

          They could lose the final match to the bellas and brutally attack them after to get over massively as heels. But I see where you’d be concerned

    • ssilva872

      True atm but if (or hopefully when) they bring back Women’s Tag Titles they would of course be perfect for that division.

  • Jo9834

    It’s a lock that both will be in the Royal Rumble, the WWE has 15 spots remaining and 10 surprise entrants would be a stretch.

    • Kelly/Asuka ???RainbowGoddess!

      Iconic Duo and Nikki Cross could easily fill 3 more.

    • Womensor

      No. There’s 10 women from raw and 9 from SD (not including the chamos). And the bellas, 21. So there’s 9 spot for returning superstars, like Michelle and Trish.

  • HouseOfMaryse

    Cue the haters lol

  • Geo14

    Queens!!

  • AlexV

    Well I wonder what legend Kurt contacted? I’m positive Lita and Trish will be in it, but could we see Ivory of Molly Holly?!

    • conan_kun

      Why not Stephanie.

      • AlexV

        Maybe in next year’s rumble. Her dad has entered before so it wouldn’t be a shock, but Steph talking to Kurt on the phone when she’s really there is silly.

        • Eliseo Reyes

          But Steph is a former Women’s Champion, and she is kind of a big name, so it can always be a big possibility, regardless of how foolish that may seem, haha :P.

          • AlexV

            I don’t think it’s foolish at all. Nothing beats Michael Cole getting in the ring, Stephanie has proven she can bring it when needed so it’s not foolish.

          • HouseOfMaryse

            It is if she won the whole thing lol

    • Damn!

      Its Ronda….I think

      • AlexV

        No, he said, I know you ha vent wrestled in years etc… It’s definitely an attitude era female, or a PG bikini era girl, that could be Beth! Beth would be a huge deal first woman to be in a men’s and women’s rumble and kharma?

    • ?K . A . T ?

      I would LOVE to see Molly Holly in it!! I miss her so much, she was one of my favourites as a kid.

      • AlexV

        She’s healthy and she said she would return for the right amount lol. I miss her pigtails and Holly cousin gimmick and her wrestling was so smooth and superb! I think that she honestly is the best technical wrestler their women’s roster has ever seen. Perhaps Asuka and Molly Holly will trade chops! Imagine!! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5c14a8db31e90220223ebc89deb6eba13a87f41c0de493335fc6c70e8ba895b4.gif

        • Jaded

          And easily the safest worker.

        • ?K . A . T ?

          100% true!! She was so safe and very smooth and fluid in the ring! She’s an underrated gem! Definitely one of the best women’s wrestlers of all time. I really hope she’s in it, I’d mark out hahahahaha.

        • Buffyrocks

          Loving the Molly Holly appreciation here at DD! She inspired 12 year old me to pursue gymnastics (this was literally 20 years ago, omg, I am old). I’d love to see Molly go against someone like Asuka or Becky. It would be a clinic for sure!

        • John Finnie

          Bob holly was NOT a fan of molly infact he said she wasnt as pure as she made out……said her & chris from TE got it on

          • AlexV

            No offense, it’s nothing personal, but I don’t care that she slept around. Jacqueline was rumored as well in her territories she was involved in and it sounds disgusting, but I love them as performers and I’m not judging her based on her private life. Bob Holly is a bully and he should be ashamed of his own actions. Molly was a single young girl, she could date around, not a crime. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c6cc24e27232e9741e12093151c6913322b0f95b32fd2cdc0ce39ca8ffc0ee63.gif

          • John Finnie

            Oh sister/ Bro i made paige look a saint at 22 hell 19 lol
            No it was just a tip bit to read as i tried to find it the night before on youtube

          • Del Rey

            Thank you. I just honestly don’t mind if a young guy or girl in their early to mid twenties, whom are single, date around so long as they’re safe, private and treat people like they would like to be treated. And also, it’s like Lillian Garcia said, there’s a saying that goes, “You point the finger and three fingers are pointing back at you.” Hardly anyone is a saint, but I believe I’ve read Molly has been involved with programs to help people from all walks of life and she s married. I wish her the best. And moreover, I wish she comes in to the Royal Rumble and goes toe to toe with Asuka!

          • John Finnie

            Molly works with teen challenge married a recovered addict seem happy… well nora always seems happy!!! Unless it was mad prude molly lol have you heard she has been rumoured to be Confirmed to be in the RR & so has Michelle who has not agreed yet….. i bet its McCool Kurt was on the phne to in texas next week

          • jcott3

            Now for the bad news. Molly’s husband relapsed in 2015 after his mother died. Later on, their house got raided and he is now serving a 6-year prison sentence. There’s a video on YouTube of Molly talking about it.

        • KatyaMenelli

          LOL Yes! I knew who she was because I seen her on WCW(I started watching WCW mad late. like late-1999) a couple times but could never remember her name.

  • Bad and Bossy

    I hope this 25th Anniversary of RAW be as good as the RAW 1000 tbh that was hell of a show, I’m expecting great things

    • Eliseo Reyes

      Wasn’t that show Lita’s Last Match vs Heath Slater?

      • Bad and Bossy

        Yes, and DX and Brothers of Destruction reunion

        • Greg Lee

          And AJ Lee & Daniel Bryan’s wedding.

          • Bad and Bossy

            That show is so ICONIC tbh I cannot remember how many great things happened on that night

      • KatyaMenelli

        And Kaitlyn finally won the title even though I liked Eve but despised Kaitlyn. Still was glad that she won the title.

  • Tina Olsen

    Meh I don’t care for the bellas tbh

  • ?K . A . T ?

    I don’t really care about Brie but I’m here to see Nikki again!!

  • AlexV

    Alright so it looks like Serena Deeb is coming back to WWE. Also, I would love to see Emma at the Rumble. I listened to her new theme at the gym today and it’s not bad! I miss Her! She had amazing matches in NXT, she really is Championship material. She’s like the Dolph Ziggler of the division. Never truly getting their time to shine.

    • Jaded

      She was honestly slept on ,I need her back and re-branded

      • AlexV

        She honestly looks better now than when she was in WWE, which was only a couple of months ago. She makes a good heel, she just needs a consistent storyline to make people care about her.

      • KairiSane.com ??

        Emmalina 2.0 yes

    • Akira Tsubasa

      Hi! What is her new theme song? And Where did see about Serena? I’m asking because she was among the people i wanted to get signs from the MYC.

      • AlexV

        I meant her final theme song, “It’s all about me.”

        It’s on the lordsofpain website among others. The report says she was spotted in Pittsburg, PA where WWE sends talent for medical testing before signing them. I hope it’s true as she really had alot of heart and although I didn’t like her match with Piper in the MYC tournament, she shows alot of promise and she’s got a unique look.

        • Akira Tsubasa

          Thank you.

          Oh that theme. I think that theme is awesome. But taking off the Real Deal any theme after that people would’ve liked it because the first one fits her very well. I wish this theme don’t go waist and someone one else use. Just take it off “Is All About Me” and the “Yeah”.

          • AlexV

            I agree. I think eventually they might’ve taken off that part, but since it fit her self absorbed character at the time, it was alright .

        • KatyaMenelli

          I love that song! I play at it the gym, too lol. I agree, didn’t like Serena’s match with Piper but did like her match with Vanessa.

  • Jonny

    Kharma please! Announcing her participation in the Rumble. Her 1st WWE “match” was the Rumble… Why not do a follow up?

    Then have her on NXT for a while working a program with the Iconic Duo (how her vs. Bellas angle should have panned out back in the day)! Would be so good.

    • ssilva872

      The only way I will be happy is if Kharma gets them!

      Gail owes them something as well.

  • BC

    Omg, they used a clip with AJ in it. AJ IS MAKING AN APPEARANCE!!!!

    Jk lmao

    I’m actually looking forward to it… ??????

  • Nikki’s Sister

    They haven’t even officially returned yet and people are already pressed. Queens.

  • FlawlessMickie ?

    The Bellas being the only women confirmed is trash

    • Eliseo Reyes

      I don’t think WWE wants to bring the big names for that edition. I think they are relishing on the Surprise entrants for the Rumble. I don’t really consider the bellas as legends, but they are the most popular superstars in this era.

      Wasn’t Kurt angle talking to a former Women’s champion tonight on raw?

      • Typical Heel

        Sasha Banks and Charlotte says otherwise

      • AlexV

        Yes he was! I love Lita and Trish, but Molly Holly is up there for me!!! I miss her!?

      • FlawlessMickie ?

        watch it be stephanie

    • GoldE*nB3dOf*FoxE5

      torrid Wilson Jacqueline among other’s confirmed

      • FlawlessMickie ?

        When

  • Kendra

    the bella twins need to retire already

  • Kendra

    the WWE trying so hard to make people think the bella twins are the top number one women of the company but little do they know the bellas are the bottom of the list .

    • Gerg

      XD the hype WWE gives the bella twins is like food samples… they tell theyre great but you didnt come to see those women

    • Bad and Bossy
    • Imagine typing this. Like did you even read your comment before clicking “post”?

    • Do you own a TV or a smart phone, a computer, or have any access to the internet?

      • Like Mike

        DO YOU CARRY A LUNCHBOX?!?!?!?

      • Kendra

        yep and the bella twins are trash, over rated and tired and threw from what I see . they not good wrestlers they only good to look at and they slept around with a few wrestlers to get to where there at now.

        • HouseOfMaryse

          I’m curious to the few wrestlers, Brie dated then married one,
          Nikki dated two then got engaged to one of the two.

          Honey I don’t think you know what a prosititue is lol

          Stay mad tho.

          • Kendra

            there are backstage storys about the bella twins sleeping around even Aj Lee conform that in her promo when she was beefing with the bella twins, that’s why the bella twins dislike Aj so much.

          • HouseOfMaryse

            You gave me 0 names. And AJ lees career took off after a storyline of hoeing around to the top???

          • Kendra

            tony atlas talked about the bella twins hoeing backstage .it was rumors years ago about the bella twins sleeping around before tony said anything

          • Kendra

            Aj Lee can sleep around if she wants to because her ring skills are good unlike the bellas. its been talks of Aj Lee hoeing backstage years ago but I don’t care cuz she is a good wrestler and she fought for women equality, Aj started the give divas a chance movement . if it wasn’t for aj we would be still lookin at Barbie dolls in 3 minute matches. AJ Lee will always have my respect unlike the bella twin who didn’t do anything but take up space

          • wwepassion

            You are a hypocrite lol. Aj is terrible in the ring and only made a career making out with a bunch of guys not by herself. You are so mad about a simple a** return from the Bellas, that just show how much you care about them which is why they are the most 2 of the most popular women of all time. Also Aj wasn’t even here when GDAC started so stop being delusional.

          • Kendra

            ummmmm u the one delusional if u think aj cant wrestle and the bella twins are the most popular of all times lmaooooo what a joke. imma need u to do your research cuz clearly u wasn’t born when GDAC started if u say aj wasn’t there lol.

          • Kendra

            your obviously a fake wrestling fan. u only care about cute looks and kitty matches lol don’t say anything to me plz just stop lmaoooo

          • Kendra

            I’m a fan of women wrestling and ring skills, u obviously only like how cute they look and don’t care about ring skills. people like u are the reason why the women division will never get to where it should be. so stay a fake women wrestling fan if u think the bella twins is so great

    • Eliseo Reyes

      I don’t think they are either, but they come close to being the most popular women in today’s era, and it’s all thanks to that Total Divas show. If you compare them in popularity vs Trish and Lita, they are nowhere near there. I think WWE is saving the big names for the Royal Rumble.

      Now, I’m trying to figure out which former Women’s champion was that Kurt Angle was talking to in that segment tonight?

      • John Finnie

        I think it would be either Trish or Sable & Kurt has been in angles with both these women….
        As much as i wish it was lita i cant see it being her

    • Nikki’s Sister

      Lol.

    • YonceLuvsDivas

      But they are the top women in the company tho….

      • Kendra

        only the diva fans who don’t care about ring skills think so

        • YonceLuvsDivas

          Your like one of those people who assume the rest of the world thinks the same as you, huh?

          • Kendra

            nope not at all

    • jcott3

      Vince likes them, and his opinion counts more than anyone else’s.

  • gjo22

    Idk I know the Bella’s have their fans and I don’t want to take this away from them in the least or make anyone feel their opinions are wrong but my personal opinion is that they are not even close to names like Stone Cold (as seriously problematic as he is), New Age Outlaws, etc etc. Trish, Lita, Jaqueline, even Molly Holly or Victoria would be more exciting. I just feel nothing. I’m hoping the Royal Rumble brings more “legendary” names for me

    • I think it’s because of their celebrity now. No one can deny that. Well if they do, they’re in denial. Facts are facts.

      • gjo22

        True! They definitely have sought celebrity with their YouTube channel and total divas/Bella’s. I just don’t feel it in the wrestling world personally.

  • Yas’ I’m excited to see them again of course they will be on the women’s Royal rumble, I really hope more legendary divas return.

  • NoWayHoeSay

    Nia and Alexa promo was so bad I was cringing

    • ssilva872

      Nia is the worst..

    • Neutral

      Right omg and they dragged it so much I was like just end this already.

      • NoWayHoeSay

        Couldn’t understand what they were on about

        • saul de la efe

          wwe doesn’t even know what to do around “alexa” she is on that point where (if i was a writer or something) i’d be regretting not handing the championship to mickie 2 months ago where she was kinda over, with paige coming back and destroying the veteran

          even the “bayley, sasha, mickie VS absolution” thing is trash up to this point

      • NoWayHoeSay

        “How’s enzo”
        “Don’t act like you care”
        “Omg babes I do we bezzie mates”
        “Na ya don’t you’re always hanging around with that girl”

        Literally when I was 14

        • saul de la efe

          “you speak japanese????”

        • Gerg

          XD

  • ssilva872

    They have two weeks to get some people I actually care about… ?

    • Eliseo Reyes

      I don’t think Lita will be one of them. Tonight on RAW, Kurt Angle was talking to a Former Women’s Champion on a segment. I’m trying to figure out which former Women’s Champion that was?

      If it weren’t for the Royal Rumble and the hype over the First Women’s Royal Rumble, i think this show would’ve showcased more Female Legends, but because this is the case, I think WWE are saving the big names for the Women’s Royal Rumble. Hence, the bellas being announced, since they are technically apart of today’s women crop. Not sure why they were listed under legends, since they are no where near that?

      If anything, maybe some of the female guests for WWE RAW 25 will have females from the DIVA era.

  • Alex

    In the vein of what they usually do with TTTT I wander if most of the returning talent will only appear in pre-taped talking head segments.

    alexl467

  • Victoria&Melina19

    I can understand why they would announce the Bellas return since there will be quite a few returns at Royal Rumble which will actually be exciting. Tbh I don’t care about the Bellas returning, I don’t see where they would actually fit in right now in the division. I’m seeing some people say Bellas vs the Iconic Duo…that could work for their retirement match I guess.

    So now they gotta get some women that I would be excited to see like Victoria, Melina, Kharma, Molly and Jacqueline. Since these would be the surprising ones

  • Alejandro

    What’s the point to invite the Bella Twins? There are more popular and legendary women to truly celebrate the longest reigning raw show… But most importantly this show is the reason why WWE isn’t getting any better, instead of celebrating the past they should boost the future on this shows.

    • HouseOfMaryse

      Well. By what you just said no legend should be invited so they could boost the future. Make up your mind. ?

      • Alejandro

        That’s true, I prefer no legends to be involved… but if there is no other way. Why the hell they invite the least interesting women wrestlers of all time?

    • wwepassion

      why ask a stupid question when you know the Bellas are the most popular girls of this era in and out of wwe? you are just bitter because you don’t like them. Get over it.

      • Alejandro

        I’m not bitter… in fact, I like them. I’m just pointing out how they’re just not amazing at anything and their popularity is only based on appeareances and being twins. There is no match, no gimmick, no storyline of them that screams Hall of Fame. Of course they’ll be in the Hall of Fame, but they’ll be the least remember and least interesting female wrestlers for wrestling fans. Is just simple as that…

        • wwepassion

          You are delusional because you don’t like them. They are amazing at many things. Popular by appearance and twins? lol what are you 8? If that was the case they would have been over in the years between 2008-2012. They earned their popularity in 2013-2018 because they finally got booked properly. You are literally judging them as this is the 90’s-early 2000’s crowd when appearance was more important than stories etc. Beth Phoenix didn’t have a huge HOF career but she did just enough to make it so don’t even lie to yourself because Bella’s certainly had a HOF career. You don’t even have to be a wrestler to make it to the HOF so please.

          • Alejandro

            Over? Do we need to remind you that the women’s division was dead before and after they returned back in 2012. They had matches that lasted 5 minutes or less regularly and people didn’t cheer or boo them because they were irrelevant. AJ Lee quickly became a favorite, Kaitlyn was rising and thriving during that time. In fact Nikki’s long divas title reign was extremely boring and the only promotional valueniy had was how long it was. It wasn’t until the Four Horse Women were called up that the division upgraded. Nikki and Brie today are popular because they have a reality tv program that is good, one of the best reality shows today and Nikki had a good rivalry against Charlotte, against Natalya in SmackDown live but she’s no legend still. There is no amazing match or storyline whatsoever.

  • Akira Tsubasa

    Just imagine The Bellas on the ring them The Iconic Duo came out, Then Lay-Cool, then The Beautiful People (i know this is unreal but let me be), them Divas Of Doom. A Tag Team Extravaganza!

    And make Mickie team up with former superstars. Like Victoria, Ivory or others against Absolution

  • MickUso

    I love The Bella Twins but this is not the return we need for 25 years of RAW. Honestly, they been gone for a minute, not even gone from WWE tv at all. We are getting Stone Cold Steve Austin, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall… guys that haven’t been in WWE for some time. Couldn’t they dig a little deep for the women as well?

    • Victoria&Melina19

      I agree. They are Stone Cold, The APA, DX etc are literally from the past who haven’t been on tv for a while and they are from the best eras way back.
      Maybe because of the RR, so they not really not have the past women return until the PPV. Or u never know some could return on raw.

      • MickUso

        Imagine Tori from DX, Sable, Ivory and others coming back for RAW 25.

        • Victoria&Melina19

          Exactly I wanna see Tori and Ivory come back since you would least expect them. Plus they are from the most poplar attitude era. WWE needs to call some woman like them. In general thou they should for Royal Rumble I want a lot of the woman that we haven’t seen in years. Ik WWE loves Trish and Lita, so they could both return, we have seen them return a couple of times that i know its expected for them to return again that I’m not really thinking about them.
          I wanna see Victoria, Molly, Jazz, Melina, Jacqueline, Ivory and Kharma.

    • FlawlessMickie ?

      They should have atleast all the female hof’rs that won’t be in the rumble.

      • MickUso

        There aren’t that many women hof’rs so…

        • FlawlessMickie ?

          Trish
          Lita
          Alundra
          Jacqueline
          Beth
          Plus Bella’s that’s plenty.

    • Typical Heel

      Right i was expected Sable, Trish, Lita, Torrie, Stacy, etc… you know, women won are were actually around at the time some of those men were around, the Bella Twins were the only modern era people in that advertisement, so it made no sense

      • MickUso

        I agree. I would love to see Sable, Stacy, Molly or even Victoria to show up. Maybe Jacqueline or any other women that is iconic and hasn’t been there in some good years. At this point even Beth, Michelle McCool or Layla are more acceptable.

      • KatyaMenelli

        Right! Like Sable, Victoria, Stacy, Trish, Jazz, Jackie, Molly and Lita were all important parts of RAW throughout the years (Check them ratings. I got receipts)

        • Typical Heel

          Oooou i wanna see receipts ?

          • KatyaMenelli

            look up RAW’s quarter-hour ratings from 1998 to 2006 and the segments and matches that was airing during it and you’ll see.

      • ?too litty?

        You realize they’re saving people like Trish and Lita to return at the rumble rather than 25 years of RAW… even though Trish and Lita return to the WWE like every year so an in-ring return for the rumble> raw 25

    • Danny?

      I am hoping that other women such as Lita, Trish, Victoria etc. are being kept as a surprise or they are being kept as a surprise for the rumble match.

      • ?too litty?

        They are. Trust and believe.

    • GlowTime

      I thought the same, completely different era. That being said, it’s 25 years of celebrations, it shouldn’t just be limited to the attitude era and before that.

      Im hoping the other former talent are being kept as a surprise for this, or kept off of Raw to be a surprise at the RR.

  • Like Mike

    Am I the only one who thought it was kind of funny they used a clip of The Bella Twins getting into a smackdown ring?

    • KatyaMenelli

      lol no

  • -V

    Yess! So excited to see what’s going to happen when they come back!

  • Keeana Tayler
    • Like Mike

      I’ve been waiting for this for YEARS.

    • Is that Nikki who took it? They are so identical it’s insane.

  • Danny?

    I’m guessing the Twins will show up & announce their participation in the rumble match.

  • Can’tGetNo…Stratusfaction

    People seem to be forgetting that the royal rumble is 6 days afterwards and that there probably won’t be too many shocks during the women’s match, so it’s best to not have those same people return for Raw.

    That said, it wouldn’t be a bad storytelling idea to have a surprise entrant for the past come to Raw to announce her participation in the rumble match. In fact, the only women who should have had to announce that they were in the match, to begin with, are women who aren’t currently active. That would require actual storytelling though, so…

  • jbrizzy

    I’m excited but why spoil this?

  • Kendra

    its like damn the WWE couldn’t find Ivory , Molly Holly , Jazz, Jacquline, Sable, Victoria, Medusa, Melina or Laycool or even Aj Lee. like why the Bella Twins they are trash. they ring skills is trash and all they ever did is prostitute with they momma backstage to get ahead.

    • Like Mike

      Damn, the shade of it all.

    • I wonder what you look like. Your comments are honestly crazy. I’d bet money you aren’t from the East or West coast.

      • Kendra

        I look like your mother

        • I wish you could say that to my face

          • Kendra

            I would but I don’t wanna catch ebola

  • OJ Von Erich
    • Raekon

      Legends? O_o Really? <_<
      It took them 8 years to become somewhat relevant and decent in the ring.
      Relevant mainly through reality tv.
      Don't hate them or anything but calling them Legends is a huge exaggeration.

      • I remember people being impressed by them when they debuted so idk what you’re talking about.

        • Raekon

          First of all they didn’t debuted together, Brie debuted on FCW and later on the main roster with Nikki starting to Switch with her to get wins over Victoria and Natalia until they got revealed as twins.
          They were Basic and nothing else.
          As faces they had started to improve as also putting up a few decent matches. In ECW they had a very short lived rivalry with each other and on the main Shows RAW, SD they were occassionaly booked for a match but were in no real feuds or even near a title.
          Then they turned heels, started their “loser” signs and stuff and were here and there to be seen while they had regressed in their in ring work.
          Shortly before they left, they were given the Championship which they dropped to Layla in her returning match. After they were given the reality Show total divas their career really started and that mostly because of total divas instead of anything else.

          • That was a really long explanation for someone who seemingly doesn’t like the Bellas. My point is that they didn’t just become good overnight. They’ve always had skills. Total Divas debuted in 2013 which doesn’t equate to 8 years of them trying to be good.

          • Raekon

            Never said I don’t like them and being honest on their accomplishements and on what they were based upon doesn’t mean that I disliked them,
            Their in ring work improved a lot after they started to train with their boyfriends and Sara Amato which was after they returned for Total Divas.
            Prior to that they were decent in the ring and bad in their mic work and acting. The years before they were mostly just there and got heat for not being as good as they could by the fans though with all the restrictions that were put upon them and everyone else from the Divas era it wasn’t a surprise to me cause many of the so called “Divas” back then had potential to grow, get better and Show more in the ring and outside it.
            It was the Managements fault, not theirs.

    • hahaha these gifs are everything!

  • i cant wait for this show its gonna be awesome

  • MK126

    I wonder if them announcing their involvement at RAW25 will lead to anything big because tbh its not like Nikki hasn’t been around recently and Brie has only been gone for 2 years so they’re still known by the casual fans

  • Steven5812

    Go AWAY, BimBellas. >:(

  • ?too litty?

    Haters gonna hate, Bella’s gonna ball!??

  • Raekon

    Would had rather Jaqueline, Beth or Ivory there instead but good for them.

  • Ronline

    Hopefully we see some more women appear. Just the Bellas when they have all these other male appearances is VERY underwhelming.

  • i cant wait for this show

  • Darren C. #Savees

    I hope see Maryse.

    • I thought you were Colton Haynes for like 2 seconds