New teams announced for Mixed Match Challenge


We are a little over a week from WWE’s first-ever Mixed Match Challenge, which is set to premiere next Tuesday (Jan 16th) on Facebook Watch.

Throughout all of last week, the WWE announced the first set of teams for the mini-tournament, which were as follows:

This week, the WWE are looking to finish their Superstar pairings. Today (Jan 8th), two teams representing Raw for the Mixed Match Challenge were announced.

Former NXT Women’s Champion Asuka has been paired with The Miz:

And former Divas Champion Alicia Fox has been paired with Goldust:

Update January 9th

To help determine Bayley‘s partner for the Mixed Match Challenge, the WWE initially conducted a poll asking fans who they would like her team up with between the likes of Jason Jordan, Elias and Samoa Joe.

Although, Samoa Joe was originally cast as the winner of the fan vote, it was announced by Kurt Angle via Twitter that due to an injury to his right foot on Raw Monday night, Joe will no longer be able to compete and thus runner-up, Elias will now partner with Bayley.

SmackDown has revealed two of their final three teams by first announcing the pairing of Natalya and Shinsuke Nakamura.

While Becky Lynch will join forces with Sami Zayn:

And closing out the final team for the Mixed Match Challenge is Carmella teaming up with New Day’s Big E

What are your thoughts on this latest pairing? Which team are you rooting for? Will you be tuning in for the Mixed Match Challenge? Let us know in the comments below!