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Rhea Ripley Victorious Over Bayley; Carmella Misses Raw; Asuka Finally Attacks Belair


On the March 20 episode of Raw, we witnessed a couple of matches from the women as we are just two weeks out from WrestleMania 39.

The Royal Rumble winner Rhea Ripley who will face Charlotte Flair at the big event went to the ring to cut a promo. She promises to defeat Flair at Mania and become the new SmackDown Women’s Champion. Her promo was interrupted by Damage CTRL who heckled her and let her know that Raw belongs to them. This led to a match between Ripley and Bayley. In this match, Ripley would have to take the babyface role despite her current character.

Once Bayley was able to maintain some offense and take control of the match, the Women’s Tag Team Champions Becky Lynch and Lita along with Trish Stratus make their way out to the ring. Lynch with a giant bag of popcorn just to witness the match. This distracts Bayley severely despite having both Dakota Kai and IYO SKY at ringside. The trio who arrived were able to keep the rest of Damage CTRL at bay long enough for Ripley to hit the Riptide and get the big win over Bayley keeping her looking strong for Mania.

A backstage segment took place between WWE’s resident Karen, Chelsea Green with Adam Pearce. Pearce was attempting to explain the WrestleMania Showcase matches when Green approached him. Green let Pearce know that for whatever reason, Carmella was not present for their tag team match tonight. This led Green to take matters in her own hands and wanted Piper Niven as her partner who was with her. Green states that if Pearce doesn’t allow this to happen she will go to the manager. Niven replaces Carmella in the tag team match.

That match was against the Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair and her WrestleMania opponent Asuka. Yes, they did the “can they co-exist match.” It turns out they were able to co-exist as Belair and Asuka would pick up the win after Belair pinned Niven after a KOD.

Post match, Asuka finally attacked Belair for the first time since their “rivalry” started. This left the Raw Women’s Champion laid out in the the ring to end the segment.

The fight between Otis or Otise continues to go between Maxxine Dupri and Chad Gable. Otis would accompany Gable to ringside for his match, however, Dupri would come out to take Otise away from the ringside area.

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