Asuka is set to put her WWE Raw Women’s Championship on the line against Nia Jax at WWE Backlash which takes place tonight, Sunday, 14 June and will air at 7pm ET on the WWE Network.
Asuka won the Raw Women’s Championship after Becky Lynch announced that she was pregnant and will be taking a hiatus from the WWE. She revealed that the Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder match which Asuka had won the previous night was for the Raw Women’s Championship.
Nia Jax won a number ones contender match by defeating Charlotte Flair and Natalya in a triple threat match and therefore is set to compete against Asuka for the title at Backlash. Ahead of the championship clash Nia Jax claimed that she will steal the title as well as stealing Asuka’s green paint.
Fans have taken to social media to give their predictions ahead of the Raw Women’s Championship match.
While many fans are confident that Asuka will retain the Raw Women’s Championship tonight at Backlash, there are some that are hopeful that The Irresistible Force, Nia Jax will come out victorious.