Rhea Ripley’s Next Title Challenger Confirmed

Rhea Ripley

Rhea Ripley was on the attack on Raw but now she finds herself with a tough challenge to deal with in her future.

Rhea Ripley was in a fighting mood on Monday Night Raw as she took out Raquel Rodriguez in vicious fashion. Ripley had previously attacked Rodriguez’s tag team partner Liv Morgan, taking her out of action with a suspected shoulder injury.

On Raw in Houston, Texas, Rhea Ripley and The Judgment Day took the ring as the Women’s World Champion gloated about the group sending both Liv Morgan and Kevin Owens to rehab with injuries. Raquel Rodriguez didn’t want to waste time with words as she stormed into the ring attacking the champion.

A distraction from Dirty Dominik Mysterio, however, allowed Ripley to chop block Rodriguez and attack her knee leading to officials running to the scene to try and stop her.

Watch Rhea Ripley take out Raquel Rodriguez

WWE official Adam Pearce confirmed to Raquel Rodriguez that when she is cleared to compete she will receive a shot at Rhea Ripley’s Women’s World Championship match. Although no date was confirmed for the bout, Rodriguez’s injury is part of the storyline and reports suggest Ripley will still put her title on the line at SummerSlam.

The confirmed card for SummerSlam 2023 can be found below –

  • Roman Reigns (c) vs. Jey Uso – Tribal Combat for WWE Universal Championship
  • Seth Rollins (c) vs. Finn Balor – World Heavyweight Championship
  • Asuka (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Bianca Belair – WWE Women’s Championship
  • Cody Rhodes vs. Brock Lesnar
  • Ricochet vs. Logan Paul
  • GUNTHER (c) vs. Drew McIntyre – Intercontinental Championship
  • Ronda Rousey vs. Shayna Baszler – MMA Rules
  • SummerSlam Battle Royal