WWE reveals new matches and segments coming up on launch of new season including Ronda Rousey, Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, Brock Lesnar, title matches


WWE has big plans for next week’s kickoff of their “new season” of TV shows. They released the following details today about next week.

Monday Night Raw

  • Seth Rollins defends his Universal Title against Rey Mysterio
  • Miz TV with Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan
  • Brock Lesnar makes a special appearance
  • A.J. Styles defends his U.S. Title against Cedric Alexander
  • Alexa Bliss vs. Sasha Banks


  • Adam Cole defends his NXT Title against Matt Riddle
  • Shayna Baszler defends her NXT Title against Cadice LeRae
  • Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly defends the NXT Tag Team Titles against The Street Profits
  • Johnny Gargano vs. Shane Thorne
  • Plus “fans can witness The Velveteen Dream Experience.”

Total Divas Season Premiere

  • Airs immediately after NXT
  • Ronda Rousey and Sonya Deville join the cast
  • Plus Naomi, Nia Jax, Carmella
  • Guest appearances by Nikki and Brie Bella

Friday Night Smackdown

  • Kofi Kingston defends his WWE Title against Brock Lesnar
  • Becky Lynch & Charlotte Flair vs. Bayley & Sasha Banks
  • Kevin Owens vs. Shane McMahon in a Loser Leaves WWE ladder match
  • A “blue carpet” Smackdown Kickoff Show from Staples Center with celebrities and WWE Legends

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