Over the weekend it was announced that on Raw, Smackdown newcomer Sasha Banks would be going one-on-one with Becky Lynch. The woman that won the match would walk away with the first pick for the brand in the draft.
However, Sasha Banks is reportedly injured it was believed that she would be pulled from the match tonight. Charlotte Flair was rumoured to be Lynch’s replacement on the show.
WWE has now confirmed that Banks is unable to compete on Raw due to injury. As expected, she has been replaced by Charlotte Flair.
BREAKING: With @SashaBanksWWE sidelined by injury, @MsCharlotteWWE will substitute in for a battle against @BeckyLynchWWE to determine the first pick of Night 2 of the #WWEDraft.https://t.co/LfpGNnbMjx
— WWE (@WWE) October 14, 2019
This comes after Flair and Lynch actually teamed together on last week’s Raw to take on Asuka and Kairi Sane.
It has been rumoured that Charlotte Flair might be joining Lynch on Raw in tonight’s draft. It is believed that Aleister Black, Zelina Vega and Andrade, the latter being Flair’s real-life boyfriend, will be moved to the red brand too.