Lacey Evans might have implied on Raw last night that her championship match with Becky Lynch would be for both the Raw and Smackdown titles, but WWE have now confirmed that “The Man” will defend only her Raw Women’s Championship against Lacey Evans at Money In The Bank on May, 19.
WWE posted the following announcement on WWE.com this morning regarding the title match at the upcoming pay-per-view:
The Man is coming around at WWE Money in the Bank when Becky Lynch defends her Raw Women’s Championship against a very dangerous lady, Lacey Evans.
Lynch stood tall against incredible odds at WrestleMania, overcoming Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair to capture both titles in a Triple Threat Winner Take All Match. Since the moment she stepped off The Grandest Stage of Them All, Becky Two Belts has been well aware of the two large targets on her back and is ready to take on all comers; she didn’t have to wait long to find her next challenge.
After strutting up and down the entrance ramp for weeks, the bold Evans decided to make her move when she encountered the newly-crowed titleholder. During an episode of Raw, The Sassy Southern Belle turned in from her walk without warning and suddenly clocked Lynch in the jaw with the Woman’s Right, instigating a brawl all the way up the ramp that ended with The Irish Lass Kicker getting the upper hand by briefly ensnaring Evans in the Dis-arm-her.
The animosity continued the following night on SmackDown LIVE, when Evans once again stunned Becky with a sucker-punch before sauntering off while admiring her supposed lady-like work.
Armed with an ability to play politics and curry favor, Evans earned herself a Raw Women’s Title opportunity against Becky Lynch with her victory over Natalya the following week on Raw, setting the stage for an extremely intriguing matchup.
What will happen when The Man squares off against The Lady? Don’t miss WWE Money in the Bank, Sunday, May 19, streaming live at 7 ET/4 PT on the award-winning WWE Network.
However, a showdown between Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair is being teased for tonight’s Smackdown, so perhaps we could be seeing “The Man” vs. “The Queen” at Money In The Bank, with Becky pulling double duty.
On last night’s Raw it was also confirmed that AJ Styles, after beating Rey Mysterio and Samoa Joe in a triple threat match that opened the show, and Baron Corbin later in the main event, will be facing Seth Rollins for his Universal Championship at Money In The Bank in what is being billed as a ‘dream match’.
And as if that wasn’t enough, Alexa Bliss will be hosting a special ‘Moment of Bliss’ talk show next week on Raw where she will be revealing who the red brand’s participants are for both the Men’s and Women’s Money In The Bank ladder matches.
— WWE (@WWE) April 23, 2019
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