Raw’s first team caused some friction for Team Rude. SmackDown General Manager’s Daniel Bryan’s opening gambit for Team Blue in the Mixed Match Challenge - a new Facebook Watch series from WWE with teams of male and female Superstars competing for $100K for a charity of their choice - could generate fireworks from a duo fans have already dubbed “Team Robe”...
SmackDown Women’s champion Charlotte Flair and former NXT titleholder Bobby Roode are gonna work on their “WOO”s (and get matching robes, natch). Will that be enough to take them to victory over Raw’s Alexa Bliss/Braun Strowman team... and the other ten pairs who will be revealed between now and the series’ Jan. 16 premiere?
Still awaiting their assignments (and a vote to decide which member represents their team):
Alicia Fox, Asuka, Bayley, Finn Bálor, Goldust, Nia Jax, Sasha Banks, The Miz, Samoa Joe and whoever replaces Enzo Amore, Becky Lynch, Carmella, Jimmy Uso, Lana, Naomi, Natalya, Rusev, Sami Zayn, Shinsuke Nakamura and The New Day