WWE News: Final team revealed for the WWE Mixed Match Challenge
What’s the story?
Earlier today, WWE announced and confirmed the news that Ms Money in the Bank Carmella’s partner for the Mixed Match Challenge will be non-other than former WWE Intercontinental Champion and 1/3rd of the New Day, Big E. Here is a video of the announcement that is being made by Smackdown GM Daniel Bryan:
In case you didn’t know…
The Mixed Match Challenge is WWE’s upcoming television series and tournament which will be conducted between twelve teams consisting of both male and female superstars from the current WWE main roster. The teams will compete for 100,000 which will be donated to a charity of the winning team’s choice. The MMC will be telecasted live on WWE’s Facebook Watch.
The heart of the matter
WWE recently conducted a poll on Facebook that asked the WWE Universe to vote for a member of The New Day, whom they would like to see get paired up with Carmella for the upcoming WWE Mixed Match Challenge tournament. WWE announced the results of the poll earlier today and it has been revealed that former NXT Champion Big E will now team up with Carmella and are the final team to announce their entry into the MMC.
WWE has also posted the official announcement of Carmella and Big E’s entry into the Mixed Match Challenge and it has been confirmed in their statement that Big E has beaten his fellow New Day members Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston in the Facebook poll after getting a total of 47% of the votes.
The final list of teams for the MMC can be found below:
Elias and Bayley
Alicia Fox & Goldust
Asuka & The Miz
Nia Jax & Apollo Crews
Sasha Banks & Finn Balor
Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss & Braun Strowman
Carmella & Big E
Becky Lynch & Sami Zayn
Natalya & Shinsuke Nakamura
Naomi & Jimmy Uso
Lana & Rusev
Smackdown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair & Bobby Roode
The Mixed Match Challenge will be premiering this Tuesday, that is, the 16th of January exclusively on Facebook Watch. 12 teams will now compete in the inaugural MMC tournament by the end of which the first ever winners of the Mixed Match Challenge will be crowned.
The Mixed Match Challenge is certainly a great initiative and it is definitely filled with an amazing line-up of teams.