Published: Tue, May 15, 2018
Medicine | By Brett Sutton

Ronda Rousey vs Nia Jax set for Money In The Bank

Ronda Rousey vs Nia Jax set for Money In The Bank

Jax made the challenge to Rousey at a WWE media appearance at Radio City Hall in NY, and it was accepted by the former UFC champion. Stephanie McMahon appeared and touted the WWE women's evolution.

Below is video of Cathy Kelley interviewing Rousey, Jax and Charlotte Flair on the red carpet. While she has already successfully defended her title, she knows Rousey represents a different challenge.

Ronda Rousey accepted the challenge while sounding like someone invited to the wedding of the century.

Tune in to WWE Money in the Bank on Sunday, June 17, streaming live on WWE Network.

This will be Rousey's first title opportunity since joining WWE earlier this year. Even that night in the ring, Rousey was able to get physical with Triple H, a male superstar, in a way reserved for special female performers.

On Monday morning, Raw Women's Champion Nia Jax announced she is putting her title on the line against Rousey at the upcoming WWE Money in the Bank event next month. News. "I happily oblige respectfully, so I can sit next to her".

The goal, according to both women, is to uplift the women's division and to show wrestling fans that women have "more to offer" today than they ever did before. "Let's see how Rowdy @RondaRousey can get", Jax wrote. News. "She's one of a kind, so there definitely has to be an alternation to my regimen and I'm looking forward to it". "All bets are off, right?" Why would WWE not favor a slower build of Rousey's career that would have given her time to grow as a performer and a character? It's an exciting prospect, to say the least!

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