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Kairi Sane replacing Asuka in match on WWE Raw


WWE has announced a change to one of the matches that was scheduled for tonight's episode of Raw.

Instead of Shayna Baszler vs. Asuka taking place on the show, it will now be Baszler vs. Kairi Sane. claimed that the change was made due to Asuka having a sprained wrist: "Due to a sprained wrist, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Asuka is not medically cleared to compete tonight on Monday Night Raw. Facing Shayna Baszler in The Empress of Tomorrow's place will be her tag team partner, Kairi Sane."

Tonight's Raw is taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and is the go-home show for Elimination Chamber. Baszler, Asuka, Natalya, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, and Sarah Logan will face off in an Elimination Chamber match at Sunday's pay-per-view, with the winner challenging Becky Lynch for the Raw Women's Championship at WrestleMania 36.

Tonight's show will feature appearances by WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and Beth Phoenix. The Street Profits challenging for Seth Rollins & Murphy's Raw Tag Team titles is also set for the episode, along with AJ Styles vs. Aleister Black, Rey Mysterio & Humberto Carrillo vs. Andrade & Angel Garza, and a 24/7 title defense by Riddick Moss.

WWE hasn't announced who Moss' challenger will be.