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Ronda Rousey vs. Nikki Bella confirmed for WWE Evolution


With The Bellas turning against Ronda Rousey tonight, the Raw Women's Championship match for Evolution is now official.

Ronda Rousey will defend her title against Nikki Bella at the October 28 pay-per-view in Long Island, New York. Dave Meltzer first reported that the match was planned for Evolution on the August 19 edition of Wrestling Observer Radio.

On Raw tonight, Rousey teamed with The Bellas against The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan) in a rematch from Super Show-Down. Rousey submitted Riott with an armbar, and Nikki and Brie Bella both attacked Rousey in a post-match angle. Rousey tried to fight back but was laid out by being thrown into the post, steel steps, and barricade,

WWE then uploaded a video where Brie said Rousey was taking their spotlight. Nikki said they're here to remind everyone that this is a "Bellalution."

As the build to Evolution picked up on Raw, it was also revealed that Alexa Bliss would be teaming with Mickie James against Trish Stratus & Lita at the PPV. Bliss vs. Stratus and James vs. Lita were originally announced as singles matches.