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Tag Team title match added to WWE Raw season premiere


A third title match is set for Raw's season premiere.

WWE has announced that Raw Tag Team Champions Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode will defend their titles against Heavy Machinery on Raw this coming Monday (September 30). Seth Rollins will also defend his Universal Championship against Rey Mysterio on the episode, and Cedric Alexander will challenge for AJ Styles' United States title.

Ziggler & Roode won the Raw Tag Team titles from Rollins & Braun Strowman at Clash of Champions earlier this month.

Heavy Machinery are currently part of the SmackDown roster. The WWE Draft will take place on SmackDown on Friday, October 11 and Raw on Monday, October 14. The Wild Card rule will no longer exist after the draft.

The Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona is hosting the Raw season premiere. Here's the updated lineup for the episode:

  • Universal Champion Seth Rollins defending against Rey Mysterio
  • United States Champion AJ Styles defending against Cedric Alexander
  • Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss
  • Raw Tag Team Champions Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode defending against Heavy Machinery
  • Miz TV with Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair
  • An appearance by Brock Lesnar