Asuka's challenger for Backlash will be determined by a triple threat number one contender's match on Monday's Raw.
WWE has announced that Charlotte Flair, Nia Jax, and Natalya will face off in a triple threat match on Monday's show, with the winner challenging Asuka for the Raw Women's Championship at the Sunday, June 14 pay-per-view.
The night after Asuka won this year's women's Money in the Bank ladder match, it was revealed that -- due to Becky Lynch's pregnancy -- Asuka had actually won the Raw Women's Championship in that match. She had a title celebration on this week's Raw that was interrupted by Jax.
Shayna Baszler has defeated Natalya on Raw each of the past two weeks. Their match on this week's show was a submission match.
Charlotte is the current NXT Women's Champion. She's defending her title against Rhea Ripley and Io Shirai in a triple threat match at NXT TakeOver: In Your House on June 7
WWE has also announced that Drew McIntyre will be MVP's guest on the VIP Lounge on Monday's Raw. Bobby Lashley, who is aligned with MVP, will challenge for McIntyre's WWE Championship at Backlash. WWE is pushing that the VIP Lounge segment could be MVP and Lashley setting a trap for McIntyre.
Plus, Andrade will defend his United States title against Apollo Crews on Monday's show.