On the January 29 episode of WWE Uncooked, Charlotte Aptitude, winner of the 2020 ladies’s Royal Rumble match, got here out to the ring to have a good time her victory. It was one more feather within the cap of probably the most embellished WWE feminine wrestler within the firm’s historical past.
The one query remaining was whether or not Charlotte would problem for the Uncooked WWE Championship (presently held by Becky Lynch) or the Smackdown WWE Championship (presently held by Bayley). The previous is a good match-up with fantastic chemistry, however we have seen that pairing many, many occasions. The latter match-up has no emotional context that may make it worthy of a Wrestlemania feud.
It turned out, fortunately, that there was additionally an Possibility C.
Heavy steel blared by means of the audio system within the enviornment and out got here NXT Champion Rhea Ripley. Ripley, for individuals who may be unfamiliar together with her, is a very vicious competitor from Australia, with lengthy limbs, rippling lats, and a coiled manner of transferring that makes her seem able to pounce. In the identical manner that Charlotte is taller and extra muscular than the opposite ladies on the primary roster, the identical is true for Rhea Ripley, who strikes with a fluidity that belies her power.
Ripley seized her second. She bought within the ring and challenged Charlotte to a match at Wrestlemania for the NXT Championship. Charlotte, in flip, responded like a basic heel. She walked previous Rhea and exited with out addressing the problem; she…