The squads for the eight-team squad to crown the new WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions were revealed on Monday Night RAW Tonight. The women’s tag team titles have been vacant since the last champions, Sasha Banks and Naomi, left the company in May. The walkout took place on May 16 and the titles were vacated on the following RAW on May 20, where Michael Cole also announced that a tournament would be held to crown new champions. Let’s take a look at the lineup and draw for the Women’s Tag Team Championship Tournament
Women’s Tag Team Championship Tournament Bracket Revealed
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Support includes a mix of teams from Raw, SmackDown, and even NXT 2.0 who are represented by Nikkita Lyons and Zoey Stark, a former NXT Tag Team Champion alongside IYO SKY in her own right. Kai and SKY emerge as the immediate favorites to win the titles as they come in strong as part of Bayley’s new faction.
The bracket and first round matches are as follows:
- IYO SKY and Dakota Kai vs. Tamina and Dana Brooke
- Alexa Bliss & Asuka vs. Nikki ASH & Doudrop
- Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah vs. Xia Li and Shotzi
- Nikkita Lyons and Zoey Stark vs. Natalya and Sonya Deville
IYO SKY and Dakota Kai defeated Tamina and Dana Brooke, which means they will advance to the second round. They will face either Alexa Bliss and Asuka or Nikki ASH and Doudrop, who will meet next week on Raw.
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