32-Year-Old Raw Star, Battle-Tested Against Ronda Rousey, Believes She Has an Advantage Going Against Nia Jax: “I Have a Leg Up on Nia”

Published 10/09/2023, 9:00 AM EDT

Follow Us

via Imago

Nia Jax has made a statement after her return to WWE. Jax has returned after a two-year-long hiatus from the promotion. The WWE Universe saw her make her return a couple of weeks ago at Raw after she ambushed Rhea Ripley during her title defense. What she did not know was in doing so, she would end up making a new rival. A star from the Raw brand thinks she can give a tough time to Nia Jax in the same way as she delivered it to Rhea Ripley and Ronda Rousey.

America’s Favorite Video Today

Raquel Rodriguez issues warning to Nia Jax

An old rival of Nia Jax, Raquel Rodriguez will be facing off against Jax once again this Monday. Two years ago, the stars had a tag team match against each other. Rodriguez and her teammate Dakota Kai clinched victory during that encounter. On the recent episode of WWE’s The Bump, the host asked her what changes she made to her game plan. To this, she gave a very confident reply. 

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

She said, “Two years is a long time and I feel like I’ve had crazy battles. I’ve wrestled people with crazy experiences, from Trish Stratus to Ronda Rousey to now being in a few with Rhea Ripley. So knowing that I have been continuing to grow, continuing to harness my skill and in-ring ability I think that’s where I have a leg up on Nia.” Rodriguez believes she holds the upper hand this time. She concluded her point by saying, “She had two years off and I only took 2 weeks so I think it would be a fair game Monday”, implying that things will be different this time.

Trending

Get instantly notified of the hottest stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

According to Rodriguez, Jax’s two-year break will be a hindrance for herself, thus making it easy for her to win. But the question is, who else wants to take revenge on The Irresistible Force?

Jax has amassed a rivalry with a prominent female champion upon her return

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

The obvious answer to this question is Rhea Ripley. Fans might get to see Rhea Ripley making an entry during their match. But a twist would be seeing the long-time rivals join hands to take down Nia Jax. The returning female superstar attacked both Rhea Ripley and Raquel Rodriguez on the September 11th episode of Raw. Due to this, both the stars had to be on a two-week break after suffering injuries from her. Rhea Ripley made her return to last week’s episode of Raw and Rodriguez could return this week.

If they do team up to attack Jax, chances are fans might get to see that someone will try to help Jax in this situation. There are many speculations, but one that has everyone’s attention is that Simone Johnson, aka Ava, might be the one. After she had made it official that she was leaving NXT, there were no updates on where the 20-year-old star will be heading. But Raw and SmackDown would be on equal footing in terms of attaining the star. This scenario is a perfect situation to welcome her on board and team up with her real-life aunt.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Watch This Story: WWE Superstars With The Highest Number of WrestleMania Matches

Nia Jax was a part of WWE from 2014 but was released in 2021, 7 years before her contract was supposed to expire. Nevertheless, she has made her impact known in a short time. Jax will aim to continue her comeback in style as she looks to dismantle her foes. Would you like to see a new tag team forming at Raw? Let us know in the comments below.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Written by:

Shaikh Aerajuddin

786Articles

One take at a time

Shaikh Aerajuddin is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. With a Masters degree in Sports Science, Aeraj always carries a keen eye for detail and understands the various nuances of pro wrestling beyond the ring. Being a pro wrestling fan from his childhood, Aeraj now uses his analytical mind to tell a story in his articles for ES.
Show More>

Edited by:

Amal Joyce

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

EDITORS' PICK

America’s Favorite Video Today