The women’s division on WWE Raw just got more extreme. After years of speculation, it seems like Marina Shafir and Jessamyn Duke are finally coming to the mecca of professional wrestling.
If you haven’t guessed it by now, they are coming to back up their good friend Shayna Baszler. On tonight’s episode, Baszler was seen chatting backstage with her fellow horsewomen.
At that point, we thought this was just a one-off appearance. Those doubts were soon dispelled on Raw Underground. Shafir annihilated one of the competitors on Underground with some brutal knee strikes and punches. She finished her off with a modified triangle hold.
However, the exciting part was yet to come. “The Irresistible Force” Nia Jax attacked Shafir from behind! With another kick, she took out Duke who was standing on the outside. This infuriated Baszler who came to the ropeless ring to avenge her friends.
As an excited Shane O’ Mac hyped up a potential showdown, Jax quietly crept away.
Earlier in the night, Baszler competed in a tag team contest tonight on Raw. Teaming up with Asuka, she faced the challenge of “The Golden Role Models.” Mid way through the match, “the cagefighter” was attacked by an irate Nia Jax.
As the two behemoths took their battle backstage, Asuka was left to fend for herself. Bayley and Sasha took advantage and picked on her like wolves. However, towards the end, Shayna appeared out of nowhere.
Surprisingly, it took her little to no time to make Bayley tap out with a devastating sleeper hold. Obviously, Baszler had caught everyone’s attention with this brutal display of power.
That’s why, the presence of Duke and Shafir backstage raises some eyebrows. WWE might be looking to bring the faction sans Rousey to the red brand. If that happens, a whole new section of fans will be brought to their product on Monday Nights.
If you don’t believe that, the ecstatic reactions on Twitter might just change your opinion.
The WWE Universe hailed the presence of the Horsewomen. The demands for a Ronda Rousey return also gained in pitch.
However, there are little to no chances of the rowdy one approaching the squared circle anytime soon. It’ll be interesting to see how WWE uses this faction in her absence.