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With a visit to the ladies’s Cash within the Financial institution ladder match on the road, Asuka defeated Becky Lynch in the primary occasion of this week’s episode of Monday Night time Uncooked to safe her spot.
Asuka is the fifth Celebrity to qualify for the match with two slots remaining.
Asuka will probably be joined within the ladder match by Liv Morgan and Alexa Bliss from Uncooked and Raquel Rodriguez and Lacey Evans from SmackDown.
Asuka was the winner of the 2020 MITB ladder match. Nonetheless, she did not get the chance to money in her contract as is historically performed. Lynch, who was the Uncooked ladies’s champion on the time, relinquished her belt on Uncooked the evening after the pay-per-view. The ladder match was retroactively switched to a Uncooked ladies’s title match, which made Asuka the winner of the vacated belt.
Incomes the Uncooked ladies’s title made Asuka the second ladies’s grand slam champion in WWE historical past after Bayley, having gained all 4 main ladies’s championships throughout her run with the corporate. She additionally held the SmackDown and NXT ladies’s titles in addition to the WWE ladies’s tag group championship.
Asuka had beforehand missed 9 months of motion whereas recovering from undisclosed accidents. She made her return in April and instantly began a rivalry with Lynch. Asuka and Lynch confronted off in opposition to Uncooked ladies’s champion Bianca Belair on the Hell in a Cell PPV earlier this month in a Triple Risk match, which Belair gained to retain her title.
WWE’s Cash within the Financial institution PPV is about to start July 2.
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