As seen on SmackDown LIVE earlier tonight, SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch has been cleared to return to the ring. It was announced during the show that she will be defending her SmackDown Women’s Title at the upcoming WWE TLC PPV Event in a TLC Triple Threat Match against Charlotte Flair & Asuka. WWE is promoting this match as The First-Ever Women’s TLC Match.
Flair vs. Lynch was originally announced for TLC but SmackDown LIVE General Manager Paige announced a Battle Royal with the winner earning the third spot in the match. Asuka won that Battle Royal, last eliminating Sonya Deville. Other participants were Carmella, Mandy Rose, Billie Kay, Peyton Royce, Zelina Vega, Lana & Naomi.
TLC takes place on December 16th from The SAP Center in San Jose, California. Below is the updated card for the upcoming WWE TLC PPV Event:
WWE Title Match
– Daniel Bryan (c) vs. AJ Styles
WWE Intercontinental Title Match
– Seth Rollins (c) vs. Dean Ambrose
SmackDown Women’s Title Match (Triple Threat TLC Match)
– Becky Lynch (c) vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair
RAW Women’s Title Match
– Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Nia Jax
– Braun Strowman vs. General Manager-Elect Baron Corbin
Stipulation: Strowman, currently out with an injury, earns a Royal Rumble title shot from WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar if he wins. Corbin will be the permanent RAW General Manager if he wins, but he will lose all red brand authority if he loses.
Mixed Match Challenge Season 2 Finals
– TBA vs. TBA