WWE begins the push for Raquel Rodriguez as the next top star

WWE is not wasting time on pushing Raquel Rodriguez.

SmackDown Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey cut an in-ring promo about her win over Charlotte Flair. Rousey then issued an open challenge that was accepted by Raquel Rodriguez.

Ronda won by rolling up Rodriguez but it was clear that WWE sees big things in Rodriguez because she was protected. They made sure to give Rodriguez a lot of offense with near falls and she was not booked to lose via tap out. Rodriguez and Rousey shook hands after the match.

Backstage, Shotzi Blackheart claimed that Rodriguez shoved her backstage and cost her a title shot. Aliyah then claimed that Shotzi cost her the shot.

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