WWE has announced three matches for October 9, 2023, episode of RAW, including NXT Women’s title bout and a Viking Rules match.
Becky Lynch will defend her NXT Women’s Championship against Tegan Nox on October 9 episode of RAW. Lynch was set to defend her title on October 2 episode of RAW, but it was postponed.
Lynch was not cleared for action on RAW this week for medical reasons. During NXT No Mercy 2023 PLE, where she successfully defended her title against Tiffany Stratton, Lynch suffered a cut on her arm that resulted in 11 stitches.
Kofi Kingston is also set for the show where he will face Ivar in a Viking Rules match. During the October 2 episode of RAW, Xavier Woods defeated Ivar. However, after the match, Ivar launched an attack on Woods. Kingston, who was at the commentary table, rushed to Woods’ aid but was taken down by Ivar.
Nia Jax is also set for next week’s episode of RAW where she will face Raquel Rodriguez in a one-on-one match. During the October 2 episode of RAW, a brawl erupted between Rodriguez and Jax, leading to Jax overpowering Rodriguez and taking her down. Shayna Baszer and Rhea Ripley were also part of this brawl.
October 9, 2023, episode of RAW will be live from CHI Health Center, Omaha, NE, US. Below is the announced lineup for the show:
- Ivar vs Kofi Kingston
- Becky Lynch vs Tegan Nox – NXT Women’s Championship
- Nia Jax vs Raquel Rodriguez