Dave Meltzer tried to analyze the situation around the blue show champion in the post-Charlotte, during the latest newsletter to the Wrestling Observer radio show. Dave said: "There will be some strongly pushed matches for the next episode of Smackdown this week.
One key could be that of Ronda Rousey's new opponent. Without the return of Naomi and Sasha Banks, or if they are not sent against Rhea Ripley, the choice falls on Natalya and Shayna Baszler as the top contenders for the title.
Natalya is a friend of Rousey and they could have a great match in ppv between them since the first one they had on TV was very good, in the first run of Ronda in WWE and with Baslzer they are best friends and therefore it would really be a dream match for both."
In the latest WWE ppv, Wrestlemania Backlash, Ronda Rousey shocked the pro-wrestling world by beating former Friday Night Smackdown champion Charlotte Flair, causing her to collapse under the blows of a steel chair and her Armbar.
deadly, in the most brutal female I Quit in the company's recent history, staged just a few days ago.
Who will be Ronda Rousey's next opponent?
After weeks of feuding, which began well before Wrestlemania, with Ronda having managed to win the all-female Rumble of the federation, then going to challenge the daughter of the Nature Boy, with their I Quit match of the last WWE ppv, the feud has ended in the best way for the Baddest Woman on the Planet, who has reached her second reign as a champion in WWE.
At the moment, however, it seems that the champion of the blue show of the company has entered a considerable impasse, with the WWE that is trying to build its new challenger, in a fairly small number of athletes. After the departure of Sasha Banks and Naomi, who left the company indefinitely while the last episode of Monday Night Raw was staged, it seems that the names of the eligible opponents are very few.
The exact date of Charlotte Flair's return is not yet known, after the bad injury that will keep her out of the WWE for some time.