WWE Announces New Facebook Watch Series: Mixed Match Challenge

It’s Monday Night Raw vs. SmackDown mixed tag team warfare live on Facebook with $100,000 for charity on the line!

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WWE announces a new live Facebook Watch show titled “Mixed Match Challenge” debuting January 16. Mixed tag teams of men and women will compete in RAW vs. SmackDown matches with the winners getting $100,000 for their respective charity.

Fans will be able to vote for their favorite combinations which could include Braun Strowman and Nia Jax, Finn Balor and Bayley, Rusev and Lana, and many more.

Official statement and list of participants via WWE:

Facebook and WWE today announced a new in-ring series, Mixed Match Challenge, that will stream live in the U.S. exclusively on Facebook on Tuesday nights beginning Jan.16 at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT. The 12-episode series will air on Facebook Watch and feature WWE Superstars from both the Raw and SmackDown LIVE rosters competing in a single-elimination mixed tag-team tournament to win $100,000 to support the charity of their choice.

Each 20-minute episode will reflect a progressive approach to production, with elements optimized for mobile consumption, experimentation and social interaction, including the ability for the WWE Universe to engage with Superstars during the show. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to select matchups, match stipulations and more, on Facebook.


WWE Mixed Match Challenge Participants

Mixed Match Challenge is a Raw vs. SmackDown LIVE tournament where male and female Superstars team up to determine which combination of strength, skill, athleticism and experience reigns supreme.

Fans will have the opportunity to vote on Facebook for the final competitor from the Raw roster, as well as which tag team member of The New Day will be added to the SmackDown LIVE roster. Teams will be announced beginning Thursday, Jan. 4.

  • Alexa Bliss
  • Alicia Fox
  • Asuka
  • Becky Lynch
  • Bobby Roode
  • Carmella
  • Bayley
  • Charlotte Flair
  • Braun Strowman
  • Jimmy Uso
  • Enzo Amore
  • Lana
  • Finn Bálor
  • Naomi
  • Goldust
  • Natalya
  • Nia Jax
  • Rusev
  • Sasha Banks
  • Sami Zayn
  • The Miz
  • Shinsuke Nakamura
  • (A member of The New Day)

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