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Backstage News On When Asuka Was Told She Won The RAW Women’s Championship

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (May 12, 1997) – WWF Monday Night RAW

On this day in 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Monday Night RAW’.

It was broadcasted from the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Delaware and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF King of the Ring 1997’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Ahmed Johnson vs. Hunter Hearst Helmsley

2. Scott Putski vs. Leif Cassidy

3. The Legion of Doom vs. PG-13

4. The Undertaker vs. Savio Vega

5. Rob Van Dam vs. Jeff Hardy

6. Davey Boy Smith & Owen Hart vs. The Headbangers

7. New Blackjacks vs. Doug Furnas & Phil Lafon

• Backstage News On When Asuka Was Told She Won The RAW Women’s Championship

Asuka won the 2020 Women’s Money In The Bank Ladder match this past Sunday. While everyone including her thought that she became Ms. Money In The Bank, she actually became the RAW Women’s Champion that night.

She didn’t know about it until her segment with Becky Lynch, as per PWInsider:

“We were told that when WWE filmed the Money In The Bank ladder match in Stamford that Asuka was not aware she was winning the RAW Women’s Championship.

She was not aware that was happening until yesterday when she got to the taping. So her reaction while she knew what was going to happen in the segment was legitimately shocked and excitement we were told.”

WATCH: Asuka Almost Breaks Her Neck:


        
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