WWE SummerSlam: Ranking the contenders for Alexa Bliss’ RAW Women’s Championship

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Alexa Bliss’ opponent for SummerSlam is now unknown following Bayley’s injury. Who is the best option to face Little Miss Bliss in Brooklyn? Sasha? Nia? Emma? We ranked the contenders.

The RAW Women’s Championship scene is open for business. In the aftermath of Bayley’s shoulder injury, Alexa Bliss’ SummerSlam opponent is currently unknown. WWE fans won’t have to wait too long to find out who will challenge Little Miss Bliss, however. On Monday night, two triple threat matches are taking place.

These two matchups will pit the six remaining contenders for the title against one another, and the winners will square off next week on the final RAW before SummerSlam.

Alicia Fox, Dana Brooke, Emma, Mickie James, Nia Jax and Sasha Banks are no strangers to each other. The six women have had their battles in the past, some more intense than others. Five of them, sans Alicia, recently competed in an eventful gauntlet match before Great Balls of Fire. So there is still recent bad blood between much of the competitors.

Who will challenge Bliss for the coveted RAW Women’s Title in Brooklyn? Time will tell. We’ll see how the matchups play out on Monday night and then next week. For now, we can only guess and speculate who will be contending at SummerSlam. Who’s the best option? Let’s figure that out amongst ourselves.

6. Dana Brooke 

Believe it or not, Dana Brooke has never had a 1-on-1 title match in her career. Brooke never had a title match down in NXT and also did not compete in one on the main roster yet. She was more intent on wreaking havoc with Emma, as the dynamo duo went after Bayley before she won the NXT Title and Asuka as well. Then, of course, she came up, and following Emma’s back injury, she aligned herself with Charlotte.

Brooke has since distanced herself from both ladies. Since WrestleMania, Brooke has not been on TV too much. She has only wrestled five times on RAW from April 3 onward. Her last televised match was her short stint in the aforementioned Gauntlet Match, as she fell to Nia Jax. It would be a very tough sell to have her turn around and get into the No. 1 contender’s spot, so that’s why she finds herself here at 6th.