Title Match Set For WWE RAW Season Premiere

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Another match is booked.

Another match has been announced for next Monday’s episode of WWE RAW. 

On Wednesday, WWE officially announced that AJ Styles will make his next title defense as WWE United States Champion against Cedrick Alexander. 

This match was set up when Alexander got the better of Styles during a brief brawl this past Monday. The two stars had been feuding over the last several weeks. 

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Styles and Alexander most recently competed against each other in a singles match when Styles beat Alexander to retain the title at the WWE Clash of Champions pay-per-view event in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Spectrum Center on the WWE Network. The contest aired during the pre-show. 

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This show takes place at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. WWE is loading up the show and hyping it as a new season of RAW, they have done in the past.

Below is the updated announced line-up:

  • Brock Lesnar to appear
  • The Miz hosts MizTV with WWE Hall of Famers Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan
  • WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins defends against the winner of the Fatal 5 Way Match
  • Sasha Banks vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Alexa Bliss
  • WWE United States Champion AJ Styles defends against Cedric Alexander