Last night on Smackdown, Paige announced the team of Asuka and Kairi Sane will now be known as the Kabuki Warriors. Both Paige and Asuka took to their social media accounts to comment on the team name.
Paige revealed Asuka and Kairi originally chose the team name “Kabuki Girls.”
Asuka took to her Twitter account to explain why she feels Kabuki is fitting for her team with Kairi Sane.
The Kabuki Warriors defeated the Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose team of Fire and Desire last night on Smackdown.
Kabuki Warriors and WWE Women’s Tag Team Division
With the win over Rose and Deville, Asuka and Kairi Sane are likely in the running to receive the next title shot against the
In terms of other women’s tag teams currently competing, Beth Phoenix and Natalya were in the mix of things on RAW recently. They have been competing together on live events as well, though it’s not clear if Phoenix will be around long-term as an in-ring talent. She is now doing commentary for NXT as well.