Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton For The First Time Ever (…In 2021), Charlotte Faces Off w/ Lacey On WWE RAW
WWE confirmed a big-time match for this week’s new episode of RAW, as WWE Champion Drew McIntyre will face off with Randy Orton. McIntyre shared his excitement for the match, posting the following on Twitter:
For the first time ever!!!!!!!!!! …………….in 2021 https://t.co/uQav3pcXNR
— Drew McIntyre (@DMcIntyreWWE) February 8, 2021
McIntyre is also scheduled to respond to Sheamus, who dropped him with a Brogue Kick last week. Last week’s show started with Royal Rumble winner Edge putting McIntyre on notice, but Sheamus turned on his friend and kicked him in the face, letting McIntyre know he was throwing his name in as a contender too.
For those keeping track, this is the first singles match between McIntyre and Orton since November 16, 2020, which was a ‘No Count Out, No Disqualification’ match on RAW. The two also competed inside Hell In A Cell at the titular pay-per-view event, as well as an Ambulance Match at Clash Of Champions and a standard singles match at SummerSlam.
In other RAW-related news, WWE also confirmed Charlotte Flair will go face-to-face with Lacey Evans:
The budding entanglement between Lacey Evans and Ric Flair has been a thorn in the side of Charlotte Flair. The time for games is over Monday night as Charlotte and Lacey will meet face-to-face Monday night on Raw.
Evans and the WWE Hall of Famer have continually inserted themselves into The Queen’s business in recent weeks, even having a hand in costing Charlotte & Asuka the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles at Royal Rumble. Charlotte has paved her own way in a career that’s already revolutionized the WWE Women’s division, but her father isn’t one to cede the spotlight so easily. “The Nature Boy” was vocal about his trailblazing role in WWE on Raw Talk and has set out to build another all-time Superstar in Lacey Evans seemingly at the expense of his own daughter.
What fireworks are set to explode when Charlotte and Lacey come together on Raw?
Catch the encounter this Monday night at 8/7 C on USA Network.
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