Charlotte Flair recently made her surprise return to WWE after a lengthy hiatus. The Queen challenged Ronda Rousey to an impromptu match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship on the December 30, 2022, edition of the blue brand. Flair won the title and turned face in the process. Now, WWE seems to have found her next opponent.

The company usually tests fan reaction to potential future feuds at live events. WWE house shows in the past have signaled the beginning of new rivalries as well formation of new tag teams. The company might’ve tested the waters for Charlotte’s next feud last night.

Charlotte Flair put her SmackDown Women’s Championship on the line against Shayna Baszler during the Sunday Stunner live event in Corbin, Kentucky, on January 15, 2023. The Queen successfully defended the title against The Queen of Spades in front of a lively crowd.

Charlotte Flair vs. Shayna Baszler!! #WWERoanoke


The title match against Shayna Baszler comes just two days after Charlotte Flair retained her SmackDown Women’s Championship against Sonya Deville on the January 13, 2023, edition of the blue brand.

It remains to be seen whether or note WWE will introduce Shayna Baszler as Charlotte Flair’s next opponent on the upcoming edition of SmackDown. Stay tuned to Ringside News for more.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab serves as a news writer at Ringside News. He has covered pro wrestling and sports entertainment for a variety of publications, including Sportskeeda Wrestling, The Sportster, and WrestleZone. Outside of his professional duties, Manik likes to indulge in fiction, thrillers, comics, manga, and anime.

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