At WrestleMania 38 Day 1 main event Ronda Rousey will challenge Charlotte Flair for the Smackdown Women’s Championship. On the red brand WWE Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch is all set to defend her title against Bianca Belair on Day 1 at WrestleMania 38. The “Show of Shows” will be held at the AT&T stadium in Texas. But former WWE Women’s Champions may not be in the match card for WrestleMania 38.
Alexa Bliss is a two time Smackdown Women’s Champion, three time Raw Women’s Champion and a two time Women’s Tag Team Champion making her the second triple crown Women’s champion. Apart from this she has also won Women’s Money in the Bank Briefcase and Elimination Chamber match.
Bliss recently returned to action for the Women’s Elimination Chamber match in Saudi Arabia, and there has been some speculation on potential WrestleMania 38 plans for her. However, PWInsider reports that word going around says Bliss’ next program likely will not happen until after WrestleMania. She was the last woman eliminated from the elimination chamber match. She had also showed disappointment when she was not featured on Raw which took place in her hometown.
Former NXT Women’s Champion Bayley has won the WWE Raw Women’s Championship, the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship and the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship, making her the first women’s Triple Crown Champion and Grand Slam winner in WWE history. Besides this she has also won the Money in the Bank Briefcase in 2019.
Bayley is another name that may be missing WrestleMania 38. Bayley might return to WWE after WrestleMania 38. Bayley underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL back in mid-July after suffering the injury while training in the ring at the WWE Performance Center. It was noted then that she was expected to be on the shelf for around 9 months, or until mid-April, but it was recently reported that she is ready to return, just waiting for WWE to bring her back. If Bayley does not wrestle next month at AT&T Stadium, this will be the second straight year where she was unable to perform on The Grandest Stage of Them All. She did not wrestle last year, but did appear for segments on both nights of WrestleMania 37.
Another Women’s Triple Crown Champion in WWE and the second Women’s Grand Slam Champion Asuka has won big in WWE. Apart from NXT Championship she is a two time Raw Women’s Champion, SmackDown Women’s Champion, two-time WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion. She is the 2020 Money in the Bank Ladder match winner.
Asuka was noted that she is ready to return from shoulder surgery. Asuka is reportedly waiting for WWE to have a plan in place for her return. She has not appeared on WWE TV since Money In the Bank 2021 back in July. The rumors says that she might not be at this year’s WrestleMania.