They needed someone new. There are a lot of wrestlers on the WWE roster but how many of them rarely get a chance? With so people to pick from up and down the roster, it can be hard to imagine finding the right wrestler for the right role. That has been changing a little bit over the last few months though, with names like Drew McIntyre getting a chance to showcase themselves on a big stage. We might have another name to add to the list.

Bayley has dominated the SmackDown Women’s Title scene for a long time, holding the title for all but five days out of nearly the last nine months. She has virtually cleaned out the SmackDown women’s division and that means she is going to need some fresh challengers. WWE can only do that so many times, but they are trying it again with someone who has been to the top before.

This week on SmackDown, Carmella won a fatal four way match to become the new #1 contender to Bayley’s Title. Carmella defeated Naomi, Alexa Bliss and Dana Brooke in the match after a pair of superkicks to Naomi. There is no word on when the title match will take place. Carmella has held the title before, winning it in April 2018 and holding it for about four months.

It was a big win. Check out how Carmella got the title shot:

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Opinion: This is a bit of a surprising one but I can appreciate them trying something a little different. Carmella may not be the most successful woman on the roster but she is a former champion and someone the fans will respond to. That is more than most wrestlers can say and maybe the match will work. Bayley has held the title for a long time, so a title change isn’t unthinkable.

When do you want the match to take place? Who will leave as champion? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.

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