They’re back. There are all kinds of reasons for someone to miss a wrestling show, and a good many of them are designed to help advance storylines. That can make for some interesting situations, as you can see someone going on the shelf for a good while to set up something down the line. That was the situation again this week, as two wrestlers returned from injury with revenge on their mind.

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Both WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley and Raquel Rodriguez made their returns this week on Monday Night Raw after missing the previous two weeks following an attack at the hands of Nia Jax. Both of them returned to attack Jax this week in a brawl also involving Shayna Baszler. Rodriguez vs. Jax was announced for next week, though it is not clear when Ripley will wrestle again.

It’s a big deal. Check out all three involved:

Opinion: You had to know this was coming sooner rather than later and it makes for an interesting pair of matches. In theory this is going to lead to a big showdown between Jax and Ripley for the title and that should be a hoss fight. Ripley felt like a superhero when she ran down to fight Jax and I’m wanting to see what they put together for everyone involved.

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